8 bodyshots, 6 headshots

Magazine Size 30

9 x 19mm Parabellum

Effective Range




Firing Modes

Automatic, Semi-Auto, Burst

Reload Time

2.7 seconds



Gun Rarity


Ammo Rarity



Barrel: Yes

Underbarrel: Yes

Sights: Yes


The MP5 is a military-grade submachine gun that is found in Apocalypse Rising.


The MP5 was designed in West Germany through 1964 and 1966 by a team of engineers from the German small arms manufacturer Heckler & Koch. The small team consisted of Tilo Möller, Manfred Guhring, Georg Seidl, and Helmut Baureuter. The weapon has been produced since 1966 and is the most widely used submachine gun in the world, having been adopted by 40 nations, including numerous military and law enforcement organizations. There are over 100 variants of the MP5.


The MP5 submachine gun is an uncommon weapon in Apocalypse Rising. The firearm operates on a lightweight, air-cooled, selective fire delayed blowback mechanism, including a roller-delayed bolt. The weapon fires 9x19 mm Parabellum rounds stored in 30 round magazines. Barrel length is 225 mm and attachments on the weapon are fully available, optical sights, under barrel, and barrel attachments are all compatible with the MP5. Players wil find the weapon very silent when firing, especially in urban areas. The MP5 is great for stealth, giving any user the slight advantage for the element of surprise. Recoil levels (including muzzle climb) are low, comfortable for engaging targets at the weapons effective range. Maximum effective range of the MP5 reaches 200 m with the MP5/40 variant reaching a low 70 m. The firearm is great in general, and is recommended to be used within urban regions.


  • The MP5 has the best hip fire of any gun in Apocalypse Rising.
  • If a laser sight is added, it is possible to hip fire and kill people at long range.

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