" Classical Russian Weapon, the Kalashnikov rifle. It takes 5.45x39 mm cartridges. "


AK-74 assault rifle chambered for the 5.45x39mm cartridge. It is one of the most common weapons to find in the wasteland and with a decent usage of AP and a moderate range it becomes one of the best weapons in the early stages of the game. Its biggest problem is that it consumes a lot of ammunition with each use (5 ammo).

A broken AK-74 can be repaired to create a functional AK-74.




  • Completing the Uninvited Guests text quest will reward you with one AK-74.


The recipe is unlocked at level 69 with 3 research points.

IconBackgroundCraft Assemble (click to expand/collapse)
Requires the following materials :
Results :
  • +1 AK-74


The quest Protection on Petropavlovsk requires the player to bring 10 AK-74´s to Mikhail.


Currently, 3 perks affect this weapon:

  • Point-Blank Range: Decreases range but increase the damage by 25%
  • Assault Rifle Expert: Increases the damage (Can be upgraded 5 times)
  • Saving on weapon costs: Increases durability



IconBackgroundPickupPick up

IconBackgroundCraft Repair (click to expand/collapse)
Requires the following materials :
Results :

Durability (+20%)

IconBackgroundDestroy Disassemble (click to expand/collapse)
Results :


  • It Is one of two assault rifles in the game, the other being the AKS74U.
  • It is one of the few non-handmade weapons that can be assembled, the others being the Makarov, PPS-43 and the Mosin Nagant.
  • It is one of the most profitable weapons to disassemble, returning 3 spare parts.
  • Kalashnikov rifle is any one of a series of automatic rifles based on the original design of Mikhail Kalashnikov.
  • One of the few tradable firearms.
  • Its predecessor was the AKM.
  • The difference between the AK-47 and the AK-74 is that the magazines are brown.
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