The AKM-74/2 is an assault rifle that appears in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha and S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl.

Background Edit

  • Assault rifle with a folding butt, 1974 model, uses 5.45x39 mm ammunition. It is a simple and reliable weapon, but the cheapness of its production affected its ergonomy and accuracy. In the Zone, it is the main weapon of the military stalkers and of many solo fighters.

Overview Edit

Given to the player on a few occasions during the events of the story. One of the best assault rifles in the game.

Upgrades Edit

Level 1 upgrades. Edit

Lock sealing couplings:

  • Price: 1920 RU
  • Sealing couplings help increase the pressure in the barrel and the muzzles velocity.
    • Accuracy: +5%

Titanium spring return mechanism:

  • Price: 1920 RU
  • Titanium springs are much more efficient than steel ones.
    • Rate of fire: +13%

Level 2 upgrades. Edit

Balancing parts:

  • Price: 2000 RU
  • Polymer parts which rigidly fix spring trajectory, reducing the sway.
    • Accuracy: +14%

Receiver counterforce rotator:

  • Price: 2400 RU
  • A counterforce rotator installed in the receiver reduces weapon recoil.
    • Recoil: -19%

Powder gas redirection:

  • Price: 2160 RU
  • In this system of gas retained barrier-mechanism to expedite the movement of the latter.
    • Rate of fire: +24%

Grenade launcher mount:

Level 3 upgrades. Edit

Balanced unaccented system:

  • Price: 3000 RU
  • Certain parts are replaced, increasing accuracy and, unfortunately, the failure rate.
    • Accuracy: +60%
    • Weapon jams more often

Rollback moderator:

  • Price: 3000 RU
  • Special slide parts compensate the movement of the slide, reducing recoil.
    • Recoil: +42%

Additional gas piston:

  • Price: 2400 RU
  • A second gas piston affects the slide mechanism, compensating for the recoil which has a positive effect on accuracy.
    • Recoil: +57%

Automatic two-position gas regulator:

  • Price: 2400 RU
  • This special mechanism reduces the weapon's sway, increasing accuracy.
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Conversion to 5,56 mm:

  • Price: 3240 RU
  • The calibre of the weapon can be changed by modifying its internal mechanics.

Amortization of return mechanism:

  • Price: 2520 RU
  • Installing seals on the moving parts of machinery will help to maximally stabilize the barrel when firing.
    • Handling: +16%

Impact-resistant polymer frame:

  • Price: 2640 RU
  • Replacing the base frame with a polymer one can reduce the mass of the weapon without compromising its reliability.
    • Weight: -1.80kg

Hollow grip with stabilizer:

  • Price: 2640 RU
  • A stabilizer is installed inside the hollow grip, reducing recoil.
    • Handling: +23%

Notes Edit

  • Weapon can use a silencer and a scope without needing to be upgraded.
  • It must be upgraded first before it can use the GP-25 Kostyer grenade launcher attachment.
  • When buying the grenade launcher upgrade, the rifle will also be given a free scope (but does not appear on the inventory icons).

Gallery Edit