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Overview


"Fires short 3-round bursts -- a handy way to dispatch dinosaurs! Holds many rounds and uses the same ammo as the Pistol."
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter manual[1]

The Assault Rifle is a weapon that appears in a few games of the Turok series, making its first appearance in Turok: Dinosaur Hunter. It is typically presented as an automatic rifle that fires three-round bursts.

Appearance

The Assault Rifle's design in Turok: Dinosaur Hunter resembles that of an AK-47 assault rifle. It has the same magazine design as the AK-47 and also possesses a wooden surface design around its barrel and stock. This weapon shares ammo with the Pistol, and the rifle fires three-round bursts as its main and only function in this game.

The Assault Rifle of Turok 2: Seeds of Evil has a more high-tech/original look and resembles an IMI Uzi (although it does not seem to have a trigger, or trigger guard for that matter). Unlike its predecessor, this is multiplayer-exclusive and cannot be obtained in single-player. Finally, it is only obtainable in the Nintendo 64 version. It has the same three-round burst function as its predecessor.

In Turok: Rage Wars, the Assault Rifle has a black and grey design, closely resembling the H&K G41. For the first time, this version of the rifle has a secondary function. The primary function is a single-shot semi-automatic mode, while the secondary function makes the weapon fire on full-automatic mode with less accuracy. The Assault Rifle is unlocked in Single-Player mode by beating "Crossroads" with the Mantid Drone. Its secondary function is unlocked by beating "Warehouse" with the same character.

The Assault Rifle appears again in Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion, this time as a weapon obtained in both single-player and multiplayer. Its appearance greatly differs from its previous designs. It resembles an M4 assault rifle and sports a grey/military green color scheme. Danielle Fireseed can upgrade her Assault Rifle to the Firestorm Cannon. Joseph Fireseed can upgrade to the Sniper Rifle.

Ammo Pickups

Turok: Dinosaur Hunter

  • Weapon: Restores 30 bullets
  • Clip: Restores 10 bullets.
  • Ammo Box: Restores 50 bullets.

Turok 2: Seeds of Evil (N64 MP Only)

  • Weapon: Restores 30 bullets.

Turok: Rage Wars

  • Bullet Box: Restores 50 bullets.

Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion

  • Weapon: Restores 20 bullets.
  • Clip: Restores 10 bullets.
  • Ammo Box: Restores 20 bullets.

Trivia

  • Unlike some weapons in Turok: Dinosaur Hunter that require two hands to wield (Shotgun, Pulse Rifle, etc.), this gun does not show Tal'Set's hands visibly holding the weapon, a common feature in first-person shooters at the time of the game's release.
  • The only game where the Assault Rifle does not appear in any form is Turok: Evolution.

List of appearances

Notes and references

  1. Dickson, Bill (March 4, 1997). "Weapons & Ammunition". Turok: Dinosaur Hunter manual. United States: Acclaim Entertainment. p. 13.
Weapons of Turok: Dinosaur Hunter
Standard Weaponry KnifeTek BowPistolShotgunAuto ShotgunAssault RiflePulse Rifle
Ordnance and Heavy Weaponry Alien WeaponParticle AcceleratorMinigunGrenade LauncherFusion CannonQuad Rocket Launcher
Miscellaneous Weaponry Chronoscepter
Cut Weaponry Tomahawk
Weapons of Turok 2: Seeds of Evil
Standard Weaponry BowCharge Dart RifleFlareMag 60PistolShotgunShredderTalonTek BowTranquilizer GunWar Blade
Energy Weapons Firestorm CannonPlasma Rifle
Ordnance and Heavy Weaponry FlamethrowerGrenade LauncherNukePFM LayerScorpion Launcher
Miscellaneous Weaponry Cerebral BoreHarpoon GunRazor WindRiding GunSunfire PodTorpedo Launcher
Weapons of Turok: Rage Wars
Bullet Weapons Assault RifleMag 60MinigunShotgun
Energy Weapons BoomerangChest BursterEmaciatorFlare GunFreeze GunInflatorPlasma RifleTek Crossbow
Explosive Weapons Grenade LauncherNapalm GelScorpion Launcher
Support Weapons Cerebral BorePFM PakIron ClawSentry TurretWarhammer
Weapons of Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion
Danielle's Arsenal Cerebral BurstEnergy GrappleFirestorm CannonFireswarmMag 60RPGTek BowTomahawk
Joseph's Arsenal Cerebral PossessorBladeNapalm CannonNight Vision GogglesShredderSilenced PistolSniper RifleStorm Bow
Shared Weaponry BowCerebral BoreGrenade LauncherPistolPSGRazor WindShotgunVampire Gun
Cut Content Harpoon GunPlasma Rifle
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