Assault Riffles arguably the most versatile weapon in Cyberpunk 2077. They're perfect for mid-range combat but are just as devastating to use up close. Not to mention, because of their rate of fire and firepower, taking down all but the toughest of enemies will be a piece of cake.
Of course, while all assault rifles in Cyberpunk 2077 are worth a shot (get it?), some are just better than others.
Below, you'll find information on the best Cyberpunk 2077 assault rifles and how to get them.
All Cyberpunk 2077 Assault Rifles Available
There are currently 5 different types of assault rifles available in Cyberpunk 2077, namely:
- D5 Copperhead
- D5 Sidewinder
- HJSH-18 Masamune
- M251S Ajax
There are also 4 "Iconic" assault rifles that players can either find or craft in the game.
One of them, the "Prejudice", is based on the HJSH- 18 Masamune assault rifle and fires "piercing projectiles". The other is the "Moron Labe", which is based on the M251S Ajax and has a faster firing rate with a chance to dismember targets.
The third is "Psalm 11:6", which deals additional thermal damage and can only be crafted.
The last, and what we consider as the best Cyberpunk 2077 assault rifle, is the "Divided We Stand" rifle that's based on the D5 Sidewinder.
How to Get the Best Cyberpunk 2077 Assault Rifle
Divided We Stand is one of the best weapons in all of Cyberpunk 2077 and not just when it comes to assault rifles.
While the DPS of the weapon is commendable, it's the weapon's ability to target as many as five people at the same time that makes it so dangerous. Not to mention, each bullet fired deals additional chemical damage with a chance to apply poison to targets as well.
Naturally, getting your hands on this powerful weapon won't be easy. You'll have to earn it.
The weapon is given as a reward for winning the shooting contest over at the lawless combat zone district, Pacifica, as part of the "Stadium Love" side quest.