Rust – Explosive 5.56 Rifle Ammo

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The following table shows the Explosive Ammo rounds needed to destroy a given component when fired from a Semi Automatic Rifle.

Demolition Cost


Explosive ammo can be crafted once the player has gathered the following materials:

  • 10 Metal Fragments
  • 20 Gun Powder
  • 10 Sulfur


  • It takes 10 seconds to craft two bullets.
  • The round sometimes spawns a small fire entity when it impacts an object, much like incendiary ammo.


The Explosive 5.56 Rifle Ammo Blueprint can be researched at a Research Table with:

  • ~125 Scrap

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