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The SVUmk2 is a sniper rifle that appears in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha and S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl.


A more up-to-date version of the sniper rifle. A compact bullpup model. It is excellent for long trips in the Zone.
- Inventory description

Overview

  • The SVU (Снайперская винтовка укороченная; Snájperskaja Vintóvka Ukoróčennaja; Sniper Rifle Shortened) is a modernized version of the SVD in bullpup configuration.
  • It is less powerful than the SVD, which was compensated in earlier versions of the game by a better accuracy.

Upgrades

Lost Alpha

List of upgrades
Level 1 upgrades.

5x scope:

  • Price: 3000 RU
  • A scope making long range combat easier.
    • Gives scope 5x zoom level.

Expanded magazine:

  • Price: 3000 RU
  • Change standard magazines for larger ones.
    • Magazine: +5

Level 2 upgrades.

Setting descent with a warning:

  • Price: 3600 RU
  • Improved slide mechanism to clearly predict the time of the shot, which positively affects accuracy.
    • Accuracy: -14%

Application of a special spray to internal parts:

  • Price: 3600 RU
  • W special spray coating reduces the strain powder gases put on the internal mechanics and increases muzzle velocity at the same time.
    • Accuracy: -12%

Adjustable stock:

  • Price: 3600 RU
  • Adjustable stock, which can help the shooter to hit the target from any position, comfortable or not.
    • Handling: +5%

Longitudinal rifling:

  • Price: 3840 RU
  • Longitudinal grooves inside the barrel prevent it from clogging and overheating.
    • ?

Level 3 upgrades.

Compensating muzzle brake:

  • Price: 3720 RU
  • A more thought out compensator, increasing performance to match even the highest quality weapons.
    • Recoil: +22%

Stop drive:

  • Price: 3600 RU
  • A special stop stopping drive increases firearm accuracy.
    • Accuracy: +10%

Automatic three-position gas regulator:

  • Price: 3960 RU
  • A three-position gas regulator reduces difficulties in handling the rifle, making it less capricious in comparison with regular automatic rifles.
    • ?

Sinusoidal rifling the gun:

  • Price: 4200 RU
  • Sinusoidal rifling can increase the rate of fire, which is especially important for the assault weapons.
    • Rate of fire: -6%

Perforated barrel shroud:

  • Price: 3840 RU
  • The barrel shroud protects the weapon from wear.
    • Improves weapon's durability.

Damping butt

  • Price: 4200 RU
  • A rubber butt-cap was initially installed only in large-calibre sniper rifles.
    • Recoils: +14%

Developer's Cut

List of upgrades
ID Icon Upgrade Description
Cost Effect Requirements
1A Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 1.png Setting descent with a warning improved slide mechanism to clearly predict the time of the shot, which positively affects accuracy.
3700 RU

Accuracy +20%

Tools for rough work (v1.4005+)

1C Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 2.png Automatic three-position gas regulator A three-position gas regulator reduces difficulties in handling the rifle, making it less capricious in comparison with regular automatic rifles.
4200 RU

Reliability +20%

1E Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 3.png Application of a special spray to internal parts W special spray coating reduces the strain powder gases put on the internal mechanics and increases muzzle velocity at the same time.
5400 RU

Bullet velocity +30%

1F Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 4.png Stop drive A special stop stopping drive increases firearm accuracy.
5400 RU

Accuracy +40%

2A Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 5.png Perforated barrel shroud This barrel shroud protects the weapon from wear.
3700 RU

Reliability +15%

Tools for rough work (v1.4005+)

2C Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 6.png Compensating muzzle brake A more thought out compensator, increasing performance to match even the highest quality weapons.
4200 RU

Recoil -30%

2D Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 7.png Longitudinal rifling Longitudinal grooves inside the barrel prevent it from clogging and overheating.
4200 RU

Reliability +20%

2F Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 9.png Sinusoidal rifling the gun Sinusoidal rifling can increase the rate of fire, which is especially important for the assault weapons.
5500 RU

Rate of fire +18%

3A Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 10.png Damping butt A rubber butt-cap was initially installed only in large-calibre sniper rifles.
3700 RU

Recoil -20%

Tools for rough work (v1.4005+)

3C Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 11.png Adjustable stock Adjustable stock, which can help the shooter to hit the target from any position, comfortable or not.
4200 RU

Handling +40%

4A Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 12.png 5x scope A scope making long range combat easier.
4600 RU

5x scope

Tools for rough work (v1.4005+)

4C Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 13.png Contrast sight (v1.4005) A modification of a standard red-dot sight, increasing contrast of the image with a yellow overlay. Makes fighting in darkness or low light conditions that much easier.
7400 RU

High contrast sight

Tools for fine work (v1.4005)

4C Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 15.png Adjustable range finder sight (v1.4007) This modification allows the shooter to freely adjust the scope magnification.
3900 RU

Adjustable sight

Tools for fine work (v1.4007)

4D Ui inGame2 upgrade SVDm2 16.png Auto-locking optics A thermal imager allows you to detect and locate sources of heat with characteristics similar to the human body.
12400 RU

Automatic lock-on system

4E Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 14.png Passive Night Vision Installing a night vision device will help you save your life - or take away someone else's.
9900 RU

2nd generation PNV

Calibration toolkit (v1.4005+)

4F Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 15.png Adjustable range finder sight (v1.4005) This modification allows the shooter to freely adjust the scope magnification.
5900 RU

Adjustable sight

Calibration toolkit (v1.4005)

4F Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 13.png Contrast sight (v1.4007) A modification of a standard red-dot sight, increasing contrast of the image with a yellow overlay. Makes fighting in darkness or low light conditions that much easier.
4400 RU

High contrast sight

Calibration toolkit (v1.4007)

5A Ui inGame2 upgrade SVUmk2 16.png Expanded magazine Change standard magazines for larger ones.
4600 RU

Mag. size +5


Notes

  • One can be found in an unmarked stash (along with several other sniper rifles) in Darkscape.
  • Several can be found on the snipers in the mission to the Military Warehouses.
  • The inventory icon shows the weapon erroneously fitted with a silencer (!)
  • Weapon is not changed by the v1.4007 PRM Weapons Pack.

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