The SIG 556 (MG) is an assault rifle found in Resident Evil 5 which is seen being used by BSAA Alpha and Delta teams that are sent to Kijuju as their primary weapon. The 556s outfitted with Holographic sights are also seen being used as Sniper rifles by Dave Johnson and Josh Stone. The weapon can be found in Chapter 5-2 near the conveyor belt.
Featured in Resident Evil 5 as the fourth machine gun and the second assault rifle available to the player. It has a starting firepower of 80, a reload speed of 2.55 seconds and a capacity of 40. Fully upgraded, it has a firepower of 180, a reload speed of 1.42 seconds and a capacity of 80.
Compared to the other machine guns, the SIG-556 has middle range of firepower and capacity, but also the fastest reload speed and the second highest rate of fire.
It costs 15,000 Exchange Points to buy infinite ammo for the weapon after fully upgrading and completing the game once.
The weapon is used by Chris Redfield in his S.T.A.R.S. costume in The Mercenaries and Versus mode, and in The Mercenaries Reunion by Sheva Alomar in her Fairy Tale costume. Sheva's SIG is fully upgraded.
It takes a total of ₦75,000 to buy and fully upgrade the weapon or just ₦71,000 for the upgrades because the weapon itself can be picked up in game.
|Reload speed||2.55 Base||2.41||2.27||1.98||1.70||1.42|
|SIG 556 (MG)||160||65 (+ 150)||2.55 sec||-|
Sheva (Fairy tale)
|SIG 556 (MG)||180||80 (+100)||1.42 sec||
|SIG 556 (MG)||160||45 (+100)||2.55 sec.||
- The likeness of the weapon appears as the Signature Special card in the Resident Evil: The Deck Building Game.
- The likeness of the weapon also appears in Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D as Machine Gun / SG 566. Is it part of Jill's default load out.