The M4A1 is a 5.56 assault rifle which appears on State Of Decay and a assault-class weapon featured in State of Decay 2.



The M4A1 itself is based and similar like the vast majority of the AR-15 pattern carbines, however it carries the name of the famous Colt M4A1, a modern upgrade to the early selective-fire M16A2 carbines and M4 carbines.

  • State Of Decay 1

The in-game model features a full black finish, adjustable buttstock, carry handle rear sight, polymer handguard with a fixed front sight.

  • State Of Decay 2

The in-game model features a full black finish, adjustable buttstock, carry handle rear sight, a RIS-esque railed handguard with a fixed front sight.


State Of DecayEdit

"The standard U.S. military rifle."

State Of Decay 2Edit

"Standard-issue US army service weapon. Easily-controled, and excelent for medium to long range engagements."



State Of Decay 1Edit

  • Accuracy: 2/5
  • Durability: 1/5
  • Noise: 4/5
  • Recoil: 2/5
  • Can Equip Suppressor
  • No Equipped Scope
  • Weight: 6.4 lbs.
  • Ammo Type: 5.56mm
  • Ammo Capacity: 30

State Of Decay 2Edit

  • Class: Assault.
  • Accept Muzzle Attachments: Yes.
  • Scoped: No.
  • Custom Upgrades: No.
  • Firing Modes: Single/3-Round Burst/Automatic.
  • Weight: 7 lbs.
  • Salvage: 26 Parts.
  • Ammo Type: 5.56mm.
  • Ammo Capacity: 30+1.
  • Price/Cost: 325 Influence.

Item ListEdit

The following item lists contain this item

Note: S=State of Decay storyline; B=Breakdown; L=Lifeline


State Of Decay 1Edit

  • Rarely found inside weapon cases, military crates and containers.
  • Spawns at the locker in the Lifeline DLC.

State Of Decay 2Edit

  • Found inside military crates and containers.
  • Rarely found inside weapon cases.
  • Rarely sold by common Enclaves for 325 Influence points.
  • Rarely used by overall-random Enclave members at all maps.
  • Possible reward for helping a injured survivor.


  • A player-controlled survivor with an M4A1 rifle, this model features full black finish, a RIS railed handguard and a A3-A4 carry handle monted on it's top rail.
  • A M4A1 in State of Decay 2 down to the sights, the M4 have a RIS-styled quad-rail handguard and a A3 detachable carry handle, a fine 5.56 weapon.

See alsoEdit

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