MA5C Individual Combat Weapon System
The classic Assault Rifle of the Halo series. Classic, yet always being redone to change damage and fire. Honestly, I can't remember seeing too many of these throughout the campaign, though it is a good weapon to have. Will take out a good few enemies before needing to be reloaded. Damage is decent.
Advantages: Has a high rate of fire and ammo is plentiful. Added with the high rate of fire, it can be used to deadly advantages on your side. With the somewhat large clip, it can be used to spray down a few enemies before needing to be reloaded, even though reloading doesn't take up all that much time.
Disadvantages: It lacks the penetration power to produce headshots, and can only be used to wear down the health of enemies. Its zoom feature is a bit off, meaning it's basically useless in combat situations. It doesn't have an incredibly high damage inflicting rate.
Suggestions: It is a good weapon, but not the greatest. Use it if it's what you fancy, but if possible, switch to a weapon where you can give accurate headshots. This is mainly just a grunt and jackle killer, along with the occasional power armor destroyer.
Added by: Forgoten_Scars Mar 11th 2011, ID#7122