The S75 (RIF) is the first sniper rifle available in Resident Evil 5. Found in Stage 2-1.
After completing Stage 2-1, the S75 may be purchased for ₦2,000. Or it can be found in the same chapter in a weapon case.
It has a starting firepower of 750, reload speed of 3.67, and a capacity of 6. Fully upgraded, it has a firepower of 2000, reload speed of 3.30, and a capacity of 50.
The only drawback of the S75 in relation to other rifles is the lack of a semi-automatic firing mode but counters this by having a high capacity and high firepower. It is the most stable rifle, allowing for quick easy extreme range hits. However, due to forcing the player to use the bolt-action after every shot, many player prefer semi-automatic firing rifles such as the H&K PSG-1 or the Dragunov SVD. Usually takes out Town Majini in one hit on any difficulty and also has the sniper rifle perk of having a 100% Critical hit rate for headshots. When fully upgraded, the S75 can stun a Gatling Gun Majini with one shot to both the knees and the upper body, its also effective for slowing down boss enemies like Chainsaw Majini. The S75 has the highest stopping power of all sniper rifles but lacks the ability to penetrate armor.
This Weapon is used by Sheva Alomar in her Clubbin' costume in the Mercenaries minigame. This is one of the few weapons that didn't make an appearance in the Mercenaries Reunion mode.
It takes a total of ₦92,000 to buy and fully upgrade the S75 or just ₦90,000 because the player and obtain the weapon itself off the map.
- The likeness of the weapon appears as the Bolt-Action Rifle card in the Resident Evil: The Deck Building Game.
- The likeness of the weapon also appears in Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D as Rifle / S75. Is it part of Chris's default load out.