Zas M21

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Zas M21196
Gun Information
Full name Zastava M21
Country of origin Serbia
Manufacturer Zastava Arms
Game Information
Faction Griffin & Kryuger
Manufacturer I.O.P.
Voice actor Asakura Azumi
Artist nineo
Released on CN, TW, KR, EN
Chibi animation
Variant:

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How to obtain[edit]

NORMALHEAVY Timer 4:05:00. See T-Doll Production for details.

DROP Not obtainable as a drop.

REWARD Not obtained as a reward

Exclusive Equipment[edit]

There is no exclusive equipment for this T-Doll.

Stats / Data[edit]

Stats
Health
 Health
Health
 Ammo
Health
 Ration
61(x1)121(x1) / 605(x5) 20(x1) / 60(x5) 20(x1) / 60(x5)
Damage
 Damage
19 55
Evasion
 Evasion
5 41
Accuracy
 Accuracy
6 48
Rate of Fire
 Rate of Fire
49 74
Movement Speed
 Move Speed
10
Armor
 Armor
0
Critical Hit Rate
 Crit. Rate
20%
Critical Hit Damage
 Crit. Damage
50%
Armor Penetration
 Armor Pen.
15
Icon slot Accessory.png Icon Telescopic Sight S 2star.png Icon Holographic Sight S 2star.png
Icon Red Dot Sight S 2star.png Icon Night Combat Equipment S 2star.png
Icon Silencer S 2star.png
Icon slot Magazine.png Icon Armor-Piercing Ammo S 2star.png Icon HP Ammo S 2star.png
Icon Shotgun Ammo S 2star.png
Icon High-Velocity Ammo S 2star.png
Icon slot Doll.png Icon Microchip S 2star.png Icon Exoskeleton S 2star.png
Icon Ballistic Plate S 2star.png Icon Camo Cape S 2star.png
Icon Ammo Box S 2star.png
Affects submachine guns
Increases rate of fire by 12%
Increases evasion by 15%

Weapon Background[edit]

A distant relative of the Kalashnikov rifles developed by the Zastava Arms company in 2004. Since Zastava manufactured Kalash style assault rifles even before the splitting of Yugoslavia, Zastava M21 was designed as a 5.56 calibre rifle using the company's prior experience with manufacturing Kalash pattern rifles. The M21 is the current standard issue service rifle for the Serbian Army.

The Zastava M21 is a conventional layout, gas operated assault rifle with a rotating bolt locking system. Chambering 5.56x45mm NATO, M21 is fed by a 30-round magazine and is able to achieve a rate of fire of 680 rounds per minute, covering an effective firing range up to 600 metres. On top of the operating mechanism, M21 also has many similar design features of a Kalashnikov rifle, such as the charging handle on the right side, behind the well magazine catch/release.

Like most other modern modular assault rifle designs, the M21 can attach specific combat accessories based on sortie needs, such as bipods and vertical fore-grips. A derived model of the Soviet GP-25 underslung 40mm grenade launcher unit was designed for and issued for M21s, and 22mm calibre rifle grenades can also be launched from the muzzle flash hider. To improve compatibility with NATO issue accessories, M21s can also undergo modifications and mount Picatinny rails. The M21 also features a foldable stock made of rigid polymer and rifle forearm guard made of heavy-duty synthetic material.

Zastava Arms has experimented with different barrel forging processes. As a result, the M21 and its variants are available with unconventional rifled barrels with different twist rates or even polygonal rifling patterns. Barrels made for the M21 are all plated with hard chromium to achieve a longer service lifespan.

Besides the main battle rifle variant, the M21 A, the rifle also has two shorter variants labelled the M21 S (Shorter barrel assault rifle) and the M21 C (Carbine). The variants differ mostly in terms of barrel length, overall weapon size/dimension/weight and firing performance in terms of accuracy/effective range.[1]

Design

The second T-Doll contributed to Girls' Frontline by artist nineo. The game already has a doll named RF M21, so nineo addresses Zastava M21 simply as Zas to avoid confusion.

Zas is a very eye-catching T-Doll with peculiar features: Mushroom head Odd hair style and colour, very visible nail polish of different colours, mismatching stockings and an odd earring piece on her left ear. Her general colour theme is black, white, and cyan added with a bit of orange. The colour combination of cyan and orange gives Zas a little bit of Sci-Fi look.

There is a triangle marking on her orange goggles, which can also be found above her hips and on her tongue. Neither MICA team nor nineo have touched on the possible meanings of these markings yet.

Gallery

Trivia

  • Zas is the only T-Doll to have her mouth covered in her official art and damaged art, as well as in both sets of costumes and costume damaged arts.
    • Though, as evident from the character sprite animation and further artwork from nineo, she does have a mouth.
  • Zas is the second grenade launching AR dolls who is actually depicted having a grenade launcher attached to her rifle on her illustrations, the first one is AR CZ-805.
    • Excluding AR K11, since K11's grenade launcher is part of the weapon itself, where as Zas' grenade launcher is classified as a tactical accessory.
  • Together with AR AUG, Zas currently holds the highest base damage attribute amongst all 5.56x45mm calibre ARs in game.
    • Excluding AR MDR, who can refit to chamber for 7.62x51mm NATO.
  • According to nineo's weibo post, the folder she used to store Zas related work was created on 24th of February, so she set that day as Zas' birthday.[4]

References[edit]

  1. Wikipedia entry on Zastava M21
  2. nineo Weibo post with detailed character drawings
  3. nineo Weibo post with dress design
  4. nineo Weibo post on Zas birthday