The Xiphos is a powerful, accurate gas-operated assault rifle. It sees common use in Edessian armies. Both the marines and army use the current iteration of the Xiphos. The Xiphos fires 8mm rounds from a 24 round magazine. It has two firing modes, single shot and burst.
The Xiphos' frame is made of a carbon-steel and aluminum alloy. Secondary parts of the frame such as the stock and grips are made of high strength polymers and composites to save weight. The frame includes a rail which can mount various sights and other attachments. The Xiphos comes with an optional sling made of a tough synthetic fabric.
The Xiphos is one of the first rifles manufactured by Edessa. It is a powerful rifle, firing the large 8mm cartridge. It sees sevice in all branches of the military with varying degrees of usage. The army is one of the largest users, followed by marines, and last but not least, the navy.