The STG 58 Elite is an assault rifle in Hitman: Absolution. Compared to standard STG 58, it has different stock and handguard, and it has a green Holographic-styled optical sight (but unusable even while aiming). The STG 58 Elite and its standard varient share the same type of ammo as well. The combat effectiveness of the STG 58 Elite is almost identical to STG 58.
- "A compact, modernized version of the STG 58, the Elite variant provides an improved rate of fire, making it a highly effective battle rifle."
- Dexter Industries: Carried by Factory Guards.
- Death Factory: Carried by Factory Guards, in the lower R&D section.
- Fight Night: Carried by Factory Guards.
- Skurky's Law: In the evidence room inside the courtroom.
- STG 58: An older, less effective variant. It is the base variant.