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Best Type 11 loadout for CoD: Vanguard

The Vanguard Type 11 is a viable mid-to-long-range weapon, especially with the right attachments and Perks. Here’s the best loadout for it.

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The Type 11 is a strong LMG option for players in Call of Duty: Vanguard. In order to get the most out of the weapon, we’ve listed the best attachments and Perks to use with it.

Call of Duty: Vanguard‘s Multiplayer has a variety of maps to play on. Sometimes, picking the right weapon for the map you are playing is key to victory.

For those looking to gain an LMG option in their custom classes for those mid-to-long-ranged maps, the Vanguard Type 11 is a great choice. Lighter than most of the other LMGs in the game, the Type 11 gives players some versatility in playstyle.

Here are the best attachments and Perks to use with it.

Best Type 11 loadout attachments

Type 11 in Vanguard
  • Muzzle: F8 Stabilizer
  • Barrel: Sakura 261mm
  • Optic: MK 3 Sunfilter
  • Stock: Removed Stock
  • Underbarrel: Mark VI Skeletal
  • Magazine: 6.5mm Sakura 90 Round Mags
  • Ammo Type: Lengthened
  • Rear Grip: Stippled Grip
  • Proficiency: Sleight of Hand
  • Kit: Fully Loaded

Firstly, as the Type 11 is the lightest LMG, we’ve chosen the F8 Stabiliser to improve the accuracy at the cost of added weight. The MK 3 Sunfilter and Stippled Grip combine nicely together to help improve the recoil and accuracy of the weapon.

The impact of added weight does decrease the sprint to fire speed and hip-fire accuracy, but we’ve countered that with the Sakura 261mm barrel and Removed Stock. These both increase your overall mobility and speed with the Type 11.

To further improve the aim down sight speed, we’ve used the Mark IV Skeletal underbarrel. This will ensure you are able to get your shots off quickly and accurately. The Lengthened ammo type will also help you get the first shot on your enemy, increasing the weapon’s bullet velocity.

Lastly, we have the 6.5mm Sakura 90 Round Mags, Fully Loaded kit, and Sleight of Hand proficiency. These together will not only allow you to reload less, with a whopping 90 round magazine, but also give you enough ammo to start and increase the slow reload time of the LMG.

Best Perks to use with Type 11 in Vanguard

ghost vanguard perk
  • Perk 1: Ghost
  • Perk 2: Radar
  • Perk 3: Double Time

You can’t go wrong with Ghost in Call of Duty Games, especially Vanguard. Most players are using the Field Mic and some sort of Spy Plane/Intel, so this Perk is vital for keeping you off the map.

For the second Perk, we’ve gone with Radar. As the Type 11 is more of a mobile LMG, you’ll be running around a lot with it. Radar will keep you clued up on where the enemies are, which is great for positioning.

Lastly, our third Perk is Double Time. Of course, the Type 11 is an LMG, but because of its versatility, you have the option to run and run. Double Time is great with this loadout as it allows you to reposition fast and effectively.

How to unlock the Type 11 in Vanguard

Type 11 in Vanguard

The Vanguard Type 11 LMG is unlocked by players when Level 37 is reached. This isn’t very early on, so if you want to use it, you’re going to have to grind.

Make sure you check out our guide on how to level up fast in Vanguard, as this will get you to the required level as soon as possible.

Best alternatives to the Type 11 in Vanguard

If you’re looking for a more heavy LMG that can pack a punch at range, try out our best MG42 loadout.

Or, if you’re looking for the opposite, we have a great loadout for the Automaton, which is a great close-range Assault Rifle.


There you have it, that’s our best Vanguard Type 11 loadout with all the attachments and Perks you’ll need to dominate. For more, check out our piece on the secret pay to win weapon blueprint in Vanguard.

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Best Cooper Carbine loadout for Vanguard Season 1

Vanguard’s Cooper Carbine is the ultimate Assault Rifle for aggressive players, and we have the best loadout, class, attachments, and perks.

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Vanguard player firing the Cooper Carbine

The Cooper Carbine Assault Rifle was added to Vanguard with the Season 1 patch, and we’ve got the best attachments and Perks to create the best Cooper Carbine loadout.

Vanguard Season 1 brings a host of fresh content to the game, with new operators, multiplayer maps, and Warzone’s Pacific Caldera map.

As always, a new season also means new weapons, and players will receive five new ways to kill enemies over the course of the first season. One of the most interesting of these is the Cooper Carbine, an Assault Rifle with the characteristics of an SMG.

Whether this gun will completely change the meta remains to be seen, but we’ve got the best attachments and perks to create the ultimate Cooper Carbine loadout.



Best Vanguard Cooper Carbine class

Vanguard Cooper Carbine loadout
  • Muzzle: Recoil Booster
  • Barrel: 22″ Cooper Custom
  • Stock: Cooper 54RS
  • Underbarrel: Carver Foregrip
  • Magazine: .30 Carbine 45 Round Mags
  • Ammo Type: Hollow Point
  • Rear Grip: Pine Tar Grip
  • Proficiency: Vital
  • Kit: Fully Loaded

This loadout is perfect for aggressive players. The Recoil Booster will give your gun an improved fire rate, while the 22″ Cooper Custom barrel and Cooper 45RS stock improves accuracy and controllability. The Carver Foregrip is great for recoil control, while we picked the .30 Carbine 45 Round Mags but feel you can choose whichever you prefer.

The Hollow Point ammo type increases damage to limbs, which is lethal when combine with the Vital proficiency for increased critical hits. Pine Tar Grip helps with recoil control and hip-fire accuracy, while we always prefer the Fully Loaded kit to start with max ammo.


Best Perks to use with Vanguard Cooper Carbine

Lightweight perk in Vanguard
  • Perk 1: Ghost
  • Perk 2: Forward Intel
  • Perk 3: Lightweight

For Perks, Ghost is always a great option, keeping you hidden from enemy Spy Planes. Forward Intel is also useful, as it lets you know where the enemy is spawning and can help you create traps for enemies.

Finally, the Cooper Carbine is great for aggressive players, so teaming it with Lightweight will help you get around the map quickly.


How to unlock Cooper Carbine in Vanguard

Unlocking the Cooper Carbine is pretty straightforward. Players just need to reach Tier 15 of the Warzone & Vanguard Season 1 Battle Pass.

This can be accomplished by playing matches, or by purchasing the Premium Battle Pass, which unlocks the first 20 Tiers immediately.

Player running with Cooper Carbine in Vanguard

Best Vanguard Cooper Carbine alternatives

While the Cooper Carbine does feel like an SMG, some players will prefer the MP-40 or Type 100, which are the best guns in the class.

If you feel like you are not able to kill enemies at range, the Automaton or STG-44 are the best Assault Rifles in Vanguard.


The Cooper Carbine is new to the game, so we’re not sure how it stacks up against other weapons. If you want to see how your favorites perform, check out our full Vanguard best weapons ranked list.

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How to unlock Sawtooth Melee Weapon in Warzone & Vanguard Season 1

Vanguard and Warzone Season 1 features the Sawtooth Melee Weapon and here’s how you can get your hands on it.

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Warzone & Vanguard Season 1 will bring a new Melee Weapon known as the Sawtooth, and here’s everything you need to know about unlocking it in both games.

Vanguard Season 1 is almost here, and it features a plethora of new content, like a new Warzone map, the Season 1 Battle Pass, and some cool new weapons for players to try out.

One of these new additions is the Sawtooth Melee Weapon which you will be able to get your hands on in the Vanguard and Warzone integration. In case you’re wondering how to unlock it, this guide has you covered.

Here’s how to get the Sawtooth in Vanguard and Warzone Season 1.

How to unlock the Sawtooth Melee Weapon in Warzone & Vanguard

Sawtooth Melee Weapon in Warzone & Vanguard

You can unlock the Sawtooth Melee Weapon in Vanguard and Warzone by reaching Tier 37 in the Season 1 Battle Pass. This is fairly simple and there are two ways for you to get this done.

The first method is the most straightforward and it involves you playing through multiple matches as you gradually progress through the Battle Pass. You can check out our guide on how to level up fast in Vanguard.

Alternatively, you can pay for a Tier-Skip bundle on day one to immediately progress through the first 20 Tiers of the Battle Pass. This will speed up the process and you’ll be able to get the Sawtooth much quicker.

Vanguard Warzone Season 1 Battle Pass

The Sawtooth is the first Melee Weapon in the Vanguard Season 1 Battle Pass. Sewn with shark’s teeth along the club’s perimeter, the Sawtooth is capable of slicing up foes with great efficiency.

Season 1 will also bring other fun additions like new maps, perks, and Zombies content. You can check out all of these changes in the full Call of Duty: Vanguard Season 1 patch notes.


For more Vanguard, check out our guide on how to unlock the Warzone & Vanguard Season 1 Gorenko Anti-Tank Sniper Rifle.

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How to unlock Cooper Carbine in Warzone & Vanguard Season 1

Vanguard & Warzone Season 1’s Cooper Carbine AR excels in close-quarters combat. Here’s how you can unlock it.

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Player running with Cooper Carbine in Vanguard

Warzone & Vanguard Season 1 has introduced the new Cooper Carbine, an Assault Rifle that excels in close-range combat. Here’s how you can unlock this weapon.

Vanguard & Warzone Season 1 brings a ton of new content for both games, with new weapons, multiplayer maps, operators, and the highly-anticipated Pacific Caldera battle royale map.

Season 1 will introduce five new weapons in total, with two guns and two melee weapons dropping straight away. Alongside the Gorenko Anti-Tank Sniper Rifle, players will also get their hands on the Cooper Carbine Assault Rifle.

While ARs usually work best at long range, the Cooper Carbine excels in close-quarters combat. Here’s how you can unlock the gun in Vanguard & Warzone Season 1.

Player using the Cooper Carbine in Vanguard

How to unlock Cooper Carbine Assault Rifle

Getting your hands on this assault rifle is extremely easy, as all you need to do is reach Tier 15 of the Vanguard & Warzone Season 1 Battle Pass to unlock the Cooper Carbine.

That means you don’t need to complete any specific challenges, and can just play matches in either game to earn XP and level up your Battle Pass.

If you don’t want to wait, you can purchase the Premium Battle Pass and receive 20 Tiers immediately, but you can still choose not to and grab the Cooper Carbine for free.

Vanguard player aiming down sights of Cooper Carbine

As soon as you hit Tier 15 of the Battle Pass, the Cooper Carbine will immediately be added to your inventory. You’ll then be able to create loadouts with it in both Vanguard and Warzone.

The Cooper Carbine is a very interesting weapon. Despite being classed as an Assault Rifle, it functions best at short range, meaning it feels more like an SMG than anything else.


For more Call of Duty, check out everything coming in the game’s major patch with the Vanguard Season 1 patch notes.

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