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Best Double Barrel Shotgun loadout for CoD: Warzone Pacific Caldera

You can use these attachments and Perks to make the best Double Barrel Shotgun loadout in Warzone Pacific Caldera.

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Doubel Barrel Shotgun in Warzone Pacific

The Double Barrel Shotgun is a powerful Vanguard weapon in Warzone, so here are the attachments and perks needed to make the best Double Barrel Shotgun loadout in Warzone Pacific Caldera.

Shotguns are capable of eliminating enemies in just a few powerful shots, and there are plenty of great selections in the Call of Duty series. One of the most notable picks is CoD Vanguard’s Double Barrel Shotgun.

This weapon is now available in Warzone Pacific Season 1, and you can equip the right attachments and Perks to make a loadout that’s capable of annihilating all of your competition.

Here’s the best Double Barrel Shotgun in Warzone Season 1.

Best Double Barrel Shotgun attachments for Warzone Pacific Caldera

Warzone Double Barrel Shotgun
  • Muzzle: M97 Full Choke
  • Barrel: LJ-18 Defender
  • Optic: G16 2.5x
  • Stock: Removed Stock
  • Ammo Type: Incendiary
  • Rear Grip: Pine Tar Grip
  • Perk 1: Akimbo 
  • Perk 2: Quick

We’ll start off this Warzone loadout with the M97 Full Choke muzzle to reduce the Double Barrel Shotgun’s pellet spread, focusing its damage. The LJ-18 Defender Barrel will boost both hipfire damage and damage range.

We’ve chosen to go with the Removed Stock as it complements the hipfire and movement buffs. The G16 2.5x Optic improves your overall accuracy and you can use Incendiary Ammo Type to apply fire damage over time.

The Pine Tar Rear Grip will improve hipfire accuracy and will perfectly complement the Akimbo Perk that lets you dual-wield shotguns. Finally, Quick will boost your sprint speed.

Choosing the Akimbo Perk means that the underbarrel will be disabled, and we decided to stick with the default option for magazines in this Double Barrel Shotgun loadout.

Best Warzone Double Barrel Shotgun Perks and equipment

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  • Perk 1: E.O.D.
  • Perk 2: Overkill
  • Perk 3: Amped
  • Lethal: Frag Grenade
  • Tactical: Stim

This loadout will focus on improving the damage you can endure as well as dish out. We recommend equipping E.O.D as your first Perk to make you more resistant to explosive damage.

You’ll want to pair this weapon up with a faster primary option, and choosing Overkill will help sort that out. Lastly, we’ll equip the Amped Perk that lets you swap between your weapons much quicker.

Lastly, when deciding your Lethal and Tactical picks, you can stick with a Frag Grenade along with Stims. The former lets you deal a ton of damage to multiple opponents and the latter gives a major speed boost.

Popping a Stim at the right time can give an enormous speed boost as you leap towards an enemy team. There’ll be no stopping you if you can time the buff perfectly.

How to unlock the Double Barrel Shotgun in Warzone

Double Barrel Shotgun in Warzone

The Double Barrel Shotgun can be unlocked after reaching Level 49, making it extremely time-consuming to get the weapon. You’ll need to hop into several games and play well to get this done, but a Vanguard Double XP event should make this task easier.

You can speed up this process by playing the game during Double XP events when they go live. Once you unlock the Double Barrel Shotgun, you’ll have access to an extremely powerful primary weapon.

Best alternatives

If you’re looking for a weapon that’s more effective at greater distances then you can equip the Bren LMG. This gun boasts an impressive amount of ammo and firepower, making it a viable alternative.

You can also check out our guide for the best weapons in Warzone Pacific Caldera. You’ll find many great alternatives to the Double Barrel Shotgun in there.


For more Warzone, check out Warzone pro JoeWo’s “broken” Shotgun loadout that turns into Snake Shot Pistols and FaZe Swagg’s “broken” Warzone hip fire class with “100% accuracy.

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Warzone Season 5 Gulag inspired by fan-favorite Showers map

A brand-new Gulag is coming to Warzone in the Season 5 update, which is seemingly familiar to the classic Showers map.

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The Warzone Season 5 update will refresh the Gulag, and for the final season, it seems players will be getting a dose of nostalgia.

Warzone is coming to the end of its lifespan, with the Season 5 update looking to bring players one last hoorah before Warzone 2.

As well as a bunch of new weapons like the EX1 and Valois Revolver, Warzone players will also be getting a new Field Upgrade and Personal Supply Box Killstreak. While players try out this new content in-game, they will also notice a change in the Gulag.

The Gulag is an important space for players, as they will often find themselves trying to get back to the map and earn a victory. The layout for the Gulag has changed a lot over the seasons, but it seems Season 5 will be taking the Gulag back to its roots.

The Caldera Gulag for Warzone Season 5 will be a reimagined layout of the original Showers map. The Call of Duty blog states that players will be fighting it out in a “face-off pit inspired by an old favorite.”

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Although it is not exactly confirmed, the image gives it away, as it is clearly one of the spawns of the classic Showers Gulag, but with a “new volcanic” theme.

Although it is reimagined, this will still be a nostalgic experience for players, as it is the original layout for Warzone’s second chance saloon. This may also spark some nostalgia for Verdansk, as players have been extremely eager to see the original Warzone Battle Royale map return.

There may be differences in the layout, as it has been reimagined, but as more details are revealed we will be sure to update you so stay tuned to Charlie Intel.


For more on Warzone Season 5, check out how to play the new Operation Last Call LTM.

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How to play Warzone Operation Last Call mode: Search & Destroy-inspired LTM

Warzone Season 5 will bring a brand-new LTM to the battle royale, so here’s everything you need to know about Operation Last Call.

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Warzone Season 5 Last Call LTM

Players will have a new Warzone LTM to test out in Season 5 that’s inspired by the classic Search & Destroy multiplayer mode. Here’s a guide on how to play the Operation Last Call LTM.

Raven Software decided to pull out all the stops for Warzone Season 5 given that it will be the final season of the iconic battle royale. Alongside new weapons and classic villains returning to Warzone, players will also get to discover some new modes.

One of these new modes is the Operation Last Call LTM, and fans of Call of Duty multiplayer will be pleased to discover that it’s inspired by the fan-favorite Search & Destroy mode.

We’ve compiled everything you need to know about Warzone’s Last Call LTM, including how to play and what to expect.

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Warzone Operation: Last Call LTM explained

What makes this LTM unique is that players get to decide how to play. With the theme of Season 5 being Heroes vs Villains, the Last Call LTM will have players decide which side they’d like to support.

You’ll have the chance to either defend or sabotage Caldera. Bomb sites will appear across Caldera and in a similar fashion to the Search & Destroy mode you can either defend and defuse bombs or attempt to detonate them.

While there was no specific mention in the Warzone Season 5 blog, it’s expected that respawns will be enabled during this LTM.

Warzone Season 5’s transformed Peak will take center stage and that remains true during Operation Last Call. Not only will lava run down the mountainside, but in Operation Last Call, it will also “shoot out over the island.”

Players will have to be mindful of lava rocks crashing down on them from up above. Neither heroes nor villains are safe from the chaos of the lava rocks. This eruption will act as a public event within the Last Call LTM. A Volcano Meter will appear on your screen indicating the volcano’s current activity.

Players will witness two different outcomes to the match depending on which faction emerges victorious. Of course, this LTM will tie into the Heroes vs. Villains Community Event, so don’t forget to choose your side and earn rewards for participating.


For more, check out everything you need to know about the new Rage Serum Field Upgrade and Supply Box UAV Killstreak in Warzone Season 5.

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How to get Warzone & Vanguard Prime Gaming rewards (August 2022)

There are new Warzone and Vanguard Prime Gaming rewards available for players to claim. Here’s how you can get your hands on them.

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Prime Gaming is an exciting way for developers to reward players with various in-game items. Here’s how you can claim your Prime Gaming rewards in Warzone and Vanguard.

Both Warzone Pacific and Vanguard feature fun cosmetic items that players can equip to customize their playing experience, and these can be acquired through several different means.

One easy way to get them is through the popular Prime Gaming service, which allows Amazon Prime subscribers to get free in-game rewards for their favorite games.

With this in mind, here is how you can get the Warzone and Vanguard Prime Gaming rewards for August.

How to get Warzone and Vanguard Prime Gaming rewards

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If you’re interested in claiming Warzone and Vanguard Prime Gaming rewards, you’ll need an Amazon Prime subscription. If you don’t already have one, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial to redeem the rewards.

Then you must link your Warzone and Vanguard account to your Amazon Prime account with the membership active.

Here’s how you can link your accounts for free Prime Gaming rewards:

  1. Navigate to the Call of Duty Offer Detail Page
  2. Click ‘Claim Now’ on the active content drop
  3. Log in with your Prime-enabled account or sign up for Prime
  4. Click ‘Continue’ to begin the account-linking process
  5. Click ‘Go to Activision’ to be redirected to Activision’s account-linking page
  6. Log in with your Activision account and authorize Prime Gaming to fulfill content
  7. Click ‘Complete Claim’
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Warzone and Vanguard Prime Gaming Rewards – August 2022

Full Defense Bundle

The August 2022 content drop through Prime Gaming brings a total of five exclusive items for Warzone and Vanguard players to claim, including an Operator skin, a weapon Blueprint, and a Calling Card.

Below is a full list of everything available throughout the month of August:

  • Legendary Desert Pinstripes Skin
  • Epic Counterinsurgency Blueprint
  • Legendary Golden Grenadier Emblem
  • Legendary No Oasis Killcam Theme
  • Epic Heat of Battle Calling Card
Full Defense Bundle in Warzone and Vanguard

That covers everything you need to know about this month’s Prime Gaming rewards for Warzone Pacific and Vanguard.

There are new rewards available each month, so be sure to check back with this guide!


For more Call of Duty, check out how to unlock the RA 225 SMG in Season 5 as well as our guide on the Heroes vs Villains event.

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