Call of Duty’s The Haunting event is here, and it’s brought Black Ops Cold War’s final SMG, the LAPA, to Warzone. It’s proving to be a powerful choice, so here are the best attachments and Perks to create the best LAPA loadout for Season 6.
It’s the officially spooky season in Cold War and Warzone, and Activision has released the Season 6 Reloaded update early with The Haunting event. Scream’s Ghostface has arrived as an Operator skin, and there are several challenges that will reward you with some Halloween-themed cosmetics.
The final Haunting event reward is the LAPA, Black Ops Cold War’s final confirmed SMG. We’ve got everything you need to build the best LAPA loadout in Warzone Season 6.
- Best LAPA loadout attachments
- Best Perks to use with the LAPA
- How to unlock the LAPA
- Best alternatives to the LAPA
Best Warzone LAPA loadout attachments
- Muzzle: Agency Suppressor
- Laser: Tiger Team Spotlight
- Optic: Microflex LED
- Stock: Raider Stock
- Magazine: STANAG 50 Rnd
The LAPA is quite a unique weapon as its barrels change how the weapon behaves. So, we’re deviating slightly from Warzone’s traditional Cold War SMG loadout setup.
To start, the Agency Suppressor will improve almost every aspect of the weapon, increasing its effectiveness and keeping your shots hidden from the minimap. Next, we’re going straight over to the Tiger Team Spotlight for increased mobility, allowing you to quickly dart around the map.
Unfortunately, the LAPA’s Iron Sights are quite obtrusive, so you’ll want to use a Microflex LED Optic for better awareness. But, if you like the Iron Sights, you can opt for a barrel attachment instead.
For even more mobility, the Raider Stock is a solid choice. It’ll build on the Tiger Team Spotlights benefits but also increase your sprint-to-fire time, allowing you to get your gun up quicker.
And finally, the magazine choice is completely up to you, but we would recommend the STANAG 50 Rnd mag for some much-needed extra bullets.
Best Perks to use with the LAPA in Warzone
- Perk 1: E.O.D
- Perk 2: Ghost
- Perk 3: Amped
The LAPA is best suited for close-range, so you’ll need E.O.D to defend yourself from grenades and explosives that are thrown your way.
For Perk 2, Ghost is vital for any Warzone mode. Heartbeat Sensors and UAVs are readily available, and any enemy who spots you un-Ghosted will be sure to hunt you down.
And finally, as you’ll want to use the LAPA alongside an Assault Rifle, you’ll need Amped to quickly switch between the two weapons.
How to unlock the LAPA in Warzone Season 6
The LAPA SMG can only be unlocked through completing all nine of The Haunting event’s Warzone or Cold War challenges.
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Once all nine Cold War and Warzone challenges are complete, the LAPA will be yours to level up and use in either game.
Best alternatives to the LAPA in Warzone
If you haven’t unlocked the LAPA yet, or have found that it isn’t your cup of tea, there are plenty of viable SMGs in Warzone Season 6. The PPSH-41 has come into its own in the latest seasons, and the OTs 9 has remained a consistently powerful choice since its release.
If you’re looking for more great weapons, then you can check out some of this season’s best Warzone loadouts below:
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How to make Modern Warfare 2’s M4A1 in Warzone
A timeless Modern Warfare 2 weapon has been remade in Warzone and here’s how to recreate the iconic M4A1 Assault Rifle in the battle royale.
The M4A1 was a very popular Assault Rifle in MW2, and many players will recall just how devastating the AR could be in the right hands. Now, one player has recreated the weapon for players to use in Call of Duty: Warzone.
Modern Warfare 2 is often recalled as one of the best Call of Duty games of all time. Players love to reminisce about the glory days of MW2’s incredible Multiplayer. Its legacy lives on in modern Call of Duty games as we’ve seen the return of the elevator glitch in Vanguard.
You can now join in on the nostalgia by making your very own M4A1 loadout. Although it isn’t necessarily the most powerful weapon in Warzone, enjoying this blast from the past is a worthwhile experience.
The M4A1 loadout has been recreated by Call of Duty YouTuber TheKoreanSavage AKA K3. This is the one and only M4A1 class you should have your eye on.
The M4A1 excels as a medium-range Assault Rifle. Don’t expect to be too accurate at long distances with its unique iron sight. Aiming down sight with this loadout is surely going to bring back memories.
M4A1 Warzone loadout attachments
- Muzzle: Monolithic Suppressor
- Barrel: Corvus Custom Marksman
- Laser: Tac Laser
- Underbarrel: Commando Foregrip
- Magazine: 50 Round Mags
Interestingly enough, Modern Warfare’s M4A1 shares the same name as the MW2 weapon K3 replicates in Warzone. The one vital aspect to remember is that you must own and select the OG blueprint of Modern Warfare’s M4A1.
For starters, the Monolithic Suppressor is a must-have on most Assault Rifles in Verdansk. The Suppressor will give this weapon an added boost when firing at long distances.
The Tac Laser is yet another standard Warzone attachment in that it improves ADS speed and firing stability. The 50 Round Mags will ensure you can down and wipe targets with ease.
The Corvus Custom Marksman Barrel will diminish your movement speed a little but this is a fair tradeoff for added range, recoil control, and bullet velocity. These traits are customary for Assault Rifle loadouts.
Along the same lines, the Commando Foregrip Underbarrel will add further stability when firing. Recoil stabilization and aiming stability will ensure this weapon shoots as straight as possible.
There you have it, Modern Warfare’s M4A1 has been transformed into the MW2 version. Revisiting weapons from past Call of Duty games is always a blast. Running this loadout in Verdansk is sure to bring back some fond memories.
For another throwback loadout, check out TheKoreanSavage’s MW2 UMP45 loadout for Warzone.
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Dr Disrespect explains biggest problem with Warzone’s Secrets of the Pacific
Dr Disrespect and TimTheTatman are not impressed with Warzone’s Secrets of the Pacific event, suggesting the reward wasn’t worth the effort.
Warone’s new Pacific Caldera map is just weeks away, and Sledgehammer and Raven have dropped a new event to hype fans up for the release. Unfortunately, many have been left underwhelmed by Secrets of the Pacific, and Dr Disrespect and TimTheTatman have explained why.
Verdansk’s days are numbered, as the new Pacific Caldera map releases on December 8. In the meantime, Raven and Sledgehammer have dropped the Secrets of the Pacific event to give fans a hint of what’s to come.
Players can unlock the Bomber Menace STG44 Blueprint and images of Caldera by finding Intel, but these rewards have left some underwhelmed.
That includes Dr Disrespect and Tim ‘TimTheTatman’ Bettar, who made it clear these rewards were not what they had hoped for.
After searching for the Intel hidden around Verdansk, the YouTube streamers discussed the Secrets of the Pacific rewards, and why they were disappointing.
“I did this whole thing for postcards Doc?” TimTheTatman groaned. “I’ve seen this since the Nintendo 64. It’s black and grey pictures. I can’t zoom in, I can’t do anything. There’s no ‘coming soon,’ maybe you drop [into Caldera] and it just fizzles back.”
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“I’ve got more Caldera in my transition Timmy,” the leader of the Champions Club replied. “I’ve been clicking all over. It’s insane. If it’s a small indy game, and this is the next big event, I’d say ‘OK.'”
“We’re talking about [a company] making $4 billion a quarter! Fortnite [does stuff like this well] because they’ve got the process down, except nobody knows what’s going on in their storyline.”
Despite their frustration with the event, both streamers are still looking forward to the map. TimTheTatman said he thinks there is some “cool stuff” from what he’s seen so far, while Doc says he gets “PUBG vibes” from the map.
Pacific Caldera will be bigger than Verdansk based on early map comparisons, while Calling Cards also gave fans a look at some POIs too.
Warzone’s Pacific Caldera map drops on December 8, so we’ll have to wait just a little longer to see the new arena in full.
Image Credits: Activision / YouTube: Dr Disrespect
When does the new Warzone Pacific Caldera map come out? Release date, POIs, content, more
A new Warzone Pacific map is arriving in December, so here’s everything we know including the release date, POIs, and content.
A new Call of Duty: Warzone Pacific map is on its way, and here is everything you need to know about the new map called Caldera.
Like any battle royale, playing on the same map over and over can become repetitive. Especially if you’ve been playing on what is mostly the same map for over a year, which has been the case for the Call of Duty: Warzone community.
Verdansk has been the main map for Call of Duty: Warzone for the past 20 months. Even though Raven Software added Rebirth Island, its size is much smaller than Verdansk.
Luckily, players are about to get what they’ve been hoping for. A new Warzone Pacific map is confirmed, and it will be more than just a few new POIs.
When does Warzone Pacific Caldera map release?
The new Warzone Pacific map, called Caldera, will be available on December 9 for free for everyone. However, if you own Vanguard, you can get 24 hours early access to the map beginning on December 8.
Caldera was originally meant to launch on December 2, but Call of Duty announced on November 19 that the update had been delayed a week.
What does Caldera look like? All POIs
An Activision executive gave us a top-down view of Caldera, showing what it looks like and revealing the POIs. From this, players have figured out that it will be around the same size as Verdansk.
Here are all of the POIs revealed for Caldera so far:
- Naval Shipyard
- Ore Processing Docks
- Ancient Structures
- Phosphor Mines
- Beach Defences
- Submarine Base
- Taro Farms
- Air Port
- Fishing Village
- City Capital
What’s included in Warzone Pacific’s Caldera update?
And not only will the Warzone action move to WW2 and the Pacific, but all of the Operators, Weapons, and cosmetics from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Black Ops Cold War will carry over. Players can use this content in the Caldera Battle Royale mode, whereas the Vanguard Royale mode will only feature WW2 weapons and equipment.
And Warzone players have been crying out for a more effective anti-cheat, and Activision has answered with RICOCHET. This kernel-level anti-cheat has been built exclusively for Warzone and Vanguard, so we’ll need to wait and see how effective it is.
For more Warzone, be sure to check out what’s inside the Old Mines now that they’ve finally opened.
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