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Best RAAL LMG loadout for CoD: Warzone Season 5

The RAAL LMG is a great option in Warzone Season 5 Reloaded, especially with its best loadout that will have you dominating enemies.

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Best Warzone RAAL LMG Loadout

The RAAL LMG can be a strong option for those who favor a long-range, fully automatic weapon in Warzone and Modern Warfare. Here is the best RAAL LMG loadout players can use in both Modern Warfare and Warzone Season 5 Reloaded.

While Black Ops Cold War and Warzone have been the focus of the Call of Duty franchise for the past year, 2019’s Modern Warfare has still received some content updates that have added new weapons for players to use in the Infinity Ward game and the Call of Duty battle royale.

Two significant pieces of this new Modern Warfare content have been the Sykov Pistol and CX-9 SMG. August 24, 2021, the RAAL LMG finally debuted as one of the previously leaked long-awaited Modern Warfare weapons available for players.

With this in mind, here is how you can make the best Warzone RAAL LMG loadout to dominate all of your opponents in Season 5 Reloaded.

Best Warzone RAAL loadout

Best Warzone RAAL loadout attachments

  • Muzzle: RAAL Monocore
  • Barrel: 32.0″ RAAL Line Breaker
  • Laser: Tac Laser
  • Optic: VLK 3.0x Optic
  • Underbarrel: FFS Oblique

We will start the best Warzone RAAl LMG loadout with the RAAL Monocore silencer, which will provide you a boost in damage range and keep you from showing up on your enemies’ minimaps when you fire.

The best Warzone RAAL LMG Loadout is then improved upon with the 32.0″ Line Breaker barrel thanks to this attachment providing you with a boost in damage range, bullet velocity, and recoil control.

This new LMG is a very heavy weapon, so players will want to have the Tac Laser equipped to help improve their aim down sight speed while also improving their aiming stability. Players will then find that the VLK 3.0x Optic provides an excellent line of sight that will allow them to land plenty of accurate shots no matter the distance.

Finally, the best Warzone RAAL LMG loadout set of attachments is completed with the FFS Oblique underbarrel, thanks to it increasing your aim down sight speed and recoil control.

Best perks to use with RAAL LMG class

  • Perk 1: Double Time
  • Perk 2: Ghost/Overkill
  • Perk 3: Battle Hardened

As we mentioned before, this new LMG is very heavy, so having Double Time will increase the amount of time you can use your Tactical Sprint and help keep you moving faster with this LMG.

Modern Warfare players will not need to worry about Overkill, as you do not usually need a second primary in Multiplayer.

However, Warzone players will be wise to use Overkill in their first loadout to get a secondary weapon for close-quarter battles and then grab Ghost from their second loadout drop to stay off of enemy UAVs and Heartbeat Sensors.

Finally, Battle-Hardened will allow you to take reduced explosive damage from enemies, which can be the difference between winning and losing a gunfight in Warzone and Modern Warfare.

Most recent RAAL LMG buffs and nerfs

Raven Software has not made any significant changes to the RAAL LMG since it was added into the Call of Duty battle royale, but we will update this section with any buffs or nerfs if they are applied in the future.

How to unlock the RAAL LMG

Players will need to unlock this LMG before making the best Warzone RAAL LMG loadout or its Modern Warfare counterpart.

The unlock challenge for this weapon asks players to get 5 kills using an LMG with a Scout Optic attached in 7 different matches.

Luckily, you can leave the match as soon as you get the five kills, so it goes by somewhat quickly, especially if you play the Shoot the Ship playlist.

Best Alternatives

If you are not feeling the best Warzone RAAL LMG loadout or its Modern Warfare counterpart, the Bruen, Stoner 63, and PKM are all excellent alternatives for LMGs that pack a nasty punch.

If you’re looking for more great weapons, then you can check out some of this season’s best Warzone loadouts below:


C58 | Groza | M4A1 | Milano | AK-47 

Image Credits: Activision / Raven Software / Infinity Ward

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All Warzone Pacific Caldera POIs in real life: Capital, Resort, more

Warzone Pacific’s Caldera map appears to be inspired by several real life locations, so here’s every Caldera POI and its inspiration.

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Similar to Verdansk, Warzone’s Pacific’s new Caldera map appears to be inspired by real locations from the Pacific and the Second World War. Here are all of the real-life locations that Caldera appears to be inspired by.

Many locations from Warzone’s original Verdansk map are inspired by real-life locations, such as the Stadium, Array, and Nakatomi Plaza. It appears that Raven Software has taken a similar approach with Caldera, plucking many of its POIs straight out of Hawaii.

Thanks to Reddit user Metaforze, we can see all of the locations that Warzone Pacific’s Caldera map appears to be inspired by, including the Capital City and Resort.

Caldera Capital – Ali’iolani Hale

The Capital POI is clearly inspired by the Ali’iolani Hale building in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii.

The building has roughly the same shape as Caldera’s capital building, with the buildings and balconies being in the exact same place. Plus, it even has the same clock tower with a flag pole mounted on top.

Caldera Peak – Haleakalā Observatory

Caldera has much more elevation than Verdansk, and the highest point is marked by a “military battery installation” on top of a dormant volcano that appears to be inspired by the Haleakalā Observatory in Maui, Hawaii.

While not being an exact recreation, it’s likely that Haleakalā Observatory is a source of inspiration. The Observatory was built in the 60s but has a similar round shape and white color to Cladera’s Peak – plus it also lies on the summit of a dormant volcano.

Caldera Terminal – Ford Island Control Tower

Caldera’s airfield is overlooked by a tall control tower that bears a striking resemblance to the Ford Island Control Tower in Pearl Harbor.

Although not as tall or narrow, Caldera’s tower has the same red control room at the top, and platforms all the way up. Many Warzone players weren’t huge fans of Verdansk’s air traffic control tower, so hopefully, this is better received.

Caldera Royal Cabana Resort – Royal Hawaiian hotel

Warzone Pacific’s Royal Cabana Resort appears to be heavily inspired by the Royal Hawaiian hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Being similar in both shape and name, the Royal Cabana Resort has a similar bell tower to the Royal Hawaiian. We’ll need to wait until the map releases on December 8 to see if there are any more similarities.

Caldera Shark’s Lair Submarine Pen – Lorient Submarine Base

Caldera’s Shark’s Lair Submarine Pen, also included in Vanguard, is clearly inspired by the Lorient Submarine Base in Lorient, France.

This Submarine Base was used throughout the Second World War to harbor U-Boats, and it seems Raven Software has recreated it in the Pacific. It has almost exactly the same shape, with similar gunner mounts on top.


Caldera arrives with Warzone Pacific Season 1 on December 8, and it’s likely the community will find even more IRL locations once they’ve had proper time to explore.

Image Credits: Activision / Wikimedia Commons / Janine & Uploaded by Fæ via Wikimedia Commons

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Forgotten MW SMG still top-tier in Warzone Season 6

Warzone players are looking to send Verdansk off with a bang and there’s no better way to do that than with this forgotten MW Submachine Gun. 

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Utilizing this forgotten MW SMG is sure to bring back memories of Verdansk’s early days before players shift to Warzone Pacific: Caldera. 

With so much focus on which weapons are “meta”, some pretty powerful options are often overlooked. Call of Duty data expert TrueGameData recently discovered the resurgence of a forgotten MW Submachine Gun. 

The weapon in question is MW’s AUG. The data suggests that the AUG is still a force to be reckoned with. The AUG’s fire rate may not be as quick as other weapons in its class, even so, it is certainly one of the hardest-hitting SMGs around. 

The AUG had a brief moment of moderate usage as a weapon in Warzone until it disappeared altogether. With the TrueGameData loadout below the weapon can make a triumphant return. 

If you’re looking to give the AUG a try you should know that it doesn’t feel like other Submachine Guns. The AUG is much less mobile and quick to fire than other MW Submachine Guns. This might throw you off for a match or two but once you get the hang of the AUG, you’ll be shredding in no time.

The loadout focuses on utilizing the AUG’s already amazing base damage capability. Accuracy, range, and damage may not be the first thing that comes to mind when using an SMG, but the AUG certainly brings these qualities to the table. 

TrueGameData MW AUG Warzone loadout 

  • Muzzle: Monolithic Suppressor
  • Laser: Tac Laser
  • Optic: Solozero Optics Mini Reflex
  • Magazine: 5.56 NATO 30-Round Mags
  • Perk: Sleight of Hand

The 5.56 NATO 30-Round Mags might seem like a strange choice for a Warzone Submachine Gun. However, the Sleight of Hand perk will compensate for the below-average mag size. 

This AUG can be utilized up close with a fantastic TTK or it could be used at greater distances. Thanks to the Solozero Optics Mini Reflex and Monolithic Suppressor, accuracy and damage range won’t suffer at medium range.

Of course, the Tac Laser is a Warzone staple as it boosts ADS speed and increases aiming stability. 

Given that the AUG could perform well at medium range, this loadout is best complemented by a long-range rifle. In the video, TrueGameData opts for the Swiss K31. Use the AUG as sniper support and you’ll devastate Verdansk. 


If you enjoyed this Warzone loadout, check out more loadouts that can dominate enemy players. 

Image Credit: Activision / Raven Software / TrueGameData

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Warzone Pacific Caldera map introduces fascinating new use for Molotovs

Warzone Pacific’s map Caldera is almost here. The latest promotional video may have even hinted at a new use for Molotov Cocktails.

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A new promotional video for Warzone Pacific Season 1 has revealed an interesting Molotov strategy that gives the equipment a new use.

Warzone and Vanguard’s first season is almost here, with players continuing to participate in the Secrets of the Pacific event on Verdansk.

The new update will be bringing many changes to Warzone. Although some are concerned about the Loadout Drop changes, many are excited for Warzone Pacific. As well as Gas Mask buffs, it seems the Molotov equipment will be getting a new use.

There’s been a lot of promotion for Warzone Pacific, with the official launch coming on December 8 for those with early access.

Players are excited to get to grips with the brand new map, Caldera, which is sure to have loads for players to discover.

We’ve had information on all the POIs that players will see, but a new promotion video posted by charlieINTEL on Twitter showed a “postcard from Caldera,” which may have hinted at a new use for the Molotov equipment.

Molotovs on Warzone Pacific Caldera map

Molotovs have always been pretty great. Players will often use them to get enemies out of corners or even finish off downed players. They set the floor ablaze which acts as a trap for some time so that players can block paths as well.

Despite all these utilizations, Caldera may be bringing a brand new use for them. In the postcard, some information is detailed about an unknown person arriving on Caldera. They say that they have “discovered a fun trick with Molotovs: throw ’em into water and they become smoke grenades! Highly recommend”

This can’t be confirmed until the map is out, but it would make sense considering the developers have intentionally decided to include it within a promotional video for the new map.

Further, the fact that the unknown character on Caldera is highly recommending that players try this makes it even more likely.

We’re unsure how strong this strategy will be, but it’s interesting that Caldera will be offering new gameplay mechanics like this. Could there be more hidden features for players to find upon release?

For more on Warzone, check out FaZe Swagg’s AN-94 loadout.

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