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5 best SMG loadouts for Warzone Season 3

An SMG is a vital tool in any Warzone player’s loadout, so we’ve put together the top five and their best attachment combinations.

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Submachine Guns are powerful tools in any Call of Duty: Warzone player’s loadout, so we’ve put together the top five SMGs and the best attachments to run with them in Season 3.

Since Warzone’s launch in March 2020, the consistent meta is to run a long-range weapon like Assault Rifles alongside something for up-close. SMGs are an excellent choice for close-range engagements, as they’re much more versatile than Shotguns, as they can even be used at medium range to put more rounds downrange.

We’ve put together the best five SMGs from Modern Warfare and Black Ops Cold War, and their attachments, that you will find success running in Warzone Season 3.

Best Warzone SMG Season 3 loadouts

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5. Best Cold War MP5 Warzone loadout

With a solid fire-rate and fast time-to-kill, Black Ops Cold War’s MP5 is a great choice in Warzone. If you get in an enemy’s face, there’s very little they can do to outgun this classic SMG. However, it will start falling short at about 15 meters, so use the MP5 when pushing buildings and you’ll take advantage of its full potential.

Cold War MP5 gunsmith
  • Muzzle: Agency Suppressor
  • Barrel: 9.5″ Task Force
  • Stock: Raider Stock
  • Underbarrel: Field Agent Grip
  • Ammunition: STANAG 50 Rnd Drum

This Cold War MP5 has been built to maximize its damage while reigning back the recoil so you can hit more precise shots.

4. Best MP7 Warzone loadout

The MP7 is known in Warzone for having excellent range for an SMG.

With an easy-to-control recoil pattern and moderate fire rate, the MP7 will offer more range than almost all of the other SMGs on this list. Until the FFAR and MAC-10 arrived, the MP7 was a popular Sniper Rifle accompaniment.

Warzone MP7 loadout
  • Muzzle: Monolithic Suppressor
  • Barrel: FSS Recon
  • Laser: Tac Laser
  • Underbarrel: Merc Foregrip
  • Ammunition: 60 Round Mags

We’ve built the MP7 with these attachments to increase its range, mobility, and recoil control for all engagements.

3. Best LC10 Warzone loadout

The Season 3 update has paved the way for the LC10 SMG, which was added to the battle royale in Season 3, to be a top-tier choice for players looking to have a powerful secondary in their loadout.

  • Muzzle: Agency Suppressor
  • Barrel: 13.9″ Task Force
  • Stock: Raider Stock
  • Underbarrel: Field Agent Grip
  • Ammunition: STANAG 55 Rnd

These are the meta attachments for the LC10 that provide the biggest boosts to mobility and damage range, which will allow you to fight aggressively at farther distances than most SMGs.

2. Best Bullfrog Warzone loadout

The Bullfrog has two significant advantages over Warzone’s other SMGs – its magazine size and headshot damage multiplier.

You can fire an LMG-sized magazine with the Bullfrog, and its headshot damage is so high that if you hit one or two shots, the enemy will instantly go down. It also has solid body shot damage and manageable recoil to boot.

Warzone bullfrog gunsmith
  • Muzzle: GRU Suppressor
  • Barrel: 7.4″ Task Force
  • Stock: KGB Skeletal Stock
  • Underbarrel: Spetsnaz Grip
  • Ammunition: 56 Rnd

When using the Bullfrog with these attachments in close-range combat, you’ll be able to quickly down and finish a full squad without ever having to reload.

1. Best MAC-10 Warzone loadout

Since its arrival in Warzone, the MAC-10 has been the undisputed go-to SMG. With a fast-fire rate, minimal recoil, and extremely fast time-to-kill, it’s almost impossible to go wrong with the MAC-10. Whether using it alongside a Sniper Rifle or a long-range Assault Rifle, it’s the perfect accompaniment.

Warzone MAC-10 gunsmith
  • Muzzle: Agency Suppressor
  • Barrel: 5.9″ Task Force
  • Stock: Raider Stock
  • Underbarrel: Field Agent Grip
  • Ammunition: STANAG 53 Rnd Drum

We’ve equipped the MAC-10 with attachments to increase its speed, accuracy, and damage range.

Although the MAC-10 is the best of the bunch on paper, you can use any of these SMGs with great success in Warzone Season 3. Try them out, and you just might find your new favorite.

If you’re looking to refresh your loadouts for Warzone Season 3, you can check out our guides on some of the weapons dominating the meta so far.

Fara 83 | PPSH-41 | Swiss K31 | Cold War AK-47 | Krig 6 | CR-56 AMAX | Kar98k

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Best Oden loadout for CoD: Warzone Season 3

The Oden deals significant damage at range, so here are the attachments and perks to make the best Warzone Oden loadout for Season 3.

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With a low fire rate but serious damage, the Oden is a solid choice of weapon to use in Warzone Season 3. Here are the attachments and perks to maximize its potential and make the best Warzone Oden loadout.

As Warzone has developed, fights are often decided at range. Long-range guns such as the AUG, Kar98k, and AMAX have shot up in popularity, and if built right, the Oden can contend with any of these weapons. Modern Warfare’s Assault Rifles are usually fast firing with low recoil. Still, the Oden prioritizes damage per bullet over fire rate, allowing it to blast away enemies’ armor at any range.

We’ve put together the attachments and perks you should run to dominate Verdansk ’84 with the best Warzone Oden loadout.

Best Warzone Oden loadout

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Best Warzone Oden loadout attachments

  • Muzzle: Colossus Suppressor
  • Barrel: Oden Factory 730mm
  • Optic: VLK 3.0x Optic
  • Underbarrel: Commando Foregrip
  • Ammunition: 30 Round Mags

The Oden dominates in the long lines of sight that Warzone offers. With a slow fire rate but a powerful punch, the Oden is devastating in the hands of an accurate player. We’ve built this Oden to maximize its accuracy and damage at range, making it a great choice for any player.

To increase the weapon’s effective damage range and recoil control, we’ve added the Colossus Suppressor. While large and heavy, this silencer improves the Oden’s recoil control, bullet velocity, and damage range. For a bonus, you’ll be hidden from the minimap when firing.

Oden

To further improve its damage range, the Oden Factory 730mm barrel is a perfect choice. Your damage over range will be improved further, but you won’t be slowed down as much as if you use the 810mm option. It’s worth using the popular Commando Foregrip for extra recoil control, too.

For optics, there’s no better scope than the VLK 3.0x Optic. This magnified scope offers great visibility at all ranges, which will make aiming for the head and chest much easier when using the Oden at a distance. And finally, to make sure you can drop several enemies before reloading, the 30 Round Mags will be necessary.

Best perks for Warzone Oden class

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Perk 1 – Double Time

The Oden is one of the heaviest Assault Rifles Warzone has to offer, so if you want some extra mobility while navigating the map, Double Time is the perk for you. You’ll be able to Tactical Sprint for longer and crouch walks faster to help strafe in engagements.

Perk 2 – Overkill/Ghost

As this Oden is built for long-range, it’s worth running an SMG or Shotgun for fighting up close, and Overkill will allow you to carry two primary weapons.

Once you have your guns, you should try to get Ghost from your next loadout to be hidden from UAVs and Heartbeat Sensors.

Perk 3 – Amped

And finally, with the weight of the Oden, weapon swapping will be agonizingly slow, so Amped will remove that delay, allowing you to switch guns instantly.

Oden

How to unlock the Oden

Players looking to make the best Warzone Oden loadout will first need to unlock this Assault Rifle. Interested individuals can unlock this weapon by reaching level 28 in either the Call of Duty battle royale or Modern Warfare, so a couple of hours of playing should have you adding this weapon to your inventory without any trouble.

Best Alternatives

If you’re looking to refresh your loadouts for Warzone Season 3, you can check out our guides on some of the weapons dominating the meta so far.

Fara 83 | PPSH-41 | Swiss K31 | Cold War AK-47 | Krig 6 | CR-56 AMAX | Kar98k

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How to play Warzone Strat Roulette

You can set yourself fun challenges in Warzone with random Loadouts and special rules by playing Strat Roulette, so here’s how.

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How to play Warzone Strat Roulette

Warzone players have been shaking up their gameplay with fun challenges set by Strat Roulette, so here’s how to play.

While Warzone is known for being uber-competitive at times, sometimes it’s fun to play with off-meta weapons and strategies for a change of scenery and a unique challenge. With over a hundred weapons to choose from and a ton that are viable in Season 3, it can be tough to choose which weapons to deploy.

This is where the Warzone Strat Roulette website comes in. By using this site, you can randomize your Loadout, Drop Zone, Vehicle, and give yourself a Special Rule.

Here’s how to play Warzone Strategy Roulette.

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Playing Warzone Strat Roulette is simple:

  1. Head to Warzone Strat Roulette on your browser
  2. Make sure each category is selected, or deselect the options you don’t want
  3. Hit ‘Roll’
  4. Play CoD: Warzone and stick to the Loadout, Drop Zone, Vehicle, and Special Rule you’re assigned

The Loadout option will assign you with weapons from your loadout or force you to stick to specific Tiers of Ground Loot. Attachments are completely up to you but you could end with some of the best loadouts, or be left stuck with only using common weapons from the floor.

And, as it says on the tin, the Drop Zone will give you a random named location to land in. However, you should bear in mind that the Drop Zone list hasn’t been updated for Season 3 and Verdansk ’84, so if it says ‘Quarry,’ you should go to Salt Mine, and ‘Dam’ is Summit.

Warzone player dropping in Verdansk 84

Whatever Vehicle the randomizer lands on is the only one you can use for the game, which may be tough if you get the ‘Vehicular Manslaughter’ Special Rule, in which you must run over every enemy you see.

Special Rules are set challenges to complete during the match, ranging from a mild inconvenience to downright frustrating.

Here are some of the options available:

  • Farmer: Jump from the plane with the AFK’ers
  • Lounge Chair: You can only get kills from a vehicle (no roadkills, shooting from a seat)
  • Heads Up: You must fire at least 3 warning shots close to the enemy before hitting them
  • Afraid of Heights: You can’t go above the first story of any building.

Bear in mind that there are no rewards or incentives offered, it’s simply a tool to give yourself a fun challenge inside Warzone.

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How to get Warzone’s $100 M.O.A.B bundle: Date, contents

Call of Duty: Warzone is set to receive a massive bundle containing a huge amount of items for $100. Here’s what we know about the M.O.A.B bundle.

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The “Mother Of All Bundles” is on its way to Call of Duty: Warzone, and this is everything we know about the gigantic, $100 bundle of cosmetics and goodies.

Speculation is running rampant about the nature of Call of Duty’s epic M.O.A.B Battle Pass bundle that is set to be one of, if not the, biggest bundles in Call of Duty history.

It’s caught the public’s attention due to its hefty $100 price tag, which begs the question as to what it actually contains. With hot announcements happening such as Rambo and John McClane being revealed as surprise inclusions to Black Ops Cold War and Warzone, a mega bundle is just the tip of the iceberg.

When will Warzone’s M.O.A.B Battle Pass bundle release?

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At this moment in time, we’re not exactly sure when players can expect to buy it as Activision has given no other further details regarding its potential release date at this juncture.

We can only speculate that it will coincide with the launch Warzone Season 3 Reloaded or with the beginning of Season 4.

Once we have the official date we will update this page.

What’s in the M.O.A.B Battle Pass bundle in CoD?

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The Official Call of Duty store is bucking the trend for Call of Duty bundles by keeping the M.O.A.B details a secret right now, so they currently don’t want people to know what’s in it.

If you view the bundle on the Call of Duty store, you will see the name of the bundle, the price, and that’s it. But the overriding thought is that given that it’s the “Battle Pass” bundle, the $100 M.O.A.B bundle is set to include every item from all of the previous Battle Passes for Warzone.

It’ll be great for players to catch up on any previously missed content that is now unobtainable.

How much will the Warzone M.O.A.B Battle Pass bundle cost?

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The graphic for the bundle indicates that players will have to part with a whopping 10,000 COD Points if they want to acquire this mysterious set of items.

To break this down, as previously stated, the M.O.A.B Battle Pass bundle will cost players $99 or £84.99 to provide themselves with the necessary COD Points.

Details are obviously a bit scarce at the moment regarding the M.O.A.B Battle Pass bundle, so we will be updating this page with additional information once more is known about it.

Also, learn more about COD Points and how they work.

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