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Best UGR loadout for Warzone Pacific Season 3

Another new Black Ops Cold War gun has arrived in Warzone, so here’s how to build the best UGR SMG loadout in Season 3.

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Many prefer to use Black Ops Cold War’s weapons in Warzone, and Treyarch have treated players to the new UGR SMG which can be used in both games. Here’s everything you need to build the best UGR Warzone loadout, including attachments and Perks.

Although Black Ops Cold War’s seasons are over, Treyarch are adding in more content during 2022. Cold War Zombies received a pile of new content, and now Black Ops 1’s Jungle map has arrived alongside the new UGR SMG.

The UGR is also available in Warzone and it’s already proved to be a powerful close-range choice. Here’s how to build the best UGR loadout in Call of Duty: Warzone Pacific Season 3, including the attachments and Perks.

Best Warzone UGR loadout attachments

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  • Muzzle: GRU Suppressor
  • Barrel: 10.7″ Task Force
  • Laser: Tiger Team Spotlight
  • Stock: KGB Skeletal Stock
  • Rear Grip: Serpent Wrap

The best Warzone UGR loadout is built to increase its range, damage, and mobility, making it a versatile choice across both Caldera and Rebirth Island. However, its smaller mag size means it’s better suited to Solos and Duos modes.

We’re kicking this loadout off by combining the GRU Suppressor and 10.7″ Task Force barrel, vastly increasing the UGR’s range and strafe speed. Then, the Tiger Team Spotlight is a popular choice for Black Ops Cold War SMGs thanks to its boost to movement speed and aim walk movement speed.

Finally, we’re adding both the KGB Skeletal Stock and Serpent Wrap to increase the UGR’s sprint-to-fire and ADS speed, allowing you to quickly snap onto enemies.

Best Warzone UGR loadout Perks and Equipment

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  • Perk 1: E.O.D
  • Perk 2: Overkill
  • Perk 3: Amped
  • Lethal Equipment: Throwing Knife
  • Tactical Equipment: Stim

The UGR is best suited for close-range combat, so we recommend you run E.O.D to stop any explosives from stopping you in your tracks.

Then, because you’ll need another weapon for medium to long-range, we recommend pairing Overkill and Amped. Overkill will allow you to take one of the best Assault Rifles in the game such as the XM4 or STG44, and Amped allows you to switch between them almost instantly.

For Equipment, the Throwing Knife is perfect for quickly eliminating downed opponents, and the Stim will instantly fill up your health and give you a major speed boost.

How to unlock UGR in Warzone

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Warzone’s UGR is simple but time-consuming to unlock, players just need to use an SMG and kill an enemy revealed by your Spy Plane, UAV, or Field Mic in 15 different completed matches.

Field Mics aren’t available in Warzone, so you’ll just need to pop a UAV and then kill an enemy highlighted by it, fifteen times. You should be able to complete this in any mode, but you might find Plunder or Clash easier.

Best alternatives to Warzone UGR

There are a ton of powerful SMGs you can use instead of the UGR in Warzone Pacific Season 3, and the Owen Gun is top of the pack. But, if you’re out to kill your enemies as fast as possible, then the Type 100 might be the gun for you.


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Incredible Warzone 2 art uses leaks to reveal what new map could look like

With the help of leaks, one Call of Duty fan has developed an image of what believe the Warzone 2 map could look like.

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After various leaks and even the reveal of Modern Warfare 2, one creative fan in the community has developed fan art of what the Warzone 2 map could look like.

Call of Duty fans have received a lot of new information on both Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 over the last month. As well as leaks surrounding Modern Warfare 2, we also got new details on the Warzone 2 map, including leaks surrounding the potential POIs.

One CoD fan took these leaks and created some incredible art for what the Warzone 2 map could look like if the leaks are accurate.

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Reddit user EMADALDEN221 made their own Warzone 2 map based on the POI leaks that suggested some classic MW2 maps such as Quarry and Highrise could be included.

The recreated map images we’ve seen so far haven’t been as detailed as this one, and although this is just a creation by someone in the community, it’s based on leaks from reliable sources.

The design created by the Reddit user shares similarities to Verdansk, and those who aren’t fans of Caldera may be happy about this. For starters, the map is not an island, but rather a part of a much bigger bit of land.

The fan-made map definitely has more of a Blackout vibe, with bright colors and a focus on greenery, which wasn’t seen too much on Verdansk.

We’ll have to wait and see how accurate this depiction is when Warzone 2’s map is officially revealed.


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JGOD explains why his H4 Blixen loadout is meta in Warzone Season 3 Reloaded

Top Warzone YouTuber JGOD explained how the new H4 Blixen fits right in the SMG meta and gave his recommended loadout.

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The H4 Blixen SMG is brand-new to Warzone Pacific Season 3 Reloaded, and it’s already set to shake up the meta. Top Warzone YouTuber JGOD has explained why his loadout is a meta pick.

On top of all Warzone Season 3 Reloaded‘s major weapon balance changes, new squad HUD, and Underground Transit System, it introduced the H4 Blixen SMG, also referred to as the Carl Gustaf M/45.

Although the H4 Blixen currently has a frustrating glitch where it has a fire delay after sprinting, reloading, using equipment, and plating, the devs have confirmed a fix is in the works. YouTuber JGOD believes that after it’s fixed, the Blixen has the time to kill stats to join the SMG meta.

Warzone player using H4 Blixen SMG

JGOD revealed how the Blixen has the TTK stats to compete with all of the meta SMGs such as the Armaguerra, Owen Gun, Welgun, and the Type 100. Describing it as a “high damage weapon,” he compared its TTK to these meta builds and discovered that it fits right in.

JGOD explained how it’s right in the middle of the SMG meta, where there are some weapons that kill faster but are harder to control, and others that are easier to control but don’t kill quite as fast.

If you’re bored of the other Vanguard SMGs or can’t quite find one that suits your playstyle, unlocking the H4 Blixen will be worth your time.

JGOD meta H4 Blixen loadout

  • Muzzle: Recoil Booster
  • Barrel: Jonsson 9″ RMK
  • Optic: Slate Reflector
  • Stock: Removed Stock
  • Underbarrel: Mark VI Skeletal
  • Magazine: 7.62 Gorenko 54 Round Mags
  • Ammo Type: Lengthened
  • Rear Grip: Polymer Grip
  • Perk 1: Fleet
  • Perk 2: Quick

For the most part, JGOD’s H4 Blixen loadout is the standard build for Vanguard SMGs. Combining the Recoil Booster with the Jonsson 9″ RMK damage barrel vastly increases its time-to-kill, and the other attachments are for recoil control and mobility.

You do have a couple of options, though. He explained that you might be better off with the 7.62 Gorenko 36 Round Mags when playing Solos and Duos, as you’ll only be taking on one or two players at a time.

Ammunition choice is also flexible, where Lengthened, Hollow Point, or Subsonic are all viable options. These ammo types will make the Blixen’s range either a little bit better or a little bit worse, and Subsonic will hide your shots from the minimap.


For more on Warzone, be sure to check out why players are desperate for Raven to nerf the game’s most popular weapon — the STG44.

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Warzone’s AX-50 no longer hitscan after May 27 fix

Warzone accidentally turned the AX-50 into a hitscan Sniper, and this caught the attention of the devs who have now fixed the issue.

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Although the Warzone Season 3 Reloaded update nerfed some of the most popular Sniper Rifles, it accidentally made the AX-50 completely hitscan. This caught the attention of the devs, who fixed the issue on May 27.

Warzone’s IW8 engine uses projectile-based weapons, meaning that a bullet is a physical object affected by travel time and bullet drop. Weapons with top bullet velocity are often described as hitscan because it feels like the bullet lands instantly.

However, there are no truly hitscan weapons in the game — at least, there weren’t meant to be. Following all of the major weapon buffs and nerfs in Warzone’s Season 3 Reloaded update, the AX-50 became truly a hitscan weapon but the issue has now been fixed.

AX-50 Sniper Rifle in Warzone

‘Hitscan’ means that a bullet isn’t a physical object and will hit as soon as the trigger is pulled, regardless of distance or whether the target is moving. Modern Warfare’s SP-R was accidentally hitscan when it was first released back in September 2020, and the AX-50 had the same issue following Season 3 Reloaded.

The website Sym.gg, which datamines weapon stats, discovered that the AX-50 became hitscan with the Season 3 Reloaded update. The AX-50 usually suffers from low bullet velocity and a bullet drop but we can see how its bullets registered immediately, where they simply needed to click on the target for the bullet to hit.

YouTuber JGOD, known for his expertise in weapon stats and game mechanics, tested out the AX-50 and confirmed that it was hitscan, and it quickly became one of the most popular guns in the game.

On May 26, Warzone’s devs marked it under “investigating” on their Trello board. This card has now been moved to the “resolved” list and Raven Software have confirmed to us that the AX-50’s hitscan issue has been patched out.


For more Warzone, be sure to check out Warzone 2’s map reportedly leaking, showing all of the POIs.

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