Top 10 Best Black Ops Cold War Guns to Use in Warzone

By Justin Joy

Few franchises have had a longer lasting legacy than Call of Duty, and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is the latest addition to the first person shooter series. Multiplayer has always been a strong component of this series and Black Ops Cold War looks to expand upon Warzone introduced with the 2019 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Even those who have never played the game know of its legacy and more than likely have seen some of the most popular streamers playing the game. A first person shooter is nothing without the guns that make up its arsenal, and this list will provide you with the best options as far as weapons and attachments when launching into warzone. But it’s not only the guns that are important, you will also need to consider your gameplay style in order to rival the best of the best. Using the best looking operators and weapon camos will allow you to stand out from your opponents and earn many victories.  When heading into Warzone you will need the best loadout, so choose the best options to suit your style before deploying into the field.

10. AUG

Top 10 Best Black Ops Cold War Guns to Use in Warzone - AUG
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  • Agency Silencer
  • 8” Task Force Barrel
  • Visiontech 2x
  • Field Agent Foregrip
  • 45 RND Mag

The AUG is a sub-machine gun and excels at a close to medium-range. This weapon is all around balanced with its accuracy, range, damage, mobility, control, and fire-rate. The Agency Silencer will reduce vertical recoil as well as minimap signature. Combine this with the Task Force Barrel, which will increase damage and range, and you will be killing much quicker. You’ll also want to pick up the Visiontech 2x which will double your optics and will allow you to see enemies from further away. Lastly, the Field Agent Foregrip will decrease both vertical and horizontal recoil and when paired with the 45 Rnd Mag, you will have additional rounds to be unstoppable.

9. LW3-Tundra

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  • Stabilizer .308”
  • 2” Tiger Team
  • Raider Pad
  • Infiltrator Grip
  • Airborne Elastic Wrap

Unpack your tent, charcoal grill, and hammock, because when you use this bolt-action sniper rifle you’ll be all set to camp, only if you don’t have a conscience anyway. After you’ve found your spot, you’ll want to make sure you bring the right attachments. The Airborne Elastic Wrap will help land headshots, especially when combined with the Infiltrator Grip. To make each shot count, the 28.2” Tiger Team is essential to increase your damage output, and if you want even more stopping power, combine that with the Stabilizer .308 muzzle. If quick-scoping is your thing, the Raider Pad will increase your sprint to fire time to help you get that headshot easier.

8. Krig 6

Top 10 Best Black Ops Cold War Guns to Use in Warzone - Krig 6
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  • Agency Suppressor
  • 15” CMV Mil-Spec
  • Visiontech 2x
  • Field Agent Grip
  • Salvo 60 RND Fast Mag

Call of Duty fans know there is no more iconic weapon than the assault rifle and the Krig 6 is the perfect weapon to take into Warzone. To counter its slower fire rate, the Krig 6 has a higher damage output.  For taking out targets off at a distance, you’ll want to attach the Visiontech 2x as well as the Agency Suppressor which will increase the effective damage range while allowing you to stay off the minimap. To make sure you put your target down, the 15” CMV Mil-Spec will increase your damage and further decrease your recoil so each shot is worth more. Lastly, the Salvo 60 RND Mag will increase your starting rounds and as well the max capacity and reload speed.

7. Stoner 63

Top 10 Best Black Ops Cold War Guns to Use in Warzone - Stoner 63
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  • Agency Suppressor
  • 8” Task Force Barrel
  • Field Agent Grip
  • Airborne elastic wrap
  • Visiontech 2x

We’re talking about weapons here, not herbs, when we mention the Stoner 63. This light-machine gun is a powerful tool in the right hands, offering the ability to run and gun or spray and pray in a single position. Using these attachments will provide the best chance to claim victory in Warzone and make the most of this already incredible weapon. The 21.8” Task Force Barrel and Agency Suppressor will increase damage output and increase range whereas the Field Agent Grip will reduce recoil. The Airborne Elastic Wrap will further increase firing stability but will unfortunately slow down sprint to fire time as well. To make the most of this, equip the Visiontech 2x to properly line up shots before squeezing the trigger.

6. RPD

Top 10 Best Black Ops Cold War Guns to Use in Warzone - RPD
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  • GRU Suppressor
  • 3” Task Force Barrel
  • VDV 150 RND Fast Mag
  • Spetsnaz Speedgrip
  • Axial Arms 3x

When it comes to light-machine guns the RPD provides the most efficient movement speed allowing you to run and gun until your heart’s content. When using a light-machine, you’ll absolutely want to use the best attachments to make sure you aren’t just spraying and praying. The Spetsnaz Speedgrip is essential to decrease your sprint to fire time. The Axial Arms 3x will give you the perfect optic for close range as well as targets further away. But, if accuracy isn’t your thing, then the 150 RND Fast Mag will give you so many bullets you’ll lose count of how many it takes to put your target down. Combine that with the 20.3 Task Force Barrel and GRU Suppressor to increase damage output and bullet velocity and you will mow enemies down with ease.

5. M16

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  • Agency Silencer
  • 5” Task Force
  • Axial Arms 3x
  • Field Agent Foregrip
  • 45 RND Mag

Few weapons have the history and prestige as the M16 and you won’t be surprised to find the same supremacy this rifle possessed in earlier Call of Duty games. The true strength of this rifle comes from its versatility in regards to range and the number of attachments available. The Axial Arms 3x will allow you to pick your targets off at a greater distance and the Agency Silencer will let you do so without revealing your position. Next you’ll want the 20.5” Task Force barrel to increase how hard each round hits. The Field Agent Foregrip will increase control by reducing recoil. Lastly, the 45 RND Mag you’ll have plenty of rounds to score headshots with this weapon’s three round burst.

4. AK74-u

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  • 3” Task Force
  • GRU 5MW
  • Spetsnaz Grip
  • 45 RND Speed Mag
  • GRU Elastic Wrap

You didn’t read that wrong, we’re talking about the AK-74u not the AK-47 and this gun sure deserves to be talked about. The AK-74u packs as much power as an assault rifle but is classified as an SMG due to its mobility. Already having the best of both worlds, you’ll benefit more by using the attachments listed above, specifically the 45 Round Speed Mag, to increase the number of rounds fired before reloading. To increase maximum damage, you’ll want to attach the 10.3 Task Force barrel. The GRU Elastic Wrap will help transform this weapon’s performance into an assault rifle by increasing your aim down sight and flinch resistance. Pair this with the Spetsnaz Grip to reduce recoil for even more accurate shots.

3. Type 63

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  • GRU Silencer
  • 5” Task Force
  • Spetsnaz Ergonomic Grip
  • VDV 40 RND Fast Mag
  • Axial Arms 3x

The Type 63 is perhaps the most dominant and prolific DMR in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. This rifle offers power, reliability, range, and more. The Spetsnaz Ergonomic Grip will increase stability and combined with the Axial Arms 3x sight, and you will be a deadly overwatch. Naturally you will hide in position with the GRU Silencer but if you happen to blow your cover, the VDV 40 RND Fast Mag will provide ample opportunity to right your wrong. Paired with the 21.5” Task Force, this combo will deal plenty of damage to ensure your target stays down.

2. DMR 14

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  • Agency Silencer
  • 3” Titanium
  • Axial Arms 3x
  • Field Agent Foregrip
  • 30 Rnd

No series of words can be more iconic than Designated Marksman Rifle and the DMR 14 lives up to this recommendation. This rifle has a semi-auto fire rate and rewards precision, timing, and proper position. To make sure you are spotting and hitting targets, attach the Axial Arms 3x and Agency Suppressor to reduce recoil. One of your best options is to attach the 16.3” Titanium barrel as it will increase bullet velocity. Lastly, the Field Agent Foregrip will increase your accuracy and the 30 Rnd mag will increase bullets per mag. Using the attachments above will give you the optimal DMR experience and cut through the competition.

1. Mac-10

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  • Agency Suppressor
  • 9” Task Force
  • Field Agent Grip
  • Salvo 53 RND fast mag
  • GRU 5mw Laser Sight

The Mac-10 is a run and gunner’s dream come true. This SMG will absolutely decimate at close range and excels in small spaces. You’ll definitely want to focus on increasing this weapons effective damage, damage range, and bullet velocity, thus making the 5.9” Task Force barrel the most important attachment you can bring. The GRU 5mw Laser sight will increase your hip fire accuracy, letting you land more shots when you’re spraying without ADSing. Naturally you’ll want the Salvo 53 RND Fast Mag to fire the most shots. To make the most out of it, the Field Agent Grip will reduce recoil to ensure every round lands.

Conclusion

Implementing any of these weapons, particularly with the right attachments, will give you an edge over the competition. Be sure to combine these weapons with the correct perks to maximize efficiency on the field. While these weapons will give you a competitive advantage, you also want to use the right equipment such as keyboard & mouse or controller. It is also important to choose the right headset in order to keep track of your surroundings and any approaching player. All of this combined will help you fully utilize your skills to defeat enemies, find rare loot and truly become the best of the best. While there are many different weapons in the game, these are your best options for coming out on top in Warzone.