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Beginner Weapons - Tier Ranking & Stats

List of Recommended Beginner Weapons

Details of these recommended weapons can be found below.

M4A1 Assault Rifle

M4A1
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Weapon Tier And Overview

Tier
S

A fast-firing and accurate rifle that can easily be controlled. This is a beginner-friendly weapon that allows new players to grasp the game's mechanics.

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
Commando ForegripCommando ForegripA bit of Mobility is worth it for the Horizontal Recoil Control increase.
codmw Operator Reflex opticsOperator Reflex SightCan be unlocked fast and provide a clear sight range
codmw sleight of handSleight of HandIncrease reload speed with no penalties.

Kilo 141 Assault Rifle

Kilo 141
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Weapon Tier And Overview

Tier
S

Possesses high fire rate and packs less of a punch compared to the M4A1. Despite this, it has better handling than the former. This weapon is automatically unlocked at Level 1 and will be a useful weapon from early to end game.

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
Commando ForegripCommando ForegripA bit of Mobility is worth it for the Horizontal Recoil Control increase.
codmw Operator Reflex opticsOperator Reflex SightCan be unlocked fast and provide a clear sight range
codmw sleight of handSleight of HandIncrease reload speed with no penalties.

PKM Light Machine Gun

PKM
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Weapon Tier And Overview

Tier
S

Large magazine size, good accuracy and Rate of Fire for LMG. Can be used for run & gun with the right setup. Obtainable early game and scales up to end game combats as well.

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
Snatch GripSnatch GripTrades mobility for better aim speed & recoil control.
Stippled GripStippled Grip TapeMore mobility at the cost of Aiming Stability. Helps in fighting while on the move.
25.9 Heavy Barrel25.9 Heavy BarrelIncreases effective range and bullet velocity at the cost of ADS Speed.

MP5 Submachine Gun

MP5
Check Out MP5 Weapon Stats

Weapon Tier And Overview

Tier
S

The MP5 is a stable and accurate close range weapon. It's a high DPS weapon great for enclosed environments. This weapon also has a variety of attachments you can equip to suit your play style.

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
Commando ForegripCommando ForegripA bit of Mobility is worth it for the Horizontal Recoil Control increase.
10mm Auto 30-Round Mags10mm Auto 30-Round MagsHigher damage and range in exchange for a slight reduction in fire rate.
Merc ForegripMerc ForegripBetter hip-fire accuracy and control.

MP7 Submachine Gun

MP7
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Weapon Tier And Overview

Tier
S

A weapon with a high fire rate in a controllable, can even outshoot opponents that shot first. An excellent weapon for run and gun and room to room fights!

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
Commando ForegripCommando ForegripA bit of Mobility is worth it for the Horizontal Recoil Control increase.
Merc ForegripMerc ForegripBetter hip-fire accuracy and control.
No StockNo StockGreater mobility at the cost of Aiming Stability.

How To Get MP7 Early

How To Get MP7 Early

You can get the custom MP7 blueprint by completing the Boot Camp challenge mission. You will be able to use the MP7 blueprint as soon as you unlock it in the Armory!

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AUG Submachine Gun

AUG SMG Basic Information
Check Out AUG Weapon Stats

Weapon Tier And Overview

Tier
S

The AUG is a very decent SMG with great control and selection of attachments, and is immediately available after unlocking custom loadouts. It can be used in close to mid-range combat and is reliable even if hip-fired.

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
407mm Extended Barrel407mm Extended BarrelIncreases range, bullet velocity, and recoil control at the cost of the ADS Speed.
5.56 NATO 60-Round Drums5.56 NATO 60-Round DrumsMore damage, more ammo. While it does reduce your mobility and your fire rate, it increases range and damage output.

M91 Light Machine Gun

M91
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Weapon Tier And Overview

Tier
A

A weapon that can lock down corridors and provide fire support by using the Mount mechanics. Effective against drones and helicopters for its longer range.

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
Commando ForegripCommando ForegripA bit of Mobility is worth it for the Horizontal Recoil Control increase.
Flash GuardFlash GuardAvoid being focus fired by reducing your fire signature.
Tactical SuppressorTactical SuppressorPrevents being highlighted by enemy HUDs. LMG fire in long bursts, so a bit of stealth will go a long way.

HDR Sniper Rifle

HDR Sniper Rifle
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Tier
A

A sniper rifle that can one-shot players at most ranges, though having a lower bullet velocity. A weapon that can shine in maps with great height differences by sniping through obstacles, but require some skills to use effectively.

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
Scout Combat OpticScout Combat OpticEasily accessible 3.25x magnification scope. Won't cause tint glare.
FTAC Stalker-ScoutFTAC Stalker-ScoutIncreased Aim-Down sight speed (ADS) for faster engagements.
Lightweight SuppressorLightweight SuppressorSuppress sound and firing signature at the cost of a little range is worth it for increased survivability.
FocusFocusIncreased control while being shot at, allowing more accurate counter-attack.

725 Shotgun

725
Check Out 725 Weapon Stats

Weapon Tier And Overview

Tier
A

The 725 is a double-barrel shotgun that is effective in both close to mid range. It guarantees a kill when used in close quarters.

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
1mW Laser1mWProvides a decent sprint to Fire Speed, allowing you to get up close and personal.
Sawed-off StockSawed-off StockReduces your aim down sight speed and increases your movement speed.
FORGE TAC Steady GripFORGE TAC Steady GripIncreases the speeds of aiming down sights and firing after sprinting.

Veteran & Pro Weapons - Tier Ranking & Stats

List of Recommended Pro Weapons

Details of these recommended weapons can be found below.

Oden Assault Rifle

Oden
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Weapon Tier And Overview

Tier
S

The Oden is a bullpup style assault rifle which uses 12.7 x 55mm ammunition, allowing it to deal high damage. Despite its high damage, it punishes you for missing your shots due to its low mag size.

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
Oden Factory 810mmOden Factory 810mmIncrease muzzle velocity and range. This attachment makes the weapon sturdier, giving you better recoil control
Oden Ultralight HollowOden Ultralight HollowExtra aim walking speed allows you to become a harder target when engaging enemies while in ADS
Slight of HandSleight of HandIncrease reload speed to constantly fill your magazine with bullets

AK-47 Assault Rifle

AK-47
Check Out AK-47 Weapon Stats

Weapon Tier And Overview

Tier
S

The AK-47 is a strong and reliable assault rifle that deals a substantial amount of damage to enemies. However, its recoil makes this weapon hard to handle and is only recommended for veterans of the game.

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
23.0 RPK Barrel23.0 RPK BarrelNegate the weapon's high recoil by controlling it better
Field LMG StockField LMG StockBecome more stable while aiming to consistently connect shots
Commando ForegripCommando ForegripStabilize your weapon when firing to stay on target

R9-0 Shotgun

R9-0 Shotgun
Check Out R9-0 Shotgun Weapon Stats

Weapon Tier And Overview

Tier
S

The R9-0 is a special shotgun with a large magazine size. It is able to fire off two shots before needing to be pumped, allowing you to deliver follow up shots if your first shot did not fully kill an enemy.

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
Muzzle BrakeMuzzle BrakeReduces recoil, allowing for follow up shots to the target
Granulated Grip TapeGranulated Grip Tape (Rear Grip)Increased accuracy lets you train your sights on the target much faster
1mW Laser1mW LaserIncrease your accuracy when firing this weapon from the hip

MG34 Light Machine Gun

MG34 Light Machine Gun
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Weapon Tier And Overview

Tier
A

An LMG with a fast fire rate that quickly eats up its small magazine size may require some skill to wield. However, fitting this weapon with various attachments will bring out the true potential of this weapon.

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
Sleight of HandSleight of HandCut down on the weapon's long reload time
100 Round Belt100 Round BeltIncrease the weapon's mag size to reload less often
Ranger ForegripRanger ForegripBetter recoil control and stability helps keep you locked on to targets

MK2 Carbine Marksman Rifle

Mk2 Carbine Marksman Rifle
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Weapon Tier And Overview

Tier
A

The Mk2 Carbine is a strong Marksman Rifle that is highly accurate and can put down an enemy with a well placed shot. However, it has a low rate of fire when compared to other weapon types, making it a tricky weapon to use.

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
FSS 20.0 FactoryFSS 20.0 FactoryIncrease damage range, bullet velocity, and recoil control
FFS MK2 Sport CombFFS MK2 Sport CombIncrease ADS speed to lock on to targets faster
Granulated Grip TapeGranulated Grip Tape (Rear Grip)Allows for more stable shots when aiming down sights

.357 Handgun

.357 Handgun
Check Out .357 Weapon Stats

Weapon Tier And Overview

Tier
A

The .357 is an accurate and deadly handgun, excellent for finishing off enemies during fights. However, its low fire rate requires a player with precise aim to bring out the best in this weapon. It can become a semi-shotgun with the right attachments

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Recommended Attachments

AttachmentReason
Snake ShotSnake ShotIncrease the weapon's damage radius thanks to its pellet-like ammo
.357 Long.357 LongIncreases damage range and bullet velocity, with better recoil control
Lightweight TriggerLightweight TriggerIncrease fire rate to get more shots off and down an enemy first

Weapon Evaluation Criteria

The following weapons were selected to be on this list based on the following criteria:

Versatility

The best weapons must also be able to let the player adapt to different situations, whether it be in long-range, or close combat situations. These weapons must allow players to be a threat at any given circumstance.

High Damage Or Fire Rate

The best weapons in the game must also be able to dish out major damage, either by being able to deal tons of damage, or by unloading bullets at a fast rate.

High Accuracy Or Low Recoil

A great weapon must not only be able to deal high damage, but also hit its target consistently. Guns with a high accuracy, or low recoil are selected because of this.

Beginner-Friendly

In the later section of the article, weapons selected must be easy to use or in other words, beginner-friendly. These weapons must be able to allow new players to play competitively.

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Can Improve Veteran Gameplay

The first half of this article focus on weapons that can help veteran players play better, if they can control the weapon. Unlike beginner friendly weapons, these weapons usually has certain traits that the user must be able to control.

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Anonymous 6

I personally hated FN Scar 17. But when I customised it to the ideal play style, it becomes my favourite and I now love it more than Kilo 141.

I also loved the shield by the way. Never in my life being shot more than hundred times and remained alive hahahaha

Anonymous 5

Okay, but wheres the rest of the list?

Drmlrd 4

Ak is for pro players so dont use it if you are noob.

legend27 3

WTF the AK Is missing

legend27 3

WTF the AK Is missing