Learn best custom loadouts in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019 (CoD MW)! Find out the best weapons & equipment, killstreaks, customizations, and more!
About Custom Loadouts
Custom Loadout Creation Tips
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Best Beginner Custom Loadouts
NOTE: The information in this article is based on Modern Warfare's beta. This article will be updated as soon as MW is released and more information is confirmed.
Jack of All Trades Loadout
|Primary 1||M4A1 / M91|
|Perk 2||High Alert|
Versatile Close to Mid Range Build
This loadout increases your flexibility thanks to the Overkill perk which lets you equip 2 primary weapons. The M4A1 or M91 weapons can get you easy kills in mid range, while switching to the MP7 turns you into a deadly close quarters soldier.
Lock Down Tight Spaces
This build is very useful when fighting in enclosed spaces. Other than using the MP7 smg to secure kills, you can lock down corridors with the suppressive prowess of a mounted M91, or an assault rifle!Learn the Mounting Mechanics With This Guide Here!
Easy To Build Thanks To Low Unlock Level
This build is also easy to create as the unlock level for certain weapons and equipments are relatively low. You can gain the advantage against others early on in multiplayer!
Focuses On Awareness & Security
This build also helps you survive for longer during matches thanks to the Claymore and High Alert perk. You can cover your rear when moving with the claymore, while the High Alert perk lets you know if you've been seen!
What Are Custom Loadouts?
Custom Loadouts are a set of classes that allow you to create your own personal; different from the pre-made classes that you start out in Multiplayer. Here, you can further tweak your equipment to your liking to get better in Multiplayer.
Unlocked at Level 4
You will be able to unlock Custom Loadouts once you reach Level 4 or "Private 4" in Multiplayer. If you are not yet at that level, you will only be able to use pre-made classes in Multiplayer.
Best Custom Loadout Criteria
Below are a list of criteria that was used to recommend custom loadouts.
Versatility & Ability to Adapt
The recommended custom loadouts need to be versatile and flexible enough to still be viable when presented with different situations. It must be able to hold its own when an unexpected event happens during matches.
Ability To Increase Survivability
These loadouts must also be able to give the player sustain in order to stay alive longer. Staying alive will allow you to easily reach the required kills to activate killstreaks.
DPS & Ability to Kill
Recommended loadouts should also be able to have a high DPS in order to quickly rack up the kills. These allow you to get to your killstreaks faster, and further dominate the match.
Focus on Weapon Strengths
These setups were also designed to further highlight the strengths of the weapons in the loadout. Increasing the performance of the weapons in the build allow you to take and complete match objectives more efficiently.Check Out the All Weapons List Here!
Step-By-Step Custom Loadout Creating Guide
|1.||Think of situations you're having trouble with, or a certain mechanic you want to enhance upon.|
|2.||Find the best weapons & equipment to deal with the threat or enhance, and build around that.|
|3.||Fill in weapons & equipment to complement the main equipment / mechanic.|
|4.||Pick perks to augment your main equipment.|
|5.||Fill in the rest of the loadout slots with things you are comfortable with.|
Pick Something, Then Build Around It
There are many customization available in CoD: MW, and it is easy to get lost in the maze of choices. Pick 1 mechanic or focus like stealth or Ant-Air and set it as the center of your loadout, then build around that.
Test Out Your Loadouts With Bots
Dont forget to take your new loadout for a ride using bots! You might find that your focus could be underachieving or you need more utility rather than a one-trick-pony.Check out How To Set Up Bots In Multiplayer guide here!
Creating Custom Loadouts For Different Situations
Make Loadouts To Handle Battlefield Conditions Beforehand
Battlefield conditions change constantly: Sporadically occurrences such as a raging Infantry Assault Vehicle or a flying Gunships are rare, but just one could ruin your day & performance if you've got no way to counter them. Create loadouts to handle them before a fight.Find Out What You're Against: All Killstreak List here!
Sample Situational Loadouts
The following loadouts serve a special or niche purposes. They may be too focused to be considered the best loadouts, but will serve well when the situation demands it.
|Primary||Ak-47, or M91|
Assault Rifle / LMG
|Easily shoot down drones with the M91.|
If LMG feels too unwieldy, pick the AK-47 for its high damage.
|Lock on and shoot down larger aircraft|
|Avoid being targeted by aircraft in the field|
Avoid being spotted digitally before you shoot UAVs down
Find Killsteaks & targets faster
|Lethal||Any||Any lethal is fine.|
|Tactical||Heartbeat Sensor||Give you an idea if the area is safe to stay for shooting down aircraft.|
Loadout to Single-Handedly Clear The Sky
This loadout lets you tackle anything that flies in the game so far - High damaging gun to eliminate drones while being able to fire missiles at high-altitude / fast aircrafts. Pop this loadout once in a while to help your team and get points.
Can Double As Stealth Build If Needed
This build contains the vital skills needed for a stealth build (Ghost), so it can function as one when needed. It'll be handicapped by the lower damage potential due to missing a secondary weapon and other equipment however.
Anti-Vehicle/ Tank Build
|Primary||Any weapon||You will often have to fight your way to get in range of the enemy vehicles. Pick a weapon you're good with here.|
|Bigger payload for faster kills|
Amped or Spotter
|Run longer to get to & chase down targets|
Recharge your equipment to be able to fight longer.
Pick between faster rocket reload or finding vehicles faster.
|Lethal||Thermite or C4||Thermites deals damage to vehicles and is easier to hit with.|
C4 can deal massive damage.
|Tactical||Stim||Heal faster and run more to increase your chance of getting to your target.|
Mobility Is Covered
Vehicles have higher mobility than infantry, and will often retreat from the area if they are under attack. This loadout has mobility covered so you can get to / chase down vehicles fast even if they run off.
Focuses On Burst Damage
You'll be at an disadvantage damage wise versus vehicles most of the time, so finishing them off ASAP will greatly determine your survival. Remember to fire RPG-7 and Thermite at the same time to ensure maximum burst damage.
Stealth Hunter Build
|Primary||Any fast-firing Assault Rifle||You'll have more success if you can kill enemies up to medium ranges. |
Use with the silencer attachment.
|High damage. Use with the silencer attachment|
|Heal up each time you kill to stay in the fight|
Hide the death markers of your kills and prevents digital surveillance.
See where the enemies are going to sneak up on them better.
|Lethal||Throwing Knife||Quiet, deadly, and can be retrieved after use to save ammo.|
|Tactical||Heartbeat Sensor||Lets you get a glimpse of enemy position and determine how to engage them.|
An Initiative-Based Hunter Loadout
This loadout focuses on taking the initiative to hunt down enemy units and exploit weaknesses in enemy lines to rack up kills. It focuses on stealth and recon for the user to determine the best method of approach.
May Require Some Grinding To Unlock Everything
Many components of this build are unlocked at higher ranking, making it difficult to obtain early on. Silencers needed for this build require the player to make many kills with the weapon to unlock.Check out How To Level Up Weapon Levels here!