Vaznev-9K in Warzone 2 and MW2 Gunsmith
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Best Vaznev-9K Loadout in Warzone and Modern Warfare 3

The Vaznev-9K remains one of the best SMGs there is.

MW2 weapons are constantly left behind for the newer toys that were introduced in Modern Warfare 3. The Vaznev-9K isn’t ready to give up its throne as an incredible SMG, so we are here to look at the best Vaznev-9K loadout in this new generation of weaponry.

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Best Vaznev-9K Loadout in Warzone

Warzone Vaznev Loadout
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Best Vaznev-9K Attachments

The main reason most MW2 weapons aren’t currently competitive is due to their difficult handling, recoil control, or lackluster damage. One of the weapons that defy this expectation is the Vaznev-9K, a weapon that was praised by the best for its incredible stats. The Vaznev is still the same weapon, only the competition has changed, so we want to find the best attachments possible to bring it into the new generation.

The best attachments are as follows:

  • Barrel: KAS-1 254MM
  • Underbarrel: XTEN Phantom-5 Handstop
  • Ammunition: 9MM Overpressured
  • Optic: Slate Reflector
  • Magazine: 45 Round Magazine

First off, Warzone’s increased health needs to be addressed using the KAS-1 254MM Barrel and the 9MM Overpressured ammunition. The XTEN-Phantom-5 Handstop is the perfect attachment for a slight increase in recoil control but mainly the improvements to mobility.

A 45-round magazine is necessary in the Warzone environment to ensure you can gun down an entire squad. Finally, the Slate Reflector is our optic of choice to ensure we do not lose our target in the hustle and bustle.

Best Vaznev-9K Perks

Here we will list our general perk package for Warzone, feel free to swap in other perks to your preference, but for those wanting a basic set that will do them good, then read on.

The best perks are as follows:

  • Perk 1: Battle Hardened
  • Perk 2: Double Time
  • Perk 3: Tempered
  • Perk 4: High Alert

With more and more operators taking concussion grenades or flashbangs as their tactical equipment, Battle Hardened has only grown in value. Double Time is a must-pick in the Warzone environment, it can save your life, net you a win, and always has value.

We prefer Tempered in slot 3 as it gives us a faster plating time and frees up some bagspace for extra gadgets or niche items. As our last perk, we use High Alert as an option to give you much-needed information and save your life from unwanted sniper fire.

Best Vaznev-9K Loadout in Modern Warfare 3

MW3 Vaznev-9K Loadout
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Best Vaznev-9K Attachments

MW3’s chaotic multiplayer requires a certain level of mobility to be competitive. Due to this we focus our efforts on increasing two areas of the Vaznev; the damage range and handling.

  • Muzzle: HMRES Mod Suppressor
  • Barrel: SA Response II
  • Underbarrel: DR-6 Handstop
  • Laser: FSS OLE-V Laser
  • Magazine: 45 Round Magazine

Suppressors keep us off the minimap which can be a giant strategic advantage so we chose the HMRES Mod Suppressor for its damage increase along with its ghost-effect on our bullets. The SA Response II barrel further increases our damage, range, and recoil control since the Vaznev-9K kicks. Next up we have the FSS OLE-V Laser for a giant increase in mobility and movement speed to keep up with the new SMGs.

Finally, the 45-Round Magazine is perfect for keeping us in the fight and spending less time reloading after each scuffle.

Best Vaznev-9K Perks

For our perks in MW3, we want to capitalize on our mobility and ability to run across maps with incredible speed.

The best perks are as follows:

  • Vest: Infantry Vest
  • Gloves: Quick Grip Gloves
  • Boots: Climbing Boots
  • Gear: Tac Mask

The Infantry Vest is perfect for high mobility setups and offers every kind of loadout a highspeed option. You’ll be drawing your secondary weapon at lightning speeds with the Quick Grip Gloves. Climbing Boots allows you to access different levels of verticality which can change the way some of these remastered maps play. Finally, the Tac Mask gives you some much-needed safety against Flashbang/Concussion equipment spam.

That’s our guide on the Best Vaznev-9K Loadout in Warzone and Modern Warfare 3. Be sure to check out our related Call of Duty guides, news, and updates below!


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