Call of Duty Warzone AR Tier List: Assault Rifles Ranked From Best to Worst

Since Warzone was released back in March 2020, Raven Software has added a wealth of assault rifles (AR) to the ever-expanding arsenal through the integration of other titles and the seasons of post-launch content. Season 6 was the most recent update and saw the addition of the Grav AR which has slotted into the ever-changing metagame.

Thanks to the developer making regular changes to how weapons perform on the streets of Verdansk and Rebirth Island, it can be difficult to determine which is the best Warzone assault rifle to use as part of a loadout. With that said, here's our definitive Warzone assault rifle tier list. Before we get stuck in, it's worth noting that this is not a list of the very best Warzone weapons, but rather, a ranking of each AR.

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Call of Duty Warzone AR Tier List

With a total of 23 ARs to choose from, more rifles are expected to arrive when Vanguard is integrated into the battle royale. As soon as the integration takes place, we will update this list to see how the new weapons compare.

S-Tier

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This set of ARs is widely considered to be the very best in Warzone, with the AK-47 from Cold War standing out from the rest of the crowd thanks to its immense damage output and minimal recoil with the right set of attachments equipped. The most recent AR to join S-Tier is the XM4, which has a faster time to kill than the AK-47.

AK-47 Cold War Warzone Loadout
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A-Tier

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Following nerfs to the C58's recoil control, it's dropped from S into A-Tier but still packs a punch. Joining A-Tier is the Grav, the most recent addition to the Warzone arsenal. All of these weapons are more than capable of making an impact but with each possessing a lack of versatility, they narrowly miss out on the highest ranking.

Grav Warzone Loadout
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B-Tier

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Some of these weapons once dominated the meta but after receiving a number of nerfs, they've slowly tumbled down the order. The AMAX still features some incredible damage but the recoil levels aren't worth the hassle even with a strong combination of attachments. The QBZ and RAM-7 are viable options for those looking for a mobile AR to use but will need the right loadout in order to achieve success.

Warzone Assault Rifle Tier List RAM 7
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C-Tier

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These weapons never really set the meta on fire with any of their attributes which is why they're so far down the list. There could be instances where the likes of the FAL and Scar are useful but we recommend avoiding them for something else higher up the list.

D-Tier

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All three of these assault rifles will give you no advantages if you opt to use them as part of a loadout. Each of them have poor performance in numerous categories, meaning it's definitely worth looking in some other tiers for a more viable AR to use.

There you have it! That's our definitive assault rifle tier list for Warzone. For more guides, check out the best Cold War MP5 loadout to use as well as the best mouse settings and keybinds.