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The Best GRAU 5.56 Iron Sights For Warzone And How To Change Them

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The Grau 5.56 is a unique weapon in Warzone as it allows players to change the ironsights.

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You might be wondering if this weapon is still good and what the best attachments are for the gun.

There's a lot to consider before you wield this tried and trusted tool of destruction.

Here are the best Iron Sights for the Grau 5.56 and how to change them.

Read More: Warzone GRAU 5.56 Loadout, Setup, Build And Attachments For Your Class

Warzone Grau Iron Sights

The Grau Ironsights are one of the unique weapons in Warzone and Modern Warfare as they can be changed to provide a more comfortable and easier to use loadout for that player.

There are up to 5 choices in total, each with its own signature look and benefits.

How To Change The Ironsights On The Grau 5.56

Your ironsights are altered by changing the barrel on the GRAU 5.56.

Your options are:

  • ZLR Drifter A-08
  • Tempus 26.4" Archangel
  • XRK CZEN mk2
  • FSS 20.8" Nexus
  • FSS 11.8" Squall
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WHICH ONE DO YOU PREFER?

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If you're not a fan of the iron sights with your chosen barrel, unfortunately, there's nothing you can do.

Which Is The Best GRAU 5.56 Iron Sight?

Here's a breakdown of what you get with your Iron Sights and barrel selection:

  • ZLR Drifter A-08
    • Pro
      • Aim down sight speed
      • Movement speed
      • Recoil control
    • Cons
      • Damage range
      • Bullet velocity
  • Tempus 26.4" Archangel
    • Pros
      • Damage range
      • Bullet velocity
      • Recoil control
    • Cons
      • Aim down sight speed
      • Movement speed
  • XRK CZEN mk2
    • Pros
      • Damage range
      • Bullet velocity
    • Cons
      • Aim down sight speed
  • FSS 20.8" Nexus
    • Pros
      • Damage range
      • Bullet velocity
      • Recoil control
    • Cons
      • Aim down sight speed
      • Movement speed
  • FSS 11.8" Squall
    • Pros
      • Aim dow sight speed
    • Cons
      • Bullet velocity
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In my opinion, there are only two you should consider - the Tempus 26.4" Archangel and the FSS 20.8" Nexus.

These provide a significant and similar upgrade, both increasing the Damage range, Bullet velocity and Recoil control - all three things you want to pack a punch at distance.

They also both have two hinderances - decreased aim down sight speed and movement speed. These flaws are easily overlooked in a game like Warzone and can be combatted with attachments such as the Tac Laser and No Stock.

I've always found the Archangel sight to be clean and reliable for tracking an enemy at range, but it can be said that is harder to line up the target at very long ranges and can be slightly tough if the iron sights cover your opponent fully at extreme ranges.

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Archangel vs Nexus barrel for the GRAU 5.56

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It also does more damage, is more accurate and has better control according to the in-game stats.

The Nexus barrel really helps you line up your target much more cleanly, thanks to the trident styled ironsights, that could make the difference in a gunfight.

If you're in the market for a short-range attachment, the Drifter barrel is great and provides a really clean ironsight.

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