The XM4 assault rifle from Black Ops Cold War has become an increasingly popular weapon to use during recent seasons of Warzone. Thanks to its lethal rate of fire and incredible levels of mobility, many players are using the rifle as an alternative to an SMG in close-quarters combat.
With Season 3 of the battle royale in full swing, the XM4 is likely to remain a popular choice on Caldera and Rebirth Island, with some even considering it to be a part of the ever-changing metagame. But what are the best XM4 attachments to equip and the best XM4 loadout to use? Find out in this guide!
What Is The Best XM4 Warzone Loadout?
To make the most of the XM4's lethal fire rate, there are a number of attachments that increase damage and guarantee recoil remains low. Having tested a range of combinations, we've found this set of five capable of dominating matches. Check out the full attachment list in the table below.
|Barrel||13.5" Task Force|
|Optic||Axial Arms 3x|
|Underbarrel||Field Agent Grip|
|Magazine||STANAG 60 Round|
This build will seem familiar to fans of Black Ops Cold War's selection of assault rifles. The improvements to damage drop-off and recoil make the XM4 extremely easy to control in long-distance duels without hindering mobility levels.
How to Unlock the XM4 Assault Rifle in Warzone
With no need to reach a specific level to unlock the XM4, players can access it whenever they like. Armed with impressive accuracy, damage, and control statistics before equipping any attachments, the rifle dominates any mid to long-distance engagements with ease. Considering its performance without any attachments, selecting the right combination can make this rifle one of the very best in the game.
With so many attachments on offer in the Gunsmith, what exactly are the best attachments to use?
Best XM4 Warzone Attachments
The XM4 can be a really great gun if you set it up correctly for Warzone. Given how Warzone plays, you'll want to focus on boosting range and reducing recoil/drop-off. Here are the best attachments to use.
- Muzzle: Agency Suppressor
- Barrel: 13.5” Task Force
- Optic: Axial Arms 3x
- Underbarrel: Field Agent Grip
- Magazine: STANAG 60 Round
This set of attachments bolsters its strafe and movement speed drastically. Selecting the 60-round magazine is a no-brainer. It minimises the need for constant reloading giving you more time to remain in the action.
With the Warzone meta shifting to two assault rifles or a sniper and assault rifle combo, the XM4 is a perfect close-range weapon with excellent mobility; negating the need for an SMG.
Best XM4 Warzone Perks and Equipment
Once you've set up your XM4 using the attachments above you will want to consider a deadly combination of Perks and Equipment in order to excel on Caldera and Rebirth Island. Here are our recommendations.
- Semtex (Lethal)
- Stim (Tactical)
Selecting grenades is personal preference but on this occasion, we have selected the Semtex/Stim combination. Use the stun grenade to slow down the movement of an opponent and follow it up with a Semtex to deal the killer blow.
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- EOD (Perk 1)
- Overkill (Perk 2)
- Combat Scout (Perk 3)
EOD increases resistance to explosives while Overkill enables you to run two primary weapons. The third and final Perk is Combat Scout. This Perk highlights a target once your shots have landed, making them very easy to spot during a match.
So there you have it, the best XM4 loadout in Warzone. Be sure to stay tuned to our Warzone page for all the latest news, leaks, and rumours surrounding various aspects of the battle royale.