Best CR-56 AMAX Warzone Loadout

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Image showing CR-56 AMAX from Call of Duty Warzone
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The CR-56 AMAX from Modern Warfare continues to be one of the best assault rifles to be using in Warzone right now. Despite regular changes from Raven Software, the rifle remains one of the more popular rifles to use on Caldera and Rebirth Island.

Despite the integration of Vanguard weaponry into the battle royale, the AMAX can still hold its own as players drop into Season 4 Reloaded, weapon buffs and nerfs reveal the AMAX could return to the meta once again.

With a huge variety of attachments to select, it's tricky to find a combination that maximises the performance of the AMAX. Before we share the best AMAX loadout, don't forget to check our guides detailing the best Warzone SMG and the next Warzone double XP event,

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With that said, find the best CR-56 AMAX Warzone loadout and the best attachments to use in this definitive guide.

What Is The Best CR-56 AMAX Warzone Loadout?

Considering the AMAX has been in Warzone for several seasons, we've had plenty of time to find the very best attachment combination to use on Caldera, Fortune's Keep, and Rebirth Island. For the full attachment list, check out the table below.

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Attachment Name
MuzzleMonolithic Suppressor
BarrelXRK Zodiac S440
OpticVLK 3.0x Optic
UnderbarrelCommando Foregrip
Magazine45 Round Mags

CR-56 AMAX Warzone Weapon Overview

The lightweight 7.62 x 39mm full-auto assault rifle is compact and powerful. Built exclusively for military use, the standard issue rifle is deadly at mid-range combat and easily configured for a variety of assault tactics.

As always, adding some sort of barrel to improve damage output and decrease damage drop-off at longer ranges will be the key to make it effective at distance. Along with a barrel, including a stock on your loadout is integral to maximise mobility and to make the CR-56 lethal in every possible situation.

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Best CR-56 AMAX Warzone Attachments

  • Muzzle: Monolithic Suppressor
  • Barrel: XRK Zodiac S440 Barrel
  • Optic: VLK 3.0x Optic
  • Underbarrel: Commando Foregrip
  • Ammunition: 45 Round Mags
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This attachment combination provides plenty of stability when engaging with a target at range and despite the addition of a suppressor, the damage is still extremely high with kills only taking four bullets in most scenarios.

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Best CR-56 AMAX Warzone Perks and Equipment

Once you've set up your CR-56 AMAX using the attachments above, you'll need to consider your attachments and perks. Here are our picks:

Perks

  • Scavenger (Perk 1)
  • Ghost (Perk 2)
  • Battle Hardened (Perk 3)
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Scavenger is essential for this class to work as effectively as possible. With the attachments to allow you to navigate the map with ease, Scavenger will mean you never run out of ammunition on the battlefield.

Ghost keeps you hidden from any opposition UAVs in the air, ideal for making a flank on the unsuspecting opponents while Battle Hardened reduces the strength of enemy flash, stun and gas effects, enabling you to keep focused on the action taking place.

Grenades

  • Frag Grenade (Lethal) 
  • Smoke Grenade (Tactical)
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Perhaps the most versatile piece of equipment in the entire game, the frag grenade can be used for pretty much anything from clearing outbuildings to being tossed all the way across the map in the hopes it connects with an enemy. Like the frag, the smoke grenade can be used as a last-ditch piece of cover or to block off a line of sight to enable you to relocate to another position safely.

Best CR-56 AMAX Warzone Loadout
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Is The CR-56 AMAX Still Good in Warzone?

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Compared to previous seasons, it's safe to say the popularity of the AMAX has dropped off but it's still a relatively strong AR to use during a match. The low recoil combined with the fast rate of fire make it competitive in mid-range combat but at longer distances, the damage drop-off is noticeable despite selecting a strong combination of attachments.

If you're looking for an alternative to the current Warzone meta, I recommend using the AMAX but be prepared to face opposition with superior weaponry equipped.

For all the latest Warzone intel, don't forget to check out our guide on the best Warzone guns to use in Season 4 Reloaded.