Season 3 for Warzone Pacific is right around the corner and many are expecting a drastic shift in the current metagame, with numerous weapons expected to receive some kind of tuning. As players attempt to navigate Caldera, the EM2 could well find itself as a popular choice thanks to its steady rate of fire and limitless customisation options for all styles of play.
One weapon that arrived in Season 5 of Black Ops Cold War was the EM2, a British assault rifle armed with a moderate rate of fire and a built-in optic, meaning that there are a number of different builds that can be considered the best EM2 Warzone loadout. With a variety of attachments to select, there is every chance that the EM2 slots into the metagame thanks to its strong mid-range performance.
Find the best EM2 loadout to use as well as the best attachments to equip in this guide!
What Is The Best EM2 Warzone Loadout?
Having tested a range of combinations, we eventually settled on this particular build thanks to its incredible stability and long-range performance. For the full attachment list, check out the table below.
|Barrel||25.8" Task Force|
|Optic||Axial Arms 3x|
|Underbarrel||Field Agent Grip|
How To Unlock EM2 in Warzone
The process of unlocking the EM2 in Warzone is extremely straightforward. Using assault rifles, rapidly kill 2 or more players in 15 different completed matches.
Warzone EM2 Overview
Despite having a slower rate of fire than other Warzone assault rifles in the category, the EM2 is extremely easy to control, making it one of the strongest weapons to use in mid-range and long-distance duels against other weapons that some may consider to be superior.
Once the optimum combination of attachments has been equipped, this particular rifle is more than capable of outperforming some of the more popular options such as the FARA 83 and the C58. With that said, what are the best attachments to equip?
Best EM2 Warzone Attachments
After spending some time experimenting with a range of different attachment combinations, we've found the best EM2 attachments to equip in order to dominate on the streets of Verdansk and Rebirth Island.
- Muzzle: Agency Suppressor
- Underbarrel: Field Agent Grip
- Barrel: 25.8" Task Force
- Optic: Axial Arms 3x
- Ammunition: 40 Rnd
This combination of attachments provides improvements in every single area other than mobility which doesn't have too much of an impact on overall levels of movement speed. As usual, the combination of Agency Suppressor and Task Force barrel improves damage range and bullet velocity, making the EM2 even better in those long-distance battles.
Although the EM2 does feature a built-in optic, it's not the best to use when it comes to spotting a target from several hundred metres away which is why we've selected the trusty Axial Arms 3x optic. This scope provides an increase in zoom to provide a crystal-clear image of an opponent whether they're close by or far away.
Best EM2 Warzone Perks and Equipment
Once you've equipped the best combination of attachments listed above, it's time to take a look at which Perks and Secondary Weapon to use in order to be prepared for any situation that you may encounter over the course of a match.
Despite the addition of the TEC-9, the MAC-10 submachine gun is still the very best to use when getting up close and personal with the opposition thanks to its incredible rate of fire, fast time to kill, and high levels of mobility. For a full breakdown on the best attachments to use, check out our definitive MAC-10 loadout guide.
- Lethal: Semtex
- Tactical: Stun Grenade
After several seasons of the Heartbeat Sensor dominating loadouts, many players are opting to use a Stun Grenade in order to slow down an opponent in order to guarantee the kill.
The Semtex continues to be a popular choice when it comes to dealing additional damage. The ability to stick it to oncoming vehicles is a sure-fire way of disabling and destroying them, which can prove handy when dealing with any Cargo Trucks.
Season 5 of the Black Ops Cold War era saw the addition of two brand-new Perks that give players even more variety when it comes to building the best Warzone loadout. After testing a number of combinations, here are the best Perks to select alongside the EM2:
- EOD (Perk 1)
- Overkill (Perk 2)
- Amped (Perk 3)
The addition of Tempered and Combat Scout are certainly useful but their presence in Warzone doesn't come close to the trusty combinations that have been staples of the meta for several months.
EOD increases resistance to explosives which can often make the difference if a well-placed grenade lands close by. Overkill is the second Perk of choice, giving you the ability to equip two primary weapons in the same loadout, which is ideal when looking to build a loadout designed to deal with all scenarios.
Lastly is Amped, which increases weapon swap speed. While it may seem like a subtle difference, the faster switching speed can make all the difference when reacting to a specific situation where the EM2 could come in clutch.
There you have it! That's the best way to set up the EM2 for Warzone action. For all the latest Warzone intel, check out our dedicated page packed with the latest news, leaks, and guides on Call of Duty's battle royale.