Best KG M40 Warzone loadout

Image showing KG M40 assault rifle lying down on table
Credit: Activision

Image showing KG M40 assault rifle lying down on table
Credit: Activision

Season 5 of Warzone Pacific is now underway much to the excitement of players. As players drop into the final season of the Pacific era, Raven Software continues to adjust the meta thanks to regular doses of weapon balancing.

Armed with a fast rate of fire, the KG M40 is incredibly versatile and easy to control once you can master its recoil pattern.

With that said, can the KG M40 become the best Warzone assault rifle to use? Find the best KG M40 Warzone loadout along with the best attachments to equip to guarantee success over the course of a match.

Best KG M40 Warzone Loadout
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What is the best KG M40 loadout?

With Season 4 underway, we've found the very best KG M40 loadout that enables you to dominate mid-range engagements with ease.

MX Silencer
Krausnick 720mm Shrouded
SVT-40 PU Scope 3-6x
VDD 22G Padded
M1930 Strife Angled
.30-06 60 Round Drums
Ammo Type
Rear Grip
Hatched Grip
Perk 1
Tight Grip
Perk 2
Fully Loaded

How to unlock KG M40

Thanks to the Season 4 Reloaded update, there's no need to complete any kind of unlock challenge to get your hands on the KG M40.

Best KG M40 Warzone attachments

This particular build focuses on improving the accuracy and range of the KG M40. Additional mobility is useful but the ability to outgun an opponent from any distance is far more important.

  • Muzzle: MX Silencer
  • Barrel: Krausnick 720mm Shrouded
  • Optic: SVT-40 PU Scope 3-6x
  • Stock: VDD 22G Padded
  • Underbarrel: M1940 Strife Angled
  • Magazine: .30-06 60 Round Drums
  • Ammunition: Lengthened
  • Rear Grip: Hatched Grip
  • Perk 1: Tight Grip
  • Perk 2: Fully Loaded

Compared to other Vanguard assault rifles, the KG M40 is extremely powerful in those competitive mid-range engagements. The combination of MX Silencer and M1930 Strife Angled underbarrel provides improvements to recoil levels.

As for the rest of the loadout, the huge magazine enables you to score multiple kills without the need to reload. Overall, this build is incredibly strong and is highly likely to feature in the Season 4 meta.

Best KG M40 Warzone perks and equipment

Once you've equipped the best KG M40 attachments, taking time to prioritise Perk and Equipment selection is just as important as selecting the best barrel and muzzle combination. Here are the best Perks and Equipment to use alongside the LMG.


  • Cold-Blooded (Perk 1)
  • Overkill (Perk 2)
  • Combat Scout (Perk 3)

This particular Perk combination has cemented itself within the Warzone meta. Cold-Blooded counters any players using Combat Scout, preventing the orange glow from appearing while Overkill enables you to select two primary weapons in the same loadout. We recommend pairing the KG M40 with an MP40 for maximum versatility.

Last and by no means least is Combat Scout. With opponents difficult to spot in amongst the greenery of Caldera, land your shots to highlight the target with an orange glow to spot them with ease.


  • Throwing Knife (Lethal)
  • Stun Grenade (Tactical)

The days of a Heartbeat Sensor and Semtex dominating Warzone are long gone! To guarantee a quick kill, the Throwing Knife is the perfect tool for the job alongside the Stun Grenade which slows the movement of the opposition, making them easy pickings for the KG M40.

Is the KG M40 good in Warzone?

After spending some time mastering the KG M40, it's a strong assault rifle but compared to the likes of the STG 44 and Automaton, it's tricky to see where the gun will slot into the ever-changing metagame. For those looking for an alternative to the meta, I highly recommend giving the KG M40 a try.

That's all there is to know about the best KG M40 Warzone loadout. For more, check out our guide highlighting the best Warzone sniper rifle to use.

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