Best Warzone GRAU 5.56 loadout

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Latest Update: September 27, 2022 -

The most recent dose of weapon balancing means the GRAU 5.56 is one of the best Warzone assault rifles to use as part of the Season 5 meta.

Scroll down to find the best attachments to use.

Throughout the majority of Warzone seasons, the GRAU 5.56 assault rifle has featured within the ever-changing metagame in some capacity. While various guns from Vanguard have skyrocketed in popularity, this particular AR has managed to maintain its popularity.

Armed with incredibly low recoil and minimal damage drop-off, the GRAU is still capable of making an impact in mid-range and long-distance duels on Caldera and Rebirth Island.

With only five attachment slots to fill, finding the perfect combination is tricky. Thankfully, we've found one build that makes this particular rifle one of the best Warzone guns Find the best GRAU 5.56 Warzone loadout and the best attachments to equip in this guide.

What is the best GRAU 5.56 Warzone loadout?

Attachment Name
MuzzleMonolithic Suppressor
BarrelTempus 26." Archangel
OpticVLK 3.0x Optic
UnderbarrelCommando Foregrip
Magazine60 Round Mags

This build features many attachments Modern Warfare fans will be familiar with. Thanks to their immense performance advantages, they allow the GRAU 5.56 to excel at longer distances.

Best GRAU 5.56 Warzone Loadout 2022
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Best Grau 5.56 Warzone attachments

  • Muzzle: Monolithic Suppressor
  • Barrel: Tempus 26.4" Archangel
  • Optic: VLK 3.0x Optic
  • Underbarrel: Commando Foregrip
  • Ammunition: 60 Round Mags

This set of attachments is perfect for any situation, providing a strong damage output, minimal levels of recoil, and a crisp optic to keep your target in focus regardless of how far away they are.

Best GRAU 5.56 Warzone perks and equipment

Once the best set of attachments is ready to go, focusing on a solid combination of perks and equipment is just as important. With various combinations to suit all styles of play, here are the best perks and equipment to use alongside the GRAU 5.56.


  • Double Time (Perk 1)
  • Overkill (Perk 2)
  • Combat Scout (Perk 3)

Double Time doubles the length of Tactical Sprint, allowing you to navigate the map at a much faster speed while Overkill grants you the ability to equip two primary weapons in the same loadout.

The third and final perk we've selected is Combat Scout. The foliage of Caldera makes it difficult to spot opposition but if you can land your shots, an orange outline will highlight the target making it very easy to maintain accuracy with the GRAU 5.56 in hand.


  • Frag Grenade (Lethal)
  • Stim (Tactical)

The combination of Frag Grenade and Stim is currently dominating the meta. Use the grenade to deal some additional damage and apply the Stim for an instant boost of health in addition to a handy speed boost that allows you to escape a sticky situation with ease

Is the GRAU 5.56 good in Warzone?


Thanks to a noticeable buff as part of the Season 5 update, the GRAU 5.56 is one of the very best assault rifles to use in the battle royale. The laser-like accuracy combined with minimal damage drop-off allows players to excel in those competitive mid-range engagements. If you haven't ranked up the GRAU, I recommend doing so in order to make an impact.

That's all there is to know about the best GRAU 5.56 Warzone loadout. For more check out our guides showcasing the best Warzone SMG to use in addition to intel on when the next Warzone double xp event will take place.

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