12 Oct 2021 4:34 PM +00:00

Warzone Season 6: What Is The Best Assault Rifle To Use?

Season 6 of Warzone is well underway and while players continue to explore the secrets that lie within the World War 2 bunkers and get to grips with the new Grav assault rifle, the community is attempting to establish which are the very best ARs to use in Verdansk and Rebirth Island. Assault Rifles are a staple of the Call of Duty franchise, providing players with the perfect all-purpose weapon to deal with any kind of scenario.

In the Season 6 update, Raven Software unveiled a wealth of changes to the weapon arsenal, including nerfs to the Krig 6 and EM2, two of the most popular rifles in the battle royale. With that said, what is the best assault rifle to be using in Season 6? Find out here!

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Best Warzone Season 6 Assault Rifle

Warzone Season 6 Best Assault Rifle
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With a total of 23 assault rifles to choose from in Warzone, it can be tricky to determine which is the very best as many ARs possess some unique characteristics that can have a huge impact when it comes to scoring a kill. After a bit of testing, we managed to find the three best ARs to be using.

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3) XM4

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Once the nerfs had been implemented, players quickly gravitated towards the XM4 from Black Ops Cold War. Featuring a fast rate of fire high damage output, the rifle excels in mid-range combat but at longer distances, the recoil levels can cause problems. To find the best XM4 Warzone loadout, check out our full loadout guide.

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2) FARA 83

Warzone Season 6 FARA 83 Loadout
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At number two is the FARA 83. Throughout the latter stages of Season 4, this assault rifle dominated the meta thanks to its non-existent levels of recoil until Raven Software increased recoil enough to make it difficult to use in long-distance duels. More recent updates have bought it back into contention as the best Warzone AR and with a fast time to kill, it's worth giving the FARA another chance in Season 6. Find the best attachments to equip in our full guide.

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1) AK-47 (Black Ops Cold War)

Ak-47 Cold War Warzone Best Assault Rifle Season 6
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At the very top of our list is the AK-47 from Black Ops Cold War. With several of its competitors impacted by the Season 6 nerfs, The AK-47 and its incredible damage output stands out from the crowd and is the best Warzone assault rifle to be used in the current season. The recoil can be tamed with the right set of attachments which can be found in our full loadout guide.

There you have it! These are the best assault rifles to be used in Season 6 of Warzone. For more news, check out the locations of the new fissures that have appeared in Verdansk and how to unlock the Battle Axe melee weapon.