Best Vargo 52 Warzone Loadout

On March 4, 2022, Treyarch surprised Black Ops Cold War players with its first update of the year. While many players moved over to Vanguard, the developer is continuing to support its latest release with the arrival of the Vargo 52 assault rifle (AR).

Just like all new additions to the weapon arsenal, the new assault rifle has appeared in Warzone ahead of the mid-season update for Season 2. Armed with a recoil pattern resembling the FFAR 1 and XM4 from the same category, this particular AR is capable of excelling in long-distance combat despite its slow aim-down sight speed.

Thankfully, there is a range of attachments to rectify the slow zooming speed. With that said, find the best Vargo 52 Warzone loadout and the best set of attachments to equip in this handy guide!

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What Is The Best Vargo 52 Warzone Loadout?

With plenty of different attachment combinations to choose from, it can be tricky to find the very best one to use on Caldera and Rebirth Island. Here's the very best loadout to use for maximum success.

GRU Suppressor
18.6" Task Force
Microflex LED
Spetsnaz Grip
Spetsnaz 60 Rnd

This particular build is surprisingly strong at almost any distance. The fast rounds per minute make it one of the more forgiving ARs in the battle royale.

Best Vargo 52 Warzone Attachments

After spending a few matches getting to grips with the Vargo 43, this combination of attachments stood out from the crowd. With only five slots to fill, choosing between increasing damage output and improvements to mobility is a tricky compromise that can be reached.

  • Muzzle: GRU Suppressor
  • Barrel: 18.6" Taskforce
  • Optic: Axial Arms 3x
  • Underbarrel: Spetsnaz Grip
  • Magazine: Spetsnaz 60 Rnd

These attachments bolster the Vargo 52's damage towards the top end of the scale, guaranteeing no loss of power when shooting a faraway target. This combined with improvements to recoil levels and the crystal-clear Axial Arms optic enables players to control the AR while firing for an extended length of time.

Overall, this build is extremely strong, enabling the Vargo 52 to become one of the very best Black Ops Cold War weapons to use in Warzone. Whether it has an impact on the current metagame remains to be seen.

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Best Vargo 52 Warzone Perks and Equipment

Once the best attachments are ready to go, adding further firepower to the loadout is achieved by selecting the best combination of Perks and Equipment. Check out our recommended selection below.


  • EOD (Perk 1)
  • Overkill (Perk 2)
  • Amped (Perk 3)

This combination of Perks often features in a Warzone loadout thanks to its sheer versatility and the benefits it provides. EOD increases resistance to incoming explosives while Overkill gives you the ability to run two primary weapons in the same loadout. On this occasion, we recommend Vanguard's Kar98k sniper rifle.

Lastly, Amped increases weapon swap speed, allowing you to switch to the Vargo 52 in situations where you may struggle with the Kar98k.


  • Throwing Knife (Lethal)
  • Stim (Tactical)

The days of a Semtex and Heartbeat Sensor dominating the Equipment meta are long gone. Instead, the Throwing Knife allows you to eliminate down players extremely quickly while the Stim provides an instant health increase in addition to a temporary speed boost.

Is The Vargo 52 Good in Warzone?

In my opinion, the Vargo 52 is up there with the strongest assault rifles Warzone has to offer. With excellent mid and long-range performance, the rifle is capable of scoring kills in a handful of bullets, even against the almighty Bren LMG.

It may not be on the radars of some players but I can guarantee you will achieve success with this build!

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