Best Modern Warfare 2 Lachmann 556 loadout 2022

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The best Modern Warfare 2 Lachmann 556 loadout is a hot topic of conversation among players dropping into the action. This particular assault rifle (AR) is packed with power along with a lack of recoil, making it an extremely popular choice with players looking to make an impact in those competitive mid-range engagements.

Despite its impressive power, the Lachmann 556's slow sprint-to-fire time can leave you vulnerable to anyone flying round a corner with a submachine gun in hand. However, a strong attachment combination can help.

Before we take a closer look at the best Modern Warfare 2 Lachmann 556 loadout, don't forget to check out our other guides showcasing how to slide cancel and all of the Modern Warfare 2 maps on their way to multiplayer.

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What is the best Modern Warfare 2 Lachmann 556 loadout?

Attachment Name
BarrelLM Aurora 90
OpticCronen Mini Red Dot
StockRAPP-762 Factory
UnderbarrelLockgrip Precision 40
Rear GripLMK64 Grip

This particular build caters to a slower style of play. Although it may not make an impact when running and gunning, predicting where the opposition will appear from and a little patience allows you to pick off any enemies with ease.

How to unlock Lachmann 556

Unlike some weapons in Modern Warfare 2, you need to follow a few steps in order go get your hands on the Lachmann 556. Here's what you need to do:

  • Create a loadout without Overkill selected in a perk package.
  • Select the Expedite 12 shotgun as the primary weapon.
  • Add Overkill to the perk package.
  • The Lachmann 556 will appear as the secondary weapon.
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This is currently a workaround to an existing bug but as soon as Infinity Ward fixes the issue, it should unlock after you reach a specific level when using the Lachmann 762 LMG.

Best Modern Warfare 2 Lachmann 556 attachments

Once you've managed to unlock the Lachmann 556, selecting a combination of attachments to guarantee an improvement in performance is hugely important. Here's what we recommend for mid-range action:

  • Barrel: LM Aurora 90
  • Optic: Cronen Mini Red Dot
  • Stock: RAPP-762 Factory
  • Underbarrel: Lockgrip Precision 40
  • Rear Grip: LMK64 Grip
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This combination of attachments provides significant improvements to accuracy levels thanks to the increase in aiming stability from the RAPP stock. In a bid to address the slow sprint-to-fire time, the LMK64 grip means you can use it in close-quarters combat to great effect.

The ironsight of the Lachmann 556 is clear so if you want further recoil improvements, we recommend switching the optic for the Forge-Tac Castle Comp muzzle.

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Best Modern Warfare 2 Lachmann 556 perks and equipment

Once the best Modern Warfare 2 Lachmann 556 attachments are ready for battle, selecting a strong combination of perks and equipment is the next step in order to build the ultimate loadout. Here's what we recommend using alongside this powerful AR.

Perks

  • Overkill (Base)
  • Double Time (Base)
  • Quick Fix (Bonus)
  • Bird's Eye (Ultimate)
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Due to the current unlock method, Overkill is one of the two base perks you need to use. Although it's inconvenient, the Expedite 12 shotgun is a handy crutch to fall back on in close-quarters engagement. For faster mobility, Double Time doubles the length of Tactical Sprint allowing you to navigate the map as fast as possible.

Thanks to the incredibly fast time to kill (TTK), Quick Fix is our bonus perk. Health regeneration begins as soon as you score a kill enabling you to return to full health ready for the next fight.

Lastly, we've gone with Bird's Eye as our ultimate perk. This ensures red dots appear on the minimap which is handy when planning your next move.

Equipment

  • Lethal: Semtex
  • Tactical: Flash Grenade
  • Field Upgrade: Trophy System
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Semtex is a surefire way to deal some additional damage to any incoming vehicles or players. The flash grenade is also handy when it comes to pushing a specific area of the map. Throw it around a corner to blind anyone waiting for your arrival.

For our field upgrade, the trophy system is arguably one of the best to use. Place it to block any incoming grenades heading in your direction.

Is the Lachmann 556 good in Modern Warfare 2?

After using it throughout the first beta weekend, the Lachmann 556 is arguably the best Modern Warfare 2 assault rifle to use. The lack of recoil combined with the incredible damage output enables you to excel in mid-range and long-distance combat with ease. If your reactions are quick enough, there's potential to use it when up close and personal with the opposition too.

That's all there is to know about the best Modern Warfare 2 Lachmann 556 loadout. For more, check out the best Modern Warfare 2 SMG to use in multiplayer.