Best Modern Warfare 2 EBR-14 loadout

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Modern Warfare 2 EBR 14 in firing range
Credit: Screengrab via Activision
November 30, 2022: The EBR-14 is a solid marksman rifle to use ahead of Season One Reloaded. Scroll down for the best loadout and best attachments for multiplayer.

Marksman rifles are proving extremely popular in the early days of Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer. The new arsenal of weaponry in Infinity Ward's latest release contains a range of new weapons to master alongside some many will find familiar. One familiar weapon is the EBR-14 and players are on the hunt for the best Modern Warfare 2 EBR-14 loadout to dominate the opposition with.

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This semi-automatic rifle is surprisingly mobile but the huge damage drop-off affects those competitive mid-range and long-distance duels. Thankfully, there is a range of attachments capable of improving the performance of the gun.

Before we take a closer look at the best Modern Warfare 2 EBR-14 loadout, check out our guides highlighting the best Modern Warfare 2 sniper rifle and the best Modern Warfare 2 perks to use alongside your favourite weapons.

What is the best Modern Warfare 2 EBR-14 loadout?

Attachment Name
MuzzlePolarfire-S
OpticSZ Lonewolf Optic
StockSO R55 Adaptor
Ammunition7.62 High Velocity
Rear GripFSS Gen. 7 Grip

This particular build improves range and accuracy to guarantee your shots hit the intended target in every engagement.

Although it's easy to make an impact thanks to these improvements, you will need some trigger discipline to avoid high recoil from causing problems.

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Best Modern Warfare 2 EBR-14 attachments

The Modern Warfare 2 gunsmith contains an extensive variety of attachments capable of transforming any gun to suit any style of play. After testing numerous combinations, we've found five that suit the EBR-14 perfectly:

  • Muzzle: Polarfire-S
  • Optic: SZ Lonewolf Optic
  • Stock: SO R55 Adaptor
  • Ammunition: 7.62 High Velocity
  • Rear Grip: FSS Gen. 7 Grip

The Polarfire-S muzzle provides sound suppression in addition to a slight boost in damage alongside the 7.62 High Velocity rounds that guarantee minimal damage drop-off during matches.

Reacting quickly is the aim of the game in Modern Warfare 2 and the FSS Gen. 7 Grip combined with the SO R55 Adaptor stock ensures a fast aim-down sight (ADS) speed and sprint-to-fire time.

EBR-14 Modern Warfare 2 marksman rifle
Credit: Screengrab via Activision
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Best Modern Warfare 2 EBR-14 perks and equipment

Once the best EBR-14 attachments are equipped, selecting a perk package and equipment combination is the next step to build the ultimate loadout for this marksman rifle. Here are our recommendations.

Perks

  • Bomb Squad (Base)
  • Double Time (Base)
  • Focus (Bonus)
  • Quick Fix (Ultimate)

Bomb Squad and Double Time are excellent base perks in Modern Warfare 2. The increase in explosive resistance provides additional protection from incoming grenades while Double Time doubles Tactical Sprint to improve movement speed even further.

Rather than Fast Hands, we've gone with Focus for improved flinch resistance alongside Quick Fix for fast health regeneration.

Equipment

  • Semtex (Lethal)
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  • Flash Grenade (Tactical)
  • Trophy System (Field Upgrade)

Is the EBR-14 good in Modern Warfare 2?

Having used the EBR 14 in 6v6 and Ground War, the EBR-14 is a viable option if you're looking for something to dominate mid-range and long-distance gunfights. It won't feature in the meta alongside the assault rifles anytime soon, but it's a great alternative.

That's all there is to know about the best Modern Warfare 2 EBR-14 loadout. For more, check out our guides showcasing the best Modern Warfare 2 guns and the latest intel on Modern Warfare 2 double XP events.