Best Modern Warfare 2 Kastov 545 loadout 2022

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Modern Warfare 2 player taking cover while holding rifle
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November 29, 2022: The Kastov 545 packs a deadly punch in mid-range combat. Scroll down to find the very best loadout and attachments to use during Modern Warfare 2 season 1.

The best Modern Warfare 2 Kastov 545 loadout is proving popular for those looking for a strong assault rifle to use in multiplayer. Sharing several similarities to the Kastov 762, the Kastov 545 is another member of the Kastov weapon family and has the potential to dominate mid-range engagements.

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This particular assault rifle (AR) fires smaller 5.45mm rounds which allow players to maintain higher levels of control when firing the weapon for a prolonged period of time. According to its description, the Kastov 545 also features a high rate of fire which is great for making the most of the fast time to kill.

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Before we take a closer look at the AR, check out our other guides showcasing the best Modern Warfare 2 sniper rifle and the Modern Warfare 2 maps making their way to multiplayer.

What is the best Modern Warfare 2 Kastov 545 loadout?

Attachment Name
MuzzleFSS Covert V
Barrel342mm Sakin KL
OpticCronen Mini Pro
StockProlite TL3 Stock
Rear Grip IVanov ST-70 Grip

The Kastov 545 is already incredibly powerful so instead of increasing damage even further, we've opted to improve mobility and reaction times with this particular build.

The extra movement speed and faster aim-down sight time means it's very easy to react quickly to any incoming threats during a match.

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Best Modern Warfare 2 Kastov 545 attachments

Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer contains an extensive gunsmith featuring a huge variety of attachments. With so many to choose from, it can prove tricky to find the strongest combination. After some testing, here's what we recommend:

  • Muzzle: FSS Covert V
  • Barrel: 342mm Sakin KL
  • Optic: Cronen Mini Pro
  • Stock: Prolite TL3 Stock
  • Rear Grip: Ivanov ST-70 Grip

Although this set of attachments slightly increases recoil, it's still easy to control when firing the Kastov 545 for a continuous period of time. The Prolite TL3 stock is the star of the show, increasing sprint speed and improving ADS speed to guarantee fast reactions.

Additionally, the Ivanov ST-70 grip provides some much-needed flinch resistance which makes all the difference when trying to maintain focus when the bullets are hitting you during a gunfight.

Modern Warfare 2 Kastov 545 in gunsmith
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How to unlock Kastov 545 in Modern Warfare 2

The Kastov 545 features as part of the Kastovia family of weapons. Rather than playing the game to obtain the AR, you need to use another weapon. Level up the Kastov 762 to level 13 to get your hands on the Kastov 545.

Best Modern Warfare 2 Kastov 545 perks and equipment

Although the best attachment combination for the Kastov 545 remains a mystery, we can reveal a perk package and equipment combination that will make an impact alongside the AR. Here's what we recommend.

Perks

  • EOD (Base)
  • Battle Hardened (Base)
  • Fast Hands (Bonus)
  • Birds'-Eye (Ultimate)

Equipment

  • Semtex (Lethal)
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  • Stun Grenade (Tactical)

Is the Kastov 545 good in Modern Warfare 2?

After using the Kastov 545 in multiplayer, it's very easy to achieve success in mid-range combat but at longer distances, the recoil can prove tricky to control. It's unclear if the AR will feature in the meta but it's still a great alternative for those wanting something different.

That's everything there is to know about the best Modern Warfare 2 Kastov 545 loadout. For more, check out our guides highlighting the best Modern Warfare 2 guns and intel on upcoming Modern Warfare 2 double XP events.