Best Warzone 2 Kastov 545 loadout

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Warzone 2 Kastov 545 assault rifle
Credit: Activision
November 22, 2022: Warzone 2 is available now. Scroll down for the best Kastov 545 loadout and the best attachments to equip.

Assault rifles (AR) in Warzone 2 will prove extremely popular thanks to their mid-range prowess. Call of Duty's latest battle royale contains a brand-new weapon arsenal to master and a map packed with new points of interest and some areas fans will find extremely familiar. With Season One underway, there's every chance the best Warzone 2 Kastov 545 loadout will prove popular as Infinity Ward applies weapon balancing updates.


Armed with a steady rate of fire, this particular AR is very easy to control but at longer distances, it's tricky to deal any kind of meaningful damage.

Elsewhere in the Warzone 2 world, take a look at our guides containing our predictions on the best Warzone 2 SMG and all there is to know about the Warzone 2 map.

What is the best Warzone 2 Kastov 545 loadout?

Attachment Name
MuzzleFSS Covert V
Barrel342mm Sakin KL
OpticCronen Mini Pro
Rear GripIvanov ST-70 Grip

This particular build works well in multiplayer as well as in Warzone 2 thanks to the extra mobility and reaction times. Mid-range damage is already strong so we've gone with faster movement.

The additional movement and faster aim-down-sight time allows you to react quickly to any incoming targets over the course of a match.

Best Warzone 2 Kastov 545 attachments

The Warzone 2 gunsmith contains an extensive selection of attachments. Having performed some early testing, these are a strong combination to use:

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

The highlight of this attachment combination is the Prolite TL3 stock. The increases in sprint speed and ADS speed guarantee fast reaction times alongside the Ivanov ST-70 grip which improves flinch resistance which is hugely important when trying to maintain focus in the middle of a gunfight.

Warzone 2 Kastov 545 assault rifle
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How to unlock Kastov 545 in Warzone 2

To get your hands on the Kastov 545, all you need to do is reach level 13. This is extremely straightforward so make sure you complete contracts for an additional XP boost.

Best Warzone 2 Kastov 545 perk package and equipment

After the best Kastov 545 attachments are ready to go, selecting a strong perk package and equipment is the next step. After experimenting with various combinations, here are our recommendations:

Perk package

Weapon Specialist

  • Overkill (Base)
  • Strong Arm (Base)
  • Spotter (Bonus)
  • Survivor (Ultimate)

Overkill gives you the ability to use two primary weapons in the same loadout. Alongside the Kastov 545, we recommend using the MCPR-300 sniper rifle for some extra long-distance firepower.


  • Semtex (Lethal)
  • Flash Grenade (Tactical)

Is the Kastov 545 good in Warzone 2?

The Kastov 545 is a great weapon to use in mid-range combat. However, the damage drop-off means it's rather difficult to deal damage in long-distance engagements. It has its place in the category but it's unclear if the rifle will make an impact on the meta.

That's everything there is to know about the best Warzone 2 Kastov 545 loadout. For more, check out our guides showcasing predictions on the best Warzone 2 sniper rifle and the latest intel on the first Warzone 2 double XP event.