Best Warzone 2 Kastov 74u loadout

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November 29, 2022: Warzone 2 is out now and the Kastov 74u is proving extremely popular. Scroll down for the best loadout and best attachments to equip onto the AR.

The best Warzone 2 Kastov 74u loadout is a question on the minds of several Call of Duty players after experiencing its immense power in Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer.

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Although the weapon heavily resembles the AK-74u submachine gun from previous titles, the Kastov 74u packs more of a punch thanks to its high damage output and low recoil even without any attachments equipped.

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Before we share more on the best Kastov 74u loadout for Warzone 2, check out our other guides highlighting the best Warzone 2 SMG to use for close-quarters combat.

What is the best Warzone 2 Kastov 74u loadout?

Attachment Name
MuzzleEcholess-80
LaserSchlager PEQ Box IV
OpticCronen Mini Pro
Magazine45 Round Mag
Rear GripDemo-X2 Grip

This build excels in close-quarters combat despite falling under the assault rifle category thanks to its incredible mobility.

It's also very easy to use in mid-range combat due to the slight increase in damage output and range.

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How to unlock Kastov 74u in Warzone 2

If the Kastov 74u isn't part of a weapon platform in Warzone 2, all you need to do is reach the specified level by playing the game. If it is part of a platform, you need to rank up another weapon to unlock a receiver for the rifle.

Once done, you can select the AR as part of a loadout in the Gunsmith.

Best Warzone 2 Kastov 74u attachments

The Warzone 2 gunsmith features a variety of attachments capable of transforming any weapon into the perfect Warzone 2 gun. Here's a full attachment list for the Kastov 74u:

  • Muzzle: Echoless-80
  • Laser: Schlager PEQ Box IV
  • Optic: Cronen Mini Pro
  • Magazine: 45-Round Mag
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  • Rear Grip: Demo-X2 Grip

Up first is the Echoless-80 muzzle which provides an increase in damage alongside some sound suppression. The choice of Schlager PEQ laser is a strange one but the faster aim-down sight speed guarantees fast reaction times in any situation.

To deal with large groups of opposition without the need to reload, the 45-round mag is the perfect attachment for the job.

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Best Warzone 2 Kastov 74u perk package and equipment

Once the best Kastov 74u attachments are ready to go, searching for a strong perk package and equipment combination is the next step to building the very best loadout. Here's what we recommend:

Perk package

Specter

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  • Double Time (Base)
  • Tracker (Base)
  • Spotter (Bonus)
  • Ghost (Ultimate)

Equipment

  • Semtex (Lethal)
  • Stun Grenade (Tactical)

Is the Kastov 74u good in Warzone 2?

For battle royale gameplay, the Kastov 74u slots into the early metagame with ease thanks to its impressive close-range and mid-range power. Depending on how other ARs perform, it may slip down the pecking order but its versatility is expected to shine through.

Assuming the Kastov 74u performs similar to how it does in Modern Warfare 2, this particular AR will act as the early frontrunner as players find their feet on Al Mazrah and attempt to establish a meta.

That's everything we know about the best Warzone 2 Kastov 74u loadout so far. Once the battle royale launches, we will update the guide with the best attachments and all there is to know about the rifle. In the meantime, check out our guide containing all the intel about the Warzone 2 release date.