Best Warzone 2 M13B loadout

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May 24, 2023: Season 3 Reloaded is nearing its end and we've adjusted the best M13B loadout to reflect the current meta.

As players continue dropping into Warzone 2, the chances of the best Warzone 2 M13B loadout making an impact in Season 3 Reloaded are high as the meta continues to change.

As the name suggests, the M13B shares a number of similarities with the M13 which featured in the first iteration of Warzone. Armed with a fast rate of fire and moderate recoil levels, there are plenty of attachments you can use to transform it into one of the very best ARs.

Before we take a closer look at the best Warzone 2 M13B loadout, check out our guides showcasing the best Warzone 2 SMG and all there is to know about Warzone 2 ranked play and the rewards you can earn before Season 4 begins.

What is the best Warzone 2 M13B loadout?

  • Barrel: 14" Bruen Echelon
  • Optic: SZ Holotherm
  • Underbarrel: FTAC Ripper 56
  • Ammunition: 5.56 High Velocity
  • Magazine: 60 Round Mag

This build provides major enhancements to recoil, bullet velocity, and damage range which comes in handy in mid-range engagements.

With some trigger discipline, it's easy to maintain high damage output at even further distances too.

Best Warzone 2 M13B attachments

The Warzone 2 gunsmith contains a vast selection of attachments that are capable of improving the performance of any weapon in the arsenal. After unlocking the M13B, this set of five is excellent when it comes to guaranteeing impressive mid-range firepower for the rest of Season 3 Reloaded.

  • Barrel: 14" Bruen Echelon
  • Optic: SZ Holotherm
  • Underbarrel: FTAC Ripper 56
  • Ammunition: 5.56 High Velocity
  • Magazine: 60 Round Mag

This set of attachments does wonders when it comes to improving mid-range performance. Arguably the star of the show is the 60-round mag which gives you the ability to tackle multiple enemies without having to reload.

The ability to see through smoke grenades thanks to the SZ Holotherm optic is also very useful when scouting for opponents looking to make a sneaky rotation into the final circle.

M13B assault rifle in Warzone 2 gunsmith
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How to unlock M13B in Warzone 2

To unlock, purchase a store bundle or by completing a DMZ challenge. Here's the DMZ requirement:

"Unlock by defeating The Chemist in the Radiation Zone of DMZ and extracting his dropped weapon."

Best Warzone 2 M13B perk package and equipment

After equipping the best M13B attachments, finding a perk package and equipment selection capable of improving performance even further is the next step to building the best loadout. Here are our recommendations.

Perk package

  • Base Perk: Double Time
  • Base Perk: Bomb Squad
  • Bonus Perk: Resupply
  • Ultimate Perk: High Alert


  • Semtex (Lethal)
  • Stim (Tactical)

Is the M13B good in Modern Warfare 2?

With this set of attachments equipped, the M13B is a very strong assault rifle to use in Warzone 2. However, with plenty of stiff competition in the category, it may not squeeze into the current meta. There's always a chance it skyrockets in popularity once players realise its incredible versatility.

That's all there is to know about the best Warzone 2 M13B loadout. For more, check out our guides containing intel on the next Warzone 2 double XP event and all there is to know about the best Warzone 2 sniper rifle.

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