Best Warzone 2 MX9 loadout

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Warzone 2 player firing MX9 SMG
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December 2, 2022: With Season One Reloaded nearing, we've updated the best MX9 loadout and the best attachments for you to use.

Finding the best Warzone 2 MX9 loadout is a time-consuming task thanks to the huge variety of attachments on offer. Call of Duty's latest battle royale offering contains a new weapon arsenal to master and the chances of this particular SMG appearing among the best Warzone 2 SMGs are high.

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Armed with a solid rate of fire and mobility that guarantees fast movement speed, the MX9 has all the characteristics to excel in close-range engagements.

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Before we take a closer look at the best Warzone 2 MX9 loadout, don't forget to take a look at our guides highlighting the best Warzone 2 sniper rifle and all there is to know about the Warzone 2 map.

What is the best Warzone 2 MX9 loadout?

Attachment Name
Barrel508mm Rear Guard
LaserVLK LZR 7mW
Magazine32 Round Mag
CombFTAC C11 Riser
Rear GripBruen Q900 Grip

This particular build impacts levels of handling but the additional damage range and accuracy guarantee high levels of performance in those competitive mid-range engagements.

With a bit of trigger discipline, it's possible to use the MX9 at longer distances but even with minimal damage drop-off, it's more suited to close-range combat.

Best Warzone 2 MX9 attachments

The Warzone 2 gunsmith contains a wide range of attachments that are capable of transforming any weapon to suit any style of play. After spending a bit of time testing and tweaking various combinations, we've settled on a set of five that has all the key ingredients to achieve plenty of wins.

  • Barrel: 508mm Rear Guard
  • Laser: VLK LZR 7mW
  • Magazine: 32 Round Mag
  • Comb: FTAC C11 Riser
  • Rear Grip: Bruen G305 Grip Wrap

Up first is the 508mm Rear Guard which provides major boosts in damage range and bullet velocity. When engaging in a mid-range gunfight, the Bruen Q900 Grip comes with extra recoil control to ensure the bullets hit the target every single time.

Warzone 2 MX9 in gunsmith
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How to unlock MX9 in Warzone 2

The MX9 is part of the Bruen platform meaning the unlock method of the SMG is slightly different than other weapons in the arsenal. To get your hands on the SMG, you'll need to use another weapon.

In the case of the MX9, level up the STB 556 assault rifle to level 13 to unlock it. To do to this as fast as possible, we recommend using a double weapon XP or making the most of a future double XP weekend.

Best Warzone 2 MX9 perk package and equipment

Once the best MX9 attachments are ready for battle, searching for a perk package and equipment combination that provides extra damage and additional protection is the next step in building the strongest loadout. Here are our recommendations.

Perk package

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

Equipment

  • Semtex (Lethal)
  • Smoke Grenade (Tactical)

Is the MX9 good in Warzone 2?

The MX9 has all the ingredients needed for players to make an impact in mid-range engagements. The extra damage and recoil control provided by the above attachment combination means it's very easy to score plenty of kills over the course of a match. However, the SMG category features numerous weapons capable of dominating the meta so there's always a chance the MX9 falls through the cracks.

That's everything there is to know about the best Warzone 2 MX9 loadout. For more, take a look at our other guides showcasing the best Warzone 2 AR and all there is to know about upcoming Warzone 2 double XP events.