Best Warzone 2 VEL 46 (MP7) loadout

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Image showing MP7 SMG on black background
Credit: Activision
November 30, 2022: There's a chance of the VEL 46 growing in popularity when Warzone 2 Season One Reloaded begins. Scroll down for the best loadout and best attachments to equip.

Throughout the history of the Call of Duty franchise, submachine guns (SMG) play an integral role when it comes to building the perfect loadout. Often featuring an incredibly fast rate of fire and high levels of mobility, SMGs dominate close-quarters combat.


Warzone 2 is out now and players continue to look for the best Warzone 2 VEL 46 loadout to use in the battle royale.

Before we reveal more on the best VEL 46 Warzone 2 loadout, check out our guides showcasing the best Warzone AR to use along with the best Warzone 2 FOV settings to gain the upper hand as soon as the game launches.

What is the best VEL 46 Warzone 2 loadout?

Attachment Name
BarrelTango 228 Barrel
Laser1MW Quick Fire Laser
StockVEL A-568 Collapsed
UnderbarrelMerc Foregrip
Rear GripZEL Combat Grip

The damage is already high on the VEL 46 so this build focuses on improving mobility to guarantee high levels of performance in close-quarters combat.

It acts as a strong secondary weapon for those looking for a weapon to accompany an assault rifle.

Is the MP7 in Warzone 2?

Technically, the MP7 does appear in Warzone 2 under a brand-new name. The popular SMG is now known as the VEL 46. Armed with a lethal rate of fire, it excels in close-range battles.

Image showing MP7 submachine gun
Credit: Activision

Best VEL 46 Warzone 2 attachments

The Warzone 2 gunsmith comes with plenty of attachments to gear any gun to suit any style of play. After plenty of testing, this set of five is more than capable of dominating the opposition.

  • Barrel: Tango 228 Barrel
  • Laser: 1MW Quick Fire Laser
  • Stock: VEL A-568 Collapsed
  • Underbarrel: Merc Foregrip
  • Rear Grip: ZLR Combat Grip

The Tango 228 barrel enhances damage range and bullet velocity while the combination of 1MW Quick Fire laser and VEL-A 568 Collapsed stock provides improvements to aim-down sight time and sprint-to-fire speed which is great when reacting to the sudden appearance of another player.

How to unlock VEL 46 in Warzone 2

Thankfully, there's no need to use any other weapons in order to unlock the VEL 46. It's unlocked automatically meaning you can use it as soon as you load into the game.

Best Warzone 2 VEL 46 perk package and equipment

Once the best VEL 46 attachments are ready for battle, choosing a perk package and equipment combination is the next step to building the perfect loadout. Here are our recommendations.

Perk package

Weapon Specialist

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

Overkill features alongside the VEL 46. To accompany the SMG, we suggest using the powerful Kastov 74u assault rifle for some additional mid-range firepower.

Is the VEL 46 good in Warzone 2?

Despite the VEL 46 possessing incredible firepower, the chances of it influencing the early meta are slim. However, it makes a fun alternative if you're looking to avoid popular weaponry.

That's all there is to know about the best Warzone 2 VEL 46 loadout. For more, check out the best Warzone 2 guns to familiarise yourself with the arsenal before you drop into the action for the first time.