Right now, every Warzone player is talking about the Black Ops Cold War variant, but it’s the best Modern Warfare AK-47 that’s set to replace the AMAX in Season 3.
In Warzone Season 3, every weapon feels like it’s balanced – at least more than it has in the past. Raven Software is doing a great job with the recent patch notes, and the developer is clearly learning from past mistakes.
Now, the Warzone developer is even sharing which guns will be nerfed next in Season 3. And with the popular AMAX on that list, players are racing to find a replacement for the assault rifle.
Although NICKMERCS believes he’s found the best gun in Warzone after the AMAX nerf, he’s not the only one. And, with some in-depth analysis, it looks like the replacement for the AMAX could be the AK-47.
Bear in mind, the best Black Ops Cold War AK-47 loadout is the king of short-range in Warzone. However, the Modern Warfare AK is an exceptional long-range weapon.
AK-47 Is the Best Long-Range Assault Rifle in Warzone
Considering that the AMAX will soon be taken down a peg or two, the AK-47 may soon be the best long-range assault rifle in Warzone.
As of the time of writing, the AMAX performs very similarly to the Modern Warfare AK-47 but outclasses it overall. However, once the overpowered assault rifle gets its nerf, it’s likely that the AK-47 will become the new meta.
In a new video analysis, Gun Doctor P4wnyhof points out that the AK-47 has a maximum bullet velocity of 1300, far exceeding the AMAX at 950. Otherwise, the two guns have much the same base damage stats, with the AMAX having a slightly higher fire rate.
And by sticking a Compensator on the AK-47 muzzle, you can actually manage the gun’s recoil, turning it into a “laser beam AK-47.” This isn’t the first time we’ve seen people choosing not to run the Suppressor in the new Warzone Season 3 meta!
Partner this Modern Warfare long-range variant with the new best AK-47 (Cold War) class for the ultimate Warzone loadout.
Best AK-47 (Modern Warfare) Loadout in Warzone Season 3
Muzzle: Compensator (or Monolithic Suppressor if you’re confident handling recoil)
Barrel: 23.0″ Romanian
Laser: Tac Laser
Optic: Canted Hybrid
Ammunition: 75 Round Drum Mags
P4wnyhof does recommend swapping the extra magazine size out for the Rubberized Grip Tape if you’re more of a Solos fan. However, Warzone Solos needs this huge change to be playable in Season 3!
Developer Raven Software is warning players that a nerf is coming to this common Warzone weapon in the next update! But Raven isn’t the only company on the job, as Warzone has a new developer in Season 3.