The RPK isn’t quite as powerful as it once was in Warzone 2, but it is still a solid long-range choice if you use the following loadout:

Attachment TuningHow to Unlock
TY-LR8 (Muzzle)+0.65 ↑
+0.18 →
SA-B 50 Level 17
AIM OP-V4 (Optic)-1.58 ↓
-1.65 →
BAS-P Level 5
FTAC Ripper 56 (Underbarrel)+0.54 ↑
+0.32 →
Lachmann-762 Level 6
7.62 High Velocity (Ammunition)-0.52 ↓
-1.74 ←
Kastov 762 Level 13
Demo-X2 Grip (Rear Grip)+0.48 ↑
+0.16 →
RPK Level 18
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Best RPK Loadout Warzone 2 Season 5
This RPK build is up to date following the Warzone 2 Season 6 update on September 27, 2023.

Meta RPK Attachments in Warzone 2

The TY-LR8 is the best muzzle for the RPK in Warzone 2 as it reduces horizontal recoil more than any other barrel. If you haven’t unlocked this yet, then the Sakin Tread-40 and Bore-490 are also good options.

Our favorite optic for the RPK is the AIM OP-V4, thanks to its low visual recoil, but equip whichever optic you like the most.

We have opted for the FTAC Ripper 56 over other good underbarrels like the Edge-47 Grip and Lockgrip Precision 40 as it doesn’t reduce your movement speed. Additionally, it reduces vertical and horizontal recoil by 4%.

Next, the 7.62 High Velocity ammunition gives you more accuracy at long range by increasing the RPK’s bullet velocity by 44%.

Finally, the Demo-X2 Grip is an extremely underrated attachment for the RPK. This is because it reduces recoil without slowing down your ADS time.

RPK Close Up Warzone 2

Best Secondary Weapon for RPK Class

When using an RPK loadout in Warzone 2, you’ll also want to be carrying a powerful SMG to cover you in short-range gunfights. These are the ones we recommend:

Best Perk Package & Equipment for RPK Loadout

If you’re picking up an RPK loadout, make sure it has the following perks and equipment:

  • Perk 1: Overkill
  • Perk 2: Double Time
  • Perk 3: Fast Hands
  • Perk 4: High Alert
  • Tactical: Smoke Grenade
  • Lethal: Semtex

Best RPK Alternatives in Warzone 2

The best alternatives to the RPK in Warzone 2 are other LMGs or assault rifles that are great at long-range thanks to their damage and accuracy.

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