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Best RPK Loadout, Tuning & Class Build in Warzone 2 Season 2 Reloaded

Warzone 2's most notorious gun is still a good option for battle royale!

The RPK got a nerf in Warzone 2 Season 2, but it is still a solid long-range choice if you use the following attachments:

Attachment TuningHow to Unlock
Lockshot KT85 (Muzzle)+0.60 ↑
+0.28 →
RPK Level 9
Schlager 3.4x (Optic)-1.58 ↓
-1.50 →
RAPP H Level 12
Heavy Support Stock (Stock)-2.00 ↓
+1.48 →
RPK Level 12
Edge-47 Grip (Underbarrel)+0.58 ↑
+0.32 →
M13B Level 16
7.62 High Velocity (Ammunition)-0.52 ↓
-1.74 ←
Kastov 762 Level 13

The RPK features in our list of best LMGs in Warzone 2, thanks to its high damage and accuracy. Pair it with one of the meta SMG builds in Warzone 2, and you’ll be prepared for gunfights at every range.

As it isn’t quite as strong as it used to be, you might also be interested to find out where the RPK ranks in our Warzone 2 weapons tier list!

Best RPK Loadout Warzone 2 Season 2
This RPK build is up to date following the Warzone 2 Season 2 Reloaded update on March 15, 2023.

Meta RPK Attachments in Warzone 2

The Lockshot KT85 is the best muzzle for the RPK in Warzone 2 as it reduces vertical recoil by 18.5% and horizontal recoil by 16.2%. 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 Schlager 3.4x, thanks to its low visual recoil and zoom level, but equip whichever optic you like the most.

The Heavy Support Stock is an extremely underrated attachment for the RPK. This is because it reduces recoil by 3%, but it also greatly increases aiming stability, reducing the visual recoil of the gun too.

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

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

Read More: Every Warzone 2 Meta Weapon Loadout Right Now

RPK Close Up Warzone 2

Best Secondary Weapon for RPK Class

When using the RPK 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 from a Loadout Drop, make sure it has the following perks and equipment:

  • Perk 1: Overkill
  • Perk 2: Double Time
  • Perk 3: Fast Hands
  • Perk 4: Ghost
  • 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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