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Best Sniper Rifle Loadouts in Warzone Season 3 For One-Shot Headshots

Find out the best sniper rifle loadouts to use in Warzone Season 3. These powerful snipers will let you get one-shot headshot kills at any range!

Warzone Season 3 has arrived and it has brought a load of changes with it that have changed the meta of the game entirely.

Not only can you now find powerful Perks as ground loot in Warzone, but there have a number of huge weapons buffs and nerfs in the Season 3 update. Primarily, a load of powerful snipers have gotten some huge nerfs meaning they can only get one-shot kills at a closer range!

While many fans are torn on the Warzone Season 3 sniper nerfs, everyone will have to get used to them eventually.

Luckily, even if favorites like the Kar98k aren’t viable anymore, there are still plenty of great sniper loadouts that can kill with just one shot to the head in Warzone Season 3!

But first, find out every sniper rifle can kill with one headshot in Warzone Season 3!

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Best Sniper Rifle Loadouts for One-Shot Headshot Kills in Warzone Season 3


The HDR is the classic Warzone sniper rifle and it is right back in the meta after the Season 3 update. One-shot headshots at any range and a scope with a huge zoom make this perfect for long-range snipes!

  • Muzzle – Monolithic Suppressor
  • Barrel – 26.9″ HDR Pro
  • Laser – Tac Laser
  • Optic – Variable Zoom Scope
  • Stock – FTAC Stalker-Scout

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Next, the ZRG 20MM is your best option if you want to use a Black Ops Cold War sniper rifle that has one-shot headshot kills at any range. It might be a bit slow to handle but it has added bullet penetration meaning you can down enemies through walls using it.

  • Muzzle – Sound Moderator
  • Barrel – 43.9″ Combat Recon
  • Laser – SWAT 5mw Laser Sight
  • Ammunition – 5 Rnd
  • Rear Grip – Serpent Wrap

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Warzone ZRG Loadout Season 3

3-Line Rifle

Another sniper rifle entering the Warzone meta in Season 3 is the 3-Line Rifle. This overlooked weapon is now one of the best sniper loadouts in Warzone Season 3 as it can kill with just one headshot at any range.

  • Muzzle: Mercury Silencer
  • Barrel: Kovalevskaya 820mm R1MN
  • Optic: No Attachment
  • Stock: ZAC Custom MZ
  • Underbarrel: Mark VI Skeletal
  • Magazine: .30-06 20 Round Mags
  • Ammunition: Lengthened
  • Rear Grip: Leather Grip
  • Perk: Silent Focus
  • Perk 2: Deep Breath

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Best Sniper Rifle For Rebirth Island in Warzone Season 3


Finally, the Pellington is the best sniper rifle for Rebirth Island in Warzone Season 3. It has a one-shot headshot potential up to 70m which is much better than other fast snipers like the Kar98k and Swiss K31.

  • Muzzle – Wrapped Suppressor
  • Barrel – 27.2″ Combat Recon
  • Laser – SWAT 5mw Laser Sight
  • Underbarrel – Bruiser Grip
  • Rear Grip – Airborne Elastic Wrap

Also Read: Do Warzone Players Prefer Rebirth Island Over Caldera?

Best Pellington Loadout Warzone Season 3
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And those are all of the best sniper rifle loadouts you can use in Warzone Season 3. Get these in your loadout drop and you’ll be taking down enemies from across the map!

In other news, Call of Duty fans can’t help but look forward to the future of the series. Not only has Activision finally revealed the Modern Warfare 2 logo, but there is also some news about the Warzone sequel.

According to Activision, the Warzone 2 reveal is happening later this year. What’s more, it’ll show some “groundbreaking innovations” for the series!

Finally, it looks like Verdansk will return to Warzone in 2023! Fans would absolutely love to drop into the classic map again.

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