Master the Warzone 2 Season 3 Meta: Ultimate Weapon Tier List

Written by Warzone Loadout

May 2, 2023
Get ahead in Warzone 2 Season 3 with our in-depth analysis of the current meta, featuring weapon rankings for each playstyle. Dominate the battlefield with the right weapon today

As Warzone 2 Season 3 is upon us, players are eager to learn about the evolving meta and the best weapons to dominate their matches. This article will analyze the current meta in detail, categorizing weapons into different tiers based on their performance and playstyle. This comprehensive guide will help you choose the right weapon for your preferred playstyle and give you an edge on the battlefield.

Meta Overview – Warzone 2 Season 3

Meta TierLong RangeClose RangeSniperSniper Support
Absolute MetaISO HemlockVaznev-9kMCPR-300 
MetaCronen Squall
Sakin MG38
M4
TAQ-56
STB 556
VEL 46
Lachmann Sub
Bas-P
FJX Imperium
Signal 50
Chimera
• STB 556
• Bas-P
Kastov-74U
• Vaznev-9k
• Cronen Squall
Meta PotentialKastov 762
Rapp H
• TAQ-56
RPK
MX9
PDSW 528
• Chimera
Fennec 45
KV Broadside
 • ISO Hemlock
HCR 56
M13B
Kastov 545
• TAQ-56
Very GoodP890
TAQ-V
EBR-14
RAAL MG
LA-B 330
• X13 Auto<br>• BasiliskVictus XMR• M4
• Lachmann Sub
• Kastov 762
Lachmann-556
Viable Bryson 800
Minibak
• Basilisk
X12
• LA-B 330
SP-R 208
• RPK
• Basilisk
• PDSW 528
• RPK
• X12
Others• Kastov-74U.50 GSFTAC Recon
Lockwood MK2
M16
• MX9

Absolute Meta Warzone 2 – Season 3

ISO Hemlock Warzone 2 – Long Range – Absolute Meta

Muzzle
Harbinger D20
0.99
0.65
Barrel
Fielder-T50
0.19
0.25
Optic
Aim-OP V4
-2.13
-1.65
Underbarrel
FTAC Ripper 56
0.64
0.31
Magazine
45 Round Mag

The ISO Hemlock Assault Rifle is Absolute Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Long Range playstyle.

Vaznev-9k Warzone 2 – Close Range – Absolute Meta

Muzzle
Spiral V3.5 Flash Hider
-0.48
0.28
Laser
FSS OLE-V laser
-0.37
-37.76
Stock
Markeev R7
-2.79
-1.97
Magazine
45 Round Mag
Rear Grip
True-TAC Grip
-0.54
-0.18

The Vaznev-9k SMG is Absolute Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Close Range playstyle.

MCPR-300 Warzone 2 – Sniper – Absolute Meta

Muzzle
Nilsound 90
-1.08
0.87
Barrel
22" OMX-456
0.37
0.32
Laser
FSS OLE-V laser
-0.39
-41.13
Optic
Forge TAC Delta 4
-2.32
0.75
Ammunition
.300 MAG Explosive
0.54
9
Muzzle
FTAC Reaper
-1.17
0.77
Barrel
22" OMX-456
0.37
0.32
Laser
FSS OLE-V laser
-0.39
-41.13
Stock
FSS Merc Stock
-3.1
1.55
Ammunition
.300 High Velocity
0.56
6.39

The MCPR-300 Sniper is Absolute Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Sniper playstyle.

Meta Warzone 2 – Season 3

Cronen Squall Warzone 2 – Long Range – Meta

Muzzle
Sakin Tread-40
0.62
0.3
Barrel
HR6.8 Barrel
0.41
0.22
Optic
Aim-OP V4
-2.3
-1.65
Underbarrel
FTAC Ripper 56
0.57
0.28
Magazine
50 Round Drum

The Cronen Squall Battle Rifle is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Long Range playstyle.

VEL 46 Warzone 2 – Close Range – Meta

Muzzle
Spiral V3.5 Flash Hider
-0.82
0.29
Laser
VLK LZR 7MW
-0.36
-35.98
Stock
Assault-60 Stock
-2.84
-1.7
Magazine
50 Round Mag
Rear Grip
Schlager Soldier Grip
-0.62
-0.37

The VEL 46 SMG is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Close Range playstyle.

Sakin MG38 Warzone 2 – Long Range – Meta

Muzzle
ZLR Talon 5
-0.81
0.55
Barrel
20" Bruen Silver Series
0.35
0.26
Laser
FSS OLE-V laser
-0.32
-31.26
Optic
Aim-OP V4
-1.58
-1.65
Rear Grip
Bruen G305 Grip Wrap
-0.81
-0.26

The Sakin MG38 LMG is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Long Range playstyle.

M4 Warzone 2 – Long Range – Meta

Muzzle
Harbinger D20
0.9
0.77
Barrel
Hightower 20" Barrel
0.19
0.21
Optic
Aim-OP V4
-1.45
-1.65
Underbarrel
FTAC Ripper 56
0.57
0.28
Magazine
60 Round Mag

The M4 Assault Rifle is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Long Range playstyle.

Lachmann Sub Warzone 2 – Close Range – Meta

Barrel
L38 Falcon 226MM
0.29
-0.3
Laser
VLK LZR 7MW
-0.31
-21.3
Stock
MEER Recoil-56 Factory Stock
-2.93
-1.49
Magazine
40 Round Mag
Ammunition
9MM Overpressured +P
0.55
-7.29

The Lachmann Sub SMG is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Close Range playstyle.

Chimera Warzone 2 – Sniper Support – Meta

Laser
VLK LZR 7MW
-0.35
-11.67
Optic
Cronen Mini Pro
-2.15
-2.25
Stock
TRX-56 Stock
-2.35
-0.88
Magazine
45 Round Mag
Rear Grip
D37 grip
-0.58
-0.32

The Chimera Assault Rifle is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Sniper Support playstyle.

FJX Imperium Warzone 2 – Sniper – Meta

Muzzle
Nilsound 90
-1.18
1
Barrel
Fahrenheit 29"
-0.33
0.1
Laser
VLK LZR 7MW
-0.37
-36.14
Optic
Forge TAC Delta 4
-1.61
0.75
Ammunition
.408 Explosive
0.7
9
Muzzle
FTAC Reaper
-0.44
0.81
Barrel
CEROS 29"
-0.28
0.23
Laser
VLK LZR 7MW
-0.37
-41.49
Ammunition
.408 High Velocity
0.46
6.64
Bolt
FJX Blast

The FJX Imperium Sniper is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Sniper playstyle.

STB 556 Warzone 2 – Sniper Support – Meta

Muzzle
VLK Koloss Flash Hider
-0.68
0.27
Laser
VLK LZR 7MW
-0.4
-42.46
Optic
Cronen Mini Pro
-2.24
-2.25
Magazine
42 Round Mag
Rear Grip
Bruen Q900 Grip
-0.21
-0.28

The STB 556 Assault Rifle is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Sniper Support playstyle.

Bas-P Warzone 2 – Sniper Support – Meta

Muzzle
Spiral V3.5 Flash Hider
0.88
0.3
Barrel
12" Bruen SZ-36
0.2
0.25
Optic
Cronen Mini Pro
-2.23
-2.25
Magazine
50 Round Drum
Rear Grip
D37 grip
0.73
-0.24

The Bas-P SMG is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Sniper Support playstyle.

TAQ-56 Warzone 2 – Long Range – Meta

Muzzle
Harbinger D20
0.89
0.63
Barrel
17.5" Tundra Pro Barrel
0.3
0.2
Optic
Aim-OP V4
-1.55
-1.65
Magazine
60 Round Mag
Rear Grip
FSS Combat Grip
0.62
0.33

The TAQ-56 Assault Rifle is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Long Range playstyle.

STB 556 Warzone 2 – Long Range – Meta

Muzzle
Harbinger D20
0.89
0.63
Barrel
FTAC FB20
0.14
0.25
Optic
Aim-OP V4
-2.64
-1.65
Magazine
42 Round Mag
Rear Grip
STIP-40 Grip
0.58
0.3

The STB 556 Assault Rifle is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Long Range playstyle.

Kastov-74U Warzone 2 – Sniper Support – Meta

Muzzle
VLK Koloss Flash Hider
-0.6
0.31
Laser
FSS OLE-V laser
-0.35
-35.49
Optic
Cronen Mini Pro
-2.44
-2.25
Magazine
45 Round Mag
Rear Grip
Demo-X2 Grip
-0.43
-0.32

The Kastov-74U Assault Rifle is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Sniper Support playstyle.

Vaznev-9k Warzone 2 – Sniper Support – Meta

Muzzle
Singuard MKV
0.96
0.7
Barrel
KAS-1 381MM
0.31
0.21
Optic
Cronen Mini Pro
-2.39
-2.25
Magazine
45 Round Mag
Rear Grip
Demo-X2 Grip
-0.34
-0.22

The Vaznev-9k SMG is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Sniper Support playstyle.

Bas-P Warzone 2 – Close Range – Meta

Muzzle
Spiral V3.5 Flash Hider
-0.74
0.31
Barrel
6.5" Bruen Drake
-0.32
-0.22
Laser
VLK LZR 7MW
-0.4
-39.48
Magazine
50 Round Drum
Rear Grip
D37 grip
-0.74
-0.33

The Bas-P SMG is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Close Range playstyle.

Cronen Squall Warzone 2 – Sniper Support – Meta

Muzzle
Eight-Point Flash Hider
-0.59
0.25
Laser
FSS OLE-V laser
-0.32
-41.17
Optic
Cronen Mini Pro
-2.33
-2.25
Magazine
50 Round Drum
Rear Grip
Phantom Grip
-0.76
-0.31

The Cronen Squall Battle Rifle is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Sniper Support playstyle.

Signal 50 Warzone 2 – Sniper – Meta

Muzzle
Bruen Counter-Ops
-1.06
0.87
Barrel
29" TV Kilo-50
0.4
0.21
Laser
FSS OLE-V laser
-0.39
-39.48
Stock
SO Inline
-3.35
1.32
Ammunition
.50 CAL High Velocity
0.38
6.1
Muzzle
Nilsound 90
-1.04
0.84
Laser
FSS OLE-V laser
-0.39
-39.48
Optic
Forge TAC Delta 4
-2.52
-0.75
Stock
SO Inline
-3.35
1.32
Ammunition
.50 CAL High Velocity
0.38
6.1

The Signal 50 Sniper is Meta in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Sniper playstyle.

Meta Potential Warzone 2 – Season 3

Kastov 762 Warzone 2 – Long Range – Meta Potential

Muzzle
ZLR Talon 5
0.59
0.58
Barrel
KAS-10 584MM
0.37
-0.23
Optic
Aim-OP V4
-2.31
-1.65
Underbarrel
FTAC Ripper 56
0.692
0.23
Magazine
40 Round Mag

The Kastov 762 Assault Rifle is Meta Potential in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Long Range playstyle.

PDSW 528 Warzone 2 – Close Range – Meta Potential

Laser
VLK LZR 7MW
-0.35
-32.9
Stock
Hollow Extended Stock
-3.1
-1.63
Rear Grip
Bruen Q900 Grip
-0.71
-0.32
Comb
TV Taccomb
-0.28
-0.14
Rail
Integrated Reflex Rail

The PDSW 528 SMG is Meta Potential in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Close Range playstyle.

Chimera Warzone 2 – Close Range – Meta Potential

Laser
VLK LZR 7MW
-0.35
-11.67
Stock
Ravage-8
-3.61
-1.94
Magazine
45 Round Mag
Ammunition
.300 blk overpressured +P
0.48
6.26
Rear Grip
Bruen Flash Grip
-0.65
-0.22

The Chimera Assault Rifle is Meta Potential in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Close Range playstyle.

Rapp H Warzone 2 – Long Range – Meta Potential

Muzzle
ZLR Talon 5
0.59
0.58
Laser
FSS OLE-V laser
-0.37
-37.76
Optic
Aim-OP V4
-1.57
-1.65
Underbarrel
B052 Grip
0.58
0.16
Ammunition
7.62 High Velocity
0.32
6.01

The Rapp H LMG is Meta Potential in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Long Range playstyle.

ISO Hemlock Warzone 2 – Sniper Support – Meta Potential

Barrel
Series 4-MR
-0.25
-0.22
Laser
Schlager PEQ Box IV
-0.35
-37.44
Optic
Cronen Mini Pro
-2.33
-2.25
Magazine
45 Round Mag
Rear Grip
Phantom Grip
-0.67
-0.34

The ISO Hemlock Assault Rifle is Meta Potential in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Sniper Support playstyle.

HCR 56 Warzone 2 – Long Range – Meta Potential

Muzzle
Harbinger D20
0.89
0.63
Optic
Aim-OP V4
-1.57
-1.65
Underbarrel
FTAC Ripper 56
0.55
0.17
Ammunition
5.56 High Velocity
0.41
6.52
Rear Grip
Stip-40 Grip
0.72
0.35

The HCR 56 LMG is Meta Potential in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Long Range playstyle.

Fennec 45 Warzone 2 – Close Range – Meta Potential

Muzzle
Lacerta Compensator
0.65
0.26
Laser
VLK LZR 7MW
-0.38
-25.93
Stock
Agile Assault-7
-3.1
-1.47
Underbarrel
Phase-3 Grip
0.57
-0.19
Magazine
Fennec Mag 45

The Fennec 45 SMG is Meta Potential in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Close Range playstyle.

M13B Warzone 2 – Long Range – Meta Potential

Muzzle
Harbinger D20
0.89
0.63
Barrel
14" Bruen Echelon
0.4
0.34
Optic
Aim-OP V4
-1.84
-1.65
Underbarrel
FTAC Ripper 56
0.58
0.28
Magazine
60 Round Mag

The M13B Assault Rifle is Meta Potential in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Long Range playstyle.

KV Broadside Warzone 2 – Close Range – Meta Potential

Muzzle
SA Schweigen DX
-0.68
0.84
Barrel
Gunner D20
-0.5
0.4
Stock
VLK Stockless
Magazine
25 Shell Drum
Bolt
Dashbolt 60
Barrel
Gunner D20
0.1
0.39
Stock
VLK Stockless
Magazine
25 Shell Drum
Ammunition
12 Gauge Dragon's Breath
0.7
4.3
Bolt
Dashbolt 60

The KV Broadside Shotgun is Meta Potential in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Close Range playstyle.

Kastov 545 Warzone 2 – Sniper Support – Meta Potential

Muzzle
VLK Koloss Flash Hider
-0.74
0.34
Laser
Schlager PEQ Box IV
-0.35
-43.27
Optic
Cronen Mini Pro
-2.49
-2.25
Magazine
45 Round Mag
Rear Grip
True-TAC Grip
-0.74
-0.32

The Kastov 545 Assault Rifle is Meta Potential in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Sniper Support playstyle.

RPK Warzone 2 – Long Range – Meta Potential

Muzzle
ZLR Talon 5
0.59
0.58
Laser
FSS OLE-V laser
-0.37
-37.76
Optic
Aim-OP V4
-1.57
-1.65
Underbarrel
FTAC Ripper 56
0.58
0.24
Ammunition
7.62 High Velocity
0.39
4.23

The RPK LMG is Meta Potential in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Long Range playstyle.

MX9 Warzone 2 – Close Range – Meta Potential

Muzzle
Spiral V3.5 Flash Hider
-0.61
0.26
Laser
VLK LZR 7MW
-0.45
-41.13
Magazine
32 Round Mag
Rear Grip
Bruen Q900 Grip
-0.81
-0.33
Comb
FTAC C11 Riser
0.18
-0.05

The MX9 SMG is Meta Potential in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Close Range playstyle.

TAQ-56 Warzone 2 – Sniper Support – Meta Potential

Barrel
17.5" Tundra Pro Barrel
-0.33
-0.17
Laser
FSS OLE-V laser
-0.31
-28.2
Stock
TV Cardinal
-1.74
-1.28
Magazine
40 Round Mag
Rear Grip
FSS Combat Grip
-0.3
-0.31

The TAQ-56 Assault Rifle is Meta Potential in Warzone 2 season 3 for the Sniper Support playstyle.

To truly excel in Warzone 2 Season 3, it’s important to stay informed about the evolving meta. With this comprehensive weapon tier list at your disposal, you’ll be well-equipped to dominate your matches and adapt your playstyle as the season progresses. Keep honing your skills and outsmart your opponents!