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Call of Duty MW2 Best Weapons Tier List (Season 2)

With so many options, it can be challenging to pick the best weapons in Call of Duty MW2. Each gun has a variation of fire rate, magazine, and more that can ultimately change the battlefield in Modern Warfare 2.

Since different weapons can give you such a big advantage, using the best guns in the game is essential to setting yourself up for success. We’ve got you covered with the best guns available in Modern Warfare 2 ranked!

Fennec 45 – Best MW2 Ranked Guns

First up, we’ve got the Fennec 45, which most of you are probably extremely familiar with. This gun did recently get a slight nerf in the Season 2 update, however, it still is a great choice for a weapon with a fast and exceptional fire rate.

You can use the Fennec 45 in a variety of ways to slash through your opponents. It offers some of the fastest killing times in the game, which you should use to your benefit when in close or medium range of opponents. Pairing the Fennec with an assault rifle should serve you well in a game like Modern Warfare 2.


The M4 is a great choice for anyone looking to have a reliable assault rifle in Modern Warfare 2. While it is not the best AR on this list, it can come in extremely handy as it offers a wide variety of attachments and tuning that you can adjust.

One of the biggest draws of the M4 in Modern Warfare 2 is the steady fire rate and controllable recoil. It won’t require immense precision like some of the LMGs, so you won’t need to aim along the fine wire.

Best Ranked Weapons (MW2): ISO Hemlock

The ISO Hemlock has quickly become one of the best guns you can use in Modern Warfare 2. This weapon is brand new to Season 2 and was made available to unlock via the Battle Pass.

While the overall firing rate is much heftier than some of the other options on this list, it offers more damage than those. This extra damage can help kill enemies quicker than if you were to use a gun with a faster firing rate. Additionally, recoil overall is minimal so you shouldn’t have any issues lining up some shots.

PDSW 528

The PDSW 528 is a fantastic choice for an SMG in MW2. In Season 2, it has received a buff that makes the gun even better than it was before. If you’re unfamiliar with this gun, it is basically the P90.

If you elect to use this SMG, make sure to add some attachments for both optics and barrel. With the large magazine, you will be able to tear through enemies with no problem at all.

Vaznev-9K (Best MW2 Weapons)

The Vaznev-9K is an elite SMG that you can use to spray your opponents all across the battlefield. By pairing this with a longer-ranged weapon such as an AR, you can ensure you have all areas covered when fighting enemies in Modern Warfare 2.

The Vaznev-9K has a very high damage output that can easily kill enemies throughout each of the maps. Using some of the available attachments, you can pair this weapon with an amazing counterpart, like the RPK.


The RPK is one of the hottest guns available in Modern Warfare 2 right now. It is an LMG that can be modified to practically act as an assault rifle. Since this is the case, the range it has is very impressive and gives it a huge advantage against any other players using standard assault rifles.

It has a massive barrel that contains 75 bullets, with the ability to reload multiple times once the chamber is empty. If you want an AR that can do it all, look no further than the RPK.

Best MW2 Weapons: TAQ-56

The TAQ-56 is one of the best assault rifles in Modern Warfare 2. When properly equipped with attachments, you can make this gun have almost no recoil at all. No recoil means almost perfect accuracy when shooting, which is truly a game changer.

Truthfully, the only downside to this weapon is it does lack the same damage as some of the other assault rifle options or even the RPK. Regardless, this is a gun you cannot go wrong with, especially if you spec it out to have no recoil.


The Kastov-74U is arguably the best assault rifle in the game, which puts it at number one on our list of the best guns in Modern Warfare 2. If you’re looking to dominate matches this is the perfect gun for you.

This weapon is an incredible option in close-ranged combat, while also being a strong contender for medium to long-range depending on the sight you choose to equip. It can act as an SMG replacement if you’re running a Sniper build, or just a suitable AR when specked out for medium distance.

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