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Best SMG and Assault Rifle Combo Loadout in Warzone Season 5

Here is the best SMG and assault rifle combo loadout to use in Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5.
Here is the best SMG and assault rifle combo loadout to use in Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5. / Photo courtesy of Activision

This best SMG and Assault Rifle combo loadout in Warzone Season 5 guide is here for those who, no pun intended, are tired of playing games.

With Raven Software releasing patch after patch in recent days that have seen the AS VAL and Modern Warfare MP5 nerfed on Aug. 16, and the C58, EM2 and Krig 6 nerfed on Aug. 20, it's a good time to revisit what the most effective weapons to use on Verdansk '84 and Rebirth Island are. Here is the best SMG and assault rifle combo loadout to use in Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5.

Best SMG and Assault Rifle Combo Loadout in Warzone Season 5

Before giving the loadout, I want to preface this by saying that the current Warzone meta is as, if not the most, it's ever been deeply entrenched in the Black Ops Cold War guns. Aside from the MAC-10, the rest of the meta SMG and AR options are all from the Treyarch title, so make of that as you will.

Overall, there are several great SMG and AR options to choose from, but for the purposes of this "best" loadout, I am going to suggest the combo that is on average, giving its users the highest K/D Ratio recently, according to WZ Ranked.

1. SMG: OTs 9

OTs 9
OTs 9 / Photo courtesy of Ralston Dacanay, Activision

The OTs 9 is primed to take over the Season 5 meta, because although it isn't that popular yet with the more casual player base, it has already taken over the competitive Warzone scene. Despite having a maximum of only 40 bullets with the highest capacity ammunition attachment on, its sheer damage output and swift handling package is unmatched up close, especially after the MP5 (MW) nerf.

2. Assault Rifle: Krig 6

Krig 6
Krig 6 / Photo courtesy of Ralston Dacanay, Activision

Remaining the most popular weapon in the game by far, the Krig 6 is the easiest AR to suggest thanks to its nonexistent recoil pattern. While the Krig 6's damage values did take a decent hit, it's going to remain a superb option simply due to how easy it is to use.