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Warzone Pistol Tier List September 2022

DBLTAP's pistol tier list for Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5, updated for September 2022.
DBLTAP's pistol tier list for Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5, updated for September 2022. / Image courtesy of Activision/Screenshot: Ralston Dacanay

Our Warzone pistol tier list for September 2022 is here to go over which of the sidearms are the best to use now that the new meta has settled down a bit once again after the launch of Raven Software's latest major balancing update.

Since the initial Season 5 patch, Warzone players almost surprisingly haven't seen any weapon nerfs and buffs made just yet. However, that's not to say that the meta still isn't continuing to evolve. As such, here is how the pistols stack up in Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5 in September 2022.

September 2022 Warzone Pistol Rankings

S Tier

1911 (VG)
1911 (VG) / Image courtesy of Activision/Screenshot: Ralston Dacanay

Making up the S Tier are the two pistols that surprisingly hold decent utility for those who care to carry them in Caldera, Rebirth Island and Fortune's Keep. Both the AMP63 and Vanguard 1911 are phenomenal value picks thanks to their full-auto capabilities.

A Tier

Diamatti
Diamatti / Image courtesy of Activision/Screenshot: Ralston Dacanay

The Verdansk era's beloved pair of akimbo burst-firing handguns that come in clutch in close combat, the Diamatti and Renetti still remain solid options in the A Tier. Additionally, the Sykov and Top Break fall in line here thanks to their competitive stats.

B Tier

Machine Pistol
Machine Pistol / Image courtesy of Ralston Dacanay, Activision

In the B Tier are four pistols that sit lower in the list due to them simply being lackluster. It's best to use all of these akimbo-style, but they won't pack that broken punch that would make them more popular.

C Tier

RATT
RATT / Image courtesy of Ralston Dacanay, Activision

Lastly, in the C Tier are a handful of pistols that will likely be nothing to write home about throughout the Warzone Pacific era. Unfortunately, this also now includes the new Valois Revolver, which has proven to be less than ideal performance-wise.


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