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Best Cold War MP5 Warzone class loadout: Attachments, Perks, Setup

Published: 1/Nov/2021 22:30 Updated: 8/Mar/2022 3:30

by James Busby


The best Cold War MP5 in Warzone loadout can give you a huge edge in firefights, especially when you kit it out with the meta attachments.  

While the Cold War MP5 may not be as popular as the OTs 9 in Warzone, this deadly SMG can still be a formidable contender. In fact, the pint-sized SMG has taken a spot amongst the top 5 best SMGs in the Verdansk.

If you’re looking to run and gun your way to victory or you’re just after an SMG that can shred through your foes, then the MP5 is a solid choice in Season 6. In order to help you get the most out of Black Ops Cold War’s MP5, we’ve put together the following loadout to dominate in the game.



Best Cold War MP5 build for Warzone

black ops cold war mp5 warzone
Activision / Treyarch
This MP5 build is lethal in short-range gunfights.


  • Muzzle: Agency Suppressor
  • Laser: Tiger Team Spotlight
  • Grip: Bruiser Grip
  • Stock: Raider Stock
  • Ammunition: STANAG 50 Rnd drum

The best Cold War MP5 loadout is all about boosting the gun’s mobility and lethality at close ranges. It may not deal much damage in mid- to long-range engagements, but it absolutely shreds when used in close-quarter firefights.

The Agency Suppressor increases the weapon’s recoil control while also completely removing the gun’s muzzle flash, making it a must for any player looking to beam down their foes with some degree of stealth.

The MP5 already has high damage and a fast TTK, so a barrel is sacrificed for attachments like the Bruiser Grip, Raider Stock, and Tiger Team Spotlight — all of which provide boosts to your mobility and ADS. Additionally, the STANAG 50 Rnd drum gives you plenty of ammunition to dismantle multiple enemies.



Best Cold War MP5 setup (Perks & equipment)

MP5 Black Ops Cold War
Activision / Treyarch
The Cold War MP5 is a decent pick in Warzone.
  • Perk 1: EOD
  • Perk 2: Overkill
  • Perk 3: Amped
  • Secondary: Cold War AK-47
  • Lethal: Semtex
  • Tactical: Heartbeat Sensor

Just like most meta Warzone loadouts in Season 6, our best MP5 loadout utilizes both EOD and Amped. Outside of Overkill, both Perks are chosen because they increase your survivability and weapon-switching quickness. After all, reloading or slowing down mid-fight can often lead to some incredibly frustrating deaths.

Meanwhile, the Overkill perk enables the use of the extremely deadly AK-47 loadout, which still remains the best Assault Rifle in Warzone Season 6 (right alongside the EM2). Lastly, both the Semtex and Heartbeat Sensor help track down nearby enemies and obliterate camping squads with deadly explosive fire.

Simply locate your target, throw in a Semtex, and rush in with your MP5 to claim a quick kill.


How to unlock the Cold War MP5 in Warzone

Black Ops Cold War MP5
Activision / Treyarch
The MP5 is one of the very first SMGs you unlock.

The Cold War MP5 is unlocked by reaching rank 4. As both Warzone and Black Ops Cold War have synced progression, you’ll be able to easily unlock this lightning-fast SMG in no time.

Of course, now you’ve got the weapon, you’ll need to kit it out with the best MP5 attachments to push it to its limits. Fortunately, the loadout above will send your enemies back to the spectator screen in no time.

Alternative Cold War SMG loadout

OTs 9 inspect attachments
The OTs9 has become one of the standout SMGs in Warzone.

While the Cold War MP5 may be incredibly fast, the OTs 9 is still the best choice in Warzone Season 6. This SMG features an amazing rate of fire, good damage, and incredibly accurate hip fire.


Not only is it a good alternative to the MP5, but it also outshines it in almost every way. If you want to use the best SMG in Warzone, then be sure to check out our OTs 9 loadout guide.

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