In Warzone 1 it would have been laughable to even suggest using a semi-auto sniper; why does a fast fire-rate help when you can one-shot down? But alas, in Warzone 2 we need multiple shots to down a target. For this reason, the Signal 50 is perhaps the best sniper available thanks to it's best-in-class fire rate.
Warzone 2.0 is a completely different animal to Warzone 1. They've taken CoD's BR in a new direction, and whether you love it or hate it, the devs seem determined to maintain many of the changes. One of the biggest, of course, is the nerf to sniper rifles. Snipers were probably too dominant in Warzone 1, but now that none of them can down a fully-plated opponent with a single headshot, they've completely fallen out of the meta.
However, if you do still want to snipe then we advise using the Signal 50. Well, if we're being really honest, we would say don't bother with sniping at all unless you have a medium or large backpack and can therefore take the sniper as a third weapon. But if you're in that situation, and you want to snipe, use the Signal 50. This weapon has a much better rate of fire than the other snipers, so you'll have a higher chance of landing that second shot before the enemy can plate up. You can find our favorite Signal build below.
- The Signal 50 is a great sniper, but it's not one of the very best weapons in Warzone 2.
The Best Attachment Setup For The Signal 50 In Warzone 2
|Unlock Requirements||Attachment Tuning|
|Muzzle||Buren Counter Ops||Victus XMR to Level 21||Recoil Smoothness (+1.00 oz) / Bullet Velocity (+0.74 in)|
|29" TV KILO-50||Signal 50 to Level 15||Recoil Steadiness (+0.40 lb) / Damage Range (+0.30 in)|
DS Farsight 11
|M13B to Level 12|
FSS Echo Stock
|Signal 50 to Level 4|
Aim Down Sight Speed (-3.60 oz) / Aiming Idle Stability (+2.10 in)
|Underbarrel||FTAC Ripper||Lachmann-762 to Level 6||Recoil Stabilization (+0.70 oz) / Aiming Idle Stability (+0.30 in)|
This is quite an unusual build for a sniper because we need to prioritize damage range and recoil control more than we ever would for a sniper in Warzone 1. The muzzle and barrel will help with the damage range, while the underbarrel and stock will help with recoil control. Of course, the optic is always your choice, but we love the new Farsight scope, and we think lovers of the Luca Bandera will love it too.
- The quickest way to unlock all these attachments is in Modern Warfare 2.
The Best Loadout For The Signal 50: Secondary, Perks & Equipment
As we said up top, you should probably have two other weapons and use the sniper as your third. But, if you can only take one other weapon, the 74u is a good candidate. Alongside the Chimera, the 74u is one of those rare and wonderful SMG/AR hybrids that have always made great sniper support weapons. It has enough handling and mobility for close-range combat, while also having the necessary stability and damage for mid-range.
- You can find a complete overview of the Kastov-74u here.
Perks (Base, Bonus & Ultimate)
We've said it before, and we'll say it again, this is the best Perk Package:
|Perk Package||Specter Package|
Double Time / Tracker
Ghost is just fantastic against UAVs, especially towards the end-game. Similarly, Double Time and Tracker are great perks for Warzone, and you'll almost always be able to take advantage of having them equipped. Sadly, Spotter is pretty situational, but you take what you're given with the new Perk Package system.
Equipment (Lethal & Tactical)
These are our favorite grenades to use with the Signal 50:
We've mixed it up a bit and gone for Drill Charges. These grenades are a ton of fun and pretty effective for flushing people out of cover, they're also particularly strong against vehicles. And alongside the Drill Charges we chose Flash Grenades, which just seem to be straight-up broken right now.
If you're looking for other weapons to use instead, or to pair with the Signal 50, you can find a complete tier list of every weapon in Warzone 2 here.
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