The Best Warzone Pacific NZ-41 Loadout | Better Than The STG

The NZ-41 didn't get a lot of attention before the Vanguard integration, but in Warzone, it's emerging as the new dominant AR. Here's the current meta attachment setup.
NZ41 Main
Looks a bit steampunk, but it hits like a truck. | © Activision Blizzard

On launch, the NZ-41 was feeling like this year's EM2. That is to say: the slow-firing, recoil-heavy AR, that hits like a truck. It was the high-skill meta; it didn't have high capacity mags, and you needed to be able to control the recoil, but in exchange, it had a great TTK. But after some serious balance changes during Season 3, they massively lowered the recoil, and now this puppy is emerging as the best AR for users of every skill level.

Note: This is a loadout specifically for Warzone. If you want to use the NZ-41 in standard MP (where ammo capacity and range are less important) then you're looking for this guide.


The Best NZ-41 Setup

NZ Set up Season 4
This is the updated build after the season 4 patch. | © Activision
ComponentAttachment
MuzzleMX Silencer
BarrelOrbweaver 360mm BC
OpticSVT-40 PU Scope 3-6x
StockLOR Mk3 SC
UnderbarrelM1941 Hand Stop
MagazineSakura 50 Round Mags
Ammo TypeLengthened
Rear GripPolymer Grip
ProficiencyDiscard
Kit

Fully Loaded

Not a lot has changed from the previous build, basically we only swapped the barrel and stock, since the previous ones got nerfed. This set up still beams people up to 200 m and has non-existent recoil. At least now, we don't have to switch the gun into full-auto, thank god for that. The other attachments are the same as before, and give us the best recoil control possible. After the STG nerfs and the bullet velocity buffs, the NZ-41 got, this is the best AR in Warzone at the moment.

The Best Secondary, Grenades & Perks for an NZ-41 Loadout

The Best Secondary Weapon for the NZ-41

Welgun Setup
This thing fries. | © Activision

The Welgun allows you to be so quick, and it has an astoundingly strong TTK, so for Season 3 it's our recommended SMG. Of course, you could just go straight for Restock and forget the second weapon, but we think it's worth taking an SMG alongside the NZ.

The Best Equipment for the NZ-41

LethalThrowing Knife
TacticalFlash

We've taken the Flash grenades, as they serve the same function (essentially) as Stuns did, but Stuns have been nerfed. And Throwing Knives are always useful in Warzone for finishing fools before they self-res.


The Best Perks for the NZ-41

Perk 1Double TIme
Perk 2Overkill

Perk 3

Amped

With the NZ-41's limited ammo capacity, and hindrance to our movement speed, we're opting for Amped and Double Time. The former so we can get that Welgun out faster when we're in a bind, and the latter to at least boost our Tac Sprint. Overkill is a necessity because it allows us to take the NZ with a secondary - and we do strongly recommend this over Ghost. At least for the first loady.

That was your complete guide to the NZ-41 in Warzone, a reliable and menacing weapon to say the least. If you're looking for tips and tricks for the new map, then this might interest you.