Best Warzone Grau 5.56 class loadout: Attachments, Perks, Setup


Modern Warfare’s Grau 5.56 may have retaken the throne as Warzone’s best AR, and when this deadly class is kitted out with the best loadout attachments, it can rule supreme in Season 5.

Despite being released back in March of 2020, the Grau still stacks up against the best ARs in Warzone. Season 5 shook up the meta, nerfing the KG M40, and AS44, while significantly buffing the old and reliable AR.

With its clean ironsight, fantastic accuracy, and decent damage, the Grau is capable of melting even the most well-armored foes when combined with an optimal loadout. In order to help you get the most out of the Grau in the game’s various battle royale modes, we’ve made a lethal no recoil loadout.

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Best Grau loadout for Warzone 

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The Grau is still a great AR pick in Warzone.

Best Grau attachments

  • Muzzle: Monolithic Suppressor
  • Barrel: Tempus 26.4″ Archangel
  • Optic: VLK 3.0x Optic
  • Underbarrel: Commando Foregrip
  • Ammunition: 60 Round Mags

As the gun stats suggest, this Grau 5.56 build is all about maximizing accuracy, range, and control. First up, is the Monolithic suppressor and Tempus 26.4″ Archangel. Both these attachments increase Grau’s damage range, while also adding recoil control and bullet velocity. 

This extra precision is especially useful as it allows us to use the VLK 3.0x Optic, which gives excellent magnification for mid-range engagements — an area that is important when playing on Caldera.

The added sound suppression also stops you from appearing on the minimap, giving you an added element of surprise when beaming your foes. Pair this with the aiming stability/recoil control from the Commando Foregrip and you have a recipe for success.

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The added sound suppression also stops you from appearing on the minimap, giving you an added element of surprise when beaming your foes. Pair this with the aiming stability/recoil control from the Commando Foregrip and you have a recipe for success. 

Lastly, the 60 Round Mags keep your ammo levels healthy throughout even the fiercest of firefights. This ensures you can continually barrage your foes without having to rely on your secondary or ground loot during later stages of the game. 

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Best Grau setup (Perks & equipment)

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This loadout can get you out of most situations.
  • First Perk: E.O.D.
  • Second Perk: Overkill
  • Third Perk: Amped
  • Secondary: PPSh-41
  • Lethal: Semtex
  • Tactical: Heartbeat Sensor

It’s important to mention for this class and all other Warzone loadouts that having Amped is crucial. This is because it greatly speeds up your weapon swap animation.

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While you could switch out Overkill for Ghost, the close-quarter kill potential offered from the PPSh-41 is just too good to give up. Having this top-tier SMG in your back pocket alongside the Grau will make you a force to be reckoned with.

Meanwhile, the first perk can either be E.O.D. or Double Time. E.O.D. is great at keeping you safe from enemy explosives, while Double Time enables you to tear across Caldera at breakneck speed. Of course, these perks will largely depend on personal preference, but these are statistically the best choices.

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How to unlock the Grau in Warzone 

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The Grau was introduced in Modern Warfare’s Season 2 Battle Pass.

In order to add the Grau to your arsenal, you’ll need to eliminate five players with an assault rifle in a minute, 25 times. This challenge is not easy to pull off in Warzone, particularly when many of your opponents will be kitted out with armor plates.

Instead, it’s best to head on over to standard multiplayer where you can take advantage of the quicker TTK. Smaller maps like Shipment will also help speed this process up even further, so consider waiting for these maps to appear in your playlist.

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Alternative Grau loadout

The Grau is known for its hyper-aggressive playstyle thanks to its incredibly fast ADS, decent mobility, and highly precise firing pattern. This makes it particularly potent in close-to-mid-range firefights. If you want something with a little more range, the KG M40 may be the weapon for you.

While the KG M40 may have recently received a nerf its overall damage and ease of use are currently unparalleled in Warzone. You can check out our best KG M40 loadout right here

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So, there you have it, the best Grau loadout you can use in Warzone. Make sure to check out our Call of Duty page and guides below for all the latest updates

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