Modern Warfare 2 sees the return of a Call of Duty classic, the MP5 submachine gun, though it has undergone some changes. If you want to get hold of the best Lachmann MP5 Sub loadout, here’s everything you need to know.
With Modern Warfare 2 finally in the hands of players, the game’s multiplayer meta is already beginning to take shape. There’s a huge variety of weapons to choose from, but the Lachmann MP5 Sub is already showing signs that it will be a top weapon in MW2.
The MP5 is a classic CoD weapon, and it’s extremely powerful once again thanks to its high damage output and mobility.
To ensure you’re getting the best out of this impressive weapon, here’s the best Lachmann MP5 Sub loadout in Modern Warfare 2.
- Best Lachmann MP5 Sub Modern Warfare 2 loadout
- Best Lachmann MP5 Sub Modern Warfare 2 class & Perks
- How to unlock Lachmann MP5 Sub in Modern Warfare 2
- Best alternatives to Lachmann MP5 Sub in Modern Warfare 2
Best Lachmann MP5 Sub Modern Warfare 2 loadout
- Muzzle: XTEN Razor Comp
- Barrel: L38 Falcon 226mm Barrel
- Stock: No Stock
- Ammunition: 9mm Hollow Point
- Underbarrel: Lockgrip Precision 40
- Receiver: Lachmann Sub (Lachman 556)
We kick off our best MP5 loadout with the XTEN Razor Comp Muzzle, reducing horizontal and vertical to help keep it steady in mid-range encounters. Next up we’ve got the L38 Falcon 226mm Barrel to help with mobility, buffing ADS speed dramatically.
Then we decided to go with No Stock since the faster movement speed plays to the MP5’s strengths, letting you tear across the map and rush enemies. When it comes to ammo, 9mm Hollow Point rounds give the MP5 a nice damage buff, making it even more devastating at close range.
Last up, we’ve gone for the Lockgrip Precision 40, boosting hipfire accuracy, ideal for those situations where you don’t have time to aim down the sight.
Best Lachmann MP5 Sub Modern Warfare 2 class & Perks
- Base Perk 1: Double Time
- Base Perk 2: Battle Hardened
- Bonus Perk: Fast Hands
- Ultimate Perk: Hardline
- Lethal: Semtex
- Tactical: Flash Grenades
Perk-wise, we recommend starting with Double Time to improve the duration of your sprint, and Battle Hardened to reduce the effects of any tactical equipment that comes your way.
The MP5 burns through ammo at a rapid pace, so Fast Hands will let you reload quickly so you’re never out of the action for long. Then, for the Ultimate Perk, we’ve gone for Hardline to help you earn killstreaks that can turn the tide of a match.
Alongside your Perks be sure to equip the Flash Grenade and Semtex, as blinding your enemies will grant you extra time to get your shots in, and the sticky explosives can score some easy kills.
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How to unlock Lachmann MP5 Sub in Modern Warfare 2
Thanks to the new Gunsmith system in Modern Warfare 2, unlocking the MP5 isn’t as easy as reaching a certain rank. Instead, it can be found within the Lachmann-566 weapon tree.
To unlock this classic CoD SMG you need to get the Lachmann-566 up to level 16, then you’ll be able to swap out the Receiver to the Lachmann Sub.
Best alternatives to Lachmann MP5 Sub in Modern Warfare 2
If the MP5 isn’t doing the business in Modern Warfare 2, but you want to stick with a close-range SMG, then the FSS Hurricane is the best bet.
However, if you want something more versatile, you can’t go wrong with the M4 Assault Rifle to stay competitive at all distances.
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