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Best Warzone PPSh class loadout: Attachments, Perks, Setup

Published: 21/May/2021 3:07 Updated: 26/May/2021 14:43

by James Busby


The PPSh is the latest gun to join the SMG class in Warzone Season 3, so find out which attachments you should be using to increase your kills in Verdansk.  

Warzone’s big Season 3 update is in full swing, which means players can finally get their hands on the PPSh. While the Season 3 update has given us a look at the new Verdansk map, added a fresh Battle Pass, and brought plenty of weapon balance changes – many CoD fans will be busy grinding out attachments for the three new guns. 

Among the three new unlockable weapons is the PPSh. This iconic WWII SMG comes packed with a lightning-fast rate of fire and decent clip size, making it one of the game’s most anticipated weapons of the new season. Whether the PPSh has what it takes to overthrow the best MAC-10 loadout remains to be seen, but with the right attachments, it can absolutely melt opponents. With recent buffs coming through in the Season 3 Reloaded update, it’s not one to overlook. 


How to unlock the PPSh in Warzone

PPSH Warzone and Cold War
Activision / Treyarch
The PPSh-41 finally makes an appearance in Warzone and Cold War.

The PPSh is unlocked by reaching Tier 15 of the Season 3 Battle Pass. As both Warzone and Black Ops Cold War have synced progression, you’ll be able to easily unlock this Russian SMG in no time. 

Of course, now you’ve got the weapon, you’ll need to kit it out with the best PPSh attachments to push it to its limits. Fortunately, we’ve got a PPSh loadout that will send your enemies back to the Gulag. 

Best PPSh build for Warzone

PPSh Warzone loadout
Activision / Treyarch
This PPSh Warzone loadout hits incredibly hard in close-quarter fights.


  • Muzzle: GRU Suppressor
  • Barrel: 15.7″ Task Force
  • Stock: Raider Stock 
  • Underbarrel: Spetsnaz Grip
  • Ammunition: 55 Rnd Drum

The PPSh’s vertical recoil can make this SMG pretty unwieldy. Compared to most others, you’re going to want to be fighting at a rather close range. As a result, our build isn’t here to try and minimze recoil. Instead, it’s best to lean into the innate flaws of the gun and buff it’s close-range potential.


Therefore, we’ve gone with the GRU Suppressor and the 15.7 Task Force Barrel to boost Bullet Velocity and Maximum Range as much as possible. This will have you beaming down targets quicker than any other possible setup. 

Meanwhile, the Raider Stock will speed up your sprint to fire time – meaning you’ll be able to remain highly mobile without having to sacrifice any kill potential. This is a great attachment for those that enjoy aggressively pushing their foes or going for those speedy flanks. 

Lastly, the 55 Rnd Drum gives you plenty of ammunition to gun down multiple foes without having to constantly reload. The PPSh can quickly chew through rounds thanks to its high rate of fire, so having a decent mag size is a must for any kill-hungry player. 


Best PPSh setup (Perks & equipment)

PPsh setup
Activision / Treyarch
The PPSh works perfectly with any meta AR.
  • Perk 1: E.O.D.
  • Perk 2: Overkill
  • Perk 3: Amped
  • Secondary: CR-56 AMAX
  • Lethal: Semtex
  • Tactical: Heartbeat Sensor

Just like most meta Warzone loadouts in Season 3, our PPSh class utilizes both EOD and Amped. Not only does this EOD help keep you safe from any explosive blasts, but Amped also enables you to quickly swap to your secondary weapon. After all, reloading mid-fight can often lead to some incredibly frustrating deaths. 

Meanwhile, the Overkill perk enables the use of the extremely deadly AMAX loadout, which still remains one of the best Assault Rifles in Warzone Season 3. While Overkill keeps you competitive across all engagement ranges, you’ll still want to pick up Ghost as soon as you can. 

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Lastly, both the Semtex and Heartbeat Sensor help track down nearby enemies and flush out pesky campers. Simply locate your target, throw in a Semtex, and rush in with your PPSh to claim another kill for your prize. 

Alternative PPSh loadout

mac 10 warzone
The MAC-10 is still one of the best SMGs in Warzone.

If you’re looking for an alternative loadout to the PPSh, check out our best MAC-10 loadout Warzone guide. This pint-sized SMG has dominated the competition since its release thanks to its high rate of fire, minimal recoil,  incredible hipfire accuracy, and ludicrous close-quarters damage. 

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