Best ZRG 20mm sniper Warzone loadout: class attachments, perks & more - Dexerto
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Best ZRG 20mm sniper Warzone loadout: class attachments, perks & more

Published: 24/May/2021 3:15 Updated: 25/May/2021 7:03

by Brad Norton

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The ZRG 20mm Sniper Rifle is among the most powerful in Warzone following the Season 3 Reloaded update. Here’s how you can set up an optimal loadout to take full advantage of the devastating weapon.

The ZRG sniper arrived in Season 2 of Black Ops Cold War and Warzone, with many top players quickly flocking to the weapon. With a relatively fast ADS speed and reliable damage output, it’s undeniably among the best picks today.

It’s relatively easy to unlock — you just need to hit two longshots in 10 different matches with snipers — and this can be done in either Cold War or Warzone.

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Once you’ve got it unlocked, you’ll want to get it leveled up and build the rifle out with the best attachments. While there are a number of solid options, here’s how we set up ours to truly get the most out of the gun.

Best ZRG 20mm sniper loadout in Warzone

New ZRG sniper rifle in black ops cold war and warzone
Activision
The  ZRG sniper was added in Season 2 of Black Ops Cold War and Warzone.

Attachments

  • Muzzle: Agency Moderator
  • Barrel: 43.9” Combat Recon
  • Laser: SWAT 5mw Laser Sight
  • Ammunition: 5 Rnd
  • Rear Grip: Airborne Elastic Wrap

The ZRG 20mm was a solid sniper at first, though a handful of changes were implemented as part of the Season 3 Reloaded patch. Some were positive upgrades while others nerfed various stats like ADS speed and Bullet Velocity. As a result, you need to build your loadout in such a way as to counter the recent nerfs.

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For starters, Bullet Velocity is essentially boosted back to its pre-nerf state with the Agency Moderator Muzzle and the 43.9″ Combat Recon Barrel. Unfortunately, this comes with a rather hefty downside to your already slower ADS speed. Therefore, two key attachments are needed to counter these effects.

Equipping the SWAT 5mw Laser Sight along with the Airborne Elastic Wrap Rear Grip will drastically improve your ADS speed. Combined, you’ll be scoping in faster than ever before, despite nerfs to stop you from doing just that.

Best ZRG 20mm sniper loadout in Warzone (Perks & Equipment)

New ZRG sniper rifle in black ops cold war and warzone
Activision
The ZRG 20mm sniper is just as effective after Season 3 Reloaded nerfs
  • Perk 1: E.O.D.
  • Perk 2: Overkill
  • Perk 3: Amped
  • Secondary: PPSh SMG
  • Lethal: Semtex
  • Tactical: Heartbeat Sensor

As for the rest of the loadout, you can’t go wrong with the typical setup. Rocking a beastly SMG like the PPSh will keep you ready for close-range fights when a sniper just won’t cut it.

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Meanwhile, Amped is there to complement a faster style of play. Allowing you to rapidly swap between weapons so you’re never stuck with one or the other for all too long. It’s a must-pick for practically any sniper-based loadout.

Last but not least, the Heartbeat Sensor is undeniably the most common pick for Tactical Equipment. Use this to your advantage whenever you’re trying to spot out enemies nearby.


That does it for our best ZRG 20mm setup in Warzone. If you think you’ve uncovered a more optimal loadout, be sure to join the conversation over on @DexertoIntel.

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