FaZe Swagg shows off new “meta” AK74u Warzone loadout

Swagg's AK74u class in Warzone season 3Activision/YouTube: Swagg

FaZe Clan’s Swagg has shown off his new AK74u loadout to dominate in Verdansk, and it could be set to shift the Warzone meta.

Swagg is one of the most successful Warzone players in the world, regularly popping off in tournaments and single-handedly destroying lobbies alongside some of the best players out there.

With the launch of Season 3, developers Raven Software have actually put the game in a solid position where there are a huge variety of viable weapons to win matches with, really opening the meta out to different players and playstyles.

Now, the Black Ops Cold War AK74u could be set to pop up more across Verdansk if Swagg’s gameplay is anything to go by.

The AK74u is a great option in Cold War, and it could be sneaking into the Warzone meta too.

Swagg’s AK74u Warzone class

The Cold War SMG dominates competitive play in the CDL, with the likes of Atlanta FaZe’s Chris ‘Simp’ Lehr showing off his dominant multiplayer build.

So, with top players seeking out the best new weapons to use and seeing how open the meta really is, Swagg’s given this AK74u a run-out — and it looks like it could be seriously impressive.


  • Muzzle: GRU Suppressor
  • Barrel: 8.4” Rifled
  • Underbarrel: Spetsnaz Grip
  • Ammunition: VDV 50 Rnd Fast Mag
  • Stock: KGB Skeletal Stock

The AK74u isn’t particularly common in Warzone, with most players in Season 3 opting for a Mac 10 or Modern Warfare’s MP5. That said, with how open the meta currently is, it’s definitely worth trying out and seeing how the 74u feels, especially considering how well Swagg plays with it.

So load into Warzone, take the AK74u into Verdansk, and see how you feel about it. If it can compete with the best SMGs up close, this could be a great differential weapon to catch your opponents by surprise.