Warzone 2 secret attachment make snipers a one shot kill in Season 2

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One-shot headshot sniping is back in Warzone 2 after the Season 2 update, but it comes with a catch.

Warzone 2’s meta slightly shifted after the Season 2 update. The RPK and Fennec finally received nerfs, but players still believe the overpowered LMG still dominates on Al Mazrah and Ashika Island. Sniper rifles have yet to find a foothold in the battle royale’s meta, but the Signal 50 still received a harsh nerf.

Sniper rifles struggle to compete with other long-range options because the class no longer one-shot headshot kills. The Kar98k, HDR, and AX-50 all shined as top-tier weapons in Warzone 1, and no sniper has come close to replicating that success in the battle royale’s sequel.

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Everything might change in Season 2. The patch notes didn’t explicitly mention a change, but Incendiary Ammunition makes sniper rifles one-shot headshot kills.

Snipers receive a secret buff in Warzone 2 Season 2

Sniper may finally be back in the meta for Warzone 2 Season 2.

FaZe Testy discovered snipers can one-shot kill after the Season 2 update by using Incendiary Ammunition. The bullet type has a distinct disadvantage as it reduces damage range, bullet velocity, and bullet penetration, preventing the class from becoming too overpowered.

Testy also confirmed that snipers could only one hit kill within a specific range, just as it worked in Warzone 1.

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Warzone 2 community members had mixed reactions to the news. YouTuber JGOD wouldn’t get his hopes up, claiming, “not sure if it’s a bug or feature, so have fun before they fix it or confirm it is working as intended.”

Call of Duty stats source Warzone Loadout responded, “If it’s a feature, it’s an interesting way to approach it. Incendiary with low bullet velocity/high bullet drop and only working within a certain range. I like the concept, but they could have said something.”

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YouTuber TheTacticalBrit added, “the Victus and SP-X are the only viable ones, the MCPR should be ignored.”

Players also pointed out the LA-B as a good option, using Incdenary Ammunition.

We will provide an update once we know the exact range players can one-shot kill headshot and the best possible sniper loadout for Season 2.

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