The best MP5 Warzone setup

Try out two very different MP5 builds from Call of Duty Modern Warfare and Black Ops Cold War in Warzone to see which SMG suits you best

The Cold War MP5 in Call of Duty Warzone's preview menu

Want to know the best MP5 Warzone attachments and setup? It’s no surprise that one of the strongest submachine guns in core multiplayer is also one of the best SMGs in Warzone. Depending on how long you’ve been playing the battle royale game for, you may have access to the Modern Warfare MP5 or the Cold War MP5. These two weapons may share the same name, but they feel completely different when you start adding attachments.

The best MP5 setup largely depends on your weapon of choice. If you want to use the Modern Warfare MP5, our build focuses on improving this weapon’s mobility stat. The Cold War MP5 however focuses more on damage output and improving the gun’s effective damage range.

The best Call of Duty Cold War MP5 setup is:

  • Agency Suppressor
  • Raider Stock
  • Tiger Team Spotlight
  • Salvo 50 Rnd Fast Mag
  • Serpent Wrap

The Agency Suppressor will extend your damage range like the Monolithic. Arguably the most important trait of the Agency Suppressor is that shots won’t appear on the minimap when you fire at an opponent – this is crucial in the final stages of the game where players tend to avoid any difficult battles. The Raider Stock drastically improves the CW MP5’s mobility, though this comes at the cost of some hip fire accuracy.

This weapon can be devastating when firing at close range, so we’ve gone for the Tiger Team Spotlight to increase the weapon’s hip fire accuracy. Aiming down sights is still important, which is why we’ve included the Serpent Wrap to buff your ADS time. The Salvo 50 Rnd Fast Mag feels like a necessary addition to the CW MP5 as the stock magazines are far too small.

The best Call of Duty Modern Warfare MP5 setup is:

  • Monolithic Integral Suppressor
  • Merc Foregrip
  • 5mW Laser
  • STANAG 50 Rnd Drum
  • FTAC Collapsible

We prefer the Monolithic Integral Suppressor over the Monolithic – it’s got better velocity and improved range. The 5mW Laser will help your hip fire accuracy, allowing you to barrel around corners at full speed and land the majority of shots in close-quarters fights. The Merc Foregrip provides crucial buffs to your aim down sight speed and recoil management. Besides, the iron sights on the MP5 are so good you really don’t need an optic.

One of the MP5’s most frustrating qualities is its slow reload time and small default mag size of just 30. Equip the STANAG 50 Rnd Drum to drastically improve the SMG. Finally, the FTAC Collapsible increases the MP5’s already impressive mobility, though this does come at the cost of aiming stability and recoil control.

And that’s all you need to build the best MP5 setup in Warzone. Don’t forget to check out our best Warzone loadouts guide to find out what the meta weapons are.