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The best Warzone Origin 12 loadout

Shotguns are finally making the Warzone meta, so here's one of the best Origin 12 builds going

Warzone Origin 12 loadout

Looking for the best Warzone Origin 12 loadout? While it may be tempting to write this shotgun off as ‘decent for floor loot’ rather than a weapon suitable for the best Warzone loadout drops, shotguns are finally becoming popular and the Origin 12 is one of the best options in the game.

With the right set of attachments, the Origin 12 is capable of taking down enemies within two shots. Now that the Streetsweeper shotgun has been nerfed, the Origin 12 feels like the best option for anyone looking for a powerful, close ranged gun. Simply walk into a room spamming the trigger and you should be able to walk out with a few more kills to your name. In trio and squad games, this shotgun is one of the few weapons capable of quickly achieving a wipe.

We’ve used a few variations of this shotgun and believe we have the best Warzone Origin 12 loadout in the game. Our build adds range, accuracy, and heaps more shells to the standard Origin 12 so all you have to do is point it in the general direction of an enemy and keep pressing LMB.

The best Warzone Origin 12 loadout

The best Warzone Origin 12 loadout is:

  • Monolithic Suppressor
  • 8 Round Slug Mags
  • 5mW Laser
  • PBX Holo 7 Sight
  • Stippled Grip Tape

Obviously, you’ll want a longer range weapon to back this build up like the best Krig 6 loadout or FARA 83 loadout, but we’ll get to your options on that in a bit.

The Monolithic Suppressor increase damage range, as do the 8 Round Slug Mags. We’ve gone for the 5mW Laser to improve our hip fire accuracy, something we don’t plan on using often but will likely be forced into at times. The Stippled Grip Tape is perfect for increasing the shotgun’s mobility, providing faster aim down sight speed. Finally, the PBX Holo 7 Sight is handy as we will be aiming down the sights consistently with this weapon.

Of course, rocking up to Verdansk with nothing in your loadout but a shottie is ill-advised, so there are two ways we suggest integrating this into your loadout. The first is that you make a bespoke setup for it and hope to grab a second loadout drop in the match, but we prefer equipping Overkill as the second perk and then bringing another primary weapon into battle with us.

We have plenty of suggestions for what that other weapon should be, but you can’t go wrong with the best assault rifle in Warzone or one of the best LMGs – you’ll need something that can handle mid to long-range fights and has full-auto so you can spray somewhat indiscriminately.

For our money, the best Warzone guns to pair with the Origin 12 are the M4A1 and the MK9 Bruen. The former has exceptional damage per second stats at mid-range if you can handle a teeny bit of recoil, while the Bruen is a little less mobile, but offers some of the best ranged effectiveness for any full-auto weapon in the game with barely any damage dropoff over long distances.