Call of Duty MW3: What are the best weapon loadouts?

We have put together the best loadouts for COD MW3 for you that you definitely shouldn't miss!

There are many weapons to choose from in Modern Warfare 3. With these weapons including familiar favorites from Modern Warfare 2 and several new additions, it can be difficult to find the best ones. The first season has led to a better understanding of the new meta, and we're focusing on the new weapons in Modern Warfare 3. Although many weapons from Modern Warfare 2 are still strong, the community is currently leaning towards the latest additions. In Modern Warfare 3, effective loadouts are crucial to winning matches. While individual skills are necessary, the right weapons and equipment can make a significant difference in crucial moments. As the game develops, the weapon meta may continually change. If you don't want to be left behind, you should definitely stay up to date on what the best loadouts are currently. Here are the most powerful weapons in MW3.

MCW (assault rifle)

The MCW stands out as our top pick for the best weapon in MW3 and shines in run-and-gun scenarios. The minimal recoil ensures that all three shots from the burst consistently hit the same target, making it a formidable choice for quickly taking out multiple enemies.

MCW, available at rank 44, is essentially the ACR from previous Modern Warfare installments. In Modern Warfare 3, it stands out as a highly reliable fully automatic assault rifle with consistent range, recoil and damage.

Unlocking its full potential, the MCW can be transformed into a precision instrument with the right attachments, transforming into a virtual laser beam.

In the hands of experienced players, the MCW has the potential to completely change the course of firefights, providing a versatile and powerful option on the battlefield. With the right combination of attachments, our MCW equipment is designed to optimize the performance of the weapon. Here is the best equipment for the MCW.


  • Mouth: Casus Brake
  • Sight: MK.23 Reflector
  • Grip: RB Talon-X3 Grip
  • Run: Second Line Mammoth Heavy
  • Lower reaches: Chewk Angled Grip

Equipment and Perks

  • Primary: Ask Grenade
  • Tactical: Flash Grenade
  • Field Equipment: Ammunition Box
  • Perks: Quick-Grip Gloves, Stalker Boots, EOD Padding, Bone Conduction Headset

XRK Stalker (sniper rifle)

Introduced with the Season 1 Battle Pass, the XRK Stalker has the potential to revive the glory days of quickscoping when equipped with specific attachments.

With its debut in Season 1, the XRK Stalker has emerged as the top sniper rifle in Modern Warfare 3, surpassing the Katt-AMR. The XRK offers higher damage and better mobility, making it the preferred choice for Quickscopers.

Here is the best XRK Stalker gear in MW3. This equipment helps you maximize the performance of the sniper rifle and allows you to draw the weapon quickly for single kills.


  • Barrel: Handler LKP Short Barrel
  • Laser: FSS OLE-V Laser
  • Shaft: No shaft
  • Bolt: XRK Stalker Light Bolt
  • Grip: XRK Stalker Factory Grip

Equipment and Perks

  • Primary: Ask Grenade
  • Tactical: Stun Grenade
  • Field Equipment: Trophy System
  • Perks: Demolition Vest, Quick-Grip Gloves, Climbing Boots, Mission Control Comlink

Use the Trophy System to create a safe zone so that you are protected from enemy grenades and explosives. The Mission Control Comlink helps maintain killstreaks, while the Quick-Grip Gloves allow for a quick switch to the secondary weapon when the situation becomes challenging. This gear improves your quick aiming skills and provides a well-rounded kit for various situations.