Best Weapons in Modern Warfare 2


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Clearly best gun in the game, only flaw is ammo but scavenger or extended mags can remove that flaw leaving the scar unbeatable, regardless range its recoil is almost 0%, the acr compared to scar is pretty good, its just the acr has low damage and takes too long to kill, especially medium-short range
Tied with the TAR-21 for damage but more accurate and unlocked earlier in the game, very powerful rifle in the right hands
This is the best weapon because it has very high accuracy, very high damage very low recoil, and moderate fire rate. It is best with extended mags. The only problem is that you will need scavenger if you want attachments on it because it only comes with 60 rounds (3 magazines). (:
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Best gun in the game in my opinion. Extremely accurate, very rapid, easy to kill with. The only thing that could make it better is more damage
Awesome gun, has great accuracy, easy to fire, and has great range. The only problem is its for people who are a very high level, but that shows haw good it is.
Although the ACR has relatively low damage, the incredibly low recoil will ensure that more shots will hit, allowing very quick kills. Its recoil is so low, it fact, that it can easily be fired full-auto at long range and still hit with most of the rounds. It is extremely reliable and is useful in just about every possible in-game scenario.
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Nothing beats the thrill of a one shot one kill, or a good trick shot!
Plus, sniping with an intervention is for pros. Barrettes are for noobs.


I love owning people with this gun. I quick scope, no scope, and hard scope all round best


Quick scope, hard scope, jump scope, switch scope, any scope this gun is very well able of doing its 1 shot kill 82 percent of the time 96 with FMJ's and is a very well rounded gun with a close range secondary this can be nuke capable as I've proved 20 or so times
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This is by far the Best gun I have ever used in the history of video games. I know that the fire rate is really cheesy, but the damage it does is wicked. The not I can understand the scar being the best, but the car? Seriously? I I just can't understand that.
This is the most greatest and powerfulest gun I ever used. In mw3 I was on 2nd prestige because of this gun. Then I started playing mw2. I vote 4 the best guns ever, and this is 1 of them strongest. I know that its very hard 2 unlock cause its so good.
It is been the best gun since modern warfare I lie using a silencer and FMJ a silencer seems to reduce recoil a lot and FMJ allows the gun to sometimes have one hit kills the downfall is no grip.
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The weapon has high firing rate. It also has one of the best iron sights and has the best accuracy and damage possible. It also very powerful and can damage enemies at any distance. Also can be handled easily.
UMP45 is the best all-round gun in the game. It's unlocked early and it owns at close range, and still has good damage at long.
My favorite weapon, very powerful with low recoil. Is also good with silencer.


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PRO: Superb range, high damage.
CON: Pump action.
OVERALL: 9.1/10


The SPAS is a all-around good gun for sure the best shotgun in the game.
Sprays hard, long range, pump action but fast shooting, lots o ammo, and one shot kill at any range, beast gun and its secondary. All the things that my penis has
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The Tar-21 is a brilliant gun for long, medium and short range. The damage is superb and people who say tat it has bad recoil it doesn't really matter because once youve got the aim on your enemy they'll be dead in a sec. Plus it's iron sightsare great which is a good advantage!
it does the most damage per second so anyone who doesn't pick the tar is mathematically wrong. not to mention is does the same damage as the scar but has a longer clip. it also has the mars scope for better accuracy and with silencer there is very little recoil
This is my favorite gun in the game but not the best. It's very accurate, has the most damage per second, and looks cool haha. The Tar just owns in every aspect and I've gotten over 20 nukes with just this gun in one night. Best attachment is holo sights, FMJ, and silencer.


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If you master it, its the only weapon the is great at short, medium and long range. Its great with a silencer and fmj because its the only weapon the suffers very little from the use of a silencer.
Two hit kill w/ stopping power. Be sure NOT to use silencer because it really sucks. If you have a decent trigger finger or mod you should be able to do very good with this gun. Best attachment holographic, red dot, or extended mags. Its shotgun attachment can really rape on hardcore as it can shoot the farthest of any shotgun.


With holographic sights, and without Stopping power, it's still a 2 hit kill. You can use nooby second perks like cold blooded pro, danger close etc.
BEST GUN in mw2!
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9M4 Carbine
this gun is the first you get and is easy to get good with. even without slate of hand on this still does not take long to reload. I use Red dot all though the iron sights rock.
perks I use slate of hand pro, hard line pro (because there is no need for stopping power) ninja pro because I can sneak in and kill and heart beat sensors are the stupidest thing in the game so I don't like getting killed by them.
For all the people who use the acr, use probably haven't tried the m4a1. It has the 3rd best accuracy next to acr and the famas. The m4 is a lot faster than the acr but the acr has a slight difference of accuracy. The m4a1 rocks in mw2.
Hands down best gun in the whole Call of Duty franchise very early unlock low recoil superb range and great damage top any gun in the game the scar doesn't have enough bullets per clip and the acr doesn't have enough damage best gun in Call of Duty history
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10Barret .50cal
barret rips mofo's up with a thermal and FMJ
1 This Gun Is U.S. Army Weapon too! Its U.S. infactory Soliders only too! by the Military Police too!


the barret is amazing one shot one kill add me on ps3 staber2009
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The Contenders

RPD= extreme power and perfect accuracy if fired similiar to the FAL. Hip fire mows down enemies like a shotgun with steady aim perk. Great gun to shoot through walls with. Shoots through cement blocks with fmj added. single shot kill in hardcore. Thermal scope is near perfect after a little practice and technique.
It's simply the best. Bursting this gun makes it a true winner. A 2 hit kill at all ranges with SP, best iron sight in the game, 100 round clip and it looks cool. The RPD is a winner.
Killer gun for mowing lots of foes! I Great open sights. With just a gip its beast.
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How is this not THE BEST weapon! It easily is the strongest, most efficient assault rifle. I must admit, you actually have to be good at aiming to use the gun which most Call of Duty players aren't. That's why everyone calls it a "noob gun", because they get ripped on by it yet can't use it themselves. Sub Machine guns are noob weapons.
It's a beast. You need some skill to use the bursts and aim quickly. When used properly, this lovely looking gun kills faster (and over longer range) than scar, tar, acr, ump, etc.
Another three round burst gun basically the same as the M16A4. Best attchment anything really but red dot owns.


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13Model 1887
People say the spas-12 has more range. But I tested the model, and it beat the spas-12 by a long shot! AKIMBO? Beast! Double the power, and this is most usefull at rust. Because the level is small. No doubt that you will be in First, Second, or Third because the model is the best shotgun ever made in " Call Of Duty Modern Warfare 2!


since the patch, not as good as they used to be, but still strong, and actually has better range with a single Model 1887 without fmj
insane range and best accuracy of ALL shotguns very powerful what more can you ask
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14M93 Raffica

PRO: Pretty strong, extremely fast reload and very low recoil.
CON: Bad iron sight, low magazine size and 3 round burst.
OVERALL: 8.4/10


This gun I owe about 50K kills, I use this gun with AKIMBO's more than any gun it is so extremely difficult to get the draw on in close-mid range combat that not even old models can touch it, In my mind number two but I'm a good critic so I'll stick to the rating rules


It is overlooked but has Thea fast rate of fire and low recoil.

Way too many people overlook this gun and it is one of my favorites because of its overall usability its fire rate = with damage with moderate accuracy is fairly simple to use yet so deadly

If this was a assault riffle it would be number one, I think it should be but its not mot choice any gun with perfect accuracy and two shot kill is godly in my mind
With lightweight, this is unstoppable, its a complete monster, can call anything and anyone and has exceptional range
AUG HBAR Is so good if you use it correctly

Guys, you'll drop anyone with this little beauty. Quick as hell on the trigger and low recoil. Half decent aiming and YOU WILL DESTROY. Like, you could snipe with this thing if you put a scope on it. Put me in a fight with the best Call of Duty player with ACR and give me the USP, erry time I win. This gun doesn't even need your number one spot, 'cause it know's y'all is ignant, 'cause the USP is your answer to everything! Zombie apocalypse? USP! Terrorist threat? USP. Hey baby, can you give me the good lovin'? Hell yeah, 'CAUSE I GOT MY damn USP!
It is awesome in the right hands. I get like half my kills every game with it


Tac-Knife is probably the best on this

M16A4 with Grenade launcher, heartbeat sensor
Striker with red dot site, grip
Bling pro
Stopping power pro (or any, I usually just use this)
Commando pro
I don't even need to use the nuke, my average is 35/2 in a game
This gun is awesome on Wasteland Map with stopping power, red dot and silencer. Camp just in front of machine gun pit and take down those suckers at distance and mid range. Usually get at highest kill / death ration on this map if not win.
I suck at this game, but since getting this gun I get about 5 kills per match rather than the 1 or 2 from martyr grenades. Great at long range with red dot. So-so in close quarters.
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This thing is good to use but that does not mean you can call it in anytime you want you must be vary skilled in combat. Ends the game when you use it. Hard to get the killstreeks

Basically kills everyone on the map, very good weapon.

21L86 LSW
Awesome LMG, great for noobs, has decent accuracy and recoil, and quite fast reload for an LMG. Its only downsides are its weight and weird iron sights, however it can both be dealt with. Just use the Lightweight perk and Red dot/ACOG sight.

22M21 EBR
Perfect Accuracy, no recoil and a 1 shot kill with SP.
HOW is this so low? It's the best sniper ever, kind of like the FAL

Good gun, can sometimes kill as quick as the ump but other times cant kill at all it seems. It has a huge clip size and can dominate in ground war on close quarters maps. Best attachment is the silencer, red dot, and akimbo, yes akimbo is very good on it.


PRO: High damage, large magazine size and accurate.
CON: Moderate recoil and slow reload.
OVERALL: 8.7/10


It has rapid fire, and can easily kill people. It has good accuracy, and just for some reason, it's extremely fun to shoot this gun.
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IDanger close coupled with scavenger takes the RPG-7 to its maximum potential not an effective long range launcher, but excellent at clearing out small areas such as bunkers and such

RPG I love it it can kill a guy ten feet away!

I always use it escpecailly if people use riot shields so funny
semtex owns all! it has HUGE damage radius, and is great for trapping people behind walls, (etc) it is a POWERFUL grenade, it is definitely the best gernade by far. I like to mess up peoples games by just running into groups of people with it!

26Throwing Knife
Best way to get muli kills

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It has lots of damage but a short accruary and good for s&d &headquarts & free fo al

Best gun in the game it takes 2 bullets to kill it's the most overpowered it's fully automatic high damage good accuracy. Now here's a secret to getting a nuke get PP-2000 put silencer and extended mags. This gun is awesome. PRO: High damage, accuracy, best to use silencer iron sight is good to best gun in the game
Space monkey225 on xbox live:Good gun it is a good secondery it is probley
best with red dot sight thanks for reading guys.


No one uses this gun but once you get akimbo it is amazing, I have gotten so many headshots with it even though it has a lot of recoil. Its a secondary weapon and unlocked at a low level please just try it.


With superb accuracy and 30 rounds(extended mag) this gun is unstoppable at close-mid range, even against assault rifles. I have achieved 10:1 kill:death ratio when using only this pistol. NEVER UNDERESTIMATE LITTLE GUNS, THEY ARE awesome!
I just love this gun I don't know why it's just awesome!


I am a really good sniper in this game. I use this because it is good accuracy, great for shooting quickly, and I am always the bad team because the WA2000 gives you the proper suit every time.


This gun is awesome as a secondary for someone who likes to camp.

Yeah I agree with that weapon 1st rapid fire 2nd good at medium range It'll be more accurate if I use the ACOG 3rd large magazine especially when use the extended magazine and will be the most powerful weapon if use the FMJ

One of the bestn SMG's in the world

It ends the gong game and gives yu 6 kills


Its as big as my dick

40Predator Drone
This is undoutably the most deadly and lethal weapon. It wipes out convoys, SAM infintry tanks. The best part it anialates enemies. It sends them flying


42Riot Shield
Well, since getting the game and being at level 60 now, I have mainly used the riot shield. Mainly in which is because I have always drawn towards defense instead of offense. They even say the better the defense the better the offense. Having protection is never a bad thing. Amongst what a lot of people say about the riot shield is true, people online will make fun of you, but when you are putting them to shame, you can start making fun of them. Its all about tactics, which is why I like it. I'm a very tactical minded guy. But, the best thing in which the riot shield comes handy is in team deathmatches. You can be a vital asset to your team, don't just think about yourself and think that because you don't rack up the most scores you suck, it's all of eaches part. As the shielder you are the safe guard for the whole team, they rely on you to take the sentry gun hits while they take it out, they rely on you when there are a room of about four or five enemies and you go in first and they are all focused on you while your team takes them out. But, don't worry about not getting any kills, if you equip the throwing knife, which can be your only other offense while wielding the riot shield to which as a riot shield veteran it can be very useful to the point you might not use your secondary very much. But, as a secondary I recommend something you can draw fairly fast like a pistol or machine pistol. But, due to all respect to the makers of the game, I thank you for the riot shield very much, I love it. Please consider using it for the future call of duty series you will be making, because if there will be at least one guy using the riot shield it'll be me. JAMIERAY12345.
Once you know how to use it, it becomes a very powerful and cheap weapon

At first, IT DOESN'T SUCK!
For me F2000 is and easier nuke than with FAL!
It's Pro is a perfect RDS that is IMMUNE to EMP and a
Nice no-recoil
I recommend Using it with Stopping power, Scavenger and a random 3rd perk.
It's godly with a silencer

44Desert Eagle

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