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SMGs are powerful tools in any Call of Duty: Warzone player’s arsenal. With that being said, we ranked each SMG and rounded up the top five for the best Warzone Pacific Season 4 Reloaded close range weapons.

After the Warzone Pacific Season 4 Reloaded update, Warzone’s long-range meta changed with the NZ-41 out of the picture. While the KG M40 and UGM-8 outperformed the NZ-41 after the update, the game’s close-range meta hasn’t changed much, with Vanguard weapons continuing to dominate.

Having said that, there are some very strong and underrated SMGs that have risen up the ranks since the Season 4 Reloaded update, with incredible TTKs and versatility.

Whether you’re playing Rebirth Island, Caldera, or Fortune’s Keep, we’ve got every SMG in Warzone Pacific Season 4 Reloaded ranked and the top 5 you should be using.

Ranked List Of The Best Warzone SMGs

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SMGs have always played an important role in the Warzone metagame. In addition to long-range options like assault rifles and sniper rifles, players need something for close quarters fighting, and that’s where SMGs come in.

Before we take a detailed look at the top five SMGs in the game, let’s first rank each SMG into war zone Pacific Season 4 Reloaded so you can see how each weapon compares to the rest.

Here is our official ranked list for the SMGs in Warzone Pacific Season 4 Reloaded:

  1. weaponwar 43
  2. H4 Blixen
  3. frame 5
  4. Type 100
  5. Welgun
  6. MP40
  7. owen gun
  8. MP5 (CW)
  9. UGR
  10. be
  11. OT 9
  12. LIMPET
  13. Milan
  14. MAC-10
  15. PPSH-41 (Cold War)
  16. Bullfrog
  17. M1912
  18. PPSH-41 (Vanguard)
  19. MP5(MW)
  20. MP7
  21. PP19 Bizon
  22. uzi
  23. AUG (MW)
  24. CX-9
  25. ECT-9
  26. Fennec
  27. AK-74u
  28. P90
  29. Nail gun
  30. Striker
  31. ME SO
  32. LC10
  33. KSP 45

Top 5 SMGs in Warzone Pacific Season 4 Reloaded

5. Welgun

Vanguard Welgun SMG

The Welgun is the king of low-recoil SMG loadouts and is one of the easiest weapons to use. While it doesn’t have the same incredible mag damage as the Amraguerra, it has everything you want from an SMG: solid time to kill, low recoil, and high mobility.

Truth be told, there is very little to separate the best Vanguard SMGs in Warzone and if any of the weapons below receive nerfs, then the Welgun is sure to move up this list throughout Season 4 Reloaded.


4. Type 100

type 100 war zone

The Type 100 is a Vanguard SMG that players simply cannot ignore. During Warzone Pacific Season 3, it became the fastest killing SMG in the game, and its dominance has continued through Season 4 Reloaded.

Although the Type 100 is a bit unwieldy, you’ll find that it will win almost every close-range firefight when it’s in your hands. His main issues are that he has a relatively small mag size and fights from a distance, but he deserves his place in the top five due to his incredible damage output.


3. frame 5

Frame 5 in Warzone Pacific

The relatively new Frame 5 was made available through the Season 4 Battle Pass and managed to make it onto this list right away. He debuted in fourth place at the start of season 4 and managed to claim third place before season 5.

Although the Frame 5 features a unique Akimbo proficiency that allows players to dual wield the weapon, it is much more devastating with the ADS ability.


2. H4 Blixen

Best Warzone H4 Blixen Gear

The H4 Blixen is another one of the powerful SMGs that have been released as seasonal content like Welgun, Armaguerra 43, Marco 5. The SMG competition has been fierce and Blixen held the top spot for a long time.

Unfortunately, back-to-back nerfs have seen H4 Blixen’s stock drop in Season 4 Reloaded. He used to blow the competition out of the water, but you can expect him to take a hit in the popularity of Warzone and K/D.


1. Weaponwar 43 – Best SMG in Warzone

weaponwar vanguard smg

Although Warzone’s Armaguerra 43 didn’t get much love heading into Season 4, it has now usurped Blixen for the top spot. To begin with, its versatility and ease of use are two of its main strengths.

The Warframe boasts an incredibly fast rate of fire and low recoil, making it perfect for all three Warzone maps. In addition, its sideways movement speed is devastating with the right implements.

Although these SMGs are the top five you need to run in Warzone, the meta is constantly evolving and who knows what will happen when the Warzone Pacific Season 5 update shakes up the hierarchy.


For more Warzone, be sure to check out how Warzone players are begging the developers to make Champion of Caldera a permanent LTM.

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