While the obvious answer to this question is that the best M4A1 loadout in Warzone is largely subjective, we’re pretty certain that the M4A1 class and setup we’ve got is the best all-round build for the popular AR. This weapon is great for newcomers as it features a modest amount of recoil alongside an impressive time to kill speed.
The weapon meta has been reset in Warzone Season 3, forcing players to reconsider their assault rifle options. The M4A1 is slowly becoming a viable option, offering everything you need for the battle royale: accuracy, range, a fast rate of fire, and the potential to strap on a 60-round magazine. Given the number of players on Verdansk, you’ll want to equip yourself with as many bullets as you can.
Of course if you’re new to Warzone or Modern Warfare’s multiplayer then we’re afraid that you’ll need to do a lot of grinding to earn all of the attachments that really make this rifle so powerful. The M4A1 setup for Warzone we’ve got below offers decent damage per second over mid to long-range fights, without making the gun unwieldy in close-up gun battles.
Here is the best M4A1 loadout for Warzone is:
Stock M16 Grenadier
60 Round Mags
Stippled Grip Tape
Why is this the best M4A1 class for Warzone? Thanks to the Monolithic Suppressor and Stock M16 Grenadier you’ll get better damage output over longer distances, while the Stippled Grip Tape and Commando Foregrip ensure this M4A1 setup is still relatively quick to aim down sights with.
The M4AI’s versatility makes it a force to be reckoned with. If you want a weapon to take out enemies from long distances, swap out one of the attachments for a 3x Axial Arms scope to make things much easier. Finally the 60 Round Mags mean you can pump out a lot of damage before needing to reload.
As for the rest of this class. Your Tactical Equipment should always be the Heartbeat Sensor as it’s incredibly useful for tracking enemies who have escaped to cover. Your choice of Lethal Equipment is whatever you find most comfortable with, but we believe in Molotov Cocktails or Thermite as they are superb for denying flanks and quickly finishing downed enemies.
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Your choice of perks should be: Cold-Blooded, Ghost, and Amped – these will keep you off any radars, thermal scopes, and Heartbeat Sensors. You can sub Amped out for anything you prefer, but quick weapon swaps are very handy. Finally, your choice of a secondary weapon should be a launcher like the RPG-7 as it can wipe a trio with a single shot. That kind of power can get you out of a lot of situations and shouldn’t be overlooked.
As soon as you have the money, you should buy another Warzone loadout with one of the many other powerful Warzone guns and use it to get a second primary weapon. Of course you could run Overkill as your second perk and grab the best Warzone sniper to compliment your mid-range prowess.
Here’s our alternative M4A1 Warzone class setup:
G.I Mini Reflex
Stock M16 Grenadier
This setup has good ADS time, good range, and great handling. Many struggle to use the M4A1’s iron sights, so we’ve included this alternative option with a clean red dot optic to help out.
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Finally, there are more options for the best assault rifle in Warzone than the M4A1, so check out our guide to see your other options. Or if you just want some quick builds, try these:
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And there you have it – the best M4 loadout for Warzone, and some alternatives if you don’t get on with it. Now go get some.