The 556 Icarus is an LMG based on the M4 weapon platform in Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2.0. Owing to its M4 roots, this LMG boasts a high fire rate and can dish out sustained periods of damage thanks to its large magazine. Where it lacks strength is in its sluggish movement speed and ADS times. However, with the right attachments, it can become one of the strongest LMGs in the game. The following is the best loadout for the 556 Icarus in Warzone 2.0.
Best Icarus 556 Loadout in Warzone 2.0
The 556 Icarus is an LMG with a great fire rate, handling, and large magazine. To unlock this LMG, you need to level up the M4 assault rifle to level 18. The large map of Warzone 2.0 means the occasional mid-to-long-range fights. Therefore, you must equip the 556 Icarus with attachments to improve its recoil steadiness, damage range, and hip fire accuracy. The following are the best attachments for the
- Barrel: FTAC Coldforge 16″ Barrel
- Muzzle: Harbinger D20
- Underbarrel: FTAC Ripper 56
- Optic: VLK 4.0 Optic
- Ammunition: 5.56 High Velocity
The above build focuses primarily on improving the accuracy and damage over range. If you wish to add more mobility to your build, consider swapping the 5.56 High-Velocity rounds for the Ravage-8 Stock. You can tweak the attachment stats further by maxing out the weapons level progression and unlocking Gunsmith Tuning.
Best Icarus 556 Class Setup for Warzone 2.0
Your final custom loadout in Warzone 2.0 must include Lethal and Tactical Equipment and a Perk Package that synergizes well with your primary weapon. For an LMG class setup, the Commando Perk Package works well because it increases your ammo count and reload speed. Lethal and Tactical Equipment can be swapped as per your preference. The following is the best class setup for the 556 Icarus in Warzone 2.0.
- Lethal: Drill Charge
- Tactical: Flash Grenade
- Perk Package: Commando
- Basic Perks - Scavenger & Strong Arm
- Bonus Perk - Fast Hands
- Ultimate Perk - High Alert
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