Best run and gun class in MW2

Overwhelm your opponents with blinding speed.

Barging headfirst into enemy strongholds might not be the best idea in combat, but it works surprisingly well in Modern Warfare 2's hectic multiplayer matches. This method of reckless rush is commonly referred to as run and gun. As the name suggests, the idea is to sprint toward unsuspecting enemies and get quick eliminations. However, speed is key to excelling in this gameplay style. This guide will cover the best run and gun class, attachments, and loadout in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

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Modern Warfare 2 best run and gun class and attachments

As mentioned, speed is the key factor to consider when you opt for a run-and-gun class in Modern Warfare 2. The best weapons and attachments for this gameplay style should focus on improving stats like ADS speed, Sprint-to-fire speed, and weapon fire rate. That said, the following are the best weapons and attachments for a run-and-gun class in Modern Warfare 2.

Fennec 45

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The Fennec 45 is a terrifying weapon to face off in close encounters. Thanks to its rapid-fire rate, it can deliver its payload before the enemy can blink. This SMG trades range and accuracy for high mobility and handling, making it perfect for rushing up on your targets. The following are the best attachments for the Fennec 45 in Modern Warfare 2:

  • Laser: EXF Solarflare
  • Optics: Cronen Mini Red Dot
  • Stock: Agile Assault-7 Stock
  • Rear Grip: Fennec Stippled Grip
  • Underbarrel: Operator Foregrip

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The Vaznev-9K is one of the most used SMGs in competitive multiplayer matches. It boasts slightly increased range and recoil control compared to the Fennec 45. Its high mobility and fire rate firmly claim its position as a formidable run-and-gun class weapon. The following are the best attachments for the Vaznev-9K in Modern Warfare 2:

  • Muzzle: Lockshot KT85
  • Laser: Schlager PEG Box IV
  • Stock: Otrezat Stock
  • Magazine: 45 Round Mag
  • Rear Grip: True-Tac Grip

Modern Warfare 2 best run and gun loadout

Your loadout is never complete without the proper Perks, Field Upgrades, and throwables equipped. The following is the best equipment for any run and gun class loadout in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

  • Tactical: Flash Grenade
  • Lethal: Drill Charge
  • Perk Package
    • Basic Perks: Double Time and Battle Hardened
    • Bonus Perk: Fast Hands
    • Ultimate Perk: Ghost or High Alert
  • Field Upgrade: Battle Rage or Dead Silence

Looking for more SMG options for a run and gun class? Check out Best MW2 MX9 Loadout – Attachments & Class, right here on Pro Game Guides.

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Rajnil Bargi is a Journalism Graduate whose passion for gaming bloomed during the mid-2000s with titles like Age of Empires, I.G.I-2, and Half-Life 2. He has been publishing as a Contributing Writer at Pro Game Guides for over a year, primarily specializing in PC and mobile games. RPGS, Racing Sims, MOBAs and FPS are some of his favorite genres. When he's not completely enthralled in the world of gaming, he's usually playing music, going for hikes, or ordering pizza with way too much cheese.

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