How to unlock the Underbarrel Drill Launcher in MW2 & Warzone 2

Another anti-camping tool

Season 3 of Modern Warfare 2 added a lot of new content. A part from a new map, new weapons, and some much-needed balance changes, one of the new additions was actually an attachment. This isn't unheard of for Call of Duty titles, but it isn't often that one gets added that can have a real impact on the way you handle situations in-game. We, of course, are talking about the Underbarrel Drill Launcher here, so if you're interested in how to unlock it, then you've come to the right place.

How to get the Underbarrel Drill Launcher in MW2 & Warzone

The Underbarrel Drill Launcher, referred to as the SPW 40MM Drill in-game, is an under-barrel attachment that fires drill charges that function much as a normal one does. In order to unlock this attachment, you'll need to first get access to the new Cronen Squall rifle released with Season 3, available only in the Battle Pass.

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Once you have the Cronen Squall at your fingertips, you'll need to level it up almost entirely to gain access to the SPW 40MM Drill attachment. At level 26, the attachment becomes available for use. The SPW 40MM Drill can only be attached to weapons from the M4 and BRUEN OPS platforms.

What are the advantages of the Underbarrel Drill Launcher?

The SPW 40mm Drill's main advantage is that it allows you to have drill charges, to deal with those pesky campers, while also running a different Lethal tool. Effectively, the projectiles it launches are exactly the same as a normal drill charge, and can often be fired off faster due to not needing to throw it. Lastly, because the charge is being launched, you have a more effective range for deploying them into places where you need it.

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What are the Disadvantages of the Underbarrel Drill Launcher?

The main disadvantage is that it is an under-barrel attachment and comes with a nerf to ADS (Aim Down Sights) speed. The only other disadvantage is that it takes up one of your five attachment slots, thus limiting your build options to four if you're insistent on using it.

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