The LC10 is one of Cold War’s most incredible guns, and here are the best attachments and Perks to make a laser-accurate LC10 SMG loadout in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Season 5.
Until Cold War Season 5, the LC10 was simply a joke because of how good it was. The SMG has gone from strength to strength and featured consistently in tons of Cold War loadouts.
Treyarch has opted to tone it down a notch with the Season 5 weapon patch notes, but it’s still phenomenal to use. The LC10 can be used across any game mode and with a few alterations can suit any situation.
It’s not the most aesthetically pleasing gun in the world, but with the right Perks, attachments, and know-how, the LC10 becomes one of Cold War’s best weapons to use.
Best LC10 attachments for Cold War Season 5
- Optic: Microflex LED
- Barrel: 13.2″ Rifled
- Muzzle: SOCOM Eliminator
- Underbarrel: Field Agent Grip
- Handle: Airborne Elastic Wrap
Some people like using a weapon’s traditional Iron Sight, and some like a clean, easy-to-use optic, which is why we’ve gone for our bread and butter – the Microflex LED.
The 13.2″ Rifled barrel is standard when it comes to making an SMG more viable over longer distances, and the SOCOM Eliminator gives us a huge boost to that all-important vertical recoil.
To make the LC10 even more of a melt machine, we’ve attached the Field Agent Grip to give a ridiculous reduction to both vertical and horizontal recoil. And to finish things off we have gone for the Airborne Elastic Wrap for a massive ADS boost – meaning you should be first to the punch every time.
Best perks to run with the LC10 in Cold War Season 5
- Perk 1: Tactical Mask / Flak Jacket
- Perk 2: Assassin / Gearhead
- Perk 3: Ghost / Ninja
The LC10 is so strong in Black Ops Cold War that we’ve only picked out five key attachments you’ll need, so we would recommend you select Perk Greed as a Wildcard.
With Perk Greed you have six options to choose from. We recommend for a more active and aggressive playstyle you go with the Tactical Mask and Flak Jacket. Proximity Mines, Gas Mines, and Stun Grenades are prominent in Cold War, so the immunity to these is invaluable.
Assassin is always a superb way to earn extra points, and Gearhead will allow you to hold more Gas Mines and recharge them quicker.
Perk 3 should belong to Ghost as we value being irrelevant to the minimap, and also to Ninja as it enables lots of sprinting with your footsteps making nary a sound.
Most recent LC10 buffs and nerfs in Cold War
The LC10 has been nerfed slightly for Black Ops Cold War Season 5, and you can see the exact adjustments made below.
Here is the extent of the LC10 changes:
- Reduced medium damage range from 50.8m to 45.72m.
- Increased recoil on the first and 12th bullets.
How to unlock the LC10 in Cold War Season 5
The LC10 was a free unlock in the Cold War and Warzone Season 2 Battle Pass, but with that now expired, you’ll have to go about acquiring it a different way.
You can either:
- Multiplayer / Warzone: Using SMGs, get 3 kills without dying in 15 different matches
- Zombies: Using SMGs, kill 250 enemies that are on fire
Best alternatives to Cold War’s LC10 SMG
That’s the LC10 sorted for you in Black Ops Cold War’s multiplayer. Also, see our tier list of every weapon in Black Ops Cold War to see where we rank them all, and if you enjoy battle royale, then check out our ranking of every Warzone weapon.
Also, keep up-to-date with all the latest news and guides for Call of Duty: Vanguard.
Image Credit: Activision / Treyarch
Can you check your Warzone 2 stats?
Warzone 2 players are wondering if they can check their stats, and our guide will tell you all you need...
FIFA 23 Bundesliga Player of the Month: January POTM nominees
The nominees for FIFA 23’s Bundesliga Player of the Month have been announced and here’s how to vote for the...
Apex Legends Season 16 early patch notes: Legend classes remastered, buffs & nerfs, Nemesis burst AR, more
Here are the Apex Legends Season 16 update patch notes early for those looking for information on the content and...