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Best TAQ-56 loadout for Modern Warfare 2 Season 1 Reloaded

The TAQ-56 Assault Rifle is a top choice in Modern Warfare 2 so here’s the best loadout including attachments, Perks, and Equipment.



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Modern Warfare 2’s classic SCAR Assault Rifle is alive and well in CoD as the TAQ-56. We’ve put together the best TAQ-56 loadout to help you dominate matches in Modern Warfare 2 Season 1 Reloaded, including the best attachments, Perks, and Equipment.

Modern Warfare 2 has dozens of weapons to experiment with, from new additions to fan favorites from previous CoD titles. The new Chimera Assault Rifle arrived in Season 1 Reloaded but if you’re looking for more range, then you can’t go wrong with the TAQ-56.

Long-time players will recognize the TAQ-56 as the classic SCAR-L. This heavy-hitting AR is one of the game’s most devastating guns, so it’s no surprise that it’s an extremely popular pick.

But before you take the classic weapon for a spin, you’ll need to look at the best TAQ-56 loadout to help you unlock its full potential in Modern Warfare 2.

Best Modern Warfare 2 TAQ-56 loadout attachments

Best Modern Warfare 2 TAQ-56 attachments
  • Muzzle: FTAC Castle Comp
  • Barrel: 17.5″ Tundra Pro Barrel
  • Laser: Schlager PEQ BOX IV
  • Underbarrel: FTAC Ripper 56
  • Rear Grip: FSS Combat Grip

The TAQ-56 already has impressive damage so its best Modern Warfare 2 loadout is geared around boosting its accuracy in long-range fights. That’s why we begin with the FTAC Castle Comp Muzzle and FTAC Ripper 56, which lowers the overall recoil of the weapon.

Next up we’ve gone for the 17.5″ Tundra Pro Barrel to increase its damage range, and the FSS Combat Grip to make it even more accurate.

Finally, the Schlager PEQ Box Laser offers faster ADS speed without negatively affecting any other aspect of the TAQ-56.

Best Perks and Equipment for Modern Warfare 2 TAQ-56

  • Base Perk 1: Bomb Squad
  • Base Perk 2: Scavenger
  • Bonus Perk: Fast Hands
  • Ultimate Perk: Ghost
  • Lethal Equipment: Semtex
  • Tactical Equipment: Flash Grenade
  • Field Upgrade: Dead Silence

Modern Warfare 2 comes with a number of pre-made Perk packages to choose from, but we advise creating your own setup for the best TAQ-56 loadout.

For the Base Perks, your best bet is Bomb Squad and Scavenger, allowing you to soak up damage from incoming explosives and pick up ammo from dead opponents.

The TAQ-56 can chew through ammo pretty quickly, so using Fast Hands will improve reload speeds so you’re never out of the action for too long. Then, we think Ghost is the best Ultimate Perk to keep you off the radar towards the end of a match.

When it comes to Equipment, you can’t go wrong with the Semtex for a quick and easy kill, paired with Flash Grenades to cause havoc on objective-based modes.

Dead Silence should be the go-to Field Upgrade, masking your footsteps so can get the drop on unsuspecting enemies.

How to unlock the TAQ-56 in Modern Warfare 2

TAQ-56 assault rifle in modern warfare 2

To get hold of the TAQ-56 in Modern Warfare 2, all you have to do is reach Level 30 and it will automatically unlock so you can begin ranking it up.

It may take some time to reach the required level, but you can speed up the process by checking out the fastest ways to level up.

Best TAQ-56 alternatives in Modern Warfare 2

If the TAQ-56 isn’t quite doing the business for you, the M4 is an easy-to-use Assault Rifle that’s solid on any map and can hold its own at all ranges.

You could also go for another classic CoD weapon in the Kastov 74-u, better known as the AK74-u.

For more on Modern Warfare 2, be sure to check out everything we know about the Season 2 update and its leaked game modes.

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