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Best PPSH-41 loadout for CoD: Vanguard

The Vanguard PPSH-41 is a lethal close ranged weapon. For the best attachments and perks to use with it, here’s out best loadout.

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Vanguard PPSH-41 SMG

Call of Duty: Vanguard’s version of the PPSH-41 is quite different to previous itirations. For those looking to take advantage of the fast-firing SMG, here’s the best loaodut for it.

Vanguard has some great close range options in the Multiplayer mode. With the devs nerfing shotguns, you may need a new close range weapon to dominate maps like Das House.

The PPSH-41 has returned yet again in Call of Duty with Vanguard, and this years iteration of the gun is very strong.

For those looking to utilize this weapon, here is the best Vanguard PPSH-41 loadout.

Best PPSH-41 loadout attachments

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  • Muzzle: Mercury Silencer
  • Barrel: ZAC 300MM
  • Optic: Slate Reflector
  • Stock: Kovalevskaya Skeletal
  • Underbarrel: Carver Foregrip
  • Magazine: 8MM Nambu 71 Round Mags
  • Ammo Type: Lengthened
  • Rear Grip: Stippled Grip
  • Proficiency: Tight Grip
  • Kit: Quick

The Mercuray Silencer will help keep your bullets silenced, while also improving the weapon’s recoil. As the Vanguard PPSH-41 has an extremely fast fire rate, the Slate Reflecter, Carver Foregrip and Stippled Grip will help you stay on target.

We’ve opted for the Lengthened Ammo Type and ZAC 300MM Barrel, as these will both improve the weapon’s bullet velocity.

As the ZAC barrel will reduce your movement speed with the weapon, the Quick Kit and Kovalevskaya Skeletal Stock will improve movility to help balance it out.

Lastly, we have the 8MM Nambu 71 Round Mags, which will allow you to sustain fire while also increasing the already great fire rate.

Best Perks to use with PPSH-41 in Vanguard

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  • Perk 1: Ghost
  • Perk 2: Forward Intel
  • Perk 3: Lightweight

As for Perk 1, we’ve opted for Ghost. You really can’t go wrong with Ghost in Call of Duty, as anything that makes you undetectable by enemy Spy Planes is a great.

Next we have Forward Intel. This is a great perk in Vanguard, as it doesn’t just increase the Minimap size, it also shows you where the enemies are spawning. This makes it easy to control spawns and know exactly where enemies are coming from.

Lastly, we chose Lightweight for our third Perk. Lightweight increasing your overall movement speed, which is great for a weapon like the PPSH-41, as you’ll mostly be taking close-ranged fights.

How to unlock the PPSH-41 in Vanguard

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The PPSH-41 is unfortunately a very late unlock in Vanguard’s Multiplayer. Players will have to reach Level 51 before they unlock it, so make sure you are grinding to get there fast.

Better yet, check out our guide on how to rank up quickly so that you can use this loaodut as soon as possible.

Best alternatives to the PPSH-41 in Vanguard

The best alternatives to the PPSH-41 are definitely the MP-40 and the Automaton. The MP-40 is a beast, and can even perform well at medium ranges.

The Automation is a great Assault Rifle that performs well in close range, which is great for those looking for something that can be versatile.


That’s all you’ll need to make the best Vanguard PPSH-41 loadout. For more, check out how you can play Vanguard for free.

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