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Best Double Barrel Shotgun loadout for CoD: Warzone Pacific Caldera

You can use these attachments and Perks to make the best Double Barrel Shotgun loadout in Warzone Pacific Caldera.

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Doubel Barrel Shotgun in Warzone Pacific

The Double Barrel Shotgun is a powerful Vanguard weapon in Warzone, so here are the attachments and perks needed to make the best Double Barrel Shotgun loadout in Warzone Pacific Caldera.

Shotguns are capable of eliminating enemies in just a few powerful shots, and there are plenty of great selections in the Call of Duty series. One of the most notable picks is CoD Vanguard’s Double Barrel Shotgun.

This weapon is now available in Warzone Pacific Season 1, and you can equip the right attachments and Perks to make a loadout that’s capable of annihilating all of your competition.

Here’s the best Double Barrel Shotgun in Warzone Season 1.

Best Double Barrel Shotgun attachments for Warzone Pacific Caldera

Warzone Double Barrel Shotgun
  • Muzzle: M97 Full Choke
  • Barrel: LJ-18 Defender
  • Optic: G16 2.5x
  • Stock: Removed Stock
  • Ammo Type: Incendiary
  • Rear Grip: Pine Tar Grip
  • Perk 1: Akimbo 
  • Perk 2: Quick

We’ll start off this Warzone loadout with the M97 Full Choke muzzle to reduce the Double Barrel Shotgun’s pellet spread, focusing its damage. The LJ-18 Defender Barrel will boost both hipfire damage and damage range.

We’ve chosen to go with the Removed Stock as it complements the hipfire and movement buffs. The G16 2.5x Optic improves your overall accuracy and you can use Incendiary Ammo Type to apply fire damage over time.

The Pine Tar Rear Grip will improve hipfire accuracy and will perfectly complement the Akimbo Perk that lets you dual-wield shotguns. Finally, Quick will boost your sprint speed.

Choosing the Akimbo Perk means that the underbarrel will be disabled, and we decided to stick with the default option for magazines in this Double Barrel Shotgun loadout.

Best Warzone Double Barrel Shotgun Perks and equipment

Double barrel shotgun in cod vanguard
  • Perk 1: E.O.D.
  • Perk 2: Overkill
  • Perk 3: Amped
  • Lethal: Frag Grenade
  • Tactical: Stim

This loadout will focus on improving the damage you can endure as well as dish out. We recommend equipping E.O.D as your first Perk to make you more resistant to explosive damage.

You’ll want to pair this weapon up with a faster primary option, and choosing Overkill will help sort that out. Lastly, we’ll equip the Amped Perk that lets you swap between your weapons much quicker.

Lastly, when deciding your Lethal and Tactical picks, you can stick with a Frag Grenade along with Stims. The former lets you deal a ton of damage to multiple opponents and the latter gives a major speed boost.

Popping a Stim at the right time can give an enormous speed boost as you leap towards an enemy team. There’ll be no stopping you if you can time the buff perfectly.

How to unlock the Double Barrel Shotgun in Warzone

Double Barrel Shotgun in Warzone

The Double Barrel Shotgun can be unlocked after reaching Level 49, making it extremely time-consuming to get the weapon. You’ll need to hop into several games and play well to get this done, but a Vanguard Double XP event should make this task easier.

You can speed up this process by playing the game during Double XP events when they go live. Once you unlock the Double Barrel Shotgun, you’ll have access to an extremely powerful primary weapon.

Best alternatives

If you’re looking for a weapon that’s more effective at greater distances then you can equip the Bren LMG. This gun boasts an impressive amount of ammo and firepower, making it a viable alternative.

You can also check out our guide for the best weapons in Warzone Pacific Caldera. You’ll find many great alternatives to the Double Barrel Shotgun in there.


For more Warzone, check out Warzone pro JoeWo’s “broken” Shotgun loadout that turns into Snake Shot Pistols and FaZe Swagg’s “broken” Warzone hip fire class with “100% accuracy.

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