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Cold War Season 6 weapon buffs & nerfs: Tec-9, EM2, Marshal & more

The Black Ops Cold War Season 6 patch notes have arrived, and they contain plenty of excitement including various weapon buffs and nerfs.

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Black Ops Cold War Season 6 weapon buffs and nerfs

Treyarch Studios have released the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Season 6 update patch notes and they contain major weapon buffs and nerfs for various weapons.

The excitement is very high in the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War community, with the arrival of Season 6 set to take place very soon.

While Season 6 will not be arriving until October 7, players have already gotten a look at everything that will be coming in the new period of content for the popular first-person shooter.

One of the most significant areas that received major changes in the Black Ops Cold War Season 6 update patch notes was a group of weapons that were on the receiving end of buffs and nerfs, so here are all of the Black Ops Cold War Season 6 weapon buffs and nerfs.

Black Ops Cold War Season 6 weapon buffs and nerfs

Black Ops Cold War Season 6 weapon buffs and nerfs

Weapon Tuning

  • Assault Rifles
    • EM2
      • Reduced maximum damage from 48 to 42.
      • Increased vertical recoil on first bullet fired.
      • Removed -7% fire rate penalty from 25.8” Task Force Barrel attachment.
      • Increased horizontal recoil control penalty on 25.8” Task Force Barrel attachment from 15% to 25%.
    • C58
      • Added 12% horizontal recoil reduction to STANAG 60 Rnd Drum attachment.
      • Added 8% vertical recoil reduction to STANAG 60 Rnd Drum attachment.
  • Submachine Guns
    • TEC-9
      • Reduced ADS speed from 0.233 to 0.266.
      • Reduced sprint to fire speed from 0.3 to 0.333.
      • Reduced weapon swap speed from 0.35 to 0.375.
      • Increased effective range penalty on Burst Fire Repeater Muzzle attachment from 15% to 33%.
    • KSP 45
      • Reduced headshot multiplier from 1.4x to 1.33x.
      • Increased damage increase on 10.5” Task Force Barrel attachment to 8%.
    • LC10
      • Reduced headshot multiplier from 1.4x to 1.33x.
  • Pistols
    • Marshal
      • Reduced max damage range from 5.08m to 3.81m.
      • Reduced firing speed from 0.35 to 0.366.
      • Increased range penalty on Dragon’s Breath attachment from 8% to 25%.
      • Bonus Damage from Dragon’s Breath is now reduced at ranges beyond 6.66m.  Maximum bonus damage has been reduced from 40 to a maximum of 24. The 12.1” Extended Barrel attachment increases this range before damage drop off.
  • Shotguns
    • All Shotguns
      • Increased effective damage range bonus on Ranger Barrel attachments from 30% to 33%.
    • Hauer 77
      • Added slightly longer visual shake after firing.
    • Streetsweeper
      • Added more dramatic visual and weapon movement when firing.
  • Specials
    • Nail Gun
      • Shots to the head and neck now do 2x damage.
Black Ops Cold War Season 6 weapon buffs and nerfs

Some of the most notable changes were made to the Marshal Shotgun, EM2 Assault Rifle, and Tec-9 SMG, as these three weapons have been some of the most powerful ever since they were introduced and have now been adjusted to be more in line with what the community desires.

There is no doubt that many players will be excited to jump into Black Ops Cold War Season 6 and test out all of the exciting weapon buffs and nerfs that Treyarch Studios has applied to the game.

For more Black Ops Cold War, check out all of the new weapons and maps that will be arriving in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War during Season 6, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

Source: Treyarch Studios

Image Credits: Activision / Treyarch Studios