Best Chimera loadout for Modern Warfare 2

Modern Warfare 2 ChimeraActivision

The Chimera is a lethal weapon in Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer, bringing together the versatility and damage output of an Assault Rifle with the close-range capabilities of an SMG. Here’s the best Chimera loadout for Modern Warfare 2, complete the best attachments, Perks, and Equipment.

Modern Warfare 2 offers players a wide selection of powerful Assault Rifles, some having minimal recoil for effective enemy elimination, while others boast impressive damage statistics, making them formidable choices for long-range engagements.

Despite all the new additions, the Chimera remains a lightweight but deadly pick that’s often considered to be among the best weapons in the game, especially on small maps that encourage close-quarters combat.

However, even the best weapons can be tweaked for better performance. So here are all the attachments, Perks, and Equipment that you need to use to build the best Chimera loadout for Modern Warfare 2.

Best Modern Warfare 2 Chimera loadout attachments

  • Laser: VLK LZR 7mW
  • Optic: Cronen Mini Pro
  • Stock: Ravage-8
  • Underbarrel: FTAC Ripper 56
  • Rear Grip: Bruen Flash Grip

The best Modern Warfare 2 Chimera starts off by equipping the VLK LZR 7mW Laser, Bruen Flash Grip Rear Grip, and Ravage-8 Stock to buff the ADS and sprint-to-fire speed. This greatly improves the gun’s mobility to make it feel as snappy as possible in close-range fights.

The FTAC Ripper 56 Underbarrel helps stabilize the recoil and boosts hip-fire accuracy so that you can accurately land your shots whether aiming or not.

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Finally, we’ll cap off this loadout by equipping the Cronen Mini Pro which is a reliable Optic choice that doesn’t obscure the screen in chaotic matches.

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Chimera in Modern Warfare 2Activision
The Chimera was added to Modern Warfare 2 in Season 1 Reloaded.

Best Perks and Equipment for Modern Warfare 2 Chimera

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

For the Base Perks, went with Bomb Squad and Scavenger to tank explosive damage and easily replenish ammo. The Fast Hands Bonus Perk lets you quickly reload, and Quick Fix regenerates your health after each kill.

Coming to our choice of Equipment, we opted for Flash Grenades to disorient enemies and the Semtex can take out multiple targets extremely fast. Lastly, the Dead Silence Field Upgrade will allow your footsteps to go unnoticed and therefore attack enemies by surprise.

How to unlock the Chimera in Modern Warfare 2

You can unlock the Chimera in Modern Warfare 2 by getting two kills with Assault Rifles in 15 separate matches. Alternatively, you can also get it by extracting it from Building 21 in DMZ.

Best Chimera alternatives in Modern Warfare 2

If the Chimera isn’t your cup of tea, we recommend checking out the Kastov-74u, which is another close-range Assault Rifle that plays more like an SMG.

If you want something with a little more range, the TAQ-56 has been the meta AR for many months in Modern Warfare 2, as it’s ideal for picking off enemies at almost any distance.

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