Best Lachmann Sub MP5 loadout in Modern Warfare 2 Season 3

Lachmann Sub in Modern Warfare 2

Modern Warfare 2’s Lachmann Sub MP5 is a deadly SMG option that’s capable of destroying enemies up close, and here’s the best Lachmann Sub MP5 loadout for Modern Warfare 2 Season 3.

Modern Warfare 2 features a variety of powerful SMGs that you can use to dish out pain in close-range battles, and one of the most popular options has been the Lachmann Sub SMG, better known as the classic MP5.

The weapon received damage buffs in the Season 3 update and continues to be a viable pick for taking out enemies up close. We’ll go over everything that you need to take full advantage of its capabilities.

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Here’s the best Lachmann Sub MP5 loadout for Modern Warfare 2 Season 3.

Best Modern Warfare 2 Lachmann Sub MP5 loadout attachments

  • Muzzle: XTEN Razor Comp
  • Laser: VLK LZR 7MW
  • Stock: No Stock
  • Underbarrel: Lockgrip Precision-40
  • Rear Grip: Lachmann TCG-10

We kick off the best Modern Warfare 2 Lachmann Sub loadout with the XTEN Razor Comp muzzle which helps with both vertical and horizontal recoil control. Next, the VLK LZR 7MW laser improves ADS speed.

The Lockgrip Precision-40 underbarrel and Lachmann TCG-10 rear grip improve the weapon’s accuracy so that you can take out foes with precision. Finally, we went with No Stock to buff the movement speed.

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Lachmann Sub in Modern Warfare 2Activision
The Lachmann Sub is Modern Warfare 2’s version of the MP5.

Best Modern Warfare 2 Lachmann Sub Perks & Equipment

  • Base Perk 1: Battle Hardened
  • Base Perk 2: Bomb Squad
  • Bonus Perk: Fast Hands
  • Ultimate Perk: Ghost
  • Lethal Equipment: Drill Charge
  • Tactical Equipment: Flash Grenade
  • Field Upgrade: Dead Silence

When it comes to Perks, we recommend choosing Battle Hardened and Bomb Squad. The former allows you to tank a hefty amount of thrown devices, and Bomb Squad will give a small, but necessary, resistance to Flash Bangs and Stuns.

Fast Hands increases the Lachmann Sub MP5’s reload speed, and Ghost keeps you off the enemy’s radar. Finally, we’ll wrap this loadout up with the Drill Charge, Flash Grenade, and Dead Silence. Drill Charges can explode players on the other side of any surface, Flash Grenades blind enemies, and Dead Silence complements any SMG loadout.

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How to unlock the Lachmann Sub MP5 in Modern Warfare 2

In order to unlock the Lachmann Sub MP5 in Modern Warfare 2, you’ll need to reach Level 12 with the Lachmann-556. Before you can do that, you’ll need to do a few other things.

Here’s how to unlock the Lachmann Sub in Modern Warfare 2:

  1. Unlock the Lachmann-762 Battle Rifle at Level 16.
  2. Use the Lachmann-762 until you hit Weapon Level 12 to unlock the Lachmann-556.
  3. Use the Lachmann-556 until you hit Weapon Level 12.

Most recent Lachmann Sub MP5 buffs & nerfs in Modern Warfare 2

When the Season 3 update arrived, the Lachmann Sub received buffs to its burst-fire leg damage, burst-fire torso damage, and burst-fire time between shots. The weapon’s headshot damage was decreased in the update.

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Here’s every recent Lachmann Sub MP5 change in Modern Warfare 2:

  • Lachmann Sub
    • Headshot Damage decreased 
    • Burst-Fire Leg Damage increased
    • Burst-Fire time between shots decreased
    • Burst-Fire Torso Damage increased

Best Lachmann Sub alternatives in Modern Warfare 2

If the Lachmann Sub MP5 isn’t working out, we recommend the Vaznev-9k which boasts low recoil and a fast time to kill. The Fennec 45 is another great alternative with an impressive fire rate.

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