Best 3-Line Rifle loadout for Vanguard Season 2 Reloaded

Joseph Pascoulis
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Vanguard’s 3-Line Rifle is a weapon players may be familiar with, featuring in Call of Duty: WWII. With the correct loadout, this Sniper Rifle can do a ton of damage, so here are the attachments and Perks you should use to make the best Vanguard 3-Line Rifle loadout.

Call of Duty: Vanguard has many weapon options for players to use in Multiplayer, with some suiting the long-range playstyle better than others. The 3-Line Rifle quickly established itself as one of the best quickscoping weapons in Vanguard and that remains true in Season 2 Reloaded as Vanguard Snipers received a major buff with the update.

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Players who love sniping will enjoy the 3-Line Rifle, a fast-firing Sniper Rifle that is every long-range specialist’s dream, especially when using the best Vanguard 3-Line Rifle loadout.

Best Vanguard 3-Line Rifle Gunsmith loadout attachments

Call of Duty: Vanguard 3-Line Rifle
  • Barrel: 270MM Voz Carbine
  • Muzzle: L Brake
  • Stock: ZAC Custom MZ
  • Underbarrel: Mark VI Skeletal
  • Rear Grip: Fabric Grip
  • Ammo Type: Lengthened
  • Proficiency: Sleight of Hand
  • Kit: Deep Breath

First off, the 270MM Voz Carbine barrel will help improve the ADS speed for the best Vanguard 3-Line Rifle loadout, allowing players to get off those quickscopes while also retaining accuracy. Although this attachment does decrease some of the weapon’s damage range, we’ve found the pros outweigh the cons.

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The ZAC Custom MZ stock will further improve the 3-Line Rifle’s ADS speed while also providing additional recoil control, allowing players to stay on target and get shots off as quickly as possible.

Moving on, we have the Fabric Grip, a great attachment for this sniper as it provides even more ADS speed. These ADS speed improvements are vital for the best Vanguard 3-Line Rifle loadout, as the weapon is extremely heavy and slow without them.

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As for the new addition to Call of Duty, Ammo Type, we’ve opted for Lengthened, which will increase bullet velocity making your bullets more impactful at greater distances.

When it comes to the proficiency slot, Sleight of Hand will help greatly when using the best Vanguard 3-Line Rifle loadout, or any long-range weapon in general, as Snipers are notorious for their slow reloading time.

Lastly, but definitely not least, we have the Deep Breath kit, which allows players to hold their breath longer and stabilize their aim when looking down the sights and getting off more precise shots with the best Vanguard 3-Line Rifle.

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Best Perks to run with Vanguard 3-Line Rifle

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  • Perk 1: Ghost
  • Perk 2: High Alert
  • Perk 3: Overkill

For the first perk, Ghost is a must for any sniper loadout, as staying hidden and keeping your location discreet is vital when it comes to holding down lines of sight with a sniper.

For the second perk, High Alert is a great option, as it will give you information on when an enemy is aiming at you, allowing you to relocate or locate the enemy and take them out.

Our final Perk choice is Overkill, which allows the player to carry two primary weapons, an important Perk for a sniper loadout as it means you can carry an SMG or something close range for when you find yourself in a close-quarters engagement.

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How to unlock the 3-Line Rifle in Vanguard

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In order to unlock the 3-Line Rifle in Vanguard’s Multiplayer, players must reach Level 22.

This is fairly early on within the ranks so players shouldn’t have too much trouble unlocking the sniper quickly.

Best alternatives

Some alternatives to the best Vanguard 3-Line Rifle loadout are the Kar98k, another great sniper choice, or the Whitley, a strong long-range LMG that can do serious damage at range.

There is no doubt that players will find success against their opponents if they step onto the battlefield with the best Vanguard 3-Line Rifle loadout equipped.

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For more on Call of Duty: Vanguard, check out our explanation of Vanguard’s Ranked Play Skill Rating & Ladder.

Image Credits: Activision / Sledgehammer Games

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About The Author

After graduating from the University of Southampton, Joseph joined CharlieIntel as a Games Writer after a short stint of freelance journalism. Joseph enjoys most genres of games and will play anything that sparks his interest, but his expertise lies within the FPS category, specifically Apex Legends. If Joey isn't writing about games, then he's most likely playing them. You can contact Joseph at [email protected]