Best Assault Rifles in Warzone 2: Every Season 5 Reloaded AR ranked

Warzone 2 player using assault rifleActivision

Assault Rifles remain the preferred choice of many players in Warzone 2 because of their potent damage, manageable recoil, and adaptability. With Season 5 Reloaded introducing several buffs and nerfs, here are the best Assault Rifles you should consider using in the game.

If you’re seeking a weapon class that offers versatility and power in Warzone 2, Assault Rifles should be your go-to choice. Although weapons like the Kastov 762 and Chimera have received acclaim for their dominance in Warzone 2, it’s important to consider different attributes when deciding what to bring to Warzone 2’s Ashika Island and Vondel.

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The AR’s meta has changed once again in Season 5 Reloaded following the buffs and nerfs as well as the addition of new weapons. We’ve taken all of Warzone 2’s Assault Rifles and sorted them into a ranked list, then counted down the top five best Assault Rifles so you know the ideal weapon for every play style and situation.

Best Warzone 2 Assault Rifles ranked list

Call of Duty: Warzone 2 features 14 Assault Rifles after the M13C arrived during Season 5. We’ve ranked every AR so you know which to prioritize unlocking and leveling up:

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  1. Kastov 762
  2. M13B
  3. Chimera
  4. Tempus Razorback
  5. FR Avancer
  6. M4
  7. ISO Hemlock
  8. M13C
  9. STB-556
  10. TAQ-56
  11. Lachmann-556
  12. Kastov-74u
  13. Kastov 545
  14. M16

Best Warzone 2 Assault Rifles

5. FR Avancer

The FR Avancer in Modern Warfare 2.Activision
The FR Avancer resembles the FAMAS from Black Ops 1.

With its release in Season 5, the FR Avancer has quickly become a popular choice for medium-range combat. It is based on the FAMAS and comes in the top five ARs of Season 5 Reloaded due to its great combination of damage, fire rate, and stability.

This AR can also handle close-range fights well, thanks to its burst mode. It is a very forgiving and versatile weapon that can suit any playstyle.

4. Tempus Razorback

Tempus Razorback Assault Rifle in Warzone 2Activision
Tempus Razorback was introduced in Season 4 of Warzone 2.

The Tempus Razorback has been a part of Warzone 2 since the Season 4 update. This powerful Assault Rifle has a high rate of fire and excellent accuracy, making it a popular choice among players who prefer mid-range combats.

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In addition, the Tempus Razorback has a low recoil that you can counter really effectively with some specific loadouts.

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3. Chimera

Chimera assault rifle in warzone 2Activision
The Chimera is the preferred pick when it comes to Sniper Rifle support guns in Warzone.

The Chimera gives players the best of both worlds in Warzone 2. Not only can it rip through armor at mid-range, but it also packs all the punch of an SMG when a close-quarters fight breaks out.

Its fast fire rate and easy-to-manage recoil make it extremely simple to get the most out of, and it can be the perfect partner to a long-range Sniper Rifle. Plus, the built-in suppressor means you can use your attachments to curb its recoil and keep it laser-accurate,

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All-in-all, the Chimera is a serious contender that shouldn’t be taken lightly in Warzone 2 Season 5 Reloaded.

2. M13B

M13B Assault Rifle in Warzone 2Activision
The M13B is one of the easiest-to-use weapons in Warzone 2.

Low-recoil, easy-to-use Assault Rifles are always popular in Warzone 2 and the M13B is a great top-tier choice in Season 5 Reloaded.

If you’re looking for a gun with easy-to-control recoil and a forgiving fire rate that’s capable of outgunning other meta choices, look no further than the M13B. Although players have more health, it still has the TTK to contend with weapons that are more difficult to use.

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1. Kastov 762 – Best Assault Rifle in Warzone 2

kastov 762 assault rifle in warzone 2Activision
Warzone 2’s Kastov 762 is an extremely powerful Assault Rifle.

Climbing up from the bottom to the top of the list, the Kastov 762 is now the best Assault Rifle in Warzone 2 Season 5 Reloaded. It is based on the AK-47, a Russian automatic rifle that has high damage and range and can kill enemies in a few shots with its powerful and consistent bullets.

Given its amazing TTK and ability to outperform any other weapon in its category, it’s no wonder that Kastov 762 is ranked number one. The gun also has very low recoil and is easy to use, making it a very user-friendly and effective weapon.

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You can also check out some of our other guides to help you dominate Warzone 2 Season 5 Reloaded:

Best Sniper Rifles in Warzone 2 | All Warzone 2 DMZ Barter recipes | Best Marksman Rifles in Warzone 2 | 10 most popular weapons in Warzone 2 | Best Resurgence loadout for Warzone 2 Ashika Island | How to make Warzone 2 Sniper Rifles one-shot kill | Best Warzone 2 Al Mazrah landing spots | How to unlock every Operator in Warzone 2 | Best Resurgence loadout for Warzone 2 Vondel