Best Minibak loadout for Warzone 2 Season 2

Andrew Highton
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Warzone 2’s Minibak is a viable option SMG option that’s capable of dropping enemies in close-range battles, and here’s the best loadout for it in Warzone 2 Season 2.

Warzone 2 features a wide assortment of powerful options in the SMG department, including rapid beasts like the Fennec 45 and reliable guns like the Lachmann Sub MP5 which are ideal for close-range battles.

Despite receiving nerfs in Warzone 2 Season 2, the Minibak continues to be a solid SMG choice, and here’s how you can improve it with the right selection of attachments, Perks, and Equipment.

Here’s the best Minibak loadout in Warzone 2 Season 2.

Best Warzone 2 Minibak loadout attachments

  • Muzzle: FTAC Castle Comp
  • Barrel: BAK-9 279mm
  • Optic: Cronen Mini Pro
  • Rear Grip: True-TAC Grip
  • Stock: Otrezat Stock

The best Warzone 2 Minibak loadout starts off by equipping the FTAC Castle Comp and BAK-9 279mm barrel to bring the recoil under control while also boosting the damage range of the SMG.

The Cronen Mini Pro grants you a nice clean sight, and the True-TAC Grip buffs the SMG’s ADS and sprint speed. Finally, the Otrezat Stock provides additional speed and mobility boosts.

minibak in gun case in cod warzone 2The Minibak SMG was nerfed in the Season 2 update for Warzone 2.

Best Warzone 2 Minibak loadout Perk Package & Equipment

  • Base Perk 1: Overkill
  • Base Perk 2: Double Time
  • Bonus Perk: Fast Hands
  • Ultimate Perk: High Alert
  • Tactical Equipment: Flash Grenade
  • Lethal Equipment: Semtex

After the arrival of Warzone 2’s Season 2 update, you can customize your Perk Package. Overkill allows you to pair the SMG with a long-range gun like the RAAL MG, and Double Time lets you get around the map quickly.

Fast Hands ensures faster weapon switching and Equipment usage while High Alert informs you when enemies set their sights on you. Coming to our choice of Equipment, Flash Grenades will blind foes, and the Semtex deals explosive damage.

How to unlock Minibak in Warzone 2

In the Kastovia Platform of guns, the Minibak is unlocked by first acquiring the Vaznev-9k, and then getting it up to Level 14.

There are plenty of other instructions you’ll need to follow too, so here are all the steps to unlock it:

  1. Reach Player Rank 23 to unlock the Kastov 762.
  2. Use the Kastov 762 and get it up to Level 10 to unlock the Kastov 545.
  3. Now use the Kastov 545 and level it up to Level 13 to acquire the Kastov-74u.
  4. With the Kastov-74u equipped, rank it up to Level 15 and this will reward you with the Vaznev-9k.
  5. Finally, level the Vaznez-9k to Level 14 and you’ll get your hands on the Minibak.

If you want ways to make the process of ranking up guns a bit quicker and easier, we have a full guide on fast leveling up methods.

Most recent Minibak buffs and nerfs in Warzone 2

In the Season 2 update, the Minibak had its damage and range reduced. Aside from these nerfs, the Warzone 2 SMG also received a buff that allows it to dish out minimum damage to armored enemies.

Here are all the Minibak changes:

  • Minibak
    • Reduced damage ranges
    • Reduced lower torso damage at close range
    • Reduced lower body damage at mid to close range
    • Added minimum damage against armor

Best Warzone 2 Minibak alternatives

We recommend trying the Lachmann Sub as it is a versatile SMG, being ideal for short and medium-range battles. You can also check out the FSS Hurricane as it’s a solid medium-range option.


Now that we’ve wrapped up everything you need to know about the Minibak and its best loadout in Warzone 2, we have a few other guides for you to take a look at too:

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