Best STB 556 loadout for Warzone 2 Season 3

STB 556 in Warzone 2

Warzone 2’s STB 556 is a powerful Assault Rifle option that you can use to dish out serious pain to your opponents, and here’s the best STB 556 loadout in Warzone 2 Season 3.

There are many different weapon classes that are suited to different combat situations in Warzone 2, and Assault Rifles are ideal for eliminating enemies in medium-range battles.

The STB 556’s high fire rate and easy-to-control recoil make it a solid choice for dishing out pain to your targets. You can use the right attachments, Perks, and Equipment to make this weapon even more powerful.

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Here’s the best STB 556 loadout in Warzone 2 Season 3.

Best Warzone 2 STB 556 loadout attachments

  • Barrel: Bruen Turaco 686mm
  • Muzzle: Harbinger D20
  • Optic: AIM OP-V4
  • Magazine: 42 Round Mag
  • Underbarrel: FTAC Ripper 56

The best Warzone 2 STB 556 loadout starts off by equipping the Bruen Turaco 686mm barrel and the Harbinger D20 muzzle to buff the weapon’s bullet velocity, effective damage range, and recoil smoothness.

Next, we’ll lower the STB 556’s recoil with the FTAC Ripper 56, and you can use the AIM OP-V4 optic to pick off enemies from a distance. Finally, we’ll equip the 42 Round Mag so that we have plenty of ammo to take out multiple foes.

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Warzone 2’s STB 556 is an extremely effective Assault Rifle.

Best Warzone 2 STB 556 loadout Perks & Equipment

  • Base Perk 1: Bomb Squad
  • Base Perk 2: Double Time
  • Bonus Perk: Fast Hands
  • Ultimate Perk: Ghost
  • Lethal: Drill Charge
  • Tactical: Flash Grenade

Having Bomb Squad as your first Base Perk will protect you against damage from enemy explosives, and Double Time is a great choice for the second Base Perk as it allows you to get around the map faster.

Fast Hands lets you reload quickly, and Ghost keeps you off enemy UAVs. Coming to our choice of Equipment, we opted for the Drill Charge to deal explosive damage to foes, and the Flash Grenade lets you blind your opponents.

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How to unlock STB 556 in Warzone 2

You can unlock the STB 556 by reaching Rank 41, which can take a while. You’ll need to hop into Warzone 2 and grind for a few games until you reach this rank.

If you want to speed up this process then we recommend using Double XP Tokens as they’re a great way to level up fast in Warzone 2.

Most recent STB 556 buffs and nerfs in Warzone 2

The STB 556 received major damage buffs in the Warzone 2 Season 3 update, and these have made the weapon even deadlier than before.

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Here are all of the recent STB 556 changes in Warzone 2:

STB 556

  • Headshot Damage increased
  • Leg Damage increased
  • Lower Torso Damage increased
  • Mid-range Damage distance increased
  • Mid-range Damage reduced

Best Alternatives to the STB 556 in Warzone 2

If you want to try an alternative to the Warzone 2 STB 556 then you should check out the TAQ-56 which boasts impressive damage and low recoil. Warzone 2’s M4 Assault Rifle is another great option for medium-range battles.

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