Best Holger 556 loadout for Modern Warfare 3

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Assault Rifles have been dominating Modern Warfare 3 and the Holger 556 is at the top of the pack. Here’s the best Holger 556 loadout in MW3, complete with attachments, Perks, and Equipment.

Modern Warfare 3 brought 36 new weapons to unlock and level up, including classics such as the FAMAS alongside guns we’ve never seen before.

It didn’t take long for the meta to take shape and it was no surprise to see Assault Rifles emerging as a popular pick. The Holger 556 is one of the strongest options in the entire category, if not the game, making it the ideal weapon to level up for both multiplayer and Warzone.

Here’s the best Holger 556 loadout in Modern Warfare 3.

Best MW3 Holger 556 loadout attachments

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  • Muzzle: Shadowstrike Suppressor
  • Barrel: Chrios-6 Match
  • Optic: Mk. 3 Reflector
  • Underbarrel: Bruen Heavy Support Grip
  • Rear Grip: Morn-20 Grip

We begin the best Holger 556 loadout in MW3 with the Shadowstrike Suppressor to keep your shots hidden from the minimap. Then, the Chrios-6 Match Barrel improves its range and recoil control.

Combining the Bruen Heavy Support Grip Underbarrel and Morn-20 Grip will make sure the Holger 556 barely moves when firing and finally, the Mk. 3 Reflector red dot sight is a fantastic choice for optic.

Best MW3 Holger 556 loadout Perks & Equipment

  • Vest: Infantry
  • Gloves: Commando
  • Boots: Covert Sneakers
  • Gear: Ghost T/V Camo
  • Lethal: Semtex
  • Tactical: Flash Grenade
  • Field Upgrade: Trophy System

When it comes to Perks for the best Holger 556 loadout in MW3, we recommend starting with the Infantry Vest to buff your Tactical Sprint and help you get around the map. Then, we’ve picked Commando Gloves, which allow players to reload while sprinting so they’re always prepared for the next fight.

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Covert Sneakers act as Dead Silence in Modern Warfare 3, masking your footsteps so you can easily get the drop on the other team. Then, the Ghost T/V Camo will hide you from UAVs as long as you’re moving.

For the Equipment, Semtex is perfect for earning a quick kill or clearing out a room, while Flash Grenades can buy you valuable time to either pick off a rival player or make an escape. Finally, the Trophy System Field Upgrade will come in handy on objective-based modes, as it blocks incoming explosives.

How to unlock Holger 556 in MW3

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The Holger 556 is one of the best guns in MW3.

Modern Warfare 3 players can unlock the Holger 556 by reaching Level 37 in multiplayer. This means you won’t get hold of the Assault Rifle until later on in your journey, but it could become a valuable tool in your arsenal as you push toward the maximum level.

If you’re grinding multiplayer regularly you should have no problems unlocking the Holger 556, but using Double XP Tokens can speed up the process.

Best Holger 556 alternatives in MW3

If the Holger 556 isn’t cutting it in Modern Warfare 3, the MCW is a reliable choice that’s considered one of the best guns in the game. Or, you could switch to the MTZ-556, which is included from the get-go this year.

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