Best Striker loadout for Modern Warfare 3 Season 2

Nikhil Bahuguna
Striker SMG in MW3Activision

The Striker SMG is a lethal close-range option in Modern Warfare 3 that can allow you to shred enemies up close when using the optimal attachments, Perks, and Equipment. So here’s the best Striker loadout in MW3 Season 2.

Modern Warfare 3 Season 2 went live on February 7, introducing plenty of new content and changes for Call of Duty fans to explore. Season 2 brought brand-new weapons, like the BP-50 AR and RAM-9 SMG, alongside a plethora of balance changes.

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While Striker-9 has received a series of buffs in the last few updates, its counterpart, Striker remains a powerful pick, especially in close to mid-range gunfights.

If you’re looking to run the best Striker loadout in MW3 Season 2, here are all the attachments, Perks, and more you need to equip.

Best Modern Warfare 3 Striker loadout attachments

Striker attachments in MW3Activision
Strike can be a well rounded SMG option.
  • Muzzle: Shadowstrike Suppressor
  • Barrel: Striker Recon Long Barrel
  • Underbarrel: XRK Edge BW-4 Handstop
  • Magazine: 48 Round Mag
  • Rear Grip: Sakin ZX Grip

The best Striker loadout in MW3 starts with the Striker Recon Long Barrel for extra bullet velocity and damage range, combined with the Shadowstrike Suppressor to hide your shots from the minimap. For the Underbarrel, we’ve gone with the XRK Edge BW-4 Handstop for increased mobility without any major downsides.

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The 48 Round Mag will let you take down several enemies without having to reload and finally, the Sakin ZX Grip helps with recoil control so you’re accurate even at medium range.

Best Modern Warfare 3 Striker Perks & Equipment

  • Vest: Infantry
  • Gloves: Commando
  • Gear: Ghost T/V Camo
  • Boots: Covert Sneakers
  • Lethal: Semtex
  • Tactical: Battle Rage
  • Field Upgrade: A.C.S

We’ll be looking to increase speed and movement while equipping the Perks and Equipment for the best Striker loadout in Modern Warfare 3. To begin with, the Infantry Vest will boost your Tac Sprint by lowering its cooldown, along with increasing its duration. Then, the Commando Gloves will enable you to reload during your sprint.

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Next, the Covert Sneakers and the Ghost T/V Camo Gear will help you maintain your stealth while on the move, blocking detection by UAVs, radar sources, Heartbeat Sensors, and muting your footsteps.

While Semtex will allow you to damage the opponents in a corner, Battle Rage is reminiscent of the Stim Shot, increasing your health regeneration, resistance to Tactical Equipment, and refreshing your Tac Sprint constantly.

Finally, the A.C.S Field Upgrade will help you capture points on an objective while you can reposition to shred through the approaching enemies quickly.

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Modern Warfare 3 character finishing off an enemy with a knifeActivision
Battle Rage is a popular Tactical choice when using SMGs.

How to unlock Striker in Modern Warfare 3

You can unlock the Striker SMG by reaching Level 4 in multiplayer in Modern Warfare 3. This means unlocking the Striker SMG will only take you a few matches, allowing you to carry a lethal SMG right from the start of your journey.

Additionally, if you’re using the Double XP Tokens or playing during a Double XP event, it’ll significantly boost your XP gains, allowing you to unlock guns much quicker.

Best Striker alternatives in Modern Warfare 3

If you’re looking to try out a different weapon in the Modern Warfare 3, we recommend using the WSP Swarm SMG. However, if you’re looking to utilize a gun with superior accuracy and range, then the MCW Assault Rifle is an ideal choice.

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About The Author

Nikhil is a games writer who focuses on FPS titles like Call of Duty, Valorant, Counter-Strike and more. In his free time, you can find Nikhil setting a red carpet in Valorant. You can contact Nikhil at [email protected]