Underrated Warzone rifle dominates all ranges with “insane” TTK

Nathan Warby
Warzone players fighting in Urzikstan

Warzone expert WhoImmortal has revealed which rifle players are sleeping, as it has one of the best TTKs in the game at all ranges despite its low pick rate.

Warzone players are spoilt for choice when it comes to building their ideal loadout, as the Season 1 Reloaded update added new guns like the TAQ Evolvere and HRM-9. But despite the sheer number of options available, a handful are always the most popular.

Since the midseason update, MCW has been the go-to long-range pick, while the AMR9 has taken over the close-range meta. However, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t some hidden gems that can be extremely competitive in the right hands.

In an upload to his YouTube channel, Warzone expert WhosImmortal broke down the five fastest killing weapons in Warzone. One of the most surprising entries on the list was the FTAC Recon, a Modern Warfare 2 Battle Rifle that has struggled to make an impact on the meta.

But, although the Recon isn’t the most popular gun in the game, the creator explained that it actually has one of the best TTKs available. He explained that it kills in an “insane” 716ms at 47 meters with no significant drop-offs beyond that, making it extremely consistent.

While he warned that the semi-auto fire rate makes it slightly tougher to use than other meta contenders, he also said it can “fry” if you’re landing shots consistently. Check out his build below.

WhosImmortal’s best FTAC Recon loadout in Warzone

  • Muzzle: VT-7 Spiritfire S
  • Optic: Corio Eagleseye 2.5X
  • Underbarrel: Bruen Heavy Support Grip
  • Stock: PSD Heavy
  • Magazine: 15 Round Mag

WhosImmortal’s best FTAC Recon loadout in Warzone Season 1 Reloaded focuses on reducing the rifle’s recoil to keep it steady during long-range fights, allowing players to make full use of its rapid TTK when going against the game’s top guns.

“Another gun you’re probably sleeping on,” said the YouTuber. “But in the right hands [it] can absolutely rip through everyone and everything really at any range.”

So, if you’re looking for a new weapon to run in Warzone ahead of Season 2, be sure to give the FTAC Recon a spin. If that doesn’t work for you, check out the other underrated rifle that’s a meta contender after buffs.

About The Author

Nathan is a Senior Writer at CharlieIntel. He’s an expert in EA Sports FC, Call of Duty, and Overwatch, as well as superhero games, including Marvel’s Spider-Man. With a master's degree in Magazine Journalism from Nottingham Trent University, he worked as a Trainee Reporter for Derbyshire Live before moving into games media, with bylines at Dexerto, Cultured Vultures, and more. You can contact Nathan by email at [email protected].