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Best 556 Icarus LMG Loadout – Modern Warfare 2

556 Icarus is a powerful light machine gun that unlocks after level 18. Here is the list of best attachments for this weapon.

556 Icarus is a light machine gun that unlocks once you cross Level 18. It falls under the M4 platform in MW2. As the weapon unlocks at a higher level, it brings more power. Using it in the right way can help you a lot during multiplayer matches. The complex part is to find the right set of attachments to overcome weapons limitations. If you check the attachments, each one has some pros and cons. Our goal is to find attachments that can provide an overall good boost to 556 Icarus in terms of damage and mobility.


Best Attachments for 556 Icarus LMG

E556 Icarus LMG Loadout

The below suggestion attachments focus more on reducing weapon recoil, and increasing stability, and aiming. As it’s a medium-close-range weapon, recoil can affect your overall gameplay. Things get tougher when the enemy in front is carrying a high-damage weapon. You won’t have enough time to adjust your aim.

  • Barrel: FTAC Coldforge 16”
  • Laser:
  • Optic:
  • Stock: Ravage-8
  • Rear Grip: XTEN Grip
  • Magazine:
  • Ammunition:
  • Underbarrel: FSS Sharkfin 90
  • Muzzle: FTAC Castle Comp

While tuning attachment focus more on getting fire speed, aiming stability, aiming down, and recoil steadiness. You have to set the tuning to get more handling. Because it is a medium-range weapon it is best to run around and shoot. With decent stability, your aim time is reduced and you can shoot faster. Talking about overall weapon stats, then focus to max out the below attributes.

  • Damage
  • Fire Rate
  • Range
  • Accuracy
  • Recoil
  • Handling

After 556 Icarus, Rapp H, and Saking MG38 are the other two best Light Machine Guns in Modern Warfare 2. Saking MG38 comes with high damage but the stock edition is not easy to control. Rapp H already has low recoil and a high rate of fire. This makes this weapon a powerful LMG at the base level, and more power can be unlocked by placing attachments.

Spending time on leveling up LMG’s is worth it because compared to standard assault rifles, they are better in terms of damage. All you have to do is get the best attachments that can improve accuracy, stability, and handling. On the contrary, players who go with an aggressive approach prefer SMG’sand ARs. LMGs are best when you hate waiting. Players who are well-versed in maps can figure out enemy spawn points and can take multiple kills with a well-balanced LMG Gun.