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What Is The Best SMG In Modern Warfare (MW) 2

Check out our guide to find out the best SMG in COD Modern Warfare (MW) 2.

The recent addition to the COD series, Modern Warfare 2 features over 9 different weapon categories to choose from. SMGs are one of the weapon categories that are best suited for close-ranged combat in MW 2. That being said, Sub-Machine Guns can be pivotal during close-range combat. And to sneak behind the enemy lines. Likewise, SMGs can also be used to neutralize the enemies sneaking behind you quickly. But which SMG would be the right pick? Check out our guide to find out the best SMG in MW2.


Best Sub-Machine Guns (SMGs) in MW2 (Ranked)

There are several factors related to equipping the SMG. While some SMG weapons are best suited for close range, some are perfectly suited for faster firing rate or damage. So, here are the best SMGs ranked from best to worst in Modern Warfare 2:

  • Lachmann Sub aka MP5
  • FSS Hurricane
  • Fennec 45

Let’s look into these above-ranked SMGs in more detail:

Lachmann Sub

Lachmann Sub or more commonly known as MP5 is the best SMG out of all. That’s because this weapon can not only deal close-range combat but also medium-range combat. On top of that, its fire rate is lightning-quick compared to other SMGs. But speaking of its range, it is slightly nerfed or low as you begin with it. You can equip the Cronen Red Optic, FTAC M-Sub” receiver, and SA Schalldämper 99 muzzle suppressor to balance it out. If you are unable to unlock it, check out our guide on how to unlock the Lachmann Sub for more insight.


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FSS Hurricane SMG in MW2

Here’s another beast that can ward off enemies in close-ranged quarters. The best part about this SMG is its extended magazine that has 50 rounds. Its recoil control is pretty decent and the FSS Hurricane is pretty accurate. But it can be a bit tricky to use in medium-range combat.

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Fennec 45

Another best pick would be the Fennec 45 SMG. This weapon perfectly excels at its fire rate, and mobility, and can cause heavy damage. But some of the factors wherein this SMG lacks are its accuracy and recoil. So, it can get a bit hasty during medium-range combat. In my opinion, Fennec 45 is the perfect weapon to destroy enemies at a close range. You can check out our guide on how to unlock the Fennec 45 for more insight.

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But as mentioned before, many factors are involved in choosing the right SMG. It depends on its range, firing rate, accuracy, mobility, and damage. So, choose the SMG wisely according to your playstyle and suitability.

That’s everything covered on what is the best SMG in MW2. If you liked this guide, check out our more guides on how to unlock the XTEN Black Kite muzzle suppressor, get a colored name, customize the operators, and more COD Modern Warfare II Guides on our dedicated section right here on Gamer Tweak.