The Striker is a powerful and dependable SMG in Modern Warfare 3, for players looking to have an edge during close to medium-range combat. Here’s the best Striker loadout in MW3, equipped with the right meta attachments, Perks, and Equipment.
Modern Warfare 3 has finally arrived, with fans of the ever-popular Call of Duty franchise jumping into the game to enjoy all the new content. With the launch of Sledgehammer’s latest title, you’ll have tons of weapons to unlock, along with the new Aftermarkets Parts to make their best loadouts.
However, if you’re looking to equip yourself with the best SMG from the arsenal of weapons, the Striker will prove to be an incredible pick. It can shred through enemies at close to medium ranges, thanks to its impressive damage and controllable recoil.
With that said, here’s the best Striker loadout in MW3, built with the right attachments, Perks, and Equipment.
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Best Modern Warfare 3 Striker loadout attachments
- Barrel: Striker SWAT Heavy Barrel
- Underbarrel: Kimura RYN-03 Vertical Grip
- Stock: No Stock
- Rear Grip: Tac Grip
- Ammunition: .45 Auto High Grain
The best Striker loadout in MW3 starts with the Striker SWAT Heavy Barrel which will help with the weapon’s speed and mobility. For the Underbarrel, we’ve gone with the Kimura RYN-03 Vertical Grip as it will help you engage in slightly longer-ranged combat by improving control over the weapon.
Then, make use of the No Stock attachment to boost your ADS and sprint to fire speed while carrying the gun. The Tac Grip will significantly increase your SMG’s Tac-Stance spread and sprint to fire speed.
Finally, equip the .45 Auto High Grain ammunition to increase bullet velocity and damage 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.
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, and heartbeat sensors.
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.
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, 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 Rival-9 SMG. However, if you’re looking to utilize a gun with superior range, then the MCW Assault Rifle is an ideal choice.
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