Best Shotgun Loadouts to Use in Warzone 2.0

Tahmid Shihab Murshed
By Tahmid Shihab Murshed
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Are you looking for the best Shotgun loadouts in Warzone 2.0? Here are the best Shotgun class loadouts for Warzone 2.0 to help you dominate the valley of Urzikstan.

Call of Duty Warzone 2.0 is the official sequel to Warzone Caldera. The game is built on an upgraded IW engine, and borrowing fundamental mechanics from MW3. Furthermore, the weapon pool has comprised all weapons from MW2 and MW3’s weapon pool.

Urzikstan is Warzone’s largest map to this date. As a result, the Warzone 2 meta favours long-range weapons. Even so, Shotguns are an excellent choice for medium to short-range gunfights. There are currently 97 weapons in the game, and 10 of them are Shotguns.

However, most players might feel confused seeing the choices at hand. You have come to the right place if you’re unsure which Shotguns you should use in Warzone 2.0. Here are the top best Shotgun loadouts you should use in Warzone 2.0.

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All Warzone 2.0 Shotguns Ranked

There are a total of 7 Shotguns in the game. However, each weapon shines in its fields, with a few being better than the other. Here are all the Shotguns of Warzone 2.0 ranked according to their effectiveness in-game:

  1. KV Broadside
  2. Bryson 890
  3. Expedite 12
  4. Bryson 800
  5. Lockwood 300
  6. Lockwood 680
  7. Haymaker
  8. Riveter
  9. KV Broadside
  10. MX Guardian

Best Shotgun Loadouts

5. Lockwood 300

Although not considered a top-tier weapon in the current Warzone meta, the Lockwood 300 can take down other players quickly. This double-barrel shotgun can be an enjoyable weapon when paired with a well-crafted loadout and a set of attachments.

Warzone 2 Best Shotgun Loadouts
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  • Muzzle: XTEN V2.0 Choke
  • Barrel: Matuzek 812 Barrel
  • Laser: VLK LZR 7MW
  • Guard: Buck-Pro
  • Stock: Heist Stock Mod

4. Bryson 800

The Bryson 800 is a devastating shotgun that packs a punch of a tank. In the right hands with the perfect build, this shotgun can become a real headache for most players in close-range gunfights. Furthermore, the weapon has the fastest ADS speed in its class.

Bryson 800
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  • Barrel: 29.5″ Rifled Barrel
  • Muzzle: Bryson Improvised Choke
  • Laser: Schlager ULO-66 Laser
  • Guard: Demo X50 Tactical Pump
  • Stock: Sawed Off Mod

3. Expedite 12

With a highly erratic recoil pattern, the Expedite 12 can wreak havoc in the hands of a skilled player. This semi-auto shotgun is built on the Benelli M4 platform and has a regulated gas system, agile stock, and standard rail.

Warzone 2 Best Shotgun Loadouts
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  • Muzzle: Bryson Choke
  • Stock: Resonance Stock Collapsed
  • Rear Grip: Schlager Void Grip
  • Laser: 1MW Quick Fire Laser
  • Bolt: Expedite L-Bolt

2. Bryson 890

The indirect successor of the Bryson 800, the Bryson 890 should not be underestimated. Some players prefer this more agile and responsive variant of the Bryson for rush playstyles. Therefore, the Bryson 890 is an excellent option for close-range gunfights.

Warzone 2 Best Shotgun Loadouts
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  • Muzzle: Bryson Choke
  • Laser: VLK LZR 7MW
  • Stock: Sawed Off Mod
  • Guard: Demo X50 Tactical Pump
  • Magazine: 5-Shell Mag

1. KV Broadside

The KV Broadside is a fast-firing, semi-auto shotgun that functions with 12 gauge ammunition with the power of the Kastovia Platform. As the quickest shotgun in the Shotgun class, it decimates opponents at close-range without mercy.

Warzone 2 Best Shotgun Loadouts
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  • Barrel: Gunner D20
  • Muzzle: Bryson Improved Choke
  • Magazine: 25 Shell Drum
  • Stock: VLK Stockless
  • Ammunition: 12 Gauge Dragon’s Breath

So here you go. These are the best Shotgun loadouts that can help you dominate the close-quarters warfare of Urzikstan. Follow our Call of Duty guides for more loadouts, tips, and tricks.

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Tahmid Shihab Murshed is an FPS writer at GameRiv. Born with a knack for gaming, he has played all types of games out there. He has a heartfelt love for Call of Duty, and other shooter titles out there.