The SVT-40 Marksman Rifle is often overlooked in Warzone despite possessing incredible power at longer distances. With the metagame changing on a regular basis and following the Season 2 Reloaded update, the popularity of Marksman Rifles is on the rise.
Described as a hybrid between snipers and assault rifles, Marksman Rifles have failed to break into the meta since Warzone arrived on Caldera. Despite their lack of use, they're incredibly powerful in those highly competitive mid-range engagements.
Armed with deadly headshot damage, the SVT-40 is capable of dominating in many in-game scenarios. With that said, find the best SVT-40 Warzone loadout alongside the best set of attachments to use in this guide!
What Is The Best SVT-40 Warzone Loadout?
After several seasons, we've found a lethal set of attachments that improve the performance of the SVT-40 in a number of key areas that will give you the upper hand during a match. Find the full attachment list in the table below.
|Barrel||Kovalevskaya 800mm B03|
|Optic||1913 Variable 4-8x|
|Underbarrel||M1941 Hand Stop|
|Magazine||.303 British 15 Round Mags|
|Rear Grip||Leather Grip|
|Perk 2||Fully Loaded|
Due to the semi-automatic nature of the SVT-40, maintaining low recoil is crucial in order to achieve success with the rifle. This particular build ensures recoil is low in addition to slight improvements to mobility levels.
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How to Unlock SVT-40 in Warzone Pacific
Unlocking the SVT-40 may be a bit of a task in Warzone. You will have to reach level 27 before you can make use of this weapon.
However, once you've done so, you could ideally spend time with this weapon in order to level it up, because it's totally worth the grind as mentioned before.
Best SVT-40 Attachments for Warzone Pacific
A little bit of testing has gone into finding the best attachments for this weapon. With this particular combination, the Marksman rifle will certainly be amongst the best weapons to use when roaming Caldera.
- Muzzle: MX Silencer
- Barrel: Kovalevskaya 800mm B03
- Optic: 1913 Variable 4-8x
- Stock: Empress Crown
- Underbarrel: M1941 Hand Stop
- Magazine: .303 British 15 Round Mags
- Ammunition: FMJ Rounds
- Rear Grip: Leather Grip
- Perk: Perfectionist
- Perk 2: Fully Loaded
Although this particular marksman rifle is powerful in its own sweet way, the Kovalevskaya 800mm B03 Barrel adds another layer of damage that this weapon churns out. Most importantly, it reduces the recoil of this weapon as well.
Since this attachment is one of the first ones that you can unlock, equip it as soon as you can to make the most of its benefits.
Another attachment is the British 15-round magazine. This further helps with reducing the recoil of the weapon. Moreover, it increases the damage output as well. Overall, this build revolves around adding increased damage to this weapon, so don't be stunned if you find yourself eliminating players with a handful of bullets.
Best SVT-40 Loadout in Warzone Pacific
Once the attachments have been equipped, selecting the best Perks for the job is just as important, giving you even more versatility during a match.
- Double Time (Perk 1)
- Ghost (Perk 2)
- Amped (Perk 3)
First up, we've got Double Time on this list. With this Perk equipped you will be able to identify enemies that are directly ahead of you. Next up is Ghost. This perk will allow you to hide easily from enemy Spy Planes, making you invisible to enemy radar while moving.
Since there's no Overkill in this loadout, we recommend you use the Top Break handgun for now, as your secondary weapon. It's a broken weapon for now, so enjoy it before a fix comes in.
Last but not least is Amped. Thanks to the increased weapon swap speed, it's very easy to switch between weapons depending on the scenario you find yourself in.
- Lethal: Semtex
- Tactical: Stun
With the Semtex and Stun as your equipment, you will have an added benefit in the gunfights you walk into, provided you know how to use them correctly.
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Is The SVT-40 good in Warzone Pacific?
Honestly, almost every weapon is good in Warzone Pacific, if you know how to use them that is. If you do end up finding the Kar98k a difficult weapon to use, feel free to try the SVT-40. This is one weapon that won't really disappoint.
For more loadout guides, find the best MP40 loadout to use along with the best attachments to equip onto the PPSH.