Best Warzone 2 Cronen Squall loadout

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Warzone 2 player holding Cronen Squall battle rifle
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The best Warzone 2 Cronen Squall loadout is hugely important intel you need to know in order to gain the upper hand in Al Mazrah and Ashika Island. Call of Duty's battle royale features an extensive arsenal of Warzone 2 weaponry and the latest update brings an all-new battle rifle into the fray.

Armed with a semi-automatic firing mechanism, this particular bullpup battle rifle packs a deadly punch in mid-range engagements and with a bit of trigger discipline, there's a chance it also makes an impact in long-distance duels. In addition to the Cronen Squall, Season 3 comes with a new BlackCell bundle and the hotly-anticipated launch of Warzone 2 ranked play which is great news for those looking for their fix of competitive action.

Before we reveal more about the best Cronen Squall loadout, take a look at our other guides showcasing the best SMG and all there is to know about when the next double XP event takes place.

What is the best Warzone 2 Cronen Squall loadout?

Attachment Name
MuzzleSakin Tread-40
BarrelHR6.8 Barrel
OpticAim OP-V4
Ammunition6.8 High Velocity
Magazine50 Round Drum

This build is currently dominating mid-range engagements thanks to improvements in accuracy, damage, range and recoil control.

Although mobility takes a hit, the Cronen Squall deals plenty of damage against fast-moving assault rifle players and with a bit of trigger discipline, you can content against long-distance snipers.

Warzone 2 player firing Cronen Squall battle rifle
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Best Warzone 2 Cronen Squall attachments

The Warzone 2 gunsmith is home to a huge range of attachments that provide you with a wealth of customisation options. Whether you prefer to run and gun or pick off enemies from afar, you can prepare any gun to suit your style of play. Here are the best attachments to use:

  • Muzzle: Sakin Tread-40
  • Barrel: HR6.8 Barrel
  • Optic: Aim OP-V4
  • Ammunition: 6.8 High Velocity
  • Magazine: 50 Round Drum

Best Warzone 2 Cronen Squall perks and equipment

Once the best Cronen Squall attachments are ready for action, it's time to build a perk package that enhances performance even further alongside pieces of equipment capable of dealing some additional damage. Here are our recommendations.


  • Base: Double Time
  • Base: Bomb Squad
  • Bonus: Fast Hands
  • Ultimate: High Alert


  • Lethal: Frag Grenade
  • Tactical: Stun Grenade

Is the Cronen Squall good in Warzone 2?

Battle rifles have never managed to make a dent in the ever-changing Warzone 2 meta but with the arrival of the Cronen Squall, this could well change. Typically, new weapons make an instant impact due to their overpowered nature so it'll be interesting to see if this particular rifle can contend with the popular assault rifles and LMGs already on offer.

Once we've mastered the Cronen Squall, we'll share our final thoughts and whether it's a viable option.

There you have it, that's all there is to know about the best Warzone 2 Cronen Squall loadout. For more, check out our guides containing intel on the returning Plunder mode and everything you need to know about the 2023 World Series of Warzone.

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