STB 556 is one of the best assault rifles in COD Modern Warfare 2, with easy-to-unlock loadout builds and powerful class setup and equipment. The best part about the assault rifle is definitely its low recoil and great range. The STB 556’s strength lies in its recoil rate that beats even the marksman rifles you see in COD Modern Warfare 2.
- Author’s Note: After going through Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 for several weeks on PlayStation, I feel confident going into the topic with thorough experience.
Modern Warfare 2 Best STB 556 Loadouts
Below, you will see some of the best loadouts for STB 556 in COD Modern Warfare 2, along with the optimal class setup and equipment for the assault rifle:
|Max Damage & Recoil
|18” Bruen Guerrilla
|F Tac C11 Riser
|S Z Holotherm
|Overkill, Double Time
|Range & Precision
|Harbinger D20 Or Echoline GS-X
|24.4” Bruen S- 620
|VX Pineapple Or FSS Sharkfin 90
|F TAC C 11 Riser
|Cronen Mini Red Dot
|Scavenger, Bomb Squad
|Trophy System Or Portable Radar
Max Damage & Recoil STB 556 Loadout
The first loadout will be quite heavy in terms of attachment but will also provide you with maximum damage. I have also kept in mind to use attachments that will further boost the recoil rate of the gun while increasing the range.
Furthermore, I will also be focusing on factors like accuracy and hip-fire rate in the attachments I will be using for the STB 556.
Below are the details of the loadout.
- Muzzle: Harbringer D20
- Barrel: 18” Bruen Guerrilla
- Under Barrel: VX Pineapple
- Comb: F Tac C11 Riser
- Optic: S Z Holotherm
- Improved ADS Recoil Control
- Reduced Hip Fire Bullet Spread
- Faster TTK
- High Muzzle Velocity
- Challenging Aiming Stability over long range
- Reduced Aim Walking Speed
While the attachments I have used might add a bit of weight to your assault rifle, it is definitely worth it, as it will ultimately improve your stats, including damage, recoil, range, and accuracy.
Best Class Setup [Perks And Equipment]Next, I will be discussing the perks and equipment for STB 556. To formulate the best class setup, I will keep factors like Sprint Speed, Reload Time, and overall mobility in mind.
Since I have used pretty heavy attachments for the loadout, I will be making up for it in the perks.
Following are the perks and equipment I use for the loadout.
- Base Perk 1: Overkill
- Base Perk 2: Double Time
- Bonus Perk: Fast Hands
- Ultimate Perk: Birds Eye
- Lethal Equipment: Frag Grenade
- Tactical Equipment: Flash Grenade
- Field Upgrade: Dead Silence
Best Secondary Weapon For STB 556
For the secondary weapon, I will be using Best SMG and shotguns. The secondary weapon depends entirely on your choice and the range you want to excel at.
STB 556 Range & Precision LoadoutThe second loadout will focus more on the range and the damage of STB 556. Furthermore, I will also be focusing on factors like precision, another return of the STB 556, one of the best weapons in COD Modern Warfare 2.
Following are the details of the loadout:
- Muzzle: Harbinger D20 Or Echoline GS-X
- Barrel: 24.4” Bruen S- 620
- Under Barrel: VX Pineapple Or FSS Sharkfin 90
- Comb: F TAC C 11 Riser
- Optic: Cronen Mini Red Dot
For the second loadout, I will be keeping the range of STB 556 in mind. Also, I will be looking to choose attachments that will further boost its performance in that range.
Best Class Setup [Perks And Attachments]Now, for the perks of the second loadout, I will be focusing heavily on the stealth factor while maintaining the running and gunning ability of STB 556.
Furthermore, I will be looking to improve the ammunition of your assault rifle and increase its damage range. For equipment, on the other hand, you will be looking for some extra kills and better HP.
Following are the perks, equipment, and field upgrades I used for the second loadout of STB 556.
- Base Perk 1: Scavenger
- Base Perk 2: Bomb Squad
- Bonus Perk: Hardline
- Ultimate Perk: Quick Fix
- Lethal Equipment: Semtex
- Tactical Equipment: Stun Grenade
- Field Upgrade: Trophy System Or Portable Radar
Best Secondary Weapon
For the secondary weapon, I highly recommend using the X13 auto due to its power and synergy with assault rifles. X13 auto can help you get out of close quarters since your assault rifle won’t be able to help you in tighter spaces.
My Verdict On STB 556
I spent 100+ hours in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, and a significant amount of time went into checking out different attachments for BAS B and testing them out on the battlefield. Through many trials and errors, I came up with the above-mentioned loadouts. You can start with my recommended attachments and make some slight alterations according to your playstyle for the best output.
With this, the detailed guide on the STB 556 and its best loadout builds, class setup, and equipment in COD Modern Warfare 2 comes to a conclusion. While you are at it, I highly recommend checking out the guide on the best assault rifles in MW 2 to check out other weapons besides STB 556.
Also, check out the guide on how to get burger town skin in COD Modern Warfare 2 and the vault edition content of the game. In case you are looking to increase your prestige, make sure to check out the guide on how to prestige in COD Modern Warfare 2.
There is also a detailed guide on unlocking polyatomic camo that you should check out. Furthermore, I recommend checking out Huzaifah Durrai’s review of Modern Warfare 3 for an insightful analysis.
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