Best Akimbo Pistols loadout in MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 6, from attachments to perks

Best Akimbo Pistols loadout in MW2 & Warzone 2 Season 6, from attachments to perks
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Written by 

Coleman Hamstead


24th Oct 2023 10:16


Getting your hands on the best Akimbo Pistols loadout in MW2 and Warzone 2 can do a surprising amount of damage, but you'll want to make sure that you've also equipped the best attachments and perks to succeed in Season 6.

While understandably not as strong as the best Assault Rifles in Modern Warfare 2 right now, you'd be shocked to see quite how effective the old dualies can be in the right use cases.

Few weapons in Call of Duty can take down an enemy faster than Akimbo Pistols, and you don't need a whole lot of accuracy either when you're spraying and praying.

We've got all of the best Akimbo Loadouts in MW2 and Warzone 2 below, so make sure that you continue reading to see all of the best attachments and perks to get kitted up for Season 6 in the game.

What is the best Akimbo Pistols loadout in MW2? (Season 6)

Image of the Akimbo 9mm Daemon pistols in MW2
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When it comes to the regular Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer, the 9mm Daemon is the best pistol for running the Akimbo attachment. This is the latest handgun to arrive in the game, and it has certainly made a significant first impression.

What's more, it appears to work best with the Akimbo attachment, so you're not only getting the best version of this gun but the best Akimbo pistol overall in MW2 right now. With a pick rate of 2.1% according to WZRanked, the player base certainly seems to agree too, as it soars above the rest.

The best 9mm Daemon Akimbo Pistols Loadout for use in Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer features the following attachments:

  • Barrel: XTEN Windfall
  • Laser: FJX DIOD-70
  • Trigger Action: Rapid 30 Trigger
  • Magazine: 26 Round Drum
  • Rear Grip: Akimbo 9mm Daemon

The main reason behind the strength of the Akimbo 9mm Daemon is its fire rate, as with that Rapid 30 Trigger attachment you will be able to mow down any enemies that dare to stand in your way.

I love using this gun in multiplayer across the board, but I find that it especially shines in any map with enclosed spaces. Shipment, Shoothouse, and Farm 18 are the classics, but you'd be surprised at how effective you can be in pretty much every other map if you know how to position well.

Best Akimbo Pistols loadout in Warzone 2 (Season 6)

Image of the FTAC Siege in MW2 and Warzone 2
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When it comes to Warzone, our pick for the best Akimbo Pistol loadout is the FTAC Siege - which currently holds a 1.4% pick rate in the game mode.

The main reason for this is due to the absolutely massive 72-round drum magazine, which will save you from reloading and help you secure those all-important kills. When dying means so much more in Warzone compared to multiplayer, you will certainly be thankful that you don't have to stop and reload.

Here are the attachments that you'll want to equip the FTAC Recon with if you're looking for the best Warzone 2 Akimbo Pistols class:

  • Muzzle: Spiral V3.5 Flash Hider
  • Barrel: CMRN-50
  • Laser: 1MW Pistol Laser
  • Magazine: 72-Round Drum
  • Rear Grip: Akimbo FTAC Siege

As you can see, you can build an incredibly strong Akimbo loadout here, so make sure to try it out if you're looking to dominate close-quarter engagements. I love using the FTAC Recon for this reason, as you are often able to get the jump on unsuspecting enemies and send them back to the gulag before they've ever had the chance to fight back.

Best perk package for Akimbo Pistols in MW2 & Warzone 2

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The best perk package for your Akimbo Pistols loadout in MW2 & Warzone 2 is Vanguard, which gives you the following perks in the list below:

  • Double Time
  • Bomb Squad
  • Resupply
  • High Alert

This is an excellent choice as it keeps you on the move, protected from additional damage, and alert to your surroundings. Resupply is also great as it allows you to spray without the worry of running out of ammo, and you also get an extra lethal to deal damage at mid-range.

If you want to be even more mobile, however, opting for the Warden perk package is also a great choice, as Fast Hands will keep you always ready for action, and Quick Fix allows you to stay fresh and healed up.

So, now you have everything you need to create the best Akimbo Pistol Loadout in Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 Season 6. If you're pairing these pistols with a sniper for protection, you'd better check out our list of the best sniper class loadouts in MW2 here.

If you're after more Modern Warfare 2 content, there's no better place to look than our dedicated Call of Duty homepage for all of the latest news and guides.

Coleman Hamstead
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Coleman Hamstead
Coleman is a freelance journalist at GGRecon. While gaming has always been his passion, it wasn’t until he worked as a Sports Journalist at the Community College of Baltimore County that he found his enthusiasm for writing. In the time since Coleman has had his work featured in publications such as The Washington Post/Launcher and ESTNN. Coleman is a graduate of Towson University with a degree in Sport Management and Business Administration.
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