Included in the launch of season 3 are two brand new weapons, the SKS Marksman Rifle and the Renetti Handgun. Unlocked at level 30 of the Battle Pass, the SKS is a light carbine with a guaranteed 2-shot kill, large ammunition, and moderate recoil. In this article, find three SKS loadout that fit every style of play that will give you an edge over your opponents in season 5 of Modern Warfare.
SKS loadout: Deadly Silent
This SKS loadout is perfect for those who like to stalk your opponent to cause unpleasant surprises from behind the front lines of the enemy.
- Tactical Suppressor (Muzzle)
- 22” FFS M59/66 (Barrel)
- Scout Combat Optic (Optic)
- FTAC Hunter-Scout (Stock)
- Tactical Foregrip (Underbarrel)
This attached combination allows you to take down enemies as quietly as possible, allowing you to hide on enemy miniature maps.
- Cold Blooded (Perk 1)
- Ghost (Perk 2)
- Battle Hardened (Perk 3)
The combination of Cold Blooded and Ghost allows you to become invisible against any enemy AI and UAV targeting systems. Battle Hardened increases resistance to all lightning, stun, EMP, and aura of enemies in your vicinity.
- Frag Grenade (Lethal)
- Stun Grenade (Tactical)
Choosing add-ons is a personal preference but we find that the combination of a frag grenade and a stun grenade fits well into this class. Cook frag grenades to perfection to ensure kill and use stun to slow down opponents to take them down with ease.
SKS loadout: Quick on the Draw
Designed with the fastest aiming speed in mind, this SKS loadout is perfect for aggressive players looking to get a sweet hit on enemies.
- 16” FSS Para (Barrel)
- G.I Mini Reflex (Optic)
- Sawed-off Stock (Stock)
- Sleight of Hand (Perk)
- Command Foregrip (Underbarrel)
These attachments greatly improve ADS speed, allowing you to react to enemies quickly while the commando forward section provides some much-needed control over recoil.
- Double Time (Perk 1)
- Pointman (Perk 2)
- Tune Up (Perk 3)
Double Time allows you to use your Sprint Strategy longer, Pointman converts kill points into points, allows you to earn points on target play, and Tune Up boosts Field Upgrades top-ups, allows you to earn them much faster than usual.
- Semtex (Lethal)
- Smoke Grenade (Tactical)
The Semtex is great for holding onto a crowded target while the smoke grenade can be used to block the line of sight or used to set up an ambush on the target.
The Perfect All-Rounder
Third and final SKS loadout could be one of the best multipurpose loadouts in the entire game.
- FTAC Landmark (Barrel)
- Integral Hybrid (Optic)
- SKS Rifle Stock (Stock)
- Compensator (Muzzle)
- Ranger Foregrip (Underbarrel)
It’s a near-perfect balance of damage, fast ADS speed, and recoil control, making this SKS loadout usable in almost any situation imaginable.
- EOD (Perk 1)
- Restock (Perk 2)
- Amped (Perk 3)
EOD provides increased explosion resistance, Restock allows you to gain extra utility after you’ve used it, and Amped increases weapon swap speed in case you need to pull out a secondary weapon as a last resort.
- Thermite (Lethal)
- Gas Grenade (Tactical)
Using these utility pieces allows you to gradually damage enemies entering the area they were thrown. Be prepared to react quickly to destroy them before they have time to step back and restore health.