With the map’s tight spaces and high-octane gunfights, wielding the best SMG on Rebirth Island in Warzone surely gives you an upper hand against your enemies.

Warzone Season 3 Reloaded shook up the close-quarters meta on the beloved map. The once-dominant HRM-9 got nerfed, opening the door for a new king of submachine guns.

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In this ONE Esports guide, we share with you the best SMG on Rebirth Island, helping you become a force to be reckoned with in the current season.

Equip this best SMG on Rebirth Island and crush your lobbies in Warzone Season 3 Reloaded

With the HRM-9 dethroned, a new contender has emerged to dominate close-quarter encounters: the Striker.

The Season 3 Reloaded patch increased the Striker’s damage and range, boosting its potential in close to medium range combat.

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To transform this into the best SMG on Rebirth Island, use attachments that enhance recoil control, mobility, and handling.

Start with the ZEHMN35 Compensated Flash Hider. This muzzle attachment manages vertical and horizontal recoil, while improving firing aim stability.

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It also shortens your radar pings when firing, making it hard for opponents to locate your position.

Select the Striker Stubby Barrel, which boosts sprint to fire speed, aim down sight speed, aim walking speed, and aim walking steadiness.

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Alternatively, if you want more recoil control, bullet velocity, and range, opt for the Striker Elite Long Barrel.

Choose the FTAC MSP-98 Handstop in the underbarrel slot to elevate vertical and gun kick control, as well as aim walking speed and movement speed.

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To further bolster your ADS speed, sprint to fire speed, and aim walking speed, go for the No Stock.

Finally, pick the 48 Round Mag to expand your ammo capacity without heavily affecting your mobility and handling stats.

Best SMG on Rebirth Island: Striker loadout in Warzone Season 3 Reloaded
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Best SMG in Warzone Rebirth Island for Season 3 Reloaded

MuzzleZEHMN35 Compensated Flash Hider
BarrelStriker Stubby Barrel
UnderbarrelFTAC MSP-98 Handstop
StockNo Stock
Magazine48 Round Mag

To maximize the potential of this Striker loadout on Rebirth Island, we recommend the following perk package and equipment:

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Perk package

  • Slot 1: Mountaineer
  • Slot 2: Irradiated
  • Slot 3: Quick Fix
  • Slot 4: Flex


  • Tactical: Smoke Grenade
  • Lethal: Throwing Knife

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