With its balanced stats, the MCW stands out as one of the most formidable firearms in Modern Warfare 3 Ranked Play.

The assault rifle received a significant boost following the Season 3 Reloaded update due to an unexpected glitch allowing players to equip a suppressor, an attachment typically restricted in ranked matches.

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In this guide, we detail the broken MCW loadout based on Top 250 player and Misfits Gaming’s content creator LunchTime.

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Following the Season 3 Reloaded patch, players have been able to put the Scratch 20-L Suppressor in the muzzle slot.

This provides you with firing aim stability, and more importantly, keeps you invisible to radar when firing, making it difficult for the enemies to locate your position.

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After slotting in the Scratch 20-L Suppressor, equip the 16.5″ MCW Cyclone Long Barrel. This increases bullet velocity and range while elevating firing aim and aiming idle stability, leading to accurate shots in medium to long distance gunfights.

To further improve your firing aim stability and enhance your recoil and gun kick control, go with the RB Claw-PSL Grip and XTEN Phantom-5 Handstop.

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The XTEN Phantom-5 Handstop also bolsters your sprint to fire and aim down sight speed for faster target acquisition.

Lastly, pick the MK. 3 Reflector in the optic slot for a clear sight picture that does not affect any of your stats.

Best MCW loadout for Ranked Play in Modern Warfare 3 Season 3 Reloaded

Best MCW loadout for Ranked Play in Modern Warfare 3 Season 3 Reloaded
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MuzzleScratch 20-L Suppressor
Barrel16.5″ MCW Cyclone Long Barrel
Rear GripRB Claw-PSL Grip
UnderbarrelXTEN Phantom-5 Handstop
OpticMK. 3 Reflector

You can maximize the potential of this MCW loadout with the following secondary weapon, perks, and equipment:

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  • Secondary: Renetti
  • Vest: Infantry Vest
  • Tactical: Stun Grenade
  • Lethal: Frag Grenade
  • Field Upgrade: Enhanced Vision Goggles
  • Gloves: Commando Gloves
  • Boots: Stalker Boots
  • Gear: EOD Padding

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