The weapon class that reigns supreme for close combat is the SMG in XDefiant. Since it’s a fast-paced game, moving around quickly and having a high fire rate makes all the difference. One of the top meta SMGs in XDefiant right now is the MP5A2. With our best MP5A2 XDefiant loadout, you can make this weapon even more deadly.
Best MP7 XDefiant loadout
- Muzzle: Muzzle Booster
- Barrel: Rapid Fire
- Front Rail: Handstop
- Magazine: Fast Mag
- Stock: Lightweight
Using the weapon attachments listed above, here are the stats you’ll be looking at on the MP5A2:
- Damage: 18/13/10
- Rate of Fire: 860 RPM
- Sprint out Time: 184ms
- ADS Time Reduction: 188.7ms
- Aim Stability: 45%
- Magazine: 37
- Reload Time: 1400ms
How to Unlock the MP5A2 in XDefiant
The MP5A2 is the default weapon unlocked at level one in XDefiant. It will be the weapon of choice for unlocking the other three SMGs. That means, unlike other weapons in this category, players do not need to complete any special challenges or missions to unlock the MP5A2.
Best MP5A2 Alternatives in XDefiant
A good alternative to the MP5A2 is the MP7. The MP7 excels in firepower, mobility, and ammunition. The only category where the MP5A2 excels is accuracy, which is crucial for an SMG, which is the primary reason why many players might prefer this weapon over the MP7 or other weapons in this weapon class.
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