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Here’s your final batch of Warzone buffs and nerfs before Warzone 2

The Warzone Season 5 Reloaded update is here and with it come an interesting selection of buffs and nerfs that hit meta weapons like the UGM and Gorenko hard

Warzone Season 5 Reloaded patch notes: an image of a man wearing armour and a gas mask in Call of Duty

We know Warzone Season 5 Reloaded might be your last chance to play Rebirth Island, but you can’t deny that Raven Software’s incredible battle royale shooter is going out with a bit of a bang. If you’re looking to fill the time between now and the Warzone 2 release date, you could do a lot worse than Warzone. However, there are some buffs and nerfs you should know about going into your next game.

Firstly, there are a few buffs you should know about. Modern Warfare 2019’s CR-56 AMAX and Vanguard’s rather unusual EX1 are both being buffed in the latest set of Warzone patch notes. With increased damage range and increased base damage respectively, expect to see these two weapons shoot up the Warzone meta in the next few days.

Similarly, players can expect to see Black Ops Cold War’s EM2 get a boost in both base damage and headshot damage going forwards. Elsewhere, Vanguard’s Combat Shotgun is going to rechamber 10% faster, the Streetsweeper is going to deal a little more damage, and both the Dragunov and AX-50 have been buffed alongside the Rytec AMR.

And, what about the nerfs coming to Warzone in the Season 5 Reloaded update? Well, those are a little more hard-hitting when it comes to the current selection of the best Warzone guns being used in everyone’s best Warzone loadouts. Why? Well, both the UGM-8 lightmachine gun and the Gorenko Anti-Tank Rifle have been hit pretty hard.

The UGM-8 is going to deal less damage, with an increased recoil intensity and lower head and neck damage multipliers. In additon to this, the Gorenko Anti-Tank Rifle now has more bullet dropoff and a decreased fire rate. In addition to this, a number of popular attachments for these weapons have been nerfed.

Elsewhere in Warzone’s armoury, the Vanguard PPSh-41 is being nerfed ever so slightly alongside the H4 Blixen and Armaguerra 43. The Automaton is also going to be a little weaker going forwards. However, Black Ops Cold War’s QBZ-83 and the Oden are both getting a minor buff. So, it might be worth experimenting with your loadouts for this last little stint before Warzone 2 drops.

If you want to find all the latest Warzone patch notes, you can check them our on Raven Software’s Season 5 Reloaded update notes here. If you’re just interested in the next battle royale game, here are seven Warzone 2 changes you might not know about yet.