The modern warfare 2 gaming scene has some of the best Submachine Guns (SMGs) available, making it an ideal setting for fans of SMGs. These are the top SMGs in the game that players can take advantage of.

In Season 2 Reloaded of Call of Duty, we have examined every SMG available in Modern Warfare 2 and ranked them to show which is the top option. SMGs are the perfect guns for quickly getting around maps and engaging in close-range battles.

The Modern Warfare 2 Season 2 Reloaded update is ongoing, giving players the chance to acquire and level up 60 weapons. Submachine Guns, in particular, are proving to be a formidable force. If you’re someone who likes to move around the map and engage opponents directly, then an SMG is the ideal choice for you.

For Modern Warfare 2, there isn’t an SMG that is particularly bad but there are some that stand out as better than the rest. So, we are going to be ranking every SMG in the game to show which ones are the best for your playstyle after the Season 2 Reloaded update which gave buffs and nerfs to the weapons.

Ranking of the Finest Modern Warfare 2 Submachine Guns

To determine the order of quality for each Submachine Gun (SMG) in Modern Warfare 2, we have listed them from best to worst.

  1. Vaznev-9K
  2. Sub of Lachmann
  3. The Fennec 45
  4. VEL 46
  5. The BAS-P
  6. The PDSW 528
  7. The FSS Hurricane
  8. Minibak
  9. MX9

SMGs Ideal For Modern Warfare 2

A look at some of the most suitable submachine guns for playing Modern Warfare 2.

9. MX9

It is a shame that we had to place the MX9 at the bottom of the list of SMGs in Modern Warfare 2 due to its minimal damage-per-mag and its deficiency in terms of versatility.

At close quarters, the MX9 can still be depended on to inflict substantial damage; however, its effectiveness diminishes as the range increases, ultimately rendering it ineffective. Although you can still manage to get by with the MX9, the other SMGs on the list are a more viable option.

8. Mini-Baking

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The Minibak in Modern Warfare 2 has an issue like the MX9; it receives a dramatic reduction in damage and it is not ideal for short-range combat.

When it comes to the Minibak’s Time to Kill, it is comparable to the other SMG’s until around 30 meters, and then it drops off considerably, performing even poorer than the MX9. However, its damage at close range is marginally better, and it has a large magazine. Consequently, if you stay on smaller maps, you won’t feel like you’re at a major disadvantage.

7. FSS Storm

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For those just starting out in Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer, the FSS Hurricane is an excellent choice of armament. [Reference] (

The Hurricane stands out due to its magazine size and bullet speed, however its damage is not as great as some of the SMGs in this selection. Fortunately, its simplicity makes it suitable for any type of Modern Warfare 2 player.

6. PDSW 528

From the moment it was available to Modern Warfare 2 gamers, the PDSW 528 P90 was a top pick, and it has been a reliable go-to choice through Season 2.

Boasting an impressive TTK, the PDSW 528 is a great choice due to its mobility and low kickback. You’ll be able to move quickly around the map and take advantage of its fast aim down sight speed, giving you an advantage in an instant. Its fast bullet velocity gives it a hitscan feel.

5. BAS-P

The BAS-P SMG was introduced in Modern Warfare 2 Season 1 and quickly made an impact with its high rate of fire and manageable recoil, a deadly combination.

Following the Season 2 Reloaded improvements to the damage range and sprint-to-fire time, the BAS-P has become much more competitive compared to the other guns on this list. Before these changes, it was lagging behind, but the buffs have helped to bridge the gap.

4. MP7 – VEL 46

The VEL 46, which has been dubbed the MP7 of Modern Warfare 2, can be a great asset for players in the multiplayer mode. Since the Season 2 Reloaded buffs, this underrated SMG has seen a substantial boost in its capabilities.

Before we made the alteration, we could tell that its short-range harm was not enough. Now, though, the VEL 46 has been given a boost to its close-range firepower. Furthermore, the potent 30-round magazine attachment has been improved to make reloading faster.

3. The Fennec 45

A particular model of the Fennec line, this 45 version is noteworthy.

If you’re in need of an SMG with swift elimination capabilities, then the Fennec 45 from Modern Warfare 2 is the perfect choice.

The Fennec’s extremely rapid rate of fire brings opponents down quickly, similar to its Warzone version.

2. The Lachmann Subordination System

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The MP5 has been a much-loved SMG in many Call of Duty games, and Modern Warfare 2 follows suit with its Lachmann Sub. This classic gun remains a fan favorite.

For Modern Warfare 2 enthusiasts, the Lachmann Sub SMG is sure to be a comfortable and easy-to-use weapon due to its low recoil, great mobility, and fast Time-to-Kill at short range.

Previously, we had considered it to be the pinnacle of SMGs, however, Season 2 Reloaded’s changes to its mobility and aiming down sights speed have pushed it back one place on the rankings.

1. Vaznev-9K – The Best SMG in Modern Warfare 2

When the second season of Modern Warfare 2 Reloaded rolled out, the Vaznev-9k emerged as the top Submachine Gun. This was due to the nerfs inflicted on the Lachmann Sub and the Vaznev’s reliability.

The Vaznev-9K is an incredibly effective gun at close range, resembling the Kastov-74u yet much faster. It has low recoil and a short time to eliminate enemies, making it a great all-around pick that will take the lead in the SMG class at virtually any range.

The Vaznev SMG is the current top pick for Modern Warfare 2 Ranked Play, and is also a great choice for multiplayer matches.

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