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Best Type 100 loadout and class setup in Call Of Duty: Vanguard

Use these attachments for the very best Type 100 loadout

Looking for the best Type 100 loadout in Call Of Duty: Vanguard? While it doesn't reach the same highs as the MP40, the Type 100 is still an incredible weapon that deserves a chance in Call Of Duty: Vanguard. It might not seem that way on the surface, but we've found the best Type 100 loadout which will transform this otherwise mediocre weapon into an absolute laser that will tear through the enemy team and send them scrambling back to base. We really recommend you give this a go - you won't be disappointed.

Below, we'll cover the best attachments to use with the Type 100 to make it a beastly SMG that rivals some of the best guns in Vanguard. We'll also break down some other essentials that you'll need in this loadout, including the ideal secondary weapon, perks, and equipment to use alongside the Type 100.

Best Type 100 loadout in Call Of Duty: Vanguard

The Type 100 is as close to an Assault Rifle as you can find in the SMG category of Call Of Duty: Vanguard guns. It features very low recoil and high effective range, which makes it a formidable gun even without attachments. But what makes it one of the best SMGs is its hidden damage potential, which you can only unlock with the right set of attachments. Here's how to put together the best Type 100 loadout:

  • Optic: G16 2.5X
  • Muzzle: Strife Compensator
  • Barrel: Shiraishi 374mm
  • Underbarrel: Carver Foregrip
  • Magazine: .30 Russian Short 30 Round Mags
  • Rear Grip: Polymer Grip
  • Stock: Shiraishi T100
  • Ammo Type: Subsonic
  • Proficiency: Gung-Ho
  • Kit: Quick
A render of the Type 100 in Call Of Duty: Vanguard, as seen from the Gunsmith preview animation screen.

Let's get the obvious ones out of the way first. The Subsonic ammo type keeps us off the enemy radar without any need for a silencer, allowing us to attach the much more useful Strife Compensator to our muzzle. This is the first of many attachments which will work on decreasing the Type 100's recoil and turning it into a veritable cross-map laser. With this in mind, the best optic to use is the G16 2.5X - a clean and versatile sight that helps land shots at range, without being so zoomed in that you suffer in close quarters combat.

The .30 Russian Short 30 Round Mags attachment is the key to unlocking the Type 100's potential. Without it, the gun's a bit of a pea-shooter. But with it, suddenly you can enjoy a three-shot-kill with one of the most accurate and fast-firing SMGs.

The downside is that it adds quite a bit of kick to the gun, so the other attachments in our loadout are mostly focused on reducing this recoil back into laser-accurate territory. The Carver Foregrip, Shiraishi T100, and Polymer Grip all help to keep the gun's kick under control, but the real king of recoil control is the Shiraishi 374mm barrel, which gives a whopping +40% increase to both vertical and horizontal recoil control, as well as some extra flinch resistance, which is always good to have in Vanguard.

This barrel does have the downside of slowing down the gun's handling stats somewhat, which is why we've opted for the Quick kit attachment to speed up our movement, and - even more importantly - the Gung-Ho proficiency attachment. If you've been sleeping on Gung-Ho before, now's the time to start using it - it literally reduces your sprint-to-fire time to 0. Suddenly that downside isn't such a downside!

Overall this loadout gives the Type 100 a fantastic boost to damage and time-to-kill while also keeping it extremely controllable and versatile. With this gun in hand you can safely engage enemies at both close and medium range, and melt them in milliseconds thanks to the Type 100's amazingly high accuracy.

Secondary weapon

As is the case with many of our best Vanguard loadouts, we'd recommend taking another primary weapon in your loadout. Since the Type 100 performs best at short-medium range, you should find a weapon that will help you crack skulls across the map, such as a Sniper Rifle or Marksman Rifle. The Kar98k is an exceptional long-range weapon, but the 3-Line Rifle has a lot of strengths which might suit your playstyle better. If you want a faster gun that can still pick enemies off from a distance, try the BAR. It has the perfect balance of power, range, and accuracy that will blast a hole in enemy defenses while you sit back comfortably on your side of the map.

Best Type 100 Perks and Equipment

Below is a list of recommended perks and equipment to use as part of this Type 100 loadout:

  • Perk 1: Ghost
  • Perk 2: Radar
  • Perk 3: Overkill
  • Lethal: Thermite
  • Tactical: Stim

None of the above choices should be very surprising. Ghost, Radar, and Overkill are our picks for the very best Perks in Call Of Duty: Vanguard. Without them, you'll be spotted by enemies on their minimaps, and won't be able to spot them on yours. And, of course, without Overkill you can't equip two primary weapons - though that's not too terrible in this case given the Type 100's versatility over multiple ranges.

As for the Equipment, Thermite is a great choice with pretty much any loadout - just throw it into a doorway or pathway to zone, flush out, or outright kill enemies. And Stim is always useful just for getting you back on your feet as quickly as possible whenever you're a hair's breadth from death - which happens an awful lot in Vanguard.

That wraps up this primer on how to construct the best Type 100 loadout in Call Of Duty: Vanguard. If you're not quite sold on the Type 100 yet and want to see how it stacks against other SMGs, be sure to check out our Call Of Duty: Vanguard weapon stats guide. Alternatively, if you're looking for something with a bit more punch over range, then you can consult our tier list of Call Of Duty: Vanguard's best Assault Rifles.

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