Season 4 for Call of Duty: Vanguard is officially live for all players, and that means a fleet of new content is now available. The highlights of the Battle Pass are the two new weapons, the Marco-5 and UGM-8. The Marco-5 is unlocked at tier 15 while the UGM-8 is unlocked at tier 31. We’ve already gone over the best loadout to use with the Marco-5, so now it’s time to tackle the UGM-8 in Vanguard.
The UGM-8 is a mobile light machine gun that can deal a ton of damage at any range. However, like with any light machine gun in multiplayer, there are certain stats that can be increased to make it even stronger. Luckily, players have 10 slots on their loadout to make the necessary changes and turn the UGM-8 into a meta weapon in Vanguard.
Best UGM-8 loadout in Vanguard
With the UGM-8, players can technically treat it like a larger AR on the map. Since it’s so mobile, players can run around and try to catch enemies off-guard with their highly powerful weapon. The loadout for the UGM looks to increase its mobility along with its magazine size, fire rate, and recoil control.
- Muzzle: Recoil Booster
- Barrel: Bernard XL214 736mm
- Optic: Slate Reflector
- Stock: Bernard Forte VII
- Underbarrel: M1941 Hand Stop
- Magazine: 6.5mm Sakura 125 Round Box
- Ammo Type: Lengthened
- Rear Grip: Fabric Grip
- Proficiency: Tight Grip
- Kit: Fully Loaded
Players take care of any recoil control issues with the Tight Grip, Bernard Forte VII stock and M1941 Hand Stop while they gain additional mobility with the Fabric Grip. The Recoil Booster and Bernard XL214 736mm barrel provide a better fire rate and the 6.5mm Sakura 125 Round Box ensures players won’t be reloading too much. This UGM-8 loadout can be a jack-of-all-trades in Vanguard Season 4.
Joey Carr is a full-time writer for multiple esports and gaming websites. He has 6+ years of experience covering esports and traditional sporting events, including DreamHack Atlanta, Call of Duty Championships 2017, and Super Bowl 53.