Modern Warfare 3 – Top 5 Weapons for Rust


Here is the breakdown of all weapon types perfect for slaying on Rust.


Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer is live and for returning players, there is a nostalgic treat of getting the old Modern Warfare maps back, such as Estate, Terminal, and the Infamous, Rust. For New players and old ones to refresh their memory, Rust is a small-sized map with a square layout. Staying alive for longer than a few minutes can be a bit of a challenge in this one as it is fast-paced shooting and being fast and accurate are skills that are needed.

You must have strong reflexes and be quick to be the first one to land the shots to win firefights. However, there is a center rusty structure that can be used for sniping if you enjoy raining down bullets from above. But for the average player, guns that have a higher fire rate, faster ADS speed, and stability will do wonders to positively increase your K/D Ratio. Here is a list of the Top 5 weapons perfect speed kills.

MTZ 556


The MTZ 556 is the standard go-to assault rifle. It is stable and has a fast rate of fire with excellent recoil control. Paired up with the modifications listed below, the gun has zero flinch and recoil, stays on target and the ADS speed is not the best but workable.

  • Muzzle: L4R Flash Hider
  • Underbarrel: Bruen Heavy Support Grip
  • Barrel: MTZ VLDL-3568
  • Sight: MK.3 Reflector – Has great sight picture for a starter optic.
  • Stock: MTZ Marauder Stock

Rival 9

Rival 9

If you think this gun is familiar, you are correct. CX-9 from 2019’s Modern Warfare has made a comeback in Modern Warfare 3, and it is now called Rival-9. This seems to be the Best SMG right now, till they make any changes. This small gun is significantly maneuverable, has a high rate of fire, and has impressive mobility. One of the Best weapons for Rust.

  • Muzzle: TA Compensator
  • Underbarrel: FTAC SP-10 Angled Grip
  • Magazine: 40 Round Mag
  • Rear Grip: RIVAL Vice Assault Grip
  • Stock: EXF Close Quarters Assault Stock

Striker 9

Striker 9

The Striker 9 is a versatile, all-rounded SMG. With a rapid rate of fire, low recoil, and exceptional mobility, This Power SMG has exceptional TTK as it excels in close-quarters combat. With the additional modifications, Striker 9 will be as deadly as it can get.

  • Barrel: Striker Recon Long Barrel
  • Underbarrel: FTAC SP-10 Angled Grip
  • Magazine: 40 Round Mag
  • Optic: MK.3 Reflector
  • Rear Grip: Sakin ZX Grip

Long Bow

Long Bow

If you are in the mood to snipe in a close-quarters environment, this is your go-to long gun. The Long Bow is a combination of speed and firepower. Follow-up shots are fast and the modifications to support CQB gameplay give this weapon superiority and power. Shooting from the center platform can dominate enemy players.

  • Ammunition: 7.62x39MM High Grain Rounds
  • Magazine: 10 Round Mag
  • Read Grip: Demo 650 Grip
  • Stock: No Stock
  • Laser: FSS DLE-V Laser


Rust WSP Swarm

The name says it all, WSP Swarm is a close-quarters beast. You will be swarming your enemies left right and center with this high TTK weapon. This SMG has exceptional mobility, and a rapid rate of fire all in a very short package. With the right modifications, this gun transforms into a CQB Laser beam.

  • Muzzle: Lacerta Compensator
  • Barrel: WSP Reckless-90 Long Barrel
  • Magazine: 40 Round Mag
  • Stock: FSS Fortress Heavy Stock
  • Optic: MK. 3 Reflector

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  • Ali Unar

    Ali has been a gaming enthusiast since the Nintendo era of duck hunting. You can find him embarked on a perpetual journey whenever possible in either the Zelda, MGS or the Elder Scrolls series.

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