Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Best Attachments - Attachments List

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If you want to make the most of your favorite weapon in Call of Duty Black Ops 4, you'll need to use the right attachments. Doing so can really give you an edge over the competition, especially in multiplayer and Blackout modes. To help you decide which attachments to put on your guns, we've put together this Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Attachments Guide. We'll list all of the attachments in the game, and give you a look at what our picks for the best ones to use are.

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Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Attachments

In Black Ops 4, attachments work a little differently to how you might expect. Only certain attachments are available to certain weapons. In addition, there are multiple tiers available with some attachments, essentially allowing you to tweak the effect it has on your weapon of choice.

Note: This Guide uses data from Reddit User Xeppeling, who has been gathering info on Black Ops 4 with the help of the community. Head here to check it out.

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Basic Attachments

To help you plan out your ideal loadout, we’ve listed all of the basic attachments you can get in Black Ops 4. We’ve included a brief description beside each one, and outlined the tier differences where applicable.

AttachmentTier 1Tier 2
BandolierCarry two additional rocketsN/A
Choked Barrel(MOG 12 - Long Barrel required)Increased damage dealt by pellets and decreases pellet spread
Extended Mags (II)Increased ammo capacityMaximum ammo capacity
FMJ (II)Penetrates and destroys armor. Improved bullet penetration through walls and objects.Increased damage to vehicles and equipment. Maximized bullet penetration through walls and objects.
Fast Lock OnRockets lock on to targets fasterN/A
Fast MagsReload fasterQuickly reload all rounds at once (MOG 12)/Reload faster. Every second mag reloads instantly (Maddox)
Grip (II)Reduces recoilReduces recoil the longer you fire
High Caliber (II)Increased damage to headshotsIncreases damage to headshots and from the upper chest to neck
High ExplosiveIncreased rocket damage and explosion radiusN/A
Laser Sight (II)Improved hip-fire accuracyIncreases hip-fire accuracy, and no accuracy penalty when moving
Long Barrel (II)Increases damage falloff rangesEliminates range based damage fall-off
QuickdrawIncreased aiming speed.Greatly increased ADS speed and retain peripheral vision with low zoom sights
Rapid FireIncreased rate of fireN/A
StabilizerReduces weapon sway while aimingHold breath longer
Stock (II)Increased movement speed while aimingMove faster while aiming and firing. Crouched and prone movement is increased, and maintain your aim while moving in prone

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Optics

If you’re looking for a full list of the optics you can pick up in Black Ops 4, you’re in luck! You’ll find exactly that in the list below.

NameDescription
ReflexPrecision red dot sight with 1.35x magnification
HolographicWide view with 2.0x magnification and a fine point circular reticle
ELOClear open sights with a lens projected dot
Iron Sights(Remove the scope and use the iron sights of the weapon)
Red Dot Multi-ZoomMagnification Optic
Recon Force2.0x Enhanced zoom. Biometric targeting confirmation and periphery enemy detection
Tritium SightClear open sights with an illuminated post
Thermal/NVIRIdentify enemies by detecting their increased heat signatures against the environment

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Best Attachment

While the best attachment in Black Ops 4 mostly depends on what weapon you’re using and on your playstyle, there are some that are a lot better than others. We’ve listed the very best attachments in Call of Duty Black Ops 4.

  • High Caliber (II) - This Attachment really adds a ton of damage if you can land headshots or shots to the upper body in general.
  • Choked Barrel - This can seriously improve a shotgun, and when paired with a good Operator Mod like Dragon’s Breath, is basically the only way to use a shotgun with the power of a primary weapon.
  • Long Barrel - This makes snipers seriously unstoppable, because there will be no range-based drop off.

If you're looking for more on Call of Duty Black Ops 4, you can head over to our Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Guides Hub . For more specific help check out our Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Specialists - All Specialist Abilities, Equipment and Weapons guide, our Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Zombies Guide, our look at Black Ops 4 Operator Mods, CoD BLOPS 4 Killstreaks, the Best Attachments, Best Perks in Black Ops 4, and Black Ops 4 Best Weapons. We've also got detailed guides to the IX Zombies Easter Eggs and the Voyage of Despair Easter Eggs.

For info on Call of Duty Black Ops 4's Battle Royale Mode, you can head over to our Call of Duty Blackout Guides Hub . For more specific help with the game check out our Call of Duty Blackout Map Guide, Blackout best Weapons guide, how to unlock Blackout characters guide, and our look at the Best Blackout Perks.

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