CoD WW2 Best Submachine Guns - Grease Gun, PPSH-41, Type 100, All the Best Submachine Guns

CoD WW2 Best Submachine Guns - Grease Gun, PPSH-41, Type 100, All the Best Submachine Guns

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One of the most popular weapon classes in Call of Duty: WW2 is undoubtedly the submachine gun variant of weapons. These are the types of weapons that priotise fire rate, and sometimes damage, over basically any other statistic. In this CoD WW2 best submachine guns guide, we'll be going the very best weapons that you can utilise in the class, no matter the situation you find yourself in.

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CoD WW2 Best Submachine Guns Guide

Submachine guns are arguably the most popular class of weapon in Call of Duty: WW2, and for good reason. Since they mainly focus on fire rate and damage attributes, they're extremely good to use in close quarters, and since they're some of the lightest weapons in the game, they take less time to pull up from the hip and aim with.

Just below, we'll run down the best submachine guns in Call of Duty: WW2, as well as providing you with a detailed list of their strengths and weaknesses, pointing you in the direction of which game modes to ideally use them in.

CoD WW2 Grease Gun

First up in our list of best Call of Duty: WW2 submachine guns, it's the first weapon in the class that you'll be given at the very start of the game. The Grease Gun is a surprisingly powerful weapon, because what it lacks up for in fire rate, it more than makes up for in firepower and accuracy, able to take players down from surprising range.

Add on that you'll be able to unlock some decent attachments that can boost the range and accuracy of the Grease Gun even further, and you've got yourself an ideal submachine gun. For this weapon, you'll obviously want to use it in fairly close quarters, when you might be up against multiple enemies at once, so Team Deathmatch, Free-for-All, or even Hardpoint are all ideal choices.


Although it lacks the accuracy and range of the aforementioned Grease Gun, the PPSH-41 is still more than deserving at the top of the range of best submachine guns in Call of Duty: WW2. The PPSH-41 keeps the same level of damage as the Grease Gun, but has an even higher rate of fire, meaning you can churn out bullets against enemies at close or medium range, especially with a magazine capacity of 35 bullets.

As for the best Call of Duty: WW2 multiplayer game modes in which to use the PPSH-41, we'd recommend anything where you're going to be in fairly close quarters. This could be Free-for-All due to the amount of enemy players, or Hardpoint, since you know rougly where all the enemy players are going to be on the map.

CoD WW2 MP40

There's a reason that the MP-40 is the final submachine gun you'll unlock in Call of Duty: WW2. If you want a demo of how lethal the weapon can be, even from fairly long range, jump into the campaign and get your hands on one. The MP-40 is basically a submachine gun that can also function as a rifle whenever you need a ranged kill. It's flawless in virtually every situation, and the attachments you can unlock only boost its stopping power.

As you can probably imagine from our description of the MP-40, there's really not a bad situation in which to use the weapon. The MP-40 is excellent in generating kills no matter the situation, so it's obviously a fantastic weapon to use in Deathmatch games, but it's also great for defending and clearing out areas, making it an equally ideal choice for Hardpoint or Domination.

The brand new War Machine DLC pack 2 is now live for Call of Duty: WW2 players on the PS4, coming at a later date to the Xbox One and PC. Head over to our CoD WW2 War Machine DLC guide for a complete breakdown of all the brand new content.

Hirun Cryer

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