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Modern Warfare 3 Best Shotgun loadout

The best shotgun in Modern Warfare 3 is the Lockwood 300, and here is the best loadout for it.

Modern Warfare 3 is out now, and like in previous Modern Warfare games, shotguns are incredibly powerful. Close-quarters maps have already been dominated by shotguns, and the best of them is the Lockwood 300.

If you’re looking to get the best out of the Lockwood 300 with our best shotgun guide, you’ve come to the right place, and soon you’ll be using one of the most overpowered guns in the game.

So read on to find out how to get the best out of the best shotgun in Modern Warfare 3, the Lockwood 300.

How to unlock the Lockwood 300

  • The Lockwood 300 is a Modern Warfare 2 gun that is carried forward to Modern Warfare 3.

Modern Warfare 3 Best Shotgun: Lockwood 300 loadout

  • Barrel: Matuzek 811 Barrel
  • Stock: Heist Stock Mod
  • Muzzle: GW MAX
  • Trigger Action: Malestrom Dual Trigger

Barrel: Matuzek 811 Barrel 

This barrel is the key to changing the Lockwood 300 into a bit of a sniper rifle. It’s the longest barrel available for the weapon, and will have your opponents screaming at the sheer range at which you’re killing your opponents.

Stock: Heist Stock Mod 

The Heist Stock Mod is all about moving as fast as possible. This stock allows you to aim down sights far quicker, meaning you’re much more likely to win those one-on-one battles.

Muzzle: GW Max 

This muzzle will muffle your shots, which is helpful if you’ve broken through the back lines of the enemy team, and you’re taking them out one by one. If you pair this with the equipment and perks we’ve suggested below, you’ll be practically silent.

Trigger Action: Maelstrom Dual Trigger 

This is the reason this Lockwood 300 setup is so broken. The Maelstrom Dual Trigger allows you to take two shows at once. Twice the fire power, while taking a hit to range. The rest of the class is built to compensate for that range difference.

Modern Warfare 3 Best Shotgun: Lockwood 300 Equipment and Perks

  • Overkill Vest
  • Frag
  • Stun
  • Quick Grip Gloves
  • Lightweight Boots
  • Ghost TV Camo

Overkill Vest – The Overkill Vest allows you to use two primary weapons, which for a shotgun class, is essential.

Quick Grip Gloves – If you’re using two weapons, you’re going to want the Quick Grip Gloves to swap between weapons quickly.

Lightweight Boots – You’re going to want to close the gap as quickly as possible between you and your opponent, the Lightweight Boots will do this for you.

Ghost TV Camo – The Ghost TV Camo allows you to block detection from UAVs, enemy radar sources, and Heartbeat Sensors. This is key, especially with how easy it is for enemies to get a UAV, lighting up the map with your position. If you’re using a primarily short-ranged class, like the Lockwood 300 is, the element of surprise is key.