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AX50 Best Class Setups & Best Attachments Modern Warfare

This guide takes a look in-depth at the AX50 Best Class Setups & Best Attachments in Modern Warfare. We look at elements of the weapons stats such as damage, range, and recoil.

With these stats, we then recommend the best attachments to use for the sniper rifle.

After we have discussed the stats and best attachments. We then give the 3 best class setups you can run when using the AX-50.

The AX-50 Sniper Rifle is arguably the best sniper in the game. However, there’s not much choice in the Sniper Rifle class. 

The HDR is its nearest contender along with the Dragunov that unfortunately just doesn’t cut it as a competitive weapon. 

Between the AX-50 and the HDR. The AX-50 is the best sniper rifle for quickscoping and snappy ADS speed.

Let’s get right into the AX50 Best Class Setups & Best Attachments Guide.

Weapon background

All Call of Duty games have a bolt action sniper rifle and Modern Warfare is no different. The AX-50 is the first of its kind in COD. However, there have been similar sniper rifles in past CODs. Such as the AS50 in MW3 and the AW-50 in COD 4 and MW2. 


  • Damage: 1 shot kill within 74m to the torso. 48m to the forearms.
  • Rate of Fire: Bolt Action
  • Recoil: Moderate(1 shot per rechamber)
  • Range: 74m – 48m

The AX50 can kill in 1 shot at close range. Players can land a 1 shot kill to the torso within 74 meters and 48 meters in the forearms. All other stats are not quite significant.

Best Attachments

The best attachments for the AX50 in Modern Warfare are the:

  • 17” Factory Barrel
  • Singuard Arms Assassin Stock
  • Stippled Grip Tape

These 3 attachments combined drastically speed up your Aim Down Sight Speed. Making the AX50 a beast for quickscoping

Best Class Setups

Here are the 3 best class setups for the AX50 in Modern Warfare. Each class has a different playstyle in mind to suit most players.

Class 1 – AX50 Run and Gun

The AX50 Run and Gun class is geared towards players that love to run and gun and 360 wide no scope fools. Attach the following to the sniper rifle:

  • 17” Factory Barrel
  • Tac Laser
  • VLK 3.0x Optic
  • Singuard Arms Assassin Stock
  • Stippled Grip Tape
AX50 Run and Gun

Class Setup

The remainder of the loadout is tailored to running and gunning and maximizing equipment.

AX50 Run and Gun Class Setup
  • Secondary: The Deagle is an animal here especially in close range in case someone sneaks up behind you.
  • Perk 1: Double Time is highly effective when rushing. Make sure to press the sprint button while running.
  • Perk 2: Restock keeps your frags and flashbangs rolling in.
  • Perk 3: Shrapnel is great because having two frags is great, right?
  • Lethal: Two frags and more coming every 30 seconds from Restock.
  • Tactical: The Flash is great for blinding your opponent. Use it when things get intense.

Class 2 – AX50 Cold Blooded

This class is tailored to players who like to go stealth and take out enemies who are thermal scoping you and the team. Attach the following to the AX50:

  • 17” Factory Barrel
  • VLK 3.0x Scope
  • Singuard Arms Assassin Stock
  • Recon Perk
  • Stippled Grip Tape
AX50 Cold Blooded

Class Setup

The rest of the class is perfect for staying hidden and countering thermal sniper scopes.

AX50 Cold Blooded Class Setup
  • Secondary: The .357 is a steady and powerful reliable. Check out our in-depth guide here.
  • Perk 1: Cold Blooded keeps you protected from Thermal optics aswel as AI targeting systems.
  • Perk 2: Ghost to keep you off the enemy’s UAV.
  • Perk 3: Tracker is great to counter enemies you may have just missed running down a flank route.
  • Lethal: The throwing knife is hard to use. However, it is a lot of fun, we recommend trying it out.
  • Tactical: The Smoke Grenade is probably the crucial part of this class. Throw it down a sniper route. Then run into the smoke and pick people off from inside the smoke

Class 3 – AX50 Overkiller

The final AX50 class setup is the Overkiller. This class is great on smaller maps. You can use your Model 680 to pull out as back up if your clip runs out. Fit the following attachments onto the AX50:

  • 17” Factory Barrel
  • VLK 3.0x Optic
  • Singuard Arms Assassin
  • Stippled Grip Tape
  • Focus
AX50 Overkiller

Class Setup

The remaining loadout is perfect for game modes such as Domination and Hardpoint. Youll be protected from grenades and tactical equipment as you hover around the objective.

AX50 Overkiller Class Setup
  • Secondary: The Model 680 pump shotgun is a 1 shot killing machine. 
  • Perk 1: The E.O.D. perk will protect you from nade spam while on the objective.
  • Perk 2: Overkill gives you that beast shotgun as secondary. What more could you ask for?
  • Perk 3: Battle-Hardened will shield you from enemy tactical spam when you go to cap a flag or take the Hardpoint.
  • Lethal: The C4 is perfect for clearing out the Hardpoint or defending B flag from above. Chuck it onto your next victim.
  • Tactical: Flash grenades are also very effective in combination with the C4. Blind your opponent with a flash then its C4 time.