Best DM56 Loadout: Modern Warfare 3 & Warzone 2

The DM56 is currently an A-Tier option in the MW3 meta and is expected to be an A-Tier option in the Warzone 2 meta. We breakdown the best DM56 loadouts and builds, how to unlock the DM56, and how to complete DM56 camo challenges.

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The DM56 is a Marksman Rifle and was released with the launch of MW3 on November 9th, 2023. It was integrated into Warzone 2 following MW3’s Season 1 launch.

DM56 Key Takeaways

  • The DM56 is currently an A-Tier option in the MW3 meta and will likely be an A-Tier option in the Warzone 2 meta
  • The current best loadout attachments for the DM56 in MW3 are: Shadowstrike Suppressor, Prime Lord Heavy, XRK Edge BW-4 Handstop, 40 Round Mag, and Farseer Cheek Riser
  • The current best loadout attachments for the DM56 in Warzone 2 are: VT-7 Spiritfire Suppressor, Prime Lord Heavy, Corio Eagleseye 2.5x, Bruen Heavy Support Grip, and 40-Round Mag

For a meta AR WZ2 loadout check out the Kastov 762.

Best DM56 Loadout Warzone

  • Muzzle: VT-7 Spiritfire Suppressor
  • Barrel: Prime Lord Heavy
  • Optic: Corio Eagleseye 2.5x
  • Underbarrel: Bruen Heavy Support Grip
  • Magazine: 40-Round Mag

Best DM56 Loadout MW3

  • Muzzle: Shadowstrike Suppressor
  • Barrel: Prime Lord Heavy
  • Underbarrel: XRK Edge BW-4 Handstop
  • Magazine: 40 Round Mag
  • Comb: Farseer Cheek Riser

Unlocking the DM56

To unlock the DM56, players must first reach level 25 military rank to unlock the Armory. Then complete the Armory challenge to unlock the DM56.

DM56 Camo Challenges

Players must reach the required weapon level before challenge progress can be made towards unlocking the camo.

DM56 Camo Challenges

CamoChallengeUnlock Level
MicrobiologyGet 50 kills with the DM562
Woods BrushGet 50 Headshot Kills with the DM56
Red SandsGet 10 kills with no attachments with the DM56
Bone ShakerGet 2 Kills without dying 15 times with the DM56
GildedGet 10 kills using a laser attachment with the DM56Complete All Base Camo Challenges
ForgedGet 25 kills while in Tactical Stance with DM56Complete 4 Gilded Camo Challenges with Marksman Rifles.
PricelessGet 15 headshots with iron sights with the DM56Complete 36 Forged Camo Challenges
InterstellarN/AComplete 36 Priceless Camo Challenges

DM56 Camo Challenges

CamoChallengeUnlock Level
TBDIn Zombies, Get 250 kills with the DM562
Golden EnigmaIn Zombies, Get 100 Kills and Successfully Extract with the DM56 in a Single DeploymentComplete All Zombies Base Camo Challenges
Zircon ScaleIn Zombies, Get 300 Kills with the DM56 while it’s Pack-A-PunchedComplete 4 Golden Enigma Camo Challenges with Marksman Rifles
SerpentiniteIn Zombies, Get 10 Special or Elite Zombie Kills with the DM56Complete 36 Zircon Scale Camo Challenges
BorealisN/AComplete 36 Serpentinite Camo Challenges

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You can also test out your loadouts in competitive play with Z League’s Warzone tournaments. All of Z League’s tournaments leverage proprietary skill-based matchmaking (SBMM) algorithms to ensure that you’re always placed in a division with similarly-skilled players.