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All Modern Warfare 3 (MW3) Lockwood MK2 changes: Buffs, explained

Same gun new changes.

When a weapon is added to MW3, you can expect it to go through many trials till it’s perfected. If you’re a fan of the Lockwood MK2 shotgun, you might be the next victim of these changes. So let’s go over all Lockwood MK2 changes including the buffs in Modern Warfare 3 (MW3).

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Modern Warfare 3 (MW3): All Lockwood MK2 changes and buffs explained

If you use the JAK Warden Aftermarket parts, you can find them acting differently now. Let’s break down the Aftermarket part changes.

  • Near-mid damage has increased from 25 to 26.
  • Near-mid damage has increased range of 8.1 from its original 6.4. You might be able to get double and triple kills easier now.
  • Mid-damage range has increased to 20.3 meters. This is at the minimum.
  • Standing hipfire has gone up to 3.3 degrees from 2.3.
  • On the opposite end, the maximum has gone up to 5.8 degrees.
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Slug Shell changes for the JAK Wardens

While the gun itself has changed, the ammo you use will also be affected. 

  • Standing hipfire has increased the spread to 21 percent at the minimum.
  • For the max, you’ll see another 21 percent increase in the spread.
  • The damage value wasn’t placing the proper value at certain moments they are:
  • Max 90 damage that goes up to 7.6 meters.
  • Near-mid damage is 80 at about 15.7  meters.
  • Mid is 70 damage which can reach 31.8 meters.
  • Min would be 50 damage to eliminate another player.

Gauge Ball ammo changes for the JAK Warned

Finally, the Gauge Ball got a few changes as well

  • Standing hipfire went down to 21 percent as opposed to 100 percent. This is at the minimum.
  • The maximum hipfire also went down. Now it’s 21 percent from it’s 80 percent. 
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With all these changes to the Lockwood MK 2, you might be able to get Hipfire Clean Kills now.


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