Vanguard Zombies best Combat Shotgun Class

With the launch of Season One, Vanguard zombies will receive some new content. Therefore, you will want the best Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies class to take into Der Anfang, and the Combat Shotgun is a strong option.

Currently, the Combat Shotgun is one of the most powerful weapons in Zombies. It can blast the flesh-eaters away in just one shell, and it also has a good amount of range to its name. Once you rack up enough points to upgrade it at the Pack-a-Punch Machine, the shotgun will be deadly.


Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies Combat Shotgun class

  • Muzzle: M97 Full Choke
  • Barrel: Framble 18” Precision
  • Stock: CGC 3m Adjustable
  • Rear Grip: Fabric Grip
  • Underbarrel: SMLE Pistol Grip
  • Magazine: 12 Gauge 5 Round Tube
  • Optic: Slate Reflector

To begin, the M97 Full Choke will tighten the pellet spread of your Combat Shotgun. Pairing this with the Framble 18” Precision Barrel improves your accuracy, headshot damage, bullet velocity, and range. These attachments will see your shotgun become more powerful and allow you to accurately take out hoards of the undead.

Inevitably, you will find yourself in close-quarter engagements with zombies. Therefore, the CGC 3m Adjustable Stock will boost your hip fire accuracy. In addition, speed is an important factor to consider for any zombies weapon. You need to be able to maneuver out of difficult situations and reposition. The stock also increases your movement speed while aiming, sprint to fire speed, and aim down sight speed. To reinforce this, the Fabric Grip further improves your aim down sight and sprint to fire speed, while seeing you experience better hip fire recoil recovery. To maximize your mobility, the SMLE Pistol Grip will provide you with faster sprint to fire speed and hip fire accuracy.

In terms of your ammunition, the 12 Gauge 5 Round Tube is a powerful option. Equipping this attachment means your shotgun will gain more bullet velocity and range, bullet penetration, and damage range. Finally, the Slate Reflector Optic will allow you to take advantage of the increased fire power to take out every zombie coming your way with precision.

A viable artifact to accompany your Vanguard Combat Shotgun in Zombies is the aether shroud. Activating it will keep you undetected from enemies for a short while. If you are trying to reach high rounds, the ring of fire is a strong choice as it will boost your damage while you are stood inside of the ring.

Vanguard Zombies best Combat Shotgun

Lauren Sayles
Lauren is a writer and FPS enthusiast. If the game has a gun that you can shoot, she will be occupied for hours!

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