Best Loadouts for PLAYERUNKNOWN's BATTLEGROUNDS

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Welcome to the Official PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Best Loadout Guides page! This page has some of our suggested best loadouts for various playstyles. They're roughly sorted into four "classes" - Assault, Defense, Close Quarters, and Ranged. If you have any suggested changes for these classes, please let us know on this page's talk page!

Explaining the Classes[edit | edit source]

It's really important to figure out what role you're wanting to play early on in the match. Depending on what your role is, you're going to be looking for different gear and different attachments, as you're going to be using them for vastly different purposes.

Assault Loadout[edit | edit source]

This build depends on weapons that allow you to strike hard and fast, with enough ammo for both. This is key - with other builds, the ammo is only somewhat important, but with assault, the idea is to keep up sustained fire - this directly affects the attachments you're going to be looking for.

Defense Loadout[edit | edit source]

For this build, you're looking for weapons that offer great defensive capability. This means you're going to want weapons that allow you to keep enemies at bay while also switching to close range when required. Additionally, there's a few small pieces here that are great for stopping enemies from ever getting close enough to you to do damage - something that will keep you alive much longer than your cohorts.

Close Quarters Loadout[edit | edit source]

As a close combat specialist, you're going to want weapons that focus on close, localized, intense damage. You're also one of the few loadouts where we suggest having a powerful melee weapon to fall back on.

Ranged Loadout[edit | edit source]

The ranged loadout does exactly what it says on the tin - keep your enemies at range, preferably killing them before they ever even see you. Because of this, you're looking for weapons that offer crazy range and damage, and attachments that help towards that end.

Loadout Picks[edit | edit source]

The following are our picks for each "class" loadout. The reasoning for each weapon is included in the class-specific loadout pages, so if you want to see why we picked what we did, there's a good place to start!

Assault Loadout[edit | edit source]

Type Pick
Main Weapon AKM
Sidearm Tommy Gun
Attachments Composite Stock for Assault Rifles and 8x CQBSS
Consumable Energy Drink

Defense Loadout[edit | edit source]

Type Pick
Main Weapon M249
Sidearm Crossbow
Attachments Red Dot Sight
Consumable Painkiller

Close Quarters Loadout[edit | edit source]

Type Pick
Main Weapon S1897
Sidearm R1895 or Crowbar
Attachments Choke for S1897, S686
Consumable Med Kit

Ranged Loadout[edit | edit source]

Type Pick
Main Weapon AWM
Sidearm P92
Attachments Compensator for Sniper Rifle
Consumable Med Kit

Gallery[edit | edit source]