Black Ops 3 Razorback SMG Overview

The Razorback is yet another one of the usable submachine guns in Black Ops 3‘s online multiplayer. This SMG has the best accuracy in its class, has decent range, a moderate firing rate, and relatively low damage output. All in all, it’s an excellent weapon, perhaps even one of the best guns in the game, period.

Black Ops 3 Razorback SMG

It was recently announced that, however, that the Razorback was re-evaluated after the official beta and was altered slightly for weapon balancing purposes. We’re not entirely sure exactly what was changed on the gun just yet, but we’ll keep everyone posted about it. Full details will be posted right here whenever they’re available.

Razorback Stats

Want to know what to expect from this SMG? Below you’ll find details regarding the gun’s firing rate, magazine size, accuracy, and other useful statistics.

Black Ops 3 Weapon Stats

Damage Output: ~ 20-25 HP per bullet

Magazine Size: 30 rounds (42 rounds with Extended Mags equipped)

Range: Medium

Fire Rate: Low-Medium

Accuracy: Medium-High (best in class)

Available Attachments

As you use the Razorback and earn experience with it, you’ll begin to unlock various attachments for the weapon. Different attachments become available at different weapon levels. Below are the attachments that you’ll eventually unlock for this SMG.

Black Ops 3 Available Attachments

  • Reflex Sight
  • Recon Sight
  • Varix 3
  • Enhanced Sight
  • Suppressor
  • Long Barrel
  • Grip
  • Quickdraw
  • Stock
  • Fast Mags
  • FMJ
  • Extended Mags
  • Rapid Fire

Recommended Weapon Setup

Black Ops 3 Recommended Gun Setup

Depending on your personal play style and how you feel about the Razorback, you may want to add some attachments to the gun. Because this is a submachine gun, which is usually a weapon of choice for rushing, we would recommend using attachments like Long Barrel and Extended Mags.

Long Barrel extends the effective range of the SMG making falloff damage a bit less of an issue when facing opponents at medium distances. Extended Mags, on the other hand, allows you to keep firing for longer periods of time thanks to additional bullets. Both come extremely handy.

If you prefer to flank your enemies and catch them off guard with surprise attacks you may want to consider throwing on the Suppressor attachment which helps keep your character off enemy radar when firing and also makes it more difficult for enemies to locate you based on firing sounds.

The Razorback already has very low recoil compared to most other submachine guns in Black Ops 3. This makes attachments such as the Grip completely unnecessary. Even a newcomer to Call of Duty can easily manage the recoil on this SMG so there’s no need to waste an attachment slot on Grip.

Razorback Gameplay

Want to know how the Razorback plays in-game without having to take it into the heat of battle yourself? Check out the video below to see this SMG in action in an actual online multiplayer match in BO3.

Black Ops 3 Weapon Gameplay


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