The Vel 46 is an SMG in Modern Warfare 3, one that originated in the previous game.
Many veteran players of the franchise may notice that the Vel 46 here in Modern Warfare 3 is the same as the MP7 from the original MW3.
As a weapon, it’s excellent for a run-and-gun style of play and one on the higher end of the spectrum in terms of rate of fire.
In this guide, we’ll look at how to unlock the Vel 46 (MP7) in Modern Warfare 3, the best attachments to use, and the best class in terms of vest, perks, gear, and equipment.
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How to unlock the Vel 46 ‘MP7’ in Modern Warfare 3
Since Modern Warfare 3 does not have any of the player unlocks coming from MW2, the requirements for some weapons have changed.
This has not affected all weapons, but like the M4, the Speed 46 is one of the weapons affected due to the unlocking of new player levels.
As such, to unlock Vel 46 (MP7) in Modern Warfare 3, you must reach player level 55 and then complete a challenge that will be revealed upon reaching that level.
Vel 46 will have a similar unlock requirement to this, requiring you to reach level 55 before a challenge is revealed; Once the challenge is completed, you will have access to the weapon in your own custom loadouts.
Once you’ve completed that challenge, you’ll be able to equip, use, level, and customize the Vel 46 to your liking.
Modern Warfare 3 Vel 46 ‘MP7’ best equipment and accessories
While the Vel 46 is excellent for a fast approach similar to the FSS Hurricane and MP5 (Lachmann Sub), it has potential for medium range combat.
As such, for this guide we have chosen a selection of accessories that can help take advantage of that specific feature, increasing your recoil control while still keeping it an effective mobile option.
Before describing the reasoning behind each choice, here are the best accessories to use with the Vel 46 (MP7) in Modern Warfare 3:
- Optics: Cronen Mini Dot or Player Preference
- Barrel: LM Series-7
- Stock: RXT Demo Stock
- Rear Grip: ZLR Fighting Grip
- Underbarrel: Kimura RYN-03 vertical grip
Firstly, we’ll choose an optic for this build – it’s up to you which one you prefer, especially since there are around 60 to choose from, but we’ll go with the Cronen Mini Dot just to give a clearer view of the target while doing ADS.
The Vel 46 with our recommended attachments at Gunsmith: The recoil reductions on this SMG version make it a pretty powerful weapon if you can control the remaining recoil.
For the second accessory, we chose the LM Series-7, a barrel that will give you additional recoil and kick control of the gun, faster bullet speed, and better dispersion when firing from the hip or in the tactical stance.
There are some drops in movement speed, but our third accessory, the Demo RXT Stock, will provide some bonuses to make up for that thanks to increases to crouch movement, sprint, and ADS speed.
It introduces less recoil control, but between the next two attachments, these drops should be more or less eliminated.
Of the last two options, we chose the ZLR Combat Rear Grip for its advantages in controlling the weapon’s recoil and kick, with only some reduction in sway when aiming idle.
As for the last accessory, we chose the Kimura RYN-03 vertical grip for its overall improvements in recoil control and aiming stability. It even has the advantage of providing a bonus to idle aim roll, reducing the negatives that the last attachment provides.
The Kimura RYN-03 Vertical Grip at Gunsmith, showing what it looks like on the weapon, as well as the pros and cons of equipping the accessory.
Overall, this leads to a build where we don’t really see any drawbacks and only increases four of the weapon’s stats for range, accuracy, and mobility, with a larger increase in the weapon’s recoil control: an increase of useful statistics. Due to the high rate of fire of the gun, which will cause the gun to kick a lot when firing. If you can control the remaining recoil, you will surely have a fairly stable experience even when attacking at longer distances.
Modern Warfare 3 Vel 46 ‘MP7’ best build, vest, perks, equipment and class loadout
To make Vel 46 feel as agile and effective as possible from a perk and playstyle standpoint, we’re looking for abilities that help us stay supplied with ammo, while keeping us mobile and avoiding enemy attacks and keeping them in check. . to return fire quickly and accurately.
Before we delve into the details of each aspect of the class build, here are our picks for the best Modern Warfare 3 ‘MP7’ Vel 46 class build, vest, perks, and gear:
- Vest: Infantry vest
- Perk 1: Gloves: Scavenger Gloves or Commando Gloves
- Perk 2 – Boots: Stalker Boots
- Perk 3 – Equipment: Data Jacker or Mag Holster
- Secondary: Renetti, Tyr or .50 GS
- Tactic: Flash Grenade
- Lethal: Semtex
- Field Upgrade: Ammunition Box or Portable Radar
Since we’re looking for greater mobility, the top choice for the entire class here will be the Infantry Vest, which grants an extended tactical sprint duration and a shorter refresh time, allowing you to sprint longer and more frequently.
The complete class equipment and configuration we chose for the Vel 46.
Since the Vel 46 is a rapid-fire weapon, you may run out of ammo from time to time, so the Scavenger Gloves are a great choice to compensate for this thanks to the ammo pickups you’ll get from defeating enemies. . If you’re comfortable with ammo, perhaps with the ammo box equipped as a field upgrade to compensate for any potential ammo reduction, you can opt for the Commando Gloves so you can reload while running, a great alternative to the scavenger.
To take advantage of the mobility provided by the Infantry Vest, equipping the Stalker Boots is a really nice way to stay mobile in firefights, thanks to the increased strafing speed and ADS movement they provide.
The advantage of command gloves we suggest as an alternative to scavenger gloves.
To get the final benefit, you can go a couple different ways depending on how you want to build the class.
If you want more battlefield awareness, you should opt for Data Jacker, as it will ping your radar and reveal nearby enemies after you pick up the pickup from defeated enemies. However, if you prefer to be able to prepare for the next fight faster, you can choose the Mag Holster for a faster reload speed and a good combination with the aforementioned command gloves so you can double the benefits related to reloading.
As for a secondary, it will ultimately be best to choose the one you are most comfortable with.
The Renetti 3-Burst Pistol is a solid choice and could be a good backup when you don’t have time to reload, or you can choose one of the more powerful pistols like the Tyr or the .50 GS, both of which have the potential to shoot the enemies if you are precise enough.
Left: A custom version of the Tyr we created for this guide; This led to one-shot kills from a considerable distance when we tested it at the range, so while it may have a slower rate of fire than other pistols, with good accuracy, this is a powerful weapon. | Right: A custom version of the .50 GS we put together for our Lachmann Sub ‘MP5’ guide.
For your tactical and lethal equipment, we recommend that you choose the one you are most comfortable with or the one you feel like using. We’ll go with Flash Grenades and Semtex for this class, but there are several others that are great alternatives.
To conclude this class, for your field upgrade, we would say you should choose one that complements the rest of the build, but like lethal and tactical gear, your preference may dictate this.
For example, the Munitions Box could be a good option if you don’t use the Scavenger Gloves, but at the same time, the portable radar could be useful in conjunction with the Data Jacker for greater awareness of how to ping enemy locations.
Updating the portable radar field.
However, what you choose for your class is up to you, and certain aspects may work well while others don’t, so be sure to mix and match to find the sweet spot for a more personalized setup that suits your needs. . exact playing style.
Looking for more guides on Modern Warfare 3? Be sure to check out our other posts covering various weapons in the best weapon guides for battle rifles, assault rifles, shotguns, and more, as well as individual loadout guides like this one, and complete coverage of the best weapons and the current meta . .