HG-40 Gun Review: Best Class setups and Attachments for the HG-40 in Black Ops 3

The HG-40 is a fully automatic sub machine gun in Black Ops 3. The HG-40 is a throwback/remake of the MP-40 from World at War. The HG-40 has the highest damage stats in the game killing in 3 shots at close range maximum 5 at a distance.

The range of this weapon is fantastic for an SMG and it will kill in 4 shots from up to 31 meters. However, the weapons Rate of Fire is its biggest weakness at 550RPM. It fires at LMG speed which is a big down point for players who like fast firing weapons.

Recommended Attachments for the HG-40 are the Foregrip, Rapid Fire and Quickdraw


Weapon Stats

  • Damage: 35- 30- 29- 23 or between 3 and 5 shots to kills
  • Headshots: 1.1x useful at long range
  • Range: Medium to long
  • Rate of Fire: 550RPM
  • Recoil: Very high


Best Classes


HG-40 – Accuracy is key

  • Attachments: Foregrip and Quickdraw
  • Perks: Flak Jacket, Scavenger and Awareness
  • Equipment: Players Choice


HG-40 – all out

  • Attachments: Long Barrel, Rapid Fire, Ext Mags,¬†Foregrip
  • Perks: Ghost, Cold Blooded and Dead Silence