Sidewinder

Sidewinder Weapon in Call of Duty MW3

Meet the Sidewinder, a Battle Rifle highlighted in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (2023).

Released alongside the game on November 10, 2023, this firearm is set to join the Warzone arsenal during Season One later this year.

Taking inspiration from the real-world ACR .450, the Sidewinder features a design that echoes its real-life counterpart.

How to Unlock the Sidewinder in MW3:

Reach level 25ย in the Armory by completing Daily Challenges.

Sidewinder Stats

Main Stats

  • Time to Kill: 355ms
  • ADS Speed: 280ms
  • Bullet Velocity: 540m/s
  • Fire Rate: 375
  • Sprint to Fire Speed: 231ms

Damage

  • Headshot: 84
  • Upper Torso: 60
  • Lower Torso: 60
  • Flinch: 0.7
  • Average Damage: 64.8
  • Shot to Kill: 3

Range

  • Effective Range: 19.1m
  • Minimum Range: 36.8m

Hip Fire

  • Minimum Spread: 2.3
  • Maximum Spread: 8.8
  • Flinch Resistance: 0.2
  • Tac Stance Spread: 4.2

Mobility

  • Movement Speed: 4.6m/s
  • Crouch Speed: 2.3m/s
  • Sprint Speed: 5.5m/s
  • Tactical Sprint Speed: 6.8m/s
  • ADS Movement Speed: 2.7m/s
  • Reload Speed: 2.8s
  • Swap Speed: 1500s

Unlockable Attachments

Level Attachment
2 Orchestra-40 Short Heavy (Barrel)
3 MCW Ironbark Tactical (Stock)
4 10 Round Mag (Magazine)
5 RB Rapidstrike Grip (Rear Grip)
7 450 Huntsman Round Nose (Ammunition)
8 Tempus Predator Precision (Barrel)
9 SL Warforged Precision (Stock)
10 L4R Flash Hider (Muzzle)
11 FTAC MSP-98 Handstop (Underbarrel)
12 15 Round Mag (Magazine)
13 RB Palm Shelf Grip (Rear Grip)
14 Rattleback Pro 14.5" MAW (Barrel)
15 RB Regal Heavy (Stock)
16 Rattleback Deadeye 16" (Barrel)
17 RB Precision Heavy (Stock)
18 Pro Sapphire Box Laser (Laser)
19 450 Huntsman Mono (Ammunition)
20 76L-P Heavy (Barrel)
21 Casus Brake L (Muzzle)
22 Huntsman Series-R Integrated Suppress (Barrel)
23 450 Huntsman Low Grain Rounds (Ammunition)
24 450 Huntsman High Grain Rounds (Ammunition)
25 SL Crater Heavy (Barrel)
26 A90 Venom (Stock)
27 RB Borealis Grip (Rear Grip)
28 30 Round Drum (Magazine)

Camo Challenges for theย Sidewinder

Multiplayer:
Challenge Description
SOLAR FLARE Obtain 50 Kills
SANDZONE Achieve 50 Kills While Fully Auto
MIND PEAK Secure 10 Kills While Using a Magnification Scope Attachment
PURPLE SATIN Attain 15 Headshot Kills
GILDED Accomplish 3 Operator Kills With 1 Magazine, 10 Times
FORGED Reach 25 One Shot One Kills
PRICELESS Garner 25 Longshot Kills

Zombies:

Challenge Description
TIDE SURGE Score 10 Mangles Kills
GREEN SATIN Accumulate 250 Point Blank Kills
CACOPHONY Achieve 200 Critical Kills
MUTATED FLARE Obtain 250 Kills
GOLDEN ENIGMA Secure 100 kills and successfully extract in a single deployment
ZIRCON SCALE Reach 300 kills while it's pack-a-punched
SERPENTINITE Attain 10 special or elite zombie kills