The MCW 6.8 Marksman Rifle: Precision and Power

cod mw3 MCW 6.8 marksman rifle

The MCW 6.8 is a Marksman Rifle in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

The heart of the MCW 6.8 is rooted in its real-life inspiration, the Bushmaster ACR DMR. Chambered in the potent 6.8mm Remington SPC round, the Bushmaster ACR DMR is a designated marksman variant of the renowned ACR platform. This unique cartridge strikes a balance between firepower and accuracy, making it a prime choice for players who demand a versatile rifle capable of excelling at both close quarters and medium-range combat. Discover the Best Loadout for the MCW 6.8 and how to best equip yourself for success!

The key to the MCW 6.8's appeal lies in its adaptability. Just like its real-world counterpart, it offers players a wide range of customizable attachments, enabling them to tailor the weapon to suit specific roles and in-game situations. Whether players require precision in long-range engagements or rapid handling in close quarters, the MCW 6.8 has them covered.

How to Unlock the MCW 6.8 in MW3:

Reach level 25 in the Armory by completing Daily Challenges.

MCW 6.8 Stats

Main Stats

  • Time to Kill: 427ms
  • ADS Speed: 271ms
  • Bullet Velocity: 1016.4m/s
  • Fire Rate: 315.8
  • Sprint to Fire Speed: 217ms


  • Headshot: 121
  • Upper Torso: 66
  • Lower Torso: 55
  • Flinch: 1.2
  • Average Damage: 73.7
  • Shot to Kill: 3


  • Effective Range: 47.8m
  • Minimum Range: 65.7m

Hip Fire

  • Minimum Spread: 5
  • Maximum Spread: 12.1
  • Flinch Resistance: 0.1
  • Tac Stance Spread: 4


  • Movement Speed: 4.4m/s
  • Crouch Speed: 2m/s
  • Sprint Speed: 5.5m/s
  • Tactical Sprint Speed: 6.8m/s
  • ADS Movement Speed: 2.2m/s
  • Reload Speed: 2.5s
  • Swap Speed: 1500s

Unlockable Attachments

Level Attachment
2 A90 Venom (Stock)
3 RB Claw-PSL Grip (Rear Grip)
4 Orchestra-40 Short Heavy (Barrel)
5 VT-7 Spiritfire Suppressor L (Muzzle)
6 76L-P Heavy (Barrel)
7 Bruen Baston Angled Grip (Underbarrel)
8 Corio Eagleseye 2.5x (Optic)
9 SL Warforged Precision (Stock)
10 EX-01 Match Compensator L (Muzzle)
11 30 Round Mag (Magazine)
12 Tempus Predator Precision (Barrel)
13 RB Rapidstrike Grip (Rear Grip)
14 6.8 Wrath High Grain (Ammunition)
15 6.8 Wrath Low Grain (Ammunition)
17 MCW Crown-30 (Barrel)
18 RB Borealis Grip (Rear Grip)
19 Rattleback Pro 14.5" Maw (Barrel)
20 60 Round Drum (Magazine)
21 Monolithic Suppressor L (Muzzle)
22 MCW Ironbark Tactical (Stock)
23 6.8 Wrath Mono (Ammunition)
24 Huntsman Series-R Integrated Suppress (Barrel)

Camo Challenges for the MCW 6.8


Camo Challenge
SHARP BRUSH Achieve 50 Kills
TOPO LITHIC Get 50 Headshot Kills
DRY HEAT Attain 10 Kills With No Attachments
INSECTOID Get 2 Kills Without Dying, 15 Times
GILDED Get 10 Kills Using A Laser Attachment
FORGED Achieve 3 Kills With 1 Magazine, 15 Times
PRICELESS Achieve 15 Suppressed Clean Kills


Camo Challenge
TOPO OOZE Get 100 Kills On Enemies Affected By Your Tactical
DECAY Get 250 Kills At Rare Or Higher Rarity
SPIRIT BRUSH Achieve 250 Kills
UNYIELDING Achieve 200 Critical Kills
GOLDEN ENIGMA Get 100 kills and successfully extract in a single deployment
ZIRCON SCALE Get 300 kills while it's pack-a-punched
SERPENTINITE Get 10 special or elite zombie kills