The Rival-9 SMG: Close Quarters Firepower

Rival 9 SMG Call of Duty MW3

The Rival-9 is a SMG in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

The foundation of the Rival-9 is based on its real-world counterpart, the CZ Scorpion Evo 3 A1. Renowned for its reliability and compact design, this SMG is a favorite among players who prefer close-quarters combat. Its exceptional rate of fire and manageable recoil make it the perfect choice for intense engagements.

There's a wide range of customization options, enabling players to fine-tune the Rival-9's performance to suit their specific playstyle and in-game scenarios. Players can choose from different buttstocks, barrels, and suppressors, offering adaptability to a variety of engagements. Discover the Best Loadout for the Rival-9 and how to best equip yourself for success!

The iconic 9mm chambering, combined with a variety of attachments, makes the CZ Scorpion Evo 3 A1 an excellent choice for players who thrive on the rapid-fire capabilities of high-capacity SMGs.

How to Unlock the Rival-9 in MW3

Reach level 25 in the Armory by completing Daily Challenges.

Rival-9 Stats

Main Stats

  • Time to Kill: 287ms
  • ADS Speed: 190ms
  • Bullet Velocity: 450m/s
  • Fire Rate: 909.1
  • Sprint to Fire Speed: 93ms


  • Headshot: 37
  • Upper Torso: 31
  • Lower Torso: 31
  • Flinch: 0.7
  • Average Damage: 32.2
  • Shot to Kill: 5


  • Effective Range: 10.2m
  • Minimum Range: 45.7m

Hip Fire

  • Minimum Spread: 2
  • Maximum Spread: 5.9
  • Flinch Resistance: 0.2
  • Tac Stance Spread: 2.6


  • Movement Speed: 5m/s
  • Crouch Speed: 2m/s
  • Sprint Speed: 5.8m/s
  • Tactical Sprint Speed: 7.1m/s
  • ADS Movement Speed: 3.3m/s
  • Reload Speed: 2.7s
  • Swap Speed: 1360s

Unlockable Attachments

Level Attachment
2 SZ Sigma-IV (Optic)
3 EXF Close Quarters Assault (Stock)
4 Rival-C Clearshot (Barrel)
5 9MM Overpressured +P (Ammunition)
6 40 Round Mag (Magazine)
7 Monolithic Suppressor S (Muzzle)
8 Pro Sapphire Cylindrical Laser (Laser)
9 XRK Edge BW-4 Handstop (Underbarrel)
10 Rival Vice Assault Grip (Rear Grip)
11 MTZ Stockless MOD (Stock)
12 Rival Clutch Grip (Rear Grip)
13 Bruen Flash V4 Stock (Stock)
14 Purifier Muzzle Brake S (Muzzle)
15 Rival-FA Tactical (Stock)
16 Rival-38E Fire Starter (Barrel)
17 Rival G-5 Series Grip (Rear Grip)
18 MTZ Marauder (Stock)
19 Rival IGS-800 (Barrel)
20 50 Round Drum (Magazine)

Camo Challenges for the Rival-9


Camo Challenge
ROCK STONE Achieve 50 Kills
ROCK GLOW Obtain 25 Hip Fire Kills
DELUGE GLITCH Attain 10 Kills While Crouching Or Sliding
BACTERIAL DECAY Achieve 15 Kills On Operators Affected By Your Tactical
GILDED Get 10 Kills Without The Enemy Damaging You
FORGED Achieve 10 Kills Shortly After ADS (Aim Down Sights)
PRICELESS Achieve 10 Suppressed Double Kills


Camo Challenge
FADING BREATH Achieve 250 Kills
CARTILAGE Get 5 Mimic Kills
COLD SNAP Achieve 250 Kills With Toxic Damage
TOMB GLITCH Achieve 100 Kills Shortly After Using A Field Upgrade
GOLDEN ENIGMA Get 100 kills and successfully extract in a single deployment
ZIRCON SCALE Attain 300 kills while it's pack-a-punched
SERPENTINITE Obtain 10 special or elite zombie kills