Division 2 Operation Iron Horse Raid Builds Guide: Best Raid Builds

Division 2 Operation Iron Horse Raid

Operation Iron Horse is the second raid in The Division 2 which gives you the ability to earn 2 new exotics and much more. In this guide we are going to go over The Division 2 Iron Horse Raid builds that you can try in order to take part in the race to worlds first or if you are interested in running the raid as soon as possible.

The Division 2 Operation Iron Horse Raid Builds

The following are the builds that you can use if you are interested in running The Division 2 Operation Iron Horse Raid as soon as possible.

Division 2 Operation Iron Horse Raid Build #1

The following are the gear and weapons that you are going to need

Specialization: Demolitionist

This will give everyone in your team additional damage to targets that are out of cover amongst other perks.

Primary Weapon: Baker’s Dozen High-End Rifle

  • Total Damage: 503K
  • RPM: 180
  • Magazine Size: 19

Division 2 Iron Horse raid Builds

You can also make do with a godroll M1A with strained or optimist or ranger. These are also good options but the Baker’s Dozen High-End Rifle is the best for this build.

Core Attributes

The following are the core attributes of the weapon for this Division 2 Operation Iron Horse Raid build:

  • +15% Rifle Damage
  • +17% Critical Hit Damage

Attributes

The following are the additional attributes for the primary weapon:

  • +10% Damage to target out of cover

Talents

The following are the talents that you should have on your Baker’s Dozen High-End Rifle.

Perfect Lucky Shot

With this talent, magazine size increases by 20% and missing shots from cover are guaranteed to return to your magazine. Which means that either your shots hit or they return to your magazine. So none of your ammo is wasted while you are in cover.

Weapon Attachments

The following are the attachments that you should use with the Baker’s Dozen High-End Rifle:

  • Small Laser Pointer: +7% Critical Hit Chance
  • Tightly Packed Marksman Magazine: +5 rounds
  • Rugged Mini Reflex Sight: +5% Critical Hit Chance

So basically you need to increase the Critical Hit Chance as much as possible.

With this build in place, you should be able to do 70.2% Critical Hit Damage and have a 55% Critical Hit Chance. You should also be able to get 70% headshot damage which is pretty good for this rifle. Other stats include 13% armor damage and 15% health damage.

Secondary Weapon: Pestilence LMG

  • Total Damage: 114K
  • RPM: 605
  • Magazine Size: 100

Pestilence LMG

Core Attributes

The following are the core attributes of the weapon for this Division 2 Operation Iron Horse Raid build:

  • +14% LMG Damage
  • +11% Damage to target out of cover

Attributes

The following are the additional attributes for the secondary weapon:

  • +6% Damage to armor

Talents

The following are the talents that you should have on your Pestilence LMG.

Plague of the Outcasts

Hits with this weapon will apply a debuff that deals 100% weapon damage for 10 seconds. This can stack up to 50 times. When an enemy dies with this debuff, the stacks will transfer to a nearby enemy that is within 25 meters.

This weapon should have a 42% Critical Hit Chance and should be able to do 52% Critical Hit Damage, 75% Headshot Damage, 19% Armor Damage and 15% Health Damage.

Side Arm: Double Barrel Sawed Off Shotgun

  • Total Damage: 1.5M
  • RPM: 200
  • Magazine Size: 2

Double Barrel Sawed Off Shotgun

 

Core Attributes

The following are the core attributes of the weapon for this Division 2 Operation Iron Horse Raid build:

  • +15% Shotgun Damage
  • +7% Damage to Armor (Higher Is Better)

Attributes

The following are the additional attributes for the side arm:

  • +9% Damage to target out of cover (Higher Is Better)

Talents

The following are the talents that you should have on your Double Barrel Sawed-Off Shotgun.

Pummel

Getting 3 consecutive kills refills your magazines and gives you +40% weapon damage for the duration of 10 seconds.

Mask: The Hollowman

You can only get this mask from the Darkzone so keep that in mind if you do not already have it. The mask has the following brand set gear attributes:

  • +10% Hazard Protection (1/3)
  • +5% Weapon Damage (2/3)
  • +40% Pulse Resistance (3/3)

We are only going to use the first perk as we only have a single pice of this set on.

Core Attributes

The following are the core attributes of the Hollow Man mask:

  • +15% Weapon Damage (With recalibration or otherwise)

Attributes

The following are the attributes of the Hollow Man mask that you should be looking for:

  • +10% Health Damage
  • +10% Critical Hit Damage (Higher Is Better)
  • (Mod Slot) +5% Critical Hit Chance (Higher Is Better)

Backpack: Horizon’s Rucksack (Walker, Harris & Co)

The backpack has the following brand set gear attributes:

  • +5% Weapon Damage (1/3)
  • +5% Damage To Armor (2/3)
  • +5% Damage To Health (3/3)

You can take advantage of all three of these if you have 2 additional Walker, Harris & Co gear pieces. Which we are going to use for this build.

Core Attributes

The following are the core attributes of the Horizon’s Rucksack backpack:

  • +15% Weapon Damage (With recalibration or otherwise)

Attributes

The following are the attributes of the Horizon’s Rucksack backpack that you should be looking for:

  • +15% Weapon Damage
  • +4% Critical Hit Chance (Higher Is Better)
  • +15,600 Health (Higher Is Better)
  • (Mod Slot) +5% Critical Hit Chance (Higher Is Better)

Talents

The following are the talents of the Horizon’s Rucksack backpack that you should be looking for:

Versatile

Increases total weapon damage for 10 seconds when you swap between your primary and secondary weapons, if they are different. The increase in damage is as follows:

  • 35% to enemies within 15 meters with Shotguns or SMGs.
  • 35% to enemies within 25 meters with Rifles and Marksman Rifles.
  • 10% to enemies 15-25 meters for LMGs and ARs.

Make the most out of it by using a rifle and an LMG.

Gloves: Contractor’s Glove (Petrov Defense Group)

The gloves have the following brand set gear attributes:

  • +10% LMG Damage (1/3)
  • +10% Weapon Handling (2/3)
  • +20% Ammo Capacity (3/3)

We are only using a single Petrov Defense Group piece so we are only going to take advantage of the LMG damage bonus in this Division 2 Iron Horse raid Build.

Core Attributes

The following are the core attributes of the Contractor’s Glove:

  • +15% Weapon Damage (With recalibration or otherwise)

Attributes

The following are the attributes of the Horizon’s Rucksack backpack that you should be looking for:

  • +8% Damage to Armor
  • +3% Critical Hit Chance (Higher Is Better)

Knee Pads: Fox’s Prayer (Overlord Armaments)

The knee pads have the following brand set gear attributes:

  • +10% Rifle Damage (1/3)
  • +20% Accuracy (2/3)
  • +10% Weapon Handling (3/3)

We are only using a single Overlord Armaments piece so we are only going to take advantage of the rifle damage bonus in this Division 2 Iron Horse raid Build.

Core Attributes

The following are the core attributes of the Fox’s Prayer knee pads:

  • +15% Weapon Damage (With recalibration or otherwise)

Attributes

The following are the attributes of the Fox’s Prayer knee pads that you should be looking for:

  • +8% Damage to targets out of cover
  • +8% Critical Hit Damage (Higher Is Better)

Holster: Tactical Range Holster (Walker, Harris & Co)

The following are the brand set gear bonuses

  • +5% Weapon Damage (1/3)
  • +5% Damage To Armor (2/3)
  • +5% Damage To Health (3/3)

You can take advantage of all three of these if you have 2 additional Walker, Harris & Co gear pieces. Which we are going to use for this build.

Core Attributes

The following are the core attributes of the Tactical Range Holster:

  • +15% Weapon Damage (With recalibration or otherwise)

Attributes

The following are the attributes of the Tactical Range Holster that you should be looking for:

  • +10% Headshot Damage
  • +6% Critical Hit Chance

Chest Piece: Ranger Ballistics Vest (Walker, Harris & Co)

he following are the brand set gear bonuses

  • +5% Weapon Damage (1/3)
  • +5% Damage To Armor (2/3)
  • +5% Damage To Health (3/3)

You can take advantage of all three of these if you have 2 additional Walker, Harris & Co gear pieces. Which we are going to use for this build.

Core Attributes

The following are the core attributes of the Ranger Ballistics Vest:

  • +15% Weapon Damage (With recalibration or otherwise)

Attributes

The following are the attributes of the Ranger Ballistics Vest that you should be looking for:

  • +10% Critical Hit Damage (Higher Is Better)
  • +6% Critical Hit Chance
  • (Mod Slot) +5% Critical Hit Chance (Higher Is Better)

Talents

The following is the talent that you should be looking for on your Ranger Ballistics Vest for this Division 2 Iron Horse raid build.

That is all for our Division 2 Iron Horse raid builds guide. If you are interested in learning more about the raid then you can check out our Division 2 guides hub.

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