The UMP-45 from Modern Warfare 2 is one of the most iconic weapons in CoD history, and pro player Kris “FaZe Swagg” Lamberson has recreated it in Warzone with this Striker 45 loadout.
The Call of Duty series has produced some extremely memorable weapons over the years, and 2009’s Modern Warfare 2 is home to many of them. Sadly, many classic guns are still missing from Warzone.
If you’re feeling all nostalgic, and you want to use a Warzone loadout that feels like it’s straight out of 2009, FaZe Swagg has found a way to make the Striker 45 into MW2’s legendary UMP-45.
The UMP-45 dominated Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer for years, and Swagg’s loadout looks to bring some of that power to Caldera. His setup focuses on recreating the obscene damage and range the gun was known for.
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It’s worth noting that the Striker 45 isn’t one of Warzone’s more popular guns, so you may have to put some work in to unlock all of the necessary attachments.
FaZe Swagg Striker 45 Ump-45 loadout
- Muzzle: Monolithic Supressor
- Barrel: 400mm Stainless Steel
- Underbarrel: Commando Foregrip
- Magazine: 45 Round Magazines
The UMP-45 wouldn’t be complete without a silencer, and the Monolithic Suppressor does the job thanks to its added range. Swagg also opts for a 400mm Stainless Steel Barrel, which further boosts the range and bullet velocity, helping to transform it into the beast you remember.
Next up is the Commando Foregrip, to help keep much of that pesky recoil in check and make you’re Striker/Ump-45 into an absolute laser. Finally, he goes for 45 Round Magazines, to make sure you have the ammo you need to deal with frantic gunfights.
While we’ll likely have to wait until the new Modern Warfare 2 to see the UMP-45 in Warzone officially, this throwback of setup still brings back plenty of memories while packing a mean punch.
Swagg himself said this loadout has “surprisingly great range for an SMG,” and he was “smacking with it” during matches. So, the next time you’re in the mood for a dose of nostalgia, consider running this loadout in Warzone Season 2.
For more on Warzone stay tuned on Charlie INTEL, and you can also check out FaZe Booya’s new MP40 loadout.
Image credits: Activision / FaZe Swagg
Warzone Titanium Trials Endurance mode explained: Rules & rewards
Here’s everything you need to know about Warzone’s Titanium Trials Endurance mode, including all of the rules and rewards.
Warzone Season 4 Reloaded features the new Titanium Trials Endurance mode and here’s everything that you need to know about it, including its rules and rewards.
Warzone Season 4 Reloaded is going out with a Terminator-themed bang after the Titanium Trials mode went live on August 11. This hardcore mode increases the value of armor plates and rewards the best players with free items such as the Ultra Weapon camos.
With the rise of the machines taking place in Warzone, players will need to counter this new threat in the brand-new Titanium Trials Endurance mode, and we’ll go over everything that you need to know about it.
- Warzone Titanium Trials rules
- Warzone Titanium Trials rewards
Warzone Titanium Trials Endurance rules
Warzone’s Titanium Trials increases the maximum base armor threshold on Caldera to 300 hit points to simulate a Terminator model’s toughness. Health regeneration takes longer to restore, making this a high-skill and high TTK game mode.
You’ll start the game with a Self-Revive Kit and will be able to pick up the Tempered Perk as ground loot more frequently to repair armor. The mode’s custom-built loot table includes rare Redacted Weapons that pack a more significant punch than regular loadout guns.
Here’s a breakdown of the rules:
Player health & armor
Warzone Season 4 Reloaded’s Titanium Trials boosts player health up to 400, with 300 of that made up from armor plates. This means that Operators have only 100 HP, making for a quick death once your armor’s gone.
To make things more difficult, health regeneration has been slowed down. But, the Tempered Perk can be found more often to allow you to plate up faster.
Player count & map
Titanium Trials mode takes place on Warzone’s Caldera, with a maximum player count of 152. The mode will be played in Quads so make sure to bring some friends if you hope to get 20 wins and unlock the Skynet camo.
Loadout costs & redacted weapons
The cost of loadouts will be much higher at the beginning of a Warzone Titanium Trials match and will gradually decrease with each circle collapse.
However, if you haven’t found enough cash to buy your loadout and get the best weapons, then you can find one of the Redacted Weapons which has even more attachments.
Warzone Titanium Trials Endurance rewards
If you want to get yourself some cool rewards then you can try completing eight different challenges in the Titanium Trials Endurance event during Warzone Pacific Season 4 Reloaded.
Here are all the rewards you can unlock, and make sure to check out our Titanium Trials challenge guide to unlock them all.
- Battle Pass 2XP Token
- Weapon 2XP Token
- Epic “Titanium Chrome” Vanguard Weapon Camo
- Uncommon “I’ll Be Back” Progression Calling Card #1
- Epic “I Sense Injuries” Progression Calling Card #2
- Epic “I Sense Injuries” Progression Calling Card #3
- Epic “I Sense Injuries” Progression Calling Card #4
- Battle Pass Tier Skip
- Ultra “Liquid Metal” Vanguard Weapon Camo (Animated)
- Legendary “I’ll Be Back” Player Title
- Legendary “Hasta La Vista, Baby” Player Title
- Ultra “the Terminator” Progression Calling Card #5 (Animated)
- Ultra “Skynet” Vanguard weapon Camo
Be sure to check out our guide on how to win Titanium Trials, including the best weapons and some top tips.
Image credits: Raven Software
How to win Titanium Trials in Warzone: Best weapons & top tips
Wondering how to win Titanium Trials in Warzone? Here are the best weapons, as well as some top tips to help you secure victory.
Warzone’s Titanium Trials Endurance event is live, offering the best players unique rewards such as Terminator-themed weapon camos. You’ll need to win as many as 20 games to unlock all of the rewards, so here’s how to win Titanium Trials including the best weapons and some handy tips.
Despite Warzone being around since March 2020, it’s the only major battle royale game not to include some form of ranked mode. The developers confirmed they’re working on it, but instead, they include hardcore modes such as Iron Trials and the new Titanium Trials.
Titanium Trials went live on August 11 as part of the Season 4 Reloaded update, bringing Terminator-themed gameplay to Caldera. This mode is unique in that it rewards players for their skill rather than tedious challenges.
Best weapons to use in Warzone Titanium Trials
To win Titanium Trials in Warzone, you should prioritize weapons that are easy to use and have a high damage-per-mag, and the UGM-8 and Armaguerra 43 are perfect options.
Titanium Trials UGM-8 loadout
- Muzzle: MX Silencer
- Barrel: Bernard XL214 736mm
- Optic: SVT-40 PU Scope 3-6x
- Stock: Mercier WT Ancre
- Underbarrel: M1941 Hand Stop
- Magazine: 7.62x5mmR 100 Round Extended
- Ammo Type: Lengthened
- Rear Grip: Hatched Grip
- Perk: Tight Grip
- Perk 2: Fully Loaded
Titanium Trials Aramguerra 43 loadout
- Muzzle: Recoil Booster
- Barrel: Botti 315mm CII
- Optic: Slate Reflector
- Stock: Mercier WT Ancre
- Underbarrel: Mark VI Skeletal
- Magazine: 9mm 60 Round Mags
- Ammo Type: Subsonic
- Rear Grip: Taped Grip
- Perk: Steady
- Perk 2: Quick
Tips & tricks to win Titanium Trials in Warzone
Get loadout as early as possible
Titanium Trials is unique in that there are no free loadout drops, so you’ll need to rack up as much cash as possible in the early game and buy your loadout as soon as possible. The ground loot weapons pale in comparison to the weapons listed above, so you’ll be giving yourself a huge advantage by buying the loadout early.
We recommend landing somewhere far away from the plane’s line where you’ll be uncontested and can get a loadout before playing out the rest of the match.
But, the loadout drop price will keep falling as the match progresses so don’t worry if you can’t grab one straight away.
Watch for Self-Revives
Self-Revive Kits are everywhere in Warzone’s Titanium Trials, as every player will spawn with one — even after coming back from the Gulag.
When fighting, just keep in mind that the player you have knocked most likely has a Self-Revive, so don’t count them out of the fight. Finish them off with your gun or a Throwing Knife if possible, but if you can’t, keep an eye on where you knocked them in case they re-peek the angle.
Keep plating up during fights
With Titanium Trials being a Terminator-themed mode, armor plates count for much more of your total health. Your base health is only 100 HP and armor makes up a further 300 HP. With how important armor is, just putting on a single plate during a fight will offer a huge advantage.
If you’re fighting at range, take any second you can to re-fill your armor plates. This is especially useful if you find the Tempered Perk on the ground, as each plate gives 150 HP. Players won’t expect your health to be so full, and you may catch them out in the open as they push up.
Play with friends
Warzone’s Titanium Trials is Quads only, and playing with randoms is always a gamble. If possible, playing with friends will significantly raise your chances of winning.
Random players will often leave immediately after dying, or just want to do their own thing. Playing as a close-knit team is a sure-fire way of securing the victories needed to unlock all of the Ultra Camos.
Image Credit: Activision
How to complete Warzone Titanium Trials Endurance event challenges: All Terminator-themed rewards
Warzone Titanium Trials Endurance gives players plenty of Terminator-themed rewards to unlock, here’s how to earn them in Season 4 Reloaded.
Warzone players can take part in the Terminator-themed Titanium Trials Endurance, a new mode that puts all of your skills to the test. There are free rewards such as Terminator-themed camos to earn, so here are all of the challenges and rewards.
Warzone Season 4 Reloaded wraps up soon, with Season 5 set to go live on August 24. On top of the Vargo-S Assault Rifle and weapon balancing changes, it brought a brand-new Terminator crossover to CoD’s battle royale.
Not only can players get their hands on T-800 and T-1000 skins from Terminator 2, but the brand-new Titanium Trials Endurance mode went live on August 11. This playlist dials up the difficulty with a higher TTK and health regeneration, making it a high-skill mode not for the fainthearted.
What makes the challenge worthwhile, however, is the boatload of free rewards that can be unlocked just by playing. Here are all of the challenges and rewards in Warzone Titanium Trials.
Warzone Titanium Trials Endurance challenges & rewards
Check out all of the rewards in Titanium Trials Endurance, and how to earn them, below:
|Titanium Trials Endurance Challenge||Titanium Trials Endurance Rewards|
|Complete 1 execution in Titanium Trials||Battle Pass 2XP Token|
|Revive 10 Players in Titanium Trials||Weapon 2XP Token|
|Win a Gulag 5 times in Titanium Trials||Epic “Titanium Chrome” Vanguard Weapon Camo|
|Achieve a Top 10 finish in Titanium Trials||Uncommon “I’ll Be Back” Progression Calling Card #1|
|Win 1 time in Titanium Trials||Epic “I Sense Injuries” Progression Calling Card #2|
|Win 2 times in Titanium Trials||Epic “I Sense Injuries” Progression Calling Card #3|
|Win 3 times in Titanium Trials||Epic “I Sense Injuries” Progression Calling Card #4|
|Win 4 times in Titanium Trials||Battle Pass Tier Skip|
|Complete all Titanium Trials challenges||Ultra “Liquid Metal” Vanguard Weapon Camo (Animated)|
|Win 5 times in Titanium Trials||Legendary “I’ll Be Back” Player Title.|
|Win 10 times in Titanium Trials.||Legendary “Hasta La Vista, Baby” Player Title.|
|Win 15 times in Titanium Trials.||Ultra “The Terminator” Progression Calling Card #5 (Animated)|
|Win 20 times in Titanium Trials.||Ultra “Skynet” Vanguard Weapon Camo|
Warzone Titanium Trials Endurance T-800 and T-1000 challenges & rewards
In addition to the rewards listed above, players who have purchased either the T-800 or T-1000 Operator skins can earn bonus rewards by keeping them equipped when playing the mode.
Check out these extra rewards and challenges below:
|Titanium Trials Endurance Challenge||Titanium Trials Endurance Rewards|
|Win a Titanium Trials victory while dressed as the T-800 Operator.||Legendary “Thumbs Up” Animated Calling Card.|
|Win a Titanium Trials victory while dressed as the T-1000 Operator.||Legendary “Cyberdyne Systems” Calling Card.|
|Killing a Terminator Operator, while dressed as a Terminator Operator.||Legendary “Terminated” Calling Card.|
Image credits: Activision
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