Here’s every killstreak you can craft/find in Black Ops Cold War Zombies mode, and exactly how effective they are.
Under the Support tab of the crafting table, you can make 4 killstreaks and one special item. Here’s a brief breakdown on all of the streaks.
The combat bow is the cheapest streak you can get. It comes with 5 shots and will instantly kill zombies and set the immediate area on fire. It’s recommended you use this streak against large waves of zombies. The bow isn’t very powerful and will most likely require you to use all 5 shots to take down just one crowd of zombies.
The sentry turret is fairly useful, especially during exfil. Zombies won’t try to destroy it, and it will lay fire into a large horde, taking down lots of zombies. If your whole squad places one, you can fortify a small area for some time before the sentry gun expires. This streak is also available in the mystery box.
This streak is arguably the best, with its only setback being that it can inflict damage back at the user. The War Machine comes with 12 high powered shots and can vaporize an entire crowd of zombies in just a few shots and can drain through elite enemies health. It’s a must-have for any player focusing on training zombies. It’s a very solid tool for escaping when things get out of control.
Not really a streak, but worth a mention. You can now craft self revives in zombies at the crafting table. It’s 100% worth it, since you can self revive and keep some of your perks in game. Always buy this first, you’ll never know when you’ll need it.
The ultimate escape tool. When outside and things get a bit too out of control, you can call in a super powerful chopper gunner. Zombies will ignore you while you’re in the killstreak and you can kill every zombie above ground with ease. It’s recommended a teammate baits a crowd outside so you can maximize the streak’s deadly power.
How to make Custom Blueprints with Cold War & Warzone’s Gunsmith Customs
With Gunsmith Customs, Cold War and Warzone lets you mix and match Blueprint attachments, so here’s how to make your own custom Blueprint.
The Gunsmith Customs system is available in both Black Ops Cold War and Warzone, so here’s how to create your own custom Blueprints with this fan-favorite feature.
Gunsmith Customs and custom Blueprints were added to Modern Warfare and Warzone in April 2020, much to fans’ appreciation. You can also do it in Cold War, and with Cold War’s weapons in Warzone. With this feature, you can mix and match all of the Blueprint attachments for a weapon type, creating a brand new weapon Blueprint that’s unique to you.
For example, if you want to build a custom Krig 6, you can combine the barrel from the Confrontation Blueprint with the magazine from the Samurai’s Creed and the stock from the Go Getter. You can then save it as a custom Blueprint, name it, and then you can find it amongst all of your other purchased Blueprints.
How to use Custom Blueprint Mods in Black Ops Cold War
Arriving in Cold War’s mid-Season 2 update, players can now create and save several of their own custom Blueprints. This not only allows you to quickly access your crazy Blueprint combinations but also makes it easier to access your favorite loadouts without having to build them every time.
Making and saving these custom Blueprints is quite simple, so here’s how to do it:
- Launch Black Ops Cold War
- Select the ‘Weapons’ tab
- Choose your weapon
- Hover over the attachment you wish to equip
- Select the Gunsmith icon beside the attachment
- Choose the attachment style from your owned Blueprints
- Save and rename your custom Blueprint
Now, when creating a weapon class, you’ll be able to equip your custom Blueprint like you would any other. When you go to select your weapon, the custom Blueprint will be there alongside all of the other Blueprints you own.
If you wish to keep the weapon’s tracer fire or Mastercraft effects, you’ll need to equip that Blueprint as the base before customizing. By doing this, you can keep the blue tracer fire, but use the attachment styles from a completely different weapon, making a gun that’s entirely personalized to your style.
How to use Custom Blueprint Mods in Cold War Zombies
This also works in Black Ops Cold War Zombies. By building and saving a custom Blueprint, you can access it in rounds of Outbreak or regular Zombies such as Season 4’s Mauer Der Toten, so you can always have the attachments and look you desire.
For example, you spawn in with the M1911 for that classic Zombies experience. Then after you purchase a Gallo SA12 from the wall, you can apply either a regular Blueprint or Custom Mod to the weapon that applies all of your pre-selected attachments.
Here’s how to do it:
- Load into a game of Cold War Zombies
- Either purchase your favorite weapon from the wall or get it from a Mystery Box
- Pause the game
- Select ‘Apply Blueprint’
- Navigate over to ‘Custom Mods’
- Choose the Custom Blueprint you wish to apply
This will give you not only the attachments of your choice but also the Mastery Camos you’ve grinded for.
How to use Custom Blueprint Mods in Warzone
Battle royale fans were disappointed that you couldn’t create Custom Blueprints for Cold War weapons in Warzone when the game first integrated. Raven Software has now added that function, so you can now have several Custom Blueprints at the ready when building your favorite loadouts.
Here’s how to build and use Custom Blueprint Mods in Warzone:
- Launch Call of Duty: Warzone
- Go to the ‘Weapons’ tab and press ‘Edit Loadout’
- Build your ideal weapon loadout
- Click ‘Save a Custom Mod’ at the bottom of the screen
- Rename and save your Custom Blueprint!
And to then access that Custom Blueprint:
- Click ‘Edit Loadout’
- Hover over the weapon you wish to use
- Select ‘Armory’ beside the weapon
- Choose either a regular Blueprint or your own Custom Blueprint
With Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season 5 arriving soon, there will be a ton more weapon Blueprints arriving in both the store and the new Battle Pass. So, you’ll get more and more weapon customization options as the seasons progress.
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When is the next Cold War & Warzone Double XP event?
We have the dates and times for the next CoD: Cold War and Warzone Season 4 Double XP event to help you rank up weapons and Battle Passes.
With so many Prestige levels, different weapon levels, and Battle Pass levels in Cold War and Warzone in Season 4, it’s only natural to want more XP. Here’s when the next CoD Double XP event is going to be.
XP has been a vital component of Call of Duty’s multiplayer for many years. It’s the quintessential upgrade mechanic that allows you to increase your in-game level and provide you access to better gear and attachments.
Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season 4 has already offered a Double XP event since it started, allowing players to level up the various aspects of the game faster. It’s now time for another one where players will be able to level up all of the new content at a much faster pace.
How to get Double XP in CoD: Cold War & Warzone Season 4
It’s been announced that Call of Duty’s next Double XP and Double Battle Pass XP promotional event will be for Black Ops Cold War and Warzone and will officially start on August 6 and conclude on August 9.
What time does CoD: Cold War & Warzone Double XP start?
Here’s a full list of the Double XP event’s start time & dates in some of the key timezones:
- EST – 1 PM
- CST – 12 PM
- PST – 10 AM
- GMT – 5 PM
Double XP and Double Battle Pass XP will be available on Black Ops Cold War and Warzone playlists.
These special Double XP Events usually occur during a weekend, and this one is no different. It naturally gives players the most free time as it’s away from school hours and generally when people are off work.
Also, check out all the details on Call of Duty: Vanguard, including its release date, gameplay, and more.
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Cold War players want unique Numbers Broadcast Scorestreak idea in Season 5
A Cold War player has come up with an inventive Scorestreak that would play on the Numbers theme of Black Ops Cold War Season 5.
One player has come up with a clever Scorestreak idea that would turn friendly players hostile in Black Ops Cold War Season 5, playing on the Numbers theme to manipulate players.
Needless to say that Call of Duty Scorestreaks generally fall into one of a few different categories. You’ve got defensive ones like the Air Patrol, ground weapons like the Hand Cannon or Bow, and all-out aerial dominators like the VTOL, Chopper Gunner, and Gunship.
It’s rare that a new concept lights up streaks, but one player may have come up with an ingenious one. They have mentioned the possibility of using mind control to warp the enemy team and create chaos on the inside.
The idea comes courtesy of the Black Ops Cold War subreddit and they name the Scorestreaks as “Numbers Broadcast.”
Here is the official description of what they think the Scorestreak would involve. “When activated, the sleeper agents will rise, thus some soldiers on the enemy team will have their friendlies show up as enemies in red on the map and friendly fire will be enabled.
“In a franchise this old and frequent, brand new streaks that work in new ways are rare to find, and this is the perfect opportunity to have one.”
It sounds like a unique idea, and one that might need to be one of the game’s pricier Scorestreaks, given how it could basically lock players out.
It could either mean you’d have to be temporarily wary of every player in the game, or the A.I could even take control of a select number of teammates on a team.
Either way, with Black Ops’ history of psychological manipulation, this might be a streak tailor-made for Call of Duty.
Also, check when does Black Ops Cold War Season 5 start.
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