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How to get an Armored Truck in Warzone: How to find satellites, upgrade costs, more

Warzone Season 4 has added the insanely overpowered Armored Truck to regular battle royale, so here’s how to find and upgrade it.

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Warzone Season 4 has added the Armored Truck to the regular battle royale. Fitted with a turret, it can be upgraded with extra armor, a permanent UAV, and even repaired. Here’s how to find and upgrade this incredibly powerful vehicle.

Warzone fans will remember the Armored Royale LTM in which players battled it out with insanely powerful Amored Trucks fitted with machine guns. Following the Season 4 update, which has brought significant weapon balance changes and the new Dirt Bikes, these Armored Trucks have made their way to regular battle royale.

The standard “Big Bertha” Cargo Trucks still remain and Armored Trucks are something separate entirely. Here’s how to find and upgrade these game-changing vehicles.

How to find satellites in Warzone

Warzone mini-satellite

While “Big Bertha” trucks spawn at the beginning of the round, you need to find a mini-satellite to get your hands on the powerful Armored Truck.

Although large satellites have crash-landed in certain areas of Verdansk ’84 for the Ground Fall event, mini-satellites crash-land around the map over the course of a game. You’ll hear them first, so look up into the sky and you’ll see them drop in. These appear to drop completely at random, so keep your eyes on the sky for when they drop in.

Once you find one, you’ll have to capture it like a Recon Contract, which initiates the stage of getting an Armored Truck.

How to get an Armored Truck in Warzone

Warzone satellite cache

Once you’ve captured the satellite, a Satellite Cache will drop in some distance away. It’ll be marked on your screen so you can head towards it. After you open it, you’ll get either a HARP or an Armored Truck.

Simply call in the Armored Truck like you would a Loadout Drop, and then once inside, you can switch to the turret seat. You can also upgrade it with permanent UAVs and increased armor.

To summarize:

  1. Find one of the mini-satellites in Verdansk
  2. Capture the mini-satellite
  3. Head towards the dropped Satellite Cache
  4. Pick up the Armored Truck Scorestreak
  5. Call it in like a Loadout Drop
  6. Upgrade it through the Buy Station at the back of the trailer

How to upgrade Warzone’s Armored Truck

Warzone armored trucks

Once you’ve called in the Armored Truck, you can upgrade it with various powerful tools. Not only can you upgrade its armor and repair it on the fly, but you can also add a permanent UAV so you always know who’s around you.

Simply head to the back of the truck and you’ll see a Buy Station screen attached to the trailer where you can purchase tools for the truck. These upgrades are costly, but while you’re in this tank, you won’t have much trouble sending enemies to the Gulag and taking their cash for yourself.

Here are the upgrades you can buy for Warzone’s Armored Truck:

  • Armored Truck
    • Refill Trophy ($2500)
    • Repair Armored Truck ($1500)
  • Armored Truck Upgrade
    • UAV ($4000)
    • Trophy System ($3000)
    • Heat Resistant Barrel ($3000)
    • Heavy Armor ($2000)
  • Equipment
    • Armor Box ($6000)
    • Munitions Box ($4500)

Raven Software haven’t commented on the Armored Truck’s inclusion yet, but we expect it to remain for the duration of the Ground Fall event.

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Dr Disrespect explains biggest problem with Warzone’s Secrets of the Pacific

Dr Disrespect and TimTheTatman are not impressed with Warzone’s Secrets of the Pacific event, suggesting the reward wasn’t worth the effort.

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Warone’s new Pacific Caldera map is just weeks away, and Sledgehammer and Raven have dropped a new event to hype fans up for the release. Unfortunately, many have been left underwhelmed by Secrets of the Pacific, and Dr Disrespect and TimTheTatman have explained why.

Verdansk’s days are numbered, as the new Pacific Caldera map releases on December 8. In the meantime, Raven and Sledgehammer have dropped the Secrets of the Pacific event to give fans a hint of what’s to come.

Players can unlock the Bomber Menace STG44 Blueprint and images of Caldera by finding Intel, but these rewards have left some underwhelmed.

That includes Dr Disrespect and Tim ‘TimTheTatman’ Bettar, who made it clear these rewards were not what they had hoped for.

Warzone Secrets of the Pacific event challenges

After searching for the Intel hidden around Verdansk, the YouTube streamers discussed the Secrets of the Pacific rewards, and why they were disappointing.

“I did this whole thing for postcards Doc?” TimTheTatman groaned. “I’ve seen this since the Nintendo 64. It’s black and grey pictures. I can’t zoom in, I can’t do anything. There’s no ‘coming soon,’ maybe you drop [into Caldera] and it just fizzles back.”

“I’ve got more Caldera in my transition Timmy,” the leader of the Champions Club replied. “I’ve been clicking all over. It’s insane. If it’s a small indy game, and this is the next big event, I’d say ‘OK.'”

“We’re talking about [a company] making $4 billion a quarter! Fortnite [does stuff like this well] because they’ve got the process down, except nobody knows what’s going on in their storyline.”

Despite their frustration with the event, both streamers are still looking forward to the map. TimTheTatman said he thinks there is some “cool stuff” from what he’s seen so far, while Doc says he gets “PUBG vibes” from the map.

Pacific Caldera will be bigger than Verdansk based on early map comparisons, while Calling Cards also gave fans a look at some POIs too.


Warzone’s Pacific Caldera map drops on December 8, so we’ll have to wait just a little longer to see the new arena in full.

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When does the new Warzone Pacific Caldera map come out? Release date, POIs, content, more

A new Warzone Pacific map is arriving in December, so here’s everything we know including the release date, POIs, and content.

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A new Call of Duty: Warzone Pacific map is on its way, and here is everything you need to know about the new map called Caldera.

Like any battle royale, playing on the same map over and over can become repetitive. Especially if you’ve been playing on what is mostly the same map for over a year, which has been the case for the Call of Duty: Warzone community.

Verdansk has been the main map for Call of Duty: Warzone for the past 20 months. Even though Raven Software added Rebirth Island, its size is much smaller than Verdansk.

Warzone’s map has seen some changes though, with the biggest being the transformation of modern-day Verdansk into Verdansk ’84 during Season 3 of Black Ops Cold War.

Luckily, players are about to get what they’ve been hoping for. A new Warzone Pacific map is confirmed, and it will be more than just a few new POIs.

Plane flying in Warzone Pacific Caldera

When does Warzone Pacific Caldera map release?

The new Warzone Pacific map, called Caldera, will be available on December 9 for free for everyone. However, if you own Vanguard, you can get 24 hours early access to the map beginning on December 8.

Caldera was originally meant to launch on December 2, but Call of Duty announced on November 19 that the update had been delayed a week.

What does Caldera look like? All POIs

Warzone Pacific Caldera map

An Activision executive gave us a top-down view of Caldera, showing what it looks like and revealing the POIs. From this, players have figured out that it will be around the same size as Verdansk.

Here are all of the POIs revealed for Caldera so far:

  • Naval Shipyard
  • Ore Processing Docks
  • Ancient Structures
  • Volcano
  • Phosphor Mines
  • Beach Defences
  • Submarine Base
  • Taro Farms
  • Air Port
  • Fishing Village
  • City Capital

Also, Calling Cards unlocked in the Secrets of the Pacific event have given us a good look at some of the POIs.

What’s included in Warzone Pacific’s Caldera update?

Warzone Vanguard Season 1 roadmap

The launch of the Caldera Warzone map lines up with the start of Vanguard x Warzone Season 1, which will feature a new Battle Pass, Operators, weapons, and the RICOCHET anti-cheat.

And not only will the Warzone action move to WW2 and the Pacific, but all of the Operators, Weapons, and cosmetics from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Black Ops Cold War will carry over. Players can use this content in the Caldera Battle Royale mode, whereas the Vanguard Royale mode will only feature WW2 weapons and equipment.

And Warzone players have been crying out for a more effective anti-cheat, and Activision has answered with RICOCHET. This kernel-level anti-cheat has been built exclusively for Warzone and Vanguard, so we’ll need to wait and see how effective it is.


For more Warzone, be sure to check out what’s inside the Old Mines now that they’ve finally opened.

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Warzone’s Old Mines finally open: What’s inside & locations

The teased mine map changes have finally arrived in Warzone, so here’s where to find them and everything inside.

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Inside Warzone Old Mines location

After being teased back when Verdansk ’84 first arrived, the Old Mines have finally opened up with the Secrets of the Pacific event. Here’s where to find all of the mines, and what’s inside them.

After modern-day Verdansk was nuked to end the zombie outbreak in April, Call of Duty: Warzone’s map traveled back in time to the 1980s. This brought new POIs and overhauled existing ones.

One change players were excited to see was the Old Mines opening up, but as Warzone Pacific’s Caldera map was fast approaching, they’d given up hope of seeing it happen. However, Raven Software is running several events to mark the end of Verdansk, and the most recent, Secrets of the Pacific, has finally opened up the mines.

Here’s where you can find these new mine shaft areas and what’s inside them.

Warzone mine locations

Warzone Old Mine location

The only mines that have opened in Secrets of the Pacific are the Old Mines south of Summit. You can find them below the mining shacks on the hill directly northeast of Airport, where there are several entrances.

There’s another set of mines at the north end of Salt Mine, but they haven’t opened up for this event. As we fast approach Caldera on December 8, it’s unlikely that these mines were ever designed to be opened up. But, we’ll need to wait and see how Verdansk’s final days unfold.

What’s inside Warzone’s Old Mine?

Warzone old mine Secrets of the Pacific Intel

The Old Mines contains everything you’d expect to find inside a Warzone POI, such as Chests and floor loot, but there’s also Secrets of the Pacific Intel inside.

If you head to the zipline at the west side that takes you down into the mines, you’ll find a box of dynamite right at the bottom. Press interact with the box and you’ll collect the Intel, then you need to hold onto it for the specified amount of circle collapses.

Survive with the Intel and you’ll unlock the Familiar Machinery Spray. Do this for all six pieces of Intel and you’ll get the Bomber Menace STG44 Blueprint.


And that’s everything you need to know about Verdansk’s mines opening up! For more Warzone, be sure to check out the “no recoil” Krig loadout that’s gone viral on TikTok.

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