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How to open Warzone Golden Vaults: Rebirth Island locations & The Wall Shield Blueprint

Here’s how to find and open all of the Golden Vaults on Rebirth Island Reinforced in Warzone Pacific Season 2 Reloaded.

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Warzone’s Rebirth Island has three Golden Vaults containing a ton of high-tier loot and cash for you to collect. We’ve got everything you need to find and open them, including how to get the Wall Shield Blueprint.

The Season 2 Reloaded update brought a plethora of changes for Warzone players to explore, including a major map overhaul for Rebirth Island featuring new mechanics, POIs, and easter eggs.

Golden Vaults can be found in three locations on the island, and opening them up allows you to collect some powerful loot for yourself. Here’s everything you need to know to find and open Rebirth Island’s Golden Vaults.

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How to open Golden Vaults in Warzone Rebirth Island

Golden Vaults became available to unlock after the Golden Vault Mystery Easter Egg ended on April 11. This Warzone community challenge required players to gather a combined $40 Trillion in Blood Money.

Here’s how you can open Golden Vaults on Rebirth Island:

  1. Find 6 TV remotes with a red light on toilets in Prison Block.
  2. Press your interact button on each button to turn the light turns off.
  3. Find the ringing phone in the middle of Prison Block.
  4. Listen to the code that the voice on the phone gives you.
  5. Go to one of the three Golden Vaults on Rebirth Island and enter your code.

Once that’s done, you’ll be able to enter the Golden Vault and collect some high-tier loot for yourself. The passcode and the location of the TV remotes change every game, so be sure to keep searching until you acquire both.

All Golden Vault locations in Warzone Rebirth Island

Now that you know how to unlock these doors, you just need to know where you can find them. Rebirth Island has three Golden Vaults that you can visit, and we’ll go over their exact locations on the map.

Here are all the Golden Vault locations on Rebirth Island:

  1. Below the shack between Dock and Bioweapons Lab, on the north-west coast of Rebirth Island
  2. Underneath the Nova 6 Factory
  3. On the cliff-face between Stronghold and Living Quarters
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Rebirth Island Golden Vault Location 1

The first Golden Vault can be found below the area that juts out of the coast, between the Dock and Bioweapons Lab POIs. Drop down to the lower level, and you’ll be able to find the Golden Vault door embedded in the wall.

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Rebirth Island Golden Vault location 2

Rebirth Island’s second Golden Vault can be found underneath the Nova 6 Factory. There are plenty of ways down to it, so just head underneath and you’ll soon find the Golden Vault door in the dark corridors.

Warzone Rebirth Island Vault location 2

Rebirth Island Golden Vault location 3

The third and final Golden Vault can be found just outside Rebirth Island’s brand-new Stronghold POI. You’ll be able to see it on the cliff-face as you head towards Living Quarters and the rest of the map.

Warzone Rebirth Island Golden Vault location 3

Warzone Rebirth Island Golden Vault rewards

These Golden Vaults will allow you to get some great rewards, setting you and your team up for victory with high-tier loot.

some of the rewards players can get from these Golden Vaults include the following:

  • Durable Gas Masks
  • Specialist Bonus
  • Killstreaks
  • Foresight
  • Minigun
  • Legendary and standard Supply Boxes
  • The Wall Combat Shield Blueprint

How to get The Wall Combat Shield Blueprint in Warzone

As of April 13, players will now be able to obtain the Wall Shield Blueprint from the Golden Vaults. This can be found in the Golden Vaults, leaning up against a wall next to a Supply Box oozing a green substance.

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The Wall Blueprint is a permanent unlock for the Combat Shield in Warzone and Vanguard. Previously, players weren’t able to obtain this, but the devs fixed the issue in the April 13 update.

That covers everything you need to know about finding and unlocking Golden Vaults on Warzone’s Rebirth Island. Be sure to head over to one of these locations if you want to collect high-tier weapons, loot, and even the Wall Combat Shield Blueprint.


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Warzone players call for devs to remove Shotguns after Season 3 Reloaded damage nerfs

Many now feel that Warzone’s Shotguns are pointless after the damage nerfs that came with the Season 3 Reloaded update.

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Warzone Pacific players are pretty disappointed with the Shotgun nerfs in the Season 3 Reloaded update, with some even claiming the weapon category should be removed entirely.

While some of the changes introduced in the Warzone Pacific Season 3 Reloaded update are being praised, some are not too happy with the weapon buffs and nerfs, especially when it comes to the Shotgun category.

Shotguns aren’t the most meta weapons to use in Warzone, but they have previously held their own in close-range battles. With the recent health pool change, the devs decided to nerf the damage of a variety of Shotguns, causing some discontent in the community.

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SMGs have dominated the close-range battles in Warzone Pacific, leaving hardly any room for Shotguns to excel.

Things have now seemingly gotten worse for Shotguns in the Warzone Pacific Season 3 Reloaded update, as the Streetsweeper, Gallo, JAK-1, Origin 12, R-90, and Gracey Auto all had their damages reduced by 20%.

Reddit user Gtaher0 highlighted these changes with the caption “Holy Jesus,” indicating a sense of shock.

Users in the comments have chipped in, also shocked about the changes and slightly disappointed, with one player even feeling as if Shotguns should be removed from the loot pool: “Remove shotgun ground loot.”

This is mainly because, as another user states, “some shotguns don’t even have enough rounds needed to down some players.”

On the other hand, some aren’t that bothered, feeling as if most of the Shotguns that were nerfed are rarely used anyway: “Jak12 and Streetsweeper were pretty nutty. Other ones I never saw used in-game over the last 3 months.”


For more on Warzone Pacific Season 3 Reloaded, check out our guide on the new Serpentine Perk.

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Warzone players satisfied with “amazing” new Squad HUD feature

Warzone Pacific Season 3 Reloaded brought some new content to the game, including a Squad HUD feature which players are loving.

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Warzone Pacific players have been enjoying the new Squad HUD feature which came with the Season 3 Reloaded update, with some calling it “amazing.”

Warzone Pacific Season 3 Reloaded is finally here, and while players are getting to grips with the new Underground Transit System on Caldera, some are also very satisfied with the new Squad HUD feature.

This new feature gives players a clear view of the team’s resources, including the Killstreaks they are holding, the amount of money, the number of Armor Plates they are carrying, and also if they have a Gas Mask.

Although it seems like a small feature, the community is loving it, with some even describing it as “amazing.”

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Reddit user Mobile750APKStore put a post up in the Warzone subreddit highlighting the new expandable Squad HUD in Warzone Pacific Season 3 Reloaded.

The feature is a nice quality of life change that gives players a better view of their teammates’ resources. This will improve the communication and flow of the game, as players will easily be able to see what their squad needs, without even having to ask or wait for a response.

The community has been reacting to this new feature in the comments of this Reddit post, with one user stating that the Squad HUD is “amazing.” In the same breath, the user hilariously also claims that it is a hindrance when it comes to lying about the number of plates you have:

“This is amazing…But now I can’t lie to my teammates about having no plates :(.”

Of course, this is actually great when it comes to teamwork, as players who lie about the number of plates they have can now be caught out and will be encouraged to share with the team.

Aside from the comedic comment, others also seem very happy with the new feature, especially as it has been asked for by the community in the past. One comment said, “I remember seeing that post and loving it. Thrilled to see that it’s become a reality.”


Hopefully Raven can continue to bring features like this to the game and make players happy. For more, check out how the brand new Champion of Caldera LTM works.

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Call of Duty players are terrified that last-gen consoles will ruin Warzone 2

Fans of the battle royale are concerned that Warzone 2’s potential compatibility with last-gen consoles could ruin the game.

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Players are hoping that the highly anticipated sequel does not include past-gen compatibility, as they fear this could completely ruin the Warzone 2 experience for current-gen users.

The next Call of Duty era is right around the corner, and excitement for Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2 has begun to mount ahead of June 2022. Leaks have revealed several details of the battle royale sequel including a new interrogation system and a sneak peek at what the map could look like.

Despite the overwhelmingly positive reaction at this early stage, there are players who are wary of yet to be confirmed aspects of Warzone 2. One of these unknowns is the result of the game’s compatibility with past-gen consoles.

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As it stands, there has not been confirmation concerning Warzone 2’s compatibility with past-gen consoles. While we know for sure that the game will be available on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S, past-gen compatibility has not been confirmed.

However, thanks to Vanguard in-game files, data miners discovered that Modern Warfare 2 will be available on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC. This reveal did not sit well with players who took to the Warzone subreddit to discuss the repercussions of a similar experience for Warzone 2.

The player who wrote the original post believes that the overall performance and quality of Warzone 2 could suffer if it has to cater to past-gen hardware. This player is worried that the same limitations holding the current iteration of Warzone back could also plague the sequel.

The comments proved that players were completely split on the issue. Some point to the shortage of current-gen consoles as a valid reason for making Warzone 2 accessible to all, “isolating people cause they don’t have new consoles is stupid and not enough people are on new gen consoles anyway.”

While others had less sympathy, stating that at a certain point developers need to move the overall experience to the next level, “once the new s*** comes out, you need the new console for the new experience and the better graphics etc.”

Early reports from renowned leaker Tom Henderson initially revealed that Warzone 2 would only release on current-gen consoles and PC, but he did not rule out the possibility of a separate version for past-gen players. This solution is similar to what the original post details, but we’ll have to wait for official confirmation from the devs to find out if this is even possible.


For more Warzone 2 news, check out how a CoD leaker showed off Warzone 2’s map & swimming mechanic.

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