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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.

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

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.

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.

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 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.

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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JGOD reveals Warzone’s best long-range weapons after Season 4 update

Warzone specialist JGOD has revealed his best long-range weapon picks following the Season 4 update that affected the meta.

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Call of Duty expert and Warzone extraordinaire JGOD has analyzed the many long-range weapon options and revealed the best guns to use following the Season 4 update.

Warzone devs are constantly working on balancing the battle royale’s pool of weapons through updates. Seasonal updates usually provide a ton of buffs and nerfs, which tends to leave the meta in an awkward state as players rush to adapt to the changes.

With Season 3’s dominant STG44 firmly out of the picture, new long-range options have emerged in Season 4. Luckily, Warzone expert JGOD is around to break down which weapons are viable in Season 4 following buffs and nerfs.

In JGOD‘s video highlighting the top long-range Warzone weapons after the Season 4 update, he breaks down the current state of the meta.

The stats expert clearly separates long-range options into three categories: meta, top tier viable, and viable. For the sake of breaking down the best long-range weapons, JGOD sticks to revealing the weapons he believes fit the meta and top tier viable categories.

He uses these categories to explain how the meta has changed since the Season 4 update. Prior to the update, the gap between the top meta weapons and top tier viable weapons was much larger.

Now, players can find a ton of success using top tier viable weapons: “You can use other things besides the absolute meta and not be hardcore penalized.”

According to JGOD, the NZ-41 is still the best long-range weapon in the game despite recent nerfs.

However, the expert predicts that another NZ-41 nerf should arrive soon enough, which will result in the long-range weapon meta becoming incredibly varied: “The nerf will come through again for the NZ and that will push it out and all these weapons that are top tier viable will essentially be the meta.”

Following the NZ-41, JGOD picks the BAR as the next best long-range weapon. Despite its slow fire rate, the BAR is one of the best long-range weapons in Warzone thanks to how easy it is to utilize.

The majority of JGOD’s video is spent highlighting top tier viable weapons that are set to benefit from an upcoming NZ-41 nerf: “You’re going to be able to use almost anything you want as soon as this next NZ nerf comes in.”

Aside from the NZ-41 and BAR, here’s the list of long-range weapons that players should use to maximize Warzone success:

If JGOD’s prediction is correct, it seems like the meta is heading in a very interesting direction throughout Season 4. Warzone players can expect to choose from a ton of viable options thanks to a level playing field.


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One-shot Crossbow loadout to disrupt Warzone meta after Season 4 buff

After receiving a buff with the Season 4 update, the Crossbow could shake up the Warzone meta with a one-shot kill loadout.

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Warzone’s Crossbow has always been a tricky weapon to master, but a Season 4 buff has made it a dominant force capable of one-shot killing players with ease.

Modern Warfare’s Crossbow Marksman Rifle has been around since the inception of Warzone. The Crossbow is a unique weapon that has a steep learning curve, but even if players mastered the weapon, it never truly dominated Warzone lobbies.

All that is set to change in Season 4 after a major buff has upped the Crossbow’s bullet velocity by a whopping 27.2%. As a result, several Warzone players are now singing the praises of the unconventional weapon and tip it to shake up the meta.

Reddit user theGivvyOfficial posted a clip of their gameplay using the Crossbow to the Warzone subreddit. The montage is proof that with the right Crossbow loadout, the weapon can one-shot kill players from considerable distances.

The comments and discussion reveal that the title of the post is somewhat sarcastic, but there’s no denying that the Crossbow can be devastating in the right hands.

While it won’t necessarily be the number one meta weapon in Season 4, it has the potential to outperform some of the best medium-range options if players are looking to test out a different style of play.

Warzone Crossbow loadout attachments

  • Cable: 28-Strand Cable
  • Bolt: FTAC Fury 20″ Bolts
  • Optic: VLK 3.0x Optic
  • Perk: Sleight of Hand
  • Arms: XRK Thunder 200 Lb

This Crossbow loadout will thrive in the hands of accurate players. Thanks to the FTAC Fury 20″ Bolts that deal damage even after they hit their mark, the Crossbow produces one-shot kills consistently.

Of course, there’s no denying the weapon’s major weakness, and players were quick to point that out in the comments: “Yeah it’s s**** in close quarters combat. It’s decent for medium range engagements like you see in this clip, It also has a steep learning curve.”

If you miss your shot from a short distance, the weapon’s brutally slow reload can put you in an unfavorable position. However, if you learn to master the weapon and hit a high percentage of your shots, the sky is the limit for the Crossbow in Season 4.


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Warzone players keep getting frozen in place by Fortune’s Keep’s broken areas

Certain areas of Warzone’s Fortune’s Keep map are proving deadly as players are getting completely frozen in place.

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Warzone players love Season 4’s Fortune’s Keep map, but certain areas of the map are ruining the experience by completely locking players in place.

Warzone’s smaller Rebirth Island map has always been a hit, and Season 4’s Fortune’s Keep has emulated its success. Players love the bright Mediterranean color scheme, parkour spots, and dynamic gameplay.

However, a few frustrating issues have gotten in the way. Players are finding their way under the map and behind walls for cheap kills, and now players are getting trapped in place by broken spots on the map.

As we can see in the video from Reddit user Gerbytron, they went prone in a corner to hide from an Airstrike but ended up completely stuck in the corner. As they tried everything they could to wriggle free, the final opponent stumbled across them lying face-first into a wooden crate and quickly ended their suffering.

Several players took to the comments to confirm that this wasn’t a one-off, with another user confirming they also got stuck in the Watchtower at Fortune’s Keeps Winery POI.

illmatic_gg claimed that a street curb managed to trap them in place, and Evberkel has been caught in a window a couple of times. “I feel like [Fortune’s Keep] has a lot of spots like this that you just get stuck in,” explained ultra_zagan.

But there do seem to be a couple of ways that you can wrench yourself free from these broken spots. One user explained that using a Stim can release you, but said that it doesn’t always work. Plus, if you have a Self-Revive, you can down yourself with an explosive and then crawl away to self-res.

Raven Software have fixed issues like this, including the dreaded Buy Station freeze glitch, in the past, so hopefully, players won’t be getting trapped in place for much longer.

The next major update is Season 4 Reloaded, scheduled for late July, but there might be a few bug fixes and balance changes ahead of the mid-season update.

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