As Warzone prepares to shift over to the new Caldera map, The Secrets of the Pacific event helps players uncover information about the new map. You’ll need to pick up Intel and hold onto it to unlock an STG44 Blueprint and Caldera cosmetics, so here are all of Verdansk’s Intel locations.
We’re now in the final weeks of Verdansk, with Warzone moving over to the Pacific Caldera map on December 8. But the Verdansk content hasn’t wrapped up yet, as Raven Software has included the Operation Flashback LTM as well as the Secrets of the Pacific event.
The event allows players to unlock images of the upcoming Caldera map alongside the Bomber Menace STG44 Blueprint.
Here’s how to complete the challenges and all of the Intel locations.
- How to complete Warzone Secrets of the Pacific challenges
- All Warzone Secrets of the Pacific Intel locations
How to complete Warzone Secrets of the Pacific challenges
Warzone’s Secrets of the Pacific event tasks players with picking up six pieces of Intel scattered around Verdansk and holding on to it for a set amount of circle collapses.
Once you find the piece of Intel, just press the interact button to pick it up then survive for the specified number of circles or win the game. You can only pick up one piece of Intel at a time, so you’ll probably only manage to complete one challenge in a game.
And this needs to be completed inside regular battle royale matches – not Plunder.
All Warzone Secrets of the Pacific Intel locations & rewards
Here are all of the Warzone Intel locations so you can complete the challenges as quickly as possible.
1. Warzone Jailbreak Intel location
The first piece of Intel can be found in the Prison POI, down in the showers on the ground level.
You can either enter through the top or bottom of the Prison to reach it, but just look for a bench by a set of lockers. You’ll see a table tennis racket on the bench, so just interact with it to collect the Intel.
You’ll earn the Marina Street Calling Card for surviving with this piece of Intel.
2. Warzone On The Air Intel location
You’ll need to head to the electronics shop between Train Station and Promenade West to find the second piece of Intel.
The electronics shop is the square white building, so just head inside and look for a microphone leaning against the northwest wall. Press your interact button to collect it, then hold onto it to earn the Local Radio Emblem.
3. Warzone Fast Food Intel location
The third piece of Intel can be found inside the Burger Town restaurant inside Airport.
Look for the raised seating area at the west side of the building and you’ll see the burger town restaurant in the far wall. We recommend dropping down from the roof to access it but you can also do some nifty parkour to get there.
Look for the old-fashioned cash machine at the left end of the counter and interact with it to collect the Intel and unlock the Volcanic Souvenir Charm.
4. Warzone On Your Feet Intel location
The fourth piece of Intel, On Your Feet, can be found inside the Hospital POI on top of an operating table.
The quickest way to find it is to go to the bottom of the main tower building and take the door directly to the left. You’ll see an operating theatre in front of you, so head inside and interact with the blue first aid kit to collect the Intel.
By doing this, you’ll earn the Naval Plan Sticker.
5. Warzone Abandoned Intel location
You’ll need to go down into the mines to pick up the fifth piece of Intel. Just as players had assumed it would never happen, the mineshafts on the west side of the map have finally opened up, so here’s a reason to visit.
You should head to the building furthest west, and use the zipline to drop down into mines. Look for a box of dynamite and hold the interact button to pick it up to get your hands on the Familiar Machinery Spray.
6. Warzone Secrets Intel location
The sixth and final piece of Intel can be found inside one of the WW2 bunkers that opened up at the start of Season 6.
There are reports that the Intel can be found in all three of the WW2 bunkers. Look for the red shipping containers found by Boneyard, Airport, and Array and take the zipline down into the bunker.
When inside need to look for some model battleships on a desk below a painting. Again, press the interact button to pick it up and survive to unlock the Hospital Resort Calling Card.
And those are all of the Intel locations for Warzone’s Secrets of the Pacific event! You can also check out how to get your Warzone Role Card.
Image Credit: Raven Software
Warzone Pacific trailer hints at the ability to climb rocks in Caldera
The recent Warzone Pacific Caldera trailer may have hinted at the ability to climb rocks, which has previously been next to impossible.
The latest Warzone Pacific Season 1 trailer showed off parts of the new map, Caldera. The trailer may have also hinted at the ability to climb rocks, which has previously been a frustrating experience in Verdansk.
Most Warzone players who have experienced their fair share of game-time in Verdansk will know exactly how frustrating it is to climb up rocks within the map’s mountainous terrain. It can be very annoying especially when you need to reposition quickly away from the gas or enemies.
The Call of Duty battle royale game is about to get a heap of changes on December 8 when Warzone Pacific Season 1 drops. As well as the Vanguard integration, which will bring a bunch of WWII weapons and Loadout changes, we are also getting the new map Caldera.
Players have been waiting for this moment for some time now, and it may bring even more changes than expected.
As well as a recent hint towards a new Molotov use, fans are also decoding the Caldera reveal trailer. Warzone content creator JGOD believes that the narration in the trailer may have hinted at the ability to climb in Caldera.
In the trailer, the narrator says “survey the land from above by climbing natural rock formations.”
This sentence alone has caused the belief that players will be able to climb up rocky terrain to get high ground. If true, this is a very exciting gameplay mechanic for players, as it will improve movement and overall quality of life when traversing the map.
However, some fans aren’t holding their breath, as the trailer could have silly been referring to the rock formation in the video that looks like a bridge rather than actually climbing rocks: “Maybe climb (walk) up things like that rock arch, but no way we’re scaling rock faces.”
We’ll have to wait and see how accurate the speculation is come December 8, which is when those with early access will get to experience the map exclusively. Until then, check out FaZe Swagg’s “2 SHOT” AN-94 loadout.
Image Credits: Activision / Raven Software / PlayStation
All Warzone Pacific Caldera POIs in real life: Capital, Resort, more
Warzone Pacific’s Caldera map appears to be inspired by several real life locations, so here’s every Caldera POI and its inspiration.
Similar to Verdansk, Warzone’s Pacific’s new Caldera map appears to be inspired by real locations from the Pacific and the Second World War. Here are all of the real-life locations that Caldera appears to be inspired by.
Many locations from Warzone’s original Verdansk map are inspired by real-life locations, such as the Stadium, Array, and Nakatomi Plaza. It appears that Raven Software has taken a similar approach with Caldera, plucking many of its POIs straight out of Hawaii.
- Caldera Capital IRL
- Caldera Peak IRL
- Caldera Terminal IRL
- Caldera Royale Cabana Resort IRL
- Caldera Shark’s Lair Submarine Pen IRL
Caldera Capital – Ali’iolani Hale
The Capital POI is clearly inspired by the Ali’iolani Hale building in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii.
The building has roughly the same shape as Caldera’s capital building, with the buildings and balconies being in the exact same place. Plus, it even has the same clock tower with a flag pole mounted on top.
Caldera Peak – Haleakalā Observatory
Caldera has much more elevation than Verdansk, and the highest point is marked by a “military battery installation” on top of a dormant volcano that appears to be inspired by the Haleakalā Observatory in Maui, Hawaii.
While not being an exact recreation, it’s likely that Haleakalā Observatory is a source of inspiration. The Observatory was built in the 60s but has a similar round shape and white color to Cladera’s Peak – plus it also lies on the summit of a dormant volcano.
Caldera Terminal – Ford Island Control Tower
Caldera’s airfield is overlooked by a tall control tower that bears a striking resemblance to the Ford Island Control Tower in Pearl Harbor.
Although not as tall or narrow, Caldera’s tower has the same red control room at the top, and platforms all the way up. Many Warzone players weren’t huge fans of Verdansk’s air traffic control tower, so hopefully, this is better received.
Caldera Royal Cabana Resort – Royal Hawaiian hotel
Warzone Pacific’s Royal Cabana Resort appears to be heavily inspired by the Royal Hawaiian hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Being similar in both shape and name, the Royal Cabana Resort has a similar bell tower to the Royal Hawaiian. We’ll need to wait until the map releases on December 8 to see if there are any more similarities.
Caldera Shark’s Lair Submarine Pen – Lorient Submarine Base
Caldera’s Shark’s Lair Submarine Pen, also included in Vanguard, is clearly inspired by the Lorient Submarine Base in Lorient, France.
This Submarine Base was used throughout the Second World War to harbor U-Boats, and it seems Raven Software has recreated it in the Pacific. It has almost exactly the same shape, with similar gunner mounts on top.
Image Credits: Activision / Wikimedia Commons / Janine & Uploaded by Fæ via Wikimedia Commons
Forgotten MW SMG still top-tier in Warzone Season 6
Warzone players are looking to send Verdansk off with a bang and there’s no better way to do that than with this forgotten MW Submachine Gun.
Utilizing this forgotten MW SMG is sure to bring back memories of Verdansk’s early days before players shift to Warzone Pacific: Caldera.
With so much focus on which weapons are “meta”, some pretty powerful options are often overlooked. Call of Duty data expert TrueGameData recently discovered the resurgence of a forgotten MW Submachine Gun.
The weapon in question is MW’s AUG. The data suggests that the AUG is still a force to be reckoned with. The AUG’s fire rate may not be as quick as other weapons in its class, even so, it is certainly one of the hardest-hitting SMGs around.
The AUG had a brief moment of moderate usage as a weapon in Warzone until it disappeared altogether. With the TrueGameData loadout below the weapon can make a triumphant return.
If you’re looking to give the AUG a try you should know that it doesn’t feel like other Submachine Guns. The AUG is much less mobile and quick to fire than other MW Submachine Guns. This might throw you off for a match or two but once you get the hang of the AUG, you’ll be shredding in no time.
The loadout focuses on utilizing the AUG’s already amazing base damage capability. Accuracy, range, and damage may not be the first thing that comes to mind when using an SMG, but the AUG certainly brings these qualities to the table.
TrueGameData MW AUG Warzone loadout
- Muzzle: Monolithic Suppressor
- Laser: Tac Laser
- Optic: Solozero Optics Mini Reflex
- Magazine: 5.56 NATO 30-Round Mags
- Perk: Sleight of Hand
The 5.56 NATO 30-Round Mags might seem like a strange choice for a Warzone Submachine Gun. However, the Sleight of Hand perk will compensate for the below-average mag size.
This AUG can be utilized up close with a fantastic TTK or it could be used at greater distances. Thanks to the Solozero Optics Mini Reflex and Monolithic Suppressor, accuracy and damage range won’t suffer at medium range.
Of course, the Tac Laser is a Warzone staple as it boosts ADS speed and increases aiming stability.
Given that the AUG could perform well at medium range, this loadout is best complemented by a long-range rifle. In the video, TrueGameData opts for the Swiss K31. Use the AUG as sniper support and you’ll devastate Verdansk.
Image Credit: Activision / Raven Software / TrueGameData
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