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Who gets awarded in the kill credit in Call of Duty: Warzone

Some clarity for a confusing topic.

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YouTuber JGOD has finally figured out exactly how the kill credit system works in Warzone.

For the longest time, the way kills were awarded to a player seemed relatively random, or in the least inconsistent.

If you’ve put several shots into an opponent, just to have a teammate get the whole kill credit in one or two shots, you’re not alone. It’s extremely frustrating to be in the position where you feel your kill credit is random – or it would be if it wasn’t for JGOD saving the day.

In his video, he explains to us exactly how the kill credit is decided in Warzone, and the real way it decides is not based on if you do more than half the damage to the player.

How the kill is awarded

In order to understand how the kill is rewarded, you must keep in mind that your base health in Warzone is 100 (health) and each plate adds 50 health, up to a maximum of 250HP – 3 plates, (150 HP) + base health (100 HP). Kills are not awarded based on who does the most damage to a player. It’s partially based on who gets the last shot – but with a condition that must be met.

  • If the enemy player has above 30 HP, and another player lands the finishing shot, they will be awarded the kill.
  • If the enemy player has 29 HP and below, and another player lands the last shot, the player who dealt the most damage to the player will be awarded the kill.

The system is most likely this way in order to award players who finish off teammates kills, however it is completely understandable people would feel like it is random. The best way to ensure you get all your kills is to get most of the shots in after the armor is broken, but that’s still not guaranteeing your teammate won’t land a shot that deals more than 30 damage.

Marksman rifles, snipers, and the Odin may be your best bet to guarantee to get kill credit since those weapons deal a significant amount of damage per shot.

The best you can do is hope you’ll hit that last devastating shot, or deal the most damage you can.

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How to watch World Series of Warzone $300k EU Trios tournament

The World Series of Warzone is kicking competitive Warzone up a notch, and we have the teams, draft, standings and stream covered for you.

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World Series of Warzone Teams Draft Standings

The second World Series of Warzone tournament will see Trios from Europe competing for the lion’s share of a $300,000 prize pool, and we have the draft, teams, standings & stream for the highly-anticipated competition covered for you.


  • World Series of Warzone EU Trios takes place on August 4.
  • 5 Captains and 50 Trios duke it out in custom lobbies for $300,000.
  • Team draft takes place on August 3.

Competitive Warzone has become one of the most popular esports scenes globally since the release of the Call of Duty battle royale in 2020.

While various tournament organizers and players have helped to propel the popularity of the game’s competitive scene, the World Series of Warzone is kicking it up a great deal, with a total of $1,200,000 being awarded over the course of four different tournaments.

World Series of Warzone Standings

The first event saw NA Trios compete against each other, with Team Aydan securing the victory, and now the second competition in the World Series of Warzone will see Trios from Europe take the spotlight.

To help you not miss a single second of the action from the upcoming EU Trios competition on August 3 and 4, we have the World Series of Warzone draft, teams, standings, and stream covered for you.

How to watch World Series of Warzone: Twitch Rivals Stream

The EU Trios World Series of Warzone will take place on August 4, at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 5 PM BST / 6 PM CEST.

All of the action from the event will be broadcasted on the official Twitch Rivals stream, so viewers looking to catch the draft and tournament will want to tune into the stream below on August 3 and 4.

Alternatively, almost every competitor will be streaming their individual POV, so you can check out who you can watch after the teams have been revealed.

World Series of Warzone EU Draft

The EU trios event will see five pre-selected captains form their own team and then draft an additional nine teams to form their own captain squad.

These five captain teams of 10 trios will then compete to secure the most collective points from placements and kills to earn a $100,000 prize pool and the Captain’s Cup championship.

You can find the five captains below:

World Series of Warzone Draft
  • Recrent
  • Emzy
  • Moonryde
  • Imangelikka
  • Gotaga

The draft will be conducted live on the Twitch Rivals channel on August 3, 2021, at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 5 PM BST / 6 PM CEST. We will update this piece with the latest results from the draft.

World Series of Warzone Teams

There will be a total of 50 teams competing in the EU Trios competition.

Some of these teams will be competing together to help their Captain be at the top of the Captain’s Cup World Series of Warzone standings.

They will also be competing individually at the same time to secure the lion’s share of the remaining $200,000 in prize money by claiming the top spot in the final World Series of Warzone standings.

We will update this piece with all of the World Series of Warzone teams for the EU Trios tournament when they are officially made available.

World Series of Warzone EU Format & Prizing

WSOW format

The format for the event will be the same as it was for the NA Trios tournament. The competitors will duke it out in six custom lobbies, with placement awarding kill multipliers.

With each kill giving one World Series of Warzone Point, here’s the rundown of the scoring format:

PlacementKill Multiplier
1st2.0x
2nd-15th1.5x
16th-50th1.0x

The Captains and their teams will be competing for a share of the $300,000 Prize Pool. The teams prize poll will be $200k, with another $100k on the line for the Captains.

Here’s the teams prize pool rundown.

Team PlacementPrize
1st$50,000
2nd$30,000
3rd$12,000
4th$15,000
5th$10,000
6th$9,000
7th$7,000
8th$6,000
9th$5,500
10th$5,000
11th-20th$3,000
21st-25th$25,000

Here’s the Captain’s Placement prize pool.

Captain’s PlacementIndividual Prize
1st Place Team$1,000
1st Place Captain$20,000
2nd Place Captain$15,000
3rd Place Captain$13,000
4th Place Captain$12,000
5th Place Captain$10,000

World Series of Warzone Standings

We will update this piece with the latest set of World Series of Warzone standings throughout the course of the EU Trios tournament on August 4, 2021.

There is no doubt that the World Series of Warzone EU Trios event will deliver just as many exciting moments and memories as the NA Trios competition did beforehand.

For more Call of Duty: Warzone, check out Season 4’s best weapons, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

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How to get Warzone Phoenix Inferno blueprint

Warzone players love a good weapon blueprint, especially ones with as much detail as the latest Phoenix Inferno blueprint for the QBZ-83 Assault Rifle.

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Warzone Phoenix Inferno

For those Warzone players who like to acquire detailed, fun weapon blueprints, the latest Phoenix Inferno skin for the QBZ-83 is one of the more unique blueprints to be added to the battle royale. Here’s how to get it.

Warzone Season 4 is full of new updates and cosmetics for players to get their hands on, with new skins dropping every so often.

One of the latest skins has caught quite a buzz due to its great detail, the Warzone Phoenix Inferno, and if you want it, you’re going to have to fork out some CoD points.

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Warzone Phoenix Inferno

The Phoenix Inferno blueprint was released as part of the Bundle Tracer Pack: Firestorm Maxis Mastercraft, which contains not only the Phoenix Inferno but also a new Maxis skin, Handgun skin, and various other cosmetics.

The bundle containing the Warzone Phoenix Inferno blueprint costs 2400 CoD points which is a pretty hefty amount, but worth it if you’re looking to spend some leftover money or CoD points, you have lying around.

It remains to be seen how long this bundle will be in the in-game store for Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops Cold War, so players who would like to add the Warzone Phoenix Inferno blueprint to their collection will likely want to soon before it is taken out in the future.

Warzone Phoenix Inferno

The Warzone Phoenix Inferno features a Phoenix-themed skin with wings and an orange-looking gem on the round drum magazine also above the trigger.

Players can initiate a very entertaining animation where your character inserts a key into the Warzone Phoenix Inferno weapon and causes a burst of fire to come out of the side in an adrenaline-fueled display.

Mastercraft blueprints have been a very popular cosmetic item for Black Ops Cold War and Warzone players, even though the community has recently been calling for the developers to make a major change to them, so there are sure to be plenty of players rocking this new Warzone Phoenix Inferno blueprint for the QBZ-83 Assault Rifle.

For more Warzone, check out how FaZe Swagg created the classic Modern Warfare 2 ACR in the Call of Duty battle royale, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

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Are Warzone servers down? Current Server Status

Are the Warzone servers down? That is what many players ask when they can not connect to the game, so we have the current server status covered for you.

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Are Warzone Servers Down

It is always frustrating when players cannot connect to the servers of Warzone and play when they want to. This often leads to players wondering about the current server status for the battle royale game and whether or not the Warzone servers are down.

Call of Duty: Warzone has become one of the most popular multiplayer games in the world following its release in 2020, as an extremely large amount of players have jumped into its adrenaline-fueled action to acquire impressive kill counts and wins.

With a very large playerbase, it is not surprising when players get frustrated when the Warzone servers go down, and they are not able to connect to the Call of Duty battle royale game. This frustration often leads to players searching for the game’s current server status and seeing if all of the Warzone servers are down or running as they should.

With this in mind, we have gathered everything you need to know to see the current server status of Warzone.

Are Warzone servers down

Are Warzone servers down?

According to the official online service status website for the Call of Duty franchise, the servers for the battle royale game are not currently down and are working as intended.

This website keeps a constant update of the online services for the high-profile first-person shooter series. It will be updated and alert community members who visit it whenever there is an issue, such as the Warzone servers being down.

Another resource that players can use to check the current server status of the game is the official Activision Support Twitter account. This Twitter account will post updates regarding current problems with games like Warzone when they arise, such as server outages.

The Activision Support Twitter account will also post updates on the progress on fixing these issues and when they are officially resolved, so keeping an eye on this Twitter account can help you know if any problems are currently happening with the title.

We will continue to update this article with the current server status of Warzone whenever issues arise and are resolved.

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