How to unlock every killstreak in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Call of Duty Killstreaks
Call of Duty Killstreaks

The Modern Warfare name isn’t the only thing making a comeback in this year’s Call of Duty. The fan-favourite killstreaks system, made popular in Call of Duty 4 and Modern Warfare 2, has also returned, allowing particularly skilled players to rack up some insane bonuses as their kill count rises.

Call of Duty Modern Warfare Killstreaks

The Modern Warfare name isn’t the only thing making a comeback in this year’s Call of Duty. The fan-favourite killstreaks system, made popular in Call of Duty 4 and Modern Warfare 2, has also returned, allowing particularly skilled players to rack up some insane bonuses as their kill count rises.

As in previous games, killstreak rewards are unlocked through progression, so you will accrue more of them as you rise up through the ranks when playing online. Remember, you can only equip three killstreaks at any one time, so think carefully about which killstreaks will be attainable and suit your playstyle.

Here are all of the killstreaks you can earn in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, along with what level you’ll need to be to unlock them.

Personal Radar

Kills required: 3
Level required: 1

Reveals nearby enemies on the minimap.

Shield Turret

Kills required: 3
Level required: 1

Set up a manual turret. Can be placed on most surfaces.

Counter UAV

Kills required: 4
Level required: 36

A drone that disables enemy minimaps, making it easier to get the drop on your foes.

UAV

Kills required: 4
Level required: 9

Reveals enemy locations on the minimap for you and your teammates.

Care Package

Kills required: 4
Level required: 28

Drops a random killstreak pickup to your location.

Cluster Strike

Kills required: 5
Level required: 1

Drop a barrage of cluster mortars on a target location.

Cruise Missile

Kills required: 5
Level required: 45

Steer a long-range missile towards a target location.

Precision Airstrike

Kills required: 5
Level required: 15

Unleashes a twin jet precision strike on your enemies.

Infantry Assault Vehicle

Kills required: 7
Level required: 44

Calls in a manned infantry assault vehicle to attack opponents with a machine gun.

Sentry Gun

Kills required: 7
Levels required: 13

An automated turret that scans for enemies within a certain radius.

Wheelson

Kills required: 7
Level required: 23

Calls in a UGV with airburst turret which you can control.

Emergency Airdrop

Kills required: 8
Level required: 41

Calls in three care packages to your location with randomised contents.

VTOL Jet

Kills required: 8
Level required: 20

Calls in a VTOL Jet to unleash a missile barrage, then defends any location you choose.

White Phosphorous

Kills required: 10
Level required: 51

These canisters emit a searing gas that burnsnews.game and weakens any enemies in their vicinity.

Chopper Gunner

Kills required: 10
Level required: 1

Take control of an assault helicopter, equipped with a turret and missiles.

Support Helo

Kills required: 11
Level required: 5

A heavy assault chopper joins the battlefield to aid you from above.

Gunship

Kills required: 12
Level required: 31

Calls in a heavy assault gunship, armed with three powerful weapon types.

Advanced UAV

Kills required: 12
Level required: 48

This orbital craft reveals your enemies’ direction on your minimap.

Juggernaut

Kills required: 15
Level required: 55

Suit up in the Juggernaut assault gear. Rain death on your enemies with a minigun, but be aware that it will drop when you die.

Tactical Nuke

Kills required: 30
Level required: 1

This is the hardest killstreak to achieve, dropping a nuke on the map and ending the match. This kilstreak does not have to be unlocked or equipped.

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