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Zombies Mode Beginner's Guide - Basics & Walkthrough

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Learn the basics of the Zombies Mode in CoD: BO4! From the different maps in Zombies Mode, how to use points, and what to do, we've got you covered in this Beginner's Basics and Walkthrough!

CoD: BO4 - Zombie Mode

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What Is Zombies Mode?

CoD: BO4 - Zombie Mode

Zombies Mode is a game mode in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 where you can play on 3-4 different maps, killing zombies while following an underlying story or mystery!

Kill Zombies

CoD: BO4 - Zombies

Zombie Mode will have you defending yourself against waves of Zombies in a map that expands itself over time!

Done In Waves

CoD: BO4 - Zombies

Zombies spawn in waves, making you fight a certain number of them per wave. Each successive wave will spawn, faster, tougher, and more dangerous Zombies!

General Flow Of The Mode

SequenceWhat Happens
1Zombies Spawn
2Kill Zombies
3Wave Ends
4Ready Up For The Next Wave
5Rinse & Repeat

The core mechanic of Zombies in CoD: BO4 is how long you will be able to survive. Your survival is dependent on how well your team cooperates with each other.

Play With Others Or Alone

You will have the option of how you want to play Zombies Mode.

Playing With Friends / Strangers

You will be able to play Zombies Mode with other players online. This includes your friends! Don't forget to communicate with each other to be able to survive longer.

Playing Solo / With Bots

You can also choose to go at it alone, or play with AI-controlled bots when taking on the waves of Zombies. Take note that you need to create a custom game to be able to play solo, or with bots.

Maps In Zombies Mode

You will be able to play in three maps when playing Zombies Mode. The three maps are listed below


CoD: BO4 - Zombies Mode - IX

Fight against Zombies in an arena with a bloodthirsty crowd cheering for you to lose. The waves won't stop till you're dead!

Voyage Of Despair

CoD: BO4 - Zombies Mode - Voyage Of Despair

Uncover the secrets of the Sentinel Artifact as you try to stay alive in a cruise ship, after recently hitting an iceberg.

Blood Of The Dead

CoD: BO4 - Zombies Mode - Blood Of The Dead

Fight to stay alive in a prison crawling with Zombies. No one escapes alive!


CoD: BO4 - Zombies Mode - Classified

Classified is a Zombies mode map that comes with the Black Ops Pass. You can purchase the pass for USD49.99.

Map Per Edition Table

Voyage Of DespairOOOO
Blood Of The DeadOOOO

The Classified Map is part of the Black Ops Pass and will be available to play on the Deluxe, Pro, and Collectors Editions of the game.

Using Points In Zombies Mode

CoD: BO4: Zombies - Points

What Are Points?

Points are the main currency you use in Zombies Mode. They are integral to progressing the game.

How To Get Points

You can earn points by doing the following actions

  • Damaging and Killing Zombies
  • Repairing Barriers
  • Reviving Teammates
  • Collecting Powerups

Uses Of Points

As an integral part of the game, these are the uses of points in Zombies Mode

Opening Doors

CoD: BO4: Zombies - Doors

First priority for the point consumption.Opening doors will allow you to unlock new areas for you to explore. This allows you to move around the map, and avoid getting cornered by Zombies. It also lets you open areas that contain good weapons, perks, and more!

Buying Weapons & Ammo

CoD: BO4: Zombies - Weapons & Ammo

You will start Zombie Mode with only a Pistol. However, as you start to rack up points, you will be able to purchase weapons and ammo off the wall to arm yourself with better gear for killing Zombies!

Using The Mystery Box

CoD: BO4 - Zombies - Mystery Box

Using the Mystery Box will consume some of your points, and reward you with a random weapon. These weapons can range from very powerful to useless, so use the Mystery Box at your own risk!

Buying Perks

CoD: BO4 - Zombies - Perks

Perks are useful in-game boosts that grant you different temporary gameplay advantages. There are perks that increase your stamina, decrease the time before you regenerate health, and more!

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Using The Pack A Punch Machine

The Pack A Punch Machine will upgrade your currently equipped weapons into stronger versions of themselves. However, it will consume a hefty amount of your points.

Other Factors In Zombies Mode

Power Ups Droppped From Zombies

Power Ups are gold icons dropped by zombies. They emit a green glow, and give you a temporary boost when collected. Keep an eye for these power ups to give you a slight advantage in Zombies!

Power Ups List

Here are the following power ups found in Zombies Mode, along with what they do:


CoD: BO4: Zombies - Power Ups

Dealing any amount of damage will instantly kill a zombie.

Double Points

CoD: BO4: Zombies - Power Ups

Earn double the number of points regularly rewarded when doing all actions that award points.

Max Ammo

CoD: BO4: Zombies - Power Ups

Fully replenishes both of your weapon's ammo pool.


CoD: BO4: Zombies - Power Ups

Instantly destroys zombies present in the wave.


CoD: BO4: Zombies - Power Ups

Instantly boards up all windows that can be repaired.


CoD: BO4: Zombies - Talismans

Talismans are permanent boosts that you can equip to your character in before the match starts. These talismans offer different gameplay advantages, and can range from common to legendary rarities.

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