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How To Level Up / Rank Up Fast Guide

Call of Duty: Cold War | How To Level Up / Rank Up Fast Guide | Black Ops Cold War

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Check out How To Level Up Rank fast in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (COD Cold War) & Zombies! Learn how to get XP fast, best modes to grind for EXP farming, and more!!!

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How To Level Up Fast In Multiplayer - Best Modes & Tips

Farm Enemy Scorestreaks With Cigma 2

Farm Enemy Scorestreaks With Cigma 2

Most flying enemy scorestreaks take only 1 ~ 2 rocket to bring down. As these scorestreaks are often readily available due to their low score costs, you can farm them for experience. Help the team & yourself by knocking them out the air once in a while.

Check out Cigma 2 Launcher here!

Play Respawning Match Modes

Focus on playing game modes where the rules allow for respawns & some sort of objectives, so you can come back quickly if killed and your "targets" restock fast too. This helps in getting more Weapon XP as well.

Check out All Multiplayer Modes Here!

Recommended Modes

Respawning Multiplayer Modes
Domination Kill Confirmed
Combined Arms Hardpoint

Play The Objectives

Play The Objectives

By capturing, getting kills or defending near objectives, you get additional experience aside from the XP from the kill. This will stack up to a sizeable experience bonus in a very short time, while also facilitating your path to victory for even more experience.

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Make Use Of Match Bonus

Make Use Of Match Bonus

Based on your match performance, you'll now get a Match Bonus XP when you finish a round. This hefty bonus can boost your rankings very quickly, so stay for the match even if you're getting creamed.

Complete Special Feats To Get Medals

Complete Special Feats To Get Medals

For meeting special conditions in battle such as getting double kills or one-shot kills, you'll get Medals which also rewards additional experience. Be familiar with them so you can use your weapons & equipment to get a quick medal.

Play When Double XP Event Is Active

Play When Double XP Event Is Active

Occasionally, there will be special events known as Double XP where you get double the amount of experience. Play the game during these events to double boost your XP! You can also use tokens to boost your XP gain whenever you want to.

Check out Double XP (2XP) Events here!

How To Level Up Fast - Challenges

Hunt Down Challenges For EXP Burst

Hunt Down Challenges For EXP Burst

Challenges will get you increasingly more experience if you can complete them, making them a good way to farm large amount of XP fast. Plan your game sessions to chase after the easier challenges!

Check "Nearest To Completion" Challenges

Check the "Nearest To Completion" tabs in the challenge section to see which challenge is near completion. Prioritize them for quick XP boosts!

Separate Challenges For Multiplayer & Zombies

Separate Challenges For Multiplayer & Zombies

There are separate challenges for Multiplayer & Zombies. Playing these 2 modes together will net you more XP then just focusing on 1 while preventing fatigue.

Complete Weapon Mastery For Guns

Weapons has their individual challenge that can be met for hefty experience experience. Swap your guns around so you can unlock multiple challenges for more experience, instead of just sticking to 1 gun.

Check out All Weapons & Gun List here!

Aim For Camo Challenges As Well

Aim For Camo Challenges As Well

Each weapon has its own camo challenges that unlocks unique skins for the weapon to use. Each weapon's camo must be unlocked independently so that means more XP to be farmed if you swap weapons.

How To Level Up Fast In Zombies - Best Modes & Tips

Play Zombies Solo

Play Zombies Solo

A good way to shoot up the your level without affecting your K/D is to play Zombies Mode. Zombies mode rewards players with XP the more zombies they slay. So if you want to unlock a couple of weapons before you jump into Multiplayer, grind a couple of levels with Zombies first!

Check out Zombies Mode Guide here!

Get Extractions


Instead of letting yourself being overrunned, try to aim for an extraction for additional experience. Time the game stage to start extractions as hordes of zombie swarms will try to stop your extraction.

Check Out How To Exfil Here!

Level Up Rank Rewards

Unlock New Weapons & Equipment

Unlock New Weapons & Equipment

Leveling up your ranks in CoD: Cold War will unlock various equipment that you can use in various multiplayer game modes! These include Perks, scorestreaks, weapons, and even Zombie mode items!

Unlock Custom Loadouts at Rank 4

Leveling up your rank to Private 4 will also unlock Custom Loadouts! Here, you will be able to create your own loadouts from scratch. Experiment with different equipment and perks to create your best soldier!

Rank up Fast For Prestige

To get to the Prestige ranks, you'll need to complete the base ranks & officer ranks. Completing prestige will give you more challenges, items & bragging rights!

Check out Prestige & Player Progression Summarized

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