Learn how to play the multiplayer game mode: Team Deathmatch (TDM) in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019 (CoD: MW)! Includes Team Deathmatch Mode tips, recommended equipment & more.
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Team Deathmatch Overview
|Match Time||Score Limit||Party Size|
|10 Minutes||75||1 - 6|
A group of players are separated into two teams. Kill players on the opposing team. The first team to reach the score limit, or has the most points when them timer runs out wins.
Team Deathmatch Recommended Weapons
Recommended Weapons List
|Easily controllable Assault Rifle with good rate of fire. Available from the start.|
|Has a higher rate of fire over M4A1 yet manageable recoil.|
|Very high rate of fire, highly effective in close quarters and room clearing.|
Criteria For Recommendations
Weapons With Fast Fire Rate And Good Control
Team Deathmatch is all about out-killing your opponents. Gimmicky or hard-to-handle weapons may cause you your life, handicapping your team.
Has Some Versatility And Mobility
Battle lines in Team Deathmatch is chaotic with the ever-changing spawn points. A weapon should be able to address threat from all directions and ranges quickly while retaining some mobility so as to keep up with the team.
Easy To Obtain
A weapon that's locked behind many hoops and loops may be difficult to obtain and is impractical as recommendations, so a weapon's attainability is considered in the assessment.Check out All Weapons List here!
Team Deathmatch Recommended Equipment
|Claymore||Lethal||Proximity-activated explosive mine.|
|Throwing Knife||Lethal||Retrievable knife that is lethal on impact.|
|Snapshot Grenade||Tactical||Provides a momentary glimpse of enemies within the blast radius|
|Flash Grenade||Tactical||Blinds and deafens targets|
Lethals For Close Quarters
Team Deathmatch is very high paced and the engagement range is often close and personal.
Insta-Kill With Throwing Knife
Throwing Knife is a insta-kill if it lands a target infantry. In close quarters, it can kill opponents faster than a gun.Check out Throwing Knife Guide here!
Secure Your Rear With Claymore
Enemies will sneak up on you a lot in Team Deathmatch. Leave Claymores to get passive kills from your stalkers.Claymore Guide Here!
Scouting Or Disruptions For TacticalCheck out All Tactical List Here!
Team Deathmatch Recommended Perk
|Cold-Blooded||Undetectable by AI targeting system and thermal optics. Immune to Snapshot Grenades.|
|E.O.D.||Take reduced damage from non-killstreak explosives and fire. Hack enemy Claymores, Proximity Mines, and C4.|
|Restock||Recharge equipment over 30 seconds.|
|Ghost||Undetectable by UAVs, Rader Drones, Heartbeat Sensors, and High Alert. Hide the death markers of enemies you kill.|
|Shrapnel||Spawn with an extra piece of lethal equipment. Explosive damage delays enemy health regeneration.|
|Tracker||Enemies leave behind a footprint trail. See markers at enemy death locations.|
Prevent Being Digitally Spotted With Cold-Blooded & Ghost
Intel can be key in Team Deathmatch, and all sorts of UAVs will be there exposing your position. Cold-Blooded & Ghost combo will shut down most prying eyes and keep your location a secret.
Ghost Hides Death Markers Of Your Kills
The Ghost perk hides the death markers of your kills. As death markers are a big giveaway to your presence & position, this skill can help you avoid enemy reinforcements made aware of your presence.
Recharge Lethal, Tactical Equipment With Restock
Restock perk lets you recharge the use of Lethal, Tactical Equipment over 30 seconds. If you find yourself dying really fast however, then skip this perk.Check out All Perk List here!
Team Deathmatch Tips
If You Can't Kill, Focus On Not Dying
Team Deathmatch victory is determined by the kill count of each team. Meaningless deaths would hurt your team, so focus on not dying if you can't get kills or are unsure where to go.
Follow Your Teammates
2 guns are definitely better than one! Follow your teammates to overwhelm enemies, or avenge them when they took the blunt of enemy fire.
Cover Your Team's Flanks and Rear
When you fight in groups, cover the sides / rear of your teammates. You can tell which sides are their sides / rear by looking at where their rifle is pointed at.
Move Along The Sides Of The Map
Move along the sides of the map so you'll have less angles to cover due to the map border "protecting" your sides. This also gives the enemy less angles they can attack you from.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Related Articles
Multiplayer Game Mode Guides
|Hardpoint||Search & Destroy|
|Free For All||Kill Confirmed|
Leveling GuideCheck out Beginner Tips Here!
Weapons & Equipment
|Best Weapons||All Weapons List|
|All Killstreak List||All Field Upgrades|
|All Tactical List||All Lethal List|
|All Perk List||All Attachments|