Check out the Kill Chain Perk guide in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (COD: MW)! See what the perk does in multiplayer, how to unlock it and what combos go well with it!
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Kill Chain - Perk Explained
NOTE: This article is based on info from the open beta. This article will be updated as soon as more information is confirmed.
Kill Chain Perk Basic Information
|Kill Chain||Killstreaks earned in your current life earn kill credits for other killstreaks.|| Unlock at level 26|
Use Killstreaks To Get Better Killstreaks!
In Modern Warfare, kills done with Killstreaks do not count towards your Killstreak meter. With the Kill Chain perk, that changes as points earned from Killstreaks get counted, boosting your chances of getting to a higher Killstreak.
Killstreaks Don't Carry Over When You Die
You still lose your hard-earned Killstreak points once you die. Try to stay alive while earning more points to charge up your Killstreaks!Check Out The Killstreak List Here!
Kill Chain Multiplayer Tips
Use With Cluster Strike And/Or Cruise Missile
You can maximize the Kill Chain Perk by using Killstreaks that can kill multiple enemies at the same time. Using these killstreaks early on helps in building up points for the more expensive Killstreaks.Check Out The Killstreak List Here!
Hold Objectives & Play Defensively
The Kill Chain Perk is more effective the longer you stay alive. You can guard a chokepoint or objective, or play stealthily and slowly rack up some kills to kickstart your Killstreak Combo.Check Out The Multiplayer Modes List Here!
Kill Chain Perk - Best Combo Options
Best Perk Combo Options
|Scavenger||Resupply ammo from dead players.||Perk 1|
|Tune Up||Increase the charge rate of field upgrades by 50%||Perk 3|
|E.O.D.||Take reduced damage from non-killstreak explosives and fire. Hack enemy Claymores, Proximity Mines, and C4.||Perk 1|
|Battle Hardened||Reduce strength of enemy flash, stun and EMP effects.||Perk 3|
Focus On Increasing Your Survivability
The longer you last in the battlefield, the greater your chances of getting the best Killstreaks. Get Perks that help you gauge your surroundings, increasing your chances of survival.
Hunker Down And Get Some Kills!
Alternatively, you can get perks that help you hunker down and sustain your for a long duration. Perks such as Scavenger and Tune Up increase your staying power, allowing you to rack up some kills while guarding chokepoints and objectives.
Best Equipment Combo Options
|Claymore||Proximity-activated explosive mine.||Lethal|
|C4||Large explosive that sticks to surfaces and can be detonated remotely with click.||Lethal|
|Heartbeat Sensor||A tablet that displays rough information about nearby enemies||Tactical|
|Decoy Grenade||Counter-intel grenade that simulates fake gunfire and radar signatures that confuse the enemy||Tactical|
Use Claymore & C4 To Earn More Streaks
You can lay claymores and C4s in the busiest spots of the map to earn an easy kill, adding points to your Killstreak meter.
Use Tacticals To Lure/Find Enemies
The Hearbeat Sensor and the Decoy Grenade can help you find enemies in the field. Use these Tacticals to either lure them into traps or to evade them.