Check out the Kill Chain Perk guide in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare & Warzone! 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
Kill Chain Perk Basic Information
|Kill Chain||Multiplayer: Killstreak kills count toward your next killstreak. Only applies to killstreak earned this life.|
Warzone: Increases your chance of finding killstreaks in supply boxes.
- Cannot killchain with killstreaks from another player's care package.
- Killchain kills do not help earn nukes.
| Unlock at level 34 |
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 a higher Killstreak.
Killstreaks Don't Carry Over When You Die
You will still lose your hard-earned Killstreak points once you die. Try to stay alive while earning more points to charge up your Killstreaks! However Killstreaks you've already unlocked will remain even if you die.Check Out The Killstreak List Here!
Get More Killstreaks From Supply Boxes
Supply Boxes in Warzone have an increased chance of giving you Killstreaks! This can help you turn the tide of battle when the going gets tough!Check Out the Warzone Guide 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
|Hardline||Your killstreaks cost 1 less kill.||Perk 2|
|Ghost||Undetectable by UAVs, Radar Drones, and Heartbeat Sensors. Immune to snapshot grenades.||Perk 2|
|Tune Up||Increase the charge rate of field upgrades by 50%||Perk 3|
|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.
What Are Perks?
Perks are like a buff/debuff which passively effects you or your opponents while playing multiplayer. You have 3 perk slots and you can choose 1 perk per each slots according to your style of play. Change them out at Custom Loadouts.Check out Best Custom Loadouts here!
Leveling up your rank will unlock various Perks that you can use in various multiplayer game modes. These include Perks, equipment, weapons, and more.Check Out Rank Reward List Here