Read this guide to find out about the progression system in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019 (CoD MW). Learn about Enlisted & Officer Ranks, weapon levels, unlock benefits & more!
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Rank Progression Rewards List
Enlisted Rank Reward List
Ranking up will unlock rewards in the form of weapons, equipments, loadouts, and more! Check out the list below to find out the unlockable rewards for each rank up!
| Default Loadout |
|2|| Default Loadout|
|3|| Default Loadout|
|6|| Assault Rifle|
|10|| Field Upgrade|
| Sniper Rifle |
|12|| Submachine Gun|
| Marksman Rifle|
|16|| Assault Rifle|
|19|| Field Upgrade|
Stopping Power Rounds
| Co-Op Role|
|27|| Field Upgrade|
|28|| Assault Rifle|
|30|| Field Upgrade|
Origin 12 Shotgun
|33|| Marksman Rifle|
| Submachine Gun|
| Sniper Rifle|
|39|| Assault Rifle|
|40|| Field Upgrade|
Quick Fix Perk
| Submachine Gun|
Infantry Assault Vehicle
Field Upgrade Pro
|46|| Field Upgrade|
| Co-Op Role|
|47|| Assault Rifle|
FN Scar 17
|53|| Assault Rifle|
| Submachine Gun|
| Field Upgrade|
Game Progression Determined By Ranks
Unlock New Items By Gaining Ranks
Game progression in CoD: Modern Warfare Multiplayer is determined mostly by player Rank. Rank determines the amount of in-game contents that are unlocked such as weapons, killstreaks, access to seasonal events and more. Rank is increased by gaining EXP.
Divided Between Enlisted & Officer Ranks
Enlisted Rank unlocks most of the in-game base items and acts as a semi-tutorial phase of the game. Officer Ranks has players competing for seasonal prizes in an end-game challenge.Check out How To Level Up Rank Fast!
Unlock Weapon-Related Attachments With Weapon Level
Weapons have a different progression system called Weapon Levels that are tied to individual weapons, its level based on how many kills the player makes with that weapon. It will unlock attachments & camo to use exclusively for that weapon at the gunsmith.Check Out How To Level Up Weapon Levels Fast!
Rank Progression Explained
Start With Enlisted Ranks (1-55)
Enlisted Ranks is the beginning Rank tier that all players must max out to get the most of in-game assets. Raising Enlisted Ranks will unlock most of the gear that you will need to start making your custom loadouts.
Unlocked Items Include:Check Out All Rank Progression Unlockables!
Restricted To Default Loadout At Start
At Rank 1, you will be restricted to 3 predetermine default loadouts and a few Killstreaks & Field Upgrades. You get more default loadouts for the first 2 levels, so start getting a hang of equipment by using them.Check out Best Default Loadouts here!
Gain Custom Loadouts At Rank 4
Custom Loadout is the system which players can choose which weapons, perks, equipments they want to bring into battle, which unlocks at Rank 4. Knowing how to min-max your custom loadout will greatly effect your performance.Check Out Best Custom Loadout Guide here!
Max Enlisted Rank at 55
The maximum rank for Enlisted Rank tier is Command Sergeant Major V (55). By then, you've unlock most of the base items you'll need to proceed. Enlisted Ranks will not reset.Check out How To Level Up Rank Fast!
Proceed To Seasonal Officer Rank (Lv. 1-100)
Once you complete the Enlisted Rank, players gain access to Officer Rank: a Seasonal ranking system that gives out cosmetic Weapon Blueprint and maybe items with each progression. Officer Rank also unlocks Officer Rank Challenges.Check Out Officer Rank Challenges & Rewards Here!
Different Prestige System
For those familiar with the franchise, there will be no Prestige system to be introduced in Modern Warfare as of this time. Instead, it is replaced by Officer Ranks.
Officer Rank Resets Between Seasons
Officer ranks will reset at the start of each season to give a clean slate for all players, restarting everyone in the Officer Ranks back to Rank 56. Enlisted Ranks however, will not reset. If you have not reached Officer Rank before the next season starts, you will need to complete all Enlisted Ranks first before unlocking Officer Rank.
Officer Rank Rewards & Challenges
Finish Officer Challenge For XP & Ribbons
Gain Exp to rank up on officer ranks. Each time you level up, a Officer Challenge will unlock. Similar to Daily Challenges, these objectives will reward XP but also give the player a special Seasonal Ribbon.Check Out Officer Rank Challenges & Rewards Here!
Evolve Your Ribbons To Emblems
Earning 10 ribbons rewards a Season Emblem, which will evolve each time with 10 additional ribbons earned. Collecting all 100 Ribbons (1 per Officer Rank) unlocks an Animated Emblem as proof of your performance.
Extra Cosmetic Weapon Blueprint At Max Officer Rank
You'll receive another cosmetic Weapon Blueprint when you reach the end of Officer Rank. Use it to showoff your achievement to other players!
Gained Ribbons & Emblem Are Recorded
While Officer ranks will reset between seasons, your highest Officer Rank attained, Officer Challenge Ribbon & Emblem for each seasons will be permanently recorded into your Player level and will not be lost.
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Best Weapons & Loadouts
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Weapons & Equipment
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