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Check out the Pointman Perk guide in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare & Warzone! See what the perk does in multiplayer, how to unlock it, and recommended game modes!!!

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Pointman - Perk Explained

Pointman Perk Basic Information

PointmanPointmanMultiplayer: Killstreaks are earned through game score instead of number of kills.
Warzone: All members of your team earn more money from completed missions. No effect in Warzone Rumble.
- Counter UAVs and UAVs only give 100 score max per use.
- Advanced UAVs and White Phosphorus only give 150 score max per use
Unlock at level 49
Perk 2

Removes Killstreaks & Turns Them into Scorestreaks

Removes Killstreaks & Turns Them into Scorestreaks
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Earning and deploying Killstreaks are now based on earning points rather than kills. The Pointman Perk allows you to unlock Killstreaks by killing enemies and doing specific actions, including assists and completing objectives!

Scorestreaks is Basically Killstreaks

The whole system of Killstreaks and Scorestreaks are the same. Killstreaks are unlocked upon gaining enough points without dying.

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Earns More Cash For The Whole Team In Warzone


Pointman will let the whole team earn more cash when completing contracts. It is a very useful perk to have if your team pursues contracts, as cash is used for Loadout Drop & Buy Stations.

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Pointman Multiplayer Tips

Recommended for a Less Aggressive Gameplay

Recommended for a Less Aggressive Gameplay

The Pointman Perk is best fit for players whose gameplay is not as aggressive. This highly benefits players who would rather do objectives and helping teammates rather than only earning kills.

Works Better in Specific Game Modes

Works Better in Specific Game Modes

Earning points is easier in game modes where there are objectives. Game modes like Hardpoint and Domination will give you tons of points by doing objectives.

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Requires More Actions to Get Killstreaks

Since the Killstreaks will become score based, it requires more actions to unlock Killstreaks. For example, a 3-kill Killstreak is equal to 500 points with killing an enemy only giving 125 points.

What Are Perks?

Perks explanation

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.

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Unlock Perks

Leveling up your rank will unlock various Perks that you can use in various multiplayer game modes. These include Perks, equipment, weapons, and more.

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I think this should be converted to a loadout specific toggle like specialist. The pros/cons vs the other perk 2 options is not worth it.

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