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How To Equip & Do Finishing Moves
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How To Equip & Do Finishing Moves

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Check out this Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2020 (CoDMW) & Warzone guide to learn how to do a Finishing Move! Includes a step by step guide, execution tips, how to equip and more!!!

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How To Execute Finishing Moves

How To Do A Finishing Move Summary

1Get behind your target
2Hold down the Melee command key
3Watch the pain

1. Get Behind Your Target

To perform a Finishing Move, you must position yourself behind the target within melee range first. Use your surroundings and the terrain to flank and get behind enemies.

Choose A Stealth Loadout

Choose A Stealth Loadout

Many perks & equipments can give you an edge when trying sneak up on players. Ghost Perk hides you from digital surveillance while Heartbeat Sensor alerts you of potential victims.

Stealth Loadout Found Here!

Use Dead Silence To Sneak Better

Footsteps gives away your presence and location, so use the Dead Silence Field Upgrade to conceal your footsteps.

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Bring A High Mobility Weapon

Bring A High Mobility Weapon

Chasing down opponents when you've finally got behind them can be a pain if you have a heavy weapon that drags down your mobility. The Combat Knife is one of the fastest weapons, letting you pursue with ease.

Check Out Combat Knife Here!

2. Hold Down The Melee Command Key

Once you're in position, hold down melee command key to initiate a Finishing Move. Remember to fully hold it down or you might just melee punch them instead of a Finishing Move.

Optimize your keys! Recommended Keybinds guide here!

3. Watch The Pain

takedown finishing move

A cinematic will play showing how you dominate your opponents gruesomely. Note that the cinematic may be interrupted by gunfire, change in footings, etc. Try to do a Finishing Move when the target is isolated.

What Is A Finishing Move?

Operator Unique Melee Finishers

Operator Unique Melee Finishers

Finishing Move is a instant melee kill action that requires the player to get behind an opponent to initiate. It has different motions for each operator.

Check Out All Operators here!

Vulnerable While Executing

Note that executing a Finishing Move still leaves you vulnerable from enemy attacks. Do finishing moves only if you are sure that there are no other enemies around.

Different Moves VS Standing, Prone Targets

Finishing Move has different cinematic for targets that are standing or on prone. Don't miss the opportunity to see each one if your target is on the ground.

Also Available In Warzone

Players can also equip Finishing Moves in Warzone game modes. They can be bought and equipped similar to that of the game's base multiplayer.

Check Out The Warzone Guide Here!

Requirement For Some Challenges


Finishing Moves are the requirements for some challenges. An example is the Mission 3 of the Infiltrator Mission. Be sure to get some practice before you find yourself having to farm Finishing moves.

Check Out All Mission Challenge Here!

Get 25 Finishing Moves To Unlock Kreuger


Kreuger operator skin requires the player to make 25 finishing moves in order to unlock. Get sneaky now if you want the hooded operator to join your roster.

Check out All Operator List here!

How To Get & Equip Finishing Moves

Buy From In-game Store

Buy from in-game store

You can buy Finishing Moves as part of bundles using the in-game store. To purchase them, you need to purchase COD Points first.

Check Out The Ingame Store Guide Here!

You Can Preview Finishing Moves

Finishing Move Preview

Before purchasing a bundle, you can view their contents and see a preview of how they look like. Some special finishing moves would feature dogs as your kill attacks animations!

Check out How To Get Dog & Hyena Guide here

How To Equip Finishing Moves

Choosing Finishing Moves
1In the multiplayer menu, select Operators
2Select either Coalition or Allegiance
3Select the Operator that you want to edit
4In the Customize Operator screen select Finishing Moves
5Select the Finishing Move that you want to equip

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