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Best Way To Level Up In Zombies (MWZ)

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The fastest way to level up guns / weapons in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 2023 (CoD MW3 2023). Includes the MW3 Zombies mode guide, weapon leveling tips, items, and 2XP tokens.

Note! With the update of November 17th 2023, the method provided in this article became less efficient as the number of zombies spawned at the exfil points was reduced.

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Why You Should Level Up Weapons With Zombies Mode

level up with zombies mode

Possible To Get Unlimited XP

Zombies will respawn endlessly at specific locations, allowing you to earn a massive amount of XP by defeating them. Depending on the weapon you use, it may take more than an hour, but with a weapon at Max Level 20, it should take around 40 minutes. Make sure to keep your weapons in the Insured Slots to avoid losing them when you die.

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Newly Unlocked Weapons Are Obtainable

By obtaining powerful weapons from match partners and successfully escaping, you have a chance to acquire the weapons that are not unlocked yet in Armory.

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Better To Level Up While Teaming Up With Friends

If you want to level up in Zombies mode, it's better to play with friends rather than in a random match. This is because focusing only on your own leveling during the match may lead to neglecting the mission, which can cause problems for other players.

Also, if you play solo with weapons that are not up to max level or not suitable for group fights, such as Handguns, you may have a harder time surviving the zombie hordes.

Therefore, playing with friends is advisable to ensure everyone is on the same page and you can work together to complete the mission while also leveling up.

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How To Level Up Your Weapon In Zombies Mode


1. Set Weapons in Insured Slots

Insured Slots

Place the weapon you want to level up in the Insured Slots. Note that if you die before escaping, you will not be able to use these weapons for 1 hour.

2. Set Energy Mine As Field Upgrade

Energy Mine

Select Energy Mine as your Field Upgrade. When you are in danger, it can eliminate zombies and earn you weapon XP.

3. Use Double Weapon XP Token

XP Tokens screen

XP tokens can be used to boost leveling for a limited time. Depending on the weapon, a match can take up to an hour, so it's recommended to play the entire duration to maximize benefits.

Step 1: Find A Vehicle

Find a vehicle

To complete this match, you must reach the exfil point before the timer runs out. The exfil points will spawn with 43:45 remaining, so you need to find a vehicle to get there on time.

Step 2: Head For The Helicopter With 43:45 Left

head for the exfil point

When you have 43:45 left, head for the helicopter exfil point. Choose a location safe from other enemies to focus on dealing with zombies.

Step 3: Call For The Helicopter

Call For The Helicopter

Call for the helicopter and take down the zombies as soon as they appear.

Step 4: Keep Calling The Helicopter

Keep Calling The Helicopter

Don't get on the helicopter and keep calling the helicopter (you can call it again in a minute) while killing zombies.

The number of zombies that appear increases over time, but their strength remains constant if you stay on the first map.

Step 5: Use Energy Mine To Wipe Them Out

use energy mine to wipe them out

Zombies drop bullets and armor plates. Pick them up and use Energy Mine when in danger.

Step 6: Escape When Your Weapon Reaches Max Lv

Escape when you reached max level

Once your weapon has reached its max level, board the helicopter and make your escape. If you quit the match, you will not be able to use your weapons in slots for 1 hour.

DON'T Pick Up Nuke

Don't pick up the Nuke dropped by zombies. You won't get XP if you kill zombies with the Nuke. If you feel overwhelmed, use the Energy Mine instead of the Nuke to wipe them out.

What Is Modern Warfare 3 Zombies?

All-New And Open World

zombies mode

In the Zombies mode, your tasks are to explore the open world, complete contracts, and secure and extract. By completing missions, you can earn Essence, in-game currency to get Killstreaks, Gas Masks, and more.

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