Modern Warfare 3 Perk list, all Vests, Gloves, Boots & Gear in MW3

Modern Warfare 3 Perk list, all Vests, Gloves, Boots & Gear in MW3
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Written by 

Alex Garton


5th Oct 2023 17:08


Modern Warfare 3 perks will be core to the multiplayer gameplay, providing players with useful benefits that can aid them during matches.

These perks can completely transform a loadout, so knowing everything possible about MW3's perks is essential if you want to rise above your opponents in gunfights.

Luckily, ahead of the game's release on November 10, a lot of MW3's perks have been leaked and we've compiled the full list below.

So, without further ado, let's dive into the Modern Warfare 3 perk list and the new system Sledgehammer has implemented for MW3.

Modern Warfare 3 Perk list & new system explained

MW3 Operators Riot Shield
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Adding a touch of realism to the perk system, Sledgehammer has opted to tie perks to individual clothing items in MW3.

This means players can choose between a range of Vests, Gloves, Boots and Gear, each with a variety of bonuses that will help them in their matches.

Courtesy of a leak from Insider Gaming, a huge amount of the MW3 perks have been leaked. So, we've put together a list of all the MW3 perks and what they do in-game.

Glove Perks

Here are all of the MW3 Gloves Perks we know so far:

  • Commando Gloves - Improves ADS time, accuracy, & jumping
  • Quick-Grip Gloves - Enhances weapon swap speed
  • Scavenger Gloves - Resupply Throwing Knives & ammo from dead players

Vest Perks

Here are all of the MW3 Vest Perks we know so far:

  • Infantry Vest - Improves Tac Sprint duration
  • Engineer Vest - Faster Field Upgrade recharge as well as spot enemy equipment, Killstreaks, and Field Upgrades through walls
  • Demolition Vest - Resupply Tacticals and Lethals every 25 seconds
  • Gunner Vest - Start with max ammo and improved reload speed

MW3 Captain Price
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Gear Perks

Here are all of the MW3 Gear Perks we know so far:

  • Ghost T/V Camo - Keeps you off the minimap when an enemy uses a UAV
  • L/R Detector - Notifies you when you're being aimed at from an angle you can't see
  • Bone Conduction - Makes footsteps and quiet noises easier to hear
  • Mission Control - Killstreaks require one less kill
  • Tac Mask - Reduces the effects of Tac-equipment
  • EOD Padding - Reduces fire and non-killstreak explosives damage

Boot Perks

Here are all of the MW3 Boots Perks we know so far:

  • Covert Sneakers - Removes footstep sounds
  • Tactical Pads - Improves slide distance & allows for full ADS while sliding
  • Stalker Boots - Increases ADS movement & strafe speed
  • Climbing Boots - Enhances mantling & climbing speed while also reducing fall damage
  • Lightweight Boots - Improves movement and swim speed as well as reducing noise while swimming

Remember, these are just the MW3 perks that have been leaked so far and there's likely a lot more that remain a mystery to us for now.

Either way, familiarising yourself with these clothing perks is a great way to get an upper hand over your opponents ahead of MW3's release.

While you're here, it's worth knowing how to unlock the Zombie Ghost and Lockpick Operator skins ahead of MW3's launch. These cosmetics can only be obtained before November 10, so get your hands on them while you can. Be sure to check out our MW3 homepage for all of the latest news and guides.

Alex Garton
About the author
Alex Garton
Alex is a Senior Writer at GGRecon. With a BA (Hons) in English, he has previously written for Dexerto & Gfinity. Specialising in Call of Duty & Apex Legends, he loves (attempting) to improve his aim in competitive shooters and will always make time for a single-player RPG.
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