Best Things To Do In MW2 DMZ

Best Things To Do In MW2 DMZ
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Written by 

Coleman Hamstead


10th Jan 2023 12:43

So, what are the best things to do in MW2 DMZ? An overload of options can be paralysing, and that's certainly the case in MW2 DMZ Mode. If you don't know where to start or just want to optimise your time in the Exclusion Zone, the activities listed below are among the best things to do in MW2's DMZ Mode.

Best Things To Do In MW2 DMZ: Stack Cash And Gear

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One of the first things you should do when getting into MW2's DMZ Mode is to search the surrounding area and collect as much Cash and gear as you possibly can. Items such as Game Consoles, Hard Drives, Laptops, and Gold Bars fetch a hefty price at MW2 DMZ Buy Stations. Once you're loaded with Cash, you can purchase essential gear like Backpacks and Armour Vests.

Best Things To Do In MW2 DMZ: Collect Keys

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Al Mazrah is littered with secret areas and loot caches that you can only access with the appropriate key. If you're looking for something to do, consider reviewing the MW2 DMZ key locations. Fleshing out your stash of keys is one of the most productive things you can do in DMZ Mode, as keys are a ticket to all sorts of high-end loot.

Best Things To Do In MW2 DMZ: Grind Faction Missions

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While players are free to do whatever they want in DMZ Mode, grinding Faction Missions is the main priority for many. Completing Missions for the Legion, White Lotus, and Black Mous Factions will net you a slew of rewards, including XP and XP Tokens, keys, guns, and bonus Insured Weapon Slots. With that, it's not a bad idea to keep your objectives in mind when roaming the Exclusion Zone.

Best Things To Do In MW2 DMZ: Secure Weapon Cases

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If you already know the ins and outs of MW2 DMZ Mode, you might want to consider hunting down Weapon Cases. Securing a Weapon Case won't be easy as they are marked on the Tac Map for all to see — and guarded by a Juggernaut. And when you collect the Weapon Case, your location will be revealed to opposing players.

However, if you can manage to exfil with a Weapon Case, you and all your squadmates will receive a permanent reward. There are seven different Weapon Case-related rewards in total, including Blueprints and Skins.

Best Things To Do In MW2 DMZ: Defeat The Chemist And Get The M13B Assault Rifle

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Confronting and defeating The Chemist is one of the first things many players do when they first try out DMZ Mode in MW2

The Chemist is a boss character, but what makes him special is that when defeated, he drops the Health Hazard Blueprint for the M13B Assault Rifle. Eliminating The Chemist and extracting with this Blueprint is one of the only ways to unlock the M13B Assault Rifle in MW2 and Warzone 2.

If you haven't challenged The Chemist yet, put it on your to-do list.

The Exclusion Zone is yours to explore, but if you want to make the most of your time in MW2's DMZ Mode, pick one of the activities outlined above and get to it!

Coleman is a freelance journalist at GGRecon. While gaming has always been his passion, it wasn’t until he worked as a Sports Journalist at the Community College of Baltimore County that he found his enthusiasm for writing. In the time since Coleman has had his work featured in publications such as The Washington Post/Launcher and ESTNN. Coleman is a graduate of Towson University with a degree in Sport Management and Business Administration.

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