MW2 DMZ Building 21: How To Get In And What's Inside

MW2 DMZ Building 21: How To Get In And What's Inside
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Written by 

Coleman Hamstead


26th Jan 2023 13:21

Building 21 in MW2 DMZ is one of the deadliest places on the entire map, containing some of the best loot, but also the toughest enemies, meaning you should only try your luck here after a lot of preparation.

The MW2 DMZ mode is an extraction shooter that can be hard for players not used to the permadeath mechanics, which can cause you to lose valuable loot and lots of progress. The entire mode is build on the idea of risk vs reward, and sometimes taking the biggest risks can lead to you having the best experiences.

So, take a look how to get inside of MW2 DMZ Building 21. 

What Is MW2 DMZ Building 21?

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Building 21 is a brand-new location that MW2 DMZ players can deploy to. Building 21 is entirely separate from Al Mazrah.

Building 21 is shrouded in mystery. Not much is known regarding this clandestine biological laboratory, except that not many who enter will make it out alive.

MW2 DMZ Building 21: How To Enter

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When deploying into the DMZ, you will have the choice between Al Mazrah or Building 21. However, you won't be able to enter Building 21 without a Building 21 Access Card.

You can find Building 21 Access Cards randomly in Orange Supply Boxes and Supply Drops around Al Mazrah. You can also get a Building 21 Access Card by killing a Commander in MW2 DMZ. In addition to the Building 21 Access Card, there are Red and Blue Access Cards that grant entry into locked rooms in Building 21 that hold high-tier Contraband.

MW2 DMZ Building 21: What's Inside

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Don't bring anything you don't want to lose into Building 21 because this compact area is swarming with heavily-armed AQ Soldiers, plus competing Operators. But with risk comes reward! Al Mazrah can't hold a candle to the goodies hidden within Building 21.

The Building 21 Access Card and the Red and Blue Access Card aren't the only Keys tied to Building 21. There's a Black Access Card too, but the only way to get it is to defeat Veliken, a Boss that resides in Building 21.

As for the loot, Building 21 is loaded to the brim with high-end Contraband to plunder. Included amongst the abundance of Three-Plate Armour Vests, Self-Revives, and Killstreaks are Weapon Cases. Every time you exfil from Building 21 with a Weapon Case, you will net one of the following rewards:

  • Going Bark Weapon Charm
  • Weapon Rover Calling Card
  • Roar Weapon Sticker
  • Company Sniper Emblem
  • Camo Cloud Vehicle Skin
  • Silver Tox Chimera Blueprint

And who knows, there may be more secrets still undiscovered! 

With that, you should be ready to take on the challenges that await in Building 21. Gather a couple of trusted comrades and prepare a Loadout for this dangerous DMZ locale.

The brand-new Chimera Assault Rifle is easy to come by in Building 21. Once you get it, check out the MW2 best Chimera Class.

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