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MW2: All Lethal Equipment Explained And How To Unlock

MW2: All Lethal Equipment Explained And How To Unlock
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Written by 

Hritwik Raj

Posted 

21st Sep 2022 12:25

Lethal Equipment has been the go-to method for killing enemies in Call of Duty games, apart from running-gunning. You must know about all Lethal Equipment in Modern Warfare 2, the latest instalment in the Call of Duty franchise, as it allows you to learn about the effects and usage of each Lethal Equipment along with details on how to unlock them. With that, you can use them wisely during matches to get some extra kills. Placing Lethal Equipment like Claymore and Proximity Mine at blind spots in Modern Warfare 2 gets you a guaranteed kill, increasing the amount of XP you earn during matches and contributing to your Rank progression. So keep reading our all Lethal Equipment in Modern Warfare 2 guide for more details. 

Modern Warfare 2: All Lethal Equipment

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When writing this article, Modern Warfare 2 offers a total of nine Lethal Equiments that you can use to kill enemies during matches. Some of this Lethal Equipment, like the Proximity Mine, help you to stop the enemy movement for a few seconds and can even kill them if they are not cautious. 

  • Frag Grenade
  • Proximity Mine
  • Thermite
  • Semtex
  • Drill Charge
  • C4
  • Throwing Knife
  • Molotov Cocktail
  • Claymore

Modern Warfare 2 All Lethal Equipment: Frag Grenade

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  • Effect - Cookable fragmentation grenade.
  • How to unlock - Reach Rank 1 in Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer. 

Modern Warfare 2 All Lethal Equipment: Proximity Mine

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  • Effect - Proximity-triggered explosive that launches in the air, and deals heavy damage to the surrounding area.
  • How to unlock - Reach Rank 1 in Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer.

Modern Warfare 2 All Lethal Equipment: Thermite

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  • Effect - Explosive incendiary device that sticks to all surfaces.
  • How to unlock - Reach Rank 1 in Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer.

Modern Warfare 2 All Lethal Equipment: Semtex

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  • Effect - Timed sticky grenade.
  • How to unlock - Reach Rank 4 in Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer.

Modern Warfare 2 All Lethal Equipment: Drill Charge

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  • Effect - Charge with a thermal lance that can burrow into surfaces before exploding.
  • How to unlock - Reach Rank 10 in Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer.

Modern Warfare 2 All Lethal Equipment: C4 

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  • Effect - Large explosive that sticks to surfaces and can be detonated remotely with R1 when the equipment is depleted.
  • How to unlock - Reach Rank 19 in Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer.

Modern Warfare 2 All Lethal Equipment: Throwing Knife

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  • Effect - Retrievable knife that is lethal on impact.
  • How to unlock - Reach Rank 20 in Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer.

Modern Warfare 2 All Lethal Equipment: Molotov Cocktail 

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  • Effect - Improvised incendiary device that explodes on impact.
  • How to unlock - Reach Rank 26 in Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer.

Modern Warfare 2 All Lethal Equipment: Claymore

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  • Effect - Proximity-activated explosive mine.
  • How to unlock - Reach Rank 27 in Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer.

How To Unlock Lethal Equipment In Modern Warfare 2

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Similar to Tactical Equipments, you can unlock Lethal Equipment in Modern Warfare 2 by progressing your Rank in the Multiplayer mode. You can do it by playing matches, getting kills, assists, capturing areas, and other similar things. When you reach Rank 4 in Modern Warfare 2, you will unlock the Loadout feature that allows you to create custom Loadouts where you can also select the Lethal Equipment of your choice, granted you have it unlocked. 

This concludes our guide on all Lethal Equipment in Modern Warfare 2. For more Modern Warfare 2 guides, be sure to keep reading GGRecon.

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