Warzone 2 Black Sites: How To Get Key And Enter

Warzone 2 Black Sites: How To Get Key And Enter
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Written by 

Coleman Hamstead


27th Jan 2023 09:56

You'll need to know how to get a Black Site Key in Warzone 2 if you intend to work your way through these deadly compounds that are full of tough AI enemies. Warzone 2 has a lot more features than the previous edition, with Strongholds and Black Sites being one of the major additions.

They allow players to get some of the best loot in the game, and even some rewards for MW2 multiplayer. So, check out our explainer of Black Sites, along with a walkthrough of how to get a Black Site Key in Warzone 2.

How To Get A Black Site Key In Warzone 2

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To get a Black Site Key, you must be the first Operator squad to clear a Stronghold in a Battle Royale match. Al Mazrah features three fortified Warzone 2 Strongholds that come to life at the end of the first circle collapse. These points of interest are marked clearly on the in-game Tac-Map by a castle icon.

Every Stronghold in Warzone 2 contains a ticking bomb. The first team to defuse the bomb gets a Black Site Key, as well as a Loadout Crate and a temporary UAV effect of the surrounding area.

More than one squad can clear a Stronghold and claim the secondary rewards, but only the first team to do it will get a Warzone 2 Black Site Key.

What Are Warzone 2 Black Sites?

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Warzone 2 Black Sites are more deadly forms of Warzone 2 Strongholds. Conquering a Black Site will require that you clear out a large number of formidable AI combatants.

Triumphing over a Black Site for the first time will unlock a permanent Weapon Blueprint for use in Warzone 2 and Modern Warfare 2.

In addition, you'll receive a slew of powerful in-match items for your efforts. Black Sites contain all sorts of Legendary loot, plus a permanent UAV of the area surrounding the Black Site until it is in the circle collapse radius.

What Is A Warzone 2 Black Site Key?

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Black Site Keys provide access to the Warzone 2 Black Sites situated around Al Mazrah. Black Sites are a step up from Strongholds, featuring the most formidable AI foes that exist on Al Mazrah. But the tougher the challenge, the better the rewards.

Warzone 2 Black Site Keys are your ticket into the treasure-filled Black Sites of Al Mazrah. If you want to infiltrate one of these menacing fortresses, you must claim a Black Site Key by being the first Operator squad to visit a Stronghold and defuse the live bomb inside.

Acquiring a Black Site Key is an easier task if you know how to Assimilate in Warzone 2 and DMZ.

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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