Call of Duty: MW3 has arrived, and with it comes a big change to how perks are equipped and used.
With perks playing an integral role in multiplayer, it’s crucial to understand and harness their power. The right set of perks can set apart the elite from the novices, impacting your kill-to-death ratio and overall performance on Call of Duty: MW3.
How Does the Perk System in Call of Duty: MW3 Work?
The genius minds at Sledgehammer Games have revamped the traditional perk system in MW3, anchoring each perk to a specific piece of gear. Instead of generic perks, you now select benefits from Vests, Gloves, Boots, and Gear – each offering a distinct advantage to enhance your playstyle.
This approach adds an extra layer of realism and demands strategic thinking, as players need to craft the perfect combo of clothing items to maximise their combat prowess.
What are the Perks in Call of Duty: MW3?
With a whole new set available, here are all the perks in Call of Duty: MW3:
Please note: This is the exact wording used in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
Gloves Perks in Call of Duty: MW3
Quick-Grip Gloves – Increased weapon swap speed
Scavenger Gloves – Resupply ammo and throwing knives from dead players.
Commando Gloves – Reload while sprinting
Boots Perks in Call of Duty: MW3
Lightweight Boots – Increases movement & swim speed. Reduces noise while swimming
Stalker Boots – Increased strafe & ADS movement speed
Tactical Pads – Increases slide distance & allows for full ADS while sliding. Increases stance transition speeds & crouched movement speed
Covert Sneakers – Eliminates footstep sounds
Gear Perks in Call of Duty: MW3
EOD Padding – Reduces damage from non-killstreak explosives and fire Tac Mask – reduces strength of enemy flash, stun, and gas grenades. Immunity to shock, EMP, and Snapshot Grenades
Mission Control Comlink – Reduce Killstreak cost by one kill. Reduce Scorestreak cost by 125.
Conduction Headset – Reduce combat noise, allowing improved identification of enemy footsteps and gunshots.
L/R Detector – Warns of hostile laser and radiation sources.
Ghost T/V Camo – While moving, blocks detection by UAVs, enemy radar sources, and heartbeat sensors.
Vest Perks in Call of Duty: MW3
Infantry Vest – Increases Tac sprint duration and reduces refresh time (Duplicate effects do not stack. If equipped with running sneakers, gain the effects of Lightweight boots.
Engineer Vest – Spot enemy equipment, Field Upgrades, and killstreaks through walls & aiming down sights highlight enemies for team & faster Field Upgrade recharge
Gunner Vest – Deploy with max ammo & improved reload speed (Duplicate effects do not stack. If equipped with Mag Holster, gain the effects of Mission Comlink)
Demolition Vest – Resupply lethal and tactical equipment every 25 seconds
Best Perks in Call of Duty: MW3
Equipping the right perks in Call of Duty: MW3 can be the difference between victory and defeat. Here are the top perks to pick:
Glove Perk – Commando Gloves
Boots Perk – Tactical Pads or Convert Sneakers
Gear Perk – Conduction Headset or Ghost T/V Camo
Vest Perk – Gunner Vest
As you dive into the battlefield, follow our detailed guide to play around and craft your ideal strategy. With perks linked to gear choice, each match offers a chance to refine your approach, ensuring you’re always one step ahead of the competition.
So, gear up, adapt, and let the battle commence in Call of Duty: MW3. Make sure you check out our Game Hub for all the latest guides and articles in Modern Warfare 3.