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MW3 and Warzone Vortex Death's Lair event: Everything you need to know

Here's a closer look at the MW3 and Warzone Death's lair event

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On the hunt for intel on the MW3 and Warzone Vortex Death's Lair event? We've got everything there is to know.

The Vortex Death's Lair event is the latest event to arrive in Season 4 Reloaded and just like previous limited-time events, there are plenty of rewards to unlock in Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer and Warzone. Ranging from new calling cards to weapon charms, the MW3 and Warzone Vortex Death's Lair event has all kinds of items up for grabs.

With that said, find everything there is to know about the latest Vortex event in this handy guide.

MW3 and Warzone Vortex Death's Lair event start date

The MW3 and Warzone Vortex Death's Lair began on July 10th, 2024 and will run until July 24th, 2024. The end date coincides with the start of Season 5 meaning there's plenty of time to obtain all of the items on offer.

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MW3 and Warzone Vortex Death's Lair rewards

To unlock the rewards during the Vortex Death's Lair event, players are required to complete a variety of challenges across MW3, Warzone, and zombies. Complete one of the three objectives to unlock the corresponding rewards which are listed below:

  • Double XP token
    • MW3: Score 10 multikills
    • Warzone: Score 3 kills using assault rifles in battle royale matches
    • Zombies: Kill 2 enemies with a single shot 10 times
  • Can't Die Must Party emblem
    • MW3: Score 40 kills with a suppressed weapon and the Hijacked IFF Strobe perk equipped
    • Warzone: Score 3 kills with an SMG in battle royale matches
    • Zombies: Score 75 kills with a melee weapon while an Aether Shroud is active
  • Death at High Noon weapon charm
    • MW3: Score 5 kills with an extreme magnification scope equipped on a sniper rifle
    • Warzone: Complete 2 bounty contracts in battle royale matches
    • Zombies: Score 200 critical kills with a scoped sniper rifle
  • See You Soon weapon sticker
    • MW3: Score 5 double kills with a launcher
    • Warzone: Score 5 kills using a sniper rifle in Plunder
    • Zombies: Kill 15 Mimics
  • Double Weapon XP token
    • MW3: Score 20 backstabs with the Blacklight Flashlight perk equipped
    • Warzone: Score 5 kills using shotguns in Plunder
    • Zombies: Score 200 critical kills with a suppressed SMG
  • Battle Pass Tier Skip
    • MW3: Score 3 one-shot kills with a shotgun in one life 5 times
    • Warzone: Complete 2 Most Wanted contracts in battle royale matches
    • Zombies: Score 200 one-shot kills with a Pack-a-Punched sniper rifle
  • Put 'Em Up decal
    • MW3: Perform 10 finishing moves
    • Warzone: Score 3 kills using battle rifles in Resurgence matches
    • Zombies: Score 10 consecutive kills without taking damage 10 times with a melee weapon
  • Double Battle Pass XP token
    • MW3: Score 25 kills with throwing knives or melee weapons
    • Warzone: Score 3 kills using LMGs in Resurgence
    • Zombies: Score 120 kills with throwing knives
  • Four Horseman, One Winner calling card
    • MW3: Spot 20 enemies with the Tactical Camera or Recon Drone
    • Warzone: Complete a Big Bounty Contract in Resurgence
    • Zombies: Score 200 kills with Jugger-Nog active

By completing the challenges, players will also unlock the Press F weapon blueprint for the SVA 545.

How to complete MW3 and Warzone Vortex Death's Lair challenges fast

The fastest way to complete the Vortex Death's Lair event and unlock all the rewards is by playing Warzone. Scoring kills with specific weapon categories is extremely straight forward as is completing the Contracts.

Ultimately, it comes down to personal preference. You can choose to stick with MW3 multiplayer or mix it up with some zombies and Warzone thrown in too.

That's all there is to know about the MW3 and Warzone Vortex Death's Lair event and the rewards on offer. For more, check out the best Warzone Superi 46 loadout for close-range action and when the next double XP event takes place.

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