All Modern Warfare 3 Zombies perks and effects

Jacob Hale
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The Zombies mode in Modern Warfare 3 has been met with widespread praise, despite initial concerns from players over how it would work. But one question many of you are asking is what exactly are all the perks in Modern Warfare Zombies, and what do they do?

Treyarch developed Zombies for Modern Warfare 3, taking a completely different spin on the once-popular mode to give it a new lease of life, and it has paid off so far, despite its departure from the round-based gameplay fans are used to.

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The mode also gives players their first look at the new Urzikstan map coming to Warzone when that launches in Season 1, making the excitement even more palpable for Zombies.

So if you’re looking to stay ahead of the game and fully figure out all the perks to find out what’s best for you, here they are.

MW3 Zombies perks & effects

PerkEffect
Deadshot DaiquiriAiming down sight moves to enemy critical location. Increase enemy critical damage.
Death PerceptionObscured enemies, chests, resources, and item drops are more easily spotted.
Elemental PopEvery bullet fired has a chance to apply a random Ammo Mod effect—Brain Rot, Cyro Freeze, Dead Wire, Napalm Burst, or Shatter Blast.
Jugger-NogIncreases maximum health.
PhD FlopperDiving to prone triggers an explosion. The explosion increases the higher you fall. Immunity from fall damage while diving. Immunity from area-of-effect damage from weapons you are using.
Quick ReviveReduce the health regeneration delay time by 50%. Reduce the time it takes to revive an ally by 50%.
Speed ColaDrink to reload and replate armor faster.
Stamin-UpIncreases run and sprint speed.
Tombstone SodaOn death, you create a tombstone stash at that location, containing your backpack inventory in the next game.

Those are all the perks currently in Modern Warfare Zombies and what they do, giving you the knowledge to be at your best at all times so you can plow through the hordes of the undead.

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About The Author

Jacob is Dexerto’s UK Editor and Call of Duty esports specialist. With a BA (Hons) in English Literature and Creative Writing, he previously worked as an Editor at Ginx TV. Jacob was nominated for Journalist of the Year at the 2023 Esports Awards. Contact: jacob.hale@dexerto.com.