How to unlock the .410 Ironhide shotgun in Warzone and Black Ops Cold War

Warzone operator shooting new .410 Ironhide shotgun.Treyarch

The .410 Ironhide is the latest Shotgun to be released in Warzone and Black Ops Cold War as part of the franchise’s huge Season 6 update. Here’s how to get your hands on the deadly new shotty, and how it works.

Warzone and Black Ops Cold War’s Season 6 update features everything from Verdansk map changes, two new POIs, and the return of the battle royale’s classic Gulag. On top of these new additions, both titles are also getting new weapons to add to their huge arsenals.

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This includes the .410 Ironhide, a lethal shotgun that should fit the meta perfectly; shotguns are flying back into the meta heading into Season 6, and the lever-action shotgun should fit right into that popularity spike.

Here’s how to unlock Season 6’s newest shotgun after the latest update.

New Call of Duty operator Fuze aiming down assault rifle.Treyarch
The latest Black Ops Cold War and Warzone update is adding several new guns.

.410 Ironhide added in Season 6 update

The newest Call of Duty shotgun is a “hard-hitting, extreme-CQB option,” writes Treyarch. Designed to inflict maximum damage in buildings and tight areas, Dexerto predicts the Ironhide should shine bright immediately in Verdansk, especially in early hot-drop scenarios.

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The same will hold true in Black Ops Cold War with its many close-range maps too.

The gun’s description reads: “Lever-action shotgun. High damage at close range with an improved fire rate. Reliable 2-shot kill with a short 1-shot range.”

.410 Ironhide in Call of Duty gunsmith menus.Treyarch
The .410 Ironhide is the latest Shotgun being added to Black Ops Cold War’s gun pool.

How to unlock .410 Ironhide in Warzone & Cold War

If you want to add the lever-action .410 Ironhide shotgun to your Call of Duty collection, then you’ll definitely want to know how to unlock it.

Unlocking the new shotty is quite simple; all you have to do is level up to the Warzone and Black Ops Cold War Season 6 Battle Pass to Tier 15. Once you hit the fifteenth level, the .410 Ironhide will be unlocked for free. You can skip the grind too by buying the first 20 tiers at launch.

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For those casual Call of Duty players that don’t want to spend time leveling up the Battle Pass, the Ironhide blueprint will also be included in bundles and challenges.

.410 Ironhide in the Season 6 Battle Pass menus.Call of Duty players can get their hands on the .410 Ironhide through the Battle Pass.

The Ironhide is, of course, just one small addition in Season 6’s mega-update. For full details on everything that was added to Black Ops Cold War and Warzone, check out our October 7 update patch notes.

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