Throwing Knives receive insane buff in Season 3 Reloaded update

Bringing a knife to a gunfight has never been a good idea, but a buff to the Throwing Knives in the Season 3 Reloaded update patch notes has CoD Warzone players rejoicing. 

Until the recent Season 3 Reloaded update, the Throwing Knife was not a one-shot down and always played second fiddle to the more popular Semtex Grenade. 

The Throwing Knife has always been a popular Lethal throughout Warzone’s history, but it was difficult to use as anything more than just something to finish off already downed players before the most recent patch.  

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Lethal equipment items received a buff in the Warzone Season 3 Reloaded update

Fans react positively to the Throwing Knife Warzone buff 

The patch notes state that Throwing Knife damage increased by 20%, and hits to the upper torso and head will be a one-shot down. 

The developers added in the patch notes that “with health increasing, we have taken the opportunity to adjust the damage on most lethals to keep them in a space where they cannot be ignored.”

Player health was increased from 100 to 150 across all modes in the new patch and can reach 300 if equipped with full armor.

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Reddit user PRORES422HQ posted an image celebrating the Throwing Knife buff, and the response has been very positive. 

One user responded by saying, “This is great. I missed the old days when they were really overpowered.”

Another person added that the throwing knife is “my favorite weapon in all CoDs. I was bummed when they were nerfed so hard in Warzone.” 

The Semtex Grenade also received a damage increase by 5% to stay in line with the new health update, so it will be interesting to see which of the two most popular Lethals gets equipped more moving forward. 

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