They are very similar to Heavy Zombies but sport less armor, making them easier to kill than the former but tougher than normal zombies due to their helmet and vest. Armored Zombies, like Heavy Zombies, are aligned with the Soviet Union, indicated by the red star on their helmets. Given their attire, they were likely Omega Group soldiers stationed at the outpost when it fell, becoming zombies. Armored Zombies begin spawning in as early as round 10 on Firebase Z and all subsequent maps. They will also occasionally appear during assault rounds as well as in Outbreak after warping to the second region.