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The subject of this article appears in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 The subject of this article appears in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War The subject of this article appeared in Zombies mode
Some say seek and you will find. Just don't let this blow your mind. And when you need precision, we'll enhance your vision. Death Perception! Seek and you will find. Death Perception! Ohh, it just might save your life! Too many undead on your trail. Rest assured you can prevail. And when you need precision, we'll enhance your vision. Death Perception! See what you can find. Death Perception! But it might change your mind. Death Perception! Well it just might save your life!
— Death Perception's Jingle
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Death Perception, fully known as Death Perception Soda, is a Perk-a-Cola featured in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Zombies. It provides the player with enhanced awareness benefits to locate nearby enemies easier.

Overview

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

"See nearby enemies through walls. Receive screen indicators when enemies approach the Player from off screen."
— Description

Death Perception, when purchased, gives the player an orange outline of nearby enemies through walls, similar to a thermal optic. Any nearby enemies off screen will be highlighted by small white arrows on the HUD denoting their location relative to the player. When Death Perception is selected as the "Modifier" perk and the player has all of their other perks, it applies bonus damage to special enemy weak points.

In Create-A-Class, Death Perception is unlocked by default, and can be applied to the player's Perk loadout to appear in any map. It can also be obtained randomly through the use of Secret Sauce if available and through a myriad of other Perk-based rewards and items within the game.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

"Obsurced enemies are keylined."
— Description

Death Perception was released with the Season Five content update for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on August 13th, 2021. While similar to its Black Ops 4 iteration, Death Perception now allows players to increase survivability, awareness, armor penetration, and Salvage drop rates through upgrades. It is available in Der Wunderfizz in all maps.

Tiers

In Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Death Perception can be permanently upgraded with the use of Aetherium Crystals, yielding a variety of new additional bonus effects alongside its base ability.

  • Tier I - Minimap update rate is increased.
  • Tier II - Enemies give danger indicators when behind the Player.
  • Tier III - Gain 20% more looted Salvage and High-Grade Salvage.
  • Tier IV - Increase armor penetration damage by 25%.
  • Tier V - Nearby chests, resources, and item drops are keylined through walls.

Gallery

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Trivia

  • Death Perception is a play on the term "depth perception".
  • The jingle for Death Perception was not present in Black Ops 4 (as there were no jingles for specific perks), and was retroactively created for Black Ops Cold War.
  • According to the nutrition facts on the Death Perception can, one can of Death Perception contains: 20/20 calories, 35g of total fat, 720g of sodium, 45 of total carb, 30g of sugars, and 10g of protein.
  • According to the ingredients list on the Death Perception can, Death Perception contains the following: carbonated formaldehyde, carrot juice, epsom salts, powdered radar, and postmortem probiotics.
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