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The subject of this article appears in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) The subject of this article appears in Call of Duty: Warzone The subject of this article appears in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War The subject of this article appeared in Zombies mode The subject of this article appears in Call of Duty: Vanguard


Field Upgrades are special equipment in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Call of Duty: Vanguard. They are powerful devices that can aid the user and their team offensively or defensively, and are acquired by filling up the meter which it will do on its own and can be accelerated by earning score, similar to Specialist Weapons and Payloads from previous games.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

In Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, players can only use one Field Upgrade at a time, but can use a second one through the Field Upgrade Pro feature unlocked at level 45. In Field Upgrade Pro mode, both of the selected Field Upgrades charge at the rate of the slower of the two. For example, if Dead Silence and Stopping Power Rounds were to be selected in Field Upgrade Pro, both would charge at the rate of Stopping Power Rounds.

There are 9 Field Upgrades:

Cut Field Upgrades

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There are 3 Field Upgrades that were cut from the final game:

Call of Duty: Warzone

Field Upgrades are featured in Call of Duty: Warzone however in Battle Royale modes, they cannot be charged or chosen but must be found via loot cache drops or ground loot. In Plunder modes and Clash, they function like in Modern Warfare.

Most of the Field Upgrades from Modern Warfare are featured in Warzone, those being:

There are multiple Field Upgrades exclusive to Warzone, those are:

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Field Upgrades return in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War with the same functions. Different as in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, players may have only one Field Upgrade equipped, not allowing to expand and have more than one Field Upgrade.

There are 7 Field Upgrades:

Cut Field Upgrades

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The subject matter of this article was cut from the final version of a Call of Duty game. Since some information cannot be independently verified, the content on this page may be subject to change.

There is 1 Field Upgrade that was cut from the final game:

Within the Zombies mode, a unique selection of Field Upgrades can be utilized. Deployed by the Weaponized Aetherium Neutralizer Device or the W.A.N.D alongside the Field Upgrade canister that manipulates the local residual Aetherium into various forms. There are 7 conventional Field Upgrades:

There are also two temporary Field Upgrades that can be obtained within the Outbreak mode, the Aether Canister Field Upgrade that can be utilised while holding a canister of raw Aetherium during "Retrieve" objectives and a section of Ravenov Implications alongside the Aether Bunny Surprise which is gained while carrying the Aether Bunny plush during a section of Entrapment.

Call of Duty: Vanguard

Field Upgrades return in Call of Duty: Vanguard with the same functions.

There are 9 Field Upgrades available in Multiplayer:

The Field Upgrades are also present in Zombies where they are called Artifacts. Each artifact is associated with a deity of the Dark Aether:

There is also an unusable Artifact used by Wolfram Von List known as the Scepter of Kortifex, the Deathless.

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