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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 appears in Call of Duty: Vanguard The subject of this article appears in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II The subject of this article appeared in Zombies mode
For the Advanced Warfare customization feature, see Operator (Advanced Warfare).
For the similar feature from Black Ops III and 4, see Specialists.

Operators are the playable characters that feature within the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Warzone, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Call of Duty: Vanguard, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II Multiplayer, Co-op and Zombies modes.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

As of August 3rd, 2021, there are 38 named operators in Modern Warfare (not including Mil-Sim operators). Modern Warfare's Season Five introduced the new sub-faction Shadow Company.

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SAS Warcom Demon Dogs Spetsnaz Jackals Chimera Shadow Company






  • S<number> - post-release operators and season they appeared in
  • BP - debuted in a battle pass
  • $ - debuted in a store bundle
  • CW - exclusive to owners of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  • CWS<number> - operator released during a Black Ops Cold War season.

Mil-Sim

Main article: Mil-Sim

Mil-Sim operators were introduced with the release of Season Three.

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  • Flag of the United States.svg PararescueS3·BP
  • Flag of the United Kingdom.svg CTSFOS3·BP
  • Flag of South Korea.svg SKSFS3·BP
  • Flag of the United States.svg USEFS3·BP
  • Flag of the United States.svg USMC RaiderS4·BP
  • Flag of Italy.svg LagunariS4·BP
  • Flag of Canada.svg JTF2S5·BP
  • Flag of the United States.svg Frogman UDTS3·$
  • Flag of the United States.svg VeneratedS3·E
  • Flag of Poland.svg JW GROMS3·$
  • Flag of Russia.svg Default

  • S<number> - post-release operators and season they appeared in
  • BP - debuted in a battle pass
  • $ - debuted in a store bundle
  • E - exclusive to owners of the Fearless Pack

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

As of May 6th, 2022, there are 37 named operators in Black Ops Cold War (not including CDL operators).

NATO Warsaw Pact
Mil-Sim
Operators

CDL
  • S<number> - post-release operators and season they appeared in
  • BP - debuted in a battle pass
  • $ - debuted in a store bundle
  • V - exclusive to owners of Call of Duty: Vanguard
  • VS<number> - operator released during a Vanguard season.

Call of Duty: Vanguard

As of Season Three, Vanguard features a total of 22 Operators. All operators also sport a "Favorite Weapon", and using the corresponding weapon with the corresponding operator will earn additional XP. Operators also have a leveling system, and upon leveling up, various rewards (such as MVP Intros, Finishing Moves, and Operator skins,) can be earned. Upon getting all operators in a single unit to max level, players will obtain a unique skin for all operators in that unit incorporating a bronze and black color scheme. Upon getting all operators of any four units to max level, a unique skin for all operators is unlocked, incorporating a black and silver color scheme as well as gas masks.

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"Hellhounds"
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"Sentinel"
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"Barbarian"
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"Shadow"
SOTF 006
"Trident"
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"Yeti"
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"Executioners"
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"Harpy"
  • S<number> - post-release operators and season they appeared in
  • BP - debuted in a battle pass
  • $ - debuted in a store bundle

Trivia

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

  • Roze was originally released as a Jackal operator in Season Four. With the Season Five update, she was moved to the Shadow Company faction.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

  • With Season Four of Black Ops Cold War, most of the Operators' in-game biographies were updated and expanded with a "Peer Assessment" section written by Perseus regarding who could be recruited.
  • Following an update in February 9, 2022, Sergei Ravenov appeared as a Warsaw Pact Operator in custom matches with bots. However, after an update in April 25, 2022, the Operator character was removed from the game.
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