The subject of this article appeared in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. The subject of this article appeared in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The subject of this article appears in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered 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: Warzone
For other variants, see USR and SP-R 208.

The R700 (called the Remington 700 in the game files and the official strategy guide) is a bolt-action sniper rifle that appears in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. It is one of the most powerful sniper rifles available. It can also be used in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, but only through console commands.

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare & Modern Warfare Remastered

"Bolt-action sniper rifle. Effective at long range."
— In-game description


Campaign

In the campaign, this weapon can only be used in the level "The Sins of the Father" as a starting weapon, although it comes with little ammo. It is possible to replenish the ammo for it, as it shares ammo with G3. In "Heat", Mac is heard providing sniper support with what sounds to be an R700, however, the player cannot obtain it in this level. The R700 is the only bolt-action rifle to be obtainable in the campaign, as the M40A3 is exclusive to multiplayer.

Multiplayer

In Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare's multiplayer, the R700 is the fourth sniper rifle to be unlocked. It is much like the M40A3, except it only holds four rounds, has more reliable damage multipliers, and has greater recoil and sway. However, with Stopping Power they both deal equal damage in most situations, making the M40A3 far superior if planning to use Stopping Power as a perk. When not using Stopping Power, it will kill in one shot to the head, chest or shoulders, doing the same damage as the Barrett .50cal and Dragunov. Being a low capacity bolt action rifle, the R700's greatest asset is its sheer stopping power. It can take out players using Juggernaut with a shot to the chest, neck, or head while used with Stopping Power.

The R700 shares ammunition with the M40A3, M21, M14, and G3 in-game.

The R700's sway is set to six degrees whereas all other sniper rifles are set to four degrees; meaning that the R700 will move more if breath is not held, and it takes longer to steady while a player is holding their breath.

Weapon Attachments

Old School Mode

The R700 appears in Old School Mode with 4 rounds in the magazine and 12 rounds of reserve ammunition.

  • Backlot - Found on the roof of the two storey building at the center of the map, near the P90 and Double Tap.
  • Chinatown - Found in between the two white vans at the back end of the grassy area.
  • Crash and Winter Crash - Found to the west of the three-storey building, at the north-westernmost corner of the map.
  • Killhouse - Found with an ACOG Scope at the south-western corner of the map.
  • Pipeline - Found on the roof of the north-easternmost building.
  • Wet Work - Found along the balcony at the northern end of the map.

Gallery

For attachment images, see R700/Attachments.
For camouflage images, see R700/Camouflage.

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

The R700 can be used in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 missions "Team Player", "The Only Easy Day... Was Yesterday", and "Of Their Own Accord", via console command "give remington700", as well as Special Ops "Wetwork" and "Armor Piercing". It still retains the sprinting animation from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.

Gallery

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

"Bolt-action sniper rifle. Hand loaded with improved handling speeds and faster rechamber. 1-shot kill to the head or upper chest."
— In-game description

The R700 returns in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War as the Pelington 703.

Campaign

The Pelington 703 is used in "Nowhere Left to Run" to eliminate Arash Kadivar, and is the secondary weapon in "Operation Red Circus" to eliminate Vadim Rudnik. The Pelington 703 appears again in "Break on Through", this time with a wooden stock, when protecting a ridge from the Viet Cong.

Zombies

The Pelington 703 can be brought into any map via Create-A-Class, at Loadout rarity. It can be rolled from the Mystery Box at the cost of 950 Essence and can appear as a wall-buy in Outbreak gamemode, both in any rarity. When upgraded via the Pack-a-Punch Machine, it becomes the Pellegrino Della Morte gaining increased damage, magazine size and the ability of reloading two rounds per bullet hand loaded.

Attachments

Optic

Muzzle

Barrel

Body

Underbarrel

Magazine

Handle

Stock

Blueprints

Name blueprint Image Rarity How to obtain
Counter Measures CounterMeasures Card BOCW.png Rare Bundle Eye Relief
Ignition Epic Reward for completing all the Warzone challenges for the 80s Action Heroes event
Mesa Moderator Epic Bundle Dry Lake
North Pole NorthPole Card BOCW.png Epic Bundle Came To Sleigh
Canvas Cloak CanvasCloak Card BOCW.png Legendary Bundle Quickscope Sniper
Cottontail Legendary Bundle Stitch Sentinel
Hidden Admiration HiddenAdmiration Card BOCW.png Legendary Bundle Top Secret Admirer
Minute Of Angle MinuteOfAngle Card BOCW.png Legendary Battle Pass Black Ops Cold War Season 1 Tier 21
Natural Hunter NaturalHunter Card BOCW.png Legendary Bundle Most Dangerous Hunt
Over Taped OverTaped Card BOCW.png Legendary Battle Pass Black Ops Cold War Season 2 Tier 89
Zealous Acolyte ZealousAcolyte Card BOCW.png Legendary Bundle Gilded Age II
Direct Injection Ultra Reactive Bundle Road Rage Reactive Bundle
Mortal Anguish Pelington 703 Mortal Anguish Blueprint.webp Ultra Mastercraft Bundle Hellscream Mastercraft Bundle

Gallery

For camouflage images, see R700/Camouflage#Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War.
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