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I think that Sgt.Reznov was born in stalingrad or maybe lived there a long time because he knows the city well. I estimate his age to be 50 years old at the year of april 1945.I believe the job he had before the war was as a police officer.I also think his first name is Viktor.Andrew nicholson 18:03, January 15, 2010 (UTC)

Sorry, but pure speculation. Unless you have evidence to back it up, don't put it in the article. Cpl. Wilding 18:05, January 15, 2010 (UTC)

No WAY is Reznov 50 years old in 1945 the cutscene that you see him in is in the year 2010. Which would make him 105 years old. Let's let Treyarch tell us his age.

Date of BirthEdit

you can tell random people like dancing jelly. on the 20th of april over 9000 and weiners

Reznov in the SOGEdit

I think that reznov could be in the SOG or he could hate the Soviet Union because something related to Chernov´s diary, Maybe one Soviet Union´s agent had killed Chernov or sent him to a gulag because of what he had written, or Reznov himself could had been sent to a gulag for his attempts of publishing it. (Asro94 19:31, June 17, 2010 (UTC)) Then again the Gulag was shelled an is rubble now so he couldent of bin there or hed be dead

I personally think it's related to the fact they somewhat based him off Imran Zakhaev who was leading one side on a civil war... -FrozenSolid

My theory is that Reznov's brother-in-arms Dimitri didn't survive his injuries or died later. After that, he grew tired of post-Stalin Russia and defected to the West. --Jpx400 00:22, November 2, 2010 (UTC)

Actually, after a mission to capture the original canisters of Nova 6 from an old shipwreck lead to Reznov being betrayed by Dragovich and Kravchenko, and Dmitri's death due to Nova Gas testing, Reznov grew a certain hatred for the Soviet Union. After blowing up the ship to ensure the canisters didn't get out, he was captured and sent to Vorkuta. There he, Alex Mason and the other prisoners organized a great escape. He died to ensure Mason's escape. Chernov had nothing to do with it. ForeignHedgehog 14:52, May 28, 2011 (UTC)

It seems that ForeignHedgehog is the only person who knows what he is talking about in this article. All of the above paragraph is correct, although it is not the Soviet Union that he hates, but those that would betray it. Dragovich and Kravchenko conspire with the Germans (Steiner), and for this he sees them as traitors to the Red Army and Russia herself. The events of the Nova 6 rediscovery occur after the 'publicised' end of WW2, around 1947/48, perhaps slightly later. What is evident however, is that Chernov has no bearing on the events of the Black OPS storyline, Imran Zakhaev is a character that exists later in the Call of Duty timeline-and finally-Viktor Veznov is in no way alligned with S.O.G forces82.34.109.103 19:17, September 14, 2011 (UTC)ChristopherCOD

I do like the Chernov theory, what if he also tried to publicize the events that should have made Dmitri a hero. After Chernov was hurt, Reznov thought it should have been made public, how the Germans were defeated. But they wouldn't let him, so he realized, he needed to do something big. I wish Chernov was at Vorkuta, recording the entire escape, and gives the diary to Mason to bring back to America.Kooler186 (talk) 14:22, December 31, 2012 (UTC)

Reznov-Zakhaev Relation?Edit

I don't think Reznov was modeled after Imran Zakaahev. He seems to be modeled after Sgt. Kamarov, since they look the same (somewhat similar, anyway) and their voices are similar as well. Please confirm?" Montybrady 03:25, January 17, 2010 (UTC)

Hmmm. Well, it's an interesting theory, I'll give you that much. Unfortunately, we've no evidence to back it up. Sgt. S.S. 13:54, January 23, 2010 (UTC) PS: It's spelled Z-A-K-H-A-E-V.

Gary Oldman actingEdit


He IS voiced by Gary Oldman. (EvErLoyaLEagLE 01:16, May 31, 2010 (UTC))

Watch "Air Force One" and you'll see. Haha. Roger Murtaugh 20:10, October 4, 2010 (UTC)
I saw this website with more details

Return @ Black Ops Edit

It has been confirmed he will return, and it's even possible to spot him in the trailer. I think it's the guy @ 0:18.

Wouldnt that mean he'd be like a billion years old? Textsigsoap

No, he'd be about 40 or 50 at the most. Cpl. Wilding 16:02, June 29, 2010 (UTC)

He's only alive during Vorkuta. He never changed for 5 years(The time from Vorkuta to present time in Black Ops).

heres the real deal ok. reznov was captured by the nazis in russia and then it became vorkuta in black ops you get to rescue him he makes you kill dragovich steiner and kravchenko duh

Template Edit

Someone added the template that he is a weapon in Black Ops. Maybe we can make a character template Darkraider09 11:25, June 7, 2010 (UTC)

He is the Enemy?!Edit

If Reznov is included that means he is the enemy as the Russians are the enemies (I Think)

TheEnigma13 14:05, June 9, 2010 (UTC)

I read somewhere that Reznov is going to be an ally, so I'm trying to find that site so we can get a confirmation on his faction. LITE992 21:00, June 9, 2010 (UTC)

If he is gonna return as an ally, he'll probably be a loyalist. 15:30, June 10, 2010 (UTC)

Except that, in context, that makes him the enemy. 9G3sis0.pngRaven's wing Talk15:32, June 10, 2010 (UTC)

Furthermore, if Reznov is going to be an ally, and Russia is an enemy to the player, he likely would not have an afilliation with Russia. LITE992 12:38, June 13, 2010 (UTC)

I think we shall remove sentences like 'Reznov will return is the game CoD:BO' and replace them with 'A charcter based of Reznov' or 'A character who has the same appearance as Reznov' or something like that. As supposing Black Ops will be set around 1970s, when Vietnam war happened 30 years after WW2 (1940s). In WaW he looks around 50, so in BO he will be around 80. Also, in the trailer he doesnt look any older than he did in WaW. It's like Price from CoD2 and Price from modern warfares. Maybe we shall create another page, like we did with Price.

Guinea Pig, 13th June 2010, 13;09 (UTC)

Reznov is confirmed to be in Black Ops. It's not speculation. Chief z 13:14, June 13, 2010 (UTC)
And on top of that, there were two Price's. One died on the Tirpitz in WWII, the other is now a wanted criminal in the year 2016. Richtofen bio image WaW Doc. Richtofen 13:16, June 13, 2010 (UTC)
Also we have no way of knowing how old Reznov is war ages people in a weird way. he could be any age as far as we know. And the Vietnam War ENDED in 1973 so he would at the oldest be seventy and i strongly believe that it is a possibility that he is in his mid-forties. either way it is CONFIRMED that he is in it. he actually looks around Prices age in WaW. I think and this is all speculation for conversations sake that he might have been a victim of Stalin's purges. the military was brutalized at that time. maybe war hero Dimitri was murdered and Reznov just managed to survive. or you might actually meet him in WMD like you rescue him or something since yoo're attacking a Soviet Base. Smitty15 20:53 June 20, 2010

Dimitri is deadEdit

Yeah, he is. If Reznov returns then it must mean he'll mention Dimitri and I think he's dead. Anim-ac-130 emblem mineInFeCtEd32 17:58, June 14, 2010 (UTC)

How, Dimitri will just cheat death again.AdvancedRookie 17:59, June 14, 2010 (UTC)

i think he might be a playable character

Lol what?AdvancedRookie 18:59, June 14, 2010 (UTC)

Well,Reznov said "Mason, you fighting like old Dimitri..." Meaning Dimitri,Must of got shot, or finally tried to cheat death again,without the help of Chernov nor Reznov he failed,or maybe was K.I.A. after so,Perhaps he tripped and fell down the German building, Maybe after he got the flag to fly up top the parliment building,a sniper shot him, maybe a nother surivor killed him, There is a glitch,where if you do not kill every one german,a german gets trapped and shoots over and over until you kill him, Who knows? Maybe he'll be a General with Reznov,maybe he'll be a new generation of the Staff Sergeants? Who knows,We'll fine out hopefully Nov. 12, That may be when it ships to stores, This is Lt. Trayvin 11:24, June 28, 2010 (UTC)

Is this really a serious comment? You said maybe at least five times, and none of the cases you mentioned make the slightest bit of sense when you consider this is, you know, a story we're talking about. Incrognito 17:53, October 26, 2010 (UTC)

I've got a feeling that Reznov has been promoted to General. General Reznov, just think 30 odd years later at least and he still serves in the military he has to be a General by now

When did he say that? Was it what he said in Russian? He didn't say anything like that in English.

dimitri must be an enemy russian now he did not betray the motherland wontbackdown 13:56, October 31, 2010 (UTC)

Maybe he bled out after planting the flag

Dimitri dies in Black Ops because of the nova 6 gas.VKrez 10:01, November 6, 2010 (UTC)

Perhaps possibly Reznov Edit

Extreme longshot..... I doubt it myself

AdvancedRookie 18:42, June 14, 2010 (UTC)

That actually looks extremely similar to Resnov. Sig-Part1Sig-Part2Sig-Part3 18:44, June 14, 2010 (UTC)

I only based it on the fact I read somewhere that a Reznov esque character joins you at the end of Victor Charlie.AdvancedRookie 18:48, June 14, 2010 (UTC)

Confirmed that it is indeed Reznov. If you listen carefully, he is addressed as Reznov and has the exact same voice as Reznov. YAY GARY OLDMAN!!!! Imrlybord7 00:41, June 15, 2010 (UTC)

Hey, I know that if I saw a MW2 Trailer with only a glimpse of Ghost, and all I could get was a screenshot, I would think he was Gaz! Same voicer, similar jobs, and that balaclova does look like something that Gaz would wear beside his Union Jack hat. So, don't be to sure. I'm not deneying it, just watch out if your wrong. Who knows though. I hope he returns, and he makes someone be like Chernov. How I would love to hear him yell, "Mason, get on the truck! You have earned the ride! reznov said this in world at war to chernov "Dimitri you have earned a ride,chernov you have not

Agreon 00:33, August 14, 2010 (UTC)

That picture DOES show Reznov. Because I said so. ForeignHedgehog 14:54, May 28, 2011 (UTC)

reznov as enemy?????????? Edit

iz it tru that he is an enemy in black-ops , but wouldn't it make sense that reznov is not able 2 fight in the war wouldn't he be in his 80's soory that was me lol im stupid James the halo master 16:28, June 22, 2010 (UTC)

Not capable!!!!!!!!!!!

1: Sign your posts.

2: Reznov is at least 50 or 60 by the time Black Ops begins. Not 80. I don't know where you got your sources form but they're wrong. Cpl. Wilding 01:11, June 15, 2010 (UTC)

hes fucking 52 he was born in 1913 wontbackdown 13:57, October 31, 2010 (UTC)

"As long as you're alive, the soul of this army cannot break" Edit

everyone is saying dimitri died @ the end of world at war. this is not true he dies in black ops from the virus nova6. and reznov dies as soon as you jump on the train but it doesnt show that until the end of blackops. the only reason you see him when your playing as mason is because mason was brain washed. when you are in the rat tunnel you see talk to reznov for a minute. the soildier in front of you says what the fuck is wrong with u. because all the soidier sees is u talking to no one. but u dont find out reznov is dead until the end.But,using the first letter of each desinate word at the begganing of each level, it spells'reznov is dead'.useing the numbers by converting them into letters spelles 'or is he.he is not who he says he is'.he might still be alive

Please sign your posts. And whilst many people have found that Easter Egg, the fact that you can knife and shoot through Reznov without Friendly Fire warnings, that would be what I base my 'he is dead' opinion offf of. TheKingofPies 06:48, June 21, 2011 (UTC)

what about Dimitri petrentrko Edit

i think that he could be in black ops our good russian friend said he is UN-KILLABLE he could be captured or something and reznov wants him back so they can kick butt again.

James the halo master 16:32, June 22, 2010 (UTC)

Unlikely. Cpl. Wilding 16:45, June 22, 2010 (UTC)

No, I've reviewed WaW's ending several times and judging by where I think he was shot (Near the heart or perhaps in the Sternum) and judging by that, he's dead after the end. If he's alive he's retired. Stabbed in the heart was originally referenced to the original ending where the german stabbed Dimitri. Infected32 23:26, June 28, 2010 (UTC)

Did Reznov die during the game?Edit

I noticed while crawling through the caves, Reznov was stabbed by a Viet Cong. Did he die or live?

Nevermind, I rewatched it. It was a different person that got stabbed. Blues Operator 03:10, July 2, 2010 (UTC)

New Picture Edit

Since hes been confirmed to appear in Black Ops, shouldn't we change the picture to update it. Darkraider09 23:27, July 3, 2010 (UTC)

russians betraying sog Edit

its possible that reznov joined sog becuse chernov and dimitri where secretly without telling still with the ussr and are captured by the sog members and reznov rescues them and betrays the sog-SPEICAL OPS OPERATIVE

dude wtf, gtfo this wiki. First Sergeant Emblem MW2 Sgt. Guthix's mage2T C E

@SPECIAL OPS OPERATIVE: Sorry, but that makes no snece to me whatsoever.

@Guthix's: No. Shut it and be polite. :P Hehehe

22px-1888721.png Azuristalk 17:18, July 7, 2010 (UTC)

no thats not possible 1 he would not mention dimitri if they had him 2 he would not save mason if he wanted to kill them and 3 YOURE A FUCKING MORON wontbackdown 14:01, October 31, 2010 (UTC)

Speculation Edit

This "Dimitri is alive/dead/a playable character" crap is getting annoying. Please keep these ideas on a forum or blog. 23:58, July 9, 2010 (UTC)

THANK YOU. TheKingofPies 06:50, June 21, 2011 (UTC)

Why does the page say he's in SOG? Edit

It isn't confirmed he's in SOG, and that he is assisting the SOG guys in the missino we have seen him in doesn't confirm he is a member, he could be assisting them as a defected Soviet spy as the SOG are confirmed to be in South-East Asia to monitor Soviet activity. Personally I don't think the page should say he's in SOG, because we don't know if he is.

never heard it. Edit

I have never heard reznov say" You fight like old Dimitri" in the video always try tho lol help. SOG TOUGHBRAVO SIX 08:28, July 29, 2010 (UTC)

he actually said to mason "you fight like a child" in vorkuta when they where fake fighting

Chernov alive Edit

I noticed that Chernov never really died. He is last seen on the ground in horrible pain and even after he stops moaning his mouth is still moving. I don't understand Chernov's death. If he really does die.Edit

It is implied that he did die and a possible reason for Chernov still talking would be a developer oversight and/or a engine error. Also please sign your posts with four tildes (~ ~ ~ ~) CJB95 23:45, January 1, 2011 (UTC)

Resnov Edit

When did he say that everyone dies82.1.234.136 14:11, August 19, 2010 (UTC)

Viktor? Edit

According to his first name is Viktor: --LOST-The Cartographer 16:04, September 7, 2010 (UTC)

Olin confirmed it on his Twitter page. Gold emblem MW2DevilWarrior112Talk Edits16:06, September 7, 2010 (UTC)

Reznov in the Defector Edit

I think that this is no doubt Reznov. He does seem a little older and looks like he is wearing a Red Army officer's outfit so this still of Reznov could have been taken from The Defector

Omnicube1 15:16, October 12, 2010 (UTC)

Reznov death certificate?Edit

I found a picture of Reznov's ID and it says DECEASED all over it. Does this mean he dies during BO

Could do. Also remember to sign your posts. -- Avatar-Enhance2 Bravo Five-Nine Bomb-Shot2 22:33, October 31, 2010 (UTC)

he may have, they didint find the body, so says the code.

It's true he is dead, in one of the cutscenes you here people say that Reznov died in Vorkuta

Galleries Edit

Is it just me, or have Galleries taken a horrible left turn? Every picture is on its own row, and it expands the articles length significantly, not in a good way. Whats happened? Toon Ganondorf (t c) 20:33, November 2, 2010 (UTC)

Editing difficulty. (Spoilers).Edit

I read the new game's story and ending. Won't it be a tad difficult to mark this story, since in the new game, Reznov dies in the beginning? Do we write his imaginary experience with Mason? Roger Murtaugh 06:44, November 5, 2010 (UTC)

No. No leaks at all. Darkraider09 22:28, November 6, 2010 (UTC)

Oops, I meant when it's released. Roger Murtaugh 02:18, November 7, 2010 (UTC)

dimitri is in blackops or at least mentioned by reznov as the enemy he said petrenko must die and i think he may have mentioned chernov. wontbackdown 06:15, November 8, 2010 (UTC)

personnel life his father was a mugician during the nazi invaision at stalingrad

you did see the ppsh-41 in blackops reznov uses it in his flash back where you get to play as him told ya so wontbackdown 06:19, November 8, 2010 (UTC)


OK I have played a legit early relaese yay for the fuck ups at gamestop and Reznov dies in response to the post on top of mine i think we do not add them because reznov wasnt thereGenCain sig T C E B 21:39, November 8, 2010 (UTC)

He may not be dead. At the end of Vorkuta you see him crash into and flip a truck. But like Woods you don't see him physically killed. Just a possibility. ..... no he did not flip his truck.that was one of the prisons guards

"Wolf" Edit

On the computer in the main menu there are some files called wolf and wolfinchains, which show pictures of Reznov. I'm guessing Wolf is either a codename or a nickname.

Wolfinchains. I guess they are pictures of Reznov in Vorkuta then.GibbedGuy 08:31, December 17, 2010 (UTC)

the wolf is his nickname.

Reznov and Mason Edit

Due to the last level showing Reznov kill Steiner and then mason killing Steiner with the same clothes, can it be inferred that throughout the campaign Mason and Reznov are wearing the same thing? CJB95 00:15, November 12, 2010 (UTC)

I suppose, but why would that be important? Toon Ganondorf (t c) 01:52, November 12, 2010 (UTC)
Just a quick note: Mason does not have Antisocial Personality Disorder. If anything, he has Disassociative Identity Disorder or maybe Schizophrenia. 00:29, November 13, 2010 (UTC)

We already had Schizophrenia but someone removed it I think and replaced it with Antisocial Personality disorder. M21Sniperteam82308Ghille Sniper 00:35, November 13, 2010 (UTC)

None of us are psychiatrists, so I've just changed it to say that Reznov is a hallucination. Plain and simple. bibliomaniac15 04:20, November 14, 2010 (UTC)

I'm a psychiatric murse *man nurse*. He's not got APD at all..... it's all part of his programming pure and simple. Hallucination would be the best way to phrase it as an FYI.

Did I just find a plot hole or what? Edit

In Black Ops while Hudson is interviewing Mason he first tells him that Reznov died during the escape from vorkuda. Then later on he tells him that Reznov came back for him in Vietnam. What gives? Reznov alive? I won't believe they have killed him off until I see a body.

Reznov had died at Vorcuta, Mason was just imaging that Reznov was still alive. -MerchantofDeath 05:07, November 13, 2010 (UTC)

actually reznovs wherabouts is unkown they didint see the body.

Yeah, Mason went crazy during the times he was in Vorkuta. - The Asian Gangsta' 11:59am, November 13, 2010

he was brainwashed by steiner to obey dragovichs plans,, but reznov replaced that command to KILL Dragovich,Kravchenko,and Steiner,and that he was still alive.

"Interviewing" ain't a good word man. It should be "integorrating"(did i spell that right :O).

Mason didn't go crazy, he just got sabotaged in the mind by Dragonich and his gang, but Hudson said that "Reznov has plans for his own", so there is a chance that Reznov also sabotaged Mason's mind to believe that he was alive years later, so that he can "help" Mason to kill the ALL-MUST-DIE-PEEPS and possibly morale him in his mind.GibbedGuy 08:30, December 17, 2010 (UTC)

I'd say Hudson/Weaver decided to just play along with Mason at that point, possibly to get more info out of him. Sgt. S.S. 21:17, January 1, 2011 (UTC)

Viktor's 'Death Theme' Edit

Anyone else note a certain desperate-sounding piano tune that plays at the end of Vorkuta? It's distinguishing in my mind in that it never is heard before or again (except faintly in the cutscene following the end of the mission, and, if it can be counted, a very distorted version of it near the end of the second-to-last level), and compared to all the music in the game, it's actually very odd in and of itself in terms of how much it contrasts with the rest of the music in the game. When you put together the points made about the roadblock and the truck flipping over (though this is not always the case, I noticed on a couple run-throughs that it doesn't always flip over), I've come to the conclusion that this theme is literally meant as a sort of send-off to Viktor, rather than just a song to end the level with, and I think it should be mentioned in the article about Reznov.

On a slightly related note, I actually would like to hear the full version of it, as I think it somewhat warrants exposure. It's 'That one weird song' in the game, and I actively play Vorkuta pretty often just because I like it. -Mr. Jyat 07:46, November 15, 2010 (UTC)

I love that song. It really adds to the loss of a beloved old character and the tune itself is based off of a Russian ballet tune. Dragunov Menu Icon Black OpsCpt. DragunovWMD2 09:04, January 9, 2011 (UTC)

I too would like to hear the whole song but I can't seem to find any links or any links to it anywhere on the internet. This forum is the ony place the tune even seems to have it's existance aknowledged. - luc122c - 23:15 29/08/2011 (GMT)

They whriting in russian wikia,that Reznov is alive read there,if you know russian.--No info 4th of april 2012, 15:35 (UTC)

Reznov's signature machete Edit

I was very surprised that he never used it in Black Ops, I always remember him slashing up the german soldier at the end of World at War. I wonder why Treyarch didn't think about him using it again? ?Whipsnap? 20:55, November 18, 2010 (UTC)

It was probably taken from him at Vorkuta. Cpl. Wilding 21:29, January 1, 2011 (UTC)

He shouldn't have used it in WAW anyway. It's a spetsnaz machete and wasn't around in ww2 16:58, February 21, 2014 (UTC)


Just thinking, we should revert the picture of Reznov back to his World At War image. I would like to hear your opinions on this.AdvancedRookie 15:00, November 19, 2010 (UTC)

Agreed. Slew10 10:53, November 26, 2010 (UTC)

We should keep it more up to date with his latest appearance. Roger Murtaugh 00:14, November 28, 2010 (UTC)

while I agree we should have his latest image we shouldnt have him as Mason sees him as thats not Reznov, its a figment of his imagination made to look like Reznov.Mattyp48 21:20, December 24, 2010 (UTC)

We should use a picture of him in Vorkuta Conqueror of all Zombies 00:07, February 7, 2011 (UTC)

jerk Edit

Butthead4 21:22, November 19, 2010 (UTC)

Yeah. I totally agree. I thought he was my friend! EliteMaster117 01:46, November 23, 2010 (UTC)

DISSASOCIATIVE not antisocial Edit

Mason manifests dissasociative personality disorder, not antisocial personality disorder. Can we get this damn page unlocked now so we can fix stupid errors like this?

I just saw that and tried to fix it. It's kind of sad how many things are completely wrong on this Wiki. I don't know what some people are thinking when they put something down before they even try to know what they're talking about.

We're a large wiki with a small REAL userbase. By "real" I mean people who know what they're talking about. Damn-near 3000 pages and you complain about how many things are wrong when merely keeping the pages that be from being vandalized is a drain on time and energy? YuriKaslov 03:04, December 2, 2010 (UTC)

Possibly Alive. Edit

It's all over the net. Here's the original video.

Maybe Ol' Reznov didn't die in the crash. 20:12, November 27, 2010 (UTC)

Someone should change his status to reflect that he is possibly alive.Z@ck$meg 01:01, November 30, 2010 (UTC)

You mean MIA. I'm not sure yet though I don't trust it. I want a guy that posts a video of him actually cracking it rather then just telling us.Sniperteam82308 01:06, November 30, 2010 (UTC)

I just did it myself using the names and the alpha numeric code that he talks about. It isn't a hoax. 03:08, November 30, 2010 (UTC)

Also during the cutscene during Numbers, it shows Classifed Documents showing Reznov as part of the SOG. Alive and well. The same happens in Rebirth it shows Reznov is a huminity defector. Also weaver asks "Wheres the defector, Reznov"?, giving a indication that Reznov was autcally a defector.

The only thing that cuts down this theory is the scene of Mason imaging he is Viktor Reznov, maybe Reznov was hiding?(Jokes) 03:32, December 14, 2010 (UTC)

Giving the fact that Reznov DIED, he died. ForeignHedgehog 15:03, May 28, 2011 (UTC)

Truly amazing logic there. Captain tweed 00:08, June 21, 2011 (UTC)

He doesnt die in a crash! Edit

At the end of vorkuta look closely he is in a greeny coloured van with an MG on the back he crashes into a guard van and rams it into the roadblock he is shot by the police because after that in the cutscene before USDD it shows reznov and lots of communist logos which mean police coverging (moving towards) him.

yah he gets shotCoD1 Weapon PPShSignatureSpecialOpsGenralMinigunRay Gun 3rd person view WaW 20:08, December 20, 2010 (UTC)

John grant Edit

I think Reznov is John grant because John grant warns John F.Kennedy on e-mail message and there reads:Victory cannot be achieved without sacrifice. Reznov says that during the Vorkutas prison break

Reznov got the quote from him, but I see your point.


Remove fact from trivia Edit

It says "*If the player shoots a Nazi Soldier or a dog in Vendetta with his sniper rifle without scoping, Reznov will say "No Scope?!! Nice!"", that was already mentuoned in the article. 17:41, December 31, 2010 (UTC)

Why not do it yourself?AdvancedRookie 17:42, December 31, 2010 (UTC)

Faction in Project Nova Edit

Some of the intel in Black Ops says that during "Project Nova", Reznov and Dimitri's faction was "Unit 45". Should we mention this in their articles? - Movieguy5000

If it's true there's no reason not to. US Army WWII MSGTSgt. ChiafriendRifleman 07:31, January 2, 2011 (UTC)

Is Viktor Reznov dead? Edit

Hudson claims Reznov died in Vorkuta, but is this true? Part of the 'Secret Code Intel' thing says, "Reznov is dead. Or is he dead? There was no body found". So was he killed? Or did he escape? Tell your speculation on the subject - we'll probably have to wait until COD 8 :( —Unsigned comment was added by RossG260

Nobody knows. And not to be rude but do you read? There are about 10 disscussions like this.Sniperteam82308 18:57, January 8, 2011 (UTC)

He is probably dead. The guards probably figured out he formulated the plan, and shot him out of anger. Or maybe they just flat out killed him. And also please read what Sniperteam wrote. Every Reznov fan who doesn't want him to die writes about this shit. Dragunov Menu Icon Black OpsCpt. DragunovWMD2 09:00, January 9, 2011 (UTC)

Well, it will be logic that Soviets kept intel from the US, so he was presumably alive ~~Spaceblast~~

I think they could take him to even more cruel camp than Vorkuta in order to get revenge. Who knows? Xeoxer 11:46, February 9, 2011 (UTC)

I doubt there's such a thing "more cruel". Considering that he led an insurrection of the country's most wanted criminals, took out a regiment of Soviet troops and flipped the middle finger to Dragovich in a grand way, they probably would've killed him on the spot. --Scottie theNerd 20:46, February 9, 2011 (UTC)
He died, now shut up. ForeignHedgehog 15:01, May 28, 2011 (UTC)
the only thing crueling then vorkuta is hell

Maybe change the picture Edit

Cuurent image showing reznov at rebirth island was just in Mason's hallucination, we thinkit should be image from Vorkuta, because that was the last "real" saw of him in the game.Xeoxer 11:45, February 9, 2011 (UTC)

Valid point, but regardless it is an image of Reznov. --Scottie theNerd 20:47, February 9, 2011 (UTC)
And let's face it, he could easily atill be alive, it may have been him, it may not have, 22:05, April 9, 2011 (UTC)
It's proven that he was never actually there. --Scottie theNerd 01:11, April 10, 2011 (UTC)
I agree with the statement above mine, as Reznov died in Vorkuta, and the current picture is now that of his dossier. ForeignHedgehog 14:58, May 28, 2011 (UTC)

Friends? SPOILEREdit

So wait since Reznov used Mason to get revenge on Dragovich Kravencho and Steiner did he ever really care about Mason? Were they ever really friends or did Reznov just use him? MAViRICK 19:56, March 2, 2011

(UTC)Yes i think that Mason it just a tool that reznov used to get revenge and manipulated him while breaking out of vorkuta (we are brothers mason, with my life etc) Xeoxer 08:44, April 14, 2011 (UTC)

I agree with the statement above mine, as Reznov tampered with the brainwashing process. HOWEVER, Reznov saved Mason during the final push on Vorkuta, and risked his life to save him during the Train Escape. TheKingofPies 06:53, June 21, 2011 (UTC)

False quote! Edit

I know it would be spoiler if we write that Mason said this, but it's not true that this is Reznov's quote! Maybe choose something else as a main quote? Xeoxer 08:40, April 14, 2011 (UTC)


reznov isnt death,that impossible!!!!!!!i now reznov,his love for petrenko,that his father is death everyting,DONT LET HIM DIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!reznov,this is for you:the germans of the mudak amsel will be killed in reznov bare sight,reznov will rise,a killing machine like him will never die,IT WILL NOT DIE,ALRIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!REZNOV ALIVE,URAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! —Unsigned comment was added by CODlov3er

I think he's alive as well. If u read the 'maverick code' and hudsons emails u find out that he's going under the alias of John Trent. Reznov is alive and we'll be seeing him again. Ura!!!!!!!!

Or someone's leading us on. Nothing is proven, everything is speculation. 9G3sis0.pngRaven's wing Talk17:49, April 23, 2011 (UTC)

And since he died in Vorkuta, he died. TheKingofPies 06:51, June 21, 2011 (UTC)

That's news to me.

Ah. Well, I couldn't really mark a spoiler so yah... TheKingofPies 06:51, June 21, 2011 (UTC)

The quoteEdit

I don't think this should be the quote as Reznov himself does actually say it (as Mason thinks he says it). Gruntijackal (Talk) - You Drove Them Deep into the Heart of the Reich You thought they were dead... You were wrong

Who says it is irrelevant. It's a topic-related quote. --Scottie theNerd 07:02, June 21, 2011 (UTC)

Zombies reference? Edit

VR-11 could a reference to Viktor Reznov. Probably. Maybe. I think. Does anyone know anything of 11 that has something to do with him? 20:49, June 21, 2011 (UTC)

It's Twenty-Eleven. :D

How Can Other People See Reznov When He Was Dead? Edit

If Reznov died, and all the times Reznov was with Mason was a memory, how come Woods could see him? Common sense, hence he died in Vorkuta.

- Epico

Woods didn't see Reznov. Nobody apart from Mason did. There are several pieces of evidence to support this:

  1. In Hue City, when Reznov introduced himself to Woods and Bowman, Woods just asked Mason if he got the intel, not acknowledging that Reznov "spoke" to him at all.
  2. In Victor Charlie, after Mason meets Reznov in the rat tunnels after firing at him, Swift says, "What the fuck's wrong with you?" This is because Mason actually shot at thin air.
  3. In Crash Site, when Reznov says, "Kravchenko, he must die", Woods and Bowman look at Mason, because it was really Mason talking (Bowman also says, "Okay, Mason, let's go").
  4. Finally, in Payback, when Mason talks to Reznov in Kravchenko's compound, Woods says, "Mason! What the fuck are you doing?!" This is likely because Mason was seemingly talking to himself.

Hope this helps. Sgt. S.S. 20:18, June 28, 2011 (UTC)

Antagonist? Edit

Would he be the antagonist in theory? I mean, he brainwashed Mason into killing Dragovich, Kravchenko, and Steiner.—Unsigned comment was added by

Well, Steiner was the person who first brainwashed Mason, under orders from Dragovich, programming him to kill JFK. But then Reznov sabotaged Mason into killing D, K and S instead. So, in a way, Reznov did a good thing by brainwashing Mason, because Mason ended up killing Dragovich, Kravchenko, and Steiner (who all deserved to die, IMO), rather than JFK, one of the "good guys". Sgt. S.S. 15:01, July 1, 2011 (UTC)

PS: Please remember to sign your posts by typing ~~~~. Sgt. S.S. 15:03, July 1, 2011 (UTC)

He is missing his finger. Edit

Mind Game and Legacy

"When playing these levels, it is clear that Reznov is part of Mason's imagination since his right index finger, (which he lost in Call of Duty: World at War) is still there."

I feel this to be wrong, at least on the Xbox version of this game Reznov appearers to be missing his right index finger. Making the statement false, this can be noted when he hands Mason the documents as the defector as well as helps him release the stuck Helicopter door. I have taken pictures that will soon be uploaded if any one wishes to see.

i also noticed this as a PS3 gamer, even the mind game missions he is still missing his finger, with the exeption of payback( which is kind of suspicious), maybe we are on to something —Unsigned comment was added by

Reznov Alive Edit

Rezonv Alive Edit

Rezonv is still alive...

See that: 17:02, July 14, 2011 (UTC)

Quote Edit

There should be a different quote, Reznov never says that. Mason thinks Reznov does, but it's actually Mason who says it. 13:22, August 22, 2011 (UTC)

As I've said above several times: does it really matter who says it? It's an appropriate quote about the subject. It doesn't have to come from the subject itself. --Scottie theNerd 13:50, August 22, 2011 (UTC)
But Reznov doesn't say it and it says that Reznov said it, even though he didn't. 13:53, August 22, 2011 (UTC)

Russian spelling Edit

>Captain Viktor Reznov (Russian: Виктор Рэзнов)

It's not "Рэзнов", it's "Резнов", even if it's not pronounced this way. Russian language is just this silly. Proof: Ru wiki 10:02, October 14, 2011 (UTC)

Actually, as a matter of factor, no Russian would pronounce his name as "Рэзнов" (the only exception would be if you'd spent your entire life in the Caucasus mountains' region). Therefore, it's spelled and pronounced as "Резнов". Proof: myself being Russian. --Nuttex 23:32, November 12, 2011 (UTC)

Deceased vs KIA Edit

What's really the difference between deceased and KIA? Deceased is only for killed civilians and other non-government and non-military people and KIA is just for soldiers, right? But Reznov was a soldier... imprisoned and possibly degraded, but well Xeoxer 20:52, November 15, 2011 (UTC)

Call of Duty: Black Ops - Reznov is alive Edit

So after many thoughts that Reznov is dead I decided to make an investigation on the terminal. Here's what I found.

  1. It is currently unknown but speculated by some fans that Reznov is currently going under the alias of John Trent, the mysterious person emailing Hudson about JFK's assassination and about Mason. This theory is supported as in the last email sent by him he tells Hudson to "Tell Mason that this time it's freedom for both of us.", which coincides with what Reznov told Mason during the Vorkuta escape.
    # This is also supported by email 5 on Hudson's login, titled "A single step". In the beginning of the Vorkuta escape, Reznov says "Every journey begins with a single step. This, is step one!"
    # In one of the messages, John Trent says "Start in Vorkuta. 2 escaped the massacre. You know one, the other one just died." If Reznov is John Trent, this could mean Reznov faked his death, and due to safety measures, that is why he has undergone the alias of John Trent.
    # If John Trent is indeed Reznov, then the last part of the Maverick Code 'He is not who he says he is" could mean that John Trent is simply an alias, implying that he is in fact Reznov.

On the second e-mail message, Reznov wanted to make Hudson think that Mason's jail mate during Vorkuta escape died. If he knew that he was still alive he'd hunt him down. —Unsigned comment was added by

Call of duty Iron wolf Edit

"A picture of Reznov found in the Central Intelligence Agency Data system under the name "thewolf.pic""

i reckon hes not dead.

Sapphire Shores 18:25, January 3, 2012 (UTC)

Yeah. Judging by the title of the upcoming COD game and the Soviet emblem between the words "iron" and "wolf", the game might be about Reznov or something and a dark secret behind everything. The game should also cover Mason's whereabouts and the whole CIA trying to hunt him and his accomplices down.

Change Reznov's Status Edit

We never actually see Viktor Reznov die in our very eyes, we are only told by Jason Hudson that Viktor Reznov died. I propose that we change Viktor Reznov's status from K.I.A to M.I.A as he is never actually shown to have died. We have seen his death certificate but it may very well be fake just like Mason's dossier and his passport in order to get to Rebirth Island. Unless there is a scene where Viktor Reznov is shown to die, I believe his status should be changed. 13:23, January 22, 2012 (UTC)Guest

I wish if Viktor Reznov would go to the future where Makarov is now, he should be with Task Force 141. Yeah! That'll do the trick!

Twilight Sparkle 12:10, January 26, 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for the change. Now all we have to do is wait for him to return on November 6, along with Mason and the others. But also, how come his trivia section has been cut down? When I remember, it used to be about as big as Price's and other characters, with about twenty points at least. Have they been put somewhere else or is there a reason for it that I don't know? 18:20, April 11, 2012 (UTC)

Reznov alive?Edit

If you type a code in the computer terminal it has messages from a guy called John Trent in his last message it says "Tell Mason that this time it will be freedom for both of us" in the end of the mission vorkuta Mason says step eight Reznov freedom. Reznov then says for you Mason not for me. I think Reznov is alive and I would love to see him in Black ops 2.

Not in his 70's during the 1980's and in his 110's in 2025... very unlikely. --Ebon Shadowshot (Talk) (Contributions) 07:25, May 16, 2012 (UTC)

someone really needs to change his status KIA/Unknown, its unessicary that his page is locked —Unsigned comment was added by

Change Status to Presumed KIA? everyone wins —Unsigned comment was added by

I would like to point out that Victor Reznov is *hint hint* not dead. If you have wondered what the mission codes in the bignning of all missions (for example: X-RAY, ZULU, DELTA, exct.) mean you would know that *hint hint* it spells out | Reznov is not dead | . Now we know this means that Victor Reznov escaped from the Camp, BUT it is still true that he was not with him in the missions Mason thought he was in and did not kill Stiener. Some people on the Web and I now think we could see some secrets about Victor and MAY even see him in Black Ops 2. But that is highy unlikely. Now I am not going to show you how to figure it out because that will be a big SPOILER!!! But I am going to show you a few steps on how to find this out. Of course we need to write down the Mission codes from all the missions ot unlock the secret. Now its your turn to scramble the codes and try your own ways to figure it out. Don't just put the letters in random orders, that will not work. You need to take some letters away. Plus the final letters that you get are nto going to be in a order, what, did you think they would make this easy??? Be creative! You need to work! It took two of my friends and I three hours to figure it out. This is why im not going to give it out to you. Only a few people know this and i might release it later... Good luck, I hope you figure it out! 12:58, June 28, 2012 (UTC)

Why do people find it so hard to accept that he's dead? 9G3sis0.pngRaven's wing Talk14:01, June 28, 2012 (UTC)

Hello all of you,

I have a question, why is it that if Reznov, in the later levels, is a figment of Mason's imagination, why is it this figment can throw grenades, and kill people, despite being Mason's imagination, why is that? I've been rather curious about it. Is it that Mason is really killing them, and that it looks like the hallucinatory Reznov is killing them, or is it just something the 3ARC people put in so that the player isn't totally alone in the missions where no other allies are present?

It varies. A lot of the time, it's actually someone else that Mason is imagining as Reznov. Sometimes, it's just Mason's memory being completely ureliable. Remember that the whole game (bar the Hudson missions and the last two levels) is played out from Mason's memory of events, not what actually happened. Executioner Menu Icon BOIIAugFC Talk Page 07:02, June 29, 2012 (UTC)

John Trent Edit

John Trent sent the emails to Hudson, saying him and mason had freedom. I doubt that Reznov will be in BO 2 because he would be 108 years old. He might be John Trent though. MrSlends (talk) 00:25, July 18, 2012 (UTC)

“If you think Reznov is dead,please explain who is that'John Trent',why did he tell Hudson that'This time it's freedom for both of us'in the mail he sent to Hudson on Feb 27 1968?I'm not claiming that he's alive,I mean his satatus is still unknown”

Reznov is dead, or is he dead, there was no body, is he who he says he is".  what the mean?

Reznov's missing fingerEdit

Just wanted to point out a few things:

>Reznov did lose a finger in CoD WaW, due to his injuries at Stalingrad

>This is seen in Project Nova

Now, the article (and "The Defector"'s) claims his missing finger is back after that, proving it was Mason's imagination.  Though not denying the latter claim, I noticed on the PC version, his missing finger is remembered, and he doesn't have one throughout the level. I can't say the same for the other ones, though.

Reznov's Conspiracy Edit

I've spoken to a friend about Reznov. In CoD: WaW, Reznov is with the Panzerchrecks when you go ahead during the start of the last level of the campaign. Then, when you get shot before putting up the flag, he comes to your rescue. During the level, look behind you, for Reznov. you can't find him, at all. Fast forward to Black Ops. He was born in 1913, and he was seen in Black Ops. According to research, Black Ops takes place in 1968, during the Cold War. He would have been 55 years old during that time, and in WaW (the time periods are 1939-1945), he was 29 in 1939, and he was 35 in 1945. He aged 6 years during the, uh, 6 years the war took place. Fast forward to 2025, the time for Black Ops 2. He would have been, considering his birth year, he would have been 112. Not only this, during some events, when you see Reznov in BO1 (the mind games), he has his right index, which was lost during WaW. Of course, it's a mind game, so, anything is possible.


Who killed him?Edit

Who killed Renzov if he is dead so can a user write in his info box to know who killed him.Iw5 cardicon grinchSoap eksiri · talk 18:36, August 10, 2014 (UTC)

His exact killer is unknown, although I'd say it would be safe to say Vorkuta Prison Guards. bionicle__unity_duty_destiny_by_cyberpictures-d6p3li2.pngLegos-Rule-15 Talk 18:41, August 10, 2014 (UTC)
So he is K.I.A.? Iw5 cardicon grinchSoap eksiri · talk 18:44, August 10, 2014 (UTC)
Yes. We have known this for quite some time. 9G3sis0.pngRaven's wing Talk18:47, August 10, 2014 (UTC)
Yes, he is K.I.A.. For one thing, if you look at the picture of him from "The Defector", he has both index fingers, when in World at War, he had lost his right index finger in events prior to "Vendetta". Proving that it is merely mind games being played on Mason. bionicle__unity_duty_destiny_by_cyberpictures-d6p3li2.pngLegos-Rule-15 Talk 18:51, August 10, 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for help! Iw5 cardicon grinchSoap eksiri · talk 19:40, August 10, 2014 (UTC)

Eye ColorEdit

It says Viktor has Brown eyes which is wrong, at least to what I have seen. He has blue eyes or bright green eyes. It should be changed. ~DL (BrotherBlue)

His in-game dossier states he has brown eyes.
Reznov death certificate
12:36, December 24, 2015 (UTC)
Looks pretty green-ish to me though.
So we have the issue of one in-game source saying one thing and another in-game source saying something else. 9G3sis0.pngRaven's wing Talk15:01, December 24, 2015 (UTC)
If we could get a nice clean close-up image, it may make a decent trivial point. I did check the close up images, but some of them are a bit too small to get a clear look at his eyes, and the BO1 ones are hard to use since most of them are of Reznov as a hallucination rather than him, so that could be argued away as Mason seeing Reznov with his eye colour or something (like how his hand is better). 15:41, December 24, 2015 (UTC)
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