How to find the Pack-A-Punch machine in Black Ops Cold War’s Forsaken Zombies

Hamza Khalid
Pack-A-Punch machine in Cold War Zombies

You’ll have a better chance of survival in Black Ops Cold War’s Zombies Forsaken map if you upgrade your weapons. Here’s how you can find the Pack-A-Punch machine and get this done.

Black Ops Cold War Season 6 has finally arrived, and it brought the final round-based Zombies map – Forsaken. You can find a playable arcade, the Chrysalax Wonder Weapon, and some neat easter eggs on this map.

However, if you want to withstand the growing onslaught of the undead, you’ll need to find a Pack-A-Punch machine and use it to upgrade your weapons. This guide will let you know where to look.

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How to find the Pack-A-Punch machine in Cold War Zombies Forsaken map

Pack-A-Punch machine in Black Ops Cold War Forsaken map

The Pack-A-Punch machine can be found in the Observation Tower of this Black Ops Cold War map. If you want to access this area and operate the machine, you’ll first need to turn on the power in Forsaken.

Here’s what you need to do:

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  1. Turn on the power in Forsaken
  2. Enter through the newly-opened doorway straight ahead of you
  3. Find the Pack-A-Punch machine directly across the terminal in the Observation Tower
  4. Spend points to upgrade the weapons of your choice

That’s all you need to do. To make things a bit easier, you can check out this visual walkthrough by YouTuber Invalid.

While you don’t have to worry about getting attacked by Zombies in the Observation Tower, the Aetherium radiation is a threat that will gradually begin to damage you so don’t stay in there too long.

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The Pack-a-Punch machine has three different tiers of weapon upgrades, costing 5,000, 15,000, and 30,000 points, respectively. You can also add an Ammo Mod to your gun for 2,000 points.


For more Black Ops Cold War Zombies, check out all of the new content added with Season 6, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

Image Credits: Activision / Treyarch Studios

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