Warzone August 20 update patch notes: Krig 6 & C58 nerfed, High Alert buff, more

Nicholas Barth
Warzone August 20 update patch notes krig 6 c58 nerf high alert

Raven Software has rolled out a new update for Call of Duty: warzone on August 20, and the patch notes include some major changes, including a nerf to both the Krig 6 and C58 Assault Rifles.

Raven Software continues to make changes to Call of Duty: Warzone following the Season 5 update for the battle royale game.

The latest set of changes were applied to the game in the Warzone August 20 update patch notes, which saw a previous perk change finally implemented and nerfs to two of the most powerful Assault Rifles in the game.

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Here is everything you need to know about the Warzone August 20 update patch notes.

Warzone August 20 update patch notes



  • High Alert – Slot 2 (Red)
    • This Perk will now allow the Player to hear the footsteps of enemies using the Dead Silence Field Upgrade.
    • This change only applies to Warzone.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed additional collision issues with various elements across Verdansk allowing Players to exploit/peek/shoot through them.
  • Fixed an issue causing the ZRG 20mm (BOCW) scope glass to appear white while held in idle position.
  • Fixed an issue preventing Players from accessing the Store Tab while using the Warzone client in languages other than English.
  • Fixed an issue related to the “Puncture Wound” Nail Gun (BOCW) Blueprint dynamic icon.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Fennec (MW) to ignore its proper ballistics trajectory.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Players from applying a sticker to the Cane (BOCW).
  • Fixed various issues related to gifting the Season Five Battle Pass.


  • C58 (BOCW)
    • Recoil increased
    • Max Damage Range decreased by 7.4%
    • ADS Speed decreased by 3.4%
    • Bullet Velocity decreased by 8.1%
  • EM2 (BOCW)
    • Reduced Base Optic ADS Speed penalty by 21%
    • Upper Torso Multiplier decreased from 1.1 to 1
  • Krig 6 (BOCW)
    • Minimum Damage decreased from 26 to 25
    • Maximum Damage Range decreased by 7.2%

There is no doubt that the Krig 6 and C58 nerfs will make significant changes to the Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5 meta, and it will be very interesting to see how the community responds.

For more Warzone, check out the confirmation of a new map and anti-cheat coming to the Call of Duty battle royale, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

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