All Modern Warfare 3 Mastery camos & how to get them

Nathan Warby
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Mastery camos, also known as Completionist camos, are a great way of showing off your skills in Modern Warfare 3. From multiplayer to Zombies, here are all the Mastery camos in MW3 along with how to unlock them.

Warzone’s integration in Modern Warfare 3 marked the start of a new era for the CoD franchise. The new sequel not only brought changes to the multiplayer mode but also revamped movement mechanics along with new features such as Tac-Stance and After-Market Parts.

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MW3 also introduced an array of new weapons, which means the grind for Completionist or Mastery camos is back. Many players spend hours unlocking these skins for each gun as they are a great sign of mastery over the weapon.

On that note, here’s every Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer and Zombies Mastery camo and how to get them.

Every Mastery camo in Modern Warfare 3

There are 12 Mastery camos in Modern Warfare 3 and similar to previous years, players will have Mastery camos for both multiplayer and Zombies. It is also worth noting that, thanks to the Carry Forward feature, MW2 guns will also receive camos.

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Here’s every Mastery camo available in Modern Warfare 3:

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  • Gilded
  • Forged
  • Priceless
  • Interstellar
  • Golden Ivory
  • Spinel Husk
  • Arachnida
  • Bioluminescent
  • Golden Enigma
  • Zircon Scale
  • Serpentinite
  • Borealis

How to unlock Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer Mastery camos

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Modern Warfare 3’s multiplayer Mastery camos will only be available on MW3 guns.

Every Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer Mastery camo has a different requirement that you will have to complete in order to unlock it. If you’re wondering how to unlock MW3’s multiplayer camos, here’s a guide on each one.

Gilded

  • Complete all Base Camo Challenges for the weapon.
  • Complete an individual Gilded Challenge tailored to the specific weapon.

Forged

  • Complete the Gilded Camo Challenge for the weapon.
  • Complete additional Gilded Camo challenges for weapons in the same category.
  • Complete an individual Forged Challenge tailored to the specific weapon.

Priceless

  • Complete the Forged Camo challenge for the specific weapon.
  • Complete a total of 37 Forged Camo challenges for MW3 weapons.
  • Complete an individual Forged Challenge tailored to the specific weapon.

Interstellar

  • Complete a total of 37 Priceless Camo challenges for MW3 weapons.

How to unlock Modern Warfare 3 Zombies Mastery camos

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Modern Warfare 3’s Zombies Mastery camos will be available on MW3 weapons.

Just like the multiplayer mode, earning Mastery camos in Modern Warfare 3’s Zombies mode demands distinct prerequisites to unlock them. Here’s how to unlock every Zombies camo in MW3.

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Golden Enigma

  • Complete all four Zombie Base Camo Challenges for the specific weapon.
  • Complete the Golden Ivory Camo Challenge: Usually, a certain number of Zombie kills and a successful Extract with the weapon in a single deployment.

Zircon Scale

  • Complete the Golden Enigma Camo challenge for the specific weapon.
  • Complete additional Golden Enigma Camo challenges for weapons in the same category.
  • Complete the Zircon Scale Camo Challenge: Usually, a certain number of Zombie kills with the weapon while it is Pack-A-Punched.

Serpentinite

  • Complete the Zircon Scale Camo challenge for the specific weapon.
  • Complete a total of 37 Zircon Scale Camo challenges for MW3 weapons.
  • Complete the Serpentinite Camo Challenge: Usually, a set number of Special or Elite Zombie Kills with the weapon.

Borealis

  • Complete a total of 37 Serpentinite Camo challenges for MW3 weapons.

How to unlock MW3 Zombies Mastery camos for MW2 guns

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Modern Warfare 3 will feature Zombies Mastery camos available for MW2 weapons.

Luckily for completionist fans, Modern Warfare 3 also introduced new Zombies Mastery camos available to unlock for MW2 weapons. These feature different additional challenges that you can complete in the Zombies mode in order to get these new camos.

Golden Ivory

  • Complete all four Zombie Base Camo Challenges for the specific weapon.
  • Complete the Golden Ivory Camo Challenge: Usually, a certain number of Zombie kills and a successful Extract with the weapon in a single deployment.

Spinel Husk

  • Complete the Gold Camo challenge for the specific weapon (MP Mastery).
  • Complete additional Gold Camo challenges for weapons in the same category (MP Mastery).
  • Complete the Spinel Husk Camo Challenge: Usually, a certain number of Zombie kills with the weapon while it is Pack-A-Punched.

Arachnida

  • Complete the Platinum Camo challenge for the specific weapon (MP Mastery).
  • Complete a total of 51 Platinum Camo challenges for MW2 weapons (MP Mastery).
  • Complete the Arachnida Camo Challenge: Usually, a set number of Special or Elite Zombie Kills with the weapon.

Bioluminescent

  • Complete a total of 32 Arachnida Camo challenges for MW2 weapons.

What are Mastery camos in Modern Warfare 3?

Mastery camos are special skins for Modern Warfare 3 weapons that can be unlocked by completing challenges. Following the same format as MW2 (2022), they are designed to show off a player’s skill with a specific gun or class, earned by unlocking all of the other camos for a weapon.

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The camo grind keeps players busy for months.

All in all, that’s all you need to know about Modern Warfare 3 Mastery camos and how to unlock them.

For more on the game, be sure to check out our other guides:

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About The Author

Nathan is a Senior Writer for CharlieIntel and Dexerto, primarily covering FIFA and Call of Duty, as well as general gaming news and guides. After leaving university with a degree in Sports Studies and a master's degree in Magazine Journalism, he took on a role as a local news reporter before moving into games media. You can contact Nathan by email at [email protected].