MW3 Cryptid Bootcamp event: How to get free rewards

Nathan Warby
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MW3 Season 2 brought multiple events to the game, and Cryptid Bootcamp gives fans even more chances to earn free rewards. Here’s everything we know about the Cryptid Bootcamp event in Modern Warfare 3.

The Modern Warfare 3 Season 2 update brought a substantial amount of content for players to enjoy, including the addition of new weapons, maps, and several buffs and nerfs intended to shift the meta.

While the next major patch is the midseason update, the devs are keeping things fresh with regular events. Starting with Year of the Dragon and Horde Hunt, the Cryptid Bootcamp event quickly followed suit.

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Here’s everything you need to know about the Modern Warfare 3 Cryptid Bootcamp event, including how to get free rewards.

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MW3 Cryptid Bootcamp end date

MW3’s Cryptid Bootcamp event started on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, and is set to end on Wednesday, February 28.

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The events are coming thick and fast in Season 2.

All MW3 Cryptid Bootcamp event rewards

The MW3 and Cryptid Bootcamp event offers players nine free rewards, which can be unlocked by completing eight different challenges in multiplayer or Zombies matches.

Here are all the challenges and rewards available in the MW3 Cryptid Bootcamp event.

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  • “Cernunnos” Weapon Sticker
    • Multiplayer: Get 20 Operator Kills with Throwing Knives
    • Zombies: Get 120 Zombie Kills with Throwing Knives
  • “Herbingers” Calling Card
    • Multiplayer: Get 50 One Shot One Kill Operator Kills with a Sniper
    • Zombies: Get 10 Special Zombie Critical Kills with Sniper Rifles
  • Prophetic Squish” Charm
    • Multiplayer: Get 40 Operator Kills with a Marksman Rifle Conversion Aftermarket Part Equipped (JAK Beholder Rifle Kit – TYR, JAK Signal Burst – DM56, Full-Auto Conversion Kit – MCW 6.8) while using the Threat Identification System and Stalker Boot Perks
    • Zombies: Destroy 3 Harvester Orbs
  • “Sass-squadshed” Calling Card
    • Multiplayer: Get two Operator Kills with Shotguns or Melee Weapons in one life 15 times
    • Zombies: Get 50 Hellhound Kills with Shotguns
  • “What Cute Eyes You Have” Emblem
    • Multiplayer: Get 75 Operator Kills with a Suppressor Equipped while using the Ghost A/V Camo Perk
    • Zombies: Get 100 Zombie Kills while using Aether Shroud
  • “We Believe in You” Large Decal
    • Multiplayer: Destroy 20 Enemy Equipment or Killstreaks with the Stormender Weapon
    • Zombies: Get 75 Brin Rot Zombie Kills
  • “Lake Monster” Emblem
    • Multiplayer: Get 20 Operator Melee Kills while in Smoke
    • Zombies: Eliminate five Bounty Targets with Mystery Box Weapons
  • “Looking at You” Camo
    • Multiplayer: Get 75 Operator Kills while using Covert Sneakers and Blacklight Flashlight Perks
    • Zombies: Kill three Abominations
  • “Cryptid” Sidewinder Blueprint
    • Multiplayer and Zombies: Complete all eight MW3 or Zombies event challenges

That was everything we know about, the MW3 Cryptid Bootcamp event. 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].