All Black Ops Cold War Zombies Perks and Upgrades

Nicholas Sakadelis

Black Ops Cold War Zombies has a total of six perks, all available on the Die Maschine map.

Five classic perks return to the newest installment of Call of Duty zombies, and one new perk is brought to the table.

For Black Ops cold war, the perk drinks are now soda cans instead of glass bottles, and have 3 unique upgrades a piece you can obtain with Aetherium Crystals. Here’s all the perks and upgrades:

Tombstone Soda

When downed, become a shadow in the Dark Aether armed with your weapons that can revive you. If your shadow loses all its health, you die.

  • Tier 1: Shadow form can regenerate health.
  • Tier 2: Increase down duration to 60 seconds.
  • Tier 3: On death, drops a Tombstone stash that saves your weapons, equipment and resources.


Increase maximum health by 50.

  • Tier 1: Reduce status effect durations by 50%.
  • Tier 2: Armor Plates replenish 25% additional Armor.
  • Tier 3: Increase maximum health by 100 (total of 250 hp)

Speed Cola

Increase reload speed by 15%.

  • Tier 1: Swap weapons faster.
  • Tier 2: Field Upgrades recharge 20% faster.
  • Tier 3: Increase reload speed by 30%.

Quick Revive

Reduce the time it takes to regen to full health by 50%. Reduce the time it takes to revive an ally by 50%.

  • Tier 1: Downed crawl speed is increased by 100%.
  • Tier 2: Reduce the delay before health starts regenerating by 50%.
  • Tier 3: Reviving an ally will also heal you to full health.


Increase run and sprint speed.

  • Tier 1: Increase backpedal speed.
  • Tier 2: Immunity to fall damage.
  • Tier 3: Walk faster while aiming down sights.

Elemental Pop

Every bullet has a small chance to apply a random base Ammo Mod effect.

  • Tier 1: Equipment damage also has a small chance to apply a random base Ammo Mod effect.
  • Tier 2: Reduce Ammo Mod cooldowns by 20%.
  • Tier 3: When random Ammo Mod is applied it uses the Ammo Mod’s current Skill Tier instead of the base.

Deadshot Daiquiri

Aiming down sight moves to enemy critical location. Remove scope sway.

  • Tier 1: Deal 100% extra critical damage if an enemy is at full health.
  • Tier 2: Increase damage against armor pieces by 50%.
  • Tier 3: Reduce hip-fire spread.

Zombies currently has no perk limit, so you can use all of the perks at the same time. Level up every perk and use them all for maximum effect.