What are special weapons in Warzone & Black Ops Cold War? Full list

Nicholas Barth
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Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops Cold War have various categories for weapons, with special weapons being the most unique and sometimes puzzling, which is why we have gathered all of the special weapons in Warzone and Cold War together for you.

Season 4 has brought plenty of new things for players to experience with one of the most discussed has been the addition of the Nail Gun, as this weapon has established itself as a powerhouse in both Warzone and Black Ops Cold War despite players asking for one major change to it and receiving plenty of calls to be nerfed thanks to its powerful nature.

One thing that the Nail Gun has brought to the forefront of the Call of Duty community is the special weapons in Warzone and Cold War, as players are required to use these items to unlock the Nail Gun, which has led to some confusion regarding what exactly counts as a special weapon in both games.

Luckily, we have rounded up all of them in Warzone and Cold War so that you know what you need to use to get your hands on the Nail Gun that has been wreaking havoc on players in Season 4.

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What are special weapons in Warzone and Cold War?

There are currently four of these special items in Warzone and Cold War, including the Nail Gun itself. These items are not normal firearms or other military weapons that you might think a solider would use on the battlefield.

However, you must use either of the other three to unlock this new Season 4 weapon.

You can find all of these particular items for both Call of Duty games below:

Special Weapons Warzone Cold War

Besides the M79 Grenade Launcher, all of these items in Warzone and Cold War have unlock challenges that players must complete to add them to their inventories.

Fortunately, once you have unlocked these items, you will have unique and entertaining weapons to use in your future battles.

You will also have them available to use if any challenges in the future require you to use this specific category in Call of Duty: Warzone or Black Ops Cold War.

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About The Author

Nicholas is a Senior Writer at Charlie INTEL who has spent the past few years writing news and guides about Call of Duty and a whole host of other video games. He graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a degree in Mass Communications and loves helping readers find answers to their video game questions. You can contact Nicholas at [email protected].