Call of Duty Vanguard and Warzone Season 3 Classified Arms Revealed

Massive content incoming to both Warzone and Vanguard later this month and in preparation for Operation Monarch.

Activision has officially revealed Call of Duty Vanguard and Warzone Season 3 Classified Arms with massive content for both titles.

The third season is going to be called Classified Arms for Warzone and Vanguard. It will offer new content including prototype weaponry, updated Points of Interest on Caldera, S.O.T.F Harpy, and how Godzilla and King Kong will make an appearance during Operation Monarch.

Call of Duty Vanguard and Warzone Season 3 Classified Arms Prototype Weapons

call of duty vanguard and warzone season 3 classified

The S.O.T.F 008 find a treasure trove of secret prototype weapons on Caldera, but the question remains: what are these weapons used for? This is the top-secret armor that will be open for all Operators during Classified Arms, which will launch soon this month. They will need to gather all the weapons they can get before Godzilla and King Kong arrive on Operation Monarch later in May 11, 2022.

Vanguard will get a new update introducing season 3 on April 26, 2022 at 9 AM PT. Warzone will get its update on April 27, 2022 at 9 AM PT.

Call of Duty Warzone Overview

  • Uncover Ancient Secrets, Loadout Items at Dig Site. Get your hands dirty at this new Monarch Point of Interest between the Ruins and Mines to find Supply Boxes and clues of enemies to come.
  • New Offshore Gulag. Escape the Hold, Caldera’s new Gulag. Built by Toys for Bob, this three-lane arena welcomes all combatants to intense duels before redeployment.
  • Prepare for Operation Monarch. Ancient cave paintings, massive skulls, and an otherworldly axe are just some of the odd sightings around Caldera…

Dig Site New Point of Interest

There will be a new point of interest to visit in Warzone, which is the Dig Site. It will be located in between the Mine and Ruins. Players can check out some abandoned excavation equipment, tents, and massive skeletons for Supply boxes and other items.

Runway, Peak and Lagoon Locations Updated

The northern aircraft Runway and its stronghold on the Peak have been updated with new fortifications. The Lagoon has now revealed a new path to the Lighthouse.

All of the buildings on the Peak have been fully built up and got new paint with symbols of Monarch. Operators can explore this point of interest for Supply Boxes, Contracts, and more.

The Runway now has a set of barracks, hangars, and other structural additions. It will also have some decommissioned planes that can be used as cover. Guard towers and water towers are found here as well.

The Lagoon has revealed a new path to the Lighthouse as the tides shifted. This new sandbar as multiple moored ships to explore or for cover. Vehicles can also travel over this area just be careful on driving.

Operation Monarch Schedule

Operation Monarch will not begin until 9 AM PT on May 11, 2022. Gather all the weapons and ammunition needed for the upcoming event. Discover ancient artifacts, Monarch Research equipment and tents as well.

Gulag – Hold Gets New Location

The new Gulag by Toys for Bob is set in the belly of a ship moored just off the coast of Caldera. The mines under Caldera is not the location for the Gulag anymore.

Vanguard and Warzone Overview

  • Powerful Marksman Rifle and Fast-Firing Assault Rifle Lead New Prototypical Armaments. The M1916 and Nikita AVT, previously classified for even the most elite Operators, will soon be a part of your arsenal. Also: get your hands on a new SMG and Sledgehammer Games’ favorite melee weapon later this season.
  • S.O.T.F. 008 Descends on Caldera. Mateo Hernandez, Florence Carter, and Kim Tae Young make up this new task force. Learn about Captain Butcher’s latest recruits and what they bring to battle during this season.

Four New Classified Arms with Two Weapons in Battle Pass

Enjoy four new Classified Arms to collect with two of them available with Battle Pass.

  • M1916: Marksman Rifle (Launch) – This is a semi-automatic rifle with a combination of power and fire rate. Can be a powerful weapon to use if the user can handle it properly
  • Nikita AVT: Assault Rifle (Launch) – The fastest-firing Assault Rifle in Vanguard. Best for SMG users who want to use midrange attacks. Has high recoil.
  • Sledgehammer: Melee (In-Season) – The powerful Junkyard Jet Sledgehammer can deal tons of damage on foes at close proximity. Get it via a new melee-based challenge.
  • H4 Blixen: SMG (Mid-Season) – Mysterious SMG that uses 9 x 19 mm cartridge and shares some design techniques with the Sten and PPSh-412. Can be unlocked via an SMG-based challenge or via Store Bundle.

S.O.T.F. Harpy Task Force Members

Three new Operators are joining soon. These are:

  • Mateo Hernandez (Launch) – Sniper and a tail-gunner, also fought in the Pacific as an aerial machine-gun Operator.
  • Florence Carter (In-Season) – An ace pilot, born and raised in Alabama, and the best rescue helicopter pilot across all S.O.T.F. groups. Excels in close-quarters combat.
  • Kim Tae Young (Mid-Season) – Mysterious vigilante that wears a mask with a Dokkaebi design. Powerful close combat fighter.

Vanguard Overview

  • Mayhem Map, Trophy System Coming at Launch. Tower over your opponents and a mock city in a new small-sized map, using the Trophy System to defend your squad from incoming projectiles.
  • A New Ranked Season Begins. Begin a new ascent to the Top 250 as you earn new Weapon Blueprints, Camos, Charms, and more in Ranked Play.
  • The Road Ahead for Vanguard Zombies. In addition to 20 new Season Challenges and the introduction of fresh Battle Pass weaponry, Treyarch has shared their plans for the future of Vanguard Zombies.

New Maps Mayhem and Sphere

There will be two maps to check out when the new season comes in. these are Mayhem and Sphere.

  • Mayhem (Launch) – A 1950s movie set inside a warehouse. It has multiple destructible elements and has an open roof.
  • Sphere (In-Season) – A hidden weapons lab set inside a coal mine. Small-sized map featuring dual layers that use a lot of interior space.

New Equipment Trophy System Introduced

This is a new Field Upgrade familiar to Call of Duty veterans. This is a prototypical version of a modern portable defense tool. It can intercept frag grenades, sticky bombs, and no. 69 stun grenades while in the air before they reach the area around the Trophy System.

It will be available immediately without the need of Battle Pass progress.

New Ranked Season and Rewards

Check out numerous unique rewards including weapon blueprint and camos. There are two new fully configured weapon blueprints for one SMG and one Assault Rifle. Two black and orange camos are available too. There are other rewards too like Charms, Emblems, and more rewards for Ranked Play.

Zombies Update

All of the weapons that can be acquired in the new Battle Pass can be used in the Zombies Loadout. There are also 20 new Zombies Season Challenges including unique Calling Card and XP bonus rewards. The KG M40 and Whitley weapons are earnable from Season Two via new Weapon Unlock Challenges in Zombies.

Call of Duty Vanguard and Warzone are available on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.