Put simply, the 4 ways perks work in modern warfare 2.
- You start with 2 ‘base perks’.
- After around 4-minutes, you unlock your third ‘bonus perk’.
- After around 8-minutes, you unlock your ‘ultimate perk’.
- Yes, kills, assists, and game objectives will unlock your perks faster.
What are the perks?
You have the option to customise your own perk package. Here’s each perk, what it does, and when you can unlock them.
|Double Time||Double the duration of tactical sprint. Increase crouch movement speed by 30%.||Unlocked|
|Strong Arm||Throw equipment farther and see a preview of the trajectory.||Unlocked|
|Bomb Squad||Take reduced damage from non-killstreak explosives. Reset fuse timers when picking up live grenades.||Level 11|
|Extra Tactical||Spawn with an additional tactical.||Level 18|
|Scavenger||Resupply ammo and throwing knives from dead players.||Level 26|
|Overkill||Carry two primary weapons.||Level 31|
|Battle Hardened||Reduce the effect of enemy flash, stun, EMP, gas grenades, and shock sticks. Immune to snapshot grenades.||Level 37|
|Tracker||Enemies leave behind a footprint trail, and enemy death markers are visible. Kill markers are hidden from the enemy team.||Level 39|
|Hardline||Reduce killstreak cost by one elimination. Reduce Scorestreak cost by 125.||Unlocked|
|Fast Hands||Reload, use equipment, and swap weapons faster.||Level 8|
|Cold Blooded||Undetectable by AI targeting systems and thermal optics. Does not trigger High Alert warning. Does not highlight in enemy tactical cameras, recon drones, and spotter scopes.||Level 28|
|Resupply||Spawn with an additional lethal. Equipment recharges over 25 seconds.||Level 30|
|Spotter||See enemy equipment, field upgrades, and killstreaks through walls. Highlight them for your team by aiming down sight. Hack enemy claymores, proximity mines, C4, and trophy systems.||Level 41|
|Focus||Increased hold breath time. Reduced sway and flinch when ADS.||Level 50|
|Overclock||Store an additional field upgrade charge. Increase field Upgrade charge rate by 40%. ON-EARN: Get a field upgrade charge.||Unlocked|
|High Alert||Vision pulses when spotted by an enemy outside of view.||Level 14|
|Survivor||On death, enter last stand with the ability to self-revive once per life. Teammates can revive downed players faster.||Level 34|
|Quick Fix||Killing players immediately triggers health regeneration. Capturing and holding objectives increases health regeneration rate.||Level 44|
|Birdseye||The minimap is zoomed out. UAV and radar pings reveal the enemy’s direction. ON-EARN: Activates one local UAV sweep.||Level 47|
|Ghost||Undetectable by UAVs, portable radars, and heartbeat sensors.||Level 52|