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Modern Warfare 2 mastery camos and how to unlock them

Modern Warfare 2 mastery camos are weapon cosmetics that are incredibly difficult to earn, but they show off your Call of Duty expertise and look good doing it

Modern Warfare 2 mastery camos are a sign of prestige, an indication to your enemies and teammates alike that you know what you’re doing; you’ve put countless hours into the FPS game, and you are not to be trifled with. These weapon cosmetics are the rarest in Call of Duty, and require a lot of effort to unlock.

Unlocking every Modern Warfare 2 mastery camo is a lengthy process, requiring you to master each weapon platform individually. However, the system has changed a little this time around, because each weapon only has four base camo challenges that need to be completed before you can tackle the mastery camos. Here are the details on the Modern Warfare 2 mastery camos and how to unlock them all.

Modern Warfare 2 mastery camos: The Polyatomic camo

How to unlock mastery Modern Warfare 2 camos

Just like the Modern Warfare 2 Gunsmith system which was upgraded to streamline the process of unlocking attachments for weapons, the same approach has been taken when it comes to unlocking camos. There are over 180 base camos available at launch, with additional skins coming with new weapons throughout each season. However, to start unlocking mastery camo challenges, you only need to the four base camos for your weapon of choice.

Once you have completed the base weapons, you’ll unlock the gold camo challenge, and will have to complete that challenge on that weapon before you can equip the camo. The same pattern follows for platinum and polyatomic.

Here are all of the mastery camos:

  • Gold is unlocked once all four of the base camo challenges for that weapon have been completed, and you complete a weapon-specific challenge.
  • Platinum camo is unlocked once you get gold on every weapon in that category, and complete a weapon-specific challenge.
  • Polyatomic camo is unlocked when you earn platinum on 51 separate weapons, and complete a weapon-specific challenge.
  • Orion is unlocked automatically on a total of 51 guns when you collect the polyatomic camo on each of those 51 guns – no additional challenges required.

That’s everything you need to know about the Modern Warfare 2 mastery camos. For more unlockables, check out our guide on all of the Modern Warfare 2 campaign rewards, killstreaksoperators, and the perks to pick for your loadouts.