Warzone Season 5 Weapon Changes Revealed Via Early Patch Notes - All Nerfs & Buffs

In-game patch notes seem to have revealed upcoming weapon changes!

By Kyle Knight

August 13, 2021

Season 5 has arrived in both Cold War and Warzone and in-game patch notes have revealed our first look at the next set of weapon changes for Warzone.

With the arrival of a new Season in Call of Duty, fans often expect a large number of weapon adjustments and tweaks to arrive. But, when Season 5 launched on August 13, players were surprised to see no changes made to any of the existing weapons.

Raven Software did state via their official Twitter account that a new patch will be arriving at a future date with plenty of weapon balances.

But, it appears that via in-game patch notes that we’ve already got our first look at some of the upcoming changes. This was first spotted by Doug at ModernWarzone!

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Warzone In-Game Patch Notes Reveal Upcoming Weapon Changes

One of Warzone’s latest features includes the ability to look at the patch notes in-game, without having to head to the official Raven Software website.

Whilst streaming Season 5 of Warzone, ModernWarzone noticed that the in-game patch notes on August 12 differ slightly from the ones found on Raven Software’s site.

One of the biggest differentiations includes a ‘Weapon Changes’ section. As indicated by the subheading, the full list includes changes to various weapons such as the AS VAL, AMP 63 and more.

It’s unclear if these will be the official changes arriving in the patch mentioned by Raven Software. But, all signs point to these changes arriving in the next Warzone update. But for now, take them with a grain of salt until they’re official.

Full List Of Season 5 Weapon Changes

Here’s what weapon changes are expected to arrive in the next Season 5 Warzone update. As spotted by ModernWarzone and can be found via the in-game patch notes.


  • Assault Rifles
    • AS VAL (MW)
    • Maximum Damage decreased from 30 to 27
  • Submachine Guns
    • Fennec (MW)
      • Bullet Velocity increased by 13.4%
    • Submachine Gun Charlie (MW)
      • Maximum Damage decreased from 34 to 31
      • Maximum Damage range decreased by 5.4%
      • Upper Torso Damage Multiplier increased from 1 to 1.1
    • OTs 9 (BOCW)
      • ADS Weapon Sway decreased
  • Handguns
    • AMP 63 (BOCW)
      • Maximum Damage decreased from 33 to 31
      • Mid Damage now 28
      • Minimum Damage decreased from 28 to 23
    • M19 Akimbo (MW)
      • Maximum Damage decreased from 33 to 29
      • Mid Damage decreased from 28 to 25
      • Minimum Damage decreased from 23 to 20
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Kyle Knight

Kyle is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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