How to Set off a Nuke in Warzone 2.0

Nutan Lele
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<div class="paragraphs"><p>Rumors of a nuke in Warzone 2.0 had been sweeping the COD community shortly after the game was announced.</p></div>
Rumors of a nuke in Warzone 2.0 had been sweeping the COD community shortly after the game was announced.


Warzone streamers have successfully set of nukes in the game just days after servers went live.
Here is how you can set off a nuke in Warzone 2.0.

Call of Duty Warzone 2.0 went live just a few days ago and it didn’t take long for Warzone streamer Nick “Wagnificent” Wagner and his squad to set off the first nuke in the game. Since then several streamers have been able to replicate his feat, wiping out the whole of Al Mazrah. Here is how to get a nuke in Warzone 2.0.

How to detonate a nuke in Warzone 2

In order to get access to the nuke in Warzone 2, you will have to complete the Champion’s Quest, which reportedly appears in the game after you get five wins. You’ll get a notification of the quest while you wait to deploy.

The Champion's Quest notification will appear once you're in the plane.

Once this appears here are the steps you need to follow to complete the quest and set off the nuke in Warzone 2:

Open the map and look for the Champion's Quest markers, land here to activate the contract.

The quest markers are denoted by 'WZ' icons across the map.

Collect Beryllium, Plutonium, and Tritium, three materials necessary to set off the nuke. These will spawn with the white circle timer in the quest UI bar. You'll be able to see their locations on the map.

The quest UI will appear once you iniate the quest.

Once you collect all three material, wait for the nuke to spawn. A plane will go across and deliver the payload somewhere along its path.

Locate the nuke and arm it.

Head to the spawn site and arm the nuke.

Arm the nuke and defend the site till detonation.

Defend the site for two minutes and wait for the nuke to detonate.

Note that from the moment you land at any of the quest sites and initiate the Champion's quest, you will have 27 minutes to assemble and denote the nuke.

Each of the elements that you collect to assemble the nuke give you a disadvantage while holding them. Collecting Beryllium highlights you with a crown icon for all players, making you an easy target to be hunted down. Plutonium causes damage to the player holding on to it over time and Tritium scrambles the radar for you and those around you. If you want to minimize the effects of Tritium, do not stay in close proximity with the person carrying it, so the rest of your squad will be able to access the radar.

Also note that every time you collect all three elements, it will initiate a Jailbreak which will redeploy all operators into the map.

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Nutan is experienced with content across various FPS, MOBA, and BR titles for both PC and mobile gaming. Basically, she's a Jill of all trades. As the former captain of an all-woman esports team, her roots lie firmly in PC gaming but she does enjoy that one map in Call of Duty: Mobile.