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All MW3 Killstreaks, Explained

List of Killstreaks in MW3!

Killstreaks in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 are rewards you earn for getting multiple kills in a row without dying. It's one of the prominent features of CoD Multiplayer that makes the gameplay more rewarding. Below is a list of all MW3 Killstreaks, how they work, and when they're unlocked.

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All Killstreaks in Modern Warfare 3 (MW3)

Killstreaks are divided into five different categories based on the number of kills or score points you achieve without dying.

4 Kills | 500 Score

KillstreakUnlocks AtDescription
UAVLevel 0This recon drone reveals non-ghosted enemy locations on your and your teammates' minimaps for a short duration.
Mosquito DroneLevel 8When launched, this drone will hover over an area and then dive onto the enemy player that comes within its range only to explode.
SAM TurretLevel 14Targets and launches missiles at enemy aerial vehicles such as UAVs.

5 Kills | 625 Score

KillstreakUnlocks AtDescription
Guardian-SCLevel 1Projects a strong beam that blurs enemy vision and slows down their movement, similar to a Stun Grenade.
Counter UAVLevel 12A Counter UAV scrambles all enemy minimaps for a short while.

7 Kills | 875 Score

KillstreakUnlocks AtDescription
SAELevel 0Mark three locations on the map where you want the aerial explosive bombarded to hit.
Remote TurretLevel 24This automated turret scans for enemy operators and fires bullets at them when they're in its view.

8 Kills | 1000 Score

KillstreakUnlocks AtDescription
Juggernaut ReconLevel 6Call in a care package that gives you the armored Juggernaut suit. With the suit, you also receive a Riot Shield, Haymaker, Smoke Grenade, and a radar that pings nearby hostiles.

The Nuke or MGB Killstreak can be earned by getting 30 kills without dying in MW3.

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How to change Killstreaks in Modern Warfare 3 (MW3)

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You can see and change your Killstreaks from the Weapons tab in the MW3 main menu. At a time, a maximum of three Killstreaks can be assigned to your loadout, and each must be from a different category. Furthermore, you can swap the Killstreaks system for Scorestreaks, the option for which is available at the bottom-left corner of the screen. Doing this will count the score earned by getting kills as well as completing the objective. Therefore, I prefer Scorestreaks for modes like Domination and Hardpoint.

Stay tuned to Pro Game Guides for more Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 content. In the meantime, head over to our article on Best SMG and Attachments in MW3 Beta.

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Praharsh Kashyap is a video gaming enthusiast from India currently working as a Contributing Writer at Pro Game Guides. He has been playing and covering first-person shooters such as Call of Duty, Battlefield, and Apex Legends for years now. Besides FPS games, he also likes to indulge in RPGs every now and then.

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