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Warzone Season 3 Update 1.36 Patch Notes: New Weapons, Events & Bug Fixes

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Season 3 is here, with a bunch of new content! Here are the Patch Notes... (Credit: Activision)

Warzone Season 3 is here, and it's hitting us in-style with a massive Nuke Event that will forever change Verdansk. What else is changing in Season 3, though? We take a look at the Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes for Update 1.36, all the new weapons, bug fixes, events, and more...

Look, there is a ton to discuss when it comes to Warzone Season 3. The Nuke Event is raging, Adler is missing, and it seems that Verdansk will forever change – one way or another. The thing is, however, that just because these big, explosive events are happening, does not mean that we don't have a bunch of other cool stuff to discuss. That's why we're here to talk Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes for Update 1.36.

We will obviously cover the Nuke Event in detail in our Nuke Event Live Updates article, which we will continue to update as things change in Verdansk. For now, though, let's start with the Warzone Season 3 Update 1.36 Patch Notes, including Battle Pass Changes, the Hunt For Adler Event, new weapons, and more...

Oh, we have also already covered the BOCW Season 3 Patch Notes (Update 1.16) here: BOCW Season 3 Patch Notes: Weapon Tuning, & New Vehicles

Warzone Season 3: What is the Hunt for Adler Event?

The new Hunt For Adler Event is a limited-time event wherein Operators will complete unique in-game challenges in both Black Ops Cold War and Warzone. The goal? To find Adler! The Hunt For Adler Event will be a unique event to Warzone Season 3, and will include Intel Challenges that will unlock rewards such as the following:

  • Weapon Charms
  • Calling Cards
  • A New Operator Skin
  • More rewards will be announced into the future

Once you have completed the event, you will receive an exclusive Adler skin for both Black Ops Cold War and Warzone. Sounds great! Warzone and Black Ops Cold War Season 3 look fantastic!

Warzone Season 3 Battle Pass Details

Warzone Season 3 features 100 tiers of new content, including new Operator Skins, Weapons, Blueprints, Wrist Accessories, Weapon Charms, COD Points, and more. Here are all the specific details about the new Season 3 Battle Pass, as laid out in the Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes.

  • Tier 0: Instantly unlock Wraith, a new Woods Skin, and more
  • Tier 15: PPSh-41 SMG
  • Tier 21: “Vex Lord” Assault Rifle Blueprint
  • Tier 27: “Gilded Rose” Shotgun Blueprint
  • Tier 31: Swiss K31 Sniper Rifle
  • Tier 55: “Slow Death” LMG Blueprint
  • Tier 95: Ultra-Rarity “Loud Pipe” Reactive SMG Weapon Blueprint
  • Tier 100: “White Queen” Wraith Skin & “Roman Standard” Legendary Sniper Rifle Blueprint

Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes for Update 1.36

Raven Software have released the Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes, and we're here to curate them and present you with all the most important info. Let's dive into all the new weapons, bug fixes, and more! First, though, these are the Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes, so for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, you need to look elsewhere. Here's our article on that!

Oh, and if you want to read the Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes on Raven Software's official website, you can click the link in the following Tweet:

Let's dive in!

Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes (Update 1.36): Map

The situation in Verdansk has hit a critical level. Armistice Central Command will be communicating directly to all Operators with further instructions.

Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes (Update 1.36): General

  • NVIDIA DLSS is now available in Call of Duty®: Warzone on PCPlayers with NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics cards can enable NVIDIA DLSS to boost performance and play at higher resolutions and graphics settings.
  • End of game open mic has been turned off for modes with infinite respawn mechanics.
  • Player rank will now display the correct rank icons in the After-Action Report.

Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes (Update 1.36): Gameplay

  • Loot that spawns across Verdansk has once again been updated...Now exclusively consists of Black Ops Cold War Weapons including the new Swiss K31 Sniper Rifle and PPSh-41 SMG
  • Only Legendary Weapons will spawn as Blueprints
  • Players no longer take armor-bypassing damage when using a riot shield and facing an active thermite grenade.
  • Sticking a player with Semtex will now always down them.

Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes (Update 1.36): Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug with most Cold War barrels where Hip Spread and ADS Idle Sway were being increased when they should not have been.
  • Fixed a bug with some ZRG 20mm optics that disabled the ability to hold breath.
  • Fixed a bug where some loot would drop in close proximity on death.
  • Fixed a bug where if the player is downed while switching to a gunner seat, they would become invisible and/or invulnerable.
  • Fixed a bug causing the random Operator select option to only select Coalition Operators from Modern Warfare.
  • Fixed a bug causing Baker’s fourth Operator Mission Objective to not track properly (eliminate 15 enemies using a weapon with an attached 2x magnified scope or greater).
  • Fixed a bug causing certain Operator models to appear headless while using the FFAR 1.

Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes (Update 1.36): Weapons

  • Cold War weapons have had their ammo names updated.
  • The FFAR 1 crosshair has been updated to match other Assault Rifles.

New Weapons

  • PPSh-41: SMG (Launch Week) – Available at Tier 15 of the Battle Pass.
  • Swiss K31: Sniper Rifle (Launch Week) – Available at Tier 31 of the Battle Pass.

Two New Weapon Unlock Challenges

  • LC-10: Using SMGs, get 3 kills without dying in 15 different matches.
  • FARA 83: Using Assault Rifles, get 2 headshot kills in 15 different matches.

Assault Rifles

  • Cold War AK-47
    • Recoil pattern has been adjusted
    • The recoil pattern on the Cold War AK-47 had made its downsides far more apparent than its upsides.
    • We have smoothed out its recoil to make it easier to control. If you are accurate, or skilled at recoil control you will now find the Cold War AK-47 quite effective at most ranges.
  • FARA 83
    • Minimum damage increased from 25 to 26
    • Maximum damage decreased from 33 to 31
    • Maximum damage range increased by 17%
    • Recoil pattern has been adjusted
  • FFAR 1
    • Maximum damage decreased from 30 to 27
    • Maximum damage range decreased by 15%
    • Neck damage multiplier changed from 1.1 to 1
    • Upper torso damage multiplier changed from 1.1 to 1
    • ADS speed decreased slightly
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The Nuke Event is going to permanently change Verdansk. For the better? Who knows! Let's keep going with these Season 3 Patch Notes... (Credit: Activision)
  • Groza
    • Recoil increased slightly
    • ADS speed decreased slightly
    • Upper torso damage multiplier changed from 1.3 to 1.1
  • Krig 6
    • Head damage multiplier changed from 1.4 to 1.5
    • Neck damage multiplier changed from 1 to 1.3
    • Upper torso damage multiplier changed from 1 to 1.1
    • Lower torso damage multiplier changed from 1 to 1.1
  • QBZ-83
    • Move speed increased
    • ADS move speed increased
    • Neck damage multiplier changed from 1 to 1.2
    • Upper torso damage multiplier changed from 1 to 1.1

Submachine Guns

  • LC10
    • Bullet velocity increased slightly
  • Mac-10
    • Maximum damage decreased by 1

Sniper Rifles

  • Pelington 703
    • ADS speed increased
    • Raise time increased slightly

Tactical Rifles

  • Cold War Tactical Rifle Charlie (AUG)
    • Time between bursts increased by 33%
    • Neck damage multiplier changed from 1.8 to 1.3
  • M16
    • Time between bursts increased by 10%
    • Neck damage multiplier changed from 1.8 to 1.1

Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes (Update 1.36): Attachments

  • Position Concealment
    • Position Concealment will reduce the time your position is visible on the compass and minimap after firing. This effect has been added as a pro on both the Flashguard and SOCOM/KGB Eliminator.
  • Barrels 
    • 16.3” Rapid Fire (M16): Increased to rate of fire reduced by 58%
    • 18” Rapid Fire (Tactical Rifle Charlie): Increased to rate of fire reduced by 56%
    • 15.9” Strike Team (M16): Increased to rate of fire reduced by 66%
    • 18.2” Strike Team (Tactical Rifle Charlie): Increased to rate of fire reduced by 64%
    • 16.3” Titanium (M16): Increased to rate of fire reduced by 61%
    • 17” Titanium (Tactical Rifle Charlie): Increased to rate of fire reduced by 59%
    • Sorokin 140mm Auto (Sykov): Minimum damage reduced from 23 to 19
    • Sorokin 140mm Auto AND Akimbo (Sykov): Minimum damage reduced from 19 to 14.
  • Lasers 
    • Ember Sighting Point: ADS speed penalty reduced by 20%
    • SOF Target Designator: Flashlight is now visible during hip-fire and ADS
  • Magazines
    • Salvo/VDV Fast Mag: ADS speed penalty reduced by 20%
    • Speed Mag Pistols: ADS speed penalty reduced by 40%
    • Speed Mag SMGs: ADS speed penalty reduced by 30%
    • Speed Mag Snipers: ADS speed penalty reduced by 20%
  • Muzzles 
    • Flashguard: Added Position Concealment pro
    • SOCOM/KGB Eliminator: Added Position Concealment pro
  • Optics
    • SUSAT MultiZoom: ADS speed penalty reduced by 10%
    • Ultrazoom Custom: ADS speed penalty reduced by 20%
    • Vulture Custom Zoom: ADS speed penalty reduced by 20%
  • Rear Grips: Increases to ADS speed reduced by roughly 10%

So, there you have it: the Warzone Season 3 Patch Notes! It might not be the most exciting part of Warzone Season 3, but it sure-as-hell is important. There are tons of changes, fixes, new content, and other stuff in there for you to dig around for in Update 1.36. We hope you had fun, but it's probably time that you jump back into Warzone Season 3, and check out that Nuke Event.

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