Best Modern Warfare 2 perks in Season 6

Image showing brown bag with a Modern Warfare Perk logo
Credit: Activision

Image showing brown bag with a Modern Warfare Perk logo
Credit: Activision
October 9, 2023: Season 6 is now live and we've got everything there is to know about the best MW2 perks in our guide.

Selecting the best Modern Warfare 2 can make all the difference over the course of a match. Modern Warfare 2 allows you to select four perks over the course of a match, with each of them featuring a range of benefits aiming to give you an advantage over the opposition.

Season 6 saw the arrival of the ISO 9mm and the TR-76 Geist, meaning the right perk combination is more important than ever before if you plan on topping the scoreboard.

But, before we take a closer look at the best Modern Warfare 2 perks, check out our guides showcasing the best ranked play loadouts and everything there is to know about the best sniper rifle for long-distance duels.

What are the best Modern Warfare 2 perks?

  • Quick Fix
  • Fast Hands
  • Bomb Squad
  • Battle Hardened

This particular selection of perks features in the vast majority of loadouts thanks to the benefits they provide. Whether it's resistance to incoming grenades or faster health regeneration, these perks have you covered.

Modern Warfare 2 perks list

There are plenty of perks to choose from in Season 6 of Modern Warfare 2. They're split into three categories. Here's a closer look at the current selection available.

Base perks

  • Overkill - Carry two primary weapons.
  • Double Time - Doubles the duration of Tactical Sprint
  • Battle Hardened - Reduced effect of flash, stun, EMP, gas grenades, shock sticks. Immunity to Snapshot Grenades.
  • Scavenger - Resupply ammo from fallen players.
  • Bomb Squad - Increased resistance to non-killstreak explosives. Reset fuse timers when picking up live grenades
  • Tracker - See enemy footsteps on the ground.
  • Strong Arm - Throw equipment further and see a preview of grenade trajectory.
  • Extra Tactical - Spawn with an extra Tactical.

Bonus perks

You can earn a Bonus perk four minutes into the match and as expected, there are plenty to choose from:

  • Resupply - Spawn with an extra Lethal. Equipment recharges over 25 seconds.
  • Spotter - Spot enemy equipment, field upgrades, and killstreaks through walls.
  • Cold-Blooded - Undetectable by AI targeting systems and thermal optics. Doesn't trigger High Alert warning. Doesn't highlight Tactical Cameras, Recon Drones, and Spotter Scopes.
  • Fast Hands - Reload, use equipment, and swap weapons faster.
  • Focus - Reduces flinch when aiming down sight. Extends Hold Breath duration.
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Ultimate perks

Lastly, Ultimate perks in Modern Warfare 2 activate eight minutes into a match. In comparison to the other perks, these have more of an impact on the game. Here's a full list of Modern Warfare 2 ultimate perks:

  • High Alert - Vision pulses when spotted by an enemy player
  • Ghost - Undetectable by enemy UAVs, Portable Radars, and Heartbeat Sensors.
  • Hardline - Reduces killstreak cost by one.
  • Quick Fix - Score a kill to trigger health regeneration. Capturing and holding an objective increases health regeneration rate.
  • Overclock - Store an extra field upgrade charge. Increases recharge rate by 40%.
  • Survivor - Ability to enter Last Stand with a chance to self-revive once per life.
  • Birds' Eye - Minimap zooms out and pings enemies on the minimap by displaying a red dot.

That's all of the Modern Warfare 2 Perks we know of. If more appear ahead of release, we will make sure the list is up-to-date with the latest information.

For more Modern Warfare 2, check out all there is to know about the best Modern Warfare 2 SMG to use in close-quarters action.

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