10 Nov 2021 1:34 PM +00:00 UTC

Call of Duty Vanguard Grizzled Veteran Challenges: How To Complete and Earn Rewards

Within Call of Duty Vanguard multiplayer, there is a wide range of challenges that players can complete to earn some additional XP as well as some exclusive Calling Cards to equip. Some challenge categories such as Counter Measures include some easy objectives to complete while others such as Grizzled Veteran, take a bit more time to work through.

The Grizzled Veteran category is all about scoring plenty of kills across several game modes and using a range of different weaponry. With seven Calling Cards up for grabs as well as tens of thousands of XP to be earned, it's definitely worth the grind. Here's how to complete the Grizzled Veteran challenges in Vanguard.

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How To Complete Grizzled Veteran Challenges

Call of Duty Vanguard Grizzled Veteran Challenges
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Get 50 Eliminations in Objective Modes

This particular challenge is incredibly straightforward to complete, especially if you play objective modes on a regular basis. Jump into either Patrol, Hardpoint, Search & Destroy, or Domination and score kills. Here's a full list of rewards for each tier:

  • Tier 1: 1000 XP
  • Tier 2: 1500 XP
  • Tier 3: 2500 XP
  • Tier 4: 3000 XP
  • Tier 5: 3500 XP & 'On A Mission' Calling Card
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Get 50 Eliminations in Hardcore modes

This challenge is just as straightforward as the objective eliminations. Play any Hardcore game modes and score the kills! By completing the first tier of this challenge, you'll obtain 1000 XP as a reward. Check out the five reward tiers below:

  • Tier 1: 1000 XP
  • Tier 2: 1500 XP
  • Tier 3: 2500 XP
  • Tier 4: 3000 XP
  • Tier 5: 3500 XP & 'Harcore Havoc' Calling Card
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Get 50 Headshots

Scoring headshots in Vanguard takes a little bit of precision but once you get the hang of it, this challenge is very easy to complete. The first tier rewards 1000 XP. Find the rest of the tiers and rewards below:

  • Tier 1: 1000 XP
  • Tier 2: 1500 XP
  • Tier 3: 2500 XP
  • Tier 4: 3000 XP
  • Tier 5: 3500 XP & 'Helmet Driller' Calling Card
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Get 25 Killstreak Kills

Vanguard features a range of Killstreaks that can be used to score kills on the opposition. We recommend using the Glide Bomb which guarantees a kill every time you guide one into the map. Tier 1 of this challenge gives out 1000 XP.

  • Tier 1: 1000 XP
  • Tier 2: 1500 XP
  • Tier 3: 2500 XP
  • Tier 4: 3000 XP
  • Tier 5: 3500 XP & 'The Goods' Calling Card
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Get 50 Secondary Weapon Kills

Scoring kills with a secondary weapon sometimes involves getting up close and personal with the opposition and will take longer than scoring kills with a primary weapon. The first tier rewards 1000 XP.

  • Tier 1: 1000 XP
  • Tier 2: 1500 XP
  • Tier 3: 2500 XP
  • Tier 4: 3000 XP
  • Tier 5: 3500 XP & 'Sidearm Slayer' Calling Card
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Get 5000 Eliminations

This particular challenge will take some time to complete, especially when the first tier involves scouring 5000 kills. Even though the kill count is high, the first tier only rewards 1000 XP.

  • Tier 1: 1000 XP
  • Tier 2: 1500 XP
  • Tier 3: 2500 XP
  • Tier 4: 3000 XP
  • Tier 5: 3500 XP & 'War-Torn' Calling Card
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Grizzled Veteran Mastery Challenge

Once all of the challenges above have been completed, you'll be rewarded with the exclusive 'Good Vibrations' animated Calling Card along with a huge 10,000 XP reward.

There you have it! That's how to complete the Grizzled Veteran challenges in Call of Duty Vanguard. For more guides, check out how to complete the Tactician challenges as well as our ultimate assault rifle tier list.