Best Warzone 2 perk package - Can you change perks?

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November 21, 2022: The best Warzone 2 perk package is a hot topic of conversation. Scroll down to see which is best to use.

Choosing the best Warzone 2 perk package is another key ingredient when building the strongest loadout in Call of Duty's latest battle royale offering. Alongside selecting a weapon capable of performing in any scenario, there is a range of preset perk packages that feature a diverse range of abilities to suit all styles of play.

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Instead of having a choice to fill four slots with any combination of perks, Infinity Ward has eight perk packages for players to choose from in the gunsmith.

Before we share more intel on the best perk package to select, take a look at our guides showcasing the Warzone 2 meta and everything there is to know about the best Warzone 2 SMG.

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What is the best Warzone 2 perk package?

After testing all eight perk packages in Warzone 2, the weapon specialist perk package is the best thanks to its incredible versatility. Overkill gives you the ability to use two primary weapons in the same category while Strong Arm allows you to throw grenades even further than normal.

Spotter is the bonus perk in the weapon specialist package and highlights any enemy equipment through walls which is handy if you want to see if there's a claymore waiting on the other side of a closed door.

Last and by no means least is Survivor in the ultimate perk slot. Benefits include an automatic ping of the opponent that downed you and a faster revive time so you can return to action as fast as possible.

Can you change perks in Warzone 2?

Aside from changing the perk package, there's no way of selecting your own combination in Warzone 2. This could change as Infinity Ward refines the battle royale over time but in Season One, there's no way

Warzone 2 perk package list

As mentioned earlier, there are eight perk packages to choose from in Warzone 2. Each features a different combination of perks that provide a variety of unique benefits to complement any style of play. Here's a full list of available perk packages.

Vanguard

  • Double Time - Doubles Tactical Sprint length.
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  • Bomb Squad - Resistance to non-killstreak explosives.
  • Resupply - Start with an extra lethal. Recharges equipment every 30 seconds.
  • High Alert - Vision pulses when an enemy outside of view spots your location.

Commando

  • Scavenger - Resupply ammunition from dead players.
  • Strong Arm - Throw equipment farther and see a trajectory preview.
  • Fast Hands - Increased reload, weapon swap, and equipment use speed.
  • High Alert - Vision pulses when an enemy outside of view spots your location.
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Specter

  • Double Time - Doubles Tactical Sprint length.
  • Tracker - Enemies leave behind a trail of footprints.
  • Spotter - See enemy equipment and field upgrades through walls. Hack enemy claymores, C4, proximity mines, and trophy systems.
  • Ghost - Undetectable from UAVs, portable radars, and heartbeat sensors.

Scout

  • Scavenger - Resupply ammunition from dead players.
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  • Strong Arm - Throw equipment farther and see a trajectory preview.
  • Focus - Reduced flinch when aiming down sights.
  • Ghost - Undetectable from UAVs, portable radars, and heartbeat sensors.
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Sentinel

  • Bomb Squad - Resistance to non-killstreak explosives.
  • Battle Hardened - Reduced effect of enemy flash, stun, EMP, gas grenades, and shock sticks.
  • Cold-Blooded - Undetectable by AI targeting systems. Doesn't trigger High Alert pulse.
  • Overclock - Ability to recharge field upgrades and store two at once.

Warden

  • Double Time - Doubles Tactical Sprint length.
  • Strong Arm - Throw equipment farther and see a trajectory preview.
  • Fast Hands - Increased reload, weapon swap, and equipment use speed.
  • Overclock - Ability to recharge field upgrades and store two at once.
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Recon

  • Double Time - Doubles Tactical Sprint length.
  • Tracker - Enemies leave behind a trail of footprints.
  • Focus - Reduced flinch when aiming down sights.
  • Birdseye - UAV and radar pings direction of nearby enemies.

Weapon specialist

  • Overkill - Ability to carry two primary weapons.
  • Strong Arm - Throw equipment farther and see a trajectory preview.
  • Spotter - See enemy equipment and field upgrades through walls. Hack enemy claymores, C4, proximity mines, and trophy systems.
  • Survivor - Automatically pings enemies that down you. Reduces revive time.

That's everything there is to know about the best Warzone 2 perk package. For more, check out our guides showcasing the best Warzone 2 sniper rifle and the latest intel on Warzone 2 double XP events.