Serpentine Perk Nerfed Again in Sept. 2 Warzone Update

"We’ve updated Serpentine to now only be in effect during Tactical Sprint instead of regular Sprint."
"We’ve updated Serpentine to now only be in effect during Tactical Sprint instead of regular Sprint." / Image courtesy of Activision

Raven Software has released its latest update for Call of Duty: Warzone in Season 5: Last Stand, delivering on its promise to nerf the Serpentine Perk further, and fixing a number of bugs.

Here's a breakdown of the Sept. 2 patch notes for Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5.

Warzone Season 5 Sept. 2 Patch Notes: Full List

Here are the official adjustments Raven has made in this patch:



  • Serpentine is now only active while in Tactical Sprint


Operation: Last Call

  • Event tokens now reward 200 points, up from 100 points (This applies to Event tokens acquired in other Modes as well)
  • Bombs and Defuse Kits have been reenabled in the Buy Station


"NOCLIP" EX1 (VG) Blueprint

  • Removed the overlaid, low-framerate retro gaming filter that players have found to be overwhelming and, in some cases, even causing nausea


Supply Box UAV Adjustment

  • Removed Resurgence Supply Boxes from appearing on Supply Box UAV scans to focus the scan on the best Supply Boxes.

Quality of Life

Gas Masks

  • Gas Masks will now appear in the first slot of the Quick Inventory Menu for easier access during engagements for players using the Manual Gas Mask toggle
  • Improved Manual Gas Mask text in the settings menu to better detail how players manually equip the Gas Mask

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed additional collision issues with various elements across Caldera/Fortune's Keep allowing Players to exploit/peek/shoot through them
  • Fixed an issue causing the idle/unlooted sound effect of Event tokens to be louder than intended
  • Fixed an issue with Operation: Last Call causing the incorrect victory banner to appear if a team wins during overtime
  • Fixed an issue preventing Field Upgrades and Equipment from being destroyed when placed in lava
  • Fixed an issue causing the Serpentine Perk icon to appear even if the Player was not under the effects of it

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