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Warzone Season 5 Patch Notes: Full List of Perk Changes

"Season Five is all about widening options even further by addressing the top performers to be more in-line."
"Season Five is all about widening options even further by addressing the top performers to be more in-line." / Image courtesy of Activision

Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5: Last Stand, the final season of content for both the popular battle royale and Vanguard, has officially arrived, bringing with it a slew of balancing changes.

Here's a breakdown of everything you need to know about the perk changes in Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5.

Warzone Season 5 Patch Notes: Full List of Perk Changes

Here's a look at all of the perk changes debuting in Warzone Season 5: Last Stand:

Serpentine

  • Fire Damage no longer decreased
  • Explosive Damage no longer decreased
  • Players must now be tac sprinting for Serpentine to be effective (This change will arrive later this season)

"Serpentine continues to be a top-3 pick in the blue Perk category after Season Four Reloaded’s update," the Season 5 patch notes read. "As a result, we’re removing the bonus protection to Fire and Explosive Damage. This should also restore the value to E.O.D that Serpentine had cannibalized."

Battle Hardened

  • Stun and Flash resistance increased to 80%, up from 50% and 70% respectively

"We felt we could bring more value to Battle Hardened, especially as it is now present as a lootable ground Perk," the Season 5 patch notes read, "with our target for the effects of Stun and Flash to be mitigated to less than a second with the Perk equipped. Some Players may wonder why this change is happening now, to which our reply is that there may be a surprise in-store during Season Five that warrants this change."


Call of Duty: Warzone Season 5 is available now on PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC (via Battle.net).

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