Build a better soldier
Your loadout is the most important part of the Call of Duty online experience, no doubt about it. If your selection of guns and abilities doesn't cater to your playstyle, you'll be far less effective--and you won't be having nearly as much fun as you would with a perfectly tuned loadout. That's why it's so crucial that you figure out your Pick 13 before diving into Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer--and we've got the info to give you a leg up.
Start plotting out the Perks, Exos, and Wildcards you'll want for your loadout by checking out the full range of those currently available. If you plan ahead now, you'll be that much more ahead of the curve on launch day.
These are the perks you can assign to your Perk 1 slot.
Increase movement speed
Invisible to UAVs and Tracking Rounds.
Increased explosive and scorestreak damage.
Extends your Exo Ability battery life and shocks enemies on impact of a boost slam.
Reduce damage taken from explosives. No slowdown from explosive damage. Reset grenade times on throwback.
These are the perks you can assign to your Perk 2 slot.
Increases mini-map coverage. Take out enemies without displaying death icons.
Undetectable by tracking drones, explosive drones, and all Scorestreaks except the UAV.
Immune to thermal, target enhancer, threat grenade, and enemy call outs. No name displayed or reticle color change when enemies aim at you.
Reload while sprinting. Swap weapons, use Exo Abilities and use Exo Launcher faster.
Fire while sprinting and sliding.
You know the drill. These go in your Perk 3 slot.
Reduce flinch when shot.
Start with extra magazines and resupply bullet ammo from dead enemies.
Don't show on mini-map when using exo movements.
Immune to System Hack, EMP, Nano Swarms, Stun Grenades, and Scramblers.
Decrease Scorestreak cost by 100
Those robot backpacks aren't just for show in multiplayer. Choose an Exo Ability for additional abilities.
A quick-deploy shield attached to your Exo's arm.
Temporarily generate health beyond normal levels.
Visually conceal yourself for a short duration.
Hover in place for a short duration.
Show enemy exo movement and weapons fire in your HUD.
Exo Trophy System
Destroys incoming grenades and rockets.
Want to load up on a little something extra? Take a look at these Wildcards.
Take a Primary weapon in your Secondary weapon slot.
Take a third Primary Attachment.
Take a second Secondary Attachment.
Perk 1 Greed
Take a second Perk 1.
Perk 2 Greed
Take a second Perk 2
Perk 3 Greed
Take a second Perk 3.
Take an Exo Ability in your Exo Launcher slot.
Take an Exo Launcher in your Exo Ability slot.
Take a fourth Scorestreak.
The right stuff
Are you locked and loaded for day one? Or do you need a few test runs before you know your perfect loadout? Let us know in the comments below!
If you want to know more about Advanced Warfare in advance, be sure to check out our in-depth coverage of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Scorestreaks and Exo Launchers.