Black Ops 4 Dark Ops Challenges list: How to complete the secret objectives


If you've got stuck in to Black Ops 4, you'll have seen by now that there are selections of challenges to tackle in the Blackout, Multiplayer, and Zombies modes to unlock bonus XP and Merits. Plenty of these involve completing basic tasks, like using certain weapons and activating items a specific number of times or securing the required number of victories, but each mode also features a mysterious page of Dark Ops Classified challenges that are only revealed once you actually beat them in-game. This makes it hard to know what you need to do for them, which is where this handy guide comes in - we'll list all of the Dark Ops Challenges plus the requirements for completing them, so you can start working towards maxing out your rewards.

Black Ops 4 Dark Ops Challenges - Blackout

9 Dark Ops Challenges can be found in Blackout mode, and here's how to complete all of them:

Back in the Ground: Kill 100 Zombies
The areas west of Array and east of Asylum are two good locations to find zombies to eliminate.

Baller: Shoot a Basket (Location: Estates)
Southwest of Estates towards the road you'll find some basketball hoops, so interact with a ball and try to score some points.

Fist Fighter: Kill an enemy using only your fists
Best attempted at the start of a round before enemies collect weapons - or follow the helicopter to the end of the ride and pick off anyone left idling.

Open the Blast Doors: Open the Blast Doors at the Fracking Tower (Location: Fracking Tower)
North of the Blast Doors you should see two cylindrical towers with a walkway between them - in the middle of the walkway is a button to open the doors.

Practice Makes Perfect: Shoot a bullseye at the Firing Range from 90 meters (Location: Firing Range)
Targets can be found in the northwest of the Firing Range - using a scoped long range weapon will make this easier to complete.

Red Light, Green Light: Find and be the first to loot the underwater supply stash at the Cargo Docks (Location: Cargo Docks)
At either end of the ship in the docks is a buoy floating in the water, and the underwater supply stashes can be found below them.

Respect Your Elders: Pay your respects to Tanbor Fudgely (Location: east of Fracking Tower)
South of The Anvil boxing club, on the coast directly east from Fracking Tower near the bridge towards Turbine, you'll find a memorial - stand on the stone in front of it and hold the action button until you bow.

Stay Tuned: Activate the Emergency Broadcast (Location: Array)
Inside the main building of Array, look for a console with a green button to activate and trigger the Emergency Broadcast.

Zombie Jams: Activate the Jukebox at the Diner (Location: Array)
On the other side of the road west of Array you'll find a diner, with a jukebox you can activate by walking up to it and interacting.


Black Ops 4 Dark Ops Challenges - Multiplayer

There are a total of 15 Dark Ops Challenges available in Multiplayer mode, and so far we have uncovered 14 of them as follows:

Brutal Killer: Earn a Brutal medal (25 killstreak) without using scorestreak rewards.

Chain Killer: Get a Chain Kill medal (8 rapid kills) without using scorestreak rewards.

Fire with Fire: Kill an enemy that is using the Purifier with a Molotov.

Frenzy Killer: Earn a Frenzy Kill medal (5 rapid kills) without using scorestreak rewards.

From the Depths: Get 25 kills against enemies that are on land when you are shooting at them from underwater with a primary or secondary weapon.

Gemmed Out: Activate the highest tier of Dark Matter Camo (30 killstreak) with every primary weapon.

Get Outta Here: Get a Shutdown medal by killing an enemy that has activated Grav Slam while they are still in the air after using the Grapple Gun.

Mega Killer: Get a Mega Kill medal (6 rapid kills) without using scorestreak rewards.

Nuclear Killer: Earn a Nuclear medal (30 killstreak) without using scorestreak rewards.

Nuked Out: Earned a Nuclear medal (30 killstreak) in FFA without using scorestreak rewards.

Obtained: Win a Team Deathmatch, Free For All, Heist or Search and Destroy game and have the most EKIA and least deaths of all players in the game.

Relentless: Earn 10 x Relentless medals (20 killstreak) without using scorestreak rewards.

Shrug it Off: Survive a direct hit from an enemy RC-XD and kill the enemy who was driving it in the same life.

Ultra Killer: Get an Ultra Kill medal (7 rapid kills) without using scorestreak rewards.


Black Ops 4 Dark Ops Challenges - Zombies

You have 13 Dark Ops Challenges to complete in Zombies mode, which is unlucky for some... including us, as we've only revealed 8 of them at this point:

Dodgy Devil: Get to round 20 on Classified without being hit.

Perk Maestro: Activate every perk modifier.

Perkless In Prison: Complete the main quest on Blood of the Dead using zero perks.

Put to the Quest: Complete all three main Easter Eggs.

Rush on the Bank: Get 50,000,000 total Rush Points - you can earn this over multiple games.

Sands of Time: Complete the main quest on IX in under 100 minutes.

Sea Legs: Complete the main quest on Voyage of Despair with no downs.

?: Complete the main Blood Of The Dead Easter Egg in under 115 minutes.


Please check back soon for updates to all three sections of this guide.

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