Season 5 of Modern Warfare 3 and Warzone is right around the corner, and with it comes some fresh and unique weapon camos.

While prestige camos usually require a lot of grind, they are well worth it. Season 5’s Mercury camo in MW3 and Warzone is an animated skin and here is how you can unlock it.

How to unlock Mercury camo in MW3 and Warzone

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Before diving into unlocking the Mercury camo, you’ll need to play with a chosen weapon. Here are the two requirements to clear:

  • Max out your weapon: This ensures you’ve unlocked all attachments for maximum customization.
  • Get the One Trick and Molten Obsidian Camos: These prestigious camos require 150,000 and 200,000 weapon XP respectively. This is where the real grind begins.
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Once you’ve secured the One Trick and Molten Obsidian camos, the true test will begin. You’ll need to rack up an additional 250,000 weapon XP to unlock the Mercury camo.  Here’s the math:

Total XP for Mercury = 250,000 XP (Mercury) + 150,000 XP (One Trick) + 200,000 XP (Molten Obsidian) = 600,000 XP

That’s a significant amount, so prepare to spend some serious time in the game. 

How to get XP fast to get the Prestige camo in MW3

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Here are some tips to get your XP faster for the Mercury camo in MW3 and Warzone:

  • Double weapon XP tokens: These are probably the easiest ways to get XP. Utilize them wisely during gameplay to accelerate your progress.
  • Choose game modes: Focus on game modes where you excel with your chosen weapon. This optimizes your XP gain per match.
  • Play with friends: Playing with friends who can coordinate better can boost your XP farming.

That concludes our guide on how to unlock Mercury camo in MW3 and Warzone Season 5.

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