Warzone & Vanguard – How To Unlock EX1 Energy Rifle Guide

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The start of Warzone and Vanguard Season 5 is on the horizon. The final season of the Pacific Era sees the arrival of numerous villains from Call of Duty history, in addition to a host of new weapons for players to unlock. Besides the Valois Revolver, the EX1 becomes the first energy rifle to appear.

As in previous seasons, players can unlock two weapons by working their way through the new Battle Pass which also includes numerous cosmetic items. With new weapons available, many are wondering how to unlock the EX1.

Warzone & Vanguard - How To Unlock EX1 Energy Rifle Guide

The EX1 is a new long-range prototype Energy Rifle in Call of Duty: Warzone and Vanguard Season 5. Here’s how to unlock it. The fifth and final season of Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone, “Last Stand,” features.

Five new weapons for players to add to their armaments, including the new RA 225 SMG, Valois Revolver, BP50, and Vienna 57 Assault Rifles. There’s also the EX1 prototype Energy Rifle, released at the start of Season 5.

Described as a long-range weapon with high customizability, the EX1 will be an effective choice for mowing down enemies from afar in Warzone or Vanguard Season 5. This guide details how to unlock the EX1 Energy Rifle in Call of Duty: Warzone and Vanguard Season 5.

How to get EX1 Energy Rifle in Vanguard & Warzone Season 5

As mentioned, the EX1 Energy Rifle will be available at the launch of Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone Season 5. Like the 225 SMG, players can unlock the EX1 Energy Rifle for free by reaching Tier 15 of the Season 5 Battle Pass.

According to the official blog post, the EX1 Energy Rifle “leaves behind traditional ballistics in favor of a customizable battery system used to power its attacks.” It’s also described as an “effective at long range” gun with unlimited ammo.

Instead of ammo, the EX1 Energy Rifle will have a charge mechanic that requires a “cooling off period after depleting its charge capacity.” So be careful not to get caught out while “reloading.” Beyond this, the EX1 will be a favorable long-range weapon for players looking for an alternative to traditional weapons like Sniper Rifles.

Moreover, it’s also fully customizable via the Gunsmith, allowing players to fully embrace the EX1’s destructive potential in Season 5 of Warzone and Vanguard.

What is the EX1?

Although it uses a battery to fire bursts of energy instead of bullets, the EX1 will appear in the assault rifle category. The EX1 has unlimited ammunition but can overheat, meaning you must manage the length of your beams throughout a match.

A recent Call of the Duty blog post suggests that the rifle is “effective at long range” and features “options for every scenario,” suggesting players can utilize attachments to suit their style of play.

Whether it manages to impact the Season 5 meta remains to be seen.

Is the EX1 good in Warzone and Vanguard?

As the only energy weapon to appear in Vanguard and Warzone, the EX1 already stands out from the crowd. It’s unclear if the rifle acts as a viable option in multiplayer and the battle royale.

Once we’ve had a chance to use the EX1 in both titles, we will share the best EX1 loadout to use so you can succeed. That’s all there is to know about unlocking the EX1

Equip the Heat Muzzle for extra charge capacity, insert a new Battery, and transform the EX1’s capabilities with the Burst Barrel or Charge Sniper Barrel. Its Gunsmith potential is impressive, with options for every scenario.” We’ll be sure to detail the best EX1 class setup for Warzone and Vanguard Season 5 shortly after launch.

The new season unlocks next Wednesday. In this epic finale, operators will seal the fate of Caldera before Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 launch this Fall. Visited our site BGN for more news and guides on various games.

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