Black Ops 4 Dark Ops Challenges, Secret Objectives for Blackout, Zombies

Black Ops 4 Dark Ops Challenges, Secret Objectives for Blackout, Zombies

In this Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Guides hub we’ve pulled together everything you’ll need to know to get ahead, including a guide to using CoD Points.

On top of the challenges that you can complete in Call of Duty Black Ops 4, there are Dark Ops - Secret challenges that grant you XP and merits upon completion. Black Ops 4 Dark Ops are completely hidden, until you complete them that is. Now that Call of Duty Black Ops 4 has been out for a little while, the BLOPS community have started making decent headway on these secret challenges. We’ve collected all of the Black Ops 4 Dark Ops that we know about so far in this Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Dark Ops challenges guide. We’ll explain what Dark Ops challenges are, and also how to complete them for multiplayer, zombies, and Blackout modes.

For more on Call of Duty Black Ops 4, be sure to check out our Black Ops 4 Guides Hub. It’s got everything you need to know about the game, including tips and tricks to get more kills, a list of the best weapons to pick up in Blackout, and a detailed breakdown of the Easter Eggs in Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Zombies.

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Dark Ops Challenges

You’ll find Dark Ops in the progression menu of each Black Ops 4 mode. There are separate Dark Ops challenges for Black Ops 4 Multiplayer, Zombies and Blackout, each tasking the player with completing a different set of objectives. We’ve broken up the known Dark Ops challenges into the appropriate sections below.

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Multiplayer Dark Ops Challenges

First up we have the Dark Ops Challenges associated with the standard multiplayer mode. We’ve listed the known Dark Ops below, though note that not all of them have been discovered yet. We’ll be updating this page when more solutions are found.

Note: Some of the data listed in this guide was collected with the help of the r/BlackOps4 community, specifically, this post by user XxFlamingDragonxX.

Dark Ops ChallengeUnlock Requirements
RELENTLESS10 x 20 killstreaks (no scorestreak kills)
BRUTAL KILLER 25 killstreak (no scorestreak kills)
NUCLEAR KILLER30 killstreak (no scorestreak kills)
FRENZY KILLER5 rapid kills (no scorestreak kills)
MEGA KILLER6 rapid kills (no scorestreak kills)
ULTRA KILLER7 rapid kills (no scorestreak kills)
CHAIN KILLER7+ rapid kills (no scorestreak kills)
NUKED OUT30 killstreak in Free For All game type (no scorestreak kills)
FROM THE DEPTHS25 kills against enemies that are on land when you are shooting at them from underwater with a primary or secondary weapon.
SHRUG IT OFFSurvive a direct hit from an enemy RC-XD and kill the enemy who was driving it in the same life.
FIRE WITH FIREKill an enemy that is using the purifier with a molotov.
GET IT OUTTA HEREGet a shutdown medal by killing an enemy that has activated Grav Slam while they are still in the air after using the Grapple Gun.

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Blackout Dark Ops Challenges

Next up we have the Dark Ops Challenges in Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Blackout. These are hidden challenges that will grant you Merits upon completion, so are well worth going after. We’ve listed all of the known Black Ops 4 Dark Ops Challenges below:

Dark Ops ChallengeUnlock Requirements
OPEN THE BLAST DOORSOpen the blast doors at Fracking Tower
BALLERPick up a basketball at the Estates then score a shot
ZOMBIE JAMSActivate the Jukebox at the Diner
PRACTICE MAKES PERFECTShoot a bullseye at the Firing Range from 90 meters
FIST FIGHTERKill an enemy using only your fists
RED LIGHT, GREEN LIGHTFind and be the first to loot the underwater supply stash at the Cargo Docks
BACK IN THE GROUNDKill 100 zombies

If you need to know where to find some of the locations for the Dark Ops listed above, check out our Call of Duty Blackout Map Guide. It’s got a full breakdown of the map, so you can start crossing Dark Ops off in no time.

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Zombies Dark Ops Challenges

There are also Dark Ops to be had in Black Ops 4 Zombies mode. We’ve listed all of the Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Zombies Dark Ops below. It’s not a full list yet, but as more are discovered, we’ll be sure to update.

Dark Ops ChallengeUnlock Requirements
SANDS OF TIMEComplete the main quest on IX in under 100 Minutes.

That’s all of the Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Dark Ops Challenges. As we mentioned, these aren’t the full list, and more are set to be uncovered very soon. When they do get found, we’ll be sure to update this page with extra details.

For info on Call of Duty Black Ops 4's Battle Royale Mode, you can head over to our Call of Duty Blackout Guides Hub . For more specific help with the game check out our Call of Duty Blackout Map Guide, Blackout best Weapons guide, how to unlock Blackout characters guide, and our look at the Best Blackout Perks.

If you're looking for more on Call of Duty Black Ops 4, you can head over to our Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Guides Hub . For more specific help check out our Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Specialists - All Specialist Abilities, Equipment and Weapons guide, our Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Zombies Guide, our look at Black Ops 4 Operator Mods, CoD BLOPS 4 Killstreaks, the Best Attachments, Best Perks in Black Ops 4, and Black Ops 4 Best Weapons. We've also got detailed guides to the IX Zombies Easter Eggs and the Voyage of Despair Easter Eggs.

Jake Green

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Jake is a former freelance writer who is still very much new to all of this. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and playing wonderfully silly VR games. He has an unhealthy obsession with Mega Man, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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