Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Best Perks - Full Perks List

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Best Perks - Full Perks List

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.

Black Ops 4 brings a host of new Perks for players to use. They’re assigned at the Loadout menu, with multiple tiers available. There’s a lot of them, each applying a different effect to the player. And while all of the Perks are useful in certain situations, there are some that are far better than others. In this Black Ops 4 Perks Guide, we’ll list all of the Perks you can unlock in CoD Black Ops 4. We’ll take a look at what each one does, and also give you our thoughts on what the best Black Ops 4 Perks are.

For more on Black Ops 4, be sure to head over to our Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Guides Hub. It’s a one-stop shop for all of our info pages on Black Ops 4. You’ll find essential tips to help you rack up more kills, a look at Operator Mods and more.

Note: This Guide uses data from Reddit User Xeppeling, who has been gathering info on Black Ops 4 with the help of the community. Head here to check it out.

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Perks

Perks are a great way to up your game in Black Ops 4 Multiplayer matches. They grant you a variety of abilities, from being able to hold your breath for longer to tagging enemies through walls. We’ve got details on all of the Black Ops 4 Perks below.

Black Ops 4 Perks List

There are 13 Perks to choose from in Call of Duty Black Ops 4, each with their own effects and stat boosts. You can have three selected at a time, though only a small selection are available in each slot. We’ve listed all of the Black Ops 4 Perks below, alongside a description of each.

Scavenger1Replenish ammo from fallen players
Engineer1Detect enemy equipment and Scorestreaks through walls. Re-roll and booby trap Care Packages
Flak Jacket1Take less damage from enemy explosives
Tactical Mask1Increased resistant to 9-Bang, Concussion, Razor Wire, Reactor Core, Seeker, Tempest, fire, and Counter UAV
Lightweight2Move faster while sprinting and take no damage when falling
Skulker2Move faster while crouched and prone
Cold Blooded2Increased resistance to enemy Ability, Equipment, and Scorestreak targeting systems. Enemy AI will be delayed when targeting you. Player-controlled Scorestreaks will not highlight you with a targeting reticle
Gung-Ho2Fire your weapon and use equipment while sprinting, recover from sprint faster. Move at full speed when reloading
Dexterity3Mantle, climb, slide, and swap weapons faster. Increased weapon accuracy while jumping or mantling
Ghost3Undetectable by enemy UAVs while moving, planting or defusing bombs, or controlling streaks
Team Link3See friendly teammates through walls and reveal a Fog of War circle around you and your teammates
Dead Silence3Move quietly and resist detection from acoustic sensor
Tracker3See digital imprint of enemy footsteps and receive an alert on your HUD when revealed in enemy Fog of War

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Best Perks

The best Black Ops 4 Perks definitely depend on play style to a degree. There are a few that stand out above the rest though - great all-rounders that have been shown to offer a noticeable advantage while active. We’ve listed our picks for the best Perks in Black Ops 4 below:

  • Tracker - The Tracker Perk allows you to get the jump on enemy players, and alerts you if anyone is flanking you. It’s incredibly useful.
  • Ghost - Being undetectable while planting bombs is a real plus in some game modes, and UAVs can’t see you if you’re moving.
  • Scavenger - It’s super easy to run out of ammo in Black Ops 4, especially if no-one on your team is throwing out ammo packs at the right times. Being able to scavenge ammo is really useful then, and means you can carry on using your weapon of choice for longer.

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.

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.

Jake Green

Guides Writer

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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