Hot Swap achievement in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Hot Swap

Get at least one kill with eight different weapons when completing 'Old Comrades'.

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How to unlock the Hot Swap achievement

  • Itzz Sh0wt1m3Itzz Sh0wt1m31,272,886
    24 Oct 2019 25 Oct 2019 31 Oct 2019
    91 1 7
    Pretty self explanatory, just keep swapping weapons from the enemies that you kill. It doesn't really matter which weapon you start with, as all will be found later on as well. I'll list the weapons below that I remember encountering, there might be more.
    There's the 4 pistols:
    - 50 GS
    - X16
    - 1911
    - M19

    Besides, these weapons can also be found from the dead enemies:
    - FR 5.56
    - AK-47
    - FAL
    - P90
    - Uzi
    - Model 680

    Finally, there are the RPG-7 and the LMG in the back of Nikolai's van. That should be 12 weapons, so getting a kill with 8 should not be too difficult.

    Here is a videoguide made by Maka for those interested:

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    Itzz Sh0wt1m3Thanks Maka, added it
    Posted by Itzz Sh0wt1m3 on 31 Oct 19 at 22:07
    Void AstraGot it on my first try, thanks a lot !
    Posted by Void Astra on 11 Jan at 15:13
    TheVengefulToeThis achievement is broken for me. I've played the mission on Recruit, Normal, Hardened and Realism difficulty and used at least 8 different weapons (up to 13 on some runs) and tried to get two kills with each to make sure. I played the mission past the cutscenes everytime but it hasn't unlocked. I've since unlocked other achievements on this game and gone back to replay with no unlock..

    Edit: It seems to have unlocked overnight as my Xbox was updating. Thanks for the guide 👍
    Posted by TheVengefulToe on 17 Apr at 22:44
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  • BradLeafsFan9BradLeafsFan9382,070 382,070 GamerScore
    04 Nov 2019 09 Nov 2019 20 Nov 2019
    21 0 0
    ---Mission 12: Old Comrades---

    - There are more than 8 weapons in this level, just make sure to keep picking up new weapons as you go making sure to get a kill with each

    - This achievement DOES NOT unlock as soon as you get your 8th weapon kill however, it unlocks during the ending cut-scene!

    + With every miscellaneous Achievement use "Reload Checkpoint" to your advantage, also difficulty won't void any of these so you can do them all on Recruit

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  • BabyishDuckBabyishDuck519,224
    27 Oct 2019 27 Oct 2019 27 Oct 2019
    14 0 1
    There are 14 possible weapons you can use whilst on the mission Old Comrades, and they are listed below:

    .50 GS


    Model 680

    Assault Rifle
    FR 5.6


    Explosive Weapon

    At the start of the mission Nikolai will open a brief case containing three different pistols, pick one of them up. You will then head on downstairs and encounter a bunch of enemies. Kill one of them with the pistol you picked up, run over to their body to see if they’ve got a different pistol to the one you are carrying. If not, then don’t worry too much as there’s plenty of weapons to use.

    Then head on inside and you will find the MP7 on the table and one of the enemies will be carrying a 1911 and another enemy will sometimes carry the M19. Continue into the next room and the Model 680 will be on the snooker table. Also, in this room an enemy will usually be carrying the FR 5.6. Go though the kitchen and the guy on the stairs will have the P90.

    Head on back outside and you’ll be brought to a road that you have to fight your way down. In this area you can find the FAL and the AK-47 on some of the enemies. After you’ve jumped out of the window you will encounter some more enemies, check their bodies if you are missing a weapon. You will then head down an alley way with a guy on a high ledge and someone in front of you. Here they can potentially drop the 725.

    Next area is the final room where there are a few enemies. The last two possible weapons you can use if the M90 and RPG-7 which is in the van you have to get into. Pick those weapons up and you should’ve used enough weapons to get the achievement. The achievements pops during the next cutscene.

    This achievement isn’t really that difficult on Recruit, only hard part is remembering what you have used as you can’t stay in an area for too long.

    If you are still struggling, then feel free to use this as a reference.

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Hot Swap Achievement Guide
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    z RagnaroK zAnother great guide, BabyishDuck! +1 from me
    Posted by z RagnaroK z on 06 May at 17:38
  • Trip0dT0mTrip0dT0m291,504
    11 Nov 2019 12 Nov 2019
    6 0 0
    so this achievement is very easy as there is plenty of guns on this level and also plenty of enemies to kill
    doesnt matter what pistol you pick up at the start and there are also 2 guaranteed guns at the end in the van to get kills with
    just grab a pen and paper so you can keep track of what guns you already have kills with so you dont pick up the same gun again
    other than that just set it to recruit and the rest is easy

  • INS2ANEINS2ANE289,177
    02 Nov 2019 03 Nov 2019
    6 0 0

    You can get this on Mission 12 Old Comrades. You have to run through the mission to keep up with the butcher but just put it on recruit and constantly run over dead bodies and cycle out new weapons. There should be plenty of variety and many chances to get your 8 different weapons especially once you get in the van.
  • UntilTammaroYTUntilTammaroYT229,933
    10 Nov 2019 25 Jan 2020
    5 0 0
    Mission 12: Old Comrades

    At the beginning of the mission, you get to choose from three different pistols in a box. Pick the M19 pistol as it is rare that any enemies will drop it. At the end of the mission, you will get in a van with a M91 Machine Gun and a Rocket Launcher. So that is three weapons that the game gives you, the rest you will need to pick up off of enemies as you make your way through the level and before you get in the van. Make sure you get a kill with a gun before swapping and utilize checkpoints if needed.

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    31 Oct 2019 03 Nov 2019
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