Where Is the Upgrade Menu in DMZ?
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Where Is the Upgrade Menu in DMZ? (& All Upgrades)

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Call of Duty Season 4’s reset introduced the Forward Operating Base system, the central hub for all things DMZ. However, due to its new schematics, it may be confusing to locate certain sections, including Location Objectives, Upgrades, and Notes. In this guide, we’ll focus on where to find the Upgrade menu in DMZ to get you started on your enhancement journey.

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Players can find the Upgrade menu in DMZ in the Mission Objectives section. Once there, you’ll discover Missions, Upgrades, Location Objectives, and Notes. Season 4 Reloaded previously implemented a progression system to keep track of all your enhancements within the After Action Report.

Where to Find Mission Objectives in DMZ
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The Upgrades menu is divided into four sections: Stash, Weapons Locker, Bounty Board, and Communications Station. Each section will depend on your Faction Reputation Level, allowing you to unlock specific enhancements the more you progress in tiers.

How to Find Upgrades Menu in DMZ
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As mentioned before, players must meet the requirements to gain access to these improvements on the field. Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2 Season 4 also introduced a daily quest upgrade system in the Communications Station, featuring more ways to increase your Reputation.

All Upgrades in DMZ

Now that you know where to find the Upgrades menu, you can start earning various enhancements by extracting items and eliminating high-level enemies. On top of that, players must also progress further in their Reputation level to unlock advanced expansions.

For an overall view of DMZ Upgrades, you can expect the following benefits for your expedition:

Stash

UpgradesBenefitsExtracted Item Requirements (Upgrade Objectives)Reputation Level Requirements
Unlock WalletUnlock the wallet to extract cash. $100kBlack Mous Level 2
Wallet Expansion 1 Expand the wallet’s capacity by $150k10 bottles of liquor
6 wine bottles
2 aged or vintage wine bottles
Black Mous Level 2
Wallet Expansion 2Expand the wallet’s capacity by an additional $150k2 encrypted hard Drives
8 hard drives
4 thumb drives
4 laptops
Black Mous Level 4
Wallet Expansion 3 Expand the wallet’s capacity by an additional $100k2 GPUsWhite Lotus Level 6
Wallet Expansion 4Expand the wallet’s capacity by an additional $100k6 vintage wine bottles
16 bottles of Japanese liquor
White Lotus Level 8
Wallet Expansion 5Expand the wallet’s capacity by an additional $100k6 gold skulls
10 gold bars
White Lotus Level 10
Wallet Expansion 1 (Crown)Expand the wallet’s capacity by an additional $100k5 batteries
2 electric drills
3 bottles of gun oil
Crown Level 4
Wallet Expansion 2 (Crown)Expand the wallet’s capacity by an additional $50k8 electric tapes
3 car batteries
6 jumper cables
Crown Level 5
Wallet Expansion 3 (Crown)Expand the wallet’s capacity by an additional $50k5 AQ laptops
10 screwdrivers
$500,000
4 encrypted hard drives
Crown Level 6
Wallet Expansion 4 (Crown)Expand the wallet’s capacity by an additional $50k4 GPUs
10 game consoles
10 VCR
8 encrypted hard drives
Crown Level 8
Wallet Expansion 5 (Crown)Expand the wallet’s capacity by an additional $50k40 electrical components
30 lighters
10 Ashika old film canisters
Crown Level 10
Stash Expansion 1Expand the mission item and key stashes by 5 slots each10 nuclear fuel rods
2 radiation blocker bottles
Black Mous Level 4
Stash Expansion 2Expand the mission item and key stashes by an additional 5 slots each9 cigar boxes
5 comic books
3 bottles of aspirin
N/A
Stash Expansion 3Expand the mission item and key stashes by an additional 4 slots each5 large medical bags
10 AFAKs
15 IFAKs
Black Mous Level 6
Stash Expansion 4Expand the mission item and key stashes by an additional 3 slots each5 screwdrivers
5 wrenches
3 dog tags
MK32 (RGL-80)
Black Mous Level 8
Stash Expansion 5Expand the mission item and key stashes by an additional 3 slots each40 documents
16 sensitive documents
8 classified documents
Black Mous Level 10
Stash Expansion 1 (Crown)Expand the mission item and key stashes by an additional 3 slots8 bandages
4 IFAK
1 bottle of radiation blocker
Crown Level 4
Stash Expansion 2 (Crown)Expand the mission item and key stashes by an additional 3 slots6 vases
3 Japanese liquor bottles
Crown Level 5
Stash Expansion 3 (Crown)Expand the mission item and key stashes by an additional 2 slots8 purified water bottles
7 emergency rations
3 gas cans
8 canned foods
Crown Level 6
Stash Expansion 4 (Crown)Expand the mission item and key stashes by an additional 1 slot8 aspirins
3 large medical bags
Crown Level 8
Stash Expansion 5 (Crown)Expand the mission item and key stashes by an additional 1 slot14 nuclear fuel roads
7 gun oils
2 liquid nitrogen
10 blow torches
Crown Level 10

Weapons Locker

UpgradesBenefitsExtracted Item Requirements (Upgrade Objectives)Reputation Level Requirements
1st Insured Slot Cooldown Reduction 1Reduce the cooldown of the 1st insured slot by 25%4 bottles of gun oil
3 classified documents
$400k
Phalanx Level 3
1st Insured Slot Cooldown Reduction 2Reduce the cooldown of the 1st insured slot by an additional 25% (50% in total)12 tubes of toothpaste
15 bottles of fresh water
7 lightbulbs
5 enemy Operator’s weapons
Phalanx Level 9
Unlock 2nd Insured SlotUnlocks the 2nd insured weapon slot3 IFAKs
1 AFAK
1 enemy Operator’s weapon
Black Mous Level 4
2nd Insured Slot Cooldown Reduction 1Reduce the cooldown of the 2nd insured slot by 25%8 imported tea
8 soothing hand cream
4 aged or vintage wine
Phalanx Level 5
2nd Insured Slot Cooldown Reduction 2Reduce the cooldown of the 2nd insured slot by an additional 25% (50% in total)4 chlorine
4 formaldehyde
4 hydrochloride
4 cephalexin
4 acetone
4 hydrogen peroxide
Phalanx Level 12
Unlock 3rd Insured SlotUnlock the 3rd insured weapon slot5 GPUs
10 gold bars
8 gold skulls
Black Mous Level 4
3rd Insured Slot Cooldown Reduction 1Reduce the cooldown of the 3rd Insured slot by 25%35 cigar boxes
20 lighters
Phalanx Level 7
3rd Insured Slot Cooldown Reduction 2Reduce the cooldown of the 3rd Insured slot by an additional 25% (50% in total)10 dog tags
3 silver dog tags
2 gold dog tags
1 Damascus dog tags
3 weapon cases
Phalanx Level 15
Contraband Stash Expansion 1Expand the contraband stash by 5 slots4 thumb drives
5 hard drives
Black Mous Level 5
Contraband Stash Expansion 2Expand the contraband stash by an additional 5 slots4 dog tags
4 pieces of Black Mous intel from Rohan Oil
Black Mous Level 7
Contraband Stash Expansion 3Expand the contraband stash by an additional 4 slots6 Ashika Island masks
1 original Ashika Island mask
Black Mous Level 9
Contraband Stash Expansion 4Expand the contraband stash by an additional 3 slots15 armor plates
5 armor plate boxes
3 three-plate vests
Black Mous Level 12
Contraband Stash Expansion 5Expand the contraband stash by an additional 3 slots15 UAV or AUAV
12 anti-armor rounds boxes
20 encrypted hard drives
Black Mous Level 15
Contraband Stash Expansion 1 (Crown)Expand the contraband stash by an additional 3 slots9 stims
6 bandages
Crown Level 5
Contraband Stash Expansion 2 (Crown)Expand the contraband stash by an additional 3 slots15 lighters, comic books, cigar boxes, or documents
5 gas cans
Crown Level 7
Contraband Stash Expansion 3 (Crown)Expand the contraband stash by an additional 3 slots16 blow torches
12 jumper cables
8 car batteries
Crown Level 9
Contraband Stash Expansion 4 (Crown)Expand the contraband stash by an additional 3 slots3500 pistol/SMG ammo
6500 AR/LMG ammo
1200 shotgun ammo
120 launcher ammo
800 sniper ammo
Crown Level 12
Contraband Stash Expansion 5 (Crown)Expand the contraband stash by an additional 3 slots30 gas masks
10 durable gas masks
15 bottles of radiation blockers
Crown Level 15

Bounty Board

UpgradesBenefitsRequirements
Personal ExfilsUnlock the purchasing personal ExfilsKill the Helo Commander
Personal Exfil Discount 110% reduced cost of personal ExfilsKill the Helo Commander 4 times
Personal Exfil Discount 2Additional 10% reduced cost of personal ExfilsKill the Helo Commander 5 times
Personal Exfil Discount 3Additional 5% reduced cost of personal ExfilsKill the Helo Commander 10 times
Revive Pistol BarterUnlock the barter trade for Revive PistolsKill the Chemist
Comms Plate Carrier BarterUnlock the barter trade for Communications Plate CarriersKill the Wheelson
Stealth Plate Carrier Barter Unlock the barter trade for Stealth Plate CarriersKill the Sniper
Workbench Discount 110% reduced cost of adding attachments to weapons at a workbench Kill the Sniper or Rhino 4 times
Workbench Discount 2Additional 10% reduced cost of adding attachments to weapons at a workbench Kill the Sniper or Rhino 5 times
Workbench Discount 3Additional 5% reduced cost of adding attachments to weapons at a workbench Kill the Sniper or Rhino 10 times
Tempered Plate Carrier BarterUnlock the barter trade for Tempered Plate CarriersKill the Armored Commander
Medic Plate Carrier BarterUnlock the barter trade for Medic Plate CarriersKill the Pyro
Armor Plate Discount 1Armor plates are $50 cheaperKill the Pyro 4 times
Armor Plate Discount 2Armor plates are an additional $50 cheaperKill the Pyro 5 times
Armor Plate Discount 3Armor plates are an additional $50 cheaperKill the Pyro 10 times
Scavenger Backpack Barter Unlock the barter trade for Scavenger BackpacksKill the Scavenger
Secure Backpack BarterUnlock the barter trade for Secure BackpacksKill the Scavenger 9 times
Skeleton Key BarterUnlock the barter trade for Skeleton KeysKill Velikan in Building 21
MK32 BarterUnlock the barter trade for the MK32Kill Velikan 9 times
Killstreak Discount 110% reduced cost of killstreaks at buy stationsKill the Bomb Maker
Killstreak Discount 2Additional 10% reduced cost of killstreaks at buy stationsKill the Bomb Maker 4 times
Killstreak Discount 3Additional 5% reduced cost of killstreaks at buy stationsKill the Bomb Maker 6 times

Equipment

UpgradesBenefitsUpgrade ObjectivesReputation Level Requirements
Increased Starting ArmorStart a deployment with three armor plates
Dead drop:
8 Stronghold Keys
Skeleton Key
N/A
Increase Starting Armor Stage 2Start deployment with four armor platesDead drop 10 Killstreaks
Extract 5 NVGs
Shadow Company Level 5
Increase Starting Armor Stage 3Start deployment with five armor platesExtract:
5 Lucky Cat Statues
5 heart lockets
5 vials of insulin
5 small dolls
5 Dog Bank Statues
Shadow Company Level 9
Unlock RebreatherUnlocks the Rebreather as a Field UpgradeExtract:
15 electrical tape
12 Rebreathers
8 lightbulbs
8 gun Oils
5 blow torches
GPU
Shadow Company Level 3
Unlock Armor BoxUnlock the Armor Box as a Field UpgradeExtract:
5 plastic explosive bricks
4 drills
16 electrical components
8 Armor Boxes
8 Batteries
5 Screwdrivers
Shadow Company Level 7
Starting Solo Self Revive Start solo deployments with a Self ReviveDead drop 40 Self RevivesCrown Level 8

Communications Station

UpgradesUpgrade ObjectivesReputation Level Requirements
Unlock White Lotus Daily Urgent MissionsExtract 2 Al Qatala planning diagrams or images
Complete Laswell’s Letter mission
Black Mous Level 3
Unlock Crown Daily Urgent MissionsExtract 3 classified documentsCrown Level 2
Unlock Phalanx Daily Urgent MissionsComplete Icebreaker mission
Extract:
3 bottles of hydrogen peroxide
Cephalexin
Acetone
Black Mous Level 6
Unlock Black Mous Daily Urgent MissionsExtract a full backpack with each slot filledN/A
Unlock Shadow Company Daily Urgent MissionsDead drop 10 keysN/A
Increased Contract Payment by 10%Reach Reputation Level 3 in the Shadow Company faction Shadow Company Level 3
Increased Contract Payment by 10% (Stage 2)Reach Reputation Level 6 in the Shadow Company faction Shadow Company Level 6
Increased Contract Payment by 5% (Stage 3)Reach Reputation Level 12 in the Shadow Company faction Shadow Company Level 12
Increased Commander Intel Extract:
15 laptops
3 encrypted hard drives
6 encrypted hard drives
Shadow Company Level 8
Increased Safe Intel Extract:
6 bricks of plastic explosives
20 electrical components
5 VCRs
Shadow Company Level 8
Increased Weapon Stash IntelDead drop:
3 RGL-80S
20 weapons
10 enemy weapons
Shadow Company Level 8
Increased Safe ContentsExtract 8 Sensitive or Classified Documents
Dead drop $1 Million in Cash
Shadow Company Level 8
Increased Supply Cache ContentsDead drop:
10 armor plate carriers
6 3-Plate Carriers
6 Self-Revives
Shadow Company Level 8
Increased UAV Tower Duration by 30 secondsExtract:
3 screwdrivers
4 drills
3 wrenches
4 hard drives
3 electrical tapes
3 batteries
Shadow Company Level 3
Increased UAV Tower Duration by 30 seconds (Stage 2)Extract:
10 cigar boxes
10 lighters
4 vintage wines
10 Soothing Hand Cream
Shadow Company Level 10
Increased UAV Tower Duration by 30 seconds (Stage 3)Extract:
10 Cephalexin
9 encrypted hard drives from Vondel
12 large medical bags
5 formaldehyde
Shadow Company Level 15
Increased Sam Site Duration Extract:
8 aged or vintage wines
15 bottles of fresh water
10 Ashika liquor
Shadow Company Level 3
Increased Sam Site Duration (Stage 2)Extract:
5 game consoles
8 Ashika Island laptops
GPU
6 VCRs
Shadow Company Level 10
Increased Sam Site Duration (Stage 3)Extract:
33 radiation blockers
12 gun oils
16 toothpastes
7 acetones
Shadow Company Level 15
Increased Exfil Chopper Speed Extract 100k in Cash on final exfilShadow Company Level 6

That covers everything you need to know about where to find the Upgrades menu in DMZ. For more content, be sure to explore the relevant links below, including Konni soldier locations.


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