Warzone is getting a Ranked Resurgence Mode on Fortune’s Keep – here are all of the rules and rewards you need to know about.

Warzone’s competitive playlist – Ranked Resurgence – has a different ruleset to the usual Battle Royale and Resurgence game modes. These rules limit which weapons you can use, the in-game Public Events and more.

Plus, there are plenty of rules regarding how you can climb the ranks and earn all of the exclusive rewards.

Here’s everything you need to know!

Resurgence Ranked Play Mode Overview & Rules

  • Party Size: Trios
  • Map: Fortune’s Keep
  • Game Mode: Resurgence
  • Public Event restrictions: Yes (Firesale and Restock happen at fixed circles. No other Public Events are available)
  • Vehicle restrictions: Yes (e.g., No Turreted Vehicles)
  • Restricted gameplay elements: Yes
  • Buy Station Inventory Adjustments: Yes
You must be at least level 55 to play Ranked Resurgence
Warzone Ranked Resurgence Fortune's Keep

Banned Weapons & Equipment

The following weapons and equipment are banned from custom loadouts in Warzone Ranked Resurgence:

  • Riot Shield
  • All Launchers
  • One Shot Sniper Rifles (they kill in two shots instead)
  • The Following Shotguns:
    • Haymaker
    • Riveter
    • MX Guardian
    • KV Broadside
  • The Following Attachments:
    • Thermal Optics
    • Snake Shot Ammunition
    • JAK Purifier
    • Maelstrom Dual Trigger
    • JAK Purifier Flamethrower
    • Explosive Ammunition
    • Corvus Torch
We will update the list of banned weapons and equipment once Ranked Resurgence launches.

All Skill Divisions

Warzone Ranked players are separated into the following divisions based on how much Skill Rating (SR) they have:

  • Bronze (0 SR)
  • Silver (900 SR)
  • Gold (2100 SR)
  • Platinum (3600 SR)
  • Diamond (5400 SR)
  • Crimson (7500 SR)
  • Iridescent (10,000 SR)
  • Top 250 (the 250 highest-ranked players in the world)
Warzone Ranked Resurgence Skill Divisions

Earning SR

You earn SR depending on where your squad places in the match, as well as for how many kills and assists you get. The higher your squad places, the more SR you get!

Placement SR:

  • Teams Remaining: 14: SR = 0
  • Teams Remaining: 10: SR = 15
  • Teams Remaining: 8: SR = 30
  • Teams Remaining: 6: SR = 45
  • Teams Remaining: 5: SR = 60
  • Teams Remaining: 4: SR = 80
  • Teams Remaining: 3: SR = 100
  •  Teams Remaining: 2: SR = 125
  • Teams Remaining: 1: SR = 150

Kills & Assists SR:

  • Teams Remaining: 9+: SR Per Kill/Assist = 5. SR Per Non-Assisted Kill = 2
  • Teams Remaining: 8: SR Per Kill/Assist = 7. SR Per Non-Assisted Kill = 3
  • Teams Remaining: 3: SR Per Kill/Assist = 15. SR Per Non-Assisted Kill = 7

The SR for kills and assists increases depending on how many squads are left. Therefore, you’ll still want to play aggressively, even at the end of the match!

Seasonal SR Challenges

You can also earn bonus SR for completing the following Seasonal SR Challenges:

  • First Kill or Assist: +100 SR
  • 10 Kills or Assists: +100 SR
  • 25 Kills or Assists: +100 SR
  • 50 Kills or Assists: +100 SR
  • 100 Kills or Assists: +100 SR
  • Reach Top 8 Squad: +100 SR
  • Reach Top 5 Squad: +100 SR
  • Reach Top 3 Squad: +100 SR
  • Win a Match: +200 SR

You can only complete each of these challenges once per season, but they’re certainly a nice way to rank up fast at the beginning of the season!

SR Fees

Ranked Play also has two kinds of SR Fees once you reach Silver 1. These are fees for deploying into a Ranked Resurgence match and every time you die within a game.

As you climb the ranks, the Deployment Fees and Death Fees increase, meaning that you need to be increasingly careful as you rise up the ranks. Otherwise, you could end up dropping down a Skill Division or two!

Ranked Resurgence Skill Divisions Rewards

Everyone who plays Ranked Resurgence will earn rewards at the end of the Warzone season, depending on the highest Skill Division they reached.

In addition to a Skill Division Operator Skin, players can earn the following:

  • Highest Division — Bronze: “WZ Season 2 Bronze” Emblem
  • Highest Division — Silver: “WZ Season 2 Silver” Emblem
  • Highest Division — Gold: “WZ Season 2 Gold” Animated Emblem and Large Decal
  • Highest Division — Platinum: “WZ Season 2 Platinum” Animated Emblem and Large Decal
  • Highest Division — Diamond: “WZ Season 2 Diamond” Animated Emblem and Large Decal
  • Highest Division — Crimson: “WZ Season 2 Crimson” Animated Emblem and Large Decal
  • Highest Division — Iridescent: “WZ Season 2 Iridescent” Animated Calling Card, Animated Emblem and Large Decal
  • End Season 2 in Top 250: “WZ Season 2 Top 250” Animated Calling Card, Animated Emblem, and Large Decal
  • End Season 2 No. 1 Overall: “WZ Season #1 Overall” Animated Calling Card and Animated Emblem
Warzone Ranked Play Skill Divisions Rewards

Earning Rank Stars

Earning Rank Stars increases your Rank in the current season. Rank is separate from Skill Division in Warzone Ranked Resurgence and has a different set of rewards to earn.

There are three ways you can earn Rank Stars in Ranked Resurgence, with each player being able to earn up to three Rank Stars per game. They are:

  • Place in the Top 8 of Squads: One Star
  • Place in the Top 5 of Squads: Two Stars
  • Finish 1st: Three Stars

Rank Stars Rewards

For every 5 Rank Stars you earn, you get a reward. These are all of the rewards available:

  • Rank 5: Calling Card and “Sweat Buggy” Vehicle Skin
  • Rank 10: Calling Card and “On the Rise” Animated Emblem
  • Rank 15: Calling Card and “Carrying the Squad” Weapon Sticker
  • Rank 20: Calling Card and “Team Player” Weapon Charm
  • Rank 25: Calling Card and “GOAT” Animated Emblem
  • Rank 30: Calling Card and “WZ Ranked Play Rank 30” Weapon Camo
  • Rank 35: Calling Card and “WTB” Weapon Sticker
  • Rank 40: Calling Card and “Beamed” Weapon Decal
  • Rank 45: Calling Card and “You Tried” Weapon Charm
  • Rank 50: Calling Card, “WZ Ranked Veteran” Animated Emblem, and four Operator Skins
Warzone Ranked Play Skins

Ranked Challenges

In addition to SR and Rank Stars, there are separate challenges to complete in Ranked Resurgence. Each of these challenges has a different reward to earn for completing it:

  • Finish in the Top 8, 25 times: “Melted” Large Decal
  • Finish in the Top 5, 10 times: “Pro Issue” Striker SMG Blueprint
  • Finish 1st: “Popped Off” Charm
  • Get 50 Kills or Assists: “WZ Season 2 Competitor” Sticker
  • Get 250 Kills or Assists: “WZ Ranked Play Season 2” Loading Screen
  • Get 1,000 Kills or Assists: “WZ Season 2 Ranked Veteran” Weapon Camo

Now that you know all of the rules and rewards for the Ranked Resurgence mode in Warzone, you’ve got to plan what guns to use. Here are the best loadouts in Warzone right now, so you can rank up quickly!

Senior Staff Writer
Django grew up with a PlayStation controller in his hands and loves all kinds of games, from Football Manager to Yakuza.
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