How to Unlock the Polyatomic Camo in Modern Warfare 2

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Abdul Wasay Farooqui
Abdul Wasay Farooqui
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Modern Warfare 2 has a new camo system that is harder to grind than the previous installments of Call Of Duty. This guide will explain how to unlock the polyatomic camo in Modern Warfare 2.

This guide will provide all the information on how to unlock the Polyatomic Camo. To unlock the Polyatomic Camo, you have to unlock the Platinum camo of all the 56 weapons available in the game, which is a really long and exhausting grind. 

How Do Camo Challenges Work?

Mastery Camos are unlocked by doing certain challenges of a weapon class. Once unlocked, you can use them on any weapon of the same category. 

How Do You Unlock The Polyatomic Camo?

To Unlock the Polyatomic Camo, you have to unlock platinum on all weapons, which gets unlocked after you finish unlocking all the gold camos on all fifty-six weapons. Each weapon in this game requires different challenges before Gold and Platinum are unlocked.

The camo challenges for Polyatomic are listed below.

Weapon ClassChallenges
Assault Rifles25 Headshots
SMGs25 Headshots
Battle Rifles25 Headshots
Snipers20 Headshots
Shotguns10 Double Kills
Pistols10 Kills From Behind
Melee15 Double Kill
Riot Shield10 Kills From Behind
Launchers15 Double Kills

After the challenges are completed, head to the gunsmith panel, and select customize. There you will see many options. You have to select camo. After selecting camo, you will see mastery camos on the bottom left. Hover over the Polyatomic Camo. 

Use WASD on the keyboard or your left stick, using a controller to move over to the camos. If they are grayed out, then that means they are incomplete. If they are colored, select it, and it will be applied to the weapon.


Best Game Modes To Unlock Polayatomic Camo

The best games modes to unlock the Polyatomic Camo are:


Grinding camo challenges have never been this easier before, thanks to Invasion. As the game adds bots to fill the server, you can quickly rack up multiple kills from them. They aimlessly run around the map.


Hardpoint is the best game mode for flanking as it regularly rotates the objective around the map. Thus, you are always on the run and on a lurk.

How To Equip The Polyatomic Camo

Loadout Page

To Equip your Polyatomic camo, you first need to head over to the gunsmith page. After selecting the gunsmith panel, press on the panel above, saying customize.

Gunsmith Page

Here you will see many options, Select camo. After selecting camo, you will see the newly unlocked Polyatomic camo. Hover over the camo and select it. Now you can repeat this process for all the weapons.

Camo Page


And this was our guide on how to unlock the polyatomic camo in modern warfare 2. Please comment below if you have any tips and tricks you want to share with us. We would love to have your feedback.

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