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All the keys in Call of Duty MW2 Warzone 2.0 DMZ ranked from best to worst

Having trouble finding all the keys in Call of Duty MW2 Warzone 2.0 DMZ or determining which spots are the best “bang for your buck” drop spots in Call of Duty MW2‘s open-world, narrative driven extraction mode? Use the following list to help you determine your squad’s next drop spot.

“High-tier” loot refers to gold special items, mission items, and items over $2000 in value. All of these locations have been checked 10+ times each to verify the average quality and type of loot provided.

S Tier:

  • Al Bagra Underground: Unlocks a fortress, required for mission, 12+ supply boxes.
  • City Hall Hideout Key: Unlocks a hideout on Ashika Island, required for mission. 6+ supply boxes.
  • Drifting Supply Bag: Unlocks a bag underwater north of Ashika Island. Three masks worth a total $75,000.
  • Downtown Post Office: Unlocks a fortress, required for mission, 6-8 supply boxes and killstreaks on the ground as well as a number of “mail kiosks” that contain keys and high-value document loot.
  • Enfer Back Room: Unlocks a shop back room in the Sa’id Shopping Centre on the top floor, required for mission.
  • Kushaak Construction Warehouse: Unlocks fortress in quarry. Required for mission. Contains ~6 supply boxes as well as a lot of lockers, computers and cabinets with mid to high-tier loot. High chance GPU spawn.
  • Lost Room 403: Required for mission, unlocks a hotel room on the top floor of the Ashika Island hotel. Fully modded weapon, cash, killstreaks, and misc valuables around the room.
  • Mawizeh Resort Main Building: Unlocks a fortress, 6-8 supply boxes with killstreaks, backpacks, custom weapons and 3-plate vests on the ground. Common spawn for a Light Helo on the roof.
  • Old Lighthouse Citadel Room: Unlocks a back room in the base of the southern lighthouse in Sarrif Bay. Contains four supply boxes, one wooden supply crate, loose cash and vests or backpacks on the ground, and a custom weapon. Very close to a spawn point.
  • Police Armory / Police Locker: The armory key will unlock one of three police armories around the map, and the police locker master key will unlock the gun cages within. Both keys are required. Armories typically contain six to eight weapons lockers full of weapons, armor and killstreaks.
  • Sawah Hotel Room 302: Required for mission. Unlocks a hotel room in Sawah Village with one supply box, a duffel bag, guaranteed gold Desert Eagle, one custom weapon and various valuables.
  • Sunken Ship Thief Cache: Unlocks a cache on the smaller of the two sunken ships, which contains the $25,000 Golden Skull of Al Bagra Minor.
  • Tsuki Castle Hideout: Unlocks the Tsuki Castle hideout without having to destroy the Wheelson, required for mission (technically.)

A Tier:

  • Art Museum: Unlocks a fortress. 6-8 supply boxes. Less loot than most other fortresses, with just as many armoured and shield enemies.
  • Ch 7 Editorial Department: Required for mission. Unlocks a multi-room area on the top floor of the Ch 7 TV tower in Al Mazrah city. Multiple supply boxes, custom weapon(s), cash and mid to high-tier loose loot. High chance for sensitive documents and other high-value paper items.
  • Chemical Storage Warehouse: Unlocks a large warehouse in the south of the Quarry. 1-2 supply crates, multiple custom weapon spawns, a high amount of mid to high-tier loose loot on shelves, killstreaks and 3-plate vests on the ground.
  • Control Tower: Unlocks a fortress. 6-8 supply boxes. Decent value for the key, but more loot can be found at the nearby unlocked airport lounge at the southeast of the terminal.
  • Crane Control Room: Required for mission, 2 supply boxes and custom weapon spawns. Mid to high-tier misc loot, duffel bags, and killstreaks on the floor. Good chance for 3-plate and large pack.
  • Crash Site Weapons Case: Unlocks a weapons footlocker in the crashed plane in Sattiq Caves, or under the pipeline to the south of the crash. Gives three fully modded weapons. The case in the plane will require a fight with Shadow Company while the southern case will not require any fighting to access.
  • Flotsam Cargo Cache: Contains multiple fully modded weapons and a single high value item.
  • Hotel Employee Fridge: Contains three fully modified weapons and an intel note.
  • Main Harbor Control: Unlocks the main harbor room at the Ashika Island port. Multiple supply crates and fully customized weapons, chance for 3-plate carriers and backpacks, some killstreaks, and high-value items.
  • Police Academy: Unlocks a fortress, at the Police Academy main building. 4-6 supply boxes and lots of miscellaneous containers and loose items. Sub-par loot compared to other fortresses.
  • Research Center Room: Two supply boxes, multiple fully customized weapons, 3-plate vests or backpacks, and quite a lot of misc valuables.
  • Rusted Fridge: Unlocks a fridge underwater by the Beach Club observatory deck. Contains multiple fully modded weapons including launchers.
  • Sattiq Poppy Farmer’s House: Unlocks a house above the poppy fields in the Sattiq Cave Complex housing area. Required for a mission. One supply box, high-tier loose loot, loose keys and cash, and a weapon spawn. High chance of gold bars.
  • US Embassy: Unlocks a fortress; required for mission. 6-8 supply boxes and killstreaks on the ground, as well as a few custom weapon spawns and loose 3-plate vests or backpacks. Quite a lot of miscellaneous loot in various containers and scattered around the location.
  • Tsuki Castle Weapons Locker: Unlocks the weapons lockers in the rear of the Tsuki Castle hideout. Grants a lot of fully modified custom weapons, but may not be worth keeping if you’re already in the hideout and looting its supply boxes.
  • Zaya Radar Dome: Unlocks one of the large dome buildings in Zaya Observatory. Provides multiple duffel bags and custom weapons on the ground, four supply crates, loose cash bags, and 3-plate vests or large backpacks on the ground. Watch out for armoured AI.

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B Tier:

  • Airport Maintenance: Unlocks a back door in the Airport fortress. High-tier loose loot, 1-2 supply boxes, weapon(s) on ground. Common spawn for gold skulls and gold bars.
  • Al Safwa Stone Block Office: Unlocks a two-room office. Spawns one supply crate and one wooden box, mid to high-tier loose loot, and custom weapon(s) and killstreaks.
  • Canal Apartment 103: Unlocks an apartment in Al Mazrah city. One supply box, multiple duffel bags and wooden boxes, loose cash, custom weapon(s) and mid to high-tier loose loot.
  • Caretaker’s House Key: Unlocks a three-room house in the north end of Al Sammam Cemetery. One supply box, multiple custom weapon spawns, loose cash and mid to high-tier loose loot. High chance of Vintage Wine in the fridge and gold bars or skulls on shelves.
  • Deckhand’s Toolbox: Located underwater in the more submerged of the two sunken ships. Unlocks a single toolbox. Usually contains $20,000 or more in cash, as well as a key or valuable misc item.
  • Downtown Post Office Secure Room: Unlocks a single room in the Downtown Post Office fortress. One supply box, custom weapon(s) and loose misc loot. Grants the Sunken Ship Thief’s Cache key for the gold skull easter egg. Requires the additional Downtown Post Office key to access.
  • Groundskeeper’s Shack: Unlocks the tool shed east of the Sarrif Bay resort, west of Sarrif Bay itself. Contains custom weapon(s) and one supply box, one duffel bag, and some lockers with mid to high-tier misc items. Killstreaks can spawn on ground.
  • Mud Covered Cache: Unlocks a crate under the bridge at the Castle on Ashika Island. Gives two random keys and a valuable item.
  • Sawah Hotel Room 303: Unlocks a hotel room in Sawah Village with one supply box and multiple high-value items, as well as one or two custom weapons.
  • Special Ops Relay Station: Unlocks a small office at the south of Hafid Port. Contains a lot of loose backpack and 3-plate spawns, one supply crate, some mid to high-tier loose loot, and can spawn killstreaks on the floor.
  • Under Freeway East Warehouse: Unlocks a warehouse to the far east of the map under the highway overpass. Contains a custom weapon, one supply crate, lots of loose loot, and a good chance of gold bars and skulls.
  • Zarqwa Red Village Apartment: Unlocks an apartment on the second floor of a red building in Zarqwa on the south side. Gives a custom weapon, a few loose cash bags, a good chance at some gold bars and skulls, as well as potentially a killstreak and some vests.
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C Tier:

  • ABF Antiquities Office: Unlocks a single room in a high-danger area. Mid to high-tier loose loot, 1-2 supply boxes, weapon(s) on ground.
  • Al Bagra Officer’s Quarters: Unlocks two rooms in upper Al Bagra for one key use each. Each room has a supply box, mid to high-tier loose loot, and may spawn a custom weapon.
  • Al Sharim Pass Elder’s Room: Unlocks a single room in upper Al Sharim Pass. Spawns 1-2 supply boxes, high-tier loose loot and a custom weapon.
  • Ashika Island Information Booth: Unlocks a small room by the Beach Club in Ashika Island. Gives one or two large backpacks and 3-plate vests and a fully modded weapon, as well as some misc items.
  • Bank of Adal Top Floor Office: Unlocks a single office on the top floor of Sawah Village bank. One supply box, mid to high-tier loose loot, and a custom weapon. Common gold skull and gold bar spawn.
  • Cavern Boat Dock Shack: Unlocks a single shack in the Sattiq underground river cave. One supply box, some loose cash on shelves, mid to high-tier loose loot and a custom weapon.
  • Central Sa’id Top Floor Apartment: Unlocks a single apartment in Sa’id City with disappointingly little loot. One supply box, a custom weapon spawn (usually a pistol,) some mid-tier loose loot, cash and standard misc items.
  • Central Zaya Meeting Room: Unlocks a single room in a Zaya Observatory office. One supply crate, custom weapon, mid to high-tier loose loot and some cash. Can spawn in a Stronghold.
  • Mawizeh Power Control Substation: Unlocks a small control room on the north shore of Mawizeh. Contains one supply boxes, a custom weapon spawn, and some loose cash and miscellaneous containers with mid-tier loot.
  • Police Academy Private Locker Room: Unlocks a locker room in the secondary Police Academy building away from the fortress. 1-2 supply boxes, loose cash and mid to high-tier misc items.
  • Police Academy Server Admin: Unlocks the server admin room in the secondary Police Academy building. One supply box, loose cash, mid to high-tier misc items, and a custom weapon. High probability of GPU spawn in the computer.
  • South Zaya Scientist Apartment: Unlocks a top floor apartment south of the large dome in Zaya Observatory. Contains a supply box, custom weapon, can spawn a 3-plate on the ground, and high-tier loot on the shelves. Good chance for gold bars, skulls and document loot. Being in a very dangerous area downgrades this to a C-tier.
  • Taraq Smuggler’s Office: Unlocks an office in the undamaged building in Taraq north. Contains a custom weapon, a supply box, some 2-plate or 3-plate vest spawns, some mid-tier loose loot, and a piece of intel for the skull mystery.
  • West Zarqwa Safe House: Unlocks the top floor of a two-story building west of the southern bridge in Zarqwa Hydro. One supply box, custom weapon, killstreak on the ground, and a chance to spawn a 3-plate vest as well.
  • Yum Yum Burger Back Room: Unlocks the back kitchen in the Yum Yum burger restaurant near the tower in Al Mazrah city. One supply crate, some fridges, misc loot on shelves, a custom weapon, and a wooden supply box.

D Tier:

  • Ahmed Grocery Store: Unlocks a single room. Mid-tier loose loot, 1-2 supply boxes.
  • Al Bagra Barrack: Unlocks two rooms in Al Bagra Fortress for one key use each. Each room has one supply box, low to mid-tier loose loot, and may spawn a custom weapon.
  • Al Bagra Munitions Storeroom: Unlocks two cells with one supply box and low to mid-tier loose loot. Has the possibility to spawn in a stronghold.
  • Bank of Adal 2nd Story Office: Opens a single office on the second floor of Sawah Village bank. One supply box, mid-tier loose loot, and a custom weapon.
  • Beach Club Bathhouse: Unlocks a rear bath room in the Ashika Island Beach Club. Contains some duffel bags, lots of money, and valuable items, as well as a chance at a modded weapon.
  • Caretaker’s Toolbox: Unlocks a single toolbox near a grave in Al Sammam Cemetery. Contains only four items; high chance for cash, special misc items and wine bottles.
  • Ch 7 Secure Records Room: Unlocks a single room in a small building north of the Ch 7 TV tower. One supply crate, one custom weapon, some cash and mid-tier loose loot, usually flash drives or various types of documents.
  • HMS Shipwreck Cache: Unlocks a submerged box on the shipwreck – Ashika Island. Contains a gold valuable and the drifting cache key, as well as two misc items.
  • Far South Eastern Storage Closet: Unlocks a single room in the southeastern village. Contains a single duffel bag and high-tier loose loot. Good chance for gold bars/skulls.
  • IHTAQ Warehouse Supply Room: Unlocks a back room in an office at Hafid Port. Loose cash on the ground, two custom weapons and loose mid-tier miscellaneous loot on shelves.
  • Lost Manager’s Office: Unlocks a back room in a building by the port. One supply box, a weapon, some misc items and a scrawled intel note.
  • Mawizeh Cell Shop Key: Unlocks a shop next to the bridge in Mawizeh Marshlands. Contains a wooden supply box, computer, and some loose loot. Can spawn killstreaks on the ground.
  • Mawizeh Resort Bungalow Room: Unlocks a back room in one of the under construction bungalows. Contains two wooden crates and a custom weapon as well as a first-aid box.
  • Mountaintop Spotter Shack: Unlocks a small shack in upper Al Sharim Pass. Contains one supply crate, a custom weapon, and some loose cash and mid-tier miscellaneous items.
  • North Canals Info Booth: Unlocks a small kiosk next to the canals in the city. Contains a wooden supply box, a custom weapon and some loose cash and miscellaneous items.
  • Omar’s Auto Repair: Unlocks the back room of an auto shop in Sawah Village. Contains one custom weapon, mid to high-tier loose loot and may spawn a gold bar or skull. No supply boxes.
  • Power Substation Toolbox: Unlocks a single toolbox at the substation south of the cemetery. Contains some bundles of cash, a random key, and has a high chance of spawning a GPU or encrypted hard drive.
  • Retro Runway Fridge: Unlocks the Indiana Jones fridge in the crater at the end of the airport runway. Usually contains cash and valuables ~$20,000 and may have a 3-plate vest or backpack.
  • Rohan Control Room Locker: Unlocks a single locker underground in Rohan Oil’s tunnels. Contains some cash, a unique scrawled note item, a random key and miscellaneous items.
  • Rohan Guard Shacks: Keys unlock both the North and South guard shacks at Rohan Oil. These shacks contain a set of lockers, a duffel bag, some high-tier misc loot and a computer. Likely spawn for gold bars and GPUs.
  • Sa’id Mall Security Room: Unlocks a back security office in the Sa’id Shopping Centre. Decent loot, but not worth the fight with all of the armored guards in the mall, and no loot that is better than what the rest of the mall and the unlocked areas provide.
  • Sattiq Guest Quarters: Unlocks a single house dug into a mountain in Sattiq Caves. One supply box, one bag, and mid to high-tier loose loot. Can spawn a backpack or vest on the cabinet or floor.
  • Scientist’s Locker: Unlocks a single locker in the tunnels under Zaya Observatory. Common spawn for a self-revive and high-tier document loot, as well as some cash.
  • South Al Bagra Top Floor Bedroom: Unlocks the bedroom in the building north of where a stronghold can spawn. Contains loose bags of cash, one custom weapon, a duffel bag and a wooden supply box.
  • Taraq River Supply Shack: Unlocks a small shack on the coast, just above the bridge. Contains one supply box and a toolbox, as well as some loose misc loot.
  • Tower Conference Room: Contains custom weapons, loose bags of cash, one supply box, and a good amount of high-tier loot such as gold bars etc. Considering the loot in the control tower itself, it’s not worth keeping this key just for a bit of extra goodies.
  • Traveller’s Luggage: Unlocks a duffel bag in the airport lounge area. Pretty good loot as far as single-container keys go. Usually one high-tier item (typically a first-edition comic book) as well as a decent amount of cash and a random key.
  • Waterlogged Bag: Unlocks a duffel bag in the apartment pool on Ashika Island. Gives three or four high-value items.
  • Zarqwa Market Storage: Unlocks a small storage shack on the south shore of Zarqwa Hydro. One supply crate, a toolbox, and some mid-tier loose loot.
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F Tier:

  • Al Sa’id Shopping Center: Interior is able to be accessed via the parking garage rooftop, making the key useless.
  • Algae Covered Toolbox: Unlocks a single toolbox in the Al Mazrah city canals. Mid to high-tier miscellaneous loot; no weapons, vest or backpack in my experience.
  • BC Toolbox Key: Unlocks a single toolbox in the airport. Mid to high-tier miscellaneous loot; no weapons, vest or backpack. May spawn a killstreak.
  • Captain’s Cache Key: Unlocks a single duffel bag in the bridge of the smaller sunken ship to the South. Contains some money, a unique Logbook item and can spawn mid to high-end misc loot.
  • Captain Silver’s Briefcase: Unlocks a briefcase in the cockpit of the crashed plane in Sattiq Caves. Grants a unique valuable, ‘Captain Silver’s cigars’ as well as an intel note. May be required for mission?
  • Clock Repair Tools: Unlocks a toolbox in the top of the clock tower in Sarrif Bay. Only four items; usually cash, a key, and a mid or high-tier misc item.
  • Combat Engineer Toolkit: Unlocks a toolbox on a SAM site near the castle on Ashika Island. Grants a modded pistol and some valuables.
  • Farmer’s Lunchbox: Unlocks a toolbox in Ashika Island – Oganikku Farms. Contains a custom pistol, an intel note, and some misc items.
  • Hafid Ship Bridge Cache: Unlocks a toolbox in the bridge of the fortress ship at Hafid Port. Usually contains around $10,000 in cash as well as a random key or miscellaneous item.
  • Hafid Ship First Mate Cache: Unlocks a toolbox in a bunkroom of the fortress ship at Hafid Port. Drops a few bundles of cash and a random key or miscellaneous item.
  • Longshoreman’s Duffel Bag: Opens a single bag on the end of the Hafid Port wet dock. Contains some bundles of cash and a random key or miscellaneous item.
  • Mawizeh Marsh Discarded Cache: Unlocks a bag next to a car under the bridge. Contains some cash, a random key or a miscellaneous item.
  • Quarry Worker’s Lost Toolbox: Unlocks a single toolbox underwater in the north of the quarry. Drops a random key and miscellaneous items. Did not have cash or valuables during my search.
  • Rohan Utility Tunnel Locker: Unlocks a single locker in the Rohan Oil underground fortress. Contains some cash and possibly a random key or miscellaneous items. No value when compared to the loot in the fortress itself and not worth fighting enemies to get to this one.
  • Sawah Crypto Mining Farm: Unlocks a room on the top floor of the Sawah grocery store. Not needed as you can access this room by jumping in the window from the bank across the street.
  • South Bank Apartment: Contains a custom weapon and low to mid-tier loose loot, a fridge, and other containers standard to most apartments. Nothing special here.
  • Special Forces Dead Drop: Contains a story-relevant note, a key, some valuable document loot and one miscellaneous item.
  • Taraq Tunnels Workbench Cache: Unlocks a toolbox under the Taraq Village in the tunnels. Contains some cash, a random key, a note for the easter egg, and a miscellaneous item.
  • Weapons Repair Kit: Unlocks a toolbox within the Sattiq Cave Complex underground. Contains two random keys, a high-value misc item and some cash. Not worth fighting the hordes of armoured enemies in here, and very poor loot compared to what you get in the caves.
  • Hydro Island Computer: Probably the worst key in the game. Unlocks a single computer tower on the middle island of Zarqwa. It has the same random loot pool as any computer tower. I’ve never even found a GPU or Encrypted Hard Drive in here.
  • Water Pump Control: Unlocks a room by the water processing plant on Ashika Island. Nothing but a single partially modded weapon and a scrawled intel note.

Did this guide help you find all the keys in Call of Duty MW2 Warzone 2.0 DMZ ranked from best to worst? Did we leave a locale off the list from Call of Duty MW2 Warzone 2.0 DMZ that you think we should add to the list? Let us know in the comments.

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