All Missions in MW3 Zombies Act 1

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Story missions are part of the core experience for Modern Warfare 3 Zombies, and everyone needs to start with Act 1 before moving to the tougher challenges. We’ll tell you all MW3 Zombies Act 1 missions in this guide.

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Full List of Act 1 MW3 Zombies Missions

There is a total of 21 different Act 1 missions that span across six tiers. You can choose which order you do the missions in a given tier, but you must complete a full tier before moving ahead. 20 of these missions lead to the last task which is a Story Mission to lead into the next Act.

All Act 1 MW3 Zombies Missions Listed:

  • Direct Line (Tier 1)
    • Ping a Contract on the Tac Map.
    • Complete a Contract.
    • Exfil.
    • Rewards: 1500 XP and Jugger-Nog Can Acquisition.
  • Treasure Hunter (Tier 1)
    • Open 25 Loot Caches.
    • Rewards: Instant Insanity Sticker and 1500 XP.
  • Road Rage (Tier 1)
    • Kill 30 Zombies by running them over with a vehicle.
    • Repair 1 vehicle tire.
    • Rewards: Stamin-Up Can Acquisition and 1500 XP.
  • Wall Power (Tier 1)
    • Purchase a weapon from a Wall Buy.
    • Kill 50 Zombies with a Wall Buy weapon.
    • Rewards: Get Smoked Emblem and 1500 XP.
  • Firepower (Tier 1)
    • Pack-A-Punch a weapon to Level I.
    • Kill 50 Zombies with a Level I Pack-A-Punched weapon.
    • Rewards: Uncommon Aether Tool Acquisition and 1500 XP.
  • Take Up Arms (Tier 1)
    • Purchase a primary weapon from a Mystery Box.
    • Kill 50 Zombies with a Mystery Box weapon.
    • Rewards: Cryo Freeze Ammo Mod Acquisition and 1500 XP.
  • Interceptor (Tier 2)
    • Eliminate All Convoy Mercenaries.
    • Collect Stronghold Keycard dropped by Mercenary Convoy.
    • Rewards: Bone Rattle Weapon Blueprint and 3000 XP.
  • Freezer Burn (Tier 3)
    • Slow 50 Zombies with Cryo Freeze Ammo Mod.
    • Slow 10 Hellhounds with Cryo Freeze Ammo Mod.
    • Rewards Baseball Fan Calling Card and 1500 XP.
  • Minelayer (Tier 3)
    • Kill 25 Zombies with the Energy Mine Field Upgrade.
    • Kill 15 Mercenaries with the Energy Mine Field Upgrade.
    • Rewards: Rare Aether Tool Acquisition and 1500 XP.
  • Pit Stop (Tier 3)
    • Fully refuel 3 different vehicles at Gas Stations.
    • Rewards: Double XP Token Consumable and 1500 XP.
  • Saboteur (Tier 3)
    • Complete an Aether Extractor Contract.
    • Kill 15 Mercenaries guarding the Extractors.
    • Shoot down a reinforcement helicopter.
    • Exfil with the Uncommon Aether Tool Plans.
    • Rewards: Hamlet Charm and 1500 XP.
  • Automated Backup (Tier 3)
    • Activate 3 Deadbolt Turrets with Ammo Mod Circuit Boards.
    • Rewards: Death Perception Acquisition and 1500 XP.
  • Infiltrator (Tier 4)
    • Obtain a Stronghold Keycard.
    • Clear a Terminus Outcomes Stronghold.
    • Retrieve Terminus Outcomes Record from the Stronghold Safe.
    • Rewards: Raw Aetherium Acquisition and 3000 XP.
  • Hands Off (Tier 5)
    • Kill 20 Zombies with Sentry Guns.
    • Kill 10 mercenaries with Sentry Guns.
    • Acquire a Cyphered Tablet.
    • Rewards: Mayhem on Wheels Calling Card and 1500 XP.
  • Blasted (Tier 5)
    • Destroy armor on 25 Zombies using the Shatter Blast Ammo Mod.
    • Acquire a Cyphered Tablet.
    • Rewards: Napalm Burst Ammo Mod Acquisition and 1500 XP.
  • Bring ‘Em On (Tier 5)
    • Kill 50 Zombies with Frenzied Guard Field Upgrade active.
    • Killa Special or Elite enemy with Frenzied Guard Field Upgrade active.
    • Acquire a Cyphered Tablet.
    • Rewards: Double Weapon XP Consumable and 1500 XP.
  • Hostile Takeover (Tier 5)
    • Loot 3 Safes.
    • Kill 50 enemies while drilling safes.
    • Rewards Masked Charm and 1500 XP.
  • Chaperone (Tier 5)
    • Complete an Escort Contract.
    • Kill 75 Zombies during a single Escort Contract.
    • Maintain ACV’s health above 50%.
    • Exfil with the Quick Revive Recipe.
    • Rewards: Rare Aether Tool Acquisition and 1500 XP.
  • Nest Wrecker (Tier 5)
    • Obtain a Gas Mask.
    • Destroy an Aether Nest.
    • Acquire a Cyphered Tablet.
    • Rewards: Shatter Blast Acquisition and 1500 XP.
  • Where’s Dr. Jansen? (Tier 6)
    • Complete an Outlast Contract.
    • Obtain Dr. Jansen’s Tablet.
    • Exfil.
    • Rewards: Ride and Die Calling Card and 3000 XP.
  • Extraction (Story Mission)
    • Deploy to Dr. Jansen’s coordinates.
    • Bring Dr. Jansen in for questioning.
    • Rewards: Rage and Fire Loading Screen.

Once you finish the Story Mission for Act 1, a cutscene will end that marks the end of the full act. Then you can finally access all of the missions that are available in Act 2 of MW3 Zombies.

While you knock all of these missions out, make sure you have the best gun for the mode along with you.

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