How to unlock hidden Dark Ops challenges for Blackout

A look at ways to unlock the hidden Dark Ops challenges in the Blackout mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

In the Blackout mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, there are hidden tasks known as Dark Ops challenges. The requirements to unlock and earn these Dark Ops challenges isn’t immediately straightforward, as they unlock after you’ve earned them. There are reportedly 9 total Dark Ops challenges to unlock in the Blackout mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

By finding and unlocking these Dark Ops challenges, players can not only boost their Eschelon level, they can also earn special Merits and Calling Cards. Struggling to unlock these Dark Ops challenges? We’ve got you covered! Below, we’ll walk you through how to unlock hidden Dark Ops challenges in the Blackout mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

How to Unlock Hidden Dark Ops Challenges in Blackout

Below, we'll walk you through how to unlock hidden Dark Ops challenges in the Blackout mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.
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There are a variety of hidden Dark Ops challenges to unlock in the Blackout mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. The requirements needed to unlock these aren’t directly listed. Instead, you can only learn about them after they’re earned. As such, players have been randomly unlocking them in the game and sharing the ones they’ve earned to help other players unlock Dark Ops challenges.

There are 9 Dark Ops challenges to unlock in Blackout, although as of the time of this writing, only 7 have been discovered. To make everything easier, we’ve put together a list on how to unlock these 7 hidden Dark Ops challenges in the Blackout mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4!

  • Fist Fighter: To unlock this hidden Dark Ops challenge in Blackout, you’ll need to kill an enemy using only your fists.
  • Back in the Ground: To unlock this hidden Dark Ops challenge in Blackout, you’ll need to kill 100 Zombies.
  • Practice Makes Perfect: To unlock this hidden Dark Ops challenge in Blackout, you’ll need to shoot a bullseye at the Firing Range from 90 meters away.
  • Zombie Jams: To unlock this hidden Dark Ops challenge in Blackout, you’ll need to activate the Jukebox at the small Diner located to the west of the Array area.
  • Open the Blast Doors: To unlock this hidden Dark Ops challenge in Blackout, you’ll need to open the Blast Doors by hitting the switch in the hallway before the Blast Doors in the Fracking Tower.
  • Baller: To unlock this hidden Dark Ops challenge in Blackout, you’ll need to shoot a basket at the basketball court to the west side of the Estates.
  • Red Light, Green Light: To unlock this hidden Dark Ops challenge in Blackout, you’ll need to be the first to find and loot an underwater supply stash underneath a floating buoy to the west side of the Cargo Docks.

We’ll be sure to update this list as additional Dark Ops challenges are found in Blackout. In the meantime, what Dark Ops challenges have you unlocked so far? Let us know down in the comments below!

For more on Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, be sure to check out some of our previous guides including all helicopter locations in the Blackout mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, how to unlock characters in the Blackout mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, and a look at when Create a Class unlocks in the multiplayer component of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

By reading through this guide, you should now know how to unlock hidden Dark Ops challenges in the Blackout mode of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

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