Call of Duty: Warzone Plunder mode, including where and how to deposit cash explained

Everything you need to know about Plunder mode in Warzone.

Plunder mode in Call of Duty: Warzone is all about collecting as much cash as physically possible.

You can find cash in a variety of ways across the Warzone map - anything from robbing a bank to simply finding it on the ground.

Once you have enough money or are worried about other players hunting you down, it's time to safely deposit your cash.

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Plunder mode for Call of Duty: Warzone explained: how to win Plunder

Plunder mode is a version of the Battle Royale mode that tasks your team with gathering as much in-game cash as possible, rather than simply surviving to the end.

When you die you'll respawn, rather than going to the Gulag or being eliminated altogether, and there's no closing circle of gas that changes the play area. You have the whole map to work with.


To win a game of Plunder, you need to come out victorious at the end of the Bonus Round period. This is activated when any team collects a total of $1million, held or deposited, which you can see in-game in the tracker in the bottom right of your screen.

When the Bonus Round starts, you have until the timer reaches zero to place yourselves above that team, either by reducing the amount of cash they have (by killing them) or by earning even more yourselves. Whichever team has the most cash at the end of the Bonus Round wins.

Where to find cash in Plunder mode for Call of Duty: Warzone explained

There are a number of ways you can find cash in Plunder mode for Call of Duty: Warzone.

The main way is by finding cash either in the Supply Boxes scattered across the Warzone map. To do this simply explore the map and keep your ears open for the low hum that signifies your near a Supply Box.

You might also find piles of cash hidden away in various buildings using this method.


Completing contracts - the in-game mini-missions you can collect from the yellow-gold glowing items in-game - will also reward you with a substantial cash prize, which goes towards your total.

Killing other players, however, is the way you can truly earn a lot of cash.

Whenever you kill another player, they will drop any and all of the cash they were holding. This means that you can easily collect a lot of cash very quickly if you and your squad are skilled enough.


The three players carrying the most amount of cash will also become visible on your Tac map; the second and third will be symbolised by a red bag of money, while the player with the highest amount of money will be marked with a red crown.

Simply open up your Tac map and you'll be given an idea about where these three players are.


Hunting down and killing one of these players could be the action that wins you the Plunder match. It's also, however, a very dangerous tactic, because not only will the players you're hunting be quite skilled, but other squads will be using the same tactics.

Finally, the most amount of cash can be earned from taking down Attack Helicopters - the black helicopters that appear in the sky during the Bonus Round - which will grant you massive sums of money, but comes at a huge risk, of course, that the choppers could take you out first. Plus, they're only available in that Bonus Round - so they're not something to rely on!

The latest development in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's battle royale mode, Warzone, is the ability to explore Bunkers. Get started with our early list of Warzone tips and tricks, or get to grips with the play area itself in our guide to the Warzone map. Or, familiarise yourself with the best Warzone loadouts, the best Warzone perks, how the Warzone Gulag works and how to get money in Plunder, too.

How to deposit cash in Plunder mode for Call of Duty: Warzone explained

There are two ways to deposit your hard won cash in Plunder mode for Call of Duty: Warzone.

The first is by using Cash Deposit Balloons, which you can find by opening Supply Boxes.

Deploying the balloon will grant you 18 seconds to deposit as much cash as you can.

The Cash Deposit Balloons can only carry $150,000 in total and you have to deposit your cash in $25,000 increments. If you're carrying less than £25,000, then you'll simply deposit all of your remaining cash.


The second way to deposit your cash is by Cash Deposit Helipad. This is unlocked once your team reaches a total of $300,000, and will appear as a piggy bank icon on your map. There's no limit to the amount of money you can deposit at Helipads, but they do appear for all squads that could deposit money there, so expect to fight over them.


Finally, if anyone reaches $1million total - either deposited, currently carrying or both added together - then that million is automatically deposited without you having to do anything.

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