The Allegiance Operators of Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® bring Mace to Battle

Get intel on the latest Operator, Mace, who joins an already elite squadron of Allegiance Forces

by James Mattone on February 25, 2020

Introducing the best in the business; the Operators of Modern Warfare.

Now that Mace has joined the fight Modern Warfare, we wanted to give you a refresher on all the Allegiance Operators in Modern Warfare. 

These unique characters – each with their own backstory, nationality, character dialogue, character skins, and cosmetic customization options – have reported for duty as part of one of two opposing factions: Coalition and Allegiance. In Multiplayer, they do battle, but in Special Ops, they will have to put aside their differences and work together as part of the Armistice global taskforce. 

At the main Operators menu screen, you have the option to choose either Coalition or Allegiance as your favorite faction or remain neutral and not favor a side. When you queue up into a match, your team may be chosen based on your preferred faction.  However, this may not always occur, based on available players and other game elements. If you don’t select a favorite, your faction is randomly assigned.

The Operators menu screen is also where you can preview Operators and any Operator skins you have unlocked.

You begin your Multiplayer and Special Ops career as a Default Operator for either side. This Default Operator changes its appearance based on your Loadout; for example, using a shotgun may cause your Default Operator to don a tactical vest that would be worn for a breach-and-clear mission.

While the Default Operator is pretty cool, you can unlock many of the others through gameplay challenges across all three modes.

Outside of the Default Operator, Coalition Operators fall into the SAS, Warcom, and Demon Dogs special forces, while Allegiance Operators are grouped into Spetsnaz, Jackals, and Chimera special forces.

Here’s a breakdown of all Allegiance Operators, including their backstories and how to unlock them:

Mace

Faction: Jackals

Citizenship: United States

First Language: English

Status: Active

Unlock By: Unlock by purchasing the “Mace Operator Bundle” in the Store

Background: Ex U.S. Ranger turned gun for hire. Joined Jackals cutting his teeth in the slums of Soweto, South Africa. Marked with traditional scars to honor his heritage. Has earned a reputation for being a vicious Operator.

Azur

Faction: Jackals

Citizenship: Unknown

First Language: Arabic/English

Status: Active

Unlock By: Complete the Old Comrades Campaign mission

Background: Known arms-dealer. Deals with Al Qatala rivals discovered by “The Butcher.” Storehouses were raided. Family was killed. Used connections to expand North Africa network. Partnered with Jackals to destroy AQ and feed ambition.

Grinch

Faction: Jackals

Citizenship: Unknown

First Language:English

Status: Active

Unlock By: Get 100 Headshots in Multiplayer

Background: Origin unknown. Found by the Jackals, alone in an abandoned village in the Congo (DRC.) Killed 3 Jackals before Zane made contact and brokered a deal: Services in exchange for wire transfer to anonymous off-shore account.

Zane

Faction: Jackals

Citizenship: Federal Republic of Nigeria

First Language: Hausa/English

Status: Active

Unlock By: Complete all launch day Special Ops – Operations 

Background: Former Nigerian Army. Witnessed atrocities committed by Al Qatala. Defected after accusing govt of keeping funds meant to fight AQ. Formed the Jackals to defend Africa, funded by black market oil. Classified as terrorist.

Yegor

Faction: Chimera

Citizenship: Ukraine

First Language: Ukrainian

Status: Active

Unlock By: Complete the Proxy War Campaign mission

Background: Mercenary and professional fixer. A man of the cities, night-life, and excess. Known as more gangster than PMC, but reliable when called upon. Serves Nikolai under exclusive contract with Chimera. Ulterior agenda suspected.

Krueger

Faction: Chimera

Citizenship: Austria

First Language: Austro-Bavarian

Status: Active

Unlock By: Perform 25 Finishing Moves in Multiplayer

Background: Austrian-born, fled to Germany to evade murder charges. Served with KSK under false ID until mission gone-wrong. Civilians died. Identity discovered, escaped custody before court-martial. Maintains innocence.

Syd

Faction: Chimera

Citizenship: United States

First Language: English

Status: Active

Unlock By: Kill 5 Juggernauts in any Special Ops experience

Background: Born in Washington DC to family of wealthy politicians. Joined US Army at 18. Family had her stationed in Bulgaria. Served full enlistment. Traveled 5 years off-grid, fighting in conflict zones from Eastern Europe to Africa.

Minotaur

Faction: Spetsnaz

Citizenship: Russian

First Language: Russia

Status: Active

Unlock By: Get 300 Assault Rifle Kills in Multiplayer

Background: Saved countless lives during a hospital siege in 2nd Chechen War. Placed on extended psychiatric leave. Accrued several arrest warrants across SE Asia. Called back into service by Cpt Bale to expel Al Qatala from Verdansk.

Bale

Faction: Spetsnaz

Citizenship: Russian

First Language: Russia

Status: Active

Unlock By: Complete the Into the Furnace Campaign mission

Background: A legend among Spetsnaz. Wounded in 2ndChechen War, removed from active duty. Re-learned how to walk, passed requirements to re-enlist. Served under Gen. Barkov until filing complaint with Moscow, citing civilian deaths.

Rodion

Faction: Spetsnaz

Citizenship: Russian

First Language: Russia

Status: Active

Unlock By: Complete Special Ops -Operation: Paladin

Background: Spetsnaz, Special Weapons Company, selected for technological skill and familiarity with Western culture (Hollywood action movies.) Though top of the charts in performance, Verdansk is his first active combat deployment.

Nikto

Faction: Spetsnaz

Citizenship: Russia

First Language: Unknown

Status: Active

Unlock By: Purchase “Nikto Operator” Bundle in Store.

Background: Former FSB deep cover agent; captured and tortured at the hands of “Mr. Z.” Face disfigured, diagnosed with acute dissociative disorder. Remains a methodical, calculating soldier. Reassigned to Spetsnaz to utilize skill-set.

 

No matter who you choose, it’s up to you to lead them towards victory in Multiplayer… Or to stop the threat in Special Ops.

We’ll see you online.

 

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