The Haunting: Here’s How Call of Duty Can Earn You a ‘Prized’ Diablo 4 Reward

Published 10/18/2023, 7:08 AM EDT

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Diablo 4 players have got a golden opportunity in the ongoing The Haunting event in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II. They can get an exclusive reward by participating in the huge crossover, featuring Warzone, between two of Activision‘s popular franchises. Not to mention that it’s bringing together the two iconic and beloved IPs in a unique manner, to say the least.

For the uninitiated, Modern Warfare II and Warzone recently received a mid-season update. Following the debut of Season 6, the last content-filled offering for the current installment, it has arrived with tons of scary and spooky surprises. Diablo 4 also happens to be one of them. Now, players of the latter can obtain a prized reward from the latest Call of Duty event itself.

Follow these steps to earn The Butcher’s Meat Hook for Diablo 4 in Call of Duty Warzone


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In The Haunting event under Warzone, the devs have revealed multiple game modes. Operation Nightmare is one such mode featured in the battle royale after the mid-season update. It has none other than The Butcher, from Diablo 4, as the mini-boss. If players are able to take him down, they will receive his prized Meat Hook to use in Diablo 4.


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Now that’s something really amazing to witness inside Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II and Warzone. Undoubtedly, it’s a unique way for Activision to promote one game inside the other.

Here are the exact steps players need to carry out to earn the Meat Hook from Warzone:

  1. Players must link their account to their Activision account by accessing the Profile tab on the Call of Duty website.
  2. Slay The Butcher in Call of Duty: Warzone by first uncovering a portal to his otherworldly lair. Defeat him in combat on either Al Mazrah or Vondead.
  3. The reward will be eventually granted to one’s account. It may take up to 4 days to appear.
  4. For players who have killed The Butcher before linking their Activision and accounts, they need not worry. Once they link their accounts, the reward will still make its way to their Diablo 4 Wardrobe in up to 4 days. Important note: players must have a Scythe equipped in order to view the transmog.

The aforementioned information was shared on an official website, specifically created to inform about the Diablo 4 reward.

What’s more in store for players in The Haunting event of MWII and Warzone?

There’s a Soul Capture event going on right now across Multiplayer, battle royale, and DMZ formats. Players can collect as many Souls as possible. They can do so by simply killing their opponents in online matches. As expected, Souls can be redeemed to win exclusive rewards throughout the Haunting’s duration.


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Moreover, certain MP maps have also received a makeover after the arrival of the Halloween-themed update. Here’s a list of the spooky areas players can explore as of now:

  • Haunting Domination
  • Haunting Kill Confirmed
  • Haunting Grind
  • Haunting Drop Zone Drop Scares
  • Haunting Infected


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Once again, players who want the Meat Hook in Diablo 4 have to link their accounts and kill The Butcher before the Haunting ends next month. The event will officially conclude on November 6, 2023.

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Written by:

Mintu Tomar


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Mintu Tomar is a senior eSports writer at EssentiallySports, whose passion for video games is unmatched. With an impressive portfolio of over 1900 articles, Mintu is an expert in the coverage of Call of Duty. His extensive knowledge of the industry and insightful commentary have earned him the respect of many prominent figures, including actors, podcast hosts, and other important individuals in the gaming world.
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