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Nuketown, Nevada National Security Site, Nevada, United States of America
All, Nuketown 24/7
Type of Combat
Close Quarters
Console Codename (PC)
Zombies Map
Nuketown Zombies
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For other uses, see Nuketown.
"Nuclear testing grounds. Lots of fast paced action."
— Nuketown's map description

Nuketown is an iconic multiplayer map featured in Call of Duty: Black Ops and Call of Duty Online with a heavy emphasis on extremely close-quarters combat. The map has been remade and featured in Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Call of Duty: Black Ops III and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 with a similar layout and new aesthetics.


Nuketown is one of the smallest maps in the Call of Duty series, along with Shipment (Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare), Dome (both Call of Duty: World at War and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3), Rust (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2) and Hijacked (Call of Duty: Black Ops II). The map is based on a typical 1950's U.S. suburb used to demonstrate the effects of a nuclear weapon on a residential area; mannequins as well as accessible buildings and vehicles appear throughout the map. At the end of every game played on Nuketown, a nuclear bomb goes off during the scoreboard sequence.

The map is mostly symmetrical, as there are two houses with two floors and a garage, a back yard to both and a middle section with a few vehicles. In both ends, the team spawns in a garden area in the backyard. The player may take a road to the center of the map on either side of the house, go through it or go to the upper floor, which has a vision over the center and the other house. The chaotic action happens mainly in the center which has sightlines ideal for submachine guns and assault rifles.

The upper floor is a popular place for snipers as well as players who prefer staying back from the action. It is accessible by three ways; there are two stairs, in the backyard and inside the house on the room closest to center, and there is a gardening balcony outside the house on the main window, which can be climbed. However, the ladder is a very risky way, as the player is open to enemy fire.


Call of Duty Black Ops IIEdit

Main article: Nuketown 2025
Main article: Nuketown Zombies

Call of Duty Black Ops IIIEdit

Main article: Nuk3town

Call of Duty Black Ops 4Edit

Main article: Nuketown Island
Main article: Nuketown (Black Ops 4)



Call of Duty: Black OpsEdit

Call of Duty: Online Edit


Main article: Nuketown (Map)/Trivia