|Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3|
|Strike Package Reward|
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3Edit
The Reaper UAV allows the user to spot targets from the air, and launch missiles at them. The player can launch fourteen missiles of similar power to the Predator Missile, but unlike the Predator Missile the Reaper's missiles will be laser-guided from the Reaper's camera, opposed to an on-board missile camera, allowing it to easily hit moving targets or targets behind cover. After firing a counter appears which says the height of the missile making it easier to see when the rocket will hit the ground. The player can zoom in and get a better view on the map by pressing the ADS button.
The reaper leaves after all missiles are fired or after 40 seconds of flight time. Any place targeted by the Reaper drone will be lazed red, thus giving those on the ground warning to where the Reaper drone operator is aiming. Unlike other UAVs, the Reaper also has a set of flares to divert one enemy missile. The faction announcer calls the Reaper an AGM (Air-to-Ground Missile).
The Reaper orbits the map quite high in the air, making it able to shoot down enemy aircraft quite easily. Unlike the AC-130, the Reaper has one set of flares, meaning that two rockets are required to destroy a Reaper. It should also be noted that if the Reaper runs out of time, and the player has fired a missile before then, They will be able to control the missile until it hits.
- The Reaper was originally going to fire like the Predator Missile, but was later changed.
- The targeting laser that the Reaper emits can easily be seen on the ground, making it easy to evade.
- The title which is awarded after calling in 40 Reapers says "AGM Expert" instead of "Reaper Expert"
- Unlike the Predator Missile, the Reaper's missiles do not have a boost function.
- The player can only launch one AGM at a time, meaning that the player must wait until the missile hits the ground before firing another one.
- The Reaper is absent in the Wii version of the game due to RAM limitations.
- The player can still fire AGM's during a Host Migration, however, it can't be steered.
- There are several glitches with the Reaper, like the aim button getting stuck or the ability not to call in another Reaper for the rest of the game
- Sometimes, it can be confused with the UAV Recon, especially when a Care Package owner gets killed and the killer obtains the care package.
- In the Special Ops mission Kill Switch, the Reaper's HUD has a unique appearance, not seen anywhere else ingame.
- The Reaper's HUD is reused in the Special Ops mission Special Delivery as the Osprey's HUD.
- Similar with the AC-130 killstreak, the missiles fired by the Reaper spawn from behind the Reaper itself, instead of actually coming from the Reaper.
- When Robert Bowling is killed by the Reaper in the Tango Down multiplayer trailer, the kill icon reuses the Javelin's kill icon from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
- A single rocket from RPG cannot destroy the Reaper, as seen in this video.
- The icon for the Reaper is a Predator Drone rather than a Reaper Drone.