Call of Duty: Warzone | What is Rebirth from the Ashes?

Rebirth from the Ashes is an Easter Egg in Call of Duty: Warzone. If you’re curious enough to follow the trail to its end, you’ll be rewarded with a preview of the new Verdansk map for Season 3.

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How to find Rebirth from the Ashes in Warzone

The clues for the Rebirth from the Ashes Easter Egg can be found in Warzone’s Rebirth Island map.

Playing on the new night version of Rebirth Island reveals that some POIs now have Russian letters in their names. Putting all of these letters together, you get REBIRTH FROM THE ASHES.

Fortunately, some clever people — notably Twitter user @ModernWarzone — have already done the hard work of decrypting this Easter Egg. You can visit Rebirth Island and see for yourself if you want, but equally you can just skip straight to the next step and enjoy!

What to do on the Rebirth from the Ashes website

For the next bit of the Easter Egg, you need to visit

When you first enter the website, you’ll notice a prompt to listen to a brief audio clip. Listen to it, exit out of the site’s audio player, and you’ll see a text box has appeared.

Type in and the code OBLIVION and you’ll be prompted to share your location settings. If you’re comfortable with agreeing, you’ll be treated to a cutscene featuring the new 1980s themed Verdansk map!

All Rebirth from the Ashes codes in Warzone

While the new cutscene is the big feature here, OBLIVION isn’t the only code you can enter at to get a sneak peek at details from the new map.

The following codes have also been confirmed:

  • HUNGER: reveals a new still image of the Superstore
  • CONTAINED: reveals a new still image of the Downtown area
  • AIR: reveals a new still image of the Airport
  • DETECT: reveals a new still image of the Radar Array
  • SEED: reveals a new still image of the Farmland
  • HEAL: reveals a new still image of the Hospital

There may be codes that haven’t been uncovered yet. If we learn about any more, we’ll be sure to update this page.

The new Verdansk map with its ’80s setting is due to go live today (April 22nd) at 8pm BST / 3pm EDT / 12pm PDT.

For more details about what’s new in Season 3, read our article on the patch notes.

Or if you’re wondering how to become one of Warzone’s new playable zombies, check out our guide.