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Call of Duty League announces ruleset for Vanguard: Maps, modes, restricted items and more

Call of Duty League has released the first ruleset for COD Vanguard, listing the maps and modes along with the items that can lead to a ban.
Call of Duty League announces ruleset for Vanguard: Maps, modes, restricted items and more
Call of Duty League has officially released the ruleset for Call of Duty: Vanguard for 2022, listing the playable maps and modes along with the items that are restricted. This includes over five maps and strangely only two modes. 

In addition to this, the banned items include various shotguns, attachments, launchers, and more. You can find the complete ruleset below; however, they are subjected to change before the season begins, and there might be an addition of a new mode too.

Call of Duty League ruleset for Vanguard

Call of Duty League Vanguard ruleset announced: modes, maps, bans
The ruleset surprisingly has only two modes. (Picture: Activision)

Here is the first version of the CDL ruleset for COD Vanguard:

Maps and modes

  • Search & Destroy
    • Tuscan
    • Bocage
    • Desert Siege
    • Berlin
    • Demyansk
  • Hardpoint
    • Tuscan
    • Bocage
    • Gavutu
    • Berlin
    • Desert Siege

Restricted primary weapons

  • Shotguns (All)
    • Einhorn Revolving
    • Combat Shotgun
    • Gracey Auto
    • Double Barrel
  • Light Machine Guns (All)    
    • MG42
    • DP27
    • Type 11
    • Bren
  • Melee    
    • Combat Shield

Restricted secondary weapons

  • Launchers (All)    
    • M1 Bazooka
    • Panzerschreck
    • Panzerfaust
    • MK11 Launcher

Restricted attachments

  • Muzzle    
    • MX Silencer
    • Mercury Silencer
    • M1929 Silencer
  • Optic    
    • M19 4.0X Flip
    • 1913 Variable 4-8X
    • ZF4 3.5X Rifle Scope
    • 1229/Slate 3.25X Custom
    • SVT-40 PU Scope 3-6X
    • MK. 12 Night Vision
  • Underbarrel    
    • GF-59 Flashlight
    • Bayonet
  • Ammo Type (All)    
    • FMJ Rounds
    • Frangible
    • Armor Piercing
    • Lengthened
    • Hollow Point
    • Subsonic
    • Incendiary
  • Proficiency    
    • Akimbo
  • Trigger Action    
    • Rapid Action

Restricted perks

  • Perk 1    
    • Dauntless
    • Ghost
  • Perk 2    
    • Tracker
    • High Alert
    • Forward Intel
    • Piercing Vision
  • Perk 3    
    • Overkill
    • Tactician

Restricted lethal

  • Throwing Knife
  • Thermite
  • Demolition Charge
  • Molotov Cocktail

Restricted tactical

  • Stim
  • MK V Gas
  • S-Mine 44
  • Decoy Grenade

Restricted killstreaks

  • Intel
  • Care Package
  • Spy Plane
  • Counter Spy Plane
  • Mortar Barrage
  • Warmachine
  • Guard Dog
  • Deathmachine
  • Emergency Airdrop
  • Flamenaut
  • Attack Dogs
  • Firebombing Run
  • Local Informants

Restricted field upgrade

  • Goliath
  • Jammer
  • Deployable Cover
  • Armor Plates
  • Field Mic
  • Tactical Insertion
  • Dead Drop

You can have a look at the competitive settings like round duration, round win limit, and more for both modes on the official CDL website


Make sure to give a look at our dedicated section, as we will bring you everything you need to know about every COD Vanguard news, loadout tips, and more.

Feature image courtesy of Activision.