How to activate the Pack-a-Punch machine on Shi No Numa in Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies

That was a lot easier than expected.

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The Pack-a-Punch machine is a staple in Call of Duty Zombies, being your main means of upgrading your weapons throughout the series. While purchasing the upgrades in this device is quite expensive, it is 100% worth it, considering how much more firepower it gives you, making your survival into later rounds much more likely. With the return of Shi No Numa in Call of Duty: Vanguard, you should expect to make a trip or two to the Pack-a-Punch machine to ensure you are working with the best equipment. Here is how to find it.

How to find the Pack-a-Punch machine in Shi No Numa in Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies

Usually, unlocking the Pack-a-Punch machine takes quite a few steps in Zombies maps, but with Shi No Numa, it is just a case of simply finding it. It is a situation that you can easily resolve within a few rounds of starting the match if you move in the right direction and spend your points in the right areas.

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To start, buy the barrier going down the stairs in the spawn room. From there, you want to go out the door marked Comm Room.

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Out this way is the Altar of Covenants. For the fastest route to the Pack-a-Punch, take the path to the left and open the door for 1,500 points.

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This will lead you to the Dig Site, where you can find the Pack-a-Punch machine on the wall to the left.

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As usual, the first upgrade is 5,000 points, followed by 15,000 for the second, and 30,000 for the third.