Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Intel Locations ‘Ferrum Absconsum’ Guide

By   /   Nov 3, 2014

In Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Intel is not only required for the sake of earning Achievements/Trophies or to acquire a deeper understanding of the game’s story, but are also required to earn Upgrade Points to upgrade your character in a number of ways.

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

There are 45 Intel scattered throughout 15 missions of the single-player campaign – 3 in each chapter. Like previous Call of Duty titles, these collectibles appear as laptops. Once you reach one, press the action button to upload the data to your collection.

You can keep track of your collected Intel by hitting the Main Menu and choosing Mission Select. Finding all Intel will unlock the following Achievements/Trophies:

  • History in the Making
  • Ferrum Absconsum

In this guide, I’m going to share locations of all Intel that can be found in the game. This guide may contain minor spoilers, so read it at your own discretion:

Mission #1 – Induction

Intel #1
Location: After heading inside the hotel, reach the first floor and you will find it sitting on a table on the right side.

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Intel #2
Location: After meeting up with the Atlas Squad, you need to head inside a building named Sakura. Once inside, reach the third floor to find the collectible. The Intel is located at the top of the living room with a set of large televisions.

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Intel #3
Location: Before getting to the aircraft to plant the charges, go through the large waterfall beneath the platform containing the carrier to come across a hidden room. Head inside the room to find the last Intel of this mission.

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Mission #2 – Atlas

Intel #4
Location: After rescuing the president, go inside the newly opened door located opposite from where you rescued him. Once inside, check the small rest room to find the Intel.

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Intel #5
Location: After completing the tour with Jonathan Irons, head inside the small bunker located opposite of where Gideon stands waiting for you.

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Intel #6
Location: After completing the grenade training, go down towards the supply room and turn right from the bottom of the stairs to find the last Intel of this chapter near two workers.

Chapter #3 – Traffic

Intel #7
Location: Before placing the Harmonic Device to rescue the president, come a little back and check near the cubicles on the left side to find this Intel. It is located near a photo-copier machine.

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Intel #8
Location: After escaping the turret-mounted vehicle, you will go up the stairs and drop down into a courtyard. Once you are in the new area, stick to the left side and head inside a building with table-tennis tables.

Reach the upper floor of this area to find the Intel near the two vending machines.

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Intel #9
Location: After flanking the turret, you will rally with your squad to climb up a wall. Before doing so, look directly opposite of the wall to find the Intel in plain sight.

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Mission #4 – Fission

Intel #10
Location: After coming out of the elevator, don’t continue towards the objective marker. Instead, enter the windowed room located on the right side to find the first Intel of this chapter located behind the shelves.

Intel #11
Location: After arriving in the Reactor Room, you will be asked to use your Assault Drone. After clearing out the area, cross the first stairs on the right and you will come across a couple of stairways on the right side. Go under these stairways to find the Intel.

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Intel #12
Location: After coming out of the large vault door, don’t take the stairs leading down and continue on the catwalk located on the right side to find this Intel.

Mission #5 – Aftermath

Intel #13
Location: After your separation with Gideon, you will be asked to stay hidden. Go straight and turn left at the intersection to find the Intel in plain sight.

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Intel #14
Location: Once you regroup with Gideon, check the white bunker on the left side to find the Intel.

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Intel #15
Location: After dragging the ambulance for cover, you will enter the hospital emergency. Once inside the emergency, reach the upper floor and stick to the left side. You need to head inside a door located on the left side to find the Intel.

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Mission #6 – Manhunt

Intel #16
Location: After suiting up in your Exo-skeleton, check the nearby table near Ilona to find this Intel.

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Intel #17
Location: After killing the wrong Hades, go with Ilona to rally with your squad. While crossing the street, look for a brown building on the left side. Head inside this building and reach the upper floor to find this Intel.

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

Advanced Warfare Intel Locations

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