Best Ways To Farm Aetherium Crystals In Cold War Zombies

Raw and Flawless tips.

In Black Ops Cold War Zombies, you need Aetherium Crystals for almost everything. These are used to max out your perks, upgrade weapon classes, and get more field upgrades. Your weapon’s rarity and Pack-a-Punch level also depend on these items.

There are two types of Aetherium Crystals in CoD Black Ops Cold War.

  • Raw Aetherium Crystals
  • Flawless Aetherium Crystals

As you progress through the game, you will most likely get Raw Aetherium Crystals because Flawless Aetherium Crystals are reserved only for rewards for reaching round milestones. Here’s how to get them all.

How to farm Aetherium Crystals in Black Ops Cold War

As of now, there are several ways to get Aetherium Crystals in CoD Black Ops Cold War. We have mentioned a few ways below.

Grind Zombie Mode

The obvious way to get your hands on Aetherium Crystals is to play zombie mode and reach certain milestone rounds. As easy as it sounds, it is not that easy to get to these milestones.

By completing a few other challenges like using a specific weapon to get kills, you can get Aetherium Crystals as a reward.

You can also get a lot of Aetherium Crystals by staying in the spawn, and running around in the area.

Just don’t open the pink door and keep killing zombies to increase your chances to get Aetherium Crystals but keep an eye on your armor all the time.

For this purpose, you need a special loadout to survive.

The loadout includes a Tier 3-Ray Gun, a Base Wonder Weapon, a Tomahawk, a Stim and a Chopper Gunner for Bosses.


Once you reach round 10 of Zombies, you will be allowed to exfiltrate with 1 Aetherium Crystal.

You can repeat this process after every 5 rounds once you have reached round 10. Once you have reached the 3oth round, you will start getting 2 Aetherium Crystals after every 5 rounds.

Kill the Megaton Boss

You can also get Aetherium Crystals by killing the Megaton Boss.

Killing the Megaton Boss is not as easy as it sounds, especially if you are in earlier rounds. It is better to wait for higher rounds before trying to kill the Megaton Boss.

Buy with Real Money

There is also an option to buy Aetherium Crystals using real money as the currency is a microtransaction. There are different platforms to buy Aetherium Crystals from.

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