MW3 Zombies Harvester Orb Locations: Reaper Mission Guide

by J.R. Waugh
MW3 Zombies Harvester Orb Locations Reaper
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When roaming the fields of Urzikstan in the Zombies mode for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, you might need some upgrades for your gear. One of the missions in MW3 Zombies is Reaper featuring the Harvester Orb, and we can tell you their locations!

How to Find Harvester Orb Locations in MW3 Zombies

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The Harvester Orb locations randomly appear in large open areas of the map, so I suggest you stick outdoors in MW3 Zombies. Finding these can feel like RNG, but odds are you’ll find at least one between each exfil. Stick to roaming the Threat Level 1 area as they’ll often appear for you first here. They can appear anywhere, even close to the outer limits of the map. They commonly are sighted on the southern portion near Zaravan Suburbs, likely because of large unobstructed stretches of land.

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In another run I rushed to threat levels 2 and 3 and spotted one. While you can spot more than one in a current run, it seems the RNG favors first encounters in your run. You’ll see a white icon moving around on your minimap that resembles a small planet with a ring. Chase it and shoot at it for valuable goodies!

How to Complete the Reaper Mission in MWZ

The Reaper mission is straightforward but also tedious as far as MW3 Zombies missions go. The objectives are the following:

  • Collect 15 Items from Harvester Orbs
  • Destroy 3 Harvester Orbs

The first objective is a piece of cake, as you’ll find it drops some Essence every time you shoot it before it scoots away. Pick these up, they count toward the items along with when you destroy them. Destroying all 3 is the trickier matter: either find one in the white zone, then venture into the orange then red zones seeking the others in one mission, or exfil after finding one, and search the white zone again in a new run.

- This article was updated on November 14th, 2023

About The Author

J.R. is a Staff Writer with AOTF and has been covering gaming and entertainment in the industry since 2022. Along with a B.A. in History from the University of Cincinnati, he has studied at the University of Birmingham, UK, and part of his M.A. at the University of Waterloo. You'll find J.R. particularly at home writing about the hottest manga and anime. He is highly passionate about horror, strategy, and RPGs, and anything about Star Trek or LOTR. When not ranting about fan theories or writing guides, J.R. is streaming his favorite RPGs and other forgotten gems.