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Call of Duty: Mobile Aim Guide 2021 – Hit Highlight Worthy Headshots

This guide will be giving you the biggest tips to help you guys improve your aim in CoD Mobile. Developing your aim is a hot topic right now. The game is seeing a ton of high-level and pro plays going on where these insane shots and bursts of greatness shine through creating insane highlight clips that everyone wants to be able to produce. 

Call of Duty: Mobile Aim Guide 2021 – Hit Highlight Worthy Headshots

Making the highlight-reel plays isn’t something you should be training. Those insane plays are the combination of a ton of great habits and incredible technique when it comes to your aim. Tightening up all the little things is what’s going to make the biggest difference in your play. That’s what this guide is going to be focusing on today to help you go from bottom fragging to climbing those leaderboards to the top.

Practice Makes Perfect:

The first and foremost thing that everyone agrees at this point that you need to be doing is some sort of practice every single day; whether it’s an aim training routine or practicing in the range, or just a nice warm-up and cooldown that you like to do in deathmatch. You need to do something every day. That’s because it’s been proven among a ton of different games and sports that practicing 1 hour a day for 7 days is way more beneficial for skill development than a 7-hour gaming or training session in a single day. 

Call of Duty: Mobile Aim Guide 2021 – Hit Highlight Worthy Headshots

It takes time for your brain to ingrain patterns, rest the central nervous system, and ingrain muscle memory patterns. So feel free to go to one of our aim training or aim routine guides, or develop your own. A 15-minute aim training routine is going to be a huge step up in your gaming and performance. Even on those days when you don’t feel like playing CoD Mobile, you can still log in, get your aim training done. Developing that consistency is key to linear growth, and not plateauing and stopping improvement.

Under Peek Please:

Arguably the most important thing is to stop over peeking angles. The reason this is so important is that in CoD Mobile it seems like over peeking is an epidemic that spans all the ranks. It’s causing you to lose a ton of fights because your time to kill is way higher than it needs to be whenever you’re peeking corners, swinging angles one after the other, never slowing down, and waiting on your brain to recognize that an enemy is in your FOV before slowing down, correcting the crosshair and then firing. 

Call of Duty: Mobile Aim Guide 2021 – Hit Highlight Worthy Headshots

You should be peeking and clearing angles one by one as if you’re about to fight someone sitting in that angle. That way your body is already slowing down and whenever your brain recognizes the enemy you can immediately get your shots off. This may take a bit longer to clear angles, but is way worth it because your time to kill is going to plummet as a result of this proper peeking technique. You’re going to stop overexposing yourself to multiple angles at once, and be able to take fights one at a time. So stop waiting on your brain to tell you what to do, and be always peek at angles as if you’re about to fight the person in the angle that you’re peeking.

In The Crosshairs:

Crosshair placement is one of the biggest ways to bring down your time to kill. When used in combination with the proper peeking technique, it’s going to be way more important than the point and aim. Crosshair placement is simply keeping your crosshair on the enemy as much as possible. With that, you use your movement to give yourself free kills. Even at the highest level of play, your aim will never be perfect and completely consistent. So giving yourself the least distance to move your mouse possible is going to decrease your time to kill significantly, thereby greatly increasing your aiming consistency.

Call of Duty: Mobile Aim Guide 2021 – Hit Highlight Worthy Headshots

Crosshair placement can be learned in two different ways. There is a much easier way to go about crosshair placement that is always going to be good, but not optimal. This is when you swing angles and have your crosshair just on the inside of the corner that you’re peeking. That way, as the enemy comes into your field of view, you can guarantee your crosshair will be close to the enemy. This should be your go-to strategy whenever you’re not completely familiar with the area or angle that you’re peeking into. Also, when you’re clearing off angles or angles that you don’t really expect, but need to check anyway.

If you’re walking at the back of the Rust map, you should constantly have your crosshair on the closest corner of the cargo boxes, so you can guarantee your crosshair is near the enemy. This works well if you catch someone off guard, or if someone catches you off guard coming up to peek. The other form of crosshair placement is the pre-aiming style. This is where you’re completely familiar with your area, are predicting where the enemy is going to be playing, and are clearing angles 1 by 1 very methodically. 

Call of Duty: Mobile Aim Guide 2021 – Hit Highlight Worthy Headshots

Here you should be swinging every possible angle an enemy could be playing and putting your crosshair exactly where you think the enemy’s head is going to be. This way you are perfectly prepping yourself to hit the shot, and swinging the angle perfectly at the same time. This should be the go-to whenever you’re playing by yourself or with one other person and taking it nice and slow. Use it when coming up in a congested area of the map where you can clear out every little angle one by one without risking over peeking into multiple spots. Working both of these crosshair placement styles into your game is going to be key to drastically reducing your time to kill.

Point and Click:

Next, you have to develop your point and click aim. The best way to develop your raw aiming ability is to realize that there are two types of aiming: wrist aiming, and arm aiming. Everyone is going to be using a combination of both. If you have a high sensitivity, you’re going to be mostly wrist. Likewise, low-sensitivity players are going to be mostly arm aimers. You’re always going to be using the other as well, and you should be training both of them. A very simple way to do it is to set yourself up in the practice range and focus on hitting your targets by only moving your wrist. Then you can do the exact same thing by moving only your arm. 

Call of Duty: Mobile Aim Guide 2021 – Hit Highlight Worthy Headshots

This way you’re developing your ability to do both, and ingraining that muscle memory. The key to being hyper-consistent in your aiming ability is to always be taking fights that are in a comfortable range of motions for your arm and wrist aiming ability. By training both wrist aim and arm aim, whenever you’re using them together with in-game, you will have a much better-developed range of control. You’ll be hitting shots easily and more consistently because you’ll be much more familiar with the range of motion. It’s the synergy between both movements that creates consistency. The goal is to make both your arm and your wrist as coordinated as possible when it comes to aiming to be as accurate as possible.

Accuracy over Speed:

Another huge factor when it comes to developing incredible aims is to make sure you’re focusing on accuracy over speed. The speed will come because slow is smooth, and smooth is fast. By focusing on having smooth movements to your target in straight lines and stopping when you get to the target, you will be developing those good habits that you will then speed up over and over. You can’t hit fast shots because you can move your mouse fast. You can hit fast shots because the muscle memory is so ingrained in your brain that you can execute that flick and that micro-correction flawlessly without even thinking about it. 

Call of Duty: Mobile Aim Guide 2021 – Hit Highlight Worthy Headshots

That’s when it becomes an automatic response and seems like a lightning-fast reflex. Your time to kill is going to drastically increase if you focus on hitting fast shots. You will be over flicking and having to micro-adjust back, or you move your mouse suboptimally. The best way to develop that reaction and speed it up is to give yourself a foundation of good habits to then speed up and be able to rely on.

Stop Crouching:

Finally, you have to stop crouching so much. Stop crouching for no reason. You will see Pros and high-level players crouch all the time whenever they get into fights. What you don’t realize is how much of an impact crouching has on your aim. The difference is, pros have spent thousands of hours developing the ability to seamlessly transfer their sprays into a crouching spray while correcting their aim. A normal person instantly crouches whenever they start shooting, taking their crosshair off of the enemy’s head, and taking it down to the enemy’s chest instead, thus making your shots unnecessarily hard to hit, and making those first two shots slower and more difficult. 

Call of Duty: Mobile Aim Guide 2021 – Hit Highlight Worthy Headshots

You’re also making yourself slower to get back to cover after you stop firing. You have to take that time to stand back up as well. The only time you should be crouching is when you get caught out in the open, and you’re in an extended fight. You shouldn’t be crouching when shooting your first shots. That’s because you’re throwing yourself off and increasing your time to kill. The crouch should be used as a recoil control tool. You crouch to pull your crosshair down and keep yourself on target with your bullets. So stop crouching out of habit, and only crouch when you need to.

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