The Modern Warfare 2 (MW2) ghost meme is trending on TikTok.
The meme is a video of an MW2 character named Simon “Ghost” Riley.
He is a Lieutenant, a British special forces operator, and a member of Task Force 141.
He is known for his skull mask (balaclava), headset, and dark red sunglasses.
Simon grew up in Manchester, England, and had an abusive father.
His father often brought home dangerous animals and wore a skull mask to scare him.
After the September 11 attack occurred, Simon joined the Special Air Service.
Simon was attached to an American team tasked with taking down Manuel Roba.
However, the team’s commanding officer betrayed them and they were brought to a brainwashing facility.
Simon was buried alive in a casket but he used the jawbone from Vernon to break through it and escaped back to Texas.
He later returned home and found out that his family was dead and Washington (his former teammate that was brainwashed) was responsible for their deaths.
This article features the Modern Warfare 2 (MW2) ghost meme explained, videos, and a template (cropped) that you can use to make the meme.
Modern Warfare 2 Ghost Meme
The Modern Warfare 2 ghost meme is a cutscene in the story mode of the game.
In the cutscene, Simon “Ghost” Riley can be seen staring soullessly.
The concept of the meme is to add a relatable caption to the cutscene.
Simon’s soulless and cold-blooded stare will complement the caption of the video.
Here’s an example of a caption, “When your friend says “wtf is our teammate doing” but that teammate is you”.
The video got over 4 million views and 830k likes.
Another video with the caption, “When your homie is driving to your girl’s house and he ain’t asking for directions” got over 4.9 million views.
Ghost quickly became a fandom on TikTok where many users made edits to him.
One of the most popular edits is a compilation of Simon’s eyes.
The edit got over 5.6 million views and 810k likes.
MW2 Ghost Meme Template
The MW2 Ghost meme template is basically cropping Simon’s (Ghost) stare and adding a relatable caption in the video.
You can use a video editor like Kapwing and slow down the speed of the video to make it longer.
To download the video, search for”YouTube Downloader” on Google.
Another template features Ghost’s face on the rearview mirror of the car.
The sound for the meme is “original sound – Gman” by Gman: https://www.tiktok.com/music/original-sound-7157318619961346822.
You can save the sound by visiting the link and selecting “Add to Favorites”.
The sound is used by over 23k videos and the original uploader is @gotouchgrassboz0 on TikTok.