Battlefield 2042 features the remaining Specialists who will debut from launch day. Although we have already seen them in various promotional materials, it has not been until now that it has transpired what their abilities are. We give them a name and a face. At the top of the news you can see them in action.
This is what the five new specialists in Battlefield 2042 look like
Remember that from day one they will be available a total of 10 specialists. These unique characters change the class structure known so far in the series. Each one has a passive trait, a unique gadget, and is tied to a specific combat style. Under this paragraph you can see the other five remaining.
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- Class: Recognition
- Trait: Trojan Network
- Specialty: Cyberwar Suit
Rao is the specialist who will take advantage of his knowledge in cybersecurity. His Trojan network allows him to hack enemies to reveal the rest of his companions on the interface. Kill the target and the virus will spread around. His costume allows him to go further, and it is that he will be able to use certain elements of the stage to his advantage. The example they give us is an anti-vehicle barrier. Rao can lift them to create obstacles to take down enemy tanks more easily. It is also possible to alter the equipment of the rivals.
Santiago ‘Dozer’ Mendoza
- Class: Assault
- Trait: Impact resistance
- Specialty: SOB-8 Ballistic Shield
Mendoza’s appearance is no coincidence. Its many protections allow it to take less damage from enemy explosives and regain health faster. You will have more chances to survive. And if the situation demands it, you will have the SOB-8 ballistic shield in your inventory. With the you will stop all projectile damage that you receive frontally. You can even hit with it melee.
Emma ‘Sundance’ Rosier
- Class: Assault
- Trait: Wingsuit
- Specialty: Smart Explosives
Emma has been one of the great protagonists of Battlefield 2042, although until now we had only seen her wearing her wingsuit. If you jump into the void you will be able to travel distances by flying across the map. It is especially useful when you want to create an ambush. Their possibilities to surprise do not end there. The smart grenade allows you to change the purpose of the explosive into three types: anti-armor, blinding, and EMP. Launch it and it can track even aerial vehicles.
- Class: Recognition
- Trait: Threat Perception
- Specialty: EMG-X scanner
The Korean extends the enemy location seen in Casper. If you take damage, the enemy’s location will appear on the screen in real time, even through walls. The information you can get around you is transferred to the scanner, which reveal nearby enemies that are after coverage in a limited period of time. You will know how much energy you have left by a battery that appears in the central part of the screen.
Constantin ‘Angel’ Anghel
- Class: Support
- Trait: Wound Specialist
- Specialty: Equipment Drawer
Angel will be the choice for those who want a soldier focused on helping. Thanks to its passive trait, it can revive faster your allies and return them to combat in full armor. Your equipment drawer allows you to provide a full point of supplies. You can refill your shield, your ammunition and access other equipment that you have customized without having to go through the respawn screen.
Remember that Battlefield 2042 is scheduled to launch next November 19th en PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One y PC.
Source: press release (Electronic Arts)