Battlefront 101: Officer class Overview by Red Wolf

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The purpose of this new series of articles is to ensure offer tips and strategies for Star Wars Battlefront II (SWBFII). These can be small tips that can help you improve your game or bigger strategies. As the column evolves we will be adding more and more information about the game. Keep in mind, we offer these with a new player perspective in mind – someone who never played any of the Battlefront games before.

This particular video by Red Wolf offers an overview of the officer class.

 

Battlefront 101: Officer class Overview by Red Wolf

 

List of topics covered

Red Wolf covers the following topics in his video:

  • Introduction: 0:16
  • Officer class weapon overview: 1:04
    • The highest damage per round weapon: 1:29
    • What is the best officer weapon for medium to long range? 3:31
    • What is the second best option? 3:48
  • Officer ability overview: 4:43
    • Middle default ability: 5:00
    • Left default ability: 5:10
    • Right default ability: 5:40
  • Officer star card overview: 6:17
    • Left-hand ability star cards: 6:27
    • Right-hand ability star cards: 6:41
    • Middle ability star cards: 7:33
    • Non-ability star cards: 8:40
    • Star cards you should avoid: 9:12
  • Thoughts on the class: 10:10

 

In summary

As Red Wolf points out, it’s not uncommon to play SWBFII and see the officer being the most commonly-used class. They have the best point-gain abilities as well as some pretty amazing weapons. Flash-grenades and health buffs are probably two of the most commonly used abilities in when playing the officer. Pair that with their Blurgg pistol and you truly have a lethal combination. In the past, this particular weapon was nerfed because of its excessive effectiveness. This doesn’t mean that it doesn’t remain a very effective choice.

Another excellent choice deals with the officer’s recharge command that takes your abilities out of cooldown, including those of your teammates. When attacking an objective pair it with a squad shield and the moment the latter goes out you can use your recharge command to redeploy the shield. Having recharge command equipped can truly make a difference in your game.

 


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