Battlefield 1 Support Class Guide – Weapons, Gadgets, Tips and Strategies

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Battlefield 1 Support Class Guide to help you provide cover fire for your teammates and supply them with ammunition.

You should go for Battlefield 1 Support Class if you like to provide suppression fire for your rushing teammates, resupply your teammates with ammunition, and drop mortar strikes against enemy vehicles.

For more help on Battlefield 1, read our Assault Class Guide, Scout Class Guide, and Medic Class Guide.

Battlefield 1 Support Class Guide

While playing Support Class, you basically need to provide your teammates with ammo, provide cover fire, and crowd-control with a ton of gadgets at your disposal. The class enjoys a ton of Lightmachine Guns which are useful for suppressing enemies down.

The class is essentially something between Scout Class and Assault Class – players who are struggling with either of these classes should definitely try out the Support Class.

In our Battlefield 1 Support Guide, we have covered everything you need to understand about playing Support Class in BF1.

Weapons and Gadgets

When it comes to Weapons and Gadgets, Battlefield 1 Support Class is a like a mix of Scout Class and Assault Class from BF4. Below you will find a complete list of Weapons and Gadgets sported by Support Class in BF1.

Since the game is currently in Open Beta, remember that everything is subject to change.

Weapons

  • Lewis Gun Low Weight
  • Lewis Gun Artillery
  • M1909 Benét-Mercié Light Infantry
  • M1909 Benét-Mercié Gunner
  • Madsen MG Trench
  • Madsen MG Light Infantry
  • MG15 n.A. Suppressor
  • MG15 n.A. Light Infantry

Gadgets

  • Tripwire Bomb – HE
  • Tripwire Bomb – Gas
  • Tripwire Bomb – Incendiary
  • Ammo Crate
  • Ammo Pack

Battlefield 1 Support Class Tips and Strategies

As mentioned earlier, you basically need to provide your teammates with cover fire and ammunition – staying close to your teammates is very important. The idea is to stay behind cover with a Tripwire to watch your back and providing suppression fire.

Support Class weapons have decent range and damage, but suffer from accuracy. Due to this, you need to make sure that you do not continue to hold the trigger. Try to fire in short bursts so that you conserve ammo and are more accurate. Moreover, since LMGs in the game has slow rate-of-fire, there is no need to directly jump in against the like of Assault Class and Medic Class.

Try to stay behind cover, but always be active at all times. Moreover, it is a good idea to heavily rely on your Tripwires to keep your six covered. When moving from one objective to the other, try to do so in vehicles, do not move in open areas, and always have your back covered!

In the end, do note that Support Class is definitely recommended if you want to work on your aim and try out the Scout Class. However, with this class, you always need to be on your toes and constantly provide cover fire.

This is all we have on Battlefield 1 Support Class Guide. If there is something else you would like to add, let us know in the comments section below!

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