Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Heroes Guide – Which Hero Should You Play With

By   /   Nov 15, 2017
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Heroes Guide

In this Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Heroes Guide, we will guide you on the heroes of Star Wars: Battlefront 2. Star Wars: Battlefront 2 is out now and we see the return of heroes from Battlefront 1 as well as some new heroes from the newer movies.

In this Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Heroes Guide, we will guide you on the heroes featured in Star Wars: Battlefront 2, their gameplay style and some tips and tricks for using their abilities effectively during battles.

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Heroes Guide

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Heroes Guide details everything that you need to know about Heroes of Star Wars: Battlefront 2.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Heroes Guide

There are fourteen heroes featured in Star Wars: Battlefront 2. Some of them return from the original title such as Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, and Leia as well as some of the newer ones such as Kylo Ren and Rey.

We have listed their tactics and special features below so you can easily decide which hero best suits your gameplay in the battles.

The heroes are featured in three categories. These are Prequel, Original Trilogy, and Sequel. Prequel features Darth Maul and Yoda. Original Trilogy features Luke Skywalker, Vader, Han Solo, Boba Fett, Lando, Palpatine, Leia, Chewie, Iden, and Bossk while the sequel features Kylo Ren and Rey. You can see that this game has an impressive roster of heroes to choose from.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Darth Maul Guide

Darth Maul is a melee fighter and uses his Lightsaber to attack the enemies. He does not have any sort of block or deflection abilities. In their place, Darth Maul has the ability to dodge incoming attacks hence he is an agile fighter. His first ability is Furious Throw and when you use it, Darth Maul throws his Lightsaber at the enemies. This can also be used in the air.

His second ability is Choke Hold. Darth Maul chokes his enemies and throws them away when you use this ability. His last ability is the Spin attack. Darth Maul jumps towards the enemies while spinning his Lightsaber. It works best with Choke Holds as when they are thrown away, you can spin throw them.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Yoda Guide

Yoda is the agilest of all heroes. He has healing capabilities and very fast-paced moveset. He attacks with his Lightsaber and boasts a defensive trait. You can absorb incoming attacks with this trait. His first ability is Unleash by which Yoda can damage enemies and push them back.

The more damage you block, the more powerful this ability is. His second ability ‘Buff’ increases his and allies health and it comes useful during intense battles. His dash ability is also a fast attack and it can be used three times before it requires charging. Yoda jumps towards the enemy and strikes them with his Lightsaber while using this ability.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Luke Skywalker Guide

Luke Skywalker is a lot similar to Yoda when it comes to gameplay. He can deflect attacks with his Lightsaber while dealing damage. His ability Force Push damages and pushes enemies behind. Force Repulse ability deals damage in a 360’ angle around Luke Skywalker while the last ability Saber Rush sees Luke leaping to the enemy to strike a blow with his Lightsaber.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Darth Vader Guide

Darth Vader is a tank by nature and can absorb a lot of damage allowing other nearby players to move in for the kills. Darth Vader can keep enemies busy while others can deal some serious damage to the enemies without taking too much damage. You can throw your Lightsaber at the enemies horizontally to deal damage as well as choke enemy players as well. You can also choke multiple enemies at the same time.

Chocking multiple enemies do not damage them but it leaves them hanging giving others a good chance to deal some damage. His last ability is Focused Rage, which increases his damage and allows him to absorb even more damage. This is useful when you are up against many enemies and heroes at the same time.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Han Solo Guide

Han Solo is equipped with a DL-44 blaster pistol. He can also throw detonator charges, which can be used for ambushes and can be detonated midair. The DL-44 also features a rapid-fire mode is great for taking out groups of enemies quickly. Shoulder Charge sees Han Solo running at enemies damaging them along the way. You can direct it left or right and can be stopped by pressing the normal attack button.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Boba Fett Guide

Boba Fett has a jetpack using which he can fly around dealing damage to enemies and is a good way to evade enemy heroes. His concussion rocket reduces enemy visibility and movement while he flies around them dealing damage. Stun your enemies and use your Rocket Barrage ability to deal heavy damage to the stunned enemies. His Scan ability reveals enemies behind walls and gives you a tactical advantage.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Lando Guide

Lando uses a blaster to shoot enemies. He can throw smoke grenades, which work really well with the blaster. Zooming in with the Sniper gives you heat vision allowing you to see the enemies even through the smoke. His Lock On ability locks automatically on an enemy and takes them out without you needing to aim and kill them. Lando also has shock grenades which, when thrown, stun enemies for you to kill them easily using Lock On.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Palpatine Guide

Palpatine requires some tactical consideration during battles and he is not easy to play it. You will need to practice his moves and abilities before you can use them in battles. He can also block enemy attacks. His first ability Chain Lightning sees him firing lightning at his enemies. This moves on the ground on a wide radius chaining multiple kills at the same time.

He can also use Electrocute ability to stun enemies giving others as well you some time to deal some damage to the stunned enemies. You can use Dash movement to get behind enemies quickly. His last ability is Dark Aura. It causes enemies to slow down around Palpatine and deals them damage as well.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Leia Guide

Leia uses a two-round burst blaster pistol, which can also be charged by pressing the zoom button for some time. Charged shots deal more damage to the enemies than a regular round. Charged shots also feature area damage giving you a chance to kill multiple enemies at the same time.

If this overheats quickly, switch to the other weapon and all that build up will be lost immediately. She can also deploy a Squad Shield, which can be used to defend the entire team along with herself and is a great way to land some charged shots on the enemy.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Chewie Guide

Chewie is also a tank and can use his shock grenade to stun enemies and then move in quickly to use his ability slam to deal damage to them. His No Cooldown ability can make Chewie fire his weapon without the worry of letting it cool down.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Iden Guide

Iden is equipped with powerful pulse cannon, which can be used for dealing long-range damage to enemies. It features unlimited ammo but needs a charge up time before firing each shot. Droid can also seek out and stun enemies. Her personal shield can absorb damage but it vanishes if you fire a weapon. Use melee attacks while the shield is equipped.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Bossk Guide

He is equipped with his Relby Blaster, which now works as a shotgun. If you use the scope, it will turn it into a Sniper Rifle. You can also charge up shots by keeping the button hold for some time. Using the Dioxis Gas Grenade is also effective during battles as the gas can pass through even walls.

He also has a sticky bomb ability, which can be thrown up to three at the same time. Each will have its own radius and they explode when an enemy comes close. Using night vision will allow Bossk to see through walls and plan the next move strategically. You also get a grenade launcher here to deal some serious damage.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Kylo Ren Guide

Kylo Ren attacks with his Crossguard Lightsaber and he can deflect attacks. His first ability is Force Pull using which he can pull enemies towards him to attack them. This works really well against ranged heroes. His second ability is Frenzy. This is a combination of a leap towards enemy followed by a small attack by the Crossguard.

His final ability is Force Freeze. Using this ability freezes the enemies in Kylo’s line of sight. This makes them unable to move for a little time and gives you the opportunity to hit them. Use Frenzy here to make the most out of it.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Rey Guide

Rey requires some tactical gameplay to win. She uses her Lightsaber to attack as well as for deflection. Her first ability is Dash Attack. Using it, makes Rey run at the enemy and damage them along the way. You can also direct this attack left or right depending on the location of the enemy. You can stop her at any time by pressing the standard attack button. Her second ability is Insights allowing Rey to see the enemies on the map even if they are not on-screen.

This comes in very handy in planning attacks and ambushes. It can be used anywhere depending on the situation. You can use it mid-air or while running as well. Her final ability is called Deep Mind. You must remain stationary for it to work. This confuses the enemies reversing their controls at the same time. This is great for enemy heroes as well as other human players.

This concludes our Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Heroes Guide. If you want to add anything to this guide, feel free to use the comments section below!

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