Ghost Recon Breakpoint creates a mix of stealth and strategy to invigorate its players and allow them to devise their own ways of approaching the game’s objective. To make it easier, and to help you know the shortcuts of the game we have crafted these Ghost Recon Breakpoint Beginners Tips to walk you through the UI characteristics and acquaint you with some of the beginner tips and know-how.
Ghost Recon Breakpoint Beginners Tips
The game features a great many options and attributes for the player to utilize which can sometimes get overwhelming but this Breakpoint guide should ease things through.
Basic User interface
The user interface displays your ammunition count, a mini-map and the list of pinned objectives. To display the UI, press Tab on the keyboard.
You can pin up to three objectives on the objective menu. To pin an objective, select it and press space bar to get it pinned.
To activate your class skill, press Z. it will also start displaying the cooldown bar for your class skill.
Red sections on the health bar mean that you have sustained a minor injury that you can treat using Health Kits and Syringes.
The item wheel hold all you equipped items. In order to use them, press Alt on the keyboard to bring up the items wheel, then select the item you want to use and press G to use them.
Menu and Weapon Shortcuts
The following are all keyboard shortcuts to the menu that can get you to the required menu head without any hustle.
I – Inventory
M – Map
K – Skill
J – Store
O – Lobby (PVE only)
L – Loadout (PVE only)
Weapon shortcuts in Ghost Recon Breakpoint are fairly common and straight forward.
1 &2 – Primary weapon slots
3 – Sidearm
4 – Scroll items
5 – Equip consumable items
The Radar Drone is one of the essential tools in Ghost Recon Breakpoint. You get the drone right in the beginning of the game. To be able to make use of it properly, keep in mind the following tips;
- To activate the drone, press X on the keyboard. Then you can control it for surveillance.
- The red portion on the mini-map that appears when you activate the drone indicates areas that need surveilling. Once you’ve spotted all the people there, the map will start showing icons for whether they are riflemen, snipers or civilians, and the red area will disappear.
- Keep your drone at a safe height and make use of the zoom with the mouse scroll to avoid being spotted.
- Use the drone from a safe distance while keeping yourself covered in bushes or a hideout. But remember that the drone has a limited distance that it can go.
- Keep note of the drone’s battery. It can run out only in a few minutes. However, it charges pretty quickly when not in use.
Some Basic Tips
The different types of vision that you can unlock are a game-changer. These include night vision and thermal vision. They can allow spotting enemies much easier even in the dark of night.
They can be used in the drone as well. So, it is advisable to unlock them as soon as possible.
Stealth plays a huge part in Ghost Recon and because of that stealthy use of a firearm is also very important as loud gunshots pose a risk of you being spotted. That is where silencers come to use. To toggle silencer on to your weapon, press F.
But the downside is, suppressor reduces the weapon’s damage. So, when you’re in a fight, be sure to take them off.
Distance does affect the projectile of your shots. So, if the enemy is far away, you’ll have to adjust your shot by aiming a bit higher.
You will hear a pulsing sound when you are about to be detected by an enemy or a drone. So, be sure to run into hiding when you hear it
Helicopters are the safest way to travel as you don’t have to worry about enemies swarming on the ground. You can find one outside of Erewhon in the main hub.
Syringes heal quicker than Health Kits. Keep a few at hand for when you’re in a tight spot and need quick health.
Hiding and making use of the scenery to do it is an important part of stealth. Move into bushes and behind walls to get visual cover. The indication that you’re hidden is that the screen will get dimmer.
To recover lost stamina due to sprinting, drink from the canteen. This will turn the red on the stamina bar to green indicating you’ve recovered. You can fill it at any clean water source such as a lake.
Manage your stamina when you’re outrunning enemies. If you’ve lost all stamina, you will easily stumble and fall to get caught.
Use a strategic approach when dealing with foes. When you take a fight, be sure that you can take them on and don’t be bold as to take on a whole patrol single-handedly. Simply know when to engage and when to get out.
Use the Gunsmith to improve your weapon using upgrades that you have unlocked.