Gears of War 4 Horde Mode Scout Class Guide – Best Builds, Cards, Loadouts, Skills and Upgrades

Gears of War 4 Horde Mode Scout Class Guide to help you learn how to play the class, what cards to run, and how to build.

Anyone playing the scout class needs to be active, always on the run, and continuously communicating with his/her teammates to share/receive information. The basic job of the scout class is to gather power and sharing information about the map.

When you come to think of it, the scout class is arguably one of the most important role – considering how important of a role power plays in Horde 3.0. Since the players running the scout class are always out in the open and in constant danger, its kit ensures a ton of survivability and bonus power collection.

For more help on Gears of War 4, read out our Horde 3.0 Sniper Class Guide, Horde 3.0 General Guide, and Horde 3.0 Soldier Class Guide.

Gears of War 4 Horde Mode Scout Class Guide

While playing the scout class, it is of paramount importance that you quickly familiarize yourself with everything that is available in your skillset and you should be good to go.

In our Gears of War 4 Horde Mode Scout Class Guide, we have discussed everything you need to learn about playing the class.

Starting Loadout – Retro Lancer, Gnasher, Snub Pistol

Gears of War 4 Horde Mode Scout Class Skills

Brawler – Additional 100 Percent Melee Damage and 30 Percent Melee Damage Reduction Per Level
As evident from the name of the skill, it basically allows you to deal more melee damage and receive less of it. Since you are always out in the field collecting more and information, you need this skill in order to survive if an enemy decides to jump you.

  • Level 1 – 100 Percent – 30 Percent
  • Level 2 – 125 Percent – 35 Percent
  • Level 3 – 150 Percent – 40 Percent
  • Level 4 – 175 Percent – 45 Percent
  • Level 5 – 200 Percent – 50 Percent

Deposit Bonus – Additional 10 Percent on Fabricator Deposits Per Level
This skill can completely turn the course of the game because of how much power it provides you. It basically allows your team to gain bonus power every time your scout deposits power into the Fabricator depending upon the skill level.

Keeping this in mind, it is very important that you let your scout collect all the power instead of doing it yourself. In order to give your scout some time, make sure to keep a weak enemy alive till all power has been collected.

  • Level 1 – Additional 10 Percent
  • Level 2 – Additional 20 Percent
  • Level 3 – Additional 30 Percent
  • Level 4 – Additional 40 Percent
  • Level 5 – Additional 50 Percent

Energize – 50 Percent of Power Returns as HP Per Level
With this skill, every time you pick up power out in the field, you gain HP depending upon the level of this skill. Since you are always out in the open in the middle of danger, this skill can prove to be really helpful in making sure you collect power and get to deposit it.

  • Level 1 – 50 Percent
  • Level 2 – 75 Percent
  • Level 3 – 100 Percent
  • Level 4 – 125 Percent
  • Level 5 – 150 Percent

Health Boost – 20 Percent HP Per Level
This is pretty straightforward! With this skill, you get to increase your percentage HP depending upon the level of the skill. If you think you are dying too much while playing the class, maybe you should consider going with this skill.

  • Level 1 – 20 Percent
  • Level 2 – 40 Percent
  • Level 3 – 60 Percent
  • Level 4 – 80 Percent
  • Level 5 – 100 Percent

Health Regeneration Boost – 50 Percent Regeneration Speed Per Level
Upon taking damage, you get to regenerate HP a whole lot earlier and speed up the process of regeneration depending upon the level of the skill. Once again, it goes without saying that this skill is something which complements the scout playstyle a lot.

  • Level 1 – 50 Percent
  • Level 2 – 75 Percent
  • Level 3 – 100 Percent
  • Level 4 – 125 Percent
  • Level 5 – 150 Percent

Pickup Distance – Power Pickup Radius Increased by 100 Percent Per Level
Want your team to be rolling in power? Make sure to get kills and get power with this card at your disposal! This skill basically allows you to gather power from a specific distance depending upon the level of the skill.

  • Level 1 – 100 Percent
  • Level 2 – 200 Percent
  • Level 3 – 300 Percent
  • Level 4 – 400 Percent
  • Level 5 – 500 Percent

Recommended Build

As we have mentioned in our other Gears of War 4 Horde Mode Class Guides, it all comes down to individual preference, what skills are you comfortable with, and what type of Team Comp. you are running.

If you are, however, looking for a decent overall; you can go with a combination of Deposit Boost, Energize, Health Boost, Speed Boost, and X-Ray. This build basically ensures that you have maximum survivability, speed, and have power coming in.

In addition to this, your X-Ray should allow you to see through walls and ensure that you are never caught off-guard.

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