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Soldiers are a class featured in Transformers: War for Cybertron. They boast the strongest offense of all four classes. Soldiers use big machine guns and ballistics, and can turn into tanks whenever they please.

Characteristics Edit

Life bar: 6

Chassis Edit

Autobot

  • Defender (Warpath)
  • Protector (Scattershot, DLC #1, available for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the game, but not for the PC version.)

Decepticon

  • Crusher (Brawl)
  • Destroyer (Megatron)
  • Eradicator (Demolishor, unlockable if preordered through Amazon.com (U.S.) or Play.com (U.K.), or via DLC #1, available for the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the game, but not for the PC version.)

Weapons Edit

Soldiers can equip two of these four weapons:

  • Neutron assault rifle
  • X12 Scrapmaker
  • EMP shotgun
  • Thermo rocket launcher

They use energon hammers in melee and carry frag grenades.

Abilities Edit

Soldiers can eventually choose two from four different abilities:

  • Hover: Float a few feet off the ground and increase weapon damage. Also, become a sitting duck.
  • Whirlwind: Execute a spinning melee attack that beats down everybody near you.
  • Ammo Beacon: Deploy a temporary beacon that refills ammo and increases weapon damage while nearby. (Level 2)
  • Energon Sling: Disable enemy's abilities for a while. (Level 5)

Vehicle mode:

  • 180: Turn around really fast. Can be disorienting if you do it accidentally.

Upgrades Edit

Soldiers can eventually choose up to three upgrades to augment their abilities: First Tier

  • P.o.K.E. Alpha: Increases damage of Whirlwind. (Level 1)
  • Sharp Shooter: Reduces weapon spread. (Level 1)
  • Death from Above: Increases hover damage bonus. (Level 7)
  • Grenade Dispenser: Ammo beacon also generates one grenade per teammate. (Level 10)
  • Heavy Weapons: Increases damage for EMP Shotgun, X12 Scrapmaker and Thermo Rocket Launcher. (Level 17)
  • Path Blaster: Ammo beacon spawns an Ion Displacer turret (!). (Level 23)

Second Tier

  • Flurry of Blows: Whirlwind speed increases. (Level 3)
  • Flak Armor: Reduces explosion damage. (Level 3)
  • Saboteur: Increases Energon Sling effect time. (Level 8)
  • Flight Pack: Increases Hover duration. (Level 13)
  • Energon Absorbers: Decreases damage taken while using Whirlwind. (Level 19)
  • Improved HeatSink: Decreases weapon reload time. (Level 24)

Third Tier

  • Weapon Stabilizer: Reduces weapon kickback. (Level 6)
  • Nemesis Maker: Increases flak grenade damage radius. (Level 6)
  • Blaster Amplifier: Gain two extra ammo clips. (Level 9)
  • First Aid: Decreases health regeneration delay. (Level 15)
  • Explosive Capacitor: Carry one extra grenade. (Level 21)
  • Rapid Recharge: Reduces ability recharge time. (Level 25)

Killstreaks Edit

After killing enough guys without dying, every class can use special abilities. The soldiers' are:

  • Ammo Matrix (3 kills): Locks your ammo clip and refills team's ammo/grenades.
  • Electromagnetic pulse (5 kills): Jams enemy's abilities for a while.
  • Omega Missile (7 kills): Fires a guided missile at everyone.
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