All Specialists and Classes in Battlefield 2042 with their abilities

All playable specialists in Battlefield 2042.

Battlefield 2042 comes with a fully functional class system similar to previous games in the franchise. But this time, there have been some significant upgrades and changes to the Battlefield classes. Here's a guide to all classes and specialists in Battlefield 2042.

The game has four classes, namely Assault, Engineer, Recon, and Support. Each class in Battlefield 2042 features various specialists within it. Every specialist equips a primary gadget/specialty unique to themselves. Moreover, as a specialist, you can play with any weapon, lethal & tactical equipment, and secondary gadget of choice.

LAST UPDATED - October 21, 2021


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  • Class: Engineer
  • Specialty: Fortification System
    • DCS deployable cover to protect from incoming bullets and explosives.
    • APS-36 Shootdown Sentinel (Trophy) which is a countermeasure against RPGs, rockets, etc.
  • Trait: Veteran
    • Armor supply.
  • Origin: United States of America


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  • Class: Assault
  • Specialty: Grappling Hook
    • As the name suggests, grapple hook that helps with quick movement and relocation.
  • Trait: Nimble
    • Increased mobility, including when aiming down sights.
  • Origin: Canada

Related: Battlefield 2042: PC Requirements and System Specifications


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  • Class: Support
  • Specialty: S21 Syrette Pistol
    • Pistol that fires health syringes for teammates.
    • Delivers damage when fired at enemies.
  • Trait: Combat Surgeon
    • Revives downed teammates to full health.
  • Origin: Germany


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  • Class: Engineer
  • Specialty: SG-36 Sentry System
    • Sentry gun with a specified range. Engages with enemies within range automatically.
    • Sentry gun's accuracy increases when operator is in vicinity.
  • Trait: Sentry Operator
    • Target marked when sentry gun gets a lock on them.
  • Origin: Russia


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  • Class: Recon
  • Specialty: OV-P Recon Drone
    • Spots moving targets in the specified range.
    • Produces EMP blasts to disorient enemies.
    • Can mark targets for lock-on weapons.
  • Trait: Movement Sensor
    • Alerts when enemy is nearing the operator. Faint red mark indicator at the bottom of screen.
  • Origin: South Africa


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  • Class: Recon
  • Specialty: Cyber Warfare Suite
    • Hack enemy equipment and in-world objects.
    • Scramble and disable enemy vehicles.
    • Disable Rangers—robot attack dogs.
    • Trigger base defenses from a distance.
  • Trait: Trojan Network
    • Hack into opponents' systems to collect intel.
    • Killing a hacked target reveals enemies around them.
  • Origin: India


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  • Class: Assault
  • Specialty: SOB-8 Ballistic Shield
    • Carry a shield that protects from incoming projectiles.
  • Trait: Blast Resistant
    • Improved resistance to explosive damage.
    • Recover faster from explosive damage.
  • Origin: Mexico


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  • Class: Assault
  • Specialty: Smart Explosives
    • A set of anti-armor, EMP and scatter grenades.
  • Trait: Wingsuit
    • Travel great distances quickly.
  • Origin: France


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  • Class: Support
  • Specialty: Loadout Crate
    • Provide ammo and armor to squad.
    • Call in a loadout crate for the team. This allows swapping of loadout mid-game.
  • Trait: Trauma Specialist
    • Revive teammate rapidly and with restored armor.
  • Origin: Romania


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  • Class: Recon
  • Specialty: EMG-X Scanner
    • Highlight nearby enemies, even through walls.
  • Trait: Threat Perception
    • Enemies shooting at her get automatically marked for a while.
  • Origin: South Korea

Battlefield 2042 delivers 10 specialists at launch, and the developers add a new specialist to the game every season. This translates to the introduction of four new specialists every year. The new Battlefield grants players the option of a fully customizable loadout as well.

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