- Whenever possible,
try to form or join a squad, you'll learn to appreciate the extra help
when you need it.
- Make sure that your
Squad is balanced in terms of capabilities. If everyone is a
weapons expert, who is going to transport your group or revive fallen
- Switch to Squad Chat
immediately because the communication range is unlimited.
- As a squad leader,
or even if you just want to join a Squad, take time to become familiar
with the "Looking for Squad" option. Using this feature
makes it easy to find people with Certs. you need for your squad, or
makes it easy to advertise that you have the Certs. needed for
other squads, thus making it more probably you will receive an
- Use the Map often as
it will show the position of your Squadmates.
- Facilities are
fairly large; therefore diversions are wonderful tools of war.
- Squadmates in
Infiltration Suits make great Medics, Hackers, or Recon units.
- Plan for a fallback
point for your squad to regroup if necessary.
- Learn to use the Chat
Macros (See the Appendix on Chat Macros for more information) as they
are great ways of communicating with just a few keystrokes. Also create
your own text macros in order to have quick, customized macros available
for specialty commands.
- Spend a bit of time
gathering intelligence about the target, it may pay off later.
- If defending a
facility, make sure a few of you are carrying REKs just in case you need
to re-hack the Control Console.
- Having someone
defending a facility with the Repair Certification and a Nano Dispenser
could prove to be the difference between successfully warding off an
attack or finding yourself forcibly evicted from a Facility.
- An Advanced Mobile
Station (AMS) is probably the most important vehicle you could bring to
- Capturing a Facility
via Hacking a Control Console outright can be a very daunting
task. Sometimes you need to soften up the defense by disabling
their Generator or their Respawn Tubes. Either of these will slow
the defense down because they will not be able to Respawn there until
they are repaired.
- Before you decide to
destroy an enemy ANT, consider letting the Enemy refill the Silo before you try to capture it. That way if you are successful in your
capture attempt, you won't need to worry about resupplying your facility
- If you spot an enemy
driving around in an AMS and you don't have the means to quickly kill it
off, consider following it to see where the driver will try to hide
it. Then try to kill the driver as he steps out but before he can deploy it. That way you will have completely stopped the
AMS from being used against you.