Star Wars: Battlefront weapons guide – Blasters, Stars Cards and vehicles

Know your Battlefront kit inside out

It’s finally time to get stuck inside with Star Wars: Battlefront – one of the most highly anticipated games of the year, especially when it comes to multiplayer.

Before you pick up your copy of the game, take a look at the weapons, Star Cards and vehicles that are on offer. And decide your loadout before you play.

After all, you don’t want to unlock something you’ll eventually regret.

Don’t forget to read our verdict on Star Wars: Battlefront before you get going.

Star Wars Battlefront

Blasters

DH-17
DH-17
This is a fully automatic blaster pistol with a high rate of fire and reasonable accuracy. It’s an ideal weapon for medium-range combat.

Rank: 3
Price: 550
DH-17

DLT-19
DTL19
A heavy blaster with an excellent rate of fire, the DLT-19 deals some serious damage at long range. It’s capable of pinning down troops along with taking out large groups of enemies.

Rank: 3
Price: 550
DLT-19

RT-97C
RT-97C
This versatile heavy blaster is fitted with optics that let you take out enemies at long-range.

Rank:  5
Price: 1,250
RT-97C

A280C
A280C
Favoured by the Alliance Commandos, the A280C is a sturdy and powerful blaster with a high rate of fire and excellent firepower.

Rank: 8
Price: 1,550
A280C

CA-87
CA87
This retro-fitted Jawa blaster is deadly at short range. However, try and use it at medium or long range and you’re scuppered.

Rank: 8
Price: 1,550
CA-87 Stats

E-11
E-11
The E-11 is the perfect all-rounder. This powerful and accurate blaster is the standard weapon for the Imperial Forces.

Rank: 8
Price: 1,550
E-11 stats

T-21
T-21
Dealing tons of damage at long range, the robust T-21 just suffers from a slow rate of fire and lack of optics.

Rank: 10
Price: 2,500
T-21 stats

SE-14C
SE14C stats
This blaster pistol fires five-round bursts that are perfect for close-quarters combat.

Rank: 14
Price: 2,500
SE14C stats

EE-3
EE-3
The EE-3 is an scope-fitted blaster rifle with three-round burst fire, which is great for long-range requirements.

Rank: 17
Price: 2,500
EE-3

T-21B
T21-B
This is a refined version of the T-21, which combines the power of a heavy blaster with the precision and range of a blaster rifle.

Rank: 21
Price: 2,500
T21B stats
DL-44
DL-44
One of the most powerful blasters in the glaaxy, the DL-44 deals massive damage up close, but can overheat.

Rank: 25
Price: 2,500
DL-44
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Star Cards

Thermal Detonator
Thermal Detonator
The most popular grenade in the game. It’s easy to use and has deadly results.

Rank: 2
Price: 150
Cooldown: 15 seconds
Scout Pistol
Scout Pistol
This light side-arm is effective at taking out opponents at close range. But it’s not effective at longer distances.

Rank: 3
Price: 650
Cooldown: 9 seconds

Ion Torpedo
Ion Torpedo
The homing ion torpedo is designed to deal heavy damage to vehicles and stationary weapons.

Rank: 4
Price: 650
Cooldown: 15 seconds
Pulse Cannon
Pulse Cannon
This incredibly powerful long-range rifle utilises the frame assembly of a DLT-20A, but it’s the weapon of choice for sharpshooters. The power of each shot is dependent on the charge-up time.

Rank: 5
Price: 1,700
Cooldown: 18 seconds
Impact Grenade
Impact Grenade
Although this has a smaller blast radius than a Thermal Detonator, this will explode directly on contact with any object.

Rank: 6
Price: 1,700
Cooldown: 16 seconds

Ion Grenade
Ion Grenade
This grenade deals serious damage when it comes to vehicles, shield and droids.

Rank: 9
Price: 2,300
Cooldown: 16 seconds
Homing Shot
Homing Shot
This locks onto enemy soldiers from afar.

Rank: 11
Price: 3,100
Cooldown: 18 seconds

Jump Pack
Jump Pack
This backpack-style thruster allows you to jump over long distances, making it well suited to traversing obstructions and getting yourself out of danger.

Rank: 13
Price: 3,100
Cooldown: 25 seconds

Smoke Grenade
Smoke Grenade
Providing dense smoke, this grenade blocks visibility and lock-on weapons.

Rank: 16
Price: 3,100
Cooldown: 20 seconds

Flash Grenade
Flash Grenade
This creates a bright energy flash and loud noise to disorientate opponents.

Rank
: 20
Price: 3,100
Cooldown: 16 seconds

barrage
Barrage
This lobs a trio of grenades with a short-delay fuse.

Rank: 24
Price: 3,100
Cooldown: 18 seconds
Cycler Rifle
Cycler Rifle

This rifle fires solid projectiles that are excellent at hitting targets at extreme ranges and penetrating energy shields.

Rank: 28
Price: 3,100
Cooldown: 15 seconds

Bowcaster
Bowcaster
Depending on how long you charge up each shot, the Bowcaster can fire one or more explosive bolts.

Rank: 32
Price: 3,100
Cooldown: 18 seconds

Charged Star Cards

Cooling cell
Cooling Cell
This vents heat from your main weapon and prevents further heat build-up for a short period of time.

Rank: 32
Price: 3,100
Cooldown: 18 seconds
Active period: 3 seconds

Focus Fire
Focus Fire
This gyroscopic mod stabilises your weapon accuracy for a short period.

Rank
: 7
Price: 1,700
Cooldown: 20 seconds
Active period: 7 seconds
Ion Shot
Ion Shot
This mod allows your primary weapon to fire ion-charged bolts, making it additionally effective against shields, droids and vehicles.

Rank: 7
Price: 1,700
Cooldown: 20 seconds
Active period: 7 seconds

Scan Pulse
Scan Pulse
This 360-degree pulse burst reveals any enemy soldiers – regardless of whether they’re out of sight or behind cover.

Rank: 13
Price: 1,700
Cooldown: 8 seconds
Active period: 7 seconds

Explosive Shot
Explosive Shot
This temporarily supercharges your primary weapon to fire explosive bolts.

Rank: 18
Price: 1,700
Cooldown: 20 seconds
Active period: 7 seconds
Personal Shield
Personal Shield
This provides protection from energy weapons, but it won’t offer any defence against kinectic weapons such as grenades or Cycler Rifles.

Rank: 22
Price: 1,700
Cooldown: 20 seconds
Active period: 7 seconds

Vehicles

Millenium Falcon
Millennium Falcon
Available in: Fighter Squadron

X-Wing
X-Wing
Available in: Fighter Squadron

A-Wing
A-Wing

Available in: Fighter Squadron, Supremacy or Walker Assault

Snowspeeder
Snowspeeder
Available in: Supremacy or Walker Assault

TIE Fighter
TIE Fighter
Available in: Fighter Squadron, Supremacy or Walker Assault

TIE Interceptor
TIE Interceptor
Available in: Fighter Squadron, Supremacy or Walker Assault

AT-AT
AT-AT
Available in: Walker Assault

AT-ST
AT-ST
Available in: Walker Assault or Supremacy

Speeder Bike
Speeder Bike

Available in: Supremacy or Walker Assault

Slave 12
Slave 1
Available in:
Fighter Squadron

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