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

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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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