Assault (LW2)

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The Assault serves as our primary close range unit, able to push in close and hold the line.

Primary: Rifle, SMG or Shotgun(default); Secondary: Arc Thrower


Assault Skills
Run and Gun
Raider Breacher
Slug Shot

Special shot for primary-weapon shotguns only: Fire a shot that pierces two armor and has no range penalty. Three turn cooldown.


Your arc thrower disorients the target when it misses.

Lightning Reflexes

Reaction fire shots against you have a significantly decreased chance to hit. The bonus goes down with each shot. Specifically: -100 to hit for the first shot, -80 for the second, -60 for the third, -40 for the fourth, and -20 for the fifth. Further reaction shots are at normal to-hit chances.

Trench Gun

Special shot for primary-weapon shotguns only: Fire a short-range cone-based attack at nearby targets. Three-turn cooldown.

Arc Pulser

Fire your Arc Thrower to incapacitate a target and damage mechanical enemies. Reduces enemy hack defense by 20. Can use every other turn.

Close and Personal
Killer Instinct

Activating Run & Gun grants +50% critical damage for the rest of the turn.

Stun Gunner
Extra Conditioning

Run and Gun cooldown is reduced by one turn.

Hit and Run

Once per turn, gain an additional move action after taking a standard shot at a flanked or exposed target with your primary weapon. Hit and Run cannot be used after Run and Gun is activated. Bonus full actions from Serial and Death from Above will be awarded first.

Rapid Fire
Close Encounters
Bring 'Em On
Close Combat Specialist

If you score a kill during your turn, the next attack against you during the enemy turn will miss.

Street Sweeper
Chain Lightning

Fire your Arc Thrower at every visible enemy who is capable of being stunned. Five-turn cooldown.


You do two additional points of base damage with your primary weapon.

Stat Progression

Rank Health Offence Will Mobility Dodge Hacking
Squaddie 0 2 5 ? 0 0
Lance Corporal 1 2 5 0 0 0
Corporal 0 2 0 0 0 0
Sergeant 1 2 0 0 0 0
Staff Sergeant 0 2 0 0 0 0
Tech Sergeant 1 2 0 0 0 0
Gunnery Sergeant 0 2 0 0 0 0
Master Sergeant 1 2 0 0 0 0
Total 4 16 10 0 0 0