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== Sample Builds ==
 
== Sample Builds ==
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===Field Medic===
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A pure, simple, Medic build that focuses on making the Medic the best healer s/he can be. The Field Medic provides very strong healing capabilities, alongside being able to support the squad with Concussion and Smoke grenades as needed. It sacrifices having little combat prowess aside from what an Assault Rifle brings. Smoke and Mirrors and the late game Packmaster grants the Medic additional support grenades, and SaM guarantees the Medic can throw them even if under enemy overwatch, this can allow the Medic to throw a Smoke Grenade to cover someone else from the overwatch, or a Concussion Grenade to cancel the overwatch. Extra Conditioning gives the Medic some extra survivability, while Shadowstep lets the Medic ignore overwatch, which can allow the Medic to rush to aid someone. Combat Drugs provides a strong boost to Smoke Grenades, providing the user with a small boost to their will, but also providing free healing to anyone who takes damage while under the smoke (be careful to not throw the smoke near aliens who will also benefit from the healing).
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Sample Field Medic Build:
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''Smoke and Mirrors -> Extra Conditioning ->  Combat Drugs -> Savior -> Shadowstep -> Packmaster.''
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Recommended Equipment: Medkits, Concussion Grenades, Smoke Grenades.
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===Tank Medic===
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An unorthadox but effective tank build. The Medic sacrifices its support powers for being a powerful tank, being capable of pushing forward and absorbing fire intended for other units while emerging with little damage. Will to Survive, Extra Conditioning and Grit all serve to boost the Medics survivability, WtS also grants the Steadfast perk which ensures the Medic will not panic while drawing enemy fire. Close Encounters provides the Medic with some close range combat capability, and Sharpshooter helps the Medic in engaging covered targets.
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Sample Tank Medic Build:
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''Will To Survive -> Extra Conditioning ->  Close Encounters -> Savior -> Sharpshooter -> Grit.''
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Note: Sharpshooter can be replaced with Shadowstep, this will greatly help the manoeuvrability of the Medic but it does mean the Medic cannot use their movement to intentionally draw enemy overwatch fire.
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Recommended Equipment: Ceramic Plating, Alloy Plating, Medkits.
  
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
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    Medic

The Medic is a versatile support class. Their signature ability is Field Medic, which grants two frees use of a medikit per mission and allows additional Medikit items to be used two times per battle instead of one, and the first medikit used each turn costs 0 AP.

Primary Weapon: Carbines, Assault Rifles, Battle Rifles, SMGs, Shotguns.
Secondary Weapon: Pistols, Machine Pistols, Sawed-off shotgun.
Class-Limited items: None.


Abilities

Rank Ability
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Specialist
Field Medic
Field Medic
Grants 2 medikits, equipped medikits receive an additional use, and the first medikit use each turn costs 0 AP. Reduces injuries sustained during battle by 1 HP on all soldiers (multiple instances stack).
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Lance Corporal
Sentinel
Sentinel
Allows 2 reaction shots during overwatch. Grants Opportunist.
Opportunist
Opportunist
Reaction shots ignore DR from cover and can crit.
Will To Survive
Will To Survive
Grants +30% DR and -10 defense when protected by cover, 30% reduced injury time, and Steadfast
Steadfast
Steadfast
Grants immunity to overpower and panic (except for psionic/fire-based panic).
Smoke and Mirrors
Smoke and Mirrors
Using a support grenade costs only 1 AP and does not trigger non-suppression reaction shots. Grants +20% throw range. Equipped support grenades receive an additional use.
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Corporal
Extra Conditioning
Extra Conditioning
Grants +2 armor health, +0.6 mobility, and reduces fatigue times by 20%.
Ranger
Ranger
Grants +25 aim to sidearms, +1 damage to all weapons and equipment, and 20% throw range. Also negates the range accuracy penalty of sidearms.
Bull Rush
Bullseye
Gain +20 aim against flying targets.
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Sergeant
Close Encounters
Close Encounters
The first standard shot made within 4 tiles of the target costs 0 AP but reduces mobility by 50%. Cannot combine with Run And Gun.
Ready For Anything
Ready For Anything
At the end of each turn, if this unit is idle and has ammo, overwatch activates.
Combat Drugs
Combat Drugs
Smoke grenades are infused with stimulants and nanobots that grants +10 will and immediately heal half of all damage received (does not work on purely mechanical units). Grants 1 smoke grenade.
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Tech Sergeant
Savior
Savior
Medikits restore 3 more HP per use. Medikits can revive critically wounded soldiers to 33% HP.
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Gunnery Sergeant
Close Combat Specialist
Close Combat Specialist
Grants a reaction shot against any enemy who acts or moves at the same elevation within 4 tiles. Reaction shots cannot crit (without opportunist) and ignore cover defense.
Sharpshooter
Sharpshooter
All shots with the primary weapon gain +1 penetration. Also grants +10 aim to shots with the primary weapon fired at targets through cover.
Shadowstep
Shadowstep
Prevents triggering of reaction shots against this unit when it moves. Also grants +1.2 mobility.
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Master Sergeant
Regen Biofield
Grit
Grants +1 DR, +1 armor HP, and %DR equal to half of the %HP lost.
Packmaster
Packmaster
Equipped medikits, grenades, and beacons receive an additional use. Grants +1 ammo.


Stat Progression

Tactical Advice

Medics are a diverse class focused on healing and supporting their squad. Each medic lends a hand in a different way but all of them are good healers and have ways to deny the enemy good shots on your team. How you build your Medic is up to you but they generally focus on three main support types: Field Medic healing squad, Tactical Support providing cover and defense or the Battle Medic providing fire support. If you choose to be a purist in a role or a jack of all trades it's up to you.

Sample Builds

Field Medic

A pure, simple, Medic build that focuses on making the Medic the best healer s/he can be. The Field Medic provides very strong healing capabilities, alongside being able to support the squad with Concussion and Smoke grenades as needed. It sacrifices having little combat prowess aside from what an Assault Rifle brings. Smoke and Mirrors and the late game Packmaster grants the Medic additional support grenades, and SaM guarantees the Medic can throw them even if under enemy overwatch, this can allow the Medic to throw a Smoke Grenade to cover someone else from the overwatch, or a Concussion Grenade to cancel the overwatch. Extra Conditioning gives the Medic some extra survivability, while Shadowstep lets the Medic ignore overwatch, which can allow the Medic to rush to aid someone. Combat Drugs provides a strong boost to Smoke Grenades, providing the user with a small boost to their will, but also providing free healing to anyone who takes damage while under the smoke (be careful to not throw the smoke near aliens who will also benefit from the healing).

Sample Field Medic Build: Smoke and Mirrors -> Extra Conditioning -> Combat Drugs -> Savior -> Shadowstep -> Packmaster.

Recommended Equipment: Medkits, Concussion Grenades, Smoke Grenades.

Tank Medic

An unorthadox but effective tank build. The Medic sacrifices its support powers for being a powerful tank, being capable of pushing forward and absorbing fire intended for other units while emerging with little damage. Will to Survive, Extra Conditioning and Grit all serve to boost the Medics survivability, WtS also grants the Steadfast perk which ensures the Medic will not panic while drawing enemy fire. Close Encounters provides the Medic with some close range combat capability, and Sharpshooter helps the Medic in engaging covered targets.

Sample Tank Medic Build: Will To Survive -> Extra Conditioning -> Close Encounters -> Savior -> Sharpshooter -> Grit.

Note: Sharpshooter can be replaced with Shadowstep, this will greatly help the manoeuvrability of the Medic but it does mean the Medic cannot use their movement to intentionally draw enemy overwatch fire.

Recommended Equipment: Ceramic Plating, Alloy Plating, Medkits.

See also

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Long War Rebalance: Soldiers
Soldiers
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Soldiers
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Assault
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Infantry
Class Rocketeer (Long War).png
Rocketeer
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Gunner
CLASS SNIPER.png
Sniper
Class Scout (Long War).png
Scout
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Medic
Class Engineer (Long War).png
Engineer
MEC
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MEC Troopers
Class Marauder (Long War).png
Marauder
Class Goliath (Long War).png
Goliath
Class Jaeger (Long War).png
Jaeger
Class Shogun (Long War).png
Shogun
Sub-classes and abilities
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Officers
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Psionics
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Gene Mods
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S.H.I.V.s