Learn more about the Brawl Stars Event - Heist! Check this guide on the game mode's rules and objectives, recommended Brawlers, gameplay tips, and more!
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What Is Heist Mode?
Destroy Enemy's Safe While Defending Your Own
In Heist mode, you'll be in a team of 3 Brawlers competing with another team of 3 to destroy the opposing team's safe while keeping your own defended.
Deal Most Damage Or Destroy Safe To Win!
To win in Heist mode, you need to deal the most damage to the opposing team's safe. Or, you could just completely destroy the enemy team's safe!
Heist Mode Lasts For 2 Min, 30 Secs
Teams will only have 2 and a half minutes to deal as much damage as they can or completely destroy the opposing team's safe.
Balance Offense With Defense
Heist mode is quite fast-paced and competitive. You need to balance your offensive and defensive phases in order to counteract the opposing team's strategies.
Best Brawlers For Heist
Best Tier Brawler List for Heist Mode
S Tier Brawlers for Heist Mode
|BARLEY|| - Can damage safe from a safe distance with throwing attacks |
- Super & normal attacks can deny enemy Brawlers access to team's safe
|BULL||- Super can be used to destroy obstacles blocking the safe|
- Deals massive damage when close to the safe
- Large health pool, makes it tough to bring you down
A+ Tier Brawlers for Heist Mode
|COLT|| - Long-range attacks effective at damaging safe from a distance |
- Super can destroy walls and clear path to enemy safe
|CARL||- Super deals a ton of damage to the safe|
- Normal attack can pierce through enemies
|DARRYL|| - Super can let him rush towards safe & damage it with close-range shots|
- Can pop in & out of combat with Super
|BROCK||- Can damage the safe from far away using high damage rockets|
|PENNY||- Super can attack the safe if it is within range|
- Normal attacks can pierce through enemies, letting you damage clusters of enemies
A Tier Brawlers for Heist Mode
|DYNAMIKE||- Can throw dynamite over walls and onto enemy safe to damage it|
- Normal attacks can be used to do AoE damage or deny enemies access to areas
|GENE||- Normal attacks cover a long and wide area in front of Gene|
- Super can be used to pull enemies away from your safe
|LEON|| - Can turn invisible for some time with his Super to get behind the safe to attack it|
- Can do burst damage & take down enemies when ambushing them
|JESSIE|| - Spawned turret can help damage enemy safe or protect team safe from enemies |
- Normal attacks can hit multiple enemies with one shot
|RICO||- Normal and Super attacks can be shot around corners, giving you another way of damaging the safe|
|TICK||- Normal attacks can be thrown over walls, allowing you to damage the safe while staying behind cover|
|CROW||- High mobility can be used to get in and out of the enemy's safe area quickly |
- Super can also be used to get in and out of the safe area while at the same time damaging enemies
B Tier Brawlers for Heist Mode
|ROSA||- Attacks do a good amount of damage to the safe|
- Super allows you to stay alive much longer when diving for the enemy safe
|TARA||- Super can keep enemies in place for a brief period of time|
|EL PRIMO||- Super can be used to dive the safe|
- High HP pool can soak up much damage while focusing all attacks on destroying the safe
|PIPER||- Attacks can deal damage at long range. Will be able to shoot over bodies of water to damage the safe|
|SPIKE||- Able to attack around corners|
- Can deny enemies areas leading to the safe, and hinder enemy movement using Super
Barley - Area Control Via AoE Attacks
Barley is a great Brawler in this game mode. His Super allows him to deny enemies a clear path to the safe, and alternatively, can be used to deal tons of damage to the safe!Check Out Barley Here
Focus Your Super On The Safe
Your Super is very effective against the enemy's safe! Since it has a longer range than your normal attacks, you can throw your Super from further away, and let the fire do its work on the safe!
Bull - Dish Out The Damage In Close Range
Use Bull's Super to create a clear path to the safe. Once you are next to the safe, you will be able to deal massive amounts of damage to it. Your health pool is also large, which will give you enough time to chip away at the safe's health.Check out BULL Here
Tips For Playing Heist
Use Throwers & Path Clearers To Reach Safe Fast
Throwers such as Barley & Dynamike and Path Clearers like Colt, Shelly, & Bull are effective Brawlers to use. Throwers can reach the safe with their range while obstacle destroyers use their Supers to clear the path to the safe!
Hide In Grass & Wait For Enemy To Go Down
Sometimes enemy Brawlers will focus on eliminating your team. Hide in the grass, wait for them to pass, then head to their safe to land solid hits. You'll have done enough damage before they notice!
Push When An Enemy Is Eliminated
There's a bit of a respawn cool down when a player is eliminated. You can use these precious few seconds to rush enemy territory and deal damage to their safe!
Heist Event Maps List
Bridge Too Far
Bridge Too Far Features & Tips
This map offers little to no protection when making your way to the safe. Long range Brawlers such as Colt and Piper will thrive in this map since their attacks will be able to hit enemies before they even get close to the safe!
Forks Out Features & Tips
Forks out will force you to snake your way through several unpassable obstacles before getting to the safe. However, Throwers like Barley and Dynamike will be able to circumvent this due to their attacks being able to go over walls.
Kaboom Canyon Features & Tips
Kaboom Canyon has lots of grass in the middle of the map. This is great when you want to get to the other side without being detected. It is recommended to use high burst damage Brawlers or Brawlers with Shotguns!
Pit Stop Features & Tips
A wall of barrels will be standing between you and the safe. Since it takes too much time for you to circumvent this wall to get to the safe, use Thrower Brawlers like Barley and Dynamike to attack over the wall!
Rolling Rumble Features & Tips
This map features a tight central area, which favors close range Brawlers. Use tanky Brawlers to muscle your way to the safe and get a few good hits in on the safe before needing to back away.
Safe Zone Features & Tips
The Safe Zone is littered with bodies of water, grass, and walls. You can be a bit flexible when choosing your strategy here. You can sneak up to the safe by using the grass, or damage the safe from long range!
Side Story Features & Tips
This map will start each team on either corner of the map. Despite having a lot of obstacles scattered around, you can use the jump pads located on either side to quickly get to the other side of the map.
Twist And Shoot
Twist And Shoot Features & Tips
Twist and Shoot may force Brawlers to traverse the full-length of the map, and make a turn before reaching the safe. However, long range Brawlers, and Throwers will be able to damage the safe from the other side of the lake.
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