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Brawl Stars | Heist Mode Guide - Recommended Brawlers & Tips

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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

Brawl Stars Heist Mode Guide Tips

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

Brawl Stars Heist Mode Guide Tips

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 ImageBARLEY - Can damage safe from a safe distance with throwing attacks
- Super & normal attacks can deny enemy Brawlers access to team's safe
BULL ImageBULL- 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 ImageCOLT - Long-range attacks effective at damaging safe from a distance
- Super can destroy walls and clear path to enemy safe
CARL ImageCARL- Super deals a ton of damage to the safe
- Normal attack can pierce through enemies
DARRYL ImageDARRYL - Super can let him rush towards safe & damage it with close-range shots
- Can pop in & out of combat with Super
BROCK ImageBROCK- Can damage the safe from far away using high damage rockets
PENNY ImagePENNY- 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 ImageDYNAMIKE- 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 ImageGENE- Normal attacks cover a long and wide area in front of Gene
- Super can be used to pull enemies away from your safe
LEON ImageLEON - 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 ImageJESSIE - Spawned turret can help damage enemy safe or protect team safe from enemies
- Normal attacks can hit multiple enemies with one shot
RICO ImageRICO- Normal and Super attacks can be shot around corners, giving you another way of damaging the safe
TICK ImageTICK- Normal attacks can be thrown over walls, allowing you to damage the safe while staying behind cover
CROW ImageCROW- 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 ImageROSA- 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 ImageTARA- Super can keep enemies in place for a brief period of time
EL PRIMO ImageEL 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 ImagePIPER- Attacks can deal damage at long range. Will be able to shoot over bodies of water to damage the safe
SPIKE ImageSPIKE- 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

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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!

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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

BULL Image

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.

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Tips For Playing Heist

Use Throwers & Path Clearers To Reach Safe Fast

Brawl Stars Heist Mode Guide Tips

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

Brawl Stars Heist Mode Guide Tips

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

Brawl Stars Heist Mode Guide Tips

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

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

Forks Out

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

Brawl Stars Heist Mode - Guide & Tips Kaboom Canyon

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

Pit Stop

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

Rolling Rumble

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

Brawl Stars Heist Mode - Guide & Tips Safe Zone

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

Side Story

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

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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Anonymous 1

use barley for every gamemode!!! he is op