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Here are all of the specialists in Call of Duty BO4. Included are the roles each specialist is suited for & the special equipment they use!

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AJAX - Area Clearance

AJAX

When Do You Need This Specialist?

Engaging Groups Of Enemies & Pushing

Break enemy entrenchments and clear a path for your team through strategic use of the Ballistic Shield and powerful 9-Bang stun grenades.

Specialist Weapon & Equipment

Ballistic Shield (Weaponry)

Ballistic Shield

Durable transforming defensive shield with a built-in machine pistol.

9-Bang (Equipment)

9-Bang

Tactical grenade that flashes and stuns. Can be cooked to detonate multiple times.

How To Utilize This Specialist

Use The 9-Bang To Blind A Group Of Enemies

It is best to use the 9-Bang when planning on taking a group of enemies. Blinding them will give you enough time to bring them down in their vulnerable state!

Use The Ballistic Shield To Push The Objective

The Ballistic Shield is perfect for when you want to go on the offense, and push the objective. Move forward and soak up damage while your team follows behind you.

Recommended Game Modes

BATTERY - Demolitions

BATTERY

When Do You Need This Specialist?

Deal Massive Damage To Enemies

Use explosive firepower to rain down hell and clear an enemy stronghold quickly using a combination of the War Machine and Cluster Grenades.

Specialist Weapon & Equipment

War Machine (Weaponry)

War Machine

High explosive grenade launcher.

Cluster Grenade (Equipment)

Cluster Grenade

Powerful explosive grenade that sticks to surfaces and releases sub-munitions upon detonation.

Utilizing This Specialist

Use The Cluster Grenade To Damage An Area

Use the Cluster Grenade to clear out rooms of camping enemies. Best used far away from you as the Cluster Grenade can damage you as well!

Use The War Machine To Rain Down Firepower

Using the War Machine will help you destroy groups of enemies clumped together as the War Machine deals explosive damage over an area of effect.

Recommended Game Modes

CRASH - Team Support

CRASH

When Do You Need This Specialist?

Constant Ammo & Health Support

Support your team with instant health buffs and ammo resupplies that accelerate the earning of Scorestreaks. When timed correctly, these actions can turn the tide of a battle.

Specialist Weapon & Equipment

TAK-5 (Weaponry)

TAK-5

Heals, boosts max health, and removes Burns for the user and their team.

Assault Pack (Equipment)

Assault Pack

Deploys ammo packs that provide bonus score for taking down enemies.

Utilizing This Specialist

Use The Assault Pack To Resupply Teammates

For longer battles, provide some support for your team by giving them extra ammo, so they can survive longer in the field!

Use The TAK-5 To Buff Teammates

Give your teammates a buff by boosting their max health, and healing them to increase their survivability. Best used in game modes where no respawns are available.

Recommended Game Modes

FIREBREAK - Area Denial

FIREBREAK

When Do You Need This Specialist?

Force Enemies Away From An Area

Use tactics of area denial to clear strategic locations with devastating doses of radiation from the Reactor Core or the cleansing flames of the Purifier Flamethrower.

Specialist Weapon & Equipment

Purifier (Weaponry)

Purifier

Flamethrower that shoots a stady gout of flame, scorching enemies within close game.

Reactor Core (Equipment)

Reactor Core

Emits a damaging radiation field that Burns enemies, reducing their max health for a time and preventing Healing.

Utilizing This Specialist

Use The Reactor Core To Radiate An Area

Best used when damaging an area with lots of enemies over time. Holding the equipment button, radiates enemies in an area more, but can deal damage to you as well.

Use The Purifier To Quickly Sweep An Area

Use to clear out an area full of enemies. Touching the flames for a short amount of time is lethal enough to kill enemies.

Recommended Game Mode

NOMAD - Ambush Tactics

NOMAD

When Do You Need This Specialist?

Kill Unsuspecting Enemies

Turn the environment against your foes through the tactical placement of Mesh Mines. Dispatch your trusted K9-Unit companion to hunt down the filthy enemy dogs that escape your traps.

Specialist Weapon & Equipment

K9-Unit (Weaponry)

K9-Unit

Attack dog that can be commanded to either follow you or patrol a designated location.

Mesh Mine (Equipment)

Mesh Mine

Deploys explosive traps that connect to create lethal tripwires.

Utilizing This Specialist

Use The Mesh Mine To Set Up Traps For Enemies

Best used in fast-paced game modes. Use the Mesh Mine in tight corners to blow up unsuspecting enemies that pass by! Don't set the mine too far apart or they will not trigger an explosion!

Use The K-9 Unit To Hunt Down & Kill Enemies

Unleash your Rabid K9-Unit to hunt down and kill enemies for you! Helps to build your scorestreak if the dog can find a lot of enemies.Watch out as enemies can kill your dog!

Recommended Game Modes

PROPHET - Remote Disruption

PROPHET

When Do You Need This Specialist?

Immobilize Enemies

The autonomous Seeker tracks down unsuspecting enemies while you neutralize hostile formations with high-voltage electrical blasts from your Tempest rifle.

Specialist Weapon & Equipment

Tempest (Weaponry)

Tempest

A tactical style rifle that shoots electrically charged Shock Rounds.

Seeker Shock Mine (Equipment)

Seeker Shock Mine

A rolling shock mine that seeks enemy players, paralyzing them on contact.

How To Utilize This Specialist

Use The Seeker To Find & Immobilize An Enemy

Deploy this to actively seek out enemies. Opponents who come in contact with the Seeker Mine will be immobilized for a few seconds, more than enough time for you to bring them down.

Use The Tempest To Cripple Enemies

The first shot from the Tempest that connects with an enemy will shock them, forcing them to go prone. A second shot will then eliminate them. Use this to pick off enemies one by one.

Recommended Game Modes

RECON - Intel Operations

RECON

When Do You Need This Specialist?

Gain A Tactical Advantage

Intel wins wars. Expose your foes' movements to your team with the powerful intelligence gathering capabilities of your Sensor Darts and Vision Pulse.

Specialist Weapon & Equipment

Vision Pulse (Weaponry)

Vision Pulse

Pulse the map to reveal all enemies for yourself and teammates.

Sensor Dart (Equipment)

Sensor Dart

Sensor equipment that reveals enemies in its proximity.

Utilizing This Specialist

Use The Sensor Dart To Reveal Parts Of The Map

Place the Recon Dart in areas where you believe a fight will go down. This will reveal hiding enemies on your team's minimap, allowing you to be ready when they show up!

Use The Vision Pulse To Reveal All Enemies

Use the Vision Pulse to give you and your team an advantage by showing enemy positions on your team's minimap and HUD. This will help your team better start engaging enemies.

Recommended Game Modes

RUIN - Frontal Assault

RUIN

When Do You Need This Specialist?

Quick Traversal & Crowd Control

Lead the charge with the superior agility and mobility provided by your Grapple Gun. Destroy your enemies head on with the devastating power of the Grav Slam.

Specialist Weapon & Equipment

Grav Slam (Weaponry)

Grav Slam

Kinetic device that delivers a lethal blast radius around the point of impact.

Grapple Gun (Equipment)

Grapple Gun

Quickly grapple and zip to locations nearby.

Utilizing This Specialist

Use The Grapple Gun To Traverse The Map

Use the Grapple Gun to quickly traverse around the map, and get out of sticky situations. Try to use the Grapple Gun as much as you can since it recharges quickly.

Use The Grav Slam To Clear Groups Of Enemies

Use the Grav Slam to clear out an area full of enemies. Get close to the group using the Grapple Gun, and then Grav Slam to eliminate tons of enemies.

Recommended Game Modes

SERAPH - Tactical Command

SERAPH

When Do You Need This Specialist?

Deploy Teammates At Convenient Locations

Control the flow of battle using a Tac-Deploy beacon, keeping your squad in the action. Execute the enemy with precision shots from the Annihilator pistol.

Specialist Weapon & Equipment

Annihilator (Weaopnry)

Annihilator

Massive high-caliber revolver that fires devastating rounds with increased bullet penetration.

Tac-Deploy (Equipment)

Tac-Deploy

Deployable beacon that allows your teammates to redeploy to the surrounding area.

Utilizing This Specialist

Use The Tac-Deploy To Respawn Teammates Near Objectives

Use the Tac-Deploy to allow your teammates to respawn near key objectives. Use this to cut down on travel time when you need a constant stream of people to help you secure an objective.

Use The Annihilator To Bring Down Tough Enemies

The Annihilator is a very powerful weapon as it can instantly kill other enemies. Best used against armored enemies.

Recommended Game Modes

TORQUE - Path Blocking

TORQUE

When Do You Need This Specialist?

Deny Enemy Routes

Build Barricades to reinforce your squad's position while deploying Razor Wire to funnel the enemies' movements into your team's crossfire.

Specialist Weapon & Equipment

Barricade (Weaponry)

Barricade

Deploy reinforced cover for protection while securing objectives. Built-in microwave field slows and damages enemies.

Razor Wire (Equipment)

Razor Wire

Defensive razor wire damages and slow enemies that attempt to cross it.

Utilizing This Specialist

Use The Razor Wire To Block Paths

Use the Razor Wire to block an enemy's potential route, leading them to chokepoints for you and your team to focus your fire on. Best used on pathways with small openings.

Use The Barricade To Push Enemies Away

Use to hold down your position in a sticky situation. Push back enemies with the Barricade's microwave field, and fire back at opponents from a distance! The Barricade can only take a certain amount of damage before getting destroyed.

Recommended Game Modes

What Is A Specialist?

CoD:BO4 - Specialists Overview

In Multiplayer mode, you need to choose a specialist before getting into a battle. Each specialist has a special equipment and weaponry that can be used as time passes in the battle.

Specialist Weapons & Equipment Differ

Specialist weapons & equipment are the actual difference between specialists, so get to know more about their special weapons to use them in correct situations.

Special Equipment & Special Weaponry

Specialist Weapons take more time to charge up than Equipment. On an average, you can only use the Weapon 2-3 times per game. It is more important to choose a Specialist with Equipment more suited to the situation.

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