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Best Specialists For Beginners

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Best Specialists For Beginners

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Confused about which Specialist to use? Here is a list of recommended specialists to use for CoD: BO4 beginners and newcomers.

Best Specialists For Beginners
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Best Specialist Criteria - How Do We Choose?

A main difference of Specialists is their unique weaponry and equipment. Equipment charge time is fast compared to that of weaponry, so you have many chances to activate the equipment. We chose best specialists with powerful equipment that is easy to use and versatile.

PROPHET - Enemy Detector

Prophet - Basic Information

PROPHET

Hunter

WeaponryEffect
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4TempestA tactical style rifle that shoots electrically charged Shock Rounds.
EquipmentEffect
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4Seeker Shock MineA rolling shock mine that seeks enemy players, paralyzing them on contact.

Reason For Recommending:

PROPHET is excellent for scouting especially with the Seeker Shock Mine as this will find and disable enemies for you. Use it to check if an area is safe and free of hostiles.

How To Utilize Seeker Shock Mine

After Seeker Shock Mine is used, it will start moving and searching for enemies. Follow it till it finds enemies. If you are lucky, enemy will be stunned by the Seeker Shock Mine and you may get an easy kill.

AJAX - Area Clearance

AJAX

Area Clearance

WeaponryEffect
Ballistic ShieldBallistic ShieldDurable transforming defensive shield with a built-in machine pistol
EquipmentEffect
9-Bang9-BangTactical grenade that flashes and stuns. Can be cooked to detonate multiple times.

Reason For Recommending

AJAX has a great area clearance skill. 9-Bang can be thrown to the area where more than one enemies, so enemies in the area will be stunned. Then it is time for you to charge in!

How To Utilize 9-Bang

When you think enemies are ambushing in the area ahead of you. It is the right time to throw the 9-Bang. 9-Bang will flash and stun enemies so that you can charge without fear.

RECON - Intel Operations

RECON

Intel Operations

WeaponryEffect
Vision PulseVision PulsePulse the map to reveal all enemies for yourself and teammates
EquipmentEffect
Sensor DartSensor DartSensor equipment that reveals enemies in its proximity

Reason For Recommending

Recon's Sensor Dart can reveal enemies in the mini map (Left Top in the battle screen). It's a very strong equipment for detecting enemy locations and great when you are not sure where enemies are.

How To Utilize Sensor Dart

Since enemy can destroy deployed Sensor Dart. It is recommended to put at locations that enemies would not notice. Examples are on top of roofs, behind objects etc.

Recommended Specialists For Each Game Mode

Game modes have unique rules & gameplay which can change the roles of specialists, depending on which is chosen. As you get to know game modes, try different specialists & find which works best!

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