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Galactic Republic Vanguard Galactic Republic
Trooper - 3 Vanguard.png
Faction Galactic Republic
Starting Planet Ord Mantell
Planet Ord Mantell
Base Class Trooper
Advanced Class Commando

Vanguard is a Trooper advanced class.

Unstoppable and utterly fearless, Vanguards are the first and best line of defense in the Republic Military.

Skill Trees[edit | edit source]

  • Shield Specialist - Powers up the Vanguard’s shield generator to absorb firepower and protect their allies.
  • Tactics - Trains the Vanguard how to more effectively deal with close range combatants.
  • Plasmatech - Teaches explosives and grenades to complement either rifles or heavy cannons.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Ability Level
Shieldgeneratorproficiency.png [Armor Proficiency: Power Generator] 10
Shieldgeneratorproficiency.png [Armor Proficiency: Shield Generator] 10
Meleetankunlock.png [Into the Fray] 10
Scatterclip.png [Ion Pulse] 10
Orbitalbombardment.png [Explosive Surge] 12
Ionclip.png [Ion Cell] 12
Sleepdart.png [Neural Jolt] 14
Cc defensive.png [Guard] 16
Battlefrenzy.png [Riot Strike] 18
Armorpiercingclip.png [High Energy Cell] 20
Sonicgrenade.png [Sonic Round] 20
Grapple.png [Harpoon] 22
[Focused Impact] 30
[Blaster Augs] 38
Unleash.png [Neural Surge] 46
Aimboost.png [Battle Focus] 50
Powerloaders.png [Shoulder Cannon] 51

Ability rotations[edit | edit source]

for standard mobs, using the blaster and healing companion is fine

for groups, using harpoon and positioning yourself to use pulse cannon takes down groups well

For strongs/elites - burning cooldowns seems to work the best. Using the sticky grenade and shockstrike. Adrenaline rush and reactive shield allow for health regen. Especially for elites, using cyro grenade then No Retreat at the beginning will provide additional healing during the fight.

some fun combo attacks i use are 1) Cyro nade + Full auto so you get the full cast 2) Explosive round + high impact bolt