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New Conglomerate Light Assault

Terran Republic Light Assault

Vanu Sovereignty Light Assault

Light Assault

The Light Assault class it the most mobile of all classes. Soldiers of this class utilize jetpack technology to get to hard to reach places or to reach higher ground quickly. It can also use adrenaline pump to run even faster. These masters of flanking use carbines, Submachine guns, and shotguns to stop slower classes on their tracks. This is a great class to learn the basics and is a class for anyone who enjoys being mobile.



A new Light Assault soldier starts with a carbine and a pistol but can purchase Shotguns and submachine guns. Most weapons the light assault uses are short-mid range.

Primary Weapons

Secondary Weapons

  • Pistols
  • Crossbows


This class is able to use jump jets to get to hard to reach places, safely drop for a high place, and flank the enemy.

Suit Modifications

By spending certification points, a Light Assault can expand the capabilities of their suit in the following ways:

  • Grenade Bandolier
  • Advanced Shield Capacitor
  • Nanoweave Armor
  • Adrenaline Pump
  • Flak Armor
  • Ammunition Belt


The light assault can use basic frag grenades or grenades that cause enemies to be unable to see them.


Utilizing Jetpacks, this soldier can evasivly fly over enemy vehicles and drop C-4 before backing away and deliver the blow.

Starting Gear

Slot New Conglomerate Terran Republic Vanu Sovereignty
Primary weapon Mercenary Trac-5 Solstice
Secondary weapon Mag-Shot TX1 Repeater Beamer
Melee Mag-Cutter Chainblade Force-Blade
Ability Jump Jets Jump Jets Jump Jets
Shield NC-LA001 Personal Shield Unit TR-LA001 Personal Shield Unit VS-LA001 Personal Shield Unit
Grenade 1/3 Frag Grenade 1/3 Frag Grenade 1/3 Frag Grenade

Subclass Cert Guide

Class Strategies