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Specialization: Commando

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Commando training specializes in ground combat.
The Commando Specialization tree.

Specialized in ground assaults, and making the most of your weaponry and equipment.


The Commando Specialization is a Secondary Captain Specialization released with Delta Rising. By investing in this specialization, Captains yearning for the glory of personal combat will be able to improve nearly every aspect of their ground combat capabilities, ranging from weapon efficiency to improved survivability and maneuverability.

Specialization Commando icon.png
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Commando
Ground Skill

While the Commando specialization is active, you will gain a 5% increase to your Weapon and Melee Damage.

This bonus increases by a small amount for each point spent in the Specialization.

(You must have at least 1 point spent in this Specialization to gain this bonus.)

Scaling bonus:

  • QueueGround.png +5% base + 0.3% Weapon and Melee Damage per point spent

Tiers Overview[edit | edit source]

Available by default.


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Spec commando t1 resilient power cells icon.png Resilient Power Cells I Ground Skill

The secondary attacks on your weaponry are more frequently available for use.

  • Reduce Cooldown on all Secondary Firing Modes by 1sec or 5% (whichever is less)
Spec commando t1 resilient power cells2 icon.png Resilient Power Cells II Ground Skill

The secondary attacks on your weaponry are more frequently available for use.

  • Reduce Cooldown on all Secondary Firing Modes by 3sec or 15% (whichever is less)
Spec commando t1 resilient power cells3 icon.png Resilient Power Cells III Ground Skill

The secondary attacks on your weaponry are more frequently available for use.

  • Reduce Cooldown on all Secondary Firing Modes by 5sec or 25% (whichever is less)
Spec commando t1 quick draw icon.png Quick Draw I Ground Skill

All of your Kit Abilities have their cooldowns reduced by a percentage of their base recharge times.

  • 10% Cooldown Reduction for all Kit Abilities
Spec commando t1 quick draw icon.png Quick Draw II Ground Skill

All of your Kit Abilities have their cooldowns reduced by a percentage of their base recharge times.

  • 20% Cooldown Reduction for all Kit Abilities
Spec commando t1 headshot icon.png Headshot I Ground Skill

While aiming, you are more capable of striking the enemy where it will hurt them the most.

  • While Aiming, +2.5% Critical Chance
Spec commando t1 headshot2 icon.png Headshot II Ground Skill

While aiming, you are more capable of striking the enemy where it will hurt them the most.

  • While Aiming, +5% Critical Chance
Spec commando t1 braced crouch icon.png Braced Crouch Ground Skill

While crouching, your health will regenerate at an increased rate.

  • While Crouching, +250 Hitpoints every 2 seconds. This effect is doubled when not in Combat
Spec commando t1 follow-through icon.png Follow-Through Ground Skill

While sprinting, all melee attacks are increased in effectiveness. This effect lingers for a few seconds after you have finished sprinting. You must be moving to gain this benefit.

  • While Sprinting, gain +25% Bonus Melee Damage (lingers for 3sec after Sprinting)
Spec commando t1 wrecking ball icon.png Wrecking Ball Ground Skill

Executing a tactical Roll will leave a small Spatial Mine behind. This mine can be used to deal damage to nearby enemies.

  • Whenever you Roll, leave a Spatial Mine behind.
    • Spatial Mine will detonate to deal __ Kinetic Damage (50% Shield Penetration) if an enemy is nearby, or after 10 sec.
    • Only one Spatial mine may be active at a time.

Unlocks after choosing 5 abilities from this specialization.


Starship Trait Unlock:

  • 15 points spent - unlock:

  Title Details
Spec commando t2 juggernaut system icon.png Juggernaut System Ground Skill

The Juggernaut System is a subdermal layer of nanobots that integrate armor subsystems with your body's natural biological processes, allowing your protective gear to act as an extension of your own body. At its most basic settings, the Juggernaut System gets its name from the kinetic enhancements it grants, giving all wearers the ability to easily knock back nearby opponents simply by rushing into them.

  • Knockback Foes within Melee Range while Sprinting (vs. Players, has a 50% chance to only Repel instead of Knocking)
  • Foes affected by this ability may not be affected again by it for 12 sec
Spec commando t2 juggernaut armor plating icon.png Juggernaut Armor Plating I Ground Skill

By tuning the dermal regeneration and flexibility matrix of your Juggernaut System, you are able to gain additional health and damage resistance from any armor you are wearing.

  • +10 All Damage Resistance Rating
  • +10% Maximum Hit Points
Spec commando t2 juggernaut armor plating2 icon.png Juggernaut Armor Plating II Ground Skill

By tuning the dermal regeneration and flexibility matrix of your Juggernaut System, you are able to gain additional health and damage resistance from any armor you are wearing.

  • +20 All Damage Resistance Rating
  • +20% Maximum Hit Points
Spec commando t2 juggernaut shielding icon.png Juggernaut Shielding I Ground Skill

The microscopic power cells of your Juggernaut System nanobots can be fed into your personal shields, allowing for increased protection from energy weapons and a higher maximum capacity.

  • +10% Maximum Shield Capacity
  • Reduces All Energy Damage to Shields by 5%
Spec commando t2 juggernaut armor plating2 icon.png Juggernaut Shielding II Ground Skill

The microscopic power cells of your Juggernaut System nanobots can be fed into your personal shields, allowing for increased protection from energy weapons and a higher maximum capacity.

  • +20% Maximum Shield Capacity
  • Reduces All Energy Damage to Shields by 10%

"Specialization" Bridge Officers[edit | edit source]

Bridge officers cannot be trained in Commando specialization.

"Specialization" Starships[edit | edit source]

Commando is a ground-only Secondary Specialization. None of the currently available playable starships features a Commando BOff seating.


Captain Specializations
Primary & Secondary Secondary
Command OfficerIntelligence OfficerMiracle WorkerPilotTemporal Operative ConstableCommandoStrategist