Get to know the six Titans of Titanfall 2

How do the Titans work in Titanfall 2?

Titanfall 2 is a fast-paced, futuristic shooter where you're backed up by giant robotic mechs. These mechs, known as Titans, come in six varieties, each with its own set of weapons and perks. Here's a quick overview of each Titan to help you decide which one you want to use.

Updated November 30, 2016 to include minor tweaks and the new kits released with the November 30th patch.

Titan kits

All Titans have six different Titan kits to unlock and use. These perks, when combined with your Titan's unique abilities, can make for a powerful machine.

Assault chip: If you like to call down a Titan and let it roam around without you inside, use the assault chip to improve accuracy and to enable your Titan's secondary abilities. Assault chip is immediately available.

Stealth auto-eject: When your Titan is about to explode, you'll eject, invisible, high into the air. Stealth auto-eject is immediately available.

Turbo engine: This gives your Titan one extra dash. If you like to move quickly or you're using a slow Titan, the turbo engine isn't a bad idea. Turbo engine is available immediately.

Overcore: Your Titan starts with a core that's already 30% built. When your core is complete, you get to use a special attack that does a ton of damage. Overcore is available at Titan-level 2 or can be purchased for 5 credits.

Nuclear ejection: When your Titan receives critical damage, you can choose to eject and set off a nuclear explosion that damages all enemy Titans and pilots in the vicinity. Nuclear ejection is available at Titan-level 3 or can be purchased for 5 credits.

Counter ready: When an enemy pilot jumps onto your Titan, you can set off electric smoke to cause them damage. This kit gives you one extra charge of the smoke. Counter ready is available at Titan-level 4 or can be purchased for 5 credits.

Titanfall kits

When you call in a Titan, a dropship hovers over the map and lets it fall. There are two Titanfall kits you can unlock and use with all Titans.

Dome shield: When your Titan falls, it is enveloped in a shield that protects it from enemy projectiles. Any enemy Titans or pilots who enter the dome receive constant damage. Dome shield is immediately available.

Warpfall: There is a usually a five second delay between you calling in your Titan and it falling to the ground. Warpfall cancels the delay, but you also don't get the protective dome. Warpfall is available at Titan-level 5.

Ion

Ion

Ion is a Titan that deals low damage, has medium health, and has medium mobility. This is a good Titan for beginners to start with thanks to its rounded stats. Ion is immediately available to all pilots.

Here is the weapons and gadget loadout:

  • Primary weapon: Ion uses a splitter rifle that shoots energy projectiles at a high rate of fire.
  • Offensive: The laser shot emits an instant beam of energy that can kill pilots in one shot.
  • Defensive: A vortex shield can be deployed to block and send projectiles back at the enemy.
  • Utility: The tripwire uses three small stands that will explode if an enemy trips them.
  • Laser core: This special weapon launches a wide laser beam that does significant damage to the enemy.

Ion loadout

There are also five Ion kits to unlock and use:

  • Entangled energy: Hitting the enemy with the splitter rifle and scoring critical hits will replenish your Titan's energy. Entangled energy is immediately available.
  • Zero-point tripwire: Using your tripwire won't deplete any of your energy. Unlocked at Titan-level 6 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Vortex amplifier: When your shield reflects projectiles, their damage is increased by 35%. Unlocked at Titan-level 7 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Grand cannon: Your laser core will last longer. Unlocked at Titan-level 8 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Refraction lens: Your splitter rifle will now split into 5 beams.

Scorch

Scorch

Scorch is a Titan that does high damage, has high health, and has low mobility. Use this Titan to block off certain areas of the map with damaging thermite. Scorch is immediately available to all pilots.

Here is the weapons and gadget loadout:

  • Primary weapon: The T-203 thermite launcher is a single-shot weapon that launches a thermite grenade. It creates an area of splash damage when it hits something.
  • Offensive: A firewall is deployed in a straight line toward a target. Any enemies touching the firewall take damage.
  • Defensive: The thermal shield will melt any incoming projectiles and, if touching an enemy, will cause damage.
  • Utility: A canister can be launched and will begin emitting gas as soon as it lands. Hit it with some thermite to create a large, fiery area that will kill anything that touches it.
  • Flame core: Launch a wide thermite wave toward enemies.

Scorch loadout

There are also five Scorch kits to unlock and use:

  • Wildfire launcher: The amount of thermite emitted by your primary rifle is upped. Wildfire launcher is available immediately.
  • Tempered plating: Your Titan is covered in armor that prevents damage from your own thermite. Unlocked at Titan-level 6 or can be purchased with 24 credits.
  • Inferno shield: Your thermal shield lasts longer and will do more damage when hitting an enemy. Unlocked at Titan-level 7 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Fuel for the Fire: Use this to make your firewall burn longer. Unlocked at Titan-level 8 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Scorched earth: Your flame core wave now leaves a wide swath of thermite in its wake.

Northstar

Northstar

Northstar is a Titan that deals high damage, has low health, and has medium mobility. Use Northstar on the edges of a map, picking off enemies from afar. It is immediately available to all pilots.

Here is the weapons and gadget loadout:

  • Primary weapon: The plasma railgun is best used at long-range. Charge it up and let loose a powerful shot.
  • Offensive: Launch a cluster of missiles at your enemy that explode multiple times for high damage.
  • Defensive: Put down a tether trap that locks Titans in place if they pass over it.
  • Utility: Use your engines to hover in place — use this to get a better view of your enemy.
  • Flight core: Take off, hover, and shoot missiles at any enemies within reach.

Northstar loadout

There are also five Northstar kits to unlock and use:

  • Piercing shot: Your plasma gun shoots projectiles that pierce through Titans, dealing damage to anyone in its path. Piercing shot is immediately available.
  • Enhanced payload: When your cluster missiles explode again after the first explosion, they do more damage to a larger radius. Unlocked at Titan-level 6 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Twin traps: You can throw down two tether traps instead of just one. Unlocked at Titan-level 7 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Viper thrusters: Your movement speed is increased when you have your flight core enabled. Unlocked at Titan-level 8 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Threat optics: When you're zoomed in with your rifle, enemies are highlighted for easier target acquisition.

Ronin

Ronin

Ronin is a Titan that deals medium damage, has low health, and has high mobility. Use it to get around the map quickly, dealing melee damage to enemy Titans. Ronin is unlocked at pilot-level 7.

Here is the weapons and gadget loadout:

  • Primary weapon: Leadwall is a shotgun that shoots three projectiles in a horizontal line.
  • Offensive: Launch a wave of energy that slows down enemy Titans while also dealing damage.
  • Defensive: Use your sword to block incoming enemy projectiles.
  • Utility: Use phase shifters to quickly move in one direction.
  • Sword core: Your sword is electrified, dealing more damage and blocking more incoming projectiles.

Ronin loadout

There are also five Ronin kits to unlock and use:

  • Ricochet rounds: Your shotgun's rounds will bounce after hitting something, dealing damage to multiple targets in the area. Ricochet rounds are immediately available.
  • Thunderstorm: You can launch your arc wave twice. Unlocked at Titan-level 6 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Temporal anomaly: Your phase dash has a shorter recharge time, meaning you can use it more often. Unlocked at Titan-level 7 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Highlander: Any time you kill an enemy Titan, you'll get more time with your sword core. Unlocked at Titan-level 8 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Phase reflex: Ronin will phase away from danger when it receives critical damage.

Tone

Tone

Tone is a Titan that deals medium damage, has medium health, and has medium mobility. This is a great Titan for teamwork thanks to tracking and sonar utilities that reveal enemies. Tone is unlocked at pilot-level 11.

Here is the weapons and gadget loadout:

  • Primary weapon: The 40mm tracker cannon fires explosive rounds that also provide tracking for the tracking rockets.
  • Offensive: Once you have a lock-on, fire your rockets for heavy explosive damage.
  • Defensive: Throw up a particle wall that you can shoot through but blocks enemy projectiles.
  • Utility: Launch a projectile that emits sonar to reveal enemies.
  • Salvo core: Shoot an enormous barrage of missiles that go wherever you aim.

Tone loadout

There are also five Tone kits to unlock and use:

  • Enhanced tracker rounds: Getting a critical hit with your 40mm rifle is the equivalent of two tracker marks on enemy Titans. Enhanced tracker rounds are available immediately.
  • Reinforced particle wall: Your particle wall will stay up longer and it can block more damage. Unlocked at Titan-level 6 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Pulse-echo: Your sonar projectile will emit a second pulse, revealing again any enemies in the area. Unlocked at Titan-level 7 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Rocket barrage: You will fire two extra tracking missiles. Unlocked at Titan-level 8 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Burst loader: When you aim down the sights of your 40mm cannon, you can charge up to a 3-round burst.

Legion

Legion

Legion is a Titan that deals high damage, has high health, and has low mobility. Thanks to close- and long-range weapon modes, use Legion up close or from afar. This Titan is unlocked at pilot-level 11.

  • Primary weapon: Legion's minigun, known as the predator cannon, shoots a large number of powerful rounds but has a long spin-up time.
  • Offensive: Launch a wide power shot that knocks back all enemies at close range, and damage any enemies that are far away but are still hit.
  • Defensive: Throw up a shield around the barrels of your minigun.
  • Utility: Choose between either close-range mode or long-range mode depending on your target.
  • Smart core: You will automatically target enemies while your minigun is up and spinning.

Legion loadout

There are also five Legion kits to unlock and use:

  • Enhanced ammo capacity: Your minigun holds more ammo. Enhanced ammo capacity is immediately available.
  • Sensor array: Your Smart core will stay on longer. Unlocked at Titan-level 6 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Bulwark: Your shield can take twice as much damage before disappearing. Unlocked at Titan-level 7 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Light-weight alloys: While your minigun is firing, you can move faster. Unlocked at Titan-level 8 or can be purchased for 24 credits.
  • Hidden compartment: Your power shot can now be used twice before recharging.

The Titans

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