Skill-DP / Pioneer

  • Your bread and butter for dealing with rush-heavy maps. Produces DP so you can put down other Operators faster.
  • It is recommended to have 2 in a squad, as you often need to hold more than one lane.
  • Mostly drops out of the meta at end game where Standard Bearer Vanguards + Bagpipe rule
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The quintessential standard that most people think about when thinking of Vanguards, Pioneers end up usually being an inefficient use of Hope. Their main value, in being cheap early fighters, has limited value in the mode and they don't have the utility or power to match the other top-tier Vanguards.