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Distant Worlds 2: Which Faction to Choose

The faction you’ll choose in Distant Worlds 2 can make or break the experience for you, so before starting, you should know which one will fit your playstyle.

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Every faction in Distant Worlds 2 has it’s pros and cons, but more importantly, each reinforces a specific playstyle that might force you to approach the game differently than you’ve planned. So, let’s break down how every faction works in Distant Worlds 2, before you’ll decide which one will be the best choice for your first game.

Which Faction to Choose in Distant Worlds 2

Which Faction to Choose in Distant Worlds 2

There are seven factions in the game, four of which are more peace-oriented, while the rest can be seen as the primary warmongers. Each faction has a couple of unique technologies, preferred systems of government and the types of planets it would like to inhabit the most.

Humans

Distant worlds 2 human

Humans are possibly the most versatile race, getting small bonuses to a variety of loosely connected statistics. These bonuses are:

+5% to All Research

+10% War Weariness

+10% to Espionage

+10% to Diplomacy

+5% to Trade Income

They are generally seen as the game’s most prolific explorers, with three different type of planets (forest, continents and grasslands) they like to inhabit. Bu their neither good nor bad at anything, really.

Zenox

Distant worlds 2 zenox

Zenox are a mostly defensive faction, getting better shields than most and not being aggressive. As NPC’s, they don’t like sharing their secrets. Thy like cold, icy planets and their unique bonuses include:

+15% Shields research

+15% Shield Recharge Rate

+5% Espionage

+25% Psyops

Mortalens

Distant worlds 2 mortalen

Mortalens are possibly the best faction to wage quick, effective wars with. They have a lot of unique weapons and most of their bonuses are centered around fighting. They live mostly on desert, rocky planets. Their bonuses are:

+20% Weapons Research

+20% Armor Research

+40% War Weariness Reduction

+10% Mining Rate

+20% Ship Maneuvering

+20% Troop Recovery Rate

+10% Damage Control

+10% Ship Maintenance Savings

-15% Diplomacy

Ackdarian

Distant worlds 2 ackdarian

Akcdarians prefer planets with deep oceans, and are the game’s primary researchers. Thanks to their technological advantage, they can be used to wage some beneficial wars, but their AI usually isn’t very aggressive. Their bonuses are:

+5% All Research

+10% Construction Research

+5% Ship Maintenance Savings

+10% Ship Construction Speed

+5% Ship Energy Savings

Teekans

Distant worlds 2 teekan

Teekans are mostly focused around mining a lot of resources and using them to establish profitable trade routes. They live on desert planets, like Mortalens, and their bonuses include:

+25% Mining Rate

+20% Repair Rate

+10% Damage Control

+10% Trade Income

+10% Ship Construction

Haakonish

Distant worlds 2 haakonish

Described as “Selfish Mercantile Xenophobes”, Haakonish can be a bit to play as, since their not particularly liked by other races, but they don’t get as many combat-related bonuses as the other two warmongering races. Their main strength lies in their hyperjump travel speed, allowing them to scout out far away systems early on. They’re preferred habitat are swampy planets and their bonuses are:

+10% Engine Research

+10% Hyperdrive Research

+10% Hyperjump Speed

+5% Ship Energy Savings

+20% War Weariness Reduction

-10% Diplomacy

Boskaran

Distant worlds 2 boskaran

Boskaran inhabit volcanic worlds, and their great at waging long, drawn out wars, thanks to their great war weariness reduction. Their bonuses include:

+5% Weapons Reduction

+50% War Weariness Reduction

+10% Ground Attack Strength

+15% Mining Rate

+10% Weapons Damage Increase

-20% Diplomacy

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Overwatch 2: Which is The Best Hero to Use | New Hero Tier List

Use these heroes when the game drops

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In various regions of the world, Overwatch 2 will be launched on October 4 and 5. To make room for the release of the game, the Overwatch servers will also be shut down. These are some of the best heroes you may use when the game is available.

Which is The Best Hero to Use, New Hero Tier List in Overwatch 2

Overwatch and Overwatch 2 are different in some ways. Hero quests, dynamic weather, passives, visual enhancements, and many more will be available. But the new maps, characters, and game types included in Overwatch 2 are among the most eagerly awaited.

Some heroes will return when the game starts, and they might get updates or revisions that alter the meta.

Overwatch 2 Tier List

There will be six different hero tiers in Overwatch 2.

S-Tier

In the Overwatch 2 meta, these heroes are so powerful that some players can carry an entire team alone.

Dva

Winston

Sombra

Kiriko

A-Tier

These heroes are powerful and skilled in both assault and defense.

Zarya

Lucio

Genji

Briggette

Sigma

Tracer

Sojourn

Zenyatta

Ana

Baptiste

B-Tier

These heroes are average yet still rather good in the current meta, depending on the map you are playing.

Doomfist

Wrecking Ball

Symmetra

Soldier-76

Torbjorn

Reinhardt

Moira

Orisa

Roadhog

Mei

Reaper

Widowmaker

Echo

C-Tier

While it is possible to utilize these heroes, there are better options available.

Ashe

Cassidy

Hanzo

Junker Queen

Mercy

D-Tier

Avoid utilizing these heroes if possible.

Bastion

Pharah

E-Tier

Playing these heroes will force you and your squad to give up on the game.

Junkrat

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