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Different types of infected roles (IBaR V1.1.0)

May 13, 2017
Different types of infected roles (IBaR V1.1.0)
  • Explanation on different types of infected roles

    There are 7 different types of infected roles that players can choose from to put buffs on infected... that is if they contain that role that the player chooses. The 7 different types are Assassin, Damage dealer, Slower, Controller, Tanky, Healer and Debuffer. All of these roles have their very own unique use which will be explained below. Just remember that you could be better off with picking buffs with or a similar play style to the role descriptions stated, since they will do much better being equipped in that specific role rather than other ones. Some Special Infected have their own role descriptions which refer to their abilities where as others have the general role description.

    Assassin
    The Following Special Infected have this role: Boomer and Hunter
    "Assassins can rapidly kill lonely survivors, at the cost of low damage resistance". (general role description)


    Damage dealer
    The Following Special Infected have this role: Smoker, Hunter, Spitter, Jockey and Charger
    "Damage dealers specialize in burning the health of the survivors". (general role description)


    Slower
    The Following Special Infected have this role: Smoker, Boomer, Hunter and Spitter
    "Slowers are meant to stop the survivors from moving forward". (general role description)


    Controller
    The Following Special Infected have this role: Smoker, Jockey and Charger
    "Controllers specialize on rapidly changing the position of a survivor". (general role description)


    Tanky
    The Following Special Infected have this role: Charger
    "Tanky infected specialize on receiving damage and on protecting teammates". (general role description)


    Healer
    The Following Special Infected have this role: Spitter
    "Healers are meant to provide support to their teammates". (general role description)


    Debuffer
    The Following Special Infected have this role: Jockey
    "Debuffers are meant to provide bad statuses to survivors". (general role description)

    The Infected Roles get referenced more later on in the guide and in the buff sets themselves.