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"Small and agile blaster with extreme rate of fire often wielded by the Naboo security forces."
— In-game description

The CR-2 is a fully-automatic blaster rifle available as a primary weapon for the SWBFII Class Assault Icon Assault class in DICE's Star Wars Battlefront II. It is earned by eliminating 200 enemies with the Assault class.

Design Edit

Small and compact, the CR-2 features two grips and a short barrel. The blaster can be configured with a larger night vision scope and an extended stock to help minimize recoil. Its barrel can also be configured with a modification to allow the blaster to shoot ionized bolts.

Overview Edit

The CR-2 is a fully automatic blaster with a very fast rate of fire compared to most other weapons for the Assault class, making it effective at close-to-medium range. It has the fastest rate of fire of any blaster. However, the CR-2 suffers from very rapid damage fall off, causing it to quickly lose its effectiveness at longer ranges.

Overall, the CR-2 is well-suited for close-range shootouts and indoor fighting but becomes much weaker in outdoor areas. Compared to the default blasters available to the Assault class, the CR-2 is less versatile and much more situational, sacrificing long range accuracy for greater close range power. The CR-2 is ideal for close-quarter style maps, such as Death Star II, Yavin 4, and the later stages of Starkiller Base.

Statistics Edit

CR-2
Damage 16-8
SWBFII Weapon Mod Barrel Icon Ion Shot
Decreases damage to 14-7
Rate of Fire 900 RPM
Range Start damage drop-off: 15 meters
End damage drop-off: 30 meters
Venting 1 seconds
Overheat 50 shots (0.02 heat per shot)
Overheat Penalty 1 seconds
Passive Cooldown Delay 5 seconds
Passive Cooldown 0.6 heat per second

Modifications Edit

Name Reduced Recoil
Mod Icon SWBFII Weapon Mod Stock Icon
In-game Description Light stock allowing sustained fire with less recoil.
Effect Reduces recoil of the weapon
Prerequisite 25 kills with CR-2

Name Ion Shot
Mod Icon SWBFII Weapon Mod Barrel Icon
In-game Description Ionized bolts that change weapon efficiency.
- Increased damage against turrets, vehicles and shields.
- Reduced damage against troopers, special units and heroes.
Effect 10% less damage on Troopers and Heroes, increased damage to turrets, vehicles, and shields
Prerequisite 75 kills with CR-2

Name Night Vision
Mod Icon SWBFII Weapon Mod Scope Icon
In-game Description Digital scope capable of revealing enemy troops even in the darkest of environments.
Effect Highlights enemies when zooming in
Prerequisite 150 kills with CR-2

Trivia Edit

  • The Ion Shot modification for the CR-2 features an iron sight that would serve no practical purpose since the gun already comes with a scope and the shape of the gun would block the iron sights from the user's point-of-view.
  • Contrary to the weapon's in-game description, the CR-2 cannot be agile as it is an inanimate object unable to move by itself.
  • The CR-2, along with the S-5, first appeared in The Phantom Menance as a weapon wielded by members of the Royal Naboo Security Forces.

Updates Edit

Capital Supremacy Update

  • Fixed several issues with abilities and weapons occasionally not properly outlining enemies. The improvements affect the Assault's Scan Dart and CR-2 Night Vision Scope, the Heavy's FWMB-10K Night Vision Scope, the Officer's SE-44C Night Vision Scope and the Specialist's Thermal Binoculars.

1.2 Patch

  • Fixed an issue with inconsistent Super Success triggers compared to other blasters.

Gallery Edit

Reduced Recoil Edit

  • No modifications
  • With Reduced Recoil modification
  • With Reduced Recoil and Ion Shot modifications
  • With Reduced Recoil and Night Vision modifications

Ion Shot Edit

  • No modifications
  • With Ion Shot modification
  • With Ion Shot and Reduced Recoil modifications
  • With Ion Shot and Night Vision modifications

Night Vision Edit

  • No modifications
  • With Night Vision modification
  • With Night Vision and Reduced Recoil modifications
  • With Night Vision and Ion Shot modifications

ReferencesEdit

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