Pioneers are basic combat troops whose primary tasks are building structures, creating or clearing battlefield obstacles, and attacking enemy defensive positions.
Can be upgraded to clear mines and cut wire, or equipped with a flamethrower.
Unlocks the 'Field First Aid' veteran ability.
+20% accuracy, +1 HP/s repair rate per model.
No longer takes extra damage while repairing, +15% accuracy, -15% weapon cooldown.
Hazard Removal Package
Squad loses firepower as a mine detector replaces one of their weapons. Also allows the cutting of wire.
Allows Battlefield Mine Detection (Passive). Unlocks the 'Wire Cutters' ability.
Upgrade Time: 10s
Flammenwerfer 35 Flamethrower
Flamethrowers add a risk of explosive death to the Pioneers if hit by incoming projectiles.
Improves anti-infantry capability with area-effect weapon.
Upgrade Time: 20s
Veteran Squad Leader
Command releases a veteran squad leader to increases the effectiveness of the unit.
Increases squad size by 1.
Upgrade Time: 20s
Demonstrating pure ingenuity, troops can repair any damaged structure, vehicle, or bridge with a repair rate of 1.6 HP/s per model. Conscripts repair with a rate of 1.06 HP/s per model.
Right-click on damaged object, or select Repair and left-click.
Pioneers, Grenadiers and Panzer Grenadiers are able to set German armor in an immobile Hull Down position, increasing defenses and damage.
Left-click ability, left-click target vehicle.
Field First Aid
The squad has emergency medical supplies that allow the treatment of other injured soldiers.
Left-click ability, left-click target squad.
Rally at Forward Supply Station
The unit will move quickly to the nearest forward supply station.
Unit is uncontrollable while rallying.
The unit will move very quickly for a short period of time. Weapons cannot be fired while moving.
Wire Cutters are used to cut through barbed wire fences or barbed wire fields.
Left-click and target enemy barbed wire.