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13 Things to Know About Battlefield 1 In The Name of The Tsar



Specializations, Rank Increase & More

Specializations, Rank Increase & More

On top of new Operations and Supply Drop, the Russian DLC brings new Medals, 30 new Codex Entries, Dog Tags, Service Stars, and a refined progression system that includes new assignments and specializations. 

Specializations (which can be adjusted on the load out screen) include Flak, Stimulant Syringe, Pin Down, and Perimeter Alarm. Each class has 9 (7 generic, 2 kit specific) specializations. 

Here's the current list. We could see more added later:


- Flak: Incoming damager from explosions is reduced by 15%

- Cover: Incoming suppression is reduced by 25%

- Quick Regen: Decrease time before Out of Combat Heal by 20%

- Quick Unspot: Decrease length of time you are Spotted by 2 seconds

- Bayonet Training: Bayonet charge lasts 1 second longer and recovers 1 second quicker

- Hasty Retreat: Increase your maximum sprint speed by 10% whilst you are Suppressed

- Camouflage: When moving slowly or stationary you are invisible to Spot Flares


- Juggernaut: Your Gas Mask also reduces explosive damage by 15% (does stack)

- Controlled Demolition: TNT is now detonated sequentially


- Stimulant Syringe: Reviving an ally give you both a 20% sprint speed for 8 seconds (Does not stack)

- Concealed Rescue: Downed Squad Mates within 20m drop smoke to cover their revival (40s cooldown)


- Unbreakable: Incoming suppression is reduced by 75% when your Bipod is deployed

- Pin Down: The Duration an enemy remains spotted is extended via Suppression


- Scapegoat: A decoy is automatically deployed when struck below 35 health by a distant enemy (30s cooldown)

- Perimeter Alarm: When your Trip Mine is triggered enemies within 15m are marked on the mini-map

The In the Name of the Tsar update also bumps the rank cap 120 and adds HDR10 support for those with a compatible television. 



  1. Protobust

    04/28/2017 at 6:38 pm

    I’m assuming a couple of the weapons will be something along the lines of the Fedorov Avtomat 1915 “AR”, for Medics, and the Mosin 1895 Revolver Sidearm. We’ve already received the Chauchat LMG, and the 1895 Lever Action. My last major thought will be a Mosin Nagant, somewhere from during or before the war.

    • Pale

      05/09/2017 at 6:30 am

      Who cares about the weapons. Look under support guns. Only two do different damages. Why even have them.

  2. Danny

    05/05/2017 at 2:57 am

    These guys should be ashamed.
    Why does it take so long???
    And the other two DLC’s are coming when??? more then a year after the release of the game…?

    absolutely the last time i buy any game that does this stuff, i’m out…
    there just isnt enough material in thisgame to wait this long

  3. Pale

    05/09/2017 at 6:29 am

    So much for a DLC each quarter. Thanks Dice once again.

  4. Greg

    05/13/2017 at 6:46 pm

    The DLC’s are so late and spread out because Battlefield aren’t releasing a game this year.

  5. Kyle

    09/12/2017 at 9:26 pm

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