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The standard French "Poilu" infantry unit is tasked with capturing sectors. A balanced unit with accurate "Fusilier" rifle fire and "Miltrailleur" chauchat support. The "Caporal" is capable of calling in powerful artillery support.
- In-game Description

The Poilus is a French rifle squad. They fight on the Entente Powers along with the British, Americans, Canadians, and Belgians.

Squad roles Edit

Caporal Edit

Corporal

The role of the Caporal is to lead the squad using commands, keeping them close-by for fast communication and call in artillery support when needed.

Specialisations
Level Title Loadout
1 Pointeur
2 Caporal Grenadier
3 Serre-file

Fusilier Edit

Rifleman

The role of the Fusilier is to engage and eliminate enemies using accurate rifle fire in proximity of the Caporal.

Specialisations
Level Title Loadout
1 Engagé Volontaire
  • Lebel + Rosalie Bayonet
2 Voltigeur
3 Tireur de Précision
  • Lebel + APX Mle1917 Scope

MitrailleurEdit

Gunner

The role of the Mitrailleur is to provide cover fire. The slowest moving role, it is his task to lay down fire on enemy positions while the squad advances and inflict massive casualties on the enemy with machine guns as they advance.

Specialisations
Level Title Loadout
1 Pourvoyeur
2 Fusilier-Mitrailleur
3 Mitrailleur-Tireur


Grenadier Edit

Bomber

The role of the Grenadier is to clear the enemy defenses and strongholds using explosive weapons and to inflict casualties on the enemy as a prelude to a more general advance.

Specialisations
Level Title Loadout
1 Grenadier-Voltigeur
2 Nettoyeur
3 Grenadier d'élite

Abilities and progressionEdit

Level

Shared

Caporal

Fusilier

Mitrailleur

Grenadier

0

Officer Training
Officer Training: Pistol reload time -20%
Discipline
Discipline I: Squad members spawn with the NCO, Sector capture bonus +25 xp
Uniform
Uniform
Command Aura
Command Aura: Add abilities to all other squad members in same sector or 10m
Officer Training
Officer Training: Pistol reload time -20%
Mortar Shot
Mortar Shot: Fires one mortar round on given target, 60 seconds reload time.
Resilient
Resilient: Player gets bonus points for capturing a sector when in aura
Draftee
Draftee: Movement speed lowered by 10% when not in aura
Marksman
Marksman I: Holding breath time increased by 10 seconds
Cover Fire
Cover Fire I: Assist kills get 2 additional points
Heavyweight
Heavyweight I: Cannot sprint
Drill
Drill I: rifle reload time -20%
Vulnerable
Vulnerable: Health time regeneration +25%
Quick Lob
Quick Lob: Movement speed when holding a grenade +15%
Quick Lob
Grenade Training I: Grenade throw range +20%

2

Uniform
Uniform II

10

Uniform
Uniform III

20

Rifle Training-0
Rifle Training II: Accuracy +15%, Recharge -15%

25

Uniform
Uniform IV
Heavyweight
Heavyweight II: Cannot sprint when not in aura

33

Cover Fire
Cover Fire II: Assist kills get 5 additional points

40

Discipline
Discipline II: Players spawn with the NCO, Sector capture speed -15%

41

Drill
Drill II: LMG reload time -20%

45

Marksman
Marksman II: Holding breath time increased by 15 seconds

46

Quick Lob
Grenade Training II: Grenade throw range +20%, 1 additional point for explosive kill

50

Sector Artillery
Sector Artillery: Fires a number of shells in the target sector

59

Patriotic
Patriotic: Player gets bonus points for capturing a sector

60

Rifle Training-0
Rifle Training III: Accuracy +25%, Recharge -25%

69

Cover Fire
Cover Fire III: Assist kills give the same amount of points as an actual kill

70

Officer Training
Officer Training II: Carbine reload time -50%

71

Heavyweight
Heavyweight III: Cannot sprint when not in aura and wielding an LMG

80

Discipline
Discipline III: Players spawn with the NCO, Sector capture speed -20%
95
Drill
Drill III: LMG reload time -33%
99
Quick Lob
Grenade Training III: Grenade throw range +20%, 2 additional points for an explosive kill
100
Sector Artillery
Creeping Barrage: Fires a shell in the first sector then in a target second

Trivia Edit

  • Poilus is French for "Hairies".


Squads
Rifle squads DoughboysLandserPoilusTommies
Scout squads AlpenjägerChasseurs AlpinsHighlanders
Assault squads CanadiansStoßtruppen
Sentry squads BelgiansSchützen
Engineer squads MarinesPioniere

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