Ontwikkelaar Arrowhead Game Studios voorziet Helldivers 2 van uitstekende ondersteuning. Op hoge regelmaat verschijnen er nieuwe updates die voor technische verbeteringen zorgen, maar ook de balans tweaken en nieuwe content toevoegen.

Er is nu weer een nieuwe update uitgebracht en die legt de focus voornamelijk op de balans van de wapens. De aanpassingen variëren van subtiele tweaks tot best wel grote veranderingen en in het overzicht hieronder kun je alle details vinden.

Patch 01.000.300


For this patch, we have made improvements and changes to the following areas:

  • Balance changes to weapons, stratagems, and enemies
  • Change to the Spread Democracy mission



  • Armors with armor rating above 100 now also reduce damage on headshots.
  • Victory poses will now only play for the extracted. (No stolen valor on my ship.)
  • Burning damage reduced by 15%

Primary, Secondary and Support Weapons

CB-9 Exploding Crossbow

  • Slightly smaller explosion
  • Increased stagger
  • Decreased number of maximum mags from 12 to 8
  • Increased number of magazines received from resupply from 6 to 8
  • Slight reduction in ergonomics
  • Muzzle velocity increased

LAS-99 Quasar Cannon

  • Increased recharge time by 5 seconds

BR-14 Adjudicator

  • Full auto is now the default fire mode
  • Reduced recoil
  • Increased maximum mags from 6 to 8
  • Increased number of magazines received from resupply from 6 to 8
  • Now placed amongst assault rifles

LAS-98 Laser Cannon

  • Slightly increased damage
  • Slightly reduced damage versus large volume bodies

SG-8P Punisher Plasma

  • Decreased maximum mags from 12 to 8
  • Increased amount of magazines received from resupply from 6 to 8
  • Increased projectile speed, but will still keep a similar range
  • Decreased damage falloff on the explosion
    Now placed in the energy weapons category

ARC-12 Blitzer

  • Increased shots per minute from 30 to 45
  • Now placed in the energy weapons category

R-36 Eruptor

  • Decreased number of maximum mags from 12 to 6
  • Explosion damage drops off slightly faster

LAS-16 Sickle

  • Decreased amount of magazines from 6 down to 3

LAS-5 Scythe

  • Increased damage from 300 to 350
  • Decreased max number of mags from 6 down to 4

RS-422 Railgun

  • Increased armor penetration in both safe mode and unsafe mode
  • Stagger force slightly reduced

MG-101 Heavy Machine Gun

  • Third person crosshair enabled

63CS Diligence Counter Sniper

  • Damage increased from 128 to 140
  • Ergonomics improved

R-63 Diligence

  • Damage increased from 112 to 125

P-19 Redeemer

  • Slight increase in recoil

P-2 Peacemaker

  • Increased damage from 60 to 75

P-8 Senator

  • Increased damage from 150 to 175
  • Speedloader added when reloading on an empty cylinder–speeds up reload on empty considerably

LAS-7 Dagger

  • Increased damage from 150 to 200

AR-19 Liberator

  • Damage increased from 55 to 60

AR-23C Liberator Concussive

  • Damage increased from 55 to 65

JAR-5 Dominator

  • Damage decreased from 300 to 275

AX/AR-23 Guard Dog

  • Decreased damage by 30%

RL-77 Airburst Rocket Launcher

  • Airburst Rocket Launcher will no longer detonate when shot near stratagems (HMG turret, Sentries, Resupplies) and other Helldivers
  • Reduced proximity radius


A/MG-43 Machinegun Sentry

  • Increased health to match other Sentries

A/ARC-3 Tesla Tower

  • Increased health by 33%

FAF-14 Spear

  • Added reload stage reload after the spent missile had been discarded


  • Bile Spewer and Nursing Spewers movespeed slightly reduced
  • Hulks: Force required for them to stagger slightly increased
  • Hulk Scorcher direct flamethrower damage reduced by 20%
  • Devastator fire rate slightly increased (only the standard devastator)
  • Gunships sideways movement slightly increased
  • Scout strider Riders now less vulnerable to explosions
  • Fog Generators health and armor increased
  • Gunship spawners now have a much lower cap on how many gunships they can have active at the same time