Automaton enemies in Helldivers 2

Helldivers 2: Will the Escort Missions Be Fixed?

The escort missions in Helldivers 2 are practically impossible, so when will Arrowhead Studios fix them? Here’s what you need to know.

Helldivers 2 features a range of different mission types. However, none are more hated by the community than the escort missions. These see you attempt to help a group of civilians get from one location to the next while being absolutely overwhelmed by some of the toughest enemies in the game. They’ve become so impossible that fans have been calling for them to be fixed in some way. Below, we explain whether these missions will be fixed, as well as the best way to beat them.

Will the Impossible Escort Missions Be Fixed?

Yes, it’s likely that the escort missions in Helldivers 2 will be fixed eventually. It’s likely that a tweak to their difficulty will be patched in, ensuring that players aren’t overwhelmed by armored enemies almost immediately.

While Arrowhead Studios has not officially confirmed that a patch is coming, as they are predominantly working on fixing the server issues, they will likely improve this particular mission as it is proving to be a sore spot for most players. While some players find them manageable, most are calling the escort missions impossible.

How to Beat the Escort Missions in Helldivers 2

To beat the escort missions in Helldivers 2, you need to send one group away from the objective to distract the enemy drop ships while a single player helps escort the civilians. Additionally, it is recommended that you bring Smoke Grenades and the Eagle Smoke Strike stratagem. These can help clear a path if you ever get overwhelmed, as the enemy cannot see you inside the smoke.

That’s all the tips and tricks you need to beat these impossible escort missions. For more guides just like this one, be sure to check out our Guide Hub.

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