Building your team composition in Arknights correctly will help your cruise through the early stages of the game. Here’s some advice for what operators to include in your squad.
Your First Team
In Arknights you can pick 12 Operators to be in your Squad (Team). So which ones to choose? The key is to have a good balance of classes:
Earn Deployment Point
|2x (Any)||Courier, Fang, Plume|
|Front line Tank||2x (Any)||Beagle, Cuora|
|1x (ST) + 1x (AoE)||Kroos (ST), Shirayuki (AoE)|
|Counters Armored||1x (ST) + 1x (AoE)||Amiya (ST), Lava (AoE)|
|Healer||1x (ST) + 1x (AoE)||Ansel (ST), Hibiscus (ST), Perfumer (AoE)|
|Melee DPS||1x (ST) + 1x (RG)||Franka (ST), Melantha (ST), Lappland (RG)|
|Unique Utility Skills||-|
|Buffs and Debuffs||-|
|(ST) = Single Target
(AoE) = Area Damage
(RG) = Ranged Guard
As a beginner you can put aside the Specialist and Supporter classes
Which operators should you use? Check out the Top 10 Beginner Operators List.
Lancet-2 the healer is a bit of an unique operator in Arknights. What makes it special is that it ignores the Deployment Limit. Essentially, its like a bonus healer.
Just starting out? Check out our 10 Beginner Tips to help you progress faster