The Squaddie rank is the first primary rank of soldiers. A soldier at this rank unlocks the primary ability for their class. To achieve this rank, a Rookie needs about one kill worth of experience. New soldiers start at this rank if the New Guy training is purchased at the Officer Training School.
XCOM: Enemy Unknown / XCOM: Enemy WithinEdit
|Run & Gun||Allows firing or Overwatch after Dashing on the turn Run & Gun is activated. 2 turn cooldown.|
|Fire Rocket||Fire a rocket using an equipped launcher. This ability can not be used after moving, nor more than once per mission.|
|Collateral Damage||An area of effect attack that destroys most cover and hits all eligible targets for 34% damage. This attack cannot cause critical hits.|
|Headshot||Fire a shot with +30% critical chance and extra damage on critical hits, based on the tech level of the sniper rifle. 2 turn cool down.|
|Smoke Grenade||Deploy a smoke grenade once per mission. The smoke confers +20 Defense to all units, and lasts through the enemy turn.|