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Fallschirmjägers are the elite infantry of the Oberkommando West's Luftwaffe Ground Forces Doctrine in Company of Heroes 2. Like the American paratroopers, the Fallschirmjägers will parachute on the battlefield when called in. Fallschirmjägers can reinforce anywhere when the Airbone Assault ability is used. Unlike the American paratroopers, the squad size for the Fallschirmjagers are smaller, only 4 men per squad. To compensate for the small squad size, Fallschirmjagers are given immensely strong firepower from their FG42 rifles and are incredibly accurate.
The Fallschirmjäger squad is armed with 4x FG42 selective-fire battle rifles. These advanced rifles are effective against other infantry units at all ranges. The FG42 rifles gives Fallschirmjager squads unparalleled firepower against other infantry units, and this negates the disadvantage that Fallschirmjager squads face in numbers.
While they can take up infantry weapons such as the PTRS, BAR, Bazooka, etc, it is unadvisable to do so as Fallschirmjager squads already have some AT abilities with the Panzerfaust, and the firepower for the FG42 rifles will be negated slightly.
Panzerfaust - Fires a Panzerfaust at the selected enemy vehicle or building. This useful ability deals decent damage and damages the engine of a vehicle. It is advised to use it only in conjuction with other anti-tank weapons, because one panzerfaust is not enough to kill a vehicle, unless it is already heavily damaged.
Bundle Grenades - Order the fallschirmjägers to throw a powerful grenade bundle consisting of 5 M24 grenades tied to one handle. It is significantly more powerful than a regular grenade, and when used correctly can eliminate infantry with ease and even cause damage to light vehicles.
Blendkörper 2H Frangible Smoke Grenade - Fallschirmjäger Squad throws a chemical grenade which creates a smoke screen that blocks vision and damages infantry squads inside the cloud. It never kills the infantry, but deals a lot of damage what makes them easier to kill.
Veterancy 1 - Unlocks the 'Blendkörper 2H Frangible Smoke Grenade' ability
Veterancy 2 - -29% received accuracy, passive cloak
Veterancy 3 - -10% received accuracy, passive healing
Veterancy 4 - +30% accuracy
Veterancy 5 - 14.3% weapon range +30% accuracy