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The '''Marines''' ''(also referred to as the '''Frontiersman''' or the '''Trans-System Federation/TSF)''''' are one of the two teams in Natural Selection 2. Represented by playable Human characters, they employ several tiers of devastating technology and weapons, from conventional [[Assault_Rifle|Assault Rifles]] and [[Shotgun|Shotguns]], to devastating explosive [[Grenade_Launcher|Grenade Launchers]] and incendiary [[Flamethrower|Flamethrowers]] in their mission to destroy the [[Aliens|Alien]] team. The Marine team is the team most closely associated with that of a traditional First-Person Shooter role and therefore, is usually a better team to play during your first rounds of NS2.
 
The '''Marines''' ''(also referred to as the '''Frontiersman''' or the '''Trans-System Federation/TSF)''''' are one of the two teams in Natural Selection 2. Represented by playable Human characters, they employ several tiers of devastating technology and weapons, from conventional [[Assault_Rifle|Assault Rifles]] and [[Shotgun|Shotguns]], to devastating explosive [[Grenade_Launcher|Grenade Launchers]] and incendiary [[Flamethrower|Flamethrowers]] in their mission to destroy the [[Aliens|Alien]] team. The Marine team is the team most closely associated with that of a traditional First-Person Shooter role and therefore, is usually a better team to play during your first rounds of NS2.
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== Armour variants ==
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The following images show all the variations of Marine armour ''(skins)'' that you may see in the game.<br />
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Please note:
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* '''Not all variants are available for purchase.'''
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* '''Skins are purely cosmetic and offer no augmented or additional stats in-game.'''
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<gallery heights=300px mode=packed-overlay caption="Male Armour Variants">
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Image:Marine_male_normal_front.png|<span style="color:black">Normal</span>
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Image:Marine_male_deluxe_front.png|<span style="color:black">Deluxe</span>
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Image:Marine_male_assault_front.png|<span style="color:black">Assault</span>
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Image:Marine_male_eliteassault_front.png|<span style="color:black">Elite Assault</span>
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Image:Marine_male_specops_front.png|<span style="color:black">Special Ops</span>
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Image:Marine_male_kodiak_front.png|<span style="color:black">[[Kodiak_DLC|Kodiak]]</span>
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Image:Marine_male_tundra_front.png|<span style="color:black">[[Tundra_DLC|Tundra]]</span>
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</gallery>
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<gallery heights=350px mode=packed-overlay caption="Female Armour Variants">
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Image:Marine_female_normal_front.png|<span style="color:black">Normal</span>
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Image:Marine_female_deluxe_front.png|<span style="color:black">Deluxe</span>
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Image:Marine_female_assault_front.png|<span style="color:black">Assault</span>
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Image:Marine_female_eliteassault_front.png|<span style="color:black">Elite Assault</span>
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Image:Marine_female_specops_front.png|<span style="color:black">Special Ops</span>
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Image:Marine_female_kodiak_front.png|<span style="color:black">[[Kodiak_DLC|Kodiak]]</span>
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Image:Marine_female_tundra_front.png|<span style="color:black">[[Tundra_DLC|Tundra]]</span>
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</gallery>
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{| class="ns2table
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! colspan="4" | Armour variants & availability
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|-
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! Variant
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! Description
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! Acquisition
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! Notes
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|-
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| '''Normal'''
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| Default Armour.
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| Provided with game.
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| N/A
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|-
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| '''Deluxe'''
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| Red detailing, tactical goggles, 'TSF' on chestpiece.
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| Requires [http://store.steampowered.com/app/4920 Digital Deluxe] Edition.
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| May also be found on the [http://steamcommunity.com/market/search?appid=4920 Steam Community Market].
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|-
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| '''Assault'''
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| Metallic detailing, semi-enclosed helmet, ammo packs.
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| Originally part of the [[Reinforcement Program]] for Diamond Tier & above.
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| May be found on the [http://steamcommunity.com/market/search?appid=4920 Steam Community Market].
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|-
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| '''Elite Assault'''
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| Metallic detailing, enclosed helmet, digital camouflage effect, ammo packs.
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| Originally part of the Reinforcement Program for Shadow Tier & above.
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| May be found on the [http://steamcommunity.com/market/search?appid=4920 Steam Community Market].
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|-
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| '''Special Ops'''
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| Black & Gold detailing, Blue Tactical goggles & face mask.
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| Rewarded exclusively for purchasing NS2 before its Alpha release.
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| Cannot be sold or transferred.
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|-
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| '''Kodiak'''
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| Reskin of Normal armour, Jungle camouflage.
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| Requires [http://store.steampowered.com/app/296360/ Kodiak] DLC.
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| Released with the [[Kodiak_DLC|Kodiak]] update.
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|-
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| '''Tundra'''
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| Reskin of Deluxe armour, Battle-scarred detailing, white & blue camouflage effect.
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| Requires [http://store.steampowered.com/itemstore/4920/detail/100/ Tundra Bundle] or individual items.
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| The First NS2 customisation items to make use of the Steam Community Market/Steam Inventory system.
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|}

Revision as of 23:53, 27 February 2016

The Marines (also referred to as the Frontiersman or the Trans-System Federation/TSF) are one of the two teams in Natural Selection 2. Represented by playable Human characters, they employ several tiers of devastating technology and weapons, from conventional Assault Rifles and Shotguns, to devastating explosive Grenade Launchers and incendiary Flamethrowers in their mission to destroy the Alien team. The Marine team is the team most closely associated with that of a traditional First-Person Shooter role and therefore, is usually a better team to play during your first rounds of NS2.


Armour variants

The following images show all the variations of Marine armour (skins) that you may see in the game.

Please note:

  • Not all variants are available for purchase.
  • Skins are purely cosmetic and offer no augmented or additional stats in-game.
Armour variants & availability
Variant Description Acquisition Notes
Normal Default Armour. Provided with game. N/A
Deluxe Red detailing, tactical goggles, 'TSF' on chestpiece. Requires Digital Deluxe Edition. May also be found on the Steam Community Market.
Assault Metallic detailing, semi-enclosed helmet, ammo packs. Originally part of the Reinforcement Program for Diamond Tier & above. May be found on the Steam Community Market.
Elite Assault Metallic detailing, enclosed helmet, digital camouflage effect, ammo packs. Originally part of the Reinforcement Program for Shadow Tier & above. May be found on the Steam Community Market.
Special Ops Black & Gold detailing, Blue Tactical goggles & face mask. Rewarded exclusively for purchasing NS2 before its Alpha release. Cannot be sold or transferred.
Kodiak Reskin of Normal armour, Jungle camouflage. Requires Kodiak DLC. Released with the Kodiak update.
Tundra Reskin of Deluxe armour, Battle-scarred detailing, white & blue camouflage effect. Requires Tundra Bundle or individual items. The First NS2 customisation items to make use of the Steam Community Market/Steam Inventory system.