The Heavy Assault Suit appears in the Co-op Strike mode and the Heavy Assault Suit war game and Guardian missions in the Hydra campaign, having slightly different properties. In addition, bot-controlled special enemies on certain modes also wear this equipment.
The item has 200 points of armor instead of the 100 that Kevlar + Helmet has.
The Heavy Phoenix enemies posses a much stronger variant of the Heavy Armor as they only take 33.33% of the total damage dealt. This also affects any damage to their legs, despite it not dealing any damage to armor, it still is reduced.
This item is given to players at the beginning of Co-op Strike missions.
The item cannot be purchased and is never replenished during the course of a Co-op Strike mission.
Should the player die, only part of the armor will be restored when they respawn.
War Games & Guardian
During Operation Hydra, players can purchase this equipment in the Heavy Assault Suit war game and in the following Guardian missions in the Hydra campaign:
"Blinded by The Light"
"Dressed For The Occasion"
"Head of The Class"
The Heavy Assault Suit replaces the Kevlar + Helmet in the Heavy Assault Suit war game, which is normally unbuyable in casual. It costs $6000.
In Heavy Assault Suit, wearing the equipment reduces the player's move speed to 130 units per second, weapon draw speed, and greatly increases the footstep noise.
In Heavy Assault Suit, the player cannot use rifles when wearing the equipment.
In Heavy Assault Suit, the player will always emit footstep noises regardless of walking or crouching when the equipment is worn.
In Heavy Assault Suit mode, if player equips it as a Terrorist, the player's vision will be tinted in bright yellow. for Counter-Terrorist will be bright blue.
Regardless of the players' Terrorist faction, Heavy Phoenix reuses CT GSG-9's gloves in first person.
Should the Heavy Professional be released, he would be the second enemy/player to be equipped with the Heavy Armor.
Default value is 0
Allows the purchase of the Heavy Assault Suit, while active, this replaces the Kevlar & Helmet in the buy Menu.
This is the second item series to provide 200 points of armor, the first being the VIP's Kevlar.
The item is interally refered to as Heavy Assault Suit, an upgraded version of the Assault Suit which is the Kevlar + Helmet combination.
When purchased, a wearer will automatically emit the 'Cheer!' radio quote, although rather interestingly in a lower pitch than normal. Subsequently, the pitch of all of the future radio quotes spoken by a wearer will also be lowered until the wearer's death and respawn back into their ordinary suit of armor.