Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 was revealed yesterday and showed off the return of the Specialist system from Black Ops 3. A number of changes were announced for multiplayer compared to Black Ops 3 however, including boots on the ground movement and no automatic health regeneration. The Specialists will also get an overhaul, some will not be returning from Black Ops 3 and some are returning with different abilities.

Zombies YouTuber Noahj456 snapped a picture of the eight known Specialists so far, with each of their abilities listed. You can read all of the abilities below.

Battery: Demo Expert

Cluster Grenade

A grenade that sticks to surfaces and releases several smaller grenades.

War Machine

Grenade launcher that fires bouncing grenades which detonate after a short time or by hitting an enemy directly.

Crash: Healer

Assault Pack

Deploys ammo magazines that provide bonus score for taking down enemies. Available to everyone on the team.


Heals, boosts max health and removes wounds for the user and up to four targeted allies. Works through walls.

Ajax: Breacher


Tactical grenade that flashes and stuns. Can be cooked to detonate multiple times.

Ballistic Shield

Durable transforming defensive shield with a built-in machine pistol.

Recon: Intel Operator

Sensor Dart

Sensor equipment that reveals enemies within its proximity on the minimap. Visible to everyone on your team.

Vision Pulse

Pulse the surrounding area to reveal enemies for a period of time. Visible to everyone on the team.

Torque: Defender

Razor Wire

Place razor wire to damage and slow enemies that attempt to cross it.


Deploy reinforced cover protection while securing objectives. Built in microwave field slows and damages enemies. Owner can deactivate cover at will.

Ruin: Rusher

Grapple Gun

Quickly move to elevations and other locations.

Grav Slam

A short, aggressive leap that delivers a lethal blast in a radius around the point of impact.

Firebreak: Area Denial

Reactor Core

Emits a damaging radiation field that wounds enemies, reducing their maximum health for a period of time.


Flamethrower that shoots a steady gout of flame, scorching enemies within close range.

Seraph: Tactician


Deployable beacon that allows your teammates to re-deploy to the surrounding area.


Massive high-caliber revolver that fires devastating rounds with increased bullet penetration.


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