Outbreak Infected Briefing

Outbreak: Infected Hostile Brief

02/09/2018 12:00 PM

Infected Details

A parasite caused a surge of violence and chaos in the small town of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. Today, we are revealing the details of the five lethal profiles of infected resulting from this Outbreak.

As a strike-team of three Rainbow Operators, you will venture deep into the quarantine zone to identify the source of Outbreak. The parasite has altered the bodies of the infected with abilities that outmatch humans’ defense mechanisms. To succeed, you will have to eliminate the five following lethal profiles:



Grunts are common hostiles that become highly resistant when the parasite detects an enemy presence. To protect its host, the parasite armors its body and becomes more resistant to bullet wounds. Caution and stealth is recommended.



Breachers are proximity bombs that crater anything in their path. They make for a very agile opponent, but they launch themselves into the fray and blow holes in indestructible walls. Make sure you are nowhere close to them.



Rooters are a rarer type of hostile. They send out coral spikes from the ground to injure and immobilize their targets. Rooters are always on the move and will keep you on edge. Beware when dealing them the final blow; they become extremely lethal when on the brink of death.



Smashers are not discreet. The parasite reinforces its body under a massively thick hide, making it practically impervious to bullet wounds. They will also tear down walls without suffering any injuries.



Apex is at the top of the hostile food chain. It sends waves of hostiles your way rather than attack you head-on. They can hurl blinding projectiles, which can only be countered by Finka and Doc. This opponent is a real test on your team’s communication skills.


Lastly, keep in mind that the hostile will combine their abilities to eliminate you. Team Rainbow has now arrived at the Quarantine Zone. Suit up and get your gear ready: Outbreak is about to start.

To learn more about Outbreak and Operation Chimera, keep an eye on the R6 Blog. For more details on Outbreak, please check out the following blog post. Don’t miss the full reveal of both Outbreak and Operation Chimera during the Six Invitational, which will be broadcasted on our Twitch channel here.

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