Back 4 Blood Patient Hunter Card Guide

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Back 4 Blood Patient Hunter Card Guide

If you have been waiting for the next big thing in zombie apocalypse gaming since Left 4 Dead deserted us all those years ago. The good news is you don’t have to settle for Days Gone. Instead, you can play Back 4 Blood, a game that takes all the best assets that L4D had to offer back in the day, polishes to live up to modern gaming’s high standards. Plus, it implements a card system that not only doesn’t suck, it also makes the game feel like a classic roguelike.

The cards allow the player to make campaigns harder depending on the modifiers that each card offers and it helps to make each campaign feel different from the last. However, you may be interested to know what cards are in the deck. Well, allow us to help with that. We have created a series of guides that break down each and every card in the B4B roster. In this guide, we take a look at the Patient Hunter card.

What is the Patient Hunter Card in Back 4 Blood?

The Patient Hunter card in B4B is an offensive card within the series. It rewards players that can hold their nerve, keep the target locked in their sights and then when the time is right, open fire for an added bonus. This card offers a 10% damage bonus for every second you aim down the sight before firing, up to three stacks or 30%. We don’t know exactly how this will calculate damage, however, we assume this will be the first shot you take, meaning bolt action weapons and sniper rifles may benefit most from this.

B4B Patient Hunter Offense

This card can be used as a lead card, especially if you play as a sniper or ranged combat expert as mentioned. This will allow you to pick off monsters with one shot kills rather than wasting time and bullets bringing them down. This can also be ideal when lining up weak point shots against larger enemies as this can take a few seconds anyway due to the small target you need to hit. So if you are a sharpshooter with nerves of steel, this is the card for you.

How Do I Earn Cards in Back For Blood?

The player earns cards in Back for Blood by completing supply lines. This is basically like a battle pass that a player can use to obtain new cards so long as they complete campaigns and earn XP to do so. Players can speed up this progress by using corruption cards that offer extra rewards but also make the action much more difficult throughout the campaign. So if you want to expand your basic card deck, get out there and complete some levels.

What is the Relevance of the Top Card?

Your leading card in the Back 4 Blood card deck is your most important card. Unlike the other cards in this deck, this card will be active for your entire campaign. So make sure that you choose a particularly powerful card that is conducive to your overall playstyle.

So that is our quick guide explaining the Patient Hunter card in Back 4 Blood. What did you make of this guide? Was this helpful and informative for you? Which card on the roster has caught your eye? Let us know in the comments section below and as always, thank you for reading.


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Ben Kemp

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