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Back 4 Blood: how to best use Hoffman

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In this new Back 4 Blood guide we will explain how to best use Hoffman, one of the strongest and most useful characters in the game

Back 4 Blood is the new Cooperative FPS based on zombies developed by Turtle Rock Studios and published by Warner Bros. The title has been available for a few days and many old fans of Left 4 Dead they have already crowded his servers.

This title though it is not a simple copy of the historic Valve title but it differs in several respects, such as for example characters. The various survivors that you can control in fact they will not differ only aesthetically, but also in terms of skills. To help you master all these varied characters we have therefore decided to write a series of guides, and in this we will explain how to best use Hoffman.



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Before we start talking to you about how to use Hoffman, we want to briefly introduce you to this particular character from Back 4 Blood. This middle-aged man has always believed all fools conspiracy theories in which he came across and it will be this particular characteristic that will give him an edge over the other survivors of the game. In fact, Hoffman has always suspected the imminent arrival of a zombie invasion, and for this reason he was more than prepared at the time of the apocalypse. This character is indeed capable of play a very useful support role for the whole team which will allow you to be very advantaged even during the most complex missions. Below you can find them all Hoffman's main skills:

  • Whenever you kill an infected you will have a chance to find ammo
  • You have an additional slot for offensive equipment
  • The whole team gets a 10% bonus to the maximum ammo capacity



Best Weapons - Back 4 Blood: How to use Hoffman best

Hoffman's big advantage is his ability to generate ammo by killing enemies and for this reason we advise against equipping him with close-range weapons. In fact, the melee equipment will not allow you to bring out even a shred of the potential of this very powerful character.

To make the most of Hoffman we recommend that you bring as many of them with you automatic firearms possible. The best choices are assault rifles like the AK-47 and LMGs such as the M249, but in case of need or as a secondary you can also use machine guns. Thanks to weapons of this type you will in fact be able to eliminate a large number of minor infected and generate so much extra ammo for you and your team. Sure, you may have a hard time with the more powerful infected, but your teammates will be able to defend you thanks to the additional bullets you can provide them.

The best cards - Back 4 Blood: how to use Hoffman at its best

After the weapons it is time to talk about the carte. The cards in Back 4 Blood are very varied, so it's usually wise to use the ones that best suit your style of play. If you are using Hoffman, however, we strongly advise you to choose cards that revolve around the accumulation of ammunition and the use of automatic firearms. To help you we have therefore decided to make a list with the best cards to equip when using Hoffman.


  • Reflex cards
    • Rash strategy
    • Shooting gloves
    • Wide miniskirt
    • Fire to the powders
    • Magazine holder
    • shredder
    • Turbo change
    • Adrenaline rush
  • Discipline Card
    • Patient hunter
    • Tactical Vest
    • Powerful charging
    • Silver bullets
    • Military training
    • Large caliber cartridges
    • Ammo bag
    • Ammunition belt
    • Carrying ammunition
    • Mincer
    • Ammunition predator
  • Vigor cards
    • Pyromaniac
    • Convinced killer
    • In riga
    • Broadside
    • Strength and endurance
  • Carte Fortuna
    • Bag of grenades
    • Cartridge holder
    • Double grenade bag
    • Extra bags
    • Brigand
    • Administrative top-up



That's all!

This concludes our Back 4 Blood guide on how to best use Hoffman. Now all you have to do is start the game and try out this powerful character on the field. But if you want to improve even more on Back 4 Blood, then we suggest you also take a look at the other dedicated guides on our site:

  • How to activate crossplay
  • How to unlock cards
  • The best cards for novices
  • How to best use Holly
  • How to unlock all characters
  • Using the Gospel to the fullest
  • How to best use Walker
  • How to use Ma at its best
  • Using Jim to the fullest
  • How to best use Doc
  • Play with friends
  • The best weapons in the game

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