All Boosters in Helldivers 2: How to unlock, what they do, more

Brad Norton
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Boosters provide some handy benefits in Helldivers 2. Here’s a rundown of what they can do in the sequel and how to unlock them in the game.

Helldivers 2 is the long-awaited sequel to Arrowhead Game Studios’ Helldivers, and it gives fans a third-person perspective as opposed to the top-down gameplay of the original which makes for an extremely immersive experience.

Having the right weapons and stratagems is crucial in Helldivers 2 when you’re battling various enemies, especially on higher difficulty missions, and Boosters can give you an extra adventure in combat. There are plenty of Boosters in the game, and we’ve got everything you need to know about these handy items right here.

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With that in mind, here are all the Boosters in Helldivers 2, what they do, and how you can unlock them in the game.

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Boosters can only be acquired through the Helldivers 2 Battle Passes at this stage.

How Boosters work in Helldivers 2

Boosters function just as the name implies, by boosting you and sometimes even your squad with unique benefits. In some cases, this might be with extra ammo, in others, perhaps you’d rather be more durable.

Each player can equip just one booster, and while some apply to the full team, others are specific to one individual player.

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How to get Boosters

Boosters can be acquired through the Warbond Battle Passes in Helldivers 2, which includes both the free Helldivers Mobilise track and the premium Steeled Veterans track.

Like everything else, these cost a set amount of Medals to unlock, but once acquired, they’re yours to keep forever. No one-time use items here, what you pay for in Helldivers 2 is yours permanently.

Currently, this is the only way to acquire Boosters in Helldivers 2, though that may change down the line as new content updates arrive. We’ll be sure to update you here should any new methods open up.

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All Boosters in Helldivers 2

Below is the full list of Boosters currently available in Helldivers 2:

  • Flexible Reinforcement Budget: Makes reinforcements spawn faster
  • Hellpod Space Optimization: Ensures that each player on the team starts each mission with full ammo, grenades, and stims.
  • Increased Reinforcement Budget: Gives you more reinforcements
  • Muscle Enhancement: Makes it easier to traverse across terrain
  • Stamina Enhancement: Boosts everyone’s max stamina and how quickly it recovers
  • UAV Recon Booster: Increase your radar effective range
  • Vitality Enhancement: All players gain an increased resistance to injury

So that’s all there is to know about Boosters in Helldivers 2. With the right approach from your squad, you can gain a huge leg up in any mission without even trying.

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About The Author

Brad Norton is the Australian Managing Editor at Dexerto. He graduated from Swinburne University with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism and has been working full-time in the field for the past six years at the likes of Gamurs Group and now Dexerto. He loves all things single-player gaming (with Uncharted a personal favorite) but has a history on the competitive side having previously run Oceanic esports org Mindfreak. You can contact Brad at