All factions in Helldivers 2

Jessica Filby
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Helldivers 2 is about asserting dominance over your foes, solo or in a group setting. Explore the range of enemy factions set to test your mettle in the sequel.

Following the success of Helldivers, Helldivers 2 arrives as a formidable sequel, complete with a host of menacing enemies to confront. The game‘s depth is enriched by undertaking missions across uncharted planets, where diverse enemy factions await, promising intense battles and strategic gameplay.

If you’re wondering exactly what kind of enemies you can find in Helldivers 2, we’ve got everything you need to know right here.

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All Helldivers 2 enemies

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The Temanids are the bugs you will likely encounter at the beginning of the game. They come in many forms, from smaller exploding bugs to large tank-like creatures that are pretty tough to take down. These insects plague the planets of Helldivers 2, and it’s your job to get rid of them – by any means necessary.

These are all Terminid enemies you’ll face in Helldivers 2:

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  • Hunter
  • Warrior
  • Stalker
  • Scavenger
  • Nursing Spewer
  • Bile Spewer
  • Bile Titan
  • Charger
  • Brood Commander


If you thought the Termanids were tough, then you’ve got a shock coming when you go up against the Automatons. After all, battling a chainsaw-wielding mech doesn’t look like a walk in the park. The Automatons are a new enemy type and can be extremely tricky to an unprepared squad, so take care around these enemies.

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These are all the Automation enemies in Helldivers 2:

  • Raider
  • Marauder
  • Berserker
  • Scout Strider
  • Devastator
  • Commissar
  • Hulk
  • Sentry Tower
  • Tank
  • Dropship

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Based in Cumbria, England, Jessica is a Senior Games Writer who joined Dexerto after stints at Game Rant and The Gamer. You can find her covering everything from Minecraft, CoD, Disney Dreamlight Valley, Pokemon Go and more. You can contact Jessica at