Back 4 Blood: how to best use Jim, tips and strategies

Playing as Jim can take some familiarity between zombies: here’s how to use Back 4 Blood’s number one sniper

In our guide to Back 4 Blood we will explain to you how to use each character, and after other cast members not yet dismembered by the zombies it’s the turn of Jim. Contrary to characters already analyzed, such as Holly, in this case we are dealing with a character a bit more niche. But perhaps it is not the most appropriate term: in reality the optimal use of Jim is of a type that, in English, is called “situational”. In Italian there is no real equivalent to the term, so we will limit ourselves to saying that the sniper is best suited to very specific situations.

The aim according to Jim

Jim’s role is, in fact, that of a sniper, but given the horde of zombies you will always have to deal with in Back 4 Blood it is natural to wonder how to use this character in the best possible way. In summary, this Exterminator excels at accurate shots and is the most suitable for exploit weaknesses of the Haunted. In other words, therefore, he is the ideal character to focus on the bigger characters like the Colossi and the bosses. So if you get along well with long-range shots, whether it’s sniper shooters or classes that have them, Jim is just the survivor for you.

Back 4 Blood: how to best use Jim, tips and strategies

The Skills – How to use Jim in Back 4 Blood

One of the secrets to using Jim to the fullest is chain the deletions, as the character of Back 4 Blood enjoys askills very useful if you know how to use it. In fact, by making a kill in his shoes, consecutive damage is increased by 2.5% as long as the sniper takes no damage. In addition, his speed in attacks from overhead points increases by 25%. His influence on the team also increases the damage dealt to weak points by 10%. However, the arsenal at its disposal clearly has all the weapons equipped with a viewfinder: let’s find out together which are the most recommended.

Back 4 Blood: how to best use Jim, tips and strategies

Weapons – How to use Jim in Back 4 Blood

In reality, the best weapons for Jim are not limited to just the ones sniper rifles: the boy also knows his stuff with i semi-automatic assault rifles. You will want to focus on weapons of this type, if you really want to make the most of its eliminations so “surgical” in their precision. One thing you will always need to make sure of, though, is to keep yourself at a safe distance from the Infested, otherwise those tasty chains of damage will be ruined. And if targeting the weak spots isn’t for you, then Jim himself isn’t for you. Snipers (intended just as players) are the most suitable for him.

Back 4 Blood: how to best use Jim, tips and strategies

Broken mirror, black cat, look at my cards

Let’s close this by explaining how to use Jim by switching to the other aspect of Back 4 Blood: the map. Since the sniper class excels at additional damage to enemies’ weak points, that’s what you’ll need to focus on when building a deck. We have reported the best cards. Place them in a deck of 15 and enjoy the fireworks.

Reflex cards

  • Disinfestatore
  • Rash strategy
  • Hyperconcentration
  • High visibility viewfinder
  • Tunnel vision
  • Fast pace
  • Shredder
  • Glass cannon
  • Sadism

Discipline Card

  • Carrying ammunition
  • Ammunition belt
  • Ammo bag
  • Front aiming tactics
  • Military training
  • Large caliber cartridges
  • Silver bullets
  • Crouched
  • Maximum concentration
  • Trigger control
  • Controlled movements
  • The land!
  • Patient hunter
  • Powerful charging
  • Mark of death
  • Knowledge is power

Strength cards

  • Convinced killer
  • Sniper
  • Plan B
  • Broadside

Luck Cards

  • Brigand
  • Stock up on ammunition

The game is available from 12 October on PS4, PC, Xbox One, PS5 and Xbox Series X / S.

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