Early Pilots


Pilots can be used to aid the player as a co-op partner in Wastelands, although originally used in Strike. Most pilots, except the Ultimate and Promotional Pilots, can be bought with Kudos. Each Pilot provides specific bonuses to in-game stats and out-of-game stats. Each pilot also has its own negative statistics to balance their advantages out.

Pilots are associated with different play styles; some pilots, such as Natasha, are highly aggressive and focus on damage and airspeed; other pilots, like Beppo, have strong defensive statistics; other pilots, like Hawk and Samson, provide utility.

In Wastelands, they will pilot their own AirMech, build units and fight by your side. Depending on the personality assigned to them they will build different units, fight in different styles and use different strategies.

Regular PilotsEdit

As players complete their training, more regular pilots will be available to unlock from their Pilot Quests. These pilots are:

  • Natasha
  • Hawk
  • Ashe
    • An empty chairGo to An empty chair...
    • NatashaGo to Natasha
    • HawkGo to Hawk
    • AsheGo to Ashe
    • LexiGo to Lexi
    • ErikGo to Erik
    • MakoGo to Mako
    • PetrosGo to Petros
    • RavenGo to Raven
    • BeppoGo to Beppo
    • KiraGo to Kira
    • SamsonGo to Samson
    • GohGo to Goh
    • HuskyGo to Husky
    • Chimney SwiftGo to ChimneySwift
  • Erik
  • Mako
  • Petros
  • Raven
  • Beppo
  • Kira
  • Samson
  • Goh

Ultimate PilotsEdit

Ultimate Pilots are always available via Shop, albeit for Diamonds rather than Kudos like regular pilots. currently unavailable for purchase.

Ultimate Pilots can not be used in matchmaking PvP or Custom games that have ultimates disabled. They may be used in Solo, Coop, PvE and any Custom matches that allow it. Games that allow Ultimates are indicated by a flashing circled "U" at the top.

Any attempt to use Ultimates (including units) where not allowed will cause the Ultimates to temporarily revert to regular variants, because Ultimate Pilots provide very high stat bonuses to all aspects of in-game and off-game play.

The following is a list of ultimate pilots in the game:

  • Ultimate HawkGo to Ultimate Hawk
  • Ultimate LexiGo to Ultimate Lexi
  • Ultimate ErikGo to Ultimate Erik
  • Ultimate BeppoGo to Ultimate Beppo
  • Ultimate KiraGo to Ultimate Kira
  • Ultimate SamsonGo to Ultimate Samson

(*) Required Level

Exclusive PilotsEdit

These Pilots are/were available either as part of a Seasonal Event, or as part of a Promotional Giveaway (Albums, Packs). Unlike Regular Pilots, they do not need a Level Requirement in order to be used. Exclusive Pilots have stat bonuses, such as existing Pilots.

Free Promotions Edit

  • Alien (Alienware Arena Promotional Giveaway, Raven alternate)
  • OINK (Comic Promotional, Mako alternate)


500 Referrals Edit

Pilots designed exlusive for players who have 500 referrals reached level 10.

PAX PilotsEdit

PAX Pilots were available as a Giveaway Code during the PAX Events and some via Shop for Kudos during PAX East as a Promotion or from a PAX Crate

  • GabeGo to Gabe
  • TychoGo to Tycho
  • AnnarchyGo to Annarchy
  • CarlGo to Carl
  • CharlesGo to Charles
  • Scout MasterGo to Scout Master
  • BrennaGo to Brenna
  • KaraGo to Kara

(*) Required Level

FLA PilotsEdit

  • Bill
  • Jason
  • Jeremy
  • Jared

Front Line Assembly Pilots are available via Steam Shop (or Amazon) for currency with the purchase of FLA's original AirMech Music Album as additional Promotional items.

Event PilotsEdit

Event Pilots are available via Shop for Kudos only during the time period of related Event/Seasonal; some of them may require the player to have achieved a certain level.

  • NicholaiGo to Nicholai
  • JesusGo to Jesus
  • Lady GaiaGo to Lady Gaia
  • ZaraGo to Zara
  • LilithGo to Lilith
  • FrankGo to Frank

(*) Requires Level 12 with 12 MatchMade wins

Dev PilotsEdit

Developer Pilots are special and are not available via Shop except Ken for early Alpha Testers with Kudos. They're to honor and for developer's themselves with no particular stat boost except being rare and unique. The Pilots listed below were most likely removed from final game code after the game left Alpha.

  • Alpha 4495 Pilot List
  • KenGo to Ken
  • James
  • Matt
  • Ken*
  • Wonn
  • Dawna
  • Branimir (previously a Developer)
  • Chris (unknown if available as a Pilot)

(*) Available during early Alpha

Warzone Pilots Edit

These Pilots were unlocked in the short Warzone campaign which has been removed from Strike to form the framework for Wastelands.

  • Iron 1
  • Ultimate Iron 1

Upcoming PilotsEdit

These Pilots have a great possibility of entering the hangar of AirMech. Whether it is a Regular, Ultimate, or Exclusive, it might be nice to keep an eye out for these New and possibly Upcoming Pilots.

Speculation: What the next ultimate pilots you want?

The poll was created at 15:24 on June 16, 2013, and so far 423 people voted.


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