How to find and kill a Devastator in Helldivers 2?

Some enemies are really hard-hitting in Helldivers and fighting them can be a challenge, moreover, the Devastator is one of such enemies in the game!

By Sneh Prasad
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How to find and kill a Devastator in Helldivers 2

Helldivers 2 Devastators (Image via TechFirstNow)

Recently many PlayStation exlcusives are hitting PC Ports, and well gamers are all up for it. Moreover, Helldivers 2, a PS game that has also landed on PCs has become the new sensation. This game is creating waves in the gaming community with its gameplay and obviously, over-the-top graphics.

The Helldivers 2 takes players on an arduous adventure,  This game isn’t just filled with fun but rather a lot of hard-hitting enemies. Now, there are many enemies in the game belonging to the two prominent factions.

However, Devastators from the Automaton Faction is the worst pain in the game! These hard-hitting and simply obliterating enemies can make the fun & jolly experience into a nightmare. However, players should fret now as this article will talk about how to delete these Devastators in Helldivers 2!

What are Devastators in Helldivers 2 & Where to Find them?

Now as players know, there are two factions in Helldivers 2 that are an active obstacle in your paths, as Devs at Arrowhead Game Studios has created. Especially the Automaton Faction is one of the worst pains to deal with. And they are the faction that controls the Devastators! Now, what are these Devastators?

 This enemy is a huge & bulky mech that has long-range rockets and firearms, literal arms that shoot high-calibre bullets. Players can find them in the Automaton sectors and different Bot Drop Events.

Where to find Helldivers 2 Devastators

The Devastators are really armoured than the other enemies and they do pack quite a punch. They can tank attacks through their Arm-shields and armoured bodies, attack players from long range using their Arm-cannon, Arm-rockets & Arm-machineguns and can be really tricky to take down. However, that doesn’t mean they are invincible now, are they? There are ways that players can utilize and take down this monstrous enemy in Helldivers 2, so let’s check out what they are!

How to kill a Devastator in Helldivers 2?

Now let’s see how to kill these annoying pieces of metal. Killing a Devastator can be a challenge but if you’re used to or are even good at the game mechanics, it can be a piece of cake for you. Devastators can be killed with headshots from Marksmen Rifle, however, with a good aim, even a good ‘ol assault rifle can do the job really well.

However, this method can be hard for players who don't have that great of mechanical skills, so let's also take a look at certain pieces of equipment that can do the job really well, too!


Helldivers 2 Devastators
Devastator in Helldivers 2 (Image via Arrowhead Game Studios)

Now, if precision aim isn’t your thing, then being an overly destructive route is the best way to go. Helldivers have loads of explosives, and taking out Devastators is definitely one of the best ways to do it.

 Equip your JAR-5 Dominator and blast these tin pieces, or you can use a high-powered Railgun to pierce their armours or even damage and trigger an explosion in their Rocket pack, which leads these hunks of metal right to their death.

These were some of the best ways to take care of Helldivers 2 Devastors and also the best ways to tackle them. Similar to the Devastator, there are loads of different enemies in Helldivers 2 and many of them can be taken care of easily if players know the how-tos.

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