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What bonuses do I get when I flank an enemy? What bonuses does the enemy get when he flanks me? Are they the same?

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Flanking negates cover, including "full cover", so it will confer a 20% (partial) or 40% (full) difference in hit chance when there is cover. It confers a higher critical chance - 50% base chance, regardless of whether there is cover or not. It applies both ways (you flanking bad guys, bad guys flanking you).

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That applies to both the player and the enemy (per question)? – deutschZuid Oct 12 '12 at 0:29
@james Jiao whoops, forgot to comment on that. Updated. – peacedog Oct 12 '12 at 0:40
When you flank an enemy with soldier A, does your soldier B also receive a bonus even though they are not personally flanking? I ask because I believe high ground works this way? – Andrew Moylan Oct 12 '12 at 15:27
@Andrew Moylan High Ground just provides a bonus to hit. Flanking is relative for each potential shooter. See here:… – peacedog Oct 12 '12 at 15:49

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