I have a character with 8 missions and 6 kills, and still she is a rookie. Some seem to get promoted, while others get sent on missions, make kills, and yet stay as rookies. Is this a bug, or is there something else controlling how soldiers get promoted? I am playing on Classic difficulty.

  • I notice that nobody has gotten promoted when I retreat from a mission. Could that be it? – user35905 Oct 23 '12 at 3:10

That sounds like a bug. One kill is good for the first promotion. I have never read anything that suggested soldier advancement was slower on Classic.

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  • its definitely not slower on classic from what I've noticed, sounds like a bug to me – l I Oct 15 '12 at 15:03
  • One point of damage is enough for a promotion. You just need to draw blood. – Raven Dreamer Oct 15 '12 at 15:06

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