- Intel-gathering unique utility
- Strong loadout
- Balanced statistics
- Limited team utility
- baiting defenders
Operator Guide - IANA
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Meijer’s mother was lead engineer on the Huygens Atmospheric Structure Instrument that landed on Titan. Encouraged to reach for the stars from an early age, she earned her Bachelor’s in Aerospace Engineering at the Koninklijke Militaire Academie. Meijer later applied to become a fighter pilot in the Royal Netherlands Air Force. Unfortunately, her albinism meant that she had compromised retina and her application was refused. She changed her focus to systems engineering and earned her Masters in Embedded Systems at the Delft University of Technology. She also studied at the John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Meijer eventually developed contact lenses that overcorrected her genetic deficit while integrating a state-of-the-art AR overlay.
To earn her doctorate in Geo-Information Science, Meijer joined the ESA Network and Partnering Initiative. This gave her the first taste of where she longed to be. Meijier later joined the European Astronaut Corps and collaborated with the NASA Virtual Reality Laboratory.
She participated in Project Sidekick in 2015 and traveled to the International Space Station. Her success with the project secured her spot in the planned NASA Expedition 67 mission. Returning to earth only fueled her desire to explore the farthest reaches of the cosmos, no matter the cost. She pioneered topographical mapping software that allows her to project a real-time, virtual copy of herself to anywhere visible by satellite or drone. It was this technology which caught the eye of Elena “Mira” Álvarez, and subsequently Six.
Detailed information on how to play Iana R6 Siege operator
What is the utility?
WHAT CAN HOLOGRAM DO?
All the basic movement methods can be used with a hologram; thus, she can:
- go prone
- aim down sight
WHAT CAN IT NOT DO?
Well, anything else actually:
- use a universal utility (grenades)
- climb ladder
Therefore, the hologram is unable to destroy any barricades, gadgets, nor damage enemies.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HOLOGRAM:
- The hologram has only 1hp
- Max usage time is 15 seconds
- The player can deactivate hologram at any time
- Unlike Alibi’s Prisma, Iana’s hologram is a perfect copy – it replicates her cosmetics
- Gemini Replicator has infinite recharge capabilities – limited finite by round time, of course
- Cooldown – when the hologram is disabled or runs out of usage timer – is ~8 seconds
- Cooldown – when the hologram is destroyed – is increased to 30 seconds
– Iana has to wait for a full recharge, regardless of the actual length of usage.
- Deactivating hologram before full usage timer expires has no impact on recharge time – it’s always either 8 or 30 seconds
Iana R6 operator is a heavily intel focused attacker.
The main roles that she will fill in from the utility perspective are:
How to use utility?
From a mechanical standpoint, the Iana R6 operator’s utility is relatively easy to use.
Activation of utility happens by pressing the unique utility button. Once activated, hologram controls just like the operator does.
Deactivation of hologram can be achieved by pressing the unique utility button again.
You should remember, though, that Gemini Replicator needs some space with a flat surface in front of Iana. Luckily UI gives us an indication when the activation of the hologram is not possible due to our placement.
SCOUT FOR ENTRY FRAGGERS.
Use hologram to support your entry fraggers. Iana’s hologram should be used to go inside the locations first, followed shortly by your fragger.
Thanks to such usage, you get intel about the enemy’s presence with a quick follow-up action on gathered intel from your teammate!
Of course, you could say that drone achieves the same results, right? Well, to some extend. With Iana’s Gemini Replicator, you can achieve…
The second benefit of utilizing hologram is distracting and grabbing the attention of defenders.
Such usage can be applied to both initial entry scouting, as well as mid-round encounters.
By quickly moving through the location with your hologram, you can force defender(s) to place their entire focus on your replica. This gives your teammates an edge, similarly like Alibi’s Prisma on defense.
Every split of a second invested in correcting aim and shifting attention can be vital to the outcome of a gunfight!
USE IT AS AN ADDITIONAL DRONE
Another way to use Iana’s hologram is as a 3rd, or in fact infinite, drone. Intel is the king in Rainbow Six Siege, and Iana’s ability to gather said intel is impeccable thanks to the rechargeable nature of her hologram.
You can pop the hologram and scout a room or two in front of you.
TIP: unless you scout for fragger who follows the hologram, deactivate the Gemini once you locate the enemy. The recharge cooldown is longer when hologram gets destroyed by enemies.
KANSAS CITY SHUFFLE
Well, you get them to aim left, while you are on the right – that’s a hell of an advantage if you ask me.
REMEMBER: YOU’RE VULNERABLE WHEN USING HOLOGRAM!
- Electrified surfaces by Bandit’s Shock wires & Kaid’s Electroclaw
- Maestro’s Evil Eyes laser
- Mute’s jammers
- default barricades
- Castle’s Armored Panel
How to play -
IANA R6 Siege
- good primary weapons
- medium speed
- frag grenades
- a utility that can aid her in fragging
- solo queue
- queuing with a squad
SOLO QUEUE – ENTRY FRAGGING
PLAYING IN SQUAD – SUPPORT
- Easy to use utility – does not require map knowledge (in fact helps with it), nor is hard mechanically
- Not vital to teams success (unlike Thatcher or Thermite)
Loadout guide -
IANA R6 Siege
Grenade releasing a cloud of smoke, which is almost impossible to see through. It gives the advantage to players by preventing line of sight.
A timed explosive device which kills or severely damages people within the explosion radius.
Loadout choices are an individual aspect, and rarely there is a “go-to” loadout in R6 Siege.
Sight choices are purely personal and depend on the player’s playstyle, map, even objective & specific role.
Please treat the below suggestion as what it is – our preferences.
We encourage you to experiment to find your setup.
Remember, just because something works for someone else, does not mean it has to and will work for you!
ENTRY FRAGGING OPTION
|G36C||Flash Hider||Vertical Grip||2.0x scope|
Why such loadout?
- entry fragging – 1x sight
- support-oriented – 2.0x scope
- your team runs no other attacker with smokes
- you tend to play as a support player
- you’re the designated defuser planter
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