- Low recoil on UMP45
- Unique ability to “remodel” map to defenders advantage
- High reshaping capability with shotgun
- Low rate of fire SMG – UMP
- Not friendly for new players
- Can be detrimental when misused
- Requires plan to be efficient
Operator Guide - Castle
Table of Content
Campbell graduated from Cal State LA with a bachelor’s degree in Science and Criminal Justice and promptly joined the LAPD.
After five years on the job, he was assigned to the LAPD SWAT team where he excelled at for three years before being transferred to the FBI.
Campbell spent two years as an FBI field agent when his career had taken a natural progression as he was reassigned to the FBI SWAT team.
Detailed information on how to play Castle R6 Siege operator
What is the utility?
How to use utility?
Truth is in Rainbow Six Siege Castle Armor panels are best used to:
CREATE NEW PATHWAYS
By doing so, defenders create new or unusual angles that are unknown or less common for attackers.
The element of surprise can be an extremely beneficial aspect of R6 Siege. Such usage can net some easy kills for the defensive side when utilized correctly.
WASTE UTILITY & PRECIOUS TIME
Armor Panels can be destroyed in multiple ways. However, all of them require: either using limited utility/time (punching barricade) or putting yourself at risk (breaching charge or Sledgehammer) of being shot.
Taking down Panel with fists takes around 20 seconds, while also exposing attackers to being shot in feet, flanked or killed by C4 from the other side of the panel.
Twenty seconds might not sound like much. However, in case of late push in the last seconds having to deal with Castle R6 operator’s barricade preventing access to bombsite can be detrimental to attackers.
TAKE AWAY CERTAIN ANGLES
Support your anchors by taking away certain key angles. The number of angles often indicates the strength of a defensive position.
Default barricades do not provide much protection – they can be shot with guns or punched quickly.
Meanwhile, bulletproof Armor panels give certain comfort to the defender by forcing attackers to expend their utility, which also notifies anchor about imminent danger.
BAIT & MISLEAD ATTACKERS
Bait attackers to leave panel for misleading comfort.
Such a result can be achieved by pre-placing panels in a way that attackers feel a certain level of confidence. Confidence is similar to that usually defenders would feel while protected by Armor panel.
This will result in less attention paid to potential flank as attackers won’t hold such an angle.
Defenders can use it to their advantage by pre-punching panel 11 times (only one punch will open the panel quickly for the flank)
Utility jammed on Panels:
- Breaching charges
- X-Kairos – Hibana
- Exothermic charges – Thermite
- Cluster charges – Fuze
The utility that cannot be countered by Mute+Castle combo:
- Hammer – Sledge
- Impact grenades – Zofia
- Torch – Maverick
- Candelas – Ying
- BOSG.12.2 – Dokkaebi (or Vigil)
How to play -
Castle R6 Siege
You intend to play as an anchor on the objective site but should perform specific actions outside of it
Prioritize steps outside of the objective first, then return to the objective as soon as possible. Optimally, you should return before the action phase starts or at the very beginning of the round.
As Castle, you may require a significant amount of time to use all your utility, which at times can extend to the early stage of the action phase. Being late with preparations outside of the objective, you can be picked off by entry fraggers who may attempt to rush your location. Alternatively, your rotation path may be cut off, preventing you from returning to the site.
Border – ventilation objective on the ground floor
You will anchor on-site, but setting Armor panels above objective for your teammates.
First, rush upstairs to set required by teammates Armor panels and reinforced walls above objective, then return to the objective to finish preparations – reinforce objective walls, create rotation holes, set up remaining Armor panel(s), etc.
You plan to roam, but have utility to be used on objective or in conjunction with it
Prioritize on-site activities, such as reinforcing walls, opening rotation holes with a shotgun/grenade and setting up Armor panels.
Once the objective is ready, you can leave the site for roaming.
First of all, don’t be that guy who leaves to roam before helping the team with preparing objective for attackers’ push.
Secondly, once you leave objective as a roamer, you won’t get back to the objective until flanking or rotating early due to anchors being picked off. Ergo, you won’t have time to set up objective during the action phase as a roamer.
- mechanically simple utility
- extensive tactical and map knowledge required
- can be harmful to the defense
- best for pre-made teams
Loadout guide -
Castle R6 Siege
A deployable alarm that emits a sound when attackers are within its line of sight and range.
Camera deployable on walls to surveil areas.
Can see through smoke and survives direct shots to its front panel.
Loadout choices are an individual aspect, and rarely there is a “go-to” loadout in Rainbow Six 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!
|UMP45||Compensator||Angled grip||1.5x Scope|
|Super Shorty||N/A||N/A||Red Dot|
Why such loadout?
Bringing a camera adds additional utility to the team.
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Castle R6 Siege
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