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Free Fire Solo vs. Squad: Pros and Cons of being a lone wolf

Solo vs. Squads in Free Fire has a lot of pros and cons (Image Credit: Free Fire)
Solo vs. Squads in Free Fire has a lot of pros and cons (Image Credit: Free Fire)
Rijit Banerjee

Garena Free Fire's ranked mode has resulted in many exemplary solo players coming forward and taking the game's eSports scene to the next level. However, not everyone is that good at the game and some are under the false impression that they can eliminate entire squads by themselves.

While winning solo vs. squad matches can be a significant uphill task, it is doable. Some players prefer to play alone rather than with a squad that doesn't cooperate and follows the instructions. However, when a player decides to solo carry a squad match, there are bound to be repercussions.

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In this article, we look at some advantages and disadvantages of solo carrying games in Garena Free Fire.

Pros and cons of being a solo player in Garena Free Fire

Free Fire players can play solo squads in the game. (Image Credit: Malavida)
Free Fire players can play solo squads in the game. (Image Credit: Malavida)

Advantages of playing solo

First, let's look at the advantages of playing solo queue games in Free Fire Squads:

1) Less dependency on teammates: If you are playing solo vs. squads matches, you won't have to rely on your teammates to give you call-outs on the enemy's location or bait you to an enemy. Thus, you will play significantly better and focus on your gameplay more. You don't have to share your weapons and equipment. Ttherefore, giving you a stronghold over the match.

2) Play your best without worrying about teammates: Play with characters like Rafael. His ability, 'Dead-Silent,' can serve as a great tool to get quick stealth kills on enemy squads and can help you reposition in crunch situations as well.

3) Troll or AFK players don't matter: When you are playing solo vs. squads matches, other players don't matter at all, and the only purpose of them is to feed you information. However, players don't get blessed with good teammates in ranked; thus, playing solo is a viable and less toxic way to experience the battle royale game.

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Playing Solo Squads matches can enhance the skills of the player. (Image Credit: Wallpaper Cave)
Playing Solo Squads matches can enhance the skills of the player. (Image Credit: Wallpaper Cave)

Disadvantages of playing solo

Now, let's take a look at the disadvantages of playing solo queue games in Free Fire:

1) No communication: One of the most significant flaws of playing solo vs. squads is that there is no communication with anyone, which is crucial if you want to win games.

2) No synergetic characters: You cannot synergize your abilities with your teammates. Thus, you cannot get the benefits of characters like Alok and his quick heal ability, which has the potential to tip the scales in your favor.

3) No second opinions on your decisions- While deciding to rush on an enemy or to play safe, you need to make the decision in a split second.

Also read: Tips to use Free Fire Gloo wall like a pro.


Edited by Utkarsh Rampal

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