Best Brawlers for Each Mode in Brawl Stars

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With over 70 Brawlers in the game, sometimes it can get really tough to choose the best one for your favorite mode. Whether you like a Heist, a Solo Showdown, or a Gem Grab, for example, the first thing you need to be aware of is which Brawlers are best suited for the job.

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We’ll dive into data and some practical advice on which Brawlers are best for each mode. Even if you don’t like playing them or think that they are bad for the job, there will be other suggestions for you to try out!

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Top Brawlers for All Modes in Brawl Stars

Solo Showdown

  • Leon – Best Star Powers: Smoke Trails and Invisheal; Best Gadgets: Clone Projector and Lollipop Drop
  • Hank – Best Star Powers: It’s Gonna Blow and Take Cover; Best Gadgets: Water Balloons and Barricade
  • Ash – Best Star Powers: Mad as Heck and First Bash; Best Gadgets: Chill Pill and Rotten Banana
  • Chuck – Best Star Powers: Pit Stop and Tickets Please; Best Gadgets: Rerouting and Ghost Train

Gem Grab

  • Larry and Lawrie – Best Star Powers: Protocol Protect and Protocol Assist; Best Gadgets: Order Swap and Order Fall Back
  • Mico – Best Star Powers: Monkey Business and Record Smash; Best Gadgets: Clipping Scream and Presto
  • Gus – Best Star Powers: Health Bonanza and Spirit Animal; Best Gadgets: Soul Switcher and Kooky Popper
  • Pearl – Best Star Powers: Heat Shield and Heat Retention; Best Gadgets: Overcooked and Made with Love

Knockout

  • Pearl – Best Star Powers: Heat Shield and Heat Retention; Best Gadgets: Overcooked and Made with Love
  • Buster – Best Star Powers: Kevlar Vest and Blockbuster; Best Gadgets: Slo-Mo Replay and Utility Belt
  • Jacky – Best Star Powers: Counter Crush and Hardy Hard Hat; Best Gadgets: Rebuild and Pneumatic Booster
  • Bonnie – Best Star Powers: Black Powder and Wisdom Tooth; Best Gadgets: Crash Test and Sugar Rush

Brawl Ball

  • Doug – Best Star Powers: Fast Food and Self Service; Extra Mustard and Double Sausage
  • Hank – Best Star Powers: It’s Gonna Blow and Take Cover; Best Gadgets: Water Balloons and Barricade
  • Pearl – Best Star Powers: Heat Shield and Heat Retention; Best Gadgets: Overcooked and Made with Love
  • Sam – Best Star Powers: Remote Recharge and Hearty Recovery; Best Gadgets: Magnetic Field and Pulse Repellent

Heist

  • Nita – Best Star Powers: Bear With Me and Hyper Bear; Best Gadgets: Faux Fur and Bear Paws
  • Sam – Best Star Powers: Remote Recharge and Hearty Recovery; Best Gadgets: Magnetic Field and Pulse Repellent
  • Bibi – Best Star Powers: Batting Stance and Home Run; Best Gadgets: Extra Sticky and Vitamin Booster
  • Amber – Best Star Powers: Scorchin Siphon and Wild Flames; Best Gadgets: Fire Starters and Dancing Flames

Hunters

  • Larry and Lawrie – Best Star Powers: Protocol Protect and Protocol Assist; Best Gadgets: Order Swap and Order Fall Back
  • Amber – Best Star Powers: Scorchin Siphon and Wild Flames; Best Gadgets: Fire Starters and Dancing Flames
  • Cordelius – Best Star Powers: Comboshrooms and Mushroom Kingdom; Best Gadgets: Replanting and Poison Mushroom
  • Pearl – Best Star Powers: Heat Shield and Heat Retention; Best Gadgets: Overcooked and Made with Love

Boss Fight

  • Larry and Lawrie – Best Star Powers: Protocol Protect and Protocol Assist; Best Gadgets: Order Swap and Order Fall Back
  • Pearl – Best Star Powers: Heat Shield and Heat Retention; Best Gadgets: Overcooked and Made with Love
  • Chuck – Best Star Powers: Pit Stop and Tickets Please; Best Gadgets: Rerouting and Ghost Train
  • R-T – Best Star Powers: Recording and Quick Maths; Best Gadgets: In Line and Hacks

Wipeout

  • R-T – Best Star Powers: Recording and Quick Maths; Best Gadgets: In Line and Hacks
  • Fang – Best Star Powers: Divine Soles and Fresh Kicks; Best Gadgets: Corn-Fu and Roundhouse Kick
  • Piper – Best Star Powers: Ambush and Snappy Sniping; Best Gadgets Auto Aimer and Homemade Recipe
  • Nani – Best Star Powers: Autofocus and Tempered Steel; Best Gadgets: Warp Blast and Return to Sender

Hot Zone

  • Buster – Best Star Powers: Kevlar Vest and Blockbuster; Best Gadgets: Utility Belt and Slo-Mo Replay
  • Leon – Best Star Powers: Smoke Trails and Invisheal; Best Gadgets: Clone Projector and Lollipop Drop
  • Stu – Best Star Powers: Gaso-Heal and Zero Drag; Best Gadgets: Breakthrough and Speed Zone
  • Cordelius – Best Star Powers: Comboshrooms and Mushroom Kingdom; Best Gadgets: Replanting and Poison Mushroom

We hope you found our list helpful! For more great content on Brawl Stars, see our guides: How to Get Bling Fast in Brawl Stars and How to Farm Trophies in Brawl Stars.

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Đorđe Ivanović

Đorđe Ivanović (Djordje Ivanovic) is Managing Editor of Gamer Journalist and has been with the site since 2022. He has a BA in Journalism and five years of professional writing experience behind him, with a recent personal focus on gaming and technology niches. His GJ coverage includes Path of Exile, Ragnarok Origin, and Blizzard hit games like Diablo, WoW, and Overwatch alongside other live service games.
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