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"It's time to step up."

— Crawford

Charlie Crawford is an Engineer specialist featured in Battlefield 2042. He was added in Master of Arms season.

Profile[]

Birthdate // August 1st, 2002 (Age 40)
Birth Location // London, UK
Spoken Languages // Native English
Nationality // British

Personal History[]

Born in London, Crawford was the youngest of three siblings. His parents were both civil servants, with his father a rising star as General Secretary within the UK's largest trade union.

Crawford was only 10 when his father died of a heart attack. The family were forced to move in with the father's estranged uncle, Martin Crawford, a business mogul in the North East of England - and known figurehead in the local criminal underworld. Crawford was enthralled by the man - especially his gun collection - and he soon filled the paternal void the boy craved.

After several years learning about the business, Crawford was brought into the fold and put to work stealing farming equipment. At the same time he completed his studies and graduated with 1st class honors in Political Science from Manchester University. His educational distinctions allowed him to gain a position in the UK's international intelligence agency, MI6, where he worked as an inside man to help grow his uncle's operations abroad.

Crawford set his sights high - that meant working with the Dark Market. He ran an op to infiltrate the organization and confirm the identities of the Council. But he sabotaged it at the opportune moment. To show their appreciation, the Council recruited him as one of their premier arms dealers, allowing him to trade his esteemed "Vault" collection of vintage weapons from bygone wars.

His criminality was eventually exposed by British intelligence agents, and he was arrested. While on route to a holding cell his convoy was attacked and he was captured by the Dark Market. He was too valuable to execute, but there would be a penalty for his mistakes. Penance would be paid in Central America, at one of the market's bases situated at Gatun Lake in the Panama Canal system.

They put him to work, taking point on a mission to infiltrate a mountain base and steal top secret data. Upon learning the buyer was Oz, Crawford encoded the stolen goods with tracer software and began releasing encrypted transmissions. The No-Pat leader was a wanted man. And for the right price, Crawford's ready to join the hunt.

Key Dates[]

  • 2002 - Born in London, UK.
  • 2012 - at 10, goes to live with his great-uncle.
  • 2018 - at 16, works for his great-uncle's criminal enterprise.
  • 2024 - at 22, graduates from university and joins MI6.
  • 2030 - at 28, connects with the Dark Market.
  • 2041 - at 39, relocates to Panama.
  • 2042 - at 40, steals intel from secret US facility.
  • 2043 - at 40, joins the Exodus.

Specialty[]

Mounted Vulcan Stationary Minigun Icon
"A stationary mini-gun that excels against infantry and light vehicles."

— In-game description

Crawford is equipped with the Mounted Vulcan as his specialty. A stationary minigun best for laying down suppressive fire. It can fire for 7 seconds before overheat.[2]

Trait[]

Deep Pockets Icon
"Increases number of rockets carried & deployed by 1 for shoulder-fired launchers."

— In-game description

Crawford comes with the Deep Pockets as his trait. He can have 1 more rocket for any shoulder-fired weapon than other Engineer specialists.

Cosmetics[]

Headgear[]

Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Bastion Bastion
Free between December 20, 2022 to December 27, 2022
1,400 BFC (Nordvik Gunner Bundle)
3,000 BFC (Battle of Nordvik Bundle)
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Polarized Polarized
350 BFC (Headgear)
1,750 BFC (Decaying Elements Bundle)

Sets[]

Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Specialist Crawford Specialist Crawford
Default
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Mamba Mamba
Default
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Hexmesh Triweave Hexmesh Triweave
Crawford Mastery 1 (T5)
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Night Operation Night Operation
5 kills and assists as Crawford
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Imperial Code Imperial Code
Prime Gaming reward
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Watchman Watchman
Free between December 20, 2022 to December 27, 2022
1,400 BFC (Nordvik Gunner Bundle)
3,000 BFC (Battle of Nordvik Bundle)
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Augmented Augmented
Eleventh Hour Free Battle Pass tier 25
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Strong-arm Strong-arm
500 BFC (Set)
1,000 BFC (Steamroller Bundle)
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Rising Storm Rising Storm
Turning Point Free Battle Pass tier 40
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Split Loyalties Split Loyalties
Crawford Mastery 4 (T4)
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Tier 1 Tier 1
Crawford Mastery 40 (T1)
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Forest Tactics Forest Tactics
750 BFC (Set)
1,400 BFC (New Leaf Bundle)
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Merciless Merciless
750 BFC (Set)
1,750 BFC (Dynamic Duo Bundle)
1,750 BFC (One Man Army Bundle)
4,000 BFC (Liquidators Bundle)
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Inside Man Inside Man
Escalation Premium Battle Pass tier 36
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Cerberus Cerberus
Eleventh Hour Premium Battle Pass tier 50
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Analogue Analogue
750 BFC (Set)
1,000 BFC (Synthwave Bundle)
5,000 BFC (Red Envelope Bundle)
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Accelerant Accelerant
750 BFC (Set)
2,400 BFC (Fire Team II Bundle)
5,000 BFC (Red Envelope Bundle)
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Manipulator Manipulator
New Dawn Premium Battle Pass tier 20
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Resourceful Resourceful
Dark Creations Premium Battle Pass tier 50
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Necrotoxin Necrotoxin
Turning Point Premium Battle Pass tier 20
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Bloodsport Bloodsport
Master of Arms Premium Battle Pass tier 100
Battlefield 2042 Charlie Crawford Contract Killer Contract Killer
1,000 BFC (Set)
1,750 BFC (Wetwork Bundle)

Quotes[]

Loading Screen Quotes[3]
  • "I miss the old showroom. Panama's display was something else. It was so clean and organized inside, you could think you were in the old world again."
  • "No, I'm not talking about the goddamn Council. Are you mental? They're predators. Rather keep out of their jaws, myself."
  • "The Warmaker's always ready to do business."
  • "It's nice being a No-Pat. At least when you're a mercenary, no one's concerned about the state of your loyalties. Cash is the trade – nice and simple."
  • "Wolff’s got some dirty secrets alright. In our line of work, who hasn’t."
  • “You can only bury secrets so deep in the sand. Someone will always come digging.”
  • "Can't blame the Brotherhood for their anger. If someone threatened to take away everything you knew and loved, wouldn't you do everything to protect it?"
  • "Without O'Higgins and the Brotherhood of Night, El Alicanto would have fallen long ago. It's admirable, really."

Gallery[]

Player Cards[]


Trivia[]

  • Crawford is refers as Charlie "Mike" Crawford on official website.[4]
  • Prior to Update 3.2 (Season 3), Crawford was classified as Support and had the "Cache Point" trait. It was instead given to Irish who lost "Veteran" trait when they swapped the role.
  • Before Update 6 (Season 6), Crawford had "Critical Repair" as his trait which make him repair vehicles at critical health faster.

References[]

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