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The Ping Wheel.

Pings are callouts for communication with teammates without the need for voice or text communication. They cover many actions such as marking enemies, announcing loot, calling "dibs" on announced loot, telling teammates where you are going, and many others. Each ping triggers a voice line from your legend, and a text message in the chat if enabled.

Pings are bound to Middle / RB / R1 by default. Holding the button brings up the ping wheel.

Location pings[]

These pings put a marker on the map for everyone in your squad.

Basic ping[]

Ping Basic.png

By default, the basic ping triggers a "let's go here" voice line. However, it can also be used to highlight and vocally point out items, map features, or enemy ability usage. The following things can be pinged with unique voice lines:

Ping wheel[]

The Ping wheel

Bringing up the ping wheel allows for seven more options. These pings do not change depending on what you ping. They are, in clockwise order:

  • Ping Enemy Here.png Enemy Here (default F on PC)
  • Ping Looting Here.png Looting Here
  • Ping Attacking Here.png Attacking Here
  • Ping Going Here.png Going Here
  • Ping Defending Here.png Defending Here
  • Ping Watching Here.png Watching Here
  • Ping Someones Been Here.png Someone's Been Here

The 'Someone's Been Here' ping is also used when Bloodhound pings Tracker.svg Tracker clues indicating enemy movement. When the clues indicate combat, the Ping Recent Battle.png Recent Battle ping is used instead.

Other location pings[]

  • Ping Deathbox Banner.png When dead, you can ping the location of your death box for squadmates to find and retrieve your banner.
  • MapIcon Respawn Beacon.png When your squadmates have your banner, you can ping the nearest respawn beacon. If your teammates cannot reach and use the nearest beacon before The Ring closes over it, it will instead ping the closest beacon that is inside The Ring.
  • Ping Decoy Shot.png Mirage's decoys automatically ping the location they get shot from.
  • Ping Fence Crossed.png Wattson's fences automatically ping enemies that cross them.

Vocal pings[]

These pings only trigger voice lines for yourself and squadmates.

Response pings[]

The following are options when pinging another squadmate's ping:

  • Ping Ok.png Ok - used to acknowledge a basic ping, an Enemy Here ping, or a Someone's Been Here ping
  • Ping No.png No
  • Ping I Can't.png I Can't
  • Ping Join.png I'll Join You - response to Looting / Attacking / Going / Defending / Watching Here pings
  • Ping Dibs.png Dibs - response to weapon or item pings, to indicate you want that item

Thanking squadmates[]

When a squadmate revives you, or when you pick up an item that a squadmate dropped or pinged, you have the option to thank them. They have the option to respond with 'you're welcome'.

You can also thank squadmates for putting down Dimensional Rift.svg Dimensional Rifts, D.O.C. Heal Drone.svg D.O.C. Heal Drones, Dome of Protection.svg Domes Of Protection, or a Black Market Boutique.svg Black Market Boutique using the basic ping.

Requesting items[]

Using the ping button in inventory menus allows you to request certain loot items from your squadmates.

  • Ping a gear, attachment, or survival slot to request that attachment or piece of gear.
  • Ping one of your weapons, or the ammo required for the weapon, to request the appropriate type of Ammo.
  • Ping an item in the Health Kit wheel to request health or shields.
  • Ping your Ultimate's icon in the inventory screen to indicate its readiness.

Other vocal pings[]

  • Using the ping button on a downed squadmate announces that you're coming to help them.
  • Using the ping button on a dead squadmate's death box suggests that you should retrieve their banner.
  • Using the ping button on a reviving enemy to alert your squadmates.
  • When down, you can use the Ping Help.png Help ping to alert your squadmates that you need to be revived.
  • Running out of ammo will make you ask for your respective ammo.
  • Wraith can share the warnings she gets from Voices from the Void.svg Voices from the Void.
  • Attempting to use healing items when you do not have any will have you ask for health or shield.
  • When you damage an enemy, you call out that you're engaging. If you crack an enemy's shield, however, you call out that the enemy has a broken shield.
  • Picking up a Sentinel or Rampage will ping for shield or Thermite Grenades respectively.