How to Charge Shields in Star Wars Squadrons – Focus Shields

Star Wars Squadrons charge shields

Dogfights in Star Wars Squadrons are surprisingly intense which means you need to make sure you keep your focus. Winning space dogfights is the combination of offensive moves and defensive strategy. You need to keep an eye on your shield’s health which is done by diverting power to your shield to charge it. In this guide, we will discuss how to focus energy to shields in Star Wars Squadrons and charge them.

How to Charge Shields in Star Wars Squadrons

If you don’t already know, shields are the only thing keeping your ship from falling apart. Shields are your armor that protects you from incoming fire. The health of your ship can not be recharged but you can recharge your shields. You can divert power to your shields to recharge your defenses.

  1. Press and Hold Square on PS4 or X on Xbox One
  2. Use the d-pad to divert energy to the front or back of the ship
  3. Release the buttons to stop energy focus

If you’re taking damage and your shields are low you can divert energy to prioritize your defenses from the front or back. You can trigger the defense mechanism by using the Square button on PS4 and X on Xbox One then use the up and down on the d-pad to choose either the front or back shields. Depends on how much energy you want to divert to your shields, keep holding the buttons and release them when you’re done to stop energy transfer. Once you’re done, you would have focused your shields in Star Wars Squadrons.

That’s all you need to know about how to focus shields in Star Wars Squadrons. If you want more information about the game, check out the Wiki for Star Wars Squadrons and How To Divert Power.