MP1st Reader Blog: How To Complete The Phantom Trainee Assignment in Battlefield 4

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To complete the Phantom Trainee assignment, you must be a Premium member for Battlefield 4. To unlock it, you need to go into the Leaderboards section on Battlelog and click the on the bottom left of the page. Once all the text populates, type in:

“epic dream worlds” (without the quotes)

Once you enter the password, the screen will be look like the photo below. If your screens look the same, you successfully unlocked the Phantom Trainee assignment.

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However, in order to unlock Phantom Trainee, you must also first unlock (you do not need to complete) the Phantom Prospect assignment. The password for Phantom Prospect is:

“bumpinthenight” (without the quotes)

To complete the Phantom Trainee assignment, you must complete the following objectives:

  • Score 200 kills with any pistol
  • Score 20 kills in a jet
  • Get two Shotgun Ribbon in a round

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For the pistol kills, you need to be in a ranked server. For the PC player, I personally recommended that you join a pistols-only server. For the console player, I only recommended that you join a Domination game mode server, but Obliteration is also a good choice. The G18 is a good choice, in addition to the P226, M9, and MP443.

Note: The Shorty 12G does not count.

For the jet kills, you can either use the attack or stealth jet; they both count. I personally recommended that you join Air Superiority server because….

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If you’re having a hard time getting a kill, my best tip for you is to change up your strategy and work with other jets. If you see an enemy jet on your teammate’s six, go help him out. If you help out your teammate, you will get some easy kills, because some enemy pilots will get tunnel vision and only focus on your teammate.

If you are unable to find any Air Superiority servers, the second best solution is go on any Conquest server that has a lot of vehicles, like Altai Range and Silk Road. Keep in mind you need 20 kills on any type of enemy. This includes enemy infantry, tanks, boats, jets, helicopters, etc. The best tutorial for flying and dogfighting that I’ve found so far is by well-known Battlefield YouTube personality FrankieonPCin1080p. Frankie makes this tutorial back in Battlefield 3, but this still holds true in Battlefield 4. For Consoles players, skip to 2:38 of this video.

The final step to complete this assignment is getting two Shotgun Ribbons in a round (12 kills in a round with a shotgun). I highly recommend you join matches in Lost Islands on Domination. 12 kills on Lost Islands is easy like pie.

Note: You must do this in order. Because if you don’t follow these instructions in order, you may need to start over. Make sure you take care in following these steps, since Battlelog is known to have a few issues.

I hope my guide helps you complete the Phantom Trainee assignment and to use pistols and jets more effectively.

Author: Mechcell

Check out the original blog post on the MP1st forums right here.







  • Great read, Mechcell!

  • MeisseN

    …….. or you can simply ignore this hefty assignment and enjoy the game your way. Just saying, no hard feelings bros… Good article btw!

    • NinoBr0wn

      What if I enjoy a hefty assignment………..

      • MeisseN

        Then get the camo 🙂

  • Th1nk

    One thing to note is that the 2 x shotgun ribbons need to be done last, both the pistol and jet kills can be done together, but any 2 x shotgun ribbons collected in a round before the 2 previous are done will not count.

  • Hot-Wire

    Just got it today. 30 something air superiority games later, 20 kills! It took me a bit to figure out that the 20 mm was the better cannon…. 30mm my enemies be flying inbetween my bullets.

  • Hot-Wire

    Also note that the air superiority maps rotate in the same order. That dragon pass map, that desert map, and finally that snowy invisible troll mountain map. Quit after that, because its chopper AA next.

  • André Lévesque

    Got it sunday on Xone.both jet with laser guided work well. Did 15kill in one lag dam game . Shot both an finish it with the 30mm. Did the pistol on tdm…. took almost 20 game but great chance to unlock thing in new pistol

  • PHNX

    Just a few pistol kills away now.. ^^

  • RoadTripToJalalabad

    Air superiority, ugh. Blowing up boats with attack jets is much more fun and easier, and can actually help your team in conquest mode.

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