The character system is probably the best part of Free Fire's gameplay. Each player can pick their own set of abilities in combat based on their strengths and weaknesses. This is very important in the competitive ranked mode, in which every single little thing matters.

In this article, we are going to go through Shirou Vs Maro's ability to see which Free Fire character is a better pick for ranked.

1 - About Shirou ability

Shirou's ability is a passive skill named "Damage Delivered". This is somewhat related to his background of being a Delivery Boy. Generally, the skill would tag an enemy who hit Shirou, reveals their location and the first hit scored against them would ignore all armor.

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Shirou is a delivery boy

With this skill, Shirou can deal with snipers and ambushers more effectively. With a high damage weapon like an SVD or SKS, the player can even one-shot people with that 100% armor penetration bonus. Even the highest level armors and helmets are useless, as Shirou's ability ignores them all.

The vision from Damage Delivered does not get shared with your teammates - only you would be able to see the marked enemy.

2 - About Maro ability

Maro's ability is a passive called Falcon Fervor. This skill is fairly straightforward: it increases the damage you deal the further the target, with a maximum bonus of 25% at the maximum level. Furthermore, it also increases weapon damage by 3.5% against targets marked with skills as well.

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Maro is a Falconer.

Overall, Maro is a good pick for sniper roles, as they should be able to deal some bonus damage based on range to the targets. Unlike Shirou who's restricted on Shotguns or SRs for the maximum damage, Maro can use AR, SR and DMR just fine.

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3 - Shirou vs Maro: Who is better in ranked mode?

Overall, Maro is much better than Shirou in ranked mode. While Shirou's ability only works when you got shot, Maro's passive works in both situations, no matter what. The damage potential on Maro's ability is also higher as well, as it works on all bullets and not just the first one.

Combined with the abovementioned weapons recs for Maro, we can clearly see that Maro is much better than Shirou in Ranked mode.

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