Gamemodes are variants of the default game that affect how it plays. There are five main gamemode difficulties in Final Stand 2, ranging from Easy to Impossible. There is a sixth game mode, Career, that functions differently from the main five.

Final Stand 2 has varying levels of difficulty so you can tailor the game of your level, increasing makes the gameplay harder, decreasing makes the easier, currently, there are currently have 5 difficulties.

Each difficulty modifies the stats of zombies, as well as the rewards, such as cash, XP, mods, etc. Some difficulties even alter certain perks, the day/night cycle, etc.

Difficulties Edit

Easy Edit

"Designed For New Players"

Easy is the easiest difficulty of the game so far, Zombies are weaker too and have less health compare to other modes. It offers zombies with nerfed stats and lesser mod chance and EXP, you won’t been affected certain status effects, for noobs.


Picture of Easy difficulty.

  • Unlocked at Level 0
  • Earn 75% XP and 25% less mods
  • Nights are 40% faster
  • Enemies:
    • Deal 50% less damage
    • Have 33.33% less health
    • Move 10% slower
    • Give 25% more cash

Normal Edit

"The Original Final Stand 2 Experience"

Normal is the standard difficulty of the game, neither nerfing nor buffing the zombies and offering neither lesser nor greater rewards.


Picture of Normal difficulty.

  • Unlocked at Level 1
  • Normal XP gain and default mod drop rate
  • Nights are 40% faster
  • Default enemies

Hard Edit

"For Those Who Want To Be Challenged"

Hard is a more difficult version of the game, buffing both zombies and rewards. It also is the first difficulty to evolve uncommon and special zombies as well as remove enemy damage scaling and boss health penalties. Rewards in Hard are good.


Picture of Hard difficulty.

  • Unlocked at Level 15
  • Earn 125% XP and 25% more mods
  • Nights are 20% faster
  • Enemies:
    • Deal normal damage
    • Have 50% more health
    • Move at a normal rate
    • Give 10% less cash
  • Uncommon and special zombies evolve to level two
  • Enemy damage scaling and boss health penalties are removed

Nightmare Edit

"For Those Who Want To Cry"

Nightmare is a very difficult game mode, Nightmare difficulty was added in Nightmare Update 2.0 13/10/2017 that buffs the zombies to a very tough level and evolves special zombies even further. It also increases the spawn rate and maximum allotted number of zombies at any given time as well as limit the amount of active Piggy Bank perks in game at any given time to six. Status effects will have a longer duration. Rewards in Nightmare are great, though you might wanna beat Hard night 30 if you want to attempt to succeed here


Picture of Nightmare difficulty.

  • Unlocked at Level 30
  • Earn 160% XP and 60% more mods
  • Enemies:
    • Deal 50% more damage
    • Have 100% more health
    • Move 10% faster
    • Give 25% less cash
  • Uncommon and special zombies evolve further to level three and have 25% more health
  • Enemy damage scaling and boss health penalties are removed
  • Increased zombie count and zombie spawn rate is cut in half
  • Special zombies appear sooner
  • Limit of six Piggy Banks per game

Impossible Edit

"Your Final Stand"

Impossible is the hardest difficulty in the game, buffing many of the aspects Nightmare buffs. Uncommon and special zombies are evolved to the maximum level, and spawn rates are again cut in half with an even higher maximum zombie limit. Impossible also allows special zombies to spawn very early and cuts the amount of active Piggy Banks at any given time to one. Impossible mode offers the greatest rewards of any difficulty, though you might wanna be able to beat Nightmare night 30 if you ever wanna survive in this mode.


Picture of Impossible difficulty.

  • Unlocked at Level 50
  • Earn 200% XP and 100% more mods
  • Enemies:
    • Deal 100% more damage
    • Have 200% more health
    • Move 25% faster
    • Give 50% less cash
  • Uncommon and special zombies evolve even further to level four and have 50% more health
  • Enemy damage scaling and boss health penalties are removed
  • Further increased zombie count and zombie spawn rate is cut in quarter
  • Special zombies appear on night 1 and 2 uncommons appear every 5 nights
  • Limit of one Piggy Bank per game (better get one man with a Flintlock, since you'll probably require it, along with 5 guys with pistols, if you wanna survive past 1st wave, and if Berserkers attack)

Gamemodes Edit

Career Edit

"A Casual Final Stand 2 Experience"

Career mode is a game mode that acts very differently to other game modes, allowing the player to save their weapons and upgrades for use in other Career servers. Zombie stats scale every ten rounds, eventually surpassing the buffs granted to zombies through Impossible. The rewards earned also increase in value as the game progresses.


Picture of Career Mode.

The day and night cycle in Career is shortened to compensate for how Career works.

  • Unlocked at Level 0
  • Earn from 75% to 175% XP and earn from 45% to 120% mods
  • Enemies:
    • Deal from 67% less damage to 300% more damage
    • Have from 50% less health to 200% more health
    • Move from 10% slower to 25% faster
    • Give 100% cash
  • Weapons and upgrades save between games
  • Zombies increase in difficulty every ten nights
  • Daytime is 100% faster and night time is 80% faster
  • Increased weapon and upgrade costs
  • Donating is disabled
  • Several perks are banned
  • Mod drop rate reduced by 40%

Table statistics Edit

This table sums up extensive changes between game modes.

Easy Normal Hard Nightmare Impossible Career
Starting money $2,500 $2,500 $1,000 $500 $500 $0
End of round bonus $750 $750 $600 $500 $500 $750
Cash multiplier 125% 100% 90% 75% 50% 100%
XP multiplier 75% 100% 125% 160% 200% 75% - 200%
Mod drop rate


75% 100% 125% 160% 200% 45% - 120%
Zombie health


67% 100% 150% 200% 300% 67% - 300%
Zombie speed


90% 100% 100% 110% 125% 90% - 125%
Zombie damage


50% 100% 100% 150% 200% 50% - 200%
Zombie spawn rate 1 1 1 12 14 ?
Zombie cap ? ? ? ? ? ?
Special zombie

evolve level

1 1 2 3 4 1 - 4
Piggy Banks allowed

in game

6 1 0
Late Join Money
Money Purchasing capped
Guns and upgrades

save between games

Enemy damage scaling

and boss health penalties

Night Length -40% -40% -20% Default Default -80%
Level unlocked 0 1 15 30 50 0

Trivia Edit

  • Easy, Hard, and Nightmare modes were added during the 2.0 update on October 13th, 2017. It introduced two new perk slots which could be earned by beating Hard Wave 30 and Nightmare Wave 30, increasing the maximum number of possible perk slots from 4 to 6.
  • Impossible Mode was added in the 2.3 patch on March 15th, 2018. The same patch introduced mods whereas one mod slot is unlocked by beating Impossible Wave 30.
  • Career Mode was added to the game in the 3.2 Update on March 1st, 2019. It is the second gamemode to be added in an update.
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