Travelling along the frozen Gora River? You may want to take cover within the Frozen Islands; they are pretty much your only source of cover when traversing down the river, which is on low ground compared to the surrounding areas.
The watchtower in the woods north of Quarry has an incredible view of its northeastern section. If the collapse isn’t an issue and you like to snipe, consider finding it after you get a loadout that’s appropriate for extreme long-range combat.
Downtown boasts some of the tallest buildings in the game, which translates to the best 360-degre vistas. Even if you are in an area that’s around Downtown, always watch for sniper scope glints coming from any one of these tall towers.
The Stadium roof can only be accessible via parachute or helicopter and does not have any loot on it, but if you have a solid loadout, landing on this dome could give you an incredible 360-degree view of the surrounding area.
The Barakett Market has numerous stalls to explore or use as cover while exploring the Barakett Promenade. With how expansive and complex this outdoor market is, it’s not a bad idea to set up some equipment traps or ambushes in between the stalls.
Need to take out a squad who has a penthouse suite in Downtown? The JOKR launcher can target objects on the roof and deliver a powerful payload from the sky. Or, fight fire with fire by taking up residency on another rooftop.
If you want to potentially get the jump on players at the Dam or other points northwest, skip them and land towards Riverside. With it being at a less extreme location on the map and having plenty of buildings for loot opportunities, your squad could set some ambushes for enemies sprinting towards a safe zone.
The Gora and Karst Rivers are mostly a transitionary area, save for their Flood Gates, which can be a great place to take cover. Just be careful about climbing the ladders out of here; if you are planning on doing so, it may be wise to pack a pistol along for self-defense.
The Skybridge windows can be shot through and broken, allowing you to do some scouting around the outside of the Hospital. However, because of these windows, you may also be more exposed than you think; be cautious of counter-snipers while up on the Skybridge