Suwa is an effective leader of his unit, and has some skill in tactics. He has demonstrated multiple times to be able to predict the movements of a Sniper. He has fast enough reflexes to react to an Eaglet after it has opened fire, although not to the point where he is able to focus his defense on the exact target. He is unafraid of using tactics that may put his own safety in jeopardy, earning praise for his "gut strength", making his combat style high-risk, high-reward. Fitting his rank, his movements were said by Enedra to be far less sharp than those of Kazama Unit.
|Kōtarō Suwa's Triggers|
|Suwa's main offensive Trigger is a shotgun loaded with Asteroid bullets. It has high firepower and, due to the number of bullets fired at once, it is difficult to avoid at close range, but its accuracy decreases at mid-range. When Bagworm or Starmaker are not required, Suwa can double his firepower by using two shotguns instead of just one.|
|Starmaker places a marker on the location hit by a bullet, making the area of impact clearly visible and detectable for the user and their allies, also enabling stealth combat. Thanks to its wide bullet spread, Suwa's shotgun is a particularly good match for this Trigger.|
|Border's standard Defense Trigger. Suwa uses it to block enemy attacks. By predicting the opponent's target, he is capable of creating a compressed Shield powerful and quickly enough to ward off an Eaglet.|
|A Trigger that does not let the user's position show on the Radar. It is useful for hiding as well as for launching a surprise attack.|
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