|Shadow of Chernobyl|
|Call of Pripyat|
Veterans are skilled stalkers, better equipped than experienced but still not as good as Experts, usually equipped with medium to heavy gear, and mid to high tier weaponry.
Veteran stalkers field mid- or high-tier weaponry and armor. Their choice of weaponry includes:
Armor used by Veteran stalkers:
- PSZ-9d Duty suit, PSZ-9Md Universal Protection, PS5-M Universal Protection, and PSZ-9d Duty armour used by Duty.