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This page is about the Covering Killshot Perk for Cyberpunk 2077. Learn about Covering Killshot's effects at each perk level, how to unlock Covering Killshot, and see if this perk is worth acquiring!

Covering Killshot Overview

Covering Killshot
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Attribute Reflexes
Skill Tree Assault
Activation Passive
Unlocked At Level 5 in Reflexes Attribute

Covering Killshot Effects

Effects at Each Level

Level 1 Increases Crit Chance with Rifles by 10% when firing from behind cover.
Level 2 Increases Crit Chance with Rifles by 20% when firing from behind cover.

Is Covering Killshot Worth It?

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Worth Acquiring

Covering Killshot is generally a good Perk that is useful in several builds, so we recommend acquiring it and leveling it up. As one of the better perks in the game, you can't go wrong spending your extra Perk Points on this one.

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Assault

Bulletjock Eagle Eye Covering Killshot
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Feel the Flow Trench Warfare Hunter's Hands
Named Bullets Skull Skipper Bunker
Recoil Wrangler In Perspective Long Shot
Savage Stoic Punisher

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Desperado On the Fly Long Shot Drop Pop
O.K. Corral Steady Hand Vanishing Point
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Grand Finale Attritional Fire Wild West
Westworld Snowball Effect Lead Sponge
Brainpower The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

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Sting Like a Bee Roaring Waters Crimson Dance
Slow and Steady Flight of the Sparrow Offensive Defense
Shifting Sands Stuck Pig Blessed Blade
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Judge, Jury and Executioner Fiery Blast Crimson Tide
Deathbolt Dragon Strike

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Reflexes Assault Handguns Blades
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Technical Ability Engineering Crafting
Cool Stealth Cold Blood

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    • I'd really like to see a flowchart with all the Main Quests, Side Quests, and Gigs that exist so we can easily see what you need to do before unlocking XYZ quest (kind of like they did here https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/cyberpunk-2077-walkthrough-main-story-quest-list-main-missions-order-5077 except with everything, not just the Main ones)

    • Getting splotches and phantom trees and countryside images while out in the Badlands or other areas. Also occurs sporadically in any indoors... these ghost images come and go... started from day 1...

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