Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty

Headhunter Skill and How to Level Up

The Headhunter skill improves your headshot and weakspot damage and stealth in Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty. Learn more about this skill, its progression and how to level up Headhunter in this guide!

Tips on How to Level Up Headhunter

Headshots and Stealth Kills

To level up your Headhunter skill, you need to do the following:

    ▸ Killing enemies using headshots or exploiting their weak points and vulnerabilities.
    ▸ Using throwable weapons (like Tomahawks, Knives, or Axes).
    ▸ Using silenced weapons or small arms (like Pistols and Revolvers).

Be sure to incorporate these methods during your gameplay to speed up the progress of your Headhunter skill.

Use Builds That Focus on the Cool Attribute

Builds to Use for The Headhunter Skill
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You can easily level up the Headhunter skill by investing your attribute and perk points in the Cool attribute tree. This will make leveling up the skill faster while also making your damage more powerful!

Best Builds for 2.0

Headhunter Skill Progression

Skill Upgrades Per Level

Headhunter Skill Progression
5 Decreases Visibility to Enemies by 10%. 35 +1 Perk Point
10 +10% headshot damage.
+10% damage against Vulnerabilities.
40 Optical Camo is active while grappling enemies.
15 +1 Perk Point 45 Decreases Recovery time after a throw by 30%.
20 No weapon sway when crouched. 50 30% faster when crouch-walking and crouch-sprinting.
25 Decreases Visibility to Enemies by 10%. 55 Damage bonuses from being undetected outside of combat persist for 3 sec. after entering combat.
30 +15% headshot damage.
+15% damage against Vulnerabilities.
60 +15% Optical Camo charge when neutralizing an enemy while undetected, during Focus, during Deadeye, or with a thrown weapon.

As you progress your Headhunter skill, you'll get bonuses for your headshot and weakspot damage and improve your stealth.

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