Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty

Solo Skill and How to Level Up

The Solo skill gives you additional health, carrying capacity, and improved melee weapon damage in Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty. Learn more about this skill, its progression and how to level up Solo in this guide!

Tips on How to Level Up Solo

Use Blunt Weapons

Using blunt melee weapons is the primary way to level up your Solo skill. You can equip hammers, clubs, or even use your fists to kill your targets and quickly level up Solo.

Equip Gorilla Arms

If you don't want to include a melee weapon in one of your three weapon slots, you can also equip Gorilla Arms as your arms cyberware.

Gorilla Arms counts as a melee weapon, and even gets powered up by the Jailbreak and Limiter Removal Relic skills. This way, you'll still be able to wield guns and still have a melee weapon on the side.

Use Heavy Weapons

Using heavy weapons like shotguns and light machine guns will count toward leveling up your Solo skill. These weapons rely on your Body attribute just like melee weapons, so you can use this as an alternate ranged weapon for melee builds.

Use Builds That Focus on the Body Attribute

Builds to Use for Solo Skill
Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty - Blunt Weapons BuildBlunt Weapons Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty - Tank BuildTank
Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty - Gorilla Arms BuildGorilla Arms Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty - Adam Smasher BuildAdam Smasher

You can also easily level up the Solo skill by investing your attribute and perk points in the Body attribute tree. This will make leveling up the skill faster while also making your damage more powerful!

Best Builds for 2.0

Solo Skill Progression

Skill Upgrades Per Level

Solo Skill Progression
5 Increases Carrying Capacity by 50. 35 +1 Perk Point
10 Increases Health by 10. 40 +10% Crit Chance against enemies within 5m.
15 +1 Perk Point 45 +25% damage with Strong Attacks and Quick Melee Attacks.
20 Fists and Gorilla Arms have +20% damage and attack speed. Fists also have a chance to apply Bleeding. 50 +25% Health after performing a Finisher.
25 Increases Carrying Capacity by 100. 55 When Adrenaline Rush is active, Adrenaline decays 50% slower and cannot decay below 10%.
30 Increases Health by 15. 60 When Berserk is active: +30% enemy Health threshold to perform Finishers, +50% Health from performing Finishers, and +30% Berserk duration.

Several bonuses under the Solo skill further improve those that you can get when investing attribute points and perks from the Body tree.

You can get additional health, carrying capacity, and improved Gorilla Arms damage as you level up your Solo skill, further incentivizing the use of weapons that rely on the Body attribute.

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