SAM Perks and Companion Quest | The Outer Worlds

This is a page about SAM, a character in the game The Outer Worlds. Learn about SAM's Perks, Ability, how to recruit them, how to unlock their Companion Quest, and more.

This is a page about SAM, a character in the game The Outer Worlds. Learn about SAM's Perks, Ability, how to recruit them, how to unlock their Companion Quest, and more.

SAM Profile and Backstory

SAM
SAM
Location The Unreliable
Voice Actor Bruce Dinsmore

SAM Stats and Basic Information

SAM's Ability

Decontaminate
SAM jumps in the air and slams down near his target spewing out caustic cleaning fluids all around to get out those really tough stains.
Effect Description
Acid Deals damage over time and reduces Armor. Automechanicals take extra damage.
Knockdown Knocks the target to the ground, making them unable to take any action for a short time.

Perks Available for SAM

Perks Exclusive to SAM

Perk Tier Effect
Bonus Support Intimidate 1 +10 Intimidate
Cleaner 2 -20% Negative Reputation per Kill
Bad Samaritan 3 +20% Damage to Automechanicals

Perks for All Companions

Perk Tier Effect
Healthy 1 +30% Base Health
Boisterous 1 +30% Threat Generated
Sneaky 1 -30% Threat Generated
Fine Aim 2 +10% Ranged Damage
Battle Hardened 2 +5 Armor Rating
Spec Ops 3 +20% Chance to Reset Ability Cooldown on Ability Use
Stonebreaker 3 +30% Companion Ability Damage
Jazz Hands 3 -30% Equip Time, +30% Ranged Weapon Reload Speed
Echoing Thunder 4 +20% Chance to Reset Ability Cooldown on Kill
Shake It Off 4 -30% Harmful Status Effect Duration
Showtime 4 Showtime: Damage +25% for 5s
Long Winter 5 +20% Duration of Status Effects inflicted by Companion Abilities
Stand Your Ground 5 Stand Your Ground: +3 Armor Rating for 10s
Second Wind 5 Healed to 25% Health when downed, Cooldown: 15m

SAM cannot learn the Perk Heavy Handed, which all other Companions can learn.

List of Perks

SAM's Associated Skills

Each Companion has a stat value for three Skills, which will provide a boost to those Skills when they are in your party.

Skill
Intimidate
Hack
Science

List of Skills

How to Recruit SAM

Tired of screaming 'AAAAAAAAAAAAHHHH!!!' to a non-responsive bot? Find out how to revive and recruit him here:
How to Get All Companions

SAM's Companion Quest

Coming soon!

Related Links

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Felix Nyoka SAM

List of Companions

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