List of Player Perks | The Outer Worlds

This is a list of Player Perks available in the game The Outer Worlds. Learn about all the perks available to the main character, The Stranger!

This is a list of Player Perks available in the game The Outer Worlds. Learn about all the perks available to the main character, The Stranger!

What are Player Perks?

Player Perks are bonuses to your character, known generally as The Stranger. Perks improve a variety of aspects of play, both in and out of combat. Selecting Perks which best suit your play style is essential making it through the game effectively, so be sure to unlock Perks that you will frequently take advantage of.

How to Unlock Player Perks

The Stranger will obtain a new Perk point every even level, which you are able to spend to unlock any Perk at any currently available Tier. Only the Level 1 Tiers are initially available, but a new tier is unlocked for every 5 Perks you purchase.

You can also gain Perk points by accepting Flaws. You will receive a Perk point for each Flaw you take on.

List of Player Perks

Tier 1

Perk Tier Effect
Toughness 1 +50% Base Health
Slow the World 1 +25% Tactical Time Dilation Meter Max
Lone Wolf 1 +25% Damage when alone in the party
Strider 1 +25% Walk Speed
Cheetah 1 +20% Sprint Speed
High Maintenance 1 -25% Weapon / Armor Durability Loss
Precision 1 +15% Companion Crit Chance
The Negotiator 1 -20% Vendor Prices
Deadly Demonstrations 1 +50% XP from Companion kills
Traveler 1 Unlock the ability to Fast Travel when Encumbered
Quick and the Dead 1 +50% Tactical Time Dilation Recharge Rate
Pack Mule 1 +50kg Carrying Capacity
A Few Bits More 1 +100% Additional Ammo stock on Vendors, +100% Additional Consumable and General stock on Vendors
Resilient 1 +5 Base Armor Rating

Tier 2

Perk Tier Effect
Run and Gun 2 -65% Movement Penalty to Accuracy
The Reaper 2 +25% TTD Restored per Kill
Weird Science 2 +50% Science Weapon damage
Speed Demon 2 +25% Movement Speed during TTD
Scanner 2 +20% Bonus to Extra Headshot / Weakspot Damage
The Collector 2 +5m Interactable Highlight Range
Snake Oil Salesman 2 +20% Vendor Buying Price
We Band of Brothers 2 +25% hance to reset a Companion Ability cooldown on each Critical Hit
Tag Team 2 +25% Chance to reset a Companion Ability cooldown when using the other Companion's Ability
Rolling Thunder 2 -20% Companion Ability Cooldown for each of your kills
Harvester 2 +15% Health Restored per Kill
Hoarder 2 -50% Consumable Weight
Pack of Pack Mules 2 +40kg Carrying Capacity Bonus from Companions
Soliloquy 2 +10 Dialog Skills

Tier 3

Perk Tier Effect
Wild Science 3 +50% Science Weapon damage
Steady Hand 3 -100% Ranged Weapon Sway, -100% Movement Penalty to Accuracy
Confidence 3 There's something about blood and violence that helps you focus. That's not disturbing at all.
Armor Master 3 +10% Armor Rating Bonus, +100% Skill Bonus
Super Pack Mule 3 +100kg Carrying Capacity
Tactical Master 3 +70% Movement Speed during TTD for 5s
Revenge 3 +20% Damage
Last Stand 3 +30% Damage while under 25% Health
Boom, Headshot! 3 Headshot kills deal 25% of their damage to enemies within 2.5m
Don't Go Dyin' On Me! 3 Revive Companions to 25% Health. Cooldown: 15m
Penetrating Shots 3 Ranged Attacks inflct -1 Armor Rating for 10s, and can stack up to -10
Thick Skin 3 -15% Area of Effect Damage Received, -15% Plasma Damage Received
Tit for Tat 3 +15% Melee Damage returned as Health
Solo Sneaker 3 -33% Detection Radius of Enemies

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