What Does Perception Do? | Perception Attribute and Effects | The Outer Worlds

This is a guide to the Perception Attribute in the game The Outer Worlds. Learn what Effects the Perception Attribute has and what Consumables affect Perception.

This is a guide to the Perception Attribute in the game The Outer Worlds. Learn what Effects the Perception Attribute has and what Consumables affect Perception.

Perception Attribute Basic Information

Perception affects Headshot and Weakspot damage bonuses.

Rating Bonus to Extra Headshot/Weakspot Damage
Minimum
Below Average -100%
Average 0%
Good +10%
High +20%
Very High +35%
Maximum

Skills Affected By Perception

By adjusting your Perception with Consumables, you can also affect the values of a variety of related Skills. This can be an easy way to give yourself a temporary boost in a Skill to handle a tricky battle, Lockpick a door, or a variety of other situations.

Skill Effects
Handguns The Handguns skill decreases Weapon Sway while firing one handed firearms, and also increases Critical Hit chance with those weapons.
Long Guns The Long Guns skill decreases Weapon Sway while firing rifles and other long guns, and also increases Critical Hit chance with those weapons.
Heavy Weapons The Heavy Weapons skill decreases Weapon Sway while firing heavy firearms, and also increases Critical Hit chance with those weapons.
Dodge The Dodge skill increases the distance traveled when Dodging and reduces the duration of harmful status effects.
Lockpick The Lockpick skill reduces the unlock time and number of Magpicks needed for picking locks.
Engineering The Engineering skill reduces the Armor Parts and Weapon Parts needed to repair your equipment.

List of Skills

Consumables Affecting Perception

Consumable Effects Duration
Algae Lager Alcohol, Hangover 30 seconds
Iceberg Aged Whiskey Alcohol, Hangover 1 minute, 30 seconds
Mock Apple Cider Alcohol, Hangover 30 seconds
Purpleberry Liqueur Alcohol, Hangover 1 minute
Purpleberry Wine Alcohol, Hangover 1 minute
Rum And Somethin' Alcohol, Hangover 1 minute, 30 seconds
Spectrum Vodka Alcohol, Hangover 1 minute
Tripistout Alcohol, Hangover 1 minute, 30 seconds
Zero Gee Brew Alcohol, Hangover 30 seconds
2-Hour Energy Brew Caffeine Drink 30 seconds
Fresh Half-Wooly Milk Caffeine Drink 1 minute, 30 seconds
Gigantaur Energy Drink Caffeine Drink 1 minute
Glacier Water Caffeine Drink 1 minute, 30 seconds
Mo-Ap Fizzy Tea Caffeine Drink 1 minute
Nanner Spank Caffeine Drink 1 minute
Purpleberry Fizzy Tea Caffeine Drink 30 seconds
Trip-Teaz Caffeine Drink 30 seconds

List of Consumables

Related Links

All Attributes
Body Mind Personality
Strength Intelligence Charm
Dexterity Perception Temperament

List of Attributes

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