Explanation of Character Stats | The Outer Worlds

This is the page for the Explanation of Character Stats in the game The Outer Worlds. This is a deeper look into the character stats, and what each of them means to a player in the game.

This is the page for the Explanation of Character Stats in the game The Outer Worlds. This is a deeper look into the character stats, and what each of them means to a player in the game.

Character Stats = Attributes

In The Outer Worlds, Character Stats are the same Attributes that you set for your character during Character Creation. These are represented by six different stats, each with a definite effect on your character:

Attribute Description Base Effect Affected Skills
Strength Affects Melee Weapon damage and amount of Items your character can carry +/- Melee damage, Carrying capacity 1-Handed Melee, 2-Handed Melee, Heavy Weapons, Block, Inspiration, Intimidate
Dexterity Affects Melee Attack speed and Ranged Weapon Reload speed +/- Melee Weapon Attack speed, Ranged Weapon Reload speed 1-Handed Melee, Handguns, Dodge, Block, Sneak, Lockpick
Intelligence Critical Hit Bonus Damage affected Critical Damage up Long Guns, Persuade, Hack, Medical, Science, Determination
Perception Headshot and Weakspot damage bonuses affected +/- Extra Headshot/Weakspot damage Handguns ,Long Guns, Heavy Weapons, Dodge, Lockpick, Engineering
Charm Faction Reputation and Companion Ability Cooldown affected +/- Companion Ability Refresh, Positive Faction Reputation and Negative Faction Reputation reaction Persuade, Lie, Intimidate, Hack, Science, Inspiration
Temperament Improves Natural Health Regeneration +/- Health Regeneration per second 2-Handed Melee, Lie, Sneak, Medical, Engineering, Determination

Aptitude

Your Aptitude determines whatever resistances you have against weapons and their negative buffs.

Go to the link below to find out which Aptitudes suit your play style best:

List of Aptitudes

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