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Starfield has a large selection of different skills that you can level up. Doing so will make you more proficient at certain actions or tasks. 

There are 82 skills in Starfield. Skills are split between 5 distinct categories. Each category has 4 tiers of skills. Each skill has 4 ranks.

All skills cost 1 point to unlock and 1 point to upgrade. You earn 1 skill point per level. You need to invest 3 points into a category to unlock Tier 2, 7 points into a category to unlock Tier 3, and 11 points into a category to unlock Tier 4.

Some of these skills may also be utilized by NPCs, particularly friendly Companions and Crew Members, to determine how well suited they are to certain roles that you may want to assign them to. 

The skills in Starfield are grouped into five different categories. Below we have listed the categories, along with the skills found therein. 

We will update this page with more detailed information about each skill (particularly how improving the skill will impact your character's abilities) when this info is available. 

Physical Skills

Below are all the currently known Physical Skills in Starfield:

  • Concealment
  • Decontamination
  • Gastronomy
  • Martial Arts
  • Neurostrikes
  • Stealth
  • Weight Lifting
  • Wellness

Social Skills

Below are all currently known Social Skills in Starfield

  • Bargaining
  • Commerce
  • Instigation
  • Intimidation
  • Leadership
  • Outpost Management
  • Persuasion
  • Scavenging
  • Theft
  • Xenosociology

Combat Skills

Here are all Combat Skills currently known in Starfield. 

  • Ballistics
  • Demolitions
  • Dueling
  • Heavy Weapons Certification
  • Lasers
  • Marksmanship
  • Particle Beams
  • Pistol Certification
  • Rapid Reloading
  • Rifle Certification
  • Shotgun Certification
  • Sniper Certification
  • Targeting

Science Skills

Here are all currently known Science Skills in Starfield

  • Astrodynamics
  • Astrophysics
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Medicine
  • Outpost Engineering
  • Surveying

Tech Skills

Finally, here are the Tech skills that are currently known in Starfield

  • Boost Pack Training
  • Particle Beam weapons Systems
  • Payloads
  • Piloting
  • Robotics
  • Security
  • Starship Engineering
Starfield Skills
Starfield Skills