Ghost Recon Wildlands Skills Guide – How to Unlock, Best Skills, Epic Skills

By   /   Mar 7, 2017
Ghost Recon Wildlands Skills

Ghost Recon Wildlands Skills Guide to help you learn all about different skills in the game, how to unlock them, and their effects.

Ghost Recon Wildlands doesn’t restrict players to one playstyle. Instead, it encourages experimentation and different ways to tackle a situation. For instance, if you prefer a stealthy approach, the game won’t force you to go all in with guns ablaze.

However, in order to execute your game plan, you need appropriate Ghost Recon Wildlands Skills which is where this guide comes in.

For more help on Ghost Recon Wildlands, check out our Guns Locations Guide.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Skills Guide

Skills in Ghost Recon Wildlands are acquired depending on your Player Level, Resources, and Skill Points. Resources are found all across the in-game world and Player Levels are gained as you progress through the game.

Skill Points, on the other hand, can be acquired in different ways. You can earn Skill Points by simply increasing your Player Level which isn’t sufficient. In order to earn a ton of Skill Point, you need to gather intel by finding a piece of intel or by interrogating some enemy personnel.

Due to this, you should always keep your eyes open while you’re out in the field and try not to miss any pieces of intel in the surroundings.

In our Ghost Recon Wildlands Skills Guide, we’ve detailed everything you need to know skills, their effects, and how to unlock them.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Skills

This section of the guide basically details all the skills available in the game e.g. weapons, drones, items, etc. Before we start, here’s the key according to which we’ve formatted the entire guide.

Key: Skill Level – Skill Point Cost – Required Resources – Effect Decrease/Increase

Ghost Recon Wildlands Weapon Skills

These skills basically put emphasis on improving your experience with weaponry in Ghost Recon Wildlands.

Stable Aim
This reduces sway while aiming with a sniper rifle.

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  • Level 1 – 1 – 75 Food – 15% Reduction
  • Level 2 – 2 – 625 Tools – 30% Reduction
  • Level 3 – 3 – 2100 Food – 45% Reduction
  • Level 4 – 4 – 5000 Gas – 65% Reduction

Hip Fire Spread
This increase hip-fire accuracy with every weapon.

  • Level 1 – 1 – 50 Gas – 10% Reduction
  • Level 2 – 2 – 625 Tools – 20% Reduction
  • Level 3 – 3 – 1750 Food – 30% Reduction
  • Level 4 – 4 – 5500 Meds – 40% Reduction

Grenade Launcher
This attaches an underbarrel grenade launcher on certain weapons.

  • Level 1 – 2 – 450 Tools – Weapon Unlocked
  • Level 2 – 3 – 1875 Meds – 2 Ammo Increase
  • Level 3 – 4 – 4725 Gas – 2 Ammo Increase
  • Level 4 – 5 – 7000 Food – 2 Ammo Increase

Ammo Capacity
This increases the ammo capacity of all the weapons.

  • Level 1 – 2 – 300 Food – 25% Increase
  • Level 2 – 3 – 1250 Meds – 50% Increase
  • Level 3 – 4 – 3500 Gas – 75% Increase
  • Level 4 – 5 – 6000 Tools – 100% Increase

VHS Destruction
This increases the damage against vehicles.

  • Level 1 – 2 – 550 Gas – 20% Increase
  • Level 2 – 3 – 1500 Gas – 40% Increase
  • Level 3 – 4 – 4725 Tools – 60% Increase
  • Level 4 – 5 – 7400 Food – 80% Increase

Time to Aim
This reduces the time it takes to ADS.

  • Level 1 – 3 – 1500 Tools – 10% Increase
  • Level 2 – 4 – 4375 Food – 20% Increase
  • Level 3 – 5 – 8750 Meds – 30% Increase
  • Level 4 – 6 – 11000 Gas – 40% Increase

Ammo Retention
Respawning replenishes your ammunition.

Epic Skill: Ranged Elite
This increases the weapon accuracy at long range by 30%. It requires first rank in all Weapon Skills.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Drone Skills

Battery Increase
This increases the duration for which you can use your Drone.

  • Level 1 – 1 – 25 Gas – 50% Increase
  • Level 2 – 2 – 550 Tools – 125% Increase
  • Level 3 – 3 – 1250 Meds – 200% Increase
  • Level 4 – 4 – 2500 Gas – Infinite

Night Vision
This allows you to use Night Vision while using the Drone.

Range
This increases the horizontal distance you can send your Drone without losing signal.

  • Level 1 – 2 – 50 Meds – 25% Increase
  • Level 2 – 3 – 700 Food – 51% Increase
  • Level 3 – 4 – 1450 Meds – 82% Increase
  • Level 4 – 5 – 2750 Gas – 129% Increase

Speed
This increases the speed and mobility of your Drone.

  • Level 1 – 2 – 300 Tools – 40% Increase
  • Level 2 – 3 – 1250 Food – 60% Increase

Mark Area
This increases your Drone’s ability to mark targets.

  • Level 1 – 2 – 450 Gas – 40% Increase
  • Level 2 – 3 – 1625 Meds – 80% Increase
  • Level 3 – 4 – 4375 Food – 120% Increase
  • Level 4 – 5 – 8000 Tools – 180% Increase

Stealth
This reduces the noise produced by the Drone, allowing you to stay undetected.

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Cooldown
This reduces your Drone’s cooldown duration.

  • Level 1 – 2 – 550 Meds – 35 Seconds Reduction
  • Level 2 – 3 – 1750 Food – 30 Seconds Reduction
  • Level 3 – 4 – 4725 Meds – 25 Seconds Reduction
  • Level 4 – 5 – 7000 Gas – 20 Seconds Reduction

Noisemaker
Gives the Drone a usable payload that emits noise to attract nearby enemies. Must be equipped in the Loadout.

  • Level 1 – 2 – 400 Meds – Unlocked
  • Level 2 – 3 – 1375 Meds – 30 Meters
  • Level 3 – 4 – 3850 Food – 40 Meters
  • Level 4 – 5 – 8000 Tools – 50 Meters

Zoom
Increases the maximum zoom distance on your Drone.

Explosive
This gives your Drone a payload option of a remote-detonated explosive.

  • Level 1 – 3 – 1500 Gas – Unlocked
  • Level 2 – 4 – 3375 Meds – 25 Meters Increase
  • Level 3 – 5 – 7000 Food – 30 Meters Increase
  • Level 4 – 6 – 9400 Gas – 40 Meters Increase

EMP
This gives your Drone an EMP which can disable all nearby electronic devices.

  • Level 1 – 3 – 1500 Food – Unlocked
  • Level 2 – 4 – 3375 Tools – 25 Meters Increase
  • Level 3 – 5 – 6650 Gas – 40 Meters Increase
  • Level 4 – 6 – 10000 Meds – 50 Meters Increase

Armor
This increases the amount of damage your Drone can withstand.

  • Level 1 – 3 – 1200 Meds – 200% Increase
  • Level 2 – 4 – 3125 Gas – 400% Increase
  • Level 3 – 5 – 5425 Tools – 600% Increase
  • Level 4 – 6 – 10000 Food – 800% Increase

Thermal Vision
This gives your Drone the ability to use Thermal Vision.

Epic Skill: Medic
You can use the Drone to revive your teammates.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Items Skills

Parachute
This unlocks parachutes which can be used to land safely from a distance.

Binocular Zoom
This increases the maximum zoom distance of your binoculars.

Mine
This unlocks Mines which can be placed on choke points and used to capture objectives.

  • Level 1 – 1 – 75 Meds – Unlocked
  • Level 2 – 2 – 1000 Food – 3 Mines
  • Level 3 – 3 – 2625 Tools – 4 Mines
  • Level 4 – 4 – 5000 Meds – 5 Mines

Diversion Grenade
This unlocks the Diversion Grenades which can be used to lure enemies to a position.

  • Level 1 – 1 – 50 Meds – Unlocked
  • Level 2 – 2 – 500 Gas – 5 Grenades
  • Level 3 – 3 – 2625 Food – 7 Grenades
  • Level 4 – 4 – 6000 Tools – 10 Grenades

Frag Grenade
Increases your total number of Frag Grenades. Must be equipped in the Loadout screen.

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  • Level 1 – 2 – 600 Gas – Max 3 Grenades
  • Level 2 – 3 – 1750 Tools – Max 4 Grenades
  • Level 3 – 4 – 4375 Food – Max 5 Grenades
  • Level 4 – 5 – 6500 Meds – Max 6 Grenades

C4
This allows you to unlock C4 which needs to be equipped and can be used to capture objectives.

  • Level 1 – 2 – 650 Meds – Unlocked
  • Level 2 – 3 – 1500 Gas – Max 3 Packs
  • Level 3 – 4 – 3500 Tools – Max 4 Packs
  • Level 4 – 5 – 6000 Food – Max 5 Packs

Binocular Marking
This allows you to mark enemies using the binoculars.

  • Level 1 – 2 – 400 Meds – 10% Increase
  • Level 2 – 3 – 1000 Gas – 20% Increase
  • Level 3 – 4 – 2200 Tools – 30% Increase
  • Level 4 – 5 – 3500 Food – 40% Increase

Thermal Vision
This enables Thermal Vision which allows you to see heat signature of enemies.

Flash Bang
This unlocks Flashbangs which is used to disorient enemies.

  • Level 1 – 3 – 1500 Tools – Unlocked
  • Level 2 – 4 – 2500 Food – Max 4 Grenades
  • Level 3 – 5 – 4000 Meds – Max 6 Grenades
  • Level 4 – 6 – 5000 Gas – Max 8 Grenades

Flare Gun
This unlocks the Flare Gun which is used to attract enemies to a location.

  • Level 1 – 3 – 1500 Gas – Unlocked
  • Level 2 – 4 – 3750 Meds – Max 4 Flares
  • Level 3 – 5 – 7875 Food – Max 5 Flares
  • Level 4 – 6 – 12000 Food – Max 6 Flares

Epic Skill: Explosion Radius
This increases the explosion radius.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Physical Skills

Stamina
Increases the duration for which you can sprint without having to rest.

  • Level 1 – 1 – 50 Tools – 20% Increase
  • Level 2 – 2 – 625 Food – 40% Increase
  • Level 3 – 3 – 2100 Meds – 60% Increase
  • Level 4 – 4 – 5000 Gas – Infinite

No Pain
This increases the duration of damage resistance immediately after being revived.

  • Level 1 – 1 – 50 Food – 30% Increase
  • Level 2 – 2 – 750 Meds – 60% Increase
  • Level 3 – 3 – 2275 Gas – 90% Increase
  • Level 4 – 4 – 5000 Tools – 120% Increase

Car Shield
This decreases the amount of damage you take from enemy fire while driving.

  • Level 1 – 2 – 300 Meds – 10% Decrease
  • Level 2 – 3 – 1250 Gas – 20% Decrease
  • Level 3 – 4 – 3500 Tools – 30% Decrease
  • Level 4 – 5 – 6500 Food – 40% Decrease

Quiet Running
This makes it harder to enemies to detect you while you’re sprinting.

  • Level 1 – 2 – 450 Meds – 5% Increase
  • Level 2 – 3 – 1875 Gas – 10% Increase
  • Level 3 – 4 – 4375 Tools – 15% Increase
  • Level 4 – 5 – 7400 Food – 20% Increase

Bullet Resistance
This decreases the amount of damage you receive from bullets.

  • Level 1 – 2 – 650 Gas – 5% Decrease
  • Level 2 – 3 – 1875 Tools – 10% Decrease
  • Level 3 – 4 – 4900 Food – 15% Decrease
  • Level 4 – 5 – 8000 Meds – 20% Decrease

Detection
This makes it harder for enemies to detect you while you’re crouching or lying down.

  • Level 1 – 3 – 1500 Meds – 5% Decrease
  • Level 2 – 4 – 3375 Tools – 10% Decrease
  • Level 3 – 5 – 6650 Gas – 15% Decrease
  • Level 4 – 6 – 10000 Meds – 25% Decrease

Explosion Resistance
This decreases the amount of damage you receive from explosions.

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  • Level 1 – 3 – 1500 Gas – 10% Decrease
  • Level 2 – 4 – 3500 Tools – 20% Decrease
  • Level 3 – 5 – 7000 Food – 30% Decrease
  • Level 4 – 6 – 10000 Meds – 40% Decrease

Aircraft Shield
This decreases the amount of damage your vehicles receive.

  • Level 1 – 3 – 1250 Meds – 5% Decrease
  • Level 2 – 4 – 3125 Food – 10% Decrease
  • Level 3 – 5 – 7000 Gas – 15% Decrease
  • Level 4 – 6 – 10000 Tools – 20% Decrease

Epic Skill: Faster Regen
This Epic Skill decreases the amount before HP regeneration kicks in.

Ghost Recon Wildlands Squad Skills

Revive Speed
This increases the speed of teammate revival.

  • Level 1 – 1 – 50 Meds – 6% Increase
  • Level 2 – 2 – 500 Tools – 12% Increase
  • Level 3 – 3 – 1750 Food – 18% Increase
  • Level 4 – 4 – 4000 Gas – 24% Increase

Sync Shot Extra Target
This increases the number of sync shot targets.

  • Level 1 – 1 – 50 Gas – +1 Sync Shot target
  • Level 2 – 2 – 1500 Tools – +2 Sync Shot targets

Teammate Resilience
This decreases the amount of damage your AI teammates receive from bullets.

  • Level 1 – 1 – 500 Food – 4% Decrease
  • Level 2 – 2 – 1625 Meds – 8% Decrease
  • Level 3 – 3 – 4375 Gas – 12% Decrease
  • Level 4 – 4 – 8400 Tools – 15% Decrease

Rebel Icon
This makes the freed rebels to become better fighters.

  • Level 1 – 2 – 450 Food – 5% Improvement
  • Level 2 – 3 – 1500 Meds – 10% Improvement
  • Level 3 – 4 – 3500 Gas – 15% Improvement
  • Level 4 – 5 – 8500 Tools – 20% Improvement

Bleed Out Time
This increases the duration you have before bleeding out.

  • Level 1 – 3 – 1450 Meds – 10% Increase
  • Level 2 – 4 – 3625 Tools – 20% Increase
  • Level 3 – 5 – 7875 Food – 30% Increase
  • Level 4 – 6 – 11000 Gas – 40% Increase

Born Leader
This makes the AI teammates to become better killers.

  • Level 1 – 3 – 1500 Food – 8% Improvement
  • Level 2 – 4 – 4750 Meds – 16% Improvement
  • Level 3 – 5 – 7875 Gas – 22% Improvement
  • Level 4 – 6 – 11000 Tools – 30% Improvement

Epic Skill: Last Chance
This Epic Skill increases the number of times your teammates can revive you.

This is all we’ve on our Ghost Recon Wildlands Skills Guide. If there is anything else you’d like to add, let us know in the comments section below!