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ELEX Skills Guide – Combat Skills, Survival Skills, Crafting Skills, Personality Skills, Faction Skills, Best Skills, Requirements

Skills can be learned and upgraded. There is a multitude of skills in the game so it can be difficult to understand all of them at the same time. This ELEX Skills Guide lists all of them and details them so you can easily understand all of them and decide which ones you want to use first.

For more help on ELEX, you can check out our Traver Side Quests Guide, Outlaws Faction Quests Guide, and Hacking Guide.

ELEX Skills Guide

In this ELEX Skills Guide, we have detailed everything you need to know about different available Skills in the game, their Requirements, and Effects.

ELEX Skills – Combat

Melee Weapons

Max Level: 3
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Strength, and Dexterity.
Your melee damage will be increased.

Ranged Weapons

Max Level: 3
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Intelligence, and Dexterity.
Your ranged damage will be increased.

heavy Weapons

Max Level: 3
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Constitution, and Dexterity.
Your heavy damage will be increased.

Attack Strength

Max Level: 2
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Strength, and Constitution.
Your strikes will have more power.

Parry Strength

Max Level: 2
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Constitution, and Strength.
Knockback will be reduced.

Heavy Punch

Max Level: 2
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Cunning, and Dexterity.
Special attacks will do more damage.

Grenades

Max Level: 2
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Strength, and Dexterity.
Grenades will do more damage.

Jet Pack Attack

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Dexterity, and Intelligence.
You will unlock melee attack while using jetpacks.

Mutant Killer

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Cunning, and Dexterity.
Damage against mutants will increase.

Machine Killer

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Intelligence, and Dexterity.
Damage against machines will increase.

ELEX Skills – Survival

Radiation Resistance

Max Level: 2
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, and Constitution.
Your resistance to radiation and radioactivity will increase.

Fire Resistance

Max Level: 2
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, and Constitution.
Your resistance to heat and fire will increase.

Frost Resistance

Max Level: 2
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, and Constitution.
Your resistance to cold and frost will increase.

Poison Resistance

Max Level: 2
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, and Constitution.
Your resistance to poison will increase.

Animal Trophies

Max Level: 3
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Intelligence, and Dexterity.
You can get special trophies from animals.

Good Eater

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, and Constitution.
You can increase health when consuming food.

Sixth Sense

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Cunning, and Intelligence.
Enemies on your radar will be revealed.

Extra Hit Points

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, and Constitution.
You will gain HP every time you increase your level.

Stamina

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, and Constitution.
Your stamina will increase.

ELEX Skills – Crafting

Lock Picking

Max Level: 3
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Dexterity, and Intelligence.
You can pick locks.

Locksmith

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Dexterity, and Intelligence.
Your picked locks will not break.

Pickpocket

Max Level: 3
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Dexterity, and Cunning.
You can pick pockets and are difficult to detect.

Modify Weapons

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Dexterity, and Intelligence.
You can upgrade weapons at workbenches.

Goldsmith

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Dexterity, and Intelligence.
You can create rings and amulet at workbenches.

Gemstone Socket

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Intelligence, and Dexterity.
You can insert magical gemstones in weapons.

Hack

Max Level: 3
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Intelligence, and Cunning.
You can hack electronic locks.

Professional Hacker

Max Level: 2
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Intelligence, and Cunning.
You have more hack attempts.

Hold your Horses

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Intelligence, and Cunning.
You have more time to complete a hack.

Mining

Max Level: 2
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Strength, and Constitution.
Mining yield will improve.

ELEX Skills – Personality

Attribute Points

Max Level: 3
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Cunning, and Intelligence.
You will get 10 attribute points.

Experienced Hunter

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Cunning, and Intelligence.
You get more experience when you kill enemies.

Bookworm

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Intelligence, and Cunning.
You will get more experience by reading.

Practitioner

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Intelligence, and Cunning.
You get more experience by completing missions.

Haggler

Max Level: 2
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Intelligence, and Cunning.
Trade goods are discounted.

Combat Skills

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Strength, and Intelligence.
Combat value in dialogue will increase.

Survival Skills

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Constitution, and Intelligence.
Survival value in dialogue will increase.

Crafting Skills

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Dexterity, and Intelligence.
Crafting value in dialogue will increase.

Personality Skills

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Cunning, and Intelligence.
Charisma value in dialogue will increase.

Advocate

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Cunning, and Intelligence.
Crimes will have fewer fines.

Field of Beasts

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, and Cunning.
You will not be attacked by weak animals.

Attribute

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, and Intelligence.
You get an extra point whenever you level up.

Balanced

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Intelligence, and Cunning.
If your cold is between 40 to 60, you get bonus melee damage.

Synthetic

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, and Intelligence.
You get a bonus in ranged damage if your cold is between 80 to 1000.

ELEX Skills – Berserker

Magic

Max Level: 5
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Cunning, and Berserker.
Increases the potential of magic abilities.

Mana

Max Level: 3
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Intelligence, Constitution, and Berseker.
Increases your maximum mana.

Enchant Weapon

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Intelligence, Dexterity, and Berseker.
You can enchant your weapons and apply damage auras.

Scatter Shot

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Dexterity, Intelligence, and Berseker.
You can shoot multiple arrows in a single shot.

Seeker Shot

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Dexterity, Cunning, and Berseker.
You can shoot an arrow which seeks its target.

Remember to check out our ELEX Abilities guide for Berserker abilities.

ELEX Skills – Outlaw

Unscrew

Max Level: 2
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Dexterity, Cunning, and Outlaw.
You can retrieve weapon parts.

Create Ammunition

Max Level: 2
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Dexterity, Intelligence, and Outlaw.
You can create ammunition for your weapons.

Body Chemistry

Max Level: 3
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Constitution, and Outlaw.
Increases the potential of Stims.

Low-Tech Weaponsmith

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Cunning, Dexterity, and Outlaw.
You can upgrade your weapons at workbenches.

Chem Capacity

Max Level: 3
Requirements: Elexit, Skill Points, Constitution, Strength, and Outlaw.
You can use more Stems.

Remember to check out our ELEX Abilities Guide for Outlaw abilities.

ELEX Skills – Cleric

PSI

Max Level: 5
Requirements: Increases duration and/or damage of PSI abilities.
Potential of PSI abilities is improved.

Battery

Max Level: 3
Requirements: Increases mental energy limit.
Your maximum mental energy will increase.

High-Tech Weaponsmith

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Upgrade Cleric weapons at workbenches.
You can upgrade your weapons at workbenches.

One Man Army

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Increases damage when traveling without companions.
You have more damage when you are alone.

Suggestion

Max Level: 1
Requirements: Mind control NPCs using special dialogue options.
You can control NPCs using dialogue options.

Remember to check out our ELEX Abilities Guide for Cleric abilities.

That is all we have for our ELEX Skills Guide. Let us know if we missed something using the comments section below!