Greedfall features a skill system in the game which included three skill trees. The skills enhance the abilities of the players. You need to earn skill points in order to unlock the skills from the skill tree and to earn those skill points you need to progress through the game, complete missions, level up or find Skill Altars.
To earn skill points you need to increase your character level by earning experience points. To earn experience points you need to kill the enemies and bosses that come in your way.
Other than that, completing all the quests in the game also rewards you with XP for you to unlock more Greedfall abilities.
You can also acquire skill points by discovering and activating the Skill Altars hidden in the game. You have to find these hidden objectives which are scattered around the world after you leave New Serene. The locations for these skill altars are written below:
- Glendgnamvar, Shore of Tall Bones
- Magasvar, Vale of the Great Battle
- Wenshaganaw, The Singing Waters
- Tir Dob, The Black Lands
Magic Skill Tree
The Magic skill tree focuses on conjuring magical abilities that are both offensive and defensive.
Immobilizes the enemy for the duration of the effect but if the player receives damage, it will cancel the effect.
Effect Duration: +20%
Increases the duration of Stasis.
Armour Dmg.: 20/s
Stasis destroys the armor of the immobilized enemies.
Magic Cost: -25%
Reduces the magic energy for Stasis.
The stasis effect makes the enemies more vulnerable to the next attack they will receive.
Instantly heals the player.
Increases physical armor and regenerates it progressively for the duration of the effect
Increases balance of the Shield of the Enlightened.
Shield of Fury
Fury Gen.: +5
Shield of the Enlightened increases the fury of the incoming attacks.
Magical Res.: +20% | Elemental Res.: +20%
Shield of the Enlightened increases the elemental and magic resistance.
Blessing of the Enlightened
Shield of the Enlightened affects allies for half of its effects.
Divine Magic Ring
Allows the use of Divine Magic Rings.
Magical Dmg.: +10%
Shadow Missle and Shadow Impact deal more damage.
Increases the combo speed of Shadow Impact.
The loss of balance due to Shadow Impact increases.
Magic Cost: -10%
Reduces the magic energy for Shadow Missle.
Allows the to back off instantly after dodging. Only works with a Divine Magic Ring equipped.
Faster than Lightning
Increases attack speed after a Lightning Dash.
Light Shadow Impact
Magic Cost: -10%
Reduces the magic energy for Shadow impact.
Ranged Shadow Impact
Shadow impact covers a greater distance.
Whirlwind of Shadows
Increases attack speed with Shadow Missle.
Sends a shock wave that causes a Stasis effect for all enemies in combat.
Storm leaves enemies vulnerable to magic damage and slowing effects.
Duration of the vulnerability caused by Storm lasts longer.
Knocks back and deals magic damage to all enemies around the caster.
Warrior Skill Tree
The Warrior skill tree focuses on melee combat and techniques
Allows you to use one-handed weapons.
Increases 10% damage of one-handed weapons.
Increases 20 percent more damage to unarmed enemies when using a one-handed weapon.
Kick stuns an enemy for a moment.
Destroys enemy armor with a kick.
It allows you to use two-handed blades.
Increases two-handed weapon damage by 10 percent.
Increases the range of your attack.
Reduces the attacks cooldown which increases the attack speed of your players.
Increases attack speed.
Increases the power of stunning.
Fury restores health and armor points.
One-handed Heavy Weapons
Allows you to use maces, hammers, and axes.
Increases 10% damage of blunt weapons.
Allows faster attack with blunt weapons.
Each hit stuns the opponent and throws them off balance.
Increases the power of attacks dealt with enemies with armor.
Two-handed Heavy Weapons
It allows the use of heavy two-handed weapons.
Increases 10% damage of blunt weapons
You are better at two-handed weapons.
Heavy attack causes a shock wave that sends opponents off balance.
Increases the radius of the shock wave.
Technical Skill Tree
The Technical skill tree focuses on learning a combat technique that allows a player to craft items that are to be used in the battles.
Allows the use of ranged weapons.
Each firearm inflicts more damage.
Shots can destroy armor.
Shots stun opponents.
Allows you to use a rifle.
Allows you to use potions on weapons to increase their attack power.
Increases the power of potions.
Weapons strengthened with potions are highly poisonous.
Focused Alchemical Fire
Increases elemental damage.
You can throw bombs.
Increases the strength and range of bombs.
Bombs poison opponents.
Allows you to use alchemical potions that explode on contact with the enemy.
Allows you to place traps during combat.
Destructive Elemental Preparations
Increases the damage dealt with armor.
Seismic Magic Preparations
Increases magic damage.
Allows you to re-collect ingredients from disarmed/destroyed traps.
A thrown phial acts like a grenade/bomb it explodes upon contact with the enemy.
Allows you to throw grenades farther.
A phial poisonous environment upon explosion.
Extended Stasis Alchemy
The stasis potion has an increased duration.
Increases the effective range of skills from the technical tree.