Skills in Phoenix Point are special abilities that provide unique Active or Passive abilities. Each Class has 7 fixed skills (one for each level) and 3 random skills. Skills can be unlocked by spending Skill Points. At level 4 units will be able to access a second class.
How Skills Work
Skills can be Passive or Active abilities that units can use in battle. Active abilities usually require Will Points to be performed while Passive abilities are triggered automatically.
Skills are restricted by unit level and Skills Points are required to unlock them. Each class has 7 base Skills and 3 random skills that they can unlock.
At level 4 Units will be able to select a second class unlocking their weapon proficiency and accessing all the base skills for that Class. Skill Points will still be required to unlock those Skills.
Heavy Basic Skills
There are 7 Heavy Basic Skills, and they are restricted by level. When a Heavy unit levels up it will be able to unlock a new Basic Skill by spending Skill Points.
Proficiency whit Heavy Weapons, Mounted Weapons, and Jet Pack.
Bash and Melee attacks deal 50% more damage.
All enemies within 10 tiles have their Action Points Reduced to 2 for the next turn.
Choose a secondary class to train in.
The Action Point cost of Grenades, and other explosive weapons, is reduced by 1 and their range is increased by 50% until the end of the turn.
Killing an enemy grants allies 1 additional will point.
Shoot whit a proficient direct-fire projectile weapon, using all remaining ammo in the weapon’s magazine.
Random Skills in Phoenix Point are abilities that are shared among all units. Each unit have 3 Random Skills assigned from the pool. These skills are randomly assigned to any level from 1 to 7 and units will still need to spend Skill Points to unlock them.
Gain Mounted Weapon proficiency with +20% range and damage.
Gain Heavy Weapon proficiency with +30% bonus damage and -10 Perception.
25% Bonus stealth and -2 Speed.
Proficiency whit Grenades at +10% range
Self Defense Specialist
Gain PDW and Handgun proficiency with +20 damage dealt and +10 hearing range.
Gain Sniper Rifle proficiency with +25% damage and -4 Willpower.
Gain Assault Rifle proficiency with +20% Damage and accuracy.
Additional +2 to Willpower
All attacks that damage a target also inflict 1 viral damage (per bullet)
20% bonus accuracy and -10 damage dealt.
Additional +2 to Willpower and 10 Perception range
30% bonus damage dealt and -20% accuracy.
+25% bonus carry weight and +2 Strengh.
+50% bonus Grenade rang and +2 Speed.
Close Quarters Specialist
Gain Shotgunand Melee Weapon proficiency with +20% damage.
+50% bonus healing and +2 willpower.