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Mass Effect 1 Legendary Edition

Assault Rifles

By
Claire Farnworth

Assault Rifles is a combat talent in Mass Effect 1 which improves proficiency with Assault Rifle weapons and is available to Soldiers, Wrex (Krogan Battlemaster) and Garrus (Turian Agent) as a starting talent. The Assault Rifle talent tree allows the use of the Overkill skill which improves accuracy, damage and heat generation when using Assault Rifles.

Overkill Power Levels

OverkillMass Effect 1 Legendary Edition Screenshot

Only available when using assault rifles.
Firing assault rifles generates 80% less heat and does 50% more damage.
Purges weapon heat on use.
Duration: 6s.
Recharge Time: 45s

Advanced Overkill

Only available when using assault rifles.
Firing assault rifles generates 90% less heat and does 75% more damage.
Purges weapon heat on use.
Duration: 6s.
Recharge Time: 45s

Master Overkill

Only available when using assault rifles.
Firing assault rifles generates no heat and does 100% more damage.
Purges weapon heat on use.
Duration: 6s.
Recharge Time: 45s

Talent Levels

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Electronic Arts
  • Platforms
    PC, PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    Action RPG, Third-person shooter
  • Guide Release
    14 May 2021
  • Last Updated
    13 June 2021
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