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Mass Effect 1 Legendary Edition

Pistols

By
Claire Farnworth

Pistols is a combat talent in Mass Effect 1 which improves proficiency with Pistol weapons and is available to all classes except Sentinels, who get bonuses to pistol proficiency from their class skill, Liara who has no weapon talents and Garrus and Wrex who have use Assault Rifles as default. The Pistol talent tree allows the use of the Marksman skill which improves the accuracy, rate of fire and reduces heat on any pistol equipped.

Marksman Power Levels

MarksmanMass Effect 1 Legendary Edition Screenshot

Only available when using pistols.
Boosts accuracy by 60%, increases damage 25%, increases headshot damage 50%.
Purges weapon heat on use.
Duration: 6s.
Recharge Time: 45s

Advanced Marksman

Only available when using pistols.
Boosts accuracy by 60%, increases damage 50%, increases headshot damage 75%.
Purges weapon heat on use.
Duration: 6s.
Recharge Time: 45s

Master Marksman

Only available when using pistols.
Boosts accuracy by 60%, increases damage 75%, increases headshot damage 100%.
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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The guide for Mass Effect 1 Legendary Edition features all there is to see and do including a walkthrough containing coverage of all Assignments, detailed breakdown of all the important choices, class builds and much more!

  • Full coverage of all the Main Missions.
  • Every Assignment covered.
  • In-depth look at the major choices and consequences of each.
  • Full details on how to romance Ashley, Kaiden or Liara
  • Class builds to get the most out of your chosen class.
  • Details on every Talent.
  • How to spec your squad.
  • Breakdown of all Paragon and Renegade opportunities.
  • Trophy/Achievement guide.

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