For an explanation of how the skill tier system works, see Overview.

Mercenary Skills:

Tier 1:
SkillEffectTypeCost
Shatter BulletRequired: Pistol, Iron Scraps Load a bullet with high Impact which also inflicts Pain. Shooting it requires the use of the Fire/Reload skill. 5s cooldown.Active50 Silver
Frost BulletRequired: Pistol, Cool Boon Load the pistol with a bullet that makes a short-distance blast which slows enemies. Removes your Cool boon. Shooting it requires use of the Fire/Reload skill. 5s cooldown.Active100 Silver
Fast MaintenanceYou repair your equipment 50% faster when you allocate time to Repairing in the rest menu.Passive50 Silver
Armor TrainingDecreases the stamina and movement penalties from wearing armor by 50%.Passive100 Silver
Tier 2:
SkillEffectTypeCost
Swift FootYour movement speed is increased by 10%Passive500 Silver, 1 Breakthrough Point
Tier 3:
SkillEffectTypeCost
MarathonerSprinting consumes 40% less stamina.Passive600 Silver
Shield InfusionBlock an elemental attack. When you next block, an elemental explosion will burst from you. Consumes 5 Stamina. 60s cooldown.Active600 Silver
Blood BulletRequired: Pistol, Possessed Boon. Absorb the enemy's life into your pistol as a blood bullet, healing yourself. Shooting it requires the use of the Fire/Reload skill. Consumes 12 Mana.Active600 Silver

Note: The following skills are mutually exclusive:

Shield Infusion and Blood Bullet

This means that if you learn Shield Infusion, you can never learn Blood Bullet, and vice versa.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Deep Silver
  • Platforms
    Linux, Mac, PC, PS4, Steam, XB1
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    11 February 2020
  • Last Updated
    14 October 2020
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Scott

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The world of Aurai awaits exploration across four major regions. From the lush hills of Chersonese, the ancient barrows of Enmerkar Forest, the punishing Abrassar desert, and the treacherous Hallowed Marsh. Each region presents its own challenges, with three major factions vying for power; The Blue Chamber Collective, The Heroic Kingdom of Levant, and The Holy Mission of Elatt. The player must choose one faction path, but are otherwise free to forge their own adventure. Outward can be an unforgiving experience, making this guide invaluable for any player seeking to achieve optimal outcomes in each faction quest and other main quests.

  • Complete guide for all faction quests
  • Detailed guides for all main quests, parallel quests, and side quests
  • Guide to combat mechanics and techniques
  • Guide to the unique Legacy Chest system
  • Complete guide to class options, including recommended builds
  • Overview and guide to finding some of the best items and equipment

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