The Division 2 Skills Guide – Best Skills to Unlock

The Division 2 Skills

In this The Division 2 Skills guide, we will list all of the Skills that are available in the game, and then highlight what are some of the best Skills you can have unlocked for yourself as early in the gameplay as you can.

Skills are all about how good your character is in terms of having technology. In the game, you can use drones, and robots to your advantage in combat. There are many various Skills that can be unlocked to perform various actions with the technology in your hands

Skills can be unlocked by speaking to the Quartermaster, where your Skills can be unlocked with Skill points that you get from leveling up. Each subsequent variant of the skill will cost you SHD tech. You also get these from leveling up, or by finding them in the game. SHD tech points can be found in every safehouse of the region that you are in. You will also find SHD tech caches in the open world and will get some by completing missions as well.

It’s not too hard to unlock Skills in the game, as many of them will be available to you from the starting of the game. Though some Skills come in tiers that require more SHD tech cache points to unlock.

The Division 2 Skills Guide

Below we have listed all the Skills available in the game, as well as the best Skills you can unlock.

Assault

This Skill is for your Turret that automatically tracks and attacks enemies. However, you can also manually override the target to a specific enemy.

Incinerator

This Skill is also related to your Turret, with this Skill unlocked, you can manually control the turret to shoot streams of flame in a forward facing cone.

Restorer

This Skill is related to your Hive, where it will send out micro repair drones that go to your allies and repairs their armor.

Stinger

This Skill is related to your Hive, where it will send out microdrones to attack and distract nearby enemies.

Reviver

This Skill is related to your Hive, where it sends out micro drones that revive any downed ally nearby.

Booster

This Skill is related to your Hive, where delivers a stimulant to any nearby allies that to increase their combat efficiency.

Scanner

This is a Pulse Skill, where it pulses the surrounding area to search for enemies, and highlights them on the agent’s HUD.

Remote

This is a Pulse Skill that gets deployed at a set location and continually pulses the nearby area for hostiles and visually highlights them on the agent’s HUD.

Jammer

This is a Pulse Skill that pulses outwards, overloading and disabling enemy electronics.

Blinder

This Skill is related to Firefly, where it blinds enemies that it passes over, causing them to be unable to function at full combat effectiveness.

Burster

This skill is also a Firefly skill where it attaches explosive charges to targets that detonate if two are in close proximity.

Demolisher

This skill is related to Firefly, where it damages or even destroys enemy weak points, skill proxies and environmental explosives.

Seeker Mine

This is a Seeker Mine Skill, where it can be deployed to track down hostiles and explode on reaching close proximity.

Airburst

This is a Seeker Mine Skill, where it rolls towards its target, and launches an explosive burst into the air on reaching closer to the target.

Cluster

This is a Seeker Mine Skill, where it splits into smaller seekers and tracks down enemies, exploding when reaching closer to the target.

Reinforcer

This is a Chem Launcher Skill, where it disperses a cloud of gas that repairs and reinforces the players and allies’ armor.

Firestarter

This is a Chem Launcher Skill, where it fires a payload of sticky foam that immobilizes targets.

Oxidizer

This is a Chem Launcher Skill, where it releases a cloud of corrosive gas that damages enemy armor, skill proxies, and causes damage over time.

Crusader

This is a Shield Skill, where it is a light shield that allows all primary weapons to be equipped while its equipped. However, it exposes the player’s legs.

Deflector

This is a Shield Skill, which causes incoming bullets to ricochet and towards a nearby highlighted target with a clear line of sight to the player. Though it is not a full body shield, you can only use a sidearm alongside this shield.

Striker

This Skill is related to you Drone, where it tracks targets and attempts to maintain a line of sight while firing continuously.

Defender

This skill is related to your Drone, where it attempts to deflect any incoming bullets from a sonic emitter that it has beneath the drone.

Bombardier

This Skill is related to your Drone. With this skill, the players need to set two points and then deploy a payload of mini explosives between them.

Fixer

This Skill is related to your Drone, where it replenishes nearby allies’ armor. It can also be manually sent to a specific ally.

Best Skills to Unlock

Skills are tied to upgrading the Agent’s technological machinery that accompanies the agent everywhere. Since it is also a reliable way to have your back with this technology, you should know what skill will work best for you in combat.

If you are looking for an easy way to target enemies, the Seeker Mines are the best in this matter. These are easy to deploy towards the enemy or a specific target of your choice. All three Skills that are tied to the Seeker Mine can help in every way you want in combat.

If you are looking to take down armored targets, your best is using the Riot Foam for your Chem Launcher, this immobilizes enemies and allows you to take away their armor with concentrated shots. Meanwhile, you can use the Demolisher Firefly as it targets weak points. Hitting weak points can take down heavy targets much quicker.

Microdrones that are sent by your Hive are also very important in combat. Though they are mostly for repairing and healing armor of your allies, it can be vital when things get a bit overwhelming and you need to heal in touch conditions. This is where Skills like Reviver and Booster should be unlocked.


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