The Ballistics skill is a Novice Combat Skill that increases the damage dealt by ballistic weapons. If you plan on using ballistic weapons in Starfield, then consider equipping this skill to be more a more powerful and effective combatant.

Last Updated 05 Aug 2023 at 21:14 pm GMT
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  • Typecombat
  • Tiernovice

What does Ballistics do?

  • It increases the damage dealt by your ballistic weapons.

What are the ranks for Ballistics

  • Ballistic weapons do 10% more damage.
  • Ballistic weapons do 20% more damage.
  • Ballistic weapons do 30% more damage
  • Ballistic weapons range is increased by 30%


  • None for Rank 1
  • Kill 20 enemies with a Ballistic weapon.
  • Kill 50 enemies with a Ballistic weapon.
  • Kill 100 enemies with a ballistic weapon.

What build does Ballistics work best with?

  • Ranged build: A ranged build focuses on fighting with weapons that can be used from a distance. This includes ballistics, as well as other weapons such as guns, bows, and crossbows. A ranged build is a good choice for players who want to stay out of harm's way and deal damage from a safe distance.
  • Sniper build: A sniper build is a specific type of ranged build that focuses on long-range combat. They are often skilled in using ranged weapons and in stealth, and they are dedicated to taking down enemies from a distance.
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