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Particle Beams

Particle Beams
Skill Categories Combat
Tier 2
Item Code 0027BAFD

Starfield Particle Beams skill overview

The Starfield Particle Beams skill is a tier 2 skill in the Combat skill tree. It, as with all Starfield skills, has 4 ranks, beginning at rank 1 and ending at rank 4. In order to progress up the Particle Beams skill tree, you will need to complete various skill challenges related to the skill in question, and increase your Starfield level to earn skill points. Each rank requires a skill point to unlock.

The Particle Beams skill increases the damage from particle beam weapons and the final rank will increase the particle beam critical chance.

Particle Beam weapons are a great choice of weapon in Starfield, this skill will allow you to deal extra damage when using them.

In-game Particle Beams skill description

While considered by some to be exotic, particle weapons can be a devastating combat option, subjecting a target to multiple forms of damage.

The Particle Beams skill has the following ranks and stats:

RankRank ImageRank EffectRank Challenge
1Particle beam weapons do 10% more damage.Kill 20 enemies with a particle beam weapon.
2Particle beam weapons do 20% more damage.Kill 50 enemies with a particle beam weapon.
3Particle beam weapons do 30% more damage.Kill 100 enemies with a particle beam weapon.
4Particle beam weapons have +5% crit chance.You have mastered this skill.

How to unlock Particle Beams console command

If you want to add the Particle Beams Starfield skill to your character without increasing your Starfield level or expending a skill point, simply open the Starfield console command window with the apostrophe (‘) or tilde (~) key and enter the following command:

player.addperk 0027BAFD

By repeating the player.addperk 0027BAFD command, you can bypass the Particle Beams rank-up challenge and unlock the next rank. Entering the above command four times will unlock the rank 4 Particle Beams skill.

To remove the Particle Beams skill, you can use the following command:

player.removeperk 0027BAFD