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Shotgun Certification

Shotgun Certification
Skill Categories Combat
Tier 1
Item Code 0027DF97

Starfield Shotgun Certification skill overview

The Starfield Shotgun Certification skill is a tier 1 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 Shotgun Certification 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 Shotgun Certification skill increases the damage from shotguns, the final rank of this skill will make you stun additional targets with shotguns after getting a shotgun kill.

Shotguns are a great weapon to engage enemies in close combat, this skill will improve their effectiveness.

In-game Shotgun Certification skill description

The cornerstone of close quarters combat, or CQC, the shotgun has proven a simple, deadly weapon for hundreds of years.

The Shotgun Certification skill has the following ranks and stats:

RankRank ImageRank EffectRank Challenge
1Shotguns do 10% more damage.Kill 20 enemies with a shotgun.
2Shotguns do 20% more damage.Kill 50 enemies with a shotgun.
3Shotguns do 30% more damage.Kill 100 enemies with a shotgun.
4Shotgun kills grant a small chance to stun additional targets with shotguns for a limited time.You have mastered this skill.

How to unlock Shotgun Certification console command

If you want to add the Shotgun Certification 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 0027DF97

By repeating the player.addperk 0027DF97 command, you can bypass the Shotgun Certification rank-up challenge and unlock the next rank. Entering the above command four times will unlock the rank 4 Shotgun Certification skill.

To remove the Shotgun Certification skill, you can use the following command:

player.removeperk 0027DF97