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Starship Engineering

Starship Engineering is a Starfield skill which will impact your approach to Starship customization.

Starship Engineering
Skill Categories Tech
Tier 3
Item Code 002AC953

Starfield Starship Engineering skill overview

The Starfield Starship Engineering skill is a tier 3 skill in the Tech 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 Starship Engineering 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 Starship Engineering Skills allows your ship’s systems to repair faster and as you upgrade this skill ship systems will have an increased damage mitigation. The final rank in this skill gives a chance that the entire system will be repaired after repairing only one block of the system.

This skill is a great skill to have as it will make your ship more durable as your ship systems will repair faster.

In-game Starship Engineering skill description

It takes skilled hands to not only make a ship’s systems more resistant to damage, but to repair those systems efficiently when damage does occur.

The Starship Engineering skill has the following ranks and stats:

RankRank ImageRank EffectRank Challenge
1All ship systems repair 10% faster. Use 5 ship repair kits.
2Ship systems have 25% increased damage mitigation.Use 10 ship repair kits.
3All ship systems repair 25% faster. Use 15 ship repair kits.
4Occasionally, repairing one block of a system will repair the entire system.You have mastered this skill.

How to unlock Starship Engineering console command

If you want to add the Starship Engineering 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 002AC953

By repeating the player.addperk 002AC953 command, you can bypass the Starship Engineering rank-up challenge and unlock the next rank. Entering the above command four times will unlock the rank 4 Starship Engineering skill.

To remove the Starship Engineering skill, you can use the following command:

player.removeperk 002AC953