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Each survivor is assigned one main skill, akin to a character class. This skill can be improved through experience or training. The main player is an exception, as they can level up all five of their skills.

A skill can be levelled up to a maximum of 10, and it can be raised above that using equipment and perks.

A survivor's non-main skills can't be levelled up, but they can be improved using equipment and perks.


Character's leadership and charisma. This skill affects:

  • Chance of successfully recruiting new survivors.
  • Better dialogue options with merchants and gang leaders
  • Amount of happiness increase when the character is working in bars or churches

Defense (Soldier)

This is a bit of a misnomer, as it affects both attacking and defending. The effects are:

  • Overall mission danger level reduction.
  • Chance to successfully killing zombies, raid or attack other factions.
  • Adds to the building's defense rating when the character is guarding buildings.


Character's knack for finding useful things. This skill affects:

  • Finds more stuff faster in scavenging mission
  • Produces more food when farming, hunting, or fishing


Character's skill in building. The effects are:

  • Builds, reclaims, and demolish faster
  • Find more material when chopping wood


Character's knowledge of various scientific disciplines. This skill affects:

  • The speed at which research is completed
  • The speed at which items are produces in a workshop