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All Skills in Cyberpunk 2077

All Skills in Cyberpunk 2077

There are twelve skills to level up in Cyberpunk 2077 through playing the game. Skills go up to level ten and grant additional stats each step of the way. Unlike perk and attribute points, you can improve your skills by doing specific actions in the game. For example, you can increase your athletics by running and climbing through Night City. Here’s a full list of all the skills in Cyberpunk 2077. 

You can view your skill progress by going into the menu and navigating to the character tab. Selecting one of the five attributes allows you to see a breakdown of each of the skills associated with it. Here are each of the skills by attribute:

  • Body: Annihilation, Athletics, Street Brawler
  • Reflexes: Assault, Blades, Handguns
  • Technical: Crafting, Engineering
  • Intelligence: Breach Protocol, Quickhacking
  • Cool: Cold Blood, Stealth

All Skills in Cyberpunk 2077

Here’s a list of all the character skills in Cyberpunk 2077:

  • Annihilation
  • Assault
  • Athletics
  • Blades
  • Breach Protocol
  • Cold Blood
  • Crafting
  • Engineering
  • Handguns
  • Quick Hacking
  • Stealth
  • Street Brawler


Annihilation improves by eliminating enemies with light and heavy machine guns and shotguns. Leveling this skill improves weapon stats like ADS speed, recoil, spread, and critical hit chance.


Assault improves by eliminating enemies with assault rifles, sniper rifles, and submachine guns. Similar to annihilation, the assault skill increases weapon skills like ADS speed, recoil, spread, and critical hit chance on SMGs and rifles.


Athletic skills improve by doing things like running and climbing in Night City. Leveling this skill increases carrying capacity, stamina and regeneration, and health.


The Blades skill improves by defeating foes with blades, katanas, and mantis blades. Improving the skill increases your effectiveness by granting faster attack speed, stamina cost reduction while using blades, damage, and critical hit chance.

Breach Protocol

Breach Protocol improves the more you hack things and increases your ability to acquire components and use Breach Protocol more effectively. It refers to the hacking menu with numbers and letters.

Cold Blood

Cold Blood improves through defeating enemies and will bolster your overall stats like armor, critical chance, health, stamina, and resistance to damage. 


Crafting increases through crafting and dismantling items in the world. Improving the skill will lower your overall crafting costs and unlock additional consumables, weapons, and clothing craftables. The maximum level grants the ability to craft rare items and weapon mods.


Tech Skill increases through using Tech Weapons, one of the weapon types in Cyberpunk 2077. Increasing this skill boosts your armor, charge time, and critical chance with the specific weapons.


The Handguns skill increases through defeating enemies with pistols. Improving this skill improves weapon stats like ADS speed, recoil, spread, and critical hit chance with handguns. 

Quick Hacking

Quickhacking improves the more you use Quickhacks on enemies. Improving it will enhance the Quickhack duration and decrease the cooldown on this ability.


Stealth increases through doing stealth maneuvers and eliminating enemies without them seeing you. Improving this skill increases your overall stealthiness, affecting stats like evasion, enemy detection, health regen, movement speed, and DPS.

Street Brawler

Street Brawler increases by eliminating enemies with your bare hands, blunt weapons, or gorilla arms. It basically refers to any sort of melee combat. It improves your block damage, attack speed, stamina cost, critical damage, and DPS with melee weapons.

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