Outriders: How To Change Skills

Here's how to change, shuffle, add and swap skills in Outriders.

Outriders world of hostile planet Enoch, while everything around is set on killing you. Mankind was devastated when they were hit by Anomaly, a mysterious phenomenon in Enoch. This triggered a massive energy storm that converted humans to Altered and stranded them by destroying their ships and the technology they brought with them. Altered humans have various powers to control elemental and physical forces around them. This created 4 different classes of superhumans like Devastator, Pyromancer, Technomancer & Trickster. Within each class, you can have additional skills and abilities at any given point in time. So today let’s look at how to change, shuffle, add and swap skills in Outriders.

How to Change, Shuffle, Add and Swap Skills in Outriders

Skills Outriders

To change your powers in Outriders you need to go to the skill menu and drag a new skill over an existing skill. You will be only allowed to equip three skills at once. So planning and mixing abilities for special combos is a must to level up in higher difficulty World Tiers.

To make the process easier for you we will give show you a Lev 7 Technomancer. Technomancer is a support specialist with long-range weapons and a wide range of lethal gadgets. From the skill menu image attached in the article, you can see that we are rocking our 3 favorite skills for the level. Scrapnel, Blighted Rounds, & Pain Launcher.

Scrapnel: ORDINANCE, INTERRUPT. Throw a proximity device. The explosion deals damage and Interrupts the skills of enemies caught within the blast radius.
Blighted Rounds DECAY. Fill your current weapon’s magazine with decay-infused bullets that inflict Toxic onto enemies. Enemies within a small radius of the main target also receive Toxic and 50% of the damage. The skill lasts until you reload or switch weapons.
Pain Launcher: ORDINANCE, INTERRUPT. Place a missile launcher and bomb the area in front of you. Each missile deals damage per hit and Interrupts enemy skills.

All the powers are bound to 1,2, & 3 keys on the PC. For PS it’s L1, L1+R1, & R1 and in XBOX it’s LB, LB+RB, & RB respectively. To change any skill here, all you have to do is either drag or click the power you want to swap it with from the top row. To unlock all the skills you need to reach level 22. Read our article here to know how to level up by playing through World Tiers. To remove a skill you need to press X to empty the ability slot.

That’s everything there is to know about how to change, shuffle, add and swap skills in Outriders. Meanwhile,  check out our linked guides here to know more tips & tricks in Outriders.