Spider-Man: Miles Morales – All skills and how to unlock them

Here's a quick guide covering all of the available skills in Spider-Man: Miles Morale.

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morale has finally arrived and it will surely give a tough competition to Ubisoft’s latest offering, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. There are three skill trees in Spider-Man: Miles Morales that can be invested during the campaign.

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Similar to Insomniac’s original game, Spider-Man: Miles Morales does have superhero skills that can be unlocked as you progress through the story and explore Manhattan. The latest game has brought a couple of brand new skills such as Combat, Venom, and Camouflage, that can only be unlocked as you level up.

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Apart from these skills, there are nine ‘Challenge Skills’ that you can unlock at the beginning of the game. Notably, these nine skills are linked to challenge missions and don’t have a level requirement.

Once you have reached level 20, you will be able to unlock Spider-Man: Miles Morales skills. You would not be able to reach level 20 by just completing main missions, you will require to cross off some side activities as well.

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In this guide, we will be mentioning all of the available skills in Spider-Man: Miles Morales and how to unlock them. Notably, there are some best skills in Spider-Man: Miles Morale that can only be unlocked when playing the game in New Game+ mode.

All Spider-Man: Miles Morales Skills & How To Unlock Them

Venom Skills

Name Level Cost Description
Venom Smash 1 1
Press L1 + Square + Cross to perform a Venom Smash that will damage and Venom Stun surrounding enemies
Venom Jump 3 1
Pressing L1 + Cross launches nearby enemies into the air, disarming and Venom Stunning them.
Synaptic Breakdown 4 1 Doubles the length of time enemies are Venom Stunned.
Floodgate 5 1
Increases the range of Venom Punch splash damage, which allows more enemies to be Venom Stunned on impact.
Miles Smash! 9 1 Increases Venom Smash’s area of effect.
Venom Rocket 16 1
Off The Wall attacks cause Venom Stun on impact. This can happen only once every 5 seconds.
Venom Dash Launcher 11 1 Press Cross when landing on an enemy during Venom Dash to perform a free Venom Jump, launching enemies into the air.
Bio-Electric Instincts New Game+ N/A Mega Venom Blast automatically triggers before a fatal hit at no cost. Can happen only once per combat encounter.

Combat Skills

Name Level Cost Description
Energy Syphon 3 1
Increase the rate of Bio-Electric Power generation from attacking and dodging, raising the amount in the Venom Bar.
Web Yank Opportunist 4 1
Hold Triangle to perform a Venom Yank attack after sending an enemy flying from a Melee Combo or Venom Attack.
In For A Shock 5 1 Venom Stunned enemies take 50% more damage from basic attacks.
Spread The Love 6 1 Venom Stunned enemies knocked into other enemies will transfer their Venom Stun.
Trained Technique 8 1
Allows a second Finisher to be banked. Reduces Combo requirement for a second finisher to 10. Special enemies can be defeated with 2 Finishers.
Gunslinger 10 1
Hold Triangle to yank and throw guns imbued with Bio-Electric Power. They will explode on impact, Venom Stunning and knocking enemies down.
Final Countdown 15 1 Finishers generate 40% of a Venom bar.
Let’s Go! New Game+ N/A Allows a third Finisher to be banked.

Camouflage Skills

Name Level Cost Description
Concealed Presence 7 1 Camouflage Energy refills 20% faster.
Measured Response 7 1 Attacking while Camouflaged costs less Camouflage Energy.
Unseen Strike 8 1
When defeating an enemy with Venom attacks, the final blow doesn’t cost Camouflage Energy.
Never See It Coming 11 1 Venom Punch does bonus damage when used while Camouflaged.
Patient Spider 12 1
Increases the maximum amount of Camouflage Energy, allowing you to remain invisible longer.
Web Cocoon Bomb 13 1
Hold L1 + R1 to yank down stealth cocooned enemies, causing them to impact the ground and web up nearby enemies.
Blinding Light 14 1
Prss L3 + R3 while Camouflaged to trigger a blinding flash of light that reveals you and stuns surrounding enemies.
Unseen Force New Game+ N/A
While Camouflaged, the Combo counter no longer resets, and a bonus Combo point is generated per attack.

Challenge Skill

Name Challenge Description
Spin Cycle Combat Challenge 1.0
When throwing an enemy, rapidly press Triangle during the throw to continue spinning them.
Point Launch Boost Traversal Challenge 1.0 Press Cross on contact when zipping to a point to massively boost Point Launch distance.
Silent Step Stealth Challenge 1.0 Enemies take longer to detect you in stealth.
Payback Combat Challenge 2.0 Press Triangle after a Perfect Dodge against rifle and pistol shots for an instant Takedown.
Quick Recovery Traversal Challenge 2.0 After landing, press Cross during a roll to launch back into the air.
Scare Tactics Stealth Challenge 2.0 Stealth Takedowns generate more Venom.
Air Marshal Combat Challenge 3.0 Air attacks deal additional damage and generate more Venom.
Quick Zip Traversal Challenge 3.0 Web Zip with Cross a second time without losing altitude.
Surprise Attack Stealth Challenge 3.0 Upgrades Web-Strike Takedowns so nearby enemies are knocked back.


That’s all you need to know about all Spider-Man: Miles Morale skills available at the moment.