Deep Rock Galactic Perks Guide – Best Perks, How to Unlock, Milestones

Deep Rock Galactic perks

Deep Rock Galactic finally out of early access and is booming right now. Many new players who were unfamiliar with the title are now joining the experience. For the newbies that those who want to refresh their memory on how to perks work in Deep Rock Galatic, this guide will explain everything.

Deep Rock Galactic Perks

Perks in the game are handled in an interesting way for sure. Perks aren’t mandatory to the progression of Deep Rock Galactic, they are optional bonuses and abilities you can use to make your life easier, You can get the perks by using what the game calls Perk Points which you get from completing milestones. After you complete the milestone you can claim the perk point at the Key Performance Indicator Terminal in the Space Rig. Perks give your character class minor boosts for certain stats or abilities such as being able to store more minerals or being able to revive a Dwarf instantly once per mission.  You state with a single Active and Passive Slot for perks in Deep Rock Galactic. You unlock one slot for Promoting your character and two Passive Slots for all dwarfs at Tier 4 and Tier 9.

Speaking of Tiers, there are 9 perk Tiers in Deep Rock Galactic. Below you can find the best Perks for your Dwarf class and explaining for all perk effects found in the game.

Deep Rock Glastic All Tier 1 Perks

Perk Name  Cost  Active Effect  Passive Effect 
       
Field Medic  3  Instant ally revive once per mission.  Revive allies 15% faster 
Heightened  Senses  3  Once per mission you can escape after being grabbed and kill the creature as well  Get warned before a creature grabs you 
Friendly  2  N/A  Take and deal 50% less damage from friendly fire 
Second Wind  2    8% Sprint Speed after running for 5 seconds 
See You  In Hell  3  3 Neuro-pulse explosions per mission after you go down.  Get hit with a melee attack to get a melee damage bonus for a short while. 
Thorns  2  N/A  The enemy itself gets 6 damage after a melee attack on you. 

 Deep Rock Galactic All Tier 2 Perks

Perk Name  Cost  Active Effect  Passive Effect 
       
Veteran Depositor  2  N/A  Deposit valuables into the MULE and Drop Pod 20 % faster.  20 % Damage Reduction within 7m of the MULE. 
Field Medic  5    20% faster revives for teammates. 
Heightened  Senses  7  Twice per mission, you can escape after being grabbed and kill the creature as well  Get warned before a creature grabs you 
Second Wind  3  N/A  8% Speed boost after running for 4.5 seconds 
See You  In Hell  7  3 Neuro-pulse explosions per mission after you go down.  Get hit with a melee attack to get a melee damage bonus for a short while. 
Thorns  5  N/A  The enemy itself gets 12 damage after a melee attack on you. 

 Deep Rock Galactic All Tier 3 Perks

Perk Name  Cost  Active Effect  Passive Effect 
       
Veteran Depositor  3  N/A  Deposit valuables into the MULE and Drop Pod 30 % faster. 

20 % Damage Reduction within 7m of the MULE. 

Field Medic  7  Revive an ally instantly once per mission  25% faster revives for teammates. 
Heightened Senses  11  Twice per mission you can escape after being grabbed and kill the creature as well with a reduced cooldown.  Get warned before a creature grabs you 
Second Wind  5  N/A  12% Speed boost after running for 4.5 seconds 
Resupplier  2  N/A  20% faster ammo and health stock up at the Resupply Pod.  Get extra 10% health and all weapons reload after you resupply. 
Iron Will  3  Once per mission you get all your weapons reloaded and a rage-fueled power for 6 seconds,  N/A 
See You In Hell  11  3 Neuro-pulse explosions per mission after you go down.  Get hit by an enemy melee attack to get melee damage boost for a short time. 
Thorns  8  N/A  The enemy itself gets 18 damage after a melee attack on you. 
Hover Boots  3  Boots that let you hover for 3 seconds. Any creature under you while you hover will burn.  N/A 

 Deep Rock Galactic All Tier 4 Perks

Perk Name  Cost  Active Effect  Passive Effect 
       
Veteran Depositor  5  N/A  Deposit valuables into the MULE and Drop Pod 40 % faster. 

20 % Damage Reduction within 7m of the MULE. 

Field Medic  7  Revive an ally instantly once per mission  30% faster revives for teammates. 
Second Wind  7  N/A  12% Speed boost after running for 4 seconds 
Resupplier  3  N/A  30% faster ammo and health stock up at the Resupply Pod.  Get extra 15% health and all weapons reload after you resupply. 
Iron Will  5  Once per mission you get all your weapons reloaded and a rage-fueled power for 8 seconds.  N/A 
Thorns  11  N/A  The enemy itself gets 24 damage after a melee attack on you. 
Hover Boots  5  Boots that let you hover for 2.5 seconds. Any creature under you while you hover will burn.  N/A 
Berserker  3  Go Berserk for 10 seconds for extra melee damage and fast pick axe power.   N/A
Sweet Tooth  2  N/A  10% extra healing from Red Sugar. 
Elemental Insulation  2  N/A  20% resistance to elemental damage. 
New Passive Perk Slot  15  N/A  Equip 2 passive perks. 

 Deep Rock Galactic All Tier 5 Perks

Perk Name  Cost  Active Effect  Passive Effect 
       
Veteran Depositor  7  N/A  Deposit valuables into the MULE and Drop Pod 50 % faster. 

30 % Damage Reduction within 7m of the MULE. 

Resupplier  5  N/A  40% faster ammo and health stock up at the Resupply Pod.  Get extra 20% health and all weapons reload after you resupply. 
Iron Will  7  Once per mission you get all your weapons reloaded and a rage-fueled power for 10 seconds.  N/A 
Hover Boots  7  Boots that let you hover for 3 seconds. Any creature under you while you hover will burn.  N/A 
Berserker  5  Go Berserk for 10 seconds for extra melee damage and fast pickaxe power. Reduce Cooldown.   N/A
Sweet Tooth  5  N/A  20% extra healing from Red Sugar. 
Elemental Insulation  5  N/A  25% resistance to elemental damage. 
Strong Arm  2  N/A  Throw flares with 20% extra force 
Unstoppable  2  N/A  20% reduction in environmental slow down effect 

 Deep Rock Galactic All Tier 6 Perks

Perk Name  Cost  Active Effect  Passive Effect 
 Iron Will Once per mission you get all your weapons reloaded and a rage-fueled power for 12 seconds.   N/A
Resupplier  7  N/A  50% faster ammo and health stock up at the Resupply Pod.  Get extra 25% health and all weapons reload after you resupply. 
Hover Boots  9  Boots that let you hover for 3.5 seconds. Any creature under you while you hover will burn.  N/A 
Berserker  7  Go Berserk for 10 seconds for extra melee damage and fast pick axe power. Reduce Cooldown.  N/A 
Sweet Tooth  8  N/A  30% extra healing from Red Sugar. 
Elemental Insulation  8  N/A  30% resistance to elemental damage. 
Strong Arm  3  N/A  Throw flares with 30% extra force. Gems and other heavy objects get a 10 % bonus throwing force
Unstoppable  3  N/A  30% reduction in environmental slow down effect 
Vampire  2  N/A  Get 2 health back when you kill a medium or large-sized creature. 
Dash  3  Dodge attacks by dashing.  N/A 
Beast Master  3  Charm a Glyphid Grunt to become your loyal companion. You can only have one of them at a time.  N/A 

 Deep Rock Galactic All Tier 7 Perks

Perk Name  Cost  Active Effect  Passive Effect 
       
Berserker  9  Go Berserk for 10 seconds for extra melee damage and fast pick axe power. Reduce Cooldown.  N/A 
Strong Arm  5  N/A  Throw flares with 40% extra force. Gems and other heavy objects get a 20 % bonus throwing force. 
Unstoppable  3  N/A  30% reduction in environmental slow down effect 
Vampire  3  N/A  Get 3 health back when you kill a medium or large sized creature. 
Dash  5  Dodge attacks by dashing with reduced cooldown.  N/A 
Beast Master  5  Charm a Glyphid Grunt to become your loyal companion. You can only have one of them at a time. Reduced cooldown.  N/A 
Deep Pockets  2  N/A  Hold +5 more valuables in your mineral pouches. 
Born Ready  2  N/A  All weapons reload after 15 seconds. 
Shield Link  3  Overcharge an ally’s Shield to 300% for 20 seconds. 3 Minutes cooldown.  Be within 4m of your teammate to get a 50% faster shield recharge. 

 Deep Rock Galactic All Tier 8 Perks

Perk Name  Cost  Active Effect  Passive Effect 
       
Strong Arm  7  N/A  Throw flares with 50% extra force. Gems and other heavy objects get a 20 % bonus throwing force. 
Unstoppable  7  N/A  50% reduction in environmental slow down effect 
Vampire  5  N/A  Get 4 health back when you kill a medium or large-sized creature. 
Dash  5  Dodge attacks by dashing with a reduced cooldown.  N/A 
Beast Master  7  Charm a Glyphid Grunt to become your loyal companion. You can only have one of them at a time. Reduced cooldown.  N/A 
Deep Pockets  5  N/A  Hold +10 more valuables in your mineral pouches. 
Shield Link  7  Overcharge an ally’s Shield to 300% for 30 seconds. 3 Minutes cooldown.  Be within 4m of your teammate to get a 50% faster shield recharge. 
Born Ready  5  N/A  Unequipped weapons reload after 10 seconds. 
It’s a Bug Thing  2  N/A  Loot bugs explode when you are 2m in range. 

 Deep Rock Galactic All Tier 9 Perks

Perk Name  Cost  Active Effect  Passive Effect 
       
Unstoppable  7  N/A  50% reduction in environmental slow down effect 
Vampire  7  N/A  Get 5 health back when you kill a medium or large-sized creature. 
Dash  9  Dodge attacks by dashing with a reduced cooldown.  N/A 
Beast Master  9  Charm a Glyphid Grunt to become your loyal companion. You can only have one of them at a time. Reduced cooldown.  N/A 
Deep Pockets  8  N/A  Hold +15 more valuables in your mineral pouches. 
Shield Link  11  Overcharge an ally’s Shield to 300% for 30 seconds. 2 Minutes cooldown.  Be within 4m of your teammate to get a 50% faster shield recharge. 
Born Ready  8  N/A  Unequipped weapons reload after 5 seconds. 
It’s a Bug Thing  3  N/A  Loot bugs explode when you are 5m in range. 
New Passive Perk Slot  20  N/A  Equip 3 passive slots 

 These are all the perks in DRG, also check also Deep Rock Galactic Builds, and  Resource Farming guides.

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