Attributes in The Outer Worlds are your primary stats. that define your combat prowess, damage bonuses, companions, and skills. There are 6 attributes in total and you select them during the Character Creation screen. Each one of these stats. in The Outer Worlds directly affects a different aspect of the Stranger.
The Outer Worlds Attributes
As mentioned earlier, there are 6 attributes/ stats. in The Outer Worlds. These are:
Let’s go over all these attributes one by one, their descriptions, and the skills they affect in The Outer Worlds.
It increases melee damage. Skills affected by it include 1-handed melee, 2-handed melee, heavy weapons, intimidate, inspiration, and block.
Dexterity increases the reload speed of ranged weapons and attack speed of melee weapons. It affects 1-handed melee, handguns, block, sneak, lockpick, and dodge skills.
Intelligence increases critical hit damage. It affects persuade, hack, medical, science, determination, and long guns.
Perception increases headshot and weak spots damage. It affects handguns, long guns, heavy weapons, dodge, lockpick, and engineering skills.
Charm increases your faction reputation and decreases the cooldown times of companion abilities. It affects persuade, lie, intimidate, hack, science, and inspiration.
Lastly, this attribute increases your natural HP regeneration. Temperament in The Outer Worlds affects 2-handed melee, lie, sneak, medical, engineering, and determination skills.