Step 6

Step 6: Invest XP

Spend XP to increase Basic Characteristics, purchase skill ranks (to a maximum of Rank 2), or purchase talents available to your Specializations.

Options XP Cost Limit
Improve Characteristic 10 x purchased rating (purchased sequentially) May not purchase above 5 during character creation
Add Career Skill Rank 5 x purchased rating (purchased sequentially) May not purchase above 2 during character creation
Add Non-career Skill Rank 5 x purchased rating plus additional 5 XP (purchased sequentially) May not purchase above 2 during character creation
Learn Talent Talent level cost No limit
Learn Career Specialization 10 x new total number of specializations in XP No limit
Learn Universal Specialization 10 x new total number of specializations in XP No limit
Learn Non-career Specialization 10 x new total number of specializations, plus additional 10 XP No limit

Specializations (talent trees in links)

Operative Infiltrator Colonist Medic Explorer Driver
Specialist Diplomat Fringer
Recon Scholar Huntsman
Combat Engineer Scientist
Scout
Trader
Soldier Commando Nomad Pilot Engineer Mechanic
Demolitionist Smuggler Rigger
Enforcer Thief Hacker
Heavy Combat Engineer
Shock Trooper
Warlord
Biotic Adept
Vanguard

Once you spent all of the XP you desire on character advances, note any remaining and proceed to Step 7: Determine Derived Stats.


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Step 6

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