Far Cry 5 launches today and brings a new method of levelling up your character called Perks, gained based on challenges rather than XP. It can be a little confusing, so we've put together a Far Cry 5 Perks Guide, covering how to find Perks, the best Perks to Unlock and how to use them!
Here's everything you need to know about Perks in Far Cry 5!
There are 5 Categories of Perk in Far Cry 5, which are:
Best Perks To Unlock
This is entirely up to you depending on your playstyle. Just remember that unlocking Perks is not a linear thing, unlike previous Far Cry games and most RPGs - with just a few exceptions, marked by an arrow, you can unlock any Perk at any time once you have the required number of points. Here are the general ones you should be getting first though:
How To Get Perk Points
You get Perk Points through Challenges for the most part. There are four types of Perk Challenges in Far Cry 5 and here are the best things to do in them:
If you find a Prepper Stash somewhere, either through a clue from something you've read or you've just arrived at the right location, make sure to figure it out. They are always full of cool rewards, and are guaranteed to unlock a few Perk Points. You may need to solve a puzzle to get to them though.
Far Cry Arcade
If you're planning to venture into Far Cry Arcade, the map creator, any Perk Points you earn there will be available to you in the main campaign - and vice versa. Neat trick if you're planning on using it.