All Starfield traits explained
Starfield is a game that allows for an incredible amount of options and customization. The game features a trait system, so here’s every trait in Starfield along with their effects.
Traits and skills are features that make an RPG like Starfield an exciting prospect. The feeling of being able to select a particular background that defines the gameplay or the performance of your character during your sessions is incredibly enticing.
In Starfield, traits play an important customization role that will define how you approach various challenges in-game. From how you choose to explore, to how you decide to live on the planets you visit, traits will play a major role.
Here is every trait in Starfield and their respective effects.
What are traits in Starfield?
In Starfield, you get the option to select up to three traits during character creation. Traits are special abilities that your character will have when you start your adventure in Starfield.
All traits add positive and negative effects to your characters, so keep that in mind before selecting a random bunch of them. Additionally, all traits have a related quest or activity, so this adds a lot of diversity to character creation.
We have compiled a full list of all the traits revealed so far and their effects.
All traits in Starfield & their Effects
Here’s a full list of Starfield traits and the effects they unlock for your character:
|Starfield Trait||Pro Effect||Con Effect|
|Alien DNA||Start with Increased max health and endurance.||Healing items are less effective on you.|
|Dream Home||You own a small house on a peaceful moon.||You have a 50k credit mortgage with GalBank.|
|Empath||Performing actions that your companion likes raises combat effectiveness temporarily.||Actions that your companion dislikes downgrade combat effectiveness temporarily.|
|Extrovert||Uses less oxygen while adventuring with human companions.||Uses more oxygen when adventuring alone. Cannot be picked at the same time that Introvert.|
|Freestar Collective Settler||Access to special dialogue options and faction rewards.||Greatly increases crime bounty towards other factions. You can only pick one faction trait.|
|Hero Worshipped||You get your own “Adoring Fan” that will appear once in a while and give you gifts.||The “Adoring Fan” could get you in trouble or result in annoyance.|
|Introvert||Increases endurance when exploring alone.||Decreases endurance when exploring with other human companions. Cannot be picked at the same time that Extrovert.|
|Kid Stuff||Your parents are alive and well, and you can visit them.||You earn 2% less money, as you need to send them some.|
|Neon Street Rat||Access to special dialogue options and faction rewards.||Greatly increases crime bounty towards other factions. You can only pick one faction trait.|
|Raised Enlightened||Get a special chest full of items from the House of the Enlightened.||You cannot pick other Religions, or their rewards.|
|Raised Universal||Get a special chest full of items from the Sanctum Universum.||You cannot pick other Religions, or their rewards.|
|Serpent’s Embrace||Grav jumping provides a boost to health and endurance.||You cannot pick other Religions, or their rewards.|
|Spaced||Increase health and endurance while in space.||Decrease health and endurance while on the ground.|
|Taskmaster||Effects unknown yet.||Effects unknown yet.|
|Terra Firma||Increase health and endurance while on the ground.||Decrease health and endurance while in space.|
|United Colonies Native||Access to special dialogue options and faction rewards.||Greatly increases crime bounty towards other factions. You can only pick one faction trait.|
|Unwanted Hero||Effects not know yet.||Effects not known yet.|
|Wanted||Boosts damage when your health is low.||Bounty Hunters will appear and try to kill you.|
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