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Best Perks To Unlock First: All Perk List & Effect Guide

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Best Perks To Unlock First: All Perk List & Effect Guide

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Read this Tom Clancy's The Division 2 guide and list of all available perks in the game. Including recommended perks to unlock first for beginners, SHD Tech and unlock cost, and more!

Division 2 Recommended Perks To Unlock First: All Perks List & Effects
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Recommended Perks To Unlock First

Auto Unlocked - Weapon Slot

Division 2 Auto Unlocked - Weapon Slot Perk

When you unlock your first skill, you are automatically told to unlock the Weapon Slot Perk - this happens as part of the story and it is the first Perk you access and get.

Armor Kit Perks

Division 2 Armor Kit Perks

Unlocking Armor Kit Perks increase the amount of armor kits you can carry in missions. From 3 armor kits, you will be able to carry up to 6 when the Perk is fully upgraded.

Inventory / Backpack Perks

Division 2 Inventory / Backpack Perks

Unlocking Inventory Perks will increase your backpack capacity by 10 for every upgrade, for a maximum of 30 slots. This allows you to carry a variety of weapons & gives you space to pick up all loot you can find.

Accolade Perks

Division 2 Accolade Perks

A lot of Division 2 missions & areas are locked behind recommended Agent levels so leveling up and farming XP is a must in the game. Unlocking & upgrading Accolade Perks grant you bonus XP when completing certain actions in the field, allowing you to level up faster.

Check Out How To Level Up Fast!

Grenades Perks

Division 2 Grenades Perks

In Division 2, you're able to carry grenades into battle. Grenade Perks increase your carrying capacity to up to 6 grenades in total. This is extremely helpful when you're in a tough mission with many surrounding enemies.

Stash Perks

Division 2 Stash Perks

Stash Perks increase the capacity of your Stash slots in Division 2. Though not as important as the others, unlocking 1 Stash Perk early in the game will give you enough space in your Stash to keep weapons & equipment you'll pick up along the way.

All Perk List & Effects

Division 2 All Available Perks & Unlock Cost

Perk Description SHD Tech
Weapon Slot A second weapon can be equipped, for a total of 2 primary weapons and 1 secondary weapon equipped at all times.
*Auto Unlocked
1
Restock 1: Armor Kits Restocking when entering a safe space refills all Armor Kits. 1
Restock 2: Grenades Restocking when entering a safe space refills all Grenades.
Unlock Restock 1 first
1
Field Proficiency Cache 50% chance for a bonus item to drop when opening a Field Proficiency Cache.
Requires Level 30
5
Armor Kit 1 You can now carry 1 more armor kit, for a total of 4. 1
Armor Kit 2 You can now carry 1 more armor kit, for a total of 5.
Unlock Armor Kit 1 first
2
Armor Kit 3 You can now carry 1 more armor kit, for a total of 6.
Unlock Armor Kit 2 first
3
Grenades 1 You can now carry 1 more grenade. 1
Grenades 2 You can now carry 1 more grenade.
Unlock Grenades 1 first
2
Grenades 3 You can now carry 1 more grenade.
Unlock Grenades 2 first
3
Inventory 1 Inventory capacity increased by 10 slots. 1
Inventory 2 Inventory capacity increased by 20 slots.
Unlock Inventory 1 first
2
Inventory 3 Inventory capacity increased by 30 slots.
Requires Level 30
3
Stash 1 Increase stash storage capacity by 20 slots. 1
Stash 2 Increase stash storage capacity by 30 slots. 2
Stash 3 Adds 50 more slots to your stash storage capacity. -
Headshot Accolade Headshot kills award an XP bonus. 1
Multi-kill Accolade Killing multiple enemies at the same time award an XP bonus.
Unlock Headshot Accolade first
1
Weakpoints Accolade Kills triggered by destroying weakpoints award an XP bonus.
Unlock Multi-kill Accolade first
1
Tactical Kill Accolade Kills triggered by destroying environment objects award an XP bonus.
Unlock Weakpoints Accolade first
1
Survivor Not dying for a long time, solo or in a group, will award increasing XP bonuses.
Unlock Tactical Kill Accolade first
1
Detection 1 Donating enough resources to the control points activates better detection of loot containers in a 20 m radius, for 10 min. 1
Detection 2 Donating enough resources to the control points activates better detection of hostiles in a 20 m radius, for 10 min.
Unlock Detection 1 first
-
Crafting Materials 1 Material storage capacity increased to 100. 1
Crafting Materials 2 Material storage capacity increased to 250.
Unlock Crafting Materials 1 first
-
Crafting Materials 3 Material storage capacity increased to 500.
Requires Level 30
-
Magazine 1 Awards: Tactical small pouch magazine; fits any belt-fed weapon 1
Magazine 2 Awards: Balanced spring 5.56 mag; fits 5.56 assault style weapons
Unlock Magazine 1 first
-
Magazine 3 Awards: Precision 7.62 mag; fits 7.62 assault style weapons
Unlock Magazine 2 first
-
Magazine 4 Awards: Field pistol mag; fits sidearms
Unlock Magazine 3 first
-
Muzzle 1 Awards: Loud vent brake 5.56 muzzle; fits 5.56 caliber muzzles 1
Muzzle 2 Awards: Compensator 7.62; fits 7.62 caliber muzzles
Unlock Muzzle 1 first
-
Muzzle 3 Awards: Small suppressor 9mm muzzle; fits 9mm caliber muzzles
Unlock Muzzle 2 first
-
Muzzle 4 Awards: Osprey 45 suppressor; fits .45 caliber muzzles
Unlock Muzzle 3 first
-
Optics 1 Awards: T2 micro red dot sight; fits short and long top rails 1
Optics 2 Awards: Acog scope (4x); fits long top rails
Unlock Optics 1 first
1
Grip 1 Awards: Short grip underbarrel attachment; fits long rails 1
Grip 2 Awards: Short grip underbarrel attachment; fits long rails
Unlock Grip 1 first
-
Deconstruction 1 Deconstruction can yield extra crafting materials. 3
Deconstruction 2 Chance for a rare material to be awarded when deconstructing.
Unlock Deconstruction 1 first
5
Resources 1 The resource inventory can now carry 50 more food, water and components. 1
Resources 2 The resource inventory can now carry 50 more food, water and components.
Unlock Resources 1 first
-
Resources 2 The resource inventory can now carry 50 more food, water and components.
Unlock Resources 2 first
-
Hard Bounties Get access to 1 Hard difficulty bounty per day.
Requires Otis Sykes
1
Challenge Bounties Get access to 1 Challenging difficulty bounty per day.
Requires Level 30
1
Loadouts 1 A new equipment loadout can now be created in the inventory, for a total of 4. 1
Loadouts 2 A new equipment loadout can now be created in the inventory, for a total of 5.
Unlock Loadouts 1 first
2
Loadouts 3 A new equipment loadout can now be created in the inventory, for a total of 6.
Requires Level 30
-
Signature Weapon Ammo Increases the amount of signature weapon ammo dropped.
Requires Level 30
5

What Are Perks In Division 2?

Passive Skills That Enhance Gameplay

Division 2 Passive Skills That Enhance Gameplay

In Division 2, perks are passive skills that you unlock that make your gameplay better & more immersive. These can include extra slots for weapons, more armor kits slots, more stash slots, and more!

Head To Quartermaster To Unlock Perks

Division 2 Head To Quartermaster To Unlock Perks

Perks can be unlocked when you go to the Quartermaster in your Base of Operations. Here you can also unlock your Skills and check your Staff Roster.

Check Out All Skill List Here!

Require SHD Tech To Unlock

Unlock Skills with SHD Tech

As with Skills and Skill Variants, you need SHD Tech to unlock your Perks. SHD Tech can be received as rewards for completing a variety of missions in Division 2.

Check Out How To Get SHD Tech!

The Division 2 - Related Article

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