Fallout 4 is a newly arrived Role-Play-Game (RPG) set in the time just after the apocalypse in the wastelands of Boston known as The Commonwealth, in the year 2287. Fallout 4 Perk Chart is a big question for Fallout users.
The plot originates with the only survivor of Vault 111 exiting the cryogenic stasis and sets on to find his wife killed and his infant child kidnapped.
After perceiving his losses, the next phase of the game is about building the personal and social stability of the player through assigning S.P.E.C.I.A.L attribute base skill points, about which the next section is detailed.
The way you assign points reflects the player’s skills and ability in the game field.
What is Fallout 4 S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Points?
S.P.E.C.I.A.L. stands as an abbreviation for Strength, Perception, Endurance, Charisma, Intelligence, Agility, and Luck. Initially, 21 stat points are gifted to the user to build his S.P.E.C.I.A.L statistics.
As told earlier, the composition of these 21 points within the 7 attributes defines the player’s ability on the field.
In this regard, a new upgrade is introduced, that is, every time you level up, you get a skill point which you can either spend on adding attributes through S.P.E.C.I.A.L stats or you could buy a perk from those unlocked at your level (addressed in the next section).
It is also to be noted that the composition of S.P.E.C.I.A.L stat points decides if you are eligible for a particular perk out of the perk chart. The following are the definition for each of the S.P.E.C.I.A.L words in game-terms.
Strength: The ability to cause destruction and carry weight.
Perception: lock-picking skill, pickpocket success chance.
Endurance: increased character health-Hit points, increased stamina (Action points) drain rate while sprinting is reduced.
Charisma: prices of items are reduced when trading, increased the success rate of persuasion in dialogue.
Intelligence: increased gain rate of experience points (XP).
Agility: Increases the maximum limit of Action points, reduces the chance to be detected while sneaking.
Luck: increased recharge rate of critical hit meter and increased chance to find caps and ammo.
Another way you could add skills to your profile is by unlocking perks from the Perk Charts. In the next section of the article, we get into the details of the working of the Perk Chart.
How Does Fallout 4 Perk Chart Works?
The Perk chart is a 10 by 7 matrix with 10 rows and 7 columns. Each of the columns is linked with each of the seven S.P.E.C.I.A.L attributes. Each of the perks demands the player to be at a particular level combined with a certain amount of S.P.E.C.I.A.L specific base skill point.
So that you could unlock the respective perk in addition to spend a skill point obtained for every level-up. For example, to unlock the first rank of science, we need Intelligence of 4 combined with a mentioned level number.
All the greyed-out perks of the Perk chart depict that one is not eligible for them. Recall that, for every level up, you receive a skill point, as a result of which you have an option of either to pull out a perk from the Perk chart or to improve S.P.E.C.I.A.L base point statistics.
It will clearly convey the new add-ons to the game. Also, it puts up the details of the Fallout 4 Perk Chart and S.P.E.C.I.A.L attributes. Means of improving skill base point and pulling out any perk has been explained.
This new version of the game is more user-interactive, besides adding a couple of features to enhance the user experience in this game.