All Skills and Abilities in Crackdown 3

Make the most of your Agent with our rundown of all the Skills and Abilities in Crackdown 3.

Crackdown 3 has a big world for you to blast through, and if you want to it in style then you’ll need to skills to match. There are five core skills and abilities available in Crackdown 3, and each will improve as it levels up. Knowing what to pick can be tough, so to help you out we’ve put together a list of all of the skills and abilities in Crackdown 3, with descriptions of what they do.

All Skills and Abilities in Crackdown 3

All skills and abilities in Crackdown 3
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The five core ability paths in Crackdown 3 are Agility, Driving, Explosives, Firearms and Strength. Each time you level up a particular ability it’ll get stronger and you’ll gain a new skill from that path. We’ve listed all of them below so you can see which route you want to level up first.

All Agility Skills

Unlock Level

Skill

Description

0

Combat Roll

An evasive roll to help dodge incoming damage.

1

Boosters

Allows you to double jump in the air by firing boosters.

2

Air Dash

A mid-air dash that helps dodge incoming damage.

3

Agency Launch Pad

Boosts you high into the air.

4

Double Dash

Grants a second mid-air dash.

5

Triple Jump

Grants a third jump while airborne.

6

Escape Velocity

Jump boosters can be kept on for some time.

All Strength Skills

Unlock Level

Skill

Description

0

Grab

Magnetic gloves that let you pick up objects from a distance.

1

Energy Grip

Improves grab to be stronger and work from longer range.

2

Ground Pound

Sends the agent crashing into the ground in a classic superhero landing. Launches nearby enemies.

3

Flying Fist

Charges you at an enemy for a powerful punch.

4

Resilience

Passive upgrade providing resistance to fire, cold, electricity and chimera damage.

5

Graviton Gloves

Improvement to grab that lets you pick up items faster and from further away

6

Boomfist

Unarmed attacks cause an explosion when they hit.

All Driving Skills

Unlock Level

Skill

Description

0

Vehicle Requisition

Allows you to commandeer vehicles for use.

1

1. Agency Lightning


2. Delivery on Demand


3. Ejector Seat

1. Transforms your Agency vehicle to its speed form.


2. Summons the Agency vehicle to you.


3. Lets you escape your Agency Vehicle safely.

2

Agency Spider

Transforms your Agency vehicle to the all-terrain form that can scale small vertical surfaces.

3

Self Destruct

Allows you to remote detonate the Agency vehicle to damage surrounding enemies.

4

Agency Minotaur

Transforms your Agency vehicle into its combat form, including a mounted gun.

5

Mean Machine

Maxes out the abilities of every form of the Agency vehicle.

All Firearms Skills

Unlock Level

Skill

Description

0

Armed & Dangerous

Allows you to use any firearm.

1

Deadeye

Allows critical hits on enemies.

2

Ammo Pack

Increases ammunition capacity.

3

Vortex Cannon

Fires a blast of kinetic energy, launching enemies backwards.

4

Agency Ammo Field

Automatically refills ammo for nearby agents.

5

Graviton Tether

Energy weapon which links targets together.

6

Damocles Rounds

Refill all ammo and deals high damage and impulse.

All Explosives Skills

Unlock Level

Skill

Description

0

Demolition

Allows use of explosives and grenades

1

Bag o’Tricks

Increases grenade and gadget capacity, as well as improving recharge rate or duration length.

2

Limpet Grenade

A sticky grenade which can be remote detonated.

3

Rocket Rack

Increases explosive ammo capacity.

4

Big Bag o’Tricks

Further increases grenade and gadget capacity, as well as recharge rate or duration length.

5

Singularity Grenade

Special grenade that creates a black hole and draws in nearby enemies and objects before exploding.

6

Apocalypse

Explosive ammo and gadgets recharge quickly and deal massively increased damage and knockback.

Don’t expect to be able to max out these skills quickly, as it takes a long time to level them all the way up. Hopefully this list has helped you decide which ability paths you do want to upgrade to have the most fun in Crackdown 3.

You’ve now learned about all the skills and abilities in Crackdown 3, but there’s plenty more to discover in and about the game. Check back again soon with us here at AllGamers for more guides, tips and tricks!

Associate Editor

Henry Stenhouse serves an eternal punishment as the Associate Editor of AllGamers. He spent his younger life studying the laws of physics, even going so far as to complete a PhD in the subject before video game journalism stole his soul. Confess your love of Super Smash Bros. via email at henry.stenhouse@allgamers.com, or catch him on Twitter.

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