Horizon Forbidden West: Best Skills To Get Early
In Horizon Forbidden West, the skill tree is huge–one of the biggest you’ll find in an action-RPG of this sort. That means you’ll be able to build a finely-tuned Aloy precisely to your playing preferences, but it also means you’ll want to get those early skills just right so you can hit the ground running. With over 162 skills to choose from, choice paralysis can set in quickly, but it doesn’t have to. Here are our recommendations for the best skills to unlock early in Horizon Forbidden West.
Horizon Forbidden West skill tree
The skill tree in Guerrilla’s huge sequel is broken into six categories: Warrior, Trapper, Hunter, Survivor, Infiltrator, and Machine Master. Each category has several skills to choose from, as well as new ultimate abilities called Valor Surges. Early on, skills will cost you only one skill point each. When completing most missions, you’ll unlock multiple skill points, so you’ll be able to unlock a lot in a short period of time.
However, as you get further into the story, skills start costing a lot more and demand prerequisite skills are unlocked too. To set yourself up, here’s how we’d recommend spending your first 10 skill points: