Dead Island 2: How To Get Skill Cards

Tanim Hasan
By Tanim Hasan
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Credit: Deep Silver Dambuster Studios

Dead Island 2 has a card system you can customize to give your character different skills in the game. Here is how you can get skill cards in the game.

Dead Island 2 is the newest game in the franchise. After a long development cycle, we finally got our hands on the game. In this game, you get to choose one of six different characters to start your journey. Each of them has starting attributes and things they are good at. To further customize them, you will need to find the skill cards.

Aside from the starting attributes, you can find skill cards to customize your character. These cards are divided into several categories depending on what they do. On top of that, there are many ways you can earn them in the game.

You will get a card from the start if you have pre-ordered the game. Otherwise, you will have to track them down and collect them before you can use the skills these cards provide. So here are all the ways you can unlock skill cards in Dead Island 2.

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Getting Skill Cards in Dead Island 2

Skill cards are the main way to get different abilities in Dead Island 2. Certain cards can also change how an ability or interaction works on your playthrough. So it is an important system of the game. However, you don’t get to use all the cards from the start. There are certain ways you can unlock these cards in the game. Here are all the things that will reward you with a skill card in Dead Island 2:

  • Leveling Up your character. This is active till you reach level 22.
  • Progressing the main quest of the game.
  • Certain side quests can reward you with a skill card.
  • You can find new cards lying around in the world in different locations.
  • Killing Strong zombies can also drop skill cards.

These are the ways to earn skill cards in the game. There are a lot of cards you can get, and these cards are divided into four different categories for you to equip. So having a good collection of cards to choose from is crucial for your playstyle of the game. They can also come in handy if you are struggling with certain sections of the game.

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Tanim Hasan is a Guide Writer at GameRiv working on various games which consists of mostly new releases. His favourite genre is Hack and Slash, and Souls Like. But he is open to play any game regardless of the genre. So he has experience with most genres of games.