Mount & Blade Ii Bannerlord Mount And Blade Ii Bannerlord Guide Character Skills And Perks Level Up

Vigor attribute skills

One-Handed – increased by fighting with a one-handed short weapon; improves one-handed weapon attack speed and damage

Level 25:

  • Edge Placement I – +4% 1H damage
  • Extra HP I – +3 hit points

Level 50:

  • Raider I – +4% 1H weapon speed
  • Shield Bash I – shield bash causes 50% damage

Level 75:

  • Bruiser I – +10% damage with 1H maces
  • Long Strides – -50% weight effect (slowed movement) while using shields in combat

Level 100:

  • Bulwark I – -25% shield damage received
  • Sword Master I – +8% damage with 1H swords

Level 125:

  • Arrow Catcher – larger shield protection area against ranged weapons
  • Edge Placement II – additional +5% 1H damage

Level 150:

  • Bulwark II – additional -25% shield damage received
  • Bury the Hatchet – +10% damage with 1H axes

Level 175:

  • Sword Master II – additional 10% damage with 1H swords
  • Shield Bash II – additional 50% shield bash damage

Level 200:

  • Raider II – additional 3% 1H weapon speed

Level 225:

  • Duelist – +10% damage with 1H weapon without shield
  • Basher – +20% shield bash damage; stuns enemies longer

Level 250:

  • Steel Core Shields – -15% shield damage taken
  • Secondary Expert – +10% damage with 1H axes and maces

Level 275:

  • Shield Bearer – shields no longer affect weight

Mount & Blade Ii Bannerlord Mount And Blade Ii Bannerlord Guide Character Skills And Perks Level Up Vigor


Two-handed – increased by fighting with a two-handed sword weapon; improves two-handed weapon attack speed and damage

Level 25:

  • Extra HP – +3% hit points
  • Extra Damage – +1.5% 2H damage

Level 50:

  • Garrison Capacity – +10 garrison size; governor effect
  • Reduced Wage – -5% garrison wage; governor effect

Level 75:

  • Power Basher – 2H weapons with 85 speed or lower gain increased attack speed and damage
  • Speed Basher – 2H weapons with 100 speed or higher gain increased attack speed and damage

Level 100:

  • Notorious – +10% party renown gain after battles; party member effect
  • Quick Plunder – +5% raiding speed; party member effect

Level 125:

  • Multi-hit – +40% damage for every successful secondary hit
  • Edge Placement – +3% cut damage

Level 150:

  • Shield Breaker – +10% damage against shields
  • Eviscerator – 2H weapons cause +30% morale loss

Level 175:

  • Mounted Two-Handed – lower attack penalty when mounted
  • Berserker – speed bonus when fighting on foot

Level 200:

  • Legendary Two-Handed – enemy squad begins with -1 morale; party member effect
  • Inspiring Leader – troops from 10m. away gain +40% XP when you kill an enemy; party member effect

Level 225:

  • Horse Slaughter – +20% damage to horses
  • Vandal – +40% damage to objects

Level 250:

  • Dominator – all 2H weapons are 10% more likely to crush through defenses
  • Knock Down – increased chances to knock down an enemy

Level 275:

  • Two-Handed Master – every point after level 200 grants +0.2% speed and +5% damage
  • Deflect Arrows – chance to block arrows with 2H weapon

Polearm – increased by fighting with spears or other polearm-type weapons whether 1H or 2H; improves polearm weapon attack speed and damage

Level 25:

  • Extra HP – +3% hit points

Level 50:

  • Standard Bearer – +15% morale to troops at the start of battle; governor effect

Level 75:

  • Horse Killer – +70% damage to horses
  • Footwork – +2% movement speed while wielding polearms

Level 100:

  • Lancer – +30% couched lance damage

Level 125:

  • Pushback – pushes back enemies if they block your polearm thrust

Level 150:

  • Powerful Thrust – +2 thrust damage
  • Howling Swing – +2 swing damage

Level 175:

  • Expert Infantry – +2 damage while on foot
  • Expert Cavalry – +2 damage while on horseback

Level 200:

  • Rapid Lancer – lowers couched lance cooldown

Level 225:

  • Keep At Bay – pushes opponents with successful attacks

Level 250:

  • Slaughter – faster attack swings

Level 275:

  • Tight Grip – +30% couched lance damage
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