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

Cunning attribute skills

Scouting – increased when you spot tracks and hideouts and travel on difficult terrain (scouts); improves tracking detection, information level, and spotting distance

Level 25:

  • Pathfinder – +1% party movement speed during daytime; scout effect
  • Night Vision – +2% party movement speed during nighttime; scout effect

Level 50:

  • Navigator – +1% party movement speed; scout effect

Level 75:

  • Investigator – tracks are more informative

Level 100:

  • Farsighted – increased chance to spot other roaming parties

Level 125:

  • Eye For Ambush – spot hideouts from further away

Level 150:

  • Forest Lore – +5% movement speed and -50% food consumption while in forests
  • Desert Lore – +5% movement speed and -50% food consumption while in deserts

Level 175:

  • Hills Lore – +5% movement speed and -50% food consumption while on hills
  • Marshes Lore – +5% movement speed and -50% food consumption while on marshes

Level 200:

  • Forced March – bonus speed with high party morale; party member effect

Level 225:

  • Grassland Navigator – +5% movement speed while in grasslands; party member effect

Level 250:

  • Healthy Scout – +8% HP; party member effect

Level 275:

  • Lay of the Land – +3% movement speed on campaign map; party member effect

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


Tactics – increased by commanding simulated battles, winning against difficult odds, or escaping encounters by sacrificing troops if necessary; improves simulation advantages and sacrificed troop counts when escaping

Note: Using the “send troops” command or auto-resolving slightly boosts the Tactics skill.

Level 25:

  • Companion Cavalry – +10% enemy morale loss with cavalry attacks; party leader effect

Level 50:

  • Tactical Superiority – +5% troop damage in simulations; party leader effect

Level 75:

  • One Step Ahead – place all troops before battles; party leader effect

Level 100:

  • Logistics – +20% ammo for ranged units; party leader effect

Level 125:

  • Ambush Specialist – +60% archer damage in simulation battles when in forests; party leader effect

Level 150:

  • Phalanx – +50% infantry damage vs. cavalry in simulations; party leader effect
  • Hammer & Anvil – +50% cavalry damage vs. archers in simulations; party leader effect

Level 175:

  • Elusive – -50% troops left behind when retreating; party leader effect

Level 200:

  • Swift Regroup – -50% disorganized duration; party member effect

Level 225:

  • Bait – +30% reinforcement distance for allies; party member effect

Level 250:

  • Trusted Commander – reduced army cohesion decay; party member effect

Level 275:

  • Rational Leader – decreased army supply consumption and disorganized duration; party member effect

Roguery – increased by ransoming prisoners, raiding caravans, leading bandit troops, infiltrating enemy towns, bribery, and escaping from captivity; improves post-battle loot gains

Level 25:

  • Raiding Party – +10% faster village raids; party member effect
  • Eye for Loot – +5% loot from village raids; party member effect

Level 50:

  • Commanding Presence – lower relationship penalty when using intimidation

Level 75:

  • For the Thrill – +10% morale from raiding villages; party member effect

Level 100:

  • Scavenger – more loot from enemies; party member effect

Level 125:

  • Concealed Blade – can use 1H weapon as civilian
  • Slip Into Shadows – -20% chance of being caught while sneaking in towns; scout effect

Level 150:

  • Negotiator – +50% easier bribes; scout effect
  • Briber – higher chance that a bribe option appears during dialogue

Level 175:

  • Camouflage – -10% chance to alarm enemy settlements when passing nearby; scout effect

Level 200:

  • Escape Artist – +30% faster when escaping from captivity

Level 225:

  • Bribe Master – -50% bribe amount

Level 250:

  • Slave Trader – +20% better deals with ransom broker

Level 275:

  • Merry Men – recruit bandits to your party; party member effect
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