In Starfield, you can swap weapons quickly and heal quickly by using the quick select menu. If you’re familiar with Bethesda games, this may be familiar to you or you may need a reminder. So, here is how to quick select to swap weapons and heal in Starfield.
Related: While discovering how to use the quick select menu in Starfield, you might want to learn how long the campaign is.
How to quickly swap weapons and grenades in Starfield
You can quick select weapons, grenades, healing equipment, and much more in Starfield whether you are on a controller or mouse and keyboard. To do that, you need to know how to use the quick select menu.
To pull up your quick select menu, you press Q on mouse and keyboard (which can be remapped) and anywhere on the D-pad on Xbox. With this pulled up, time around you will slow and you’ll be able to heal or swap weapons with ease.
To assign weapons and healing items to your quick select menu, you need to open your inventory and press favorite. While hovering over an item, you’ll see the button prompt for favorite on the bottom of the screen. After pressing favorite, you’ll be able to assign where you want the weapon or healing item to go in your quick select menu.
How to heal in Starfield
Healing in Starfield can be tricky, especially if you’re new to Bethesda games. To heal quickly in Starfield, you can favorite Med Packs in your inventory to save them to your quick select menu.
I, for one, like to minimize the amount of pausing and slowing down of combat sections as much as possible, and the best way to do that while healing often is by keeping your healing supplies in your quick select menu.
I suggest you put Med Packs, Heart+, or other healing items in the bottom part of your quick select so you can heal easily in combat without having to dig through menus. And now that you know how to quickly heal and swap weapons in Starfield, you might want to learn how to use persuasion.