Check out The Division: Underground’s new weapon talents

By Marshall Lemon, Tuesday, 2 August 2016 00:10 GMT

The Division’s Underground expansion will include new weapon talents with intriguing combat applications.

Check out The Division’s upcoming Underground weapon talents

While many players will enjoy The Division: Underground’s new environments and gear sets, the weapon talents themselves shouldn’t be overlooked. Arekkz recently uploaded a new video describing the talents he tried out in a hands-on demo, highlighting crucial benefits when combined with pre-existing loadouts.

Arekkz made note of three weapon talents, adding that more may be featured when Underground launches this week:

  • Focused: When no skills are on cooldown, your weapon damage is increased by 12.50%
  • Decisive: Killing a target will make your next shot with the weapon be an automatic critical hit.
  • Distracted: Your damage is increased by 100% against blind/deaf targets

Focused may seem unusual at first, since many skills increase weapon damage. That said, it does provide a damage boost on top of other abilities, and provides an edge for players with quick-cooling skills. Decisive, meanwhile, is interesting because it appears to counter a recent nerf to The Division’s critical hit systems, letting players regain the benefit. Finally, Distracted can make flashbang attacks incredibly devastating, and works well with Blind gearsets.

You’ll be able to try these talents for yourself when The Division: Underground launches on June 25.

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