Dead Island 2 Skill Cards – Dead Island 2 is a thrilling adventure that pits players against a horde of undead monsters, but fear not, brave Slayers – the game has a secret weapon in its arsenal: skill cards. These powerful cards are the key to survival, providing players with an arsenal of abilities that can be collected and customized to suit their unique playstyle.
From boosting speed and strength to unleashing devastating fire attacks, skill cards offer a vast range of advantages to those who seek them out. But the best part? With so many to choose from, you can customize your deck to your heart’s content, ensuring you’re always ready for whatever the game throws your way.
And let’s not forget about the thrill of experimentation. With the ability to remap your skill deck on the fly, you’re free to test out new combinations and find the perfect synergy that will make you unstoppable in battle.
So, whether you’re a fan of brute force or prefer a more stylish, acrobatic approach to combat, there’s a skill card waiting for you in Dead Island 2. Don’t wait – start exploring, scavenging, and leveling up today. Who knows what deadly combinations you might discover? The fate of the world is in your hands, Slayer.
Dead Island 2 Skill Cards Locations
To get skill cards, you can find them randomly in loot, by killing enemies and completing mission and side missions.
Numen Skill Cards
- Glass Cannon: Autophage skill. Get a moderate boost to critical damage, and an even bigger boost when your health is low, but your toughness is reduced.
- Seismic Stomp: On impact, Skull Stomp triggers a forceful explosion that drains the stability of nearby zombies and makes them bleed.
Abilities Skill Cards
- Dodge: A top ability that lets you avoid damage and counter-attack enemies.
- Drop Kick: A powerful attack that deals damage and sends enemies flying, useful for zoning.
- War Cry: Boosts team toughness and weakens enemy zombies, great for cooperative sessions.
- Surgical Focus/Blood Rush: Build Fury by maiming zombies, but damage drains Fury.
- Overhead Smash: Unleash a strong ground attack affecting enemies in a radius during Fury mode.
Survival Skill Cards
- Bob and Weave: Dodge attacks in quick succession for a moderate boost to attack speed and agility that can stack multiple times. (Amy and Bruno only)
- Hot-Footed: Autophage skill. Drop Kick attacks ignite zombies, but they also drain your health.
- Invigorating: Counter attack zombies to regain extra health.
- Lightning Strike: Autophage skill. Dash Strike attacks electrify zombies, but they also drain your health.
- Pain Magazine: A well-timed block or dodge triggers a recharge boost for your active curveball item.
- Quake: Your Ground Pound attacks get a major boost to force that can send regular zombies flying.
- Rallying Cry: Your War Cry regains health and removes harmful status effects from you and nearby squad members.
- Ravenous: In Fury mode, slay zombies to replenish your Fury and stay enraged longer.
- Safe Space: Using a med kit triggers a forceful explosion that drains the stability of nearby zombies.
- Shin Shrapnel: Slide attacks get a major boost to damage and can send regular zombies flying.
- Vivisuction: Dash Strike zombies to regain health.
- Wrecking Ball: Flying Kick attacks weaken zombies.
Slayer Skill Cards
- Air Assault: Flying Kick a zombie for a major boost to critical damage. (Amy and Bruno only)
- Breakdancer: Slide attack a zombie for a moderate boost to agility and attack speed.
- Carnage: Autophage skill. In Fury mode, your attacks get a major boost to damage and force, but they also drain extra Fury.
- Clear Sightlines: Knock down a zombie for a moderate boost to the damage of your ranged weapons, weapon throws, and curveballs.
- Corpse Bomb: In Fury mode, slain zombies erupt into powerful explosions.
- Cull the Weak: Attacks to zombies with low health get a minor boost to damage.
- Deadeye: Hit a zombie with a curveball item to trigger a recharge boost that can stack multiple times.
- Heavy Hitter: Autophage skill. Heavy attacks get a major boost to damage, but they also drain your health.
- Hunting Season: Hit a zombie with a ranged weapon or weapon throw for a moderate boost to the damage of your melee weapons.
- Janus Rage: When your Fury meter is full, get a moderate boost to toughness. When it isn’t full, get a minor boost to damage.
- No Mercy: Attacks to zombies suffering a harmful status effect get a moderate boost to damage.
- Pyro: Autophage skill. In Fury mode, your melee and overhead smash attacks ignite zombies, but they also drain extra Fury.
- Second Wind: Attack a zombie while sprinting for a moderate boost to damage. (Amy and Bruno only)
- The Limb Reaper: Maim a zombie to regain health.
- Volatile: Autophage skill. In Fury mode, your melee attacks trigger explosions on impact, but they also drain extra Fury.
- Voltaic Scream: Your Scream attacks electrify nearby zombies.
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- Dead Island 2 Journals: All Journal Collectible Locations
- Dead Island 2 Zombies: All Enemies & Boss Fights
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- Dead Island 2 Quests: All Missions and Side Missions
- Dead Island 2 Achievements: All Trophies & Achievements List
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