Defense is a passive Tech skill in Mass Effect: Andromeda.

Skill Ranks Edit

Improves Liam's defense and survivability.

Rank Label Icon Description Bonus
1 Shields - +20% Max Shields
2 Health - +20% Max Health
3 Shield Modulation - +20% Max Shields

+20% Max Health

4 Defensive Systems - +25% Max Shields

+30% Health Regeneration

4 Durability - +20% Max Shields

+20% Max Health

5 Defensive Positioning Liam takes less damage when in cover. Damage Resistance in Cover: 20
5 Close Combat Training Liam takes less damage when near enemies. Damage Resistance while enemies are near: 20
6 Momentum† After taking down an enemy, Liam gains a temporary damage bonus that stacks up to max limit. Additionally, Liam's maximum health and shields increase. Damage Bonus per Kill: 5%

Damage Bonus Reset Duration: 10
+25% Max Shields
+25% Max Health

6 Morale Boost† When Liam takes down an enemy, he recovers health and shields. Shield Restored: 10%

Health Restored: 5%

Note: †Rank 6 is unavailable to Liam until his loyalty mission Liam Kosta: All In is completed.

Player Notes Edit

Mechanics Edit

  • Notes about the skill's mechanics

Strategies Edit

  • Notes about the skill's strategies

Availability Edit

  • Single-Player: Liam Kosta - Starting Tech Skill
  • Multiplayer: N/A
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