Traits in Remnant: From the Ashes are special passive abilities that provide unique bonuses and buffs to a player. Traits are obtained as you progress through the game and unlock secrets. There are total of  50 traits in the game. Each trait with its associated ability can be strengthened by spending Trait Points to increase its level to a maximum of 20 in the Traits Menu. 

This page has a list of all the Traits in Remnant: From the Ashes which include their description and values. You can find detailed information about acquisition and trait properties on each individual page linked below.

How Traits Work

  • All traits unlocked by the player are permanent and always active.
  • Invested Trait Points can be retrieved using an Orb of Undoing. (Obtained by defeating The Dreamer, or from Reggie)
  • All traits have a max level of 20.

Leveling Up Traits

  • Kill enemies and bosses which award experience. Earning 1500 experience will award the player with 1 Trait Point.
  • Completing quests as you encounter them will award a decent chunk of experience towards Trait points.
  • Tomes of Knowledge award 1 Trait Point each.

 

Traits in Remnant: From the Ashes

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Name Trait Bonus Obtained by Type World Content Needed

arcane_strike_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxArcane Strike

Increases Mod Power gained on Melee hits.

Defeat The Ravager or Totem Father on Yaesha

Boss

Yaesha

Base Game

armor_piercer_trait_icon_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxArmor Piercer

Increase damage dealt to enemy armored regions.

Deal 5,000 damage to enemy armored regions.

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

barkskin_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxBark Skin

Increases Armor Effectiveness.

Wailing Tree Event: Find the Mad Merchant

Event

Earth

Base Game

blood_bond_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxBlood Bond

Increases damage absorbed by summons when the summoner takes damage.

Obtain the Cryptolith Sigil from the Iskal Queen (Boss) in Adeventure Mode. Then use it twice on the Cryptolith.

Boss

Corsus

Swamps of Corsus

catalyst_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxCatalyst

Increases Mod Power generation when attacking an enemy with an active STATUS effect.

Defeat The Thrall in The Capillary or Canker in The Drowned Trench

Boss

Corsus

Base Game

climber_trait_icon_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxClimber

Increases Vaulting speed.

Vault 50 times.

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

cold_as_ice_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxCold as Ice

Increases Ranged and Melee damage dealt to enemies when attacking them from behind.

Win the faceoff by killing an ally in co-op after talking to Brabus in Cutthroat Channel.

Event

Earth

Base Game

concentration_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxConcentration

Increases Weapon Mod Duration.

Obtain the Cryptolith Sigil from the Iskal Queen (Boss) in Adventure Mode.

Boss

Corsus

Swamps of Corsus

demolitionist_trait_icon_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxDemolitionist

Increases Explosion Damage.

Get 100 kills with Explosion damage.

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

elder_knowledge_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxElder Knowledge

Increases earned Experience when killing enemies.

Play the tape recorder found on Level B2 of Ward 13.

Gameplay

Earth

Base Game

endurance_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxEndurance

Increases Stamina.

Acquired at the beginning of the game.

Gameplay

Earth

Base Game

evocation_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxEvocation

Increases Weapon Mod damage.

Destroy all Hives in the Circlet Hatchery Dungeon at Corsus without getting hit by Wisps.

Event

Corsus

Swamps of Corsus

executioner_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxExecutioner

Increases Critical Hit Chance.

Defeat Ixillis in The Grotto

Boss

Corsus

Base Game

exploiter_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxExploiter

Increases Weakspot damage.

Kill 150 enemies with Weak Spot Damage (red damage).

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

flash_caster_trait_icon_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxFlash Caster

Increases Weapon Mod Casting Speed.

Acquire 25 Weapon Mods

Gameplay

Any

Subject 2923

foot_work_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxFootwork

Increase Aim Movement Speed.

Kill the Iskal Queen (Boss) in Adeventure Mode.

Boss

Corsus

Swamps of Corsus

fortification_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxFortification

Reduces damage taken while reviving teammates.

Fetid Pools event.

Event

Corsus

Swamps of Corsus

glutton_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxGlutton

Increases Consumable Use Speed.

Kill The Unclean One in The Shack

Boss

Corsus

Base Game

guardians_blessing_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxGuardian's Blessing

Increase Melee damage reduction.

Kill the Root Horror in the Guardian Shrine

Event

Yaesha

Base Game

handling_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxHandling

Reduces Spread and Recoil.

Obtain 10 Weapons

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

hard_charger_trait_icon_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxHard Charger

Increase Melee Charge damage.

Defeat optional boss Brudvaak, the Rider and Vargr, the Warg

Boss

Reisum

Subject 2923

invoker_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxInvoker

Increases Summons damage.

Kill 100 enemies with summons

Gameplay

Any

Swamps of Corsus

keepers_blessing_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxKeeper's Blessing

Increases resistance to ELEMENTAL damage, buildup, and STATUS effects.

Enter The Labyrinth for the first time.

Story

Story

Base Game

kingslayer_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxKingslayer

Increases Critical Hit Damage.

Defeat the Undying King

Boss

Rhom

Base Game

last_resort_trait_icon_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxLast Resort

Increase all damage dealt when Health is below 15%.

Defeat Harsgaard, Root Harbinger in Ward Prime

Boss

Ward Prime

Subject 2923

luminescent_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxLuminescent

Increases chance to double the amount of Lumenite Crystal acquired on pickup when killing Elite enemies.

Bring an Opalescent Shell from The Abandoned Throne and then bringing it to Mar'Gosh in the Brain Bug event

Event

Corsus

Swamps of Corsus

minds_eye_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxMind's Eye

Increases Ranged Damage.

Defeat Dreamer/Nightmare in Ward 17

Boss

Story

Base Game

mothers_blessing_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxMother's Blessing

Increases Ranged damage reduction.

Save the Root Mother in the church on Earth.

Boss

Earth

Base Game

quick_hands_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxQuick Hands

Increases Reload Speed.

Defeat The Ent in The Choking Hallow or Singe in The Ash Yard.

Boss

Earth

Base Game

potency_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxPotency

Increases Consumable duration.

Talk to the Iskal Queen (Boss) in Adventure Mode with the PARASITE status, then interacting with the Graveyard Elf cauldorn.

Event

Corsus

Swamps of Corsus

rapid_strike_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxRapid Strike

Increases Melee Speed.

Level any non-boss melee weapon to level 20

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

recovery_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxRecovery

Increases Stamina Regen.

Defeat Claviger in the Loom of the Black Sun or The Harrow in The Bunker.

Boss

Rhom

Base Game

revivalist_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxRevivalist

Increases Revive Speed.

Revive teammates 10 times.

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

scavenger_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxScavenger

Increases the amount of Scrap picked up.

Find a Tarnished Ring (random spawn) and give it to Reggie in Ward 13

Event

Earth

Base Game

shadow_walker_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxShadow Walker

Reduces enemy Awareness range.

Opening the Hunter's Hideout inside the Hidden Grotto. Also the Hunter class's starting trait

Event

Earth

Base Game

siphoner_trait_icon_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxSiphoner

Increase Health Steal rate.

Complete the "Rescue the Krall Baby". Only obtainable if you have Krall Mother in Chillwind Hovel & Krall Baby in Wuthering Keep or The Wild Reach

Event

Reisum

Subject 2923

sleight_of_hand_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxSleight of Hand

Increases Firearm Swap Speed.

Get 100 Kills with 10 different Guns, for a total of 1.000 kills.

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

spirit_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxSpirit

Increases Mod Power generation.

Complete the Supply Run Event. Ex-Cultist starting trait.

Event

Earth

Base Game

suspicion_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxSuspicion

Reduced damage taken from friendly fire.

Get downed 10 times by friendly fire (including summons).

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

swiftness_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxSwiftness

Increases Movement Speed.

Play the "Song of the Guardian" on ANY of the bells but skipping the second line completely.

Event

Yaesha

Base Game

teamwork_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxTeamwork

Extends the range of the Teamwork buff which increases Mod Power generation, Experience gained when killing enemies, and reduces damage taken by 5% when standing near teammates. The Teamwork buff is boosted when multiple teammates are within the range.

Join another player's game or have another player join your game

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

tormentor_trait_icon_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxTormentor

Increase STATUS effect duration duration when applied to enemies.

Apply 100 STATUS effects to enemies

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

triage_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxTriage

Increases Healing Effectiveness.

Survive the fight with the Rebels siege on Yaesha - Shrine of The Immortals

Story

Story

Base Game

trigger_happy_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxTrigger Happy

Increases Fire Rate.

Level up any ranged weapon to lvl 20.

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

vaccine_trait_icon_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxVaccine

Reduces STATUS effect build up rate.

Cure 25 STATUS effects using Consumables.

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

vigor_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxVigor

Increases Health.

Acquired at the beginning of the game.

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

warrior_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxWarrior

Increases Melee Damage.

A Tale of Two Liz's event. Scrapper's starting trait.

Event

Earth

Base Game

will_to_live_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxWill to Live

Increases Health while wounded.

Be revived in multiplayer 10 times.

Gameplay

Any

Base Game

wisdom_trait_icon_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxWisdom

Increases Elemental damage.

Complete the Ward Prime quest line

Story

Story

Subject 2923

world_walker_trait_remnant_from_the_ashes_wiki_guide_64pxWorld Walker

Reduces Stamina Cost when sprinting and evading.

Obtained when you first enter Rhom

Story

Rhom

Base Game

 




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