Perks are an important part of your Agent’s progression in The Division 2 and in this article we’ll list out all of the current The Division 2 Dark Zone Perks as well as teach you how to unlock them. Dark Zone Perks are a category of Perks that you can equip for the Dark Zone. In particular, there are gonna be a variety of different Dark Zone Perks which will for example help you with rogue hunting, loot gains and the amount of experience you gain inside Dark Zones.
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How to unlock the Dark Zone Perks?
To be able to access any Dark Zone Perks, you’ll have to unlock the actual Dark zone first. Head over to the Quartermaster and recruit the “Senait Ezera” Dark Zone officer. Senait Ezera is an agent which will guide you through unlocking Dark Zone perks. To get access to the Dark Zone officer (Senait Ezera) you’ll have to first complete two main missions: Grand Washington Hotel and Jefferson Trade Center. Once you do these, head over to your base of operations, go on the first floor and search for the small desk in the right side corner which has the Dark Zone officer. Speaking to Senait Ezera will send you off to a mission in order to open the Dark Zone East and once you’ve completed it you will be able to access that exact Dark Zone location. Once you’ve killed some enemies in the Dark Zone or did really any other activities, you will gain some Dark Zone experience which you can then use in order to unlock Dark Zone Perks.
Dark Zone Perk List
Unlike normal Perks, the Dark Zone Perks are split into tiers from tier 1 to tier 11 and you can unlock up to 4 Dark Zone Perks per tier. Dark Zone Perk Tiers unlock every 5 Dark Zone levels, scaling up to Dark Zone level 50.
Grants 1 additional contaminated item inventory slot.
25% Increased Dark Zone Experience (XP) for eliminating enemy players.
25% Increased Dark Zone XP from clearing landmarks.
Breakin’ the Law
25% Increased Dark Zone XP for surviving a rogue timer.
Daily rewards from the DZ (Dark Zone) safehouse.
Sleight of Hand
10% reduced completion time of rogue actions
Rogue cooldown decreased by 10%
50% chance to automatically secure 1 contaminated item on death
25% chance to acquire Dark Zone keys from loot crates within a Dark Zone.
25% chance to acquire grenades from loot crates in a Dark Zone.
25% chance to get armor kits from loot crates in a DZ.
Nameplate visibility to other agents is reduced while rogue.
Rogue nameplate detection range is increased.
Additional Rewards for completing DZ alerts and clearing landmarks
Double Daily Winner
Additional Daily Rewards from the Dark Zone Safe House.
Daily rewards are available in the Thieves’ Den location.
Keep it Clean
10% Increased chance for contaminated item to drop.
Get to the Chopper
25% Faster extraction arrival time.
Can’t Catch Me
25% faster manhunt bounty clearing.
On Your Feet Soldier
25% faster revive of other SHD Agents while SHD yourself.
25% Increased Thieves’ Den Triangulation added from rogue actions.
Best Dark Zone Perks
Even if you are Dark Zone level 50, you wont be able to have all of the Dark Zone Perks active at the same time. This means that you have to carefully pick the best and strongest Dark Zone perks depending on what kind of content you’re doing (PvE or PvP) and what kind of character build you are using. Also, you’ll only be able to pick one Dark Zone perk per Tier so choose carefully. Min-Maxing your Dark Zone Perk setup will be worth your while later in the game and it is definitely a good thing to do and plan ahead. For example, if you know that you don’t like fighting other players you can pass the Terminator Perk from tier 2 and go for Sight Seeing. Some of the Dark Zone Perks seem to work the best for some players in both PvE and PvP builds: Medic, Keymaster and the reward ones.
We hope that The Division 2 Dark Zone Perks List has taught you what all of the Dark Zone Perks do, what are some of the strongest ones and how to unlock them.