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Cyberpunk 2077 From The Shadows

The Cyberpunk 2077 From The Shadows Perk is found within the Stealth Skill Tree and is improved by leveling your Cool Stat. The From The Shadows Perk Upon entering combat, crit chance increases by 25% / 50% for 7 seconds. We rank this as a S-Tier choice and recommend using Sniper Rifle weapons with this perk.

From The Shadows

Skill Type: Stealth

Requires: Level 12 Cool

Effect: Upon entering combat, crit chance increases by 25% / 50% for 7 seconds

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Perks like From The Shadows in Cyberpunk 2077

List of Stealth Perks that are similar to From The Shadows.

Rank Lvl Perk Effect
B
1 Crouching TigerIncreases movement speed while sneaking by 20%
B
1 Silent And DeadlyIncreases damage dealt by silenced weapons by 25% while sneaking
A
5 Hidden DragonAllows you to perform a lethal or non-lethal aerial takedown on unaware targets
S
5 Dagger DealerAllows you to throw knives, hold L2 to aim and press R2 to throw
B
7 AssassinDeal 15% more damage to human enemies
A
7 Strike From The ShadowsIncreases your crit chance by 15% while sneaking
A
7 Leg UpMovement speed after a successful takedown is increased by 30% for 10 seconds
A
9 SniperIncreases damage from headshots fire from outside combat by 30% / 50%
A
9 CutthroatThrown knives deal 30% / 60% more damage
A
11 Aggressive AntitoxinsGrants immunity to Poison
C
11 Clean WorkYou can pick up an enemy's body immediately after performing a takedown by holding [Keybind]
B
11 Stunning BlowsQuick melee attacks with ranged weapons stagger enemies, giving you an opportunity to grapple them
A
12 GhostDetection time is increased by 20% / 40%.
S
12 From The ShadowsUpon entering combat, crit chance increases by 25% / 50% for 7 seconds
C
14 CommandoYou cannot be detected under water
S
14 Venomous FangsAll knives apply poison
A
14 RattlesnakeEnemies affected by poison are slowed
A
16 Silent FinisherEnemies with less than 25% Health are defeated instantly by thrown knives. Does not work on enemies with a lethal threat level
A
16 Hasty RetreatTemporarily boosts movement speed by 50% for 5 seconds when detected by an enemy
A
16 Silent And DeadlyIncreases damage dealt by silenced weapons by 25% while sneaking
A
18 Hasten The InevitableDeal 20% more damage to enemies affected by poison
S
18 Cheat DeathWhen your health drops below 50% reduce all incoming damage by 50% for 10 seconds. Cannot occur more than once per minute
S
18 NeurotoxinDamage from poison is doubled
A
20 NinjitsuSneak attacks with melee weapons deal 100% more damage and guarantee a crit hit
A
20 ToxicologyIncreases the duration of poison applied to enemies by 5 seconds. +0.2 second per Perk point
B
16 Restorative ShadowsWhile in stealth, Increases Health regen by 25%
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Best weapons to use with From The Shadows Perk in Cyberpunk 2077

We consider Sniper Rifle weapons to be the best to use with the From The Shadows perk.

Sniper Rifle Stats
Smart
DPS

None
Requirement

Smart Link Cyberware
Mod Slots

Scope Slot
Power
Nekomata
Stats

290-354 Damage
0.54 Attacks Per Second
203-248 Physical Damage
Effects

Fires piercing projectiles that can ricochet.
Tech
DPS

None
Mod Slots

Scope Slot
Power
SPT32 Grad
Stats

998-1220 Damage
0.26 Attacks Per Second
+
702-858 Damage
42.44% Crit Chance
6% Burn Chance
4.6 Headshot Damage Multiplier
Mod Slots

Scope Mod (HPO Mk.77 Kanone MAX attached)
x2 Mod Slots
Power
SPT32 Grad
Stats

1026-1254 Damage
0.3 Attacks Per Second
+
741-906 Physical Damage
+
40.89% Crit Chance
108.26% Crit Damage
+
54.35% Bonus Ricochet Damage
+
10% Bleeding Chance
2.10 Headshot Damage Multiplier
DPS

None
Mod Slots

Scope Mod (HPO MK.77 Kanone Max attached)
x4 Mod Slots
Effects

Increased reload speed, custom silencer.
Power
DPS

None
Mod Slots

Scope Slot

Best From The Shadows Build, Weapons, and Cyberware in Cyberpunk 2077

We recommend using this Gorilla Arms build with the From The Shadows Perk, together with Hacker Overlord and Invincible will improve the overall build.

A-Tier
Gorilla Arms Build
20
Body
3
Reflexes
20
Cool
15
Intelligence
3
Technical Ability

Looking for a weapon to use with this build? Visit our Best Weapons Guide.

The Best Cyberware we recommend for this build
Name Price Effect
Limbic System Enchancement
Common
Frontal Cortex
3,000
Increase Crit Chance by 7%
Int 6
Limbic System Enchancement
Rare
Frontal Cortex
9,000
Increases Crit Chance by 15%
Int 9
Visual cortex support
Common
Frontal Cortex
3,000
Increases Crit Damage by 15%
Int 6
Visual cortex support
Uncommon
Frontal Cortex
4,500
Increases Crit Damage by 16%
Int 8
Visual cortex support
Epic
Frontal Cortex
15,000
Increases Crit Damage by 30%
Int 12
Visual cortex support
Legendary
Frontal Cortex
21,000
Increases Crit Damage by 45%
Int 16
Biomonitor
Common
Circulatory System
6,000
Instantly restores 30% Health when Health to 15% CD 240 sec.
Biomonitor
Uncommon
Circulatory System
9,000
Instantly restores 40% Health when Health to 15% CD 240 sec.
Body 10
Biomonitor
Rare
Circulatory System
18,000
Instantly restores 50% Health when Health drop to 15%. CD 180 sec.
Body 12
Biomonitor
Epic
Circulatory System
30,000
Instantly restores 60% Health when Health drop to 15%. CD 150 sec.
Body 15
Biomonitor
Legendary
Circulatory System
42,000
Instantly restores 100% Health when Health drop to 15%. CD 120 sec.
Body 18
Synaptic Signal Optimizer
Common
Nervous System
4,000
Increases Health by 20%.
Synaptic Signal Optimizer
Uncommon
Nervous System
6,000
Increases Health by 30%.
Body 8
Synaptic Signal Optimizer
Rare
Nervous System
12,000
Increases Health by 40%.
Body 12
Synaptic Signal Optimizer
Epic
Nervous System
20,000
Increases Health by 50%.
Body 15
Synaptic Signal Optimizer
Legendary
Nervous System
28,000
Increases Health by 60%
Body 20
Subdermal Armor
Uncommon
Integumentary System
3,000
Increase Armor by 50.
Subdermal Armor
Common
Integumentary System
2,000
Increase Armor by 20.
Subdermal Armor
Rare
Integumentary System
6,000
Increase Armor by 90.
Subdermal Armor
Epic
Integumentary System
10,000
Increase Armor by 140.
Subdermal Armor
Legendary
Integumentary System
14,000
Increase Armor by 200.
Gorilla Arms
Rare
Arms Cyberware
15,250
87-107 Dmg. +34-44 Physical Dmg. 2.5 Attack Speed. +10% Bleed Chance. They charge with each attack. On Strong attack they deal bonus dmg based on charge level. Allow you to force open locked doors and rip turrets out. They deal Physical damage.
SC 20
Gorilla Arms
Epic
Arms Cyberware
25,250
102-125 Dmg. +42-51 Physical Dmg. 2.5 Attack Speed. 15% Bleed Chance. Same as Rare. 1 Mod slot
SC 25
Gorilla Arms
Legendary
Arms Cyberware
100,250
110-135 dmg. +45-55 physical dmg. 2.5 AS +20% Bleed Same as Rare. 2 Mod slots.
SC 45

The Best Mods we recommend for this build
Name Type Effect
Rin3U Battery
Legendary
Gorilla Arms Battery
Damage with Gorilla Arms + 10%; restores 100% stamina upon killing an enemy.
Sensory Amplifier
Rare
Universal Cyberarm Fragment
Crit Chance + 10%.
Sensory Amplifier
Rare
Universal Cyberarm Fragment
Crit Damage +30%.
Sensory Amplifier
Rare
Universal Cyberarm Fragment
Health -15%.
Sensory Amplifier
Rare
Universal Cyberarm Fragment
Armor +5%.

The Best Cyberdecks you should use.
Name Price Specs Effect
NETWATCH NETDRIVER MK.5
Legendary
35000
RAM: 11
Buffer Size: 8
Slots: 6
Increases RAM recovery rate by 9 units per 60 seconds. Quickhack spread distance increased by 60%. Combat quickhacks can be uploaded on 3 targets within 6-meter radius. Quickhacks deal 30% more damage.

The Best Quickhacks to use with this build
Name Price Specs Effect
Short Circuit
Uncommon
60
RAM Cost: 3
Upload Time: 3
Duration: -
Cooldown: 10
Deals damage to the target. Very effective against mechanical enemies and targets with weak spots.
Short Circuit
Rare
600
RAM Cost: 4
Upload Time: 3
Duration: 3
Cooldown: 10
Applies an EMP effect for a few seconds.
Short Circuit
Epic
1,000
RAM Cost: 5
Upload Time: 3
Duration: 3
Cooldown: 10
Deals extra damage to enemies below a high threat level.
Short Circuit
Legendary
1,400
RAM Cost: 6
Upload Time: 3
Duration: 3
Cooldown: 10
Passive while equipped: Crit Hits with any weapon apply this quickhack's uncommon effect.

Gorilla Arms Best Perks You Should Use
Skill Lvl Perks Effects
1 RegenerationHealth slowly regenerates during combat
5 InvincibleIncreases max health by 10% / 20% / 30%
7 EpimorphosisHealth regenerates up to 70% / 80% / 90% of max health outside of combat
9 Steel And ChromeIncreases melee damage by 10% / 20%
12 Cardio CureHealth regenerates faster when moving
14 MarathonerSprinting does not drain stamina
16 Dog Of WarIncreases health regen in combat by 15% / 20%
16 WolverineHealth regen activates 50% / 90% faster during combat
1 FlurryIncreases damage from combo attacks by 30% / 40% / 50%
6 RushSucessful atacks recover 3% / 5% health over 2 second(s)
6 Efficient BlowsReduces stamina cost for all attacks by 25% / 50%
15 FrenzyDefeating an enemy increases damage by 100% for 10 seconds
1 BloodwareQuickhacks deal 10% / 20% / 30% more damage
16 Critical ErrorQuickhacks can now deal crit hits based on your crit chance and crit damage stats
16 Hacker OverlordUnlocks diagrams for crafting specialized quickhacks
12 From The ShadowsUpon entering combat, crit chance increases by 25% / 50% for 7 seconds
18 Cheat DeathWhen your health drops below 50% reduce all incoming damage by 50% for 10 seconds. Cannot occur more than once per minute
1 Cold BloodAfter defeating an enemy, gain Cold Blood for 10 seconds and increase movement speed by 2%. Stacks up to 1/2/3 times
7 Critical ConditionIncreases duration of Cold Blood by 5/10 seconds
9 Rapid BloodflowIncrease health regen inside and outside combat by50% / 100% per stack of Cold Blood
9 Defensive ClottingIncreases armor by 1% / 2% per stack of Cold Blood
11 Coldest BloodIncreases max stack amount for Cold Blood by 1
14 Cold And CalculatingLanding a crit hit has 25% chance of applying a stack of Cold Blood
16 UnbreakableIncreases max stack amount for Cold Blood by 1
16 CoolagulantStacks of Cold Blood are removed one by one, not all at once
20 MercilessWhile Cold Blood is active, Increases Crit Chance by 10% and Crit Damage by 25%. 1% Crit Chance and 3% Crit Damage per Perk Level.
20 GuerrillaIncreases Crit Damage by 60% for 10 Sec after entering combat. +2% perPerk Level.

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