Classes in Starfield will be covered on this page. In assumption, this could play an important aspect of the game where players can choose unique classes that suit their playstyle. Similar to Mass Effect: Andromeda, classes may be swapped at any time and this tactic can be used as an advantage when facing difficult enemies. You can find all the relevant information and updates on Classes featured in Starfield on this page.


Starfield Classes

Starfield Backgrounds

When customizing your character in the character creation screen, you will have the option to choose one Background for your character. These backgrounds act as starting classes and provides your character with 3 starting Skills. Choosing certain backgrounds may add unique NPC dialogue.

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Beast Hunter


Bounty Hunter



"While the unrefined masses scarfed down Chunks by the shipload, you catered to those with a more... discerning palate. In your kitchen, countless alien species became true culinary masterpieces." 

Starting Skills: 
Gastronomy; Duelling; Wellness

Combat Medic

"Leave it to human beings to fight over something as infinite as outer space. That's where you come in. You've never been afraid to take on the enemy... but you'd much rather take care of your friends."

Starting Skills:
Pistol Certification; Medicine; Weight Liftiing

Cyber Runner

"From Neon to New Atlantis, the megacorps stand as monument to power, prestige and profit. You've worked both for and against them, on the inside and out, often sacrificing conscience for credits." 

Starting Skills:
Pistol Certification; Security; Persuasion



"Robots? Mere toys. Neuroamps? Good for parlor tricks. The Colony War may have made implants and upgrades to veterans, but you once saw a greater future. Humans and machines, as one." 

Starting Skills:
Medicine; Robotics; Lasers


"The wars are over. Peace no reigns the Settled Systems. But only because there are those quietly fighting to keep it. Because of you, agreements were signed, words were heeded... lives were spared." 

Starting Skills:
Persuasion; Diplomacy; Bargaining







Long Hauler






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