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The Squad

The squad is composed of three characters - Ryder and two chosen squadmates.


There are six characters that can be recruited to join the squad and potentially be selected to join the active squad.



  • Each of the Ryder's squadmates has five fixed skills — three active skills Active Generic Skill Icon.png and two passive skills Passive Generic Skill Icon.png. (See Squadmate Skills)
  • As the Pathfinder, Ryder can choose the course of their squadmates' skill evolutions, improving characters depending on what the party needs.
  • Ryder can set the squad up around the battlefield, ordering them to defend locations, attack targets, or rally to Ryder.
  • Ryder can also team up with squadmates for devastating power combos. Ryder can upgrade their squadmates specifically toward making them good at priming or detonating power combos.
  • Squadmates have fixed weapons and armor. These can't be changed or upgraded in any fashion.
  • Squadmates skills can be reset at the Re-Spec Station in the Med Bay on the Tempest.

Changing The Squad[]

Ryder can choose/change the squad:

Squadmate Selection Screen[]

The squad menu.

  • Selected squadmates have a green checkmark in the upper right corner of their picture.
  • Squadmates that are required for a particular mission have a small handshake icon in the upper right corner of their picture.
  • Squadmates that have not yet been recruited have a dark gray silhouette that says UNKNOWN and LOCKED on it, as well as a lock symbol Lock Only Map Icon.png .
  • Several buttons can allow Ryder to view squadmate statistics or bios.

Achievements and trophies[]

The following achievements and trophies can be earned related to the Squad: