Builds in The Ascent are recommended sets of stats put together by a combination of Skills, Weapons, Armor, Cyberdeck, Augmentations, and more. This page contains builds created by the Fextralife Team, as well as some builds that were contributed by the Fextralife community. Our comprehensive builds provide an idea for players to start with to be able to create the best-suited build for them.

 

The Ascent Builds

Shotgun Slammer: OP DPS Aggressive Build

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Shotgun Slammer Build: primarily uses Shotguns to effectively kill, and even one-shot, the majority of enemies. I’ll share the Skills and Attributes you should focus on, the Augmentations you’ll pair with these, and the Tactical Gear, Weapons and Armor that work well for this Build. If you’ve been looking for a way to shred enemies at close range while remaining as durable as possible, then this Ascent build guide is for you.

Critical Commando: Burst DPS Rifle Build

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Critical Commando Rifle Build: uses Burst Rifles to deal massive amounts of critical damage. I’ll share the Skills and Attributes you should focus on, the Augmentations you’ll pair with these, and the Tactical Gear, Weapons and Armor that work well for this Build. If you’ve been looking for a way to annihilate enemies from a distance while being agile in order to dodge attacks, then this guide is for you.

 

Terminator Tank: Heavy Minigun Build

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Terminator Tank Build: primarily uses Heavy Weapons like Miniguns to deal great damage from any range. I’ll share the Skills and Attributes you should focus on, the Augmentations you’ll pair with these, and the Tactical Gear, Weapons and Armor that work well for this Build. If you’ve been looking for a way to slaughter enemies in a matter of seconds while staying as resilient as ever from their attacks, then this guide is for you.

Best Skills, Attributes, & Augmentations

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

You can find the different Skills and Attributes in order to enhance the raw power of your Augmentations or special abilities. We'll also discuss how these Augmentations function and how it can affect your Builds. If you’ve been searching for the best Skills, Attributes and Augmentations to focus on in The Ascent, then this guide is for you.

 

 

Community Generated Builds

You can add your own builds here by creating a page on the wiki and then linking it here (account required, it's free and easy)

 

The Ascent Wiki: Beginner Guide

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Ascent: Review Impressions

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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