Perks

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Perks are additional bonuses that provide extra benefits to a player. Some of them are permanent (I.e. Education perks), and some are in effect as long as you fulfil certain requirements (I.e. stock benefit blocks).

There are 3 perk related Honor bars:

  • "Buffed": having 50 Personal Perks at the same time
  • "Web of Perks": having 100 Personal Perks at the same time
  • "OP": having 150 Personal Perks at the same time

Personal Perks

Books

Note: These perks can only be obtained by reading the specific book and are only in effect for the duration. For more details on Books, see here.

  • Book: + Increases strength by 5% up to 10m upon completion
  • Book: + Increases speed by 5% up to 10m upon completion
  • Book: + Increases defense by 5% up to 10m upon completion
  • Book: + Increases dexterity by 5% up to 10m upon completion
  • Book: + Increases all working stats by 5% up to 2,500 each upon completion
  • Book: + Increases blacklist & friend list capacity by 100 upon completion
  • Book: + Provides a free merit reset upon completion
  • Book: + Removes a substantial amount of drug addiction upon completion
  • Book: + Provides a passive 25% bonus to all stats for 31 days
  • Book: + Provides a passive 100% bonus to Strength for 31 days
  • Book: + Provides a passive 100% bonus to Defense for 31 days
  • Book: + Provides a passive 100% bonus to Speed for 31 days
  • Book: + Provides a passive 100% bonus to Dexterity for 31 days
  • Book: + Increases all gym gains by 20% for 31 days
  • Book: + Increases Strength gym gains by 30% for 31 days
  • Book: + Increases Defense gym gains by 30% for 31 days
  • Book: + Increases Speed gym gains by 30% for 31 days
  • Book: + Increases Dexterity gym gains by 30% for 31 days
  • Book: + Increases crime skill & crime experience gain by 25% for 31 days
  • Book: + Increases all EXP gain by 25% for 31 days
  • Book: + Decreases all hospital times by 50% for 31 days
  • Book: + Decreases all jail times by 50% for 31 days
  • Book: + Decreases all travel times by 25% for 31 days
  • Book: + Increases travel items by 10 for 31 days
  • Book: + Guaranteed stealth for the next 31 days
  • Book: + Large jail bust & escape boost for the next 31 days
  • Book: + Happiness can regenerate above maximum for 31 days
  • Book: + Doubles contract credit and money rewards for 31 days
  • Book: + Drastically increases city item spawns for 31 days
  • Book: + Gain no drug addiction 31 days
  • Book: + Provides +20% energy regeneration for 31 days
  • Book: + Doubles nerve regeneration for 31 days
  • Book: + Doubles happiness regeneration for 31 days
  • Book: + Doubles life regeneration for 31 days
  • Book: + Duke will occasionally retaliate against your attackers for 31 days
  • Book: + Decreases all consumable cooldowns by 50% for 31 days
  • Book: + Decreases all medical cooldowns by 50% for 31 days
  • Book: + Doubles alcohol effects for 31 days
  • Book: + Doubles energy drink effects for 31 days
  • Book: + Doubles candy effects for 31 days
  • Book: + Increases maximum energy and energy refills by 100 for 31 days
  • Book: + Takes the same effect from the last used book for 31 days
  • Book: + Maximum personal employee effectiveness for 31 days
  • Book: + Guaranteed escape attempt success for 31 days

Maximum book perks: 1 (only one book can be read at a time)

Faction

Details on the Faction specials

Toleration

  • Faction: + Reduces drug addiction gain by x% (up to 50%)
  • Faction: + Reduces passive negatives from drugs and addiction by x% (up to 30%)
  • Faction: + Reduces overdose chance by x% (up to 30%)

Steadfast

  • Faction: + Increases strength gym gains by x%
  • Faction: + Increases speed gym gains by x%
  • Faction: + Increases defense gym gains by x%
  • Faction: + Increases dexterity gym gains by x%

Criminality

  • Faction: + Provides a x% passive crime skill & exp boost
  • Faction: + Decreases all jail time by x%
  • Faction: + Increases maximum nerve by x
  • Faction: + Increase bust success chance by x%
  • Faction: + Decreases bust nerve cost by x

Fortitude

  • Faction: + Reduces all hospital time by x%
  • Faction: + Regenerate up to x% more life per tick
  • Faction: + Reduce reviving cost down to x energy
  • Faction: + Adds x hours of maximum medical cooldown
  • Faction: + Gain up to x% extra medical effectiveness

Aggression

  • Faction: + Increase strength passively by x%
  • Faction: + Increase speed passively by x%
  • Faction: + Increase accuracy by 0.1 (up to 1.0)
  • Faction: + Increase all outgoing hospital times by x%
  • Faction: + Increase all damage by x%

Suppression

  • Faction: + Increase defense passively by x%
  • Faction: + Increase dexterity passively by x%
  • Faction: + Increase runaway chance by x%
  • Faction: + Increase maximum life by x

Voracity

  • Faction: + Adds x hours of maximum booster cooldown
  • Faction: + Increases energy gain from energy drinks by x%
  • Faction: + Increase nerve gain from alcohol by x%
  • Faction: + Increase happy gain from candy by x%

Excursion

  • Faction: + Increases maximum item capacity while travelling by x
  • Faction: + Reduces travelling fees by x%
  • Faction: + Increases hunting income by x%
  • Faction: + Reduces rehabilitation costs by x%
  • Faction: + Increases cayman bank interest by x%

Maximum faction perks: 28 (theoretically if you have the everything from the 4 branches that have 5 perks and two of the ones that have 4)

Company

Adult Novelties

  • Company: + 25% enemy speed reduction
  • Company: + 100% bonus to Erotic DVDs

Amusement Park

  • Company: + 10 maximum nerve
  • Company: + 25% epinephrine effect & duration
  • Company: + 10% crime skill and experience gain

Candle Shop

  • Company: + 50% awareness

Car Dealership

  • Company: + 75% cost discount on car parts
  • Company: + No item market fees
  • Company: + 25% fraud success & skill gain
  • Company: + Escape button always enabled

Clothing Store

  • Company: + 25% passive dexterity
  • Company: + 20% armor mitigation bonus
  • Company: + 75% opponent mugging reduction

Cruise Line Agency

  • Company: + 2 extra travel items
  • Company: + 3 extra travel items

Cyber Cafe

  • Company: - 50% virus coding time reduction

Detective Agency

  • Company: + Arrest ability

Farm

  • Company: + 25% hunting reward

Firework Stand

  • Company: + 50% awareness
  • Company: + 25% flame-thrower damage & accuracy

Fitness Center

  • Company: - 50% reduction of happiness loss in gym
  • Company: + 3% life regeneration per tick
  • Company: + 3% gym gains

Flower Shop

  • Company: + 25% illegal production success & skill gain
  • Company: + Buy 5 additional special flowers abroad

Furniture Store

  • Company: + 25% theft success rate and skill gain
  • Company: + 25% passive strength
  • Company: + 100% fist & kick damage

Game Shop

  • Company: + 50% virus coding time reduction
  • Company: + 100% console happiness

Gas Station

  • Company: + 25% passive speed
  • Company: + occasional 20% healing during combat
  • Company: + 50% reduction in burning damage taken
  • Company: + 50% increase to burning damage dealt

Gents Strip Club

  • Company: + 25% passive dexterity
  • Company: + 10% dexterity gym gains

Grocery Store

  • Company: + 10% consumable cool down reduction
  • Company: + 10% consumable boost

Gun Shop

  • Company: + 20% discount on standard ammo cost
  • Company: + Target equipment and ammo is always visible
  • Company: + 1 extra clip for guns during combat
  • Company: + 10% primary & secondary weapon damage

Hair Salon

  • Company: + Reduced enemy stealth
  • Company: + 20% slashing weapon damage

Ladies Strip Club

  • Company: + 25% passive defense
  • Company: + 10% defense gym gains

Law Firm

  • Company: + 50% decreased bail costs
  • Company: + Easier to bust more people at once
  • Company: + 20% organised crime skill
  • Company: + View success chance of potential busts

Lingerie Store

  • Company: + 2 extra travel items
  • Company: + 50% dexterity when not wearing armor
  • Company: + 50% speed when not wearing armor

Meat Warehouse

  • Company: + 10% melee weapon damage
  • Company: + 10 maximum nerve
  • Company: + 25% hunting skill gain
  • Company: + 3% life regeneration per tick

Mechanic Shop

  • Company: + 75% cost discount on car parts
  • Company: + Lose no car parts after crashing
  • Company: + 50% driving skill gain

Mining Corporation

  • Company: + 30% alcohol cool down reduction
  • Company: + 10% maximum life

Music Store

  • Company: + 30% increased gym experience
  • Company: + Reduced enemy stealth
  • Company: + 15% passive boost to all stats

Night Club

  • Company: + 25% illicit services success & skill gain
  • Company: + 50% drug overdose reduction
  • Company: + Education is unaffected by drug addiction

Oil Rig

  • Company: + 10% increase of Cayman Islands interest rate
  • Company: + 50% investment banking limit

Private Security Firm

  • Company: + 50% flash grenade intensity
  • Company: + 25% full armor set bonus

Property Broker

  • Company: + No item market fees
  • Company: + 10% property upgrade cost reduction

Pub

  • Company: + 10% melee weapon damage
  • Company: + 50% alcohol boost
  • Company: + 15 maximum nerve

Restaurant

  • Company: + 10% melee weapon damage
  • Company: + 2% life regeneration per tick
  • Company: + 25% consumable cool down reduction

Software Corporation

  • Company: + 50% virus coding time reduction
  • Company: + 25% computer crime success & skill gain

Television Network

  • Company: + 50% newspaper advertising cost reduction

Theater

  • Company: + Cannot be targeted by spies
  • Company: + 25% forgery success rate and skill gain
  • Company: + Hidden travelling status & destination

Toy Shop

  • Company: + 100% console happiness
  • Company: + 5 extra plushies from abroad

Zoo

  • Company: + 25% hunting reward
  • Company: + 70% awareness
  • Company: + 25% accuracy

Maximum company perks: 4 (when working in Car Dealership, Gun Shop, Law Firm, or Meat Warehouse)

Job

Only permanent job perks are mentioned so far:

  • Job: + Ability to Revive
  • Job: − 10% Education Time
  • Job: + 10% Crime Success

Maximum city job perks: 3

Property

  • Property: + Access to Airstrip (Airstrip)
  • Property: + 1% Life Regeneration (Medical Facility)
  • Property: + 2% Damage (Shooting Range)
  • Property: + 2% Gym Gains (Swimming Pool)

Maximum property perks: 4

Stocks

Details on Stock Market Block Benefits

  • Stock: + 10% Bank Interest Bonus (TCI)
  • Stock: + Private Jet Access (WLT)
  • Stock: + Advance Firewall (SYS)
  • Stock: + Free Education Courses (ISTC)
  • Stock: + 10% Racing Skill Boost (TCM)
  • Stock: + Company Sales Boost (TCP)
  • Stock: + 10% Home Upgrade Discount (ELT)
  • Stock: + Free Classified Advertising (MSG)
  • Stock: + 50% Coding Time Reduction (IIL)
  • Stock: + Company Advertising Boost (TGP)
  • Stock: + 10% Course Time Reduction (WSU)
  • Stock: + Free Banner Advertisement (YAZ)


Maximum stock perks: 12

Merits

You need to have at least 1 merit invested in a certain upgrade to receive the perk.

  • Merit: + x Maximum Nerve
  • Merit: + x% Critical hit rate
  • Merit: + x% life
  • Merit: + x% Crime success
  • Merit: − Education Length
  • Merit: + x% Awareness
  • Merit: + Bank interest rate
  • Merit: + x% Mug Amount
  • Merit: + Stealth
  • Merit: + x min Hospitalizing Time
  • Merit: + x% Addiction mitigation
  • Merit: + x Employee effectiveness
  • Merit: + x% Strength
  • Merit: + x% Defense
  • Merit: + x% Speed
  • Merit: + x% Dexterity
  • Merit: + Heavy Artillery dmg/acc
  • Merit: + Machine Gun dmg/acc
  • Merit: + Rifle dmg/acc
  • Merit: + SMG dmg/acc
  • Merit: + Shotgun dmg/acc
  • Merit: + Pistol dmg/acc
  • Merit: + Club dmg/acc
  • Merit: + Piercing dmg/acc
  • Merit: + Slashing dmg/acc
  • Merit: + Mechanical dmg/acc
  • Merit: + Temporary dmg/acc

Maximum merit perks: 27

Education

Common

  • Education: + 5% Strength
  • Education: + 13% Speed
  • Education: + 19% Dexterity
  • Education: + 11% Defense

Biology

  • Education: + 1% Damage
  • Education: + 10% Neck hit damage
  • Education: − 25% Opponent stealth
  • Education: + 3% Critical hit chance
  • Education: + 20% Medical item effectiveness (BIO2360 & BIO2370)
  • Education: + Withdraw and deliver blood
  • Education: + Medical booster equipping
  • Education: + Pharmacy unlocked

Business Management

  • Education: + Company advertising effectiveness
  • Education: + Employee working stat
  • Education: + Company size / staff room unlocked
  • Education: + 10% Company productivity
  • Education: + 12% Employee effectiveness
  • Education: + 15% Increase prices ability

Combat Training

  • Education: + 1% Accuracy
  • Education: + 5% Machine gun accuracy
  • Education: + 5% SMG accuracy
  • Education: + 5% Pistol accuracy
  • Education: + 5% Rifle accuracy
  • Education: + 5% Heavy artillery accuracy
  • Education: + 5% Shotgun accuracy
  • Education: + Weapon experience unlocked

Computer Science

  • Education: + Coding of simple virus unlocked
  • Education: + Coding of polymorphic and tunneling virus
  • Education: + Hacking unlocked
  • Education: + Coding of armored and stealth virus
  • Education: − 30% Virus coding time (CMT2580 & CMT2600)
  • Education: + 10% Hacking success rate
  • Education: + Anonymous mailing unlocked

General Studies

  • Education: + Driving crimes unlocked
  • Education: + 5% Temporary weapon accuracy
  • Education: + 5% Temporary weapon damage
  • Education: + 15% Hunting bonus
  • Education: + 10% Working stat education gain

Health & Fitness

  • Education: + 25% increase in speed during an opponents escape attempt

History

  • Education: + 10% Japanese blade damage
  • Education: + 2% Melee damage
  • Education: + Ability to find medieval coins
  • Education: + Ability to find sculptures and Quran pages
  • Education: + Ability to find senet board and amulets
  • Education: + Museum unlocked

Law

  • Education: + Jail escape chance
  • Education: + Self bailing unlocked
  • Education: − 5% Estate agent cost
  • Education: − Escape jail nerve cost
  • Education: + 65% Busting skill
  • Education: − 57.25% Bail cost

Maths

  • Education: + 25% Ammo conservation (MTH2310 & MTH3330)
  • Education: + 1% Company productivity (stacks with Business Management Perk)

Psychology

  • Education: + 10% Awareness
  • Education: + 10% crime success rate

Self Defense

  • Education: + Kick attack unlocked
  • Education: + 100% Fist damage

Sports Science

  • Education: + 10% Temporary booster effectiveness
  • Education: + 1% Strength gym gains
  • Education: + 1% Speed gym gains
  • Education: + 1% Defense gym gains
  • Education: + 1% Dexterity gym gains
  • Education: + 1% Gym gains
  • Education: + Sports shop unlocked

Maximum education perks: 63

Enhancers

  • Enhancer: + Arson success rate (Wind Proof Lighter)
  • Enhancer: + Search for cash success rate (Pair of Glasses)
  • Enhancer: + Bootlegging success rate (High-Speed DVD Drive)
  • Enhancer: + Shoplifting success rate (Mountain Bike)
  • Enhancer: + Pickpocketing success rate (Cut-Throat Razor)
  • Enhancer: + Larceny success rate (Slim Crowbar)
  • Enhancer: + Armed robbery success rate (Balaclava)
  • Enhancer: + Transport drugs success rate (Advanced Driving Tactics)
  • Enhancer: + Computer virus success rate (Ergonomic Keyboard)
  • Enhancer: + Assassination success rate (Tracking Device)
  • Enhancer: + Grand theft auto success rate (Screwdriver)
  • Enhancer: + Pawn shop success rate (Fanny Pack)
  • Enhancer: + Counterfeiting success rate (Tumble Dryer)
  • Enhancer: + Kidnapping success rate (Chloroform)
  • Enhancer: + Arms Trafficking success rate (Heavy Duty Padlock)
  • Enhancer: + Bombing success rate (Duct Tape)
  • Enhancer: + Hacking success rate (Wireless Dongle)
  • Enhancer: + x Travel Items (Y Suitcase)*
  • Enhancer: Increase the effects of praying in the Church by 10% (The Rosary Beads)
  • Enhancer: + 5% Speed gains in gym (Sports Sneakers)

Maximum enhancer perks: 20

* More info about suitcases here.

Overall max perks: 162