Starfield Level Cap: Is there a max level for skill points?

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Starfield is finally upon us! The highly anticipated sci-fi RPG launches this week in early access with its full release coming on September 6.

As a sci-fi RPG, Starfield will feature level progression. As you complete missions and side quests, you’ll earn experience that is used to level up. Every time you level up you earn a skill point that can be used to unlock one of the many skills available in the game.

With five different skill trees and 80-plus skills to choose from, there are tons of ways to build your character. But the big question is if you’ll have to pick and choose which skills to select due to any sort of level cap in the game.

What is the max level in Starfield?

Thankfully, there is no level cap in Starfield, so there’s no limit on the amount of skill points you can earn. Technically, you’ll be able to eventually unlock every skill in the game if you put the time and work in.

Remember, to rank up a Skill, you not only need a Skill point, but you also need to complete the challenge associated with that skill rank.

Can you respec?

As far as I know, there is no way to respec in Starfield. While you can remove traits, I haven’t found a place where you can reset your skill points. Even on New Game Plus, your skills carry over with you with no ability to reset them for your next playthrough.

With no max level cap, you technically don’t need the ability to respect since you will eventually be able to unlock every skill anyway. But it would be nice if they gave you the option to quickly reset your skills so you can test out new builds and playstyles easily. Because there’s no ability to respec, you may want to think carefully about how you invest those initial skill points.