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Overload is a Tech skill in Mass Effect: Andromeda

Overload Edit

Tap Button: Unleashes an electrostatic discharge upon a target. High damage to shields and synthetic enemies. Detonates combo primers.

Hold Button: Charges Overload, causing it to "chain" to two additional targets.

Rank Label Icon Description Bonus
1 Overload
MEA Overload 1 Overload icon
MEA Detonator Explosive icon
Unlocks Overload power.
Initial Damage (Uncharged): 150

Initial Damage (Charged): 200
Chain Damage: 100
Shield Damage Bonus: 200%
Synthetic Damage Bonus: 30%
Recharge Time (s): 15

2 Recharge Speed
Tech Recharge Speed icon
Increases recharge speed. Recharge speed +10%
3 Damage
Tech Damage icon
Increases power damage. Damage +15%
4 Damage
Tech Damage icon
Increases power damage. Damage +25%
4 Recharge Speed
Tech Recharge Speed icon
Increases recharge speed. Recharge speed +20%
5 Charged Overload
MEA Tech Charge icon
Chains to one additional target when charged.
5 Anti-Shield
MEA Overload 5b Anti-Shield icon
Increases damage vs. shields. Damage vs. shields +50%
6 Maximum Charge
MEA Tech Charge icon
Chains to an additional target when charged and deals increased damage to chained enemies. Chain damage +30%
6 EMP
MEA Overload 6b EMP icon
Increased damage vs. shields & synthetics. Damage vs. shields +50%

Damage vs. synthetics +50%

Player Notes Edit

Even though it isn't listed as a combo primer, if an enemy is hit by a detonator power while they're stunned by Overload it will trigger a Tech Combo.

Availability Edit

  • Single-Player: Starting Tech Power
  • Multiplayer: Human Female Engineer, Human Male Engineer, Krogan Engineer, Salarian Operator

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