How to increase health & force in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Andrew Highton
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In Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, all players start out with the same default health and force quantities. Both can be increased as Cal battles through the onslaught of Empire troopers en route to the game’s climax. To help you out, we’ve whipped up a quick guide showing you how to increase them.

Just as in Fallen Order, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is a constant battle for protagonist Cal Kestis. The honorable Jedi must upgrade his abilities with Skill Points using XP. Not only that, but Cal can also increase his overall health and force meters.

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This is an incredibly helpful feature that all players will need to do if they have hopes of finishing the game. While the game starts out gentle like a friendly Wookie, the game’s later stages can get pretty tough – especially Legendary fights and Bounties.

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How do you upgrade health and force in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor?

There is only one way to upgrade your health and force in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor – finding blue essence crystals.

Just like in Fallen Order, players will come across essence collectibles throughout the game. This time though, you won’t have to acquire multiple quantities first to redeem one overall upgrade point. Each time you find essence, it will instantly reward you with a permanent upgrade.

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Where to find life essence and force essence in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

To find blue essence crystals in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, players need to explore the game and be thorough in their platforming.

Essence is a reward for one of two different actions – successfully overcoming some difficult platforming or reaching hard-to-get-to places, or overcoming a difficult combat scenario.

So, keep referring to your map for undiscovered locations or rumors. Not only that but check all doors and look for hidden pathways wherever you are.

That’s all there is to know about essence in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor! If you want more guides for Respawn Entertainment’s newest Star Wars game, we have more guides below:

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About The Author

Andrew Highton is a Games Writer for Dexerto. He has a Creative Writing degree from Liverpool John Moores University and has previously written for games websites such as Twinfinite and Keengamer. With 13,000+ PlayStation Trophies to his name, Andrew is a fan of a huge variety of video games, his favourites being God of War and Metal Gear Solid. Contact him at andrew.highton@dexerto.com, on Twitter @AndyHighton8 or at www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-highton.