Scarlet Nexus SAS Abilities Guide – How to Use SAS System, Abilities

This Scarlet Nexus SAS Abilities Guide will show you what the SAS system is in the game, how to use it, and what are the abilities in this system. The SAS allows you to use an ability from a team member in your party.

By using the SAS system and by taking advantage of your party member’s power, you can use these effects on your weapons and attacks. As you progress in the story and unlock more party members, you will get additional abilities that you can use from your team member.

You can also unlock the Concurrent SAS Skill, which lets you have more than one active ability at a time.

Scarlet Nexus SAS Abilities Guide

Now that you know how the SAS system works, let’s take a look at all the abilities that come with them, and how they are increased in power by increasing your bond with the party member.

Electrokinesis

This ability is unlocked when you have Shiden Ritter join your party. By using this ability, any attacks and Psychokinesis will electrify objects, and inflict shocked status when used continuously

This ability will level up as you increase your bond with Shiden Ritter. Every time you bond with the character, you will upgrade this ability providing more effects. The levels of upgrade are:

  • Level 1: Expand Electrokinesis and Weapon Combo Range
  • Level 2: Electrokinesis Wave and Guardian Vision
  • Level 3: Increased SAS Recovery Speed and Combo V
  • Level 4: Assault Vision
  • Level 5: Prolong SAS Effect and Shock Negation
  • Level 6: Electrokinesis Dome and Enhance Shock

Velocity

This ability is unlocked when you have Arashi Spring join your party. Using this ability slows down time, allowing you plenty of time to take down multiple enemies or go for a clean takedown

As you increase your bond with Arashi, the Velocity will be upgraded with the following effects:

  • Level 1: Velocity
  • Level 2:Increased SAS Recovery, Guardian Vision
  • Level 3: Combo Vision
  • Level 4: Assault Vision
  • Level 5: Prolong SAS Effect
  • Level 6: Psychokinesis Re-Acceleration

Duplication

This ability is unlocked when you have Kyoka Eden join the party. The ability allows you to duplicate objects that you can use for Psychokinesis. In addition, it also lets you attack with multiple objects, while enemy shields can be broken easily.

As you increase your bond with Kyoka, the following levels will unlock:

  • Level 1: Duplication
  • Level 2: Increased SAS Recovery Speed, Guardian Vision
  • Level 3: Duplication, Combo Vision
  • Level 4: Assault Vision
  • Level 5: Prolong SAS Effect, Extra Duplication
  • Level 6: Prolonged SAS Effect, Extra Duplication

Invisibility

This ability is unlocked when KAgero Donne joins your party. It completely hides you from enemies by giving you the power of being invisible. What is also best is that it still allows you to attack enemies while being invisible.

Increasing your bond with Kagero will unlock the following levels in the ability:

  • Level 1: Invisibility, Backstab
  • Level 2: Increased SAS Recovery Speed, Guardian Vision
  • Level 3: Sustained Invisibility, Combo Vision
  • Level 4: Assault Vision
  • Level 5: Prolonged SAS Effect
  • Level 6: Sustained Invisibility, Critical Invisibility

Pyrokinesis

This ability is unlocked when Hanabi Ichijo joins the party. The ability allows you to cover your weapons in flames and Psychokinesis objects for attacks. This increases the damage output with each hit, while also deals burning effect on the target when you use it a lot of times.

Bonding with Hanabi will strengthen this ability and unlock the following levels:

  • Level 1: Pyrokinesis, Expand Weapon Combo Area
  • Level 2: Flame Current, Guardian Vision
  • Level 3: Increased SAS Recovery Speed, Combo V
  • Level 4: Assault Vision
  • Level 5: Prolonged SAS Effect, Burn Negation
  • Level 6: Flame Thrower, Enhance Pyrokinesis

Clairvoyance

This ability is unlocked when you have Tsugumi Nazar join the party. This ability allows you to see invisible enemies and while giving you a better view through the fog. Increasing your bond with Tsugumi will increase the ability’s levels:

  • Level 1: Clairvoyance, Read Attack
  • Level 2: Shell Break, Guardian Vision
  • Level 3: Psychokinesis Read Attack, Combo Vision
  • Level 4: Increased SAS Recovery Speed, Assault Vision
  • Level 5: Prolonged SAS Effect
  • Level 6: Increased Crushed Effectiveness and Drop Rate

Sclerokinesis

This ability is unlocked when you have Gemma Garrison join the party. The ability allows you to solidify and harden your body which will negate incoming attacks. The more you get hit, the shorter the duration of the ability.

Increasing bond with Gemma will unlock the following levels in this ability:

  • Level 1: Sclerokinesis
  • Level 2: Increased SAS Recovery Speed, Guardian Vision
  • Level 3: Status Ailment Negation, Combo Vision
  • Level 4: Assault Vision
  • Level 5: Prolonged SAS Effect
  • Level 6: Automatic Sclerokinesis

Teleportation

This ability is unlocked when Luka Travers joins your party. The ability allows you to teleport from one place to another quickly. This is effective against enemies where you can sneak up close for a good couple of hits and then teleport away to avoid getting attacked.

Increasing bond with Luka will unlock the following levels in this ability:

  • Level 1: Teleportation
  • Level 2: Mid-air Teleportation, Guardian Vision
  • Level 3: Increased SAS Recovery Speed, Combo V
  • Level 4: Assault Vision
  • Level 5: Prolonged SAS Effect
  • Level 6: Charged Teleportation Attack

Read more Scarlet Nexus Guides:

  • Weapons Guide

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