How to Repair Armor in The Outer Worlds


As you progress through The Outer Worlds, you weapons and armor will slowly take damage. Especially as you keep getting into fights with enemies, which will slowly drain durability.

Luckily, there is an in-game mechanic where you can repair your weapons easily using a Workbench. Though, this will require armor parts, which can be easily obtained by scrapping old armor pieces in your inventory.

You can read our quick guide below for repairing armor in the game. For more guides & content for The Outer Worlds on PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One, make sure to check out our dedicated area here!

Repairing Armor in The Outer Worlds

To start repairing Armor in The Outer Worlds, you’ll need to access a Workbench. You can find these in any areas, usually inside of buildings. However, the easiest one for you to access will be on your ship, The Unreliable.

a workbench
A Workbench

Access the Workbench. Here, you can modify your armor and weapons in many different ways. The third section along is the ‘Repair’ tab, go here. It will default to showing weapons, you will need to move along one to show the armor in your inventory.

Choose an item to repair

Select the piece you want to repair. You can see the damage by looking at the wrench icon, and the bar inside it. The higher the bar/glow, the more repaired the item is. On the right hand side, you can see the repair costs, which will always cost Armor Parts. Just press the corresponding button for ‘Repair’ at the bottom of the screen.

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