While playing a battle, both the captain and the ship gain experience.
The experience accumulated, battle after battle, is used by the captain to level up on his career.
With every level, a captain gains 1 skill point, which can be distributed on a given set of available skills. Those skills, will improve the captain’s abilities and performance on the assigned ship. Choose wisely.
The maximum level a captain can reach is level 20. At this level, the captain will have 19 skills points in total for distribution.
On the other hand, training a captain is not an easy task. With every new level, the experience required to reach the following one increases significantly.
The skills a captain can learn are distributed over 5 Tier lines
- Secondary Armament
- Ship Survivability
- Concealment and Acquisition
- Aircraft and Special Skills.
To unlock the Tier II skill line, a captain need to learn at least one (1) Tier I skill.
For the Tier III skill line, it is required that a captain has at least one (1) Tier I skill and one (1) Tier II skillsmastered.
This continues in a similar way with the higher Tier skills.