Helldivers 2: Vitality Enhancement Booster Explained

Learn how the Vitality Enhancement works in Helldivers 2 and maximize your survivability on the battlefield.

Helldivers 2 Vitality Enhancement Booster Explained

Helldivers 2’s merciless army of Terminids and Automatons is relentless, so players are always looking for methods to survive. One such method is through the use of various boosters, among which Vitality Enhancement stands out for its unique protective benefits. As such, this guide talks about what Vitality Enhancement is, how it works, and how you can unlock it in the game, so read on.

What is Vitality Enhancement in Helldivers 2?

Vitality Enhancement is one of the seven boosters in Helldivers 2. This is a passive perk that specifically increases the entire squad diver’s resistance to injuries.

Sustaining injuries in the game can have severe consequences, including hampered movement, reduced accuracy, and the risk of bleeding out. These injuries typically result from damage to specific body regions, such as the arms, legs, and torso. To make sure that players can stay effective in combat for extended periods of time, the Vitality Enhancement perk seeks to reduce these risk factors.

How Vitality Enhancement Works in Helldivers 2

How Vitality Enhancement Works in Helldivers 2

The main purpose of the Vitality Enhancement booster is to significantly reduce the likelihood of players suffering injuries when they take damage. This covers a wide range of potential injuries, including, but not limited to, broken limbs and chest hemorrhages. Here’s a breakdown of its key benefits for divers:

  • Injury Resistance: Players with Vitality Enhancement are less likely to incur debuffs from wounds, which in the game’s context means avoiding the negative effects that injuries would typically impose on a Helldiver’s effectiveness on the battlefield.
  • Possible Health Point Increase: While the perk’s main feature is injury resistance, some players have observed that it might also confer a slight boost to the player’s overall health points (HP), allowing them to absorb more damage before going down.
  • Reduction of Debuffs: By preventing or lessening the impact of injuries, players can remain in the fight without the immediate need to use healing items for minor injuries, thereby conserving resources and maintaining squad momentum.

How to Unlock Vitality Enhancement in Helldivers 2

How to Unlock Vitality Enhancement in Helldivers 2

Players can unlock the Vitality Enhancement booster by spending 20 Medals in Page 4 of the Helldivers Mobilize Warbonds. Players will need to carefully consider the perk’s defensive benefits in comparison to other possible boosters in the game, since this investment stands for strategic choices.


For more guides and walkthroughs, be sure to check out our main page for Helldivers 2.