Star Wars Jedi Survivor: All Difficulty Settings

We have entailed all there is to know about the difficulty settings in Star Wars Jedi Survivor and explained each option in detail.

There are 5 Star Wars Jedi Survivor difficulty settings that players can select based on how easier or difficult they want their first play-through to be. You can always go for a challenging difficulty mode once you’ve got the hang of the game or completed your first run. 

Key Takeaways
  • You can find 5 Star Wars Jedi Survivor difficulty settings.
  • Here are all the difficulty modes and what challenges they present to players:
    1. The Story Mode difficulty setting is good for new players and those unfamiliar with the action genre.
    2. The Jedi Padawan difficulty setting provides a mild challenge while emphasizing the story.
    3. The Jedi Knight difficulty setting provides a good balance of difficulty while not overwhelming you.
    4. The Jedi Master difficulty setting provides a fair bit of challenge and is for those who don’t just want to glide through Star Wars Jedi Survivor.
    5. The Jedi Grand Master difficulty setting is the hardest mode in the game, providing the greatest challenge. 

Star Wars Jedi Survivor Difficulty Settings

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The opening sequence in Star Wars Jedi Survivor before you choose the difficulty. [image credits: eXputer]

There are five different difficulty settings in Star Wars Jedi Survivors, namely Story Mode, Jedi Padawan, Jedi Knight, Jedi Master, and Jedi Grand Master. In order these difficulty levels get progressively harder and provide more of a challenge to experienced players. Here’s a quick overview of each difficulty setting.

Combat ModeDifficulty Description Parry TimingIncoming DamageEnemy Aggression
Story ModeBeginnerNo Combat Challenge0%0%0%
Jedi PadawanEasyMinimum Combat Challenge25%25%25%
Jedi KnightMediumMedium Combat Challenge 50%50%50%
Jedi MasterHardExtra Combat Challenge 75%75%75%
Jedi Grand MasterVeteran Maximum Combat Challenge 100%100%100%

The difficulty doesn’t just make your enemies damage sponges but actively makes Star Wars Jedi Survivor more challenging by incorporating various things. Here are the main factors that the difficulty settings tweak for each level:

  • Parry Timing.
  • Incoming Damage.
  • Enemy Aggression.

I will now go over all of these difficulty settings in detail.

Story Mode

This is the recommended mode if this is your first time playing an action game or if you are just in it for the story. As the name suggests, this difficulty setting takes away the emphasis from the gameplay as the enemy aggression is reduced by a lot. Here are the details about this mode:

  • Parry Timing – 0%
  • Incoming Damage – 0%
  • Enemy Aggression – 0%

Jedi Padawan

If you want a bit of a challenge while still having the emphasis on experiencing the story, this is the difficulty setting for you. This mode brings a bit of challenge to the table but nothing you can’t handle. Here are the details about this mode:

  • Parry Timing – 25%
  • Incoming Damage – 25%
  • Enemy Aggression – 25%

Jedi Knight

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The Jedi Knight has difficulty setting levels in Star Wars Jedi Survivor. [screenshot by eXputer]

This is the difficulty setting that most people will be playing on. It provides a balanced experience with a decent amount of challenge throughout Star Wars Jedi Survivor. For returning players and those who are familiar with the action genre, this is the way to go. Here are the details about this mode:

  • Parry Timing – 50%
  • Incoming Damage – 50%
  • Enemy Aggression – 50%

Jedi Master

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The Jedi Master Difficulty Setting in Star Wars Jedi Survivor. [image credits: eXputer]

This difficulty mode ramps up enemy aggression and provides a fair bit of challenge. You also take more damage from enemies, making this mode way less forgiving. Pick this difficulty setting if you enjoy challenges and want to test yourself against Star Wars Jedi Survivor. Here are the details about this mode:

  • Parry Timing – 75%
  • Incoming Damage – 75%
  • Enemy Aggression – 75%

Jedi Grand Master

The Jedi Grand Master difficulty level in Star Wars Jedi Survivor. [screenshot by eXputer]

This is the hardest difficulty setting, as you can tell by the name. In this mode, all the factors of difficulty are bumped up to 100, making Star Wars Jedi Survivor extremely challenging. This mode is for those players who find joy in facing difficult trials and proving themselves to be the best by overcoming them. Here are the details about this mode:

  • Parry Timing – 100%
  • Incoming Damage – 100%
  • Enemy Aggression – 100%

Summary

I have entailed all there is to know about the Star Wars Jedi Survivor difficulty settings. If you think you picked the wrong option at the start, there is nothing to worry about. Keep in mind that you can change these settings anytime in Star Wars Jedi Survivor. 

While you are here, consider checking out our guide on Star Wars Jedi Survivor: All Planets & Locations. If you want to learn more about the stances, then check out our guide on All 5 Stances in Jedi Survivor and Playstyle.

In case you want to know more about the game length, look no further than our guide on How Long To Beat Star Wars Jedi Survivor. If you want to know more about the game’s multiple editions, check out our guide on All Jedi Survivor Editions.

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