Overdrive Serum
Prerequisite Berserker Autopsy
Required Resources §35 (§60)
1 (2) Berserker Corpse
Uses 1

The Overdrive Serum is a utility item in XCOM 2.

In-Game DescriptionEdit

Overdrive Serum, derived from the adrenal glands of a Berserker alien, boosts a soldier's nervous system, resulting in greater mobility and significant damage resistance for multiple turns. Overdrive Serum can only be used in combat once. It will be removed from the soldier's inventory permanently once activated.


  • Overdrive Serum: A soldier taking Overdrive Serum receives bonus mobility, mental immunity, and takes less damage for the next 2 turns. This does not cost an action to activate. Overdrive Serum has a single use, and will be removed from the soldier's inventory when used.

Effect Edit

Overdrive Serum provides +5 armor, +5 mobility and immunity to Disorientation, Panic, Dazing and Mind Control on the user for 2 turns.

Tactical InfoEdit

  • Overdrive Serum grants a significant boost to mobility, and a soldier on Overdrive Serum takes significantly less damage.
  • Overdrive Serum also makes the soldier temporarily immune to negative mental effects like panic and mind control.