Relics were added in the Phantom Liberty expansion and can be collected to unlock Relic powers which will affect your build and how effective you are in combat.
Relics are found at terminals around Dogtown and players simply need to activate the terminal to unlock Relic points which can then be applied to the Relic tree which has been added in the character skllls interface. One point will unlock each power.
Relic powers to unlock include the following:
|Sensory Protocol||When crouched, becoming detected by an enemy will temporarily slow time. Dodge or Dash out of the enemy’s line of sight to immediately exit combat.
Cooldown: 120 Sec
|Emergency Cloaking||Improves Optical Camo Cyberware
Activating Optical Camo during combat by pressing middle mouse button will cause enemies to lose track of you, giving you a chance to exit combat.
Note: To use this ability, you must have Oprical Camp equipped to your Gadget quickslot
|Vulnerability Analytics||During combat, you can detect Vulnerabilities in enemy Armor and cyberwar. Hitting Vulnerabilities gives:
Dealing enough damage to a Vulnerability will cause it to explode, generating an EMP blast that damages enemies within 3m
|Machine Learning||Destroying an enemy’s Vulnerability grants:
Duration: 25 sec.
Effect can stack 5 times. Reaching max stacks doubles these effects.
|Jailbreak||Unlocks new abilities for Arm cyberwar: Mantis Blades, Gorilla Arms, Projectile Launch System and Monowire.|
|Spatial Mapping||All Leap attacks with Mantis Blades now cripple enemies and increase dismemberment chance against enemies for 10 Sec|
|Limiter Removal||The shockwave from a charged Gorilla Arms attack now knocks down all enemies within range.|
|Launch Capacity Override||+1 charge for the Projectile Launch System.|
|Data Tunneling||When an enemy is affected by a Monowire uploaded quickhack, normal Monowire attacks which hit that enemy and other enemies simultaneously will spread the quickhack to them.|
Where to find Relic Terminals for Points
Relics can be found in missions and are granted to the player but there are also nine relic points that can be collected in the game world. These locations are shown on the Cyberpunk 2077 Interactive Map and also in the video below,