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Resources Information

Resources in XCOM 2 are what you gather and use to fund a variety of projects such as constructing Facilities, Engineering Projects and expanding your territory. Resources are tracked as stats in the Avenger and they are listed as follows:

 

Power

  • Power is required to ensure every facility built in the Avenger is operational and can be generated by constructing Power Relays. You need  a certain amount of available power to construct new facilities.



Contacts

  • Resistance contacts increase the amount of regions in the world you have access to. They can be gained by building Resistance Comms Facilities.



ENG

  • This is the amount of Engineers currently on your staff. You gain new Engineers by completing Missions, and can staff them in facilities to provide unique bonuses.



SCI

  • This is the amount of Scientists currently on your staff. You gain new Scientists by completing Missions, and can staff them in facilities to provide unique bonuses.



Alloys

  • This stat is a count of the amount of Alien Alloys you currently have, which are used to pay for a variety of projects and facilities. You earn Alien Alloys by defeating enemies during Missions.



Elerium

  • This stat is a count of the amount of Elerium Crystals you currently have, which are used to pay for a variety of projects and facilities. You earn Elerium Crystals as rewards from completiing Missions.


Cores

 

Intel

  • Intel is a secondary resource that you spend to expand to new regions, but it’s also spent at the Black Market to buy various Items.



Supplies

  • Supplies are one of your primary resources and are used to pay for a wide variety of facilities, Research Projects and Engineering Projects. You earn Supplies by completing Missions.



Income

  • This is the amount of funding you are receiving from your sources. Income is required to pay the monthly upkeep costs of your constructed facilities.



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