The First Descendant Gley Build – and How to Unlock Her!

Our The First Descendant Gley build guide contains all you need to know about how to build and unlock Gley – as well as her abilities!

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Looking for a The First Descendant Gley Build guide? Many players are on the hunt for the best build to enhance her abilities and stats. Down below, you’ll find a build for Gley, how to unlock her, and what she can do on the battlefield.

Welcome to The First Descendant, a third-person shooter that meets co-op RPG. Choose your fighter, grab some friends, and clear missions in the name of loot. Similar to the hit game Diablo, The First Descendant is reward-orientated, encouraging players to strive for loot primarily during each playthrough. Gather loot and grow in power as you traverse through the storyline, with a variety of characters to play as and a dynamic combat system you can find yourself enamoured within this elite game!

You can find out more about The First Descendant on the Official Site. Check out the game on Steam too! We also have a The First Descendant tier list, The First Descendant Bunny Build guide, and a How to Play With Friends in The First Descendant guide.

The First Descendant Gley Build Guide

Now, let’s take a look at the best build for Gley in The First Descendant!

The First Descendant Gley Build

  • A little more time is needed in the game to work out the best build for Gley – please check back soon!

However, I can say that utilising modules, components, weapons, and a Reactor is the mainframe of a character build. Gley relies heavily on HP consumption to deal damage, therefore she requires equipment that enhances her overall HP and Defense.

How to Unlock Gley

Now that you know how to build Gley, how do you unlock her?


  • Gley Stabilizer
  • Gley Code
  • Gley Enhanced Cells
  • Gley Spiral Catalyst

Gley Enhanced Cells Materials:

  • 384 Superfluid
  • 192 Repton
  • Gley Enhanced Cell Blueprint
  • 3 Anti-Gravity Fixer

Gley Stabilizer Materials:

  • 402 Monad Shard
  • 9 Data Processing Circuit
  • 270 Metal Accelerant
  • 150K Gold
  • Gley Stabilizer Blueprint

Gley Spiral Catalyst Materials:

  • 402 Monad Shard
  • 13 Optical Catalyst
  • 384 Superfluid
  • 150K Gold
  • Gley Spiral Catalyst Blueprint

You’ve got the materials for Gley, so it’s time to head to the Descendant research station!

  • Travel to Anais in Albion
  • Start to research Gley (it costs 300K Gold)
    • However, it costs 100K in the open beta
  • Wait 12 hours in total to complete the research

Who is Gley?

So, who exactly is Gley?

  • Role: Utility Dealer
  • The more HP she uses, the stronger she becomes
  • “High risk, high return”


  • Thirst (Passive)
    • Enemies that have been defeated will drop a Life Sphere
    • Picking up a Life Sphere will restore your HP and will add a Power of Life stack
  • Frenzied (Passive)
    • Consume HP and enter Berserk mode
    • The Attack and Penetration of long distance weapons is increased
  • Life Siphon (Active)
    • Attack nearby enemies and restore HP
    • If you’re in Berserk mode, your overall damage will be increased
    • If you’re in Normal mode, the damage you receive will be decreased for a period of time
  • Increased Sensory (Active)
    • Create a special effect area
    • If you’re in Berserk mode, bullets cannot enter the area
    • If you’re in Normal mode, your HP is restored when you are inside the area
  • Massacre (Active)
    • Switch your gun to Nosferatu
    • If you’re in Bersek mode, your Skill Damage is buffed
    • If you’re in Normal mode, the enemies you attack will be stunned

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