What does a stat over 100 mean?

I have a unit with 85 aim, if I give them a light plasma rifle with a scope that would be +20. What would an aim of 105 mean? Is there a reason to ever go over 100 on any stat except Hit Points?

Answer

The maximum hit chance you are gonna get is 100%, even if you theoretically have more that that.
But, and this is important, the total value of 105 (from your example) will be taken into calculation when an enemy is behind cover and thus lowering your hit-chance.

Example calculation:
85 Aim
+ 10 Scope
– 20 Low cover
= 75 Hit chance

Also have a picture:
Ingame calculation of hit chance

Keeping these examples in mind, if you are able to boost the aim of a soldier with a bonus or 2 up to 120 you will render low cover useless to enemies.

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Source : Link , Question Author : Mike , Answer Author : Raven Dreamer

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