Although the setting can be changed at any time (Settings Menu), switching to an easier difficulty may prevent <player> from obtaining difficulty-related achievements in the current save.
Effects of difficulty settings
|Difficulty||Skunk damage dealt1||Skunk damage received1||Mission|
|Hard||75%||150%||-15%||Increased wing/escort size2|
Increased wing/escort size2
Additional pirate capital ships
1. Changes to damage dealt and received by the Skunk are not reflected in the Encyclopedia stats (Easy and Hard stats noted here).
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