|“||Allows vertical leaps onto elevated surfaces during movement.||”|
– In-Game Description, XCOM: Enemy Unknown
This ability allows Thin Men and Chryssalids to simply jump to higher elevations without the use of a drain pipe or the artificial aid of a grappling hook. Leap allows Thin Men to gain easily reach vantage points that grant them an elevated ground bonus when shooting or a quicker route of retreat when necessary. Chryssalids can quickly leap between floors or onto rooftops to attack soldiers and civilians alike.