Mimic Matter Ability Guide [Prey]

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That cup over there? That’s Yu.

Mimic Matter Ability Guide

Background

Obtained by using a psychoscope on mimicsthis lets Morgan Yu transform into everyday objects. Not all objects can be mimicked. However, Prey provides an ample range of absurd items one can use to maneuver around.

Here are some things that you can transform into using this ability, according to Games Radar

  1. Explosive canister
  2. Medical Skull Display
  3. Set of towels
  4. Can of Jellied Eels
  5. A Stop Sign
  6. Tiny Bin
  7. O2 Canister
  8. A Working Turret
  9. Intestines
  10. Medical equipment
  11. Stuff in a jar

How to Obtain

Head on over to psychotronics once you get the General Access Keycard. Underneath the Men’s preparation room is a hole. You’ll find the psychoscope on a corpse nearby, which is fortunate since a bunch of mimics will be lurking down there. Freeze them in place with GLOO and then use the psychoscope. Depending on what chipset you get, this will take a while, so steel yourself from enemy attacks and keep an eye on the mimic. Scan a mimic twice to get mimic matter. 

Upgrades

Level Scanned from Activation Cost Required Neuromods
Description
I
  • Mimic (Scan 2)
  • Greater Mimic (Scan 1)
 10 Psi 2
Camouflage yourself by taking the form of a nearby object. Movement is possible, but may draw attention. Uses 2 Psi per second.
II  Greater Mimic (Scan 3) 10 Psi 4
 Camouflage yourself by taking the form of a nearby object. Movement is possible, but may draw attention. Mimic slightly more complex machines such as turrets. Uses 2 Psi per second.
III  Greater Mimic (Scan 4)  10 Psi 5
Camouflage yourself by taking the form of a nearby object. Movement is possible, but may draw attention. Mimic complex machinery such as Operators. Uses 2 Psi per second.

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