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inFAMOUS Second Son

Melee Powers

Jarrod Garripoli

As the category suggests, all of these abilities revolve around Delsin’s melee attack, which is assigned to Square. These abilities will change to adjust to Delsin’s current power, so they will differ whether he has Smoke or Neon.

Regular Melee

Name Description Requirement
Karmic Healing Subduing surrendering or coughing enemies (Triangle) will restore some health. Good Karma Lv. 3, 5 Shards
Execute Press Square to brutally kill a surrendering or coughing enemy, earning Evil Karma. Evil Karma Lv. 1
Enemy Drain Executing a surrendering or coughing enemy will restore some energy. Evil Karma Lv. 4, 4 Shards, **Execute**

Dash Strike

Name Description Requirements
Dash Strike Dash (Circle) toward an enemy, then quickly Melee (Square) for a sweeping attack. Story
Dash Slam Dash toward an enemy, then quickly Melee for a lethal takedown. Evil Karma Lv. 2, 4 Shards, **Dash Strike**
Dash Subdue Dash towards a surrendering or coughing enemy, then quickly press Triangle to Subdue them, earning Good Karma. Good Karma Lv. 2, 4 Shards, **Dash Strike**

Comet Drop

Name Description Requirement
Comet Drop Press Square while airborne to slam into the ground. The higher the drop, the larger the shockwave. Story
Obliterating Drop Land directly on an enemy with Comet Drop to instantly obliterate them, earning Evil Karma. Evil Karma Lv. 1, 4 Shards, **Comet Drop**
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Guide Information
  • Publisher
    Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Platforms,
  • Genre
    Action Adventure
  • Guide Release
    30 August 2014
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Jarrod Garripoli

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It’s been seven years since the Cole McGrath episodes and the world has clearly changed. Anyone showing signs of being a so-called “bio-terrorist” is immediately handed over to the Department of Unified Protection (DUP) – a government agency created to ensure there is never a repeat of the catastrophic events of Empire City and New Marais. So Delsin, who has never been particularly respectful of authority, finds himself caught in the DUP dragnet, and decides he’s not going to go quietly.

  • All missions, including Good and Evil Karma.
  • DLC missions, including the enigmatic Paper Trail.
  • Collectibles, including images for the hard to find ones.
  • Trophy guide detailing how to get the elusive Platinum Trophy.

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