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Special Abilities are skills that many characters possess which can be performed by using the [Special] key. All built-in characters also have a Super Special Ability that will improve their special ability after completing their Big Quest.

Each ability has a Custom Character Point Value (CCPV) for when they are selected for Custom Characters during character creation.

Below is a list of all special abilities currently available in the game:

Icon Name Character Description CCPV Operating Bar Required? Cooldown? Charge-Up Required?
Bite.png Bite Vampire Bite a person from behind to deal damage and regain health. 10 No No No
Camouflage.png Camouflage Assassin Go invisible for a limited amount of time. Certain actions will cancel the effect. 7 No Yes

(15 secs)

Cannibalize.png Cannibalize Cannibal Feed on corpses to regain health. 16 No No No
Chaaarge.png Chaaarge Jock Charge up and storm ahead, breaking objects and walls in your way. Cannot stop manually. 5 No No Yes
ChloroformHankie.png Chloroform Hankie Doctor Use to instantly neutralize anyone from behind. 12 No Yes No
CryProfusely.png Cry Profusely (None) Causes the player to cry. Does nothing else. N/A N/A N/A N/A
SlaveHelmet.png Enslave Slavemaster Turn any electrocuted, frozen, dizzy, or crazy-dizzy person into a slave. 10 Yes No No
Handcuffs.png Handcuffs Cop Use to neutralize anyone (ideally the Guilty). 10 Yes No No
Joke.png Joke Comedian Tell a joke to everyone around you, changing their alignment. At best joining your party, at worst becoming Hostile. 7 No No No
Laptop.png Laptop Hacker Use to remotely hack any hackable object. 7 Yes No No
LaserCannon.png Laser Cannon Mech Pilot Shoot a laser repeatedly. Recharges over time when not firing. Part of Ride Mech. N/A No No No
MindControl.png Mind Control Alien Fire a projectile that makes you control the movement and actions of NPCs 20 No Yes

(4 secs)

Possess.png Possess Shapeshifter Take control of an NPC from behind, keeping their traits and abilities. Use the Possession Stone to leave the body. 20 No Yes

(5 secs)

PowerSap.png Power Sap Robot Release an EMP blast around you that disables electronic devices, recharges you, heals you, and damages NPCs. 5 No Yes

(8 secs)

PrimalLunge.png Primal Lunge Gorilla Perform a melee attack which deals double damage. 5 No No Yes
MechKey.png Ride Mech Mech Pilot Take control of a Mech. 16 No No No
SharpLunge.png Sharp Lunge Werewolf (Transformation) Perform an instantaneous, high-damaging attack. Part of Werewolf (Transformation). N/A No No No
StickyGlove.png Sticky Glove Thief Use to steal items from NPCs from behind. 5 No No No
Stomp.png Stomp Bouncer Do a jump that creates a shockwave that makes any NPC caught in it, Dizzy. 7 No No No
Toss.png Toss Wrestler Pick up objects and throw them. Chance to cause Dizzy or Crazy-Dizzy (and other status effects with specific objects). 5 No No No
WaterCannon.png Water Cannon Firefighter Sprays a beam of water, extinguishes fires. Can be refilled at Fire Hydrants 5 No No No
WerewolfTransformation.png Werewolf Transformation Werewolf Turns you into a werewolf for a limited amount of time, gaining a number of traits. Inflicts Crazy-Dizzy on user once time is up. 20 No Yes

(20 secs)

ZombiePhlegm.png Zombie Phlegm Zombie Shoot a projectile that inflicts DNA Connection. 5 No No Yes