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Mass Effect 2 Legendary Edition

Activate or Sell Legion

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Matt Chard

After meeting Legion in the Reaper IFF mission. A Geth attack will disable it, and you will decide to take it back to the Normandy.

Choice: Activate or Sell Legion

After meeting Legion in the Reaper IFF mission. A Geth attack will disable it, and you will decide to take it back on the Normandy. Once you’ve finished the mission, and you get back on the Normandy, you’ll be talking with Miranda, and Jacob about the fate of Legion, this’ll give you the choice to give it to Cerberus (sell), or talk to it first (activate it).

Choice: Activate Legion

You’ll find Legion in the AI Core room, which is found just past Dr. Chakwas in the Medical Bay. When you go in there, you’ll find it, at the back, laying down, and inactive. Head over to it, and tell the guard you’re activating it, and EDI will isolate the ships systems from it just in case. By activating it, you’ll gain Legion as a squad mate, and it’ll allow for the chance of a peaceful resolution in the Geth/Quarian storyline in Mass Effect 3.

Choice: Sell Legion

If you decide to give Legion to Cerberus, you’ll gain 50,000 credits, and 20 Renegade points, as well as an e-mail from the Illusive Man, congratulating you for your decision. That’s the good part… By selling Legion, in Mass Effect 3, it’ll be impossible to get a peaceful resolution in the Geth/Quarian storyline, and you’ll lose one of the biggest boosts to War Assets as well. These can have major ramifications on the ending there as well, finally, you’ll encounter it as an enemy too! For Mass Effect 2, you’ll lose a squad mate, and the loyalty mission that comes with it.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Electronic Arts
  • Platforms
    PC, PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    Action RPG, Third-person shooter
  • Guide Release
    23 June 2014
  • Last Updated
    14 June 2021
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Paul Williams

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The guide for Mass Effect 2 Legendary Edition features all there is to see and do including a walkthrough containing coverage of all Assignments, detailed breakdown of all the important choices, class builds and much more!

  • A complete walkthrough for the entire campaign incorporating all research projects, weapons and side-tasks.
  • Every Assignment covered.
  • All Loyalty and N7 Missions detailed.
  • In-depth look at the major choices and consequences of each.
  • Full details on all possible Romances.
  • Class builds to get the most out of your chosen class.
  • Details on every Power.
  • Builds for all squad mates.
  • Trophy/Achievement guide.

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