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Mass Effect 2 Legendary Edition

AI Hacking

Shane Williams

AI Hacking is a Power in Mass Effect 2. This temporarily hacks a synthetic enemy to attack its former allies. Also generates a temporary shield around the hacked target so it can fight more effectively against its allies.

AI Hacking in action.

AI Hacking Evolutions

Improved AI Hacking

Greatly increases the duration of AI Hacking and the strength of the shield given to the hack target.

Area AI Hacking

Gives AI Hacking a wide area of effect so multiple synthetics can be hacked at once.

Power Levels

Power Level Stats
1 Recharge Time: 12.00 seconds, Duration: 5.00 seconds
2 Recharge Time: 12.00 seconds, Duration: 7.00 seconds. Shield Strength: 200.00 points.
3 Recharge Time: 12.00 seconds, Duration: 9.00 seconds. Shield Strength: 350.00 points.
4 Evolves Skill.

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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