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This page contains Cheats for Transistor organized by sections for Playstation 4. This game has "Role-Playing Action RPG" as genre, made by Supergiant Games, released on May 20, 2014. If you can't find a hint or secret in our list, then please check this page periodically for the latest updates.

Boxshot & Details
  • Developer: Supergiant Games
  • Publisher: Supergiant Games
  • Genre: Role-Playing Action RPG
  • Release: May 20, 2014
  • ESRB: Teen

Game Unlockables


To unlock the following Trophies, complete the following tasks:

Unlockable:How to Unlock:
Agency (Silver)Complete each Agency Test.
Align (Bronze)Achieve User Level 8.
Anything (Bronze)Deal at least 1024 damage in one Turn in the Practice Test.
Bet (Bronze)Complete five encounters with one or more Limiters in use.
Bye (Silver)Complete the story.
Contest (Gold)Clear every Test.
Dare (Silver)Complete five encounters with five or more Limiters in use.
Drive (Bronze)Reach the Goldwalk District.
Everything (Bronze)Deal at least 2048 damage in one Turn in the Practice Test.
Find (Silver)Inspect 10 completed Function Files.
Focus (Silver)Achieve User Level 16.
Function (Bronze)Unlock every Transistor Function.
Goodbye (Gold)Recurse through the story.
Limiter (Bronze)Unlock every Process Limiter.
Memory (Bronze)Unlock 32 MEM.
News (Bronze)Use 10 different OVC Terminals.
One (Gold)Achieve User Level 24.
Performance (Silver)Complete each Performance Test.
Planning (Bronze)Complete each Planning Test.
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RC:SM_Freak, May 18, 2014

Secret Trophies

To unlock the following Secret Trophies, complete the following tasks:

Unlockable:How to Unlock:
Bracket() (Silver Trophy): Confront Royce beyond Cloudbank.
Kendrell() (Silver Trophy): Confront Grant and Asher at Bracket Towers.
Reisz() (Silver Trophy): Confront Sybil at the Empty Set.
Self() (Bronze Trophy): Upgrade a Function with a copy of itself.
Spine() (Silver Trophy): Confront the Spine at the Bracket Towers facade.

Vswxbgi, Jul 8, 2016

Game Hints

General Gameplay Guide

  • Transistor has been described as an action/turn-based RPG hybrid, but the game clearly emphasizes the latter. Always use the Turn() function to plan your attacks, and only resort to real-time combat if you have one weak enemy left or something like that.
  • Experiment with functions. You may have your favorites, but there are all kinds of combinations to try out that work better in different situations. It also makes for a more compelling gameplay experience - as they say, variety is the spice of life.
  • Try to unlock all of the function files to gain a better understanding of the story. The narrative in Transistor is purposely obtuse and may alienate some players, but adding in pieces of the backstory helps alleviate some of the confusion.
  • Always have at least one or two Limiters equipped. The game feels a bit too easy with none equipped, and the extra experience that comes with Limiters is certainly a tempting incentive.
  • Consider using Jaunt() as an upgrade ability. It allows you to use a function while you recover the all-important Turn() function, which can save you in key situations.
  • Spark() is a great function for damaging a group of enemies.
  • Hiding from enemies and turning them against each other aren't the two most glamorous attacks, but Mask() and Switch() are very useful functions.

matthewtx855, Sep 16, 2014

Function List

Functions in Transistor help separate it from the rest of the crowd. There are seemingly endless combinations and permutations at the player's disposal, which makes for a constantly evolving gameplay experience that rewards experimentation. Listed below are all 16 functions and their many uses, whether it be as an active ability, passive ability, or function upgrade.

FunctionMemoryActive SlotUpgrade SlotPassive Slot
Crash()1Harm and disrupt nearby Targets exposing vulnerabilities.Cause most Functions to stun and disrupt Targets.Gain damage resistance and immunity to all slowing effects.
Breach()3Pierce Targets with great force across long distances.Accelerate most Functions, raising their range and velocity.Gain more planning potential in Turn().
Spark()2Launch fast unstable shells that split into explosive particles.Split and subdivide most Functions for greater results.Spawn a Copy when attacked diverting nearby Targets.
Jaunt()3Transport User to nearby location directly ahead.Allow most Functions to be used during Turn() recovery.Recover more quickly after using Turn().
Bounce()2Discharge a ricocheting bolt that jumps from Target to Target.Add a chain-reactive effect to most Functions.Gain a deflecting shield that negates damage to the User.
Load()3Form a volatile Packet. Strike Packet to produce a large blast.Increase the area-of-effect of most Functions.Generate volatile Packets instantly at a regular interval.
Help()4Call a Friend to aid the User. Plan Friend's actions with Turn().Give most Functions a chance to prevent Cells from spawning.Gain a 25% chance to become a Super User on using Turn().
Mask()1Conceal the User's physical self, amplifying the next action taken.Raise the potency of most Functions when Backstabbing.Become undetectable and faster after eliminating Targets.
Ping()1Fire rapid kinetic charges in a straight line.Reduce Turn() planning cost and speed up most Functions.Move much farther in a single use of Turn().
Switch()2Alter a Target's allegiance, causing it to serve the User.Integrate allegiance-altering subroutine into most Functions.Spawn a friendly Bad Cell when retrieving cells.
Get()1Force a Target close to the User. Stronger against distant Targets.Make most functions pull targets out of position.Draw in Cells faster and from farther away.
Purge()2Spawn a seeking parasite that dismantles a Target from within.Apply a corruption effect to most Functions.Retaliate automatically when struck.
Flood()3Project a storm sphere that disintegrates Targets in its path.Enhance most Functions with lingering destructive effects.Regenerate life points when Turn() is not recovering.
Cull()4Strike nearby Targets upward with tremendous force.Raise the kinetic impact or effect duration of most functions.Harm Targets on contact while executing Turn().
Tap()4Siphon life points from Targets in an area around the User.Apply a life-stealing effect to most Functions.Raise User's total life points, improving survivability.
Void()4Cripple Targets' defense and attack. Stacks three times.Augment the potency and effects of most Functions.Increase base damage output for each Function.

reach17, Sep 16, 2014

Easy "Agency()" Achievement or Trophy Guide

You must complete each of the three Agency tests, which will become available in Recursion mode. The test requires fighting a clone of yourself in the layout of your choice. Switch cannot be used and area of effect upgrades, for example, +Load() are not needed since you will only face one opponent. Use a high damage combo such as Void() three times followed by Cull() + Cull() + Void().

Ellzwaters, Jul 8, 2016

Easy "Everything()" Achievement or Trophy Guide

Enter the Sandbox Practice Test. You will have five enemies for practice. Use Get() to place them into a cluster, then hit them with a high damage combo in Turn(). For example, use Void() three times followed by Mask() + Mask() to boost damage, then follow up with Cull() + Cull() + Load().

Tinkerbell16, Jul 8, 2016
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