Are There Gadgets in Spider-Man 2?

This guide will explain gadgets in Spider Man 2.

by Christian Bognar
Does Spider Man 2 Have Gadgets?
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Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is an entire improvement over its predecessor, offering more fast-paced combat and more tuned swinging mechanics. You may be wondering if the sequel offers gadgets for Miles and Peter to help in battle, and we have the answer for you in this guide.

Does Spider-Man 2 Have Gadgets?

Simply put, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 does have gadgets. Similar to the first Spider-Man game, these gadgets are used for combat scenarios that can help with crowd control and managing the waves of enemies the game throws at you. Additionally, players can upgrade their gadgets by obtaining tech parts from completing main and side missions and activities.

All Gadgets in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

There are six gadgets in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 that players can unlock when playing through the game’s missions. Each has its own ability and can be upgraded, making them more useful overall. Check out the grid below for all game gadgets and their abilities. The grid will also show the parts required to unlock the gadgets.

GadgetAbilityHow to Unlock
Web-ShootersWeb up enemies with multiple rapid-fire shots. Target enemies that are prone or near walls to stick them to the surface.Available from the start.
UpshotSuspend multiple enemies in the air, making them vilnerable to Air Combos or Yank Down.Available from the start.
Web-GrabberPull multiple enemies into one place, making them vulnerable to area attacks.115 Tech Parts, 3 City Tokens.
Sonic BurstStun all nearby Symbiote enemies and Knock Back non-Symbiote enemies.170 Tech Parts, 4 Rare Tech Parts
Ricochet WebWeb up multiple enemies with a shot that bounces repeatedly between them.200 Tech Part, 6 Hero Tokens
Web LineShoots up a web line that lets you cross walls and buildings.Unlocked during the “Bad Guys on the Block” main mission.

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As you gather the correct materials for unlocking and upgrading the gadgets, the game will inform you that it’s time to go into your gadget menu. Each gadget has its skill tree, so click on the one you’re interested in to expand it and check for upgrades available. Players must move in order (from left to right) and can’t skip slots until the skill tree ends, and the gadget is maxed out.

What is Suit Tech in Spider-Man 2?

Suit Tech is a section in the main menu screen, and it is a shared skill tree that upgrades the suit for both Miles and Peter. These upgrades focus on helping with health, damage, focus meter, traversal, and more. Like gadgets, players must find the correct and rare tech parts to upgrade their Suit Tech. Remember to complete side missions and activities to get the right parts for Suit Tech upgrades.

- This article was updated on October 23rd, 2023

About The Author

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Christian has been a writer of Attack of the Fanboy for over a year and has covered Shadows of Rose, Lords of the Fallen, Remnant 2, Lies of P, and more; his favorite genre is Survival Horror. He has a business degree but felt the need to take his love for video games to the gaming community. Outside of writing, you can find him listening to all types of podcasts, especially Always Sunny Podcast and Morbid True Crime.