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This is a guide to Sonic Shock, a Quickhack in Cyberpunk 2077. Read on to learn this quickhack's effects, rarities, stats, and how to obtain Sonic Shock.

Sonic Shock Overview

Sonic Shock
Sonic Shock
Install Type Mod
Quickhack Type Control
RAM Cost Uncommon: 3
Rare: 4
Epic: 5
Legendary: 6
Duration 51 sec
Cooldown 10 sec
Upload Time 2 sec
Price Uncommon: 300
Rare: 600
Epic: 1000
Legendary: 1400
Emits a high pitched frequency inside the target's skull. Some say that if it lasts long enough, it can induce a psychological break. One version of the program written by netrunners from Glen is known as Banshee's Wail.

Sonic Shock Effects

Effects

Uncommon ・Deafens the target, reducing their ability to detect enemy sounds.
Rare ・Prevents the target from communicating with their allies about your activity.
Epic ・Excludes the target from their allies' audio and visual perception systems, causing them to be completely ignored.
Legendary ・Passive While Equipped: enemies under the effects of any quickhack are cut off from the local network

How to Get Sonic Shock

Obtained Through NCPD Scanner Hustles

Sonic Shock can be obtained through the following NCPD Scanner Hustles.

Location Rarity
Hidden Gem #10 in Badlands South Rare
Hidden Gem #17 in Badlands East Uncommon

Purchased From Shops

Each shop has a fixed pool of items which can show up, with some legendary items also purchasable at specific shops. If the Sonic Shock is not present when visiting a shop, simply exit, use Skip Time to go 24 hours ahead, and repeat until Sonic Shock is available.

Vendor Rarity
Netrunner (Japantown) Uncommon
Netrunner (Vista Del Rey) Uncommon
Netrunner (Vista Del Rey) Rare
Netrunner (Coastview) Uncommon
Netrunner (Coastview) Rare
Dewdrop Inn Uncommon

Can be crafted after obtaining Crafting Specs

Sonic Shock can be crafted after the Crafting Specs are obtained.

Crafting Spec Location Rarity
Crafting Spec unlocked automatically after acquiring the perk: Bartmoss' Legacy
Legendary
Crafting Spec unlocked automatically after acquiring the perk: Hacker Overlord
Epic
Crafting Spec unlocked automatically after acquiring the perk: School of Hard Hacks
Rare
Crafting Spec unlocked automatically after acquiring the perk: Hacker's Manual
Uncommon

We are currently searching for more locations where Sonic Shock can be found. If you have found Sonic Shock in any locations not listed here, please help us improve our guide by letting us know in the comments!

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