The Last of Us - Listen Mode

This article will guide you about the Listen Mode ability for the game The Last of Us. Read on for more information on how to use the listen mode and how to upgrade this ability.

This article will guide you about the Listen Mode ability for the game The Last of Us. Read on for more information on how to use the Listen Mode and how to upgrade this ability.

What is Listen Mode

Listen Mode is an ability used by Joel and Ellie to determine nearby enemies in the area. It is the most useful ability that you need to have to avoid running into the infected or hunters; this ability will be your greatest ally to survive the game.
For more information on how to avoid being detected by enemies, see the link below:
The Last of Us - How to Avoid Being Detected

How to Activate Listen Mode

There will be a tutorial during your first encounter with the infected on how to activate Listen Mode. Press the R2 or (R1 if remastered) button and it will automatically activate the listening ability.

Listen Mode Upgrades

Level of Upgrades Required Supplements Upgrade Effect
Level 1 20 Increases the radius of Listen Mode
Level 2 30 Increases the radius of Listen Mode
Level 3 50 Increases the radius of Listen Mode

You can upgrade the Listen mode ability by opening your backpack then going to the skills section. To know more on how to upgrade your character see the link below:
The Last of Us - How to Upgrade Character Skills

Related Links

Controls and Techniques

A Must-see for Beginners! Basic Movement and Gameplay
Basic Controls and Techniques Crafting Listen Mode

Game Walkthrough

How to Upgrade Weapons How to Upgrade Character Skills How to Avoid Being Detected
How to Get Past Humvee How to Use Health Kit How to Use Shiv
All Toolbox Locations All Safe Locations

Useful Information

New Game Plus About Game Difficulty Ending
Voice Actors Review News
How Long Does it Take to Finish Difference of Remastered from Original About Cordyceps

Bonuses

Unlockable Content Easter Eggs
Jokes American Dreams
Factions Original Soundtrack

Beginner Guide & Tips

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