Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 – how to recharge gadgets

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 – how to recharge gadgets
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If you want to know how to recharge gadgets in Spider-Man 2, then we’ve got you covered. As you fight the evil-doers and criminals dotted around New York City, you will need all your spidey senses, skills and gadgets to get ahead.

No superhero is complete without shiny and fun gadgets – just ask Batman if you’re unsure – which is why Miles Morales and Peter Parker will use all the tools they have available to them to fight crime.

For more Spider-Man 2, make sure you read our review of the game to hear our impressions and our guide covering how to do tricks while swinging through the air. Now, this is how to recharge gadgets in Spider-Man 2.

Spider-Man 2 - miles using gadgets on enemies.

How to recharge gadgets in Spider-Man 2

Gadgets are partially recharged in Spider-Man 2 when you defeat an enemy. It isn’t visible, but enemies will leave ‘gadget drops’ behind. Basically, you will always recharge your gadgets when you beat an enemy.

Gadgets can only be used a limited number of times and they will have to recharge after use. One way to improve your gadget-use economy in Spider-Man 2 is to aim for a specific skill called Combo Resupply, which is available for Miles and Peter. Spending your skill points on this skill will give you a chance to use your gadget for free one time at the end of a four-hit melee combo.

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Along with Combo Resupply, the Gadget Resupply skill is also available for both Peter and Miles. This skill recharges one gadget shot after performing a finisher, and this is an excellent way to keep your gadgets recharges and usable. You can unlock skills by levelling up, which will reward you with Skill Points. 

Outside of these two skills, gadgets will simply recharge upon defeating enemies which can put you in a bind if you really need to use one but can’t. That’s all you need to know about how to recharge gadgets in Spider-Man 2. If you want more, make sure you read our guides covering how to take pictures and the best skills to get.