Quickhacks are programs in the newly released Cyberpunk 2077 and these programs on Cyberdecks are employed to manipulate devices in the area. In this guide, you will find everything you need to know on how to use quickhacks in Cyberpunk 2077.
Cyberpunk 2077: How to Use Quickhacks
To use quickhacks in Cyberpunk 2077 you must be scan a suitable target, then choose the quickhack you want to apply. It should be noted that any and all quickhacks in the game come at a memory (RAM) cost. If you have played other RPG games you can consider memory as magic points, and quickhacks as being equivalent to spells.
Quickhacks in Cyberpunk 2077 has multiple applications but they are most effective in stealth situations to cause distractions. You can remotely access turrets, cameras, and vending machines among other things to distract enemies. Moreover, as you unlock better cyberdecks, quickhacks, and perks, you will be able to perform much more advanced hacks including but not limited to crippling enemies with more harmful effects, forcing them to commit suicide.
When you combine hacking skills with the traditional stealth movements they can be really effective. For example, if there are 4 enemies in a room and you manage to crouch walk, and take down two of them but see no safe way to reach the other pair, you can use quickhacks to cause distractions with a nearby device. This way you can isolate one of them and create an opening. You can get cyberdecks from ripperdocs and have them installed by them as well. Quickhacks are sold by Netrunners but you can craft them, loot them, or datamine. Keep updating them as it is a crucial part of gameplay progression.
This is what you need to know about quickhacks in Cyberpunk 2077. To learn more, check out our Cyberpunk 2077 guides hub.