Performing air tricks in “Spider-Man 2” is not just a way to add flair to your web-swinging adventures across New York City; it’s also a practical method to earn extra experience points (XP). Here’s a guide on how to perform air tricks in the game, the types of air tricks you can execute, and the benefits they offer.
To perform an air trick, you need to be either swinging or in free-fall. Press and hold the Square button during these actions. Spider-Man will automatically start performing a trick. You can influence the type of trick performed by using the left analog stick.
Types of Air Tricks
- Front Pike: Push the left analog stick up.
- Inverse Pike: Push the left analog stick down.
- Turtle Spin/Indy Grab: Push the left analog stick left.
- Curly Fry: Push the left analog stick right.
- Cannonball: Push the left analog stick up and down.
- Windmill: Push the left analog stick right and left.
- Dragon Roll: Push the left analog stick left and right.
- Side Tuck: Push the left analog stick left and up.
- Rolie Polie: Push the left analog stick right and up.
- Backside Stailfish: Push the left analog stick left, right, and down.
- Backside Wacky: Push the left analog stick right, left, and down.
- Pan Stall: Push the left analog stick right, down, up, and left.
These tricks add style to your swinging and can be mixed and matched for unique combinations. Experiment with different movements to discover new tricks!
Each trick executed earns you XP, with the amount typically starting at 2XP per trick. You can increase your XP gain by stringing together several full tricks in one continuous motion. Performing tricks becomes a seamless part of your web-swinging with practice, adding dynamic action and style to your navigation.
Remember, while air tricks are a fun way to earn extra XP, they’re just one aspect of the game. Balancing your time between combat, exploration, missions, and challenges is key to leveling up efficiently in “Spider-Man 2.