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Overview[]

You can manipulate and control your opponent's mind. Since mental powers directly affect the mind, most tend to be very accurate, and thus very useful against higher level foes. Few foes can resist psionic powers, but creatures without minds, like machines and robots, are resistant to many of the effects. Mind Control is a primary powerset for Controllers and Dominators.

Power Table[]

The Mind Control powerset is available as a primary set for Controllers and Dominators. The following table shows which powers are available and at what level:

Power Level Effect
MentalControl Hypnotize.png Mesmerize 1 Ranged, Moderate Damage (Psionic), Foe Sleep
MentalControl Levitate.png Levitate 1 Ranged, Moderate Damage (Smash)
MentalControl Command.png Dominate 2 Ranged, Moderate Damage (Psionic), Foe Hold
MentalControl MindControl.png Confuse 6 Ranged, Target Confuse
MentalControl MassHypnosis.png Mass Hypnosis 8 Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect), Foe Sleep
MentalControl Telekinesis.png Telekinesis 12 Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect), Foe Hold, Repel
MentalControl Freeze.png Total Domination 18 Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect), Foe Hold
MentalControl Terrify.png Terrify 26 Ranged (Cone), Minor Damage (Psionic), Foe Fear (Special)
MentalControl Confuse.png Mass Confusion 32 Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect), Foe Confuse

Powers[]

The following are powers in the Mind Control powerset.

MentalControl MindControl.png Confuse[]

You can confuse an enemy, forcing him to believe his friends are not who they appear to be. If successful, the enemy will ignore you and attack his own allies. If you confuse someone before he has noticed you, your presence will continue to be masked. You will not receive any experience points for foes defeated by a confused enemy.

Recharge 14 seconds
Minimum Level Archetypeicon controller.png 6 (Controller)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 6 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged
Target Confuse
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Confusion Duration.png Enhance Confusion Duration
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
Set Categories IO Confuse.png Confuse

MentalControl Command.png Dominate[]

Painfully tears at the mind of a single foe. Dominate deals psionic damage and renders a foe helpless, lost in his own mind and unable to defend himself.

Damage Moderate
Brawl Index 2.78 Psionic Damage
Recharge 9.5 seconds
Minimum Level Archetypeicon controller.png 2 (Controller)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 2 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged
Moderate Damage (Psionic)
Foe Hold
Enhancements TO Training Hold Duration.png Enhance Hold Duration
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
Set Categories IO Hold.png Holds
IO Damage.png Ranged Damage

MentalControl Levitate.png Levitate[]

You can send a single target violently into the air, then slam him to the ground for smashing damage. This power can bring flying foes to the ground.

Damage Moderate
Brawl Index 3.67 Smashing Damage
Recharge 8 seconds
Minimum Level Archetypeicon controller.png 1 (Controller)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 1 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged
Moderate Damage (Smash)
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training KnockBack Distance.png Enhance Knockback Distance
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
Set Categories IO Damage.png Ranged Damage

MentalControl Confuse.png Mass Confusion[]

You can cause mass confusion within a group of foes, creating chaos. All affected foes within the area will turn and attack each other, ignoring all your allies. If you confuse your foes before they noticed you, your presence will continue to go unnoticed. You will not receive any experience points for foes defeated entirely by confused enemies.

Recharge 4 minutes
Minimum Level Archetypeicon controller.png 32 (Controller)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 32 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect)
Foe Confuse
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Confusion Duration.png Enhance Confusion Duration
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
Set Categories ?

MentalControl MassHypnosis.png Mass Hypnosis[]

Hypnotizes a group of foes at a distance and puts them to sleep. The targets will remain asleep for some time, but will awaken if attacked. This power deals no damage, but if done discreetly, the targets will never be aware of your presence.

Recharge 47.33 seconds
Minimum Level Archetypeicon controller.png 8 (Controller)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 8 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect)
Foe Sleep
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Sleep Duration.png Enhance Sleep Duration
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
Set Categories IO Sleep.png Sleep

MentalControl Hypnotize.png Mesmerize[]

Mesmerize painfully assails a target with psychic energy, rendering him unconscious. The target will remain asleep for some time, but will awaken if attacked.

Damage Moderate
Brawl Index 2.78 Psionic Damage
Recharge 8 seconds
Minimum Level Archetypeicon controller.png 1 (Controller)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 1 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged
Moderate Damage (Psionic)
Foe Sleep
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Sleep Duration.png Enhance Sleep Duration
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
Set Categories IO Sleep.png Sleep
IO Damage.png Ranged Damage

MentalControl Telekinesis.png Telekinesis[]

Lifts a foe, and any nearby foes, off the ground and repels them. The targets are helpless, unable to take action, and will continue to hover away, picking up any passing targets, as long as you keep this power active. Keeping up this level of concentration costs a lot of endurance.

Recharge 1 minute
Minimum Level Archetypeicon controller.png 12 (Controller)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 12 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect)
Foe Hold
Repel
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
Set Categories None

MentalControl Terrify.png Terrify[]

This power terrifies foes within a cone area in front of you, causing them to tremble in fear uncontrollably. The effect is so frightening and overwhelming that the target takes real damage from the physiological response to this psionic attack.

Damage Minor
Brawl Index 2.78 Psionic Damage
Recharge 42.33 seconds
Minimum Level Archetypeicon controller.png 26 (Controller)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 26 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged (Cone)
Minor Damage (Psionic)
Foe Fear (Special)
Enhancements TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Fear Duration.png Enhance Fear Duration
TO Training ToHit DeBuffs.png Enhance ToHit Debuff
TO Training Damage.png Enhance Damage
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
Set Categories IO Damage.png PBAoE Damage
IO Fear.png Fear

MentalControl Freeze.png Total Domination[]

Tears at the mind of a target foe and those near him. Total Domination renders all affected foes helpless, lost in their own minds and unable to defend themselves.

Recharge 4 minutes
Minimum Level Archetypeicon controller.png 18 (Controller)
V archetypeicon dominator.png 18 (Dominator)
Effects Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect)
Foe Hold
Enhancements TO Training Hold Duration.png Enhance Hold Duration
TO Training Endurance Cost.png Reduce Endurance Cost
TO Training Range.png Enhance Range
TO Training Attack Rate.png Increase Attack Rate
TO Training Accuracy.png Enhance Accuracy
Set Categories IO Hold.png Holds

Notes[]

Mind Control is a rarely-seen set, despite the fact that it has the potential to be devastating due to the largely unresistable Psionic damage, due to the lack of a "Pet" at Level 32. This effectively forces a high-level Mind Control player to team, as their solo capacity is greatly reduced in comparison

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