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Startle Response
Attack - Startle Response - CO 05.png
Image Code: CO 05
Neuronal Branch: Attack
Genetic Mutation? No
Icon: Neuronal Branch - Attack.png
Connects Back To / Revealed By
 •  Counter Maneuver (CO 02)
 •  Counter Maneuver (CO 04)
 •  Released Strength (BB CO 02)
Connects Forward To / Reveals
 •  Ataraxia (DO 06)
 •  Temporal Distortion (FR 04)
Special Requirements
 •  Released Strength (BB CO 02)

Startle Response (CO 05) is a neuron located on the Neuronal menu.


The preparation speed for a counterattack is maximized.

HOLD (button) to prime counterattack.
MOVE (button) to turn toward aggressor.
RELEASE (button) at the right time to counterattack.

How to mature[]

Once a neuron is revealed, the neuron will need to be matured before it can be initiated and learned. Perform the following actions to mature this neuron:

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Special requirements[]

This neuron requires Released Strength (BB CO 02) before it can be matured.

Neuron location[]

The Attack Neuronal Branch

The Startle Response (CO 05) neuron is located on the Attack neuronal branch.