Saints Row 4 Super Powers Guide – How To Unlock, Upgrade and Perform


The simulation mechanism in Saints Row 4 enhances your abilities beyond natural. Like controlling the minds of others, super sprinting, and super jumping. Along with these things, the combat abilities are also greatly enhanced.

It does feel like Prototype sometimes in terms of racing against cars, running along tall walls, and grabbing people to throw to them miles away. And that’s not all it has to offer as you will get more powers by progressing in the game.

However, these super powers require cool down time or your stamina, which needs re-filling. The process is automatic and works on its own. For more help on Saints Row 4, read our Stores Hacking Solutions, Challenges and Loyalty Missions Romance Guide.

Saints Row 4 Super Powers

Super Sprint

Super sprint is the ability to run at lightening fast speeds. There are a number of upgrades for super sprint but require a certain Rank and number of Data Clusters.

Reduced Damage Sprint
Rank: 1
Data Clusters Required: 15
Function: Take less damage while super sprinting.

Speed
Rank: 2
Data Clusters Required: 15
Function: Increases the speed of super sprint.

Speed 2
Rank: 6
Data Clusters Required: 20
Function: More speed than normal speed upgrade.

Speed 3
Rank: 16
Data Clusters Required: 30
Function: Even more speed than Speed 2 upgrade.

Wall Running
Rank: 6
Data Clusters Required: 15
Function: Run along the walls.

Tornado
Rank: 26
Data Clusters Required: 15
Function: Sprinting creates a tornado which knocks off the objects in your path.

Unlimited Sprinting
Rank: Complete Keith’s quest; Executive Orders
Data Clusters Required: 0
Function: Unlimited sprinting.

Water Running
Rank: Earn all silver medals in Speed Rift challenges.
Data Clusters Required: 0
Function: Sprint on water.

Haste
Rank: Earn all gold medals in Speed Rift challenges.
Data Clusters Required: 0
Function: Maximum speed while sprinting – faster than Speed 3 upgrade.

Super sprinting does seem like a fun and cool activity to do but it can also cause you a lot of trouble if used recklessly. For example, you can knock off a cop or cop car while going for a mission which will hinder your progress. You can also kill civilians while running or damage a car to cause an explosion.

There is also a possibility that you will be caught in the explosion. So use it carefully!

It cab be bad and it can also be good. Super sprinting can help you knock down your enemies, evading pursuits, and even jacking vehicles. Smashing into enemies and pressing the corresponding buttons on your platform will perform a super beat down which is really cool.

Later in the game, you will get the ability to run along the walls. This helps you reach the rooftops more quickly but restricts the ability to gain XP by performing the wall jump combo.

Super Jump

Super jump is the ability to jump about 10x higher than the normal jump and like super sprinting there are upgrades which can be equipped with super jump.

Height
Rank: 2
Data Clusters Required: 10
Function: Increases the height of a charged super jump.

Glide
Rank: 2
Data Clusters Required: 15
Function: Be the Batman and glide over the city of Steelport.

Health
Rank: 2
Data Clusters Required: 15
Function: Jump up when knocked down to get health restore.

Air Dash
Rank: 2
Data Clusters Required: 10
Function: Speed boost in mid-air by pressing LB/L1.

Height 2
Rank: 4
Data Clusters Required: 20
Function: More height than Height upgrade.

Efficiency
Rank: 6
Data Clusters Required: 10
Function: Gliding will consume less stamina.

Air Dash 2
Rank: 8
Data Clusters Required: 20
Function: Dash twice per Super Jump.

Height 3
Rank: 10
Data Clusters Required: 30
Function: Cover more height than Height 2 upgrade.

Efficiency 2
Rank: 12
Data Clusters Required: 20
Function: Gliding will consume even less stamina.

Efficiency 3
Rank: 18
Data Clusters Required: 30
Function: Gliding will consume no stamina.

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By Arslan Tufail

Arslan is a competitive Tekken and Call of Duty player and crushes pretty much everyone at the office in these games. He loves reading and writing about games and is deathly allergic to half-boiled potatoes.

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