Sunset Overdrive AMPs Guide – Weapon, Melee, Dive-Bomb, Epic, Hero AMPs

By   /   Oct 31, 2014

In Sunset Overdrive, you have a total of 5 AMP slots: two for Hero AMPs, one for Dive-Bombs, one for Epic, and one for Melee AMPs. AMPs are acquired by completing Story Missions, Optional Quests, and Challenges. Furthermore, these can also be bought from Floyd.

For more help on Sunset Overdrive, read our Weapons Tips, Chaos Squad Tips and Security Cameras Locations.

Sunset Overdrive AMPs

One important thing to understand about AMPs is that they require certain Style Level:

  • Style Level 1 = Hero AMP Activation
  • Style Level 2 = Weapon AMPs, Melee AMPs, and Dive-Bomb AMPs Activation
  • Style Level 3 = Epic AMPs Activation

Upgrading AMPs is a simple yet demanding process. You can upgrade AMPs in two ways: either buy upgrades from Floyd for 50 or more Collectibles or get them from Chaos Squad which is purely random.

Read on to know more about each AMP in detail, how to unlock, and how to upgrade it:

Melee AMPs

Fired!
How to Get: Complete Amptastic!
Level 2: Chaos Squad

You launch a fireball by swinging your Melee Weapon which will deal upto 40 damage.

Roid Rage
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 10 Shoes
Level 2: Chaos Squad

Enemies killed with Melee Weapon explode, damaging all nearby enemies.

Twister Spin
How to Get: Complete Hepcat’s Late-Night Special
Level 2: Chaos Squad

Attacking with Melee Weapons will create a tornado which will inflict Light Damage to all nearby enemies.

Un-Defibrillator
How to Get: Complete Concertpocalypse
Level 2: Chaos Squad

Your Melee Attacks will have upto 50% chance of creating Shockwave inflicting 50 damage to all enemies.

Hero AMPs

Damage Dodge Roll
How to Get: Complete Awesomepocalypse
Level 2: Purchase from Floyd for 50 Camera Lenses

While rolling, you will create an aura around you which will inflict upto 60 damage to all enemies hit while rolling.

Personal Space
How to Get: Complete Midnight Brew
Level 2: Chaos Squad

Any enemy hitting you with Melee Weapon will receive 60 damage and will get knocked back. Do note that this AMP has a cooldown time of 3 seconds!

Sadomasochist
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 10 Toilet Paper
Level 2: Chaos Squad

This AMP allows you to receive increased damage when you are low on HP. This damage is further increased if you attain Max Style.

Spread the Love
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 10 Fizzie Balloons
Level 2:Chaos Squad

While running, you will create a trail behind you which will heal all allies who are following the trail. The healing process is increased by attaining Max Style. This is a useful AMP in Chaos Squad.

$Magnet$
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 20 Neon Signs
Level 2:

Your pick-up radius is increased with this AMP.

Air Power
How to Get: Complete Ferry to Nowhere
Level 2: Chaos Squad

While in the air, you will inflict increased damage to all enemies.

Screw the Fourth Wall
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 25 Shoes

You will receive your personal announcer who will announce all your amazing feats.

Epic AMPs

Bounce-Splosion
How to Get: Complete Amptastic!
Level 2: Chaos Squad

While bouncing, you will set out tiny bombs at the base of the objects which you used to bounce off.

Chance of Lightning
How to Get: Complete Hepcat’s Late-Night Emporium
Level 2: Purchased from Floyd for 60 Neon Signs

With this AMP, you will create an aura around yourself which will inflict Light Damage to all nearby enemies.

It Burns
How to Get: Complete Ferry to Nowhere
Level 2: Chaos Squad

This AMP transforms the ground at your feet into lava which damages all enemies that get near it. The damage dealt is further increased at Max Style and Level-2.

Grind the Lightning
How to Get: Complete Concertpocalypse
Level 2: Chaos Squad

With this AMP, grinding will generate electricity on the either side of you which will inflict damage to enemies who will get near you.

FI-YAH!
How to Get: Purchase from Floyd for 15 Shoes after Amptastic!
Level 2: Chaos Squad

With this AMP, grinding with style will create sprouts of flame which will damage all nearby enemies. This is particularly useful for taking out Scabs and OD.

Dive-Bombs

Seismic Smash
How to Get: Complete Midnight Brew
Level 2: Purchased from Floyd for 55 Shoes

With this AMP, dive-bombing will create a shockwave which will deal 120 raw damage to all nearby enemies. Do note that this AMP has an internal cooldown of 2 seconds.

Shrapnel Smash
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 10 Camera Lenses
Level 2: Chaos Squad

This AMP allows you to damage enemies within upto 24 yards for upto 75 damage while dive-bombing.

Damage Tag
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 20 Toilet Paper
Level 2: Chaos Squad

After dive-bombing, you will create a graffiti in the area where you land which will let you and allies inflict 200 damage while standing in the circle. This effect is doubled up at Max Style.

Health Tag
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 35 Neon Signs
Level 2: Chaos Squad

This is identical to Damage Tag, but instead of increasing damage, the graffiti will heal you and all allies standing in the circle. Like Damage Tag, the effect is increased with Max Style.

Weapon AMPs

Stun Rounds
How to Get: Complete Amp It Up
Level 2: Purchased from Floyd for 50 Fizzie Balloons.

With this AMP, you will have upto 16% base chances of stunning an enemy with Electrical Shock.

Bear Force One
How to Get: Complete Amptastic!
Level 2: Chaos Squad

After an enemy is killed with this weapon, it will transform into a TNTEDDY which will explode to deal damage to all nearby enemies. This is particularly useful if you throw it in the middle of a large crowd and watch them all burn to death.

Burn Baby!
How to Get: Complete Midnight Brew
Level 2: Purchased from Floyd for 55 Toilet Paper

Killing an enemy while this AMP is active will let you have 15% chance of exploding and dealing area-of-effect damage to all nearby enemies.

RECYCLER
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 15 Shoes
Level 2: Chaos Squad

With this AMP, there is 15% chance that your weapon will recover used ammo and reload itself.

Party All the Time
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 25 Camera Lenses
Level 2:

With this AMP, all killed enemies explode into a shower of graffiti.

Grind to Win
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 20 Camera Lenses
Level 2: Chaos Squad

With this AMP, you will receive upto 75% additional damage while grinding which is further increased at Level-2.

Fear the Reaper
How to Get: Complete Concertpocalypse
Level 2: Chaos Squad

Any enemy killed with this AMP has a chance of spawning a reaper which inflicts damage to all nearby enemies.

Rocket Man
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 10 Toilet Paper
Level 2: Chaos Squad

With this AMP, you will be able to spawn explosive rockets which work similar to Hair Spray Bomb.

Moving Menace
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 10 Neon Signs
Level 2: Chaos Squad

While grinding or bouncing, you will deal upto 30% additional damage to all enemies. You can’t go past 30% which is attained at Max Style.

Winter is Coming
How to Get: Complete Hepcat’s Late-Night Special
Level 2: Chaos Squad

When attacked with this weapon, you will be able to freeze enemies in place which works similar to Freeze Bomb.

Suck
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 25 Toilet Paper
Level 2: Chaos Squad

Enemies killed with this AMP have higher chance of dropping health.

Shock Therapy
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 20 Fizzie Balloons
Level 2: Chaos Squad

Enemies killed with this AMP has 15% chance of exploding into Electrical Field which will shock and stun all nearby enemies.

Bloom
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 20 Fizzie Balloons

With this AMP, you will see flowers erupting at the place of impact.

Hater
How to Get: Complete Ferry to Nowhere
Level 2: Chaos Squad

When hitting an enemy with this AMP, that enemy will fight for you by attacking other hostile enemies in the area.

Stylin’
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 30 Shoes
Level 2: Chaos Squad

Killing with this weapon will let you attain additional Style with each kill.

Second Amendment
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 35 Camera Lenses
Level 2: Chaos Squad

Killing enemies with this AMP will let you replenish the ammo for the same weapon off the fallen enemies.

Mine All Mine
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 25 Toilet Paper
Level 2: Chaos Squad

Killing enemies with this AMP will make them drop Overcharge.

Twist of Fate
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 35 Fizzie Balloons
Level 2: Chaos Squad

Kill an enemy with this weapon and you will have a chance to inflict heavy damage to all nearby enemies.

Make it Rain
How to Get: Purchased from Floyd for 25 Neon Signs

Hit enemies with this AMP and they will produce US Dollar bills.

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