How to increase your immunity to darkness in Dying Light 2 Stay Human
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One of the many new gameplay mechanics present in Dying Light 2 Stay Human is the immunity meter. Anytime you enter a dark room or go out at night, a little meter will appear at the top of the screen. This meter slowly goes down as long as you stay in darkness.

In Dying Light 2, you’re technically an Infected, as the disease is present inside of you. However, with light and tools like Inhibitors, you can sustain yourself. Your starting immunity to darkness is around five minutes but this can be reset if you step into some UV light or sunlight. Of course, this won’t always help you if you’re in a building with no light.

If you’re in a situation like this, you can actually use some tools to increase your immunity to darkness in Dying Light 2. Below, you can see exactly what you need to do to achieve a higher immunity.

Increasing immunity in Dying Light 2

The most basic way to increase your immunity is to find Inhibitors. When you find three of them, you get the opportunity to upgrade your max stamina and health. We went over which stat you should prioritize upgrading in a previous guide, but whichever one you choose, your base immunity will also increase.

With a higher immunity time, you can be out of light for longer. However, if you find yourself stuck in a building and your immunity clock is running out, then you can take a couple of meds to bring your immunity back to its starting point, essentially resetting the timer.

You can take either UV Shrooms, which are blue mushrooms found all over the city, or an Immunity Booster. The boosters are commonly found in GRE facilities, specifically GRE crates, and in other containers in buildings, apartments, etc. Both can be accessed through the consumables menu in the inventory and taking either will add time back to your immunity timer.

Dying Light 2 Stay Human immunity booster
The Immunity Booster in Dying Light 2. | Provided by Techland

With these tips in mind, you shouldn’t have to worry about turning into an Infected because your immunity has run out anytime soon. For more walkthroughs and guide content, check out our comprehensive Dying Light 2 guides hub.

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