More often than not, you’re going to be facing multiple enemies at once in Biomutant. When this happens, you’ll likely want to lock-on to a particular enemy so you can focus your attacks on them and clear your foes out one at a time. While Biomutant does have a lock-on system available, it works a little differently to how the feature has been used in other titles.
Locking-on is done automatically in Biomutant, but there are two ways to do this.
How to Lock-On in Biomutant
If you’re using melee weapons to attack, simply walk toward the enemy you want to lock-on to and the game should automatically target them.
For ranged attacks such as the boomerang or your guns, locking-on is done by moving the on-screen reticle over an enemy with the right analog stick.
When this is done, you’ll then be able to let go of the right analog stick. Your reticle should lock-on to the enemy until you change to a melee weapon or intentionally move your reticle onto a different enemy.
While the system works fairly well during the beginning of the game, we found it to be a little hit-and-miss during more intense fights with lots of enemies. Sometimes we’d be locked-on to the enemy we wanted to; other times the game wouldn’t lock-on at all, or shifted our sights onto another enemy randomly. Here’s hoping a fix comes in the near future.
Can You Manually Lock-On?
Unfortunately, no, there’s no input by default that allows you to enable the lock-on or manually select the enemy you want to focus the camera on.
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