How to Combine Cards and Cores in Psychonauts 2

Psychonauts 2

Wondering how to combine cards and cores in Psychonauts 2 in order to gain a level? Here’s what you need to know.

As you play through Psychonauts 2 you’ll find cards hidden around the environment. While a collectible in their own right, these cards can also be used to upgrade Razputin’s level. However, in order to do that you’ll need to combine them with a core. But how do you combine cards and cores together?

First, you’ll need to visit an ‘Ottomatic’ machine. These machines are dotted around Psychonauts HQ and it’s here you can buy various items and pins to use on your adventure. You can also combine cards and cores here. The easiest one to find is in the huge lobby hall in the Psychonauts building.


You’ll need to have found nine cards in order to combine with a core. You’ll need to buy the core first – luckily these are available from the Ottomatic machine too, and will cost you 25 coins. Once you’ve got enough cards and a core, go to the ‘combine’ option on the Ottomatic’s menu. If you have multiple cores and multiple sets of 9 cards, it’ll automatically combine as many as it can.

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