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This article is a list of equipment that appears in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty.

AP Sensor[]

Main article: Anti-personnel sensor

Equipping this causes your controller to vibrate when an enemy is nearby. The stronger the vibrations, the closer the enemy. If the controller doesn't have vibration settings, it'll make a beeping noise instead. The faster the beeps, the closer the enemies are.


Main article: Bandage

Consumable item which stops player characters from bleeding and gradually losing LIFE as a result.


Main Article: Battle Dress Uniform

Body Armor[]

Main article: Body armor

Item which halves the damage taken by enemy fire and attacks when equipped.



Main article: Camera

Cardboard Box[]

Main article: Cardboard box

Cell Phone[]

Main article: Cell Phone


Main article: Cigarette

Item which can be used to detect the direction of infrared security beams. Do be warned that prolonged use of cigarettes by the player's character will mimic the effects of cigarettes in real life, by gradually depleting the player's LIFE gauge.

Directional Microphone[]

Main article: Directional Microphone

Item which allows the player to eavesdrop on character dialogue which would otherwise be out of earshot.

Dog Tags[]

Lv PAN Card[]


Main article: Cold Medicine

Mine Detector[]

Main article: Mine detector

Allows the player to detect mines by making them appear on the radar when equipped

MO Disk[]

Night Vision Goggles[]

Main article: Night vision goggles


Main article: Pentazemin

Consumable Item which prevents player character hands from shaking whilst aiming their weapons while in 1st person view. Especially useful when the player if wielding the PSG1 sniper rifle. It also reduces seasickness.


Main article: Ration

Consumable item which restores player LIFE. When equipped, in addition to restoring health, rations can also prevent the player from dying, when the LIFE gauge falls to zero.


Sensor A[]

Sensor B[]


Main article: Shaver

Thermal Goggles[]

Main article: Thermal goggles