The Litany of Contact Mike

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The Litany of Contact Mike is a thought in Disco Elysium.

Description[edit | edit source]

Problem[edit | edit source]

It’s time once again to return to *The Twenty Things You Like To Say About Contact Mike*, the boxer who is, apparently, a paragon of open competition. It really doesn’t get *any* better than this. *Any* better. Both inside and *outside* the ring. Stop. Point at someone. Someone in the distance. Point your finger at him. He *will* point his finger back at you, vaulting an impassable gulf of finance and privilege, to...

Solution[edit | edit source]

…5,000-1 rank outsider! No one saw it coming. The mantle of a game changer demands intangible qualities. Fights are not won -- you’re thinking, instead of doing detective work right now -- fights are *made*. Blow by blow, let’s take it *Mike to the Mikey*. Some low-intensity part of you has entered a sports-cliché driven fugue state. And it’s not necessarily a bad thing. Also -- Mike *knew* what it took to win: he just wanted it *more*.

Effects[edit | edit source]

Requires 15m research time
  • Research
    • -1 Conceptualization: Push it
    • -1 Drama: Make it
    • -1 Logic: No pain, no gain
  • Complete
    • All FYS (Physical/Pink) White Checks unlocked

Location[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to the girl by the Tent about Contact Mike (near the Boardwalk, after day 3)

Requires a passive Encyclopedia Check of 10+ and possibly a passive physical Instrument check of 10+ afterwards.