You, but mechanical

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You, but mechanical
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ID?Use this ID to Wish for You, but mechanical



Humanoids (Loved100 Reputation)



Corpse Dropped

human corpse (90%)

Experience?The XP granted when killed. Click
"toggle detailed stats" above for
a level-based breakdown.

25 XP

XP Tier




Extra info:

Limbs* (Humanoid): * Excludes limbs granted via mutations
You, but mechanical

A hideous specimen.

mechanical =playername=

It's you. There is a low, persistent hum emanating outward.

Fuming God-Child player (left) with You, but mechanical as their pet (right)

You, but mechanical is a pet, a companion to the player that can be selected during character creation, available exclusively to patrons of Freehold Games. They are, as their name implies, a mechanical version of the player themselves.

You, but mechanical uses the same tile as the player colored cyan, and their display name will be "mechanical [player's name]". However, many of their properties differ from the player: they will have different attributes, and they will not begin the game with any items, skills, mutations or cybernetics that the player starts with.

Due to their mechanical nature, You, but mechanical will have their default heat and cold resistance set to 25, and their electric resistance set to -50. Additionally, You, but mechanical lacks a mind, is made out of metal, is EMP sensitive, does not respire, is immune to poison and the effects of fungal spores, and is unable to utilize tonics. Finally, You, but mechanical bleeds oil rather than blood.[1][2]

Recall Story

[ Swapped ]

"Hey, Yybas."


"You ever worry that you might get... swapped? With a robot?"

"Swapped? How do you mean?" Yybas stopped heaving straw to turn and glare at Mukas.

"With a robot, like." The farmhand fidgeted, his resolve faltering upon hearing himself speak the words aloud. "They build a robot s'just like you."

Yybas scowled. "Why would anyone do summin like that? For filthy pig rasslers like us."

"Hey!" Mukas scowled. "I en't filthy."

"Yer muddy, I know. Get yer muddy behind back ta work and stop worryin about robot impostors. Moon and Sun, what a fool you are."

Thus chastised, Mukas slunk from the barn with his shoulders sagging. Huffing a sigh, Yybas planted her pitchfork in the hay and stared after him. She waited until he was gone, until the only sound was the whirring from Yybas's chest.

She smirked, and resumed her task.


Subpage: You, but mechanical/Conversations

Pet Response

Mechanical [playername] stares at you blankly.


You, but mechanical's "opinions" include several references:


This information is reliable as of patch
  1. XRL.World.Parts.MechaPlayer
  2. XRL.World.Parts.Roboticized