Scan Pulse pickup

The Scan Pulse artifact

Aeion Ability Artifacts are the item form of Aeion abilities in Metroid: Samus Returns. Similarly to the regular Power-ups Samus obtains, Aeion Ability Artifacts are scattered throughout the Chozo ruins on SR388, often among statuary. They are the following four abilities:

All four Aeion abilities take on the form of a ball of white energy, but their respective statues' light matches the corresponding ability itself.

Official dataEdit

Metroid: Samus Returns official websiteEdit

Aeion Ability Artifact
"Enter these artifacts while in Morph Ball form to gain one of the new Aeion abilities."


"Enter these artifacts while in Morph Ball form to gain a new Aeion ability."

Metroid: Samus Returns Official GuideEdit

Inhabitants & Eco System of SR388 - Chozo Relics (p. 25)
"Some of the most mysterious structures of the ancient Chozo, the Aeion Artifacts house powerful Aeion Abilities, which your Power Suit can interface with. There aren't many left on SR388, but the ones that are there offer tremendous help in completing your mission."