Helena Adams

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"Although Helena lost her vision due to a disease, she can still perceive the outside world through hearing. In this game, she firmly grasps her cane, seeking a way to victory."
— Rumor

"Though the world is only black and white, I still hope others can see me shine bright!"
— Quote

Helena Adams
Character Full Portrait The Mind's Eye.png
About
Difficulty Difficulty Full.png Difficulty Full.png Difficulty Half.png
Alias Helena Adams
Gender Female
Birthday January 13
Age 19
Career The Mind's Eye
Item Cane
Clues 3568
Echoes 688

Helena Adams, or The Mind's Eye, is one of 31 Survivors IconHelpLoading survivor.png currently featured in Identity V.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Helena Adams is a blind woman, possessing a cane to locate various objects around her. Because of this, she cannot carry any items except for the cane. The only exception is in 2v8, where all survivors are allowed to hold two items.

Her personal external trait, Echo External Trait Echo Icon.png, allows her to locate the Hunter, Cipher Machines, and any moving survivors. The strike of her cane will cause a loud thud heard throughout the map to all players. Her vision is very limited, and colours are dulled. When she strikes her cane, she grants herself temporary vision. However, the hunter can use the direction of the sound from the strike to locate the Mind's Eye.

She is able to see the red outline of Hunters through walls when the Hunter is in close range, allowing her to be excellent in kiting in areas with walls. By twisting your camera angle to always see the Hunter through walls, you can loop them easily.

Her decoding speed is the fastest in game but her vaulting speed is the slowest. Try to not be found at the start of the game to maximise your decoding potential. Make sure to decode at a good kiting area (with pallets and walls) to avoid being downed quickly (avoid open areas).

Background[edit | edit source]

Helena lost her vision in a fever when she was 1 year old, but she still learned how to read and write from her parents and a tutor. However, Helena has a greater ambition: getting a college degree. Can the owner of Oletus Manor pay for her tuition? That's what the braille invitation letter suggested, at least.

External Traits[edit | edit source]

External Traits
Icon Name Description
External Trait The Mind's Eye Echo.png
Echo Continuously detect nearby Hunter's location while moving. Using the skill will allow players to know the Hunter's location on the entire Map.

How to use

Auto Tap Tap while moving constantly. Tap on the Ability button to Strike the ground.

Tap Tap

Uses the sound waves produced when she taps the ground with her Cane to locate the position of the Hunter.

Strike

When she strikes the ground with her Cane, a sound wave sweeps across the Map revealing the Hunter's position, which is shared with Teammates. Decoded Cipher Machines and moving Teammates can also be detected.

External Trait The Mind's Eye Mind's Eye.png
Mind's Eye Blindness has sharpened the other senses of The Mind's Eye. When she decodes Cipher Machines, almost no Calibrations are triggered and her Decoding Speed is increased by 30%.
External Trait The Mind's Eye Fragile.png
Fragile Physically weak. Obstacle Vaulting Speed is decreased by 30%.

Deduction Target[edit | edit source]

All completed Objectives reward the player with +335 Logic Points Logic Points.png for the Logic Path Logic path.png

  1. Family
    My...most precious treasure
    • Basic Objective: Encounter 1 teammate
    • Advanced Objective 1: Encounter 2 teammates
    • Advanced Objective 2: Encounter 3 teammates
    Conclusion
    A photo: A middle-aged man wearing glasses is standing in front of a hospital bed, looking down at the girl lying in it.[1]
  2. Father's Gift
    If possible, I would like to give her my eyes.
    • Basic Objective: Use Echo to discover Hunters 1 time
    • Advanced Objective 1: Use Echo to discover Hunters 2 times
    • Advanced Objective 2: Use Echo to discover Hunters 3 times
    Conclusion
    "Bring this cane and listen intently to the sound it makes when it hits the ground."
  3. Change
    She's too young, she won't understand a change like this.
    • Basic Objective: Use pallets to stun hunters 1 time
    • Advanced Objective 1: Use pallets to stun hunters 2 times
    • Advanced Objective 2: Use pallets to stun hunters 3 times
    Conclusion
    Father's diary 1: Helena has become irritable and has begun to break her toys. The doctor said this was normal behavior and that I should think of a way to settle her down. Perhaps giving her more toys will work.
  4. Private Tutor
    Special children require special care.
    • Basic Objective: 100% decoding progress
    • Advanced Objective 1: 200% decoding progress
    • Advanced Objective 2: 300% decoding progress
    Conclusion
    Every teacher is capable of leading children into the classroom, but not every teacher manages to teach them anything useful.
  5. Talent
    When god closes a door, another is opened.
    • Basic Objective: Reach 320% cipher machine decoding progress
    • Advanced Objective 1: Reach 320% cipher machine decoding progress
    • Advanced Objective 2: Reach 320% cipher machine decoding progress
    Conclusion
    Helena, I am amazed and proud of your comprehension and ability to learn.[2]
  6. An Obedient Child
    Helena, control your actions.
    • Basic Objective: 50% co-op decoding progress
    • Advanced Objective 1: 70% co-op decoding progress
    • Advanced Objective 2: 100% co-op decoding progress
    Conclusion
    A photo: A young female teacher is standing behind Helena with her hands on the girl's shoulders.
  7. Hope
    Some people are unable to get up after a fall and some garner strength from it.
    • Basic Objective: Successfully heal teammates 1 time
    • Advanced Objective 1: Successfully heal teammates 2 times
    • Advanced Objective 2: Successfully heal teammates 3 times
    Conclusion
    Hiring a tutor is the right decision. I never thought about a special child like her. I can get to this point. You are a little poet in my Helena.[3]
  8. Uncontrollable
    To become an unprecedented hero, you have to take on many roles which you will only perform once.
    • Basic Objective: Escape from a hunter's pursuit 1 time
    • Advanced Objective 1: Escape from a hunter's pursuit 1 time
    • Advanced Objective 2: Escape from a hunter's pursuit 2 times
    Conclusion
    Father's diary 3: Helena has good ears. I don't understand why she would say that.
  9. Seize the Moment
    Weakness can also be turned into a weapon.
    • Basic Objective: Escape via the dungeon
    • Advanced Objective 1: Complete by escaping via the dungeon
    • Advanced Objective 2: Complete by escaping via the dungeon
    Conclusion
    I will turn you into a miracle, Helena. A miracle that will never again be replicated.
  10. Honest Life
    Everyone needs an opportunity such as this, even if only once.
    • Basic Objective: Rescue 1 survivor from rocket chairs
    • Advanced Objective 1: Rescue 2 survivors from rocket chairs
    • Advanced Objective 2: Rescue 3 survivors from rocket chairs
    Conclusion
    I want to make a choice with my own will, although I have not yet made clear what this intention is. But people always have to take this step, don't they?[3]

Birthday Letter[edit | edit source]

Dear father:

Whenever I think of you, I realise how lucky I am.

You were the one who hired Sullivan to be my teacher

I have since become fascinated with languages and words.

Despite all this, father,

I feel lost at times.

Do the words we speak and the paragraphs we write come from what we’ve heard, or do they come from our own thoughts and experiences?

I can never fully trust the things I write, and I’m tormented by thoughts that may not be completely my own.

Sullivan said I must persist in order to regain my confidence and let my talent shine.

Despite that I have yet to confirm whether I have any talent in writing. I do hope that one day I’ll make strides in literature. It’s such a wonderful thing to express my thoughts and experiences in words!

Before I pick up my pen and slate again, I’m to attend a conference at the Oletus Manor.

Please don’t worry about me as I’ll be meeting Sullivan’s friend at the Manor.

Love,

Helena

Appearance Decoration[edit | edit source]

Costume
Icon Name Series Description Cost
Costume Helena Adams Original.png
Original Already Equipped The original costume. Everything looks so natural. N/A
Costume Helena Adams Worn Clothes.png
Worn Clothes Complete Character Deduction quest 10 Honest Life to get. All the clothes are super tattered. Was it only a game they have been through? N/A
Costume Helena Adams Golden Cake.png
Golden Cake S1 Essence 3 No one is able to say no to this golden chocolate cake. N/A
Costume Helena Adams Dark Cake.png
Dark Cake Illusion Hall The noble old gold color turned the cake into a work of art! 10008 Currency Fragments Icon.png
Architect.png
"Architect" Illusion Hall (temporary) To the west of the sun, dreams are endless. 2888 Currency Echoes Icon.png / 12888 Currency Fragments Icon.png
Costume Helena Adams Pink Cake.png
Pink Cake S1 Essence 3 (formerly)

Memory Sphere - Previous Seasons

No one care about the miss bride and the jewelry anymore. While they are fond of the sweetness of the cake now. N/A
Costume Helena Adams Mongol.png
Mongol S3 Essence 2 (formerly)

Memory Sphere - Previous Seasons

Perhaps the scepter and crown are gifts from God, but the sovereign was never granted by God, nor could it be. N/A
Costume Helena Adams Sound Wave.png
Sound Wave Call of the Abyss II She pursued the call from the abyss and finally located the traitor in the furnace tower. Everything will be resolved there. N/A
Costume Helena Adams Eversleeping Girl.png
Eversleeping Girl S7 Essence 1 (formerly)

Memory Sphere - Previous Seasons

How much courage is needed before one can escape the land of dreams? N/A
Clerk.jpg
Clerk S13 Essence 2 (formerly)

Memory Sphere - Previous Seasons

Wisdom is the source of all conflicts, and ignorance is the annotation of all sins. N/A
Gilda.png
Gilda The Promised Neverland Crossover

(Event Rewards)

Gilda's costume. N/A
Costume Helena Adams Patient.png
Patient S1 Essence 3 (formerly)

Memory Sphere - Previous Seasons

Disability and sickness is a trial rather than disadvantage. N/A
SpringOuting.png
Spring Outing Spring Outing Back-to-school 2019

Event Store

It's as if I can see nature... the scenery must be beautiful, right? 100 Currency Spyglasses Icon.png
Costume Helena Adams Last Vacation.png
Last Vacation Illusion Hall You should always check the destination of the vessel you are about to board. It is doubtful Helena knows what kind of a voyage awaits her. 318 Currency Echoes Icon.png / 1188 Currency Fragments Icon.png
Costume Helena Adams Good Old Times.png
Good Old Times S1 Essence 5 (formerly)

Memory Sphere - Previous Seasons

When recollecting the past, you can learn from past mistakes, for example, don't blindly embark on a journey. N/A
Costume Helena Adams Shaman Apprentice.png
Shaman Apprentice S5 Essence 1 (formerly)

Memory Sphere - Previous Seasons

A student who has just arrived at the sorcery academy is of noble birth, but quite amiable. Is it perhaps an image she is projecting to achieve her goals? N/A
Costume Helena Adams Sorcery Apprentice.png
Sorcery Apprentice Illusion Hall In order to solve the mystery of his own life, he entered the school of sorcery, full of courage and determination. 318 Currency Echoes Icon.png / 1188 Currency Fragments Icon.png
Costume Helena Adams Foreign Athenian.png
Foreign Athenian S6 Essence 1 (formerly)

Memory Sphere - Previous Seasons

I love this place because it's full of wisdom, or at least "looks" like it. N/A
Worshipper.png
Worshipper S15 Essence 2 Perhaps only devout prayers will relieve people of their pain and grant them salvation. Close your eyes to block your vision, and everything is just as beautiful as you imagined. N/A
Clio.png
Clio S15 Essence 3 The ancient scroll didn't tell me how to differentiate between the reflection of memory and the illusion of reality. N/A
Costume Helena Adams Autumn Green.png
Autumn Green S2 Essence 1 (formerly)

Memory Sphere - Previous Seasons

One might ask, does the color of clothing mean anything to The Mind's Eye? —At least she'll become the scenery in others' eyes. N/A
Costume Helena Adams Winter Blue.png
Winter Blue Memory Sphere - Previous Seasons What color should be used for a warm winter? Probably a blue that's a bit fresher than pure white. N/A
Costume Helena Adams Schoolyard Red.png
Schoolyard Red S2 Logic Path Reached 502 Auburn is a classical, low-key color many whiz kids at the academy disguises themselves with. N/A
Costume Helena Adams Pinkish White.png
Pinkish-White Memory Sphere - Previous Seasons The pain of losing her sight makes it hard for her to perceive her appearance. So sometimes simple is the best. N/A
PeacefulBlue.png
Peaceful Blue S11 Essence 3 (formerly)

Memory Sphere - Previous Seasons

One shouldn't lower their standards, even in isolation. N/A
Accessories
Icon Name Series Description Cost
Accessory Ice Cream Cone.png
Ice Cream Cone Illusion Hall An ice cream cone that smells really yummy!
Special Effect
Changes Sound Wave Effects
788 Currency Echoes Icon.png / 2988 Currency Fragments Icon.png
Record Player Call of the Abyss II The sound of the Record Player brings warmth and comfort to the freezing city.
Special effect
Replaces The Mind's Eye's Echo effects
N/A
Heart-Shaped Bubble S12 Rank Trasure (formerly)

Illusion Hall

Helena's cherished possession. While she can't see the colourful bubbles, the enveloping fragrance and popping of the bubbles still bring her joy.
Special Effect
Replace ability effects.
788 Currency Echoes Icon.png / 2988 Currency Fragments Icon.png
Lost Memento Illusion Hall (temporary) The water of wisdom from yesterday nurtures the soil of wisdom today.
Special Effect
Replaces ability effects.
tba Currency Echoes Icon.png / tba Currency Fragments Icon.png
Sunglasses S2 Essence 3 (formerly)

Illusion Hall

The eyes behind the sunglasses have lost their luster, but not their faith. 258 Currency Echoes Icon.png / 968 Currency Fragments Icon.png
Bunny S9 Rank Trasure (formerly)

Illusion Hall

The cute bunny doll provides a sense of security for The Mind's Eye, and they keep each other safe. 258 Currency Echoes Icon.png / 968 Currency Fragments Icon.png
Coin Clutch Gourmet Feast Event, CN Exclusive If there's such a dessert that can cure the hearts of others, it's macrons! N/A
Behavior
Icon Type Name Series Description
Graffiti The Mind's Eye Cartoon.png
Graffiti The Mind's Eye - Cartoon N/A The Mind's Eye's exclusive Graffiti, Cartoon
Graffiti The Mind's Eye Silhouette.png
Graffiti The Mind's Eye - Silhouette N/A The Mind's Eye's exclusive Graffiti, Silhouette
Graffiti Cane Colored.png
Graffiti Cane - Colored N/A Cane Graffiti, Colored
Graffiti Cane Grayed.png
Graffiti Cane - Grayed N/A Cane Graffiti, Grayed
Graffiti Nightingale Grayed.png
Graffiti Nightingale - Grayed N/A Nightingale Graffiti, Grayed
Emote Hush.png
Emote Hush Already Equipped A motion that means hush.
Emote Advance.png
Emote Advance N/A A motion that means advance.
Emote Confused.png
Emote Confused Rank Treasure A motion that means confusion.
Emote Hurry Back.png
Emote Hurry Back S1 Memory Sphere B A motion that asks teammates to hurry back.
Emote Shout.png
Emote Shout Scattered around the corners of the manor. Explore now. A shout motion, exclusive to Mind's Eye.
Emote Lie Down.png
Emote Lie Down Scattered around the corners of the manor. Explore now. A lie-down motion, exclusive to Mind's Eye.
Emote Throws Snowball Abyss Treasure Throws Snowball Motion, exclusive to The Mind's Eye
Emote Dance Memory Sphere Season 5 Dance Motion, exclusive to The Mind's Eye
Standby Motion
Icon Name Series Description
Standby Motion Ready.png
Ready S1 Memory Sphere A The Mind's Eye's motion in matching room, Ready
Standby Motion Survivor Snooze.png
Snooze ??? The Mind's Eye's motion in matching room, Snooze
Standby Motion Stand.png
Stand S1 Memory Sphere B The Mind's Eye's motion in matching room, Stand
Standby Motion Salute.png
Salute S2 Essence 2 The Mind's Eye's motion in matching room, Salute

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • When the Mind's Eye uses her skill, everyone (including the Hunter) on the map hears two sounds: the first one is directional and approximately reveals her position, the second one is the echo and it doesn't reveal any info.
  • You have an extremely important decoding buff, so the Hunter will likely focus on you if they find you. For this reason, DO NOT use the skill near your cipher at the start of the match, because if the Hunter is using headphones, the first thing they'll do is coming towards your direction and chase you. You should use the cane only:
    • Far away from the cipher you are at;
    • When you finish a cipher;
    • When the Hunter is focused on chasing someone else;
    • When you're decoding and you start to hear the heartbeat (in this way you know in which direction the Hunter is coming and you can reach the nearest loop).
  • Do not decode a cipher near the area where you use your ability (especially if the Hunter is not chasing someone).
  • Learn the layout and the kiting areas of the maps well. Remember that the location of the Hunter is displayed to you when you're close to them, even if there is a wall between you.
  • If possible, leave rescuing to your other teammates and focus on decoding. You have a good decoding buff and are the team's main decoder. Try to decode as much as possible.
  • Do not run to an exit gate immediately after popping the last cipher. Wait for the cane to charge up and use it to find out which gate the hunter is at. Go for the other gate.
  • The Mind's Eye is not good for stealth, because when you walk the Hunter can hear you, and when you are crouched you don't see the map and the hunter's location.
  • Cold Talent Cold.png is a good Talent for The Mind's Eye.
  • Try to decode at areas where there are walls. You can see the Hunter through walls because of your ability, and it is easier to keep an eye of the Hunter and kite them around walls. Examples of these kiting areas are: the wall area near the exit gate in Leo's Memory, the wall area near the Factory in Leo's Memory, the wall area near the shack in Sacred Hearts Hospital. Do not decode out in the open.
  • If you are certain in your ability to kite, have Great Power Talent Great Power.png on your Persona Web for the Mind's Eye as Mind's Eye are good pallet stunners.
  • When you use your cane, you can see three things. The first is the Hunter, who will be highlighted in red for everyone to see for approximately 10 seconds. The second, teammates who were moving at the time when you used your cane. The cane will not reveal teammates who were stationary when you were using your cane, for example, teammates who are decoding. The third, ciphers that have decoding progress. This is useful when you are trying to find and finish the last cipher as quickly as possible. The last two things can only be seen by you and will both be highlighted in white. Additionally, you gain a bit of sight after using you cane.
  • Take note that there is a short animation when you use your cane. You cannot move during this time. Do not use the cane when kiting unless you are extremely sure you are in a safe position as the hunter can catch up to you.
  • If it is absolutely necessary for you to rescue someone, use strike a bit of distance away from the rocket chair with the survivor to get a good look at where the hunter is, and the loop around to the other side of the rocket chair since the hunter is most likely to go towards where you strike. It's fine if you get hit, since Mind's Eye shouldn't have to rescue more than 1 survivor at most per game.
  • You should use your cane after 3 or 4 seconds at the beginning of the match, since the hunter may be lagging and you won't know which direction they are walking in. Do not delay more than 6 seconds before using your cane, so it has time to reload.
  • When kiting, only vault when you are decently far away from the hunter, since you have a debuff, so you can make use of broken windows without getting terror shocked.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • She is based on Helen Keller.
  • She is unable to consume the Barmaid's alcohol, as she is underage. Another character that cannot consume the Barmaid's alcohol is the Coordinator.
  • Her birthday is the 13th of January.
  • She has good hearing and is good at writing poems.
  • She hates sharp things.
  • She likes poems and sweet food.
  • She is calm, studious, stubborn and sympathetic.
  • Helena's Hidden Achievement is called "Tracking the Sound", and requires the player to stun the Hunter with pallets four times.
  • By deduction, she is the youngest character. She and the Coordinator are the only characters to be unable to consume the Barmaid's alcohol, so they must both be under 21 and the youngest characters. Since she hasn't gone to college, she is likely to be just out of high school. On the other hand, Coordinator has already been through military school, which should only be an option after high school.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

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