Is the indoctrination theory real?

Is the indoctrination theory real?

“The Indoctrination Theory is a really interesting theory, but it’s entirely created by the fans,” Hepler explains.

Is Mass Effect indoctrination theory true?

According to the Indoctrination theory, the entire ending of Mass Effect 3 plays out in Shepard’s head, and while there might be a lot of information put forward by the community which seemingly supports this, one of the writers on Mass Effect 3 has confirmed that the theory is, in fact, incorrect.

Did Shepard become indoctrinated?

The Indoctrination Theory is one of the most popular alternative readings of Mass Effect 3’s ending scenario. It supposes that Shepard, by the time he reaches the Crucible at the end of the game, has already been indoctrinated by the Reapers after being slowly manipulated over the course of the entire trilogy.

Are Rachni immune to indoctrination?

The last Rachni Queen was shown to be immune or at least highly resistant to indoctrination. When the Reapers captured her during their invasion of the galaxy, they forced her to breed an army of Rachni warriors for them.

Is the Illusive Man indoctrinated in me2?

He became indoctrinated after he had Cerberus operatives recover fragments of the destroyed (or the complete body, depending on player choices) human Proto-Reaper, after Commander Shepard dealt with the Collector Base in Mass Effect 2.

Did the Human Reaper indoctrinate the Illusive Man?

In both cases there is evidence that they were slowly indoctrinated over the course of a few years. In case of the Illusive Man the indoctrination might have begun when he first came into contact with Reaper tech on Shanxi during the First Contact War (this story is told in the comic book Mass Effect: Evolution).

Did the Reapers cause the rachni war?

It is postulated that another party, possibly the Reapers, manipulated the rachni into starting the Rachni Wars. When confronting the Rachni Queen on Noveria, she will explain to Commander Shepard that she was unaware of why the rachni went to war against the galaxy.