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|Owned by:||The Company|
|Current status:||Sylar left the shunt on the floor of his cell.|
After surprising Mr. Bennet, Sylar forcibly removes the shunt by ripping it out of his skull.
- In a Behind the Eclipse session, writer-producers Joe Pokaski and Aron Coleite said that Danko pumps evolved humans with a liquid that is a "derivative of the same drug that they shunted Sylar with."
- A cerebral shunt is commonly used to treat patients with hydrocephalus, a condition where excess fluid under the skull creates pressure on the brain. The shunt helps to relieve pressure by draining the fluid. The exact purpose of the Company's shunt is unknown, though the shunt does seem to effective incapacitate the patient.
- In the commentary for The Fix, writer Natalie Chaidez said that the shunt was used to drain Sylar's brain fluid for testing purposes.
Sylar's medical file from primatechpaper.com notes he had a shunt.
Sylar forcibly removes the shunt in his cell.
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