The trophy acquired for getting Time Stopper
Amazing! Colonel Reid Cooper's time stopper technique! Press and execute a flash bang that will stun all guards in the world for a few seconds! I can see how this might be useful... and entertaining too!
— Bentley describing the technique
Stun, also called Time Stopper, is a power-up in . Invented by Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus Colonel Reid Cooper, it can be collected from the 15th and final vault, not counting any blueprints.
Time Stopper is activated by pressing
. Sly Cooper will spin his cane above his head before slamming it on the ground. For several seconds after this, all guards will become stunned, unable to move.
A similar move is available to
Bentley and Murray in and Sly 2: Band of Thieves , respectively, where it is known as the Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves Temporal Lock.
The clues used to obtain this technique were written in an owl dialect by Clockwerk, and were only decipherable after defeating him.
The only bosses that the technique worked on were Muggshot and the Panda King.