A Scan Point is a square icon that is color-coded; environment objects have an orange Scan Point, while mission-critical objects such as Interface Modules will have a red Scan Point. Already-scanned Points are blurred in color and slightly transparent. Both have a small, Chozo Artifact-like symbol on them, and will represent what objects can be scanned in the area. Scan Points are retained in the New Play Control! and Metroid Prime Trilogy versions of Prime.
Metroid Prime 2: Echoes and Metroid Prime 3: Corruption color-code the entire object instead of laying a Scan Point over it. Blue represents normal objects, red represents mission critical objects, and green represents already scanned objects.
Metroid Prime Hunters manualEdit
"This cursor indicates an object you can scan."
| Targeting Reticule | Threat Assessment | Radar | Map | Energy Meter | Phazon level | "Heart Monitor"|
Translator Module | Screen-Shot Tool | "Low battery warning" Sight Window | Scan Point | Infrared Ray Scope
Charge Meter | Missile Counter | Ammo Gauge | Visor Select | Command Icon | Hover Gauge | Aeion Gauge | Bookmark/Map Pin | Nav point | Points bonus