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Mass Effect Andromeda Key Decisions / Major Choices Guide – Choices, Decisions and Consequences

By   /   Mar 21, 2017

Mass Effect Andromeda Key Decisions, Choices, & Consequences Guide to help you learn about all the possible key decisions that you can make in the game along with their immediate and long-term consequences.

Throughout the course of Mass Effect Andromeda, you’ll be forced to make key decisions. Some of these decisions will have immediate consequences while others will impact the timeline later down the road.

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Mass Effect Andromeda Key Decisions, Choices, and Consequences Guide

It goes without saying but the entire guide is filled with potential spoilers related to almost everything. If you wish to complete your blind playthrough, stop reading now!

In our Mass Effect Andromeda Key Decisions, Choices, and Consequences Guide, we’ve detailed everything you need to know about all the key decisions and choices as well as their consequences.

Mass Effect Andromeda Priority Ops-Related Key Decisions and Consequences

Prologue

Key Decision: Explored Habitat 7

Path: Make a detailed exploration of the surface
Consequences: At the rendezvous point on Habitat 7, Alec Ryder praises Pathfinder’s ethics

Hunting the Archon

Key Decision: Accept Sloane Kelly’s Deal

Path: Accept Sloane Kelly’s deal and its consequences
Consequences: Sloane and Reyes have different dialogues referring this choice & Vehn Terev is executed

Key Decision: Who Did You Save from the Archon’s Flagship?

Path: Save Krogan Scouts
Consequences: Krogan Scouts will help you out during the main mission

A Trail of Hope

Key Decision: Decision Regarding the Exaltation Facility

Path: Destroy the facility, Cardinal, and Angara inside
Consequences: No consequences

Path: Leave the facility be and spare the Cardinal
Consequences: You receive help from the Angaran Resistance during the last mission on Meridian

Meridian – The Way Home

Key Decision: Using the ‘Kill Code’ from the Primus

Path: Used the code
Consequences: Kett forces are drastically weakened during the Meridian assault and other possible negative consequences

Path: Didn’t use the code but did receive it
Consequences: No consequences

Key Decision: Captain Dunn’s Survival

Path: Captain Dunn Dies
Consequences: Captain Dunn is killed but saves her crew

Path: Captain Dunn Survives
Consequences: Captain Dunn survives the Hyperion crash landing

This path requires you to complete Turian Ark: Lost but Not Forgotten with Avitus convinced to become the Turian Pathfinder. You also need to complete Cora’s Loyalty Mission. This should get you three Pathfinders by the final mission.

Epilogue

Key Decision: Whom Did You Back as Ambassador to the Nexus?

Path: Moshae Sjefa, August Bradly, Director Tann, Director Addison, or Efvra
Consequences: No consequences

Allies and Romance Key Decisions and Consequences

Potential Romance Partners

  • Reyes Vidal – N/A
  • Gil Brodie – Can Only Be Romanced by Scott
  • Liam Kosta – Can Only Be Romanced by Sara
  • Suvi Anwar – Can Only Be Romanced by Sara
  • Cora Harper – Can Only Be Romanced by Scott
  • Jaal Ama Darav – Can Only Be Romanced by Sara
  • Peebee – Can Be Romanced by Either Scott or Sara
  • Vetra Nyx – Can Be Romanced by Either Scott or Sara
  • Keri T’Vessa – Can Be Romanced by Either Scott or Sara

If you choose Keri T’Vessa, you should be able to see different dialogues in her interviews for Task: Path of a Hero.

Liam Loyalty Mission

Key Decision: Liam Confines Verand at the end

Path: No
Consequences: No consequences

Path: Yes
Consequences: Can possibly cut-off relationship

Cora Loyalty Mission

Key Decision: Condition of Sarissa and the Asari Pathfinder

Path: Sarissa’s Secret Kept
Consequences: Sarissa appears in the final mission as the Asari Pathfinder

Path: Sarissa Disgraced and Replaced by Vederia as Pathfinder
Consequences: Vederia takes her place

Path: Sarissa Disgraced but Stayed as Pathfinder
Consequences: Slightly changed dialogues

Jaal Loyalty Mission

Key Decision: Decision Regarding the Extremist Faction

Path: Killed Akksul
Consequences: Jaal becomes upset, Roekaar hostiles on UNCs increase, and Jaal’s family aid Ryder

Path: Akksul Shoots Jaal
Consequences: Roekaar hostiles on UNCs decrease and Jaal’s family aid Ryder

Peebee Loyalty Mission

Key Decision: Fate of the Mysterious Device

Path: Choose the Mysterious Device Over Kalinda
Consequences: No consequences

Path: The Mysterious Device Lost Forever and Peebee Saves Kalinda
Consequences: Kalinda sends the Remnant Tech and appears in the final mission

Drack Loyalty Mission

Key Decision: Aroane’s Status

Path: Alive
Consequences: Vorn appears in the final mission

Path: Allowed to Fall
Consequences: Vorn appears in the final mission

Gil Loyalty Mission

Key Decision: Cheated in Poker

Path: Yes
Consequences: Changed Dialogue

Path: No
Consequences: Changed Dialogue

Key Decision: Co-Father Jill’s Baby with Gil

Path: Decide that Gil Should Father a Child with Jill
Consequences: Changed Dialogue

Path: Decide that Gil Shouldn’t Father a Child with Jill
Consequences: Changed Dialogue

Kallo

Key Decision: Kallo or Gil Brodie

Path: Preferred Kallo
Consequences: No consequences

Path: Preferred Gil Brodie
Consequences: No consequences

B-Stories

Krogan Exodus

Key Decision: Spender’s Status

Path: Exiled
Consequences: No consequences

Path: Demoted
Consequences: No consequences

Salarian Ark

Key Decision: Dr. Aden Arrested

Path: Yes
Consequences: Saelen helps during the final mission

Path: No
Consequences: No consequences

Turian Ark

Key Decision: Turian Pathfinder is Avitus Rix or Not

Path: Yes
Consequences: Avitus helps Ryder and contributes to Captain Dunn’s survival

Path: No
Consequences: Avitus becomes a drunk mercenary on Kadara

Ryder Family

Key Decision: Memory Fragments

Path: Quest not Completed
Consequences: No consequences

Path: Found All Memory Triggers
Consequences: Ryder recalls Alec’s memory and figures out the Scourge

Hubs and UNCS-Related Key Decisions and Consequences

Nexus

Key Decision: Status of Protesting Families

Path: Ignored the quest or Forcefully Removed
Consequences: No consequences

Path: Arrested in Order to Restore Peace
Consequences: No consequences

Path: Agreed to Protestors’ Terms to End the Crisis
Consequences: No consequences

Key Decision: Status of Keri T’Vessa Documentary

Path: Ignored the Quest or Interviewed Director Tann
Consequences: Tann makes an appearance in the documentary

Path: Help Keri Produce a Piece
Consequences: No consequences

Path: Help Keri to Focus on the Achievements of the Initiative
Consequences: No consequences

Path: Keri Quits her Documentary
Consequences: Keri leaves the Nexus

Key Decision: Status of Nexus Saboteur
Path: Turned to the Nexus Leadership
Consequences: No consequences

Path: Exiled to Kadara Port
Consequences: No consequences

Path: No Investigation
Consequences: No consequences

Key Decision: Make Nexus’s Involvement with the Three Sabers Mercenary Crew Public

Path: Yes
Consequences: News can be found over the Heleus News Service

Path: No
Consequences: No consequences

Key Decision: Nilken’s Status in the Murder Plot

Path: Exiled
Consequences: Find Nilken on Kadara later down the road to catch up on him and his family

Path: Released
Consequences: Find Nilken in Hyperion before he’s placed in statis

Key Decision: Knight’s Status

Path: Talked in Peacefully
Consequences: Knight’s son, Alain, joins the Nexus scientists

Path: Killed
Consequences: No consequences

Kadara

Key Decision: Status of the Oblivion Formula

Path: Arenna Farenth
Consequences: Continues to be sold on Kadara, Ryota is angry with the Pathfinder, and doesn’t become a doctor

Path: Dr. Nakamoto
Consequences: No longer sold and Ryota becomes the doctor

Path: Never Found the Formula
Consequences: No consequences

Key Decision: Mystery behind the Murders in Kadara Port

Path: Yes
Consequences: Both Ryder and Reyes Vidal take out the Roekaar cell

Path: No
Consequences: The murders continue to happen

Key Decision: Faction on Top

Path: The Outcasts
Consequences: Reyes Vidal escapes and The Collective loses dominance on Kadara

Path: The Collective
Consequences: The Collective becomes the new power in Kadara Port after Sloane Kelly is killed and uses Keema Dohrgunon the front

Path: Didn’t Show Any Interest
Consequences: Sloane remains in charge and the tension between the factions remain untouched

Path: Do Nothing
Consequences: Either Sloane shows up during the final mission or Reyes in case he’s in charge of the Kadara Port

Aya

Key Decision: Ryder Tells Angaran the Truth about the Kett

Path: Yes
Consequences: No consequences

Path: No
Consequences: No consequences

Key Decision: Romance Avela Kjar

Path: Yes
Consequences: Post-ending dialogue on Aya

Path: No
Consequences: No consequences

Key Decision: Found the Ancient Aya Vault Plans

Path: Yes
Consequences: No consequences

Path: No
Consequences: No consequences

EOS

Key Decision: Create a Research/Science Outpost or Defense/Military Outpost

Path: Science
Consequences: A slight chance into the deployment scene from Addison

Path: Military
Consequences: A Prodromos security team appears to help during the final mission

Elaaden

Key Decision: Gave the Remnant Drive Core to the Krogan Colony

Path: Yes
Consequences: The Krogan put down an outpost and allow the MWS to join their settlement

Path: No
Consequences: Receive 1,000 Remnant research data and 2,000 credits. No encounter with the Architect and no Elaaden outpost

Key Decision: Status of Secret Water Source on Elaaden

Path: Allowed Annea the Water Trader to Continue her Business
Consequences: Receive regular bribes, help during the final mission, and free stuff from her crate

Path: Yes, but Annea is Replaced with a Nexus Representative
Consequences: Annea and her crew attack Ryder

Path: Didn’t find the Water Source
Consequences: No consequences

Voeld

Key Decision: Tell Maarel About Her Brother’s Exaltation

Path: Yes
Consequences: Maarel leaves for Havarl

Path: No
Consequences: Maarel comes back home

Path: Didn’t Attempt the Quest
Consequences: No consequences

Key Decision: Killed the Angaran AI

Path: Yes
Consequences: No consequences

Path: No
Consequences: The AI kills the Angaran Hostages and Ryder Keeps the AI

Key Decision: Status of AI

Path: Given to the Angara
Consequences: You receive help from the Angara during the final mission with advanced calculations by AI

Path: Moved to Nexus to work with SAM
Consequences: No consequences

This is all we’ve on our Mass Effect Andromeda Key Decisions, Choices, and Consequences Guide. If there’s anything else you would like to add, let us know in the comments section below!

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