Mass Effect Andromeda Additional Tasks Guide – Locations, How to Unlock, How to Complete

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Mass Effect Andromeda Tasks Guide

Mass Effect Andromeda Additional Tasks Guide to help you locate all the additional tasks that you can find in the game and complete them.

These Mass Effect Andromeda Additional Tasks usually focus on collecting a specific material, scanning objects, and simple fetch tasks for some characters. There are quite a lot of these additional activities which we’ve mentioned in the guide.

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Mass Effect Andromeda Additional Tasks Guide

In our Mass Effect Andromeda Additional Tasks Guide, we’ve detailed everything you need to know about completing all the available additional tasks in the game.

Mass Effect Andromeda Additional Tasks

A Flower for Kesh

How to Unlock: Complete Drack’s Loyalty Mission
How to Start: Speak to Vorn in Elaaden

This is a simple task that requires you to deliver a flower to Kesh in her office. The quest completes after the conversation with Kesh.

An Exile Raid

How to Unlock: Establish Prodromos
How to Start: Speak to the Medic in the Cryobay, Hyperion

This task requires you to retrieve medical goods which are located in Paradise Sands, Sea of Ataraxia, and northeast of Paradise.

Beer Run

How to Unlock: Visit Kadara in Hunting the Archon
How to Start: Speak to Wilma in Nexus Operations

In order to find beer, head to Sulfur Springs and find it near the acid ponds. Once done, find the bootlegger’s operation near the merchants in Kadara Port and read the datapad on the crates to learn where to head next.

Better Crafting

How to Unlock: Access Vortex
How to Start: Speak to Anan in Nexus

For this task, you’re required to find supplies in the Hyperion Atrium. Firstly, find the hops in the control room after the tram entry stairs and bring them to Anan. Once done, head to Kadara: Sulfur Springs and find hops in the acid pools near the Forward Station. Lastly, head to Havarl and into the tunnel that leads to the Remnant monolith. Once done, speak to Anan to complete the task.

Boosting the Signal

How to Unlock: Complete Mission 2
How to Start: Speak to Davis Qar in Nexus Operations

This basically tasks you to set up broadcast receivers on different planets. In order to do so, you must have an outpost on the planet. The task is fairly simple and you should be able to place the receivers by following the navpoints. Once you’re done, speak to Qar again to complete the task.

Broken Family

How to Unlock: Interrogated Vehn Terev
How to Start: Speak to the Refugee in Kadara

This task requires you to repair the equipment. To do so, scan the communications terminal on the desk followed by scanning the communications array at the top. Once done, fix the equipment and verify that the equipment is working to complete the task.

Getting to Know the Nexus

How to Unlock: Speak to Director Tann about Eos
How to Start: Speak to Director Tann at Nexus Operations

This is a fairly simple task that requires you to speak with Kesh, Kandros, Addison, Herik, Aridana, and Lucan to explore the Nexus.

Herbal Entrepreneurs

How to Unlock: Complete Emergency S.O.S.
How to Start: Find the UV Light in Kadara

You need to head to the refugees in the Kadara hills and speak with the Salarian with a Terrarium to get the UV light. Once done, get the light to the Herbal Entrepreneurs to complete the task.

Little Mouse

How to Unlock: Access to Elaaden
How to Start: Collect Little Mouse Datapad in Elaaden

This basically requires you to find six datapads that randomly appear at the static Outlaw sites. In case you aren’t finding any, try leaving Elaaden and returning.

Nomad Shield Crafting

How to Unlock: Land on Voeld
How to Start: Speak to Angaran Mechanic on Voeld

You need to find the Angaran Mechanic in Angaran Resistance Base Hangar and talk to him. After acquiring the blueprint, craft it at your convenience and complete the task.

Outlaw Weapon Crafting

How to Unlock: Return to Kadara Port after Interrogating Vehn Terev
How to Start: Speak to Disillusioned Outlaw in Kadara Slums

Find the outlaw outside the bar and receive the task of crafting one of the Outlaw weapons. Once done, head to the transit controls and back to Kadara Port. Craft the weapon at your convenience and complete the task.

Outpost Supplies on Eos

How to Unlock: Establish the Prodromos Outpost on Eos
How to Start: Speak to Merixus in Aya

Find Merixus at the Aya shuttle dock and then visit the agricultural scientist to buy Quilloa Seeds for 250 credits. Once done, return to Merixus to complete the task.

Outpost Supplies on Kadara

How to Unlock: Establish an Outpost on Kadara
How to Start: Speak to Merixus in Aya

After speaking to Merixus at the shuttle, use the body scan outside the infirmary door and speak to the assistant medic to purchase the Angaran Antibiotic. Once done, deliver them to Merixus to complete the task.

Outpost Supplies on Voeld

How to Unlock: Establish an Outpost on Voeld
How to Start: Speak to Merixus in Aya

After speaking to Merixus at the shuttle, speak to the solar technician and purchase the solar amplifier. Once done, deliver it to Merixus to complete the task.

Outpost Supplies on Elaaden

How to Unlock: Establish an Outpost Elaaden
How to Start: Speak to Merixus in Aya

After speaking to Merixus at the shuttle, speak to the Aqueduct Engineer to purchase the Ionic Water Filters. Once done, deliver the goods to Merixus to complete the task.

Past, Present, and Future

How to Unlock: Complete Forgotten History
How to Start: Read E-mail from Avela in Aya

After reading the e-mail, find her outside the Repository of History and start the conversation. While talking, your responses should lead you to a couple of kisses. This is all you need to know about completing the task.

Pathfinder Armor Crafting

How to Unlock: Establish an Outpost on Eos
How to Start: Speak to Jacob Mittney in Eos

After finding Mittney outside Tempest, acquire the Pathfinder Chest I blueprint and develop it. You can do so at your own convenience, provided that you’ve all the required materials for it.

Remnant Data Cores

How to Unlock: Interrogate Vehn Terev
How to Start: Head to Any Remnant Data Core Location

This task is as simple as it can get. All you’re required to do is to find a Remnant Data Core and you should complete the task.

Running a Fever

How to Unlock: Complete Herbal Entrepreneurs
How to Start: Examine the Unknown Plant on Kadara

At the end of Herbal Entrepreneurs, you should be able to find an unknown plant. After observing it, head to Haarfel and inside the refugee hut. Once there, help the sick one to complete the task.

Test Subject

How to Unlock: Complete Mission 3
How to Start: Rescue Moshe in Aya

After speaking to Daanfre, you can respond in a number of different ways. However, all of them have the same outcome which concludes this minor task.

The Angaran Initiative

How to Unlock: Complete Mission 4
How to Start: Speak to Ambassador Rialla in Aya

After speaking with Director Tann, talk to Ambassador Rialla to complete this small task and acquire The Vessal.

The Witnesses

How to Unlock: Complete Mission 5
How to Start: Read Moshae’s E-mail in Tempest

After reading Moshae’s e-mail, find and speak with Daanesk, Anaret, and Vuhlren in order to complete the task. All of these characters are in Aya.

Volatile

How to Unlock: Access Elaaden
How to Start: Destroy a Volatile Canister in Elaaden

For this task, you need to destroy four volatile canisters found at Outlaw camps. After destroying all four, follow the navpoint and destroy the explosive canisters near the shuttle to complete the task.

Cache Flow

How to Unlock: Unlock Elaaden
How to Start: Scan a Remnant Device in Elaaden

After finding four Remnant Data Caches, follow the navpoint to a secret Remnant Vault. Once there, take the Gravity Well and kill enemies to access the farthest chamber. In there, you’ll have to solve a Remnant Puzzle. You can refer to our Remnant Puzzle Solutions Guide in which we’ve explained everything you need to know about solving these puzzles.

Cold Hard Cache

How to Unlock: Interrogate Vehn Terev
How to Start: Approach the Target Area in Kadara

After scanning the weapons cache on the south side of the Spirit’s Ledge Forward Station, follow the navpoint to another weapons cache and to find a datapad. From there, follow the navpoint again to come across the Outlaws at the end of the Spirit’s Ledge. Defeat the enemies and reach the helipad and shoot the explosives to destroy the shuttle.

Searching for Morga

How to Unlock: Interrogate Vehn Terev
How to Start: Speak to Jataa in Kadara Port

After acquiring the task, scan the area while heading towards the bar. While walking over the grates, find Morga’s corpse and deliver the news to Jataa to complete the task.

The Nexus Exchange

How to Unlock: The Andromeda Initiative Embassy Needs to be Open
How to Start: Speak to Ambassador Rialla in Aya

After speaking with Director Tann and Ambasaador Rialla; talk to Yuraalt in the museum, Helruul in the marketplace, and to Saalro at the docks to complete the task.

Traitor or Victim?

How to Unlock: Visit Kadara during Hunting the Archon
How to Start: Speak to Sellers in Nexus Operations

After acquiring the task, head to Kadara Slums and look for Sanjiv’s corpse in a corner on the right-hand side of the slums bar. You also need to pick up the datapad right next to his body to complete this task.

Infection

How to Unlock: Access Elaaden
How to Start: Scan an Infected Scavenger Body in Elaaden

You can find infected bodies all across the Outlaw camps. After the third body, follow the navpoint to the north monolith and find a broken containment canister. You simply need to hack the canister in order to complete the task.

Local Cuisine

How to Unlock: Human Visitors in Aya
How to Start: Scan Fruit in Aya

While in Aya, head to Memorial Gardens and scan Quilloa Fruit around the upper walkway, Elmonk Fruit near Resistance HQ, and purchase Felaan from the Fruit Merchant. You also need to talk to her about Nutrient Paste. Once done, speak to Roaan Aabel in the exterior bar and speak with Lexi to complete the task.

Laws and Customs

How to Unlock: Complete Mission 3
How to Start: Rescue Moshae and Aya Starts to Accept Visitors

After speaking with Arbiter Renaav, head to the governor’s office to speak to Ohmdaal behind the desk. Once done, pick up the datapad from the same desk and head outside the Resistance HQ. Once there, find Arbiter Vraagen and receive the datapad to complete the task.

Messages to the Nexus

How to Unlock: Complete Mission 3
How to Start: Rescue Moshae and Aya Starts to Accept Visitors

After speaking to Enroh Bosaan in governor’s office, collect messages from the docks terminal. You can send them in any way you see fit. Once done, collect messages from the Market Terminal, the Tavetaan Terminal, and from the Resistance HQ Terminal. This should allow you to complete the task.

Naming the Dead

How to Unlock: Land on Eos
How to Start: Scan Any Unnamed Colonist Corpse

There are seven bodies that you need to find which are located at:

  • Thysa Ylar – Site 2: Resilience
  • Darin T. Anton – Kett Research Center
  • Amira S. Pavlov – South Remnant Monolith
  • Porter M. West – Northeast of Site 2: Resilience
  • Tegan C. Avante – Near Peebee’s First Location
  • Gordanus Trenitus – Near Barriers in Site 2: Resilience
  • Theo J. Harwell – Near the Operational Energy Storage Unit

After finding the bodies, you should automatically complete the mission.

Programming a Pathfinder

How to Unlock: Nexus Phase 2
How to Start: Speak to the Cultural Center Liaison After Settling Eos

After speaking with the Cultural Center Liaison, speak with the Pathfinder VI and choose your ideal settings in order to complete the task.

Broken Wires

How to Unlock: Mission 2, Nexus Phase 2
How to Start: Speak to Shapiro in Hydroponics after Nexus Phase 2

After speaking to Shapiro, you need to investigate the points of failure in the commons i.e. Nexus: Tech Lab and Nexus: Cultural Center. Once done, investigate the points of failures in operations i.e. Nexus Operations and Kesh’s Office. Regardless of your choice in the end, the task concludes.

Catch and Release

How to Unlock: Complete Return to the Tempest after A Trail of Hope
How to Start: Scan Angaran Body with a Kett Tracking Chip Implant in Voeld

You basically need to scan four Angaran bodies that randomly appear in static kett ship crash sites. Once you’ve defeated the enemies and scanned all four bodies, follow the navpoint to a cave on the east side Techiix. After defeating the enemies, cut the power to the cage and speak to Maarevet to complete the task.

Watchers

How to Unlock: Land on Eos
How to Start: Destroy a Kett surveillance device in Eos

The devices randomly appear at Kett Camps. After destroying four devices, follow a navpoint to eliminate Kett and use the console inside the building followed by giving SAM enough time to scramble the signal. You must hold off the enemies and destroy the console to complete the task.

Clearing the Air

How to Unlock: Complete Mission 2 and Travel to Aya
How to Start: Hack One Randomly Spawned Console in Voeld

You basically need to hack three randomly spawned consoles in Voeld followed by approaching the control center to shut it down. From there, use the passcode on the ornate console and hold off the Kett attack. After defeating the enemies, use the console again and shut down the control console to complete the task.

Comparatively Alien

How to Unlock: Unlock the Tempest
How to Start: Speak to Professor Herik in Tech Lab

After speaking to Professor Herik, access the terminal in Operations and Tech Lab. You’ll be required to scan 10 Andromeda wildlife species which isn’t nothing too difficult. Once you’re done scanning, speak to Professor Herik again to complete the task.

Cultivation

How to Unlock: Complete Mission 2, Nexus Phase 2
How to Start: Speak to Dr. Camden at Nexus Hydropnics

After speaking to Dr. Camden, you’ll be asked to collect 10 plant samples. This is a fairly simple task and all you need to do is to follow your navpoints and keep your scanner up. By this point in the game, you should be pretty familiar with this type of thing. Once you’ve successfully collect 10 plant samples, simply head to Nexus Commons and speak to Dr. Camden to complete the task.

Data Trail

How to Unlock: Clear Radiations after Mission 3
How to Start: Scan the Remnant Data Core

The Remnant Data Cores appear at random locations at Kett sites. Once you’ve found three, follow the navpoint to Blackrock Tande and enter the Remnant Installation. After taking the Gravity Well, you’ll be presented with a Remnant Decryption Puzzle. You can check out our Remnant Puzzles Solutions Guide for more information. Once done, deliver the data to Prodromos from a terminal to complete the task.

Drone Recovery

How to Unlock: Clear Radiations after Aya in Mission 3
How to Start: Interact with a Terminal Near Jacob Mittney in Prodromos, Eos

After finding the first malfunctioning drone in Site 1: Promise; find the remaining five drones in Presson Dunes, Outland Spire, and Kett Base to complete the task.

Gone Dark

How to Unlock: Complete Meet the Resistance
How to Start: Scan the Angaran Bugs in Voeld

These bugs usually appear at static Kett crash sites or campsites. After finding all the required Angaran Bugs, follow the navpoint to locate the broken signal and examine the datapad from the dead Angara. After this, all you’re required to do is to return to Intelligence Officer, Kaas, in Angaran Resistance Base and complete the task.

Hitting Rocks for Science

How to Unlock: Unlock the Tempest
How to Start: Speak to Chief Lucan in Nexus Operations or Tech Lab

After acquiring the task of scanning sixteen minerals near navpoints, set out to the following areas and find the minerals:

Eos

  • Presson Dunes – Venadium
  • The Golden Wastes – Cadmium
  • Sawtooth Plateau – Element Zero

Havarl

  • Buried Cave – Element Zero

Voeld

  • Platinum – Above Techiix
  • Iridium – Angaran Resistance Base
  • Lithium – West Remnant Monolith Cave
  • Element Zero – Kett Mountain Base Tunnel Entrance

H-047C

  • Element Zero – Dome to the South
  • Titanium – First Dome After Landing

Elaaden

  • Cadmium – North of the Remnant Derelict Ship
  • Element Zero – Near a Remnant Pillar with Raiders
  • Fluorite – Above the Entrance to the Subterranean Base

Kadara

  • Titanium – Haarfel
  • Iridium – Kurinth’s Valley
  • Element Zero – Sulfur Springs

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

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