Planetside Mass Effect: Andromeda Mission

Type: Priority Ops

The scouting mission on Habitat 7 has met with disaster. The planet is far from the golden world the initial scans indicated; instead, its atmosphere is toxic and wracked with deadly electrical storms that struck the shuttle.

Related points of interest

Icon of Alec Ryder Alec Ryder Habitat 7

Icon of Alien Ruins Alien Ruins Habitat 7

Icon of Cave Cave Habitat 7

Icon of Crashed Alien Ship Crashed Alien Ship Habitat 7

Icon of Damaged Fuel Cell Damaged Fuel Cell Habitat 7

Icon of Fisher Fisher Habitat 7

Icon of Greer Greer Habitat 7

Icon of Kirkland Kirkland Habitat 7

Icon of Shuttle Alpha Shuttle Alpha Habitat 7

Icon of Start Start Habitat 7

Prior missions

To begin Planetside you must first complete Prologue: Hyperion.

Mission objectives of Planetside

1. Locate other members of the Pathfinder team

Survive the hostile conditions and locate any survivors from the rest of the Pathfinder team.

Go ahead, there is only one path you can go.

Locate other members of the Pathfinder team

1.1. Optional: Test your weapon on a damaged fuel cell

Draw out your pistol, aim and shoot.

Optional: Test your weapon on a damaged fuel cell

Locate other members of the Pathfinder team

1.2. Protect Fisher

Your first contact with the aliens.

Protect Fisher

They are hostile so you have to kill them.

Protect Fisher

1.3. Optional: Scan the dead alien bodies

Use your scanner and scan the body.

Optional: Scan the dead alien bodies

1.4. Optional: Search the shuttle wreckage for supplies

Open the nearby container.

Optional: Search the shuttle wreckage for supplies

Try to locate Kirkland. Aliens will shoot him and will attack you so kill them.

Locate other members of the Pathfinder team

1.5. Optional: Check on Kirkland

Inspect Kirkland's body.

Optional: Check on Kirkland

Optional: Check on Kirkland

1.6. Optional: Locate Greer

Greer is inside a small cave, attacked by aliens. You can access the cave from the north. Kill aliens and talk to Greer.

Optional: Locate Greer

Optional: Locate Greer

1.7. Optional: Explore the cave

Scan the tree inside the cave.

Optional: Explore the cave

1.8. Optional: Investigate the crashed alien ship

Kill the aliens, then find and examine the unknown alien transport container.

Optional: Investigate the crashed alien ship

Optional: Investigate the crashed alien ship

1.9. Optional: Investigate the alien ruins

Enter the ruins.

Optional: Investigate the alien ruins

1.9.1. Optional: Find a way to access the sealed room

Find and activate the alien device - it's a power generator.

Optional: Find a way to access the sealed room

1.9.2. Optional: Investigate the alien facility

Go and check the previously locked room.

Optional: Investigate the alien facility

Optional: Investigate the alien facility

1.10. Optional: Investigate the flares

Get closer to the mission objective marker (northern part of the map).

1.11. Locate the second shuttle

Locate the second shuttle

2. Defend the Pathfinder team from hostile aliens

Kill the first wave of aliens.

Defend the Pathfinder team from hostile aliens

2.1. Optional: Collect ammo and additional weapons

Optional: Collect ammo and additional weapons

Get ready for more aliens, kill them all.

Defend the Pathfinder team from hostile aliens

Communication is back, you can contact the Pathfinder.

Defend the Pathfinder team from hostile aliens

3. Locate the Pathfinder

Locate the Pathfinder

Locate the Pathfinder

4. Follow the Pathfinder

Alec Ryder theorizes that the alien tower is linked to the planet's dangerous weather. He believes accessing the tower may enable your shuttle to leave. Ensure that he and the rest of the team survive until your father gathers the necessary information.

Follow Alec, kill the aliens on the way.

Follow the Pathfinder

Follow the Pathfinder

5. Defend the Pathfinder

Protect the Pathfinder during the decryption process.

Defend the Pathfinder

5.1. Optional: Order Cora and Liam to defend both flanks (x2)

Do it before the fight begins.

Optional: Order Cora and Liam to defend both flanks (x2)

6. Open the door

Go and help your father.

Open the door

7. Mission Complete

You deactivated the tower successfully.

Mission Complete

But something went wrong. Your father sacrificed his own life to save you.

Mission Complete

From now, you are the new pathfinder.

Mission Complete

After completing Planetside you will get or will be able to get Nexus Reunion.