The Journey to Meridian Mass Effect: Andromeda Mission

Type: Priority Ops

The Archon's map shows the way to Meridian. However, this issue affects the entire Andromeda Initiative, and leadership should be consulted before proceeding further.

Prior missions

To begin The Journey to Meridian you must first complete Hunting the Archon.

Mission objectives of The Journey to Meridian

1. Speak to the leaders on the Nexus

Go to Director Tann Office on Nexus - Operations.

Speak to the leaders on the Nexus

At the end of the meeting you will be informed that your sister/brother has woken up and will move automatically to Hyperion - Cryo Bay.

"Time limited" decision: Hug your sister/brother (if you told her a truth about your father) or Comfort.

Speak to the leaders on the Nexus

One more memory unlocked for Ryder Family Secrets mission.

2. Discuss your options with the other Pathfinders

They will be waiting for you in Tech Lab - Nexus Docks.

Salarian Pathfinder will always be there. You need to complete Cora Harper: At Duty's Edge mission and Turian Ark: Lost But Not Forgotten mission for asari and turian pathfinders.

Discuss your options with the other Pathfinders

3. Integrate Ghost Storm technology with Tempest to help other Pathfinders

Meridian - "Khi Tasira" to the kett - will be difficult to infiltrate. The other pathfinders and the Ghost Storm technology will be critical to success. Using Ghost Storm, the other pathfinders' ships can mimic the Tempest's energy signatures and draw the kett's attention.

Go back to the Tempest and build it.

Integrate Ghost Storm technology with Tempest to help other Pathfinders

4. Gather the crew in the Tempest's meeting room to prepare for the mission

Use the Tempest's vidcon to call crew meeting.

Gather the crew in the Tempest's meeting room to prepare for the mission

5. Go to Khi Tasira in the Civki System

Go to Khi Tasira in the Civki System

6. Map of Meridian a.k.a. Khi Tasira

Map of Meridian a.k.a. Khi Tasira

7. Survey the drop zone

Explore Meridian to learn more about how it controls the vault network, and how you might be able to utilize this knowledge.

Use this console to activate the bridge.

Survey the drop zone

Go forward and interface with another console.

Survey the drop zone

Exploration of the Remnant network system has revealed that Meridian is controlled by a nearby central command hub. Activating that command hub will allow Meridian as a whole to be activated, which will reset the entire vault system.

Survey the drop zone

8. Access the tower in the exploration sector

It's located in the northern (top of the map) part of the Meridian.

8.1. Activate the tower in the exploration sector

Go to the map marker, and try to interface with exploration systems console. It will activate some kind of puzzle which you need to solve.

Activate the tower in the exploration sector

8.1.1. Reroute power to the main console

Puzzle is quite simple. There are four consoles, two on the left side, and two on the right side, which you need to click in correct order. You can use your scanner and follow the "yellow line". Correct order is:

(1) the closest console on the right

(2) the closest console on the left

(3) a little further console on the right

(4) a little further console on the right

9. Access the tower in the research sector

It's located in the southern (bottom of the map) part of the Meridian.

9.1. Activate the tower in the research sector

Activate the tower in the research sector

There is Remnant Data Core in the nearby, locked room. To open its door you need to find and activate the remnant console shown in the picture below.

Access the tower in the research sector

Then you can enter the room and pick up the core.

Access the tower in the research sector

There is also a hidden room locked by Remnant decryption puzzle with two containers and scan object inside it. This room is "below". To get to access you need to jump down twice and then solve the puzzle.

Access the tower in the research sector

Access the tower in the research sector

Access the tower in the research sector

10. Enter Meridian's central command

It's located in the east-central part of the Meridian. Be prepared to fight many opponents along the way.

11. Interface with the command hub

Use the remnant console.

Interface with the command hub

Interface with the command hub

12. Eliminate the Archon's Sword and the kett forces

This Remnant station was only one part of Meridian - a control module of some kind. The Remnant defenses activated from this point have made short work of most kett, although some remain to threaten the squad.

Eliminate the Archon's Sword and the kett forces

After completing The Journey to Meridian you will get or will be able to get Meridian: The Way Home.