Borderlands 3 Maps, Game Guide & Walkthrough

Meridian Metroplex Map for Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3 Map for Meridian Metroplex on Promethea planet, with Zone Progress, Quest Starters, NPC, Bosses, Crew Challenges, ECHO Logs, Typhon Logs, Eridian Writings, Vending Machines, Red Chests, Vehicle Station and Fast Travel Station. Borderlands 3 Game Guide & Walkthrough.

Meridian Metroplex Map on Promethea Planet for Borderlands 3

Meridian Metroplex Zone Progress

Meridian Metroplex Zone Progress

Quest Starter Borderlands 3Missions3
Fast Travel Station Borderlands 3Fast Travel Stations1
Eridian Writings Borderlands 3Eridian Writings1
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Crew Challenges Borderlands 3Crew Challenges9

Meridian Metroplex Crew Challenges

Crimson Radio

Sabotage the Meridian Metroplex Broadcast Tower.

Help Moxxi recruit for the Crimson Alliance by sabotaging the Children of the Vault's Broadcast Towers.

Video Meridian Metroplex Broadcast Tower - Crimson Radio - Crew Challenge

Meridian Metroplex Broadcast Tower - Crimson Radio - Crew Challenge YouTube

Dead Claptrap

Salvage a Stair-Climbing Update.

Salvage parts from decommissioned Claptrap units to help Claptrap build a friend.

Hijack Target

Retrieve the Cyclone's Sonic Booster.

Scan rare vehicles at CAR stations to unlock unique parts.

Video Hijack Target Crew Challenge - Forcefield

Hijack Target Crew Challenge - Forcefield YouTube

Target of Opportunity

Eliminate Baron Noggin.

Kill targets for Zero on Atlas' Most Wanted.

Typhon Logs

Find the Meridian Metroplex Typhon Logs (3).

Follow the decades-old journey of The First Vault Hunter by collecting all three Typhon Journals in this area. Once you've found them all, Tannis will be able to triangulate the location of the secret Typhon Dead Drop cache and unlock it for you.

A Typhon Dead Drop

Loot the Meridian Metroplex Dead Drop cache.

Collect all three Typhon Journals so Tannis can triangulate the location of Typhon's Dead Drop cache and unlock it for you.

Look below (18) at video how to get Meridian Metroplex Dead Drop cache.

Meridian Metroplex Locations for Zone Progress

  • Halcyon Suborbital Spaceport
  • Knoxx Station
  • Meridian Mercentile
  • Rise and Grind Coffeehouse
  • Titan's Gate
  • Watershed Base

Meridian Metroplex Missions


Rise and Grind Side Mission, LVL 12


Kill Killavolt Side Mission, LVL 13, in Lectra City


Dynasty Diner Side Mission, LVL 12


Technical NOGout Side Mission, LVL 14


The Impending Storm Main Mission, LVL 15

Meridian Metroplex Walkthrough: Urban Downtown

Meridian Metroplex Zone Borderlands 3

Meridian Metroplex Zone Borderlands 3

A city built from stone and light. Meridian's fortunes are tied to those of Atlas, which currently has seen better days.

Entrance from Meridian Outskirts

You come here with Lorelei following Hostile Takeover Quest

Quest from Sanctuary: Hostile Takeover Main Mission, LVL12

The Calypsos want to open a Vault on Promethea, so we need to beat them to it. We'll need to make friends with Atlas Corporation if we want to find the Vault. But Atlas has its own set of megacorp-sized problems that could be solved by a gun-wielding go-getter such as yourself.

You will liberate Watershed Atlas Base.

Watershed Base

After killing Maliwans, open base gate.

Kill enemies inside, Contact Rhys

Postpone performing Hostile Takeover Quest for a moment and talk to Lorelei about Side Quests, she will give you new vehicle Cyclone.

Rise and Grind Side Mission, LVL 12

Lorelei isn't messing around when it comes to her caffeine fix. Do whatever you've gotta do to get Rise and Grind back in business and deliver that sweet, sweet coffee to Lorelei at Watershed base. And you might want to hurry. She's getting antsy.

Defend Atlas base and kill Coffee Commander.

Finish Rise and Grind Quest and talk to Lorelei for next Side Mission.

Dynasty Diner Side Mission, LVL 12

Beau needs you to help get the Dynasty Diner up and running again so he can start feeding the refugees. Help him, help you, with burgers... Delicious, meaty burgers.

Return to Hostile Takeover Quest (13)

Rise and Grind Coffeehouse

Come here for Rise and Grind Quest, request service.

Barista Bot talk to him, you will need power core.

Power core is in (05)

Reboot Rise and Grind and order coffee. But there is no cup.

You have to find Maliwan Commander, he got cup (07).

When you return with to-go-cup, Maliwans will come, kill them and take coffee. Return with filled To-Go-Cup to Lorelei.

Quest Giver

Kill Killavolt Side Mission, LVL 13, in Lectra City

Killavolt, a bandit ECHOstreamer, is hosting his very own battle royale. But if Moxxi has anything to do about it, it's gonna be lights out for Killavolt.

This is quest for Lectra City Zone.

Knoxx Station

Come here for Rise and Grind Quest to kill Core Daddy, take power core and return to Rise and Grind Coffeehouse.

Exit to Lectra City.

Dont go there now, follow story, and stay here.

Maliwan Coffee Commander

Come here for Rise and Grind Quest - Maliwan Commander, kill enemies, and take to-go-cup and return to Rise and Grind Coffeehouse.


Beau talk to him about Dynasty Diner Quest.

Dynasty Diner

For Dynasty Diner Quest, kill Maliwans, enter employee area, try to make meal (10).

Burger Bot follow him for Dynasty Diner Quest (12).

Ratch Lair

For Dynasty Diner Quest, kill ratches and take larva meat and return to Dynasty Diner.

Baron Noggin

Baron Noggin for Target of Opportunity Crew Challenge, Legendary Loot as a reward.

Archer Rowe

Clear Burger Bot's path for Dynasty Diner Quest

Kill Archer Rowe, take Dynasty Meal and return to Lorelei.

Meridian Mercantile

Kill enemies and find Atlas Operative Zer0 for Hostile Takeover Quest.



Zer0 talk to him for Hostile Takeover Quest, follow him to Maliwan Weapons Depot.

Read Typhon Logs here (F).

Maliwan Weapons Depot

Secure Maliwan Weapons Depot with Zer0 for Hostile Takeover Quest.

Lower security field, defeat counterattack.

Loot Weapon Depot, there is Red Chest here.

Take Holoblade Upgrade and give it to Zer0. He will reward you with weapon.

Zer0 will cut Maliwan shield and let you out.

Postpone performing Hostile Takeover Quest for a moment.

Technical NOGout Quest

Return here for Side Mission.

Technical NOGout Side Mission, LVL 14

A scientist named Quinn has been working on some anti-Maliwan tech in his secret underground laboratory. Help him complete his experiments so Lorelei can get her hands on that tech.

Exit to Meridian Outskirts.

Exit to Meridian Outskirts for Technical NOGout Quest.

Second Red Chest and Typhon Dead Drop Location
Video Second Red Chest and Typhon Dead Drop Location.

Second Red Chest and Typhon Dead Drop Location. YouTube

Forcefield to Hijack Target

To lower forcefield and get Hijack Target Meridian Metroplex Crew Challenge you have to shot 3 water valves on the ceiling.

Then take Sonic Cyclone and drive it to Catch-A-Ride

See video above in Crew Challenges Section.

Do rest of Crew Challenges and return to Main Mission Hostile Takeover.

Meet Zer0

Meet Zer0 for Hostile Takeover Quest.

Gigamind Lair


Gigamind, kill him for Hostile Takeover Quest.

Take Gigamind's Gigabrain.

Take third Red Chest.

Return to Lorelei (02).


After killing Gigamind

At the moment you have done everything possible in Meridian Metroplex, you will come back here later in the game, now return to (02).

Watershed Base

Return to Lorelei and finish Hostile Takeover Quest.

The Impending Storm Main Mission, LVL 15

Lilith's old pal Maya says there's a Vault Key fragment hidden on her home planet, Athenas. Thing is, Maliwan's already there, terrorizing the populace and demanding they cough up the fragment. Or else.

Return to Sanctuary


After finishing Athenas

Launchpad 7


Talk to Rhys for Space-Laser Tag Quest.

See how the magnificent Rhys Super Spaceship explodes spectacularly and take Viper Drive from him.

Maliwan Shuttle Bay

Open gate with Viper Drive.

Take Echo Log, kill enemies and take shuttle to Skywell-27

Shuttle to Skywell-27

After visiting Skywell-27

To Atlas HQ

You can enter here for Atlas, At Last Quest from Sanctuary.


After Atlas HQ

To Neon Arterial

You can enter here for Beneath the Meridian from Atlas HQ.

Borderlands 3 Map Legend

Crew Challenges Borderlands 3

Crew Challenges

On most maps you will find hidden Crew Challenges. They appear on the map as you approach them. Crew Challenges can be treated as optional tasks. They are not mandatory, but they bring EXP and rewards, and are also included in Zone Progress.

Typhon Logs are a special type of Crew Challenges. The solution of three Typhon Logs on a given map gives you access to Typhon Dead Drop Crew Challenge with reward chest.

Red Chest Borderlands 3

Red Chest

Red Chests are a special type of container with better weapons or equipment. They are treated as a reward. They are located in specific places, they are hidden or well protected by Bosses. They belong to the Zone Progress of a given zone map. There are from one to three Red Chests in each zone.

Fast Travel Station Borderlands 3

Fast Travel Station

Use the fast travel network to revisit explored areas.

Borderlands 3 lets you teleport from anywhere to any previously discovered Fast Travel station or even your most recently used vehicle, all via the map in your ECHO device, this also include Fast Travel stations on other planet.

Quest Starter Borderlands 3

Quest Starter

This is where the mission / quest begins. The Quest Giver can be an NPC, an item, or the quest starts automatically at the entrance to the location.

Catch-A-Ride Borderlands 3

Catch-A-Ride - Vehicle Station

Vehicles you encounter are yours for the taking. You can always digistruct a vehicle at any Catch-A-Ride station, but there's also the option of a quick hijacking if aggressive bandit drivers get too close.

Marcus Munitions Borderlands 3

Marcus' Munitions

Vending Machine with Weapons and Equipment. In addition to buying, you can also sell your equipment here.

Veteran Rewards

There is a special vending machine with premium equipment on the Sanctuary III space ship.

Ammo Dump Borderlands 3

Ammo Dump

Vending Machine with Ammunition.

Dr. Zeds Meds Borderlands 3

Dr. Zed's Meds

Vending Machine with Medicines.

ECHO Logs Borderlands 3


Collectible audio logs with lore about past of Borderlands universe.

Eridian Writings Borderlands 3

Eridian Writings

At the beginning of the game you can't do anything about Eridian Writings, they will be needed later when the story comes to the right moment.

Friendly NPC Borderlands 3

Friendly NPC

Friendly NPCs provide interaction, conversation, or give missions. You also often come back to them for prizes.

Hostile NPC Borderlands 3

Hostile NPC

Hostile Boss, Special Enemy, tougher opponents.

Vehicle Borderlands 3


You can take this vehicle, drive it or take it to Catch-A-Ride station to own it. If you disassembly it at Catch-A-Rideyou will acquire new components for your vehicle.

Map Transition Borderlands 3

Map Transition

Location Exit / Entrance, connection to a different map.

Quick Change Station Borderlands 3

Quick Change Station

Player Customization. Show off in style, equipping custom Heads, Skins, Emotes, and cool ECHO Skins. Explore skill builds, by resetting your invested skill points!

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