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Mass Effect: Andromeda

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Nexus - Mass Effect Andromeda

Nexus Map for Mass Effect Andromeda Video Game. Atlas with Maps, Game Guide and Walkthrough. Map contains Quest starters, interesting locations, Codex Entries.

Nexus Map for Mass Effect Andromeda
Nexus Map for Mass Effect Andromeda

Hyperion after coming back from Habitat 7

Priority Mission

Nexus Reunion

The Hyperion has docked with the Nexus, the support hub for Andromeda Initiative Teams.

  • Travel to the Nexus via tram
  • Accompany Kadros to Nexus Operations via tram
  • Speak with Director Tann in Pathfinder Headquarters

When you return from Habitat 7, do nothing else just go straight to the Nexus as indicated by the Nexus Reunion Priority Op.

Use tram. Upon arrival at Nexus - Common Area scan a few items around.

There is one container in this area.

Avina artificial intelligence - talk to her.

Construction Worker talk to him.

Kandros accompany Kandros to Nexus Operations via tram.

At Operations you will meet Jarun Tann, Director Addison and Nakmor Kesh. Talk to them.


Intended as a safe anchorage, embassy, and financial Center, the Nexus is a vast space station sent ahead of the main ark fleet. It traveled to Andromeda in an incomplete state to reduce fuel demands, with construction planned to be completed within a standard year after arrival. However, syncing with Nexus databases reveals that damage from the Scourge has set the timetable back significantly.

Returning arks anchor at the Nexus' central wheel, integrating their power grid and off-loading colonists for orientation and temporary housing before deployment to outposts. The Nexus Collates and manages the resources which form the basis of the initiative's economy, coordinates scientific research and defense, and acts as headquarters for Pathfinder teams. Once outposts are established, the Nexus will become the permanent seat of government for the initiative.

Here you will start exploring Nexus.

01 Operations

Additional Task

Task: Getting To Know The Nexus

The Nexus has many moving parts and departments. To get a full lay of the land, get to know the various leaders and important personnel stationed there.

  • Speak with Tann
  • Speak with Kesh
  • Speak with Kandros
  • Speak with Addison
  • Speak with the scientists

Visit all key locations on Nexus

02Addison's Office

Foster Addison talk to her for Additional Task: Getting To Know The Nexus

Vladimir Brecka after Eos Prodromos Outpost

AVP Status Control after Eos Prodromos Outpost

03 Tann's Office

Director Tann talk to him for Additional Task: Getting To Know The Nexus

Here you will finish Priority Mission: Nexus Reunion

Allies and Relationships

Missing Arks

Tann asked you to look for leads on the various missing arks.

  • Find leads on the salarian ark
  • Find leads on the asari ark
  • Find leads on the turian ark

This task will be solved throughout the game until its end. You have to follow the story of the game and the tasks associated with the arks.

Priority Mission

A Better Beginning

The Nexus needs a resource-producing Outpost, but Eos is the only planet in range. As the only Pathfinder, you have been asked to achieve the impossible: find a Way to settle Eos and give the initiative the foothold it needs. Director Tann has Committed the resources for a last ditch effort, including a ship and support team for the Pathfinder.

  • Speak with SAM on the Hyperion


Ray Patil Engineer in Trouble

Heleus Assignment

Station Sabotage

Technician Raj Patil believes Someone is sabotaging Nexus Systems, and he's asked your help investigating possible Sabotage sites.

  • Investigate Operation Center site
  • Investigate Militia site
  • Investigate Pathfinder HQ site
  • Confront the Saboteur
  • Investigate the Security footage
  • Scan security people in the Ops Center
  • Scan Nexus security transferred to the Hyperion
  • Confront Dale

05 Information Wall

06 Kesh's Office

Nakmor Kesh talk to him for Additional Task: Getting To Know The Nexus

07 Militia Office

Tiran Kandros talk to him for Additional Task: Getting To Know The Nexus

Strike Team Missions

Priority Mission

First Strike

The militia's Strike teams handle dangerous operations across the cluster. Speak with Kandros for authorization to participate.

  • Speak to Kandros on the Nexus or via the Tempest's vidcon
  • Inspect available Strike Team missions

APEX & Strike Teams

This is an extra mini game that you can have fun both in the game and on your smartphone after downloading the app.



Heleus Assignment

First Murderer

Initiative personnel Nilken has been convicted of murder, but it may be a mistake. Investigate all the details to discern the truth.

  • Speak with the prison guard
  • Speak with Kandros
  • Optional: Playback recording
  • Speak with witness Shaw
  • Speak With Tann
  • Investigate murder evidence W. Examine Omni-tool
  • Confront Nilken
  • Speak with Tann

Investigate at Eos East E1 to E5


Professor Herik talk to him for Additional Task: Getting To Know The Nexus

After finishing Additional Task: Getting To Know The Nexus, you can get another quests.

Additional Task

Task: Comparatively Alien

Professor Herik is Working on a Comparative wildlife Conservation effort. Travel the cluster and take Scans of any unknown Wildlife.

  • Access the terminal
  • Scan Andromeda wildlife (10)
  • Speak with Profesor Herik

You will perform this task as you will visit more planets.

Chief Lucan

Additional Task

Task: Hitting Rocks for Science

Use your scanner on uncharted worlds to test out Chief Lucan's new geophysics survey VI

  • Access the terminal
  • Scan minerals (16)
  • Speak with Chief Lucan

This task will be performed throughout the game, collecting samples on discovered planets.

Doctor Aridana

Additional Task

Task: Missing Scientists

Dr. Aridana Sent a team Out to study the Scourge, they haven't reported in. She fears the worst and asked you to find out what happened to them.

  • Find the missing science vessel

Missing Starship is in Eriksson Star System - you have to scan for anomaly.

Additional Task

Task: The Model of The Spheres

Travel the cluster and take planetary scans to improve Dr.Adidana's celestial model

  • Access the terminal
  • Scan planets across Heleus (50)
  • Speak with Dr. Aridana

This task will be done automatically when you scan new encountered planets.

10 Security Footage

11 Arms Merchant


Liam Kosta

13 Stairs down to tram station


Cora Harper


Nigel McCoy

Additional Task

Task: Lost Brother

Nigel McCoy's brother Dash died on Eos. To honor Dash, Nigel has asked you to place a family pendant at a spot on the planet where his brother went to think.

  • Place pendant at the location on Eos

You have to put pedant on Eos D1



Dr. Carlyle



17 Information Wall




Captain Dunn

20 SAM Node

SAM talk to him about Priority Mission: A Better Beginning

Allies and Relationships

Ryder Family Secrets

Your father locked portions of SAM's memory array, and SAM is unable to recall certain information. You must explore in order to find the numerous memory triggers scattered throughout the World.

  • Find a way to remove SAM's memory blocks
  • Optional: Visit your sibling in Hyperion's Cryo bay
  • Search for memory triggers that will unlock SAM's array
  • Investigate Alec's logs in his quarters on the Hyperion
  • Speak With Director Tann about the "benefactor"
  • Investigate the Nexus records about Jien Garson's death
  • Investigate the Nexus apartment where Jien Garson was found dead
  • Scan the room for clues
  • Continue scanning the room for more information
  • Investigate the hidden room
  • Speak with Garson's VI display in the Nexus Cultural Exchange
  • Speak with SAM in SAM Node about an unlocked memory
  • Meet with your sister at your mother's stasis pod in Hyperion Cryo bay

This task will continue throughout the game. When you find another "memory" return to SAM to unlock his memory.

21 Father's office

Search room. Pick up Memory Trigger.

SSV Normandy SR-2

Hear three Audio Excerpt

Archive System

Before visiting Docking Bay

Now you can access Docking Bay through tram but before you will fly out finish exploration of Nexus.

You can finish now Station Sabotage

Start First Murderer, you will not be able to complete this task now, but start it.

After first flight on Tempest

Now you have access to Docking Bay location, use tram.

22 General Merchant

Nexus Model

N01 Nomad Model later in game

23 Arms Merchant and Armor Merchant

24 Avina


Keri T'Vessa

Additional Task

Task: Path of a Hero

An asari journalist, Keri T'Vessa, wants to interview you for her documentary about current events.

  • Meet Keri
  • Speak with Keri about events on Eos

The journalist will come back to you after every major event and tell you what happened.

Once established Prodromos Outpost on Eos

26 Pathfinder Headquarters

Pathfinder Headquarters will be available after Prodromos Outpost on Eos

Go there to finish A Better Beginning

Priority Mission

AVP Cryo Deployment Perks

Andromeda Viability Points lead to Perks that directly empower your efforts. Because as Pathfinder, you Choose what is important to life in Heleus. Speak to Director Addison and her assistant about AVP, and decide what experts will shape and strengthen your initiative.

  • Speak with Addison on Nexus
  • Speak with Addison's assistant Brecka
  • Spend AVP to gain Perks

Priority Mission

A Trail Of Hope

After establishing a new outpost, Tann and the Initiative have more faith in your abilities as Pathfinder. You're now free to follow the lead you discovered in the Remnant Vault on Eos the existence of a potentially active Vault. This lead is your best hope to make Heleus a home.

  • Go to the Onaon System

Planetary Holo


Lieutenant Sajax

Heleus Assignment

  • Gather Intel On 20 Enemies

Scan enemies


Del Jasin talk about Nakmor Drack: Krogan Betrayal

28 Hydroponics

Heleus Assignment

Sleeping Dragons

There appears to be a disturbance in Hydroponics. Investigate What's happening there.

  • Speak with the protestors
  • Speak with Kandros
  • Authorize stasis revivals from Nexus Operations

Doctor Camden

Additional Task

Task: Cultivation

Nexus Hydroponics requires specimens of Andromeda plant life. Search for approciate specimens to harvest.

  • Collect plant samples (10)

29 The Vortex

Dutch Smith

Anan T'Mari

Additional Task

Task: Better Crafting

Anan T'Mari asked you to find ingredients for new drinks to give to Dutch, the Vortex bartender.

  • Search for Supplies in the Hyperion Atrium
  • Take the Milky Way hops back to the Vortex
  • Search on Havarl
  • Take the Weird looking Havarl hops back to the Vortex
  • Search on Kadara
  • Take the Kadara sample back to the Vortex

The task is spread between successive planets. It will not count until you get everything.

Let's finish some task

Go to Addison 02 and talk about Awp Cryo Deployment Perks

Go to Vladimir Brecka 02 and talk about Awp Cryo Deployment Perks

Use AVP Status Contol 02

Talk to Vladimir Brecka 02 about Chief Engineer Grace Lito for Something Personnel

Talk to Vladimir Brecka 02 about Tech Darket Tiervian for Task: Waking Up To The Future

Go to Nilken 11 and talk about First Murderer

Talk to Kandros 07 about Stasis protestors for Sleeping Dragons

Go to 02 and Authorize stasis revivals from Nexus Operations for Sleeping Dragons

Go to Cryo Bay16 and visit your sibling for Ryder Family Secrets

Go to Atrium and scan for Task: Better Crafting

Go to Kesh 06 and talk about Spender for Nakmor Drack: Krogan Betrayal

Go to Kandros 07 and talk about Security footage for Nakmor Drack: Krogan Betrayal

Go to 10 and look at Security footage for Nakmor Drack: Krogan Betrayal

Talk to William Spendeer 02 for Nakmor Drack: Krogan Betrayal

30 Medic

Additional Task

Task: An Exile Raid

Outlaws intercepted medical Supplies meant for initiative outposts, and you've been asked to hit outlaw bases and reclaim them for redistribution.

  • Medical supplies found (3)

31 Cultural Center

32 Upper Floor


Additional Task

Task: Broken Wires

The Nexus is experiencing strange power failures. A technician needs help discovering the reason.

  • Investigate points of failure in the Commons area
  • Investigate points of failure in Operations

33 Tech Lab

Doctor Aridana talk to her about The Firefighters

After return from Havarl

Go to Vortex 29 and give Harval hops for Task: Better Crafting

Go to Archive System 10 and get a movie library download for Movie Night: Getting Started

Go to SAM 20 and Speak with SAM for Ryder Family Secrets

After return from Voeld

Speak with Keri about the angara for Task: Path of a Hero in Nexus 25

Go to Vortex Nexus 29 for Gil Brodie: A Game of Poker.

Talk to Professor Herik about Task: Comparatively Alien in Nexus 33


Angaran Head Diplomat Talk to him.


Additional Task

Task: Earn Your Badge

Angaran Special Forces have issued a series of challenges. Time to impress.

  • Battle the Remnant
  • Defeat all the Remnant (15)
  • Optional: Beat Andraknor's time
  • Battle ancient ferocious creatures
  • Retrieve sensitive data (3)
  • Return to Andraknor on the Nexus

Go to Voeld 42, Voeld 43, Voeld 44

34 Peebee's Apartment

For Peebee: Secret Project


Peebee's research has unlocked the Remnant VI power. This power will allow Ryder to Call upon "Zap," a controllable Remnant Observer. You can find this power on the Tech Skills Screen.

Go to SAM 20 and Speak with SAM for Ryder Family Secrets

After Kadara

Speak with Keri about the Kadara for Task: Path of a Hero in Nexus 25


Dock Manager

Additional Task

Task: Investigating Embezzlement

Supplies are being stolen for delivery to the exiles. The Nexus dock manager has asked you to look out for hidden caches around Nexus and Hyperion.

  • Search Hyperion habitation deck
  • Search Hyperion Cryo bay
  • Search the Commons area

Speak with Dr. Aridana for Task: The Model of the Spheres in Nexus 33

Speak with Anan T'Mari for Task: Better Crafting in Nexus 29. Now this task is finished.

Meet with Sid for Life on the Frontier in Nexus 09



Additional Task

Task: Beer Run

Kesh's assistant, Wilma, wants to surprise Kesh with some bootlegged swill from Kadara. She asked you to secure some.

  • Get beer from bootleggers at Kadara Port
  • Find the bootleggers' operation on Kadara

You have to go to Kadara Port 35 and read Datapad, then to Kadara 47.



He will give you Task: Traitor Or Victim?, its the same as in Kadara Slums 23, if you already find corpse, talk to Sellers to tinish this task.


For The Firefighters, confront Knight


39 Spender's Room

For Nakmor Drack: Krogan Betrayal, bypass lock.

Initiative Fighter Model

Datapad x3, Audio Log x3, Terminal, Books

Scrambler it is behind screen, take it.

Go to Nexus 19 and speak to Captain Dunn about Contagion

Go to Nexus 20 and speak to SAM about Ryder Family Secrets, check Alec private log and speak with Tann.

40 Jien Garson Apartment

For Ryder Family Secrets. Scan and open hidden room.

Datapad and Audio log

41 Cultural Exchange

Jien Garson Holo

For Ryder Family Secrets. Use Secret message during a conversation

Cultural Center Liaison

Additional Task

Task: Programming A Pathfinder

The Cultural Exchange's informational VI about Pathfinders requires new settings. Apeak with teh VI to reset it.

  • Speak with the Pathfinder

Go to Nexus 16 and speak to Dr. Carlyle about Contagion


Immigration Officer

Speak to her about Contagion

Go to Nexus 29 and speak to Dutch Smith about Contagion

Go to Nexus 29 and speak to Salarian about Contagion

Go to Nexus 01 and speak to Teron Aminus about Contagion

Go to Nexus 42 and speak to Samuel Francoeur about Contagion

Later in game ...


Speak with Addison about Life on the Frontier to finish task.

It does not matter if you choose Addison or Sid side. In both cases nothing bad will happen.


Speak again with SAM about an unlocked memory.


Talk to Andaknor to finish Task: Earn Your Badge

After Elaaden


Finish Task: Hitting Rocks for Science


Review evidence against Spender Nakmor Drack: A Future For Our People


Speat wit Drack Nakmor Drack: A Future For Our People

Speak with Kesh about Task: A Flower for Kesh

After Hunting the Archon


Meet Keri producer for Task: Path Of A Hero, he is near docking bay.


Meet Keri for Task: Path Of A Hero

Before The Journey To Meridian

Speak to the leaders on the Nexus

Talk to your sister/brother in Med Bay


Visit SAM for Ryder Family Secrets


Go to Father's Office and check all/rest of his personal logs.


Meet with your sister/brother again in Cryo Bay for Ryder Family Secrets


Discus your options with the other Pathfinders for The Journey To Meridian


Speak with Raeka about your findings for Truth and Trespass


Search Rand Lon's Apartment for Truth and Trespass

Locations for Quests

A Scan hidden caches for Task: Investigating Embezzlement

B Locate Knight's EMP devices for The Firefighters

Mass Effect: Andromeda Map Legend


Quest Starter Locations

Forward Stations

Tempest landing area



Remnant Monoliths

Remnant Areas

Remnant Locations

Kett Base

Kett Outpost


Cave Entrance

Normal Containers

Supply Crates

Hostile encounters

Scan and examine

Memory Triggers

Remnant Architect

Potential mining Locations

Enchanced Mining Zone you need AVP perk unlocked.

Interactable - less important interactable objects in the game.

Hidden Cache Small hidden containers containing valuable equipment.

Vendors You can buy and sell your stuff here. You can also salvage unwanted items.

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