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Borderlands 3
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Ben Chard, Shane Williams
First Published: 17-09-2019 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 18-11-2019 / 15:41 GMT
Version: 0.1 (????) 29-01-2020 / 14:59 GMT

Borderlands 3 Guide

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Desolation's Edge

It’s Alive

Quest GiverRewardLvl
Sparrow - Desolation's EdgeCash, Legendary Shield 30

You’ll be able to accept this mission from Sparrow after you’ve completed his previous side mission, Homeopathological.

Go to Maliwan camp / Get heavy armor [2]

Once you’ve accepted the mission, head over to the waypoint on the map and take out any enemies that try to bother you in the Maliwan camp. Unfortunately, there isn’t any heavy armours available so this step will eventually get skipped.

Get oversphere thrusters [2] / Get jetpacks [2]

Now head over to the next marked area on the map and take out some more enemies whilst listening to the dialogue. Like the previous step there isn’t any oversphere thrusters and jetpacks available so these steps will also get skipped.

Get flash trooper backpacks [2] / Get swords [2]

Kill the Flash Troopers, and pick up their backpacks from the floor.

It’s now time to go over to the third marked area on the map where you’ll find two flash troopers, kill them and then collect their backpacks from the floor.

Unfortunately, the swords are unobtainable as well so this step will get skipped.

Get flamethrowers [2]

Like the previous items, you’re unable to obtain any flamethrowers so this step will be skipped.

Obtain acid tank / Find AI Chip

Head to waypoint on the map and collect the Acid Tank from the floor,now head over to the next waypoint on the map and grab the AI Chip.

Head over to the next marked area to find and kill a Dark Contaminator Heavy to get him to drop an acid tank, pick it up from the floor to progress to the next step. Now Make your way over to the next location on the map, and pick up the AI Chip.

Return to research center / Place flash trooper backpack

Connect the Flash Trooper backpack to the broken robot on the floor and melee it in.

Now head back to the research center and walk over to the waypoint on the map to interact with the robot body on the floor before you place the flash trooper backpack.

Melee it in / Place acid tank

Connect the Acid Tank to the robot on the floor and melee it in.

Melee the flash trooper pack a couple times to make sure it’s nice and secure, then connect the acid tank and give that a melee too.

Turn on power / Install AI Chip

Head to the back of the area and turn on the power,then jump back down and install the AI Chip to the robot.

Head to back of the area and interact with the switch to turn on the power and then interact with the robot once more to install the AI Chip.

Now wait a few seconds to watch the robot malfunction and listen to the dialogue to progress to the next step.

Kill the abomination

All that’s left to do is kill the abomination and wait for the dialogue to end to complete the mission.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    2K Games
  • Platforms
    PC, PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    First Person Shooter
  • Guide Release
    17 September 2019
  • Last Updated
    18 November 2019
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Ben Chard, Shane Williams

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