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Horizon Forbidden West

Oseram Vanguard (Very Rare)

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Shane Williams

Information about the Oseram Vanguardr in Horizon Forbidden West, including how to obtain it, how to upgrade it, and what the strengths and weaknesses of the Oseram Vanguard are.

Overview of the Oseram Vanguard.

Oseram Vanguard Description

Armor made for Sun-King Avad’s personal guard. Ring-locked Vanguard steel is renowned for its durability and strength in melee combat.

How to Get the Oseram Vanguard

Location Cost
Legacy’s Landfall Stitcher Metal Shards x945, Snapmaw Circulator x1 Large Machine Core x1

You can purchase the Oseram Vanguard Outfit from the Stitcher who has setup camp in Legacy’s Landfall. You’ll need a Snapmaw Circulator which is an Uncommon Drop from Ravagers and a Large Machine Core which drops from large machines, such as a Tremortusk.

How to Upgrade the Oseram Vanguard

Rank Effect Cost
I Increased Resistances Metal Shards x127, Sturdy Hardplate x4, Small Machine Core x4, Medium Machine Core x1
II Increased Resistances, Improves Valor On Impact, Unlocks Power Attack+ Metal Shards x212, Sturdy Hardplate x6, Rockbreaker Mining Claw x2, Medium Machine Core x1
III Increased Resistances, Improves Valor On Impact, Unlocks Weave Slot Metal Shards x300, Sturdy Hardplate x10, Large Machine Core x1, Rockbreaker Circulator x1, Behemoth Force Loader x3
IV Improves Valor On Impact, Improves Potion Proficiency, Metal Shards x450, Large Machine Core x2, Behemoth Circulator x1, Stormbird Storm Cannon x2, Ravager Primary Nerve x1
V Improves Valor On Impact, Improves Potion Proficiency and Power Attack+ Metal Shards x600, Luminous Brainstem x1, Stormbird Primary Nerve x1, Apex Snapmaw Heart x3, Apex Scorcher Heart x1

Oseram Vanguardr Rank I Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Sturdy Hardplate - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Small Machine Core - Uncommon Drop from small Machines such as the Grazer.
  • Medium Machine Core - Rare Drop from medium sized Machines, such as the Scorcher.

Oseram Vanguardr Rank II Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Sturdy Hardplate - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Rockbreaker Mining Claw - Very Rare Drop from Rockbreakers.
  • Medium Machine Core - Rare Drop from medium sized Machines, such as the Scorcher.

Fully Upgraded Oseram Vanguard Stats.

Oseram Vanguardr Rank III Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Sturdy Hardplate - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Large Machine Core - Rare Drop from large Machines, such as the Fireclaw.
  • Rockbreaker Circulator - Uncommon Drop from Rockbreakers.
  • Behemoth Force Loader - Very Rare Drop from Behemoths

Oseram Vanguardr Rank IV Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Large Machine Core - Rare Drop from large Machines, such as the Fireclaw.
  • Behemoth Circulator - Uncommon Drop from Behemoths.
  • Stormbird Storm Cannon - Legendary Drop from Stormbirds
  • Ravager Primary Nerve - Rare Drop from Ravagers.

Oseram Vanguardr Rank V Upgrades

  • Metal Shards - Common Drop from all Machines.
  • Luminous Brainstem - Very Rare Drop from the toughest Machines the Forbidden West has to offer, such as the Behemoths and Tideripper.
  • Stormbird Primary Nerve - Rare Drop from Stormbirds.
  • Apex Snapmaw Heart - Very Rare Drop from Apex Snapmaws.
  • Apex Scorcher Heart - Very Rare Drop from Apex Scorchers.

Oseram Vanguard Stats

Resistances Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV Rank V
Melee 34 39 39 44 49 54
Impact 27 27 33 33 37 41
Fire -27 -22 -22 -17 -12 -7
Frost 18 22 26 26 32 38
Shock -24 -19 -19 -14 -9 -4
Purgewater 24 24 24 28 28 35
Acid
Plasma 22 28 28 34 34 37

Oseram Vanguard Skills

Skills Base Rank I Rank II Rank III Rank IV Rank V
Low Health Melee +2 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2
Valor on Impact +1 +2 +2 +2 +2 +2
Potion Proficiency +1 +1 +1 +1 +2 +2
Power Attack+ +1 +1 +1 +2
  • Low Health Melee - Melee attacks deal more damage when you are dangerously wounded.
  • Valor on Impact - Gain valor when hit by enemies.
  • Potion Proficiency - Health Potions provide more healing and all potions area faster to consume.
  • Power Attack+ - Power Attacks deal more damage.

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Platforms,
    PS4, PS5
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    16 February 2022
  • Last Updated
    31 March 2022
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This guide for Horizon Forbidden West includes the following:

  • A Walkthrough for Main Quest
  • A Guide for all Errands, Side Quests and Cauldrons
  • An in depth analysis for Weapons and Armor.
  • Information on all new and returning Machines
  • How to find and complete all four Melee Pits
  • How to unlock and complete all stages of the Arena
  • How to find and override all five Tallnecks
  • Locations on all Collectibles
    • Ornaments
    • War Totems
    • Vista Points
    • Survey Drones
    • Signal Towers
    • Black Boxe

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