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Mass Effect 1 Legendary Edition

Doctor Michel

Ben Chard

This Assignment takes place during your first visit to the Citadel once you have recruited both Wrex and Garrus and finished the story events at Chora’s Den.

(1 of 2) Doctor Michel needs help with a Blackmailer.

Doctor Michel needs help with a Blackmailer. (left), Return to the Med Clinic after the events at Chora’s Den (right)

How to Begin

You’ll have to progress the story to the point that you’ve recruited Garrus and Wrex, then rescued Tali from Chora’s Den. Once you regain control, make your way back to the Upper Wards and head to the Med Clinic to walk in on Doctor Michel being blackmailed.

Go ahead and speak with her to learn the full story and learn that she’s being blackmailed for her medical supplies, directing you to the Lower Markets to assist her with the issue.

Talk to Morlan

As Dr. Michel mentioned, you’re supposed to make a delivery to a Salarian by the name of Morlan, and you’ll find him down in the Lower Markets. Upon approaching him, you’ll eventually be approached by the Blackmailer himself. At this point, you have several options available to you once the Krogan demands the supplies:

  1. Saying “You should reconsider.” (6 points of Charm) will result in the Krogan standing down and earn +8 Paragon.
  2. Alternatively, saying “Talk and you’re dead!” (3 points of Intimidate) will threaten the Krogan into keeping quiet and earn +9 Renegade.

(1 of 3) You’ll find Morlan down in the Lower Markets in the Lower Wards

If you don’t meet the necessary Skill Checks (Charm is unlikely early in the game), you have three additional choices you can say here:

  1. Saying “Let’s work this out.” results in a the Krogan attacking and earn +2 Paragon.
  2. Saying “No deal.” results in the Krogan attacking and no points to Paragon or Renegade.
  3. Saying “Kill him.” results in the Krogan attacking and earn +2 Renegade.

Unless you meet the necessary Skill Checks for Charm or Intimidate, you have a fight on your hands. This is a much tougher battle on higher difficulty levels but seeing as the odds are in your favor, use Biotics such as Lift and Throw to disable him and get some distance. Being a Krogan, he’ll have high regenerative properties so consider using ammo with Toxic damage to prevent it.

Talk to Doctor Michel

With the Blackmailer dealt with, return to the Med Clinic and deliver the news to Dr. Michel. You can press her for more information on Banes, which she’ll direct you to Captain Anderson and she reward you with a Store Discount and buy Items from you at an Increased Price.

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Guide Information
  • Publisher
    Electronic Arts
  • Platforms,
    PC, PS4, XB One
  • Genre
    Action RPG, Third-person shooter
  • Guide Release
    14 May 2021
  • Last Updated
    17 August 2021
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The guide for Mass Effect 1 Legendary Edition features all there is to see and do including a walkthrough containing coverage of all Assignments, detailed breakdown of all the important choices, class builds and much more!

  • Full coverage of all the Main Missions.
  • Every Assignment covered.
  • In-depth look at the major choices and consequences of each.
  • Full details on how to romance Ashley, Kaiden or Liara
  • Class builds to get the most out of your chosen class.
  • Details on every Talent.
  • How to spec your squad.
  • Breakdown of all Paragon and Renegade opportunities.
  • Trophy/Achievement guide.

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