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Mass Effect 1 Legendary Edition

Citadel After Therum

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Nathan Garvin

After completing a mission, the Citadel will often have new characters to talk to and assignments to complete. This page discusses what should new content you can expect to find upon returning to the Citadel after your first mission (in the case of this walkthrough, after Therum.

(1 of 3) When you exit the Normandy, Rear Admiral Mikhailovich will look for excuses to complain about your ship.

UNC: Asari Diplomacy

Your first new assignment may well begin before you even step foot on the Citadel, as an asari named Nassana Dantius will get in contact with you and request a meeting, starting the assignment UNC: Asari Diplomacy.

Rear Admiral Mikhailovich

As soon as you disembark the Normandy you’ll be met by one Rear Admiral Mikhailovich, who wants to conduct an inspection of the Normandy. Check out the dedicated page for this - it’s not technically an assignment, but it looks like an assignment, plays like an assignment, so we’re going to treat it like an assignment.

Citadel: The Fourth Estate

In the C-Sec Academy Atrium you’ll find a woman named Khalisah Al-Jilani waiting for you. You can skip this encounter should you not want to deal with it (unlike Mikhailovich), just don’t talk to her. The encounter is covered in detail on the page Citadel: The Fourth Estate.

Citadel: Family Matter

On the Presidium, west of the Bank, you’ll find Michael and Rebekah arguing. Talk to them to start the assignment Citadel: Family Matter.

Codex Entries
Secondary - Humanity and the Systems Alliance / Genetic Engineering

Citadel: Planting a Bug

Head to the Citadel Tower and you’ll find Emily Wong, who has another assignment for you. Talk to her to start Citadel: Planting a Bug.

Citadel: The Fan, Part II

In the Upper Markets in the Wards you’ll find Conrad Verner, everybody’s favorite creepy fan… provided you didn’t run him off earlier. If he’s there, you can advance the assignment [Citadel: The Fan] by talking to him again.

Shepard Origin Assignment

Finally, you should be able to start an assignment related to your Shepard’s origins (Spacer, Colonist or Earthborn). It’s a different assignment for each origin:

  • Spacer: Head to the Wards Access area (take the elevator in the Presidium Plaza to reach the Wards - not the elevator that leads to C-Sec Academy) wherein you’ll find Lieutenant Zabaleta. Talk to him to start the assignment [Citadel: Old, Unhappy, Far-Off Things].

  • Colonist: As you go to leave the Citadel (ride the elevator from C-Sec Academy to the Docking Bay) you’ll get a transmission from Lieutenant Girard regarding a fellow survivor from your colony. This starts the assignment Citadel: I Remember Me.

  • Earthborn: Near the rapid transit terminal outside of Chora’s Den you’ll find a man named Finch. Talk to him to start the assignment Citadel: Old Friends.

That’ll do it for your second visit to the Citadel. Pick up and complete whatever assignments you care to do, then get back to exploring the galaxy or working on the next core mission. We recommend completing Therum first, after which we’ll check out Feros, but you skip ahead to Noveria, if you wish.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Electronic Arts
  • Platforms
    PC, PS4, Xbox One
  • Genre
    Action RPG, Third-person shooter
  • Guide Release
    14 May 2021
  • Last Updated
    25 June 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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