Obtaining Rare Weapons – Prey (2017) Guide

It's always a quest most sought after to Obtaining Rare Weapons in any game, but this one is a guide for Prey (2017). In this guide, we will teach you how to obtain the Shotgun, Q-Beam Laser and Q-Beam Cells (ammo), Nullwave Transmitter, and Artemis Golden Pistol. As a bonus to our VIP members, we are also including a cheat which will give you Infinite Materials via a dupe bug, followed by Static known keycodes for various doors.

About Prey 2017: 

Buy Prey 2017Prey is a first-person shooter video game developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. The game was released worldwide on 5 May 2017, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

In Prey, the player controls Morgan Yu while exploring the space station Talos I, in orbit around Earth–Moon L, where research into a hostile alien collective called the Typhon is performed. As the Typhon escape confinement, the player uses a variety of weapons and abilities derived from the Typhon to avoid being killed by the aliens while looking to escape the station. The player gains access to areas of the station through a Metroidvania style of progression by acquiring key items and abilities, eventually allowing the player to fully explore the station in an open world setting.

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Obtaining Rare Weapons - Prey Guide

Obtaining Rare Weapons Shotgun:

To get the shotgun will require having the keycard for the Security Office which you will be able to find in I.T. Security on the first floor. In I.T. Security grab the keycard on the left and return to the ground of the Lobby and go into the Security Office which is located next to the stairs. There you will find the shotgun sitting on the table along with a book which will have a hint for the safe where you can find the fabrication plan for the shotgun shells.

Obtaining Rare Weapons Q-Beam Laser Weapon and Ammo:

Obtaining Rare Weapons in Prey 2017Go to the Hardware Labs and into the machine shop. Then go outside and repair the Breach Failsafe (Repair Level 2 required) to the right. Then go back inside and enter the breached section through the Atrium second floor. Use the computer to open the door to the testing range to pick up the Q-Beam Laser Weapon which is capable of firing a concentrated beam of particles that makes the target explode. The get ammo for it you will need the Fabrication plan for the Q-Beam Cells, to get this you must go to the Deep Storage which you will get to naturally halfway through the story.

Once inside use the note on the computer on the right to get up the stairway in the next room and up to the data vaults. If you now turn right you will enter the command center where you will find a safe with the Q-Beam Cells Fabrication Plan in the top right corner. The code can be found on a note pinned behind Danielle Sho's computer screen.

Obtaining Rare Weapons Nullwave Transmitter:

The Nullwave Transmitter is an essential weapon for defeating Nightmares. To get it head for the Atmosphere Control Room when you enter the Life Support through the Cargo bay and look for the maintenance shaft to the back right corner. Now use the Gloo Cannon to get into the Oxygen Flow Control Room. Look at the note to get the storage room code.

Return to the room you started in, and use the grav shaft past the electric floor. There is a possibility that a Nightmare is waiting for you downstairs. The storage room is just right from the grav shaft and in a closet you will find the Nullwave Transmitter fabrication plan. The Nullwave Transmitter disables Nightmares and prevents them from launching it's heavy attacks.

Obtaining Rare Weapons Artemis Golden Pistol:

To get this secret weapon involves unlocking the Golden Gun Side Quest. Locate the corpse of Marietta Kyrkos in Arboretum station and pick up the TranScribe Collectible and Keycard from the body. When you listen to the TranScribe it will trigger the 'Golden Gun' side quest. Now simply follow the quest marker into the Crew Quarters. You can access this area for the first time during main mission 'Gathering Echoes'. The keycard from the corpse will let you enter a cabin with a safe. The code for the safe was obtained from listening to the TranScribe. The safe contains the Artemis Golden Pistol. Picking it up finishes the quest.

And now, as promised the Infinite Materials dupe bug cheat for our VIP members...

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Bonus: Password Keycodes

Most of the keycodes on Talos are randomly generated and change each time you start a new game. However there are a few codes that never change. Below is a list of this static codes which you can use to quickly unlock doors and safes.

  • The Debriefing Safe in the Neuromod Division: 5150
  • Morgan Yu's Office Door in the Talos I Lobby: 0451
  • The Security Safe in the Talos I Lobby: 0526
  • The Holding Room Door in the Talos I Lobby: 1129
  • The I.T. Department Door in the Talos I Lobby: 0913
  • Dr. DeVries' Safe in the Talos I Lobby: 7324
  • Dr. Thorstein's Safe in the Hardware Labs: 9954
  • The Armory Door in the Psychotronics: 8714
  • Dr. Calvino's Safe in the Crew Quarters: 0523
  • Dr. Igwe's Cargo Container Door in the Talos I Exterior: 2312
  • The Reactor Room Door in the Power Plant: 3845

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