Earth isn’t in her finest state in Starfield. With out an environment, our dwelling has been decreased to an infinite desert. It’s stunning to behold. Just a few indicators of humanity’s illustrious previous stay, damaged ruins poking out of the infinite sands. And for some cause, at every of those somber websites sits a single commemorative snow globe so that you can acquire. Cheery! (There are two snow globes to gather on the moon and on Mars, too.)
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Discovering Earth’s former landmarks, and thus their snow globes, takes some doing. All however one snow globe has an related guide you’ll have to seek out first, which provides you with the mandatory coordinates. Then all you could do is trek to Earth, land on the designated website, and take within the sights (and preserve a watch out for the snow globes).
Nonetheless, as a result of a few of these books are seemingly solely discovered throughout components of particular quests, progressing sure questlines can render some snow globes unobtainable. Particularly, the best snow globe hunter candidate is somebody who hasn’t actually gotten very far within the Crimson Fleet faction quest or the First Contact quest, and who hasn’t but accomplished the principle quest “Unearthed.” Additionally, when you’re on a New Recreation+ playthrough and select to skip the principle quest, you might not be capable to get the entire snow globes that run, as some are in quest-specific areas.
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As well as, discovering the areas of the landmarks will typically contain a little bit of stealth and thievery, so make sure to make investments at the least one level into the Stealth and Pickpocket expertise earlier than you begin your stellar sightseeing.
Lastly, it could be potential to seek out books for numerous snow globe landmarks in areas completely different from what we doc right here, however the next are all confirmed areas.
U.S. Financial institution Tower, Los Angeles, California, Earth
Let’s begin with a monument to capitalism in no matter’s left of LA. To seek out the enduring U.S. Financial institution Tower (or, if you’d like some trippy headcanon, possibly it’s GTA’s Maze Tower?) head to Hopetown on the planet Polvo within the Valo system. Go to Ron Hope’s workplace and steal the guide titled Hope Household Tree from his desk. This does in actual fact rely as stealing, so use some stealth until you wish to trigger a scene.
Flipping by its pages provides you with the Earth coords for Los Angeles. Land, discover the tower—you may’t miss it: Earth’s an enormous desert now—and also you’ll discover the LA snow globe close to the underside of the financial institution tower.
The Gateway Arch, Saint Louis, Missouri, Earth
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Let’s head east to Missouri and take a look at the large flexible swoopy factor the locals liked a lot. Fortunately the Gateway Arch survived the destruction of the Earth’s ambiance. To learn how to get there, you’ll have to steal a penthouse key at Neon’s Astral Lounge on the planet of Volii Alpha within the Volii system.
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Saunter into the Astral Lounge and take the elevator on the left to go to the VIP space. You’lll discover Benjamin Bayu in one of many personal cubicles. Pickpocket his penthouse key and go away the Astral Lounge. Earlier than you get to the steps that lead as much as the lounge’s entrance, go to the left to seek out an elevator. Take that elevator to Bayu’s penthouse. As soon as inside, discover his workplace and also you’ll see a guide on the desk titled The Value of Future. Learn it and also you’ll get the placement for St. Louis and its well-known arch.
The Empire State Constructing, New York, Earth
It’s time to hit up New York Metropolis, which stays the middle of the world even in its barren state. This time you’re on the lookout for a guide known as Our Misplaced Heritage. You’ll find it within the MAST constructing in New Atlantis on Jemison within the Alpha Centauri system.
Head to the president’s workplace by way of the MAST constructing’s floor ground foyer elevator and steal that guide straight from her desk. Learn it to get the placement of the Empire State Constructing. Sadly, you gained’t be capable to peruse the halls of The Compleat Strategist, however yow will discover a snow globe simply hanging out on a rock within the space surrounding the constructing.
The Shard, London, Earth
Let’s go to London (this time I gained’t harangue the McDonald’s worker over what precisely brown sauce is). This one’s reasonably simple: Go to Akila Metropolis on Akila within the Cheyenne system and purchase a duplicate of Oliver Twist from Sinclair’s Books. (For those who discover considered one of its many copies elsewhere, that’s superb too.) Learn it and also you’ll get a touchdown website on Earth.
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Now head to Earth’s new London touchdown website to take a look at the Shard. Don’t neglect to go looking the encompassing space for the snow globe!
The Pyramids, Cairo, Earth
What’s left of the pyramids after the Earth dies? Let’s go examine them out. Again at Sinclair’s Books in Akila Metropolis seize a duplicate of Historical Civilization of Egypt. Give it a learn after which voyage to Cairo on Earth to take a look at the sights. Seize the snow globe in your method out.
Burj Khalifa, Dubai, Earth
It’s very straightforward to get locked out of discovering Dubai’s epic tower when you completed the “Siren of the Stars” quest within the Crimson Fleet state of affairs and didn’t loot the guide Race to the Heavens in room 5 on the cruiser Siren of the Stars.
When you learn that, you’ll get the Dubai location and might try this extremely tall constructing, snagging the Dubai snow globe close by.
Worldwide Commerce Middle, Hong Kong, Earth
To find Hong Kong, you’ll have to go to New Homestead on Titan within the Sol System and get well Maurice Lyon’s journal. Enter New Homestead. Head down the steps into the museum and make a right away left earlier than you go the Starsap Excursions sales space. You’ll discover a collection of cabinets with a purple guide. Learn the guide and also you’ll get the Hong Kong location added to your map.
Shanghai Tower, Shanghai, Earth
The Shanghai Tower could be discovered by studying Necessities of Fashionable Macroeconomics within the classroom on the starship ECS Fixed. You’ll find this ship initially orbiting Paradiso on the planet Porrima II within the Porrima system.
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It’s possible you’ll or might not have entry to it, nevertheless, relying on the end result of the “First Contact” quest. It’s finest to seize the guide earlier than beginning “First Contact.”
Abeno Harukas, Osaka, Earth
First discover the Diary of Kyosuke Nagata on The Key starstation within the Kryx System. You’ll discover it in Delgado’s room on a nightstand subsequent to his mattress.
You’ll achieve entry to the Key as part of the Crimson Fleet faction quest. Relying on the end result of that questline and the way far alongside you’re, nevertheless, you might or might not be capable to seize this guide.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Earth
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is an odd Earth location as, proper now, it looks as if there isn’t a particular guide that may assist you to discover it. As a substitute, you’ll must brush up in your geography to try to guess the place it could be on Earth’s floor.
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To get began, first discover the London landmark following the instructions above. Then, look southeast from London on Earth’s map, simply past the primary mountain vary tucked right into a nook. That’s the place you could transfer your ship to. I used to be capable of finding the tower with this location:
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Head to the best vantage level yow will discover in your touchdown space and search for something that resembles a tower. It might take a attempt or two to click on simply the suitable touchdown spot. Frustratingly, the tower gained’t present up in your scanner, not like different factors of curiosity.
For those who’re enjoying on PC there’s one other strategy to discover it. For those who simply wish to get taken to the Tower mechanically, convey up the console (by way of the tilde key) and enter this command:
cow 0018E4B4 Zero 0
You need to warp to close the Tower of Pisa.
Be aware that utilizing console instructions will disable achievements in your save file. Fortunately, you may keep away from this destiny by putting in an achievement-protection add-on beforehand. For the Steam sport we like Baka Achievement Enabler (SFSE), however when you’re operating the Home windows Retailer / Recreation Move model you may attempt plain outdated Achievement Enabler. Get a type of operating and also you’ll be secure to make use of the console command with out achievement repercussions.
Nonetheless you attain the Tower, you’ll discover the snow globe at its base.
Apollo moon-landing website, Luna
To unlock the Apollo moon-landing website, you’ll want to seek out Sir Livingstone’s Second Journal. That is situated in The Lodge in Matteo’s room. Now simply journey to Luna within the Sol system—the celestial object we Earthers sometimes name “the moon”—to seek out the touchdown website and the associated snow globe.
Mars Alternative Rover, Mars
To seek out NASA’s now-ancient Mars Alternative Rover, you’ll must have progressed in the principle questline up till the “Unearthed” quest, which sends you to a particular location on Earth, a long-abandoned NASA constructing.
As a part of this quest, you’ll discover a decaying museum-style exhibit devoted to early space-exploration efforts within the NASA facility. Learn the stand for the Mars Exploration Rovers (MER) and also you’ll get a quest to move again to Mars to seek out the rover and the associated snow globe.
The Face of Mars, Mars
In 1976, the Viking orbiters captured a picture of the Martian floor that included a sure mountain that, underneath particular lighting situations, occurs to appear to be a face. You may also discover a snow globe of it in Starfield.
When strolling exterior of the Cydonia settlement, head southeast to a big hill (it’s a little bit of a hike). As you cross the apex of the hill and start heading downward, look out for areas with patches of darkish floor and it is best to discover the snow globe in considered one of them.
The exact same NASA facility that “Unearthed” takes you to can also be dwelling to 5 NASA-themed snow globes. You’ll discover primary by climbing to the very high of the outside launch tower, like, the very, very high. Additionally cease on the fifth ground the place, inside a locker, you’ll discover a second NASA-themed snow globe. This identical ground additionally comprises a 3rd snow globe sitting on an workplace desk only a quick distance from the locker. OK, that’s it for this tower.
Contained in the NASA facility’s museum space (which is inaccessible after finishing “Unearthed”), you’ll wish to preserve a lookout for the ultimate two globes. For the primary, merely comply with the search markers till you get to an space largely bathed in purple gentle. On a row of seats sits the NASA-themed snow globe. Proceed a bit additional and also you’ll come throughout a “Safe Entry” door that wants energy to open; the ultimate snow globe shall be on a desk simply forward of the place you could reactivate the ability.
That wraps our checklist of all landmarks and snow globes for Starfield. Nonetheless, it’s solely potential (given the unmarked location of the Leaning Tower of Pisa) that there could possibly be but extra undiscovered landmarks on Earth. We’ll replace this information ought to we come throughout any others.