Items work in a very interesting manner in Returnal. Many of the items will disappear after you die during a run but a select few items will remain with you throughout the game even if you fail a run. One of these items is Ether which will stay will you forever.
In this guide, we will discuss everything you need to know on how to get Ether in Returnal and how to use them.
How to Get and Use Ether in Returnal
There is more than one way to get Ether in Returnal and one of them is by examining and avenge Deceased Scouts. To avenge them you need to kill the enemies that ended their lives. If you manage to successfully avenge slain Scouts, you will get Ether in exchange for your help.
It should be noted that you can only find Deceased Scouts when playing online. They do not appear in offline mode. Deceased Scouts are basically dead bodies of other players who failed their run. Your job is to complete the work they couldn’t.
Another great way to get Ether in Returnal is through daily challenges. These are available in your ship. Daily Challenges are specific tasks you need to complete within the day. You need to be playing online for this to happen.
The final method of getting Ether in the game is through natural progression. Every now and then you will get some Ether whether you are playing on or offline. But keep in mind that it isn’t a guaranteed drop.
How to Use Ether
Ether is used to items inflicted with Malignancy and it removes the effects. This allows you to use them. You can use Ether only all weapons and gear available in Returnal that are inflicted with Malignancy.