Nier Replicant Act 2 Side Quests Guide

Nier Replicant side quest act 2

After you are done with Act 1 side quests in Nier Replicant, you can move on to grinding Act 2 side quests. Just like Act 1, Act 2 has a handful of side quests you can complete. Since you are required to collect all weapons to get one of the many Endings, completing side quests in Act 2 is a must in order to get your hands on those weapons.

In fact, Act 2 side quests in Nier Replicant offer more weapons compared to Act 2. In this guide, let’s go through all of the side quests available in the game’s Act 2.

Nier Replicant Side Quests: Act 2

In total, there are 31 side quests in Act 2 of Nier Replicant.

The Masterless Lighthouse

Reward: 30K Gold

How to Complete: Speak with the NPC outside the Seafront Town Lighthouse. Get 10x Broken Batteries, 10x Mysterious Switch, and 10 Broken Lenses for the NPC. All of these items are enemy drops in the Junk Heap.

The Scattered Cargo

Reward: 20000-50000 Gold

How to Complete: Speak with an elderly NPC at Seafront Town after you get Emil’s letter to start this side quest. Your objective is to get 3 pieces of cargo from a lost ship. The cargo is on the shoreline and you can recover it. Returning the Cargo to the Client nets you 20000 Gold but if you return it to the authorities you can 50000 Gold.

The Strange Fate of the Jewel

Reward: 10000 Gold

How to Complete: Speak with the lady at the Seafront port after getting Emil’s letter. Find the Mermaid Tear by following the leads:

  • Lead #1: Speak with the woman near the Seafront Fountain
  • Lead #2: Go to the Lighthouse and check the two letters to the left of the lady.
  • Lead #3: Go to the Postman and solve the
  • backroom crate puzzle. Examine the back room to find the treasure.

If you hide the treasure and pretend you never found it you get no reward but the quest is completed. If you return the treasure you get 10000 Gold. You can also sell the treasure yourself to get 10000 Gold and pretend you never found it.

Thieves in Training

Reward: 3000 Gold

How to Complete: Speak with the Item Shopkeeper in the Home Village after getting Emil’s letter. You need to find the thieves who robbed the shop. Go with the marked villagers and head to the Waterwheel area behind the market where you will find two kids. Speak with their father and return to the shopkeeper.

Learning a Trade

Reward: 2000 Gold

How to Complete: Speak with a man aboard the docked ship at Seafront. Before you can start this quest, you need to free Kaine in the main story and complete The New Merchant in Town quest in Act 1. To complete this side quest, you need to acquire a Mandrake Leaf and Toad Oil. You can buy these items from Strange-Thing shop in Facade and from the brother in Junk Heap shop respectively.

A Bridge in Peril

Reward: 30000 Gold, Labyrinth’s Whisper

How to Complete: Speak with the guard at the Northern Gate after completing the Lost Shrine main story mission. He wants you to kill the Large Shade near the Northern Plains Bridge.

Master of the Southern Plains

Reward: 30000 Gold

How to Complete: Speak with the Seafront Postman to get the side quest after completing the Lost Shrine main story mission. Kill the large Shade to complete the quest. You might need to wait for overcast weather.

The King’s Mask

Reward: 10000 Gold

How to Complete: Speak with the guard mear the King’s Mansion in Facade. You need to collect Titanium Alloy and a Crystal for the NPC. You can get the Alloy from the robots in Junk Heap. Meanwhile, the crystal is inside the Barren Temple.

The Fisherman’s Gambit Part 6-8 & The Fisherman’s Final Gambit

Reward: Improved Fishing Ability

How to Complete: You need to catch more fish for the Fisherman. Catch different types of fish depending on the requirement and bring them back to the Fisherman to complete this quest.

Staying Afloat

Reward: 20000 Gold

How to Complete: Speak with the NPC at Seafront’s port area. He needs some items to fix his boat. Get 5x logs, 10x Stripped Bolts, and 20x Dented Metal Boards.

Contract for a Contractor

Reward: 30000 Gold

How to Complete: Speak with the man near the northern gate of the Village but after you get Emil’s letter. You need to get Memory Alloy, 10x Titanium Alloy, and 10x Broken Motors for him. Broken Motors are common drops from flying enemies in 1F. Titanium Alloy and Memory Alloy can be acquired from enemies on the second floor of Junk Heap.

The Creaky Waterwheel

Reward: 10000 Gold

How to Complete: Speak with the woman standing near the item shop in the Village but after you get Emil’s letter. Go to the Facade Strange-Thing Shop and the shopkeeper will ask for 10x Iron Ore and 10x Logs. Iron Ore is available in the desert or from the Two Brothers Weaponry at the Junk Heap. Meanwhile, Logs can be purchased from the Materials Shop in the Village.

The Faded Fountain

Reward: 20000 Gold

How to Complete: Speak with the guard near the marketplace fountain in your Village. You need to gather 10x Broken Motors and 10x Severed Cables. Both items are drop in the Junk Heap.

Bon Appetit! 2

Reward: 20000 Gold

How to Complete: Speak with the Seafront Tavern Keeper to get the side quest. Get 10x Catfish and 10x Bags of Rice for him. You can get the Cat Fish from the Eastern Road pond. Meanwhile, Bags of Rice are available at the Seafront Grocery Shop.

Life in the Sands

Reward: 10000 Gold

How to Complete: Speak with the Masked Woman near the mailbox at Facade’s Entrance but after getting Emil’s letter. You need to get 10x Pink Moonflower Seeds. This is done through crossbreeding flowers in the garden.

The Damaged Map

Reward: Labyrinth’s Shout

How to Complete: Speak with the Blacksmith in your Village to get the side quest but only after freeing Kaine. You need to find a treasure map that leads the following steps:

  • Go to the library and get the map from the bookshelves
  • Take the map to the Strange-Thing shop in Facade and gather the 3x Machine Oil, 3x Eggplant, and 3x Goat Hide for the shopkeeper.
  • Give the materials to the shopkeeper to repair the broken treasure map.
  • Speak with the Blacksmith’s wife and then Popola.
  • Go to the northwest side of the 2F to locate a glowing object. It is near the ladder leading to 3F.
  • Take the treasure back to Blacksmith’s wife.

A Child’s Final Chance

Reward: 10000 Gold

How to Complete: Get the side quest from the Grocer in your Village and use the boat to get to the Lost Shrine’s entrance. Discover information about the illness by following the clues:

  • Speak with the kids in the village.
  • Go to the Forest of Myth and examine the glowing area near the tree to find Poisonous Berries.
  • Complete the cutscene and take the Antidote back.

A Tale of the Study

Reward: 15000 Gold

How to Complete: Speak with the butler at Emil’s Mansion after you get the key fragment from the shrine as part of the main story. Go to the mansion’s study and kill the shade to complete the side quest.

Wait for more updates but in the meantime, check out Act 1 side quests, Shahriyar boss fight, Hensel and Gretal boss fight.

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