Returnal is a roguelike game that puts a lot of emphasis on surviving and finding new equipment or items to get past tough enemies. This Returnal guide will help players with the locations of all of the Artifacts like Astronaut Figurine and their effects.
Returnal Artifacts Locations
Artifacts in Returnal are one-time-use items that once picked up, will remain with players throughout the entire run. However, once used, these Artifacts will be gone. These Artifacts provide advantages like resurrection upon death, increased weapon damage, weapon proficiency, and more. Artifacts can be bought from the store or can be found laying about in biomes. The following are all of the Artifact locations in Reurnal along with their effects.
Artifact Location #1 – Astronaut Figurine
Astronaut Figurine grants players the ability to resurrect upon death at the same spot. This Artifact is located in the Overgrown Ruins available after players complete the House sequence. Players can also buy it from the store in the first biome.
Artifact Location #2 – Blown Nightlight
Blown Nightlight can be found in the Overgrown Ruins or can be purchased in the first biome. This artifact increases weapon damage by 10% if the player’s health is full or on the verge of being depleted.
Artifact Location #3 – Broken Calibrator
Broken Calibrator is located in all biomes. This artifact grants a small amount of Weapon Proficiency.
Artifact Location #4 – Worn Calibrator
Worn Calibrator can be found in all biomes of the Returnal. This Artifact grants a bit more Weapon Proficiency compared to Broken Calibrator.
Artifact Location #5 – Pristine Calibrator
Pristine Calibrator Artifact is found in all biomes and it grants a significant amount of Weapon Proficiency.
Artifact Location #6 – Enhanced Calibrator
Enhanced Calibrator grants the most amount of Weapon Proficiency and can be found in all biomes.
Artifact Location #7 – Pulsating Mass
Pulsating Mass artifact increases the max health by attaching or detaching Parasites. This artifact is located in all biomes.
Artifact Location #8 – Recharging Response
Recharging Response can be found in all biomes and reduces the alternate fire cooldown by five seconds if players take damage.
Artifact Location #9 – Recharging Overload
This artifact reduces alternate fire cooldown by three seconds for successful Overloads. Located in all biomes.
Artifact Location #10 – Wound Seekers
Wound Seekers can be found in all biomes and allows players to deal 30% more damage to enemies with low health.
Artifact Location #11 – Unfed Pod
Unfed Pod is located in all biomes and grants 20% Stagger Power for each attached Parasite.
Artifact Location #12 – Blade Balancer
Blade Balancer increases melee damage and is located in all biomes.
Artifact Location #13 – Damaged Robot
Damaged Robot artifact is a Personal Item that increases invulnerability time after taking damage. The artifact is located in all biomes.
Artifact Location #14 – Energy Manipulator
Energy Manipulator artifacts in Returnal can be found in all biomes. This artifact briefly increases Protection by 20% after using a Consumeable.
Artifact Location #15 – Fractal Nail
Fractal Nail artifact increases weapon damage by 10% while players have malfunction. Can found in all biomes.
Artifact Location #15 – Modular Calibrator
Modular Calibrator can be found in all biomes and grants a reasonable Weapon Proficiency.
Artifact Location #16 – Music Box
Music Box artifact is a personal item that notifies players with a sound if they are near a secret. Can be found in all Biomes and one is located near the house.
Artifact Location #17 – Phantom Limb
Phantom Limb Artifact grants players a 10% chance to restore health for killing enemies. Can be found in all biomes.