Not far into Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139… — shortly after you meet Grimoire Weiss and return to your house Village — you’ll unlock quests (or side quests). These are usually fetch quests for the oldsters you meet in your journey, and often reward you with gold, gadgets, and even weapons. They’re often not tremendous difficult, however every comes with a reward that makes them definitely worth the time.

NieR Replicant is damaged in two halves — we’re calling them Part 1 and Part 2. Below, we’ve listed every side quest accessible in every half. It’s essential to know, although, that Part 1 quests can not be accomplished as soon as you progress on to Part 2 — they’ll get moved to your Uncompletable Quests record. If you’re going for 100% Quest Completion, you’ll want to ensure every Part 1 quest is full earlier than you progress into Part 2 of the sport.

We’re nonetheless making our manner by way of the Nier Replicant remake, so we’ll add to this guide as we full quests.


Nier Replicant Part 1 side quests

Once Popola offers factors you to The Aerie and you permit the library, you’ll get a pop-up notification that quests have turn out to be accessible.


Herbal Remedies

In the Village, discuss to Popola in her workplace on the second ground of the library. (If you’re nonetheless early within the recreation, you’ll have to attend till you see the quests explainer pop up, after which head again into the library.) She’ll ask you to collect two medicinal herbs. You can go collect them your self or purchase them from a store (otherwise you may’ve already gathered them). Speak to Popola once more to get a reward of 500 gold.


The Gatekeeper’s Errand

On the north side of the Village, converse to the Guard on the appropriate (east) side of the gate to the Northern Plains. Head to the southern finish of the purchasing district within the southwest of the Village and converse to the blacksmith’s spouse. Your reward is 500 gold.


The Lost Eggs

At the north finish of the purchasing district within the Village, converse to the Item Shopkeeper. He’ll ask you to return with a Chicken Egg.

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Lost Egg rooster egg location.
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The egg is on the east side of the fountain in the course of the Village. There’s no shining spot, so that you’ll need to method the pillar to make it seem.

Return the egg to the Item Shopkeeper and declare your reward of a Health Salve.


Old-Fashioned Home Cooking

In the Village purchasing district, converse the girl villager sitting on the bench within the northwest. She’ll ask you carry again 10 mutton.

Head to the Northern Plains, and hunt sheep till you acquire 10 mutton. (Dark Blast is a quick and straightforward strategy to take down a sheep.) If you run out of prey, go away the realm, return, they usually’ll respawn. Make positive you strip sheep quickly after killing them — the corpses appear to despawn in a short time.

Return to the villager and declare your reward of 1,500 gold.


Shopping List

Speak to the Florist within the Village’s purchasing district — she’s on the north finish on the west side. She’ll ask you to move to Seafront and buy three tulip bulbs from the Grocery Store. Do so, and he or she’ll reward you with 500 gold.

Completing this side quest unlocks cultivating vegetation — planting seeds and bulbs within the discipline subsequent to your home.


Book Smarts

In the Village, converse to the villager within the northwest nook of the Library’s third ground. Follow her instructions and return the purple ebook and blue ebook to the cabinets. Speak to her once more and declare your reward of 500 gold.


The Tavern Keeper’s Grandmother

In the purchasing district of the Village, head into the Tavern — the signal out entrance has a keg, bottle, and wine glass on it — and converse to the Tavern Keeper. She’ll ask you to retrieve three medicinal herbs, three berries, and three royal ferns.

Medicinal herbs and berries are frequent within the Village and Northern Plains — simply choose up any glowing spot you occur throughout. You also can purchase medicinal herbs (100 gold) from the Item Shopkeeper and berries (200 gold) from the Material Shopkeeper within the Village.

Royal ferns are very uncommon within the Northern Plains. It’s a lot simpler to simply purchase royal ferns (150 gold) from the Grocery Store in Seafront.

Return all 9 components to the Tavern Keeper within the Village, and he or she’ll flip it into an Old Lady’s Elixir. Take that to the girl by the fountain within the Village and declare your reward of 2,000 gold.


A Return to Shopping

After finishing “Shopping List,” converse to the Florist within the Village’s purchasing district once more. She’ll ask you to purchase three bounty fertilizers from Seafront’s Item Shop. Do so, and he or she’ll reward you with a tulip bulb, bounty fertilizer, and 2,000 gold.

Completing this side quest will increase your discipline.


Boar Hunt!

In the Village, converse to the outdated villager sitting on a crate on the northern finish of the purchasing district — he’s the primary particular person you see in your left as you enter. He’ll let you know to hunt a wild boar within the Northern Plains.

You’ll discover the boar within the southwest of the Northern Plains close to the doorway to The Aerie. It hits arduous, so be ready to dodge.

Run behind one of many boulders close by, and look ahead to the boar to cost. When it crashes into the rock, it’ll daze itself for a number of seconds. Run out, deal as a lot harm as you may, after which conceal behind the rock once more. Repeat that course of till you kill the boar. You’ll routinely choose up the Boar Tusk merchandise.

Speak to the identical villager within the purchasing district to get your reward of 1,000 gold.


Yonah’s Cooking

After returning to the Village from Seafront with a shaman fish for Yonah, Yonah will ask for one venison and one wheat the subsequent morning.

Go acquire venison from the deer within the Southern Plains. Wheat will be harvested from across the Village (in case you’re fortunate) or simply purchased from the Village’s Grocery Store (500 gold) within the purchasing district.

Your reward is to eat a scrumptious home-cooked meal.


On the Wings of Eagles

After finishing “The Tavern Keeper’s Grandmother,” converse to the Tavern Keeper within the Village once more. She’ll ask you to retrieve an eagle egg from The Aerie.

Head to The Aerie, and climb up towards the elder’s home (the gold one). Before you climb the ladder to his home, look south and beneath you. There will probably be a glowing object subsequent to the home there. Drop down and acquire the eagle egg.

Take it again to the Tavern Keeper, and he or she’ll flip it into an Old Lady’s Elixir+. Take this to the girl on the fountain to obtain one other 2,000 gold.


The Ballad of the Twins

Speak to the villager in the course of the Village’s Tavern. He’ll ask you to talk to each Devola and Popola.

Speak to Devola within the Tavern, after which go discuss to Popola inside her workplace within the Library.

Popola will ask you for a drink from the Tavern in Seafront. You’ll discover the Tavern on the southern finish of Seafront’s principal street — there’s a wine glass and pitcher (ewer?) on the signal. The Tavern Keeper there’ll let you know they want 5 lizard tails and 5 mouse tails.

Lizard tail areas

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Lizard tail areas.
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You’ll discover lizards operating round on the bottom within the Northern Plains. Catch them to gather lizard tails. We discovered three areas — proven on the map above — the place we may often discover them. Leaving the realm and returning will get them to respawn.

Mouse tail areas

Nier Replicant guide: Mouse tails and lizard tails locations

Mouse tail areas.
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Similarly, you’ll discover mice operating round Junk Heap: Outside within the Nier Replicant remaster. Catch them to gather mouse tails. There are solely two — their areas are marked on the map above. Leaving the realm and returning will get them to respawn.

Return to the Tavern Keeper in Seafront when you’ve collected the components. He’ll ship you again to Popola. Talk to her in her Library workplace within the Village.

You’ll fast-forward to the Tavern and get a particular efficiency as your reward.


A Signature Dish

Speak to the Tavern Keeper in Seafront. They’ll let you know that they want 10 medicinal herbs, 10 baggage of wheat, and 10 sardines for his or her signature dish.

You’ll discover medicinal herbs just about all over the place — each in glowing gathering spots and as drops from shades. Or you should purchase some for 100 gold at any Item Shop.

If you’ve unlocked your Garden by finishing “Shopping List,” you may develop your individual wheat from seeds. This takes a really very long time, although. Instead, purchase it from the Village’s Grocery Store for 500 gold every.

After finishing “The Fisherman’s Gambit,” you’ll be capable of catch your individual sardines — use lugworms from the seaside on the south finish of Seafront’s purchasing district. Alternately, you should purchase them for 250 gold every from Seaport’s Fish Shop.

Return all of the components to Seafront’s Tavern to assert your reward of 5,000 gold. Make positive to inventory again up on medicinal herbs at an Item Shop.


Fragile Delivery

In the Village, converse to the guard on the left (west) side of the gate to the Northern Plains. He’ll ask you to ship one thing to The Aerie.

The parcel is fragile (therefore the identify), so you can not roll or get knocked down till you ship it. Jumping, assaults, and magic received’t break the parcel. Make positive to keep away from sheep (they kick in case you come up behind them) and shades as you cross the Northern Plains. If you’ve accomplished “Boar Hunt!,” your mount will make traversing the Northern Plains a lot simpler. Just be sure you don’t crash it into any rocks.

Return to the guard to get one other parcel and check out once more in case you fail. (Depending on whenever you try it, you might need no alternative however to interrupt the parcel attributable to story occasions in The Aerie.)

Drop the parcel on the chief’s home — the gold home on the best stage of The Aerie — and return to the guard within the Village. He’ll offer you your reward of 1,450 gold.


Fragile Delivery 2

Once you’ve accomplished “Fragile Delivery,” search for an outdated man villager close to the fountain on the north finish of the Village’s purchasing district. He’ll offer you one other fragile parcel to take to the Tavern Keeper in Seafront.

Again, you may’t dodge or get hit whereas carrying it. If you have got accomplished “Boar Hunt!,” there’s a boar within the Souther Plains. Feel free to trip it, however watch out within the slender elements.

Deliver the parcel, and return to the outdated man within the Village. He’ll reward you with 1,500 gold.


The Fisherman’s Gambit

In Seafront, after you’ve caught the shaman fish and returned, converse to the resident by the waterfront. He’ll educate you extra about fishing.

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Sardines fishing location.
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Different fish reply to completely different baits. For the 10 sardines he requires, you’ll want to make use of lugworms. The Tackle Shop in Seafront sells them for 10 gold every. Make positive to purchase further (we went by way of about 20) to account for misplaced fish, catching the flawed fish, or the junk you’ll inevitably catch.

Head to the seaside simply to the west — on the south finish of Seafront’s purchasing district — to seek out sardines. Don’t promote any of the opposite sorts of fish you catch, although. You’ll in all probability want them within the subsequent elements of “The Fisherman’s Gambit.”

Return to the resident along with your 10 sardines and he’ll reward you by enhancing your fishing ability.


The Fisherman’s Gambit, Part 2

Once you’ve accomplished “The Fisherman’s Gambit,” return to the resident and converse to him once more.

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Blowfish fishing location.
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This time, he’ll ask for 10 blowfish. You’ll want to make use of lugworms once more. Make positive to purchase loads further. You’ll catch blowfish from the identical seaside you caught the sardines — simply to the west of the fisherman.

Bring him the 10 blowfish, and he’ll once more enhance your fishing ability.


The Fisherman’s Gambit, Part 3

After “The Fisherman’s Gambit, Part 2,” return to the fisherman in Seafront once more. This time, he wants 7 rainbow trout.

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Rainbow trout fishing location.
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Head to the Northern Plains and all the way down to the water close to the bottom of the bridge resulting in Junk Pile. Use your lure for these. Buy a pair further simply in case, however the lure is reusable, so that you received’t be going by way of them the identical manner you probably did lugworms.

Return the fish to Seafront, and also you’ll as soon as once more enhance your fishing ability.


The Fisherman’s Gambit, Part 4

After “The Fisherman’s Gambit, Part 3,” return to the fisherman in Seafront once more. This time, he wants 5 bream.

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Bream fishing location.
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You want lugworms or a lure. You may catch bream from the identical seaside you caught the sardines and blowfish — simply to the west of the fisherman — however you’ll additionally catch numerous sardines and blowfish, too. We had extra luck fishing with a lure from the stone pier standing straight subsequent to the fisherman.

Return the fish to him, and also you’ll as soon as once more enhance your fishing ability.


The Fisherman’s Gambit, Part 5

After “The Fisherman’s Gambit, Part 4,” return to the fisherman in Seafront once more. This time, he wants 5 black bass.

Head to the Village. Right in the course of the map — straight west of your home and the save level — head all the way down to the water. Use a lure to fish.

Return the fish to him, and also you’ll as soon as once more enhance your fishing ability. This is the final Fisherman’s Gambit quest to finish earlier than the second half of the Nier Replicant remake.


A Dog Astray

In the Village purchasing district, converse to the villager subsequent to the Blacksmith. He’ll ask you to seek out his canine Max within the Northern Plains.

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Max’s location within the Northern Plains.
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In the Northern Plains, head straight north and all the way down to the water alongside the west side of the bridge to Junk Heap. You’ll spot the canine, however you’ll even be attacked by a number of giant shades. Handle them, and retrieve Max’s Herbs from the canine.

Return to the purchasing district. The villager who gave you the quest will probably be gone, however one other will probably be standing in the identical place. Speak to him to obtain a really miserable story and 1,000 gold.


The New Merchant in Town

In Seafront, head to the far east-southeast and search for a resident on a big boat. Speak to him, and he’ll let you know he desires to begin a brand new store.

He wants 10 wool, 5 pure rubber, and 10 goat hides.

Wool comes from killing sheep, however it’s a fairly uncommon drop — it looks like someplace between a 10-25% likelihood. Head to the Northern Plains, and simply begin killing sheep (Dark Blast is nice for this) till you acquire 10 wool.

Goat hides come from killing goats, however is a equally uncommon drop. There are a number of goats blended in with the sheep within the Northern Plains, and there are a number of alongside the Eastern Road. Kill goats (Dark Blast can also be nice for this) till you acquire 10 goat hides.

The greatest strategy to get pure rubber is from Seafront’s Material Shop for 700 gold every.

Take all the pieces again to the resident. He’ll ask for assist loading all the pieces onto the ship, however you received’t really need to do something.

He received’t pay you but. Leave Seafront and are available again. Speak to him once more, and he’ll offer you a reward of 10,000 gold.


Yonah’s Gift

After preventing the massive shade with Kaine in The Aerie, return to the Village and converse to Yonah. She’ll ask for one melon.

If you’ve accomplished “Shopping List” and have numerous time in your palms, you may develop your individual. Otherwise, purchase one from Seafront’s Grocery Store for 1,200 gold.

Hand it over, and he or she’ll ask for a watermelon. Grow one, or purchase one from Facade’s Grocery Store for 800 gold.

Next, she’ll ask for a pumpkin. Grow one, or purchase one from Facade’s Grocery Store for 500 gold.

Once you’ve delivered all three, you’ll get a scrumptious cake as your reward.


Letter to a Lover

Look for a resident wandering close to Seafront’s fountain on the west side of city. He’ll offer you a Letter to a Faraway Lover and a Potted Freesia to ship to The Aerie.

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Deliver the Letter to a Faraway Lover right here.
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Head to The Aerie. Climb as much as the highest stage such as you’re going to the chief’s home. As you method the chief’s home (the gold one), take a left. Your vacation spot is the leftmost home on this stage.

The letter’s recipient received’t be residence. Start making your manner out of The Aerie. On your manner out, you’ll get attacked by a big shade. Defeat it to get a Pressed Freesia.

Take that again to the resident in Seafront to assert your reward of 3,000 gold.