Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139… doesn’t have fast travel, however there’s a aspect quest early on — “Boar Hunt!” — that earns you a wild boar mount. It’s fairly difficult, however with the ability to zip round a lot sooner makes it value it.

In this Nier Replicant remake information, we’ll stroll you thru the “Boar Hunt!” quest, together with the place to select up the quest, the place to go to seek out the wild boar, methods to defeat it, and methods to use your new mount.

Nier Replicant ‘Boar Hunt!’ aspect quest walkthrough

Nier Replicant Boar Hunt! guide

Boar Hunt! places.
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In the Village, communicate to the outdated villager sitting on a crate on the northern finish of the procuring district — he’s the primary particular person you see in your left as you enter.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 west of the Northern Plains close to the doorway to The Aerie. It hits exhausting, so be ready to dodge.

Run behind one of many boulders close by and await the boar to cost. When it crashes into the rock, it’ll daze itself for just a few seconds. Dash out, deal as a lot harm as you’ll be able to, and then conceal behind the rock once more. Repeat that course of till you kill the boar. You’ll mechanically decide up the Boar Tusk merchandise.

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

Call and trip a boar mount

There’s no fast travel within the Nier Replicant remaster, however when you have got the Boar Tusk, you’ll have the ability to summon a wild boar to trip. And this mount is fast.

Whenever you’re outdoors a village — outdoors of the Village or The Aerie, for instance — you’ll be able to summon your mount. From your pause menu, select Orders > Animal > Call.

Climb onto your boar good friend, and you’ll be able to travel far more shortly. You received’t have the ability to bounce, however sprinting works. Your boar will cost by way of low-level enemies, however you’ll must be careful for partitions — you’ll crash and stun the boar identical to within the unique struggle.