Old Powers Quest Walkthrough and Chest Locations | Outriders

Outriders - Old Powers Quest Walkthrough and Chest Locations
This is a walkthrough for Old Powers, a Side Quest in Outriders. Learn more about the objectives of this quest, available rewards, chest locations, as well as tips for completion!

Old Powers Basic Information

Quest Type
Recommended Level 19
Rewards 1x Selectable Epic Gear
1000 EXP
Repeat Rewards 1x Loot Drop
Description
To understand the mechanism behind the Obelisks, Zahedi asked you to search the area around the ancient ruins for more Obelisks and examine them to figure out how they work.

How to Unlock Old Powers

After defeating Bailey during the Relics main quest, talk to Dr. Zahedi on the camp to start the side quest.

Old Powers Quest Walkthrough

First Obelisk

Objectives
1
Side Quest Icon.pngFind an Obelisk.
Fast travel to the Distorted Sculpture and enter the Spire Courtyard Obelisk.
2
Side Quest Icon.pngPush through the Ruins → Open the Door.
Take cover and eliminate the enemies in the area. You can shoot at the red urns around the area to take them out. Open the door to proceed to the next area.
3
Side Quest Icon.pngClear the Ruins.
Prepare for a second fight with Kang's soldiers. Watch out for the Amazons as they can quickly ambush you in the area.
4
Side Quest Icon.pngSurvive the Ambush. → Investigate the Obelisk.
As soon as you reach the Obelisk, enemies will appear and ambush you. Head to an open area as Amazons can easily surround you at the Obelisk.

Second Obelisk

5
Side Quest Icon.pngFind another Obelisk.
Fast travel back to the Distorted Sculpture and enter the Hidden Ruins Obelisk.

Note: The marker may lead you to the wrong area at this point. Ignore it and head north of the fast travel point and turn left to find a fallen tree trunk with the words, "Enter Old Powers Area" to go to the correct area.
6
Side Quest Icon.pngPush through the Jungle. → Clear the Path.
Eliminate the enemies that appear in the area.
7
Side Quest Icon.pngPush on to the Ruins. → Clear the Rubble.
More enemies will appear on the area. Eliminate them and make your way to the ruins.
8
Side Quest Icon.pngClear the Ruins. → Investigate the Obelisk.
Prepare to fight another wave of enemies, as well as a Brood Guardian in the area. Eliminate them and investigate the Obelisk.

Third Obelisk

9
Side Quest Icon.pngFind another Obelisk.
Fast travel back to the Distorted Sculpture and enter the Valley Ruins Obelisk.

Note: The marker may lead you to the wrong area at this point. Ignore it and head west from the fast travel point until you find a cliffside overlooking a waterfall. Find the glowing blue leaves to enter to the correct area.
10
Side Quest Icon.pngClear the Ruins → Clear the Rocks.
Eliminate the enemies in the area and clear the rocks to proceed to the next area.
11
Side Quest Icon.pngDefeat Kang's Pillager. → Investigate the Obelisk.
As soon as you see Kang's Pillager, immediately fall back to the first area and kill the Amazons and Bonewreckers that rush you. Lure Kang's Pillager to the first area to fight him one on one.

Camp

12
Side Quest Icon.pngReturn to Zahedi.
Fast travel back to the Camp and talk to Dr. Zahedi to complete the side quest and to claim your reward.

Tips and Strategies

Shoot the Red Urns

Outriders - Old Powers Shoot the Red Urns
While facing Kang's soldiers in the ruins, you can find some red urns around the area. Shoot at it while an enemy is nearby for a quick and easy kill.

Search for the Fallen Tree after Activating the First Obelisk

While searching for the second Obelisk, ignore the marker as it may lead you to the wrong area.

Instead, head north of the Distorted Sculpture fast travel point and turn left to find a fallen tree trunk with the words, Enter Old Powers Area to proceed to the correct area.

Fight the Brood Guardian at a Distance

Outriders - Old Powers Brood Guardian Fight

The Brood Guardian uses Surge and Ground Spike when facing it at long-range. These attacks can be easily avoided, as long as you dodge to the sides.

Search for the Cliffside Waterfall after Activating the Second Obelisk


Cliffside Waterfall

Third Obelisk Entrance

While searching for the third Obelisk, ignore the marker as it may lead you to the wrong area.

Instead, head west of the Distorted Sculpture fast travel point until you find a cliffside overlooking a waterfall. Find the glowing blue leaves with the words, Enter Old Powers Area to enter to the correct area.

Lure Out Kang's Pillager

Outriders - Old Powers Lure Out Kang

As soon as the Defeat Kang's Pillager objective appears, immediately fall back to the first area and eliminate the Amazons and Bonewreckers that rush you. You can then fight Kang's Pillager one on one.

Fight him at long range as he can deal massive damage with his shotgun. Use skills to interrupt Grid Detonation as it covers a wide area and can leave you open to his attacks.

Old Powers Chest Locations

Map Location Directions
1 Head northwest from the Obelisk and find the container in the small room.
2 The container is located right beside a tent after clearing the path in the Hidden Ruins Obelisk.

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