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Read this Borderlands 3 story mission walkthrough guide of Footsteps of Giants. Including mission tips, boss fight battles, and more!

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Footsteps of Giants Walkthrough

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Nektrotafeyo - Desolation's Edge Map 1

Nektrotafeyo - Desolation's Edge Map 1
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Nektrotafeyo - Desolation's Edge Map 2

Nektrotafeyo - Desolation's Edge Map 2
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Nektrotafeyo - Tazendeer Ruins Map 1

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Nektrotafeyo - Tazendeer Ruins Map 2

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Footsteps of Giants Walkthrough Chart

No.Procedure
1Follow your marker and make your way towards the Vault, clear your path of enemies
2When you reach the Maliwan camp, clear it out & defeat the elite mechs
3Find an elevated area & shoot the generator on the other side of the barrier to destroy it
4Cross the bridge then follow your marker to take the alternate route
5Jump down and go through the forest area, defeating enemies along the way
6Summon a vehicle in the Digistruct and follow your marker until you reach Quietus Pike
7Keep following your marker, defeat enemies along your path
8When you reach the Vault, jump down to face General Traunt
9Defeat General Traunt
10After defeating Traunt, head into the Tazendeer Ruins
11Move through the ruins, defeating enemies along the way until you reach the Maliwan Camp
12Clear the Maliwan forces to gain access to the Vault elevator
13Grab the Eridian Crystal & place it on the statue
14Defeat Lt. Preston then pick up & place the Eridian Crystal
15Activate the controls to align the statues
16Interact with the pedestal to take the elevator up to the Vault entrance
17Move forward to get into the Vault - clear it of enemies
18Summon Typhon and follow him then dig out the Vault Key
19Take the key, place it in the pedestal then enter the Vault
20Take the Eridian Fabricator from Typhon to complete the mission

Clear Path Of Enemies

Use Electricity On Enemies With Blue Shields

Use Electricity On Enemies With Blue Shields

Enemies with blue shields will be weak against electricity weapons. Make sure to have one in your arsenal when you're doing this mission.

Defeat NOGs First When They Appear

Defeat NOGs First When They Appear

With the different areas you go through, you'll encounter NOGs. Focus fire and defeat them first as they provide protection & shields to their allies.

Use Corrosive On Yellow Shielded Enemies

Use Corrosive On Yellow Shielded Enemies

If you encounter any enemies with yellow shields, make sure to pull out a weapon that deals corrosive damage. They are weak to this element and can easily be dealt with.

9. Traunt Battle Is Similar In Athenas

Traunt Battle Is Similar In Athenas

The Traunt you face in this planet is similar to the Traunt you've defeated in Athenas. He'll do mostly electric & corrosive attacks that you need to watch out for.

14. Preston Is Weak To Electricity

Preston Is Weak To Electricity

Lt. Preston has a blue shield bar, making him weak to electricity-based guns. Use a lightning weapon on him so you can take his shield down fast.

Traunt - Boss Battle Tips

Use Electricity Weapon To Run Shield Down

Use Electricity Weapon To Run Shield Down

General Traunt has a long blue shield bar that you can bring down by using an electricity-based weapon. Have your most powerful lightning weapons to take his shield down fast.

Keep Distance From Ground Floor

Keep Distance From Ground Floor

Traunt will do a lot of attacks in the lower floor when you're fighting him - most of them are area-of-denial. it's best to stick to the upper floor to avoid getting hit by his moves.

Run Clockwise To Dodge Elemental Ball

Run Clockwise To Dodge Electric Ball

Traunt will send off a large elemental ball that'll run counterclockwise in the upper floor. To see when to dodge, run clockwise towards it.

:h4; Will Summon Either Electric Or Corrosive Ball

Traunt summons energy balls of 2 elements - electric or corrosive. You can identify the element of the attack by the color of the ball.

Aim For Traunt's Tank

Aim For Traunt

Traunt's tank that is attached to his back is a weak spot. Focus fire on this area when you're down to his red HP bar to deal heavy damage to him.

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