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
Footsteps of Giants Walkthrough Map
Nektrotafeyo - Desolation's Edge Map 1
Nektrotafeyo - Desolation's Edge Map 2
Nektrotafeyo - Tazendeer Ruins Map 1
Nektrotafeyo - Tazendeer Ruins Map 2
Footsteps of Giants Walkthrough Chart
|1||Follow your marker and make your way towards the Vault, clear your path of enemies|
|2||When you reach the Maliwan camp, clear it out & defeat the elite mechs|
|3||Find an elevated area & shoot the generator on the other side of the barrier to destroy it|
|4||Cross the bridge then follow your marker to take the alternate route|
|5||Jump down and go through the forest area, defeating enemies along the way|
|6||Summon a vehicle in the Digistruct and follow your marker until you reach Quietus Pike|
|7||Keep following your marker, defeat enemies along your path|
|8||When you reach the Vault, jump down to face General Traunt|
|9||Defeat General Traunt|
|10||After defeating Traunt, head into the Tazendeer Ruins|
|11||Move through the ruins, defeating enemies along the way until you reach the Maliwan Camp|
|12||Clear the Maliwan forces to gain access to the Vault elevator|
|13||Grab the Eridian Crystal & place it on the statue|
|14||Defeat Lt. Preston then pick up & place the Eridian Crystal|
|15||Activate the controls to align the statues|
|16||Interact with the pedestal to take the elevator up to the Vault entrance|
|17||Move forward to get into the Vault - clear it of enemies|
|18||Summon Typhon and follow him then dig out the Vault Key|
|19||Take the key, place it in the pedestal then enter the Vault|
|20||Take the Eridian Fabricator from Typhon to complete the mission|
Clear Path Of Enemies
Use Electricity On Enemies With Blue Shields
Enemies with blue shields are weak against electricity weapons. Make sure to have one in your arsenal when you're doing this mission.
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
If you encounter any enemies with yellow shields, make sure to pull out a weapon that deals corrosive damage. Corrosive damage will deal extra damage to these enemies.
9. 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
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
General Traunt has a large shield bar that you can bring down by using a shock-based weapon. Have your most powerful lightning weapons to take his shield down fast.
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
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
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.