Read this Death Stranding guide on how to deal with Beached Things or BTs. Including how to beat BTs, how to avoid Beached Things, what to do to avoid combat, and more.
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How To Deal With Beached Things (BT)
How to Spot BTs
Use Odradek During Timefall To Sense BT
Beached Things usually appear when there is Timefall in the area. When your Odradek starts acting up when there is Timefall, you'll be sure to spot some BTs in your immediate vicinity.Check Out How To Deal With Timefall!
Focus On Odradek Movement Around BTs
If you have BB connected, your Odradek Scanner will provide you with more accurate information on the distance between you and the BT. The redder & faster it flashes, the nearer the BT.Check How To Use Odradek Scanner!
Keep BB Stress-Free To Keep Odradek Running
In your travels, make sure that BB's stress levels are kept to a minimum. If BB suffers from Autotoxemia, it'll be unable to operate the Odradek and sense BTs.Check Out The BB Guide Here!
Stay Still To See BT Locations
You will only be able to see or sense Beached Things when you stay still. If you move after spotting them, they will fade away.
How To Evade BTs
Hold Breath To Avoid BT Detection
Beached Things are unable to see you but they can hear you. If your objective is near a BT, make sure to hold your breath and avoid being detected by them.
Shake Off BTs To Avoid Facing Catcher
If a BT drags you to face a Catcher, you still have a chance to get away. Follow button prompts to shake them off or keep your balance to keep from being dragged under.
Keep Away From Range Of BT's Black Liquid
When the Hunter gets a hold on you, you can still escape its clutches. The Hunter won't be able to drag you under when you're outside of the range of the black liquid.
Use Vehicles To Outrun Them
You can use fast and agile vehicles like the reverse bike to go through the areas infested with BTs. Just be careful not to bump into one as it will automatically get you dragged down to a BT battle.Check Out The All Vehicles List Here!
How To Combat BTs
Use Hematic Grenades to Damage BTs
Throwables like the Hematic Grenade are useful for combating BTs. These throwables were especially designed for Anti-BT purposes. Keep in mind that you need blood in order to use these Hematic Grenades.Check Out the All Weapons List Here!
Hold Down L2 & R2 to Throw Further
Holding down the L2 and R2 buttons will allow you to throw the weapon further. This can help you hit BTs that are far away from Sam!Check Out Combat System Guide Here!
What Is A Beached Thing (BT)?
Entities Appearing During Death Stranding
Beached Things or BTs are otherworldly entities that appeared on Earth during the Death Stranding phenomenon. They are "stranded" on Earth & originate from the Beach.Check Out Death Stranding Lore Here!
Attack Humans & Causes Voidouts
Beached Things (BT) aggressively attack humans. When they are successful in "eating" a human, this causes a huge explosion called a Voidout that destroys everything in it surrounding areas.