Check out this guide for a full walkthrough of Thirst Things First Quest from Fallout 76, including gameplay tips, guides, and more.
Thirst Things First - Overview
Thirst Things First - Walkthrough Chart
|1||Search for Kesha McDermott in the Self-Service Booths|
|2||Look for Kesha in the nearby river|
|3||Take the Water Testing Kit from the body|
|4||Collect a sample of the water from the river|
|5||Collect a sample of the water from Flatwood's Water Pumps|
|6||Go to Kesha's lab and analyze the water at the Diagnostic Terminal|
|7||Craft Boiled Water in the Cooking Station|
|8||Check in at the Self-Registration Booths|
Reward For Quest Completion
|Plan: Chemistry Workbench||1|
|Plan: Deep Pocketed Leather Armor Chest||1|
The amount of XP and Caps that you receive will depend on your player level, as well as other factors, such as miscellaneous objectives.
Thirst Things First - Tips & Walkthrough
1-8. Just Follow the Quest Markers
This main quest is pretty straightforward since you'll just have to go around Flatwood testing water. Follow the quest markers to get to the different objectives and complete objectives.
Use Compass to Locate Quest Objectives
You can check your distance from the quest objective with your compass! Quest Markers have diamond symbols in the compass that you can track.
4-5. Choose "Collect" But Not "Drink"
To test water samples, you need to collect water at river and water pumps. Drinking water would not progress the quest, so make sure to collect it.Check Next Quest: Second Helpings