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Failure To Communicate - Misc Mission Walkthrough

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The guide on how to complete Failure To Communicate Side Quest in Starfield. Includes walkthrough, how to complete the mission, the stolen safe key, rewards, and more!

Table of Contents

Mission Overview

How To Unlock Alban Lopez
Locations Delta Pavonis System
Reward- 100 XP
- Credits: 5000
Unlockable Feature

Full Objectives

Failure To Communicate Walkthrough
  1. Talk To Alban Lopez On Magnar
  2. Repair The Lopez Communication
  3. Repair The Wen Communication Satellite Orbiting Coulomb
  4. Repair The Banda Communication Satellite Orbiting Ohm
  5. Repair The Lemaire Communication Satellite Orbiting Curie
  6. Report Back To Alban Lopez On Jacquelyn's Ship
  7. Wait For The Family Meeting To End
  8. Get Banda To Join Defense Pact
    Optional: Get Jacquelyn To Join Defense Pact
  9. Talk To Alban Lopez About The Defense Pact
  10. Eliminate Spacer Ships Orbiting Ampere
  11. Eliminate Spacer Ships Orbiting Volt
  12. Report Back To Alban Lopez On Magnar
  13. Clear Out Spacer Ships Orbiting Faraday
  14. Clear Out Spacers From the Retrofitted Starstation
  15. Talk With Alban Lopez

Walkthrough Guides

Head To Magnar

Starfield Failure To Communicate Head To Magnar
Starfield Failure To Communicate Lopez's Farm

The distress call from Alban Lopez came from the planet Magnar in the Delta Pavonis System. You can land your ship in the Lopez's Farm and find him nearby.

Use Scanner To Track Down Alban

Starfield Failure To Communicate Use Scanner To Track Down Alban

Open your scanner and simply follow the arrow to quickly locate him, or use it as a helpful guide in case you've lost your way.

Scan - How To Scan & Increase Survey

Prepare To Encounter Extreme Planetary Conditions

Starfield Failure To Communicate

Equip Spacesuit and upgrade Environmental Conditioning skill to counter the Extreme Solar Radiation in the area.

Extreme Environment - How To Remove Environmental Damage?

Talk To Alban Lopez

Starfield Failure To Communicate Alban Lopez

When you talk to Alban, you'll discover that the LIST satellites have been disabled by the Spacers. It will be necessary for you to undertake satellite repairs in order to restore communication functionality.

Prepare For A Space Combat With Several Spacer Scarab

Starfield Failure To Communicate Fight  Spacer Scarab

There are several hostile enemies on the way to the satellite. Although you may be outnumbered, you can easily defeat them by using the Targeting Control Systems to lock onto enemy ships with precision or employ the Automated Weapon Systems to effortlessly attack enemies as you navigate your starship.

Ship Combat - Space Combat & Battle Spaceships

Repair The Lopez Communication

Starfield Repair The Lopez Communication

Proceed with caution as you approach the Lopez Satellite then repair and establish a connection with Alban Lopez. After you have successfully restored the Lopez family estate, your next task is to repair the remaining family satellites within the system.

Repair The Other Communication Satellites

Starfield Failure To Communicate Curie
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Lemaire Satellite
Starfield Failure To Communicate Ohm
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Banda Satellite
Starfield Failure To Communicate Coulomb
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Wen Satellite

The other satellites are just across the other planets in the system so you can just fast travel to the location. Take note that you will have to face another set of Spacer Scarabs on the way.

Report Back To Alban Lopez On Jacquelyn's Ship

Starfield Failure To Communicate
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Navigate to J. Lemaire's Ship and safely dock to board inside. Unfortunately, it appears the Wens didn't survive the Spacer attack. The remaining family members are in a meeting discussing their next steps. Kindly wait until the meeting is finished to talk to Alban Lopez.

Help Kick The Spacers Out Of The System

Alban will request your assistance in bringing the other families together for a shared Defense Pact to prevent further casualties from external threats.

Get Jacquelyn To Join Defense Pact

Starfield Failure To Communicate Get Jacquelyn To Join Defense Pact

Jacquelyn, bearing in mind the high stakes and the past transgressions with Alban, is quite hesitant to join the Defense Pact. To successfully persuade Jacquelyn, you'll need to accumulate a minimum of five Persuasion Points over the course of three turns.

Persuasion - Rank Up Challenge & Effect

Get Banda To Join Defense Pact

Starfield Failure To Communicate Get Banda To Join Defense Pact

Contrary to Jacquelyn, persuading Chanda to grant permission for the Bandas to join the Defense Pact should be a straightforward task. Once accomplished, report back to Alban Lopez.

Eliminate Spacer Ships

Starfield Failure To Communicate Eliminate Spacer Ships

Following the establishment of the Defense Pact amongst the LIST Famillies, Alban will request the task of eliminating two Spacer ship contact groups orbiting near Ampere and Volt before you return to his farm.

Best Ship - Free & Buyable Spaceships

Report Back To Alban Lopez On Magnar

Starfield Failure To Communicate  Report Back To Alban Lopez On Magnar

Upon your return, Alban shares that he has used the communication satellites to pinpoint the Spacers' conversations to get crucial information, all while they remained preoccupied in the midst of your intense space skirmish.

Astonishingly, Alban has discovered that the Spacers are covertly operating from a long-forgotten, derelict Starstation, which now serves as their secret base of operations.

Clear Out Spacer Ships Orbiting Faraday

Starfield Failure To Communicate

Alban and Banda will assist you in eliminating the Spacer starships outside. Once you've dealt with the Spacer's starships, board the Retrofitted Starstation and attack the remaining Spacers inside. You'll be facing a substantial number of Spacers, so be sure to gear up with an ample supply of ammunition and medical supplies, or scavenge for them inside the ship as you go.

Best Ship Weapons - Class, Type, Skill

Target The Spacer Captain

Starfield Failure To Communicate Spacer Captain

While the other Spacers may be numerous, they are relatively easy to defeat. However, the Spacer Captain is the toughest one you'll encounter in this battle.

Recommended Combat Skills

List of All Weapons

Get Equipment Items On Crates

Starfield Failure To Communicate  Loot Items

Don't forget to take a look through the area. Check crates and boxes as they might contain useful armor and weapons you can use later on.

Crafting - How To Craft Weapons & Armor?

Talk With Alban Lopez

Starfield Failure To Communicate Talk With Alban Lopez

Find Alban Lopez in the Starstation and report back again once you are done dealing with the Spacers to complete the mission and get your rewards afterwards.

Starfield Related Guides

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A Break at DawnA Light in the Darkness
A Parting GiftA Shipment for Salinas
A Tree Grows in New AtlantisAlternating Currents
All For OneAn Invitation
Apex PredatorArt Dealer
Balancing the BooksBeautiful Secrets
Beer RunBreach of Contract
Bare MetalBlast Zone
BrownoutBug Hunt
Captain's BountyCharity of the Wolf
Companion's BelongingsDead Stop
Debt ForgivenessDefensive Measures
Dirty LaundryDistilling Confidence
Divided LoyalitiesDoctor's Orders
Drinks on the HouseDrydok Blues
Escape from the Endless VoyageExorcism
Failure To CommunicateFalse Positives
Family ReunionFinal Thoughts
Fishy BusinessFreight Fright
Fueling GreatnessGem Jealously
Ghost HuntGroundpounder
Hard LuckHeart of Mars
In MemoriamInfinity's End
Juno's GambitKeeping the Peace
Last ResortLast Will And Testament
Late BloomerLeader of the Pack
Left BehindLiquid Assets
Loose EndsLost and Found
Managing AssetsMatters of the Hart
Media SpongeMissed Connection
Missed the MarkMob Mentality
Olive BranchOne Riot, One Ranger
Operation StarseedOut on a Limb
Pirate ActivityPower from Beyond
Preventive ActionPrimary Sources
Proper Tea TheftPsyched
Reclaiming the PastRed Tape Blues
Red Tape ReclamationRed Tape Runaround
Refurbished GoodsReliable Care
Relief RunRe-Re-Application
Rough LandingsRunaway
Run the Red MileSaburo's Solution
Search and SeizureSecret Lives
Space Frog from Outer SpaceSpecial Delivery
Special SauceSpreading the News
Start-Up StoppedStarsap Tours
SuperfanSuspicious Activities
Tapping the GridTaste of Home
Terror BrewThe Akila Run
The BootThe Bounty that Got Away
The Great Laredo CaperThe Kindness of Strangers
The Power of PersuasionTop of the LIST
Tourists Go HomeTwo Tales Two Cities
UC Wants You!Unjustified
Vanguard: Safer SkiesVaper Analysis
Wanted GuestWinning Hearts and Minds

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