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The Empty Nest – Starfield Constellation Mission Walkthrough

“The Empty Nest” is one of three Constellation missions that you will get after you’ve finished “THE OLD NEIGHBORHOOD

In this mission, you meet Sam Coe the first time.



1. TALK TO SAM COE

Mission text:
“Sarah Morgan wants me to join an expedition headed up by Sam Coe, another Constellation member. We’ll be going to Freestar Collective space.”


Sam Coe is at the Lodge, standing in the ground floor outside garden.

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2. TRAVEL TO AKILA CITY

Mission text:
“Sam Coe and his daughter Cora will be coming with me to Akila City. They’ll be passengers on my ship until we get there.”


Akila City is in the Cheyenne System, northeast of Alpha Centauri, on the planet with the same name.

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3. TALK TO SAM

Mission text:
“Sam Coe and his daughter Cora will be coming with me to Akila City. They’ll be passengers on my ship until we get there.”


Sam is standing at the town entrance and is waiting to talk.

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4. GO TO THE GALBANK VAULT

Mission text:
“Sam Coe will be coming with me until we find the Artifact on Akila. First stop is GalBank to find his ancestor Solomon’s maps.”


Head to Galbank. It’s near the city entrance and not hard to miss. A guard at the city gate tells us about an ongoing robbery at GalBank. This will start the Freestar Collective Mission JOB GONE WRONG. You have to complete it before you can go to the Galbank Vault.

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5. SEARCH FOR THE MAPS

Mission text:
“The robbery at GalBank has been dealt with. Sam and I should be able to get Solomon’s maps now.”


Sam will give you a copy of the key to search the deposit boxes. Go through them, find a “Note to Sam” and talk to Sam.

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6. TALK TO JACOB

Mission text:
“Solomon’s maps weren’t in GalBank. Someone named Jacob got to them first, and he’s waiting for Sam to come talk to him at the Coe Estate.”


Guess we have to go talk to Sam’s dad at the Coe Estate. Talk to Sam afterwards.

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7. GET THE MAPS

Mission text:
“We need to get Solomon’s Maps from Jacob Coe. I could try talking to him, or I could set up a distraction with Sam, or maybe we can ask Cora for help.”


There are three different options to get the maps. The easiest one is to ask Cora for help but Sam doesn’t like that. The other two options are either to persuade Jacob or steal the maps while Sam distracts him.

If you persuade Jacob, he will give you the key to the room where the maps are and you can just get them.

Talk to Sam when you have them.

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8. TRAVEL TO THE EMPTY NEST / GET THE ARTIFACT

Mission text:
“Solomon’s maps are pointing us to a cave inside of Shaw Gang territory, on the frontier of Akila.”


Leave Akila City and walk towards the mission marker – where the Empty Nest is. As soon as you arrive you will encounter a firefight between the Shaw Gang and wildlife. Defeat the hostiles and enter the nearby cave through the yellow door.

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The Shaw Gang are also in the cave. There is a locked gate in the cave. You can either loot a key from one of the gang members or pick up a key in the camp just before the gate.

The Artifact is at the bottom of the cave. Leave the cave after. There are more Shaw waiting outside. Deal with them, one way or another.

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9. RETURN TO THE LODGE

Mission text:
“We have the Artifact. Time to get back to the Lodge.”


Travel back to the Lodge and add the Artifact to the collection. This will conclude the mission.

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This is STARFIELD
Release: September 6th, 2023
Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Official Website: https://bethesdagamestudios.com/
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