Reconnaissance Squad


Side Quest


Forest Zone

Quest Giver




Reconnaissance Squad is a Side Quest in NieR: Automata


"After the fall of the Bunker, 4S, a similar model android to 9S, has taken refuge at the Forest Castle. Even though the YoRHa squd has been destroyed, he still trying to gather data on the enemy, and since there's only so much he can do on his own, he has asked 9S for help. Gather new enemy intel, and give it to 4S at he Forest Castle"

"4S felt a sense of guilt at having survived when all of his friends had died. He is very grateful that the intel gathering was completed faster than expected, and he tells 9S not to succumb to the same sense of guilt. He decided to give serious thought to how he's going to live his life from now on."


Reconnaissance Squad Objectives

  1. Gather enemy intel
  2. Give Unit Data to 4S



Reconnaissance Squad Rewards



Reconnaissance Squad Walkthrough

  • This quest becomes available on your third playthrough, after the quest Loss, when you select 9S and trigger "Tower Recon".
  • Go to the Forest Zone: Royal Chamber access point and go right past the linked-sphere type. When you reach the ramp, double jump to reach a higher level, then go around to find 4S and talk to him to begin the quest.
  • Sharing data with him will give you rewards at intervals
  • When your Unit Data tab shows 95% you can complete the quest and obtain a large reward




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    • Anonymous

      06 Jul 2017 01:26  

      i have a question. for some reason in the description of the misiĆ³n says that i have to find White animals but i have like a ton of White meat from elks and boars, do i have to kill more of them or do i only have to focus on killing enemies?

      • Anonymous

        16 May 2017 16:41  

        I finished the game over 7 times i cant get past 92% what exactly do i need to do, where do i get this "enemy intel" pls someone tell me its soooo annyoing, nobody ever tells exactly what and where to do.

        • Anonymous

          24 Apr 2017 22:18  


          I find it strange what happens later but unifortunatly in the end 4S would die at some point since the pod was spacific that ALL YorHa black boxes has been deactivated

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