Turf War is a Side Quest in NieR: Automata obtained in Forest Zone from Animal-Loving Machine which gives extra (EXP), items, and occasionally even weaponry for completing any of the side tasks. Most of the side tasks available to you can be completed during playthroughs with all characters. You won't be able to go back to earlier regions in various parts of the story, which may prevent you from completing some of these side missions until later.
- Recommended Lvl: 40
- Quest Giver: Animal-Loving Machine
- Location: Forest Zone
Side Quest Rewards
- Archives: Record of a Bestial Machine
- Animal Bait x5
- Full Recovery x1
- Auto-Heal +5 Chip
- 1,750 EXP
- Record of a Bestial Machine
Turf War Walkthrough
Speak with the Animal-Loving Machine Again
This quest unlocks after you have completed Animal Care. Returing to the Forest Zone will make it accessible by talking to the Animal-loving Machine at its shack.
Take out the Enemies in the Forest
The animals in question are on a section of the Forest that borders with the Machine Village.There is a large group of boars led by a machine moose. They are all level 40 so beware. The enemy leader machine is level 44, and has deadly charge attacks. If you want to do this at low level, change 9S battle configuration to aggressive and attack the enemies from the safety of high up tree roots, letting 9S tank them.
Return to the Animal-Loving Machine
Return to the animal-loving machine to complete the quest. An entry on Animal Machine is added to your Unit Data. This will mark the end of this Side Quest. Upon completing this side quest you will be rewarded with 10000G, 1750 EXp, Archives: Record of a Bestial Machine, Animal Bait x5, Full Recovery x1, and Auto-Heal +5 Chip
Turf War Trivia & Notes
- Turf War NieR: Automata Notes, Tips, and Trivia Go Here
- The boars and their machine leader cannot leave the clearing in which they start in. By setting 9S to long-range, luring the leader onto the root at the entrance of the area, and standing on the other side of it, you can cause the machine to try charging you but get stopped by an invisible wall. He can then be killed with ranged attacks in complete safety.
Hacking the machine leader seems to cause the quest to bug out, had to reload save to respawn it.
The auto heal chip I got was minimum capacity, not sure if it's like that for everyone or if it's random. If it is random, you could save before turning in the quest and spamming the save to get an easy +5 minimum.
Why is it so rare that Chapter Numbers are included?
this side quest was patched to heal the machine if it hits the border being claimed here can make the fight trivial with long range attacks, please edit
tried that invisible wall thingy (PC version). Then the machine leader kept hitting the glass-wall like once per sec. Healing it self for like 1400 hp each time. No way I cold out-damage that.
How to access that section ?