Vanquish the Bad Bot


Side Quest


Machine Village

Quest Giver




Vanquish the Bad Bot is a Side Quest in NieR: Automata


"Pascal needs someone to defeat a machine lifeform that is attacking the children. Head to the playground and put and end to its rampage."

"Pascal is relieved. You protected the children and the pacifistic machines in the village. Unfortunately, you also gained a lot of affection in the process."


Vanquish the Bad Bot Objectives

  1. Defeat the enhanced machine
  2. Tell Pascal of your success



Vanquish the Bad Bot Rewards



Vanquish the Bad Bot Walkthrough

  • On your third playthrough, as you are in control of A2, you will visit Machine Village during the quest Maintenance. Talk to Pascal after obtaining the Fuel Filter to trigger this quest.
  • Simply go down to the ground level and defeat the machine here, then return to Pascal for a reward.
  • This quest unlocks the next main quest: It Takes a Village.




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    • Anonymous

      09 Sep 2017 16:01  

      I remember doing the quest. It also says that you need it to unlock the next main quest and iv finished the game so why isnt it done ?

      • Anonymous

        21 Mar 2017 02:06  

        This Quest may disappear from your quest log. I'm pretty sure it's because it's a side quest but it's required to do in order to unlock a
        main story Quest. Try going to chapter 17 and see if it's still in your quest long

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