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On this page of the Horizon Forbidden West guide you will find the walkthrough of the Shadow from the Past side quest

Last update: Tuesday, March 8, 2022

This page of the Horizon Forbidden West game guide contains a walkthrough of the Shadow from the Past side quest. We explain how to find the tracks and reach the cave.

Quest rewards

  1. XP: 1,750
  2. Skill Points: 2
  3. Unlocking the side quest: Shadow in the West

Initiating the quest

Talk to the prisoner in the Barren Light settlement - Horizon Forbidden West: Shadow from the Past - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide
  1. Area: The Daunt
  2. Level: 7

Talk to the prisoner in the Barren Light settlement. Ask Conover for details on the members of the Eclipse.

Go to the Clearing

Head to the clearing east of the settlement that Conover mentioned - Horizon Forbidden West: Shadow from the Past - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Head to the clearing east of the settlement that Conover mentioned.

Examine the Blood

Once in the area, examine the bloodstains on the ground - Horizon Forbidden West: Shadow from the Past - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Once in the area, examine the bloodstains on the ground.

Investigate the Clearing

Investigate the nearby area and examine the highlighted tracks near the branches and behind the boulder - Horizon Forbidden West: Shadow from the Past - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Investigate the nearby area and examine the highlighted tracks near the branches and behind the boulder.

Search for Tracks and Follow the Tracks

Enter focus mode and highlight the tracks by pressing R1 - Horizon Forbidden West: Shadow from the Past - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Enter focus mode and highlight the tracks by pressing R1. Follow the tracks until you reach the clearing with the machines. Dispose of all the machines or cross the clearing while remaining hidden.

Search for Tracks

You will find more tracks by the destroyed machine at the other end of the clearing - Horizon Forbidden West: Shadow from the Past - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

You will find more tracks by the destroyed machine at the other end of the clearing.

Follow the Trail of Blood

Use focus mode to mark the blood trail you found and follow it to the bridge - Horizon Forbidden West: Shadow from the Past - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Use focus mode to mark the blood trail you found and follow it to the bridge.

Examine the Lookout

Cross the bridge and go down to the river - Horizon Forbidden West: Shadow from the Past - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Cross the bridge and go down to the river. Examine the objects that someone has left on the boulder.

Search for Tracks and Follow the Tracks

Activate focus mode, mark the tracks and follow them upwards until you find the entrance to the cave at the top of the stone - Horizon Forbidden West: Shadow from the Past - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Activate focus mode, mark the tracks and follow them upwards until you find the entrance to the cave at the top of the stone.

Enter the Cave

Scan the nearby area, then climb the marked lines to the top and enter the cave - Horizon Forbidden West: Shadow from the Past - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Scan the nearby area, then climb the marked lines to the top and enter the cave.

Investigate the Cave

Go deeper into the cave and investigate the sounds coming from the tunnel - Horizon Forbidden West: Shadow from the Past - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Go deeper into the cave and investigate the sounds coming from the tunnel.

Kill the Eclipse

Kill all the people in the cave - Horizon Forbidden West: Shadow from the Past - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Kill all the people in the cave. Their leader will start hiding behind obstacles. A few precise head shots should take him out.

Examine Rayad's Corpse

At the very end of the camp you will find a dead body - Horizon Forbidden West: Shadow from the Past - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

At the very end of the camp you will find a dead body. Examine the corpse and take its mask.

Return to Conover

Use the exit point to quickly return to the bottom - Horizon Forbidden West: Shadow from the Past - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Use the exit point to quickly return to the bottom. Return to Conover in the Barren Light and tell him about what you discovered.

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