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This page of the guide to Horizon Forbidden West contains the solver for the side quest The Deluge - Gouge, Tenakth Vindicator.

Last update: Thursday, June 2, 2022

On this page of the guide to Horizon Forbidden West you'll find a walkthrough of The Deluge side quest. We explain how to rescue survivors from the sunken village, where to find the waterfall source in the Gouge and how to obtain the Tenakth Vindicator outfit.

Quest rewards

  1. XP: 4125
  2. Skill Points: 2
  3. Armor: Tenakth Vindicator

Initiating the quest

You unlock this quest by approaching the destroyed village north of Scalding Spear - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide
  1. Area: Salt Bite
  2. Level: 15

You unlock this quest by approaching the destroyed village north of Scalding Spear.

Talk to the Survivors

Talk to the survivors sitting at the shore - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Talk to the survivors sitting at the shore.

Rescue the Survivors Trapped on the Cliffs

Use your Pullcaster to pull out the metal bar with blue elements - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Use your Pullcaster to pull out the metal bar with blue elements. Then dive into the water, scan the area and ignite the firegleam on the left side of the crane.

Climb up to the highest part of the metal structure near the crane and pull out the blocked part - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Climb up to the highest part of the metal structure near the crane and pull out the blocked part. Climb the ladders onto the crane, shoot the cables to lower the device and talk to the survivors.

Rescue the Survivors Trapped in the Metal Tower

Swim up to the metal tower and knock over a tree to unlock the way inside - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Swim up to the metal tower and knock over a tree to unlock the way inside. Scan the area and jump down onto the element highlighted in yellow.

Use your Pullcaster to pull an element out of the wall and jump to the higher level of the tower - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Use your Pullcaster to pull an element out of the wall and jump to the higher level of the tower. Stand on the part you just pulled out and pull out another element.

Jump onto the metal beam, turn around and pull out yet another one - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Jump onto the metal beam, turn around and pull out yet another one. Jump onto the ladder and climb the element by the item crate. Jump onto the beam you just pulled out and go through the hole in the wall.

Climb the ladder to the top of the metal tower and jump to the roof of a nearby building. Jump down through a hole in the roof to enter the flooded room and talk to survivors.

Turn around and pull yourself towards a handle - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Turn around and pull yourself towards a handle. Use the Pullcaster on blue objects to reach the ladder. Finally, use the Pullcaster on the hole by the crate to free the survivors.

Search the Ruined Village for Survivors

Swim up to the cave near the upper part of the sunken village and kill the Burrowers patrolling the area - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Swim up to the cave near the upper part of the sunken village and kill the Burrowers patrolling the area.

Rescue the Survivors Trapped on the Watchtower

To quickly dispatch the remaining machines shoot the beams attached to the rock when the Snapmaw is walking past them - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

To quickly dispatch the remaining machines shoot the beams attached to the rock when the Snapmaw is walking past them. Then finish it off with fire arrows, bombs or weapons dealing shock damage.

After neutralizing the threat talk to the survivors as they come down from the watchtower.

Return to Natikka

Talk to Natikka in the southern area of the village - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Talk to Natikka in the southern area of the village.

Go to the Gouge and Clear the Debris

Go to the marked spot in the western area of the village and pull out some blue objects to clear the debris blocking the way to the Gouge - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Go to the marked spot in the western area of the village and pull out some blue objects to clear the debris blocking the way to the Gouge.

Enter the Gouge and Talk to Kentokk

Enter the cave through the small opening, jump down and talk to Kentokk - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Enter the cave through the small opening, jump down and talk to Kentokk.

Find the Source of the Waterfall

Jump up and pull yourself towards a protruding concrete beam - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Jump up and pull yourself towards a protruding concrete beam. Use your Pullcaster to pull out a metal element from the wall and jump into the tunnel. Force open the door on the other side of the tunnel and proceed.

Turn left and pull a crate closer, then use it to get to the upper level - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Turn left and pull a crate closer, then use it to get to the upper level. Go left, scan the area and drop down on a rock ledge. Jump onto the next element behind you.

Scan the area again and climb the metal structure to an upper level.

Jump onto the metal beams and pull out two blue elements from the rock - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Jump onto the metal beams and pull out two blue elements from the rock. Then jump up and pull yourself towards the handle. Move right, along the wall, until you reach a tunnel with rails. Follow the tunnel and jump to the next room, leading to an upper level.

Ignite the Firegleam

Finally, ignite the firegleam to leave the cave - Horizon Forbidden West: The Deluge - walkthrough - Side quests - Horizon Forbidden West Guide

Finally, ignite the firegleam to leave the cave.

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