This page of the guide to Horizon Forbidden West contains a walkthrough of the Breaking Even side quest. You will learn how to defeat the Rockbreaker and what is the code to enter the door in the tunnel.
- Quest rewards
- Initiating the quest
- Listen to Rumor about the Missing Expedition
- Talk to the Caravan Leader
- Go to the Tunnel and Investigate the Tunnel
- Kill the Machines
- Investigate the Tunnel and Pull out the Derbis
- Investigate the Tunnel
- Kill the Rockbreaker
- Recover Porguf's Lockbox - optional
- Find an Entrance to the Eastern Side of the Canyon
- Destroy the Obstruction
- Return to Porguf
- XP: 5400
- Skill Points: 2
Initiating the quest
- Region: The Stillsands
- Level: 18
Listen to Rumor about the Missing Expedition
Listen to gossip from a woman at the campfire near the Base.
Talk to the Caravan Leader
Talk to Porguf at Camp Nowhere, located south of the Base.
Go to the Tunnel and Investigate the Tunnel
Go to the tunnel next to Camp Nowhere and set fire to the Firegleam. Then pull the grid from the wall using the pullcaster and proceed to the next room. Approach the lying woman and talk to her.
Keep going deeper into the tunnel until you reach a room patrolled by machines.
Kill the Machines
Kill all machines while hiding behind a pillar. In the combat area, you will find several exploding barrels and clusters of mushrooms that can serve as your smoke screen.
Investigate the Tunnel and Pull out the Derbis
Walk up to the collapsed passage and pull out the blue elements with the pullcaster.
Investigate the Tunnel
Enter the room, turn left and leave the collapsing tunnel.
Kill the Rockbreaker
When you come out of the tunnel you will be attacked by the Rockbreaker Climb the high rock near the tunnel and wait for the machine to emerge from the ground. Use shock damage weapons and explosive bombs. If the Rockbreaker attacks you with boulders, crouch and hide behind a rock.
Recover Porguf's Lockbox - optional
Scan the area thoroughly and search all the chests which contain many valuable items. Porguf's lockbox is by the wooden cart.
Find an Entrance to the Eastern Side of the Canyon
Enter the tunnel through a small hole in the wall. Inside, enter the room on the right and read the note called The Other Side, which contains the entry code.
Destroy the Obstruction
Use explosive bombs to set fire to the barrels against the wall.
Go through the new opening. Enter the room on the right and open the door with the code 2054. Inside the room you will find a safe with many valuable items.
Return to Porguf
Leave the tunnel, return to Porguf at Camp Nowhere and collect your rewards.