If you need help completing the Everspace 2 mission, Old Friends, continue reading below for our walkthrough. This guide contains in-detail steps on what you need to do for each objective alongside some tips and tricks. If you’re still struggling with something, comment below the article to get some help.
Old Friends Walkthrough
Travel Through the Union Bridge Gate
Now that you’ve completed the previous mission, Ceto Ghost Hunt, it’s time to visit the Union system. Travel back to the Union Bridge location where you can enter the Ceto Transit Gate. Once you’re out on the other side, you’ll have a new companion, the HIVE unit. The Autonomous Cargo Dispatcher is a useful upgrade if your inventory often gets too full. Now continue on over to Prescott Starbase where a man named Maddocks should be.
Aside from Prescott Starbase being a pretty cool city, you can also find new ships and gear here at the many shops. Take a look at our ship guide here for information on every ship in Everspace 2. For the Old Friends mission, it doesn’t seem to matter the order that you check each ramen shop, but this hasn’t been confirmed. Check all three until a ramen chef points you toward someone named Daryl at the nearby casino.
Meet Daryl and Head to Cephas Downs
Travel to the palace named Kato Palace to meet Daryl and get some new info about Maddocks. You’ll need to complete a job for Daryl before he trusts you enough to say where Maddocks is. Now leave Prescott Starbase and head to the Cephas Downs location. Follow the mission marker into a tunnel leading to an underground settlement. Once you dock at the abandoned settlement, the Everspace 2 early access main storyline will be complete. This also finishes the Old Friends mission.
Before you leave the settlement, check the nearby container with a mission item inside. The Cephas Cabernet Sauvignon item has a letter addressed to the owner of the Flying Dutchess. If you return this to her, there may be a reward. Be sure to check out our full Everspace 2 walkthrough hub for info on side missions.