All Side Quests in New Atlantis in Starfield

Every side quest you'll find in New Atlantis!
Starfield New Atlantis Entrance
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As the largest and likely the first city you’ll visit in Starfield, New Atlantis houses numerous organizations, faiths, and quest givers who require a helping hand. If you want to learn all about the side quests in New Atlantis in Starfield, join us in exploring the numerous stories here.

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Every Side Quest in New Atlantis

The city of New Atlantis in Starfield is by far the largest settlement you will explore and reside in while playing the game. In total, there are 27 side quests in New Atlantis for you to discover and complete, with many of them leading into follow-up quests that form a story-centered chain.

A Break at Dawn

Starfield Royce Elgin
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Sergeant Yumi100 XP
Credits (Leveled)

What starts as a drunken brawl in A Break at Dawn winds up with a serious theft that Sergeant Yumi and now you need to uncover. The Dawn’s Roost, a local bar and restaurant in the Residential District, sees all manner of patrons, but this one was different.

A Light in the Darkness

Starfield SSNN Building
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Tommy Bitlow50 XP (Per Story)
650 Credits (Per Story)

It turns out that, in A Light in the Darkness, it isn’t just you interested in the various quests you’ve tackled in Starfield. The local news station, SSNN, is also keen on learning about what you’ve been doing across the Settled Systems, and they’re willing to pay for your time.

Alternating Currents

Louisa Reyez in Starfield
Quest GiverQuest Reward
Louisa Reyez75 XP
Credits (Leveled)

In Alternating Currents, you’ll help Louisa Reyez restore power and discover who is tapping into the grid without authorization. You must track down the source on the surface; then, you have a decision to make as to who deserves the evidence.

An Invitation

Starfield Marcus Lestari
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Marcus Lestari100 XP
Credits (Leveled)

There’s nothing quite like restoring a stable power supply to an entire district and then immediately moving on to hand out invitations. In An Invitation, you will help Marcus Lestari pass out invitations to three of his buddies throughout New Atlantis. It’s a lot of walking.

A Parting Gift

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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Zawadi Wade100 XP
2000 Credits

In what is possibly the most depressing side quest in Starfield, A Parting Gift places you into the shoes of an intergalactic mail carrier tasked with delivering the final handwritten letter between pen pals. Unfortunately, what’s within the letter is heartbreaking, and you play witness to the whole event.

A Shipment for Salinas

Starfield Vicente Salinas in Apex Electronics
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Vicente Salinas100 XP
Credits (Leveled)

If you’d like to unlock additional armaments for sale in The Well, you must speak with Vicente Salinas at Apex Electronics. He runs a little backroom shop with high-end firearms and ammunition but refuses to sell to those he doesn’t know and trust. In A Shipment for Salinas, you will earn that trust.

A Tree Grows in New Atlantis

Starfield A Tree Grows in New Atlantis Quest Giver
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Kelton Frush100 XP
Credits (Leveled)

There’s something strange about the scientist standing under the great tree in New Atlantis, muttering away to himself. Kelton Frush is worried about the tree, and he’s asked you to help him track down his bio-sensors in A Tree Grows in New Atlantis.

Beautiful Secrets

Starfield Warner Connell at Enhance!
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Warner Connell100 XP
Credits (Leveled)

Warner, the owner of the local Enhance! takes his job seriously. Unfortunately for him, he lost a precious data slate with patient information when he went to lunch recently. In Beautiful Secrets, you must help him track down the lost slate to preserve his business and patients’ right to privacy.

Distilling Confidence

Starfield Distilling Confidence Mission
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Nyssa Marcano75 XP
Credits (Leveled)
Supernova

Local bartender Nyssa Marcano, over at the Viewport, plans to create a new concoction that will sell like hotcakes in Distilling Confidence. Unfortunately for her, UC Security confiscated the package, and now she wants your help acquiring the crate. You have a few options to nab this one, so pick wisely based on your playstyle and character build.

Due in Full

Starfield Landry Hollifield at GalBank, New Atlantis
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Landry Hollifield50 XP (x4)
Credits (Leveled) (x4)
Solace

If you fancy yourself the ultimate credit collector, then working for Landry Hollifield in Due in Full proves lucrative and relatively straightforward. You’ll travel the Settled Systems collecting debts on behalf of GalBank, all for your own rewards. You can persuade, shoot, and use your detective skills to ensure everyone pays what’s due.

Gem Jealousy

Starfield Guillaume Degarmo
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Guillaume Degarmo100 XP
Credits (Leveled)

It’s time to make the ultimate trade in Gem Jealousy. Guillaume Degarmo wants to offer up his plate for a gem, which George Saint-George over at Jemison Mercantile currently holds. It’s up to you to make someone’s dreams come true!

Keeping the Peace

Starfield Sergeant Yumi
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Sergeant Yumi100 XP
Credits (Leveled)

Sergeant Yumi offers plenty of work for those who don’t mind helping the UC Security in New Atlantis. In Keeping the Peace, you’ll traverse MAST, track down a secret agent holding a unique package, and return to Yumi for your reward. You’re the middle-man here, and it pays as such.

Late Bloomer

Starfield Kelton Frush at the Tree in New Atlantis
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Kelton Frush100 XP
Credits (Leveled)

We’re back helping Kelton Frush with his tree concerns, and this time, he’s discovered something a bit unfortunate and perhaps sinister. In Late Bloomer, you will help Kelton track down something to appease the tree’s growing vibrations. It’s an odd quest.

Olive Branch

Starfield Nilesh Distraction
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Nilesh Sherazi100 XP
Credits (Leveled)

While New Atlantis is mostly green as is, Nilesh would like to add to the local flora. He has an olive to plant and wants your help picking the perfect spot in the city. Despite the simplicity of the task, Olive Branch throws a few curveballs your way.

Out on a Limb

Starfield screenshot of Emilio during the Out on a Limb mission
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Kelton Frush100 XP
Credits (Leveled)

Kelton Frush requires data for his Tree Research, and a local has the inside scoop. You’ll need to use stealth, persuasion, and hacking skills to help him with his tree problems in Out on a Limb, though don’t fret because we’re not yet done with Kelton.

Overdesigned

Starfield Kepler R Ship
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Walter Stroud200 XP
Credits (Leveled)
Kepler R/Kepler S

Of the many side quests in New Atlantis and in Starfield as a whole, too few provide exceptional rewards worth fighting over. But Overdesigned does. Walter Stroud wants your help designing a new ship for his company, and your choices ultimately lead to one design or another.

Power From Beyond

Quest GiverQuest Reward
Vladimir150 XP
Starborn Power

Who doesn’t love space magic? In Power From Beyond, a side quest that feels more like part of the main quest for Constellation, you’ll work with Vladimir to track down temples, follow distortions, and acquire powers beyond belief.

Primary Sources

Starfield Nadia Muffaz
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Nadia Muffaz50 XP
Credits (Leveled)

Nadia Muffaz of the local SSNN office requires a few sources for an upcoming news piece she’s working on. You’re in the area, so you’re the perfect candidate to track down and speak with each source. In Primary Sources, you’ll meet with three different people in The Well and tell their stories.

Reliable Care

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Quest GiverQuest Rewards
Talia O’Shea50 XP
Credits (Leveled)

In Reliable Care, you will help Nurse O’Shea, the only medical practitioner in The Well, diagnose a mysterious illness affecting children in New Atlantis. For that, you must track down her colleague’;’s notes on similar cases.

Search and Seizure

Starfield Smuggler Ship
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Sergeant Yumi200 XP
Credits (Leveled)

Sergeant Yumi suspects a smuggler ship recently docked in New Atlantis, and Search and Seizure sees you helping him find the culprit and put a lock on the contraband coming in via the spaceport. It’s a fun little romp with some detective work and helps keep the city clean.

Spreading the News

Starfield Tommy Bitlow SSNN Intern
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Tommy Bitlow100 XP
Credits (Leveled)

SSNN has a lot of work for an explorer, so speak with Tommy Bitlow again after completing A Light in the Darkness. In Spreading the News, you must deliver a slate to three key individuals in the city, relaying the news to each.

Suspicious Activities

Starfield Theresa Mason
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Theresa Mason50 XP
Credits (Leveled)

Theresa Mason is suspicious of a few people lurking around UC Surplus. She believes they’re casing the joint for an upcoming robbery. In Suspicious Activities, you’ll help her discover whether her hunch is correct and then deal with the problem.

Tapping the Grid

Quest GiverQuest Reward
Louisa Reyez75 XP
Credits (Leveled)

In The Well, life isn’t as grand as on the surface. It’s New Atlantis’ best-kept secret, and the folks down below find themselves having extreme difficulty in keeping the lights on. In Tapping the Grid, the usual mechanic is a no-show, so you get to help Louisa Reyez restore the junction boxes in The Well.

Terror Brew

Starfield Terror Brew Predator
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Markieff Sutherland150 XP
2000/3000 Credits

Markieff Sutherland requires a bounty hunter of sorts. He needs someone capable of taking down a terrifying creature without fear. You seem like an adept hunter, so help him out in Terror Brew searching for Fermented Coffee Beans.

The Art Dealer

Starfield Samson Cebrail
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Samson Cebrail100 XP
Credits (Leveled)

You’ll likely stumble upon Samson hanging around Jemison Mercantile, looking somewhat lost. He requires a courier to scoop up some artwork from The Well and return it in one piece. But don’t ask any questions; otherwise, The Art Dealer may have issues with you.

The Boot

Starfield Antonio Bianchi
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Antonio Bianchi150 XP
Credits (Leveled)

It’s time to fly away from New Atlantis for a time. In The Boot, you’ll visit The Den on behalf of Antonio Bianchi, just so that you can store some boots in a crate. Or, you can take a different route and sell them. It’s up to you what you do with the coveted boots.

The Kindness of Strangers

Starfield Andy Singh
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Quest GiverQuest Reward
Andy Singh150 XP
Credits (Leveled)

Instead of shooting someone today, we’re going to help them. In The Kindness of Strangers, a New Atlantis side quest, you will pick up a patient, get a homecooked meal, and bring them home for a relaxing and healing afternoon. It’s almost sweet.

Two Tales, Two Cities

Quest GiverQuest Reward
Sergeant Yumi200 XP
Credits (Leveled)

In yet another side quest for Sergeant Yumi, Two Tales Two Cities, the follow-up to Search and Seizure, will see us helping the lawman track down evidence and make an arrest. The more evidence you have, the better.

Once you’re done working through the numerous side quests in New Atlantis, why not head over to Akila City? You should definitely check out The Great Laredo Caper.

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