N7: Abandoned Mine


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Experience Points
x2000 Iridium

N7: Abandoned Mine is an Assignment in Mass Effect 2. N7: Abandoned Mine is about investigating the mining facility on AequitasAssignments are secondary quests in Mass Effect 2, that are not mandatory to progress the game's story, but provide context and flavor by meeting interesting NPCs of all kind of Races, granting additional experience, and letting the player visit extraordinary and unique planets.


N7: Abandoned Mine Walkthrough

Getting Ready

In this Assignment you will probably face more Husks than in any other part of the game. Powers that deal splash damage will come in handy. In terms of squadmates, Grunt is probably the best choice because he is though and is capable of wielding his trusty Shotgun.


Once you land, head to your right to loot a container near a skeleton to obtain x2250 Credits. Enter the mine and a lonely Husk will run in front of you, dispose of it and head into the room. Immediately turn left and deal with the Husks that are attempting to swarm you. After the fight, you can obtain a datapad and a crate of Iridium to the right.

In the next room a Husk will drop from the ceiling and run to the right. You will find also four more Husks and an Abomination here. Notice the explosive crates on either side of them and use it to your advantage, just wait for their position to be ideal for maximum damage. There is another Iridium crate in this room, grab it before leaving.

Take the tunnel down, grab the Iridium crate to your left along the way, and get ready for more combat. Two Husks will drop from the ceiling, and another group of four combined with an Abomination will charge out from the tunnels. Dispose of them any way you can. You can examine the logs to learn what has happened here. You now can go to either your right or your left. To the right you have height advantage but a much smaller area; on the other hand to the left you have a much larger area, but you will be facing the Husks face to face, and poses a direct threat to you. 

When you get close to the top of the ramp, EDI informs you over the comm that she picked up a massive power signature in the mine, and she suspects it is the source of the Husks. Worry about that later, because a massive amount of Husks is coming your way, so get ready to unleash everything you have, including Heavy Weapons if necessary. 

When the Husks are finally down,  keep going down and you will see the device EDI mentioned and the two bombs beside it. Don't head over there yet, you can loot a locked to your left, once you bypass it more Husks will come for you.  Once they are down, use your time to explore this room, you will find a med-kit, some Power Cells and the credits from the locker. After the looting is completed, you can destroy the bombs to trigger the cutscene that ends the Assignment.


How to unlock N7: Abandoned Mine


Enemies found on N7: Abandoned Mine


N7: Abandoned Mine Rewards

  • Experience Points
  • Credits


N7: Abandoned Mine Notes & Tips

  • Notes & tips go here


All Assignments in Mass Effect 2
Arrival (Assignment)  ♦  Citadel: Crime in Progress  ♦  Citadel: Found Forged ID  ♦  Citadel: Krogan Sushi  ♦  Dossier: The Master Thief  ♦  Dossier: The Veteran  ♦  Illium: A Troublemaker  ♦  Illium: Blue Rose of Illium  ♦  Illium: Gianna Parasini  ♦  Illium: Indentured Service  ♦  Illium: Medical Scans  ♦  Illium: The Assassin: Salarian Family Data  ♦  Illium: The Justicar: Smuggling Evidence  ♦  Illium: The Justicar: Stolen Goods Found  ♦  Illium: The Prodigal: Lost Locket Found  ♦  N7: Abandoned Research Station  ♦  N7: Anomalous Weather Detected  ♦  N7: Archeological Dig Site  ♦  N7: Blood Pack Base  ♦  N7: Blood Pack Communications Relay  ♦  N7: Blue Suns Base  ♦  N7: Captured Mining Facility  ♦  N7: Eclipse Smuggling Depot  ♦  N7: Endangered Research Station  ♦  N7: Hahne-Kedar Facility  ♦  N7: Imminent Ship Crash  ♦  N7: Javelin Missiles Launched  ♦  N7: Lost Operative  ♦  N7: Mining The Canyon  ♦  N7: MSV Estevanico  ♦  N7: MSV Strontium Mule  ♦  N7: Quarian Crash Site  ♦  N7: Wrecked Merchant Freighter  ♦  Normandy Crash Site (Assignment)  ♦  Normandy Crash Site (Assignments)  ♦  Normandy: FBA Couplings  ♦  Normandy: Serrice Ice Brandy  ♦  Normandy: Special Ingredients  ♦  Omega: Archangel: Datapad Recovered  ♦  Omega: Batarian Bartender  ♦  Omega: Packages for Ish  ♦  Omega: Struggling Quarian  ♦  Omega: The Patriarch  ♦  Omega: The Professor: Missing Assistant  ♦  Overlord (Assignment)  ♦  Overlord: Atlas Station  ♦  Overlord: Prometheus Station  ♦  Overlord: Vulcan Station  ♦  Project Firewalker: Geth Activity  ♦  Project Firewalker: Prothean Site  ♦  Project Firewalker: Rosalie Lost  ♦  Project Firewalker: Survey Sites Located  ♦  Project Firewalker: Volcano Station  ♦  Tuchanka: Combustion Manifold  ♦  Tuchanka: Killing Pyjaks  ♦  Tuchanka: Old Blood: Missing Scout

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