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Let’s Accumulate All 18 Snow Globes In Starfield

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Earth isn’t in her finest state in Starfield. With out an environment, our residence has been decreased to an infinite desert. It’s stunning to behold. Only some indicators of humanity’s illustrious previous stay, damaged ruins poking out of the infinite sands. And for some cause, at every of those somber websites sits a single commemorative snow globe so that you can acquire. Cheery! (There are two snow globes to gather on the moon and on Mars, too.)

Discovering Earth’s former landmarks, and thus their snow globes, takes some doing. All however one snow globe has an related e-book you’ll have to seek out first, which will provide you with the mandatory coordinates. Then all you might want to do is trek to Earth, land on the designated web site, and take within the sights (and maintain an eye fixed out for the snow globes).

Nonetheless, as a result of a few of these books are seemingly solely discovered throughout elements of particular quests, progressing sure questlines can render some snow globes unobtainable. Particularly, the best snow globe hunter candidate is somebody who hasn’t actually gotten very far within the Crimson Fleet faction quest or the First Contact quest, and who hasn’t but accomplished the primary quest “Unearthed.” Additionally, in the event you’re on a New Sport+ playthrough and select to skip the primary quest, you could not be capable of get all the snow globes that run, as some are in quest-specific areas.

As well as, discovering the places of the landmarks will generally contain a little bit of stealth and thievery, so remember to make investments no less than one level into the Stealth and Pickpocket expertise earlier than you begin your stellar sightseeing.

Lastly, it could be doable to seek out books for numerous snow globe landmarks in places totally different from what we doc right here, however the next are all confirmed places.

U.S. Financial institution Tower, Los Angeles, California, Earth

Let’s begin with a monument to capitalism in no matter’s left of LA. To seek out the enduring U.S. Financial institution Tower (or, if you’d like some trippy headcanon, maybe it’s GTA’s Maze Tower?) head to Hopetown on the planet Polvo within the Valo system. Go to Ron Hope’s workplace and steal the e-book titled Hope Household Tree from his desk. This does in truth rely as stealing, so use some stealth until you wish to trigger a scene.

Flipping by its pages will provide you with the Earth coords for Los Angeles. Land, discover the tower—you possibly can’t miss it: Earth’s a large desert now—and also you’ll discover the LA snow globe close to the underside of the financial institution tower.

The Gateway Arch, Saint Louis, Missouri, Earth

A snow globe shows the cty of St. Louis.

Screenshot: Bethesda / Kotaku

Let’s head east to Missouri and take a look at the massive flexible swoopy factor the locals cherished a lot. Fortunately the Gateway Arch survived the destruction of the Earth’s ambiance. To learn how to get there, you’ll must steal a penthouse key at Neon’s Astral Lounge on the planet of Volii Alpha within the Volii system.

Saunter into the Astral Lounge and take the elevator on the left to go to the VIP space. You’lll discover Benjamin Bayu in one of many non-public cubicles. Pickpocket his penthouse key and depart the Astral Lounge. Earlier than you get to the steps that lead as much as the lounge’s entrance, go to the left to seek out an elevator. Take that elevator to Bayu’s penthouse. As soon as inside, discover his workplace and also you’ll see a e-book on the desk titled The Worth of Future. Learn it and also you’ll get the placement for St. Louis and its well-known arch.

The Empire State Constructing, New York, Earth

It’s time to hit up New York Metropolis, which stays the middle of the world even in its barren state. This time you’re on the lookout for a e-book known as Our Misplaced Heritage. You will discover it within the MAST constructing in New Atlantis on Jemison within the Alpha Centauri system.

Head to the president’s workplace through the MAST constructing’s floor ground foyer elevator and steal that e-book straight from her desk. Learn it to get the placement of the Empire State Constructing. Sadly, you gained’t be capable of peruse the halls of The Compleat Strategist, however you will discover a snow globe simply hanging out on a rock within the space surrounding the constructing.

The Shard, London, Earth

Let’s go to London (this time I gained’t harangue the McDonald’s worker over what precisely brown sauce is). This one’s moderately simple: Go to Akila Metropolis on Akila within the Cheyenne system and purchase a replica of Oliver Twist from Sinclair’s Books. (When you discover one among its many copies elsewhere, that’s tremendous too.) Learn it and also you’ll get a touchdown web site on Earth.

A snow globe shows the city of London.

Screenshot: Bethesda / Kotaku

Now head to Earth’s new London touchdown web site to take a look at the Shard. Don’t neglect to go looking the encircling space for the snow globe!

The Pyramids, Cairo, Earth

What’s left of the pyramids after the Earth dies? Let’s go examine them out. Again at Sinclair’s Books in Akila Metropolis seize a replica of Historical Civilization of Egypt. Give it a learn after which voyage to Cairo on Earth to take a look at the sights. Seize the snow globe in your method out.

Burj Khalifa, Dubai, Earth

It’s very simple to get locked out of discovering Dubai’s epic tower in the event you completed the “Siren of the Stars” quest within the Crimson Fleet situation and didn’t loot the e-book Race to the Heavens in room 5 on the cruiser Siren of the Stars.

When you learn that, you’ll get the Dubai location and may take a look at this extremely tall constructing, snagging the Dubai snow globe close by.

Worldwide Commerce Heart, Hong Kong, Earth

To find Hong Kong, you’ll must go to New Homestead on Titan within the Sol System and get better Maurice Lyon’s journal. Enter New Homestead. Head down the steps into the museum and make an instantaneous left earlier than you go the Starsap Excursions sales space. You’ll discover a collection of cabinets with a crimson e-book. Learn the e-book and also you’ll get the Hong Kong location added to your map.

Shanghai Tower, Shanghai, Earth

The Shanghai Tower may be discovered by studying Necessities of Fashionable Macroeconomics within the classroom on the starship ECS Fixed. You will discover this ship initially orbiting Paradiso on the planet Porrima II within the Porrima system.

You could or could not have entry to it, nevertheless, relying on the result of the “First Contact” quest. It’s finest to seize the e-book earlier than beginning “First Contact.”

Abeno Harukas, Osaka, Earth

First discover the Diary of Kyosuke Nagata on The Key starstation within the Kryx System. You’ll discover it in Delgado’s room on a nightstand subsequent to his mattress.

You’ll acquire entry to the Key as part of the Crimson Fleet faction quest. Relying on the result of that questline and the way far alongside you’re, nevertheless, you could or could not be capable of seize this e-book.

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Earth

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is an odd Earth location as, proper now, it looks as if there isn’t a selected e-book that may make it easier to discover it. As a substitute, you’ll need to brush up in your geography to try to guess the place it might be on Earth’s floor.

To get began, first discover the London landmark following the instructions above. Then, look southeast from London on Earth’s map, simply past the primary mountain vary tucked right into a nook. That’s the place you might want to transfer your ship to. I used to be capable of finding the tower with this location:

A map shows the location of the Leaning Tower of Pisa on Earth in Starfield.

Screenshot: Bethesda / Kotaku

Head to the best vantage level you will discover in your touchdown space and search for something that resembles a tower. It could take a attempt or two to click on simply the best touchdown spot. Frustratingly, the tower gained’t present up in your scanner, not like different factors of curiosity.

When you’re enjoying on PC there’s one other approach to discover it. When you simply wish to get taken to the Tower robotically, convey up the console (through the tilde key) and enter this command:

cow 0018E4B4 0 0

It’s best to warp to close the Tower of Pisa.

Observe that utilizing console instructions will disable achievements in your save file. Fortunately, you possibly can keep away from this destiny by putting in an achievement-protection add-on beforehand. For the Steam recreation we like Baka Achievement Enabler (SFSE), however in the event you’re working the Home windows Retailer / Sport Move model you possibly can attempt plain previous Achievement Enabler. Get a kind of working and also you’ll be secure to make use of the console command with out achievement repercussions.

Nonetheless you attain the Tower, you’ll discover the snow globe at its base.

Apollo moon-landing web site, Luna

To unlock the Apollo moon-landing web site, you’ll want to seek out Sir Livingstone’s Second Journal. That is positioned in The Lodge in Matteo’s room. Now simply journey to Luna within the Sol system—the celestial object we Earthers sometimes name “the moon”—to seek out the touchdown web site and the associated snow globe.

Mars Alternative Rover, Mars

To seek out NASA’s now-ancient Mars Alternative Rover, you’ll need to have progressed in the primary questline up till the “Unearthed” quest, which sends you to a selected location on Earth, a long-abandoned NASA constructing.

As a part of this quest, you’ll discover a decaying museum-style exhibit devoted to early space-exploration efforts within the NASA facility. Learn the stand for the Mars Exploration Rovers (MER) and also you’ll get a quest to move again to Mars to seek out the rover and the associated snow globe.

The Face of Mars, Mars

In 1976, the Viking orbiters captured a picture of the Martian floor that included a sure mountain that, beneath particular lighting situations, occurs to appear to be a face. You may as well discover a snow globe of it in Starfield.

When strolling exterior of the Cydonia settlement, head southeast to a big hill (it’s a little bit of a hike). As you cross the apex of the hill and start heading downward, look out for areas with patches of darkish floor and you must discover the snow globe in one among them.

NASA Globes

The exact same NASA facility that “Unearthed” takes you to can also be residence to 5 NASA-themed snow globes. You’ll discover primary by climbing to the very high of the outside launch tower, like, the very, very top. Additionally cease on the fifth ground the place, inside a locker, you’ll discover a second NASA-themed snow globe. This identical ground additionally incorporates a 3rd snow globe sitting on an workplace desk only a quick distance from the locker. OK, that’s it for this tower.

Contained in the NASA facility’s museum space (which is inaccessible after finishing “Unearthed”), you’ll wish to maintain a lookout for the ultimate two globes. For the primary, merely observe the search markers till you get to an space largely bathed in crimson mild. On a row of seats sits the NASA-themed snow globe. Proceed a bit additional and also you’ll come throughout a “Safe Entry” door that wants energy to open; the ultimate snow globe can be on a desk simply forward of the place you might want to reactivate the ability.


That wraps our checklist of all landmarks and snow globes for Starfield. Nonetheless, it’s solely doable (given the unmarked location of the Leaning Tower of Pisa) that there might be but extra undiscovered landmarks on Earth. We’ll replace this information ought to we come throughout any others.