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The Outer Worlds Odd Jobs Quest Guide

Tasks in The Outer Worlds, are side activities that players can engage in across the various planets of the game to help the local population with their troubles. The Outer World tasks are pretty straight forward and reward players with a decent amount of XP so it is always worth taking the time out to finish them.

While you don’t necessarily have to complete these tasks, they are fun activities, have decent rewards and are a good way to get the best out of the RPG experience that The Outer Worlds has to offer.

Odd Jobs Guide

Odd Jobs is one of the Tasks in The Outer Worlds. Tasks are optional quests that players can chose to complete in order to obtain special rewards, XP, or reputation.

Odd Jobs Objectives

Reroute the Electrical Wiring
There is a dangerous electric current firing from some electronics on the side of the bar up the hill. Flip the switch to reroute the electricity.

Restore the Guard House Communications
The guard house’s communications network is on the fritz. Reset the breaker on the side of the structure.

Vent the Steam Flow
Steam pipes are about to burst atop Milton’s house. Turn the pressure regulator on to safely vent them.

Return to Bronson
Return to Bronson and let him know that you have taken care of his repair tasks.

Odd Jobs Walkthrough

Head South from Stellar Bay and follow the east road. It will take you to Amber Heights. Upon entering, you will meet Rose, and you can ask her about the Iconoclasts, the faction that leads the town. She will tell you that their town is a community, and there are no jobs, no corporation and no paychecks involved. You can ask about the leaders, Graham and Zora. You can also ask abut Tucker, and she will point you to a nearby structure. There’s a vending machine nearby and Bronson, the quartermaster, who will give you the task Odd Jobs.

You can access a terminal in a building up the hill to attempt to resolve some of the issues remotely – this is the same building where you meet Tucker Needham for A Family Matter.

  • You will need Science (55) to remotely shut down power. (4500xp)
  • You will need Engineering (55) to remotely rerout water (4500xp)
  • You will need Hack (55) to remotely reset the Rapt House Communications Breaker (4500xp)

You can alternatively do them manually by going to the locations marked on your map if you track the quest.

Once you’re done, return to Bronson. You’ll obtain 375 Bit Cartridge, Iconoclasts Reputation and 9000xp.

Odd Jobs Rewards

  • Unlocks quest: None
  • Other Rewards: 375 Bit Cartridge, Iconoclasts Reputation and 9000xp

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