Breaking Even is a Side Quest in Horizon Forbidden West issued by Porguf at Camp Nowhere during Need to Know. As part of our Horizon Forbidden West guide, we're going to explain everything you need to know about Breaking Event.

Breaking Even: Overview

Horizon Forbidden West: Breaking Even Guide 1
Speak to Porguf, who's perched against a desk at Camp Nowhere to start Breaking Even.
Type Description Recommended Level
Side Quest The collapse of an ancient tunnel has cut off passage to No Man's Land. Aloy must find a way through. 18

Breaking Even: Walkthrough

Head to the tunnel south of Camp Nowhere, which is the opposite side of the Spinebreak you entered previously. Ignite the Firegleam to open up a new pathway, where you can speak to a survivor called Lunda. Head through into the next room and deal with the Burrowers and Spikesnouts, then use your Pullcaster to drop the wall opposite to where you entered.

Prepare yourself, because once you exit the tunnel is a Rockbreaker, which is susceptible to Frost damage. You'll want to target weak points when it lifts its head out of the ground, and when it's walking around. In the middle of the area where you fight the Rockbreaker, is a trolley with discarded supplies, so be sure to loot Porguf's Lockbox from them. Returning Porguf's Lockbox will trigger Broken Locks at Camp Nowhere later on. Then head into the tunnel on the eastern side and use fire arrows on the barrels to blow a hole in the wall. Return to Porguf at Camp Nowhere to complete the side quest.

Objective Log

  • Go to the Tunnel
  • Investigate the Tunnel
  • Kill the Machines
  • Pull out the Debris
  • Kill the Rockbreaker
  • Recover Porguf's Lockbox
  • Find an Entrance to the Eastern Side of the Canyon
  • Destroy the Obstruction
  • Return to Porguf

Breaking Even: Text Datapoints Obtained

  • Safe
  • The Other Side

Breaking Even: Rewards

  • 5,400 XP
  • 2 Skill Points

Breaking Even: Notes

Scanning the Text Datapoint named The Other Side will give you the Door Code Number in the Spinebreak, as first discovered during The Burning Blooms.

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