Remnant 2 Explorer Archetype Unlock

Remnant 2 Explorer unlock item.

In Remnant 2 there are special, hidden, classes players can unlock to get new ways of playing the game. These hidden Archetypes require completing special events or looking in off-the-beaten path locations. One of the hidden Archetypes you can find is the Explorer. To learn what you need to do for the Remnant 2 Explorer Archetype unlock, see our guide below.

Where to Unlock the Explorer in Remnant 2

Remnant 2 Blackened Citadel location.
You go to this location as part of the main storyline.

The Explorer is one of the easiest Archetypes players can unlock in the game. This Archetype is acquired in the Root Earth world, specifically in the final area called Blackened Citadel. To complete the game’s main storyline you have to visit this location as it is where the final boss is located. This makes getting this class unmissable.

How to Unlock the Explorer in Remnant 2

Remnant 2 Broken Compass unlock.
Get the Broken Compass by defeating Annihilation.

To unlock the Explorer you need to acquire the special material for the Archetype. The Explorer class material piece is the Broken Compass. The Broken Compass drops when you defeat the game’s final boss, Annihilation. You will see it pop up among the different unlocks you get for completing the final boss fight.

Go back to Ward 13 and visit Wallace in his room. Ask to see what he can craft. Among the list you will find the Golden Compass Engram item. To make the Golden Compass requires the following materials:

  • 1x Broken Compass.
  • 10x Lumenite Crystal.
  • 1000x Scrap.

Once you’ve crafted the Golden Compass you will have unlocked the Explorer Archetype. There are two ways to use this Archetype either as your main (by starting a new game) or slotting it into your second Archetype slot.

There are other hidden Archetypes in Remnant 2. Our Remnant 2 hidden archetypes unlock guide tells you how to get each and every one of them.

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