Key Points
Completion Time:
3 to 4 Hours
Difficulty:
Medium
Rewards:
75,950 Credits in total (13 Missions)
2,700 XP in total (13 Missions)
Ember Laser Pistol
Operative Suit & Operative Helmet
Manipulation Skill (One Rank)
Med Packs
CQB-X

The Ryujin Industries questline in Starfield consists of 13 missions in total, starting with the “Back to the Grind” mission.

Beginning this questline is as easy as finding a Ryujin Industries kiosk. However, as you progress through all thirteen missions, the stakes get higher with some plot twists, as do the rewards you earn!

This questline leaves you with some unique rewards and a good amount of XP and credits. Here, we will cover each of the missions in the Ryujin Industries questlines and how to obtain all rewards.

All Ryujin Industries Questline Missions & Rewards in Starfield

There are a total of 13 missions in the Ryujin Questline in Starfield.

MissionRewards
Back to the Grind4800 Credits
250 XP
One Step Ahead1000 Credits
100 XP
A New Narrative2500 Credits
100 XP
Access is Key2500 Credits
100 XP
Sowing Discord9000 Credits
250 XP
Accidents Happen2250 Credits
100 XP
Maintaining the Edge2500 Credits
100 XP
Top SecretsEmber Laser Pistol
11000 Credits
250 XP
Background Checks9000 Credits
250 XP
Guilty Parties4800 Credits
250 XP
The Key Ingredient4800 Credits
250 XP
SabotageOperative Suit
Operative Helmet
Manipulation Skill (One Rank)
Med Packs
CQB-X
8400 Credits
350 XP
Executive LevelCQB-X
8400 Credits
5000 Credits
350 XP

Back to the Grind

This quest is triggered by finding a Ryujin Industries Kiosk. One can be located in the MAST area of New Atlantis.

As soon as you exit the transport to MAST, head to the left, and you will see a Ryujin Industries kiosk right in front of the Galbank to begin the questline in Starfield.

Ryujin Industries Kiosk New Atlantis Starfield

After interacting with the kiosk, the mission should be in your log. Follow these steps to complete it:

  1. Apply for a job at a Ryujin Industries kiosk
    • Interact with the kiosk and select “Job Application”. The answers you choose here will not impact any progress in Starfield or the Ryujin Industries questline outcome.
  2. Attend your interview at Ryujin Tower
    • This is located in Neon, on Volii Alpha in the Volii System.
  3. Take a seat
  4. Complete your interview
  5. Pick up coffee at Terrabrew
    • There is a persuasion segment here, so you might like to save before heading to this location.
  6. Deal with Tomo
  7. Talk to Imogene
  8. Meet Linden Calderi
  9. Meet Genevieve Monohan
  10. Meet Camden Cho
  11. Meet Alexis Pryce
  12. Talk to Imogene
Imogene Salzo Starfield Back to the Grind Quest
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One Step Ahead

This mission will start once you have completed Back to the Grind. Follow these steps to complete it:

  1. Talk to Imogene
  2. Upload the program at Celtcorp
    • This location is reachable from the elevator next to the Astral Lounge.
    • A digipick is required to progress in this part of the mission.
  3. Return to Imogene at Ryujin Tower
Celtcorp Starfield
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A New Narrative

As soon as you complete “One Step Ahead,” you will start this mission. To complete A New Narrative, follow these steps:

  1. Talk to Imogene
  2. Travel to Akila City
  3. Plant the confidential files at Laredo Firearms in Akila City
    • At least two digipicks are required for this segment of the mission.
  4. Return to Imogene at Ryujin Tower
Planting Confidential Files A New Narrative Mission Starfield
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Access is Key

After completing the New Narrative mission, follow these instructions to complete Access is Key:

  1. Talk to Imogene
  2. Retrieve the Security Keycard
    • As part of this mission, you will have the option to wear a suit or security guard uniform. Talk to Aito Suzuki at the Spaceport Terminal in Neon if you want to complete this mission segment.
    • There is a Persuasion segment when speaking with the Neon Security Chief, so you can save before engaging in this conversation.
  3. Return to Imogene at Ryujin Tower
Neon Security Chief Access is Key Quest Starfield
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Sowing Discord

Right after completing Access is Key, you can follow these steps to complete Sowing Discord during the Ryujin Industries Questline in Starfield:

  1. Talk to Imogene
  2. Influence Arthur Cruz against Infinity LTD
    • This mission segment presents Persuasion dialogue, so you might want to save before engaging in conversation.
  3. Influence Zola Adisa against Infinity LTD
    • This mission segment presents Persuasion dialogue, so you might want to save before engaging in conversation.
  4. Switch Nina Hart’s Presentation
    • Digipick required.
  5. Return to Imogene at Ryujin Tower
Zola Adisa Starfield Sowing Discord Quest
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Accidents Happen

To complete Accidents Happen in Starfield’s Ryujin Industries Questline, follow these steps:

  1. Talk to Imogene
  2. Travel to Hopetech
    • Located in Hopetown, Polvo, Valo System
  3. Plant the Arc Device
  4. Return to Imogene at Ryujin Tower
Plant the Arc Device Hope Tech Starfield
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Maintaining the Edge

To complete Maintaining the Edge, follow these steps:

  1. Talk to Imogene
  2. Travel to Trident Luxury Lines Staryard
    • Located in the orbit of Akila in the Cheyenne system
  3. Obtain the Schematic
    • This segment has an Expert Security Level digipick linked segment, so be prepared with as many digipicks as possible.
  4. Return to Imogene at Ryujin Tower
Digipick Security Level Expert Maintaining the Edge Quest Starfield
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Top Secrets

Once you deliver the schematics to Imogene in Maintaining the Edge, follow these instructions to complete the Top Secrets mission:

  1. Meet Ularu Chen
  2. Talk to Maeve
  3. Wait for Ularu Chen
  4. Travel to Cydonia on Mars in the Sol System
  5. Rendezvous with Simon Ryczek
    • A section of this conversation involves Persuasion, so you might want to save before talking to Simon.
  6. Listen to the Audio File
    • This item and the McMillan’s File can be found in your Inventory within the Notes section.
  7. Read Stanley McMillan’s File
  8. Retrieve the Project Dominion Files
    • A digipick is required for this section (Novice level security).
  9. Return to Ularu at Ryujin Tower
  10. Follow Ularu
  11. Talk to Masako Imada
Cydonia Mars Starfield
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Background Checks

After speaking with Masako Imada, you can complete the Background Checks mission as part of the Ryujin Industries Questline in Starfield by following these steps:

  1. Talk to Dalton Fiennes
  2. Meet Nyx at Madame Sauvage’s place
    • A Persuasion segment is coming soon, so this can be a good place to save your game in case you want to go this route.
  3. Talk to Nyx
  4. Find a way into Ryujin Tower
  5. Run Nyx’s program on Ularu’s computer
    • To reach this location, start by climbing the air vent in the room with the door that has the “Out of Order” sign.
    • Carrying digipicks is highly encouraged for this portion of the mission.
  6. Exit Ryujin Tower
  7. Meet Nyx at his apartment
  8. Wait for Nyx
  9. Talk to Nyx
  10. Return to Dalton at Ryujin Tower
  11. Talk to Dalton
  12. Wait for Dalton
  13. Talk to Dalton
Nyx Background Checks Mission Starfield Ryujin Industries Questline
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Guilty Parties

Once you have completed the “Background Checks” mission, you can follow these steps to complete Guilty Parties:

  1. Talk to Imogene on the Operations Floor
  2. Talk to Yuko
  3. Find Imogene in the Seokguh Syndicate hideout
  4. Talk to Dalton on the Executive Offices floor (Optional)
  5. Talk to Benjamin Bayu (Optional)
    • This conversation contains a Persuasion segment.
  6. Head to Frankie’s Grab & Go (Optional)
  7. Talk to Franchesca “Frankie” Moore (Optional)
  8. Find a way into the Seokguh Syndicate hideout (Optional)
    • Digipick required (Novice security level)
  9. Find Imogene
  10. Confront Imogene
  11. Decide Imogene’s Fate
  12. Return to Dalton at Ryujin Tower on the Executive Offices floor
  13. Talk to Yuko (Optional)
  14. Confront Ularu on the Executive Offices floor (Optional)*

*Note: Even if you have already talked with Dalton and received The Key Ingredient mission, you can still go to Ularu and confront her.

Imogene Guilty Parties Starfield Ryujin Industries Questline
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The Key Ingredient

After your last interaction with Dalton in Guilty Parties, you can proceed to complete The Key Ingredient mission:

  1. Meet Masako in Veena Kalra’s office
  2. Talk to Masako
  3. Travel to Carinae III-A
    • Located in the Carinae System
  4. Land at CM Station RC-1
  5. Enter the CM Station RC-1 Mine
  6. Discover what happened at CM Station RC-1
  7. Find the Rothicite Shipment
  8. Read the Contract
  9. Travel to the clinic in the Narion System
  10. Dock at the Clinic
  11. Enter the Clinic
  12. Retrieve the Rothicite Shipment
    • This part of the mission contains a Persuasion dialogue option.
  13. Discover what Infinity LTD is doing at the clinic
  14. Talk to Dr. Lane (Optional)
  15. Return to Veena at Ryujin Tower
  16. Talk to Veena
  17. Talk to Masako
The Key Ingredient Mission Starfield
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Sabotage

Once you have collected the Rothicite shipment and returned to Masako, you can continue the Ryujin Industries questline in Starfield in the Sabotage mission.

  1. Meet Dalton in his office
  2. Talk to Dalton
  3. Take a seat in the conference room
  4. Wait for Dalton to arrive
  5. Listen to the meeting
  6. Meet Veena in the Neuroamp Division
  7. Talk to Veena
  8. Lie down on the operating table
  9. Talk to Veena
  10. Go to the Observation Deck
  11. Use Manipulation on Demarcus to find a way to open the door
  12. Wait for Veena and Demarcus
  13. Talk to Masako in her office
    • You will receive the Operative Suit and Operative Helmet here.
  14. Talk to Dalton
  15. Travel to New Atlantis
  16. Enter the Infinity LTD Corporate Headquarters
    • Use the roof access entrance or check in at the Infinity LTD front desk.
    • From this point on, the mission steps will cover the front desk approach.
Front Desk Infinity LTD Corporate Headquarters Starfield
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  1. Meet Aelys Ortiz
  2. Have a seat in the waiting area
  3. Wait for Aelys to leave
  4. Find a way into research and development
  5. Run the program on Lucas’ computer
    • A digipick is required for this task (Novice security level).
  6. Sabotage the heating system (Optional)
  7. Manipulate the guard to turn off the fan (Optional)
  8. Obtain the Neuroamp Prototype
  9. Run the program on Faye’s computer
  10. Find an R&D ID Card
  11. Deliver the evidence to David Barron at the SSNN Field Office
  12. Report to Masako at Ryujin Tower
  13. Listen to the conversation
  14. Talk to Masako
Masako Imada Starfield
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Executive Level

After speaking with Masako in Ryujin Tower, you can complete Executive Level, the last mission in this Starfield questline. Here’s what you need to do to finally end this storyline:

  1. Lobby Board Members (1/7)
    • For Internal Neuroamp
    • For Infinity LTD
      • All these activities involve Persuasion and Manipulation. If you want to lobby each board member to your liking, save before speaking with each of them.
  2. Attend the meeting
  3. Wait for everyone to arrive
  4. Talk to Masako
Board Meeting Starfield Ryujin Industries
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How to Start the Ryujin Questline in Starfield

This quest is triggered by approaching any Ryujin Industries kiosk. There is no need to interact with the kiosk to start the Ryujin Industries questline in Starfield; just being in proximity to it is enough.

As soon as you are close enough and hear the message from the booth announcing Ryujin Industries is hiring, the mission “Back to the Grind” will be added to your log.

You can find a Ryujin Kiosk in the following locations:

  1. In the MAST area of New Atlantis.
    • As soon as you arrive at the MAST area, head to the left. You will see a Ryujin Industries kiosk right in front of the Galbank to begin the questline in Starfield.
Ryujin Industries Kiosk Starfield New Atlantis
  1. In the Neon Core area of Neon, next to Sieghart’s Outfitters.
    • Once you exit your ship and take the Spaceport elevator to the Neon Upper Platform, the Ryujin Industries kiosk will be right in front.
    • If you fast-travel to the Neon Core area, you will be transported exactly to the site in front of the kiosk.
Neon Ryujin Industries Kiosk Starfield

Back to the Grind is the first of this thirteen-long mission questline in the game. During the whole questline, this is the only mission you get by interacting with an object.

An NPC, usually Imogene, gives all the other missions as soon as you complete the previous one.