The Wound in the Sand is one of the many optional side quests that you can complete within Horizon Forbidden West.
This side quest involves helping Jetakka
- SIDE QUEST: The Wound in the Sand
- LOCATION: Scalding Spear
- QUEST GIVER: Jetakka
- REWARDS: 5700 XP, 2 Skill Points
- Head to the Scalding Spear and speak with Jetakka
- (Note: You need to complete the Thirst for the Hunt quest)
MEET JETAKKA AT SCALDING SPEAR
Head to the Scalding Spear to witness a commotion. We will then have to follow Jetakka, who will introduce us to Yarra.
SCAN THE WOUND IN THE SAND
Follow Yara and she will lead us to the Wound in the Sand. When you arrive use your Focus ability to see that it leads underground.
FOLLOW THE PIPES
Using your Focus ability you should be able to see the pipes in the wall. When you spot it make sure to follow it. It will take you out into the wilderness and to a wall that you will need to climb.
Just over the wall you will encounter a bunch of machines, defeat them.
EXAMINE THE CORPSE
After taking out the threat you will then have to examine the corpse. The corpse can be found near the huge pole in the ground
FOLLOW THE PIPES
Continue to follow the underground pipes and it will lead to a wall with a water leak, follow this wall up.
FIND THE SOURCE OF THE WATER
The source of the water will lead you to a water pump. Begin scanning the water pump
FIND A WAY TO REPAIR THE PUMP
You can do this by aiming your Pullcaster at the metal support beams. This will then lower them. Our next goal is to head inside the vent.
Inside the vent there will be a valve. In the area next to it is a Lever that also needs interacting with. You know that have have done it when Yarra mentions that she can hear water.
Speak with Yara
RETURN TO THE WOUND IN THE SAND
Return back to the Wound in the Sand and speak with the Guard. We will then be tasked with going to Yarra’s Quarters
According to Chaplain Jetakka, the Desert Clan’s troubles are far from over. He needs Aloy’s help in the capital of Scalding Spear.