Returnal : Xenoglyph (Cryptic Messages) Guide

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Xenoglyphs are one of the many different collectibles that you can find and collect within Returnal, with the others being Scout LogShip Logs, and Xeno-Archives

Xenoglyphs are writing by the sentients that when deciphered tells you about the planet

You need to find the Xenoglyphs (which will give you the Cryptic Messages trophy achievement) and then find the Xenoglyph Ciphers in order to decipher the various alien language. Finding 10 Ciphers will give you the Cryptic Translations trophy achievement

Now keep in mind that as you restart each cycle through either dying or opting to start again you are constantly changing the area layout, thus this might affect the exact locations to these collectibles.

However, be rest assured that these collectibles can and will be found in that specific region, just expect the surroundings to be a bit different.

This particular page will cover the Xenoglyph (Overgrown Ruins)

  • NAME: Xenoglyph
  • COLLECTIBLE: Xenoglyph
  • LOCATION/REGION: Overgrown Ruins
  • DESCRIPTION: Xenoglyphs are writing by the sentinels. They require Xenoglyph Ciphers in order to decipher the alien language


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