A group of settlers have created a cult to worship a massive machine they call "Old Skinner". Their leader, Bishop, left to pay a tribute in Kurinth's Valley but has not returned.

Acquisition Edit

Talk with Christmas Tate in Ditaeon outpost MEA Outpost Map Icon on Kadara (marked with aMEA New Mission Map Icon).

Ryder can also start this mission by reading the datapad next to Bishop.

Before leaving Ditaeon, find the building with Nesi Cartar. Head to the east of her in the same building, and near a salarian and human female, there is an Adapted Initiative Core Tech that can be scanned for +100 Rd icon milkyway orange.

Walkthrough Edit

Search For Bishop Edit


Remains of Bishop

Bishop went to the far northwest of the map in Kurinth's Valley. When Ryder approaches, there is an Architect floating in the air. At the navpointMEA Tracked Objective Map Iconis the remains of Bishop and his datapad. Listen to the datapad and an audio log with Bishop’s final words plays.

Defeat The Architect Edit

Take Down The Architect Edit

Defeating the Architect is a four phase fight: destroy the three leg conduits and finally the head conduit.

The Architect has devastating weapons so keep moving to avoid getting hit. The Architect also spawns Remnant forces in waves.

Refer to the Architect page here for detailed tactics on taking down this impressive enemy.

Follow The Architect Edit

Clear Out The Remnant Edit

Destroy Conduits (0/3) Edit

Destroy Head Conduits Edit

Ryder receives +2660 XP for destroying the Architect.

Interface With The Architect Edit

Ryder receives +400 AVP AVP icon and +10% Kadara viability.

Looting the Architect container Ryder receives:

There is also an Adaptive Remnant Core Device in the area that can be scanned for +100 Rd icon remnant orange.

Aftermath Edit

Ryder can return to Christmas Tate to report about what happened.

The defeated Architect is floating in Kadara's atmosphere: "Architect Husk: Kadara". It can be looted from the Tempest using the Galaxy Map (+50 Rd icon remnant orange).

Rewards Edit

  • None