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Location: AndromedaHeleus ClusterNol System Third planet


Description Edit

Nonviable Edit

Voeld is a world going through an ice age. Once packed with dozens of urban centers, most of Voeld's angaran population now lives in scattered settlements. The remains of vast ancient cities are still entombed in ice.

ALERT: Voeld is a stronghold of the kett. Caution advised.

Viable Edit

Voeld is a world going through an ice age. The now-active Remnant vault is raising global temperatures to more habitable levels, allowing the creation of the angaran-Initiative outpost Taerve Uni - meaning Forward together in angaran language. (Founded by Pathfinder Ryder; Mayor Priya Blake elected.)

ALERT: A kett presence is still reported on Voeld. Caution advised.

Codex Entry Edit

From the Milky Way, the Initiative identified Voeld as Habitat 6, a "golden world" projected to be a life-sustaining and temperate garden world. This is confirmed by angaran historians: Voeld was once a heavily populated and thriving angaran colony.

During the Scourge event, gravitational distortions affected Voeld's orbit. Models from the Nexus tech labs show how this triggered a minor ice age. The angara were forced to withdraw to a few urban centers, with the rest of Voeld's population scattered in smaller settlements.

Voeld is therefore both culturally and strategically important to the angara, and has drawn the attention of the kett. Reports suggest a significant military presence on both sides, as the Angaran Resistance fight to defend Voeld's population and protect the ice-encased remains of their world.

The Initiative's new outpost, Taerve Uni, has been safely established. Led by new mayor Priya Blake, Taerve Uni is committed to open borders with the angara as Voeld becomes more habitable. The outpost is now a major supplier of water ice to other colonies and the Nexus.

Analyzing Suvi's orbital readings, it appears that the Voeld vault, unable to gravitationally compensate for Voeld's change in orbit, has triggered a controlled melt of frozen carbon dioxide in the permafrost. Projections show this will thicken the atmosphere, gradually raising Voeld's temperature to ease the ice age. This reveals that Remnant vaults are capable of sophisticated analysis and response to planetary conditions.

Points of Interest Edit

Name Description Associated Missions
Angaran Resistance Base Headquarters of the Angaran Resistance on Voeld. A Trail of Hope
Brought to Light
Cora Harper: Asari Ark
Eyes on the Ground
Intercepted
Know Your Enemy
Medical Caches
Meet the Resistance
On the Frontlines
Reformation
Task: Gone Dark
Task: Nomad Shield Crafting
The Lost Scout
Trading Favors
Eroesk An angaran daar that was destroyed by the kett. Brought to Light
Medical Caches
Hjara Station A small angaran daar used as a scientific outpost for studying Voeld's ice. Eyes on the Ground
Frequency
On the Frontlines
Stage a Rescue
Ja Niihk Dig Site A pre-Scourge angaran city buried beneath the ice. The kett have sealed it off with a large shield dome. Forgotten History
Remove the Heart
Task: Gone Dark
Uncovering the Past
Kett Base The command and control center for all kett operations on Voeld. Also the location of the Kett Tactical Operations Center. Fact or Fiction
Medical Caches
Remove the Heart
Task: Hitting Rocks for Science
Northern Holding Site Holding area for kett prisoners in the north. Meet the Family
Stage a Rescue
Task: Clearing the Air
Southern Holding Site Holding area for kett prisoners in the southeast.
Taerve Uni The Andromeda Initiative's outpost on Voeld, mines water ice for other outposts and angaran colonies. Liam Kosta: Outpost Worlds
Missing Science Crew
Task: Boosting the Signal
Techiix The largest surviving angaran daar on Voeld. Brought to Light
Fact or Fiction
Meet the Family
Reformation
Remove the Heart
Settling Voeld
Task: Cultivation
Task: Hitting Rocks for Science
Task: White Death
The Lost Song
Truth and Trespass
Uncovering the Past

Missions Edit

The following Priority Ops missions take place or are acquired on Voeld:

The following Allies and Relationships missions take place or are acquired on Voeld:

The following Heleus Assignments missions take place or are acquired on Voeld:

The following Additional Tasks take place or are acquired on Voeld:

Anomaly Edit

Architect Husk: Voeld Edit

Note: This anomaly is available after completing Missing Science Crew.
DATA:
Classification: Enemy (decommissioned)
Origin: Andromeda (Voeld)

ANALYSIS:
This Remnant Architect's programming directives have been interrupted. It is in an orbital standby mode and remains tethered to its home planet Voeld. From this clearer vantage point, obvious, subtle damage from repeated freeze-thaw cycles in a saturated environment. Many systems seem to be pinging for maintenance.

Awards +50 Rd icon remnant orange when scanned.

Mineral Deposits Edit

Environmental Information Edit

Main article: Hazard

Voeld is an ice world with freezing levels of cold prior to activation of the planet's vault. All areas not heated or indoors pose an environmental hazard to personnel and vehicles.

  • SAFE CONDITION - TEMPERATURE -30.58°C
  • Hazard Level 1 - TEMPERATURE -41.87°C
  • Hazard Level 2 - TEMPERATURE -52.25°C

Unlike other planets, Voeld only has a partial reduction in Hazard Level once the vault is activated and not a complete removal of the Hazard Level like other planets.

Trivia Edit

  • The planet's name is pronounced "Vold," rhyming with "cold."
  • Some pre-Scourge angaran cities on Voeld include Ja Niihk, Dallis, and Pahenaan. They are no longer inhabited, and only the ruins of Ja Niihk can be explored.

References Edit