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The Codex provides a large amount of Lore and information on the people, technologies, and history of the Andromeda Initiative, as well as new discoveries in the Heleus Cluster. Entries are added or updated as the game progresses.

The Journey So Far...[edit | edit source]

As you explore Andromeda, the allies, enemies, and choices you make will have a significant impact on the future of Heleus and those who call the cluster home.

Finding a Home[edit | edit source]

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The Heleus Cluster is nothing like the Initiative expected. The Pathfinder faces terrible dangers and unimaginable wonders in the search for a safe place to call home.

A Crew Like No Other[edit | edit source]

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Only the best and most experienced crew can hope to succeed on the Pathfinder's mission. These allies and companions ensure survival for thousands of settlers.

These codex entries are different than the fixed dossiers for each character under the Known Associates codex section. These are flexible codex entries that change based upon Ryder's decisions during gameplay.

Agent of Change[edit | edit source]

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Many factions struggle to survive and dominate in the Heleus Cluster. It is often the Pathfinder who decides if they fail or succeed.

Ryder[edit | edit source]

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The Pathfinder is more than a title. Like everyone else in the Initiative, Ryder must decide who to become in the new frontier of Heleus.

Exploring Heleus[edit | edit source]

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Uncharted worlds and mysterious regions of space fill the Heleus Cluster. The Pathfinder's journeys touch the lives of all who inhabit these places.

The Andromeda Initiative[edit | edit source]

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The Initiative was built by the efforts of thousands who devoted years of time and countless resources to reach the Andromeda Galaxy. These are the people, places, and organizations that make the Pathfinder's mission possible.

Known Associates[edit | edit source]

Dossiers on Pathfinder Ryder’s friends, allies, and contacts across the Heleus Cluster.

The Initiative[edit | edit source]

The Nexus[edit | edit source]

People and places aboard the Nexus space station, nerve center of the Initiative’s operations in Heleus.

Pathfinders[edit | edit source]

Details on the missions and personnel files of all Initiative Pathfinders.

Ark Species[edit | edit source]

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Multiple advanced civilizations have made the journey from the Milky Way galaxy to Andromeda.

Asari[edit | edit source]

Data on the biology, culture, and history of the asari species.

Humans[edit | edit source]

Data on the biology, culture, and history of the human species.

Krogan[edit | edit source]

Data on the biology, culture, and history of the krogan species.

Salarians[edit | edit source]

Data on the biology, culture, and history of the salarian species.

Turians[edit | edit source]

Data on the biology, culture, and history of the turian species.

Andromeda Species[edit | edit source]

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The Andromeda galaxy is home to many new intelligent species and other forms of life.

Angara[edit | edit source]

Data on the biology, culture, and history of the angara species.

Kett[edit | edit source]

Data on the biology, culture, and history of the kett species.

Flora and Fauna[edit | edit source]

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Many unique plants, creatures, and other life forms inhabit the Heleus Cluster's worlds.

Outlaws[edit | edit source]

Hostile rogue factions, both native and foreign, plague the Heleus Cluster.

The Remnant[edit | edit source]

Ancient machines with mysterious goals operate throughout the Heleus Cluster.

Planets and Locations[edit | edit source]

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The Heleus Cluster contains many habitable worlds and other points of interest for the Pathfinder to explore.

Technology[edit | edit source]

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Information on technology used by the Initiative and other advanced civilizations in Heleus.

Exploration Tools[edit | edit source]

Devices used to survey, investigate, and map a new galaxy.

Research and Development[edit | edit source]

New designs and advancements in technology.

Settling Heleus[edit | edit source]

Technology to build a new home from the ground up.

Tech and Biotics[edit | edit source]

The science behind abilities that seemingly defy the laws of physics.

Ships and Vehicles[edit | edit source]

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The vessels and transports that make exploration possible.

Notes[edit | edit source]

All codex entries are reset when a New Game + is started.