Helldivers 2: Secondary Objectives [How To Do & Find Them]

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As you explore the map while doing your missions and spreading democracy in Helldivers 2, you are bound to come across some side or secondary objectives and points of interest. Completing them can net you some extra XP, but you are never told how many side objectives are there in the mission.

Key Takeaways
  • The secondary objectives are highlighted by a blue marker on the map in Helldivers 2.
  • Some are already marked once the mission starts, while some are marked automatically once you get close to them.
  • The best way to find secondary objectives is by activating the radar tower.
  • The steps required to complete the side objective are written in the top right corner of the screen.

Our video guide should also help you out in finding and completing secondary objectives in Helldivers 2:

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How To Find Secondary Objectives

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Activating A Radar Tower To Highlight All Secondary Objectives On The Map [Image Credit: eXputer]
As you start your mission, these objectives are highlighted with a blue marker on your map. Some side objectives will be marked automatically once you start the mission, while the others will be marked once you get close enough to them.

One tactic I normally use is to just stand on a high area or a rock and scout the area for any man-made structure by moving my camera around.

However, the best way to reveal all the side objectives on the map is by activating the radar tower. Locating the radar tower and aligning it should be your first priority whenever you start a mission, as it can save you a ton of time in finding all the secondary objectives and points of interest.

How To Complete Secondary Objectives

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The Blue Marker Representing A Secondary Objective [Image Credit: eXputer]
Once you start a side objective, all the steps that you need to take to complete it will be shown at the top right corner of the screen.

It usually consists of very straightforward steps like interacting with a terminal and waiting a while until the data you were working on has been uploaded to the Super Earth mainframe. Nothing too complicated.

With that, my guide on how to do secondary objectives and how to find them in Helldivers 2 comes to an end. I hope my guide helped you out. Why not read the Helldivers 2 review, written by Moiz Banoori, while you are at it? There is also a BEST Stratagems and BEST Settings guide for you to read, but that is all from me.

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