Warhammer 40K Darktide: How To Use Data Interrogator

Learn everything you need to know about the Data Interrogator in Warhammer 40K Darktide

A Data Interrogator in Warhammer 40K Darktide is a human skull lodged with several robotic components. It is used to get data from terminals in the mission. When the skull is attached to the terminal, a hacking mini-game commences that can be played by only one player to extract the data

Key Points

  • A Data Interrogator In Warhammer 40K Darktide is used to get data from a terminal.
  • It will initiate a hacking game.
  • The hacking game requires you to press ‘Left Click‘ with precise timing.
  • The timing is to wait for the cursor to make contact with the yellow-hue box on your Auspex.

How To Use A Data Interrogator

A Data Interrogator has to be placed on the terminal once the prompt is given by the game. After this, you will be attacked by a horde of mobs. Dedicate one player to the hacking process while the rest fight against the enemies. After a while, the Data Interrogator will have to be restarted. The Data Interrogator will shut down a lot more on higher difficulties.

  • To restart the Data Interrogator, you will have to interact with it. You will then automatically equip the Auspex, which will show a matrix of symbols.
  • There will be a yellow hue box on 1 symbol and a cursor on another symbol. The cursor will slide over some symbols making its way toward the yellow-hue box.
  • As soon as it makes contact with the yellow hue box, press ‘Left Click.’
  • After the first click, another round of this mini-game will ensue. The cursor will again slide over the symbols making its way to the yellow hue symbol.
  • Make sure you time your clicks well again in this round; otherwise, you will have to start right from the beginning.

Keep in mind, only one player can be hacked at one time. Make sure that you are protecting the hacking player at all times.

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The Data Interrogator Mini Game | Picture By Us


In Warhammer 40K Darktide, players embark on missions to fight against hordes of mobs and strong elite enemies. In that endeavor, they also have to engage in some mini-games. and some of those mini-games involve hacking. A player who is indulged in hacking is unable to defend themselves and must be protected by their teammates at all times. The hacker can be damaged during this task, but it will not interrupt the hacking process.

Warhammer 40K Darktide is the latest game by Fatshark released on 30th November 2022. It boasts a variety of additions and improvements over its predecessor, such as an overhauled loot system, new weapons, and a new variety of exciting gameplay additions inside missions.

With our Warhammer 40K Darktide Data Interrogator guide, You can now get all the information you need as quickly as possible and with precision. Become a true hacking expert and complete your objectives with finesse to impress your fellow teammates.


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