In Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, essences allow the player to enhance their skills, unlock new perks, and strengthen their Health and Force meters. By seeking out these hidden gems, players can vastly increase their power to help in facing some of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor’s more difficult encounters.
In this guide, players can find the locations of all Essences in the Rambler’s Reach area of Koboh, covering important places like Rambler’s Reach Outpost, the Untamed Downs, and Phon’Qi Caverns.
The Southern Reach has one essence.
Essence 1 of 1 – Skill Point
From Mosey’s Camp, head up the vines near the waterfall on the left and swing across the poles jutting from the rock, taking a right upon landing, and cutting the vines obstructing the path into the cave. Inside, kill the Bramliks and use the pole to swing out onto another platform. Looking down at the Gorocco nest, Force Pull the rope on the right to land on a platform. Directly next to the Besotted databank collectible, find this Skill Point Essence in a corner by a pillar.
Hunter's Quarry has two essences.
Essence 1 of 2 – Force
Investigating the workshop in Hunter’s Quarry, Cal can order BD-1 to slice a flashing red button, releasing a roller mine. After using one to escape, lead another outside, down the ramp, and to a door that has been welded shut. Using the roller mine to blast open the path, players can find this essence inside.
Essence 2 of 2 – Skill Point
Behind the large yellow gate, drop down and grab the orb, taking it to the central coupler. Next, place it in the side room coupler to gain access to this essence in a collapsed hallway.
The Sodden Grotto, accessed through the tunnel in Hunter's Quarry, has one essence.
Essence 1 of 1 – Shatter
Defeat the Rancor at the end of the cave to find this perk behind it.
Riverbed Watch has one essence.
Essence 1 of 1 – Health
To the right of the chest containing the Bun Hair, players can find this essence atop the Raider Watchtower.
Rambler’s Reach Outpost
Rambler's Reach Outpost has two essences.
Essence 1 of 2 – Skill Point (Requires Merrin’s Charm)
In the house covered in cameras, use Force Pull and open the door, air dashing through the green laser wall inside. Use Mind Trick on Soont Madas and enter the basement to find this essence directly next to the dead body.
Essence 2 of 2 – Skill Point (Requires Jawa Recruited)
After checking on the Jawas in the Bygone Settlement, return to Rambler’s Reach Outpost and visit the central row of houses. Fire an Electro Dart at the newly exposed power cell and head to the roof of that house. Place the power coupler in the leftmost coupler across the pipes to open the door to this essence.
Smuggler’s Tunnel (Requires Main Quest: The Key to Tanalorr)
Smuggler's Tunnel, found in the basement of Pyloon's Saloon during the main quest, has two essences.
Essence 1 of 2 – Skill Point
After seeing a Bogling hit a green laser wall, pass through a wall on the right and fight off some Gorgers and Shiverpedes. In the water behind some columns is an essence to grab.
Essence 2 of 2 – Perk Slot (Requires Merrin’s Charm)
Jump from a Nekkos back to reach the roof of the lone building on the right of Rambler’s Reach Outpost. Inside the house, dash through the green laser wall and enter the tunnels below, continuing through and fighting Gorgers along the way. After squeezing through a crevice on the left, dash through another green laser wall and wall run to reach this essence behind a locked door.
Chamber of Duality (Requires Main Quest: The Key to Tanalorr)
The Chamber of Duality is entered during the main quest and has one essence.
Essence 1 of 1 – Resilience
After freeing the High Republic Droid, Zee, and talking to her, she will open the way to this new perk.
Harvest Ridge has one essence.
Essence 1 of 1 – Perk Slot (Requires Nekko Mount)
This essence can be acquired on the way to obtaining the King of the World trophy for Star Wars Jedi: Survivor.
Fort Kah'Lin has one essence.
Essence 1 of 1 – Skill Point (Requires Upgraded Ascension Cable)
Above the rear entrance to Fort Kah’Lin, players can use the Upgraded Ascension Cable to reach a previously inaccessible ledge. Cross the bridge up here and defeat the two Bedlam Smashers. This essence is behind them, on the platform above the trapdoor leading to the Spawn of Oggdo fight.
The Untamed Downs have two essences.
Essence 1 of 2 – Skill Point (Requires Air Dash)
Air Dash across from the Untamed Downs Meditation Point and head into a cave. In an opening, fight off a Bilemaw, a Mogu, and a Gorocco all at once (using Confusion: Mega Fauna is especially helpful here). Once the fight is over, grab this essence from behind a small waterfall.
Essence 2 of 2 – Skill Point (Requires Force Lift)
Inside the hanger, past the green laser wall, fight through the wildlife and Roller Mines and lift the heavy door at the end. Fighting off E3-VE3, this essence is in a red-lit side room on the left.
Swindler's Wash has one essence.
Essence 1 of 1 – Health Essence
Wall-run along the back of the Bilemaw arena to reach a pillar where players can obtain this essence.
Bygone Settlement (Requires Quest: Fallen Jedi)
The Bygone Settlement is entered during the main quest after acquiring the ability to ride mounts. This area has one essence.
Essence 1 of 1 – Skill Point (Requires Air Dash)
This essence is acquired by Checking on the Jawa Settlement. Entering the now open Sandcrawler, exit out the rear, and pull down the hatch there. Climb to the roof of the Sandcrawler to find this essence.
Chamber of Clarity (Requires Nekko Mount)
The Chamber of Clarity can be reached through the Untamed Downs by double jumping from a Nekko Mount and has one essence.
Essence 1 of 1 – Fellowship
This essence is earned by completing the Chamber of Clarity.
Flooded Bunker (Requires Force Slam)
The Flooded Bunker, reached by using Force Slam on the grate in the Southern Reach hut, has one essence.
Essence 1 of 1 – Skill Point
Using Force Lift on the grate in the hut, drop down the vines and dive down into the water. Follow the tunnel to the side room and defeat the Gorger. This essence is in the room to the left, guarded by a Shiverpede.
Chamber of Fortitude (Requires Force Slam)
The Chamber of Fortitude can be found in the Corroded Silo in the Southern Reach and has one essence.
Essence 1 of 1 – Persistence
Rewarded to those who best the trials of the Chamber of Fortitude.
Phon’qi Caverns (Requires Force Lift)
Phon'Qi Caverns is found in the basement of the hut in Foothill Falls and has three essences.
Essence 1 of 3 – Skill Point
After using Force Lift and dropping down the blocked hole, grapple to the far end of the cavern and scale the wall to reach the other side of the broken bridge. From here, wall-run around to the left to reach this essence.
Essence 2 of 3 – Skill Point
Behind a green laser wall, down a drop from the elevator shortcut.
Essence 3 of 3 – Skill Point
On the left, through the door after scanning the Republic Control Room and retrieving the map upgrade.
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