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An action RPG game developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It was released exclusively for the PS4 on February 28, 2017.

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Ancient artifact problem Horizon Zero Dawn

I can't seem to sell my ancient artifacts with merchants in horizon zero Dawn, they literally aren't present in my resource inventory yet it says I can't store more because I'm full, is there a way ...
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What is the connection between the Faro Plague robots and Hades?

I just finished Horizon Zero Dawn and the following question still remain unclear to me. (Spoilers follow.) We know, that the life on Earth was destroyed by the Faro Plague: self-replicating robots ...
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Still don't have enough skill points. What am I missing?

I am LVL 52 in horizon, i have all cauldrons, tallnecks, side quests, errands, tutorials, metal flowers, bunok figures, corrupted zones, bandit camps, and all blazing sun's in all hunting trails but I ...
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What is a heavy weapon?

I saw a skill that said when holding heavy weapons you move faster. So I've been going to traders and looking for them. Are they guns? If so I never knew they had guns in the game.
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Forgefire ammo pouch final upgrade needs a raccoon skin, is this a glitch?

This is after completing the Horizon Zero Dawn main quest, and then continuing the game to play The Frozen Wilds DLC. The Forgefire ammo pouch upgrade #4 requires a raccoon skin, however I've yet to ...
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What is the difference between overriding or destroying the Control Towers?

I've just started The Frozen Wilds DLC for Horizon Zero Dawn. I've encountered some Control Towers, and have the option of either overriding them or destroying them. Is there an advantage to either ...
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Why are power cells unavailable for the Ancient Armory side quest after finishing the main quest?

I finished the main quest, and am now attempting to complete the Ancient Armory side quest. I had found only 2 of the power cells, so I'm re-visiting the places where the power cells are supposed to ...
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Can you retrieve datapoints if you missed them during the mission?

According to the IGN wiki, it looks like I missed a hologram datapoint during the Deep Secrets of the Earth mission. The wiki says it is automatically obtained, but somehow I finished that mission ...
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How are the corruptor arrows supposed to work?

The descriptive text that displays during map loads says that Corruptor arrows turn a machine hostile to ANY other machine. However, I just shot a Longleg with a Corruptor arrow, and it was standing ...
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Is there a merchant that sells the Boar Skin resource? [duplicate]

I'm in need of the Boar Skin resource, and am wondering if I can purchase it from a merchant, and if so which one in particular? Or do I have to roam the wilds randomly killing boars until one drops ...
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How do I use the Spear Damage Coils?

I have several Spear Damage Coils in my inventory, however can't figure out how to apply them to my spear. Do I have to purchase a new spear in order to use them?
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Where is a good place to farm metal shards?

I'd like to purchase a Shadow weapon from a merchant and while I have the couple of rare components needed, I am short a lot of metal shards. While I could go out and hunt random beasts for their ...
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Are reward box contents set when you obtain them or when you open them?

I've begun receiving reward boxes in my inventory, and am wondering if their contents are determined when I obtain them, or when I actually open them. Their description says "This box must be opened ...
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Can I sell rare ancient artifacts?

I've just begun encountering ancient ruins, and finding artifacts ranging in value from common to rare. In the Merchant menu for these resources, it describes them as "Used for selling for metal ...
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How to reach the hidden crate in Shaman's Path?

In the Shaman's Path, after the Stalkers part and a couple of swinging bridges, there's a rock arch and above it, on the right, I can spot a crate with my focus but I can't figure out a way to reach ...
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Do I need the Complete Edition of Horizon Zero Dawn to get all the items?

I have the original Horizon Zero Dawn which my mum picked up a garbage sale. While looking at the Complete Edition of Horizon Zero Dawn to see what DLC it included to determine if it would be cheaper ...
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Where is the second power core? [duplicate]

I know where the ultraweave armor is, and I know that one of the power cores is in the beginning, but where is the other one?
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I cannot get past the To Curse the Darkness quest

After I visited the site, I cannot find where there supposed to be handholds before reaching the flat rock, then to where there is a Bonfire for saving, waiting for me on the top. I learned this ...
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Is there a vendor for animal parts?

I'm looking to upgrade all my pouches, but some animals are hard to find, or the part needed drops rarely. Is there a merchant somewhere that sells them outright? I have shards to spare.
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What is Horizon in Horizon: Zero Dawn?

Usually I don't fret about the game name, but I don't know why, it feels like I missed something in Horizon: Zero Dawn. In the game, the Zero Dawn project plays a big part, so it explains why it's in ...
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Is there a good spot to farm Health plants?

There are a few plants that when collected fill up the green bar at the top. This is some easily accessible health while in combat. But I always seem to be running low on these. Are there any spots ...
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How much Bluegleam is there to collect?

Banuk special merchants have three new bows and four new armours that you can buy for a new resource called "bluegleam". It can be found on old machines (there is a map) and gained as reward for ...
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Guldun's intricate looking glass

Spoiler for the waterlogged side quest follows: Is there something to be found once the "Overflow basin is empty. Interior available. Minimal flood damage."?
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Is it possible to disable or skip nighttime in Horizon?

From what I can tell, nighttime doesn't really play any important role in the game unless a mission forces it. I'd love to play always in daytime - is it possible to skip or disable night in Horizon?
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Progress was not transferred from borrowed to owned version of the game

So, I borrowed Horizon Zero Dawn from a friend and now I'm obsessed with it. I figured I'd get my own, and not continue to use a borrowed copy. Now, this may be the issue, but I bought my physical ...
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Why/How did Ted Faro have 'Omega' clearance?

Towards the end of the game, it's revealed that Ted Faro possesses a security clearance level ("Omega", which seems to elicit surprise from at least some team members) that exceeds those of other '...
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Does darkness affect my stealth?

Basically the game mechanics focus on movement speed, and Line of Sight as the primary factors when dealing with stealth. However, does darkness have an effect on this as well? E.g., if I raid a ...
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What are Vantages?

Sometimes on the map, I find a white circle marker, named as a Vantage. I pass by it but I cannot find anything. For example there is one next to the quarry in Red Ridge. Do I benefit from them? ...
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If I leave the quest area will enemies respawn?

When I am in a quest sometime I go searching for some healing plants, or I hide from some robots (not far away I am still near the quest area). I noticed when I get back to the original area, the ...
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Why do these identical weapon coils give different results?

I've noticed something weird when modifying my weapons. If a weapon has equipped, for example, a +6% damage +6% tear coil and I want to replace it with an identical one, the weapon's stats don't give ...
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Does Aloy auto-heal when she is in danger?

I was trying a Hunting Ground and several Tramplers and Glinthawks attacked me ruining my run, I didn't want to waste my medicinal herbs so I waited to simply die and restart. But I noticed that my ...
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horizon zero dawn - artifact sets

Is there any downside to selling an artifact set before collecting them the other sets? I've gotten a set of coffee mugs, but am hesitant to sell if it could void a trophy later on.
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Where can I find raccoons?

In order to upgrade my equipment, I need some raccoon skins. I've been playing quite awhile, and while I already hunted 60 boars, 40 foxes and 20 rabbits, raccoons elude me. I managed to only hunt ...
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Are Corrupted Machines' Blaze canisters immune to explosions?

I've encountered a bunch of corrupted zones, so I tried to exploit classic elemental weaknesses to defeat them. Corrupted Scrappers can explode if I shoot an electric arrow to their Power cell, but ...
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Where do I find the power cells to restore the bunker door in “Ancient armory”?

I am trying to find the power cells to access the amor. Yet the placement is unmarked and I thought I would eventually stumble over them clearing the cauldrons. Yet after clearing three cauldrons (...
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Where to find the Carja War Bow?

I can't find the Carja war bow in Horizon Zero Dawn. Where and when in the game can you buy one?
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How to complete the Blast Sling tutorial?

I just obtained the Blast Sling, and the tutorial mission showed: Kill multiple enemies with one Blast Bomb (3 times) I chose Grazers, because they usually move in herds so it should be easy to ...
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Who buys the 'Stranded' items?

Who buys the 'Stranded' items such as 'Stranded Shackles' or 'Stranded Figure', and where can I find them? The items are purple-coloured, and have "Trading with Merchants" in the "used for" list, but ...
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How do I unlock the “All Skills Learned” trophy after hitting Level 50?

I'm level 50, but I only have 2 points to spend and 2 abilities left to unlock. Side quests only give XP so what now? Level 50 is the max level so XP from quests do nothing. In fact, I think I've ...
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Where can I find a large number of fish?

Nearly every crafting/carry capacity upgrade needs fish bones/skin for the final, end-game items. I want to stop carrying animal bits as soon as possible, since my inventory is full of stuff I may or ...
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Which Machines fall under each category?

There are four trophies regarding killing one of every type of Machine in each category. However, there is nowhere in-game that tells you what category each Machine falls under. The most information I'...
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Is there a speed difference between the mounts?

As answered on Which Machines can I mount?, you can mount one of three machines. Striders Broadheads Chargers While you can get different mounts, I have not noticed much of a speed ...
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What are the benefits/drawbacks of armor tiers?

The game has what appears to be three tiers of armor; Light (green), Medium (blue), and Heavy (purple). As far as I can tell, the only differences between the tiers are their stats, with stats ...
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How much are overridden Machines buffed?

I recently overrode a Watcher, because I thought it would be funny. Another Watcher came up and kicked him a few times, while I shook my head in disappointment, thinking my Watcher would die in less ...
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How to balance stealth and making everything in the area hostile

Granted, I'm fairly early on in the game still, but so far, I'm having a hard time finding a good balance in combat. I've found that by far the easiest way to take down machines is to simply hide in ...
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I missed a collectable during the prologue. Do I have to start over to get all of them?

A bit too late into the prologue did I notice that the little hexagons that float around indicate collectables that I can scan with the Focus. At that point I had already squeezed through a door which ...
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Is there any way to un-nock arrows?

When letting go of L2, Aloy un-nocks her loaded arrow. However, if you've unlocked the Double or Triple Shot skills, you are able to load 2 or 3 arrows onto your bow, respectively, by pressing R1. ...
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How do I get “10 vulnerable machine kills”?

While the trophy description seems extremely straightforward, I think there is more to it than it sounds. The description is simply: Killed 10 Machines weak to Fire while burning, or weak to Freeze ...
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Does the Ropecaster's Tear stat affect immobilization?

In the same vein as this question, does adding a +Tear modifier to a Ropecaster have any effect on its primary function of immobilizing machines? For example, is it possible for a tie rope to, say, ...
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How many enemies can I tag?

When you use your focus, enemies are highlighted in colour, and you can press R2 to tag them, which places an arrow over their head. So far I've tagged up quite a few, but is there a maximum amount ...