It’s been a minute since I last updated this blog, but I’ve been busy. The time has come for me to update the NieR Replicant FAQ . I will be working on the guide for a long while, as requested by the game’s creator.

The world of NieR: Automata is quite a sad one, and to make things worse the player is not even a party member, he is just a passenger that has to go with the flow. He has to go with the flow, to find the shade. Nothing else matters. The only thing he can do is to find the shade. The rest is up to you.

The always thoughtful NieR: Automata was released on the App Store and Google Play in early 2018, and for the main story, some of the most important bits were already unlocked by the time the credits rolled. On the other hand, there were still a bunch of side quests that had yet to be completed, and those were where the real fun was.

This, of course, led to the creation of the #NieR_Quest_Walkthrough hashtag, where people started sharing their own guides for all those quests that still remained, and since it was being created on Reddit, it was a good opportunity for me to make a post and tell people where to find it, and how to get it done.

Searching for the Shadow is a side quest in the village of NieR Replicant version 1.22.

Your goal is to find where the Shadow is hiding in the village.

Here is a presentation of Search For The Shade in NieR Replicant.

River Search

The first clue is the river. Walk to the river outside the marketplace overlooking West Hill.

You will find that the Shadow is not there.

Go back to the girl and she will ask you to check the area in front of the library.

Go to the library

Go to the square in front of the library and notice that Shadow isn’t there either.

Requests from villagers

Go through the market and ask the villagers about Shadow.

Then go back to the girl and ask her where Shade is not hiding.

Drive to West Hill

Use the stairs at the market entrance to reach the hill to the west.

The shadow hides by a tree. Overcome the shadow here.

Go back to the guard to earn 5,000 gold coins.

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