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Footsteps of Giants is a story mission in Borderlands 3 given by Typhon DeLeon.


"Typhon thinks you can stop The Destroyer with the help of The Machine, but you'll need four Vault Keys. Typhon knows where the Nekrotafeyo Vault Key is, and knowing is half the battle. The other half is sending a Vault Hunter to fight."



  • Go to Vault
  • Clear Maliwan camp
  • Find elevated position
  • Destroy generator
  • Take alternate route
  • Kill General Traunt
  • Reach the temple
  • Clear Maliwan forces
  • Activate elevator
  • Activate Temple energy
  • Grab Eridian crystal
  • Place Eridian crystal
  • Kill Lt. Preston
  • Pick up Eridian crystal
  • Place Eridian crystal
  • Use keyboard
  • Use elevator
  • Clear Vault room
  • Find Vault Key
  • Activate Eridian teleporter
  • Wait for Typhon
  • Follow Typhon
  • Dig out Vault Key
  • Take Vault Key
  • Place Vault Key
  • Enter Vault
  • Loot Vault
  • Take Eridian Fabricator



"You check in with your people, I'll head to the machine. And hey, from one Vault Hunter to another... thanks. I just hope we still have time to fix things."

Turn In: Typhon


  • Mission item: Eridian crystal

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