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{{infobox mission
 
{{infobox mission
| name = Hidden Journal: Rust Commons West
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| name = Hidden Journal:<br />Rust Commons West
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| location = [[Rust Commons West]]
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| given = [[New Haven Bounty Board]]
 
| given = [[New Haven Bounty Board]]
 
| level = 23
 
| level = 23
| location = [[The Rust Commons West]]
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| rewards = 6000 XP, $20328
| rewards = 6000XP, $20328
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| level2 = 43
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| rewards2 = 12960 XP, $196094
 
| previous = [[Power To The People]]
 
| previous = [[Power To The People]]
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| game = Borderlands
'''Hidden Journal: Rust Commons West''' is another journal hunt for Patricia Tannis. This time she has hidden 5 journals in Rust Commons West. The journals continue to document her slipping grasp on sanity. The journals provide more information on 'The Vault'.
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| type = Optional mission
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}}'''Hidden Journal: Rust Commons West''' is the second of several missions in ''[[Borderlands]]'' to [[ECHO Recorder|journal]] hunt for [[Patricia Tannis]]. This time she has hidden 5 journals in [[The Rust Commons West]]. This mission becomes available on [[New Haven Bounty Board]] after [[Power To The People]] is complete.
   
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==Background==
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:''"This is Patricia Tannis, calling for anyone with two brain cells to rub together. I hid five of my Data Recorders in Rust Commons West, but now I've decided I want them back. Listen to each one, and your ECHO device will record them. Once you have all five recordings, upload them to the bounty board."''
   
 
==Walkthrough==
 
==Walkthrough==
Head to Rust Commons West, follow your way point markers, collect the Data Recorders, turn in mission, apply blunt force trauma to your head.
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[[Image:Hidden Journal Rust Commons West|300px|right|Video walkthrough]]
   
 
===Objectives===
 
===Objectives===
:''Download 5 Journal Entries from Data Recorders in Rust Commons West.''
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:Download 5 Journal Entries from Data Recorders in Rust Commons West.
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:*Journal Day 224
:* Journal Day 224 found
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:*Journal Day 321
:* Journal Day 321 found
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:*Journal Day 457
:* Journal Day 457 found
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:*Journal Day 481
:* Journal Day 481 found
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:*Journal Day 493
:* Journal Day 493 found
 
 
:''This is Patricia Tannis, calling for anyone with two brain cells to rub together. I hid five of my Data Recorders in Rust Commons West, but now I've decided I want them back. Listen to each one, and your ECHO device will record them. Once you have all five recordings, upload them to the bounty board.''
 
   
 
===Strategy===
 
===Strategy===
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Time to go on another Journal hunt. Fast Travel to the [[Underpass]], or go get the fast travel point at the start. Go through all 5 points on the map, collecting Journal Entries on the way.
   
:1. Time to go on another Journal hunt. Fast Travel to the Underpass, or go get the fast travel point at the start.
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Head northwest from the Underpass, past the windmill, to the bandit camp with 3 huts. Journal 224 is in a small open box under a mini tent, and get out fast. This is the home of [[Rakkinishu]].
:2. Head northwest from the Underpass, past the windmill, to the bandit camp with 3 huts. Journal 224 is in a small open box under a mini tent, and get out fast. This is the home of [[Rakkinishu]].
 
:3. Head south down the sludge river a short ways to a building complex. Journal 321 is on the left, sitting on a pair of covered boxes. There are bandits here who will attack you.
 
:4. Continue following the river, under the plant, and to the next small patch of land in the river. You will be attacked by a flock of [[Rakk|rakks]]. There is a small metal shack on your left with 3 flowers growing outside. Inside, hanging on the wall, is Journal 457.
 
:5. Keep heading down the river, making a left at the fork (where the arena is). Take the path on your right up the hill and stay to the left at the fork with the arrow pointing right. Hug the wall on the right from here until a turret starts aiming at you with a laser. Take out the turret and bandits. Climb up the open winding stairs all the way to the top and get Journal 481 from the wall of the closed little office at the top. Jump onto the pipe and walk along it to get to the other side where the turret was, loot the white chest here.
 
:6. For the last Journal entry, you have to go back the way you came and hang along the right wall this time. Through a small sludge puddle, past the junk pile sitting in the middle of nowhere is a small camp. Under a red tarp is the last Journal, number 493.
 
   
===Completion===
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Head south down the sludge river a short ways to a building complex with some bandits. Journal 321 is on the left, sitting on a pair of covered boxes.
   
:''Thank you for returning my journal recordings. I know that you listened to them, so now I ask that you apply blunt force trauma to your head until you forget what you heard. Those journals are private and personal.''
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Continue following the river, under the plant, and to the next small patch of land in the river. Flock of [[Rakk|rakks]] nest here. There is a small metal shack on the left with 3 flowers growing outside. Inside, hanging on the wall, is Journal 457.
   
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Keep heading down the river, making a left at the fork where the arena is. Take the path to the right and up the hill and stay to the left at the fork with the arrow pointing right. Hug the wall on the right from here until a turret starts aiming with a laser; take out the turret and bandits. Climb up the open winding stairs all the way to the top and get Journal 481 from the wall of the closed little office at the top. Jump onto the pipe and walk along it to get to the other side where the turret was, loot the white chest here.
   
==Additional Information==
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For the last Journal entry, go back the way you came and hang along the right wall this time. Through a small sludge puddle, past the junk pile sitting in the middle of nowhere is a small camp. Under a red tarp is the last Journal, number 493.
<!--- "This section is for information that is related to a specific mission but not necessary to complete it" --->
 
   
===Notes===
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===Completion===
:* Item Card #224 - "It almost looks lonely."
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:''"Thank you for returning my journal recordings. I know that you listened to them, so now I ask that you apply blunt force trauma to your head until you forget what you heard. Those journals are private and personal."''
:* Item Card #321 -
 
:* Item Card #457 - "Little hearts have been scratched into the surface."
 
:* Item Card #481 - "How long did it take Tannis to hide these things?"
 
:* Item Card #493 - "It's amazing that nobody ever ran off with this."
 
 
===Nearby Missions===
 
:* [[Up To Our Ears]]
 
 
 
===2nd Playthrough===
 
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:* Level = ?
 
:* Reward = XP, Money, Item
 
 
===Trivia===
 
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==Related Missions==
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==Nearby Missions==
* [[Hidden Journal: The Arid Badlands]]
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*[[Up To Our Ears]]
* [[Hidden Journal: Rust Commons East]]
 
   
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==Notes==
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*The Tannis journals continue to document her slipping grasp on sanity and also provide more information on The 'Vault'.
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*Text of [[ECHO Recorder]]s items:
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**Tannis Journal Entry (Day 224): ''It almost looks lonely.''
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**Tannis Journal Entry (Day 321): ''Do not expose to open flame.''
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**Tannis Journal Entry (Day 457): ''Little hearts have been scratched into the surface.''
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**Tannis Journal Entry (Day 481): ''How long did it take Tannis to hide these things?''
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**Tannis Journal Entry (Day 493): ''It's amazing that nobody ever ran off with this.''
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*The contents of the recordings can be found on [[Patricia Tannis/ECHO recordings|this page]].
   
== Video Walkthrough ==
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Latest revision as of 19:43, May 26, 2019

Hidden Journal: Rust Commons West is the second of several missions in Borderlands to journal hunt for Patricia Tannis. This time she has hidden 5 journals in The Rust Commons West. This mission becomes available on New Haven Bounty Board after Power To The People is complete.

BackgroundEdit

"This is Patricia Tannis, calling for anyone with two brain cells to rub together. I hid five of my Data Recorders in Rust Commons West, but now I've decided I want them back. Listen to each one, and your ECHO device will record them. Once you have all five recordings, upload them to the bounty board."

WalkthroughEdit

Hidden Journal Rust Commons West

Hidden Journal Rust Commons West

Video walkthrough

ObjectivesEdit

Download 5 Journal Entries from Data Recorders in Rust Commons West.
  • Journal Day 224
  • Journal Day 321
  • Journal Day 457
  • Journal Day 481
  • Journal Day 493

StrategyEdit

Time to go on another Journal hunt. Fast Travel to the Underpass, or go get the fast travel point at the start. Go through all 5 points on the map, collecting Journal Entries on the way.

Head northwest from the Underpass, past the windmill, to the bandit camp with 3 huts. Journal 224 is in a small open box under a mini tent, and get out fast. This is the home of Rakkinishu.

Head south down the sludge river a short ways to a building complex with some bandits. Journal 321 is on the left, sitting on a pair of covered boxes.

Continue following the river, under the plant, and to the next small patch of land in the river. Flock of rakks nest here. There is a small metal shack on the left with 3 flowers growing outside. Inside, hanging on the wall, is Journal 457.

Keep heading down the river, making a left at the fork where the arena is. Take the path to the right and up the hill and stay to the left at the fork with the arrow pointing right. Hug the wall on the right from here until a turret starts aiming with a laser; take out the turret and bandits. Climb up the open winding stairs all the way to the top and get Journal 481 from the wall of the closed little office at the top. Jump onto the pipe and walk along it to get to the other side where the turret was, loot the white chest here.

For the last Journal entry, go back the way you came and hang along the right wall this time. Through a small sludge puddle, past the junk pile sitting in the middle of nowhere is a small camp. Under a red tarp is the last Journal, number 493.

CompletionEdit

"Thank you for returning my journal recordings. I know that you listened to them, so now I ask that you apply blunt force trauma to your head until you forget what you heard. Those journals are private and personal."

Nearby MissionsEdit

NotesEdit

  • The Tannis journals continue to document her slipping grasp on sanity and also provide more information on The 'Vault'.
  • Text of ECHO Recorders items:
    • Tannis Journal Entry (Day 224): It almost looks lonely.
    • Tannis Journal Entry (Day 321): Do not expose to open flame.
    • Tannis Journal Entry (Day 457): Little hearts have been scratched into the surface.
    • Tannis Journal Entry (Day 481): How long did it take Tannis to hide these things?
    • Tannis Journal Entry (Day 493): It's amazing that nobody ever ran off with this.
  • The contents of the recordings can be found on this page.
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