Code Vein is, for lack of a better term, anime Dark Souls. While Code Vein’s universal currency is called Haze, it functions exactly like Dark Souls’ titular souls. However, like any good Souls-like game, Code Vein doesn’t copy Dark Souls’ death mechanics verbatim but instead spins its own take on the formula that sets it apart from its inspiration. Here is a quick and dirty guide on how to recover Haze in Code Vein.
How to Recover Haze in Code Vein
The most obvious way to recover Haze is to trek back to your point of demise and interact with your death marker. Thanks to an in-game map and a handy orange waypoint, you always know where to go. Getting there, however, is another story.
You might notice a pattern forming here, but as with other Souls-likes, enemies respawn whenever you die in Code Vein. Granted, retracing your steps is easier than the initial journey since you know what enemies lurk behind corners and how they fight, but that doesn’t make the journey any less difficult.
Depending on where you die, you could encounter a legion of weaklings, a horde of powerhouses, or a combination of both. Regardless, you have to fight your way through these enemies if you want to recover your Haze, and if you die along the way, it’s gone forever.
There’s an easier way to win back your Haze if you don’t think you will survive the journey, but that option comes with a cost.
The Easy Way to Recover Haze
After Code Vein’s opening level and boss fight, you unlock the home base, an area where you can talk to various NPCs, buy items, and most importantly relax in the hot spring.
While the option to see your character unwind in a soothing pool after a long day of slaughtering monsters is always refreshing and cathartic, the hot spring serves the more important purpose of recovering Haze. All you have to do is interact with the hot spring.
However, if you think that the option to recover Haze without wading through a gauntlet of monsters sounds too good to be true, that’s because the hot spring comes with a huge caveat. The hot spring only reimburses you with half of your Haze, and the rest is lost to the aether.
While only recovering 50% of your Haze might seem like a huge price, if you died in a particularly rough neighborhood and/or have a ton of Haze on the line, the hot spring might seem like the best option. After all, it’s better to regain some of your Haze than to charge into battle, get curb stomped by a monster with a hammer the size of an SUV, and lose all your Haze.
So, to summarize:
- Travel back to where you died and interact with your Haze to recover it.
- Visit the hot spring to recover half of your Haze if you don’t think you can survive the journey.
That’s all you need to know about how to recover Haze in Code Vein. For more tips, tricks, and guides, be sure to search for Twinfinite, have a glance through our guide wiki, or check out more of our guides on the game down below.