Mass Effect 1 introduces players to the series’ massive universe, boasting a galaxy’s worth of interesting planets and alien races to discover. Along the way, you’ll run into all sorts of interesting creatures, including giant emotionless elephants and spiritual floating jellyfish. Finding all of these unique races will also get you a pretty sweet reward. Here is everything you need to know about how to get the Archivist trophy or achievement in Mass Effect 1.
When you start Mass Effect 1, you’ll meet a handful of important races. As you explore more of the galaxy, though, you’ll find that there are plenty of smaller races that make up the universe as well.
In order to get the Archivist trophy or achievement in Mass Effect 1, you’ll need to find out more about all of these races, no matter how big or small.
How to Get Archivist Trophy & Achievement in Mass Effect 1
In total, you’ll need to learn about 13 races. Below, we’ve broken down each of those races, as well as when and where you can learn about them in order to unlock this trophy or achievement:
|Archivist Trophy & Achievement in Mass Effect 1|
|Race||Where to Get Info|
|Asari||During the first meeting with the Council|
|Salarian||During the first meeting with the Council|
|Turian||Chatting with Nihlus|
|Geth||Talking to Ashley when you meet on Eden Prime|
|Batarian||Talk with Anderson before leaving the Citadel|
|Keepers||Speak with the Avina VI|
|Elcor||Speak with the Elcor to the right of Udina’s Office|
|Volus||Speak with the Volus to the right of Udina’s Office|
|Hanar||Talk to the merchant in the Citadel’s Emporium|
|Protheans||Investigate when talking to Nihlus and Anderson|
|Rachni||Ask Avina about the Krogan statue|
It is important to note that some of the dialogues we mentioned above will require you to delve further into the conversation by investigating. Just be sure to exhaust all of the options that are there and you’ll have the Archivist trophy achievement within the first few hours of your first playthrough.
That is everything you need to know about how to get the Archivist trophy and achievement in Mass Effect 1. If you’re looking for more tips, tricks, and FAQs for Mass Effect Legendary Edition, head over to our wiki. There are also a few related articles below that you can have a look at.
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