Starfield: Surgical Strike Mission (Full Walkthrough)



Surgical Strike is one of the most important missions you can complete to increase your XP in Starfield. Done with a mission Freestyle Rangers, and you have to find Maya Cruz to complete the quest. Before starting the mission it is necessary to have powerful weapons and a companion If you want Go visit Easily around.

Key takeaways

  • A surgical strike is important. side mission I Starfield.
  • Players have to find out. Maya Cruz To complete the mission.
  • First they have to go to the clinic and then The inquiry Patients.
  • Players will also need to steal. Key card To access the VIP section.
  • After searching for clues, they learn that Maya Cruz is hiding in one Asteroid Mira I Sakharov.
  • Completion of the mission will be rewarded. 350 XP And 5000 credits In Starfield.

How to complete the surgical strike mission in Starfield.

Surgical Strike is one of the most important missions in Starfield, where your main objective is to find Maya Cruz and get the encrypted slate from her.

Surgical strike mission in starfield
Surgical strike mission at Starfield (Image capture credits: eXputer)

You will be able to access it after completing the mission. Freestar Collective A side mission called Shadow in Neon.

Before starting the mission, you have to talk to the thief who committed the theft. Hope Tech Starship. Next, you’ll learn about the mission objectives and the First Cavalry Mercenaries at Starfield.

Clinic visit

Surgical Strike Mission Location (Screenshot Grab: eXputer)
  1. The first objective in the Starfield Surgical Strike mission walkthrough is to find the clinic and talk to Ben Armstead.
  2. You must first complete Shadows in Neon, and after that, you must go to the clinic and find Maya Cruz.
  3. Located in the clinic. Narayan Star system, far to the northeast Alpha Centauri.
  4. You will have to jump to the Neryon star system and then find Depala.
  5. The clinic will be in a star station, and your quest marker will point to it.
  6. After successfully reaching the clinic, the next step is to head to the reception and find the nearest office.
  7. The office will be located on your right, and you will be able to talk to a ranger. Ben Armstead in this.
  8. After talking to him, he will ask you to meet with the clinic’s operations manager, Ari Miller.

Speaking to Ari Miller.

After talking to Ari, you must follow him to the terminal in the area. Now, Ari will search the database on the computer to find patient records.

Surgical Strike Mission at Starfield Ari Miller
Talking to Ari Miller (screenshot via eXputer)

Next, you will learn that there is no patient name. Maya Cruz In the clinic

  1. Additionally, the search would also suggest that Maya Cruz is using an alias.
  2. Now, Ari will tell you that there are two patients named Candace Dolan and Jane Nakamori who match the description of Maya Cruz.
  3. Here, you will be given the option to use your security. talent Or ask patients.
  4. If you’ve already unlocked the protection skill, you’ll unlock a special dialog option where you have to go. Ranger Station Terminal.

Security expertise

First, you need to go to the Freestar Rangers Terminal in Starfield. To do this, you must first find Ranger Armistead’s office.

Ben Armstead
Chatting with Ben Armistead (Image source: eXputer)
  1. You need to keep on the wall to your left, and soon, you will reach a terminal that you need to interact with.
  2. Now, you have to choose Access to Admin and then Active process.
  3. Finally, you have to click on the button called Q: Disruptor MK4.
  4. As soon as you do that, you will find that the disruptive M4 is actually an application that was installed by someone from the VIP wing. Catalina P. Rivera.
  5. Additionally, you will also need to go to the VIP wing, and for that you will need to gain access.
  6. Now you need to talk to Ari again, and he will tell you that access to the VIP wing is restricted, and to enter, you need to get a key card or convince a doctor. . Titus Cassidy To grant you entry to the VIP section.

Questioning patients

If you don’t have the security skill unlocked, you can choose another option, which is to interrogate patients named Jane Nakamori and Candace Dolan.

Jane Nakamori

The first patient you have to interrogate is called Jean Nakamori, and you’ll get the first dialogue option, where you To convince of that

  1. after the convinced Of this, you will be able to find out about his criminal record, and there will be 3 consequences. The inquiry
  2. If you manage to successfully convince Jane, you will get access to the stolen data.
  3. However, it’s clear she’s not Maya Cruz, so you’ll have to move on to questioning Candice Dolan.

Candace Dolan

While Jin Nakamori had plenty of interrogation options. Results, Candace Dolan didn’t. To find it, you need to exit Nakamori’s Nakamori’s room and go left.

  1. After going through two doors and a vending machine, you’ll come to his room.
  2. Unlike Nakamori, she doesn’t have any possible information to know about you, and she’s definitely not Maya Cruz.
  3. After the interrogation, you need to go back and talk to Ari again, and he will tell you that there is another suspect in the clinic. Catherine Rivera.
  4. To get to it, you have to gain access to the VIP wing.

Access to the VIP section

There are two ways you can access it. The VIP Wing. First, you can try to convince Dr. Titus Cassidy to come inside.

Surgical Strike Mission VIP Wing at Starfield
Accessing the VIP Wing (Screenshot taken by eXputer)

The next method involves stealing a key card to get inside. To find Dr. Cassidy, you need to go back to the clinic entrance and make your way down the hall to the left.

  1. Soon, you will come across Staff area, where you will be able to interact with Dr. Cassidy.
  2. Keep in mind that he may not be in his office, and in that case, you may want to put him in a storage room The kitchen Area.
  3. Additionally, you have to convince Dr. Cassidy if you want to gain access to the VIP wing.

Convincing Dr. Cassidy

Now, you have to convince Dr. Cassidy to gain access to the VIP wing. If you already have the Medicine Skill unlocked, you’ll get an extra one. Dialogue option as well as.

Dr. Cassidy on a surgical strike mission at Starfield
Convincing Dr. Cassidy (Screenshot Grab: eXputer)

If you manage to convince Dr. Cassidy, you’ll gain access to the VIP wing. Otherwise, you will have to steal the key card.

There are two key cards you can steal, and the first card is obtained from Dr. Cassidy himself.

Stealing a key card

I would recommend stealing the second key card, which can be found in the safe in Dr. Cassidy’s office. You will have to use your own. Digipick On Novice level Safe.

  1. If you don’t have it. Inventory Until now, you need to find the couch in Dr. Cassidy’s office.
  2. Be sure to avoid detection when stealing a key card.
  3. If you want to steal the key card that Dr. Cassidy has, you have to unlock it. theft Skills first, after which you can pocket it.

Search for clues

Now that you finally have the key card, you need to go back to the clinic and access the VIP section. Be sure to destroy the turret before heading to Docking port. You need to find the next clues in Starfield Surgical Strike Mission Walkthrough.

  1. Here, you need to access a room and find a table where you will find a slate informing you that Maya Cruz has gone to her hideout.
  2. Located in the shelter. Sakharov In an old asteroid mine, and for another clue, you’ll need to head to the computer in the area.
  3. Now, you need to perform several steps to unlock the second clue.
  4. First, you have to click Command override mode and then select Disable the program..
  5. Next, click on Patient Terminal, and then, select . Terminal access logs.
  6. Check the first log called. C. Rivera To complete the guest Look for clues. In the Starfield Surgical Strike mission walkthrough.

Sakharov is leaving.

Now, you need to use your Starship and Star map to the Sakharov star system in the southwest corner of Narayan system.

Now, you need to go to one. Asteroid Mira Called Eklund Sight CL 25, Located on the north side of Sakharov.

Mine investigation

As soon as you enter the mine, you will have to find a door to access.

Surgical strike mission in starfield asteroid mine
Investigating an asteroid mine (Image source: eXputer)

After looting the rooms, including the security room, you need to head for it. Ladder located on the right.

  1. Now, you will enter the first floor, which will have a lot of items, and you will also have to activate your scanner.
  2. Be sure to avoid the mines and kill the shard hoppers on your way.
  3. After that, you have to destroy a wall and kill some more enemies before you get to another door where you have to use one. Digipick.
  4. Soon, you’ll come across another area where you have to destroy a turret and kill a few more. Shard Hoppers.
  5. Afterwards, you’ll be able to access a research lab before looting the area.
  6. Keep moving forward until you reach a crystal and come across a. the door is a group of Power mines in the area, so be careful when looting.
  7. Along the way, you’ll have a bunch of enemies to defeat, so make sure you’re armed and healthy. There are also some turrets in this area that you need to find.

Finding Maya Cruz

After you defeat all the enemies you will have to destroy another wall. Maya Cruz. After you defeat her, Maya will refuse to give you any information, and you’ll have to make a decision at that point.

Surgical Strike Mission in Starfield Maya Cruise
Competing with Maya Cruz (photo courtesy of Xporter)

You can either save his life or kill him. Either way, you’ll get an encrypted slate as well as some loot. Now, you need to go to the elevator ahead and search. Alex Shad

Finding Alex Shadd

Now, you have to go back A lonely city And make your way to the rock. After that, you need to give the encrypted slate to Alex Shad, and you will successfully complete the Starfield Surgical Strike mission. After completing the mission, you will be rewarded with 350 Exp and 5000 credits.

Talking to Alex Shad
Talking to Alex Shad (Image credit copyright: eXputer)

With this, I conclude my detailed guide on Starfield Surgical Strike mission walkthrough. While you’re at it, don’t forget to read the guide. Alternating current And Religions in the Starfield. You can also check out the guide. Money glitches in Starfield And how to use Script Extender.


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