System Shock 2 Walkthrough Rickenbacker - Pod 2

September 12, 2016 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 7 minutes

This System Shock 2 walkthrough is divided into 15 total pages.

You can jump to nearby pages of the game using the links above.

Rickenbacker - Pod 2

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 510
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 510

Climb on the missile and as you make your way to the ladder psi-pull the 34 nanites from the opposite walkway. Climbing the ladder scores me 20 cyber modules as a cyborg moves about. I hack this security station and go through the door.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 511
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 511

I turn left and climb up the ladder. The security crate has quite some loot; two maintenance tools, 20 prisms, a small beaker, a psi hypo and a battery. I quickly move to the other side past a camera.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 512
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 512

I grab the psi hypo, almost hidden in the water, and head through the doorway. Don't rush in the corridor ahead or you'll miss the 5 cyber modules under the floor (inset) in front of the security computer.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 513
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 513

Moving along I come to this room, and judging by the feet I see in the distance I would say some hybrids are waiting for me. I tiptoe my way through the door in front of me. I press the button on the console which launches some missiles (inset).

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 514
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 514

I head back and prepare to deal with the hybrids, three of them, and go through the door ahead.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 515
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 515

I'm getting closer to Pod 2. Nothing to see here, so I go through the door ahead and follow the corridor. Be careful of the camera around the next corner (inset).

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 516
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 516

I go through the door and start climbing the ladder as I hear a rumbler close by. There's a small room I can reach by jumping on the pipe and going through the window. In the room I snatch 5 cyber modules. Up the ladder I find a medkit behind the pipes to my right (inset).

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 517
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 517

Invisibility is turning out to be quite invaluable as I head left. The dead body has no loot, so I grab the psi hypo, head through the door and hypnotize the rumbler.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 518
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 518

The last of the eggs, finally! Destroying it gets me 16 cyber modules. The security crate contains 12 rifled slugs, a psi hypo and some grenades. Behind me are stat and tech upgrade stations, which I use and then enter the elevator.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 519
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 519

I had to do a bit of jumping, but I finally managed to exit the elevator. Everything is upside down here as I reversed the gravity earlier. Neat! I look around and grab the 24 nanites from under the beam I'm on (inset) before moving forward.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 520
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 520

This seems to be the control room to the second meson accelerator and the noise it makes is deafening. I pick the maintenance tool from the floor... well... I mean ceiling, and search the body for 24 nanites. Mind the laser turret in the corridor ahead. I grab the 24 nanites next to it and proceed to the chapel.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 521
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 521

As I enter the chapel an assault droid appears out of nowhere. I place an energy wall to prevent it from moving further for a bit. There are three cyborgs in here, one to my left and two to my right. The dead body has a version 3 modification software and two med hypos. I use the restructure psi ability on one of the cyborgs and can easily dispatch the remaining one.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 522
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 522

Some good stuff here. A log from Polito, 6 anti-personnel bullets, 4 cyber modules and an assault rifle in good condition. There's also a version 3 repairing software on the right side of the room. The droid is now free from my restraint and I have to deal with him as he is blocking the exit...

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 523
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 523

I leave the chapel and follow the corridor. A bit of skillful jumping is required here. You see that beaker down there? Next to it, highlighted, are 6 cyber modules carefully hidden under a pipe.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 524
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 524

In the corridor on the other side is a turret, so I use invisibility and take a peek. Next to the dead body are 6 armor piercing bullets while the dead himself has yet another crystal shard and an unresearched armor. I grab it all and move forward, past the turret and up the ladder.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 525
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 525

I arrive at what appears to be a sickbay. There's one of those Stealth Spiders (highlighted) in front of me, and also one behind. The dead body has a suit of heavy armor and 24 nanites. I head for the ladder and climb up. This is a perfect place to get rid of the spiders. Or I can simply move past them. So many choices...

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 526
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 526

Once up on the ceiling of the sickbay (weird) I can see two more spiders waiting for me (highlighted) and the body of poor captain Diego. I get rid of the spiders, grab the log and pick the access card from the body. This card will get us into Diego's quarter. Don't forget to grab the hard to see unresearched implant next to the body and the medkit and maintenance tool behind the spiders. There's also a large beaker behind the left pillar, shown by the arrow.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 527
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 527

As I arrive near another elevator, I'm surprised the egg on the wall didn't hatch. I destroy it, grab an anti toxin hypo from the floor and another from the dead body. As I get near the elevator door Shodan rewards me with 15 more modules while I notice way too many eggs near the floor (inset). To the left is an anti toxin hypo on the floor and I find a psi organ in the egg on my right.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 528
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 528

As I exit the elevator Shodan speaks to me some more. Nearing the middle of the room unleashes flies, so I run around in circles with my arms in the air crying out loud. After making a complete fool of myself for some time, I open the door and peek around the corner.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 529
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 529

Welcome to rumbler land! This is just one of the 4 in this area! There are also some spiders running about. First I use this last OS upgrade machine and open the door right behind me. In that room is a spider, an egg and a body with 12 anti-personnel shells and a maintenance tool. I then head toward the rumbler and jump on the ledge pointed to by the arrow. This is a great place to get rid of the nasties as they can't get to me (inset)! Using Restructure on the rumblers is a great way to get rid of them all without firing a single offensive shot. And it's also great fun to see them fight each other!

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 530
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 530

Once the festivities end, I head for the bridge where I grab 24 nanites and leave through the door to the right. I make my way toward Diego's quarters and grab the grenades and beakers on my way (inset). There's also a broken replicator out of view to my right and some more nanites hidden in the room in front of it.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 531
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 531

Diego's quarters are a mess... As I enter some worms appear. I deal with them and enter. Grabbing the weapon gets me 20 more modules. Next, I take 24 nanites from the bed. BTW, is it just me or have all nanites on the last few levels been piles of 24? Anyway, I exit and head toward the upgrade stations for some last minute tweaks.

System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 532
System Shock 2 Walkthrough - System Shock-2 532

Right then, this is it! I head toward the escape pod picking up, again, 24 nanites and head down the ladder. After dealing with two spiders I search the body and find 24 anti personnel bullets and a maintenance tool. I then continue and enter the escape pod. Once I eject the pod there's no coming back! Worth noting is that if I wanted I could head back all the way to the Van Braun! But this time when I leave I can't ever come back... Kinda!

More System Shock 2 Walkthroughs

This System Shock 2 walkthrough is divided into 15 total pages.

More From Port Forward

Thumbnail for Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis

How to Port Forward in Your Router for Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis

Help improve your connects in Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis by forwarding some ports in your router.

Read More
Thumbnail for Darkest Dungeon

Forward Ports on Your Router for Darkest Dungeon

You can help improve your online multiplayer connections in Darkest Dungeon by forwarding some ports in your router.

Read More
Thumbnail for For Honor

For Honor Port Forwarding

Help improve your online connections and make connecting with others easier in For Honor by forwarding some ports.

Read More
Thumbnail for Chicory: A Colorful Tale

Forwarding Ports for Chicory: A Colorful Tale on Your Router.

You can forward some ports in your router to help improve online connections for Chicory: A Colorful Tale.

Read More
Thumbnail for Wave Break

Create a Port Forward for Wave Break in your Router

Forwarding some ports for Wave Break can make it easier to play with others and help improve your connections.

Read More
Thumbnail for Knockout City

Forwarding Ports for Knockout City on Your Router.

Help improve your online connections in Knockout City and connect with more players by forwarding some ports.

Read More
Thumbnail for Dying Light 2: Stay Human

Port Forwarding for Dying Light 2: Stay Human

You can connect with friends more easily and help improve connections in Dying Light 2: Stay Human by forwarding some ports.

Read More
Thumbnail for Far Cry 6

Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for Far Cry 6

You can help improve your online experiences and more easily connect with others in Far Cry 6 by forwarding some ports.

Read More