The Outriders Fast Travel system may look complicated at first; however, once you understand how to fast travel in the video game developed by People Can Fly, things will get pretty easy, and you’ll also save a lot of time while working on completing the game’s quests.
As such, throughout the guide below, we’ll go over this system and try to understand how to fast travel in Outriders and move between areas properly.
The whole system implemented by the game’s developers comes with several features you’ll have to learn, so we will cover them one by one.
Outriders Fast Travel Locations – How To Activate Them
The first thing that must be outlined here is that Outriders comes with two types of Fast Travel locations.
They look different, and they also serve different purposes.
Capturing Explorer Flags
The Outriders Explorer Flags are the most important Fast Travel Points and the first type we’ll discuss; because they serve as checkpoints and they also allow you to move back and forth.
Simply put, the Explorer Flags in Outriders act like portals, thus having two directions.
The problem here is that an Explorer Flag must be captured, and usually, it is very well protected; thus, you’ll have to fight for it.
After you clear the area, you’ll be able to see the Explorer Flag like the one below. It is the flag where you’ll want to fast travel if you intend to use the second Outriders Legendary Farming method we discussed.
Approach it, then press the corresponding button to capture it.
Once under your control, an Outriders Explorer Flag remains active, and you can use it to move to another Explorer Flag in the same region or back to your camp.
Again, keep in mind that Explorer Flags have two directions.
One-Way Return Points
The second type of Fast Travel Points in Outriders is represented by the Return Points.
These points can be used only one way, as in from a specific point (named node) back to an Explorer Flag you previously captured.
In the screenshot below, you can see such a Return Point in Outriders.
This one is located in the Hounds’ Warehouse. To use it, all you have to do is to approach it then hit the corresponding button, and finally pick an Explorer Flag Fast Travel Point.
These nodes act as extraction points. Thus they can be used only to leave an area.
How To Fast Travel
Now that we know how these points work, take a look at the map below, and you can see several Explorer Flags and Return Points.
For example, the Solar Tower Platform features an Explorer Flag, while the Bunker Hill includes a Return Point.
The rules here are pretty simple:
- You can fast travel between Explorer Flags (including the one in your camp), but you can’t teleport from an Explorer Flag to a Return Point
- You can also use a Return Point to Fast Travel to an Explorer Flag, but you can’t use it to reach another Return Point
- If you want to get back to a Return Point in Outriders, you’ll have to walk to that specific node
- The option to Fast Travel appears only when interacting with an Explorer Flag or Return Point, and you can’t access it directly from your in-game map
How To Fast Travel Between Regions – Open World Map
Finally, you have the option to fast-travel between the planet’s regions.
This option, however, is straightforward because the only way to do that is by talking to a specific NPC named Jakub.
This character is unlocked once you complete the story arc in Rift Town. When you do that, you’ll be asked to talk to him and leave for First City, which is the second region you’ll unlock on Enoch.
The moment you arrive, if you talk to him again and tell him that you’re ready to go, you’ll be able to see the world map and pick your destination.
So, if you want to travel between the regions in Outriders, just talk to Jakub.
Below you can see all areas in the video game, and Jakub is the one that will help you return to Rift Town or any other area you previously explored.
And that’s it, Outrider! Now you know how to fast travel in Outriders and how to properly use the Explorer Flags and Return Points while on Planet Enoch, so why don’t you learn about the Crossplay feature next?