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How to Unlock the Engineer Archetype in Remnant 2

How to Unlock the Engineer Archetype in Remnant 2

After you reach Ward 13 in Remnant 2, you’ll meet different NPCs and merchants because it’s the game’s central hub.

One of these NPCs is Wallace, who lets you choose your starting Archetype. If you’re unsure which class to pick, refer to our guide on which is the best Starting Archetype.

However, there are more classes to unlock as you advance in the game.

The Engineer Archetype, especially, has captured players’ attention and is quite interesting.

Another Archetype that is driving the Remnant community crazy is the secret Archon Archetype.

How to Unlock the Engineer Class

To unlock the Engineer Archetype, you have to craft and equip the Drzyr Caliper Engram.

Before you can do this, you’ll need to find the Alien Device and Craft the Drzyr Caliper.

Unfortunately, this can be tricky so here are the steps to help you do it:

1. Find the Alien Device

Alien Device Location Remnant 2

The Alien Device is required to craft the Drzyr Caliper Engram.

It can be found on the second N’Erud map, regardless of your starting point.

If you begin in the Forgotten Prions, you’ll find it in The Eon Vault during the N’Erud storyline. If you start at the Seeker’s Rest, you’ll find it in the Timeless Horizon area.

2. Craft the Drzyr Caliper

Craft the Drzyr Caliper Remnant 2

After obtaining the Alien Device, bring it back to Wallace at Ward 13.

In order to craft the Drzyr Caliper, you’ll also need 10 Lumenite Crystal and 1000 Scrap.

3. Equip the Drzyr Caliper Engram

Once you’ve crafted the Drzyr Caliper, equip the Engram to unlock the Engineer Archetype.

Keep in mind, the game randomly generates the locations, but you can always find the Alien Device on the second N’Erud map.

Is the Engineer Archetype Good?

Engineer Archetype Remnant 2

The Engineer Archetype in Remnant 2 offers a powerful and unique gameplay experience, making it a popular choice among players.

With a specialization in Heavy Weaponry and the ability to deploy powerful turrets as companions, the Engineer excels in dealing damage and providing excellent support for teammates.

Below is a table listing all the essential skills and traits of the Engineer:

Skill/TraitDescription
Prime Perk: High TechHold the skill button: Overclock a held or deployed Heavy Weapon. Gain Infinite Ammo, increased Fire Rate, and a 25% damage buff for 15 seconds
Skill 1: Heavy Weapon: VulcanPress skill button: Deploys a Vulcan Turret with limited ammo

Hold skill button: Activates Heavy Carry Mode; can be overclocked with Engineer Prime

Double press skill button: Reclaims the weapon, getting back 75% of its remaining ammo
Skill 2: Heavy Weapon: FlamethrowerDeploys a Flamethrower Turret
Follows the same mechanism as Vulcan Skill
Skill 3: Heavy Weapon: Impact CannonDeploys an Impact Cannon Turret
Follows the same mechanism as Vulcan Skill
Perk 1: Metalworker5% increased Skill Damage
5% Ammo Capacity and 2.5% Max Health for Heavy Weapons
Perk 2: Magnetic Field15% Damage Reduction to all allies within a 2.5 meter range
Perk 3: Heavy Mobility35% increased Movement Speed with Heavy Weapon
Perk 4: Surplus15% refill of Heavy Weapon ammo when using a Relic Charge
Trait Card: FortifyIncreases armor effectiveness