Ryder Family Secrets
In this mission you need to locate all the memory triggers to view Alec's memories to complete the mission. In order to initiate this ‘Allies and Relationships’ quest, you must’ve visited Habitat 7. This mission requires you to find memory triggers scattered all around the world to remove SAM’s memory locks to view Alec’s memories.
This mission is unlocked after talking to the Director Tann during "A Better Beginning" priority ops. Otherwise you can also speak to SAM at the Hyperion Sam Node or find one of the sixteen hidden encrypted memories.
After the conversation with Tann, Dr. Harry Carlyle tells you about a way of communicating with your sibling. This section of the operation is completely optional but if you ignore it now, your sibling will negatively comment on your choice.
Meeting your Siblings- Hyperion Cryobay- here you can either tell your sibling about the situation or lie about it. Note that the choice you makes here changes the Priority Ops scene.
Finding Memory Triggers - Hyperion: Habitation Deck- Sam needs to eperience sixteen trigger to be able to unlock encryptred memories. To start, speak to SAM from from the Hyperion SAM Node chamber or alteratively is by finding one of the sixteen hidden encrypted memory pickups.
Memory Sequence #1- This memory trigger can be found in your father’s room which is the next door to the SAM Node, near the kitchen table.
Speak to SAM
Once you get the memory trigger, speak with SAM to play the memory. After this, you’ll be required to access audio logs in your father’s room and find the other memory sequences.
Memory Sequence #2
The second memory sequence shows Ryder Sr. speaking to Ellen about using SAM and her biotic implants to cure her illness.
Memory Sequence #3
The third memory sequence shows the family reunion and Ryder Sr. sharing a story about an adventure on Mars followed by dinner.
Memory Sequence #4
The fourth memory is all about a discussion between Ryder Sr. and a secret benefactor. Since Alec is out of cash for developing SAM and curing Ellen’s illness, the secret benefactor suggests a way.
Memory Sequence #5
This memory shows Ellen in her dying moments followed by a philosophical conversation with SAM about life and death.
Memory Triggers to Unlock SAM’s Array
Memory Trigger #2 : Site 1: Promise - This memory can be found on Eos, on the edge of the cliff overlooking Site 1: Promise. Once you find this meory SAM will tell you that finding more of these memory triggers will unlock Alec’s stored memories.
Memory Trigger #3 - Kett Base
Is located on a cliff on top-north side of the facility, underneath a forward station.
Memory Trigger #4 - Prodromos
This memory trigger is right next to August Bradley in the center of Prodromos.
Memory Trigger #5- Turian Encampment
This memory trigger is found underneath a tall light near some turian crates.
Memory Trigger #6 - Mithrava
This memory trigger is near an Angaran statue platform on top of the tower in Mithrava.
Memory Trigger #7 - The Forgotten Depths
This memory trigger is located on the north side of the Remnant console and the Gravity Well in the Forgotten Depths.
Memory Trigger #8 - South of Hjara
This memory trigger is located on top of a mountain facing Hjara – near the edge of the mountain.
Memory Trigger #9 - Future Settlement Outpost Site
This memory trigger is located on the south side of the Resistance Base, on the west edge of Voeld.
Memory Trigger #10 - Kett Mountain Base
This memory trigger is located on the very top of a small mountain with the large Kett mountain on its south side.
Memory Trigger #11 - Languish
This memory trigger is on the east side of New Tuchanka, on top of a hill.
Memory Trigger #12 - Languish Cave
This memory trigger is inside a cave between the Remnant Derelict Ship and the Krogan colony of New Tuchanka.
Memory Trigger #13 - Gehenna Valley
This memory trigger can be found on a small oasis in the Gehenna Valley.
Memory Trigger #14- Kurinth’s Valley
This memory trigger is in the northwest edge of Kadara in Kurinth’s Valley.
Memory Trigger #15 - Sulfur Springs
This memory trigger can be found near the future site of the Initiative Outpost.
Memory Trigger #16 - Sulfur Springs
This memory trigger is on a peak right next to the western Remnant monolith.
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