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Dr. Bryson, also known as the Xenobiologist, is one of the scientists awoken from cryosleep in to aide the player in Blightfall. Dr. Bryson's quests involve the alien life of the planet you land on.

Autopsy Quests Edit

Dr. Bryson offers several quests that are hidden until completion. Each simply requires you to kill a certain mob.

Name Type Rewards Description
Thaumic Slime Autopsy Killing Task +5 MO Spawn in blighted areas. Chance to spawn where you die.
Taint Swarm Biopsy Killing Task +4 MO Spawn from Taint Spore Swarmers.
Tainted Cow Autopsy Killing Task +5 MO Spawns when a cow dies to Taint Poison. CAUTION! High health.
Tainticle Autopsy Killing Task +8 MO Spawn commonly throughout the blighted wastes.
Taint Spore Swarmer Autopsy Killing Task +10 MO Spawn commonly near Crusted Taint.
Tainted Sheep Autopsy Killing Task +4 MO Spawns when a Sheep dies to Taint Poison.
Taint Tendril Autopsy Killing Task N/A Spawn near Tainticles.
Tainted Crawler Autopsy Killing Task +3 MO Spawn from Taint Spores.
Tainted Chicken Autopsy Killing Task +4 MO Spawns when a chicken dies to Taint Poison. CAUTION! Small and fast.
Taint Spore Autopsy Killing Task +6 MO Can be found uncommonly throughout the blighted wastes.
Tainted Pig Autopsy Killing Task +5 MO Spawns when a pig dies to Taint Poison.
Tainted Village Autopsy Killing Task +6 MO Can be found in high numbers in the Redwood City or the Floating City.
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-10 MO Going too far into forbidden knowledge may have a few monsters spawn that only you can see. (mind spider)

Those Who Came Before Edit

Bryson also has several quests relating to the previous inhabitants of the planet, which are unlocked upon the discovery of the Floating City.

Name Type Rewards Description
A City! Location Task +3 MO Visit the Floating City over the Eastern Ocean.
Local Currency Detection Task +5 MO Bronze Coins can be found in many containers around the Floating City. Unlocks the quest "What good is money?" under The Engineer tab.
Alien Language Delivery Task +5 MO The best sources for Language Samples are Musty Tomes (25), Mouldering Books (17), and Damaged Codices (Codex) (15). Unlocks the repeatable quest "Translation Device".
Translation Device Delivery Task +1 MO, 1x Translation Device See above. Repeatable.
Cloth Samples - Anthropology Delivery Task +5 MO Cloth Samples can be found somewhat commonly around the Floating City. Repeatable.

Miscellaneous Quests Edit

Finally, Bryson has several quests that ask for samples of the alien biology present on the planet.

Name Type Rewards Description
Collecting Muck for Science! Delivery Task +6 MO Most tainted mobs will drop either a Taint Tendril or Tainted Goo. Unlocks Tendril Disposal and Goo Disposal.
Goo Disposal Delivery Task +6 MO See above. Repeatable.
Tendril Disposal Delivery Task +8 MO See above. Repeatable.
Ancient Life Delivery Task +9 MO, 2x Bonemeal Bag Fossils can be found in sedimentary rocks. Limestone, Shale, etcetera. Repeatable.
Shimmerleaf Production Delivery Task +6 MO Shimmerleaf flowers can be found around Silverwood Trees.
Finding Pointless Flowers ? Task +2 MO Unlocks the Botania questline with Dr. Sprouse, "The Paranormalist".