Armored Core 6 Hidden Parts Locations and How to Get Them
Armored Core 6 is a unique experience that players will enjoy, especially if they like Souls-like games and mechas. There are many features to go over the latest addition to one of FromSoftware’s most popular franchises, and gamers have been working hard on the customization system. Mech parts can be found worldwide, which pilots can use to personalize their moving death machines. However, some of the best ones are stashed away in secret locations, and players must actively search for them to collect them all.
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What are Armored Core 6 Parts?
One of Armored Core 6’s most prominent features is the player’s ability to customize their mechas. Doing so requires gamers to use COAM (in-game currency) and parts they find throughout their travels. These materials are usually obtained from completing missions. However, some hidden features require pilots to go the extra mile to find them.
Parts are not just for aesthetic purposes, as they mainly determine the stats and capabilities of your mecha. Several components constitute a mech, so knowing what you are missing can help gamers look for specific materials. Here are the types of parts in Armored Core 6:
- Optional (Augments)
Hidden Parts Locations and How to Get Them
HC-3000: WRECKER Head (Located in Chapter 2, Mission 12 “Infiltrate Grid 086”)
To acquire the HC-3000: WRECKER Head, progress through Mission 12 until you reach the “Reach center of Grid 086’s lower level” objective. Look for a torn-up hole that leads to a small room containing two mechs. The hidden parts container can be found in the back corner of this room.
CC-3000: WRECKER Core (Located in Chapter 2, Mission 12 “Infiltrate Grid 086”)
While in Mission 12, proceed through the room with a large smelting furnace. Continue past the furnace and enter the subsequent room. The CC-3000: WRECKER Core can be located within this room.
AC-3000: WRECKER Arms (Located in Chapter 2, Mission 12 “Infiltrate Grid 086”)
Return to the area with the smelting furnace in Mission 12. Enter the pipe directly before the stove and follow the path inside. You will encounter a hole leading to a hidden way as you navigate. Follow this path to reach the AC-3000: WRECKER Arms remote parts container.
2C-3000: WRECKER Legs (Located in Chapter 2, Mission 12 “Infiltrate Grid 086”)
Explore a spacious open area before the “Annihilate enemy MT squad” objective in Mission 12. Aim for the second-highest point among the large platforms. You’ll find the 2C-3000: WRECKER Legs hidden parts container at the end of the train tracks in this area.
IA-C01W1: NEBULA Plasma Rifle (Located in Chapter 3, Mission 18, “Survey the Uninhabited Floating City”)
As you progress through Mission 18, you will enter a long tunnel. Upon receiving a message about the PCA squad, ascend to the topmost pipes. In a room filled with enemies, identify a platform-laden wall with a sniper mech atop it. Fly past the sniper’s position and jump to the platform at the back of the room to obtain the IA-C01W1: NEBULA Plasma Rifle hidden parts container.
IA-C01G: AORTA Generator (Found in Chapter 3, Mission 19 “Tunnel Sabotage”)
To obtain the IA-C01G: AORTA Generator, complete the initial objective following the red beacon. On top of a building near the second objective, the AC6 Hidden Parts container awaits, providing the coveted generator.
WB-0010: DOUBLE TROUBLE Chainsaw (Located in Chapter 3, Mission 24 “Eliminate ‘Honest’ Brute”)
Direct your attention northwest in the third waypoint area featuring multiple broken pillar platforms. Descend to the leftmost platform and identify a platform adorned with red laser traps. The hidden parts container housing the WB-0010: DOUBLE TROUBLE Chainsaw can be accessed here.
BC-0600: 12345 Booster (Located in Chapter 3, Mission 24 “Eliminate ‘Honest’ Brute”)
From the location of the DOUBLE TROUBLE chest, descend onto the turntable platform. At this juncture, you will be contacted by Brute. Turn away from the objective and navigate towards the platform’s edge. Here, you will secure the BC-0600: 12345 Booster hidden parts container.
WB-0000: BAD COOK Flamethrower (Found in Chapter 3, Mission 24 “Eliminate ‘Honest’ Brute”)
Progress to the section where a distinct green dome barrier shields enemies. Venture inside the structure and descend into a room illuminated by red lasers. Positioned to your right within this room, the Armored Core 6 Hidden Parts container, housing the WB-0000: BAD COOK Flamethrower, awaits your discovery.
IA-C01L EPHEMERA Legs (Located in Chapter 4, Mission 28 “Underground Exploration – Depth 1”)
After descending through a shaft, you will encounter closed shutters. Before engaging with an access point, pivot your direction. You’ll unearth the AC6 Hidden Parts container inside a room, securing the IA-C01L EPHEMERA Legs.
IA-C01B: GILLS Booster (Found in Chapter 4, Mission 29 “Underground Exploration – Depth 2”)
Having defeated the G5 Iguazu Armored Core boss, proceed into a lengthy tunnel. When confronted by a blue laser’s trajectory, cast your gaze rightward. You will identify a confined room housing two mechs. The IA-C01B: GILLS Booster container rests within this enclosed space.
IA-CO1W2: MOONLIGHT Blade Arm Weapon (Found in Chapter 4, Mission 34, “Reach the Coral Convergence”)
Commence your mission by flying northwest, skimming beyond a cliff-adjacent highway. Continue along a westward trajectory until you encounter the terminus of a fractured road and an expansive bridge on your right. Descend from the bridge onto an arena occupied by six-wheel-type enemies. Here, you will uncover the Armored Core 6 Hidden Parts container containing the IA-CO1W2: MOONLIGHT Blade Arm Weapon.
New Game++ Parts
Two parts are exclusive to the New Game++, found on the third playthrough after completing two times. These items are considered powerful, so you should seek them out when you can. Here is how you get the New Game++ exclusive parts in Armored Core 6:
The Coral Missile Launcher (IB-C03W3: NGI 006)
The Coral Missile Launcher is a potent weapon known for its ability to unleash a barrage of missiles upon your adversaries. To harness its power, equip it to the back of your mech. You can locate this formidable weapon within the confines of the “Regain Control of the Xylem” mission.
The Coral Shield (IB-C03W4: NGI 028)
The Coral Shield is a formidable defensive asset, renowned for its capacity to absorb substantial damage. Functioning as a back unit part requires secure attachment to your mech’s rear section for optimal functionality. To benefit from its protective capabilities, equip the Coral Shield to your mech’s back. Seek out this potent shield within the parameters of the “Regain Control of the Xylem” mission.
These are all the currently known Hidden Parts available in Armored Core 6. Many more may have yet to be discovered or will be added later. Check-in now and then to see any additional updates.