VASCO is your utilitarian robot best friend in Starfield. So, keep reading to learn everything you need to know about VASCO’s origins, skills, and assignments.
The universe of Starfield is large, expansive, and filled with dangers like pirates, spacers, and alien beasts. However, you don’t have to take it on alone. Starfield is filled with diverse and interesting characters, which includes 20 companions that you can recruit to make your journey easier. One of whom is VASCO, the first companion you’ll have in the game.
VASCO is an expeditionary machine designed by Lunar Robotics, which has been modified by Constellation to meet their needs and support their missions throughout the galaxy.
He was found by Sir Malcolm Livingstone in an Akila City junkyard when Livingstone first joined Constellation. VASCO speaks in a robotic tone, can traverse rough terrain, and can carry heavy cargo. Furthermore, VASCO has defensive capabilities, but he hates violence.
This guide aims to inform you about VASCO’s skills, how you can recruit him, whether or not you can romance him, and the best place to assign him.
Below is a list of VASCO’s skills.
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As you can see, each of VASCO’s skills is related to your ship, and his skills are particularly useful for space combat and defense.
How to Recruit VASCO
VASCO is the first companion that joins your crew, and you can recruit him after completing ” One Small Step,” the first quest in the game. He’ll first join you when you meet Barrett and will offer his companionship when Barrett gives you his ship. Simply talk to him at the Lodge after arriving in New Atlantis.
Can You Romance VASCO?
Sadly, VASCO is not a romanceable companion. Therefore, you cannot form a romantic relationship with him. You can check out our in-depth Romance guide to learn more about the romanceable companions in Starfield.
VASCO is best suited for your ship, and his skills are particularly helpful for space combat. Furthermore, as a companion, he was built with utility in mind, having a high carry capacity to help you avoid encumbrance.