When Aloy and her mysterious world full of machinery five years ago in Horizon: Zero Dawn invited for the first time to grab the adventures to grabbing, in the center of history was the question of the origins of this postalapalyptic world. Again and again the action fascinated with thought-out twists and profound explanations for the secrets of the game world. The great mystery for the fate of the old and the role of mechanical engineering was uncovered, but not all questions have long been clarified. And so, Aloy is now breaking in a new adventure in the coming Horizon: Forbidden West to avert the continued lurking hazards for the world. Because the future of life on earth is still on a silk thread. If your memory is not the best for action details, or just want to refresh your memories, we have summarized the previous events of the world of Horizon for you in this article. If you prefer this summary in moving pictures, you will find a video version of this article below.

Horizon Forbidden West | The history of the predecessor in the story recap

ejected and motherless

Protagonist Aloy is growing as an outcast in the tribal area of ​​the Nora, where she lives in the ejected rust. Why she is avoided from the trunk and who is her mother, she does not know. At the age of six, Aloy crashes through a ground hole into an underground ruin of a long past civilization, which is called “the old” by humans. Their buildings and plants consist of stone, metal and frequently technical devices that can not explain the primitive tribes. Therefore, the Nora usually avoids the places of which as Aloy finds a focus with six years, she opens up a whole new world of knowledge. Source: PC Games so-called metal world. Aloy, however, must forcibly have a way through the underground bunker trains to find a way back to the surface. It comes for the first time with the technology of the old one in contact. She finds a so-called focus. A multifunctional tool worn on the temples. The focus will help you recognize things that does not see the mere eye and understand the technology of the old ones.

Back on the surface, Aloy is confronted again with her life as an outcast. Frustrated holes your drawing father rust with questions about your origin and your mother. The only way to learn the necessary answers from the matriarchines of the NORA strain, however, to win the testing. This is a ritual in which adult nora prove to the competition to become warriors of the tribe. The winner of the ritual fulfill the matriarchines a special wish. Driven by the endeavor to learn the truth about her mother and their origin, Aloy begins a year-long training under the leadership of Rost.

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The testing

Aloy’s perseverance pays off. Despite the lack of residue, she is fully risk and finally comes to the finish before all competitors. However, her victory at the testing device quickly in the background, as unknown enemies attack the venue. The mysterious fighters are equipped with mighty weapons of the old and to Aloys surprise partly also with a focus. Many participants of the testing come to life. When trying to help the other to escape Aloy is finally heavily wounded. Her drawing father rust also engages in the fight and finally sacrifices his life to save her.

Why have the attackers apart from them. Just because she looks like the picture of a mysterious woman? Source: PC Games Aloy finally awakens inside the Holy Mountain of Nora, which turns out to be a ruin of the old ones. Here she examines the focus of one of the enemy fighters. Aloy learns that the group were very targeted behind her. All other Nora were only collateral damage. The focus also shows her the picture of another woman who knows her damn and has a genetic agreement of 99.47 percent. Aloy raises the question of whether it is her mother.

Shortly thereafter, however, Erzmatriarchin Tersa tries to explain the origin of Aloy. Accordingly, she was not born by a woman, instead the mountain was her mother – the mountain, which is worshiped by the Nora as a goddess. Tersa leads Aloy into the so-called large chamber in the middle of which a metallic door marks access to a furnishings of the old ones. Lying in front of this door, Aloy had been found as a newborn of the matriarchines. Tersa therefore believes that Aloy was a gift of the easter mother to save the trunk, while others are more likely to look as a curse that will bring mischief over the trunk. When Aloy approaches the door, a scan device begins to determine your identity. The image of the mysterious woman again becomes visible. However, access is denied due to corrupt files. In search of these corruption somehow eliminate and finally to experience the secrets of their origin, Aloy finally breaks up to leave the area of ​​their tribe and looking for answers in the wide world.

on Olins track

However, since the Nora warrior does not know where to start, you will only remain as a guide only the mysterious attackers during testing. She knows that the dealer Olin, which she met in the run-up to the testing, had a focus and so that her picture has transferred to the enemy fighters. To follow olins lane, Aloy’s journey leads you to Meridian, the capital of the tribe of Carja, which are developed much more modern compared to the Stone Age Nora. The dealer himself is no longer in the city. However, Aloy gets the opportunity to browse its apartment. Here she learns that Olin was forced to cooperate with the attackers by kidnapping women and child.

Aloy follows the clues from Olins apartment to an excavation facility, where she finds a group of mysterious attackers and also Olin themselves. As she approaches the camp, she destroys panic reactions of her opponents than these find that their focuse no longer work. At the same time, an unknown voice reveals itself about the focus of Aloy, which she reveals that he temporarily shut down the focuse of the attackers to support them. Aloy uses the chance to eliminate your opponent and free Olin. From him she learns that the attackers are a cult of the shadow Carja named Eclipse. These would worship the metal devil called Hades. This has also given the order to kill Aloy during the testing. He also remembers that he had already seen the image of the mysterious woman who saw aloy similarly in the ruins called “Creator End”.

From Matthias Dammes
11.02.2022 at 12:00