Matthew is an NPC and Quest Giver in Code Vein. Although he is an inexperienced fighter, he is a brave wandering revenant who is curious to find what lies ahead. NPCs are individual characters that are encountered during the course of the game that may or may not provide benefits.
Location of Matthew
- Players must first clear the Ruined City Center and Howling Pit and Crown of Sand locations
- He is first encountered and can be found at the City Ruins Entrance of the Ruined City Center, then moves to the Parking Garage of the same location
- For the third quest, he can be found at the Bottomless Shore of the Howling Pit then relocates to the Crown of Sand Entrance of the Crown of Sand for the last quest
First Request: Clear a Path
Location: City Ruins Entrance - Ruined City Center. After reaching the Parking Garage and reloading the area.
To find Matthew, players must first complete and defeat the boss of the Ruined City Center. You'll find him sitting and looking exhausted near the City Ruins Entrance Mistle, speak to him and he'll ask for your help to kill a monster that's stopping him from further exploring the area. After talking to him, a red marker will appear on the map which indicated the location of the enemy you have to kill. Simply kill it then report back to Matthew - he'll give you 1x Loss Shard (M) and 1x Regen Inducer for completing the quest.
Second Request: An Unarmed Wanderer
Location: Parking Garage - Ruined City Center
For the second request, make sure to leave the Ruined City Center first then revisit it. By now you've already completed the location and have unlocked the shortcut of the Parking Garage Mistle. From the said mistle, head to the back shortcut which leads to the stairwell of the parking garage, you'll find Matthew sitting at the corner, speak to him and he'll ask you to bring him a weapon. To find the weapon, head down the stairs and go around to the other side of the fence, you'll find 1x Battered Weapon on the ground next to the vehicle. Now, go back to Matthew and hand in the weapon - he'll reward you with 1x Loss Shard (L) for delivering the item.
Third Request: Defeat the Lost
Location: Bottomless Shore - Howling Pit
In order to obtain the third quest, the Howling Pit location must be completed first as well as the first two requests of Matthew. To find him, teleport to the Bottomless Shore Mistle of the Howling Pit and make your way to the north-western side of the map from the mistle or simply open your map and you'll find an indicator of an NPC's location. Simply speak to him and he'll ask you again to kill a Lost that's preventing him to travel further. After the conversation, your map will indicate the location of the enemy, simply kill it then report back to Matthew - he'll give you 1x Condensed Loss Shard (S) for helping him.
Only appears after completing the Cathedral of the Sacred Blood location.
Fourth Request: A Wanderer's Path
Location: Crown of Sand Entrance - Crown of Sand
For Matthew to appear at the said location, players must complete and defeat the boss of the Crown Sand and have completed Matthew's other three requests. You'll find him near the Crown of Sand Entrance Mistle at the Crown of Sand, again, once you speak to him, he'll ask you to kill a monster that's preventing him from traveling any further. Simply follow the red marker indicated on your map to find the enemy, kill it, then report back to Matthew to complete the request - he'll reward you with 1x Condensed Loss Shard (L) and 1x RV Mastery (114) for helping him.
Matthew Notes and Tips
- Players must clear out the indicated locations first for Matthew to appear
- Some NPCs require you to leave the location, revisit it, then talk to them to obtain the next request