How to use Scavenger abilities in LEGO Star Wars Skywalker Saga and list of all Scavenger characters

Scavenger is a type of character in LEGO Star Wars Skywalker Saga who can create webs, break down special doors, and glide for a short time.

There is no cheat code to unlock an early Scavenger, but you can get a Scavenger from the start of the game if you purchased a DLC pack that contains one. Unfortunately, even if you have DLC, you must play the story until Scavenger Tools are unlocked.

This guide will explain how to unlock a Scavenger, how to use Scavenger abilities, and how to get Scavenger tools in LEGO Star Wars Skywalker Saga, along with a list of each Scavenger character and how to get them.

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How to Unlock a Scavenger in LEGO Star Wars Skywalker Saga

Unlike other classes like Hero or Jedi that have dozens of options, there are only ten Scavenger characters in the entire Skywalker Saga. Three are obtained naturally as part of the story: Tusken Raider, Wicket, and Rey.

Although you can unlock the Tusken Raider before Wicket, his abilities cannot be used until Scavenger Tools are unlocked along with Wicket in Episode VI or Rey in Episode VII.

Due to this strange quirk, the quickest way to unlock Scavenger tools and use her abilities while playing through the entire saga is to acquire Rey in Episode VII by completing the ‘Low-Flying Trash’ level. It will then be added to your character select menu at no cost.

You can continue with this trilogy or return to the main menu at any time and start either of the other two trilogies, now with the added bonus of unlocking additional content with Scavenger characters.

How to use scavenger abilities in LEGO Star Wars Skywalker Saga and how scavengers work

Now that you’ve unlocked the Scavenger Tools, any Scavenger character you select can use three abilities:

  • breaker blaster
  • Glider
  • Network launcher

To use a Scavenger skill in Skywalker Saga, open the skill selection menu by holding B on Xbox, Circle on PlayStation, A on Switch, or E if playing on PC. Then select which of Scavenger’s three abilities you would like to use.

While it can shoot enemies or objects in the distance, the Breaker Blaster’s main goal is to destroy special metal doors that have a glowing blue crack. This can reveal secret paths or collectibles, such as Datacards and Kyber Bricks. Simply equip the Breaker Blaster skill and start shooting at the door to destroy it.

If you ever see a blue holographic arrow on the ground, this indicates that a scavenger can use their glider to reach an important location. Select the glider from the menu and walk to the arrow, then hold the jump button to start gliding.

Open the Scavenger skill selection menu and choose Net Launcher when you find Xs on the sides of the walls. Shoot a net at each X to create an area that is now scalable.

List of all Scavenger characters in LEGO Star Wars Skywalker Saga

There are only ten Scavenger characters available in the base game, with three alternate costumes for Rey. Although there are additional Scavenger characters that you can obtain by purchasing certain DLC character packs.

Unless you obtain them while playing the story, you must complete side quests to unlock the ability to purchase a character with Studs. The quickest way to locate these quests is to purchase a rumor from the character select screen and then track it to your exact location.

The following table lists all the Scavenger characters in LEGO Star Wars Skywalker Saga and how to unlock them:

Character How to unlock Price
bix caleen Unlocked as part of the Andor Character Pack DLC. Free with DLC
Chief Chirpa Complete the ‘Flower Fetcher’ quests in the Ewok Village on Endor. 100,000 stallions
Jawa Complete the ‘Battle Droid Royale’ mission in the Jundland Wastes on Tatooine. 35,000 stallions
küil Available for purchase immediately if you own The Mandalorian Season 1 Character Collector DLC Free with DLC
Logray Finishing ‘Ewoks Lost!’ mission in the Ewok village on Endor 35,000 stallions
Movie motto Unlocked as part of the Book of Boba Fett DLC character pack Free with DLC
Paploo Finishing the ‘Pod Chasing’ quest in Ewok Village on Endor 35,000 stallions
King (Episode VII) Unlocked during Episode VII while playing the level ‘Low-Flying Trash’ Free
Rey (Episode VII – Starkiller Base) Unlocked during Episode VII while playing the level ‘Destroying Starkiller’ Free
King (Scavenger Gray Vest) Unlocked during Episode VII while playing the ‘Friends of the Resistance’ level Free
tebo Complete the quest ‘Geejaw Hands Dirty’ in the Ewok Village on Endor. 35,000 stallions
dyed Finishing the quest ‘Luggabeast of Burden’ in the Tuanul village on Jakku 100,000 stallions
The armorer Unlocked as part of the Book of Boba Fett DLC character pack Free with DLC
tusken raider Unlocked during Episode IV while playing the level ‘An Urgent Message’ 35,000 stallions
Shutter Unlocked during Episode VI while playing the level ‘The Chewbacca Defense’ Free

Good luck unlocking a Scavenger in the LEGO Skywalker Saga! If you need more help, we have pages on Datacard locations and cheats and codes.

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