Starfield quest list – all main missions, side quests and factions quests

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The Starfield quest list is stacked with things to occupy players, including a broad selection of quests that will take to all four corners of the Settled Systems. We’ve gathered together a quest list, including all Ball of Starfield’s main quests, side missions and faction missions as you embark on your journey with Constellation.

We have spent hours exploring planets in the game as part of our playthrough for our detailed Starfield review, and so below you’ll find every main mission in order. It’s worth noting that there will be some DLC coming, in the form of the Starfield Shattered Space expansion, so we’ll be updating this page once more story missions arrive from that add on. Below you’ll find all of Starfield’s main quests, side missions and faction missions as you embark on your journey with Constellation.

Before we dive it in, we also have some early game primers to make sure you start your interplanetary adventure on the right foot, including how to lockpick in Starfield, how switch ship in Starfield, where to get Digipicks, and where to get ship parts in Starfield. You may also want to check out all of the Starfield powers available, so you can explore the Settled Systems fully prepared.

Starfield main story quests

Below we have listed all of the main story missions in Starfield, which we playted through as part of our Starfield review. This is the order you will complete them in the game. Here are the main story quests in Starfield:

Starfield side missions- Miscellaneous quests

Here’s a list of miscellaneous quests, also known as side quests, in Starfield:

  • A Tree grows in New Atlantis
  • Distilling Confidence
  • Tapping the Grid
  • Alternating Currents
  • Out On a Limb
  • Red Tape Blues
  • Mantis
  • Red Tape Runaround
  • Late Bloomer
  • Red Tape Reclamation
  • Media Sponge
  • First Contact
  • Captain’s Bounty
  • Loose Ends
  • Relief Run
  • The Audition
  • Fishy Business
  • Supply Line
  • All For One
  • Overdesigned
  • Groundpounder
  • Display of Power
  • The Showdown
  • Juno’s Gambit
  • Blast Zone
  • A Shipment for Salinas
  • Run the Red Mile
  • Operation Starseed
  • Primary Sources
  • Hard Luck
  • Saburo’s Solution
  • Bare Metal
  • Mob Mentality
  • Suspicious Activities
  • Reliable Care
  • A Light in the Darkness
  • The Great Laredo Caper
  • Failure to Communicate
  • Breach of Contract
  • Dirty Laundry
  • Space Frog from Outer Space
  • Unjustified
  • Superfan
  • Balancing the Books
  • Supply Line
  • Divided Loyalties
  • Proper Tea Theft
  • Runaway

Starfield Faction missions

Here’s a list of Starfield Faction quests, broken down by faction.

United Colonies

Freestar Collective

Crimson Fleet

Ryujin Industries

  • Back to the Grind
  • One Step Ahead
  • A New Narrative
  • Access is Key
  • Sowing Discord
  • Accidents Happen
  • Maintaining the Edge
  • Top Secrets
  • Background Checks
  • Guilty Parties
  • The Key Ingredient
  • Sabotage
  • Executive Level

That’s about it for the Starfield quest list. If you’re after some ship upgrades, check out all the ship manufacturers, best ships, best ship parts, best reactors and starship weapons. And if you’re looking for some upgrades for your outpost, check out how to get adhesive, lubricant, adaptive frames, high tensile spidroin and microsecond regulators too.

Starfield is currenntly out on PC, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.

Starfield quest list FAQ

How many main missions does Starfield have?

Starfield has 19 main missions, which need to be completed to finish the game and unlock new game plus.

What is the last quest in Starfield?

The last mission is Starfield is called One Giant Leap – but we won’t spoil it for you here.

About the Author

Tom Bardwell

Tom is guides editor here at VideoGamer.


  • Release Date: 06 September 2023
    • - 06 September 2023 (PC, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S)
  • Platform(s): PC, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series S/X, Xbox Series X
  • Genre(s): Adventure, RPG, Science Fiction, Space