Dredge is a narrative fishing game infused with increasingly unnerving psychological horror elements as you progress through the story. Many consider the default ending to be the “bad ending,” but it’s not the only one you can get. Here’s how to get the alternate ending Dredgewhat counts as a “good” ending.
Here’s how to get the alternate ending
The alternate ending requires a bit of work to achieve. Both the good and bad endings can be triggered within the same game as it saves before the ending and doesn’t overwrite that save afterwards.
Loading a save and then changing your recent actions can cause the alternate ending to trigger. However, there are a few things you need to do before you reach the end of the game.
Visit the lighthouse keeper
Although this has not been confirmed as a requirement, a visit to the lighthouse keeper at Greater Marrow reveals some of the history. She has unique conversations when you visit her between chapters. She needs to tell you that you can still make things right for the happy ending to trigger.
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Once you start Chapter 5 and the Collector tells you to go to Devil’s Spine, you should make a pit stop. At coordinates P10 there is a small island where you will meet the old mayor who insists on knowing you.
After you talk some nonsense, the Old Mayor sends you back to the lighthouse keeper. Once you return to the Lighthouse Keeper, you should go to Blackstone Isle and confront the Collector.
As long as those two things are completed before Chapter 5 ends, you can trigger the good ending. To get to the ending, you’ll want to talk to the lighthouse keeper before collecting the last relic instead of the collector. She will teach you how to perform a ritual behind Greater Marrow. The good ending will begin when this ritual is performed.
This is what you need to do to get the alternate ending Dredge. For more help on how to fish or where to find a relic, visit our annex Dredge guide hub.
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