Death Stranding - Preppers Guide

Information on Preppers in Death Stranding. Included are an overview as well as preppers, lost cargo, and their locations.


Preppers are people that appear as holographic images inside bunkers. Missions involving Preppers are optional side quests in which you are tasked with locating the Prepper’s lost cargo. Succeeding will earn you likes. If you earn enough likes, you can receive bonus items.

Taking side quests

While Preppers aren’t involved in the main story, you can visit them in each region to unlock trophies and receive a full completion rate after finishing the story.


Death Stranding - Ludens Fan

Preppers are found in isolation inside bunkers. In your exploration, you will encounter lost cargo which you need to deliver to their owners.

Locating the owner

The lost cargo comes with a tag to distinguish it from others. After you deliver the item, you can earn likes. You need to collect many likes to earn rewards.

Preppers List

Name How to Connect Rewards
Musician Clear Order No. 17.
  • Harmonica (Rank 1)
  • Cool Blue Ludens Mask and Backpack Color (Rank 3)
  • Musician Hologram and Cool Blue Sam Sunglasses Color (Rank 4)
Ludens Fan Deliver Lost Cargo and get Standard Orders
  • Nendoroid Jumbo Ludens Hologram (Rank 2)
  • Coyote Brown Ludens Mask and Backpack Color (Rank 3)
  • Ludens Fan Hologram and Coyote Brown Sam Sunglasses Color (Rank 4)
Engineer Clear Order No. 19.
  • Power Skeleton (Lv.1), Power Skeleton (Lv.1) Design Data, Smoke Grenade (Lv.1) Design Data (Rank 2)
  • Power Skeleton (Lv.2), Power Skeleton (Lv.2) Design Data, Smoke Grenade (Lv.2) Design Data (Rank 3)
  • Power Skeleton (Lv.3), Power Skeleton (Lv.3) Design Data, Engineer Hologram (Rank 4)
Elder Clear Order No. 20.
  • Vog-Emitting Decoy Cargo and Grass Green Ludens Mask and Backpack Color (Rank 3)
  • Elder Hologram and Grass Green “Sam” Sunglasses Color (Rank 4)
Craftsman Clear Order No. 22.
  • Experimental Hematic Grenade (Rank 1)
  • Bola Gun (Lv.1), Bola Gun (Lv.1) Design Data (Rank 2)
  • Bola Gun (Lv.2), Bola Gun (Lv.2) Design Datam Watcher Holograms (Rank 3)
  • Craftsman Hologram, Aloy Hologram (Rank 4)
Film Director Clear Order No. 31.
  • Sam Sunglasses (Default)
  • High Density Metals (Rank 1)
  • Hologram Generator (Rank 2)
  • Wolf Gray Ludens Mask and Backpack Color (Rank 3)
  • Film Director Hologram, Wolf Gray “Sam” Sunglasses (Rank 4)
Chiral Artist Clear Order .No. 33.
  • Anti-BT Handgun (Lv.1) Design Data
  • Chiral Boots (Rank 1)
  • Chiral Gold Backpack Color, Anti-BT Gun (Lv.2) (Rank 3)
  • Chiral Artist’s Mother Hologram, Chiral Artist Hologram, Chiral Gold Vehicle Color (Rank 4)
Junk Dealer Clear Order No. 34.
  • Custom Chiral Ladder (Rank 1)
  • Speed Skeleton (Lv.1) Design Data, Stun Bomb Design Data (Rank 2)
  • Speed Skeleton (Lv.2), Skeleton (Lv.2) Design Data (Rank 3)
  • Junk Dealer Hologram, Remote Stun Bomb (Rank 4)
Cosplayer Clear Order No. 37. Otter Hood
Collector Find shelter south of Distribution center and finish standard orders
  • Emergency Yellow Glasses Color (Rank 1)
  • Backpack Cover (Lv.1) (Rank 2)
  • Collector Hologram and Emergency Yellow Backpack Color (Rank 3)
  • Backpack Cover (Lv.2) and Emergency Yellow “Sam” Sunglasses Color (Rank 4)
Roboticist Clear Order No. 47.
  • All-terrain Skeleton (Lv. 1) Design Data (Default)
  • Roboticist Hologram, All Terrain Skeleton (Lv.2) Design Data (Rank 3)
  • Roboticist’s Son Hologram, All-Terrain Skeleton (Lv.3) Design Data (Rank 4)
  • Delivery Bot Hologram (Rank 5)
Doctor Clear Order No. 48.
  • Canteen (Lv.2) Upgrade
  • Experimental Blood Bag (Rank 1)
  • Olive Drab Ludens Mask, Olive Drab Ludens Backpack Color (Rank 3)
  • Doctor Hologram, Medical Device Engineer Hologram, Olive Drab “Sam” Sunglasses Color (Rank 4)
Mountaineer Clear Order No. 50.
  • Bridges Boots (Lv.3) Design Data, Power Glove Design Data (Default)
  • Custom Chiral Climbing Anchor (Rank 1)
  • Express Purple Luddens Mask, Express Purple Ludens Backpack Color (Rank 3)
  • Mountaineer Hologram, Mountain Guide Hologram, Express Purple  (Rank 4)
  • Express Purple Cap Color (Rank 5)
Photographer Clear Order No. 52.
  • Shotgun (Lv.1) Design Data, Riot Shotgun (Lv.1) Design Data (Default)
  • Shotgun (Lv.2) Design Data (Rank 3)
Spiritualist Clear Order No. 53.
  • Love Knot
  • Thermal Pad (Default)
  • One Dollar Coin Accessory (Rank 1)
  • Bright Yellow Ludens Mask, Bright Yellow Ludens Backpack Color (Rank 3)
  • Spiritualist Hologram, Bright Yellow Cap Color (Rank 4)
Geologist Clear Order No. 58.
  • Climbing Anchor (Lv.2), Rope Pile (Lv.2) Design Data (Default)
  • High Density Ceramics (Rank 1)
  • Mars Red Ludens Mask, Mars Red Ludens Backpack Color (Rank 3)
  • Geologist Hologram (Rank 4)
Paleontologist Clear Order No. 59.
  • Oxygen Mask Design Data, Hematic Grenade (Lv.2) Design Data
  • Lightweight Special Alloys (Rank 1)
  • Volcano Orange Ludens Mask, Volcano Orange Ludens Backpack Color (Rank 3)
  • Paleontologist Hologram, Volcano Orange Cap Color (Rank 4)
Evo-devo Biologist Clear Order No. 61. Grenade Launcher Design Data
Novelist’s Son Complete standard order and find Lost Cargo Bell Acessory
First Complete standard orders Santa Hat, Monster Energy Accessory
Veteran Porter Find Lost Cargo and complete standard orders Omnireflector Vehicle Color

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