How To Fix Starfield ECS Constant Location Missing Bug

Unable to complete the ECS Constant mission in Starfield? Here are some things you can try to fix it.

Many Starfield players are encountering quest issues related to the ECS Constant location bug. Players have reported this problem on platforms like Reddit, Steam, and the Bethesda forums. In this article, we will focus on addressing the Starfield ECS Constant location bug and provide a simple workaround to fix it.

How To Fix Starfield ECS Constant Location Missing Bug

The Starfield ECS Constant Location Bug

When players follow mission markers back to their ships, they are dismayed to find their ships missing when they return to deliver a letter. If you are also experiencing the Starfield ECS Constant location bug, we’ve compiled a solution based on input from multiple Redditors. Please note that this solution is unofficial but has proven effective in resolving the issue.

How to Fix the ECS Constant Bug in Starfield

1. Using Console Commands

One way to resolve the ECS Constant bug is by using console commands. Follow these steps:

  1. Get a Second Ship: You’ll need a second ship for this method.
  2. Add 50 Potatoes to Your Inventory.
  3. Press the “~” (Tilde) key to access the console and enter the following command: coc SettleECSConstantint01.
  4. You will be teleported to Constant.
  5. Quick save and reload the game.
  6. Deliver the potatoes to the Captain and talk to Janet.
  7. Open the console again and use this command: coc CityNewAtlantisLodgeInt.
  8. You’ll be teleported to New Atlantis, but without your ship.
  9. Visit the Ship Services Technician and make the second ship your primary vessel.
  10. Now, switch it back to the original ship, and your ship should reappear.

2. Another Console Command to Fix “Can’t Find ECS Constant”

If the previous method doesn’t work, you can try the following:

  1. Open the console by pressing the tilde key (~).
  2. Type in the command “prid 002031e8” and press Enter.
  3. Then, enter “enable” and press Enter.
  4. If this doesn’t work, try loading an older save where your ship still exists, click on your ship in the console command to display its ID, and then type “enable” and press Enter.

3. Update Starfield

If the console commands do not resolve the issue, you can consider waiting for Bethesda to release a patch:

  1. Keep an eye on Bethesda’s official announcements and forums for updates regarding the Starfield game.
  2. Once a patch or update is released, install it as soon as possible. These updates often contain fixes for various issues, including loading problems and other bugs.
  3. Visiting Ship Services Technician
  4. After reaching New Atlantis, your next step should be to find and visit the Ship Services Technician NPC. This NPC is crucial for addressing the bug, so make sure to interact with them directly. The Ship Services Technician will provide you with further guidance on how to proceed.

4. Choosing Your Main Ship

Engage in a conversation with the Ship Services Technician to designate the second ship as your primary vessel. Follow any additional instructions given by the NPC. Setting the second ship as your main ship is a crucial step in addressing and resolving the Starfield ECS Constant Location bug.

5. Completing the ESC Constant Mission in Starfield

Here’s a step-by-step guide on completing the “First Contact” mission in the ESC Constant storyline in Starfield:

  1. You’ll meet a woman named Diana Breckenridge on the ECS Constant spaceship.
  2. After talking to Diana, your task is to help her and the people on the ship communicate with the Paradiso when you arrive at Porrima-II and dock at Paradiso.
  3. Head to the office to report back to Chief Sugiyama, located near the Landing Pad.
  4. Once you’re done talking to Chief Sugiyama, go to Paradiso Resort to speak with a member of the Board.
  5. Use the elevator and go to the Board’s office.
  6. You’ll meet a Board member named Oliver in the Board’s office. Talk to him about the humans on the ESC Constant.
    • After discussing the situation, you’ll have three options to choose from:
      • Option 1 (Buying a Grav Drive),
      • Option 2 (Settling a Deal – Indentured Servants), or
      • Option 3 (Overloading the Reactor and Blowing Up the Ship).

These steps should help you complete the “First Contact” mission and make important decisions in the ESC Constant storyline in Starfield.