Assignments are the name given to side missions in Mass Effect. Assignments do not advance the story but completing them can help the player understand the inner workings of the Mass Effect's universe, the interactions between Races, etc
Assignments in Mass Effect
These assignments depend on the pre-service history the player chooses while creating the character
These assignments are related to your Normandy Crewmates.
Citadel First Visit
These assignments are first available since your first visit to the Citadel, and remain so for the rest of the game.
- Citadel: Asari Consort
- Citadel: Doctor Michel
- Citadel: Homecoming
- Citadel: Jahleed's Fears
- Citadel: Presidium Prophet
- Citadel: Reporter's Request
- Citadel: Rita's Sister
- Citadel: Scan the Keepers
- Citadel: Schells the Gambler
- Citadel: Signal Tracking
- Citadel: The Fan
- Citadel: Xeltan's Complaint
- Missing Person
Citadel Second Visit
These assignments become available after completing one of the three major Missions (Feros, Noveria o rescuing Lara T'Soni)
Citadel Detainee Visit
These assignments are only available during the time you are detained at the Citadel.
These assignments are specific to Virmire
Assignments from Uncharted Space in the galaxy
Assignments that depend on Commander Shepard's alignment.