Citadel: Planting a Bug


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Citadel: Planting a Bug is an Assignment in Mass Effect. Citadel: Planting a Bug is about helping Wong's traffic controllers investigation. Assignments are secondary quests in Mass Effect, that are not mandatory to progress the game's story, but provide context and flavor by meeting interesting NPCs of all kind of Races, granting additional experience, and letting the player visit extraordinary and unique planets.


Citadel: Planting a Bug Walkthrough

Wong tells you that she is going to do a story on overworked traffic controllers. She needs audio and visual evidence for her story. so she gives you a bug and asks you to plant in the traffic control center of C-Sec.

If you agree to do it, go into the C-Sec Academy and plant it near the keeper that is in the control room. Return to Wong for your reward.

  • If you choose "It's a good cause" you get 2 Paragon Points, credits and Experience points.
  • If you choose "You're welcome" you get 2 Paragon Points, credits and Experience points.
  • If you choose "This was the last time" you get Credits and Experience points, but no Paragon Points.

You have, 2 alternate routes to complete this Assignment.

  • Paragon Alternate route: After she gives you the bug, talk to her again. You can tell her that you've changed your mind (Charm dialogue option, Requires Charm at level 4) and state that the controllers may lose their jobs. You will earn 8 Paragon points, the same amount of Experience points for actually planting the bug, and Credits.
  • Renegade Alternate RouteIntimidate (Requires Intimidate level 5) her to convince her you've already planted the bug. You will earn 9 Renegade points, the same amount of Experience points for actually planting the bug, Credits and +10 Omni-Gel.


How to unlock Citadel: Planting a Bug


Enemies found on Citadel: Planting a Bug

  • N/A


Citadel: Planting a Bug Rewards

  • Experience Points
  • Credits
  • Morality Points.
  • Omni-Gel (Renegade route only)


Citadel: Planting a Bug Notes & Tips

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Assignments in Mass Effect
A Person of Interest  ♦  Citadel: Asari Consort  ♦  Citadel: Doctor Michel  ♦  Citadel: Family Matter  ♦  Citadel: Homecoming  ♦  Citadel: I Remember Me  ♦  Citadel: Jahleed's Fears  ♦  Citadel: Negotiator's Request  ♦  Citadel: Old Friends  ♦  Citadel: Old, Unhappy, Far-off Things  ♦  Citadel: Our Own Worst Enemy  ♦  Citadel: Presidium Prophet  ♦  Citadel: Reporter's Request  ♦  Citadel: Rita's Sister  ♦  Citadel: Scan the Keepers  ♦  Citadel: Schells the Gambler  ♦  Citadel: Signal Tracking  ♦  Citadel: Snap Inspection  ♦  Citadel: The Fan  ♦  Citadel: The Fourth Estate  ♦  Citadel: Xeltan's Complaint  ♦  Doctor at Risk  ♦  Feros: Data Recovery  ♦  Feros: Geth in the Tunnels  ♦  Feros: Power Cells  ♦  Feros: Varren Meat  ♦  Feros: Water Restoration  ♦  Garrus: Find Dr. Saleon  ♦  Geth Activities  ♦  Investigate Facility  ♦  Investigate Samples  ♦  Investigate Shipments  ♦  Mercenaries  ♦  Missing Person  ♦  Noveria: Espionage  ♦  Noveria: Smuggling  ♦  Pinnacle Station: Combat Missions  ♦  Pinnacle Station: Convoy  ♦  Pinnacle Station: Vidinos  ♦  Strange Transmission  ♦  Tali and the Geth  ♦  UNC: Asari Writings  ♦  UNC: Besieged Base  ♦  UNC: Cerberus  ♦  UNC: Depot Sigma-23  ♦  UNC: Derelict Freighter  ♦  UNC: Distress Call  ♦  UNC: Hades' Dogs  ♦  UNC: Hostage  ♦  UNC: Listening Post Alpha  ♦  UNC: Listening Post Theta  ♦  UNC: Locate Signs of Battle  ♦  UNC: Lost Freighter  ♦  UNC: Lost Module  ♦  UNC: Missing Marines  ♦  UNC: Missing Survey Team  ♦  UNC: Prothean Data Discs  ♦  UNC: Rogue VI  ♦  UNC: The Negotiation  ♦  UNC: Turian Insignias  ♦  UNC: Valuable Minerals  ♦  Virmire: Assisting Kirrahe's Team  ♦  Virmire: Wrex and the Genophage  ♦  Wrex: Family Armor  ♦  X57: Avoid the Blasting Caps  ♦  X57: Bring down the Sky  ♦  X57: Missing Engineers

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