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Starfield flashlight

If you’re having a hard time figuring out the Starfield flashlight, or you’re looking for something a little more illuminating, our guide is here to help.

Starfield flashlight

The Starfield flashlight might not be the most exciting bit of future technology you deal with in the Settled Systems, but it might be one of the most important. From lighting up dark caves where precious items and resources wait for collection, to guiding you through dilapidated outposts in far-flung planets, it’s a pivotal space exploration tool. So, we’ve put this guide on how to get your flashlight out together, including some suggestions for Starfield flashlight mods to further illuminate your experience.

While you’re here, find some equipment worthy of questing into caves full of Starfield creatures with our guides to legendary weapon effects, legendary armor effects, unique weapons, and unique armor. Or, if you’re having trouble finding your way around the maps, too, see our interactive New Atlantis map and Akila City map.

How to use the Starfield flashlight

While there is a short tutorial on how to use your Starfield flashlight at the beginning of the game, it’s quite easy to miss, so we’ve put together this short guide on what you need to do. Below, you can instructions for each format of Bethesda’s epic science-fiction RPG, so you don’t have to go searching for Artifacts in the dark.

  • PC – Hold the ‘F’ key.
  • Xbox – Hold the ‘LB’ button on your controller.

Starfield flashlight mods

If you’re playing on PC, you can make use of some Starfield flashlight mods. We’ve got a short list below of some of the most effective, but if you’re making adjustments, it’s well worth checking out our guide to Starfield mods to see what else is on offer.

Realistic flashlight set mod

This mod offers a few different varieties of Starfield flashlights, including realistic options and some more futuristic offerings. All the flashlights are in the same installer, so hit the download link below to grab a few options for exploring dark caves.

Download link

Basic bright flashlight mod

If the regular Starfield flashlight isn’t quite bright enough for you, this mod ups the intensity so you can really shine a light on any specific location.

Download link

Bat Signal flashlight mod

If a regular old flashlight isn’t doing it for you, you can switch it out for a Batman signaling device. Unfortunately, however much you flash it, Batman is never going to arrive, but it can light up a path so you can pull off your own heroics by fulfilling the work of Constellation.

Download link

Nicholas Cage flashlight mod

Okay, so if you’re looking for Starfield flashlight mods with, uh, Nicholas Cage on them, here you go. We really don’t know what else to say

Download link

There you have it, our Starfield flashlight guide. If you find something you think is worthy of our list of flashlight mods, head over to our Starfield forum to tell us all about it.