Large Harbor – Rust Monument Guide

In this guide, we will be exploring the Large Harbor monument. This guide contains the general strategy and meta for the monument, a map with Crate spawn locations, and callouts so you can more easily navigate the monument. It also contains the solution to the keycard puzzle in the Pavillion.

For info on how to read the map and some more general information about the guide, please refer to the Map Key in the Main Guide.

Large Harbor’s concrete platforms, rusted boats, and old cranes extend from the map’s shore out into the ocean, acting as a bridge between the two land and the sea. Its many Crates and loot spawns make it a decent tier-2 monument with a simple Blue Card puzzle and an even simpler loot-collection route.

Large Harbor’s most interesting strategic feature is that it is split into several parts by water, each of those parts jutting out into the sea and connecting to the land. These splits are not impassable, however: several rusted shipping ferries lie between each section, allowing you to traverse the gaps. Using these, there are a few main routes that you can run in order to make a complete circle through the monument to maximize loot collection or flank an enemy. When doing so, you should avoid the right side of the monument, since it hardly has any loot and is dangerously open.

The best route to maximize profit will have you run up and down the left side. You can break this up when you need to use the Recycler or solve the Blue Key puzzle in the middle of the map. Going further right, as mentioned before, will usually be a dangerous waste of time.

large harbor monument guide
Large Harbor Rust Monument Guide

The following callouts correspond to the numbers on the image above:

  1. Train Room
  2. Trainyard Highground
  3. Crates
  4. Train Station
  5. Recycler Building
  6. Large Pavilion
  7. Far Crane
  8. Close Crane

Of the four Blue Card puzzles, Large Harbor is the easiest to complete. First, you should head to the outside of the Large Pavillion and insert a fuse (the box is just above structure #6 on the map; if you find the Brown Crate you are in the right spot). After that, run into the Pavillion, where there will be a small room. Simply swipe a Green Card and enter. Inside you will find a Blue Card and two Brown Crates.

Be sure to stop by Large Harbor on your next wipe! After you’re done, you should check out our other Monument Guides for information on the other monuments.

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