The Cycle: Frontier Private Business Quest Guide

The “Private Business” questline involves a lot of killing in The Cycle: Frontier, but you can expect a worthy reward at the end.

You can start the quest by speaking with Marie Gilbert, the Purchasing Manager for the ICA faction. This quest will be one of many ways to help you earn faction points to improve factions in the game.

The cycle: quest for private enterprise at the frontier

Private Enterprise Quest Part 1

In the first part of the quest, you need to use a pistol to eliminate 6x Prospectors on the map. You can use guns such as the K-28, Scarab, and Hammer.


  • 1,200 FP
  • 48x ICA Certificate
  • 3,000 K-Marks

Private Enterprise Quest Part 2

You will kill more in the second part of the quest. You need to go to three locations on Bright Sands to take out mobs with any weapon.

You need to hunt down 15x creatures at the base camp, 20x creatures at the power plant, and 20x other creatures at the water facility. All three locations are marked on your map as named POIs.


  • 1,500 FP
  • 64 SCRIP ICA
  • 14,000 K-Marks

Private Enterprise Quest Part 3

The third and final part of the questline pits you against Marauders, deadly lizard-like alien creatures.

You must deliver 5x Hardened Bone Plates and 10x Charged Spinal Bases to the marked location on the map.

Hardened Bone Plates can only be collected from dead Marauders. Charged spinal bases must also be picked up on Dead Striders, but during a storm. Therefore, you will have to wait for a storm to come in order to loot enough Striders to complete this quest.

Remember that a thunderstorm only lasts a few minutes. You will have to be quick.


  • 1,500 FP
  • 64x SCRIP ICA
  • 17,000x K marks

Private Enterprise Quest Rewards

Completing the questline will net you 1x Epic Shield as a reward. This will increase your armor to 26 and your durability to 900.

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