Metroid Prime Walkthrough: Energy Tanks
Here you’ll find the location for every Energy Tank in Metroid Prime, as well as detailed explanations on how to get them and what powerups you’ll need.
Energy Tank #1
Location: Transport Access North, Chozo Ruins
Requirements: Missiles, Beat Hive Mecha
After defeating Hive Mecha, use a Missile to destroy the blast door leading into Transport Access North; the Energy Tank will be right in front of you.
Energy Tank #2
Location: Furnace, Chozo Ruins
Requirements: Morph Ball, Bombs
Use the Morph Ball tunnel to roll through and find this Energy Tank.
Energy Tank #3
Location: Main Plaza, through Vault, Chozo Ruins
Requirements: Beat Flaahgra
This Energy Tank will be unmissable when entering the Main Plaza through the Vault.
Energy Tank #4
Location: Transport Tunnel A, Magmoor Caverns
Requirements: Bombs, Bomb Jumping
Bomb jump up the tunnel several times to get this Tank.
Energy Tank #5
Location: Ruined Courtyard, Phendrana Drifts
Requirements: Boost Ball, Bombs, Morph Ball
Follow the puzzle to raise the water. There’s a small Morph Ball tunnel below the last platform. Slip inside to get Tank.
Energy Tank #6
Location: Research Lab Aether, Phendrana Drifts
Shoot a missile to break the glass of the holding tube the Tank rests inside
Energy Tank #7
Location: Magmoor Workstation, Magmoor Caverns
Requirements: Wave Beam, Thermal Visor, Morph Ball
Shoot the three power sources using your Thermal Visor and Wave Beam to restore power to machine. Quickly complete puzzle to drain lava, and you’ll roll into this tank at the end.
Energy Tank #8
Location: Hall of the Elders, Chozo Ruin
Requirements: Ice Beams
Break the Ice Beam seal on the Chozo Statue and drop in the Chozo Statue. It will throw you into a room with an Energy Tank
Energy Tank #9
Location: Cargo Freight Lift to Deck Gamma, Tallon Overworld
Simply blast a charge shot at the grate and grab the Tank
Energy Tank #10
Location: Hydro Access Tunnel, Tallon Overworld
Requirements: Gravity Suit, Bombs
Bomb Jump up twice to the top and grab the Tank
Energy Tank #11
Location: Ventilation Shaft, Phazon Mines
Requirements: Power Bombs
Blow up the Bendezium plate on the floor. Roll through and scan the terminal to activate the fan. The fan will destroy the other wall, revealing the tank
Energy Tank #12
Location: Training Chamber, Chozo Ruins
Requirements: Boost Ball, Spider Ball
Use the half pipe to active the bomb slot. Quickly make your way to the lift and ride it up. Grab the spider rails at the top and roll over to grab the Tank.
Energy Tank #13
Location: Processing Center Access via Elite Quarters, Phazon Mines
Requirements: Defeat Omega Pirate
You will walk straight into this Tank by following the path out of the Elite Quarters.
Energy Tank #14
Location: Transport Access, Phendrana Drifts
Requirements: Plasma Beam
Shoot the sheet of ice blocking the tunnel and grab the Tank.
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