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Dying Light 2 Nightrunner Tools: how to unlock

Trying to find all of the Dying Light 2 Nightrunner Tools? Here's how to unlock these vital pieces of gear to help you survive against the infected

Dying Light 2 Nightrunner Tools: Aiden can be seen using the glider to glide to the ground.

Dying Light 2’s Nightrunner Tools are key pieces of equipment that shape how you traverse and explore the many rooftops and buildings in Villedor.

Whether it is the Paraglider or the GRE Detector, which can help detect Inhibitor locations in Dying Light 2, these tools are an important part of your kit for when you venture into the great outdoors. Quite often, these tools will mean the difference between life and death, so it’s important to collect them all.

Luckily, Dying Light 2 Nightrunner Tools aren’t too difficult to find and you’ll probably stumble across a few as you play. However, if you think you’ve missed one or two along the way, we’ve got all the information on when and where you can get your hands on them. With that in mind, read on to find out where you unlock all the Nightrunner Tools in Dying Light 2’s lengthy campaign so you can complete activities quicker and find some of the best Dying Light 2 weapons.

Dying Light 2 Nightrunner tools

Here are all of the Nightrunner Tools in Dying Light 2:

  • GRE Access Key
  • Binoculars
  • Paraglider
  • UV Flashlight
  • Grappling Hook
  • GRE Detector

And here’s a detailed guide on how to unlock each and every one of them in Dying Light 2’s campaign.

GRE Access Key

The GRE Access Key is automatically unlocked during the intro of the game. The Informant will give it to you as you attempt to enter Villedor.

Dying Light 2 Unlock Nightrunner Tools: Aiden can be seen paragliding with Lawan in front of him.


The Binoculars are given to you during the opening section of your time with the Survivors in Dying Light 2. You will be given it as you work your way through the main missions at the Bazaar.


If you have been wondering how to unlock the Paraglider in Dying Light 2, you will need to wait until you reach the middle of the game and enter the Central Loop. It will be handed to you by Lawan at the start of the ‘A Place to Call Home’ quest and after the ‘Let’s Waltz!’ quest.

UV Flashlight

The UV Flashlight Nightrunner Tool is unlocked during the second half of the game, about midway through the story quest ‘Welcome On Board’. After speaking with the Peacekeepers in the Central Loop, you will be given the flashlight.

Dying Light 2 Unlock Nightrunner Tools: Aiden can be seen holding a UV flashlight at some Infected.

GRE Detector

The GRE Detector can be found during the Broadcast story quest towards the end of the main story. It will be given to you by Rowe once you have restored the power in broadcast tower.

Grappling Hook

The grappling hook is also found in the Broadcast story quest and can be found in the elevator shaft after you and the rest of the soldiers are ambushed.

For more help with unlocking items and finding the best gear, weapons, and blueprints in Dying Light 2 check out our Dying Light 2 walkthrough for more guides.