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The subject of this article appears in the Metro Exodus video game.

Lake Baikal (Russian: Байкал) is a location in Metro Exodus seen at the very end of the game during the final cutscene.


Before the war, Lake Baikal was the largest freshwater lake in the world by volume, containing 22-23% of the world's fresh surface water. It is also the world's deepest lake, with a depth of 1642 m, as well as the world's oldest lake.

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While in Novosibirsk, Miller discovers that Lake Baikal and the area around it is clean, thus finally finding a permanent refuge for the Aurora crew. In both endings, the crew arrive to Lake Baikal after Artyom retrieves the drug to cure Anna. In the "Your Destination" ending, Miller is buried overlooking the lake, while Artyom, Anna, and the rest of the crew pay him respects. Command of the Order is officially passed to Artyom, who vows to uphold the Order's mission of helping people, hinting that he wishes to bring other survivors to Lake Baikal. In the "Eternal Voyage" ending, Artyom is buried alongside Miller and given a military funeral. Anna vows to continue living at the lake, out of love for Artyom.

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