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Dark Zone East Recon - Side Mission Walkthrough

Dark Zone East Recon - Side Mission Walkthrough

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Check out this Tom Clancy's The Division 2 side mission walkthrough and guide for Dark Zone East Recon. This includes how to obtain this mission, gameplay & battle tips, mission tricks & techniques, and more.

Dark Zone East Recon - Side Mission Walkthrough
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How To Obtain This Side Mission

How To Obtain Dark Zone East Recon

How To Obtain Dark Zone East Recon

This side mission is unlocked by recruiting staff member named "Senait Ezera" in the Theater Settlements. To recruit her, simply complete enough Story Missions for the Theater Settlement.

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Dark Zone East Recon - Walkthrough

Dark Zone East Recon - Walkthrough Chart

1 Head towards the mission marker in East Mall near the Capitol Building
2 Eliminate the hostiles near the entrance to Dark Zone East
3 Open the Dark Zone gate using the marked laptop
4 Enter the Dark Zone East checkpoint
5 Reach the marked scan location
6 Tag the marked supplies in the scan location. Take out enemies in the area
7 Reach the second marked scan location
8 Activate the ECHO. Prepare for a fight after the ECHO completes playback
9 Reach the marked Safe Room
10 Start the generator using the marked switches inside the Safe Room
11 Reactivate security systems by interacting with the marked laptop
12 Exit the safe area through the marked door
13 Reach the marked contaminated gear
14 Head towards the marked extraction zone
15 Call for extraction and wait for the extraction helicopter. Once it arrives, attach your loot on the rope
16 Return to the Dark Zone East checkpoint
17 Neutralize the hostiles guarding the checkpoint
18 Reactivate the turret. This will automatically aim and shoot incoming enemies
19 Exit the Dark Zone through the checkpoint and head towards the SHD Terminal to upload map data

Dark Zone East Recon Mission Tips & Tricks

2. Pick Off Enemies With A Marksman Rifle

Pick Off Enemies With A Marksman Rifle

Use your marksman rifle to take out enemies from a distance. This early on in the game, enemies can hit really hard up close without the right gear.

8. Prioritize Attacking Hyena Rushers & Tank

Hyena Rushers Spawn As ECHO Ends

Prioritize Attacking Hyena Rushers

As soon as ECHO playback ends, enemies will spawn. Hyena Rushers rush in with their axes to deal heavy melee damage. Don't let them get close. Shoot their satchels to slow them down.

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Hyena Tank Spawns After Clearing The Area

Hyena Tank Spawns After Clearing The Area

Upon clearing the area, a Hyena Tank will appear. Beware of this enemy as it can deal heavy damage with its LMG. Take it out from afar using your marksman rifle.

17. Use Grenade To Clear Hostiles

Use Grenade To Clear Hostiles

Chuck in a grenade to startle and clear out hostiles instantly. This leaves you with less enemies to deal with.

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