Check out this guide for a full walkthrough of story mission Operation Illapa from Just Cause 4, including gameplay tips, guides, and more!
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Operation Illapa - Mission Prerequisite & Unlocks
Need to Complete Operation Sandstinger First
Operation Illapa will only be available once Operation Sandstringer has been completed. You don't need to secure the Qachas region to start Operation Illapa unlike other regional main missions.Check Out Operation Sandstinger Walkthrough
Opens the Qachas Region for Securing
The Qachas region can finally be secured by the Army of Chaos upon completion of Operation Illapa. You'll receive 1 Squad Reserve and unlock the PWC V4.2 Wing Gun when you secure the region.
Ion Coil Stormchaser Added to Supply Drops
The Ion Coil Stormchaser will be added to available supply drops at the end of Operation Illapa. Head to the Menu to call for a Supply Drop.
Protect the Snowstinger to Illapa
Protect the Snowstinger to Illapa - Walkthrough Chart
|1||Escort the Snowstinger to Illapa|
|2||Activate 2 breakers to power the tracks|
2. Activate 2 Breakers - Hint & Tips
Use Air Lifters to Quickly Raise Levers
Secure an Air Lifter to a breaker's lever to activate it! You don't have to stand guard the Air Lifter so you can focus instead on gunning down Black Hand members near you.
Bring the Stormchaser to Illapa
Bring the Stormchaser to Illapa - Walkthrough Chart
|1||Drive the Stormchaser to Illapa|
1. Drive the Stormchaser to Illapa - Hint & Tips
The Stormchaser Cannot Be Destroyed
Don't worry about enemies and focus on driving to Illapa instead since the Stormchaser cannot be destroyed! Regardless of explosions or enemies, you don't have to worry about the Stormchaser giving out.
Destroy the Core in Illapa
Destroy the Core in Illapa - Walkthrough Chart
|1||Find and Destroy the 2 generators to open the gate|
|2||Follow the markers to get to the core|
|3||Access the consoles to open the doors|
|4||Use the console to hack the elevator|
|5||Head to the core and destroy the stabilizers|
|6||Use the console to insert the virus|
|8||Access the console to unlock the turbines|
|9||Destroy the 2 turbines|
|10||Head to the Illapa's 2nd floor and destroy the turbines there|
1. Find and Destroy the Generators - Hint & Tips
Go Under Cover to Escape from Lightning
With the Lightning Storm around, it's best to stay behind or near cover when looking for the generators. Zip away as soon as the sparks on your back become more intense or you'll be struck!
Generators are Hidden Behind Metal Panels
The generators are hidden behind shutters, you'll have to find the consoles to open their storage areas instead! Once you find the consoles, access them to reveal the generators.
9 & 10. Destroy the Turbines - Hint & Tips
Thin Out Enemies Before Destroying Turbines
Illapa is filled with enemies all gunning for you so focus on lessening their numbers before doing the objective. Prioritize taking down high damage enemies first before dealing with the regular henchmen.
Destroy Enemy Drones Immediately
Enemy drones are persistent and will not stop trying to shoot you when deployed. Make it a point to take them down first as they are a bigger threat to you than other enemies.
Confront Espinosa - Walkthrough Chart
|1||Follow the markers to get to Espinosa's Office|
|2||Defeat all the Black Hand enemies and their vehicles|
2. Defeat the Black Hand - Hint & Tips
Hijack Helicopters to Neutralize Them
Don't waste your bullets trying to take down the enemy helicopters. Hijacking the helicopters will count towards the objective even if you don't destroy them.
Use High Damage Weapons Against Shielded Enemies
Right before Espisonsa's office, there will be a few shielded enemies standing in your way. Get rid of them by shooting them with explosives or other high damage weapons!
Mission Completes Upon Defeating Groups of Black Hand Mobs
The mission and Just Cause 4's Main Story will come to an end once you kill the last wave Black Hand soldiers. You will immediately be brought to a cutscene showing the ending of the game.