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Check out this guide for a full walkthrough of the Chapter 5 - Paradise Mercifully Departed from Red Dead Redemption 2, including gameplay tips, guides, and more!

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Paradise Mercifully Departed - Mission Challenge List

Mission Challenge List

No.Mission Challenge
1Kill the first 2 sentries without being spotted
2Escort the captain to the boat within 1 minute 45 seconds
3Complete within 6 minutes 45 seconds
4Get 25 headshots

Destroy The Artillery

Destroy The Artillery - Walkthrough Chart

1Once the cutscene has ended, follow the gang up to the tower
2Sneak up to the two guards and eliminate them
3Plant the explosives with Micah and you'll make your way back to the gang
4Make your way through the compound, eliminating enemies as you go by
5Go up the tower and find the 2nd set of artillery weapons
6Cover Micah while he rigs the artillery with explosives
7Eliminate all of Fussar's men until Micah is done with the explosives
8Once done with the cannons, head down to the cabins
9 Shoot down Fussar's men guarding the cabin with the ship captain in it

4. Get Rid Of Enemies On Roofs First

Red Dead Redemption 2 Chapter 5 Paradise Mercifully Departed

When making your way through the compound, eliminate enemies on the roof first. Having a higher vantage point, their shots will connect more and they can spot you easily.

Rescue The Ship Captain

Rescue The Ship Captain - Walkthrough Chart

1Go into the blue building to find the ship captain
2A cutscene will initiate and you will be caught in a stand-off
3Use your camera view to look around while in the stand-off
4Look down & kick the gun towards the captain to trigger the next cutscene and free him

3. Find Clues On How To Survive The Stand-Off

Red Dead Redemption 2 Chapter 5 Paradise Mercifully Departed

When caught in the middle of the stand-off, use your camera view to figure out a way to survive without Dutch or the captain getting killed.

4. Kick The Gun Towards The Captain

Red Dead Redemption 2 Chapter 5 Paradise Mercifully Departed

The best option to survive the stand-off is to kick the gun lying on the ground towards the captain so he can shoot one of Fussar's men.

Get To The Boat

Get To The Boat - Walkthrough Chart

1Reunite with the gang outside the building after you've freed the ship captain
2Head towards the boat, eliminating Fussar's men along the way
3Keep going through the ruins, picking off your enemies until a cutscene triggers
4Fussar will show up on top of a tower with a cannon
5Keep running forward until you can get to the cannon to the left
6Use the cannon & shoot at Fussar until you kill him
7 After the cutscene, the quest will end

3. Use Cover While Going Through The Ruins

Red Dead Redemption 2 Chapter 5 Paradise Mercifully Departed

There are a lot of broken walls in the ruins which you can utilize as cover when making your way through.

6. You Need 3 Shots To Destroy The Tower

Red Dead Redemption 2 Chapter 5 Paradise Mercifully Departed

You only need to connect 3 cannon shots to fully destroy the tower Fussar is in.

6. Aim Right Above Fussar's Cannon

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It's best to aim the cannon reticle right above the glowing light where you can spot Fussar's cannon. You won't miss and you'll connect all your cannons shots.

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