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Check out this guide for a full walkthrough of the Chapter 6 - Icarus And Friends Mission from Red Dead Redemption 2, including gameplay tips, guides, and more!

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Chapter 6: Beaver Hollow - Mission Chart

Icarus And Friends - Mission Challenge List

Mission Challenge List

1Keep the balloon at the correct altitude for the entire journey
2Get 5 headshots from the ballon
3Complete with at least 70% accuracy
4Complete the mission without taking any health items

Meet Mr. Bullard

Meet Mr. Bullard - Walkthrough Chart

1Exit the Saloon, and mount your Horse.
2Leave St. Denis.
3Head Northwest towards the bridge.
4After crossing the bridge, you will see a hot air balloon. Ride near it to find Mr. Bullard.

2. Follow Sadie's Lead

Red Dead Redemption 2 - Icarus And Friends

While heading towards Mr. Bullard, all you will need to do is follow where Sadie Adler is going. She will be leading you to the hot air balloon just outside of town.

Look For John Marston

Look For John Marston - Walkthrough Chart

1Control the hot air balloon by ascending to the skies.
2Get the balloon above the clouds to catch a wind.
3Move towards Sisika Island.
4Descend the balloon to get a better look of the area.
5Use your binoculars to look for John on the island.
6Once the guards notice, bring the balloon back up to a high altitude to escape the island.

1~3. Keep An Eye On Your Altitude

Red Dead Redemption 2 - Icarus And Friends

To be able to get the best movement out of the hot air balloon, keep an eye on the meter on the bottom right of the screen. Keep the meter filled in the correct altitude to catch the best wind!

5. Find John In The Field Near The Barn

Red Dead Redemption 2 - Icarus And Friends

You will find John through your binoculars in the field to your right near the barn.

Rescue Sadie Adler

Rescue Sadie Adler - Walkthrough Chart

1Shoot down the O'Driscolls pursuing Sadie Adler.
2Ascend over the bridge, then lower yourself to give Sadie the rope.
3Once she's on the rope, pull her up to the balloon's basket.
4After the balloon crashes, hold your position against the attacking O'Driscolls.
5Check on Sadie once the O'Driscolls retreat.

1. Use Dead Eye To Shoot Precisely

Red Dead Redemption 2 - Icarus And Friends

Without having a scope on your gun, you will have to shoot at tiny targets while up on the balloon. Use Dead Eye to slow down time, and line up your aim correctly to shoot down the O'Driscolls chasing Sadie!

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4. Check Mini Map & Move From Cover To Cover

Red Dead Redemption 2 - Icarus And Friends

O'Driscolls will be coming for you on all sides. Keep an eye on your minimap to be able to see where enemies will come from, and switch covers accordingly.

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