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

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Chapter 6: Beaver Hollow - Mission Chart

Favored Sons - Mission Challenge List

Mission Challenge List

1Kill the soldier on the cannon within 45 seconds
2Get 35 headshots
3Complete the mission without taking any health items

Set Up The Ambush

Set Up The Ambush - Walkthrough Chart

1Meet Dutch, Eagle Flies, and others on the cliff near the Cumberland Forest.
2Walk with Dutch down on the cliff.
3Pick up the spool, and continue following Dutch.
4Attach the wire to the sticks of dynamite that Dutch sticks to the trees.
5Return to the top of the cliff and wait for the convoy.

4. The Dynamite Is Marked On Your Map

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The Dynamite will be marked on your map so you don't need to find them if you weren't paying attention to Dutch. They will appear one-by-one as soon as Dutch attaches them to the trees.

Attempt To Intimidate The Convoy

Attempt To Intimidate The Convoy - Walkthrough Chart

1Head to the Plunger and detonate the dynamite when you are prompted to.
2Kill the patrolmen firing at you.
3Defeat the reinforcements that have just arrived at the scene.
4Loot the dead patrolmen and leave the scene of the crime.

2. Exploit The High Ground

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You will not need to get into cover as the soldiers below the cliff are scrambling. Just point and shoot to defeat the patrol!

3. Watch Out For Soldiers Rushing Your Position

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The reinforcements will start to move towards your position. Keep an eye on the left side of the cliff to see whether they will climb up so you won't be outnumbered by the reinforcements.

Defend Yourself From The Surprise Attack

Defend Yourself From The Surprise Attack - Walkthrough Chart

1Hold your ground against the soldiers that ambush you.
2Kill the soldier manning the cannon.
3Mount your horse and follow Dutch closely to escape the area.
4Make a left into the forest, then dismount your horse.
5Kill the soldiers as you make your escape with Dutch on foot.
6Make your escape down the pass, to find yourself in a dead end.
7Put your hands up and surrender when prompted.
8Slowly inch back to the edge of the cliff, then jump to the river when prompted.
9Swim away from the soldiers and grab Dutch's hand on the shore.

2. Flank The Soldier To Bring Him Down

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Circle around the hill to a spot where the soldier manning the cannon will not be able to see. Once you are in an area approximately behind him, you can easily bring him down with a single shot to the head!

5. Use Dead Eye To Quickly Thin Down Their Numbers

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With the number of soldiers coming after you, it will help if you trigger Dead Eye when outnumbered and tag multiple heads to easily kill lots of soldiers in a short amount of time!

Next Mission: The King's Son

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