Check out this guide for a full walkthrough of the Stranger Side Mission - The Mercies Of Knowledge Mission from Red Dead Redemption 2, including gameplay tips, guides, & more!
Table of Contents
Meet The Doctor
Meet The Doctor - Walkthrough Chart
|1||Head to Saint Denis|
|2||Go to the Northern outskirts of Saint Denis|
|3||You will find the Doctor in this area. He is behind his wagon|
|4||Approach him to start the mission|
1~4. Appears Only After The Joys Of Civilization
This Stranger Mission will only appear on your minimap after you finish the Chapter 4 Mission: The Joys of Civilization. Be sure to have this story mission done or else this Stranger will not appear!Check Out The Joys Of Civilization Mission
3. The Doctor's Location
You will be able to find the Doctor behind his Wagon on the Northern outskirts of Saint Denis. He will be a bit tricky to look for because he is holed up behind his wagon, which in turn is behind a fence at the back of a house!
Ask Around For Moonshine In Rhodes
Ask Around For Moonshine In Rhodes - Walkthrough Chart
|1||Head to Rhodes|
|2||Go to the Post Office and talk to the clerk|
|3||He will hand you a note containing information on a wagon full of Moonshine|
2. Ask About Moonshine
While talking to the clerk in the Post Office, there will be an option that lets you ask about moonshine. Choose this option to make him hand over the note to you.
Steal The Wagon Full Of Moonshine
Steal The Wagon Full Of Moonshine - Walkthrough Chart
|1||Head to Lagras in Bluewater Marsh|
|2||There will be a bridge there that you need to cross|
|3||After waiting, wait for the wagon to appear|
|4||Steal the wagon by killing the driver and company|
|5||Bring back the wagon to the Doctor's place in Saint Denis|
4. Go In Guns Blazing
Fire away! There will be no witnesses when you attempt to steal the wagon so you can go ahead and shoot down the party without any fear of accumulating any bounty!
Secure A Permit From The Police
Secure A Permit From the Police - Walkthrough Chart
|1||Head to the Police Station in Saint Denis|
|2||Talk to the Lawman smoking by a desk behind the counter|
|3||After the conversation, the Lawman will hand you with a permit|
|4||Head back to the Doctor to give the permit|
2. You Can Opt To Negotiate For A Lower Price
Initially, the Lawman will offer you a permit for 0 dollars. However, you may also choose to haggle down the price.*
This was successfully done during the walkthrough. There is no situation wherein the Lawman will deny you the discount as of now.
Capture McDaniels - Walkthrough Chart
|1||Head to McDaniels' hideout, North of Emerald Ranch|
|2||Kill the other outlaw in the camp|
|3||Chase down McDaniels as he tries to escape and capture him|
|4||Bring McDaniels back to the doctor|
2. Use Shotguns To Kill The Nearby Outlaws
Shotguns will be your best bet at killing these outlaws since most of them will be close to each other in the camp. Since Shotguns deal very high damage in close quarters, bring one with you to make quick work of McDaniels' friends.Check Out The All Shotgun List Here
3. Use A Lasso To Round Up McDaniels
Use a lasso to stop McDaniels from getting away. It will make him fall off his horse, and will give you the chance to hogtie him so he won't be able to run away anymore!