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Check out this guide for a full walkthrough of the "Rescue" Free Roam mission of Red Dead Online, including gameplay tips, guides, and more!

Red Dead Online - (Free Roam Mission) Rescue - Walkthrough
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Meet The Boy At Riggs Station

Meet The Boy At Riggs Station - Walkthrough Chart

No.Procedure
1Head to Flatneck Station just Southeast of the Dakota River
2Approach the man sitting next to the small building on the Southern part of the station
3He will introduce himself as "The Boy"
4After the cutscene, the mission will start

1. Flatneck Station Is In The Heartlands

Red Dead Online - (Free Roam Mission) Rescue - Walkthrough

Flatneck Station is located in the part of the map labeled "The Heartlands". Other notable named areas near it are Diablo Ridgle, and Riggs Station, both just West of Flatneck Station.

2. The Stranger Will Be Wearing Blue

Red Dead Online - (Free Roam Mission) Rescue - Walkthrough

The Stranger that will give you the rescue mission will be wearing a blue top, and white pants. He will be playing around with his gun when you approach him.

Rescue The Captive In Limpany

Rescue The Captive In Limpany - Walkthrough Chart

No.Procedure
1Head to Limpany, just North of Flatneck station
2Kill the enemies guarding the captive
3The captive will automatically be set free
4Escort the captive to Riggs Station

1. Limpany Location

Red Dead Online - (Free Roam Mission) Rescue - Walkthrough

Limpany is an abandoned area located just North of Flatneck Station. It is just a short horse ride away from the station.

2. Beware of Hostile Dogs

Red Dead Online - (Free Roam Mission) Rescue - Walkthrough

Other than humans guarding the captive, there will also be guard dogs that will attack you if you get too close to the area. Remember to take out the dogs before freeing the captive as their bites will be lethal once it closes in.

3. The Captive Will Be Marked With A Blue Icon

Red Dead Online - (Free Roam Mission) Rescue - Walkthrough

The Captive can be easily located on your minimap since they have a blue human icon on the minimap. To add to this, there will be a blue arrow pointing to them on your HUD.

4. Other Players Can Attack The Captive

Red Dead Online - (Free Roam Mission) Rescue - Walkthrough

Be careful when escorting the captive. Other players can choose join as the hostile party and to kill the captive, which will make you fail the mission. If you find yourself about to pass other players along the map, it would be best to find an alternate, and safer route!

1~4. Rescue & Bring Back The Captive Under The Time Limit

Red Dead Online - (Free Roam Mission) Rescue - Walkthrough

You will need to rescue and bring back the captive in under 15 minutes after "The Boy" sends you off to do complete the mission. It is more than enough time for you to rescue and bring back the captive as long as you do not get any interference.

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