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Far Cry 5 Side Missions Guide

Far Cry 5 Side Missions Guide
Far Cry 5 has a variety of hidden side missions scattered around the landscape. This Far Cry 5 Side Missions Guide will list all of the different Side Missions we’ve discovered including their locations, objectives and tips on how to find items you may need to complete each Side Mission.

Side Missions are optional activities in Far Cry 5 that offer further insight into the story and the characters of Montana while also rewarding you with some awesome goodies. This can include stimulants, weapons, skins, and more. Below is a list of all the Far Cry 5 Side Missions we’ve discovered as we’ve explored Montana including where they start and how to complete them.

Although they are also included as Side missions, we have a different guide for Clutch Nixon locations as they are tied to specific vehicle skin rewards.

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Far Cry 5 Side Missions Guide – John’s Region Holland Valley

[line style=’solid’ top=’10’ bottom=’10’ width=’100%’ height=’1′ color=’blue’] [accordion_item title=’Bear Necessities’] Bear Necessities
You get this mission after liberating the Gardenview Packing Facility Outpost in John’s Region. Simply head to the objective area and kill 3 Black Bears.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Patriot Acts’] Patriot Acts
Speak with Special Agent Huntley at the location above to start this Side Mission. It’s best to unlock the Wingsuit before you attempt this mission. You need to follow Huntley and clear out a stronghold of enemies before using the Wingsuit to follow a helicopter. When it arrives at the location, stay hidden and then follow it with an ATV. At the last location, wipe out the enemies and look for the tape in the bunker under the shed.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Valley Armed Convoy’] You unlock this Side Mission once you reach Resistance Level 1 in John’s Region. You need to destroy several convoys of armed trucks.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’The Judge Moose’] The Judge Moose
You unlock this Side Mission after you liberate the Green-Busch Fertilizer Co in John’s Region. You need to hunt down a moose. It’s strong for wildlife but you shouldn’t have too many problems once you’ve tracked it down.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Uncrate’] Uncrate
You can get this Side Mission when you liberate US Auto in John’s Region. You need to search the nearby area for soldiers in crates. There’s also a locked room with a key on a nearby counter. One of the crates has a bear inside so be careful.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Free Larry’] Free Larry
Head to this location to find Larry trapped inside a large electrical structure. Follow the wires and deactivate the power to free Larry and complete this Side Mission.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’The Heros Journey’] The Heros Journey
After you complete Free Larry speak with him again to begin this Side Mission. Head to the objective and take out the small satellites before returning with Larry and clearing out the enemies.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Close Encounters’] Close Encounters
Speak with Larry after you complete The Hero’s Journey. Head to the fields to find the objects. There’s two in the fields, one atop a nearby silo and the other is in a dogs mouth that runs around the area. Once you have all 4 samples you complete this Side Mission.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Out Of This World’] Out Of This World
This is a follow on from Close Encounters. Speak with Larry again. You’ll have to go to a nearby power station and flip some switches then return to Larry. You unlock the Magnopulser gun.

[accordion_item title=’What They Carried’] What They Carried
Head to the Redler Residence and speak with the old man inside the house. He will ask you to collect 12 lighters. There are no map objectives for this mission. Once you have the mission head to a General Shop and you can purchase a Collectible Map that shows all of the lighter locations on your main map, for $1,200. It can still be quite difficult to see them so if you’re struggling, check out our Far Cry 5 Vietnam Lighter Locations Guide.

[accordion_item title=’Cow Punching’] Cow Punching
You can unlock this Side Mission once you liberate Kellett Cattle Co in John’s Region. Head to the nearby field and herd the cattle back to the farm. Punch them or throw stones to divert them.

[accordion_item title=’Exodus’] Exodus
This mission unlocks shortly after you liberate the Lamb of God Church. Head to the objective and rescue the three rebels before escorting them to an ammo cache across the river.

[accordion_item title=’Water Works’] Water Works
You can get this Side Mission from Sunrise Farm after you liberate it. Simple mission, grab the spare parts and fix the irrigation system. You can shoot the spare parts up high to make them drop to the ground.

[accordion_item title=’Special Delivery’] Special Delivery
After you clear out the story missions at Rye & Sons Aviation you can get this Side Mission. Simple mission. Drive to the objective marker before the time runs out.

[accordion_item title=’Testy Festy’] Testy Festy
After you liberate Fall’s End. Head to the bar and speak with the guy in the kitchen. Head to the location and shoot down the vultures until you get the key then take the truck back.

[accordion_item title=’Prairie Oyster Harvest’] Prairie Oyster Harvest
This is after the Testy Festy Side Mission. Head to the farm and kill the bulls in 3 different ways to gather the 3 different testicles. Enjoy the music.

[accordion_item title=’Light Em Up’] Destroy all of the silos in the region. This one was received and completed at the same time for us. Search the area with a plane for a while, shouldn’t have too much of a problem.

Far Cry 5 Side Missions Guide – Jacob’s Region Holland Valley

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You can get this Side Mission after liberating PIN-K0 Radar Station. Simply head to the nearby objectives and destroy the mini radar dishes.

[accordion_item title=’Nature Provides’] Nature Provides
Head to Bo Adam’s Cave in Jacob’s Region and speak with him there. You need to bring bones and feathers to him. Head to nearby Snowshoe Lake and kill the Tigerfish there for its bones. Then you have to climb the nearby cliffs to loot Eagle Feathers from the nest at the top. Return to Bo Adam’s to complete the Side Mission.

Reward: Ultimate Survivor Recipe

[accordion_item title=’Grand Slam’] Grand Slam
Head to the Oberlin Picnic Area in Jacob’s Region. Head to any merchant and check the items tab. Scroll to the bottom and you can purchase a map to show all the Grand Slam Baseball Card locations.

Reward: T-Shirt

[accordion_item title=’Mountain Armed Convoy’] You get this Side Mission after you reach Level 2 Reputation with the Resistance in this area. Destroy the convoy
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Tools Of The Trade’] Tools Of The Trade
You can find this Side Mission by speaking with Skylar at Dylan’s Master Bait Shop. Shoot up Dylan’s trailer and then accompany Skylar on a fishing trip.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Gone Fishin’] Gone Fishin
After you complete Tools of the Trade, speak with Skylar again. You need to catch the fish she requests, you should have discovered plenty of fishing spots by this point. If not, check out our Ultimate Far Cry 5 Fishing Guide.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’The Admiral’] The Admiral
This Side Mission is after Gone Fishin’. Head to the lake and catch The Admiral. It’s a Sturgeon so use that bait if you have the fishing Perk.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Flavor Country’] Flavor Country
You can find this Side Mission just South East of Elliot Residence, South of F.A.N.G Center. You need to gather Roadkill Meat. To get Roadkill Meat you need to kill animals with a vehicle and then skin them. They have to be animals with Antlers for it to count for this mission.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Grill Streak’] Flavor Country
This is the next Side Mission after you complete the Flavor Country mission. This is very similar to the Flavor Country mission except it has to be Bison roadkill meat. If you try and hit them in the head with your vehicle, they are much easier to kill.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Call Of The Wild’] Call Of The Wild
You get a radio call from a girl after you complete the Radio Silence main story mission, return to the Wolf’s Den and the mission will automatically start. Grab a helicopter and visit each of the objective locations to take out the towers. Still struggling to find these.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Welcome Party’] Welcome Party
You need to complete the main story mission A Dish Served Cold, you can then find this Side Mission in Baron Lumber Mill. A couple of empty Prisoner Trucks will head towards the outpost. Blow them both up.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Turn The Tables’] Turn The Tables
This Side Mission is located within The Wolve’s Den, after completing main story mission Gearing Up. You need to find some Vinyl Records. Head to a shop and purchase the map to find them easily.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Shooting Gallery’] Shooting Gallery
This Side Mission in Jacob’s Region becomes available after you liberate the Whitetail Park Ranger Station. You need to complete a sequence of basic shooting drills.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Mint Condition’] Mint Condition
You can find this Side Mission at Fowler’s Retreat. It’s another large item gathering quest. Go to a store, buy the map, hunt them down.

Far Cry 5 Side Missions Guide – Faith’s Region Henbane River

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Head to Aubrey’s Diner in Faith’s Region. Speak with Tweak who is searching trashcans behind the diner. He will ask you to gather Jimson Weed and Bliss Powder. You can find Jimson Weed near the diner, it’s a purple plant. Bliss Powder can be found on the bodies of the crazy addicts. Search the fields full of white flowers, there’s one to the South East of the diner. After you have the items meet up with Teak.

Finish his basic obstacle course with the different weapons to complete the Side Mission.

Reward: Less resources required to craft Fast stimulant.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Furious’] Furious
This is another Side Mission for Tweak. He asks you to deliver a number of plants and Bliss Powder. We already had the numbers when we started the Side Mission. You need to kick the Angels into the firepits and then kill the remainders. It’s R3 to use the kick attack.

Reward: Less resources required to craft Furious stimulant.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Broken Path’] Broken Path
The Broken Path Side Mission is available once you have liberated Eden’s Convent. The outpost will get attacked from different directions. The final wave from the South features three helicopters so make sure you’re equipped to take them down.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Refuel’] Refuel
This Side Mission is unlocked once you have liberated Lorna’s Truck Stop. Simply head to the nearby objective marker, steal the truck and bring it back.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’The Judge Cougar’] The Judge Cougar
You can find this Side Mission at Sacred Skies Youth Camp after it is liberated. Head to the location and take out the Cougar.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Our Better Angels’] Our Better Angels
This Side Mission becomes available after you clear out Nolan’s Fly Ship and liberate it. Head into the basement and clear out the Angel’s to complete the mission.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Quiet On The Set’] Quiet On The Set
Head to the area above and speak with Guy Marvel to help him complete his movie. Follow the simple objectives, basically kill everything. A helicopter with guns really helps here.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’River Armed Convoy’] You get this Side Mission after you reach Level 2 Reputation with the Resistance in this area.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Ragnar The Terrible’] Ragnar The Terrible
You get this Side Mission in Faith’s Region when you liberate Drubman Marina. Head to the island, grab a rod and catch the fish.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’False Idols’] You get this Side Mission from increasing Resistance in this area. You are tasked with finding and destroying Eden’s Gate Shrines.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’The Judge Bear’] The Judge Bear
You can unlock this Side Mission after you liberate King’s Hot Springs Hotel. Head to the objective, enter the cave and kill the Judge Bear.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Blood Dragon 3′] Blood Dragon 3
I was flying over Grimalkin Radon Mine when I got a radio message from the Hollywood Director. You must have completed Quiet On The Set. Get the mission and then head outside the cave to lure in the enemies. Kill them following the instructions to complete the mission.
[/accordion_item] [accordion_item title=’Whiskey River’] Whiskey River
This Side Mission is located at the Can of Worms Fishing Store. This is another item gathering mission. Pick up the map from a General Store and collect all the Whiskey barrels.
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We are updating this Far Cry 5 Side Missions Guide with more Side Missions as we progress through the game. Check back soon for updates.

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