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Paparazzi Pursuit
Faction Mission
Faction Roaches
Prerequisite Stronghold Free Trade
Faction Influence Level 1
Required Chaos 20,000
Location Panau City Residential District,
Ramai Rakyat Islands
X:4785; Y:15450
Chaos 5,000
Cash 10,000
Weapon Parts 1
Vehicle Parts 1

Paparazzi Pursuit is a Roaches faction mission in Just Cause 2.


Razak Razman, head of the Roaches, is upset with a motorbike riding paparazzi, who has some compromising photos of a close business associate, among others. He asks Rico to deal with the guy and recover the film, then deposit it in their "top-secret waste disposal".


At the start of the mission, you are provided with the usual weapon box with a Submachine Gun, along with a motorbike parked by the curb. Hop on it, turn left at the intersection and the chase begins. All you have to do is gun down the paparazzi, grab the film that he drops and speed to a drop box on the other side of town. This ends the mission.

Notes and tipsEdit

  • Although a short mission, the Paparazzi Pursuit is easy to fail, if you are not good at picking off a moving target from a wobbly motorbike.
  • Of course, all the gunfire attracts the attention of Heat and vehicle traffic becomes surprisingly heavy all of a sudden, so accomplishing this simple task is not as easy as it may seem.
  • If the paparazzi gets too far away from you, or Rico dies (say in a shootout with the cops or flying off an overpass) the mission fails. The mission will also fail if the paparazzi reaches a certain destination.
  • It helps if your Submachine Gun has been leveled up, as the paparazzi seems to be tougher than an ordinary citizen.
  • You don't need to use the provided motorbike. If you're getting frustrated trying to shoot the guy off the motorbike, just find a car before the mission starts (which is just after you make the first left turn) and crash into the paparazzi's bike, knocking him off. Then quickly jump out of the car and gun him down. Don't forget to grab the film and continue to the drop box!
  • You can also quickly get off the bike when you are right next to him, then grapple him off his bike. From there you can easily dispatch him any way you like.
  • You can easily dispatch him with just one well placed shot from a sawed-off shotgun. Aim for the head for a quick and messy elimination.


  • The paparazzi is on a unique Makoto MZ 250, which does not have a racing number.
  • The Paparazzi is the only character model of its kind.
  • The "top secret waste disposal" is nothing more but a trash can.


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Just Cause 2 - Faction Mission - Paparazzi Pursuit

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