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|Test of Loyalty|
|Previous||The San Esperito Connection|
|Next||Good Cop, Bad Cop|
|Location||Starts at the building in front of the Rioja 01 "Buena Fortuna" safehouse.|
|Destabilized Provinces||Isla de la Asuncion|
Mission information from the PDA: You have successfully infiltrated the Riojas cartel and have been assigned a first mission. Go to the Montano cartel rice mill, where they keep several silos full of coca. Get inside the compund, blow up the silos, and steal a truckload of product for the Riojas.
Get to the dock, next to the hotel. There's a Jaeger 5FJ 7 waiting for you. Drive it towards the target until you see the next black dot on the map. It's a Vanderbildt Route 66. Get in the cab from the passenger side and do not touch the controls. The driver will drive you to the next target. You don't have to use this truck, but if you don't, you'll have to fight your way to the target.
Get to the siloes. If you didn't use the provided truck, you'll have to find a way to get over the fence. Either find a gate, or look for a black dot on the map.
When you're at the siloes, go to the middle of the 4 siloes and plant some Triggered Explosives, be sure that you brought enough with you, and don't waste the ones you have, as there are no such explosives found in the settlement. Don't forget to run to a safe distance. Note that this is the mission that unlocks triggered explosives.After you've blown up the second set of silos, go to the next target. It's a unique purple Battaille GPT-6, loaded with 14 boxes of drugs. You'll have to drive them to the final target. At least 2 boxes have to make it (with out falling off), or you'll fail the mission. It's easily possible to deliver them all, if you stay away from roads and drive carefully. There's a few places where you'll definitely have to cross roads, but that's not too much to worry about.
Notice that there's a collectable item in the forest near the gate of the facility. You can get to it by turning right at the gate.
If the Montano gangsters are giving you too much trouble and the truck might not make it, then don't try to out drive them. Instead, stop the truck and kill them the old fashioned way. Then drive to the target. The truck health is shown at the top of the screen every time any damage occurs.
- There's a similar, but much easier version of this mission in Just Cause 2, called "Checking the Menu".
- This is the only mission where you find a "friendly" Montano Cartel member: the driver of the Vanderbildt Route 66, who, when approached, states that he is on the Rioja Cartel's payroll. It doesn't matter if you kill him or not, the mission progresses as normal. However, if you ride as a passenger, all the vehicles will veer out of its way for some odd reason.
- This is the first time a Mako Ocra (a rocket launcher) is found, presuming you haven't found one in a side-mission before this mission. It is on a ledge near one of the fuel silos.
- This is one of the few missions where Montano Cartel Hurst Buckaroos are featured, other than high Heat levels. Another mission is Field of Dreams.
- This is the only time the Hurst Buckaroos will appear at Montano Heat level 3.
- The Heat level is locked at 3 while you're in the Montano Battaille GPT-6. Realistically it would be at 5 considering the Montanos just lost one of their most valuable assets.
- This is one of the few missions where the San Esperito Military is not featured as an enemy. However, if you are unfortunate enough to ram a Huerta Mesa or Wallys GP on the road, they will start firing on you. If you want to have the maximum protection from the Montano Cartel, however, go between two Wallys GPs and it will be like a convoy. When the Montano Cartel vehicles ram into them, they will exit and start firing at them.
- When Rico is still in the silo area, the Montano Cartel is still armed with Nova 9s, but when you exit the place, they will arm themselves with Aviv Scarabs, Adler FF M-72s, and rarely, Gallini M39 "Husher"s. Not something they would bring to kill someone. Montano Cartel Shimuzu Tumbleweeds will also become more common around this time, so be aware of mounted guns.
- After the mission, Rico will receive a message saying: "Nice work Rico. The Guerrillas and Riojas are wetting themselves now that they know you're on their team. But you've got some more friends to make first... Check the map in the PDA for the location of your next briefing point."
- Similar to the mission I've Got the Power, the silos are not destroyed in a scripted event, rather they explode when they detect an explosion of any type close enough to them. This means they can be destroyed with an attack helicopter from the sky, a Mako Ocra, or even, if you manage to find one, a Ballard series vehicle.
- In other words, they can de destroyed with an explosion near them instead of hitting them directly.
- This is one of the few missions where the Jaeger 5FJ 7 is featured.
- If you drive like a maniac and ram vehicles (or allow yourself to be rammed), some vehicles can get wedged under the truck, causing the truck to lose crates.
- This mission features some Rare vehicles: