The Jewel Store Job (Smart Approach)

In need of money to pay Madrazo, Michael takes down a Rockford Hills Jewel Store with Franklin and a crew.

Mission Information

Mission Number 17
Mission Type Branching ChoiceHeist
Mission Giver Lester CrestLester Crest
Protagonist (Playable) Michael De SantaMichael De SantaFranklin ClintonFranklin Clinton
Location Darnell Bros., La Mesa
State / Area Los Santos
Heist Setups
Notes This is a branching mission that is played when choosing The Jewel Store Job (Smart Approach)
Rewards Maximum gross take: $4,946,153; Diamond Hard achievement/trophy; Lester as a contact for Franklin
Unlocked Items Carbine RifleCarbine RifleSpecial CarbineSpecial CarbineTear GasTear Gas
Featuring Christian FeltzChristian FeltzEddie TohEddie TohGustavo MotaGustavo MotaKarim DenzKarim DenzNorm RichardsNorm RichardsPaige HarrisPaige HarrisPatrick McRearyPatrick McRearyRickie LukensRickie LukensBugstars BurritoBugstars BurritoBensonBensonBati 801RRBati 801RRSanchez (Livery)Sanchez (Livery)PrimoPrimoAssault RifleAssault RifleMicro SMGMicro SMGTear GasTear Gas

Gold Medal Objectives (100%)

The following are the Mission Objectives required to obtain the Gold Medal:.

  • Quick Grab: Steal the jewelry within 50 seconds.
  • Protégé Protected: Protect Franklin during the LS River chase.
  • Clean Sweep: Steal the jewelry from all 20 glass cabinets.

Note: You can complete each Gold Medal requirement in multiple playthroughs of the mission. You don't need to obtain them all in one single playthrough..

Mission Objectives

  • Get in the car.
  • Go to the jewelry store.
  • Go to the roof.
  • Throw the BZ gas into the air vent.
  • Steal the jewelry.
  • Follow your crew into the sewers.
  • Take out the police cars and protect your crew.
  • Rendezvous with your crew.
  • Go to the lockup.


Heist Maximum Revenue

For the largest possible take, pick the Smart approach and choose Karim Denz as the driver, Packie McReary as the gunman and Rickie Lukens as the hacker.

  • Maximum gross take: $4,946,153
  • Martin Madrazo's payoff: -$2,500,000
  • Maximum net take: $2,446,153
  • Lester's cut (14%): -$342,462
  • Crew cut (24%): -$587,077
  • Franklin's cut (12%): $293,593
  • Michael's cut (50%): $1,223,073



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