GTA 5 Mission - The Merryweather Heist (Offshore)

The Merryweather Heist (Offshore) is a main story mission in Grand Theft Auto V given by Trevor Philips, involving protagonist Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton, Trevor Philips.

It's the 33° mission in chronological order of the GTA V story mode.

This mission is the Heist Finale for one of the possible approaches that can be chosen for this heist.

Trevor brings Michael and Franklin on board to steal a prototype on a Merryweather Security-protected ship in the Port of LS.

Gold Medal Objectives (100%)

The following are the Mission Objectives required to obtain the Gold Medal in the mission "The Merryweather Heist (Offshore)":

  • Salvager: Find the container within 02:00.
    • Avoid hitting rocks on the ocean floor.
  • Time: Complete within 14:30.
    • Skip all cutscenes.
  • Show no Mercenary: Eliminate all pursuing Merryweather enemies.
  • Weathering the Storm: Escape the pursuing Merryweather enemies in less than 4 minutes.
    • Kill the guards instead of escaping them. This also helps with the time objective and the Show no Mercenary objective.

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.

The Merryweather Heist (Offshore) - Mission Details:

TrevorMichael and Franklin all meet at Floyd's apartment. Trevor tells the pair of his plan to steal a device that Merryweather is guarding off-shore.nThe group travel to Sandy Shores Airfield where the chopper is. Michael and Franklin get into the chopper, which is carrying the mini-sub, and Trevor gets inside the mini-sub. 

Michael flies the chopper out to sea and drops the mini-sub near the test site. Play switches to Trevor, who uses the Trackify app to find the device. Once Trevor finds the device, he starts to ascend to shore where Michael picks the mini-sub out of the water with the Cargobob. 

As Michael starts to fly back to the airfield, Merryweather boats and helicopters start tailing them. Play switches to Franklin, who fends off the pursuers from the chopper with an MG. Once the heat dies down, the group carry on to Sandy Shores Airfield. Michael releases the mini-sub and lands the chopper. 

Lester arrives on the scene, warning the group that what they've stolen is actually a super weapon. He persuades Trevor to have the weapon put back otherwise the group will be on every list going. Trevor reluctantly agrees with Wade taking the weapon away on the chopper to drop back in the sea.

The Merryweather Heist (Offshore): Mission Objectives

  • Find a four-seater vehicle.
  • Drive to the airstrip.
  • Get in the Cargobob.
  • Use the grappling hook to pick up the submersible.
  • Fly to the test site.
  • Release the submersible near the test site.
  • Use the Trackify app to locate the device.
  • Go to the device.
  • Ascend to surface level.
  • Pick up the submersible.
  • Fly to the airstrip.
  • Defend against the oncoming attack from Merryweather.
  • Fly to the airstrip.
  • Fly low over the airstrip and release the submersible.

The Merryweather Heist (Offshore): Mission Info

Mission Number 33
Mission Type Branching ChoiceHeist
Mission Giver
Protagonist (Playable) Michael De SantaMichael De SantaFranklin ClintonFranklin ClintonTrevor PhilipsTrevor Philips
Location Floyd's Apartment; SS Bulker; Sandy Shores Airfield
State / Area Los Santos
Heist Setups
Notes This is a branching mission that is played when choosing The Merryweather Heist (Offshore)
Rewards Subversive Achievement
Featuring DinghyDinghySubmersibleSubmersibleBuzzard Attack ChopperBuzzard Attack ChopperCombat MGCombat MGAssault RifleAssault RifleSandy Shores AirfieldSandy Shores AirfieldFloyd's ApartmentFloyd's ApartmentLester CrestLester CrestFloyd HebertFloyd Hebert

The Merryweather Heist (Offshore): Videos

PS3 / Xbox 360: Gold Medal Video Walkthrough

PS4 / Xbox One (First Person): Gold Medal Video Walkthrough

The Merryweather Heist (Offshore): Screenshots

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