The Third Way (Ending C)

Franklin chooses Deathwish. Ambush FIB agents and Merryweather mercenaries at the foundry in Murrieta Heights, then target Wei Cheng, Stretch, Steve Haines and Devin Weston.

Mission Information

Mission Number 83
Mission Type Branching Choice
Mission Giver Lester CrestLester Crest
Protagonist (Playable) Michael De SantaMichael De SantaFranklin ClintonFranklin ClintonTrevor PhilipsTrevor Philips
Location Lester's House; Grand Banks Steel Foundry; Del Perro Pier; B.J. Smith Recreational Center; Pacific Bluffs Country Club; Devin Weston's Mansion; Paleto Cove
State / Area Los Santos
Notes This is a branching mission that is played when choosing Deathwish (Option C)
Rewards The Big Score Payout (Maximum gross take: $201,600,000); To Live or Die in Los Santos Achievement/Trophy
Unlocked Items Gusenberg SweeperGusenberg SweeperMrs. PhilipsMrs. Philips
Featuring Devin WestonDevin WestonLamar DavisLamar DavisSteve HainesSteve HainesStretchStretchWei ChengWei ChengTao ChengTao ChengFIB (SUV)FIB (SUV)Buzzard Attack ChopperBuzzard Attack ChopperHot Rod BlazerHot Rod BlazerMesa (Merryweather)Mesa (Merryweather)TornadoTornadoAssault RifleAssault Rifle3671 Whispymound Drive (Franklin's House)3671 Whispymound Drive (Franklin's House)

Gold Medal Objectives (100%)

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

  • Time: Complete within 21:30.
  • Headshots: Kill 20 enemies with a headshot.
  • Accuracy: Finish with a shooting accuracy of at least 70%.
  • Stick, Tick... Boom!: Kill Cheng with a Sticky Bomb.
  • Lead Lobotomy: Kill Steve Haines with a headshot.
  • Stretched Out: Kill Stretch with a melee attack.

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

  • Go pick up Lamar at his house.
  • Go to the foundry.
  • Enter the foundry.
  • Ambush the FIB team when ready.
  • Go to Lamar.
  • Take out the attackers.
  • Rescue Trevor.
  • Take out the attackers.
  • Go outside.
  • Take out the attackers.
  • Regroup outside the main doors.
  • Get rid of Mr. Cheng.
  • Escape the Triads.
  • Take out Stretch.
  • Escape the Ballas.
  • Bring down Haines.
  • Lose the Cops.
  • Go to Devin's house.
  • Kidnap Devin.
  • Take out the guards.
  • Go to the rendezvous point.
  • Finish Devin.


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