Death Stranding begins with a relatively short prologue that will introduce you to the world of the game. You won't be able to do much here, but the game will teach you the basic mechanics. When you reach a certain point of game, the first chapter will begin.
This page of the guide to Death Stranding focuses on the prologue and the first chapter.
- [Order No.1] Smart Drug Delivery
- [Order No. 2] Morphine Delivery: Isolation Ward
- [Order No. 3] Cremation: President's Body
[Order No.1] Smart Drug Delivery
How to start: At the beginning of the game.
The first cut-scene in the game ends when you lose the motorcycle. This is the moment where you will learn the first mechanics of Death Stranding. Your task is to pick up the parcel and located the destination.
If you would like to familiarize yourself with the controls available in Death Stranding, check the page dedicated to the controls. With this information, you can quickly learn how to control the hero - this will help you to quickly complete the first mission.
When you collect parcels, go to the cave to wait out the storm. There will be another cut-scene.
Once the storm is over, go with the parcel to the target destination. You can immediately run down the mountain and run to the other side, across the river.
Cross the river to reach the place of delivery. Try to keep your balance - you don't want to damage your character or the parcel.
When you get to the base, you can jump over the wall so you won't have to run around with the parcel. Deliver the parcel to complete the mission and prologue.
[Order No. 2] Morphine Delivery: Isolation Ward
How to start: Complete order #1.
The mission begins in the Eastern Region - this is the beginning of the first chapter of the game. Your job is to transport morphine to another ward - this parcel is for Madam President.
The journey won't be long. However, watch out for the walls blocking the path. It is best to go down the road and then run through the city to deliver the parcel.
You won't encounter any dangers.
[Order No. 3] Cremation: President's Body
How to start: Complete order #2.
Rewards: You get BB.
The president's corpse must be delivered to the incinerator. It is a few hundred meters from the branch. Unfortunately, there are mountains on your path.
The corpse will be a hindrance in your journey. Because of their weight, you will have to constantly keep your balance, avoid rushing rivers and high mountains.
Use all possible ladders and ropes. Thanks to them, you will be able to safely reach higher parts of the mountain.
After overcoming the mountain, keep going straight until you reach the incinerator. After cremation, pick up the cargo and return with it to the main ward. However, opponents will stand in your way. You can't fight them. Try to walk slowly and breathe as little as possible. If you don't succeed, and the enemies notice you, start running away.
Remember that you can now climb the mountains and jump - this will significantly speed up your journey. Deliver the corpse to complete the mission and the first chapter.