Red Dead Redemption 2: An Honest Mistake - walkthrough Red Dead Redemption 2 Guide and Walkthrough
An Honest Mistake - this mission involves a cart robbery which escalates into a large shootout. You will also need to save Uncle in this Red Dead Redemption 2 story quest.
Last update: Wednesday, September 28, 2022
The following section of our Red Dead Redemption 2 guide describes An Honest Mistake mission. Together with a few gang companions you will set off on a cart attack - unfortunately, the action will end in a half success and you are forced to fight with a large number of enemies. This is an interesting and very atmospheric mission in RDR2.
How to unlock mission: Finish "The Course of True Love II" mission or "American Distillation" mission.
Mission walkthrough: Talk with Molly in the camp and then move on with the rest of your companions for the assault. When you get there, put on a bandana to cover your face and wait for the cart with a valuable load to appear. After the cutscene, start the robbery, and soon a large number of convoy guards will appear.
With such a dozen of enemies there is no point in shooting - jump on your horse and drive ahead. Follow your companions and you will manage to escape. Decide to spend the night on the farm to confuse the chase and wait until the incident is over. Note!: If you care about the gold medal in this mission, you can try to shoot several lawmen with your Dead Eye - aim at their heads and maintain your accuracy. It will help you to complete further secondary objectives in this mission.
A cutscene awaits you - the enemies will find you. Look through the crack in the board for the course of action, but in the end you won't avoid hot shootout. Enemies will start to flood you from several sides - you have to repel the attack. Try to aim at your enemies' heads and try to concentrate on your accuracy.
After some time, the barn will stand on fire. Escape with your companions to the forest and after a while you split. Together with the Uncle, you'll come across two enemies patrolling the area. Wait for them to pass you, sneak into one of them and deafen him.
The Uncle, unfortunately, is unable to cope with the task and he will be crushed by the enemy. You have to save the man - shoot the enemy, or throw a knife at him and help your companion. This way you will complete of the hidden mission goals.
After all, go to Charles and Bill. At the end of the mission you still have to kill few enemies, although they're just the remnants of the lawmen. When you kill everyone, the mission will come to a happy end.
How to get a gold medal in An Honest Mistake mission?
- Save the crushed Uncle - When Uncle is attacked by the enemy in the forest, help him by e.g. shooting his tormentor.
- Kill enemies with 20 headshots - There are lots of enemies in this mission - try to aim at their heads every time you shoot someone.
- Finish the mission with 80% accuracy - It's quite a difficult task given the number of enemies and the large number of shots.
- Complete the mission without using complementary health items.