Search And Destroy Quest Walkthrough and Rewards | How to Save Takamura | Cyberpunk 2077

This is a walkthrough for Search And Destroy, a Main Quest in Cyberpunk 2077. Read on to learn all the available choices in Search And Destroy, how to get the best possible result, tips and strategies for the Quest, and all available rewards.

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Search And Destroy Basic Information

Quest Type Main
Act Act 2
Quest No. 7
Lifepath All

How to Unlock Search And Destroy

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Search And Destroy Rewards

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Search And Destroy Walkthrough

Vine Street

Objective Icon.pngGet to the hideout.
Go to Takemura's safehouse on Vine Street and knock on the door four times. Any other way will cause the door to explode. Once Takemura lets you in speak with him and Hanako.
Objective Icon.pngCheck the door. Leave the building.
A noise will come from outside, get up and go check it out. You will be ambushed by Arasaka agents and wake up in the rubble of the apartment.
Objective Icon.pngOptional: Rescue Takemura.
You can rescue Takemura as a hidden objective. Our Tips and Strategies segment to learn more about where to find him.
4 Cyberpunk 2077 - Leave the building
Objective Icon.pngLeave the building.
Make your way out of the building but watch out for Arasaka.
5 Cyberpunk 2077 - Talk to Johnny
Objective Icon.pngTalk to Johnny.
You'll end up in a motel outside of the city after you escape the apartment. Let the stranger in and hear the message from Hanako to finish the quest.

Search and Destroy Choices and Best Choice

Saving Takemura

Go Back for Takemura

You can go back for Takemura the way you came in through a slightly hidden hole in the wall. This will save Takemura, but the fight is hard as it is a cramped hallway.

Leave the Building

You can leave the building right away after falling down. This will end the mission quickly, but Takemura will die.

Best Choice

It is best to save Takemura as this is the only way to get The Devil ending achievement. Read more on our guide to all endings, but be warned of spoilers!
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Tips and Strategies

How To Save Takemura

First off, you have to enter the hole in the wall to your left, at the end of the corridor you wake up in. It's mildly hidden but it will be in the room to your left.

Next proceed forward through it to find the stairwell you entered from. Simply go up the way you did and find the same apartment you knocked on. There will be a handful of enemies shooting at Takemura who will be inside. Once you rescue him, simply exit the building to continue.

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All Main Quest Guides

Act 1

No. Quest
1 The Streetkid The Nomad The Corpo-Rat
2 The Rescue
3 The Ripperdoc
4 The Ride
5 The Information The Pickup
6 The Heist

Act 2

No. Quest
1 Love Like Fire
2 Playing For Time
3 Ghost Town Automatic Love
4 Lightning Breaks The Space In Between Down On The Street
5 Life During Wartime Disasterpiece Gimme Danger
6 Double Life Play It Safe
7 M'ap Tann Pèlen Search And Destroy
8 I Walk The Line
9 Transmission Never Fade Away
10 Tapeworm

Act 3

No. Quest
1 Nocturne OP55N1
1.5* Don't Fear the Reaper
Arasaka Panam Rogue
2 Last Caress We Gotta Live Together For Whom The Bell Tolls
3 Totalimmortal Forward To Death Knockin' On Heaven's Door
4 Where Is My Mind? Belly Of The Beast Path of Glory
New Dawn Fades
5 All Along The Watchtower

1.5*: Only available in the Secret Ending

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    • In the crafting screen, would love to see a comparison between what I'm currently equipped with vs what I've selected to craft. In the Inventory screen, I have no idea where any extra weight is without going into each category (weapons, clothes, etc). Please add some sort of weight indicator next to each category so I know exactly where I seem to be overloaded. In the Map, please mark completed items (assault in progress, access points), grey out the icons or something similar?

    • Game/story stopping ....when I get in the car with the police detective dude to go save his nephew at the farm......every time he rams the gate of the farm to get in, with his car . The car just explodes and I die .....every time .....can't get any further in the story .......I've tried getting out the car , restarting ......every time ....he rams the gate , car goes boom ......totally a show stopper :-(

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