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How to Beat Rhino | Beat on the Brat: Rancho Coronado Quest Walkthrough

This is a walkthrough for Beat on the Brat: Rancho Coronado, a Side Quest in Cyberpunk 2077. Read on to learn all the available choices in Beat on the Brat: Rancho Coronado, how to get the best possible result, tips and strategies for the Quest, and all available rewards.

Beat on the Brat: Rancho Coronado Basic Information

Quest Type Side
Act Act 2
Quest No. -
Lifepath All

How to Unlock Beat on the Brat: Rancho Coronado

Quest Unlock Conditions Available after reaching Act 2. This is one of the fights that you have to win to complete Beat on the Brat.

Beat on the Brat: Rancho Coronado Rewards

Quest Rewards 950 EXP

Beat on the Brat Walkthrough

Beat on the Brat Quest Objectives

Rancho Coronado, Santo Domingo

1 Cyberpunk 2077 - Go to the Animals
Objective IconGo to the Animals' club.
You'll have to pay 3,800 eddies if you don't have at least 6 Body points to enter. If you attack the guard, you'll be forced to fight everyone in the area including the champion, Rhino.
2 Cyberpunk 2077 - Talk to the Animals champion
Objective IconTalk to the Animals champion.
Talk to Rhino to start the fight. Unlike the other fights, you don't have to place a wager against Rhino.
3 Cyberpunk 2077 - Defeat Rhino
Objective IconDefeat Rhino.
Begin fighting Rhino. Check the Tips and Strategies section on how to beat her.
How to Beat Rhino
4 Cyberpunk 2077 - Talk to the Animals
Objective IconTalk to the Animal's Champion.
After defeating Rhino, talk to her to finish the quest. You can now safely hang out in the Animals club.

How to Beat Rhino

Time Your Dodges and Blocks

Cyberpunk 2077 - Rhino

Rhino is the champion of Rancho Coronado. She hits incredibly hard and her attacks reach far. She can defeat you in two to three hits so make sure to dodge or block perfectly.

It's important to note that she winds up slowly before swinging. If you make sure to dodge to the side before she attacks, she will have a big opening for you to get some hits in.

Equip Useful Cyberware

Cyberpunk 2077 List of Cyberware

Take note that Rhino is one of the toughest brawlers in Night City. You can't just walk in her pit unprepared. So be sure to invest some eddies on the cyberware we listed below.

Gorilla Arms

Cyberpunk 2077 Gorilla Arms

As with all Beat on the Brat fights, the Gorilla Arms is always a must. This cyberware adds points to your Body attribute, which adds up to your Physical Power, Health, and Stamina.

Synaptic Accelerator

Cyberpunk 2077 Synaptic Accelerator

Another essential item for Beat on the Brat fights is the Synaptic Accelerator, this cyberware allows you to toss in some free hits at the very start of the fight.

It's also useful for slowing time during the fight, allowing you to reposition.


Cyberpunk 2077 Biomonitor

The Biomonitor allows you to heal a large percentage of your health instantly when it falls down a certain threshold. This is extremely useful as it can get you back on the offensive.


Cyberpunk 2077 Microgenerator

The Microgenerator instantly releases and electronic shock once your health drops to 15%, this can deal up to 20% - 50% damage of your enemy's total health.

The circumstances are conditional, but paired with the other cyberwares on this list, it can turn the tables.

Reinforced Tendons

Another cyberware that will help in your fight against Rhino are the Reinforced Tendons, which allow you to double-jump. Rhino can't hit you if you're in the air, and jumping is much easier than dodging or taking Rhino's blows head-on.

Stay Away From the Corners

Cyberpunk 2077 Rhino Pit

During the fight, be sure to stay away from the corners as the pillars can damage you. The ladder is just as dangerous as you can get stuck on it, allowing Rhino to hit you for free.

Max Out Attributes

Attribute tips

For most brawl fights you would want to specialize in Body, Cool, and Reflexes. These attributes add to your Physical Power, Health, Stamina, Movement Speed, and Critical Damage.

Tips and Strategies

New Melee Weapon Vendor

After completing this fight successfully instead of killing Rhino outside the ring, you will gain access to a new melee vendor in the building.

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