Killing In The Name Quest Walkthrough and Rewards | Cyberpunk 2077

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This is a walkthrough for Killing In The Name, a Side Quest in Cyberpunk 2077. Read on to learn all the available choices in Killing In The Name, how to get the best possible result, tips and strategies for the Quest, and all available rewards.

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Killing In The Name Basic Information

Quest Type Side
Act Act 2
Quest No.
Lifepath All

How to Unlock Killing In The Name

Multiple times during the course of the game, you will be receiving seemingly random messages from Bartmoss Collective. It will continue to do so until you receive an email accessible via your computer in your apartment.

Once the email is read, the mission will update. But, for it to progress, you need to accomplish the following missions:

Once these missions are complete, the rest of the mission will unlock after a call to Nancy Bartley.

If you fail any of the aforementioned missions or make choices that will not unlock the next quest in the mission chain, this mission will not progress as well.

Killing In The Name Rewards

Quest Rewards 3960 Eddies

Killing In The Name Walkthrough

V's Apartment, Megabuilding H10

Objective Icon.pngInvestigate the site from the Bartmoss Collective message.
Head to your apartment and access your computer. Read the Bartmoss Collective site under the Net tab.
Objective Icon.pngCall Bes Isis about Swedenborg.→Complete other jobs until Bes Isis, aka Nancy, is available to call.
Objective Icon.pngCall Nancy (Bes Isis) and ask about Swedenborg.
Once all necessary side quests are done, this mission will progress, allowing you to call Nancy. She will then give you coordinates as to where the signal is coming from.

Rancho Coronado, Santo Domingo

Objective Icon.pngGo to Nancy's coordinates.→Scan the area for clues.
Head to the Almunecar & Jerez fast travel point and head towards the mission marker. Head to the service ladder and climb it until the top. Once there, you will see another part of the service platform you can jump to.
Objective Icon.pngHack the router.→Read the message you received.→Talk to Johnny.
Look at the router there and hack it to receive eddies and some information to read. Then, talk to Johnny. Head to the next destination using fast travel points.

The Badlands

Objective Icon.pngGo to the signal's source.→Scan the area for clues.→Hack the router.→Read the message you received.→Talk to Johnny.
Head to the Fuel Station or Autowerks fast travel point in the Badlands. Then go to the marked area. Defeat the enemeies in the area and then head to the truck in the middle of the camp. Hack the router there and read the message. Head to the next destination using fast travel points..
Objective Icon.pngGo to the signal's source.→Scan the area for clues.→Hack the router.→Read the message you received.→Talk to Johnny.
Head to the Fuel Station fast travel point and head to the next area. To your left are a bunch of ladders you need to climb. Head to the topmost area and hack the router. Read the message and head to the next destination using fast travel points.

West Wind Estate, Pacifica

Objective Icon.pngGo to the signal's source.→Search the area.→Approach the fortuneteller bot.→Listen to the fortuneteller bot.→Talk to Johnny.
Head to the West Wind Apartments fast travel point in Pacifica. From there, go to the marked area and look for an ad board featuring a fortuneteller. This will be near some dancing people. Approach and listen to it and talk to Johnny.
Objective Icon.pngScan the fortuneteller bot to see if it's been manipulated.→Hack the router.→Read the message you received.→Talk to Johnny.
Scan the bot to know if it's been tampered with. Hack the router at the side of the fortune teller to receive eddies and another message. Talk to Johnny to be forced to choose between three choices: Pay to hear your fortune, Disconnect it from the Net or Tell Johnny You'll leave the fortuneteller bot alone.


Pay to hear your fortune
Objective Icon.pngPay to your hear your fortune.→Connect to the fortuneteller bot to modify the algorithm.→Call Nancy.
You can choose to hack and modify the systems of the fortuneteller bot. While this won't affect the outcome, this will please Johnny the most as he will find the new fortuneteller messages amusing.

Tell Johnny you'll leave the fortuneteller bot alone.
Objective Icon.pngTell Johnny you'll leave the fortuneteller bot alone. Call Nancy.
Just tak to Johnny and tell him you will not modify the fortuneteller. Doing so will make Johnny somewhat happy.

Disconnect it from the Net.
Objective Icon.pngDiconnect the bot from the Net.
You can also disconnect it from the net and stop it from fooling more people. This will slightly displease Johnny.

Killing In The Name Choices and Best Choice

Call To Nancy

This choice of reply when you call Nancy at the end of the mission will affect what reward you will be receiving.

Not exactly...

If you choose this response, you will tell Nancy everything you've found out and will receive the eddies and experience.

That's right. No new information.

If you choose this response, you won't tell Nancy anything and you won't be given the reward. You'll only gain experience points.

Best Choice

The first choice is the most obvious choice of course as it rewards you with eddies as well as experience points.

Tips and Strategy

Use Fast Travel Points

Since this side quest takes place in three different districts, it will be useful to find travel points closest to the objective markers. Using vehicles or running will just take too much of your time.

Sandstorm in the Badlands

In the Badlands area where you locate the 2nd router, there's a chance that you will enter that area during a sandstorm. Visibility will be low making fighting there a little more difficult than usual. You can choose to wait this out if you are uncomfortable fighting in such conditions. It disappears fairly quickly.

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Act 1 Side Quests

Quest Quest Giver Rec. Level
Burning Desire - Any
Paid in Full - Any
The Gift T-Bug Any
The Gig Wakako Any
The Gun - Any
The Highwayman - Any
Psycho Killer - 4
The Prophet's Song 10

Act 2 Side Quests

Quest Quest Giver Rec. Level
A Day in The Life Darrell Any
A Like Supreme Kerry Any
Big in Japan - Any
Boat Drinks Kerry Any
Both Sides, Now Judy Any
Coin Operated Boy Theo Any
Epistrophy Delamain Any
Epistrophy: Badlands Delamain Any
Epistrophy: North Oak Delamain Any
Epistrophy: Northside Delamain Any
Epistrophy: Rancho Coronado Delamain Any
Epistrophy: The Glen Delamain Any
Every Breath You Take Any
Ezekiel Saw the Wheel Any
Fool on The Hill Misty Any
Happy Together - Any
Heroes - Any
Holdin' On - Any
Human Nature - Any
I Can See Clearly Now Brendan Any
I Don't Wanna Hear It Kerry Any
I'll Fly Away Any
Imagine - Any
Kold Mirage Any
Losing My Religion Bhikkhu Any
Love Rollercoaster - Any
Machine Gun Skippy Any
Meetings Along The Edge - Any
Off The Leash Kerry Any
Poem of The Atoms - Any
Pyramid Song Judy Any
Queen Of The Highway Panam Any
Raymond Chandler Evening Pepe Any
Rebel! Rebel! Kerry Any
Sex on Wheels Jake Any
Shoot to Thrill - Any
Sinnerman Wakako Any
Space Oddity - Any
Spellbound Nix Any
Spray Paint Brendan Any
Stadium Love - Any
Stairway to Heaven - Any
Talkin' 'Bout A Revolution Judy Any
The Ballad of Buck Ravers - Any
The Beast in Me Claire Any
The Beast in Me: Badlands Claire Any
The Beast in Me: City Center Claire Any
The Beast in Me: Santo Domingo Claire Any
The Beast in Me: The Big Race Claire Any
There Is a Light That Never Goes Out - Any
These Boots Are Made For Walkin' Claire Any
They Won't Go When I Go - Any
Tune Up - Any
Venus in Furs - Any
Violence Any
War Pigs - Any
Epistrophy: Wellsprings Delamain 7
Epistrophy: Coastview Delamain 8
Ex-Factor Judy 10
Fortunate Son Bob 10
Full Disclosure - 10
Beat on the Brat: Kabuki Coach Fred 15
Blistering Love Rogue 15
Chippin' In Rogue 15
Don't Lose Your Mind - 15
Killing In The Name Nancy 15
Pisces Judy 15
Send In The Clowns Ozob 15
The Hunt - 15
Riders On The Storm Panam 16
Following The River River 17
With A Little Help From My Friends Panam 18
Dream On Jefferson 20
Gun Music - 25
I Fought The Law Jefferson 25
Beat on the Brat: Arroyo Coach Fred 30
Beat on the Brat: The Glen Coach Fred 30
Bullets Zane 30
Only Pain - 30
Small Man, Big Mouth Kirk 30
Sweet Dreams 30
Beat on the Brat: Pacifica Coach Fred 40
Beat on the Brat: Rancho Coronado Coach Fred 40
Beat on the Brat Coach Fred 45

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