Paradise Mercifully Departed is a mission in Red Dead Redemption 2.

Mission overview

Arthur and the gang must destroy the gun batteries on the coast and rescue the ship captain, in order to leave the island.


While Bill is left to guard the recovering Javier Escuella, Arthur, Micah and Dutch go with Hercule Fontaine to destroy the gun batteries that would prevent their escape. After the gun batteries are sabotaged, Arthur goes to to rescue the ship captain from the workers’ cabin but, upon entry, he is tackled and held at gunpoint by Levi Simon, who is then held at gunpoint by Dutch who is, in turn, held at gunpoint by Fussar, resulting in a stand-off. Arthur kicks the ship captain a rifle, who shoots Simon in the chest, killing him but allowing Fussar to escape. Fussar mans a Gatling Gun from a tower, but he is killed by Arthur, who shoots a cannonball at the tower which kills Fussar instantly. With any attempt to prevent the gang leaving Guarma being thwarted, the five gang members set sail for America.

Gold Medal Objectives

  • Kill the first 2 entries without being spotted.
  • Escort the captain to the boat within 1 minute and 45 seconds.
  • Complete within 6 minutes and 45 seconds.
  • Get 25 headshots.


  • Levi Simon - Killed by a shot to the chest from the ship captain during the stand-off.
  • Alberto Fussar - Killed by Arthur Morgan, who destroys the tower that Fussar is in with a cannon.


  • Starting with this mission, Arthur's eyes become slightly bloodshot, and remain that way for the rest of the game while he is playable.

Video walkthrough

Red Dead Redemption 2 - Mission 62 - Paradise Mercifully Departed Gold Medal

Red Dead Redemption 2 - Mission 62 - Paradise Mercifully Departed Gold Medal


Red Dead Redemption 2 mission walkthroughs
Chapter 5: Guarma
"Welcome to the New World""A Kind and Benevolent Despot""Savagery Unleashed""Hell Hath No Fury""Paradise Mercifully Departed""Dear Uncle Tacitus""Fleeting Joy""Icarus and Friends""A Fork in the Road""That's Murfree Country"
Chapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 6Epilogue, Part 1Epilogue, Part 2
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