A Far Cry 6 guide to defeating Castillo and reclaiming Yara

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A solid Far Cry 6 guide will provide everything you need to know to beat Anton Castillo, fuel the revolution and return Yara to the people. It's not just about gumption though - you'll need the best weapons, amigos, skills and knowledge as you cut through Yara's jungles and cities to claim your freedom.

In this page we've got everything you could need for Far Cry 6 to help you fight your way to victory and freedom. We'll begin with the basics to get you started and give you a good base of information, then work up to the more high level stuff, including niche details, secrets and some of the more difficult puzzles. Whatever you need, we're sure to have it here in this Far Cry 6 guide.

How long is the game?

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Far Cry 6 is a long game, and getting into it is certainly a commitment. But how much of a commitment? For details on Far Cry 6 length, including the difference between a full playthrough, campaign length and side activities, check out our guide on that.

How big is the map?

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Yara is a big place, split into regions and even further into sub-regions, with a variety of cities, landscapes, environments and enemy bases to check out. For full data on the Far Cry 6 map and what areas are more dangerous or exciting than others, follow the link to our map page.

General tips

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Now you're in the game and up against proper foes, you'll need a steady, dependable set of Far Cry 6 tips to see you through the early phases, including basics, secrets, special advice and things that aren't very well explained. Our tips include helpful info on combat, exploration and more, to really help you get to grips with your new adventure.

Is there a secret ending?

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Of course there is! Weird alternate endings you can find at the beginning of the game are a Far Cry tradition at this point, so we laid out how to find the Far Cry 6 secret ending for you here. Make sure to read it before you progress past the point where you can actually experience it for yourself!

The best weapons to get

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You'll never get far in Yara without the gear to back yourself up. Whether you prefer sniper rifles, machine guns, SMGs or bizarre novelty weapons, our Far Cry 6 weapon list has something you can use, including details and locations to work from and build your arsenal.

The best gear to use

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To go along with the above weapons, you'll need some gear! Far Cry 6 introduces special clothes and tools that grant passive perks or new abilities, so we put together a Far Cry 6 best gear and builds guide on how you can find all the best gear and use it most effectively.

Supremos and Resolver weapons explained

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The new Supremos and Resolver weapons allow players to tinker with superpowers and strange gadgets, not to mention weaponry that'll give any tyrant pause. Our Far Cry 6 best Supremo and Resolver weapons guide will explain how to get them all, and which ones are most worth your time.

How to unlock preorder and DLC content

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Want to know how to unlock Far Cry 6 preorder bonuses and DLC? Far Cry 6 offers a lot of DLC and extra bundles (probably too many, frankly), but for those who managed to snag preorder or extra loot, you'll understandably want to know how you can unlock it, as it won't be in your inventory from the start. We can help you with that.

How to play 6 co-op

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Feel there's enough revolution to be shared? This game touts its co-op feature loudly, but you can't initially play Far Cry 6 co op until you've met certain, unclear conditions. We'll show you what they are and how you can play with friends and strangers alike.

Can you play Far Cry 6 third person?

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Far Cry 6's rigidly first-person perspective might be a little much for some players, or maybe they want to know why the game seems to swap to a third person angle in some areas over others. Or maybe they're just annoyed about crashing yet another car. Whatever the case, our Far Cry 6 third person page will explain the details and limitations of what you do about camera perspectives.

How to get the wingsuit

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Walking is fine, if you're into that sort of thing, but it's not as good as flying, and a lot of people will want to know where to find the Far Cry 6 wingsuit as soon as they start playing. We can show you where to find it, as well as how it can be used in our own helpful guide to falling with style.

All Amigos and pet companions

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Who doesn't want a crocodile in a denim jacket or maniac chickens on the prowl behind them? The new Far Cry 6 Amigos are special animal companions who each have their own skills and hidden locations, all of which we've laid out for you to find in our guide here.

Far Cry 6 Chorizo location

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Even despite that, the Amigo sausage dog Chorizo deserves his own page. Partly because he's such a good boy, partly because his unlock conditions are a little esoteric. Our Far Cry 6 Chorizo guide contains everything you need about Yara's determined little distraction device.

Triada Blessings walkthrough

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Of course, if you want to get the mystical Oluso panther amigo, you'll need to find all the Far Cry 6 Triada Blessings Relics as part of the quest of the same name. We've put together a full walkthrough to take you through it, so you can get new pets, weapons and even a unique Supremo.

The mysterious key and locked chest explained

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Early in the game you might've encountered a mysterious key, or equally baffling locked chest. Obviously these two things are linked, but if you've found one you'll have no way of knowing where the other is. That's why we made this Far Cry 6 mysterious key and locked chest guide, with info on how to find both and what you can get from them.

Criptograma chest locations

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Far Cry 6 has special Criptograma chests spread across the map, secret puzzle chests that require you to find special charts to open them. It's worth it though, as each one holds unique gear. Our Far Cry 6 Criptograma Chests guide has all their locations for players, as well as what you need to do to open them.

Where to get more gunpowder

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If you want to know how to make mods and attachments for your equipment, our Far Cry 6 gunpowder guide is for you. Gunpowder is an essential resource throughout the entire game, but it's not easily found early on and managing it can be tricky. Check out our page to find gunpowder effortlessly and quickly.

How to get more industrial circuits

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At the other end of the scale, Far Cry 6 industrial circuits are even rarer and harder to get, used to make the best attachments and modifications in the game. We can help you on that too, with every place you can get industrial circuits for high-end scopes, silencers and more.

Joel Franey
Guides Writer

Joel Franey is a writer, journalist, podcaster and raconteur with a Masters from Sussex University, none of which has actually equipped him for anything in real life. As a result he chooses to spend most of his time playing video games, reading old books and ingesting chemically-risky levels of caffeine. He is a firm believer that the vast majority of games would be improved by adding a grappling hook, and if they already have one, they should probably add another just to be safe. You can find old work of his at USgamer, Gfinity, Eurogamer and more besides.