Weird West Wanted Bounties

Wanted Bounties are a great way to earn cash in Weird West. Still, you need to be careful since there are a lot of baddies that are waiting for you. Here’s our Weird West guide to help you complete Wanted Bounties.

Note: For more information, check out our Weird West guides and features hub.

 

Weird West guide – How to complete Wanted Bounties

You’ll gain access to Wanted Bounties in Weird West after you’re done with a major task, that of finding a Relayogram with your husband’s whereabouts. Once you return to the town of Grackle, you’ll see that the inhabitants are back and the shops are open for business.

Make your way to the Relayograph and you’re asked to pay $300. To start amassing more cash, check the bounty board in front of the sheriff’s office.

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Each target has the following info:

  • Location and cash reward – Self-explanatory.
  • Contract duration – Make sure you can complete these tasks in the allotted time or they’ll automatically end in failure.
  • Faction – This isn’t particularly important since this only determines the types of mobs you’ll battle. Still, if a gang member manages to escape the encounter, they may return later with a vendetta. They’ll spawn when you least expect it, bringing several troops with them.

Note 1: You may only track up to five quests/missions at any given time (tracking highlights these locations on the world map).

Note 2: Some hostile NPCs that were part of quests in certain chapters may appear as targets if they’re still alive.

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Generally speaking, your main targets in Wanted Bounties in Weird West have an orange diamond icon and they tend to be surrounded by their henchmen (as you can see in the image above). As such, it’s possible to sneak around and ambush the entire bunch by throwing a stick of dynamite.

Alternatively, there are cases when your target might be asleep or resting on their own. This can happen randomly, and I’ve noticed that this occurs when you’ve just spawned at the location. It might be possible to reload an autosave just to get this outcome, but don’t fret if you can’t get it to work.

If there aren’t a lot of mobs nearby or if you haven’t aggroed anyone yet, you can sneak around to incapacitate and handcuff the target. Either way, once your foe has been taken care of, simply return to the sheriff where you got the bounty to receive your reward.

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Weird West is available via Steam and the Xbox Game Pass for PC. For more information, check out our guides and features hub.

Jason Rodriguez
Jason Rodriguez writes for various websites under the Enthusiast Gaming umbrella -- Destructoid, Flixist, Daily Esports, PlayStation Enthusiast, and PC Invasion. Jason's Steam library has 1,400+ games at the moment so he definitely has a lot of things to talk about. He's also one of only five games journalists from the Philippines. Just kidding. There are definitely more around, but he doesn't know anyone. Mabuhay!

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