A Kind and Benevolent Despot Walkthrough | Red Dead Redemption 2

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In the previous Savagery Unleashed, Arthur was able to pull him out from the trap of Hercules’s men. He also saved a few prisoners, among which one agreed to help him by offering a ship to sail away from the island. The next mission is A Kind and Benevolent Despot, you can start this one by talking to Dutch who is near the waterfall. Just follow the D icon on the map to reach him.

A Kind and Benevolent Despot Walkthrough

A Kind and Benevolent Despot Walkthrough

For Gold you will need to save Javier within 2 minutes and get around 10 headshots.

Follow Gloria Through The Caves | A Kind and Benevolent Despot


Follow Dutch by walking over the mountain edge. Dutch plans to return to Saint-Denis, take everyone and escape. The mission is to save Javier from the prison. Dutch will offer gold ingot, follow both through the cave. In the end, you will reach a gated door, help Dutch to open it. Further, once you reach ladder Gloria will ask for more money and she will threaten Dutch with a knife. Dutch will kill the women and Arthur will not be happy with it.

Follow Gloria Through The Caves | A Kind and Benevolent Despot

In the cutscene, you will see Javier is dragged into the prison. Follow Dutch, crouch, and move. Sneak quietly by hiding behind different objects and Dutch will order you to kill a guard. Stealth kills and hides the bodies. Continue following Dutch, don’t go far from him. After entering into a room take cover on the other side of the door. You will hear the guards talking. You will have to wait for the guards to leave, one of them will go. Dutch will follow guard who left, you have to stealth kill the one on the left.

Sabotage the sugar Refinery with Dutch| A Kind and Benevolent Despot

Return to Dutch, he will tell you to create a diversion. He will tell you first close the windows and the door. Follow his order, walk toward the yellow icon and rotate the lever to lock things. Walk towards the second valve and move it. Return to Dutch and he will tell you to wait outside. Continue following Dutch, and wait for a while behind the well. Within some time you will hear the blast sound.

Go To Javier | A Kind and Benevolent Despot


Run towards the cages in front. Javier is in one of them. The guards will start shooting, you will have to defend Javier, for Gold you will have to get 10 headshots. The next requirement is to take Javier to safety within 2 minutes.

Escape the compound with Dutch | A Kind and Benevolent Despot

Keep shooting till Dutch give you order to get out of the compound. There will be a lot of enemies and your ammo is limited. Follow the Yellow dot, and shoot the enemies who are near. Leave others, on the way you can loot the dead guards for ammo. Just stay near Dutch and soon you will reach the gate.

Follow Dutch outside, and shoot the pursuers. Don’t let them come near Dutch and escape through the sugar cane fields. If you lost your direction refer the mini-map for finding Dutch’s trails. With that also look the red dots chasing you, these are the guards you will have to kill. The firefight will continue, till you reach the river and find Dutch crossing it. In the end, you will have to kill all the left guards.

After killing all the guards you will see a cutscene, where Arthur returns to the camp. The next mission you can play is Hell Hath No Fury. This mission is a continuation of Savagery Unleashed. For similar guides, tips and updates on the game do have look on our Red Dead Redemption 2 Wiki guide.