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Little Cayo Perico meme I made.

Little Cayo Perico meme I made.

CMDcookies

707 vespucci


TheLama71

Nah, Penris Building is where it’s at. Or Schlongberg Sachs centre


man-who-says-d

Nah man 707 is lower and easier to park on imo


TheLama71

Yeah but does 707 have a penis joke? I thought not. This alone makes Penris and Schlongberg Sachs superior


WarpedLazer

Look at the number 707 upside down and that’s what I think of your comment.


TheLama71

It’s a joke 707. Strat wise they’re all way better than Merryweather so I don’t really care which one I get


kfury04

Schlongberg sachs is harder to park a sparrow on though


seventhkage

try a flying boat


Baron-Montesquieu00

Lol 🤣 I was beginning to think I was special. Perhaps I am afterall. Can't afford the sparrow in the sub yet so I use my Hydra and yes I manage to land it on the Sachs building. It's a bit delicate but works 😁😁


Jowip2

Schlongberg is the worst one.


Louis_Lorre

Penris is easier to land a heli


CMDcookies

I use my sparrow and I think 707 is the easiest for me. Landing the sparrow is a challenge on its own tho 😂


NoobGamer87

Fast travel near Marry wthr HQ, start the mission. If not office, use guided missile and blow up the valky. Repeat till you get the office mission..😁


RealMessyart

Well no, if the guy is running with a group, they just need someone sat on the roof with a helicopter ready to blow the valk' up the second it shows up.


NoobGamer87

I'm solo player


spideyjiri

I gotta say, I don't really see the appeal of GTAO solo. I Play this game to hang out with friends and to occasionally even make new ones.


MrChewtoy

Cayo solo, to make money to buy fun toys to use when your friends are online. Would rather spend two hours making 3 million solo, while I listen to music/podcasts/watch tv, and then have fun using that money later.


Burgrboy15

This is truly the way.


NoobGamer87

I do have few friends. Our online timings are different


spideyjiri

Ok, fair enough.


MrDONINATOR

Or NO friends who play GTA. Not entirely true, one great addition to my friends list lives in the U.K. I live western U.S. for me to play with him I have to stay up all night.. Time Zones, amiright? Get ya" everytime.


kfury04

Some people don't like dealing with people after work. I'm part of an active crew network but for the most part, I don't even like the concept of being messed with.


SgtNeilDiamond

Been solo for years now, I just have fun with randos


Baron-Montesquieu00

Where and how does one find normal people on GTAO. Would love to do some of the other heist and Cato in a group to do a proper whole island clear up but everyone it's a disaster. The real world friends I have only play FIFA lol.


spideyjiri

Well, there's the LFG section of the discord that you can find on this subreddit.


Baron-Montesquieu00

So sorry but you completely lost me. So a discord subreddit or this one but with a LFG section that discusses discord? 😂


spideyjiri

On this subreddit's official discord is what I meant, it's on the information column on the right. [Here's a link to it](https://discord.gg/kT5f7GFsY8) in case you are on mobile or something.


LicoriceLuv8257

I’m quite selfish, so I prefer to do Cayo solo because more money and it’s much more fun going for main docks secondary loot than getting the loot from inside the compound


RealMessyart

You saw the same meme as I did, kid. "if the guy is running with a group" Meme implies he is. I ain't talking about you.


Irredaxium

You saw the same comment as I did, kid. His comment implies he's a solo player, he ain't talking about you either


NoobGamer87

My bad


shiny-the-bat

I run solo too, just use the guided missiles to blow it up, if you dont have them yet just fly there with the seasparow blow it up


NoobGamer87

I use guided missiles


Moglord84

If you spawn your sub near merryweather it will more likely give you that mission, try putting your sub by the pier at the beach it usual gives me the office 1st or 2nd time


NoobGamer87

I fast travel to HQ loc only if i get merry weather mission. Else i will at vespucci beach 😁


Moglord84

Just off shore so your oppressor doesn't fall off yeah? ;)


BLUEAR0

It’s still faster in some scenarios to use the missiles.


Some_Weeaboo

Waste of time when they can circle the city to get a fast roof landing


RealMessyart

"Group" implies multiple people. One for each is an easy thing to imagine, no? And personally, if I was perched on the merryweather roof waiting to blow a chopper and it gave me an office across the city, there's no way a sparrow could beat me to the tower.


bighugepenis

This is the way


tunef

This is so much better and effective than changing sessions. Thank you so much sir!


Tom_Tom2020

I find it fun doing this. Only reason I brought the guided missile station.


NoobGamer87

Same here.. brought guided missile only due to this headache mission..


captainvideoblaster

Right now I am at 8 exploded Valkyries and still game gives the Merryweather one. I wish that if you have the Kosatka near the Merryweather base, it would force the office mission type.


reddit-master369

I just find a new session


_stijnsmit

Takes longer


reddit-master369

Really just depends on your console capabilities and internet speed


mhythes

kosatka might spawn far north


MinesBoom

Haha, guided missile goes boom


EmeraldWolf05

this is my strat


VirtuaKiller76

I'm so sick of the Merryweather HQ one that I just blow the shit up of that helicopter with my Sparrow missiles then wait for Pavel to text me for a restart to warp me back to the sub.


Knee_Jerk_Sydney

Wait, his text is also a teleport? OMG, I've been flying to the sub like a moron.


nevitac

He does text you but that's not the invite. It shows up after a couple minutes as a heist invite. It'll bring you back to the sub. But I usually find it faster to fly back.


drew_tattoo

It's only if you fail a prep.


_Shioku_

Just buy the Kosatka missiles and shoot it manually, then you're already back in your Kosatka


VirtuaKiller76

It will reach the HQ from the sea? If so this is a great idea.


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drew_tattoo

I wonder if it can make it from Vespucci, that's where I'm usually parked when I'm prepping.


retz119

It can. Just takes longer to get there than if your fast travel right next door


_Shioku_

I always have my Kosatka at the most southern part of LS. (The dock or whatever it is) and I just shoot the heli that‘s supposed to guide me there, it being just standing on top of the hangars


DanknessUnleashed

Just shoot the helicopter with a guided missle while at I think it’s San Chianski?


mhythes

You need to fast travel kosatka before starting the prep mission


Stoly23

Not in my experience, every time I get that one I just walk over to the missile terminals and fire one at Merryweather HQ, the helicopter is always there and I blow it up. Simple.


KulePotato890

I’ve started to memorize the locations the helicopter flies to and go there and wait for it, still a pain in the ass though.


VirtuaKiller76

I tried to guess but sometimes the same trajectory can be more than one spot until it gets closer before you're able to tell. And I'm sick of Pavel not finishing that damn story of what he told his friend!


antihackerbg

Rockstar not finishing pavel's stories is the greatest sin there is


Wimbleston

It's faster to just do it than to reset, you can also fly ahead of the Valkyrie to clear out the Avenger site before it's there. Still the worst setup


RealMessyart

It's.. definitely not faster to do a 10 minute mission (Not counting travel time BACK to the kosatka) than it is to spend 30 seconds blowing up a chopper. Worst case, it's taken me 6 repeats to get an office - A job I can do in 4 minutes.


PsychologyAny4433

If you wait for pavel to text do you always get the office mission? I tried blowing it up after hearing you can get the other mission but id go back to the sub manually and restart the mission on the planning screen and id get the merryweather one like 4 times in a row everytime and id waste any time i would of saved.


VirtuaKiller76

Not always unfortunately. If I just get Merryweather again I end up just doing something else. But that's rarely happened where I get the HQ again.


rarymaine

Wait you can teleport to the sub?


VirtuaKiller76

Yea choosing yes to restart the mission when Pavel texts you with the option just teleports you back to the sub.


ffsmoney12

SAMEEE BRO AND THEN I GOT IT AGAIN


StructureFormer

I spawn my kosatka at vespucci beach directly after scouting the island, then select weapon prep as the first, i get the building variant 90% of the time.


NoobGamer87

Not in my case. I do the same order. Bt no luck


StructureFormer

Maybe its a xbox thing idk, but when it works kinda buggy, the confirm option doesn't show up, also i mostly choose conspirator loadout.


IcyHotel1

I can confirm, i do the same and are a xbox player


NoobGamer87

I'm on pc..😐


MrDuckyyy

It's an easy setup except the tiring follow the Valkyrie part


Knee_Jerk_Sydney

Well, it's too taxing for our short attention spans.


battery_cowboy

Real talk here, thanks.


MrDuckyyy

Fr, I once ended up crashing into an electric pole in my sparrow and you know how it ends


Unusual_Fork

The long wait for the Valkyrie to land is annoying. But the rest of the mission is quite cool, especially the Merryweather voice lines.


DiplomatBuffalo

Pro tip: you don't even need to follow the Valkyrie. I just get in my sparrow and fly straight in the direction the Valkyrie is flying and blow up all the Merryweather guys before the Valkyrie even gets there. Usually by the time the fight is done, the Valkyrie is landing. Makes the setup go by a lot faster


Polyhectate

I have done this several times, and every time it says weapons failed to be delivered and the mission ends. Instead I just shoot down the helicopter as soon as it spawns and just reset the mission until I roll one of the office ones


RealRussShackleford

This is the way. Park your Kosatka over close to the Merryweather base and you can fly up, blow up the chopper, go back and relaunch the mission in under 60 seconds.


Polyhectate

Yeah this is exactly what I do. On average it takes 12-13 min to do the merryweather missions and 6-7 to do any of the office tower missions, so even if it takes several tries it is still on average faster than completing the merryweather mission


SirPseudonymous

Guided missiles get it done even faster, letting you reroll in about 30 seconds, which makes the times it decides to keep giving you merryweather over and over again a lot more tolerable. Not worth getting guided missiles just for that, but if you have them anyways they're great for it.


RealRussShackleford

You can do that? I don’t think the chopper took off until you flew into the zone to trigger it to take off.


SirPseudonymous

Yeah, it exists at one of several spots on the roof as soon as the mission starts, just sitting there waiting. As long as you can spot it (you don't get a marker on its exact location until it takes off) and steer the missile onto it the mission will fail whether it's taken off or not.


LiteralPhilosopher

It doesn't take off, but you can send the guided missile to just blast it where it sits on the Merryweather roof.


DiplomatBuffalo

That's weird, I've never once gotten that. I always just take whichever mission it decides to give me and if it's follow the Valkyrie I just do what I mentioned above


TheGameBoss980

For me the Valkyrie is just annoying to fight, not hard, just annoying. I don't like getting juggled in the air by an npc with aimbot.


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KulePotato890

For me it starts attacking once it gets there and you have to destroy it.


jxsey

Really? Ive done it dozens of times and the heli has never shot me. Sit back and wait for it to land before entering the area


StalledAgate832

You don't even need to wait for it to land. Once you learn where it goes by memory just fly a jet or something over there and kill everyone. By the time your finished the Heli should be close by then. My personal favorite toy to annihilate the ground units is the B-11 and its barrage missiles.


jxsey

I fly ahead to the location but ive never attacked before the heli arrives, was told it would cause issues. Good to know that it doesnt


DynamoBlade

It does if you get too close to the heli


Diligent_Welder_5962

While it's flying? Lol literally earlier I was bored and started ramming the valkyrie to see what what happen. Nothing. Didn't attack, fly faster, fail mission, nothing


DynamoBlade

If you fly ahead to the Avenger location and kill all merryweather guys don't get too close to the Valk or it'll one shot you.


FunkyFunkoPop

The one time I’ve done it, I failed the mission


Some_Weeaboo

Yeah it's an easy setup. That's the problem.


Gustav_die_Kaze4

I know all landing Spots go there with my sparrow kill everyone shoot acidentally the helicopter and start all over again


PNSangrante

When it happened twice in a row for me I stopped playing for a while.


WEB_ROACH

The game needs more missions inside offices tbh, i'm sick of going far away just to get some weapons.


FredB123

It wouldn't be so bad if the helicopter didn't fly so slowly- I can walk faster than that!


NoobGamer87

While i did the cayo for first time, i followed it in a car.. and pavel started suggesting to use a helicopter..😂


TheThemePark

Honestly, I would even be okay with it flying so slowly, if it didn't have to go half across the map. The good thing about the other missions is that they are right in the city.


chris__GTAL

If you didn't spend $1.9M on guided missiles, I have a poorman's solution... Move your sub near Merryweather, manually drive it close to the hangar/bay. Start the gun prep. If you get Merryweather, use the periscope to blow up the heli. If it is blocked/can't target it, drive your sub to a better spot and pretend to turn on the headlights (it will quick switch to periscope) and blow it up. Lather, Rinse, and Repeat until you don't get Merryweather. Just saved ya $2M


Alvsolutely

guided missile fun doe


Krio_LoveInc

Or just fly in the direction the Valkyrie is flying (there are only 3 possible locations), kill everyone and go make yourself some tea while the Valkyrie arrives. The mission takes 6-7 minutes to complete at most.


nevitac

Double that time.


Krio_LoveInc

no, just did the Merryweather HQ mission with the Avenger at the power station -completed it in under 6 minutes


just-cheese132

I’m sorry to say but it would appear one of you can’t do the heist


FlipFlop69421

NOOOOOOO rip that homie


Tajcraft123

I honestly prefer the merryweather one. I can just use my oppressor to escape and i'm safe but in the office one you get chased by helicopters so i think it's a bit harder.


bigteddybear1986

For the office use the roof entrance, you can park either your oppressor or the sparrow up there and make it out before the helicopters start shooting you


graysid

Oppressor cring


RebelWolf23

Bro I couldn’t agree more. Another good trick is to position the sub in Elysian Island, and just Cruise missile the Valkyrie if it is Merryweather. Then stand up and run back over to the setup board.


theyhaveher

Whenever i get the Merryweather one i blow up the Valkyrie. Its faster to go back and try to get the office one


EJK_

Why do we even need to get the weapons? Me and my crew did the Velum approach and didn't pick up the weapon stash. I wish there was an option to skip the unneccessary preps such as Demo Charges/Cutting torch when using guard truck/grappling hook compound entry with bolt cutters..


nevitac

You NEVER need demo charges. They are basically just a troll on you since the cutting torch can do it. And you should enter via the drainage tunnel. During the scope out dive beneath El Rubio's sea balcony to unlock it.


EJK_

The drainage tunnel is boring tho. But my crew said never again on no weapon approach so I guess we'll have to continue using the drainage tunnel :(


zwoelfler

You can instantly fly to the helicopters destination and blow up the Merryweather people there. Just don't blow up the Valk until it's marked as a crosshair on the minimap. And don't go to the ground as long as the Valk is still flying or it'll repeatedly blow you up.


TediousTellTale

I always get the merry weather one


ChoriDesnudo

where is praying jotaro


bestrindberg

Just blow up the heli with a guided missile til you get an office one


AutumnGway

Luckily merryweather was the first prep I’ve ever done (I’m still fairly new to the game) so I learned the hard parts before the less hard parts


NoNameAvailableSir

Jokes on you i destroy the MW heli only to restart the mission and having the HQ mission for 3 times in a row.


Dahwaann4U

*remote missile launches the helicopter*


frsh2fourty

I did the MHQ once but its such a huge time waster when you're just trying to grind for the Cayo bucks. I end up just blowing up the heli with the guided missile but the game likes to keep giving me the HQ prep again. I eventually figured out when it keeps giving the same prep I could just pick a different weapon class to get the office but I ended up restarting the mission 10 times before I thought to try that.


RedBrickStudios429

Idk what everyone’s issue is if you get a cheap helicopter or one that spawns at the helipad. Your set to follow the valkyrie. I didn’t have issues just do it solo. Then do the finale with your crew.


Alex3627ca

It's a time investment thing. If you park your sub next to the Merryweather docks and have guided missiles, you can bomb the helicopter instead of tailing it and restart 8 times and get an office building mission on the 9th, and that'd still be faster than following the valkyrie over to the parked avenger.


HailZorpTheSurveyor

Me: Missile away! R\*: Fine, I'll do it again!


fijimermaid43

If you have the sub missile, just drive the missile over to the Merryweatjer helicopter and blow it up. Keep doing it until the give you the location in the city.


adamkass

Use the Kosatka missiles to destroy the merryweather helicopter and start the mission again, repeat until you get office mission


FredBlazing

You can go ahead of the helicopter and just wait for it. And tell me you use a flying vehicle for this mission and not a car, it's just as easy.


KulePotato890

I go ahead of it every time with my sparrow.


vittiu

I just keep blowing it up with the kotsaka missiles until I get the other one. Even if it takes longer (it rarely does, most of the time I only need to blow it up once) I rather just not do it.


Dripsaurus45

You can just fly to the area and get there without following helicopter


KulePotato890

No shit


Dripsaurus45

I’m just saying cause people are commenting how long you have to follow it for.


WeeklyGas3315

Shoot down the helo and get the office mission instead. Much quicker


FuzzzyMC

I accidentally bought the guided missiles on the kosatka. A lot of fun but only real use so far is to destroy the meryweather heli so I can reroll the mission.


nevitac

It's also the best rollercoaster in the game. Turn up your mouse sensitivity and have fun XD they should have guided missile races imo. Lol.


Pedinhuh

No need to pray, just send a guided missile from your sub to the MW helicopter to blow it up. Less than a minute later and you can already do the mission again.


zachgensicke

If you get the guided missiles for your sub you don’t even have to leave the sub. Blow that bitch up and re roll for the office building. It only cost about what you get from a single cayo.


hunt4some71

Fr


TraviTheTripper

Just hop on the guided missiles and shoot the helicopter on merryweather roof. Then reload mission and repeat until you get office building spawn.


ImInWithTheBEANS

quick tip, just launch a guided missile at the merryweather valkarye and it will destroy it and allow you to start the mission to change it to one of the office ones


KulePotato890

Half of the comments are that same tip.


ImInWithTheBEANS

lol


Crafty_Chest_6281

When I get this mission I just launch a guided middle and blow up the helicopter


LicoriceLuv8257

I just blow up the Valkyrie and restart the setup


_Shioku_

Kosatka rockets go brrrrr


MrDONINATOR

Go brrrrr. Is so played out. Just stop


theangryvegan

My strat is to do the one where you steal—I think it's the laser cutter, where you have to go to the other crew's safehouse, send Pavel a photo and then go take the thing. I take my Sparrow to the safehouse, swap it out for a Savage, finish the mission with that, and then immediately afterward start the weapons mission. The tailing sucks, but it's worth it at the end.


Dick_Kickem237

I don't care about it anymore


Napalm_Death1989

the merryweather one isn't that bad


RealMessyart

The fuck? You're running with more than 1 person and not just keeping someone at merryweather to immediately blow a chopper up if it shows up?


Brotaoski

Ive never gotten the merryweather one for crackshot load out, but I do 100% of the time for aggressor loadout.


Big_pp_gang6989

So true so so true


Musti69420

Hahahahah too relatable


DarkZen18

So true


Joestar_47

That is so fucking true


UnbanFlampok

OH BOY


Death_Ma5ter

It's the Merryweather guys praying that i don't blow them up with a guided missile.


icorrigan

Omg this is so true it hurts


antonybolony

omg I can relate yay. that Merriweather takes forever I swear


BigDaddyDak1

Then you get Tequila and everything sucks


nevitac

As long as it's in hard mode I don't care.


tiagole2002

I blow up the Valkyrie until I get the CEO office mission


MarleyB-YT

It’s the first setup I do and I get it pretty much every time


RageQuitSon

wish i had friends to do preps with...


marti52106

Idk if my games just fucked up or what but I only get the valkyrie one if I try to get the military rifle load out


LiveLoveLoli

I hate following that stupid helicopter. When I get that one I just fly ahead and try to figure out where it's heading and go kill everyone at the site first, then try not to get hit by the heli's cannon when it shows up 5 minutes later


Xenomorph_426

Right?? The Merryweather one takes SO long!!


joemamaissogay

I always get the merryweather


M4DD1GAN

Protip: If you have the remote missiles on your Kosatka and you're parked by Vespucci Beach (as you should be) you can just blow up the Valkyrie while it's still on the roof of the warehouse without ever leaving the sub and just restart the mission immediately from the board, takes way less time.


GoldenChainsaw

If I get the Merryweather one, I just use a guided missle from my sub to blow the chopper up. Then I just start the setup again.


CkY_BoYz

NO CAP LMFAOOOOO


SirCrouton

Laughs in guided missile straight to the valkarie and restart spam the prep mission


a_bacate

i always do the merryweather hq mission with a hydra, pretty easy


PowerfulPassenger7

I understand even though I can easily beat Merryweather. The office mission takes less then 5 minutes


KulePotato890

It’s not about difficulty, it’s about time being wasted.


tester989chromeos

Just destroy the helicopter and the mission will fail


ConcernedGamer69

Rockstar Games after adding the Merryweather mission. "It's Called, We do a little trolling.. We do a little trolling."