Cayo Perico Elite Challenge — All Information Provided

Are you probing to know about the easiest ways to complete Cayo Perico Elite Challenge? If yes, then you have opened the most relevant post. Keep reading and get to know about all the requirements to complete this challenge.

GTA (Grand Theft Auto) Online is an adventurous game, offered to players online and that for free. It was released on 1st of October under the Grand Theft Auto series. It is designed by Leslie Benzies and the game is available on all these following platforms, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Series S, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows.

Today in this article, we will talk about the completion of the elite challenge on hard mode. Before getting started, players should know that you can get the hard mode only if you set up the heist within 48 minutes (real-time) of Pavel sending you a message to start the heist again. Let’s dig in deep to sweep off the challenge.

What Is Cayo Perico Elite Challenge In GTA

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For the finale of The Cayo Perico Heist players have to complete certain Elite challenges. These challenges reward the players an additional $50,000 if completed. Once you complete the heist in hard mode, you can even earn $100,000.

The Cayo Perico Heist was introduced into the game (Grand Theft Auto Online) with The Cayo Perico Heist update. The heist story here focuses on the hero being contacted by Mexican crime boss’s son. Who worked with the hero to steal some documents that were being held by a drug lord. Unlike other challenges offered in GTA online, the Cayo Perico allows the players to reach the heist in any way.

It mainly asks the players to conduct a major heist against a drug lord named as Juan Strickler. Players should also note that the heist can only be initiated if the player is operating as CEO or VIP Organization or a Motorcycle Club.

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GTA Cayo Perico Elite Challenge

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Here is a detailed checklist that you will need to prepare before moving on. Read on!

1. Vehicle Approaches

For a kick-start players have to complete the Submarine Kosatka prep mission for the vehicle approach firstly.

2. Equipment

Secondly, you have to keep these mandatory equipments in your bag, (Fingerprint Cloner and either Plasma Cutter or the Safe Codes)

3. Weapon

To complete the challenge without leaving a trace behind, we would suggest you to go with the ‘Crack Shot’ loadout.

To make sure that you have filled your loot bag fully, scope out some secondary targets at the main docks. Also note that main Dock will be your escape point during this heist finale. Players will need to scope out two locations here, the big shed and the small locked room located right to main dock.

Once you complete the above preparatory missions, you will be able to choose the following,

–          Approach Vehicle: Kosatka

Once you complete the the Submarine Kosatka prep mission, you can acquire the vehicle.

–          Infiltration Point: Drainage Tunnel

You will be able to unlock the infiltration point, compound entry point when you scope out certain location on the island.

–          Compound Entry Point: Drainage Tunnel

You will find the drainage tunnel underwater. It is located just behind the El Rubio’s compound. You have to swim in order to scope out the drainage tunnel.

–          Escape Point: Main Dock

To get the main dock escape point, players have to click a picture of the main dock and send it to Pavel.

–          Time Of Day: Night

–          Weapons Loadout: Crack Shot and Suppressors

How To Complete  GTA 5 Cayo Perico Elite Challenge

Once you start the heist, you will find yourself under water swimming in a diving suit. Swim to the drainage tunnel and then you have to cut open the grate using your cutting torch. Now you will enter the main compound. You have to take every step wisely, as there are mines located under water.

When you enter the compound, go right and then straight up stairs till you get two guards standing. Don’t waste even a single minute and take out both the guards silently. Move forward now and jump over the small wall. You will get to see another guard, take him out. Check for keys every time you drop off the guards. Now move to left and get up to El Rubio’s main office, dropping off every guard you meet.

Once you reach the office, look for the wall with a picture left to fireplace. You will get a secret safe that contains extra cash, medkit and a pistol, loot them all. Get to the elevator in the room and begin with the fingerprint cloning process and change the component position to right.

When you get to the underground vault, cut open the lock and then cut the glass exhibit using the plasma cutter. Now go back to the office elevator and get down the stairs then turn right. Once you reach the end of stairs, you will find a guard standing by the locked gate take him out and open the door using the keys.

You will reach the compound area now. Here you will see a guard standing with a bike, take him out and ride on the bike towards main exit. Take out all the guards you get to see and in the end you will find a security camera, shoot it too.

Ride on the bike until you get a metal barrier to your right, as you get it get off the bike and run towards the grassy mountain. Keep moving until you reach the main docks. Once you reach the main docks, go to left towards big shed. Cut the door and get into the shed.

Take out all the guards who come in your way. Keep moving towards the next gate, fill your loot bag with drugs first because they have more value. Now move towards the boat and take out the guards in your way. Get into the boat and drive towards the open sea. Keep moving until the heist completion cutscene plays.


This was the detailed information about Cayo Perico Elite Challenge. Hope you will be able to complete the challenge simply by following the steps provided in this article.

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