How to Save Takemura in Cyberpunk 2077

Takemura rescued in Cyberpunk 2077.

During the second act of Cyberpunk 2077, players partner with an NPC named Takemura, who guides them through most of the main missions in this act. The final mission in this act culminates in a parade in Japantown, and afterward, V and Takemura are typically attacked in their hideout, resulting in Takemura’s death. However, if you want to change this outcome and save Takemura, follow the steps below.

Steps to Save Takemura During Search and Destroy

Hole leading to Takemura during act 2.
While leaving the hideout look for this hole.

To save Takemura in Cyberpunk 2077 during the second act, follow these steps:

  1. Progress through the “Search and Destroy” mission until you reach the hideout.
  2. Knock four times to enter and speak to Hanako.
  3. During a raid on the hideout, V gets knocked out and wakes up separated from Takemura.
  4. Instead of following the mission prompts to leave the building, go forward until you see a hole in the wall near a neon cross.
  5. Go through the hole and head down the hallway until you find stairs leading up.
  6. As you ascend the stairs, your objective will change to saving Takemura.
  7. Clear out enemies and proceed until you reach a room where Takemura is held captive along with three enemies.
  8. Defeat the enemies and speak to Takemura.
  9. Takemura will follow you, and your goal is to exit the building together, ensuring his safety.

Saving Takemura in Cyberpunk 2077 holds significant importance for players aiming to unlock all of the game’s diverse endings. His survival plays a crucial role in accessing the Hanako’s Offer Ending, which adds depth and complexity to the narrative. By ensuring Takemura’s safety during the mission, players open the door to a unique conclusion that intertwines their choices and relationships, ultimately contributing to the game’s richness and replayability.

This mission is just a glimpse of the many quests in Cyberpunk 2077 where your choices lead to diverse outcomes. If you haven’t explored it yet, there’s a mission to acquire a sentient firearm named Skippy, and your decisions here shape its behavior. Furthermore, there’s another quest that allows you to influence the destiny of the AI taxi driver, Delamain.

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1 response

  1. John says:

    Wow I really wish I knew this earlier, I’m at the point of no return and i don’t even know if I have a save around that point

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