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Chemical Extraction
Game: Grand Theft Auto Online
For: Lester Crest
Location: Humane Labs and Research
Conditions of mission failure: Team lives run out.

Van destroyed.

Reward: JP 16

$10,000 RP ? (Easy)
$12,500 RP ? (Normal)
$15,000 RP ? (Hard)
(x2 on first attempt)
(RP given for playing alone, different multipliers apply when playing with others, crew mates or friends)

Protagonist(s): 1-6 Players
Unlocked by: Achieving level 65.
"I need you to go shopping. There's a particular type of plastic explosive, that I need for a particular job, that requires a particular base chemical. I have it on good authority that a large batch of that chemical is loaded into a van ready for transportation from Humane Labs. You might need to hack the security system to get into the garage. Collect the van and drop it at my safehouse in the desert."
— Description

Chemical Extraction is a mission in Grand Theft Auto Online given to the player by Lester Crest. It is available for up to 6 players.


Lester sends the player a text notifying him of a high-priority shipment under heavy guard at the Humane laboratory. Players must travel to the laboratory and fight through hired Merryweather security to a garage terminal, which in turn will open a locked area and grant access to the van. The player(s) must then return the van to Lester's warehouse without damaging it or its contents whilst being followed by several enemy cars and a helicopter.

Mission objectives

  • Go to the Humane Laboratory.
  • Hack the terminal.
  • Defend your teammate while they hack the terminal. - (Non-hacker player screen)
  • Steal the van.
  • Deliver the van to Lester's safehouse.


  • It is possible that the shipment was being produced under watch by the IAA, similar to the stolen nerve toxin seen in Monkey Business at the same laboratory. This would explain the Merryweather presence, as they work closely with the IAA in defensive domestic operations. However, it is also possible that Humane hired them separately.

Video walkthrough

GTA Online - Mission - Chemical Extraction Hard Difficulty05:08

GTA Online - Mission - Chemical Extraction Hard Difficulty


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