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|name=High Wire
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|name = High Wire
|image=HighWire-GTAVCS.jpg
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|image = HighWire-GTAVCS.jpg
|size=300px
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|size = 275px
|caption=[[Armando Mendez]] telling [[Victor Vance]] about 'his' drug shipment being seized by the [[Vice City Police Department|VCPD]]
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|caption = [[Armando Mendez]] telling [[Victor Vance]] about 'his' drug shipment being seized by the [[Vice City Police Department|VCPD]]
|game=VCS
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|game = VCS
|for=[[Armando Mendez]] and [[Diego Mendez]]
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|for = [[Armando Mendez|Mendez]] [[Diego Mendez|Brothers]]
|target=Container
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|location = [[Mendez Mansion]], [[Prawn Island]]
|location=[[Prawn Island]], [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]]
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|fail = [[Wasted]]<br>[[Busted]]<br>[[Diego|Diego]] dies<br>[[Maverick]] destroyed<br>[[Flatbed]] reaches destination
|reward=[[Money|$]]1,500
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|reward = [[Money|$1500]]
|unlocks=[[Burning Bridges]] <small>(with [[Farewell to Arms]])</small>
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|unlocks = [[Burning Bridges]]
|fail = Destruction of Helicopter, The Truck Reaches the Station, Destruction of Diego's Car|unlockedby = [[Unfriendly Competition]]}}
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|unlockedby = [[Unfriendly Competition]]}}
   
'''High Wire''' is a mission in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] given to [[protagonist]] [[Victor Vance]] by drug kingpins [[Diego and Armando Mendez]] from their [[Mendez Mansion|mansion]] on [[Prawn Island]], [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]].
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{{Dialogue2|Armando|The police got some of our merchandise, but it's you we're worried about.|Vic|Why?|You see, we're utilitarians. The greatest good for the greatest number; and there are two of us, but only one of you. So Diego suggested we explain to the police that the cocaine was yours...| [[Armando Mendez]] explains to [[Victor Vance]] why he has to recover the captured cocaine}}
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'''High Wire''' is a mission in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] given to [[protagonist]] [[Victor Vance]] by drug kingpins [[Diego and Armando Mendez]] from their [[Mendez Mansion|mansion]] on [[Prawn Island]], [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]].
   
 
==Mission==
 
==Mission==
Victor Vance drops-by the Mendez mansion looking for more work. Armando Mendez is there and he's worrying about Victor. Armando explains that the [[Vice City Police Department|cops]] have taken their coke and Diego tried suggesting to the police that the cocaine belonged to the [[Vance Crime Family]] and says he's got a paper showing Victor's involvement in it. Victor drives to the Junkyard in [[Little Haiti]] and takes a [[Maverick]] with a magnet. The first container of the cargo is around [[Viceport]] at the police impound, and after Victor lifts it up with the magnet, he drops it at the [[Escobar International Airport]]. The second and last container is being moved out to the police station in [[Little Havana]] by a big truck, Victor lifts it before it reaches the police station and drops it at the same place as the previous container. Suddenly when he drops the second container, Diego is in trouble and is being chased by [[Vice City Bikers|the Bikers]] who are damaging his car and Victor has to save him before his car catches fire. Victor flies to [[Ocean Beach]] and picks up the car and as instructed, he drops it at the multi-story car-park there.
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Victor Vance drops-by the Mendez mansion looking for more work. Armando Mendez is there and he's worrying about Victor. Armando explains that the [[Vice City Police Department|cops]] have taken their coke and Diego tried suggesting to the police that the cocaine belonged to the [[Vance Crime Family]] and says he's got a paper showing Victor's involvement in it. Victor drives to the Junkyard in [[Little Haiti]] and takes a [[Maverick]] with a magnet. The first container of the cargo is around [[Viceport]] at the police impound, and after Victor lifts it up with the magnet, he drops it at the [[Escobar International Airport]]. The second and last container is being moved out to the [[Little Havana Police Station|police station]] in [[Little Havana]] by a [[Flatbed|big truck]], Victor lifts it before it reaches the police station and drops it at the same place as the previous container. Suddenly when he drops the second container, Diego is in trouble and is being chased by [[Vice City Bikers|the Bikers]] who are damaging his car and Victor has to save him before his car catches fire. Victor flies to [[Ocean Beach]] and picks up the car and as instructed, he drops it at the [[Washington Avenue Parking Lot|multistory car-park]] there.
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==Mission objectives==
 
==Mission objectives==
 
in order to complete the mission the player must:
 
in order to complete the mission the player must:
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Many people may confuse the Diego in this mission with [[Diego Mendez]] one of the leaders of the [[Mendez Cartel]].
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*Arguably the most difficult part of this mission is crossing the city in time to pick up Diego's car, while Diego drives fast and erratically around [[Ocean Beach]]. Pretty much the only way to catch him is to intercept his vehicle on the [[Ocean Drive]] straightaway; by this time his vehicle will be approaching maximum damage and if Vic is unable to grab the car before Diego turns onto a side street, the level is pretty much lost. This mission seems to be alot easier in the PSP version for some reason.
*Arguably the most difficult part of this mission is crossing the city in time to pick up Diego's car, while Diego drives fast and erratically around Ocean Beach. Pretty much the only way to catch him is to intercept his vehicle on the Ocean Boulevard straightaway; by this time his vehicle will be approaching maximum damage and if Vic is unable to grab the car before Diego turns onto a side street, the level is pretty much lost.
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*If you land the car at the car park and finished the mission, the [[Maverick]]'s magnet will vanish.
*If you land the car at the car park and finished the mission, the Maverick's magnet will vanish.
 
   
 
==Video walkthrough==
 
==Video walkthrough==
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|[[File:GTA Vice City Stories - Walkthrough - Mission 37 - High Wire|425px]]
 
|[[File:GTA Vice City Stories - Walkthrough - Mission 37 - High Wire|425px]]
 
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[[Category:Missions in GTA Vice City Stories]]
 
[[Category:Missions in GTA Vice City Stories]]
 
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Latest revision as of 15:18, June 15, 2014

MISSION
High Wire
HighWire-GTAVCS
Armando Mendez telling Victor Vance about 'his' drug shipment being seized by the VCPD
Game: Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
For: Mendez Brothers
Location: Mendez Mansion, Prawn Island
Conditions of mission failure: Wasted
Busted
Diego dies
Maverick destroyed
Flatbed reaches destination
Reward: $1500
Unlocks: Burning Bridges
Unlocked by: Unfriendly Competition
Armando: "The police got some of our merchandise, but it's you we're worried about."
Vic: "Why?"
Armando: "You see, we're utilitarians. The greatest good for the greatest number; and there are two of us, but only one of you. So Diego suggested we explain to the police that the cocaine was yours..."
Armando Mendez explains to Victor Vance why he has to recover the captured cocaine

High Wire is a mission in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories given to protagonist Victor Vance by drug kingpins Diego and Armando Mendez from their mansion on Prawn Island, Vice City.

MissionEdit

Victor Vance drops-by the Mendez mansion looking for more work. Armando Mendez is there and he's worrying about Victor. Armando explains that the cops have taken their coke and Diego tried suggesting to the police that the cocaine belonged to the Vance Crime Family and says he's got a paper showing Victor's involvement in it. Victor drives to the Junkyard in Little Haiti and takes a Maverick with a magnet. The first container of the cargo is around Viceport at the police impound, and after Victor lifts it up with the magnet, he drops it at the Escobar International Airport. The second and last container is being moved out to the police station in Little Havana by a big truck, Victor lifts it before it reaches the police station and drops it at the same place as the previous container. Suddenly when he drops the second container, Diego is in trouble and is being chased by the Bikers who are damaging his car and Victor has to save him before his car catches fire. Victor flies to Ocean Beach and picks up the car and as instructed, he drops it at the multistory car-park there.

Mission objectivesEdit

in order to complete the mission the player must:

  • Get to the helicopter at Breaker's Yard
  • Get in the chopper
  • Fly to the compound where the containers are held
  • Pick up the container
  • Deliver the container to the cargo bay
  • Lift the container off the truck before it gets to the police station in Little Havana
  • Deliver the container to the cargo bay
  • Pick up the car before the bikers destroy it
  • Drop the car at the parking lot

Post mission pager messageEdit

Mendez Brothers: It is time we talked. Come and see us...


RewardEdit

The reward for completing this mission is $1,500 and the unlocking of Burning Bridges.

TriviaEdit

  • Arguably the most difficult part of this mission is crossing the city in time to pick up Diego's car, while Diego drives fast and erratically around Ocean Beach. Pretty much the only way to catch him is to intercept his vehicle on the Ocean Drive straightaway; by this time his vehicle will be approaching maximum damage and if Vic is unable to grab the car before Diego turns onto a side street, the level is pretty much lost. This mission seems to be alot easier in the PSP version for some reason.
  • If you land the car at the car park and finished the mission, the Maverick's magnet will vanish.

Video walkthroughEdit

PS2 Version
GTA Vice City Stories - Walkthrough - Mission 37 - High Wire11:58

GTA Vice City Stories - Walkthrough - Mission 37 - High Wire

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