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{{infobox mission
|name=Just Business
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|name = Just Business
|image=JustBusiness-GTASA.jpg
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|image = JustBusiness-GTASA.jpg
|size=300px
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|size = 250px
|caption=[[Carl Johnson]] and [[Big Smoke]] escaping from their [[Russian Mafia|Russian]] pursuers, whilst a large explosion in the background kills a number of Russian Mafia mobsters
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|caption = [[Carl Johnson]] and [[Big Smoke]] escaping from their [[Russian Mafia (3D Universe)|Russian]] pursuers, whilst a large explosion in the background kills a number of Russian Mafia mobsters
|game=SA
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|game = SA
|for=[[Big Smoke]]
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|for = [[Big Smoke]]
|target=[[Russian Mafia]]
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|target = [[Russian Mafia (3D Universe)|Russian Mafia]]
|location=[[Idlewood]], [[Los Santos]]
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|location = [[Big Smoke's Home]], [[Idlewood]]
|reward=[[Respect]]
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|fail = [[Wasted]]<br>[[Busted]]<br>[[Big Smoke]] dies<br>[[Glendale]] destroyed<br>[[BF-400]] destroyed
|unlocks=[[Reuniting the Families]](with [[High Stakes, Low Rider]], [[Robbing Uncle Sam]], [[House Party]], and [[Los Sepulcros]]
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|reward = [[Respect]]
|unlockedby=[[Wrong Side of the Tracks]]}}
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|unlocks = [[Reuniting the Families]]
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|unlockedby = [[Wrong Side of the Tracks]]
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}}
   
{{Q|Waste any [[Russian Mafia|motherfucker]] that follow us!|Big Smoke.}}
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{{Quote|Hey look, if you hear shit start to pop off, I want you to come [[Atrium|in there]] blasting, alright?| [[Big Smoke]]}}
   
'''Just Business''' is the last mission in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]], given to [[protagonist]] [[Carl Johnson]] by [[Big Smoke]] from his [[Big Smoke's Home|home]] in the [[Idlewood]] district of [[Los Santos in GTA III Era|Los Santos]], [[State of San Andreas|San Andreas]].
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'''Just Business''' is the last mission in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] given to [[protagonist]] [[Carl Johnson]] by [[Big Smoke]] from his [[Big Smoke's Home|home]] in [[Idlewood]].
   
 
==Mission==
 
==Mission==
Carl drops by Big Smoke's house and finds him in the garage. They agree to take a ride somewhere Smoke has business to take care of. They head to [[Commerce]] and Big Smoke enters the [[Atrium]] there. After a brief moment, a shoot-out is heard inside, and Carl quickly rushes inside and protects Smoke from attacking [[Russian Mafia]] goons. Once all the Russians are dead the two hop on a [[BF-400]] and start to escape. Carl acts as the shooter and kills as many enemies and on the way they jump above a ramp of a [[Packer]] to escape a roadblock and all the Russians there die in a huge explosion while the bike survives. After a long chase, Big Smoke rides through an alley and in [[East Beach]], as the two have lost all the Russians and agree to split up.
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Carl drops by Big Smoke's house and finds him in the garage. They agree to take a ride somewhere, as Smoke has business to take care of. They head to [[Commerce]] and Big Smoke enters the [[Atrium]]. After a brief moment, a shootout is heard inside, and Carl quickly rushes inside, protecting Smoke from attacking [[Russian Mafia (3D Universe)|Russian Mafia]] goons. Once all of the Russians are killed, the two hop on a [[BF-400]] and attempt to escape. Carl acts as the shooter, killing as many enemies as possible. On the way, they jump above a ramp of a [[Packer]] to escape a roadblock, causing all of the Russians there to die in a huge explosion, however, the bike survives. After a long chase, Big Smoke rides through an alley in [[East Beach]]. The two have lost all the Russians, agreeing to split up.
   
 
==Mission Objectives==
 
==Mission Objectives==
 
In order to complete the mission the player must:
 
In order to complete the mission the player must:
*Take Big Smoke to Downtown
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*Take Big Smoke to Downtown.
*Protect Big Smoke from the Russians
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*Protect Big Smoke from the Russians.
*Follow Big Smoke and protect him from the Russians
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*Follow Big Smoke and protect him from the Russians.
*Protect the bike from the Russians
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*Protect the bike from the Russians.
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==Video walkthroughs==
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<center>
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{| class="wikitable"
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!PC Version
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[[File:GTA San Andreas - Walkthrough - Mission 16 - Just Business (HD)|425px]]
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!IPad Version
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|-
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[[File:GTA San Andreas - iPad Walkthrough - Mission 16 - Just Business (HD)|425px]]
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|}
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</center>
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
* A scene in the mission featuring a Packer jumping off a surface road in slow motion into a storm drain channel which Big Smoke and CJ are using to escape is a nod to a similar scene in 1991 film [[wp:Terminator 2: Judgment Day|Terminator 2: Judgment Day]], where a large towtruck (driven by a Terminator) executes a similar stunt as it is pursuit of John Connor (also riding a motorcycle).
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* A scene in the mission featuring a [[Packer]] jumping off a surface road in slow motion into a storm drain channel, which Big Smoke and CJ are using to escape, is a nod to a similar scene in 1991 film [[wp:Terminator 2: Judgment Day|Terminator 2: Judgment Day]], where a large tow-truck (driven by a Terminator) executes a similar stunt as it is pursuit of John Connor (also riding a motorcycle).
* The BF-400 in this mission has the numberplate reading "IMY AK" (Similiar to the Feltzer in [[End of the Line]] and Cheetah when player bought it at Easter Basin Docks).
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* The [[BF-400]] in this mission has the license plate reading "IMY AK" (Similar to the [[Feltzer]] in [[End of the Line]] and [[Cheetah]] when player bought it at [[Easter Basin]] Docks).
* Using the Health and Armor cheat while on the bike causes it to explode; killing both Big Smoke and CJ.
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* Using the [[Health]] and [[Armour]] cheat while on the bike causes it to explode; killing both Big Smoke and CJ.
*This is the only mission for Big Smoke that does not involve any [[Los Santos Vagos|Vagos]] in it.
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* This is the only mission for Big Smoke that does not involve any [[Los Santos Vagos (3D Universe)|Vagos]] in it.
*There is a glitch where, if the bike explodes in the sewer control paths and kills Big Smoke before it says the bike is totaled you will get to keep all of you weapons for the rest of the game (even when you die and get arrested) and you have unlimited ammo for SMG, Micro-SMG, or TEC9 until you complete the mission.
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* There is a glitch where, if the bike explodes in the sewer control paths and kills Big Smoke before it says the bike is totaled you will get to keep all of you weapons for the rest of the game (even when you die and get arrested) and you have unlimited ammo for [[SMG]], [[Micro-SMG]], or TEC9 until you complete the mission.
*The song at the start of the cutscene is Biz Markie - The Vapors. This song can also be heard on [[Playback FM]].
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* The song at the start of the cutscene is Biz Markie - The Vapors. This song can also be heard on [[Playback FM]].
*Some of Big Smoke's bike jumps will win you a few dollars in [[Stunting|insane stunt]] bonuses and add to your stats in those areas, even though you're not driving.
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* Some of Big Smoke's bike jumps will win you a few dollars in [[Stunting|insane stunt]] bonuses and add to your stats in those areas, even though you're not driving.
*The cutscene outside the atrium "guest stars" the blonde pedestrian based upon Sharon Stone's character from ''Basic Instinct''.
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* The cutscene outside the Atrium "guest stars" the blonde pedestrian based upon Sharon Stone's character from ''Basic Instinct''.
*In the PS2 version of the game you are given a [[Tec-9]] with unlimited ammo at the start of the gunfight, though you have the option of changing to another gun during this segment. Once the bike chase begins, however, only a Micro-SMG is available.
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* In the PS2 version of the game, you are given a [[Tec-9]] with unlimited ammo at the start of the gunfight, though you have the option of changing to another gun during this segment. Once the bike chase begins, however, only a Micro-SMG is available.
*The mission becomes slightly easier if the player works Carl's Micro-SMG skill level up to 100% before undertaking the mission, allowing Carl to wield dual guns during the mission.
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* The mission becomes slightly easier if the player works Carl's Micro-SMG skill level up to 100% before undertaking the mission, allowing Carl to wield dual guns during the on-foot parts of the mission.
*On the ride to the atrium, Big Smoke tells you that the reason he is pursuing these Russians is because they kidnapped his cousin after the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlin_Wall Berlin Wall] came down. However, during the mission The Green Sabre, it is revealed that Big Smoke had been running [http://gta.wikia.com/Big_Smoke's_Crack_Palace a massive drugs operation] with C.R.A.S.H, allowing the player to safely assume that this was the true reason they pursued the Russians.
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* When you conduct the health, armor, and money cheat, just as the chase begins, the bike will explode - and will also explode if the same cheat is activated again after the chase begins - showing that there is no way to replenish the health of the bike, as also going to a [[Pay 'n' Spray]] shop is impossible because Big Smoke is driving. This has been proven for the PC version of the game.
*When you cheat the health, armor and money cheat, just as the chase begins, the bike will explode - and will also explode if the same cheat is activated again after the chase begins - showing that there is no way to replenish the health of the bike, as also going to a Pay N' Spray shop is impossible because Big Smoke is drving. This has been proven for the PC version of the game.
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* This mission is very similar to [[The Lost and Damned]] mission [[Shifting Weight]], as both of the meetings go wrong, and the player has to ride on the back of a motorcycle to escape. ([[LCPD in GTA IV Era|LCPD]] in [[TLAD]] and [[Russian Mafia (3D Universe)|Russian Mafia]] in this mission)
*This mission is very similar to [[The Lost and Damned]] mission [[Shifting Weight]] as both of the meetings go wrong, and the player has to ride on the back of a motorcycle to escape. ([[LCPD in GTA IV Era|LCPD]] in TLAD and [[Russian Mafia|Russians]] in this mission)
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* This mission is also similar to [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]] mission [[Frosting on the Cake]], as you have to ride shotgun, killing your enemies, containing a roadblock, a gang/crew chasing you on motorbikes, and also a heavy vehicle being involved.
*This mission is also similar to [http://gta.wikia.com/The_Ballad_of_Gay_Tony The Ballad of Gay Tony] mission [http://gta.wikia.com/Frosting_on_the_Cake Frosting on the Cake], as you have to ride shotgun killing your enemies, having a roadblock, a gang/crew chasing you on motorbikes, and also a heavy vehicle is involved.
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* The part of the mission where CJ and Big Smoke jump off the truck ramp with as it explodes was featured prominently in the second ''San Andreas'' trailer (the one with the the Guns 'n' Roses "Welcome to the Jungle" song).
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* Upon closer inspection, it seems this mission was actually an attempt from Big Smoke to kill CJ: First, when Smoke enters the Atrium, there isn't enough time for a proper conversation with the Russians, Smoke calling for help only two seconds later. Second, Smoke could have used as an exit the door they came through in the first place, hinting that Smoke WANTED CJ to get in the sight of more Russians. Then, Smoke drives on a path filled with Russians; the Russians couldn't have known where they actually are, thus making the return of the Packer and the various motorbkes suspicious, as they seem to appear at the right time in the right place. Last but not least, after the Packer's explosion, the Russians are already placed along the way, hinting to the fact that they were already there. Those familiar to the events following this mission will realize the darker plot and Smoke's real intentions in the mission. Others may view it as a simple deal gone wrong or a Russian ambush, but it would still mean that the [[Grove Street Families]] wouldn't have access to what the Russians are selling (later revealed to be "cheap guns", as [[Tenpenny]] states in [[Gray Imports]], further hinting to Smoke's betrayal).
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Just Business/Walkthrough|Mission walkthrough]]
 
*[[Just Business/Walkthrough|Mission walkthrough]]
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[[Category:Missions]]
==Video walkthroughs==
 
 
 
[[File:GTA San Andreas - Mission 16 - Just Business (HD)|full|left|554 px]]
 
 
[[Category:Missions in GTA San Andreas]]
 
[[Category:Missions in GTA San Andreas]]

Latest revision as of 21:05, March 18, 2014

MISSION
Just Business
JustBusiness-GTASA
Carl Johnson and Big Smoke escaping from their Russian pursuers, whilst a large explosion in the background kills a number of Russian Mafia mobsters
Game: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
For: Big Smoke
Location: Big Smoke's Home, Idlewood
Target: Russian Mafia
Conditions of mission failure: Wasted
Busted
Big Smoke dies
Glendale destroyed
BF-400 destroyed
Reward: Respect
Unlocks: Reuniting the Families
Unlocked by: Wrong Side of the Tracks
"Hey look, if you hear shit start to pop off, I want you to come in there blasting, alright?"
Big Smoke

Just Business is the last mission in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas given to protagonist Carl Johnson by Big Smoke from his home in Idlewood.

MissionEdit

Carl drops by Big Smoke's house and finds him in the garage. They agree to take a ride somewhere, as Smoke has business to take care of. They head to Commerce and Big Smoke enters the Atrium. After a brief moment, a shootout is heard inside, and Carl quickly rushes inside, protecting Smoke from attacking Russian Mafia goons. Once all of the Russians are killed, the two hop on a BF-400 and attempt to escape. Carl acts as the shooter, killing as many enemies as possible. On the way, they jump above a ramp of a Packer to escape a roadblock, causing all of the Russians there to die in a huge explosion, however, the bike survives. After a long chase, Big Smoke rides through an alley in East Beach. The two have lost all the Russians, agreeing to split up.

Mission ObjectivesEdit

In order to complete the mission the player must:

  • Take Big Smoke to Downtown.
  • Protect Big Smoke from the Russians.
  • Follow Big Smoke and protect him from the Russians.
  • Protect the bike from the Russians.

Video walkthroughsEdit

PC Version
GTA San Andreas - Walkthrough - Mission 16 - Just Business (HD)(06:34)
IPad Version
GTA San Andreas - iPad Walkthrough - Mission 16 - Just Business (HD)(06:26)

Trivia Edit

  • A scene in the mission featuring a Packer jumping off a surface road in slow motion into a storm drain channel, which Big Smoke and CJ are using to escape, is a nod to a similar scene in 1991 film Terminator 2: Judgment Day, where a large tow-truck (driven by a Terminator) executes a similar stunt as it is pursuit of John Connor (also riding a motorcycle).
  • The BF-400 in this mission has the license plate reading "IMY AK" (Similar to the Feltzer in End of the Line and Cheetah when player bought it at Easter Basin Docks).
  • Using the Health and Armour cheat while on the bike causes it to explode; killing both Big Smoke and CJ.
  • This is the only mission for Big Smoke that does not involve any Vagos in it.
  • There is a glitch where, if the bike explodes in the sewer control paths and kills Big Smoke before it says the bike is totaled you will get to keep all of you weapons for the rest of the game (even when you die and get arrested) and you have unlimited ammo for SMG, Micro-SMG, or TEC9 until you complete the mission.
  • The song at the start of the cutscene is Biz Markie - The Vapors. This song can also be heard on Playback FM.
  • Some of Big Smoke's bike jumps will win you a few dollars in insane stunt bonuses and add to your stats in those areas, even though you're not driving.
  • The cutscene outside the Atrium "guest stars" the blonde pedestrian based upon Sharon Stone's character from Basic Instinct.
  • In the PS2 version of the game, you are given a Tec-9 with unlimited ammo at the start of the gunfight, though you have the option of changing to another gun during this segment. Once the bike chase begins, however, only a Micro-SMG is available.
  • The mission becomes slightly easier if the player works Carl's Micro-SMG skill level up to 100% before undertaking the mission, allowing Carl to wield dual guns during the on-foot parts of the mission.
  • When you conduct the health, armor, and money cheat, just as the chase begins, the bike will explode - and will also explode if the same cheat is activated again after the chase begins - showing that there is no way to replenish the health of the bike, as also going to a Pay 'n' Spray shop is impossible because Big Smoke is driving. This has been proven for the PC version of the game.
  • This mission is very similar to The Lost and Damned mission Shifting Weight, as both of the meetings go wrong, and the player has to ride on the back of a motorcycle to escape. (LCPD in TLAD and Russian Mafia in this mission)
  • This mission is also similar to The Ballad of Gay Tony mission Frosting on the Cake, as you have to ride shotgun, killing your enemies, containing a roadblock, a gang/crew chasing you on motorbikes, and also a heavy vehicle being involved.
  • The part of the mission where CJ and Big Smoke jump off the truck ramp with as it explodes was featured prominently in the second San Andreas trailer (the one with the the Guns 'n' Roses "Welcome to the Jungle" song).
  • Upon closer inspection, it seems this mission was actually an attempt from Big Smoke to kill CJ: First, when Smoke enters the Atrium, there isn't enough time for a proper conversation with the Russians, Smoke calling for help only two seconds later. Second, Smoke could have used as an exit the door they came through in the first place, hinting that Smoke WANTED CJ to get in the sight of more Russians. Then, Smoke drives on a path filled with Russians; the Russians couldn't have known where they actually are, thus making the return of the Packer and the various motorbkes suspicious, as they seem to appear at the right time in the right place. Last but not least, after the Packer's explosion, the Russians are already placed along the way, hinting to the fact that they were already there. Those familiar to the events following this mission will realize the darker plot and Smoke's real intentions in the mission. Others may view it as a simple deal gone wrong or a Russian ambush, but it would still mean that the Grove Street Families wouldn't have access to what the Russians are selling (later revealed to be "cheap guns", as Tenpenny states in Gray Imports, further hinting to Smoke's betrayal).

See alsoEdit

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