Cloaked in Silence Walkthrough | MGSV: The Phantom Pain

Cloaked in Silence is the 11th main mission in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. As you progress through the story you’ll hear about a crack sniper in the Afghan wilderness.
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It is highly unlikely that you’ll get this mission at the main mission screen. You’ll have to go the area of the objective in order to start it. Head to the Aabe Shifap Ruins in the northwestern part of Northern Kabul, Afghanistan.

Obtainable Skills/Blueprints

None, but you’ll get a new buddy soon afterwards, and that’s worth the time.

Mission Text

Eliminate the sniper known as Quiet.

Metal Gear Solid TPP Cloaked in Silence Quiet Mission

Eliminated Quiet

If you want to fight a sniper, you bring a sniper rifle. This is most likely the first response to the question How to defeat Quiet? If you decide this is your approach you’ll have to bait her to make a move, notice and mark her, change your location and shoot her. You’ll have to repeat this several times, as Quiet won’t go down easy.
Alternatively, you can find with your binoculars, then order a supply drop at her location. After she moves, repeat. Two supply drops should be enough to knock her out.

Determined what to do with Quiet

Shooting down Quiet starts the next and final mission task. I am not really sure if you can kill Quiet at this step or not, but doing nothing is what pays off best. Some people have reported killing her. If you want Quiet to be your buddy, do not shoot her.

Neutralized Quiet without hitting her with lethal weapons

How can you neutralize Quiet if you can approach her? The answer is rather simple, but not clear from the start. From time to time, as Quiet moves around, she will get into water. For reasons unknown (yet), she stands in it and remains stationary. This is when you rush toward her and use the sleeping darts.

Neutralized Quiet with non-firearm attacks

Just like in the previous step, wait for Quit to step into the water and start dancing under the rainbow. You can then get in contact with her and neutralize her without using firearms.

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