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Far Cry 5 guns for hire, ranked

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It ain’t safe to be alone in Far Cry 5. With an army of fanatics proving to be almost as persistent as Jehova’s Witness who come knocking on your door, Far Cry 5 is a game that wants you to have a friend by your side. You can do just that in co-op, or should you prefer it, you can have a gun for hire backing you up at the drop of a D-Pad hat.

Which one is the best though? Which gun for hire can you always rely on to save your bacon when a firefight gets too toasty? Using cutting-edge science, we’ve determined exactly which field partners are the very best in Far Cry 5. Any claims of our judgement process being slightly skewed to favour certain four-legged canines, are of course the result of lies and slander. Here’s the list, in no particular order:

Nick Rye, the king of the skies

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Not a good doggo and a terrible pilot who dropped a bomb on me instead of those damn peggies.

Grace Armstrong, the sharp-shooting hero

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Also not a good doggo, but actually helpful and capable of doing what I ask her to do unlike someone else in his stupid hunk of junk airplane.

Boomer, the good boy

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DEFINITELY a good doggo.

Jess Black, the master huntress

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We’re back to definitely not a good doggo territory here, but Jess is just as useful as Grace when you need her to be. Only with a mouth that would make a sailor blush.

Cheeseburger, the fearsome grizzly

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Like a good doggo, but bigger, fatter and with paws that can send your face flying to Australia if you get on his bad side.

Hurk Drubman Jr., just dangerously stupid

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Regularly outsmarted by good doggos, probably not one.

Peaches, the feline powerhouse

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The opposite of a good doggo, and not even a good floof as she pissed on my couch. Not the cougar I was expecting to spend an evening with.

Sharky Boshaw, the Pyrotechnics powerhouse

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Smells vaguely of roasted peggies, please don’t ask me how I know that. Not a good doggo.

Adelaide Drubman, the chopper queen

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Not a good doggo but at least she can provide proper aerial support unlike a certain SOMEONE ELSE.

And that’s the list! I’d ask you if you agree or disagree, but we all know who the real best gun for hire in Far Cry 5 is. Yes we do, because he’s the cutest little boy that I ever commanded to rip the throat out of a cultist with, yes he is!


Last Updated: March 29, 2018

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