You may have seen it in the promotional videos of the game, it is possible to have a dog that walks with us when we travel the grounds of Hope County. If you want to know how to unlock the dog in Far Cry 5, we will explain here what you need to do to get it.
It’s pretty simple and you can get it right from the start of the game. At least, you must have finished the prologue as well as the little island of Dutch which is a tutorial island for the different gameplay mechanics of Far Cry 5.
How to Get the Dog in Far Cry 5 :
To get it, start by heading to the John’s Seed region once you have finished the game tutorial area (Dutch’s Island). From there, you will need to locate Rae-Rae’s pumpkin farm on the map. Go to the place to start the main quest « man’s best friend » and you will see the dog Boomer locked in a cage with several guards of the cult all around Rae-Rae’s pumpkin farm.
Clean in quiet mode or rambo mode to deliver the dog. You will have to kick or punch the cage to open it (press the right joystick). All you have to do is pet the dog to complete the « man’s best friend » quest and get the first specialist, Boomer the dog.
Specialists are Guns For Hire or Fangs For Hire available after completing specific quests. They are more powerful and useful than conventional survivors/fighters as their special abilities are available upon recruitment. In addition, each specialist’s perks can evolve through the skill tree in the game’s main menu.
Boomer the dog to for example the ability to automatically tag nearby enemies with the skill « pointer » and can bring you a weapon on the body of an enemy with the skill « retriever ».