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Arms Shortage

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This page is a walkthrough for the Grand Theft Auto III Story Mission, Arms Shortage. It’ll navigate you through the necessary steps to defending Phil.

Speak with Ray to begin this mission. .

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You’ll acquire $10,000 upon completing this mission. Additionally, you can visit Phil’s Army Surplus to purchase weapons such as Shotguns and M16’s.

Back up Phil

Once you’ve dealt with Leon in the previous mission, Silence in Sneak, return to Ray in the Belleville Park toilets and he’ll let you know that his friend Phil Cassidy is having issues with the Colombian Cartel. After the scene has come to a close, travel to Rockford to meet Phil at his base.

(1 of 2) Pick up the weapons from Phil

Pick up the weapons from Phil (left), then use the rocket launcher to destroy the cars. (right)

Here you’ll have a few seconds to stock up on Weapons that Phil has available to fight off the Cartel. However, collect the Rocket Launcher from on top of the red container and shoot the enemies before they leave the vehicle. Speak with Phil one more time after the Cartel has been dealt with to complete this mission.


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Rockstar Games
  • Platforms,
    Android, iOS, PC
  • Genre
    Action Adventure, Third-person shooter
  • Guide Release
    10 November 2021
  • Last Updated
    29 November 2021
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  • Guide Author
    Daniel Chaviers

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Rockstar’s third entry to the timeless Grand Theft Auto series was a marvel on so many levels. The first 3D game that allowed you to cause havoc in an open-world stirred up more than just controversy; it also stirred the hearts of many gamers when it was released on the PS2. With it now home on also the original Xbox, PC, iOS and Android-based systems, we felt it was time to relive those wonderful moments and take you through its sandbox once again.
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