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The Quarantine Zone: The Cargo

Shane Williams

This is a guide for the final area in The Quarantine Zone in The Last of Us: Part 1. It’ll navigate you through the necessary steps to defeating Robert and obtaining the Cargo.

Joel and Tess finally find Robert.

All The Cargo Collectibles

Trophy Collectables Weapons and Ammo Crafting/Upgrade Items
Firefly Pendant x1 Wooden Stick Binding x2
Blades x7 Parts x13

How To Catch Robert

Enter the office and chase Robert by holding DualSense-L1, then a cutscene will play out. However, if you lose him you’ll have to retry. After the scene has come to a close, search the table in the middle of the area to find Binding x1, Blades x1 and Parts x7.

You can also find a Wooden Stick near the wrecked car if you don’t have a melee weapon. Continue to follow Marlene through the alley and climb up the Fire Escape ladder. Drop down through a windows and search it for Parts x3. Approach the door Marlene is struggling to open and help open it

Collect The Cargo

Head outside and go upstairs, then sneak into the building via the window and strangle the guard standing in the doorway. Marlene will take care of the guard opposite, so you don’t need to worry about getting detected here. Search the cabinets in the room for some Blades, then to room at the end of the corridor and jump through the window and strangle the guard standing near to the crates.

(1 of 3) Head into the back room to take out the guard

Where To Find The Cargo Optional Conversation

Wait for the guard in the distance to head down the stairs, then strangle another guard who is standing near some crates. Take the other guard down who’s standing out in the open, then go over to the corpses on the bridge and engage in an optional conversation with Marlene.

(1 of 2) Collect the Philip Liu Firefly Pendant from the body

Collect the Philip Liu Firefly Pendant from the body (left), then follow the path along and use the bin to reach the stairs. (right)

Make your way downstairs and follow Marlene through the building until a cutscene starts, then you’ll finally meet Ellie. Approach the body in the street to find a Firefly Pendant Philip Liu - 105, then head down the steps and walk through the alley. Finally, pull the container near the fence towards the stairs and head up to the room at the top to complete The Quarantine Zone portion of the game.


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Platforms,
    PS3, PS4, PS5
  • Genre
    Action Adventure, Survival Horror
  • Guide Release
    2 September 2022
  • Last Updated
    7 October 2022
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The Last of Us is a third-person action-adventure game that was released in 2013 for PlayStation 3, and then recreated for PlayStation 5. The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where most of the population has been wiped out by a fungal infection. The story follows Joel, a smuggler who is hired to transport a young girl named Ellie across the United States, as she may hold the key to finding a cure for the infection. This guide for The Last of Us: Part I includes:

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