Escape From Tarkov: Extortionist Quest Guide

When you achieve Level 7 in Escape from Tarkov, you can start one of the game’s most profitable quests, The Extortionist.

The NPC Skier, who can be found on the Customs map, will give you this quest. You can use the advice in this guide to finish The Extortionist quest like a pro.

You must return to Skier with a valuable item of cargo to complete the task. By doing this, you will receive money, experience points, and weapons as payment. Without further ado let’s focus on the guide.

How to Complete the Extortionist Quest

The skier will give you an Extortionist quest to complete this quest you need to find a valuable item in the cargo and give it to the Skier. However, before that, you need to locate the body of the Extortionist that has the key that opens the cabin that has the valuable cargo that you need to pick up and give to the Skier to complete the Extortionist’s quest.

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Objectives of the Quest

  1. Loot the Unkown Key from Extortionist’s body
  2. Locate the Cabin and open it with the key you looted recently.
  3. Open the Cabin with the key and loot the cargo.
  4. Return to the Skier with Cargo.

Getting the Unkown Key From Extortionist

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First, you need to obtain the Unkown key from the body of the Extortionist. To find the body you need to move in the eastern direction of the river near the “Welcome the Tarkov” truck. There you will find the branch of bushes as shown in the above screenshot behind the house on the left of the construction building.

In the middle of the bushes, you will find the dead body of the Extortionist. You need to loot the body that includes the unknown key.

Finding the Cabin and Opening It

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Once you successfully obtain the Unkown key you need to visit the open yard to reach this location you need to keep moving in the east direction from the construction site where you find the key. In the pathway you find the old gas station from there go in the north direction and in a few steps, you will find the open yard with the cabin.

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Collect the Cargo and Return it to Skier

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Open the Cabin, were you find the jacket you need to loot the jacket and collect the cargo from it. Once you collect the cargo you need to safely find the extraction point. ZB-1012 and ZB-1011 are the closest extraction points to your location. Give the cargo to the Skier to complete the quest and collect the rewards.


  • 3,200 XP
  • Skier Rep +0.08
  • 500 Dollars
  • Vepr AKM carbine
  • 3x Izhmash AK magazine

The summary of this guide is in order to complete the Extortionist quest in Escape from Tarkov you need to collect the key from the Extortionist’s body and visit the open yard where you find a cabin open the cabin and collect the cargo. Safely return to the Skier and give him the cargo to complete the quest.

This is sum for the Extortionist quest guide for more similar content such as nostalgia quest or chemical part 3 quest and more do refer to our Escape from Tarkov guides.

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