Is there a gameplay benefit from siding with either Sabal or Amita? Or does the decision I make have no impact except on the plot of the story itself?

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    I have to decide to protect people or collect informations. As the on screen informations tell me, this is a one time decision who can't be made "undone". Does anyone know already, what the main difference between the missions for Sabal or Amita are?
    – PeterCo
    Commented Nov 19, 2014 at 19:03
  • There's actually a similar question which provides a more detailed answer (spoiler alert): how many different endings are there
    – vkvau
    Commented Nov 28, 2014 at 6:10
  • @vkvau Two completely different questions, unfortunately.
    – childe
    Commented Nov 28, 2014 at 6:15

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It doesn't really matter thus far. Later on in the game you still can decide if you want to do Sabal's or Amita's plan. I switched a couple times so far and either way I had a negative reaction (eg. cities being attacked and people die). It seems so far, that the main plot doesn't change and those decisions only decide on what the prologue or epilogue mission looks like. IAmita is more focusing on economics and Sabal on saving the culture of Kyrat.

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    Yeah, it just basically changes the missions that you get. The game even explains it that way.
    – Gary
    Commented Nov 29, 2014 at 3:55


While Ajay might have been fighting to keep Kyrat from turning into a forced-labor drug state, it would seem that putting his faith in Sabal's "traditional" beliefs may have been a regrettable choice.
After the fall of Pagan Min, Sabal's leadership becomes nothing short of religious fanatacism. He forces Bhadra into the position of Tarun Matara and publicly executes anyone who stood in the way of his quest for power.


Despite Ajay's desire to see a more progressive and modernized Kyrat, it seems as though Amita is more concerned with preserving her empire than the actual well being of the Kyrati people. After the fall of Pagan Min, Amita's Golden Path begins forcing villagers into labor in factories or drug fields and forcibly drafting children into their armed forces. As Sabal says in his parting words to Ajay, Kyrat has become "A land of equal opportunity where everyone's a slave."

  • Maybe put a few spoilers out there? Thanks.
    – Hellreaver
    Commented Jan 8, 2016 at 4:50


If you side with Sabal I'm not sure, but if you decide to side with Amita you end up recovering some intel that seems not importat at first, but that is later used to prevent a major attack from the enemy.


Balance of power M1: Chose Sabal. Lives over information, unless you know what the information could be about. Choosing to let everyone die at the post for some information that could POTENTIALLY be useful isn't worth it.

Balance of power M2: Chose Amita, saved the drug fields. Gotta make money somehow, even if it's through such means of drug trade.

Balance of power M3: Chose Amita, destroying the factory would be counter productive to M2.

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    sounds like you're just stating your opinions on the narrative. the question was about any gameplay benefit to one choice over the other
    – Kip
    Commented Apr 19, 2016 at 17:47

If you chose Sabal, after the end happens there's a slaughter when you fly to the temple island. I haven't found Amita's epilog sequence yet...

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