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A 2016 First Person Shooter with RPG elements that is developed and published by Battlestate Games.

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What determines operational task replacement cost?

Patch 0.12.12.15.4 introduced a method to reroll operational tasks, usually resulting in a different task. The patch notes do clarify that subsequent replacements will be more expensive (emphasis mine)...
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Is PACA armor a waste of money?

PACA Soft Armor is the only regular armor vest a new player can buy for Rouble. While the 6B5-16 "Uley" is available as well, it's an armored chest rig, which severely limits storage options ...
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Where does the high value loot in Emercom Medical spawn?

On interchange there is a locked room called "Emercom Medical" which supposedly has high value loot in it, but I find it very difficult to find another beyond basic meds and low value tech ...
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Does it make sense to shoot Armor with SuperFormance slugs?

According to the wiki, SuperFormance slugs deal a whopping 220 damage, which should be way more than necessary to kill a player with a shot to the chest. However, the round has an armor penetration ...
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Where in Tarkov can I find the WZ Wallet?

Fence has sent me to collect a few "hard to find" items, most of which were not too hard to guess where they would be found. Except one. The WZ Wallet. The description says The same as any ...
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What determines my post-raid health status after not escaping Tarkov?

After unsuccessful raids, Therapist will not always ask for the usual 10k RUB to fix me up. Upon closer inspection, this is not just the status effects - the health point pool itself appears to ...
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How do I confirm kills in Tarkov?

During long range fights, I regularly find myself wondering: Where did that PMC go? Did I get him? Has he escaped the location? Or has he taken a position to ambush me as I come closer to check for ...
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How can I convert my Tarkov USD into EUR efficiently?

The Peacekeeper quests gave me plenty USD, conveniently about 50000. The last quest Mentor asks for those 50000.. but in EUR. Now I would like to exchange those currencies. A commonly suggested ...
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When is the "Exploration Bonus" awarded in Escape from Tarkov?

Occasionally, a "+100xp" notification designated "Exploration Bonus" pops up in the middle of the raid. The games provides no additional explanation. When exactly does this happen?...
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Can the quest "Setup" be completed using the new MP-155 shotgun?

After successfully hiding the lure involving false flash drive in Dorms, Skier sends us on a new quest called Setup asking us to dress up like one of them (Scav vest, Ushanka, and MP-153/133 shotgun) ...
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Which skills can be leveled outside the raid?

Some skills can be leveled without even entering any map, because they gain experience on actions performed in stash or hideout. While the situation seems clear for Hideout Management and Crafting - ...
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How can I use gear to optimize storage space in my stash?

In Escape from Tarkov stash space is a limiting factor in what you can do with your character. For standard users especially, running out of stash space means that loot can't be easily saved. This ...
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What is Scav karma, and how does it work?

With the most recent wipe, Battlestate Games has introduced a new Scav "Karma" system. When players choose their "Scav" characters when selecting a raid to join, I know that they'...
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Can bosses bleed out in Escape from Tarkov?

In Escape From Tarkov scav bots can be inflicted with health debuffs like the bleed or heavy bleed effect which can allow you to disengage a conflict and wait for your opponent to perish if they're ...
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What is a wipe in Escape from Tarkov?

Battlestate Games recently tweeted there will be wipe in the upcoming 0.12.11 patch. Viewing the responses shows that players are incredibly excited for it, but it's unclear what a wipe actually is ...
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How do Scav spawns work?

I've played several games of Escape from Tarkov, some online, some offline, and noticed that Scavs don't seem to "already be there" when the PMCs first spawn. My Obsersvations When enabling &...
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What should a new player focus on?

Escape from Tarkov is a complex game, with many ways to "progress". As a new player, I feel like I am "running in circles", and not really moving forward. As such, I would like to ...
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How can I tell a player scav from a bot scav?

In Escape from Tarkov player scavs have the ability to loot while bot scavs do not. When trying engage in PVP the ideal target would be a poorly-armed player scav, as they would have gathered various ...
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How can I quickly load tracers in-between my standard bullets in Escape fom Tarkov?

Tracer rounds are an uncommon type of bullets that are outfitted with a pyrotechnic flare chemical. When fired they burn as they travel and leave a brief streak of light which allows the shooter to ...
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How can I check if ammo is compatible with my gun in Escape from Tarkov?

Escape from Tarkov offers a variety of munitions in a wide array of calibers. Coupled with the ability to customize a gun's receiver it can be difficult to tell what bullets can be fired out of what ...
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What is the quickest way to level up skills required to upgrade the Hideout?

In Patch 12.2, with the recent change to skills leveling, it's been challenging trying to meet the requirements to upgrade the Hideout. What would be some of the quickest ways to do so? Skills in ...
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Cash Register Key Locations

On the map Interchange, I am looking for the cash register keys to unlock them for roubles, however, I haven't had any luck on finding any of them. What are their spawn locations (picture would be ...
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What are the differences in the two factions? (USEC and BEAR)

In Escape from Tarkov, what are the differences in choosing one faction or the other? I know that the language they speak will be English for USEC and Russian for BEAR, but are there any other ...
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