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The Blood of War - Part 1
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Quest data
Given ByRagman
Required for
Kappa container
Related quests
Big Sale
Leads to:
Dressed to Kill
Other choices:

The Blood of War - Part 1 is a Quest in Escape from Tarkov.


Hey, got something interesting for you, listen. A certain guy dropped by recently, goes by the name of Mechanic. A tight-lipped type, keeps silent all the time, you must have heard about him. Didn't buy anything but he said he's interested in fuel. And I remember that there were fuel tanks near Ultra, strapped onto the trucks, the ones with the German flag. I want you to go there and mark the fuel tanks with beacons. I’ll send some fuel to Mechanic, he promised to pay well. You'll have your cut too, don't worry.


  • Mark the first tank
  • Mark the second tank
  • Mark the third tank
  • Survive and extract from the location


Good, I’ll send some grunts there and let Mechanic know everything is still on. Here, got a little present for you.


Related Quest Items
Icon Item name Amount Requirement Find in raid Notes
MS2000 Marker icon.png MS2000 Marker 3 Required N/A This item is placed on the tankers. When placed, the item is removed from the players' inventory.

Note that what you have to mark are the orange fuel tanker trucks, not military tanks. The tankers are located outside the mall.

The markers can be placed in any order over any number of runs. You do not need to place all three markers in the same run. After placing a marker, the player must stay alive for 30 seconds or they will have to place another beacon on the tanker.

As soon as you press the button to place the marker you can move away from the truck. While the timer is counting down you do NOT need to be near the marker - only players can destroy the markers, and it is extremely rare for someone to look for them. Go and hide, as death will result in you losing the marker and having to buy a new one from Prapor.

  • Tanker #1: Located directly east of the mall on the road (behind Goshan). There are no Scavs near this tanker so you'll only need to be cautious of players. Check your surroundings before planting the MS2000 Marker
  • Tanker #2: Located on the highway to the west (front) of the mall among the tents. There are frequently Scavs in this area, so be cautious.
  • Tanker #3: Located at the power station on the north-east side of the mall (behind IDEA). The tanker is in the parking lot of this station. Just like the highway, Scavs frequently roam this area so be cautious.

After all three markers have been planted and their 30 second activation periods are complete you have completed three of the four tasks of this quest. The final task is to extract. This can be done during any Interchange PMC raid, not necessarily the one where you planted the MS2000 Markers.

  • Trivia

    • Additional MS2000 Markers can be bought from Prapor if needed.
    • It is recommended that the player keeps the MS2000 Markers in their secure container so they are not lost in the event of their death.
    • The MS2000 Markers will automatically be used out of the players' inventory when needed, similar to how keys work.