Mafia III achievements

Mafia III

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The New Boss in Mafia III

The New Boss77 (15)

This is a rare achievementFlip 16 Racket Bosses

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Achievement Guide for The New Boss

261,889 (141,085)
Achievement won on 12 Oct 16
TA Score for this game: 2,455
Posted on 12 October 16 at 07:09, Edited on 15 October 16 at 23:56
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There are a total of 18 Racket Bosses in the game, however 2 of them cannot be flipped - they will die no matter what. These are the Prostitution Racket boss (the very first one in the game, before you're taught how to flip Bosses) and the Slavery Racket boss (for kinda obvious reasons.)

In order to flip the 16 Racket Bosses for the achievement, you will need to have the area they're in wiretapped. You can check on your map if an area is wiretapped by clicking on cn_LSc, which will light up the areas in the district that are wiretapped. When you go to confront a Racket Boss, assuming you have wiretapped the area, you will get the option to either kill or recruit him. RECRUIT him cn_B, as killing just one of the bosses will void the achievement for the playthrough.

The achievement should pop as soon as you flip the 16th Racket Boss, assuming you've recruited all available ones.

EDIT: So to avoid some confusion, you should know that each district is divided into a number of areas. You only need to wiretap the areas where the final confrontation with the Racket Bosses occur. You do NOT need to wiretap the entire district.

As a sidenote, I missed this achievement on my first playthrough because I forgot to wiretap an area before going for the Racket Boss, but when I went back and recruited him on my 3rd playthrough, the achievement popped. Whether this is a bug or if you just need to flip all the bosses once across all playthroughs I'm not willing to guess.

Slimey Cat Log says: "I can confirm that the playthroughs carry over. I got the achievement on my second play through on the third racket boss." which would appear to back up the idea that the bosses only need to be flipped once across all playthroughs.
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Achievement won on 18 Oct 16
TA Score for this game: 2,455
Posted on 20 October 16 at 19:58
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The guide written above is great and wanted to just help in some more details.

The game is broken into 9 districts and each has a max of 2 Racket bosses in each area that need to be either killed or FLIPPED making a total of 18 Racket Bosses. 2 Racket bosses CANNOT be flipped.

So for this achievement we will be FLIPPING the Racket bosses.

In order to CONFRONT the Racket bosses you will have to do mini missions which consist of destroying, stealing from or interrogating enemies. A STAR ICON will show up on the map of the Racket bosses location after you meet the dollar requirements. From here to find out which area to wiretrap you will go to the map and pressing LS. This will show you of all locations that are available to be wiretrap and if an area is wiretrap it will be darken. The wiretrap you need to do will be in the same location of the STARRED ICON.

When the Racket boss has been downed he will stay in a kneeled position until you interacted with him. There will be dialogue between Lincoln and the Racket boss and the decision to either kill or RECRUIT will show up. MAKE SURE TO PRESS B TO RECRUIT THE RACKET BOSS. Here is the list of Racket bosses in each location that can be recruited or killed.

Delary Hollow
Merle Jackson -KILL ONLY
“Four Finger” Charlie Kincaid – Recruit

River Row
Andy Turetto - Recruit
Roy Thibideaux – Recruit

Point Verdun
Carl Bevers - Recruit
Sonny Blue - Recruit

Tickfaw Harbor
Jack “Junior” Holland - Recruit
Walter “Pops” Holland – Recruit

Barclay Mills
Pete Santini – Recruit
Paul “Puppy” Simmons – Recruit

Jimmy Cavar – Recruit
Frankie Bernard – Recruit

French Ward
“Handsome” Harry Robicheaux – Recruit
Doc Gaston – Recruit

Frisco Fields
Bobby Bastian – Recruit
Chester Moreau – KILL ONLY

Artie Higgins – Recruit
Johnny “Two-Dicks” Peralta – Recruit

Me and other gamers can confirm that this can be done over multiple playthroughs so don’t worry. If you have any questions please comment below so we can make this achievement as easy as possible.
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