The Bomb: Dockyard

The Bomb Dockyard FBI Files

Job bomb dockyard

Heist Info
Contractor The Butcher
Contract Days 1
Loud / Stealth ✔ / ✔
Stealth bonus 20%
Loot Coke
Assault Rifles
Bomb Parts
Experience 6,000 (completion)
+6,000 (picking up bomb part loud)
+2,500 (picking up bomb part stealth)
+2,500 (both keycards used)
+2,500 (getting comm frequency)
+2,500 (communicating with captain)
+6,000 (C4 detonated)
+6,000 (loud hack completed)
+500 (per secured bag)
Internal name crojob1 (job)
crojob2 (level)
Achievement(s) Maiden Voyage Fisherman's Fiend Sneaking With the Fishes Breaking Dead I've Got the Power Done in 60 Seconds High Times
What Are You Sinking About Ship It
"I have learned that any problem can be solved with the careful application of explosives. I have a problem."
—The Butcher offering the heist

The Dockyard is a heist in The Bomb Heists DLC, released on January 22, 2015. It is the first part of The Bomb heist contracted by The Butcher. It and the Forest are the first missions developed by Lion Game Lion.


The Dockyards is the first of the two possible scenarios the crew can undertake during The Bomb raid. It involves the players breaking into the Port of Virginia and secure the Balkan bomb for The Butcher before it leaves for Norfolk.

A stealthy approach is viable.

This heist and Forest are mutually exclusive to each other, as it involves the crew lifting the bomb parts before they have the chance to leave port, meaning there won't be an attack on the train since the mission objective had already been secured.


  1. Enter the dockyard
  2. Find 2 keycards
  3. Open the dock gate
  4. Find the Moretta comm frequency(Can be skipped if done earlier)
  5. Call the captain
  6. Enter the GPS coordinates
  7. Wait for the ship to move
  8. Get on the ship
  9. Open the containers
  10. Take the bomb
  11. Take the bomb parts to the boat
  12. Escape

  1. Light one of the flares
  2. Wait for the chopper
  3. Collect the C4
  4. Place the C4
  5. Blow up the dock gate
  6. Locate the ship control terminal
  7. Hack the ship control terminal(300 seconds)
  8. Wait for the hack to finish
  9. Wait for the ship to move
  10. Get on the ship
  11. Drill into the containers
  12. Take the bomb
  13. Take the bomb parts to the van/helicopter/boat.
  14. Escape


Assets crojob insiderinfo stealth
Plan A

Assets crojob insiderinfo loud
Plan B

Risk Level

Asset gage assignment
Gage Courier Packages


Preplanning once again provides a wealth of options and flexibility in Dockyard, with some all-new assets available for use. In this heist, the crew is restricted to a maximum of 10 favours for preplanning. The number of favours does not scale with difficulty.



General notes on stealthy approaches to The Bomb: DockyardEdit

There are a large number of guards (more than 20 on Mayhem+), civilians (up to 15) and security cameras (up to 15) on the map, hence extreme caution must be taken when eliminating guards and civilians as there is often a risk of discovery and panic can rapidly spread. Fortunately, there is relatively little randomization to the guard and civilian spawns and their patrol routes, making it relatively easy to anticipate where guards will move next. Skills like High Value Target Aced and Sixth Sense can also be rather useful.

Due to the large numbers of wandering guards and civilians it may be particularly difficult to hide cable-tied civilians. For this reason, players should consider killing troublesome civilians, bagging their bodies, and throwing the bags into the water.

At any point during the mission it may be helpful to eliminate the camera operators, of which there are two, one on either side of the map. It should be noted that both operators see all the cameras, so both must be killed to deactivate all cameras on the map. They can be found in small rooms adjacent to the "Ship Control Rooms" on both sides of the dockyard (for the right hand side, the security room is the T-shaped room accessible from the alleyway to the right) and while reaching them safely can be done without raising suspicion, it may require some patience and skill. One advantage to this is that the keycards, radio and GPS computer can all often be located by using the security cameras.

Conversely, given that there are two camera operators it may be preferable to leave them alive and save the pager responses for guards along more important access routes. This decision will often be dependent on the available skills, deployables and the spawn configuration of the heist - notably the GPS computer spawn in the left-side computer room is tricky to access without being spotted by the camera in the room. ECMs or Camera Loop may, however, negate the need to eliminate the camera operator.

With enough skills and some luck with regards to spawns it is entirely possible to complete the heist (even solo, on Death Sentence) without alerting or killing anyone. However, there is no reward for doing so, and players may as well eliminate some of the guards to make the task easier.

There are three routes available for crossing from one side of the dockyard to the other: via the dockgate itself (until this is opened by using the keycards), inside the dockyard behind the Moretta and outside the dockyard entirely. The latter is generally safest (as no guards or civilians will ever patrol outside the dockyard) however entering and leaving the dockyard may be particularly tricky depending on guard/tarpaulin spawns. Accessing the front and rear of the map is often best done along the extreme right of both sections of the dockyard : the alleys on the right hand side and the lowered mooring platforms on the left hand side.

The radio frequency (see below) can be found at any time, it is often easiest to check the computers early as this can usually be done without alerting cameras, guards or civilians and both computer rooms are possible spawn locations for keycards.

The manifest can be obtained as an asset, found in a safe or simply ignored. While obtaining the manifest from the safe is not very difficult in a stealth run, it also does not confer any substantial benefit if the alarm has not yet been raised.

The ObjectivesEdit

Starting outside the secure dockyard, players must first enter the dockyard by one of three means: the main gate into the parking area, the railway entrance or cutting the wire to the extreme right of the map. It is advised to avoid the main gate even if it is open, as there can be significant guard activity around the gate. However it should be noted that there is a chance that the wire fence to the right is covered with a tarpaulin and cannot be cut.

Once inside the dockyard, two keycards must be found. These keycards will be used to open the gate to the dock holding the Moretta (the ship containing the bomb). The keycards are always in random locations on the map, four on each side of the dockyard, so players may wish to split up in order to search more effectively. Note that the security cameras can be useful in locating keycards but they will rarely be able to see both. Once both keycards are found, one must be inserted into the control panel of each of the two control rooms on either side of the dock.

Note: It may be important to plan the order in which to use the keycards, as once the second one is inserted the dock-gate will no longer be an option for crossing the map. Generally the control room on the left side of the map is easier to travel to and from, therefore it may be easier to insert the keycard on the right first.

Once the dock gates have been opened, the Moretta needs to be moved to berth 3B where the crew can search its containers away from the watch of guards and cameras. First however, players must carry out three steps: Find the radio frequencies to talk to Moretta's captain, find the radio and patch Bain in to it, then upload the GPS co-ordinates of the new berth (3B) to the captain.

To look for the frequencies, players need to interact with the bank of computers found in rooms on both sides of the dockyard - there are four in each room and money is often scattered on the desks around them.

Once the radio frequency is found, the dockyard radio must be interacted with (approx 4 seconds) to patch Bain in to the captain of the Moretta.

After this, a special computer (identifiable by the highlight as well as its dual-monitor configuration) will be marked out randomly which players must interact with (approx 6 seconds) to send the GPS coordinates of berth 3B to the Moretta.

When the captain receives the coordinates, he will begin moving the ship to its new berth. During this stage, players can wait until the ship docks again, or look for loot scattered in various warehouses and train cars in the middle of the dock.

After the Moretta has docked at 3B, players are free to board the vessel and search its containers. Players should be careful however, as although this area is out of view of the other guards, there can still be a number of guards and a civilian walking around - the guards actually spawn as the Moretta moves into dock, therefore do not rely on security camera views from earlier in the heist. If the cargo manifest asset was purchased, the potential group of containers that may have the bomb will be narrowed down to four. Note that if going for the 'Breaking Dead' achievement, players should search every container, as the meth lab may be in one of them.

When the bomb has been found, a boat will arrive next to the Moretta. Secure the bomb parts and any additional loot, and then escape using whichever method was selected during preplanning. Successfully stealthing will always allow you to escape by boat from dock 3B.


The loud version of the heist, whilst much more straightforward, can be significantly harder due to high volumes of FBI to manage, large areas with reduced cover, and frequent suppression from long-distance snipers. That said, it can still be a viable alternative to sneaking if done by the right team.

Assuming the dock has not been opened, players must place a flare in one of a few available locations. Once lit, Bile will announce he is en route with explosives, and players must hold out for a few minutes until he arrives. Dropping a yellow bag, the four charges within must be placed on the docking gate, and will detonate once all players step off of it.

The ship now free to move, players must now hack a master computer, which will spawn in a warehouse office. Taking several minutes, players must actively defend the numerous power boxes located in and around the building. Once the hack finishes, using the PC will cause the Moretta to begin re-docking; like stealth, this takes a while, so gradually moving the team towards the 3B dock is recommended. Once the ship is docked, an endless police assault will begin.

Boarding the ship, Bain will point out that the alarm has caused the crates to automatically lock, requiring the doors to be drilled or sawed open. After locating the bomb parts, Bain will announce that escape is on the way, and players can leave by their preferred method; if purchased, players can use the boat available in default stealth escapes.


  • During stealth, it is possible to save a body bag if guards or civilians are near the water. Using a silenced shotgun, simply launch them off the edge into the water. Note however that guards must first be dominated or their inaccessible pagers will sink to the bottom and end the stealth attempt.
  • The Blueprints section below contains a map of all possible keycard spawns for stealth.


  • There may be a few safes in the side buildings. These will contain the cargo manifest or nothing.
  • There may be tarpaulins over certain sections of wire-mesh fencing, rendering it impossible to cut through and limiting movement (and visibility) through the map.
  • A certain truck holding assault rifles can be openable using a drill, C4, or the OVE9000 saw.

Mayhem+ ChangesEdit

  • All cameras are Titan versions.
  • More guards and civilians now patrol the entire area.

The FBI FilesEdit

A Croatian ship, the Moretta, commonly hauls a cargo back and forth from Split, Croatia. Background checks into the registry checked out, and it was authorized to transport military materiel. When this incident occurred, it was carrying a shipment of thermobaric explosives.

My Notes: The Docks have always been a hotspot for crime. The amounts of drugs, guns and money that have illegally passed through those waters is incalculable. Given the origin of this cargo and the foreign crew, there is a chance that this heist originated overseas, most likely from Croatia. This could indicate that a foreign contact - possibly Horvat - is now working with Crime.Net.


Maiden Voyage Maiden Voyage
Complete the Bomb: Dockyard heist on any difficulty.
Fisherman's Fiend Fisherman's Fiend
Complete the Bomb: Dockyard heist on the Death Wish difficulty or above.
Sneaking With the Fishes Sneaking With the Fishes
Complete the Bomb: Dockyard heist in stealth on the Death Wish difficulty or above. Unlocks the "Lady Butcher" mask, "Rhino" material and "Checker Board" pattern.
Breaking Dead Breaking Dead
In the Bomb: Dockyard heist, find the meth lab.
I've Got the Power I've Got the Power
In the Bomb: Dockyard heist, don't let the enemies cut the power. Unlocks the "Extended Mag" for the LEO pistol.
Done in 60 Seconds Done in 60 Seconds
In the Bomb: Dockyard heist, open the dock gate in 60 seconds using the keycards. Unlocks the "Custom Slide" for the LEO pistol.
High Times High Times
In The Bomb: Dockyard job, cook 2 bags of meth and secure them.
What Are You Sinking About What Are You Sinking About
Complete the Bomb: Dockyard job on the Mayhem difficulty or above.
Ship It Ship It
Complete the Bomb: Dockyard job on the One Down difficulty.


  • Bain will often make a comment when a body bag is dumped into the sea or a dumpster, such as "Feeding the fish, eh?"
  • There is a graffiti of a mobster reptile holding a Chicago Typewriter on a wall. This graffiti reappears in Aftershock.
  • Like Hotline Miami day 1, the cooking order of the meth is Muriatic Acid, Caustic Soda and Hydrogen Chloride.
  • The screens inside the two control rooms for the gate appear to be based on the navigation and flight instrument screens from the cockpit of a commercial airliner.



  1. Frankelstner's "The Long Guide"


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