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Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

By ZMMX   /   Dec 15, 2017     Guides
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

A list of the sidequests and other interesting tidbits you'll encounter over the course of the game.

Newspaper Sidequests



This section will detail the sidequests you can find by reading the Bronco County Sunrise that aren't detailed in other sections, such as Quiz Master or Riddles.

Swellsville



Bootsy the Cat

Leena Applewhite has lost her cat and is offering a reward to anyone who finds her. There are several cats around Bronco County, but you need to find the one with gray fur and violet eyes.

Check the bottom right corner of Swellsville.

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Reward: Handkerchief
  • Effect: Revive yourself in battle in half the time

The Crop Thief

There is a crop thief who is stealing crops during the night.

Camp outside of Swellsville and she will be walking around. Talk to her.

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  • Reward: You can hire her on your farm to collect your crops for you 

Bigfoot

Available after arresting "Stampede" Sally Little after the San Gonzalez storyline

Bigfoot is attacking people by the bridge above Snake River. Talk to the Talmadge family for details. Go to Bumblebee Junction and check the Safari to learn of the missing gorilla and receive the doll. Return to Snake River and defeat Mambo. Talk to Bongo to collect your reward.

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Reward: Snapcracker (whip) - Atk+40, no innate effects 

Rabies Outbreak

Available after arresting Burning Crow

There is a rabies outbreak in Swellsville's farms. Exterminate a raccoon, goat, pig, and dog on the neighboring farm. Then speak to Dudley Brown about Patient Zero. Go to the Howl Family Farm and exterminate the Mountain Lion. Afterward, speak to Old Bill Crawford for your reward.

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Reward: Spurs
  • Effect: Once per battle, when your HP falls below 25%, return to full HP

Chepakwik Forest/Village



Silver Spring Auction

Available after arresting Burning Crow

Nathanial Courtright purchased a Chepakwik artifact from Silver City. Take Moon to his house to examine the artifact on the table. Go to Chepakwik Village and speak to Dreaming Lark. Return to Swellsville, sneak into the Courtright home from the shed, evade Mr. and Mrs. Courtright, bypass the guard in the hall and speak to Eli for a clue regarding the combination to the safe in the library.

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Answer: 4280

Take the Ketoh to Dreaming Lark and make a decision. You can pay Courtright $50 for it now ($70 later if you don't have the cash now), keep it and provoke his wrath (you can pay him $100 later for forgiveness), or return it to him.

  • Item: Ketoh
  • Effect: All bow vantages have Repeater effect

Tiger Squirrels

Available after arresting Burning Crow

Locate the 5 Tiger Squirrels in the forest, then confront them at their base

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Reward: Thunderbolt (bow) - ATK+40, no innate effects 

Prospect Bluffs



Lost Goats

After defeating Creed Little, read the ad in the Bronco County Sunrise. Go to Wan's Restaurant and speak to Hank Wisehart. Enter the mine and at the mine cart area, you will have 2 minutes to rescue 5 goats

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Reward: Rifle Scabbard
  • Effect: Big gun attacks cost 1 less action point to use

Raccula

Hint: Something in the mine is attempting a ritual that must not be interrupted to summon Raccula Answer: The Nocturnal Screechers in the mine cart area are attempting the ritual. Sit idle in the battle or whittle them down, but don't kill them. Eventually they will summon Raccula and you can then kill them.

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)
Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Drop: Raccula Blood Treasure (sells for $4.50)
  • Reward: Cattleman Revolver (small gun) - ATK+25, no innate effects

San Gonzalez/Fort Chatahasee



The Ghost of Andreo Franco

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

After arresting "Stampede" Sally Little, a story about a ghost will appear in the Bronco County Sunrise. Go to San Gonzalez and camp out. There will be a piece of paper on the right side of the fire. Collect the map to meet the Ghost. Speak to Andreo's wife in the Cantina and set out for Fort Chatahasee.

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

The map starts at the railroad crossing. Go through the fort and over by the camp site and on the left side of the right-most plateau will be where you need to search to find the chest. You will be ambushed by Tuco's gang and must fight.

  • Reward: Bandolier
  • Effect: As long as you have 1 action point, you can take action. This can leave you with negative Action Points

Question Master Safes



Swellsville



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  • Hint: Enter the number of letters of each member of the McSween family's first name in order from Youngest to Oldest
  • Answer: 4547
  • Explanation: You can find 3 members of the family on the east side of Swellsville, however, on your way to Swellsville, you passed a grave for Jane McSween that some people may have overlooked. 

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Reward: Slim Jim
  • Effect: Holster that makes small gun vantages cost 1 less power point

Chepakwik Forest



Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Hint: Examine the stump closely
  • Answer: 9037
  • Explanation: Examine the stump in the picture in the paper 

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Reward: Bear Trap
  • Effect: Paralyzes enemies at the start of battle

Prospect Bluffs



In the Maze

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Hint/Explanation: Solving the maze in the newspaper will reveal a 4 digit combination
  • Answer: 1525 

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Reward: Butterfly Boots
  • Effect: When not using a stance, you will automatically attempt to Dodge when attacked 

In the Cave

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

San Gonzalez



In the sacristy

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Hint: Find time in the train station
  • Answer: 0330
  • Explanation: The clock in the train station is broke. 

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Reward: Essence Bottle
  • Effect: Doubles imbued effects on weapons 

School House Riddles



The hooligans that we put into their places after arriving in Swellsville in the first game have given up on trying to crack our skull with force but instead are attempting to crack it with math and logic.

For this section, I will not list the riddles in their entirety, but I'll list the math behind them as well as the answers.

1. Start of Game

  • Bobby Clobber: (1.57-0.02)-(1.50+0.02)
  • Answer: 3
  • Freddy Hurtz: (4/2)+4
  • Answer: 6
  • Georgy Roughhouse: Number of times the letter "H" appears on screen
  • Answer: 9
  • Tommy Pincher: Pay attention to the first letter of each number
  • Answer: 1
  • Reward: Suspenders
  • Effect: Removes the power point cap in battle 

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

2. After first boss

  • Bobby Clobber: (x/2)+1=2
  • Answer: 2
  • Freddy Hurtz: 6+4-1
  • Answer: 9
  • Georgy Roughhouse: Geometric sequence of a limit to 1
  • Answer: 1
  • Tommy Pincher: 2^3
  • Answer: 8
  • Reward: Sight Scope
  • Effect: User cannot miss 

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

3. After second boss

  • Bobby Clobber: 1+0.5x=x, what is 2x? (x=2)
  • Answer: 4
  • Freddy Hurtz: How many letters are in the word "nine"
  • Answer: 4
  • Georgy Roughhouse: Annoying statistics
  • Answer: 90%
  • Tommy Pincher: 2+3+4
  • Answer: 9
  • Reward: Chewing Gum
  • Effect: Perks do not wear off after battle 

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

4. After third boss

  • Bobby Clobber: M+H=22, 4H+2M=72, solve for H
  • Answer: 8
  • Freddy Hurtz: 2(0.5x+5)=2x+5, solve for x
  • Answer: 5
  • Georgy Roughhouse: 4 sets of different colored socks, how many must be pulled to make a pair?
  • Answer: 5
  • Tommy Pincher: A cat kills a mouse in 3 minutes. How long will it take for 100 cats to kill 100 mice?
  • Answer: 3
  • Reward: Dreamcatcher
  • Effect: You cannot be damaged while sleeping 

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

Kid's Farm



There are a few additions to the farm you can pick up beyond just the plants and livestock to make your farming life a little easier.

Horace Westbrook

How to Hire: Talk to him in town and he will offer his services. He is the old man by the carriage outside the train station.

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Cost: $20
  • Effect: He will transport you to various places, allowing you save on train fare. He is also the only way to enter Fool's Feast Desert
  • Note: He will not take you to Fort Chatahasee or Prospect Bluffs 

Josie Trotter

How to Hire: Complete the Crop Thief sidequest

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Cost: $10
  • Effect: She will gather all of the harvestable crops on your farm for you 

Leon Barker

How to Hire: Read his ad in the paper, then talk to him in the refugee house

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Cost: $10
  • Effect: He will gather all of the materials from your livestock for you 

Bongo


How to Acquire: Complete the Bigfoot sidequest

Boot Hill Bounties - Beginners Guide (Sidequests, Riddles, Farms)

  • Cost: None
  • Effect: None (other than rewarding Rosie)
Written by ZMMX.