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Them Nines are down to a few scabby herds... but they still wanna bring it. They agreed to go toe to toe. A gang of them against two of us, or rather... two of yaw I'd join you but... I ain't due my parole hearing for another three months now, y'know what I mean? Go and meet my baby brother. He'll show you where they are fighting a'right son.

Rumble is the final mission in Grand Theft Auto III given to protagonist Claude by Red Jacks leader D-Ice from a public phone booth in the Wichita Gardens neighborhood of Shoreside Vale, Liberty City.


The Purple Nines are nearly wiped out. The last members of the gang want a last fight against the Red Jacks. D-Ice instructs Claude to meet up with his brother who shows Claude the location of the fight. The rule is only bats are allowed. Claude, with D-Ice's brother's help, kills all remaining Purple Nines, leaving the Red Jacks the only members of the Southside Hoods.

Mission Objectives

In order to complete the mission the player must:

  • Meet up with D-Ice's brother.
  • Go at the battle and kill the remaining Purple Nines.


The reward for completing the mission is $10,000 and the completion of D-Ice's missions. The Purple Nines are permanently wiped out of Liberty City. The player can return to the payphone to start Rigged to Blow at anytime while not on a mission.


  • Remaining Purple Nines members - Killed on orders from D-Ice to permanently wipe out the gang from the city.

Possible Deaths


Video Walkthroughs


  • Even killing a gangster with fists or causing him to drown will lead to a mission failure; strictly a baseball bat must be used.
    • Discharging a firearm will, in addition to the failure, cause the gangsters to draw Uzis and fire at the player.
  • D-Ice's brother does not inflict any damage to the enemies.