Díaz: "You did a good job - you work for me now."
Tommy: "I work for money."
Díaz: "As I said, amigo - you work for me now."
Tommy Vercetti begins working for Ricardo Diaz

The Chase is the first mission in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City given to protagonist Tommy Vercetti by drug baron Ricardo Diaz from his mansion in Starfish Island, Vice City.


Tommy visits Ricardo Diaz at his mansion on Starfish Island. Diaz explains that the leader of the Streetwannabees has been stealing 3% his income, and he wants Tommy to visit the leader's apartment and then follow him to wherever he is keeping the money.

Tommy leaves the mansion and drives to the apartment. He arrives and looks through the apartment window, but it is empty. At that moment, the leader appears on the roof opposite and flees. Tommy chases after him but the leader jumps off the roof and into a waiting BF Injection. Tommy gets off the roof and chases the leader, eventually following him to one of the derelict mansions on Prawn Island.

Mission Objectives

In order to complete the mission the player must:

  • Go to the thief's house and find out where he's stashing the money.
  • Have a look through his window.
  • He's escaped to the roof, keep on his tail but don't kill him.
  • Quick! Grab some wheels and follow him.


The reward for completing this mission is $1,000 and the mission Phnom Penh '86 is unlocked.



Video Walkthrough


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