How to save everyone in The Quarry and get the best ending

The Quarry is all about making decisions, as any one of them can result in the untimely death of a character, so it’s a good idea to know the right decisions needed to save everyone.

While there are many different endings you can get for the nine main characters in The Quarry, getting the best ending where everyone lives will allow you to see the most story in your game while also unlocking the ‘Rough’ trophy. Night’.

We’ll try to keep as many spoilers out of the article as possible, but there will be some unavoidable story spoilers to ensure you know exactly how to get the best ending in The Quarry.

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How to save everyone:

The Quarry how to save everyone explained

It’s important to note that even if you make all the right dialogue decisions and follow the safest paths, you can still die from an ill-timed QTE (Quick Time Event). If you enable ‘Simple QTEs’ in the options menu, this won’t be a problem; however, completing each QTE closes some available paths and may result in the death of some side characters.

You only need Laura, Jacob, Abigail, Dylan, Ryan, Emma, ​​Nick, Kaitlyn and Max to survive to get the ‘Rough Night’ trophy, but if you want to make sure no one dies in The Quarry except for a few inevitable deaths, you’ll have to do the QTEs yourself.

Choose carefully.

You can choose different options than those highlighted below and still have everyone survive the night, as there are many different decisions that only add slight variations to the story. We’ll highlight the important decisions you need to make to ensure a main character survives, but if you want to ensure no one dies, make sure you choose all of the paths mentioned below.

How to save everyone in The Quarry Prologue decisions

It’s not necessary to get on the sheriff’s good side right away, but it is recommended to choose honest and friendly options from the beginning to help save Laura’s life later.

Be honest and friendly to get on the sheriff’s good side from the start.


  • While talking to the sheriff, choose the “honest,” “friendly,” and “compliant” options.
  • Help Max when he gets hurt in the storm cellar.

How to save everyone in The Quarry Chapter 1 decisions

It doesn’t really matter if Jacob breaks the fuel line or takes the rotor arm, but breaking the fuel line means you’ll have less work to do as Jacob in later chapters. However, it is important to enter the cabin and grab the stuffed toy as Abigail, as this can save Kaitlyn’s life near the end of the game if you don’t get a key item later.

Make sure to enter the cabin as Abigail to help save Kaitlyn later.


  • Pick up Emma’s bracelet next to the wooden fence.
  • Break the minivan’s fuel line.


  • Break into the cabin with Emma.
  • Pick up the bear on the right side of the cabin and choose to keep it.
  • Choose the scenic route while in the cart with Emma.


  • Push Nick
  • Choose the dialogue options “friendly”, “supportive” and “understanding” while talking to the group.


  • When you return to the group, choose the dialogue options “compliant”, “insistent”, “supportive”, and “reluctant”.

How to save everyone in The Quarry Chapter 2 decisions

There aren’t many major choices in the second chapter, but it’s important to take the fireworks with you, since Emma will need them later.

Take the fireworks with you if you don’t want Emma to get infected later.


  • Grab the shotgun at the general store.
  • Take the fireworks away or Emma may get infected later.


  • Don’t go down the hatch
  • Interact with the shotgun


  • Go down Rocky Road if you want to get a Tarot card


  • Choose ‘dare’ as Ryan if you want him to kiss Dylan or Kaitlyn.

How to save everyone in The Quarry Chapter 3 decisions

This is where the horror really begins. Abigail can become infected if the creature bites her. However, this has no significant consequences, as she never shows symptoms. It is important not to fail any QTEs like Ryan and not to litter when controlling Jacob at the end of the chapter, as these decisions can save your lives in later chapters.

Make sure you reach Nick in time to see the hunter.


  • When the creature attacks, help Nick, then run and successfully hold your breath until the creature leaves.


  • You can take the shortcut or the main path, but don’t fail any QTEs, as you must arrive in time to see the hunter with Nick and pick up a key item that can save Ryan’s life later.


  • After Jacob is trapped, don’t throw away the dirt.

How to save everyone in The Quarry Chapter 4 decisions

The first person who may die is Jacob while you control Ryan, so don’t shoot the bushes when the group hears a noise. Emma can also die if you don’t search for the bags before opening the trapdoor, or if she chooses to wind up the zip line quickly later and fail the QTEs.

Don’t shoot the bushes or you’ll kill Jacob.


  • Do not shoot when you hear a noise in the forest, this will result in Jacob’s death.


  • In the treehouse, be sure to look for the bags before opening the trapdoor or Emma will die.
  • Don’t fail any QTE’s or Emma may get infected
  • Taser the creature
  • Run to the trapdoor when the option appears.



  • Make sure to spin the zipline slowly and not speed up, as this can lead to Emma’s death.

How to save everyone in The Quarry Chapter 5 decisions

No one can die in Chapter 5 if you’ve made all the right decisions to save everyone in The Quarry so far, but Dylan can get infected if you don’t cut off his arm, which can cause Kaitlyn to get infected later.

Ryan will have to remove Dylan’s arm if he wants to stop the infection.


  • Don’t fail the QTEs
  • Holding your breath successfully


  • Hide
  • Holding your breath successfully


  • In the radio booth, don’t shoot the ceiling when you hear the creature.
  • Use the chainsaw on Dylan’s arm or he will get infected.

How to save everyone in The Quarry Chapter 6 decisions

Make sure you open the trap as Jacob, or you may die. Abigail will also die in one of the most gruesome ways if you don’t shoot Nick in the pool house. This won’t kill Nick, so don’t worry if this affects the best ending. Emma should pick up the leftover fireworks from the camp if she wants to reduce her chances of getting infected later.

Shoot Nick or Abigail will be in worse condition.


  • Don’t fail any QTE
  • Hide and hold your breath successfully
  • Pry it open or Jacob may fall to his death.


  • He intervenes when Nick gets too close to Abigail.
  • Help Nick get out of the water.


  • Choose whatever dialogue options you want, but be sure to shoot Nick after he throws her across the room, or Abigail will die.


  • do not run
  • Pick up the leftover fireworks from the camp or Emma may get infected later.

How to save everyone in The Quarry Chapter 7 decisions

You will only play as Laura in Chapter 7 and your goal should be to continue building a good relationship with the sheriff. It is important not to take his weapon when the message appears and knock him out with a syringe so as not to hurt him. All of this will help save the lives of both Laura and the sheriff later.

Don’t take the sheriff’s gun to continue building his trust.


  • When talking to the sheriff, be “docile”, “intrigued”, “pleading” and do not attack
  • Take the spoon on top of the bed and use it on the brick under the window.
  • When you talk to the sheriff again, choose all supported options.
  • When exploring outside the cell, grab the syringe from an office at the top of the stairs and hide it behind the brick in Laura’s cell.
  • The sheriff will speak again later and you must be “honest”, “trusting”, “encouraging” and not take his gun.
  • Don’t fail the QTE event by knocking out the sheriff with the syringe

How to save everyone in The Quarry Chapter 8 decisions

There are no major choices during Laura and Kaitlyn’s story during Chapter 8, but Ryan’s decisions could lead to Jacob’s death. Make sure you agree to get him out of his cage and select the correct switches, or Jacob will die later.

Choose Breaker 1 and 2 the first time and Breaker 2 and 3 the second time to save Jacob.


  • Stop Laura from shooting the creature or Nick will die.
  • Help Jacob by choosing switches 1 and 2 the first time, and switches 2 and 3 the second time; If you don’t do this, Jacob will die later.

How to save everyone in The Quarry Chapter 9 decisions

Constance, Jedediah, Bobby and Ryan can die in Chapter 9 if you make the wrong decisions. While it doesn’t matter whether or not the Hacketts die to get the Trophy for everyone who survives in The Quarry, you can still find out how to save them below.

The biggest decisions involve Ryan. You must let Laura infect you and shoot the monster when the message appears or Ryan will die at the end of the chapter. You should also collect silver bullets while playing as Abigail to ensure that Kaitlyn survives later.

If you’ve followed all the steps above, Ryan, Laura, and the sheriff will be alive at the end of Chapter 9.


  • While fighting Constance, don’t do the QTE event or Constance will die.


  • Don’t take out the knife
  • Check the door to the right of the bed and then the door to the left of the bed.
  • Hide in the cabinet and hold your breath successfully.


  • choose to run
  • Jedediah will walk through a door later; Don’t attack him and choose “run” if you don’t want him to die.


  • Don’t choose the stab message or Bobby will die later.
  • You must allow Laura to infect you or Ryan will die later.


  • Choose ‘warn Kaitlyn’ on the crane.
  • Don’t fail any QTE and choose ‘horn honk’ or Kaitlyn will get infected


  • Pick up the silver bullets from the fuse box or Kaitlyn might die later.


  • You must shoot the monster or Ryan will die.

How to save everyone in The Quarry Chapter 10 decisions

There are many ways to die in Chapter 10, but if you’ve followed the important options above, it will be much easier to save everyone in The Quarry. Max has to stay on the island or he will die instantly, while Kaitlyn must grab the silver bullets to shoot the creature when she enters the lodge. If you run to the kitchen, she can still survive if you use the teddy bear you picked up earlier as Abigail.

Laura and Ryan may die in the end, but as long as Ryan has the blood on his face that he found earlier, he will survive. You must kill the creature at the end to save everyone and get the best ending, or else Laura and the sheriff will die and everyone will still be infected.

You must shoot Silas at the second chance you get to save everyone and get the best ending.


  • It is important to choose “Stay” or Max will die.


  • When the creature appears, choose to run each time before entering the kitchen.
  • Don’t fail any QTE
  • Choose to cross the beam, not out the window.
  • Choose “investigate” to get the silver bullets and shoot the monster to make sure Kaitlyn doesn’t die, or head to the kitchen with Dylan and use the toy Abigail took at the beginning of the game as a decoy to trap the creature in the freezer


  • Don’t fail the QTEs in the car
  • Don’t take the sheriff’s gun
  • Give the blood to Ryan
  • Hesitate the first time, but then shoot the monster or Laura and the sheriff will die.

After this, you’ll get a short epilogue describing the fate of each character. If you have followed all the steps above to save everyone in The Quarry, you will get the best ending and the ‘Rough Night’ trophy will appear.

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