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Ara is a mercenary who appears in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl.


He is an expert mercenary, buying information about the Freedom faction's movements from a snitch named Pavlik.


Shadow of Chernobyl[]

He appears as an assassination target in the Deal with the snitch job given by Lukash. In order to complete this quest, Marked One must first follow Pavlik to the abandoned farmstead and wait for the go to kill Pavlik then wait for Ara. If Pavlik is killed before the go is given, the mission will be a failure. He also appears at the location, along with a retinue of 3 other mercenaries.

Behind the Scenes[]

Shadow of Chernobyl 'bio' file[]

A short bio, that was omitted from final version of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl game describes him as follows: [1]

A stool pigeon known across the whole Zone.


  1. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, v1.004; stable_bio_name.xml