Quests, both player-given and dynamically generated, are intended to be a big part of Escape from Tarkov.
There are currently 189 quests in Escape from Tarkov. Some require you to pick stuff up for certain traders, while others require you to kill other operators or mark vehicles and specific places. Quests are the fastest way of gaining XP in Escape from Tarkov. Completing one will often reward you with thousands, if not tens of thousands of XP points. On top of the experience, quests reward you with:
- Trader Reputation. By gaining trader reputation you unlock new trader loyalty levels. Each time you unlock a new loyalty level you will be able to purchase a large number of new items from that trader.
- Quest locked items. Some items can only be purchased from a trader after you complete their relevant quest. For example, after completing The Punisher - Part 4 you are then able to purchase 5.45x39 mm BT at Loyalty Level 3 from Prapor.
- A variety of money and items. Some items are only able to be received as a quest reward, such as the Secure container Epsilon from The Punisher - Part 6.