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Atoq Navarro

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"Do you have any idea what this is worth, to the right buyer?!"
— Navarro on the mutagen contained inside El Dorado.

Atoq Navarro
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Appears in:

Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Multiplayer)
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (Multiplayer

Mo-capped by:

Robin Atkin Downes

Atoq Navarro was a South American archaeologist that also leads a team of highly trained South American mercenaries hired by Gabriel Roman. He is an antagonist and the final boss in Uncharted: Drake's Fortune. Throughout the game, he is Roman's right-hand man, who demonstrates knowledge of El Dorado. He was voiced and motion captured by Robin Atkin Downes.

Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

Atoq Navarro was found in a slum by Gabriel Roman, who took care of him and raised him. He serves as Roman's second-in-command throughout the events in Drake's Fortune. Both want to have the El Dorado statue. However, Roman only wants the gold to compensate for money that Victor Sullivan owes him, while Navarro secretly wants the treasure for his own agenda.

A Surprising Find

Atoq Navarro and Gabriel Roman first appear after Nathan Drake leaves the U-boat. The two men and their mercenaries are holding Victor Sullivan at gunpoint, they likely showed up when Sully's radio went out. Roman, angry at both of them, does not hesitate at all and aims his .38 revolver at Sully and fires. Due to Nate activating a torpedo, the u-boat explodes and knocks down all the men. Nate, looking back at Sully's body, thinking he is dead, runs into the jungle and bumps into Elena who gives him a gun.

Strip Search

Though never made into a real chapter, "Chapter 3 and a half" was based on Navarro's major part of being a villain. Nate and Elena sneak into an airstrip to get back Sully's plane, but the area is littered with Navarro's mercenaries. Nate follows a mountain path down to a hangar, and once reaching it he has to fight a group of mercenaries. Nate finds a gun and blows up barrels in order to kill them. Afterwards, Elena and Nate were fighting their way through the hangar to escape, once getting Sully's plane. Eventually, Navarro appears in an armoured truck and begins firing at both of them with a chaingun. Nate figures out that the only way to defeat Navarro is to detonate explosive barrels, causing a telephone pole to topple onto his truck. Elena and Nate then jump in the plane and fly away.

Unwelcome Guests

Atoq Navarro is seen in bunker when the Descendants are first encountered. He is seen through a window talking to Gabriel Roman holding the captive Elena Fisher. Roman then thanks Nate for leading him to the El Dorado and they leave. Nate is then attacked by Atoq Navarro's mercenaries. However, they are seen fighting the Descendants as well. Nate then leaves the bunker.


"Open it!"
— Atoq Navarro telling Roman to open El Dorado.

Atoq Navarro and Nathan Drake fighting

Roman and Navarro eventually locate El Dorado. Nate and Sully attempt to sneak up on them, but are spotted by two mercenaries and ordered to drop their weapons. Roman walks around the statue, admiring the craftsmanship. Navarro, knowing the effects of the treasure, tells Roman "the real treasure of El Dorado lies inside" and to open it. Roman opens it, only to find a rotting corpse. Spores emerge from it, which Roman accidentally inhales, causing him to transform into a descendant. Navarro then shoots Roman in the head. Shortly after, a helicopter arrives and El Dorado is tied to it. Before leaving in the helicopter, Navarro reveals he has been planning all along to sell off the statue as a weapon to the highst bidder. However, Descendants arrive and begin attacking the mercenaries. Elena also went with Nate and Sullivan.

Nathan Drake arrives at the boat finally after shooting Atoq Navarro's pilot. The cargo ship is full of shipment and boxes. Atoq Navarro then begins fighting with Nate using his automatic SAS-12. After knocking Navarro unconscious, Nate is about to push the helicopter into the ocean, Atoq Navarro regains conscious and Nate sees the rope around Navarro's feet. He begins pushing the helicopter and El Dorado into the ocean, screaming and being dragged off the boat, Navarro sinks with the treasure and drowns, what happened to his body remains unknown.

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Though Atoq Navarro does not appear in Uncharted 2, his name is seen once in Nathan Drake's journal scratched out due to his drowning. He appears in the Drake's Fortune Multiplayer Pack, with all new quotes. A few of his mercenaries appear in multiplayer too, going by the names of Javier, Dutch, Blaine and Dillon.


Weapons-SAS-12 SAS-12: An elite shotgun found in the Uncharted series.
Weapons-AK-47 AK-47: The standard assault rifle in the Uncharted series.
Weapons-92FS-9mm 92FS-9mm: An elite standard pistol found in the Uncharted series.
Weapons-Wes-44 Wes-44: A powerful Magnum pistol; Victor Sullivan's weapon of choice.

Appears in

Uncharted: Drake's Fortune


  • Navarro is the first antagonist to use a shotgun in his boss battle, Zoran Lazarevic being the second.
  • Navarro is the first character that is modeled after Robin Atkin Downes, followed by Tenzin and Talbot.
  • Navarro is the first antagonist that Nate kills himself, the second being Talbot.
  • Due to having been motion-captured by the same actor, Navarro bears a strong resemblance to Talbot.
  • Nate and Navarro's stories share similarities - they were both taken in and raised by an older man.


Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves multiplayer

Uncharted 3 Multiplayer

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