Grand Theft Auto 5 cheats and guides: everything you need for PS4, Xbox One and PC

The world of Grand Theft Auto 5 is huge, and you can potentially rack up hundreds of hours trying to track down all the collectibles, side missions, and other hidden goodies the game has to offer. That's where we come in, as we have a whole host of GTA5 cheats and guides to make sure you don't miss out on anything and get the best experience possible on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

We start off with all the Cheat Codes you could want to turn Los Santos into your personal playground, then if you scroll down we have links to a wealth of tips and guides to help you find everything you need in GTA 5. Enjoy!

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Cheat Codes

To access any of these cheats, quickly enter the code using the d-pad and you'll receive a notification on-screen if you did it correctly. Note that using cheats will disable achievements/trophies for your current play session.

Raise Wanted Level
R1, R1, CIRCLE, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT (PS)
RB, RB, B, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT (Xbox)

Lower Wanted Level
R1, R1, CIRCLE, R2, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT (PS)
RB, RB, B, RT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT (Xbox)

Max Health and Armor
CIRCLE, L1, TRIANGLE, R2, X, SQUARE, CIRCLE, RIGHT, SQUARE, L1, L1, L1 (PS)
B, LB, Y, RT, A, X, B, RIGHT, X, LB, LB, LB (Xbox)

Invincibility (Last 5 minutes)
RIGHT, X, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, R1, RIGHT, LEFT, X, TRIANGLE (PS)
RIGHT, A, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, RB, RIGHT, LEFT, A, Y (Xbox)

Recharge Special Ability
X, X, SQUARE, R1, L1, X, RIGHT, LEFT, X (PS)
A, A, X, RB, LB, A, RIGHT, LEFT, A (Xbox)

Give Parachute
LEFT, RIGHT, L1, L2, R1, R2, R2, LEFT, LEFT, RIGHT, L1 (PS)
LEFT, RIGHT, LB, LT, RB, RT, RT, LEFT, LEFT, RIGHT, LB (Xbox)

Give Weapons and Extra Ammo
TRIANGLE, R2, LEFT, L1, X, RIGHT, TRIANGLE, DOWN, SQUARE, L1, L1, L1 (PS)
Y, RT, LEFT, LB, A, RIGHT, Y, DOWN, X, LB, LB, LB (Xbox)

Drunk Mode
TRIANGLE, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, SQUARE, CIRCLE, LEFT (PS)
Y, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, X, B, LEFT (Xbox)

Fast Run
TRIANGLE, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, L2, L1, SQUARE (PS)
Y, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, LT, LB, X (Xbox)

Fast Swim
LEFT, LEFT, L1, RIGHT, RIGHT, R2, LEFT, L2, RIGHT (PS)
LEFT, LEFT, LB, RIGHT, RIGHT, RT, LEFT, LT, RIGHT (Xbox)

Skyfall (Get dropped from high altitude)
L1, L2, R1, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, L1, L2, R1, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT (PS)
LB, LT, RB, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LB, LT, RB, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT (Xbox)

Super Jump (Hold jump to go higher)
LEFT, LEFT, TRIANGLE, TRIANGLE, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, SQUARE, R1, R2 (PS)
LEFT, LEFT, Y, Y, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, X, RB, RT (Xbox)

Moon Gravity
LEFT, LEFT, L1, R1, L1, RIGHT, LEFT, L1, LEFT (PS)
LEFT, LEFT, LB, RB, LB, RIGHT, LEFT, LB, LEFT (Xbox)

Explosive Melee Attacks
RIGHT, LEFT, X, TRIANGLE, R1, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, L2 (PS)
RIGHT, LEFT, A, Y, RB, B, B, B, LT (Xbox)

Slow Motion Aim (Cycle through 3 levels)
SQUARE, L2, R1, TRIANGLE, LEFT, SQUARE, L2, RIGHT, X (PS)
X, LT, RB, Y, LEFT, X, LT, RIGHT, A (Xbox)

Bang Bang (Explosive bullets)
RIGHT, SQUARE, X, LEFT, R1, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, L1, L1, L1 (PS)
RIGHT, X, A, LEFT, RB, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, LB, LB, LB (Xbox)

Flaming Bullets
L1, R1, SQUARE, R1, LEFT, R2, R1, LEFT, SQUARE, RIGHT, L1, L1 (PS)
LB, RB, X, RB, LEFT, RT, RB, LEFT, X, RIGHT, LB, LB (Xbox)

Slow Motion (Cycle through 3 levels)
TRIANGLE, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, SQUARE, R2, R1 (PS)
Y, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, X, RT, RB (Xbox)

Change Weather (Cycle through various options)
R2, X, L1, L1, L2, L2, L2, SQUARE (PS)
RT, A, LB, LB, LT, LT, LT, X (Xbox)

Slidey Cars
TRIANGLE, R1, R1, LEFT, R1, L1, R2, L1 (PS)
Y, RB, RB, LEFT, RB, LB, RT, LB (Xbox)

Spawn Buzzard Attack Helicopter
CIRCLE, CIRCLE, L1, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, L1, L2, R1, TRIANGLE, CIRCLE, TRIANGLE (PS)
B, B, LB, B, B, B, LB, LT, RB, Y, B, Y (Xbox)

Spawn Stunt Plane
CIRCLE, RIGHT, L1, L2, LEFT, R1, L1, L1, LEFT, LEFT, X, TRIANGLE (PS)
B, RIGHT, LB, LT, LEFT, RB, LB, LB, LEFT, LEFT, A, Y (Xbox)

Spawn Duster Crop Plane
RIGHT, LEFT, R1, R1, R1, LEFT, TRIANGLE, TRIANGLE, X, CIRCLE, L1, L1 (PS)
RIGHT, LEFT, RB, RB, RB, LEFT, Y, Y, A, B, LB, LB (Xbox)

Spawn Comet Sports Car
R1, CIRCLE, R2, RIGHT, L1, L2, X, X, SQUARE, R1 (PS)
RB, B, RT, RIGHT, LB, LT, A, A, X, RB (Xbox)

Spawn Rapid GT Sports Car
R2, R2, L1, CIRCLE, RIGHT, L1, R1, RIGHT, LEFT, CIRCLE, R2 (PS)
RT, RT, LB, B, RIGHT, LB, RB, RIGHT, LEFT, B, RT (Xbox)

Spawn Limo
R2, RIGHT, L2, LEFT, LEFT, R1, L1, CIRCLE, RIGHT (PS)
RT, RIGHT, LT, LEFT, LEFT, RB, LB, B, RIGHT (Xbox)

Spawn Trashmaster
CIRCLE, R1, CIRCLE, R1, LEFT, LEFT, R1, L1, CIRCLE, RIGHT (PS)
B, RB, B, RB, LEFT, LEFT, RB, LB, B, RIGHT (Xbox)

Spawn Caddy Golf Cart
CIRCLE, L1, LEFT, R1, L2, X, R1, L1, CIRCLE, X (PS)
B, LB, LEFT, RB, LT, A, RB, LB, B, A (Xbox)

Spawn Sanchez Dirt Bike
CIRCLE, X, L1, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, L1, CIRCLE, R1, R2, L2, L1, L1 (PS)
B, A, LB, B, B, LB, B, RB, RT, LT, LB, LB (Xbox)

Spawn PCJ Motorbike
R1, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, SQUARE, RIGHT, L2, L1, L1 (PS)
RB, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, X, RIGHT, LT, LB, LB (Xbox)

Spawn BMX Bike
LEFT, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, SQUARE, CIRCLE, TRIANGLE, R1, R2 (PS)
LEFT, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, X, B, Y, RB, RT (Xbox)

Peyote Plant locations

Hidden around the map are 27 peyote plant collectibles that, when consumed, send you through a hallucinatory trip into the body of an animal! Take a 'spiritual journey' by following our Peyote Plant location guide.

Stunt Jump locations

A staple of GTA games, there are a total of 50 ramps and other launch pads dotted around the map. Fling vehicles off all of them by following our Stunt Jump location guide.

Under The Bridge locations

You'll need to practice your flying skills to safely guide a plane or helicopter under each of the 50 bridges spanning the map. We'll show you where they are and take you to the danger zone with our Under The Bridge locations guide.

Letter Scrap locations

There are 50 letter scraps scattered around the map, which together form a confession written by the murderer of actress Leonora Johnson. Track them all down then confront her killer using our Letter Scraps location guide.

Spaceship Part locations, Space Docker

After initiating the Far Out Strangers and Freaks mission with Franklin, Omega will send you out to find 50 spaceship parts strewn across the map. Find them all then return them to earn a special vehicle with our From Beyond the Stars Spaceship Parts location guide.

Nuclear Waste locations

Once you've completed The Merryweather Heist, the option to purchase the Sonar Collections Dock in Paleto Cove will unlock. Stump up the asking price then use your new submarine to collect all 30 barrels of toxic sludge by following our Waste Management Nuclear Waste location guide.

Monkey Mosaic locations, Monkey Outfits/Go Go Monkey Blista

When you finish the Complications story mission with Franklin, you'll receive a text from Lamar telling you about some Monkey Mosaics that have been springing up around town. Photograph all 50 of these designs and you'll unlock various monkey outfits for Trevor and, if you complete the subsequent Random Event, a special Go Go Monkey Blista vehicle. To snap every piece of this street art see our full Monkey Mosaics location guide.

Wildlife Photography Challenge, Kraken Submarine

Start this challenge by completing the first Paparazzi Strangers and Freaks mission with Franklin, which can be found in West Vinewood. Once done, you'll receive a text from Beverly telling you he's signed you up for the photography competition, then an email will arrive from Los Santos Tourist Info with a list of the 20 animals you need to snap for the prize - the Kraken Submarine! For more help with this see our Wildlife Photography Challenge guide.

Epsilon Program, Epsilon Tract locations

Kifflom! After completing the Father and Son story mission, Michael can access the Epsilon Program website and complete an evaluation to sign up. This will take you to a series of side missions leading to ultimate enlightenment, or at least a big stack of cash. For a full walkthrough of this spiritual adventure visit our Kifflom! and Epsilon Tracts location guide.

Stock Market

There are two stock markets at work in the game - the Liberty City National (LCN) which is affected by your single-player actions, and the BAWSAQ which is linked to the Rockstar Social Club and reacts to the behaviour of all GTA players. There's an opportunity to make a huge amount of money by purchasing and selling particular stocks during Lester's assassination missions, and you can find all the relevant information in our Stock Market and Lester's Assassination Missions guide.

Stock Car Races, Cheval Marshall

These are unlocked once you complete the Mr. Philips story mission with Trevor, after which you'll receive a text from Ron telling you about the local stock car racing and a marker will appear on the map. For the full low-down on the races and vehicles you can earn visit our Stock Car Races and Cheval Marshall unlock and location guide.

Dodo Seaplane

The Dodo seaplane can be found as a Random Event once you've finished the Nervous Ron story mission with Trevor. Get all the information from our Dodo seaplane unlock and location guide.

Imponte Duke O'Death

The Duke O'Death appears as a Random Event after completing the first Tonya Strangers and Freaks mission Pulling Favours with Franklin. Full details can be found in our Imponte Duke O'Death unlock and location guide.

Murder Mystery, Vintage Noir Filters

In order to solve this Murder Mystery, you'll need to find a series of cryptic messages scratched into the walls around Los Santos and a number of other clues in order to track down the killer. This is a tough case indeed, but we have the full walkthrough in our Murder Mystery solution and location guide.

100% Completion

If you want to reach the coveted 100% completion stat in Grand Theft Auto 5 you're going to have to put in a lot of work. As well as finishing the story you'll need to find a stack of collectibles, beat various side missions, and take part in a host of other activities.  For a full checklist of tasks be sure to visit our 100% completion guide.

Achievements/Trophies

Are you looking to pick up the full 1000G or the Platinum trophy for Grand Theft Auto 5? There's plenty of challenges ahead if you are but we've got you covered with a full list of awards and tips for completing them in our achievement/trophy guide.

Serial Killer Easter eggs

Merle Abrahams - or the Infinity Killer - is one of the creepiest characters to enter the GTA universe. The story of Merle's crimes can be found throughout Blaine County by tracing a breadcrumb trail of clues, that tells of his deeds and reveals the final resting place of those he dealt with. To follow his tale visit our Serial Killer Easter egg guide.

Easter eggs

The Grand Theft Auto series has been packed full of hidden objects and surprising scenery since its inception, and GTA 5 is no different. Los Santos and Blaine counties are full of crazy sights to see, but some you need to dig a little deeper to find. To discover some secrets, check out our Easter eggs guide.