Grand Theft Auto 5 cheats and guides: everything you need to beat GTA 5 on PS4, Xbox One and PC

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It may have been around for five years now, but with a game as huge as Grand Theft Auto 5 there are still players out there who haven't located all of those elusive collectibles, side missions, and goodies hidden in the game. If that description applies to you, then you're in luck as we have an entire suite of GTA 5 cheats, walkthroughs, and guides to ensure there's nothing you miss out on. We also have assistance for the behemoth that is GTA Online, so regardless of which one you're playing we'll help you to have the best possible experience on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

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

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GTA 5 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)

How to find the GTA 5 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 GTA 5 Peyote Plant location guide.

How to find the GTA 5 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 GTA 5 Stunt Jump location guide.

How to find the GTA 5 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 GTA 5 Under The Bridge locations guide.

How to find the GTA 5 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 GTA 5 Letter Scraps location guide.

How to find the GTA 5 Spaceship Part locations and unlock the 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 GTA 5 From Beyond the Stars Spaceship Parts location guide.

How to find the GTA 5 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 GTA 5 Waste Management Nuclear Waste location guide.

How to find the GTA 5 Monkey Mosaic locations and unlock the 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 GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics location guide.

How to complete the GTA 5 Wildlife Photography Challenge and unlock the 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 GTA 5 Wildlife Photography Challenge guide.

How to complete the GTA 5 Epsilon Program and find the 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 GTA 5 Kifflom! and Epsilon Tracts location guide.

How to make money on the GTA 5 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 GTA 5 Stock Market and Lester's Assassination Missions guide.

How to complete the GTA 5 Stock Car Races and unlock the 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 GTA 5 Stock Car Races and Cheval Marshall unlock and location guide.

How to unlock the GTA 5 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 GTA 5 Dodo seaplane unlock and location guide.

How to unlock the GTA 5 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 GTA 5 Imponte Duke O'Death unlock and location guide.

How to complete the GTA 5 Murder Mystery and unlock the 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 GTA 5 Murder Mystery solution and location guide.

How to get GTA 5 100% 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 GTA 5 100% completion guide.

How to unlock the GTA 5 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 GTA 5 Achievement/Trophy guide.

How to install the best GTA 5 PC Mods

If you're playing on PC and want to shake things up, there's a whole host of mods you can download to make Los Santos even prettier, strap yourself into Tony Stark's Iron Man suit, or switch sides and become a cop. Get started by checking out the 20 crazy GTA 5 PC mods you need to make even Trevor look sane, from rideable dragons to the zombie apocalypse.

How to find the GTA 5 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 GTA 5 Serial Killer Easter egg guide.

How to find the GTA 5 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 GTA 5 Easter eggs guide.

How to play GTA Online

The world of GTA Online is huge, and if you're not familiar with it then the prospect of heading in unprepared can be pretty daunting. Fear not though, as we have a complete guide on how to play GTA online, including top tips for all GTA Online players to help you on your way.

How to make money fast in GTA Online

Money quite literally makes the world go around in GTA Online, and if you want to do most of the cool stuff then you're going to need to invest some serious virtual dollars to access it. If you don't want to spend real money, then follow our guide on how to make money fast in GTA Online.

How to earn reputation and level up fast in GTA Online

As you work your way up to Rank 100 and beyond, various weapons, customisation items and more will unlock. This can be a long process, so check out how to level up fast in GTA Online so you can speed things up.

What are the GTA Online best paying missions

There are plenty of different missions you can undertake in San Andreas, with varying degrees of reward for your troubles. If you're after a fast buck then get stuck into the GTA Online best paying missions.

What are the GTA Online fastest cars

If you want to take the chequered flag in some high stakes GTA Online races, then you need to be driving the fastest car you can get your hands on. But what are the GTA Online fastest cars, you ask? We've tested every supercar to give you an exact answer, using science.

What are the GTA Online best races

Thanks to the Rockstar Creator, there are a huge number of user created races available to take on. We've sorted the wheat from the chaff to recommend the GTA Online best races.

How to make money from GTA Online Gunrunning

Gunrunning can be a great way to earn money and upgrades, but it's also tricky to get in to and requires careful investment to turn a profit. Follow our GTA Online Gunrunning guide to get the most out of it.

What are the GTA Online best weapons

Visit any Ammu-Nation store in-game and you'll find a massive selection of guns, explosives, and melee weapons to choose from. We've selected loadouts of the GTA Online best weapons for different situations, so you always have the right tools for the job.

How to open the GTA Online nightclub safe

If you've been running a nightclub as part of the After Hours update, then you should be accruing cash in your GTA Online nightclub safe. However, it can be tricky to actually find and collect your earnings as it's well hidden in a wall, so follow our guide to locate it.

What are the best GTA Online Shark Card deals

If you want to shortcut to those virtual dollars then you can buy a GTA Online Shark Card to top up your bank account - we've investigated which one gives you the best value, and what you can buy with it.

What are the latest GTA Online updates

Since GTA Online first launched some five years ago, there have been over 30 significant updates that have radically evolved the online world. We've charted all of these GTA Online updates, with help from Rockstar’s director of design Imran Sarwar.

How to get the Double-Action Revolver in GTA Online and Red Dead Redemption 2

To track down the Double-Action Revolver in GTA Online, as well as unlocking it for Red Dead Redemption 2, you'll need to receive an in-game email that kicks off a treasure hunt across San Andreas. If you're having trouble with any of the stages, then here's how to get the Double-Action Revolver in GTA Online.

How to get the Stone Hatchet in GTA Online and Red Dead Redemption 2

The Stone Hatchet is another weapon you can unlock in GTA Online, and also have available once Red Dead Redemption 2 launches. To get started, you'll need to receive texts from Maude sending you off on a series of bounty hunters before the location is revealed, to help out we have a complete guide for how to get the Stone Hatchet in GTA Online.

How to get the Kifflom t-shirt in GTA Online

The rare Kifflom shirt in GTA Online

You may have seen other GTA Online players sporting a cool Kifflom t-shirt from the Epsilon Program, and wondered where they got it from as you can't purchase it in the game. The method for receiving it is somewhat convoluted, and involves drinking lots of expensive whisky in nightclubs and passing out - for full details, here's how to get the Kifflom t-shirt in GTA Online.