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GTA Online Peyote Plants - how to turn into an animal and cause absolute mayhem online

GTA Online Peyote Plants
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GTA Online peyote plants may look like innocent little cacti that grow in certain spots around Los Santos and Blaine County, but they hold a dark and psychedelic secret that is only revealed when you munch one of them down. If you visited any of the GTA 5 peyote plant locations in the main campaign for cactus snack then you'll already know what happens next, but if you're new to the experience then this is the lowdown on it. The GTA Online peyote plants contain hallucinogens, and when consumed in GTA Online you'll find yourself transformed into a wild animal!

Interestingly, not only can you use that animal's abilities to run amok and hound the innocent NPCs you encounter, but all the other players in your session can also see you in your animal form and interact accordingly. When we turned into a deer, our reign of terror was only ended when we were knocked down by a fellow player's car before they finished us off with a drive-by. Read on, and we'll show you where to find all of the GTA Online peyote plants locations.

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GTA Online Peyote Plants locations

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There are a total of 76 GTA Online peyote plants locations, spread across San Andreas and the surrounding ocean, which we've marked on the above map – you can click on it to view a larger version. Approach any of the areas shown on the map, and you'll feel your pad start to vibrate while you hear the sound of the animal that the peyote plant will turn you in to.

GTA Online Peyote Plants

(Image credit: Rockstar Games)

Follow the vibrations getting stronger until you discover the GTA Online peyote plant, which looks like a small green puck with some white flowers on top. When you're close enough, press right on the d-pad to begin your transformation into animal form. Each creature has its own controls, so pay attention to the tip that appears in the top left corner so you know how to use your capabilities. The hallucination will continue until your animal is killed, or you press right on the d-pad to quit. Now get out there, chomp down those peyote plants, and start causing some mayhem!

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