Codes

  • Cheat Codes

    Type the below codes during gameplay to trigger the prescribed effects; a message and sound will confirm correct code entry.

    Bear in mind that most of these will lower your criminal rating by 1,000 points when used.

    EffectCode
    Appearance Codes - Play as a pedestrianSTILLLIKEDRESSINGUP
    Appearance Codes - Play as Candy SuxxIWANTBIGTITS
    Appearance Codes - Play as Dick (from Love Fist)WELOVEOURDICK
    Appearance Codes - Play as Hilary KingILOOKLIKEHILARY
    Appearance Codes - Play as Jezz Torrent (from Love Fist)ROCKANDROLLMAN
    Appearance Codes - Play as Ken RosenburgMYSONISALAWYER
    Appearance Codes - Play as Lance VanceLOOKLIKELANCE
    Appearance Codes - Play as Mercedes CortezFOXYLITTLETHING
    Appearance Codes - Play as Phil CassidyONEARMEDBANDIT
    Appearance Codes - Play as Ricardo DiazCHEATSHAVEBEENCRACKED
    Appearance Codes - Play as Sonny ForelliIDONTHAVETHEMONEYSONNY
    Appearance Codes - Tommy has thick arms/legsDEEPFRIEDMARSBARS
    Appearance Codes - Tommy has thin arms/legsPROGRAMMER
    Gameplay Speed Codes - Decrease Gameplay SpeedBOOOOOORING
    Gameplay Speed Codes - Increase Gameplay SpeedONSPEED
    Health Codes - Commit SuicideICANTTAKEITANYMORE
    Health Codes - Fully restore armorPRECIOUSPROTECTION
    Health Codes - Fully restore health (repairs vehicles you're in, too)ASPIRINE
    Misc. Codes - Show your media attention level (once you beat your previous level)CHASESTAT
    Misc. Codes - Tommy smokes a cigaretteCERTAINDEATH
    Misc. Codes - Vercetti gang becomes girls in bikinis wielding M4sCHICKSWITHGUNS
    Pedestrian Codes - Peds Carry Weapons (Pistol, Tec-9, Golf Club, Nightstick)OURGODGIVENRIGHTTOBEARARMS
    Pedestrian Codes - Peds enter your vehicleHOPINGIRL
    Pedestrian Codes - Peds Hate You (cannot be turned off)NOBODYLIKESME
    Pedestrian Codes - Peds Riot (cannot be turned off)FIGHTFIGHTFIGHT
    Pedestrian Codes - Women follow TommyFANNYMAGNET
    Time Code - Speed Up Game ClockLIFEISPASSINGMEBY
    Traffic Codes - Aggressive DriversMIAMITRAFFIC
    Traffic Codes - All Green LightsGREENLIGHT
    Traffic Codes - Black TrafficIWANTITPAINTEDBLACK
    Traffic Codes - Invisible CarsWHEELSAREALLINEED
    Traffic Codes - Pink TrafficAHAIRDRESSERSCAR
    Vehicle Codes - Boats Can FlyAIRSHIP
    Vehicle Codes - Can Drive Cars On WaterSEAWAYS
    Vehicle Codes - Cars Can FlyCOMEFLYWITHME
    Vehicle Codes - Destroy All VehiclesBIGBANG
    Vehicle Codes - Perfect Handling (use the horn to jump, disables Unique Stunt Jumps)GRIPISEVERYTHING
    Vehicle Codes - Various Changes (including wheel size, top speed, acceleration, handling - the effects appear to vary from car to car)LOADSOFLITTLETHINGS
    Vehicle Spawns - Spawn a Bloodring Banger (#1)GETTHEREQUICKLY
    Vehicle Spawns - Spawn a Bloodring Banger (32)TRAVELINSTYLE
    Vehicle Spawns - Spawn a CaddyBETTERTHANWALKING
    Vehicle Spawns - Spawn a Hotring Racer (#1)GETTHEREAMAZINGLYFAST
    Vehicle Spawns - Spawn a Hotring Racer (#2)GETTHEREVERYFASTINDEED
    Vehicle Spawns - Spawn a Love Fist LimoROCKANDROLLCAR
    Vehicle Spawns - Spawn a Rhino (PC) / random car (Android)PANZER
    Vehicle Spawns - Spawn a Romero (Hearse)THELASTRIDE
    Vehicle Spawns - Spawn a Sabre TurboGETTHEREFAST
    Vehicle Spawns - Spawn a TrashmasterRUBBISHCAR
    Wanted Level Codes - Increase Wanted Level by 2 StarsYOUWONTTAKEMEALIVE
    Wanted Level Codes - Remove Wanted Level (PC) / Lower Wanted Level by 2 Stars (Android)LEAVEMEALONE
    Weapon Codes - Obtain Weapon Set #1THUGSTOOLS
    Weapon Codes - Obtain Weapon Set #2PROFESSIONALTOOLS
    Weapon Codes - Obtain Weapon Set #3NUTTERTOOLS
    Weather Codes - FoggyCANTSEEATHING
    Weather Codes - OvercastABITDRIEG
    Weather Codes - Partly CloudyAPLEASANTDAY
    Weather Codes - StormyCATSANDDOGS
    Weather Codes - SunnyALOVELYDAY

    Contributed By: Eevee-Trainer.

    319    1011


Glitches

  • All Buildings and Terrain Disappear- Find Packages with ease!

    Take a bike (PCJ works well) and ride it as fast as you can into the Pole Position Strip Club entrance way, but before you get there hop off the bike and let it slide all the way to the end. Then enter the Pole Position and you should be standing on or next to your bike. If it is far enough down the hall you can get on it without having to exit the building. Once on the bike and having exited the building you can go anywhere in the game without the distracting buildings and terrain showing up; they are all invisible.

    Contributed By: Xtowers.

    29    40


  • Buy Assets for Free (PC-only)

    For this glitch, you'll need to have the money needed to buy an asset. Go to the asset and to the purchase icon in front of it. Begin a replay and, when it ends, hit Tab and the replay button at the exact same time. Once the replay ends, you should have bought the asset, but without spending any money on it.

    Contributed By: KeyBlade999.

    30    20


  • Get Hookers in the Australian Version

     Australian Hookers will simply not get in your car, however if you drive next to a hooker and use the ''pedestrians get in car'' cheat 'HOPINGIRL' the hooker /will/ get into the car, and when you go to a secluded place the car starts rocking and increases your health to up to 25 HP more.

    Contributed By: bakircioglu.

    17    11


  • Get to Second Island Early (PC-only)

    When you first can, grab the PCJ-600 motorbike. Find the barricades blocking you from the next island. With these located, go a fair bit away down the street so that you have ample room to reach maximum speed. Accelerate towards the barricade and, assuming you've hit the maximum speed, you'll just go straight through the barricades instead of crashing into them.

    Contributed By: KeyBlade999.

    16    11


  • Get to Starfish Island Early (PC-only)

    When attempting to get to Starfish Island too early, there are barricades blocking you, and the footpaths are blocked by a black grate. You can take a motorbike and attempt to slowly ride up the grates. At some point, you'll be launched at a high velocity through the gate, to the other side, albeit slightly hurt and without your motorbike.

    Contributed By: KeyBlade999.

    13    11


  • Ghost World Glitch

    For this, you'll need a motorbike and a building you can enter, such as the Pole Position club. Drive the motorbike towards the club entrance (in this case) and dismount before actually entering, letting the bike drive and crash inside. Enter the building and then get on the bike. You can then drive outside. You'll be in what is known as the "Ghost World", where most of the game's architectural graphics - like buildings, roads, etc. - are not seen, although you can still run into them and otherwise be blocked by them. Using this glitch, you can use the minimap to navigate. The main purpose is to be able to see otherwise obscured pick-ups and weapons and other icons of interest you'd otherwise not see.

    Contributed By: KeyBlade999.

    20    7


  • Prevent Traffic from Spawning

    When you play the game and get on a vehicle, if you look backwards when driving, no traffic will spawn in front of you. If you know the game's geography well, you can easily speed along to your destination without threat of being knocked off your vehicle.

    Contributed By: KeyBlade999 and LyNguyenCongDuy.

    15    7


  • Put two Vehicles in Your Garage

    One of the Two vehicles MUST be a Motorcycle. Get a Motorcycle and park it half way into the entrance (preferably of to the side). Get another Motorcycle or a car nearby and drive it into the garage. Hop on the Motorcycle thats parked halfway and drive that in too.

    Now you have 2 Vehicles in your garage!

    Contributed By: Evil Guacamole.

    15    5


  • Quick Reload

    When you are using a weapon and finish off a clip, quickly scroll the mouse wheel up, then quickly back down to the weapon you were using. The weapon should already be reloaded. This makes it easier when in a gang battle.

    Contributed By: GTA 242.

    14    7


  • Replay Glitches (PC-only)

    When you play the game, enter a mission and go to a point where a Rampage icon is meant to spawn (but isn't there, because you're in a mission). Make a quick replay at that spot and finish the mission as normal. At later times, you can use this replay to trigger the Rampage from a distance. In doing so, the game is tricked into thinking you're not on a mission, even if you are. This will allow you to take the same mission at multiple simultaneous times or multiple different missions all together. If you take the same mission several times, the spawns for cars and stuff used in that mission will essentially respawn instantly on each other; for example, in "Jury Fury", the cars of your victims stack on each other and quick explode from massive damage. Another example is the final Print Works mission; by completing it several times at the same time, you can trick the game into thinking you've obtained that many assets, triggering the game to allow the final bits of the game early. You can also take multiple missions to help speed the game along, and, mostly notably, dupe completion percentage for obtaining 100%. (For example: you could use this glitch to trigger the same mission an obscene number of times, complete it once - thus completing them all - and see a huge jump in your completion percentage.)

    Contributed By: KeyBlade999 and Eevee-Trainer.

    8    6


Unlockables

  • bullet proof car sabre tubro

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Bullet proof Sabre TurboGo to the mission where you must race Hillary. When the race starts turn around and drive for about ten seconds, park your car across the street to make a road block. Wait for Hillary to come and shoot him in the head with a sniper rifle.

    Contributed By: masterofallgames.

    15    16


  • Misc. Unlockables

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    150 ArmorBeat a level 12 Vigilante Mission
    150 HealthBeat a level 10 Pizza Boy Mission
    Faster weapon reloadBeat 45 or more Points at the shooting range
    Fireproof on FootBeat a level 12 Firetruck Mission
    Infinite Sprint on FootBeat a level 12 Paramedic Mission
    Taxi Hydraulics100 Taxi fares

    Contributed By: anarcho_selmiak and Saruman1.

    27    20


  • Rewards for Completing the Game 100%

    In order to obtain 100% completion, you must complete every story and optional mission in the game. You also must attain at least 45 points at the shooting range, complete all 35 Rampages successfully, complete all 36 Unique Jumps successfully, collect all 100 Hidden Packages, buy all safehouses/assets, and rob all 15 stores. Attaining 100% completion nets you these rewards:

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    200 ArmorComplete the Game 100%
    200 HealthComplete the Game 100%
    200% Health on all carsComplete the Game 100%
    3 Bodyguards in your MansionComplete the Game 100%
    Frankie t-shirt found in mansion with "I BEAT VICE CITY AND ALL I GOT WAS THIS LOUSY T-SHIRT" on itComplete the Game 100%
    Infinite AmmoComplete the Game 100%

    Contributed By: anarcho_selmiak and Eevee-Trainer.

    24    12


  • Rewards for finding Hidden Packages

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    .308/Laser Scope Sniper Rifle delivered to Hideout(s)Find 50 Hidden Packages
    .357/Python delivered to Hideout(s)Find 30 Hidden Packages
    Body Armor delivered to Hideout(s)Find 10 Hidden Packages
    Chainsaw delivered to Hideout(s)Find 20 Hidden Packages
    Flame Thrower delivered to Hideout(s)Find 40 Hidden Packages
    Hunter appears at Military BaseFind 100 Hidden Packages
    Minigun delivered to Hideout(s)Find 60 Hidden Packages
    Rhino appears at Military BaseFind 90 Hidden Packages
    Rocket Launcher delivered to Hideout(s)Find 70 Hidden Packages
    Sea Sparrow spawns at Vercetti MansionFind 80 Hidden Packages

    Contributed By: anarcho_selmiak and LyNguyenCongDuy.

    15    12


  • Secret Cars

    These are the secret cars list and how to get them:

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Black VoodooShoot the police.
    Bloodring BangerComplete the Bloodring event at Hyman Memorial Stadium and two will spawn in the nearby parking lot.
    BP/EP/DP/FP AdmiralSteal it during the Guardian Angels mission.
    DeluxoComplete the first list of cars at the car showroom and it will spawn on the first floor. The list is on the wall down by the garages.
    Hotring RacerComplete the fourth list of cars at the car showroom and it will spawn on the second floor.
    HunterCollect all 100 hidden packages or complete all of the main story missions and it will spawn at Fort Baxter Air Base.
    Love Fist LimoTake it to a garage during one of the Love Fist missions in which you drive the limo.
    RhinoCollect 90 hidden packages and it will spawn at Fort Baxter Air Base. Alternately, get six stars and the army will use it against you.
    Romero's HearseSteal it during the final Avery Carrington Mission
    Sabre TurboComplete the second list of cars at the car showroom and it will spawn on the first floor.
    SandkingComplete the third list of cars at the car showroom and it will spawn on the second floor.
    Sea SparrowCollect 80 hidden packages and it will spawn behind the Vercetti Estate.
    SkimmerComplete all the Film Studio Missions and it will spawn behind the Film Studio.
    Spand ExpressAfter the Jury Fury mission by Ken Rosenburg, you can steal the car.
    White WaltonSteal it during the Gun Runner Mission.
    Zebra TaxiComplete all of the missions for the Kaufman Cabs asset and it will spawn in the parking lot.

    Contributed By: ofirissmart and syazwanddfadzle.

    20    9


  • Side Mission Rewards

    Completing certain optional missions and tasks will grant you rewards, as below.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    "Best Shooter" trophy at Ocean View HotelBeat Phil's score in the "The Shootist" mission.
    "Gash" shopping bag at Vercetti EstateComplete the Protection Ring missions.
    0.357 Pistol at Vercetti EstateComplete the "Keep Your Friends Close" mission
    Bag of cash at Ocean View HotelComplete the Printing Press missions.
    Barrels at Ocean View HotelBeat the "Boomshine Saigon" mission
    Listen to Taxi radio when you enter a Cabbie/Kaufman CabComplete the Kaufman Cabs asset
    Pictures of Candy at Vercetti mansion (replaced with cats in the Japanese release)Beat the "G-Spotlight" mission
    Rafael's bag appears at the Ocean View HotelComplete the "The Party" mission
    RC toy cars at the Vercetti mansionComplete the "Demolition Man" mission
    Robber's mask at Ocean View HotelComplete the "The Job" mission.
    Taxis have hydraulicsComplete 100 taxi fares
    Trophies appear at the Vercetti mansionBeat the stadium missions
    You are fireproof whilst on footComplete Level 12 of the Firefighter missions
    You no longer get tired whilst sprintingComplete Level 12 of the Ambulance mission
    You reload weapons fasterGet 45+ points at the shooting range
    Your max Armor is now 150Complete Level 12 of the Vigilante mission
    Your max Health is now 150Complete Level 10 of the Pizza Boy mission

    Contributed By: ofirissmart and Eevee-Trainer.

    16    11


Easter Eggs

  • A real virtual Easter Egg

    Aim for the Helipad on top of the Vice City-News Station (on the second Island). Sometimes there is the VCN Mavrick on the Helipad. The building on the right has a hallow wall so you can go through it. The hallow part is a unrealistic looking window on the left of it. Run from one side of the heliport to the other and then jump into the hallow window. There you will see the Easter Egg with a sign on it that says Happy Easter.

    Contributed By: anarcho_selmiak.

    10    2


  • Grow\Shrink Moon

    At night, shoot the full moon with a sniper rifle.
    The moon will grow and shrink each time you shoot it.

    Contributed By: Palu22.

    7    2


Secrets

  • Easily Earn Massive Amounts of Money

    For this, you'll need to access the Cone Crazy mission, preferably having never done it before. It can be accessed at the top of the car park near the Ocean View Hotel, by entering the Stallion. Normally, this mission pays out $200, but you can immediately retry the mission (just park the Stallion where you found it, exit, and re-enter it). It's a timed mission, and if you complete it faster than before, you get double that amount of money ($400). This can repeat further, gaining you sums of $800, $1600, $3200, and so on.

    This mission is actually quite easy, and gives you a lot of extra time, making all these factors easy to exploit. When you play the mission, go through the last checkpoint as late as possible, noting how long it took you. Retry the mission again, timing yourself to complete it as late as possible again, but just barely better than your previous time (thus letting you win).

    Keep replaying it as desired, each time deliberately beating your previous time by just a bit (a second or two for instance). While the rewards start small, owing to the doubling of the prize they accumulate fast (for instance, the 10th win gets you over $100,000, and the 14th over $1,600,000). You can do this a total of 23 times (a prize of over $800,000,000 and total earns over $1,600,000,000) before the rewards become glitchy and actually take money from you, but that's not a concern since this will definitely max out your money count.

    You can also gently use your car's wheels to move the cones just after triggering the mission to make completing it faster. Just park against the cone and gently nudge it: don't break it. This will likely be needed after the 16th completion (which gets you $6,553,600), but only if you really want to do the trick further. It'd only be necessary on the PC version, owing to how the checkpoints give you less time on that than the console versions.

    Contributed By: Eevee-Trainer.

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