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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Guide and Walkthrough

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Walkthrough and Guide

by Michael Monette  

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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is the third title in the GTA III trilogy. First released on the PlayStation 2 in October 2004, and later ported to the Xbox and Windows, San Andreas was a marked success across all platforms. Unlike Liberty City that players explored in GTA III, and the Vice City of the eponymous sequel, San Andreas is an entire state, comprised of three cities: Los Santos, which is based on Los Angeles; San Fierro, which is based on San Fransisco; and Las Venturas, which is based on Las Vegas. Aside from the three cities there is also the expansive backlands of San Andreas, making for a tremendously large mass of land to explore.


Set in the early 90s, you take on the role of Carl “CJ” Johnson. After a long stay in Liberty City, CJ returns to his home in Los Santos, San Andreas after learning of his mother’s murder. The streets of Los Santos are rampant with gang violence, corruption, and drug trafficking, and CJ’s friends and family are in turmoil. It’s up to CJ to investigate his mother’s murder, reunite the family, and take back the streets of Los Santos.


This guide contains strategies for each and every mission in the game. There are also maps showing the locations of the Tags in Los Santos, the Photo Ops in San Fierro, the Horseshoes in Las Venturas and the Oysters in the waters of San Andreas. You’ll also find a list of what is needed to attain 100% completion.


Note -- This walkthrough was written based on the PS2 version of San Andreas, but the strategies contained within still apply to the other versions of the game. In an effort to make this guide apply to all versions of the game, the controls are referred to by their function. Refer to the instruction manual that came with your copy of the game for the buttons that these labels refer to.

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Comments for Introduction

73 comments, latest first.
Feb 13th 2015 Guest
when I played it in PS 2 I fhished the game but now I am going to download it on my iPad and I played and fhinishd GTA 5:-)
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Sep 12th 2014 Guest
There is cheats for ios you need a special thing that you hook up to your PC and into your ios machine then tipe them in with the keyboard and walla
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Aug 30th 2014 Guest
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Aug 14th 2014 Guest
Hmmm not seeing cheats here...
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Mar 31st 2014 Guest
As i've just discovered, "Pilot School" can only be accessed after completing the missions untill u r able to buy property Part 2. Then u will be able to buy the airport; and school becomes available and marked on map screen as a plane icon. A commonly asked question and one ive just found out myself
Oh did u know u can base jump off a skyscraper just off mullholand junction yellow marker takes u to roof where a helipad and parachute r.
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Jan 5th 2014 Guest
Nice game
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Nov 18th 2013 Guest
it is nice and cool
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Sep 20th 2013 Guest
how do i get awsome bike ?????????????
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Sep 19th 2013 Guest
how to pass snail trail metion
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Aug 24th 2013 Guest
whats the cheat over there i meen whats the cheat of the weed
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Aug 21st 2013 Guest
how can i skip or do low rider mission given by sweet
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Jun 28th 2013 Guest
is dry form wTER
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