Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Cheats And Tips
Become a master criminal in no time flat.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is Rockstar Games' latest console-to-mobile port, and it's easily one of its best to date with hours' worth of missions, a superb presentation and solid gameplay, with a number of options available.
Here are a variety of tips that will help you channel your inner criminal.
How do I regain health in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas?
Unlike previous games, you won't find health pick-ups throughout the city. Instead, to regain lost strength, you'll need to stop at any of the fast food restaurants scattered about. You'll also regain lost strength by getting arrested, though that can lead to losing cash. Try to stick with the restaurants instead.
How can I lose or gain weight in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas?
Want to put on a few pounds? Continue eating at the many restaurants around the city and you'll get fat. Meanwhile, if you prefer to go the other way and gain some muscle, stop and do some workouts at different gyms, or the muscle beach location located in Santa Maria. Get yourself pumped!
How can I improve my gun skills in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas?
Having a more accurate weapon, like a good assault rifle, always helps, but if you really want to improve your skills, stick with one weapon over the course of several missions. C.J., your main character, will level up as a result and become a more accurate marksman. If you're impatient, you can also visit the Ammu-Nations firing range and work on your skills there.
You'll increase both accuracy and reload times, and once you get good enough, may even develop the ability to dual-wield - something that'll come in handy if you get in the middle of a heavy firefight.
How can I change my clothing in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas?
If you're tired of dressing like a thug, switch things up. Just stop in one of the variety of clothing shops surrounding the city and pick a style that's best for you. Only a few shops are available at first, such as SubUrban, Pro-Laps and Binco, but as you go on and increase your cash count, you'll have access to others, including Didier Sachs and Zip. Shop around and see what clothes work best for you.
How can I increase my Wanted rating in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas?
That's easy. Get into trouble. To get that first star in the wanted rating, simply run over a few citizens or ram into a cop car and drive away. If you wish to bump it up, crash a few cop cars that are in pursuit, or shoot a few of the officers. You can get up to five stars, although that means everyone will be after you, and will stop at nothing to bring you down. For some people, that's quite a rush.
How can I decrease my Wanted rating in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas?
It's a lot easier if you're at one star, as you can lose police pursuit and get in the clear after a few seconds. On higher ratings, though, your best bet is to find the nearest safe house and get to it in one piece.
In addition, you can stop in a barber shop, clothing store or Pay n' Spray, as changing your appearance will remove the Wanted level. Just make sure you can get to these places in one piece, or you're as good as dead.
How can I earn extra cash in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas?
Along with completing select missions over the course of the game, you can earn some extra scratch by taking side jobs. Find some drug dealers and take them out to swipe their cash (but watch out for any back-up that's nearby), or hop in a taxi and take some folks for rides. It can be a bit dull compared to shooting action, but hey, it's a living. Ambulance missions are more exciting, but not as commonplace as the taxi ones.
How can I get additional body armor in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas?
You'll find free body armor available in the police station. However, it's important you don't go in armed. Walking in with any sort of weapon in your hand will net you a Wanted star, making it a bit more difficult to pick up your armor. It's also supplied during random save points in the game, so watch out for it.
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