What are all cheats for GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition in the GTA Trilogy? Rockstar's crime sandbox spanning the fictional state of San Andreas packs an engaging and entertaining story, but is arguably at its most fun when you're fooling around. Fortunately, the developer gives you the license to go a little bit crazy by using cheat codes. As part of our GTA Trilogy guide, we're going to introduce all cheats for GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition, as well as all unlocks and perks.

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GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: All Cheats

GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: All Cheats Guide 1

On this page, you'll find all cheats for GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition in the GTA Trilogy. The cheat codes are divided into several different categories, each affecting a different aspect of the game. You can mix and match different cheat codes, although some will obviously override others. Always remember to enter cheat codes on a different save file to preserve your progress and to prevent Trophies from being disabled.

Please do keep in mind that some GTA San Andreas cheat codes that worked in the original PS2 game have been disabled for the Definitive Edition, and those are marked and listed below.

General Cheats

General Cheats in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition mainly pertain to CJ and his attributes and abilities. Some of these also affect gameplay, and can have an impact on pedestrians as well.

Cheat Cheat Code Notes
$250k, Full Health, and Full Armour R1, R2, L1 , X, Left , Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up This cheat also fully repairs your car if you enter it while inside a damaged one.
Big Head Mode Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, Circle, X This cheat gives all characters exaggerated heads.
Breathe Underwater Down, Left, L1, Down, Down, R2, Down, L2, Down This cheat allows you to breathe underwater.
Hitman Down, Square, X, Left, R1, R2, Left, Down, Down, L1, L1, L1 This cheat increases the level of all weapons to Hitman.
Increase Wanted Level R1, R1, Circle, R2, Up, Down, Up, Down, Up, Down This cheat increases current Wanted Level by two stars.
Infinite Ammo L1, R1, Square, R1, Left, R2, R1, Left, Square, Down, L1, L1 This cheat gives you infinite ammo for your weapons.
Infinite Health

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

Down, X, Right, Left, Right, R1, Right, Down, Up, Triangle This cheat gives you infinite health, making you invincible.
Lock Wanted Level Circle, Right, Circle, Right, Left, Square, Triangle, Up This cheat retains your current Wanted Level.
Lower Wanted Level R1, R1, Circle, R2, Up, Down, Up, Down, Up, Down This cheated removes all Wanted Level stars.
Never Get Hungry

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

Square, L2, R1, Triangle, Up, Square, L2, Up, X This cheat means you'll never feel the urge to eat.
Max Fat Triangle, Up, Up, Left, Right, Square, Circle, Down This cheat helps you pile on the pounds.
Max Muscle Triangle, Up, Up, Left, Right, Square, Circle, Left This cheat makes you jacked without all of the gym work.
Max Respect L1, R1, Triangle, Down, R2, X, L1, Up, L2, L2, L1, L1 This cheat makes you respected by everyone.
Max Sex Appeal

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

Circle, Triangle, Triangle, Up, Circle, R1, L2, Up, Triangle, L1, L1, L1 This cheat makes you irresistible.
Minimum Fat and Muscle Triangle, Up, Up, Left, Right, Square, Circle, Right This cheat makes you skinny.
Six Star Wanted Level Circle, Right, Circle, Right, Left, Square, X, Down This cheat earns you an instant Six Star Wanted Level.
Slow Mo Triangle, Up, Right, Down, Square, R2, R1 This cheat slows down the gameplay.
Speed Up Gameplay Triangle, Up, Right, Down, L2, L1, Square This cheat speeds up the gameplay.
Speed Up Time Circle, Circle, L1, Square, L1, Square, Square, Square, L1, Triangle, Circle, Triangle This cheat makes time pass faster.
Super Jump Up, Up, Triangle, Triangle, Up, Up, Left, Right, Square, R2, R2 This cheat allows you to jump to new heights.
Super Punch Up, Left, X, Triangle, R1, Square, Square, Square, L2 This cheat packs a serious punch.

Weapon Cheats

Weapon Cheats in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition pertain to firearms, weapons, and equipment, such as Jetpacks and Parachutes.

Cheat Cheat Code Notes
Jetpack L1, L2, R1, R2, Up, Down, Left, Right, L1, L2, R1, R2, Up, Down, Left, Right This cheat instantly equips you with a jetpack.
Parachute Left, Right, L1, L2, R1, R2, R2, Up, Down, Right, L1 This cheat adds a parachute to your inventory.
Weapon Pack 1 R1, R2, L1, R2, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up This cheat includes Brass Knuckles, Baseball Bat, 9mm Pistol, Shotgun, Micro SMG, AK-47, Rifle, Rocket Launcher, Molotov Cocktail, and Spray Paint.
Weapon Pack 2 R1, R2, L1, R2, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Down, Left This cheat includes Knife, Desert Eagle, Sawn-Off Shotgun, TEC 9, M4 Carbine, Sniper Rifle, Flamethrower, Fire Extinguisher, and Grenades.
Weapon Pack 3 R1, R2, L1, R2, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Down, Down This cheat includes Chainsaw, Silenced 9mm Pistol, SPAS 12, MP5, M4 Carbine, Sniper Rifle, Heat-Seeking Rocket Launcher, and Satchel Bomb.

Vehicle Cheats

Vehicle Cheats in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition pertain to vehicles and cars, in some instances changing their attributes and in others affecting how the AI drives. You'll also find cheat codes for spawning vehicles on demand.

Cheat Cheat Code Notes
Aggressive Drivers R2, Circle, R1, L2, Left, R1, L1, R2, L2 This cheat makes all drivers in San Andreas extra aggressive.
All Cars Have NO2 Left, Triangle, R1, L1, Up, Square, Triangle, Down, Circle, L2, L1, L1 This equips all cars with rocket fuel.
Bicycle Bunny Hop Super Jump

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

Triangle, Square, Circle, Circle, Square, Circle, Circle, L1, L2, L2, R1, R2 This cheat allows you to bunny hop higher while riding a bicycle.
Cars Can Drive on Water Right, R2, Circle, R1, L2, Square, R1, R2 This cheat allows you to drive on water.
Cars Float on Collision

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

Square, R2, Down, Down, Left, Down, Left, Left L2, X This cheat, also known as the moon cheat, makes cars float when you collide with them.
Destroy All Cars

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

R2, L2, R1, L1, L2, R2, Square, Triangle, Circle, Triangle, L2, L1 This cheat causes all cars to explode when you're in their proximity.
Flying Boats R2, Circle, Up, L1, Right, R1, Right, Up, Square, Triangle This cheat makes boats fly.
Flying Cars

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

Up, Down, L1, R1, L1, Right, Left, L1, Left This cheat makes cars fly.
Improve Handling

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

Triangle, R1, R1, Left, R1, L1, R2, L1 This cheat improves the accuracy of all cars' handling.
Increase Car Speed Right, R1, Up, L2, L2, Left, R1, L1, R1, R1 This cheat increases the maximum speed of all cars.
Invisible Cars

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

Triangle, L1, Triangle, R2, Square, L1, L1 This cheat turns cars invisible.
Spawn Bloodring Banger Down, R1, Circle, L2, L2, X, R1, L1, Left, Left This cheat spawns a Bloodring Banger.
Spawn Caddy Circle, L1, Up, R1, L2, X, R1, L1, Circle, X This cheat spawns a Caddy, or golf kart.
Spawn Dozer R2, L1, L1, Right, Right, Up, Up, X, L1, Left This cheat spawns a Dozer, or a bulldozer.
Spawn Hotring Racer 1 R1, Circle, R2, Right, L1, L2, X, X, Square, R1 This cheat spawns a Hotring Racer.
Spawn Hotring Racer 2 R2, L1, Circle, Right, L1, R1, Right, Up, Circle, R2 This cheat spawns an alternative Hotring Racer.
Spawn Hunter Circle, X, L1, Circle, Circle, L1, Circle, R1 R2, L2, L1, L1

This cheat spawns a Hunter helicopter.

Spawn Hydra Triangle, Triangle, Square, Circle, X, L1, L1, Down, Up This cheat spawns a Hydra aircraft.
Spawn Monster Truck Right, Up, R1, R1, R1, Down, Triangle, Triangle, X, Circle, L1, L1 This cheat spawns a Monster Truck.
Spawn Quadbike Left, Left, Down, Down, Up, Up, Square, Circle, Triangle, R1, R2 This cheat spawns a quadbike.
Spawn Rancher Up, Right, Right, L1, Right, Up, X, L2 This cheat spawns a Rancher, which is a 4x4.
Spawn Rhino Tank Circle, Circle, L1, Circle, Circle, Circle, L1, L2, R1, Triangle, Circle, Triangle This cheat spawns a Rhino tank.
Spawn Romero Down, R2, Down, R1, L2, Left, R1, L1, Left, Right This cheat spawns a Romero hearse.
Spawn Stretch R2, Up, L2, Left, Left, R1, L1, Circle, Right This cheat spawns a Stretch limousine.
Spawn Stunt Plane Circle, Up, L1, L2, Down, R1, L1, L1, Left, Left, X, Triangle This cheat spawns a Stunt Plane.
Spawn Tanker R1, Up, Left, Right, R2, Up, Right, Square, Right, L2, L1, L1 This cheat spawns a Tanker.
Spawn Trashmaster Circle, R1, Circle, R1, Left, Left, R1, L1, Circle, Right This cheat spawns a Trashmaster garbage truck.
Spawn Vortex Hovercraft Triangle, Triangle, Square, Circle, X, L1, L2, Down, Down This cheat spawns a hovercraft.
Taxi Mission Unlocks Up, X, Triangle, X, Triangle, X, Square, R2, Right

This cheat unlocks NO2 for all taxis and allows you to jump with the horn button.

Pedestrian Cheats

Pedestrian Cheats in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition pertain to how pedestrians look or behave in gameplay. Do keep in mind that some of these cheat codes may break your game, making progression impossible or overwhelmingly difficult.

Cheat Cheat Code Notes
All Traffic Is Black Circle, L2, Up, R1, Left, X, R1, L1, Left, Circle This cheat makes all cars black.
All Traffic Is Junk L2, Right, L1, Up, X, L1, L2, R2, R1, L1, L1, L1 This cheat makes all cars crap.
All Traffic Is Pink Circle, L1, Down, L2, Left, X, R1, L1, Right, Circle This cheat makes all cars pink.
All Traffic Is Sports Cars Up, L1, R1, Up, Right, Up, X, L2, X, L1 This cheat makes all cars sports cars.
Armed Pedestrians R2, R1, X, Triangle, X, Triangle, Up, Down This cheat arms all pedestrians.
Beach Party

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

Up, Up, Down, Down, Square, Circle, L1, R1, Triangle, Down This cheat makes all vehicles beach cars and puts all pedestrians in beachwear.
Carnival Triangle, Triangle, L1, Square, Square, Circle, Square, Down, Circle This cheat makes all pedestrians either clowns or fast food workers.
Elvis L1, Circle, Triangle, L1, L1, Square, L2, Up, Down, Left This cheat transforms all pedestrians into Elvis impersonators.
Free Prostitutes Right, L2, L2, Down, L2, Up, Up, L2, R2 This cheat makes all prostitutes free.
Kinky

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

Square, Right, Square, Square, L2, X, Triangle, X, Triangle This cheat makes all pedestrians prostitutes.
No Pedestrians X, Down, Up, R2, Down, Triangle, L1, Triangle, Left This cheat removes all pedestrians.
Only Gangs L2, Up, R1, R1, Left, R1, R1, R2, Right, Down This cheat removes all normal pedestrians and police.
Pedestrian Riot Down, Left, Up, Left, X, R2, R1, L2, L1 This cheat makes all pedestrians riot.
Recruit Anyone with 9mm Pistols Down, Square, Up, R2, R2, Up, Right, Right, Up This cheat allows you to recruit anyone and arm them with 9mm pistols.
Recruit Anyone with Rocket Launchers

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

R2, R2, R2, X, L2, L1, R1, L2, Down, X This cheat allows you to recruit anyone and arm them with rocket launchers.
Rural

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

L1, L1, R1, R1, L2, L1, R2, Down, Left, Up This cheat changes all pedestrians into rural attire.
Yakuza

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

X, X, Down, R2, L2, Circle, R1, Circle, Square This cheat spawns triad members in the streets, armed with katanas.

Weather Cheats

Weather Cheats in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition pertain to the climate and look of San Andreas. Some cheat codes restrict the passing of time, but your clock may jump forward to reflect to accommodate when disabled.

Cheat Cheat Code Notes
Always 9PM Left, Left, L2, R1, Right, Square, Square, L1, L2, X This cheat retains a permanent sunset.
Always Midnight R2, X, L1, L1, L2, L2, L2, Triangle This cheat makes it midnight all the time.
Cloudy L2, Down, Down, Left, Square, Left, R2, Square, X, R1, L1, L1 This cheat makes it perpetually cloudy.
Foggy R2, X, L1, L1, L2, L2, L2, X This cheat makes it always foggy.
Sandstorm Up, Down, L1, L1, L2, L2, L1, L2, R1, R2 This cheat causes a sandstorm.
Storm R2, X, L1, L1, L2, L2, L2, Circle This cheat makes it stormy.
Sunny R2, X, L1, L1, L2, L2, L2, Square This cheat makes it sunny.
Very Sunny R2, X, L1, L1, L2, L2, L2, Down This cheat makes it very sunny.

GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: How to Enter Cheats

Before you enter all cheats for GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition in the GTA Trilogy, you should consider creating a new save to preserve any progress you've made. This is because cheat codes will disable Trophy progress and may even break your game. We'd strongly recommend you play around on a different save file.

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Once you've done that, in order to learn how to enter cheats in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition, simply load into your game and enter any of the cheat codes listed above during gameplay. You don't need to pause and can enter the button commands anywhere at any time. A notification will inform you if you've entered the cheat code correctly.

GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: Do Cheats Disable Trophies?

Cheat codes in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition will disable Trophies, therefore you should enter any cheat codes on a different save file. This will allow you to preserve your progress, so you can continue playing after you've experimented with the different cheats. Keep in mind that some cheat codes may also break your game, making it difficult or even impossible to progress.

GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: All Unlocks and Perks

As you progress through GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition, finding collectibles and completing certain tasks, you'll happen upon various unlocks and perks which will allow you to enjoy the open world even more. Listed below are all unlocks and perks in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition, and the criteria you'll need to fulfil in order to discover them.

Task Unlocks and Perks Notes
100% Completion
  • Increased money generation
  • Hydra spawns at CJ's House in Grove Street
  • Rhino spawns at CJ's House in Grove Street
You can check your completion progress in the Stats menu.
Boat School
  • Bronze: Marquis
  • Silver: Squallo
  • Gold: Jetmax
You must have at least one medal in each test.
Burglary
  • Unlimited sprinting stamina
Steal $10,000 worth of note in the burglary side-mission.
Driving School
  • Bronze (70%-89%): Super GT
  • Silver (90%-99%): Bullet
  • Gold (100%): Hotknife
You must have at least one medal in each test.
Dual Wielding
  • Micro-SMG
  • Pistol
  • Sawed-Off Shotgun
  • Tec-9
Use any of these weapons to increase your Weapon Skill until you reach Hitman status in order to dual wield.
Girlfriend Cars
  • Barbara: Police Ranger
  • Denise: Green Hustler
  • Helena: Bandito
  • Katie: White Romero
  • Michelle: Monster Truck
  • Millie: Pink Club
You need to reach a 50% relationship rating with any of these girlfriends in order to unlock the car.
Girlfriend Outfits
  • Barbara: Police
  • Denise: Pimp Suit
  • Helena: Overalls
  • Katie: Medic
  • Michelle: Race Car Driver
You need to reach a 100% relationship rating with any of these girlfriends in order to unlock the outfit.
Girlfriend Perks
  • Barbara: Retain all weapons when busted
  • Katie: Retain all weapons when wasted
  • Helena: An assortment of weapons next to her house
  • Michelle: Free Pay-and-Spray in her garage
You need to be actively dating one of these girlfriends in order to enable their perks.
Horseshoes
  • Maximum Luck
You can find All Horseshoes Locations through the link.
Oysters
  • Maximum Lung Capacity
  • Date all Girlfriends regardless of Sex Appeal
  • Revive any deceased Girlfriends
You can find All Oysters Locations through the link.
Snapshots
  • Doherty Garage: Micro Uzi, Grenades, Pump Shotgun, Sniper Rifle
You can find All Snapshots Locations through the link.
Vehicle Sub-Missions
  • Fire Engine: Fireproof
  • Freight Train: $50,000 and free train tickets
  • Paramedic: Maximum health
  • Pimp Vehicle: Prostitutes pay uou
  • Taxi: Nitro available on all taxis
  • Vigilante: Maximum armour
Vehicle sub-missions can be triggered by entering the associated car and pushing Up on the d-pad.

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