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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (PS2) Cheats & Tips

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Unlock Items

During play, type in the code below to unlock the corresponding item:

Item Code
Earn $250,000 R1, R2, L1, X, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up
Get Armor, Money, Health, Street Credit R1, R2, L1, X, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up
Place Bounty on your Head Down, Up (3x), X, R2, R1, L2, L2
Lower Wanted Level R1, R1, Circle, R2, Up, Down, Up, Down, Up, Down
Raise Wanted Level R1, R1, Circle, R2, Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right
Weapons (1) R1, R2, L1, R2, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Up
Weapons (2) R1, R2, L1, R2, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Down, Left
Weapons (3) R1, R2, L1, R2, Left Down, Right, Up, Left, Down (3x)
Upgrade Respect R1, R2, L1, X, Left, Down, Right, Up

Vehicle Alterations

During play, type in the code below to unlock the corresponding alteration:

Item Code
Aggressive Traffic R2, Circle, R1, L2, Left, R1, L1, R2, L2
Destroy All Cars R2, L2, R1, L1, L2, R2, Square, Triangle, Circle, Triangle, L2, L1
Drive on the Water Right, R2, Circle, R1, L2, Square, R1, R2
Faster Cars Right, R1, Up, L2, L2, Left, R1, L1, R1, R1
Flying Boats R2, Circle, Up, L1, Right, R1, Right, Up, Square, Triangle
Perfect Handling Triangle, R1, R1, Left, R1, L1, R2, L1
Traffic Color - Black Circle, L2, Up, R1, Left, X, R1, L1, Left, Circle
Traffic Color - Pink Traffic Circle, L1, Down, L2, Left, X, R1, L1, Right, Circle
Unlock Bloodring Banger Down, R1, Circle, L2, L2, X, R1, L1, Left, Left
Unlock Caddy Circle, L1, Up, R1, L2, X, R1, L1, Circle, X
Unlock Hotring Racer #1 R1, Circle, R2, Right, L1, L2, X, X, Square, R1
Unlock Hotring Racer #2 R2, L1, Circle, Right, L1, R1, Right, Up, Circle, R2
Unlock Ranger Up, Right, Right, L1, Right, Up, Square, L2
Unlock Rhino Tank Circle, Circle, L1, Circle (3x), L1, L2, R1, Triangle, Circle, Triangle
Unlock Romero Down, R2, Down, R1, L2, Left, R1, L1, Left, Right
Unlock Stretch Limo R2, Up, L2, Left, Left, R1, L1, Circle, Right
Unlock Trashmaster Circle, R1, Circle, R1, Left, Left, R1, L1, Circle, Right

Control Scenarios

During play, type in the code below to unlock the corresponding behavior:

Item Code
Commit Suicide Right, L2, Down, R1, Left, Left, R1, L1, L2, L1
Pedestrians Riot Down, Left, Up, Left, X, R2, R1, L2, L1
Pedestrians are Armed R2, R1, X, Triangle, X, Triangle, Up, Down
Slow Down Time Triangle, Up, Right, Down, Square, R2, R1
Speed Up Time Circle, Circle, L1, Square, L1, Square (3x), L1, Triangle, Circle, Triangle
Slow-Motion Mode Triangle, Up, Right, Down, Square, R2, R1
Fast-Motion Mode Triangle, Up, Right, Down, L2, L1, Square
Weather: Cloudy R2, X, L1, L1, L2 (3x), Triangle
Weather: Foggy R2, X, L1, L1, L2 (3x), X
Weather: Stormy R2, X, L1, L1, L2 (3x), Circle
Weather: Sunny R2, X, L1, L1, L2 (3x), Triangle
Weather: Very Cloudy R2, X, L1, L1, L2 (3x), Square
Weather: Very Sunny R2, X, L1, L1, L2 (3x), Down

Unlock Hydraulics on Taxis

Steal a taxi, press R3, and successfully earn 50 fares.  Then, simply press L3 to utilize the hydraulics.

Get a Higher Health Limit

Steal an ambulance, press R3, and successfully get 12 levels.

Prostitutes Pay You!

Steal the pimp convertible in the car wash parking lot (by Pay N' Spray), and press R3. Successfully complete 10 missions and prostitutes will pay you instead of the other way around.

Become a Better Driver

Go to San Fierro and pass the driving school tests

Become a Better Swimmer

Repeatedly swim underwater.

Recruit Gang Members

Press R1 to target a gang member, then press Up.

Play Basketball

Go to the left and backyard of Sweet's house in your neighbor.  Pick up the ball on the basketball court and onscreen instructions will teach you how to play.

Get Firearms Easily

Go behind your house in Los Santos.  Go into the aqueduct, then down the slope and head right along the walkway.  Here you will find a Mini SMG.  In Sweet's backyard, you can find a Desert Eagle.

Get Body Armor Easily

Go out behind your house and into the aqueduct.  Go down the slope and head left.  Under the bridge on an incline you will find body armor.