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GTA 5 cheats: every cheat code and vehicle spawn for keyboard and controller

So you'd like some GTA 5 cheats? Well good news, because the first taste is free. (And also every subsequent taste.) If you're looking to spice up your Los Santos adventure, GTA 5's extensive cheat options will let you rain down chaos and destruction, and then force the cops to look the other way. Or force the cops to look directly at you, but you don't care because you're invulnerable and can make cars and guns materialise out of thin air. You can do a lot, is the point.

Below we've rounded up every GTA 5 cheat that exists, along with the many ways you can apply them. We've kept the PC console commands at the top, as they're the easiest to enter, but—if you prefer playing with a controller—we've also supplied the input codes for Xbox and PS4 pads. Or you can just use your phone to dial-a-cheat. 

If you're searching for a GTA 5 money cheat, then unfortunately you're out of luck. An unsurprisingly, none of these codes will work in GTA Online, where cheating is not allowed for obvious reasons. Nevertheless, if you're looking to make oodles of cash for GTA's multiplayer, we've got an extremely detailed moneymaking guide that should help kickstart you criminal empire. You can also find the fastest cars in GTA Online here.

Given that we're unlikely to be seeing GTA 6 for a long, long time, it's still worth maxing out your fun in GTA 5 with the help of these cheats. But if you'd prefer to venture even further back to the past, you can also check out our round-ups of GTA Vice City cheats and GTA San Andreas cheats.

How to use GTA 5 cheat codes

Fortunately using cheat codes in GTA 5 is super easy. You'll just need to remember the code word. If you don't fancy keeping a notepad to hand, just bookmark this page and return whenever you need to remember how to swim faster.

To bring up GTA 5's console, hit the tilde key (~), or whatever key is directly to the left of the 1 at the top of your keyboard. Type in any of the cheat codes below in all caps just as written. Hit enter and you've now become an official GTA 5 cheater. Spawn yourself a motorcycle and flaming ammo rounds if you like! We won't judge.

GTA 5 Cheats: PC codes

Cheat CodeGTA 5 CheatEffects
FUGITIVERaise Wanted Level+1 wanted stars
LAWYERUPLower Wanted Level-1 wanted stars
PAINKILLERInvincibilityInvulnerable to damage for five minutes
TURTLEHeal YourselfGet maximum health and armor
CATCHMERun FasterBecome the gingerbread man, but not literally
GOTGILLSSwim FasterSwim at sprinting speed
FLOATERMoon GravityLowers gravity so you can catch even more air over those hills
SNOWDAYSlippery TiresDrive like you're on ice for some extra drift
TOOLUPAll WeaponsGet one of each weapon type and ammo
SKYDIVEGet ParaachuteEquips a parachute
POWERUPRecharge SpecialsRecharge your yellow special ability meter
DEADEYESlow AimAim in up to 3x slow motion. Using four times disables.
HOPTOITSuper JumpLeap several stories in the air
HOTHANDSExplosive MeleeYour punches and kicks are explosive
HIGHEXExplosive AmmoAll your ammo is explosive
INCENDIARYFlaming AmmoAll your ammo catches fire
LIQUORDrunk ModeStumble around town
SKYFALLSky SpawnTeleport high up in the air and fall back down
SLOWMOSlowmoEnter three times for progressive slowmo effects, enter a 4th time to disable
MAKEITRAINChange WeatherCycles through different weather states

GTA 5 cheats: Vehicle spawn codes for PC

GTA 5 Cheat CodeVehicle Spawn
BANDITBMX bike
FLYSPRAYCrop duster aircraft
RAPIDGTRapid GT luxury roadster coupe
BUZZOFFBuzzard helicopter
COMETComet sports car
OFFROADSanchez dirt bike
HOLEIN1Caddy golf cart
BARNSTORMMallard stunt plane
TRASHEDTrashmaster garbage truck
VINEWOODStretch limo
ROCKETPCJ-600 motorcycle
EXTINCTDodo seaplane (unlock in story first)
BUBBLESKraken submarine (unlock in story first)
DEATHCARDuke O'Death (unlock in story first)

GTA 5 cheats: Director mode

Launch director mode in the Rockstar Editor: JRTALENT

In director mode you can choose an NPC to play as and combine with any other cheats as needed. Good to use for making joke trailers, memes, or machinima shows. Get creative!

GTA 5 cheats: Console controller codes

If you happen to be playing GTA 5 with a controller on your PC, or on a console, these codes are an alternate way to enter them. They're a bit harder to remember than the text cheat codes above but maybe your muscle memory is so good that you prefer the Konami Code style of cheat entry. 

For the Xbox and PlayStation controller versions of each code, just enter the sequence of buttons in relatively quick succession and you'll get an on-screen notification that you've succeeded. To use the phone numbers, just pull out your character's cell and dial the code provided.

Raise Wanted Level

PS4: R1, R1, CIRCLE, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT
Xbox One: RB, RB, B, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT
Phone: 1-999-3844-8483 [1-999-FUGITIVE]

Lower Wanted Level

PS4: R1, R1, CIRCLE, R2, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT
Xbox One: RB, RB, B, RT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT
Phone: 1-999-5299-3787 [1-999-LAWYERUP]

Invincibility

PS4: RIGHT, X, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, R1, RIGHT, LEFT, X, TRIANGLE
Xbox One: RIGHT, A, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, RB, RIGHT, LEFT, A, Y
Phone: 1-999-7246-545-537 [1-999-PAINKILLER]

Max Health and Armor

PS4: CIRCLE, L1, TRIANGLE, R2, X, SQUARE, CIRCLE, RIGHT, SQUARE, L1, L1, L1
Xbox One: B, LB, Y, RT, A, X, B, RIGHT, X, LB, LB, LB
Phone: 1-999-887-853 [1-999-TURTLE]

Run faster

PS4: TRIANGLE, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, L2, L1, SQUARE
Xbox One: Y, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, LT, LB, X
Phone: 1-999-2288-463 [1-999-CATCHME]

Swim faster

PS4: LEFT, LEFT, L1, RIGHT, RIGHT, R2, LEFT, L2, RIGHT
Xbox One: LEFT, LEFT, LB, RIGHT, RIGHT, RT, LEFT, LT, RIGHT
Phone: 1-999-4684-4557 [1-999-GOTGILLS]

Moon gravity

PS4: LEFT, LEFT, L1, R1, L1, RIGHT, LEFT, L1, LEFT
Xbox One: LEFT, LEFT, LB, RB, LB, RIGHT, LEFT, LB, LEFT
Phone: 1-999-356-2837 [1-999-FLOATER]

Slippery tires

PS4: TRIANGLE, R1, R1, LEFT, R1, L1, R2, L1
Xbox One: Y, RB, RB, LEFT, RB, LB, RT, LB
Phone: 1-999-7669-329 [1-999-SNOWDAY]

Get every weapon and ammo

PS4: TRIANGLE, R2, LEFT, L1, X, RIGHT, TRIANGLE, DOWN, SQUARE, L1, L1, L1
Xbox One: Y, RT, LEFT, LB, A, RIGHT, Y, DOWN, X, LB, LB, LB
Phone: 1-999-866-587 [1-999-TOOLUP]

Get a parachute

PS4: LEFT, RIGHT, L1, L2, R1, R2, R2, LEFT, LEFT, RIGHT, L1
Xbox One: LEFT, RIGHT, LB, LT, RB, RT, RT, LEFT, LEFT, RIGHT, LB
Phone: 1-999-759-3483 [1-999-SKYDIVE]

Recharge special ability

PS4: X, X, SQUARE, R1, L1, X, RIGHT, LEFT, X
Xbox One: A, A, X, RB, LB, A, RIGHT, LEFT, A
Phone: 1-999-769-3787 [1-999-POWERUP]

Deadeye (slowmo aim)

PS4: SQUARE, L2, R1, TRIANGLE, LEFT, SQUARE, L2, RIGHT, X
Xbox One: X, LT, RB, Y, LEFT, X, LT, RIGHT, A
Phone: 1-999-3323-393 [1-999-DEADEYE]

Moon gravity jump

PS4: LEFT, LEFT, L1, R1, L1, RIGHT, LEFT, L1, LEFT
Xbox One: LEFT, LEFT, LB, RB, LB, RIGHT, LEFT, LB, LEFT
Phone: 1-999-356-2837 [1-999-FLOATER]

Exploding punches

PS4: RIGHT, LEFT, X, TRIANGLE, R1, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, L2
Xbox One: RIGHT, LEFT, A, Y, RB, B, B, B, LT
Phone: 1-999-4684-2637 [1-999-HOTHANDS]

Explosive ammo

PS4: RIGHT, SQUARE, X, LEFT, R1, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, L1, L1, L1
Xbox One: RIGHT, X, A, LEFT, RB, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, LB, LB, LB
Phone: 1-999-444-439 [1-999-HIGHEX]

Flaming ammo

PS4: L1, R1, SQUARE, R1, LEFT, R2, R1, LEFT, SQUARE, RIGHT, L1, L1
Xbox One: LB, RB, X, RB, LEFT, RT, RB, LEFT, X, RIGHT, LB, LB
Phone: 1-999-462-363-4279 [1-999-INCENDIARY]

Drunk mode

PS4: TRIANGLE, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, SQUARE, CIRCLE, LEFT
Xbox One: Y, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, X, B, LEFT
Phone: 1-999-547-861 [1-999-LIQUOR]

Spawn in the air

PS4: L1, L2, R1, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, L1, L2, R1, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT
Xbox One: LB, LT, RB, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LB, LT, RB, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT
Phone: 1-999-759-3255 [1-999-SKYFALL]

Slowmo

PS4: TRIANGLE, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, SQUARE, R2, R1
Xbox One: Y, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, X, RT, RB
Phone: 1-999-756-966 [1-999-SLOWMO]

Cycle the weather

PS4: R2, X, L1, L1, L2, L2, L2, SQUARE
Xbox One: RT, A, LB, LB, LT, LT, LT, X
Phone: 1-999-625-348-7246 [1-999-MAKEITRAIN]

BMX bike spawn

PS4: LEFT, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, SQUARE, CIRCLE, TRIANGLE, R1, R2
Xbox One: LEFT, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, X, B, Y, RB, RT
Phone: 1-999-226-348 [1-999-BANDIT]

Crop duster spawn

PS4: RIGHT, LEFT, R1, R1, R1, LEFT, TRIANGLE, TRIANGLE, X, CIRCLE, L1, L1
Xbox One: RIGHT, LEFT, RB, RB, RB, LEFT, Y, Y, A, B, LB, LB
Phone: 1-999-3597-7729 [1-999-FLYSPRAY]

Rapid GT sports car spawn

PS4: R2, R2, L1, CIRCLE, RIGHT, L1, R1, RIGHT, LEFT, CIRCLE, R2
Xbox One: RT, RT, LB, B, RIGHT, LB, RB, RIGHT, LEFT, B, RT
Phone: 1-999-727-4348 [1-999-RAPIDGT]

Buzzard helicopter spawn

PS4: CIRCLE, CIRCLE, L1, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, L1, L2, R1, TRIANGLE, CIRCLE, TRIANGLE
Xbox One: B, B, LB, B, B, B, LB, LT, RB, Y, B, Y
Phone: 1-999-2899-633 [1-999-BUZZOFF]

Comet sports car spawn

PS4: R1, CIRCLE, R2, RIGHT, L1, L2, X, X, SQUARE, R1
Xbox One: RB, B, RT, RIGHT, LB, LT, A, A, X, RB
Phone: 1-999-266-38 [1-999-COMET]

Dirt bike spawn

PS4: CIRCLE, X, L1, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, L1, CIRCLE, R1, R2, L2, L1, L1
Xbox One: B, A, LB, B, B, LB, B, RB, RT, LT, LB, LB
Phone: 1-999-633-7623 [1-999-OFFROAD]

Golf cart spawn

PS4: CIRCLE, L1, LEFT, R1, L2, X, R1, L1, CIRCLE, X
Xbox One: B, LB, LEFT, RB, LT, A, RB, LB, B, A
Phone: 1-999-4653-461 [1-999-HOLEIN1]

Stunt plane spawn

PS4: CIRCLE, RIGHT, L1, L2, LEFT, R1, L1, L1, LEFT, LEFT, X, TRIANGLE
Xbox One: B, RIGHT, LB, LT, LEFT, RB, LB, LB, LEFT, LEFT, A, Y
Phone: 1-999-227-678-676 [1-999-BARNSTORM]

Garbage truck spawn

PS4: CIRCLE, R1, CIRCLE, R1, LEFT, LEFT, R1, L1, CIRCLE, RIGHT
Xbox One: B, RB, B, RB, LEFT, LEFT, RB, LB, B, RIGHT
Phone: 1-999-8727-433 [1-999-TRASHED]

Stretch limo Spawn

PS4: R2, RIGHT, L2, LEFT, LEFT, R1, L1, CIRCLE, RIGHT
Xbox One: RT, RIGHT, LT, LEFT, LEFT, RB, LB, B, RIGHT
Phone: 1-999-8463-9663 [1-999-VINEWOOD]

Motorcycle spawn

PS4: R1, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, SQUARE, RIGHT, L2, L1, L1
Xbox One: RB, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, X, RIGHT, LT, LB, LB
Phone: 1-999-762-538 [1-999-ROCKET]

Dodo seaplane spawn

Phone: 1-999-398-4628 [1-999-EXTINCT]

Kraken submarine spawn

Phone: 1-999-282-2537 [1-999-BUBBLES]

Duke O'Death car spawn

Phone: 1-999-3328-4227 [1-999-DEATHCAR]

Director mode

Phone: Phone: 1-999-5782-5368 [1-999-JRTALENT]

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