GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: All Cheats (2022)

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.

For more GTA cheats, you can also find GTA 3 Definitive Edition: All Cheats, GTA Vice City Definitive Edition: All Cheats, and GTA 5 Cheats: All Cheat Codes in Grand Theft Auto 5. You can also find more GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition guides, including GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: All Import / Export Car Locations, GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: All Snapshots Locations, GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: All Horseshoes Locations, GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: All Oysters Locations, GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: All Purchasable Properties and Hotel Suites, GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: How to Achieve Maximum Respect, Muscle, and Sex Appeal, GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: How to Stealth Kill All Enemies in Madd Dogg's Rhymes, GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: How to Find Mike Toreno without Any of the Referenced Locations, and GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: All Songs, Soundtracks, and Music.

GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition: All Cheats

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.

CheatCheat CodeNotes
$250k, Full Health, and Full ArmourR1, R2, L1 , X, Left , Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, UpThis cheat also fully repairs your car if you enter it while inside a damaged one.
Big Head ModeUp, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, Circle, XThis cheat gives all characters exaggerated heads.
Breathe UnderwaterDown, Left, L1, Down, Down, R2, Down, L2, DownThis cheat allows you to breathe underwater.
HitmanDown, Square, X, Left, R1, R2, Left, Down, Down, L1, L1, L1This cheat increases the level of all weapons to Hitman.
Increase Wanted LevelR1, R1, Circle, R2, Up, Down, Up, Down, Up, DownThis cheat increases current Wanted Level by two stars.
Infinite AmmoL1, R1, Square, R1, Left, R2, R1, Left, Square, Down, L1, L1This 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, TriangleThis cheat gives you infinite health, making you invincible.
Lock Wanted LevelCircle, Right, Circle, Right, Left, Square, Triangle, UpThis cheat retains your current Wanted Level.
Lower Wanted LevelR1, R1, Circle, R2, Up, Down, Up, Down, Up, DownThis 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, XThis cheat means you'll never feel the urge to eat.
Max FatTriangle, Up, Up, Left, Right, Square, Circle, DownThis cheat helps you pile on the pounds.
Max MuscleTriangle, Up, Up, Left, Right, Square, Circle, LeftThis cheat makes you jacked without all of the gym work.
Max RespectL1, R1, Triangle, Down, R2, X, L1, Up, L2, L2, L1, L1This cheat makes you respected by everyone.
Max Sex AppealCircle, Triangle, Triangle, Up, Circle, R1, L2, Up, Triangle, L1, L1, L1This cheat makes you irresistible.
Minimum Fat and MuscleTriangle, Up, Up, Left, Right, Square, Circle, RightThis cheat makes you skinny.
Six Star Wanted LevelCircle, Right, Circle, Right, Left, Square, X, DownThis cheat earns you an instant Six Star Wanted Level.
Slow MoTriangle, Up, Right, Down, Square, R2, R1This cheat slows down the gameplay.
Speed Up GameplayTriangle, Up, Right, Down, L2, L1, SquareThis cheat speeds up the gameplay.
Speed Up TimeCircle, Circle, L1, Square, L1, Square, Square, Square, L1, Triangle, Circle, TriangleThis cheat makes time pass faster.
Super JumpUp, Up, Triangle, Triangle, Up, Up, Left, Right, Square, R2, R2This cheat allows you to jump to new heights.
Super PunchUp, Left, X, Triangle, R1, Square, Square, Square, L2This 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.

CheatCheat CodeNotes
JetpackL1, L2, R1, R2, Up, Down, Left, Right, L1, L2, R1, R2, Up, Down, Left, RightThis cheat instantly equips you with a jetpack.
ParachuteLeft, Right, L1, L2, R1, R2, R2, Up, Down, Right, L1This cheat adds a parachute to your inventory.
Weapon Pack 1R1, R2, L1, R2, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, UpThis cheat includes Brass Knuckles, Baseball Bat, 9mm Pistol, Shotgun, Micro SMG, AK-47, Rifle, Rocket Launcher, Molotov Cocktail, and Spray Paint.
Weapon Pack 2R1, R2, L1, R2, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Down, LeftThis cheat includes Knife, Desert Eagle, Sawn-Off Shotgun, TEC 9, M4 Carbine, Sniper Rifle, Flamethrower, Fire Extinguisher, and Grenades.
Weapon Pack 3R1, R2, L1, R2, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Down, DownThis 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.

CheatCheat CodeNotes
Aggressive DriversR2, Circle, R1, L2, Left, R1, L1, R2, L2This cheat makes all drivers in San Andreas extra aggressive.
All Cars Have NO2Left, Triangle, R1, L1, Up, Square, Triangle, Down, Circle, L2, L1, L1This equips all cars with rocket fuel.
Bicycle Bunny Hop Super JumpTriangle, Square, Circle, Circle, Square, Circle, Circle, L1, L2, L2, R1, R2This cheat allows you to bunny hop higher while riding a bicycle.
Cars Can Drive on WaterRight, R2, Circle, R1, L2, Square, R1, R2This 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, XThis 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, L1This cheat causes all cars to explode when you're in their proximity.
Flying BoatsR2, Circle, Up, L1, Right, R1, Right, Up, Square, TriangleThis cheat makes boats fly.
Flying CarsUp, Down, L1, R1, L1, Right, Left, L1, LeftThis cheat makes cars fly.
Improve HandlingTriangle, R1, R1, Left, R1, L1, R2, L1This cheat improves the accuracy of all cars' handling.
Increase Car SpeedRight, R1, Up, L2, L2, Left, R1, L1, R1, R1This 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, L1This cheat turns cars invisible.
Spawn Bloodring BangerDown, R1, Circle, L2, L2, X, R1, L1, Left, LeftThis cheat spawns a Bloodring Banger.
Spawn CaddyCircle, L1, Up, R1, L2, X, R1, L1, Circle, XThis cheat spawns a Caddy, or golf kart.
Spawn DozerR2, L1, L1, Right, Right, Up, Up, X, L1, LeftThis cheat spawns a Dozer, or a bulldozer.
Spawn Hotring Racer 1R1, Circle, R2, Right, L1, L2, X, X, Square, R1This cheat spawns a Hotring Racer.
Spawn Hotring Racer 2R2, L1, Circle, Right, L1, R1, Right, Up, Circle, R2This cheat spawns an alternative Hotring Racer.
Spawn HunterCircle, X, L1, Circle, Circle, L1, Circle, R1 R2, L2, L1, L1

This cheat spawns a Hunter helicopter.

Spawn HydraTriangle, Triangle, Square, Circle, X, L1, L1, Down, UpThis cheat spawns a Hydra aircraft.
Spawn Monster TruckRight, Up, R1, R1, R1, Down, Triangle, Triangle, X, Circle, L1, L1This cheat spawns a Monster Truck.
Spawn QuadbikeLeft, Left, Down, Down, Up, Up, Square, Circle, Triangle, R1, R2This cheat spawns a quadbike.
Spawn RancherUp, Right, Right, L1, Right, Up, X, L2This cheat spawns a Rancher, which is a 4x4.
Spawn Rhino TankCircle, Circle, L1, Circle, Circle, Circle, L1, L2, R1, Triangle, Circle, TriangleThis cheat spawns a Rhino tank.
Spawn RomeroDown, R2, Down, R1, L2, Left, R1, L1, Left, RightThis cheat spawns a Romero hearse.
Spawn StretchR2, Up, L2, Left, Left, R1, L1, Circle, RightThis cheat spawns a Stretch limousine.
Spawn Stunt PlaneCircle, Up, L1, L2, Down, R1, L1, L1, Left, Left, X, TriangleThis cheat spawns a Stunt Plane.
Spawn TankerR1, Up, Left, Right, R2, Up, Right, Square, Right, L2, L1, L1This cheat spawns a Tanker.
Spawn TrashmasterCircle, R1, Circle, R1, Left, Left, R1, L1, Circle, RightThis cheat spawns a Trashmaster garbage truck.
Spawn Vortex HovercraftTriangle, Triangle, Square, Circle, X, L1, L2, Down, DownThis cheat spawns a hovercraft.
Taxi Mission UnlocksUp, 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.

CheatCheat CodeNotes
All Traffic Is BlackCircle, L2, Up, R1, Left, X, R1, L1, Left, CircleThis cheat makes all cars black.
All Traffic Is JunkL2, Right, L1, Up, X, L1, L2, R2, R1, L1, L1, L1This cheat makes all cars crap.
All Traffic Is PinkCircle, L1, Down, L2, Left, X, R1, L1, Right, CircleThis cheat makes all cars pink.
All Traffic Is Sports CarsUp, L1, R1, Up, Right, Up, X, L2, X, L1This cheat makes all cars sports cars.
Armed PedestriansR2, R1, X, Triangle, X, Triangle, Up, DownThis cheat arms all pedestrians.
Beach PartyUp, Up, Down, Down, Square, Circle, L1, R1, Triangle, DownThis cheat makes all vehicles beach cars and puts all pedestrians in beachwear.
CarnivalTriangle, Triangle, L1, Square, Square, Circle, Square, Down, CircleThis cheat makes all pedestrians either clowns or fast food workers.
ElvisL1, Circle, Triangle, L1, L1, Square, L2, Up, Down, LeftThis cheat transforms all pedestrians into Elvis impersonators.
Free ProstitutesRight, L2, L2, Down, L2, Up, Up, L2, R2This cheat makes all prostitutes free.
Kinky

* Does not work in GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition

Square, Right, Square, Square, L2, X, Triangle, X, TriangleThis cheat makes all pedestrians prostitutes.
No PedestriansX, Down, Up, R2, Down, Triangle, L1, Triangle, LeftThis cheat removes all pedestrians.
Only GangsL2, Up, R1, R1, Left, R1, R1, R2, Right, DownThis cheat removes all normal pedestrians and police.
Pedestrian RiotDown, Left, Up, Left, X, R2, R1, L2, L1This cheat makes all pedestrians riot.
Recruit Anyone with 9mm PistolsDown, Square, Up, R2, R2, Up, Right, Right, UpThis 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, XThis 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, UpThis 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, SquareThis 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.

CheatCheat CodeNotes
Always 9PMLeft, Left, L2, R1, Right, Square, Square, L1, L2, XThis cheat retains a permanent sunset.
Always MidnightR2, X, L1, L1, L2, L2, L2, TriangleThis cheat makes it midnight all the time.
CloudyL2, Down, Down, Left, Square, Left, R2, Square, X, R1, L1, L1This cheat makes it perpetually cloudy.
FoggyR2, X, L1, L1, L2, L2, L2, XThis cheat makes it always foggy.
SandstormUp, Down, L1, L1, L2, L2, L1, L2, R1, R2This cheat causes a sandstorm.
StormR2, X, L1, L1, L2, L2, L2, CircleThis cheat makes it stormy.
SunnyR2, X, L1, L1, L2, L2, L2, SquareThis cheat makes it sunny.
Very SunnyR2, X, L1, L1, L2, L2, L2, DownThis 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.

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.

TaskUnlocks and PerksNotes
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.

Which of all cheats for GTA San Andreas Definitive Edition in the GTA Trilogy are your favourites? Have a browse of our GTA Trilogy guide through the link, and let us know in the comments section below.

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