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GTA 5 Strangers and Freaks missions list, gold medal checklist

How to collect all of the gold medals from the Strangers and Freaks missions.

The Strangers and Freaks missions are extra little adventures you can partake in throughout GTA 5.

These missions become especially important if you want to 100% the game, because you'll need to earn the gold medals from specific Strangers and Freaks missions to obtain this goal.

Below you'll find our Strangers and Freaks gold medal checklist, which will help you fully complete GTA 5.

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How GTA 5's Strangers and Freaks missions and gold medal checklist work

In addition to the main story missions in GTA 5, there are additional side encounters called Strangers and Freaks.

These are missions that are given to Michael, Trevor, and Franklin from the random, peculiar, people of Los Santos. These are generally short missions, but there are a few time-consuming ones that require Michael, Trevor, or Franklin to travel all over Los Santos to find parts, go on rampages or skydive over scenic locations.

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Like the main story missions, you can earn a bronze, silver, or gold medal upon completion. A bronze medal is awarded by default, but to achieve a gold medal, you must meet a set of objectives. Fortunately, you can go back and replay most of these missions to earn a higher medal.

The checklists below are organised by the character who initiates the mission and most of the Strangers and Freaks missions can only be unlocked by completing the preceding mission.

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To achieve 100% completion of GTA 5, you need to finish 20 specific missions out of the 58 possible. The missions needed for 100% completion are marked as such.

Tonya Wiggins mission checklist for GTA 5

Below you'll discover how to get all of the gold medals from the missions offered by Tonya Wiggins in GTA 5:

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Pulling Favors Franklin Complete within 05:00
Keep the vehicle hooked until delivery
Yes
Pulling Another Favor Franklin Complete within 05:30
Keep the vehicle hooked until delivery
Yes
Pulling Favors Again Franklin Complete within 07:00
Keep the vehicle hooked until delivery
Yes
Still Pulling Favors Franklin Complete within 06:00
Keep the vehicle hooked until delivery
Yes
Pulling One Last Favor Franklin Complete within 05:00
Keep the vehicle hooked until delivery
Yes

Hao mission checklist for GTA 5

Here's how to get the gold medal from Hao's mission - Shift Work - in GTA 5:

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Shift Work Franklin Complete a lap within 01:20
Finish the race within 02:50
Finish the race with less than 5 collisions
Yes

Beverly Felton mission checklist for GTA 5

Below you'll discover how to get all of the gold medals from Beverly Felton in GTA 5:

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Paparazzo Franklin Ensure Beverly takes out his rival on the first attempt
Help Beverly snap and inspect 3 photographs
Yes
Paparazzo - The Sex Tape Franklin Jump in the pool whilst following Beverly
Achieve full facial recognition during the chase
Yes
Paparazzo - The Partnership Franklin None Yes
Paparazzo - The Meltdown Franklin Stay close to Poppy throughout the chase
Snap Poppy after she's been cuffed
Yes
Paparazzo - The Highness Franklin Snap the princess without being detected
Snap the princess buying drugs
Yes
Paparazzo - Reality Check Franklin Kill Beverly and his crew with one shot Yes

Barry mission checklist for GTA 5

Here you'll learn how to earn all of the gold medals from Barry's missions in GTA 5:

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Grass Roots - Michael Michael Complete with minimal damage to health and armor
Kill 7 aliens in 10 seconds
No
Grass Roots - Trevor Trevor Destroy 4 clown vans before they can generate clowns
Kill 6 clowns whilst they are dancing
No
Grass Roots - Franklin Franklin None Yes
Grass Roots - The Pickup Franklin Complete within 02:45
Complete without getting a wanted level
Yes
Grass Roots - The Drag Franklin Keep the stash car hooked until delivery
Complete within 01:30
Yes
Grass Roots - The Smoke-In Franklin None Yes

Peter Dreyfuss mission checklist in GTA 5

Below you'll discover how to get the gold medal from Peter Dreyfuss' mission - A Starlet in Vinewood - in GTA 5.

It's important to note that, to unlock this mission, you must first collect all 50 Letter Scraps that are scattered throughout San Andreas.

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
A Starlet in Vinewood Franklin Kill Dreyfuss Yes

Mary-Ann Quinn mission checklist in GTA 5

Here's how to earn all of the gold medals from Mary-Ann Quinn's missions in GTA 5:

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Exercising Demons - Michael Michael Win the race without using shortcuts No
Exercising Demons - Franklin Franklin Win the race without using shortcuts Yes
Exercising Demons - Trevor Trevor Don't anger Mary-Ann by cycling into her
Win the race within 01:42
No

Epsilon Program mission checklist in GTA 5

Below you'll discover how to earn all of the gold medals for the Epsilon Program missions in GTA 5.

First, however, you must unlock this mission set by having Michael visit the Epsilon Program's website on his phone and click 'Evaluate Your Identity.' You must then complete the evaluation to unlock the first mission - Seeking the Truth.

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Seeking the Truth Michael None No
Accepting the Truth Michael None No
Assuming the Truth Michael None No
Chasing the Truth Michael Find the alien artifact without the detector No
Bearing the Truth Michael None No
Delivering the Truth Michael Land the Velum without damaging it
Fly under a bridge along Lago Zancudo
No
Exercising the Truth Michael None No
Unknowing the Truth Michael Kill all Epsilon security
Steal the Epsilon money and escape
No

Rampages mission checklist for GTA 5

Here's how to earn all of the gold medals for the Rampages missions in GTA 5:

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Rampage - Rednecks Trevor Get 45 kills
Get 3 headshots
Destroy 2 vehicles
No
Rampage - Vagos Trevor Get 45 kills
Get 6 headshots
Destroy 2 vehicles
No
Rampage - Ballas Trevor Get 50 kills
Get 6 headshots
Destroy 2 vehicles
No
Rampage - Military Trevor Get 45 kills
Get 6 headshots
Destroy 2 Rhinos
No
Rampage - Hipsters Trevor Get 30 kills
Get 10 headshots
Destroy 2 vehicles
No

Cletus Ewing mission checklist in GTA 5

Below you'll discover how to get the gold medals from Cletus Ewing's two missions in GTA 5:

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Target Practice Trevor Kill 2 coyotes with one shot
Shoot all 3 tires with an accuracy of at least 75%
Shoot all 3 satellite dishes without missing
No
Fair Game Trevor Don't get detected by an elk
Kill 3 elk with a heart shot
No

Civil Border Patrol mission checklist in GTA 5

Here's how to earn all of the gold medals from the Civil Border Patrol missions in GTA 5:

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
The Civil Border Patrol Trevor Steal the band's Tornado after stunning them
Stop the band within 40 seconds
No
An American Welcome Trevor Stop the first immigrant within 30 seconds
Stop the second group of immigrants within 55 seconds
Use the stun gun to stop all immigrants
No
Minute Man Blues Trevor Use the stun gun on Joe and Josef before killing them
Kill Joe and Josef before they leave the farm
No

Maude Eccles mission checklist in GTA 5

While Maude Eccles' missions don't have gold medal objectives in GTA 5, we've included it to help you keep track of your missions.

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Bail Bonds Trevor None No

Abigail Mathers mission checklist in GTA 5

Abigail Mathers' missions in GTA 5 don't, like those from Maude Eccles, have any gold medals assigned to them. Still, it's important to know that, to unlock the first mission - Death at Sea - you must purchase the Sonar Collections Dock in Paleto Cove.

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Death at Sea Michael None No
What Lies Beneath Michael None No

Nigel mission checklist in GTA 5

Here's how to earn all of the gold medals for Nigel's missions in GTA 5:

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Nigel and Mrs. Thornhill Trevor None No
Vinewood Souvenirs - Willie Trevor Take no damage during the fight with Willie No
Vinewood Souvenirs - Tyler Trevor Take out the gardener with a stealth attack
Steal the clothes without being detected
No
Vinewood Souvenirs - Kerry Trevor Stay close to Dexie throughout the chase No
Vinewood Souvenirs - Mark Trevor Collect the golf club within 30 seconds
Kill Mark with a headshot
Kill Mark and his 3 security guards
No
Vinewood Souvenirs - Al Di Napoli Trevor Stay close to Al Di Napoli throughout the chase
Avoid hitting anyone in the hospital
Complete with minimal damage to Nigel's car
No
Vinewood Souvenirs - The Last Act Trevor Exit the car just before the train hits
Kill Al Di Napoli using the train
No

Josh Bernstein mission checklist in GTA 5

Below you'll learn how to earn each of the gold medals for Josh Bernstein's missions in GTA 5:

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Extra Commission Trevor None No
Closing the Deal Trevor Use a melee weapon to beat up Avery
Stop Avery's car within 40 seconds
No
Surreal Estate Trevor Complete without altering the cops
Pour the gasoline trail perfectly in one go
No
Breach of Contract Trevor Kill Josh before escaping
Escape in the parked Police Cruiser
No

Omega mission checklist in GTA 5

The Omega missions in GTA 5 don't have any assigned gold medals, so you can relax and simply enjoy the storyline. If you need further help, see our spaceship locations page.

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Far Out Franklin None Yes
The Final Frontier Franklin None Yes

Dom Beasley mission checklist in GTA 5

Here's how to get the gold medals from the Dom Beasley missions in GTA 5:

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Risk Assessment Franklin Fail for 7 seconds before opening the parachute
Get 2 seconds of air during the bicycle race
Win the bicycle race again Dom
Yes
Liquidity Risk Franklin Survive a water landing without opening the parachute
Perform 8 flips on the Blazer
Yes
Targeted Risk Franklin Fall for 8 seconds before opening the parachute
Land perfectly on the back of the truck
Yes
Uncalculated Risk Franklin Jump after Dom and survive the fall Yes

Mrs. Philips mission checklist in GTA 5

None of the missions Mrs. Philips will give you in GTA 5 have gold medals, but, if you want to complete them, you must first complete the main missions and ensure Trevor lives in the last mission.

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
Mrs. PhilipsTrevorNoneNo
Damaged GoodsTrevorNoneNo

If you're looking for help with GTA 5 story missions, learn the different outcomes in The Jewel Store Job, The Merryweather Heist, The Big Score and final mission Deathwish. For hijinks out in the open world, there are Strangers and Freaks missions, the military base and spaceship parts to find. Want to explore more beyond the main game? Then play around with GTA 5 cheats, money and stock market and GTA 5 mods.


Sasquatch Hunter mission checklist in GTA 5

Below you'll discover how to earn the gold medal from completing The Last One mission in GTA 5. This mission, however, will only unlock after you've achieved 100% completion.

MissionCharacterGold Medal ObjectivesRequired for 100%?
The Last One Franklin Shoot the Sasquatch 3 times before catching it
Kill 4 animals whilst chasing the Sasquatch
Got to the scat site on foot
No

Good luck collecting all of the Strangers and Freaks gold medals!

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