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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.

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.

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 FavorsFranklinComplete within 05:00
Keep the vehicle hooked until delivery
Yes
Pulling Another FavorFranklinComplete within 05:30
Keep the vehicle hooked until delivery
Yes
Pulling Favors AgainFranklinComplete within 07:00
Keep the vehicle hooked until delivery
Yes
Still Pulling FavorsFranklinComplete within 06:00
Keep the vehicle hooked until delivery
Yes
Pulling One Last FavorFranklinComplete 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 WorkFranklinComplete 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%?
PaparazzoFranklinEnsure Beverly takes out his rival on the first attempt
Help Beverly snap and inspect 3 photographs
Yes
Paparazzo - The Sex TapeFranklinJump in the pool whilst following Beverly
Achieve full facial recognition during the chase
Yes
Paparazzo - The PartnershipFranklinNoneYes
Paparazzo - The MeltdownFranklinStay close to Poppy throughout the chase
Snap Poppy after she's been cuffed
Yes
Paparazzo - The HighnessFranklinSnap the princess without being detected
Snap the princess buying drugs
Yes
Paparazzo - Reality CheckFranklinKill Beverly and his crew with one shotYes

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 - MichaelMichaelComplete with minimal damage to health and armor
Kill 7 aliens in 10 seconds
No
Grass Roots - TrevorTrevorDestroy 4 clown vans before they can generate clowns
Kill 6 clowns whilst they are dancing
No
Grass Roots - FranklinFranklinNoneYes
Grass Roots - The PickupFranklinComplete within 02:45
Complete without getting a wanted level
Yes
Grass Roots - The DragFranklinKeep the stash car hooked until delivery
Complete within 01:30
Yes
Grass Roots - The Smoke-InFranklinNoneYes

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 VinewoodFranklinKill DreyfussYes

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 - MichaelMichaelWin the race without using shortcutsNo
Exercising Demons - FranklinFranklinWin the race without using shortcutsYes
Exercising Demons - TrevorTrevorDon'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 TruthMichaelNoneNo
Accepting the TruthMichaelNoneNo
Assuming the TruthMichaelNoneNo
Chasing the TruthMichaelFind the alien artifact without the detectorNo
Bearing the TruthMichaelNoneNo
Delivering the TruthMichaelLand the Velum without damaging it
Fly under a bridge along Lago Zancudo
No
Exercising the TruthMichaelNoneNo
Unknowing the TruthMichaelKill 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 - RednecksTrevorGet 45 kills
Get 3 headshots
Destroy 2 vehicles
No
Rampage - VagosTrevorGet 45 kills
Get 6 headshots
Destroy 2 vehicles
No
Rampage - BallasTrevorGet 50 kills
Get 6 headshots
Destroy 2 vehicles
No
Rampage - MilitaryTrevorGet 45 kills
Get 6 headshots
Destroy 2 Rhinos
No
Rampage - HipstersTrevorGet 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 PracticeTrevorKill 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 GameTrevorDon'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 PatrolTrevorSteal the band's Tornado after stunning them
Stop the band within 40 seconds
No
An American WelcomeTrevorStop 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 BluesTrevorUse 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 BondsTrevorNoneNo

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 SeaMichaelNoneNo
What Lies BeneathMichaelNoneNo

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. ThornhillTrevorNoneNo
Vinewood Souvenirs - WillieTrevorTake no damage during the fight with WillieNo
Vinewood Souvenirs - TylerTrevorTake out the gardener with a stealth attack
Steal the clothes without being detected
No
Vinewood Souvenirs - KerryTrevorStay close to Dexie throughout the chaseNo
Vinewood Souvenirs - MarkTrevorCollect the golf club within 30 seconds
Kill Mark with a headshot
Kill Mark and his 3 security guards
No
Vinewood Souvenirs - Al Di NapoliTrevorStay 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 ActTrevorExit 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 CommissionTrevorNoneNo
Closing the DealTrevorUse a melee weapon to beat up Avery
Stop Avery's car within 40 seconds
No
Surreal EstateTrevorComplete without altering the cops
Pour the gasoline trail perfectly in one go
No
Breach of ContractTrevorKill 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 OutFranklinNoneYes
The Final FrontierFranklinNoneYes

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 AssessmentFranklinFail for 7 seconds before opening the parachute
Get 2 seconds of air during the bicycle race
Win the bicycle race again Dom
Yes
Liquidity RiskFranklinSurvive a water landing without opening the parachute
Perform 8 flips on the Blazer
Yes
Targeted RiskFranklinFall for 8 seconds before opening the parachute
Land perfectly on the back of the truck
Yes
Uncalculated RiskFranklinJump after Dom and survive the fallYes

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 OneFranklinShoot 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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