GTA: Online – Easy Money – Helpful Tips

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Good Money Farming Missions:

You can host non-accessible missions like Violent Duct and Meth’d Up after you’ve completed them by calling the mission giver repeatedly until it eventually comes.

[Violent Duct ~ 2-3 Minutes ~ 9k Payout ~ Gerald Mission]

This mission has been reported to be nerfed to 3k, I need someone to confirm this.

  • Fastest money making method right now.
  • Run on easy for the fastest run.
  • Don’t immediately gun at the start, instead sneak in from the left entrance and you can do a sweep in like 20 seconds.
  • Recommended 3-4 person party. Host must be level 15+.
  • Remember to quick Restart (RT after everyone has liked). Continue after 3-4 rounds so everyone can restock on ammo.
  • Stop taking off to the gun store at the beginning of the mission without telling anyone. It’s annoying storming the side and realizing I’m the only one fighting.
  • Nice, now keep yo mouth shut about me, ya hear.

[Meth’d up ~ 3-4 Minutes ~ 5k Payout ~ Gerald Mission]

  • Recommended 3-4 person party. Host must be level 7+.
  • Drive/run straight to the RV and drive straight to the drop off. Driving off road to the objective will make your life a lot easier by avoiding most of the enemies.

[A Titan of a Job ~ 6-9 Minutes ~ 10k Payout ~ Trevor Mission]

  • Recommended 4-6 person party. Host must be level 24+.
  • Run on easy for the fastest run.
  • Have your team attack the hanger from both sides as you make your wait in, move the truck that’s in-front of the aircraft and take off. Enjoy your smooth flight back and don’t crash.

[Down the Drain ~ 1-2 Minutes ~ 3-3.5k Payout ~ Race]

  • Can easily be ran solo.

[American Cycle ~ 1-2 Minutes ~ 6k Payout ~ Race]

  • Good way to train your stamina stat too.
  • Need more info on this?

[Base Invaders ~ 10-12 Minutes ~ 25k Payout ~ Ron Mission]

  • Recommended to have a full party. Host must be level 27+.
  • Call Ron, he asks you to take a plane and go to Fort Zancudo and destroy 3 Lazers and then steal a Cargobob.
  • This is a difficult mission and the soliders carry LMGs.

[Boneyard ~ Unknown Minutes? ~ 20k Payout ~ Trevor Mission]

  • Cola machine will restore half your health for $1.
  • 10 waves.
  • Recommend to have a full party.
  • Have each player cover each entrance and hold out in the warehouse.

[No Hay Bronca ~ 5 Minutes ~ 9k Payout ~ Mission?]

  • Host must be level 9+.


[DDET General Pro Tips: (click to expand text]

  • Dying costs 5% of your bank (maxing at 5k) so try to avoid getting in fights with random players. This includes dying in any jobs. As of patch 1.02, this no longer affects Deathmatch.
  • Passive mode is not invincibility. You’re still vulnerable to being shot from a car and being run over.
  • When robbing a store, you can kill the store keeper and take the money out of the register but you will make less.
  • Typically the farther the store from Los Santos, the more it pays out. That’s where most of the bigger stores are.
  • You can sell cars to any auto-shop once every in-game day (around 48 minutes) which usually goes for 4-9k.
  • Luxery Sedans and high end SUVs are the highest paying car when selling cars to the auto-shop.
  • You can withdraw/deposit cash safely from your phone.
  • All your progress online before the brown sync icon appears will be lost on turning off your console, selecting Leave GTA Online will save your progress.
  • The Radio Mirror Park radio station is the best station.
  • You can also shut down your console if you lost a great sum of money and haven’t synced yet to restore your previous save.
  • When you find a good farming mission, repeat as much as possible. Most good farming missions you cannot choose to join and usually end up joining by random.
  • You run faster with no weapons out I think?
  • Gerald’s missions seem to pay the highest. Would like to know if anyone has found any higher paying missions.
  • I found a crowbar on the death-match mission on the boat and got to keep it afterwards. It’s awesome.
  • If you’re not finding good matches on Quick Job try swapping sessions by pressing Find New Session.
  • Buying Armor before a session is usually worth it. It’s cheaper then the expensive death penalty.
  • Blue moving objective points that aren’t auto GPS tracked will appear under Quick GPS.
  • If a player in your passenger sets a GPS route on the map, it will also appear on your map.
  • Simeon’s missions are time consuming and not worth the payout compared to Gerald’s missions.
  • Use Find New Session to quickly warp back to your garage/apartment.
  • If you get a phone call from an AI, your characters lips will move, it’s pretty funny. Your characters mouth also move whenever you talk into the mic.
  • When buying an apartment/garage, you will sell your already owned property and get about half the value back to contribute to the purchase.
  • Only the host needs to be the required level to start a mission. Anyone can play with anyone regardless of level requirements.
  • Press RT to vote for replay mission after everyone has liked even if the option is not shown.
  • Mashing jump up hills is faster then running.
  • Sports/Super cars must be bought through the ultimate motors website to keep in your garage, sell or modify.
  • Don’t quit golf/tennis/shooting range etc. because you are losing. You still get rp (experience) for losing and for being a good sport you will get monetary rewards. Plus you still get
    points towards your skills. Races can be done solo. They can give 500-1000 rp each time alone which can be a great experience booster. Keep in mind though that it costs 100 each time.
  • Players drop 100 every time they die, in addition to any funds they are carrying.
  • You have to start a solo/private game from the pause menu.
  • Blowing up other players owned vehicles deems you a bad sport, so be careful on your drive-by stick-bomb sprees.
  • On the other hand, shooting the all the tires out of a players personal vehicle is totally okay.
  • Heritage can influence character height in Character Creation.
  • How you set your time spent in character creation can affect how you look, though apparently some of these can be removed when you get an apartment.
  • Stores can be re-robbed immediately if you swap sessions.
  • Driving a car into an auto-shop gets rid of your wanted level, if you’re not currently spotted by the police.
  • Your garage/apartment is also a easy way to hide from police if you enter when you’re not spotted.
  • Cops will sometimes chase you if the car you are driving is stolen.
  • All clothing stores have the same options for different items.
  • To unlock car upgrades you need to run races with that class of car and level up.
  • Holding back allows you to split up money that you get from robberies.
  • Wearing a mask while wanted and then removing it drops your wanted level by 1 star, more depending on the mask.
  • In races, holding Y/Triangle to spawn back to the last checkpoint also repairs your car.
  • Pressing down the the d-pad enlarges the mini-map to give a good view of nearby players.
  • Putting a car in your garage makes it your personal vehicle, repairs it, and gives it a free tracker.
  • Singing while in the shower in your apartment gives you RP. Leave music playing into your mic overnight to exploit this.
  • Rolling (X while zooming-in) will dodge most bullets from AI and players.
  • Food bought from stores can be used as portable med-kits.
  • You can kill players in stores when you kill the attendant.
  • Join Social Club and you can get a free Elegy RH8 (Franklin’s car) from Legendary Motorsports if you own a garage/apartment.
  • Bank is shared between characters



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