Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

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Complete Guide for Increasing your Character's Attributes in Grand Theft Auto Online
By Dana
This guide contains the best ways to increase each attribute. This will also help you to buff your stats and hopefully, become a better player in Grand Theft Auto Online.
   
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Stamina
Stamina is what allows your character to run, swim, and bicycle for longer without getting tired. Doing these things is also what level your stamina bar.

Riding a bicycle is the fastest way to do it, but you should have stamina maxed in no time by just playing the game normally.

Stamina titles: Lethargic, Out of Shape, Healthy, Athlete, Tri-Athlete
Shooting
The shooting skill helps keep your shot grouping tighter and increase your chances in a gunfight, and also allows you to carry more ammo.

This is the worst and hardest skill to level. The fastest way I've found is to go to the shooting range by yourself, set the challenges to unlimited. It will take a while. Unfortunately, this is faster way (maybe) than survival and death match.

Shooting titles: Untrained, Spray and Pray, Police Training, Military Training, Dead-Eye
Strength
Increasing this stat will let your character throw further and do more melee damage. Leveling this is something that can take forever if you don't know what you're doing.

You may have heard that kicking a car with someone inside is the fastest way to get your strength up. Although this used to be true, it no longer works. Tennis, golf, and arm wrestling do increase your strength but they are very slow.

By far the easiest and fastest way to maximize your strength stat is to open a mission from Gerald and then promptly ignore him and head down to Vespucci beach. When you're in a Gerald mission you can't get cops, so what you want to do is just run up and down the boardwalk and punch every pedestrian until they die. Women take one hit, men take two, and strongmen (the really diesel guys who are working out on the beach) take three to five hits to go down. Prioritize the tougher targets to level up even faster.

Strength titles: Fragile, Weak, Average, Tough, Bodybuilder
Stealth
Stealth will make it easier to kill people without alerting enemies or the police. This all sounds nice but you will only get these benefits while using stealth mode, which is really not practical in most situations. One situation in which stealth is actually good to have is in death matches, where sneaking will reduce your sound sphere by a noticeable margin.

To level up your stealth, all you have to do is use stealth mode. You get a bonus stealth increase if you kill someone while using stealth mode.

Start a Gerald mission, find a place with a lot of pedestrians, and start stealth killing them. Gerald's missions disable wanted ratings.

This takes quite a while, however, and it's much easier to tie a rubber band around your gamepad/joysticks and walk around in the desert in stealth mode while afk.

Note that just standing won't increase your stat and you will have to press a button on your controller every once in a while otherwise it will turn off.

Stealth titles: Clumsy, Loud, Sneaky, Hunter, Ninja
Flying
Increasing your flying skill will reduce the sway of your pitch, roll, and yaw while using a plane or helicopter. This makes it much easier to pilot. There are three ways to increase your flying skill.

First, the San Andreas Flight School. The flight school not only teaches you many useful skills for flying, but it also gives massive stat bonuses for completing each of the challenges. If you've completed the flight school already and still aren't maxed.

Second, is by completing successful takeoffs and landings at each of the three airports. When you're in an airplane, you can see yellow dots in a lone across each of the runways. Landing in the same direction as the dots gives you a bonus. All you need for a successful takeoff and landing is to get your wheels on the ground then off again. To do this, grab a stunt plane and do touch-and-go's all the way down the yellow dots. You can probably get about 5-10 before you get to the end of the runway at LSIA, then just turn around and do it again.

Lastly, is simply by flying around the map. This will reward you no bonuses but it's a lot less tedious than doing takeoffs and landings.

Flying titles: Dangerous, RC Pilot, Commercial Pilot, Fighter Pilot, Ace
Driving
The driving attribute will increase your the handling performance of your cars and reduce sway while driving. This will probably be the first skill you max just playing naturally, and it will more than likely come before you even hit 20.

Maximizing your driving stat is easy; all you need to do is complete races or drive on the road normally. The most important thing to keep in mind is that the less stuff you hit, the more your bar will fill up. If you can drive without running into anything, you'll be looking at big bonuses.

Driving titles: Unlicensed, Sunday Driver, Commuter, Street Racer, Pro Racer
Lung Capacity
Lung capacity is an awesome attribute to have maxed because it will let you basically go scuba diving. With 100% lung capacity you can explore underwater and even hide from the police much easier.

There is a trick which will allow you to level this out really easily and quickly, and it doesn't cost much. Load up on snacks and make your way up to the dammed lake by Mirror Park. Once you get there go ahead and hop in and swim down as far as you can. When you're down there just let your air drain out and then just hang out underwater while you wolf down snacks to keep yourself from dying. When you run out of snacks, head down the hill and go to the convenience store right at the end of the road. If you drive down towards the docks just a ways there is another store where you can buy even more snacks. Once you have the goods just head back to the lake and repeat the process.

No lung capacity titles
Mental State
This new feature takes note of how you play and shows it to the public through the color of your player blip. Performing aggressive actions, such as killing other players or harming pedestrians, will cause your blip to transition from white to red.

Certain actions will make your player blip redder depending on what you're doing, for example killing another player will redden your blip faster than if you blow up a car or shoot down a pedestrian. Killing a player with a white blip increases your mental state more than if you kill a player with a red blip, however killing a full-red player will not increase your mental state. You get more RP for killing players with redder blips.

To be honest, this attribute doesn't really matters or contributes to your character, but other players will gain from it by killing you and getting a lot of rp and/or maybe some of your money. As much as possible, avoid this.

Behaving for a while, you will gain $2000 in game and your mental state will decrease as time goes by. Generally speaking, everyday, at reset time or when you log in next day, your mental state will reset and became 0 again.

Mental State titles: Normal, Unstable, Deranged, Maniac, Psychopath
Health (Hidden Attribute)
This is the only attribute that you can't see, nor can you really level it up on its own.

Health will essentially change your damage model and make it harder to kill you.

The health bar is tied directly to your player level. Every twenty levels your health will increase (level 20 has 20/100, level 40 has 40/100, etc.) until you reach 100, at which point you can't gain any more health.
Remarks
Disclaimer: I got these from various resources and I'm not claiming them as mine.
People, please read this part. Even though, some of you keeps commenting that I stole this guide.

Source #? I can't find the other sources atm. I lost the links.

Check out my other guide for Grand Theft Auto V!
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=433639891
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194 Comments
wallyzz Oct 21, 2020 @ 3:21pm 
Mental State I have found is hard to influence with killing in general. Pedestrians being killed does seem to bump it up a bit but, yeah, I see no use in trying to change this one at all.
wallyzz Oct 21, 2020 @ 3:15pm 
For strength and lunch capacity, I again stayed in freeroam. I went to the beach (I found the pier to be best since I could get to the water fast) and punched people until the cops showed up then dive into the water, swim under water away from the pier, surface long enough to recharge my air then dive back down. I'd repeat this until my wanted level went away then swim back to the pier and repeat it all again. This took me several hours but it was nice to get both to max at about the same time.
wallyzz Oct 21, 2020 @ 3:10pm 
For the stealth skill, I found that trying the controller and rubber band was extremely slow. I stayed in freeroam and stealth slap killed people at the beach. I would do this until the police showed up and then try to sneak away, stay out of their sight until my wanted level went away and then do it all again. I had my stealth skill start at about half full to full in less than an hour.
peter_holvoet May 15, 2020 @ 9:25am 
I bought the DLC the criminal enterprise starters pack from steam and I can't find it anywhere in GTA Q. Can anyone help me?
ugly Jan 22, 2020 @ 2:03am 
help
carterw033 Dec 27, 2019 @ 5:37pm 
IT DONT WANT TO LANUCH
wesley.tiago.957 Nov 30, 2019 @ 4:21pm 
Não estou conseguindo jogar está do erro códigos
mr 5bh Jun 10, 2019 @ 5:48pm 
I have a problem with Grand Theft Auto V. When I try to access the game, I get a message: Offline play is only available for accounts I have already registered on theis (with "Remember me") while calling ... I hope you Help me
AlconburyBlues Jan 12, 2019 @ 4:25am 
It ironic that you say Lung Capacity maxed "will let you basically go scuba diving" when that all you need to do to max it out.

Why bother with snacks and going into the water, and out, and hiking to the store, and back, and going back into the water BLAH BLAH BLAH OMG!

Just buy a Scuba outfit and go scuba diving for a little over one hour. Done. Maxed. No need to get out of the water. No need to keep an eye on your health gauge all the time (unless you dive too deep, which you don't have to do to accomplish this).

You can just sit there in the water touching the controls once in a while to avoid getting time kicked. But that is much slower.

Just swim around and explore for a little over an hour. (Swimming actually makes it go faster.) Now was that so hard?
kr4zyy Jan 6, 2019 @ 9:10pm 
@CallOfCreature you do know killing pedestrians and NPCs also increases your Mental State right