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For the similar missions from previous games, see Random characters.
Not to be confused with Random Events.

Strangers and Freaks are encounters and missions given by random characters throughout the state of San Andreas in Grand Theft Auto V. The missions are a successor for the Random characters missions in the previous games, with elements from the "Strangers" side-missions from Red Dead Redemption.

Abigail Mathers[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
Abigail Mathers GTAVe Portrait
Abigail Mathers
Death at Sea Find all the 30 submarine pieces. After "Blitz Play" In the docks, near the Sonar Collections Dock, Paleto Cove Only available, if Sonar Collections Dock is purchased.
Not required for the 100%.
What Lies Beneath Watch the cutscene and decide Abigail's fate. After "Death at Sea"

Barry[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
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Barry
Grass Roots - Michael Defeat the waves of aliens using a Minigun. After "Complications"/"Pulling Favors" Legion Square, Downtown Los Santos Not required for the 100%.
Grass Roots - Trevor Defeat the waves of clowns using an Assault Shotgun. After "Three's Company"
Grass Roots - Franklin Simply watch the cutscene. Sinner Street, Textile City, Downtown Los Santos Required for the 100%.
Grass Roots - The Pickup Deliver the truck to Barry's apartment without atracting the police. After "Grass Roots - Franklin" El Rancho Boulevard, Murrieta Heights
Grass Roots - The Drag Tow the vehicle to Barry's apartment. Rogers Salvage and Scrap , Alta Street, La Puerta
Grass Roots - The Smoke-In Just go to Los Santos City Hall. After "Grass Roots - The Pickup" and "Grass Roots - The Drag" Los Santos City Hall, Occupation Avenue, Alta, Vinewood

Beverly Felton[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
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Beverly Felton
Paparazzo Help Beverly take some photos of Miranda Cowan while chasing her and knock out one of his adversaries. After "Complications"/"Pulling Favors" Eclipse Boulevard, West Vinewood Required for the 100%.
Paparazzo - The Sex Tape Escape from Poppy Mitchell after catching her in a very compromising situation. After "Paparazzo" Gentry Manor Hotel, West Vinewood
Paparazzo - The Partnership Simply watch the cutscene. After "Paparazzo - The Sex Tape"/"Three's Company" Spitroasters Meathouse, Eclipse Boulevard, West Vinewood
Paparazzo - The Meltdown Chase Poppy Mitchell and take a photo of her while she is being arrested. After "Paparazzo - The Partnership" Downtown Vinewood
Paparazzo - The Highness Take a photo of Princess Georgina while she is collecting drugs. Mirror Park, East Vinewood
Paparazzo - Reality Check Decide Beverly's fate. After "Paparazzo - The Meltdown"/"Paparazzo - The Highness" The Generic Hotel, Eclipse Boulevard, West Vinewood

Civil Border Patrol[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
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Civil Border Patrol
(Joe and Josef)
The Civil Border Patrol Neutralize the two mariachis in the Yellow Jack Inn. After "Minor Turbulence" Harmony Fuel Depot, Joshua Road, Grand Senora Desert Not required for the 100%.
An American Welcome Stop all three suspects before they get away. After "The Civil Border Patrol" North Calafia Way
Minute Man Blues Kill Joe and Josef. After "An American Welcome" Paleto Boulevard, Paleto Bay

Cletus Ewing[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
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Cletus Ewing
Target Practice Shoot three satellite dishes, three car tires and three coyotes. After "Nervous Ron" Marina Drive, Sandy Shores Not required for the 100%.
Fair Game Follow Cletus's instructions and kill all the necessary deers. After "Target Practice" Bayview Lodge, Paleto Forest

Dom Beasley[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
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Dom Beasley
Risk Assessment Parachute from a helicopter and ride down Mount Chiliad on a bike. After "Minor Turbulence" Vinewood Hills Required for the 100%.
Liquidity Risk Free fall from a Cargo Plane on a Blazer. After "Risk Assessment" Los Santos International Airport
Targeted Risk Free fall from the Maze Bank Tower on a moving Flatbed. After "Liquidity Risk" Maze Bank Tower, Downtown Los Santos
Uncalculated Risk Follow the dog and watch the cutscene. After "Targeted Risk"/Completing all 13 parachute jumps Land Act Reservoir, Tataviam Mountains

Peter Dreyfuss[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
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Peter Dreyfuss
A Starlet in Vinewood Decide Dreyfuss's fate. After "Complications"/"Pulling Favors"/Collecting all 50 letter scraps (After "Repossession") North Sheldon Avenue, Vinewood Hills Required for the 100%.

Epsilon Program[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
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Epsilon Program
Seeking the Truth Just approach the red Bison. After completing the evaluation on the Epsilon website Raton Canyon Not required for the 100%.
Accepting the Truth Just enter the building and watch the cutscene. After "Seeking the Truth"/Donating $500 to the Epsilon Program Alta Street, Clinton Avenue, Downtown Vinewood
Assuming the Truth Deliver five vehicles to a garage in Hillcrest Ridge Access Road, Vinewood Hilss. After "Accepting the Truth"/Donating $5000 to the Epsilon Program Grapeseed
Chasing the Truth Find three items using the Digiscanner. After "Assuming the Truth"
Bearing the Truth Buy and wear the Epsilon Robes for ten cumulative days. After "Chasing the Truth"/Donating $10000 to the Epsilon Program Downtown Vinewood
Delivering the Truth Deliver the Velum to Jimmy Boston in Sandy Shores Airfield. After "Bearing the Truth" Unnamed road, off Great Ocean Highway
Exercising the Truth Run five miles throughout the desert. After "Delivering the Truth" Grand Senora Desert
Unknowing the Truth Follow or betray the Epsilon Program. After "Exercising the Truth" Epsilon Building, Rockford Hills

Hao[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
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Hao
Shift Work Win the street race against Hao. After "Complications"/"Pulling Favors" Pillbox Hill Required for the 100%.

Josh Bernstein[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
Josh Bernstein GTAVpc Portrait
Josh Bernstein
Extra Commission Destroy all 15 Lenny Avery's For Sale signs. After "Hang Ten" West Eclipse Boulevard, Rockford Hills Not required for the 100%.
Closing the Deal Intimidate Lenny Avery. After "Extra Commission" Bilingsgate Motel, Innocence Boulevard, Rancho
Surreal Estate Burn down Josh's mansion. After "Closing the Deal"
Breach of Contract Decide Josh's fate. After "Surreal Estate" West Eclipse Boulevard, Rockford Hills

Mary-Ann Quinn[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
Mary-Ann GTAVpc Portrait
Mary-Ann Quinn
Exercising Demons - Michael Beat Mary-Ann in a foot race. After "Complications"/"Pulling Favors" Pacific Bluffs Not required for the 100%.
Exercising Demons - Franklin Beat Mary-Ann in a triathlon. After "Predator" North Point Required for the 100%.
Exercising Demons - Trevor Beat Mary-Ann in a bike race. After "Reuniting the Family" Vinewood Sign Not required for the 100%.

Maude Eccles[]

Character Missions Target Location Notes
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Maude Eccles
Bail Bonds Ralph Ostrowski Davis Quartz Not required for the 100%.
Larry Tupper Grand Senora Desert
Glenn Scoville Mount Chiliad
Curtis Weaver Dignity Village

Mrs. Philips[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
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Mrs. Philips
Mrs. Philips Find a Deludamol van. After "The Time's Come" or "The Third Way" Trevor's Trailer, Sandy Shores Not required for the 100%.
Damaged Goods Bring the Deludamol van back to Trevor's trailer. After "Mrs. Philips" Determinant.

Nigel[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
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Nigel
Nigel and Mrs. Thornhill Simply watch the cutscene. After "Friends Reunited" North Sheldon Avenue, Vinewood Hills Not required for the 100%.
Vinewood Souvenirs - Willie Steal Willie's gold tooth. After "Nigel and Mrs. Thornhill" Tequi-la-la, West Vinewood
Vinewood Souvenirs - Tyler Steal Tyler's swim trunks. Greenwich Way, Rockford Hills
Vinewood Souvenirs - Kerry Steal Kerry's dog's collar. Portola Drive, Downtown Los Santos
Vinewood Souvenirs - Mark Steal Mark's golf club. Los Santos Golf Club, Richman
Vinewood Souvenirs - Al Di Napoli Kidnap Al Di Napoli. After "Vinewood Souvenirs - Willy"/"Vinewood Souvenirs - Tyler"/"Vinewood Souvenirs - Kerry"/""Vinewood Souvenirs - Mark" Red Desert Avenue, Del Perro
Vinewood Souvenirs - The Last Act Decide Al Di Napoli's fate. After "Vinewood Souvenirs - Al Di Napoli" Power Street, Strawberry

Omega[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
Omega GTAVpc Portrait
Omega
Far Out Find all the 50 spaceship parts. After "Fame or Shame" Sandy Shores Required for the 100%.
The Final Frontier Simply watch the cutscene. After "Far Out" RON Alternates Wind Farm

Rampages[]

Images Rampage Unlocked Locations Notes
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Rednecks After "Trevor Philips Industries" Marina Drive, Sandy Shores Not required for the 100%.
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Vagos After "Rednecks" Jamestown Street, East Los Santos
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Ballas After "Vagos" Forum Drive, Chamberlain Hills
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Military After "Ballas" Route 68, Tongva Hills
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Hipsters After "Military" Mirror Park Boulevard, Mirror Park

Sasquatch Hunter[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations
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Sasquatch Hunter
The Last One Hunt the Sasquatch. After achieving 100% completion Raton Canyon

Tonya Wiggins[]

Character Missions Description Unlocked Locations Notes
Tonya Wiggins GTAVpc Portrait
Tonya Wiggins
Pulling Favors Tow the vehicle back to LSPD Auto Impound. After "Repossession" Forum Drive, Strawberry Required for the 100%.
Pulling Another Favor After "Pulling Favors"
Pulling Favors Again Tow the vehicle to Glass Heroes Auto Repairs. After "Pulling Another Favor" Determinant
Still Pulling Favors Tow the vehicle to the Auto Exotic Garage After "Pulling Favors Again"
Pulling One Last Favor Tow the vehicle back to LSPD Auto Impound. After "Still Pulling Favors" Forum Drive, Strawberry

Cut Missions[]

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Barry[]

Character Missions Description Note
Barry
Barry 3b
Franklin has to deliver a helicopter containing drugs to Barry. After Franklin flies the helicopter with drugs in it, he lands the helicopter on the roof of a building near Barry's apartment. Grass Roots mission in between The Pickup and The Drag

Dale[]

Character Missions Description
Dale
Dale 1
Franklin meets Dale outside a nightclub. Dale asks him to take photographs of ten hot women around the town and send them to him. This unlocks a "collectible" ambient task similar to Extra Commission.
Dale 2
After taking 10 photos of hot women, Franklin meets Dale in a club and discovers that Dale is planning on drugging the women in the photos Franklin took. Franklin tries to stop him but is drugged by Dale who then escapes. Franklin must chase and kill Dale.

Magenta[]

Character Missions Description
Magenta
Magenta 1
Michael meets Magenta in the middle of nowhere, walking and chanting. She asks Michael to attain true perfection in body. Michael needs to attain perfection in body by purchasing and wearing high-end clothes to be welcomed by Magenta and to trigger the second mission at Magenta's house.
Magenta 2
Michael turns up at Magenta's house in his new high-end clothing. He rings the bell and is invited in to a group of elderly people having sex. Disturbed, he exits the building and phones his shrink, asking for more therapy.

Mrs. A and Mrs. B[]

Character Missions Description
Mrs. A and
Mrs. B
Mrs. A and
Mrs. B
1
Franklin helps Mrs. A get revenge on her neighbour by heading over to Mrs. B's house and wrecking her car. Franklin uses a melee weapon to physically damage the vehicle. Franklin then has to drive the car into the sea to finish it off.
Mrs. A and
Mrs. B
2
Franklin feels sorry for Mrs. B and helps her get revenge on Mrs. A. Mrs. B tells him Mrs. A is proud of her garden so he decides to urinate into her pool. Her husband returns home and finds Franklin at it and he calls the cops.
Mrs. A and
Mrs. B
3
Franklin finds Mrs. A crying on the sidewalk. They decide to drive around the neighbourhood, spreading rumours about Mrs. B. Franklin takes the wheel while Mrs. A yells bogus announcements through a megaphone. They then return to Mrs. A's house.
Mrs. A and
Mrs. B
4
Franklin takes Mrs. B and Mrs. A's husband to a local bar. The husband already has a thing for Mrs. B and she manages to seduce him at the bar. Franklin then takes a photo of Mrs. B performing oral sex on the husband. The photo is then sent to Mrs. A to rub it in her face.
Mrs. A and
Mrs. B
5
Franklin is walking down the street when Mrs. A sees him - she is somewhat mad. Mrs. A picks up garden shears. Suddenly Mrs. B appears holding a golf club - a fight between the two women ensues. Franklin can either join in the fight and help or sit back and watch them kill each other.
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[ ve ]Strangers and Freaks in Grand Theft Auto V
Tonya Wiggins Blips-GTAV-388-Tonya-FranklinPulling Favors | Pulling Another Favor | Pulling Favors Again | Still Pulling Favors | Pulling One Last Favor
Hao Blips-GTAV-66-RandomCharacter-FranklinShift Work
Beverly Felton Blips-GTAV-389-Paparazzo-FranklinPaparazzo | Paparazzo - The Sex Tape | Paparazzo - The Partnership | Paparazzo - The Meltdown | Paparazzo - The Highness | Paparazzo - Reality Check
Peter Dreyfuss Blips-GTAV-66-RandomCharacter-FranklinA Starlet in Vinewood
Barry
Michael Blips-GTAV-66-RandomCharacter-MichaelGrass Roots - Michael
Franklin Blips-GTAV-381-Barry-FranklinGrass Roots - Franklin | Grass Roots - The Pickup | Grass Roots - The Drag | Grass Roots - The Smoke In
Trevor Blips-GTAV-381-Barry-TrevorGrass Roots - Trevor
Mary-Ann Quinn
Michael Blips-GTAV-66-RandomCharacter-MichaelExercising Demons - Michael
Franklin Blips-GTAV-383-MaryAnn-FranklinExercising Demons - Franklin
Trevor Blips-GTAV-383-MaryAnn-TrevorExercising Demons - Trevor
Epsilon Program Blips-GTAV-206-Epsilon-MichaelSeeking the Truth | Accepting the Truth | Assuming the Truth | Chasing the Truth | Bearing the Truth | Delivering the Truth | Exercising the Truth | Unknowing the Truth
Maude Eccles Blips-GTAV-66-RandomCharacter-TrevorSpecial Bonds
Rampage Blips-GTAV-84-Rampage-TrevorRampage: Rednecks | Rampage: Vagos | Rampage: Ballas | Rampage: Military | Rampage: Hipsters
Cletus Ewing Blips-GTAV-384-Cletus-TrevorTarget Practice | Fair Game
Nigel Blips-GTAV-149-CelebrityTheft-TrevorNigel and Mrs. Thornhill | Vinewood Souvenirs - Willie | Vinewood Souvenirs - Tyler | Vinewood Souvenirs - Kerry | Vinewood Souvenirs - Mark | Vinewood Souvenirs - Al Di Napoli | Vinewood Souvenirs - The Last Act
Omega Blips-GTAV-387-Omega-FranklinFar Out | The Final Frontier
Abigail Mathers Blips-GTAV-400-Abigail-MichaelDeath at Sea | What Lies Beneath
Dom Beasley Blips-GTAV-382-Dom-FranklinRisk Assessment | Liquidity Risk | Targeted Risk | Uncalculated Risk
Minute Men
(Joe and Josef) Blips-GTAV-386-Minute-Trevor
The Civil Border Patrol | An American Welcome | Minute Man Blues
Josh Bernstein Blips-GTAV-385-Josh-TrevorExtra Commission | Closing the Deal | Surreal Estate | Breach of Contract
Mrs. Philips Blips-GTAV-66-RandomCharacter-TrevorMrs. Philips | Damaged Goods
The Last One Blips-GTAV-66-RandomCharacter-FranklinThe Last One
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