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===Colombian Cartel===
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The [[Colombian Cartel]] are a Colombian drug cartel co-led by [[Catalina]] and [[Miguel]]. First arriving in 1998, they quickly gained control of parts of Staunton Island and Shoreside Vale. They heavily involved in the drugs trade and are known to deal with the [[Uptown Yardies]]. Their main enemies are the Leone Family and the Yakuza.
 
   
===Diablos===
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This is about the '''gangs in [[Grand Theft Auto III|''Grand Theft Auto III'']]'''.
The [[Diablos]] are a Puerto Rican street gang led by [[El Burro]] and are based in [[Hepburn Heights]], Portland Island. They arrived in 1998 but, due to their limited fire power, could only gain control of one district. Three years later, the gang still has limited fire power, however, they continue to hold onto Hepburn Heights. They are arch rivals of the Uptown Yardies.
 
   
===Forelli family===
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==Major gangs==
The [[Forelli Family]], possibly led by [[Mike Forelli]], is the smallest organization in [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]]. In the 1980s the Forelli Family had been a major force in the city, but during 1998 saw their influence greatly reduced due to [[Toni Cipriani]] and the Leone Family. By 2001, their only territory is [[Marco's Bistro]] in [[Saint Mark's]]. They are the only gang in the game, which the gang members can not be seen walking on streets.
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===Leone Family (aka the Mafia)===
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Led by [[Salvatore Leone]], the [[Leone Family]] has been a force in Liberty City longer than any other gang. They are based in Portland Island, in particular [[Saint Mark's]], but also have interests in the [[Red Light District]], [[Chinatown, Portland Island|Chinatown]] and [[Trenton]]. They had previously controlled more of the city, but in 1998 saw their influence greatly reduced. They have a fierce rivalry with the Triads. They became hostile towards the [[Claude]] after he kills their leader [[Salvatore Leone]] under orders of [[Yakuza]] leader [[Asuka Kasen]] in the mission [[Sayonara Salvatore]]
   
===Leone Family===
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===Triads===
Led by [[Salvatore Leone]], the [[Leone Family]] have been a force in Liberty City longer than any other gang. They are based on Portland Island, in particular [[Saint Mark's]], but also have interests in the [[Red Light District]], [[Chinatown, Portland Island|Chinatown]] and [[Trenton]]. They had previously controlled more of the city, but in 1998 saw their influence greatly reduced. They have a fierce rivalry with the Triads.
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The [[Portland Island Triads|Triads]] is a Chinese criminal organization that arrived in the city in 1998, with help from the [[Sicilian Mafia]]. They control the [[Chinatown, Portland Island|Chinatown]] and the [[Callahan Point]] area of Portland and are the enemies of the Leone Family. The leader of the Triads is unknown. They are hostile to the player after the missions [[Trial By Fire]] or [[The Pick-Up]].
   
===Southside Hoods===
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===Diablos===
The [[Southside Hoods]] are an African-American street gang led by [[D-Ice]] and are based in the poorer areas of Shoreside Vale, ( appearing more in [[Wichita Gardens]] ). They arrived in the city in 1998, however divisions began to show. Differences began to show and the gang split into two sub divisions, the Red Jacks and the Purple Nines. Despite their differences, they continue to work together. After the mission [[Rumble]], the Purple Nines are permanently wiped out from the game, meanwhile the Red Jacks continue to walk their turf on the streets.
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The [[Diablos]] is a Puerto Rican street gang led by [[El Burro (GTA III)|El Burro]] and based in [[Hepburn Heights]], Portland Island. They arrived in 1998 but, due to their limited fire power, could only gain control of one district. Three years later, the gang still has limited fire power, however, they continue to hold onto Hepburn Heights. They are arch rivals of the Uptown Yardies. They became hostile towards [[Claude]] after he [[Uzi Rider|commits a massacre]] of Diablo members under orders of [[Uptown Yardies|Yardies]] leader [[King Courtney]].
   
===Triads===
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===Colombian Cartel===
The [[Portland Island Triads|Triads]] are a Chinese criminal organization that arrived in the city in 1998, with help from the [[Sicilian Mafia]]. They control the [[Chinatown, Portland Island|Chinatown]] area of Portland and are the enemies of the Leone Family. The leader of the Triads is unknown and are involved in many criminal activities.
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The [[Colombian Cartel]] or simply the Cartel is a Colombian drug cartel co-led by [[Catalina]] and [[Miguel]]. First arriving in 1998, they quickly gained control of parts of Staunton Island and Shoreside Vale. They heavily involved in the drugs trade and are known to deal with the [[Uptown Yardies]]. Their main enemies are the Leone Family and the Yakuza. Since it is the gang [[Catalina]] is leading, they are hostile to the player since the beginning of the game.
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===Yakuza===
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The [[Yakuza]] is a Japanese criminal organization based in Staunton Island. Since they arrived in Liberty City in 1998, their influence has fallen but are still a prominent force in the city. They are co-led by [[Asuka Kasen|Asuka]] and [[Kenji Kasen]]. They are arch rivals of the Colombian Cartel, both divide their territories in [[Fort Staunton]].
   
 
===Uptown Yardies===
 
===Uptown Yardies===
The [[Uptown Yardies]] are a African-Caribbean criminal organization led by [[King Courtney]], based on Staunton Island. Their rivals are the Diablos, and are known to deal with the Colombian Cartel. They arrived in the city in 1998, and took control of some if the Forelli Family's territories, but have limited influence.
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The [[Uptown Yardies]] or simply the Yardies is an African-Caribbean criminal organization led by [[King Courtney]], based in Staunton Island. Their rivals are the Diablos, and are known to deal with the Colombian Cartel. They arrived in the city in 1998, and took control of some of the Forelli Family's territories, but have limited influence. They beacame hostile towards [[Claude]] after they ally to the [[Colombian Cartel]] and betray him in the mission [[Kingdom Come]].
   
===Yakuza===
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===Southside Hoods===
The [[Yakuza]] are a Japanese criminal organization based on Staunton Island. Since they arrived in Liberty City in 1998, their influence has fallen but are still a prominent force in the city. They are co-led by [[Asuka Kasen|Asuka]] and [[Kenji Kasen]]. They are arch rivals of the Colombian Cartel, both divide their territories in [[Fort Staunton]] .
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The [[Southside Hoods]] is an African-American street gang led by [[D-Ice]] and is based in the poorer areas of Shoreside Vale, (appearing more in [[Wichita Gardens]]). They arrived in the city in 1998, however conflicts in the gang began to show. Eventually, the gang split into two sub divisions, the Red Jacks and the Purple Nines. Despite their differences, they continue to work together. After the mission [[Rumble]], the Purple Nines are permanently wiped out from the game, meanwhile the Red Jacks continues to walk its turf on the streets.
   
==Trivia==
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==Minor gangs==
* By the end of the game, 5 of the 8 gangs in the game ( Colombian Cartel, Yardies, Diablos, Leone Family and the Triads ) become hostile to the player, it means, if the player walk inside their territories, the gang members will automatically attack Claude, the most dangerous are the Leone Family, they have powerful shotguns, which can easy blow up a normal car in two shots.
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===Forelli Family (aka the Forelli Bros.)===
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The [[Forelli Family]], also known as the Forelli Brothers, are the smallest organization in [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]]. Their current boss is unknown, though it is possible they are led by [[Mike Forelli]]. In the 1980s the Forelli Family had been a major force in the city, but saw their influence greatly reduced during 1986 after the killings of their Don [[Sonny Forelli]] and several other members in [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]]. Their hold on Liberty's criminal underworld was weakened even further in 1992, with the deaths of several of their members at the hands of [[Carl Johnson]], and again during 1998 due to [[Toni Cipriani]] and the Leone Family. According to police files on the GTA III website, they became subordinate to the Leones prior to 2001, but would later strive to break free from the latter. This would cause tensions to rise once more between the two crime families. By 2001, their only territory is [[Marco's Bistro]] in [[Saint Mark's]]. However, their members are never seen walking the streets during normal gameplay.
   
*The Triads and the Cholos ( [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] ) are the only gangs in GTA 3 era who do not have a boss.
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===Zaibatsu Corporation===
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The [[Zaibatsu Corporation]], mentioned although unseen in the game, are a criminal organization founded in Liberty City at some time prior to the events of ''GTA III''. They are known to the general public as a pharmaceutical company, distributing medical products such as [[Equanox]], as advertised on the radio, to the citizens of Liberty.
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==Trivia==
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*By the end of the game, 5 of the 7 acting gangs (Colombian Cartel, Yardies, Diablos, Leone Family and the Triads) become hostile to the player, it means, if the player walk inside their territories, the gang members will automatically attack Claude. The most dangerous gang is the Leone Family, since they have powerful shotguns, which can easy blow up a normal car in two shots.
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*The Triads and the [[Cholos]] ([[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories|''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories'']]) are the only gangs in the [[3D Universe]] that does not have a known boss.
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*The Yakuza and the (unseen) Zaibatsu Corporation are the only gangs in this game to be carried over from the [[Grand Theft Auto 1|previous]] [[Grand Theft Auto 2|games]].
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*The Forelli Family and the Zaibatsu Corporation are the only gangs in ''GTA III'' whose members never appear during normal gameplay, although the Forellis do appear during missions and Zaibatsu is mentioned on the radio.
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*The Zaibatsu Corporation is the only gang in this game whose turf is unknown, as their members never appear in-game, no buildings are explicitly identified as being their property, and they have no known vehicles associated with them anywhere in the city.
   
 
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Latest revision as of 17:45, November 27, 2014


This is about the gangs in Grand Theft Auto III.

Major gangsEdit

Leone Family (aka the Mafia)Edit

Led by Salvatore Leone, the Leone Family has been a force in Liberty City longer than any other gang. They are based in Portland Island, in particular Saint Mark's, but also have interests in the Red Light District, Chinatown and Trenton. They had previously controlled more of the city, but in 1998 saw their influence greatly reduced. They have a fierce rivalry with the Triads. They became hostile towards the Claude after he kills their leader Salvatore Leone under orders of Yakuza leader Asuka Kasen in the mission Sayonara Salvatore

TriadsEdit

The Triads is a Chinese criminal organization that arrived in the city in 1998, with help from the Sicilian Mafia. They control the Chinatown and the Callahan Point area of Portland and are the enemies of the Leone Family. The leader of the Triads is unknown. They are hostile to the player after the missions Trial By Fire or The Pick-Up.

DiablosEdit

The Diablos is a Puerto Rican street gang led by El Burro and based in Hepburn Heights, Portland Island. They arrived in 1998 but, due to their limited fire power, could only gain control of one district. Three years later, the gang still has limited fire power, however, they continue to hold onto Hepburn Heights. They are arch rivals of the Uptown Yardies. They became hostile towards Claude after he commits a massacre of Diablo members under orders of Yardies leader King Courtney.

Colombian CartelEdit

The Colombian Cartel or simply the Cartel is a Colombian drug cartel co-led by Catalina and Miguel. First arriving in 1998, they quickly gained control of parts of Staunton Island and Shoreside Vale. They heavily involved in the drugs trade and are known to deal with the Uptown Yardies. Their main enemies are the Leone Family and the Yakuza. Since it is the gang Catalina is leading, they are hostile to the player since the beginning of the game.

YakuzaEdit

The Yakuza is a Japanese criminal organization based in Staunton Island. Since they arrived in Liberty City in 1998, their influence has fallen but are still a prominent force in the city. They are co-led by Asuka and Kenji Kasen. They are arch rivals of the Colombian Cartel, both divide their territories in Fort Staunton.

Uptown YardiesEdit

The Uptown Yardies or simply the Yardies is an African-Caribbean criminal organization led by King Courtney, based in Staunton Island. Their rivals are the Diablos, and are known to deal with the Colombian Cartel. They arrived in the city in 1998, and took control of some of the Forelli Family's territories, but have limited influence. They beacame hostile towards Claude after they ally to the Colombian Cartel and betray him in the mission Kingdom Come.

Southside HoodsEdit

The Southside Hoods is an African-American street gang led by D-Ice and is based in the poorer areas of Shoreside Vale, (appearing more in Wichita Gardens). They arrived in the city in 1998, however conflicts in the gang began to show. Eventually, the gang split into two sub divisions, the Red Jacks and the Purple Nines. Despite their differences, they continue to work together. After the mission Rumble, the Purple Nines are permanently wiped out from the game, meanwhile the Red Jacks continues to walk its turf on the streets.

Minor gangsEdit

Forelli Family (aka the Forelli Bros.)Edit

The Forelli Family, also known as the Forelli Brothers, are the smallest organization in Liberty City. Their current boss is unknown, though it is possible they are led by Mike Forelli. In the 1980s the Forelli Family had been a major force in the city, but saw their influence greatly reduced during 1986 after the killings of their Don Sonny Forelli and several other members in Vice City. Their hold on Liberty's criminal underworld was weakened even further in 1992, with the deaths of several of their members at the hands of Carl Johnson, and again during 1998 due to Toni Cipriani and the Leone Family. According to police files on the GTA III website, they became subordinate to the Leones prior to 2001, but would later strive to break free from the latter. This would cause tensions to rise once more between the two crime families. By 2001, their only territory is Marco's Bistro in Saint Mark's. However, their members are never seen walking the streets during normal gameplay.

Zaibatsu CorporationEdit

The Zaibatsu Corporation, mentioned although unseen in the game, are a criminal organization founded in Liberty City at some time prior to the events of GTA III. They are known to the general public as a pharmaceutical company, distributing medical products such as Equanox, as advertised on the radio, to the citizens of Liberty.

TriviaEdit

  • By the end of the game, 5 of the 7 acting gangs (Colombian Cartel, Yardies, Diablos, Leone Family and the Triads) become hostile to the player, it means, if the player walk inside their territories, the gang members will automatically attack Claude. The most dangerous gang is the Leone Family, since they have powerful shotguns, which can easy blow up a normal car in two shots.
  • The Triads and the Cholos (Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories) are the only gangs in the 3D Universe that does not have a known boss.
  • The Yakuza and the (unseen) Zaibatsu Corporation are the only gangs in this game to be carried over from the previous games.
  • The Forelli Family and the Zaibatsu Corporation are the only gangs in GTA III whose members never appear during normal gameplay, although the Forellis do appear during missions and Zaibatsu is mentioned on the radio.
  • The Zaibatsu Corporation is the only gang in this game whose turf is unknown, as their members never appear in-game, no buildings are explicitly identified as being their property, and they have no known vehicles associated with them anywhere in the city.

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