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===Colombian Cartel===
 
===Colombian Cartel===
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.
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The [[Colombian 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.
   
 
===Diablos===
 
===Diablos===
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.
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The [[Diablos]] is a Puerto Rican street gang led by [[El Burro (GTA III)|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===
 
===Forelli family===
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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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. Their gang members have the same look as the Leone Family.
   
 
===Leone Family===
 
===Leone Family===
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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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.
   
 
===Southside Hoods===
 
===Southside Hoods===
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 [[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 is permanently wiped out from the game, meanwhile the Red Jacks continues to walk its turf on the streets.
   
 
===Triads===
 
===Triads===
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 [[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 and are involved in many criminal activities.
   
 
===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]] 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.
   
 
===Yakuza===
 
===Yakuza===
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 [[Yakuza]] are 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]].
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* 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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*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 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]]) are the only gangs in [[3D Universe]] who do not have a boss.
*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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*The Forelli Family has the same outfit as the Leone family.
   
 
== Gallery ==
 
== Gallery ==

Latest revision as of 20:40, February 20, 2014

This is about the gangs in Grand Theft Auto III.

Colombian CartelEdit

The Colombian 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.

DiablosEdit

The Diablos is 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 familyEdit

The Forelli Family, possibly led by Mike Forelli, is the smallest organization in 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. Their gang members have the same look as the Leone Family.

Leone FamilyEdit

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.

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 is permanently wiped out from the game, meanwhile the Red Jacks continues to walk its turf on the streets.

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 and are involved in many criminal activities.

Uptown YardiesEdit

The Uptown 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.

YakuzaEdit

The Yakuza are 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.

TriviaEdit

  • 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 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 3D Universe who do not have a boss.
  • The Forelli Family has the same outfit as the Leone family.

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