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[[File:Random Characters (GTA4).jpg|thumb|290px|A map displaying all of the Random Character locations.]]
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'''Random characters''' are minor characters found standing on the street in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]], its [[GTA IV Episodes|episodes]], [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars|Chinatown Wars]], [[Grand Theft Auto V]]. Their presence is indicated by a small blue person icon on the radar, but only when within close proximity to the player. They provide [[Niko Bellic|Niko]], [[Johnny Klebitz|Johnny]], [[Luis Fernando Lopez|Luis]] and [[Huang Lee|Huang]] with small storylines and minor missions.
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|sidemission = y
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|name = Random characters
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|protagonists = [[Niko Bellic]]<br>[[Johnny Klebitz]]<br>[[Luis Fernando Lopez]]<br>[[Huang Lee]]<br>[[Michael De Santa]]<br>[[Franklin Clinton]]<br>[[Trevor Philips]]
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|games = ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''
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|image = Random_Character_GTAIV_Map_Marker.png
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|for = Multiple Characters
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|unlocks = [[Achievements and Trophies (GTA IV)|''No More Strangers'']] (5{{G}}/[[image:Trophy_Bronze.png|16px]]) <small>(GTA IV)</small><br> [[Achievements and Trophies (GTA V)|''Solid Gold, Baby!'']] (50{{G}}/[[image:Trophy_Gold.png|16px]]) <small>(GTA V)</small>
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|unlockedby = [[It's Your Call]] <small>(GTA IV)</small><br> [[Yu Jian]] <small>(GTA CW)</small><br> [[Repossession]] <small>(GTA V)</small>
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}}
   
The [[Achievements in GTA IV|achievement/trophy]] ''"No More Strangers"'' for GTA IV involves meeting and helping out the required characters and the characters that are still alive at least once. For example, [[Jeff]] is not required for [[100%]], but you have to do at least one of his missions to get the [[Achievements and Trophies in GTA IV|achievement/trophy]]. Most of the random character missions are required for [[100% Completion in GTA IV|100% completion]].
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'''Random characters''' are minor characters found in various parts of the city, in all games in the [[HD Universe]], except ''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''.
   
==GTA IV==
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==Description==
===Required for 100%===
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===GTA IV, EFLC and Chinatown Wars===
*[[Brian Meech]] (3 missions)
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Their presence is indicated by a small blue person icon on the radar, but only when within close proximity to the player (Usually around 1 block). They provide [[Niko Bellic|Niko]], [[Johnny Klebitz|Johnny]], [[Luis Fernando Lopez|Luis]] and [[Huang Lee|Huang]] with small missions. They generally are in some problem and will ask the [[Protagonist]]'s help.
*[[Real Badman]] (1 mission)
 
*[[Mel (GTA IV)|Mel]] (1 mission)
 
*[[Ilyena Faustin]] (1 mission)
 
*[[Hossan Ramzy]] (1 mission)
 
*[[Sara]] (2 missions)
 
*[[Pathos]] (2 missions)
 
*[[Marnie Allen]] (2 missions)
 
*[[Eddie Low]] (2 missions)
 
*[[Gracie Ancelotti]] (1 mission)
 
   
===Not Required for 100%===
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After completing all the random encounters in GTA IV, the [[Achievements in GTA IV|achievement/trophy]] ''"No More Strangers"'' will be unlocked. Most of the random character missions are required for [[100% Completion in GTA IV|100% completion]]. Though some are not required (like [[Cherise Glover]]'s random encounter).
*[[Jeff]] (3 missions)
 
*[[Ivan Bytchkov]] (1 mission)
 
*[[Cherise Glover]] (1 mission)
 
*[[Clarence Little]] (1 mission)
 
Note that the last three can be spared or killed in the missions they appear.
 
   
==The Lost and Damned==
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===GTA V===
===Required===
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In ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]'' random characters are known as '''Strangers and Freaks'''. They take elements from the Strangers featured in ''Red Dead Redemption'', which means that even after starting one of this side missions, the player is still free to roam around the map and complete other missions.
*[[Dave Grossman]] (1 mission)
 
*[[Malc]] (2 missions)
 
===Optional===
 
*[[Brian Jeremy]] (1 mission)
 
   
==The Ballad of Gay Tony==
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There are a total of 58 Strangers and Freaks missions, only any 20 of them are required for [[100% Completion in GTA V|100% Completion]].
*[[Margot]] (2 missions)
 
*[[Daisie]] (1 mission)
 
*[[Arnaud]] (2 missions)
 
   
==GTA Chinatown Wars==
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==Random characters in GTA IV==
*[[Alonso]]
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{{Main|Random characters/GTA IV}}
*[[Cherie]]
 
*[[Giorgio]] (2 missions)
 
*[[Guy]]
 
*[[Marcy]] (2 missions)
 
*[[Selma]] (2 missions)
 
*[[Tommy (GTA CW)|Tommy]] (2 missions)
 
*[[Wilhelm]] (3 missions)
 
   
==GTA V==
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<gallery>
In ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]'' random characters are known as '''Strangers and Freaks'''. They take elements from the Strangers featured in ''Red Dead Redemption''. There are a total of 58 Strangers And Freaks missions, 20 of them are required for [[100% Completion in GTA V|100% Completion]], this 20 missions are marked below.
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Random Characters (GTA4).jpg|A map displaying all of the Random Character locations.
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</gallery>
   
===[[Abigail Mathers|Abigail]]===
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==Random characters in The Lost and Damned==
*[[Death at Sea]]
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{{Main|Random characters/TLAD}}
*[[What Lies Beneath]]
 
   
===[[Barry (GTA V)|Barry]]===
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==Random characters in The Ballad of Gay Tony==
*[[Grass Roots#Michael|"Grass Roots - Michael"]]
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{{Main|Random characters/TBOGT}}
*[[Grass Roots#Trevor|"Grass Roots - Trevor"]]
 
*[[Grass Roots#Franklin|"Grass Roots - Franklin"]] <small>(required)</small>
 
*[[Grass Roots#Grass Roots - The Pickup|"Grass Roots - The Pickup"]] <small>(required)</small>
 
*[[Grass Roots#Grass Roots - The Drag|"Grass Roots - The Drag"]] <small>(required)</small>
 
*[[Grass Roots#Grass Roots - The Smoke-In|"Grass Roots - The Smoke-In"]] <small>(required)</small>
 
   
===[[Beverly Felton|Beverly]]===
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==Random characters in GTA Chinatown Wars==
*[[Paparazzo]] <small>(required)</small>
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{{Main|Random characters/GTA Chinatown Wars}}
*[[Paparazzo - The Sex Tape]] <small>(required)</small>
 
*[[Paparazzo - The Partnership]] <small>(required)</small>
 
*[[Paparazzo - The Meltdown]] <small>(required)</small>
 
*[[Paparazzo - The Highness]] <small>(required)</small>
 
*[[Paparazzo - Reality Check]] <small>(required)</small>
 
   
===[[Cletus (GTA V)|Cletus]]===
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==Strangers and Freaks in GTA V==
*[[Target Practice]]
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{{Main|Random characters/GTA V}}
*[[Fair Game]]
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<gallery>
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Random_Character_GTAV_Map_Marker.png|GTA V map displaying an unmet Strangers and Freaks icon and a random person (e.g. soapboxer) icon.
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</gallery>
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==External Links==
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*[http://pwnsu.com/img/gta4/maps/RandomCharacters.jpg pwnsu Random Characters map] - GTA IV.
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*[http://grandtheftauto.ign.com/maps/1/Liberty-City-Map GTA 4 Liberty City Map] (select NPCs > Person (contact) in the right menu).
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*[http://www.gamefaqs.com/portable/ds/file/950922/56256 Random Characters map on GameFAQs] - GTA Chinatown Wars'.
   
===[[Dom Beasley|Dom]]===
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==See also==
*[[Risk Assessment]] <small>(required)</small>
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There's a few more types of distinguished random people:
*[[Liquidity Risk]] <small>(required)</small>
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*[[Soapboxers]] - People who talk about themselves, or something.
*[[Targeted Risk]] <small>(required)</small>
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*[[Buskers]] - Performers.
*[[Uncalculated Risk]] <small>(required)</small> (Unlocked after completing all parachute challenges)
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*[[Prostitutes]].
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*[[Random Events]] - Unnamed people in GTA V who are usually in some kind of trouble, like getting robbed/mugged/hijacked. The player can return their vehicle/wallet/purse after killing the thief.
   
===[[Peter Dreyfuss|Dreyfuss]]===
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==Navigation==
*[[A Starlet in Vinewood]] <small>(required)</small>
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{{Navboxes
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|title= Navigation
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|list1=
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{{Gtaiv missions}}
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{{Gtatlad missions}}
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{{Gtatbogt missions}}
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{{Gtacw missions}}
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{{Gtav missions}}
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{{Gtav strangersandfreaks|state=collapsed}}
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}}
   
===[[Epsilon Program in HD Universe|Epsilon Program]]===
 
*[[Seeking the Truth]]
 
*[[Accepting the Truth]]
 
*[[Assuming the Truth]]
 
*[[Chasing the Truth]]
 
*[[Bearing the Truth]]
 
*[[Delivering the Truth]]
 
*[[Exercising the Truth]]
 
*[[Unknowing the Truth]]
 
 
===[[Hao]]===
 
*[[Hao Street Races]] <small>(required)</small>
 
 
===[[Josh Bernstein|Josh]]===
 
*[[Extra Commission|"Extra Commission"]]
 
*[[Closing the Deal]]
 
*[[Surreal Estate]]
 
*[[Breach of Contract]]
 
 
===[[Mary-Ann Quinn|Mary-Ann]]===
 
*[[Exercising Demons#Michael|"Exercising Demons - Michael"]]
 
*[[Exercising Demons#Franklin|"Exercising Demons - Franklin"]] <small>(required)</small>
 
*[[Exercising Demons#Trevor|"Exercising Demons - Trevor"]]
 
 
===[[Maude]]===
 
*[[Bail Bond|Special Bonds]]
 
 
===[[Minute Men]]===
 
*[[The Civil Border Patrol]]
 
*[[An American Welcome]]
 
*[[Minute Man Blues]]
 
 
===[[Mrs. Philips]]===
 
*[[Mrs. Philips (mission)|Mrs. Philips/Damaged Goods]]
 
 
===[[Nigel]]===
 
*[[Nigel 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===
 
*[[Far Out]] <small>(required)</small>
 
*[[The Final Frontier]] <small>(required)</small>
 
 
===[[Rampage (GTA V Missions)|Rampage]]===
 
*[[Rampage (GTA V Missions)#Rampage One|Rampage One]]
 
*[[Rampage (GTA V Missions)#Rampage Two|Rampage Two]]
 
*[[Rampage (GTA V Missions)#Rampage Three|Rampage Three]]
 
*[[Rampage (GTA V Missions)#Rampage Four|Rampage Four]]
 
*[[Rampage (GTA V Missions)#Rampage Five|Rampage Five]]
 
 
===Sasquatch Hunter===
 
*[[The Last One]] (unlocked after achieving [[100% Completion in GTA V|100% Completion]])
 
 
===[[Tonya Wiggins|Tonya]]===
 
*[[Pulling Favors|"Pulling Favors"]] <small>(required)</small>
 
*[[Pulling Another Favor|"Pulling Another Favor"]] <small>(required)</small>
 
*[[Pulling Favors Again|"Pulling Favors Again"]] <small>(required)</small>
 
*[[Still Pulling Favors|"Still Pulling Favors"]] <small>(required)</small>
 
*[[Pulling One Last Favor|"Pulling One Last Favor"]] <small>(required)</small>
 
 
==Links==
 
* [http://pwnsu.com/img/gta4/maps/RandomCharacters.jpg pwnsu Random Characters map] - GTA IV
 
* [http://grandtheftauto.ign.com/maps/1/Liberty-City-Map GTA 4 Liberty City Map] (select NPCs > Person (contact) in the right menu)
 
* [http://www.gamefaqs.com/portable/ds/file/950922/56256 Random Characters map on GameFAQs] - GTA Chinatown Wars
 
 
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[[Category:Characters| ]]
 
[[Category:Characters| ]]
 
[[Category:Random characters| ]]
 
[[Category:Random characters| ]]
 
[[Category:Missions]]
 
[[Category:Missions]]
 
[[Category:Side Missions]]
 
[[Category:Side Missions]]
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[[Category:Missions in GTA IV]]
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[[Category:Missions in The Lost and Damned]]
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[[Category:Missions in The Ballad of Gay Tony]]
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[[Category:Missions in GTA Chinatown Wars]]
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[[Category:Missions in GTA V]]

Latest revision as of 05:41, August 5, 2015


Random characters are minor characters found in various parts of the city, in all games in the HD Universe, except Grand Theft Auto Online.

DescriptionEdit

GTA IV, EFLC and Chinatown WarsEdit

Their presence is indicated by a small blue person icon on the radar, but only when within close proximity to the player (Usually around 1 block). They provide Niko, Johnny, Luis and Huang with small missions. They generally are in some problem and will ask the Protagonist's help.

After completing all the random encounters in GTA IV, the achievement/trophy "No More Strangers" will be unlocked. Most of the random character missions are required for 100% completion. Though some are not required (like Cherise Glover's random encounter).

GTA VEdit

In Grand Theft Auto V random characters are known as Strangers and Freaks. They take elements from the Strangers featured in Red Dead Redemption, which means that even after starting one of this side missions, the player is still free to roam around the map and complete other missions.

There are a total of 58 Strangers and Freaks missions, only any 20 of them are required for 100% Completion.

Random characters in GTA IVEdit

Random characters in The Lost and DamnedEdit

Random characters in The Ballad of Gay TonyEdit

Random characters in GTA Chinatown WarsEdit

Strangers and Freaks in GTA VEdit

External LinksEdit

See alsoEdit

There's a few more types of distinguished random people:

  • Soapboxers - People who talk about themselves, or something.
  • Buskers - Performers.
  • Prostitutes.
  • Random Events - Unnamed people in GTA V who are usually in some kind of trouble, like getting robbed/mugged/hijacked. The player can return their vehicle/wallet/purse after killing the thief.

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