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    Store Robbing FAQ by Psy

    Version: Final | Updated: 12/09/03 | Printable Version | Search This Guide

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    Game       : Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
    Platform   : Sony Playstation 2
    Content    : Store Robbing FAQ
    Author     : Psy
    Created    : 12/15/2002
    Last Update: 1/7/2002
    Contact    : Psycopsy@hotmail.com
    
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                                  CONTENTS
    
    1.Version Updates
    2.Introduction
    3.Email Policy
    4.How To Rob Stores
    5.Store Robbing:
       A.East Island:
            1.Bunch Of Tools - Washington Beach
            2.Jewelery Store - Vice Point
            3.Dispensary Plus - Vice Point
            4.Corner Store - Vice Point
            5.Gash - North Point Mall
            6.Jewelery Store - North Point Mall
            7.Tooled Up - North Point Mall
            8.Music Store - North Point Mall
       B.Prawn Island:
            N/A
       C.Starfish Island:
            N/A
       D.West Island:
            9.Coffee Bagels Donuts - Little Havana
            10.Screw This - Little Havana
            11.Cafe Robina - Little Havana
            12.Laundromat - Little Havana
            13.Ryton Aide Pharmancy - Little Haiti
            14.Jewelery Store - Downtown
            15.Dispensary Plus - Downtown
    6.Which Weapons To Use
    7.Copyright/Credits
                   
    
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    1. Version Updates
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    January 7, 2003:   Yay, Gamefaqs accepted it, hehehe my 4th VC guide!
                       Added a bit more info on store robbing, as a few people have
                       emailed / IM'd me, so to prevent me answering the same thing 
                       over and over, I have put it in here.
    
    January 4, 2003:   Corrected a few "spelling/grammar issues" Which should make 
                       it acceptable by GameFAQS.
    
    December 15, 2002: Started the guide, very basic. going to add all 
                       of the locations of the stores soon.
    
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    2. Introduction
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    In Vice City there are 15 stores that are required to be robbed. This guide 
    will help you to find them, and claim the rewards that the owner will fork 
    over.
    
    The reason I'm writing this guide is because there isn't one at gamefaqs, and I 
    just thought that it would be a good idea to help people find the right 
    locations for the stores that they need to rob for 100%.
    
    Enjoy :P
    
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    3. Email Policy
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    Feel free to ask me about anything to do with GTA:VC, I'll try my best to 
    answer all questions, because, even though I'm still playing through it (for 
    the 3rd time) I think I know quite a lot about it. You could also email me 
    about any problems you are having with the guide, any errors, or anything else 
    that you see is wrong. If you have any better directions, or techniques for 
    robbing stores, feel free to send me them and I might put them in. Oh, and 
    compliments are permitted, as are constructive criticism, don't bother sending 
    me shit like Viruses though, or you'll get much worse done back... Nuff said.
    
    Thanx for reading it.
    
    You can also Instant Messenger me on:
    
    AIM - Psycopsy15
    Yahoo - Psycopsy15
    MSN - Psycopsy@hotmail.com
    
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    4. How To Rob Stores
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    To rob a store, you must have a gun with auto aim, you can see these at the 
    section "Which Weapons To Use" towards the bottom of the guide.
    
    Walk into a store and equip your desired weapon, then auto-aim at the store 
    worker. He will stand back, and put his hands up, He will then give you cash 
    one at a time, the first cash icon he will give you wont do anything to your 
    wanted level. The second will give you 1 star, the third will give you 2 stars 
    and the 4th will give you 3 stars. The longer you hold up the shop keeper for, 
    the more he will give you, but consequently your wanted level will rise too.
    
    You only have to collect one of his money icons, then you can kill him, and the 
    store rob will still count, so you can escape with only 1 wanted star!
    
    *NOTE*
    
    You can kill the shop keeper first then collect his money, he doesn't have to 
    be alive when you take the money.
    
    DO NOT TRY TO ROB AMMU-NATION, the guy is armed and will fire.
    
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    5. Store Robbing
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    A. East Island
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    1.Bunch Of Tools - Washington Beach
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    This is very simple to find, pause the game, and look at the radar. Just over 
    the really small bridge you will see a hammer tool on the radar. Head to here 
    and go into the store. Hold the shop keeper up and take his money.
    
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    2.Jewelery Store - Vice Point
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    Find the [NORTH] "Pay & Spray". Its a spray can icon on you're radar. From 
    there, head [SOUTH]. When you reach the end of this street turn left, and then 
    make the first right. Just after the mail boxes on the right you will see the 
    Jewellery Store that you are going to rob. Go in and wave you're gun about then 
    get you're money from the shop worker.
    
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    3.Dispensary Plus - Vice Point
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    Find the [NORTH] "Pay & Spray" again. This time follow the road along to the 
    [NORTH]. when you reach the top of this street, you will be facing a row of 
    buildings, go to the left side of them, and a short way along you will see the 
    green and white "Dispensary +" sign on the right. Go in there and do your 
    stuff.
    
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    4.Corner Store - Vice Point
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    Find the [NORTH] "Pay & Spray" once again. Follow the road along to the [NORTH] 
    just like before. When you reach the end of this strip or road you will come to 
    a row of buildings, for the store before you went to the left side, well this 
    time you are going to the right. Turn right, then make the first left. Keep 
    heading along this road to the [NORTH], and literally just after the first 
    right turn the store will be... on the corner. Go in and get some bling bling.
    
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    5.Gash - North Point Mall
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    From the [NORTH] "Pay & Spray" head [NORTH]. Take the first right and follow 
    the road to the end. Once you reach the end of this road turn left and follow 
    it along until you see the huge mall, which will be on the left. You can go in 
    anyone of the entrances, but I suggest going in the [SOUTH EAST] entrance, as 
    that's where I will give directions from.
    
    As soon as you get in the mall walk forward and to your left and you will see a 
    store with glass windows and the word "Gash" printed all over them. Go in here 
    and hold up the guy at the [NORTH EAST] of the lower level.
    
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    6.Jewelery Store - North Point Mall
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    From the [NORTH] "Pay & Spray" head [NORTH]. Take the first right and follow 
    the road to the end. Once you reach the end of this road turn left and follow 
    it along until you see the huge mall, which will be on the left. You can go in 
    anyone of the entrances, but I suggest going in the [SOUTH EAST] entrance, as 
    that's where I will give directions from.
    
    Once you get inside head [NORTH] the whole way, and when you reach the north 
    point of the, well... North Point Mall you will see the store on your right.
    Go in and do your thing.
    
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    7.Tooled Up - North Point Mall
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    From the [NORTH] "Pay & Spray" head [NORTH]. Take the first right and follow 
    the road to the end. Once you reach the end of this road turn left and follow 
    it along until you see the huge mall, which will be on the left. You can go in 
    anyone of the entrances, but I suggest going in the [SOUTH EAST] entrance, as 
    that's where I will give directions from.
    
    After you go in, head to the left, and go past the "Gash" store. Opposite you 
    will probably see "Ammu-Nation" and next to that is "Tooled Up". Go in here and 
    point your gun at the store keeper to grab his cash.
    
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    8.Music Store - North Point Mall
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    From the [NORTH] "Pay & Spray" head [NORTH]. Take the first right and follow 
    the road to the end. Once you reach the end of this road turn left and follow 
    it along until you see the huge mall, which will be on the left. You can go in 
    anyone of the entrances, but I suggest going in the [SOUTH EAST] entrance, as 
    that's where I will give directions from.
    
    Once inside, go towards the middle of the mall, and go up the escalators. when 
    you get up to the top, turn left and go along and into the store. Point your 
    piece at the store owner and grab his cash.
    
    That's The East Island Finished!!!
    
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    B. Prawn Island
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    There are no stores on this island.
    
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    C. Starfish Island
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    There are no stores on this island.
    
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    D. West Island
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    9.Coffee Bagels Donuts - Little Havana
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    From the bridge leading from Starfish Island, head left. Take the first right, 
    and literally on the corner is a donut shop. go in here and rob the owner.
    
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    10.Screw This - Little Havana
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    From the bridge leading from Starfish Island, head left. Take the first right, 
    and follow the road up. Exactly opposite the first right turn is "Screw This". 
    Pop in and ask the owner nicely for some money. If that doesn't work, which it 
    probably wont, just point your gun at him, and he should give you some. 
    
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    11.Cafe Robina - Little Havana
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    From the bridge leading from Starfish Island, head left. Take the first right, 
    and follow the road all the way up to the end. When you've done that turn 
    right, and then go right again at the next chance you get. Right on the corner 
    is Cafe Robina, go in, and point your gun at the owner.
    
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    12.Laundromat - Little Havana
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    From the bridge leading from Starfish Island, go right. Take the first left, 
    then go right. Follow it to the end, and go left again Follow this road all the 
    way [WEST], and just after the furthers right turn, you will see the laundry on 
    the right. Go and get your cash from the store owner.
    
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    13.Ryton Aide Pharmancy - Little Haiti
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    Find the [NORTH] "Pay & Spray". From there head, well.... [NORTH] for 3 secs, 
    and you're at the Pharmancy! So rob it!
    
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    14.Jewelery Store - Downtown
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    Find the [NORTH] "Ammu-Nation". From there, head [WEST]. when you reach the end 
    of the street, turn left so that you are heading [SOUTH]. Follow the road all 
    the way down, and just as a big open space appears to your right, stop, now 
    check the walls on the left of the street, and you should see a shop that you 
    can enter, so go in it and get the owners cash.
    
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    15.Dispensary Plus - Downtown
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    Find the [NORTH] "Ammu-Nation". From there, head [WEST]. when you reach the end 
    of the street, turn left so that you are heading [SOUTH]. Follow the road all 
    the way down, and around to the left when it turns. As soon as you turn the 
    corner stop! the store is on the right, and is pretty much the first thing you 
    will see once the road goes back straight from the bend.
    
    That's All Stores Robbed!!!! 
    
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    6. Which Weapons To Use
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    You can use all of the following weapons to rob stores:
    
    Colt .45
    Colt Python
    Chrome Shotgun
    Spaz Shotgun
    Stubby Shotgun
    Tec-9
    Ingram Mac 10
    Uzi 9mm
    MP5
    
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    7. Copyright/Credits
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    This document and all of its content is copyright of Psy (Simon Elliott).
    All information in this document was written by Psy and all contributed 
    information will be credited. The only sites the guide is available on is 
    www.GameFAQs.com and my own sites. If you would like this guide on you're site, 
    please Email me requesting permission to, and I will probably allow you to do 
    so, However, the guide must not be changed in any way.
    
    Rockstar Games + Rockstar North - For producing this masterpiece!
    Me (Psy) - For taking the time to write it.
    Segosa - For providing info about the weapons.
    GameFAQs - For hosting the guide.
    
    İ 2003 Psy.