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In GTA: Vice City, there are loads more weapons than GTA III. Though, in Vice City, you don’t get the excitement of the AK47, you can get the thrill of using a minigun, yes, a minigun. The list below has all of the weapons that can be found throughout Vice City, and explains in detail what it’s like in the game.




The camera, which is only available in the mission “Martha’s Mug Shot”, allows you to take as many pictures as you want,  but while you do have it, try to take as many pictures with it as possible. In your stats, there is a record for how many pictures you’ve taken.




Just like GTA III and every other GTA game, you’re always going to have fists. They’re with you forever. Sure, not the best weapon in a gunfight, but if you want to be a man and just whoop some ass with your bare hands, it’s understandable.


Brass Knuckles

Okay, so your hands aren’t the best, but what about an upgrade? The brass knuckles do more damage. Instead of many swings of the arm, you only need one or two swings with these metal fists of fury.




The screwdriver looks to be just some joke, a weapon which it used to screw nails, not somebody up, but this little thing can damage vehicles and kill people. Pretty impressive, huh? The screwdriver is really fun to play around with mainly because of that fact. You can find screwdrivers being sold at tool shops all over Vice City.



The hammer, along with the screwdriver, is another melee weapon that can kill people and destroy vehicles. Though not as impressive as the screwdriver, (mainly because of the common sense involved), the hammer can do a lot more damage faster. This can be purchased at the tool shops in Vice City.


Golf Club

Wait, isn’t this meant for hitting balls, not people?! A good weapon to defend yourself with while being chased by the law in the golf course or an angry mobster chasing after you. 


Night Stick

If you’re crazy enough, you just might want to take the dead police officer’s Night Stick instead of his Pistol. If you do, you can have the guilty pleasure of beating pedestrians over the head. Very amusing. 


Baseball Bat

Similar to the Golf Club and Night Stick, the Baseball Bat is a good weapon for beating people over the head. Usually used for playing… you guessed it, Baseball.



Unlike San Andreas, you can’t slice pedestrian’s throats, however, you CAN hack them up. This is funnier than the Nightstick, Baseball Bat and Golf Club combined.


Meat Cleaver

The Meat Clever is the funniest weapon to use. Instead of hacking cow and pig meat, these “Vice City Meat Cleavers” hack up human flesh. 



The Machete is just like the Knife and Meat Clever, but you can really do some damage. 



The Katana is a Samurai sword. You can literally hack pedestrian’s heads off with this toy. 



The Chainsaw… probably my favourite melee weapon, man can you have some fun! Providing you’re the one with it, you’ll have a great time. A great amount of power which produces a great amount of gore!



Colt .45

The Colt .45 is very common as police officers use them. The forty-five calibre pistol can kill a pedestrian in approximately three shots minimum. 


Colt Python

The Colt Python is a revolver, one you’d expect to see from the later 1910s. It only carries 8 rounds at a time, but it can kill just about anybody with one bullet as it’s very powerful.



Chromed Shotgun

Like the Colt .45, the Chromed Shotgun is another police-carried weapon. They can be found in parked police cars when you enter them. This shotgun can kill just about anybody with one blow.


Stubby Shotgun

Though not as fast as the SPAZ-12, this shotgun can still do some major damage to somebody with one blow. A good weapon for taking self defence against the law or a gang.



To put it nice and short (unlike its range), best gun on the game.

Sub-Machine Guns



The Tec-9 is not a very fast-firing machine-gun, but out of all of the machine-guns, it has the biggest clip size which comes as an advantage. It’s a great choice in huge fights that include low-powered weapons.


Ingram Mac 10

If you want a fast-firing gun, this is your gun. You can run and shoot at the same time. One of the most impressive guns in the game. 


Uzi 9mm

This gun is only available from a store or your own “Mario” gang. This popular sub-machine gun really kicks some ass. Its not as rapid-firing as the Ingram Mac 10, but it has enough power to finish off a group of people quickly.



The MP5 is used in many U.S. forces operations, but usually only the Navy or Marines really use it.

Assault Rifles



The Ruger is a terrible gun. The first person aiming is not that great, but it’s even worse when the gun’s firing power is slow.


Colt M4

The Colt M4 is another weapon used by the military. The first person aiming is just like the ruger, terrible, but the M4 has a faster firing speed and better firing power than the ruger. 




I don’t quite think I need to explain what this weapon is or what it does. Let’s just stick to saying it makes a big bang. 


Tear Gas

The tear gas is a gas that’s ejected from its shell when you throw it. It’s great for crowded areas, but the assurance of killing with this grenade are low. This tear gas can only be found behind the Police H.Q. in Washington Beach.


Molotov Cocktail

Not the best weapon, but it can cause some heat and even some entertainment. Make sure you don’t throw it close to yourself or you, too, will go up in flames.


Bomb & Detonator

The bomb can be planted into your car at 8 Ball’s bomb service in the dock area of Vice City. Simply arm the bomb by pressing the “attack” button. Then, anytime from that point on, you can blow the car to pieces.



Rocket Launcher

Like the Grenade, the Rocket Launcher is something you don’t want to be up against. It can blow some major s**t up!


Colt M60

The Col M60 is a gun which you can’t acquire by using cheats. It is a military gun, but isn’t used by anybody but Tommy Vercetti in the game. All it takes is one shot from this machine gun and you’ve got yourself a kill. 



If you want to heat up your fellow pedestrians instead of just flat-out killing them, this is the beastly “torture” weapon for you. The ammo for the Flamethrower goes fast so be efficient. 



The biggest beast of a weapon of Vice City has to be, the Minigun! As much as a streak of bullets from this mini-gun, will simply annihilate anything in your way, whether it be a car, group of people or a chopper.



Sniper Rifle

For those people who you just can’t get a shot in the distance, but want to kill for some reason, the Sniper is for you. The firing range on this gun will strike a pedestrian without him or her even knowing what hit them.


PSG-1 Laser Sniper Rifle

This sniper rifle is just better than the standard one. Not only does it have a better aim, it also has a better range. If you have to decide between sniper rifles, this should be the one you choose.