To guys who want to experience and live the thug life of a real gangster, GTA 5 is just a dream come true. Being said to be one of the world’s best open-world games ever, the latest title of the Rockstar GTA’s franchise have a plethora of activities for players to bog down in, including the police chase.

Particularly, the Wanted Level in GTA 5 indicates how much you’re good at dealing with the cops and how bad you are as a crime. A GTA 5 player who reaches the highest Wanted Level - 5 stars - is considered a notorious crime and hunted down by several police cars and even NOOSE vehicles.

Despite being an old feature, it’s more challenging for players to get 5 stars in GTA 5 as the police are more intelligent and have many new techniques to catch the gangster. If you’re all set to challenge yourself against an endless line of vehicles, police Mavericks, and even a tank, here's what to do to become the world’s deadliest gangster.

Gta 5 Online 5 Star Wanted Level
There are several ways to commit a crime and get a 5-star Wanted Level in GTA 5, however, which one will give you the highest level in no time?

1. How to get 5 stars in GTA 5 2021

Here, we will show you how to get 5 stars in GTA 5 Online and how to get 5 stars in GTA 5 Offline (Story Mode) without cheating.

Normally, you will be able to get 2-3 stars easily just by killing civilians and cops. From there, you can just keep wrecking around the city until you reach 5 stars wanted level in GTA 5.

  • Keeping on killing more civilians as much as possible
  • Attacking the law enforcement and killing more policemen
  • Wrecking up all types of vehicles from cars, planes, boats, and others in a large quantity
  • Setting the Los Santos Airport Runway on fire with a missile

This is the most basic method of how to get 5 stars in GTA 5 2021. However, doing so will take a long while and you will be hunted by the police constantly. If you are dead, your wanted level will reset and you will have to do it all over again.

One way to do this without using cheat is to find a small alley to defend yourself. The helicopter won't be able to see or attack you. Use a pump shotgun and bring a lot of ammo and you will be able to take down the cops easily. You can also play as Franklin and defend in your garage.

A more creative way is to make a roadblock to create a traffic jam and throw the grenade in.

How To Get 5 Stars In GTA 5 2021
Find a small alley so the helicopter cannot reach you and you can easily take down the cops.

How to get 5 stars Wanted level faster?

Apart from the usual steps, there is also a fast way to get yourself into an intense chase: breaking into Fort Zancudo and stealing the Lazer Jet. You will definitely create chaos and ramp things up instantaneously. This will give you 5-star wanted level much faster than other methods.

Refer to this complete guide of how to find and break into GTA 5 military base to realize your dreams.

Lazer Jet Gta 5
Stealing the Lazer Jet in Fort Zancudo will give you 5 star wanted level.

There are also certain missions in GTA 5 that will give you the 5 stars wanted level instantly:

Prologue: If you exit the bank through the garage door, 5 stars wanted level will be triggered. A police shooting with Trevor taking cover after Michael and Brad got shot will also result in five stars.

The Paleto Score: After you rob the Blaine County Savings Bank in Paleto Bay, you will get 5 stars wanted level.

The Big Score

  • Subtle Approach: You will get 5 stars wanted level when you are done loading up gold in the four Gauntlets.
  • Obvious Approach: After escaping with Trevor, if you switch to Franklin or Michael, you will get 5 stars wanted level.

2. How to get 5 stars in GTA 5 cheat

There are plenty of ways for you to get 5 stars in GTA 5 if you have access to GTA 5 cheat. Note that it only works in the Story Mode and not GTA 5 Online. The GTA 5 Wanted Level cheat code below will increase your wanted level by 1. You just have to use it 5 times to get to 5 stars in GTA 5:

  • PS3/ PS4: R1, R1, Circle, R2, Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right
  • Xbox 360/ Xbox One: RB, RB, B, RT, Left, Right, Left, Right
  • PC: FUGITIVE (Enter the command box)

You can also turn God mode cheat on (5 mins each time) so you can survive and kill cops until your wanted level rises to 5 stars:

  • PS3/ PS4: RIGHT, X, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, R1, RIGHT, LEFT, X, TRIANGLE
  • Xbox 360/ Xbox One: RIGHT, A, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, RB, RIGHT, LEFT, A, Y
  • PC: PAINKILLER

A player also found out a glitch that can get you a 5 stars wanted level instantly. You have to get a hooker and drive her back to your garage. Now, wait for the hooker to run in front of your car and then drive out. While doing it, make sure you keep the accelerate button to run over the hooker. When you get out of your garage, you will get 5 stars wanted level.

3. What happens when you get 5 stars in GTA 5?

After knowing how to get 5 stars in GTA 5 2021, you might wonder what kind of treatment you will get from the law enforcement in the game.

When you reach 5 stars, the street will be filled with the policies with almost no civilian traffic. Police cars and NOOSE vehicles will perform roadblocks and chase you. There will be an indefinitely of cop cars and up to three Police Mavericks chasing you.

What Happens When You Get 5 Stars In Gta 5
You will be chased non-stop by the police and it is almost impossible to escape.

4. How to get 10 stars in GTA 5

The maximum wanted level in GTA 5 is 5 stars. However, players can get up to 10 stars in GTA 5 using mods.

The GTA 5 YouTuber Madd Carl has made a video showing what it would be like if you have 10 stars wanted level on GTA 5. When he managed to commit enough crime and reach the 10 stars wanted level, he got greeted by helicopters, tanks, armed soldiers with rocket launchers, all at once.

10 Stars Wanted Level Gta 5
Every force in the game will come after you if you reach 10 stars wanted level.

Now you know all the ways of how to get 5 stars in GTA 5 2021. It's time for you to get into the game and face the challenge.

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