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This page contains Cheats for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain organized by sections for Xbox 360. This game has "Action Adventure" as genre, made by Kojima Productions, released on Sep 1, 2015. If you can't find a hint or secret in our list, then please check this page periodically for the latest updates.

Boxshot & Details
Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
  • Developer: Kojima Productions
  • Publisher: Konami
  • Genre: Action Adventure
  • Release: Sep 1, 2015
  • ESRB: Mature

Game Unlockables

Secret Achievements

Complete one of the following Secret achievements to collect their Xbox Live Gamerscore points:

Unlockable:How to Unlock:
Accomplished (30 GP)Complete all missions.
Achieved (30 GP)Complete all SIDE OPS.
Apprentice (15 GP)Complete a mission using a Combat Unit staff member.
Architect (30 GP)Construct all available platforms for Mother Base.
Army (35 GP)Raise all Teams/Units to level 99.
Awakening (15 GP)Complete "PROLOGUE: AWAKENING" mission.
Battalion (15 GP)Increase Mother Base staff to 250 or more personnel.
Beekeeper (15 GP)Complete "WHERE DO THE BEES SLEEP?" mission.
Captured (15 GP)Capture an outpost or guard post.
Caravan (15 GP)Complete "TRAITORS' CARAVAN" mission.
Cleared (15 GP)Complete all "Mine Clearing" SIDE OPS.
Collector (30 GP)Obtain all blueprints and key items.
Conservation (30 GP)Extract all wild animal species.
Cry Havoc (15 GP)Make D-Dog available for deployment.
Deployment (30 GP)Complete all key Dispatch Missions.
Deterrence (15 GP)Develop a nuclear weapon.
Disappearance (30 GP)Complete "CLOAKED IN SILENCE" mission.
Disarmament (15 GP)Dispose of a nuclear weapon.
Elite (85 GP)Complete all missions with an S rank.
Enhancement (15 GP)Develop 50 or more development items.
Executed (30 GP)Complete all mission tasks.
Extraction (15 GP)Fulton extract an enemy soldier.
Gears Turn (15 GP)Complete "HELLBOUND" mission.
Hero (30 GP)Obtain the codename "Hero."
Immortal (15 GP)Complete "METALLIC ARCHAEA" mission.
Interrogation (15 GP)Interrogate an enemy soldier.
Intruder (15 GP)Play an "Infiltration" FOB mission.
Locked and Loaded (85 GP)Develop 300 or more development items.
Man's Best Friend (15 GP)Raise bond with D-Dog to the maximum.
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Psplayer, Jul 23, 2015

Prequel bonuses

Import a saved game file from Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes to get the following rewards.

Unlockable:How to Unlock:
Gold Bionic ArmOnly if the saved game file was created after completing Mission 5 "Over the Fence" and rescuing the Bionic Engineer.
Ground Zeroes Sneaking SuitAvailable as a special upgrade through the Mother Base.
Metal Gear Solid 1 SkinSnake appears similar to how he was featured in Metal Gear Solid on the original PlayStation version.

Josha, Sep 3, 2015

Game Hints

Birthday party

You will be asked to enter your birthday when initially beginning with the game. When the game is used that date, there will be a birthday celebration thrown for you at Mother Base, with a cake and some cigars.

Hbetathomepl, Sep 3, 2015

Mother Base persons

Rescue Persons of Interest and Prisoners of War in Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes and upload that saved game file. Download that saved game file from the main menu in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain to obtain numerous benefits. Individuals you saved will appear at Mother Base as one of your benefits. Individuals that will appear are as follows:

  • Hideo: Diplomat who appears following Missions 3, 4, and 5.
  • Ochre Chameleon: Appears following Missions 3, 4, and 5.
  • Grizzly Hedgehog: Appears following Missions 3, 4, and 5.
  • Hungry Crocodile: Appears following Missions 3, 4, and 5.
  • Wild Harrier: Appears following Missions 3, 4, and 5.
  • Finger: Appears following Mission 6.
  • Eye: Appears following Mission 6.
  • Gray Wallaby: Appears following Mission 6.
  • Blue Chameleon: Appears following Mission 6.
  • Midnight Mastiff: Appears following Mission 6.
  • Wild Stallion: Appears after two of either Missions 7, 8, or 9.
  • Mad Wallaby: Appears after two of either Missions 7, 8, or 9.
  • Assassin Harrier: Appears affter two of either Missions 7, 8, or 9.
  • Hunting Stallion: Appears after two of either Missions 7, 8, or 9.
  • Frigid Mongoose: Appears after two of either Missions 7, 8, or 9.
  • Crying Sturgeon: Appears after two of either Missions 7, 8, or 9.
  • Bitter Centipede: Appears following Mission 12.
  • Roaring Capybara: Appears following Mission 12.
  • Pirate Capybara: Appears following Mission 12.
  • Night Tree Frog: Appears following Mission 12.

Mweber, Sep 3, 2015

Animals GMP awards

Capture and send out the following animals to Mother Base to get a GMP award. You can see the different types at the Animal Conversion Platform, which can be accessed from ACC. To catch an animal, use the Fulton for large animals or Capture Cages for smaller sized animals.

Afghan Pika (Rabbit)

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 5,000 GMP

African Bullfrog (Frog)

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 5,000 GMP

African Civet (Civet)

  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 50,000 GMP

African Fat-tailed Gecko (Gecko)

  • Rarity: Common
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 500 GMP

African Wild Dog (Dog)

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Fulton
  • Reward: 5,000 GMP

Anubis (Dog)

  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Fulton
  • Reward: 50,000 GMP

Bechstein's Bat (Bat)

  • Rarity: Common
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Black Mamba (Snake)

  • Rarity: Common to Rare
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 2,000 GMP

Black Stork (Bird)

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Location: Africa and Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 2,000 GMP

Blanford's Fox (Fox)

  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 50,000 GMP

Boer Goat (Goat)

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Fulton
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Brown Bear (Bear)

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Fulton
  • Reward: 5,000 GMP

Caracal (Cat)

  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 50,000 GMP

Cashmere Goat (Goat)

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Fulton
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Common Raven (Bird)

  • Rarity: Common
  • Location: Africa and Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Deathstalker (Scorpion)

  • Rarity: Common
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Emperor Scorpion (Scorpion)

  • Rarity: Common
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Four-Toed Hedgehog (Rat)

  • Rarity: Common to Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 2,000 GMP

Gerbil (Rat)

  • Rarity: Common
  • Location: Africa and Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Grant's Zebra (Horse)

  • Rarity: Common
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Fulton
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Gray Wolf (Dog)

  • Rarity: Common
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Fulton
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Griffon Vulture (Bird)

  • Rarity: Common
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Capture Cage Fulton
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Himalayan Brown Bear (Bear)

  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Fulton
  • Reward: 50,000 GMP

Honey Badger (Honey Badger)

  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Location: Africa and Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 50,000 GMP

Jehuty (Bird)

  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Reward: 200,000 GMP

Karakul Sheep (Goat)

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Fulton
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Lappet-Faced Vulture (Bird)

  • Rarity: Common
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Fulton and Capture Cage
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Leopard Gecko (Gecko)

  • Rarity: Common
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Leopard Tortoise (Tortoise)

  • Rarity: Common to Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Long-Eared Hedgehog (Rat)

  • Rarity: Common to Rare
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 2,000 GMP

Marsh Mongoose (Mongoose)

  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 50,000 GMP

Martial Eagle (Bird)

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage and Fulton
  • Reward: 5,000 GMP

Namaqua Chameleon (Lizard)

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 5,000 GMP

Nubian (Goat)

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Fulton
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Okapi (Horse)

  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Fulton
  • Reward: 50,000 GMP

Oriental Rattlesnake (Snake)

  • Rarity: Common to Rare
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 2,000 GMP

Oriental Stork (Bird)

  • Rarity: Common to Rare
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Fulton and Capture Cage
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Rainbow Agama (Lizard)

  • Rarity: Common to Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 2,000 GMP

Red Fox (Fox)

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 5,000 GMP

Rock Hyrax (Hyrax)

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 5,000 GMP

Russian Tortoise (Tortoise)

  • Rarity: Common to Rare
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 2,000 GMP

Sand Cat (Cat)

  • Rarity: Rare
  • Location: Africa
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 5,000 GMP

Side-Striped Jackal (Dog)

  • Rarity: Common
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Fulton
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Tree Pangolin (Pangolin)

  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 50,000 GMP

Trumpeter Hornbill (Bird)

  • Rarity: Common
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Tsuchuinoko (Tsuchuinoko)

  • Rarity: Extremely Rare
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 200,000 GMP

Wild Ass (Horse)

  • Rarity: Common
  • Location: Africa and Afghanistan
  • Method: Capture Cage
  • Reward: 500 GMP

Cheat queen, Sep 3, 2015

Music tape locations

Search the following places to discover the matching tape. After discovering it, you can pay attention to its tune at any time. You can also assign it to be the default song that plays when the helicopter appears by enabling the speaker on the chopper.

  • 204863 : Go to Kungenga Mine and search the southwest guard post.
  • A Phantom Pain : Go to Wakh Sind Barracks, travel northeast, and enter the huts.
  • All the Sun Touches : Search Munoko ya Nioka Station.
  • Behind the Drapery : Visit Da Wialo Kallai.
  • Dancing With Tears In My Eyes : Go to Ditadi Abandoned Village and search under the canopy at the bottom of the rocky peak.
  • Dormant Stream : Search the west guard post at Smasei Fort.
  • Friday I'm In Love : Go to Lufwa Valley and enter the mansion.
  • Gloria : Go to Nova Braga Airport, then travel east and search inside the building.
  • Heavens Divide : During Mission 30, check the elevator before running into Skull Face.
  • How 'bout them zombies, ey? : Go to Bwala ya Masa and enter the building located to the east.
  • Kids In America : Go to Da Shago Kallai and search outside the main building.
  • Love Detterence : Go to Da Ghwandai Khar and search the building where you found Miller during Mission 01.
  • Love Will Tear Us Apart : Search the Afghanistan Central Base Camp.
  • Maneater : Go to Lamar Khaate Palace and enter the tent located in front.
  • Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker Theme : During Mission 43, search the Quarantine Platform's cellar.
  • Midnight Mirage : Go to Bampeve Plantation and search the northernmost building.
  • Nitrogen : Go to Serak Power Plant and search the northernmost building.
  • Only Time Will Tell : Explore the Eastern Communications Post.
  • Planet Scape : Goto to Sakhra Ee Village and enter the south guard post.
  • Quiet Life : Go to Mfinda Oilfield and search the building towards the southeast.
  • Quiet's Theme : Towards the end of Mission 45, follow the footprints until a cinematic starts.
  • Rebel Yell (1999 Remaster) : Go to Mountain Relay Base and search west of the bridge.
  • Ride A White Horse : Go to Lamar Khaate Palace and search inside the north guard post.
  • She Blinded Me With Science : Go to Wialo Village and search the northeast guard post.
  • Sins of the Father : Complete Mission 30.
  • Snake Eater : Go to Munoko ya Nioka Station and go to the west guard post.
  • Take On Me : Go to Yakho Oboo Outpost, then go to the west wing and search one of the rooms.
  • Take the D.W. : Go to Da Smasei Laman and search under the canopy near the amphitheater.
  • The Final Countdown : Go to Qarya Sakhra Ee, then go east to find it in a small building.
  • The Man Who Sold The World : Complete Mission 46.
  • The Tangerine : Go to Spugmay Keep and search the east guard post.
  • Too Shy : Go to Kiziba Camp, then enter the tent near the anti-aircraft radar.
  • TRUE : Go to Kungenga Mine.
  • You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) : Go to to Lufwa Valley and search the northwest guard post.

God_Of_Titans, Sep 3, 2015

Memento Photos

Complete the following Side Op missions, in order, to obtain the corresponding Memento Photo. Give them all to Paz, then exit her room to find the Morpho Butterfly on the wall. You will also receive Emblem Parts. Note: To visit Paz, build the first part of the Medical Platform.

PhotoSide Op mission
Miller and PazSide Op 51
Professor GalvezSide Op 52
Swimsuit PazSide Op 53
NukeSide Op 54
FishingSide Op 55
Gallo PintoSide Op 56
Birthday PartySide Op 57
Costa RicaSide Op 58
ChicoSide Op 59
FutbolSide Op 60

The Side Op missions involve knocking out and extracting various soldiers. Use stealth and cover to your advantage. D-Dog can help you find the soldiers. Get under the cover of darkness by playing the missions at night. Use a sniper rifle with tranquilizer darts and aim for headshots. If you miss, you will have to find the soldier again. Use the cardboard box to maintain stealth. You can also play "Love Deterrence" on your iDroid to distract the soldiers. The mission requirements, locations, and rewards are as follows.

Side Op 51

  • Location: Afghanistan, southeast region.
  • Pre-requisite: Complete Mission 06.
  • Reward: 30,000 GMP.
  • Soldier location: On a hill, northeast of the Eastern Communication Post. .

Side Op 52

  • Location: Afghanistan, southwest region.
  • Pre-requisite: Complete Mission 08 and Side Op 51.
  • Reward: 60,000 GMP.
  • Soldier location: Southwest of Da Shago Kallai. If spotted, he will use a smoke grenade and escape.

Side Op 53

  • Location: Africa, northwest region.
  • Pre-requisite: Complete Mission 16 and Side Op 52.
  • Reward: 80,000 GMP.
  • Soldier location: East of Bwala ya Masa. If spotted, he will use a sleep grenade. .

Side Op 54

  • Location: Africa, southwest region.
  • Pre-requisite: Complete Mission 20 and Side Op 53.
  • Reward: 90,000 GMP.
  • Soldier location: West of Nova Braga Airport. If spotted, he will use stun grenades.

Side Op 55

  • Location: Africa, northeast region.
  • Pre-requisite: Complete Mission 23 and Side Op 54.
  • Reward: 100,000 GMP.
  • Soldier location: Near the Kungenga Mine. He has a shield on his back and uses stun grenades.

Side Op 56

  • Location: Africa, southeast region.
  • Pre-requisite: Complete Mission 31 and Side Op 55.
  • Reward: 120,000 GMP.
  • Soldier location: East of Munoko ya Nioka Station. If spotted, he will use a cloaking device. Use your night vision goggles to find him again. .

Side Op 57

  • Location: Afghanistan, west region.
  • Pre-requisite: Complete Mission 31 and Side Op 56.
  • Reward: 140,000 GMP.
  • Soldier location: Under a bridge south of Yakho Oboo Outpost. If spotted, he will use smoke grenades and a cloaking device.

Side Op 58

  • Location: Africa, east region.
  • Pre-requisite: Complete Mission 35 and Side Op 57.
  • Reward: 180,000 GMP.
  • Soldier location: Southern area of Lufwa Valley. If spotted, he will use sleep grenades and a cloaking device.

Side Op 59

  • Location: Afghanistan, east region.
  • Pre-requisite: Complete Mission 38 and Side Op 58.
  • Reward: 200,000 GMP.
  • Soldier location: Top of a hill east of Qarya Sakhra Ee. If spotted, he will use stun grenades and a cloaking device.

Side Op 60

  • Location: Afghanistan, northwest region.
  • Pre-requisite: Complete Mission 38 and Side Op 59.
  • Reward: 300,000 GMP.
  • Soldier location: In the Aabe Shifap Ruins. If spotted, he will use a shield, cloaking device, and stun grenades.

Gamie84, Sep 3, 2015
More Hints

Game Easter Eggs

Hideo Kojima references

  • After getting rescued during your first encounter with the Man on Fire in the Prologue, follow the person down a corridor. Use the rail to your left to pull yourself up from the floor. Look closely at the bulletin board on the wall to see a poster that mentions Kojima Productions and inviting you to "Join the Fox Team". The booth number listed, CP 2308, is the actual number of the booth used by Kojima Productions at GDC 2013.
  • You can rescue Hideo Kojima during the Side Op 112 Intel Agent Extraction mission. After doing so, he will return to Mother Base.

G3orge, Sep 3, 2015

P.T. reference

Find the radio on the floor near one corner of a tent, just past an outpost encampment in Africa near where Mission 20 "Voices" takes place. It plays the same recording that describes a horrific murder that was originally heard in the P.T. demo.

Blazer, Sep 3, 2015

Metal Gear Solid series references

  • During Mission 22, you have to knock out Mosquito. This is the same soldier from Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes who helped Miller escape from Mother Base.
  • During Side Op 143, secure the A.I. Pod, then shoot it with a lethal weapon. It will repeat lines from Metal Gear Solid 3 and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker.

Elenh, Sep 15, 2015

Hideo Kojima references

After getting rescued during your first encounter with the Man On Fire in the Prologue, follow the person down a corridor. Use the rail to your left to pull yourself up from the floor. Look closely at the bulletin board on the wall to see a poster that mentions Kojima Productions and inviting you to "Join the Fox Team". The booth number listed, CP 2308, is the actual number of the booth used by Kojima Productions at GDC 2013.

You can rescue Hideo Kojima during the Side Op 112 Intel Agent Extraction mission. After doing so, he will return to Mother Base.

Spazzman29, Sep 15, 2015

Big Boss comment

During Mission 1 Save Miller. He will request the magic words. Press Triangle, and Big Boss will say, "Kept you waiting, huh?".

Zachary, Sep 15, 2015

Game Walkthroughs

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