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Cryptozoologist achievement in GTA 5

Cryptozoologist

Unlock all the animals.

Cryptozoologist-0.2
2 guidesOffline Game ModeSingle PlayerCollectable

How to unlock the Cryptozoologist achievement

  • SpilnerSpilner852,069
    30 Jan 2020 15 Sep 2015 24 Sep 2015
    200 34 67
    In order to unlock all the animals for the director mode you will need to collect the Peyotes in the game, there are 27 Peyotes in the game and only 21 animals to unlock, Solobrus22 has confirmed that you do not need to collect the 6 underwater Peyotes as you cannot use them in the director mode, they are numbers 6,12,13,21,22,23 of the below guide.
    There is an excellent guide here http://www.gamesradar.com/gta-5-peyote-plant-location-guide/
    https://www.trueachievements.com/xI+Xbox+One+Ix.htm has details on what the 22nd animal is, which is not needed for the achievement
    *** Spoiler - click to reveal ***


    You do not need to collect them all again if you've already collected them

    In order to unlock an animal you will need to pick up the Peyote using cn_right which will spawn you in the body of an animal. You can either play out your experience until death or hold cn_right to end your experience, upon returning to Micheal/Franklin/Trevor the animal should unlock.
    You might only have 21 out of 22 unlocked as Solobrus22 notes that's when their achievement unlocked.
    TangerineGamer estimates this takes around 3 hours.

    Once the animals are unlocked enter story mode and press cn_start and scroll right using cn_RB to the 'Rockstar Editor' menu and press cn_A to enter. Choose 'Director Mode' from here and accept the launch.

    Click actors and pick an animal from the animals menu.

    Once the mode loads the achievement will pop, here's a video (https://www.trueachievements.com/DeaDLyxCaNaDiAn.htm notes that it might not pop straight away, they had to also return to the story mode)

    Loading up director mode with any animal will also unlock
    Grand Theft Auto VAnimal LoverThe Animal Lover achievement in Grand Theft Auto V worth 37 pointsEnter Director Mode as an unlocked animal actor for the first time.

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    Hexa FoxWhy do other guides say there are 76 Peyote plants?
    Posted by Hexa Fox on 29 Oct 20 at 07:08
    SmokiestDadnthey are the online plants
    Posted by SmokiestDadn on 29 Oct 20 at 12:58
    TG Airborne 88I collected all 21 land animal peyotes, went to director mode, as a cat played, went back to story and no cheevo.
    Even closed the game and restarted after repeating the same steps and still no effect.
    Edit: nvm, got it without my knowledge.
    Posted by TG Airborne 88 on 14 Jan at 23:21
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  • Luku38Luku38780,366
    26 Apr 2016 18 Sep 2015 18 Sep 2015
    51 13 3
    Ok, so .... here's a playlist with all the peyote plants locations and according to Solobrus22, you only need the non-underwater plants :D
    Best is to save the picture from the website to your computer cause it's pretty big
    BTW, i don't intend to get credit for the picture and youtube vids cause they belong to SXGaming :D
    https://www.reddit.com/r/GTAV/comments/2n4x7r/peyote_plant_l...
    CHEERS MATES
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    CraiglionheartThanks for the guide, that Reddit list was VERY helpful!!
    Posted by Craiglionheart on 03 Mar 16 at 14:17
    Luku38happy to bring the reddit post closer to the players dance
    Posted by Luku38 on 03 Mar 16 at 19:17
    SKORPIONICExcellent! My missing peyote was on a small sland that all the other guides were calling the ocean, so I wasn't looking there. Thumb up!!
    Posted by SKORPIONIC on 02 Feb 17 at 14:51
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