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Cryptozoologist achievement in GTA 5


Unlock all the animals.

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How to unlock the Cryptozoologist achievement

  • SpilnerSpilner
    30 Jan 2020 15 Sep 2015 24 Sep 2015
    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 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 ( 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 V (Xbox One)Animal LoverThe Animal Lover achievement in Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox One) worth 36 pointsEnter Director Mode as an unlocked animal actor for the first time.

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    nsm0220? is this a online mode only
    Posted by nsm0220 on 22 Jan at 06:35
    Ox1893No it’s not an online only achievement. Read the flags properly.
    Posted by Ox1893 on 23 Jan at 20:33
    InterracialThanks +1
    Posted by Interracial on 11 Feb at 07:03
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  • Luku38Luku38
    26 Apr 2016 18 Sep 2015 18 Sep 2015
    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
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    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
    Bk LuCKY ChaRMSA bunch of those videos are private now making this guide kinda useless
    Posted by Bk LuCKY ChaRMS on 12 Feb at 07:01
  • GoonzaIoGoonzaIo
    30 May 2021 30 May 2021 30 May 2021
    Here's an IGN guide, i used this one from start to finish (ignoring the ones under water), pretty straight forward.
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    iShaddow GVFor anyone wondering if all 27 peyotes are needed – couldn't find the one at 12:54 but looks like you don't need the underwater ones. Got stuck at 26/27, went into Director Mode, selected the Cat and it unlocked as soon as I spawned as the Cat.
    Posted by iShaddow GV on 26 Dec 23 at 02:45
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