Retail Therapy achievement in GTA IV

Retail Therapy

Unlock the special ability of buying guns from a friend.

Retail Therapy0
3 guidesOffline Game Mode - These achievements require play in game modes that do not necessitate a connection to any online services.Single Player - These achievements can be obtained by a single player.

How to unlock the Retail Therapy achievement

  • iDeary 97iDeary 97190,870
    18 Nov 2011 17 Nov 2011 24 Apr 2016
    54 1 5
    Reach 75% like with Little Jacob, friendship is unlocked after the mission 'Shadow' is completed.

    Little Jacob likes the following activities:
    -Darts
    -Pool
    -Drinking
    -Eating *Preference- Cluckin' Bell
    -Show
    -Strip Club
    (Only call between 1pm-4am or % will go down for waking him up)

    Friendship goes down in % by:
    -Late to meeting (minor impact)
    -Don't show up (moderate impact)

    Ability:
    -Call Little Jacob and he will drive to a location near you and you can buy weapons from the trunk of his car.

    Jobs:
    When completing one of Jacob's jobs (on the phone, NOT main missions) in single player, his respect for you goes up 1%-3% every time, so it may be worth doing this achievement once you've completed the campaign.

    *Note* If you vote down please PM so i can improve my solution

    *Thanks to Vor Calv 06 for improving my solution*

    -Good Luck!

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    iDeary 97Thank-you for your improvements, i've updated the solution accordingly
    Posted by iDeary 97 on 21 Oct 13 at 19:47
    Vor Calv 06Wow pal I only just posted that I went to refresh my home page coz I got courier service came back to cheevos needed brought it up and I saw the times and %things I thought hold on is this a diff guide or have I totally miss the info and posted a useless comment but then saw my name check (thanks 4 that) damn your fast and CHEERS
    Posted by Vor Calv 06 on 21 Oct 13 at 20:24
    iDeary 97smile
    Posted by iDeary 97 on 21 Oct 13 at 20:29
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  • BaconSlippersBaconSlippers37,879
    27 Sep 2010 03 Sep 2010
    21 5 0
    To get this achievement you have to reach 75% like with little Jacob.
    (you get that by calling him and hanging out with him) Then you can go to his name on your phone and there be an option to buy guns.
  • Madlmax120Madlmax120166,073
    06 Oct 2008 06 Oct 2008
    33 23 5
    This will be unlocked after you achieve a 75% "Like" level with little Jacob. Jacob is awake from 1pm to 4am.
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    JustSimply tomok so i have a like level of 82% and a respect level of 91% with jacob, any ideas as to why its not unlocking??
    Posted by JustSimply tom on 16 Nov 10 at 22:26
    schizoid1488i have the same problem as JustSimply tom .
    Posted by schizoid1488 on 31 Dec 10 at 20:35
    ParadoxReal8I was wondering the same thing...
    Posted by ParadoxReal8 on 15 Feb 17 at 16:58
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