The Mammoth Hydra is an armored weaponized Fighter Jet featured in GTA Online, added to the game as part of the 1.21 Heists DLC update on March 10, 2015.

This aircraft can perform vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), meaning it can hover, take off and land vertically without the need of a runway.

This vehicle also appears in GTA San Andreas.

How to get the Hydra in GTA Online:

The Hydra can be purchased in GTA Online from Warstock Cache & Carry for a price of $3,990,000.

The Hydra is stored as a Pegasus Vehicle or in the Hangar (Personal Aircraft). It can only be resprayed and cannot be further modified.

Once acquired, you can request the delivery of the Hydra from the Pegasus Concierge, Interaction Menu - Aircraft.

How to unlock the Hydra Trade Price?

A trade price of $3,000,000 (Discounted)* can be unlocked for the Hydra.

*The discounted Price becomes available after the player has completed the related Heist Mission.

Mammoth Hydra in Real Life:

The design of the Mammoth Hydra is based on a real life British Aerospace Harrier II, F-35 Lightning II, McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II.

Mammoth Hydra Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Hydra in GTA V is 209.25 mph (336.75 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

The Hydra is an armored vehicle, and with full Armor it requires 2 Homing Missiles to be destroyed.

Can you sell the Hydra in GTA Online?

No, you cannot sell the Hydra. Unfortunately in GTA Online it's not possible to sell Special Vehicles, Pegasus, or Facility Vehicles.

Hydra: GTA V Vehicle Info

Vehicle Class Planes
Manufacturer Manufacturer: MammothMammoth
Vehicle Features Armored VehicleBulletproof - RearCountermeasuresFighter JetHas Trade PriceHoming MissilesHover ModeNo Passive ModeUnique Radar IconVTOLWeaponized Vehicle
Acquisition Warstock Cache & Carry
GTA Online Price $3,990,000
Trade Price $3,000,000 (Discounted)*
Storage Location Pegasus VehicleHangar (Personal Aircraft)
Delivery Method Pegasus ConciergeInteraction Menu - Aircraft
Pegasus Category Plane
Modifications Paint Job OnlyHangar Aircraft Workshop
Sell Cannot be sold
Race Availability Can be used in Races
Top Speed - Game Files 203.19 mph (327.00 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) British Aerospace Harrier II, F-35 Lightning II, McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

Seats 1
Mass / Weight 8,000 KG
Drive Train RWD

Hydra: GTA V Performance

Top Speed - Real 209.25 mph (336.75 km/h)
Lap Time 0:34.135
Bulletproof Bulletproof from the rear (rear has no windows)
Explosive Resistance

Amount of explosives required to destroy the Hydra, with 100% armor, and occupied by a player:

Explosive Weapon Amount
Homing Launcher / Oppressor Missiles / Jet Missiles 2
RPG / Grenades / Sticky Bomb / MOC Cannon 1
Explosive Rounds (Heavy Sniper Mk II) 2
Tank Cannon (Rhino / APC) 1
Anti-Aircraft Trailer Dual 20mm Flak 1

Hydra: GTA V Statistics

Overall 67.88

Note: The above statistics are coming from the Rockstar official website.

Hydra Description:

These British jets have been decommissioned for twenty years, but who cares when you've got vertical take-off capabilities and rockets up the wazoo. The billionaire action movie enthusiast's toy of choice.

Hydra: GTA V Appearances

Release Date March 10, 2015
DLC / Title Update 1.21 Heists DLC
Game Edition Game Edition: GTA OnlineGTA Online
Platforms PCPlayStation 4Xbox OnePlayStation 3Xbox 360

Notable Owners: MilitaryMilitary

Model ID hydra
Notes *The discounted Price becomes available after the player has completed the related Heist Mission.
Hydra: Vehicle Customization
Total Cost to Fully Upgrade in GTA Online $0
ModificationGTA Online Price
See the full list of the available Respray options »

Hydra: GTA V Screenshots

Hydra: Custom Paint Jobs

Hydra Video

Hydra: Appearances in Other Games

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