The Mammoth Hydra is an armored weaponized Fighter Jet featured in GTA Online, added to the game as part of the 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

  • 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

  • Speed
  • Acceleration
  • Braking
  • Handling
  • 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

  • Game Edition Game Edition: GTA OnlineGTA Online
  • DLC / Title Update
  • Release Date March 10, 2015
  • Platforms PCPlayStation 5Xbox Series X|SPlayStation 4Xbox OnePlayStation 3Xbox 360

  • 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

GTA Online


GTA San Andreas


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