Pistol - GTA 3 Weapon

The Pistol is a weapon in the Handguns class featured in Grand Theft Auto III. The design of the Pistol in GTA 3 is based on a real life Colt M1911A1.

This weapon also appears in Grand Theft Auto 6, Grand Theft Auto V, Grand Theft Auto IV, GTA San Andreas and GTA Vice City.

Pistol Description:

This is the simplest handgun in the game - great for shooting people, but much weaker than other firearms. Very easy to obtain by killing police officers or gang members.

How to get the Pistol in GTA III:

The Pistol in GTA 3 can be purchased from Ammu-Nation, for a price of $250.

It becomes available after completing the mission Pump-Action Pimp in Story Mode.

The Pistol also Spawns at the player's safehouse after collecting 10 Hidden Packages.

The Pistol can be found and picked up around the Liberty City map (see the spawn locations in the "Appearances" section below).

Pistol: GTA III Statistics

Fire Rate 260 rpm
Range 30 meters
Reload 0.35 seconds
Ammo Capacity 12

Pistol: GTA III Info

Weapon Class Handguns
Fire Type Instant Hit
Acquisition Ammu-Nation
Available After Mission (Story Mode)
How To Unlock Spawns at the player's safehouse after collecting 10 Hidden Packages
Story Mode Price $250
Based on (Real Life) Colt M1911A1
Notes The pistol and the RPG are the only two weapons to appear in every GTA game to date..

Pistol: GTA III Appearances

Pistol Spawn Locations in Grand Theft Auto III Where to find the Pistol in Grand Theft Auto III:
  • Found near a building south of the Callahan Bridge in Callahan Point, Portland.
  • Found near every hideout (safehouse) after collecting at least 10 hidden packages.
  • Found behind the Trenton safehouse, near the staircase.
  • Used by LCPD, SWAT, FBI and the military - they drop the weapon once killed.
  • Used by Triads, Leone Family, Yakuza, Yardies and Southside Hoods members.
  • Used by Diablos after Uzi Rider.
  • Used by Colombian Cartels before The Exchange.
Notable Owners: CatalinaCatalinaColombian CartelColombian CartelDiablosDiablosFBIFBIForelli BrothersForelli BrothersLeone Family (The Mafia)Leone Family (The Mafia)Liberty City Police Department (LCPD)Liberty City Police Department (LCPD)MilitaryMilitaryRay MachowskiRay MachowskiSalvatore LeoneSalvatore LeoneSouthside HoodsSouthside HoodsToni CiprianiToni CiprianiTriadsTriadsUptown YardiesUptown YardiesYakuzaYakuza
Appearances in Story Missions:
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