Illegal Activities/Illegal Drugs
Drug runs are typically require farming or gathering. The street price varies for each making some illicit substance operations more valuable and worthwhile than others.
The processing of each drug is operated by either the Cartel or Mobster. It's advised to consider which gang owns the relevant bases before denying fees.
You can sell most illicit substances to drug dealers with the exception of moonshine (see below). Drug dealers don't always hang out in the same spots; they can generally be found on the outskirts of the island.
Drug signing operates much like an illicit Uber-Eats, only you're delivering drugs not food. Weed, meth, cocaine, and mushrooms can be divided into smaller "bite-sized" portions for customers around the island. Selling drugs in residential areas will return dirty money and "gang rep" for that turf, where applicable.
Creating Cuban Cigars is the illegal late stage of processing tobacco. The first stages to follow are legal activities:
- Harvest tobacco from the tobacco farm fields
- Refine the raw leaves at the tobacco processing facility
- Craft the tobacco into cigars at the cigar processor
Creating Cuban Cigars
If you choose to create Cuban Cigars, you will need to transport processed Cigars back to Cuba. You can process your cigars into their Cuban varieties for a fee at the Cuban Cigar Processor. Cuban Cigars can then be sold to the Cuban Cigar Trader or laced with cocaine or meth for more profit and additional benefits to the smoker.
Cocaine laces cigars offer a speed boost in return for great thirst. Meth-laced cigars offer a different benefit; the higher the purity of meth used to lace the cigar, the better the profit and perks offered.
To grow Marijuana, you require Weed Seeds which can be purchased at Rebel and the Drug Dealers. This will allow you to find a shady spot to grow your own weed, find a quiet spot in the middle of the trees and then utilize your windows key to plant seeds until you have planted everything. You can then wait for long enough that the plants have grown. If you windows key on the plant you can check it's growth until they are at 100%, which you can then windows key again to harvest. You can then collect all of the weed and decide your next steps.
One of the ways to shift your weed is to roll joints; note that this has to be done on unprocessed weed. In order to roll joints, you will need rolling papers which can be purchased at Gas Stations. Combine the buds and papers in your virtual inventory.
The marijuana processor has no set location. You should locate the marijuana processor and then travel to it, locating the sign and pressing your windows key on it to gain the action to process. This requires an amount of money to complete. You will receive processed weed in return which can be sold at a drug dealer for profit.
Cocaine arrives at beaches in a red shipping crate and the location is marked by a red zone. To gather cocaine, simply press "F" next to the container.
Large quantities of cocaine can be divided into consumer-friendly baggies. Combine the unprocessed cocaine with baggies in your virtual inventory. Baggies can be purchased at gas stations.
Your fistfuls of cocaine can be processed into bricks for bulk sale. The cocaine processor has no set location.
Plane crash events offer a great opportunity to steal pharmaceutical drugs. Using the jaws of life, the wreckage can be accessed to yield a moderate quantity of controlled drugs. The surrounding area is a red zone.
The meth van creates a mobile redzone. Pharmaceuticals can be cooked into meth inside of the van.
Moonshine Mash Farm
Ingredients such as corn, sugar, and yeast form moonshine mash - a resource that can be gathered pre-combined from a mash farm.
The mash must be fermented to produce alcohol. This process takes place at the distillery.