Marabunta Grande

Marabunta Grande
Locations: East Los Santos
El Burro Heights
Murrieta Heights
Vespucci Beach
Leader: Unknown
Type: Salvadorian Street Gang
Enemies: The Lost Brotherhood
Los Varrios Aztecas
Trevor Philips
The Families
Colors: Blue
Weapons: Pistol
Businesses: Drug Trafficking/manufacturing
Gun-running/Arms dealing
Members: Frederico Nathan

Marabunta Grande is a Salvadorian street gang in the HD Universe appearing in Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online who are heavily involved in drug trafficking. They are currently at war with the Mexican gang, Los Varrios Aztecas over the drug trade, drug trafficking and arms trafficking in Blaine County.

Events of GTA V

The Marabunta Grande appears for the first time during the mission Father/Son, where Jimmy sells Michael's boat by trying to impress him. Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Jimmy De Santa tried to get the boat back, but the car got wrecked and the Marabunta keeped the boat. They appear later in the air arms trafficking side mission where they are bringing weapons by sea and moving them out by rail, Oscar orders Trevor Philips to destroy their containers and boats.


Marabunta Grande members can be found in their territory of East Los Santos specifically El Burro Heights and Murrieta Heights, and are also found in Vespucci Beach. They can also be found hanging out in the sewers, specifically in East Vinewood near Mirror Park, and in La Mesa, directly west of Northern Rancho. They are mostly active at night, and often seen in groups, standing on the sidewalks or sitting on porches.


Members of the Marabunta Grande can be easily identified by their full-face and arm tattoos and long black or white bandanas. Their dominant color is blue.

Mission appearance



  • "Marabunta grande" means "Big plague" in Spanish.