Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has a lot of key items, outfits and certificates that can be unlocked through various means in the game. These key items are also essential to unlocking some of the special outfits and items that can be developed at the Mother Base. This guide covers every single key item that can be found in the game.
|Name||Description||How To Unlock|
|Children’s Reward||Unlocks Water Pistol||Complete Mission 18|
|Conch Shell||Unlocks Petrol Bomb and Fulton upgrade||Complete Side Op 113|
|Emmerich’s Research Notes||Unlocks Stealth Camo||Watch the exiling of Huey Emmerich on Mother Base|
|First Aid Manual||Unlocks Tactial Fulton D-Dog||Complete Mission 18 and search Masa Village|
|Master Certificate – Marking||Allows to differentiate between enemies and decoys.||Mark 500 enemies using Binoculars|
|Master Certificate – Fulton||Unlocks Grade 3 Fulton upgrade||Fulton 500 enemies|
|Master Certificate – Box||Unlocks C. Box (WR)||Take all Invoices in Africa or Afghanistaion|
|Master Certificate – Standard||Unlocks Cyborg Ninja uniform||Complete every mission excluding hard difficulty missions|
|Master Certificate – Elite||Unlocks Naked (Silver) and Bionic Arm uniform||Complete all missions on Extreme, Subsistence and Total Stealth|
|Grand Master Certificate – Fulton||Unlocks F-Ballista||Fulton 1,000 enemies|
|Grand Master Certificate – Box||Unlocks C. Box (SMK)||Take all Invoices in both Africa and Afghanistan|
|Grand Master Certificate – Standard||Unlocks Raiden uniform||Complete every mission with an S-Rank excluding hard difficulty missions|
|Grand Master Certificate – Elite||Unlocks Naked (Gold) uniform||Complete all missions on Extreme, Subsistence and Total Stealth with an S Rank|
|Handkerchief||Unlocks Sniper Wolf uniform||Complete Mission 40|
|Man on Fire – Corpse||Unlocks Furicorn||Complete Side Op 144|
|Skulls Machete||Unlocks Task-Arm SM||Complete Mission 29|
|Strangelove’s Memento||Unlocks Bandana||Complete Side Op 143|
|Star of Bethlehem||Unlocks Infinity Bandana uniform||Complete the Phantom Pain’s secret mission|
|The Codename: Big Boss||Unlocks Leather Jacket uniform||Complete the Phantom Pain’s secret mission|
|Quiet’s Examination Report||Unlocks Gray XOF uniform||Complete Mission 40 or watch Quiet’s interrogation cutscene|
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is out now on PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
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