Debug code (Japanese version):
Enter the options menu and press A + Y
+ C. Enter the set up screen, which is the first item on
the options menu. A new debug option is now at the end of the
set up screen list.
Debug code (North American version):
Hold X + B + Z + Down in
the options screen. Each option will begin cycling. Press C
when the "Exit" option is highlighted. Enter the DIP
switch screen and select the debug option.
Debug mode options:
In story mode:
- Start at level 200
- Stage select
- Maximum or zero life (Pause the game and hold X + Y
+ Z. Press Up for maximum life or Down for
- Move to different battle scenes:
- Press R + Start to skip forward one scene.
- Press R + A + Start to skip forward two
- Press R + B + Start to skip forward three
- Press R + C + Start to skip forward four
- Press L + R + Start to move back one
- Press L + R + A + Start to move
back two scenes.
- Press L + R + B + Start to move
back three scenes.
- Press L + R + C + Start to move
back four scenes.
Additional debug options include:
- Play all 45 characters in Vs. battle mode.
- Maximize your character's power.
- Choose which stage to begin in story mode.
- Watch the different endings by selecting the test mode selection
from the options menu.
- Enable the "Enemy Level Disp." selection from the
options menu to view the experience levels of all enemies in story
- Enable the "Next Exp. Disp." selection from the
options menu to view how many experience points are needed to
reach the next level.
- Enable the Debug code and the "Next Exp. Disp."
selection from the options menu to view the current amount of
karma points in story mode.
Enter the Debug code, and pause the game. Press L
+ Y + R and resume game play. Collision boxes will
appear around your character. Repeat the code again for 3D collision
boxes. Repeating the code again will return to normal mode.
Blue box = normal
Green box = defending
Red box = attacking.
Blue + Blue = No movement
Blue + Green = No movement
Green + Green = No movement
Blue + Red = Damage to Blue
Red + Green = Green defends with the Red
Red + Red = Weapon clash
Press R to skip to the end of the text displays.
Begin a game on easy difficulty, then press Reset.
Return to the Options menu and select any difficulty level to
begin another game with 99 continues.
Enable the 99 Continues code, then press Reset
during game play. The Experience menu will appear at the cost
of one continue.
Hint: Hidden arena:
The arena is accessible in stages 3, 5, and 12 in story
mode. Kill all the enemies on those stages (including the hidden
plants and dysfunctional robot on stage 3). Then, move to the
back of the screen (the third row) and stand in front of the wooden
sign. Your character will be transported to the arena where multiple
battles can be fought for experience.
Hint: Keep the Firesword:
Enable the "Debug" code. Start the game and
pick Han, then play until you encounter the first robot. Hold
R and press Start to skip to the next scene. Your
character will have the Firesword and the undead hero will be
Information in this section was submitted by Steve Leclaire.
Hint: Mystic Roper:
On the tenth level, Town of Traitors, defeat all enemies
until you reach the end of the level. After the last enemy falls,
set the Undead Hero to go Berzerk (the last command on the menu).
He will then begin to run back towards the beginning of the level.
Follow him until he reaches a white roper (Mystic Roper), which
you can attack and kill.
Information in this section was contributed by unicice.
Play track two of the game disc in an audio CD player
to hear music from the game.
Strategy: Script: by Magnetto
Strategy: by Magnus Andersson
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Al Amaloo. All rights reserved.