Capcom vs. SNK 2 EO
Hidden Bosses can be used once they have been defeated. The conditions
of the Bosses to appear are to fulfill two out of the following
three conditions. If you play with a Capcom groove you will get
Ultimate Rugal, and if you play with a SNK groove you will get
Achieve over 1500 GPS by the end of the game.
Defeat the Middle Boss (Geese or Bison/Vega).
Achieve at least one Finest KO.
To unlock Shin Akuma or Ultimate Rugal, defeat whoever shows up
as the final Boss. Choosing the Groove system and whatever character
goes with the Groove system is not needed. For example, defeating
Ultimate Rugal with Shin Akuma equipped with the N-groove in the
final stage will unlock him.
The Custom Groove option appears once a normal Boss has been defeated
(normal Akuma or Rugal). Normal Bosses appear by fulfilling two
of the four following conditions.
Achieve over 1000 GPS by the end of the game.
Achieve four or more special KOs.
Middle Boss has appeared.
Achieve two or more LV3 super combo KOs.
Press Start at the Groove selection screen.
Boss challenge mode:
Boss challenge mode becomes available under the following two
conditions. Both hidden Bosses (Ultimate Rugal, Shin Akuma) must
already be defeated and unlocked. Hold X + Y and
press Start while highlighting arcade mode.
One on three tag team mode:
Highlighter any fighter at the character selection screen and
press a button. Allow time to run out and the game will start
in one on three tag team mode. Note: Do not select one on one
Clear Boss challenge mode with no continues. The "Extra Option"
becomes available in the game.
Extra color edit mode options:
Press Start while editing the colors for your character
to display more options on the left side of the screen.
Infinite custom groove:
Defeat all characters straight in survival mode. The custom groove
option settings will become infinite.
Middle Boss conditions:
The middle Boss appears when the following conditions are all
No time over has occurred.
The CPU has not made over six "first attacks".
The CPU has not made three or more Special KOs.
Hold Start + FP after winning a stage to make your
character say an opponent specific quote. Hold Start +
FK to make the character talk with a team member.
Fight as Krauser:
Enter "Color Edit" mode and select Rugal. Put both the
R and B column to 30 in square 1. Next, put R column to 30 and
B column to 20 in square 2. Next, put R column to 30, G column
to 20, and B column to 14 in square 3. Next, put R column to 24,
G column to 14, and B column to 10 in square 4. Next, put R column
to 18, G column to 10, and B column to 06 in square 5.Next, put
R column to 12, G column to 06, and B column to 02 in square 6.
Next, put R column to 08, and G column to 06 in square 7. Next,
put R column to 30, G column to 30, and B column to 10 in square
8. Next, put R column to 30, and G column to 24 in square 9. Next,
put R column to 24 and G column to 16 in square 10. Next, put
R column to 18, G column to 14, and B column to 30 in square 11.
Next, put R column to 14, G column to 06, and B column to 26 in
square 12. Next, put R column to 10, G column to 02, and B column
to 18 in square 13. Next, put R column to 30 in square 14. Then,
put R column to 22 in square 15. Then, name him Krauser. Note:
Krauser is the gigantic boss from Fatal Fury 2, Fatal
Fury Special, Fatal Fury: First Contact, Real Bout
Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers, and Real Bout Special.
Krauser also appears as a wrestler in King of Fighters '96.
Hint: Kim: Extra attack:
Unlock the "Extra options" and change the Groove Gauge
to "Infinite". Choose Kim as one of your fighters. When
in battle, use his Phoenix Kick super move. When you hit the opponent,
he or she cannot maintain themselves in the air after the hit.
At the correct moment, you can hit them again with the same attack.
If timed correctly, you can do a 3-hit combo/knockout with Kim's
Hint: Kyosuke: Extra hit:
Execute any groove level Double Shadow Cut Kick (Down/Forward,
Down/Forward, then LK, MK, or HK). HK
or FK is recommended. As soon as Kyosuke executes his wave,
do another Shadow Cut Kick (Down/Forward followed by LK,
MK, or HK) and it will count as an extra hit. This
move can also be executed in Rival Schools as where it was originally
Hint: Mai: Chun-Li like appearance:
First, choose either Mai or Chin-Li. Then, choose the opposite
character. Mai will now look like Chun-Li.
Hint: Yun: Extra attack:
You can add an extra attack to his 3-hit super upper
punch attack. When you use the move, after you launch your opponent
in the air with the upper punch, wait for about half a second
and execute his push and stomp attack. You will immediately launch
your opponent to the other side of the screen, and the attack
calculator on the side will mark it as a 4-hit combo.
Hint: Getting a Finest KO:
Beat up your opponent until his/her life is low enough
to finish them off with a special KO. Stand near your opponent
and wait for them to taunt you. Then, do the special move and
you will get a finest KO. You also have to either beat the mini-Boss,
or receive 1500 GPS before you finish the final round in Osaka
to get to Ultimate Rugal.
Hint: Unlocking Shin Akuma and Ultimate
Use the character shown on the groove selection screen
(in arcade mode) on the left. For example, Ryu for C-groove, Terry
for N-groove, etc. The other character(s) can be anyone desired.
Doing this takes you to Ultimate Rugal if you picked one of the
Capcom grooves and characters, and to Shin Akuma if you picked
a SNK groove and character.
Hint: Easy Boss challenge mode:
Choose a good fighter such as Ken or Ryu. When you
are facing the last Boss, if you are losing by one round and there
is not a lot of power remaining, press Start on controller
two and repeat until you win.
Use Haomaru the samurai. He looks weak and slow, but his slash
and jump slash has a wide range and also does big damage. If you
jump around with Airguard equipped and slash at the correct time,
you will not have a problem defeating any Boss.
Hint: Easy survival mode:
After unlocking the Extra Options, go to "Option
Mode" at the main menu. Go to "Extra Options",
select "Player One Life Gauge Type" and change it to
"No Damage". Then, go to "Groove Gauge Type"
and change it to "Infinite". After this, start survival
mode and defeat all 46 characters without taking damage and your
Groove Bar will always be full.
Chris Brown, Game Guy,
There is an easy way to win when playing in "All Survival"
mode. Go to the options menu and set the difficulty to the minimum.
Next, set the damage level to maximum. Exit the menu and select
the "All Survival" mode. Choose the S Groove and continue
to the character selection screen. Then, choose Zangief. Keep
getting your opponent in the corner and grab him/her endlessly.
Notice that this move does more damage than before. The best damaging
move is the Russian Aerial Spin when done at its highest level.
Your enemy should go down quickly. It is possible to complete
the game in seventeen minutes by doing this. Note: You will fight
Shin Akuma and Ultimate Rugal at the end. After accomplishing
this, you will unlock the infinite edit Groove points.
Hint: Infinite combo:
If you have Ex 1 or Ex 2 groove with infinite groove
points, you can create a endless chain of level 2 super combos.
If Ex 1 or Ex 2 groove is like the C groove, you can use almost
any level 2 super combo if you have unlimited super combo gauge.
If you start with a level 2 super combo, you can keep hitting
your opponent until you want to stop. You just have to keep hitting
the buttons for the super combo. You can finish by doing any level
3 super combo. This works well for Ken's Shoryu Reppa or just
about any level 2 super combo, then finish with a level three
or one combo. This is useful for eliminating Bosses such as Ultimate
Rugal or Shin Akuma.
Select a character that can perform many moves in a combo (for
example, Athena) in EO Mode with the A-Groove selected. Start
the match. When you get a full power bar, press FP + FK
to activate A-Groove Speed Mode and hold the Analog-stick
in the continual move's appropriate position (such as Athena's
Psycho Sword) . Hold the Analog-stick and the character
will continue hitting the opponent while flying over the screen
(the maximum combo is 100, but you can still perform moves beyond
that) . This also works if you enable the "Infinite Groove"
Hint: Easy points:
Set the levels on the easiest level and increase the
damage. Fight the first person. He or she is very easy. Do good
damage and make sure you end the first round with the Super Combo.
Play the second round. Beat them up, then press Start on
controller two to enter a versus fight. The points you have accumulated
just before the second player joins will be the same when you
return to fight the first person again. You will also have to
defeat them twice. You can keep repeating this process until you
have accumulated the desired amount of points.
Successfully complete all survivor mode, with any EX set if needed.
Attempt to create an EX groove greater than 4000 points. Answer
"Yes" and the game will allow you to do so.
If you want to unlock something, select SNK characters with a
SNK Groove (for God Rugal) and Capcom characters with a Capcom
Groove (for Shin Akuma). Keep fighting until you get to an easy
to defeat opponent. As soon as you defeat them, press Start
on controller two and choose someone. Defeat them, then you can
restart the "easy win" fight in arcade mode. Keep doing
this until you have 1500 GPS to fight Shin Akuma or God Rugal.
Hint: Blanka: Defeating M. Bison:
Using the S Groove and Blanka, hold C-Stick Down
to do a Electric Shield Move. M. Bison will try to jump and attack
at you. Instead of landing the hit, he will double back on his
jump and return to where he jumped from. Upon his landing, he
will be vulnerable for a moment. Try to hit him with the forward
roll while his defenses are down. To do a forward roll, press
C-stick Forward. This attack will damage him and give you
enough time to return to your Electric Shield before he attacks
again. Repeat until M. Bison is defeated.
Hint: Street Fighter 2
Set up a match with Ryu versus Sagat in training
mode. At times music from Street Fighter 2 will play.
Hint: Street Fighter 3
In any mode, go to the stage in England. At the
far right edge of the screen, you can see Dudley in the background
reading a newspaper. Dudley was a British boxer from the Street
Fighter 3 games.
Hint: Character interactions before fight:
Pair these characters together to have an interaction
with each other before the fight:
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Ryu and Ken
Terry and Ken
Ryu and Kyo
Yun and Chun-li
Maki and Yamazaki
Terry and Yamazaki
Iori and Kyo
Iori and Bison
Bison and Geese
Rock and Geese
Rock and Terry
Riadan and Zangeif
Zangeif and Eagle
Geese and Terry
Mai and Joe
Joe and Dan
Ryo and Yuri
Yuri and Skura
Kim and Chang
Hibiki and Haohmaru
Chun-li and Yamazaki
Sagat and Joe
Sagat and King
Sagat and Ryu
Rolento and Hibiki
Haomaru and Akuma
Kyosuke and Benimaru
Chang and Eagle
Hint: Cameo appearances:
Look closely at the edge of the ring in the Shanghai
stage to see June from Star Gladiator, an early Capcom
fighting game. In the England stage, aside from Dudley, you can
see Elena from Street Fighter 3 at the left side of the
level, and Billy from Fatal Fury in front of the building
marked "C.V.S.". During the second part of that stage
(the night area that usually appears during the second round of
the fight), you can see Rose from Street Fighter Alpha
and Rouge from Power Stone having a conversation in the
same location where you saw Elena at the start of the first round.
In the Nairobi stage, look on top of the car on the left side
of the stage. You will see Falcon from Power Stone watching
In the England stage you can see Karman Cole from Art of Fighting
3 talking with Billy Kane. In the Nairobi stage, on top of
the left car beside Falcon (from Power Stone) you can see
Leona (from Ikari Warriors and King Of Fighters)
Also, in the Shanghai stage you occasionally see Xiangfei (from
Real Bout Fatal Fury and King Of Fighters).
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