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Tony Hawk's American Wasteland

Perfect grind:
Enter grindXpert as a case-sensitive code. Note: The bar will still fill, but you will not fall when in the red.
Matt Martz and briguy9876.

Perfect manual:
Enter 2wheels! as a case-sensitive code. Note: The bar will still fill, but you will not fall when in the red.
Matt Martz and briguy9876.

Perfect skitch:
Enter h!tchar!de as a case-sensitive code. Note: The bar will still fill, but you will not fall when in the red.
Matt Martz and briguy9876.

Always special:
Enter uronfire as a case-sensitive code.
Brandon Horn and JASON MASSEY.

Play as Jason Ellis:
Enter sirius-DJ as a case-sensitive code.
Dan Strathman.

Alternately, successfully complete Story mode under the normal difficulty setting.
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Play as Mat Hoffman:
Enter the_condor as a case-sensitive code.

Alternately, successfully complete Classic mode under the hard/sick difficulty setting.

Play as Mindy:
Enter help1nghand as a case-sensitive code.

Alternately, successfully complete Story mode under the easy difficulty setting.

Moon gravity:
Enter 2them00n as a case-sensitive code.

Cheat mode:
Clear all the gaps in each level to unlock the "Always Special", "Moon Gravity", "Perfect Manual", "Perfect Rail", and "Perfect Skitch" cheat options.

Complete all Sponsor Challenges to unlock the "Full Stats" cheat option.

Play as Baller:
Get a 100% completion in Story mode.

Play as Barber:
Complete all Skate Ranch missions and collect all 43 Skate Ranch pieces.

Play as Billy Joe:
Successfully complete Classic mode under the normal difficulty setting.

Play as Boone In Briefs:
Get a 100% gap completion.

Play as Boone:
Successfully complete Classic mode under the normal difficulty setting.

Play as Camera Guy:
Get a 100% completion in Story mode.

Play as Carnival Worker:
Complete all Skate Ranch missions and collect all 43 Skate Ranch pieces.

Play as Chlolo:
Get a 100% completion in Story mode.

Play as Dogtown Guy 2:
Get a 100% completion in Classic mode.

Play as Dogtown Guy:
Complete all Skate Ranch missions and collect all 43 Skate Ranch pieces.

Play as French Man:
Complete all Skate Ranch missions and collect all 43 Skate Ranch pieces.

Play as Graffiti Dude:
Get a 100% completion in Classic mode.

Play as Hardhat Worker:
Get a 100% completion in Classic mode.

Play as Iggy:
Successfully complete Story mode under the normal difficulty setting.

Play as Jimbo:
Successfully complete Story mode under the hard/sick difficulty setting.

Play as Little John:
Successfully complete Story mode under the normal difficulty setting.

Play as Master Zen:
Get a 100% completion in Classic mode.

Play as Mega:
Successfully complete Story mode under the hard/sick difficulty setting.

Play as Murphy:
Successfully complete Story mode under the hard/sick difficulty setting.

Play as Oil Rig Worker:
Get a 100% gap completion.

Play as Performer:
Get a 100% gap completion.

Play as Police Man:
Get a 100% gap completion.

Play as Robot Tony:
Successfully complete Story mode under the easy difficulty setting.

Play as Useless Dave:
Successfully complete Classic mode under the hard/sick difficulty setting.

Play as Welder:
Get a 100% completion in Story mode.

American Wasteland Final movie:
Successfully complete Story mode under the normal difficulty setting.

Bails N' Burns 1 movie:
Successfully complete Classic mode under the normal difficulty setting.

Bails N' Burns 2 movie:
Get a 100% completion in Story mode.

Neversoft Skates movie:
Get a 100% completion in Classic mode.

Hint: Beverly Hills: Becoming a club member faster:
Go to Beverly Hills and go to the ranch. Learn to do a Wall Plant and Sticker Slap. Learn to Wall Ride. Learn to Wall Run and Wall Flip; and Back Flip and Front Flip. Learn to Nada Spin. Then, go back to the ranch. Talk to Mindy or that girl that tells you to do things. Go to the man with long black hair with sunglasses. Finish the tricks he tells you to do in a combo. You will have skipped two tasks and become a club member.
Manuel Galan.

Hint: Beverly Hills: Air conditioner soccer:
Go up on a roof with AC units. Kick one off of the building, then kick it to the place where the guard was when you had to skitch the dog. Get a friend to join you, and you can play soccer. The walls will be the goals.
Joe Moma.

Hint: Downtown: See Chavez:
You can see Chavez by the giant fence in the southwest corner of the map.
Jesus Orona.

Hint: Downtown: See Iggy:
When the businessman pulls out his bazooka in the mission on how you get downtown, look at the person being blown down the escalator. It is Iggy.

Hint: East L.A.: Run through clothes:
Go to the clothes shop. You can run all around the store and thorough the clothes, unlike in the other shops.

Hint: East L.A.: Wheel Of Torture:
Inside the casino on the ground floor are many slot machines which have scrolling massages across the top of them. Most will say, "Wheel of Torture..." in bright yellow text.

Hint: East L.A.: Tony Hawk's Underground reference:
The wrecked train high on the rails reads "THUG" instead of "THAW".

Hint: Hollywood: Construction worker trying to levitate goat:
At the bowl on the roof near the skate shop, get on the second rail going towards the skate shop wall and sticker slap. Jump on the third (and top) rail then jump off towards the wall you are going towards. Dismount and you will be in an apartment. If you look near the bed in story mode, there is a construction worker trying to levitate a goat.
dylan berry.

Enable the "Moon gravity" cheat and go to Hollywood. Go to the pool behind the billboard above the skate shop near the bus. If you go high enough on the corner of the pool opposite to the one facing the bus, there will be a ledge you can land on. There will be a crack on the wall. Walk into that wall, and you will enter a hotel room with a construction worker facing a goat on a bed.
Sam McGrath.

Hint: Hollywood: Aerial moves:
Once you get the spiral piece from the radio tower, you can get a major combo on it by standing in the middle and doing a manual. Whenever you are about to fall, just jump and you will be launched straight up into the air, where you can do some awesome aerial moves. Then when you land, continue to manual.

Hint: Hollywood: Top of level:
Find the dog and the Cello restaurant. Wall run up the quarter pipe and front tuck onto the catwalk above. Turn left and follow the walkway to the old wood building. There should be a arched doorway. Get on top of the arch and turn to your right. Jump onto the building in front of you. The building should have a bowl on its roof. Walk until you find a series of fire escapes. Wall run into each of the escapes individually. When you get to the top escape, wall run and front tuck on the taller roof then enjoy the view.

Hint: Hollywood: Tony Hawk's Underground reference:
During the mission when you have to get a 2,000 point, 5,000 point, and 10,000 point combo, after the dinosaur comes down the bus that hits it has "THUG" on the front, which refers to Tony Hawk's Underground. However, if you check the front of the bus after or before the mission, it reads "THAW", referring to Tony Hawk's American Wasteland.

Hint: Hollywood: Falling Down reference:
The man who helps you by using a rocket launcher on the escalator is a reference to D-Fens, the main character of the movie Falling Down.

Hint: Santa Monica: Get onto the stage without touching the ground:
In the mission where you have to get onto the stage without touching the ground, grind the rail to the right, and round the corner. Sticker slap the wall and get off your board in mid-air. Grab onto a rail with a blue window on top. Quickly get up and caveman onto the rail and grind around. Boned ollie onto the top of the stage and shimmy off the edge and drop down. Run to the person quickly, as you will be running out of time. This requires a few shots.

For the last part of this mission, simply grind the ledge to your right then jump into a Boned Ollie and land in a grind on the stairs. Grind the stairs around, jump at the end of them, then jump into a grind on the edge of the theater. Just go a short distance around to complete it.
Jason Guidry.

Hint: Skate Ranch: Slow motion:
Go to the left hand side into the dirty green water. You will enter slow motion mode.

Hint: Van's Skate Park: Electrocution:
Go around to where the sign that says to dismount is located. There is a electrical box that serves as a ramp. Climb up to the top and get off your board. There is a pole on top that you can see electricity flowing through. Hit it with your board and you will see your character get shocked, and you will restart on the ground.

Hint: Van's Skate Park: Bathroom:
On the lowest level there is a door in a corner. Sticker Slap it and go up the quarterpipe. You will come down on another quarterpipe, and at the top of the screen the message "Yuck!" will appear.

Hint: Van's Skatepark: Powerade:
Go up to the upper deck where the bleachers, air hockey tables, and drink machines are found. Find a Powerade machine. Stand in front of it and hit it with your board. A Powerade should pop out.

Hint: Pigeon hunt:
Once you get the telescope for the Skate Ranch, it should be on a barren solid concrete arch, on a wooden stand.

Hint: Easy points:
While on your board, Natas Spin (Triangle + R1) then go into special mode (L3) and do continuos trick mods until you max out your special time for that combo.

To get a very easy high score, Rail Stall or Natas Spin. Do as many trick mods as you can before you fall. Before you fall, activate Focus mode. This makes it easier to balance. While in Focus mode, continue doing trick mods until you reach the maximum time limit. When you leave Focus mode, jump off quickly because you will most likely fall if you do not. It is possible to get over 2,000,000 points by doing this.
Blane Carter.

Hint: Avoiding crashes:
When you do a trick off a ramp into the air, and if it appears that you are going to crash, get off your skateboard while still in the air. You should land safely on your feet.

Hint: Shred your board:
At Iggyz place by the entrance, there is a wood shredder (as seen as you first get into the skate park). It reads "Trespassers enter here" Throw your board (hold Square, then release) into the mouth. The board will be shown coming out in shreds. Press Square and you board will fly back to you.
mark burns.

Hint: Switch off board:
While standing, tap R2(2) and your character will switch his board to the other hand.

Hint: Slomo:
When you have your special, press L3 to do slomo in single player and story modes.
Bobby Todorov.

Hint: Bike tricks:
While on your bike you can do tricks that you have not learned yet any time.

Hint: Avoid wipeouts on bike:
On the bike, start a high score run. If you are about to wipeout, press Start and go to "End High Score Run". If done correctly, you will start again and you will not wipeout.
Kelsey Paiz.

Hint: Ride crosshanded:
When you are on a bike, jump and do an X-Up, but hold Circle until after you land. Your rider will ride with his hands crossed. You can ride around as long as desied like this as long as you do not go in the air or do another trick.
Steve Conner.

Hint: See underwear:
Select a female skater or create one with a skirt. Enable the "Perfect manual" code and do a manual. Then, do a handstand and position the camera so you can see up her skirt. All women in the game wear red underwear.
Daniel Higgins.

Hint: Flames and sparks without the cheat:
Do a Primo Handstand. When your skater is doing the handstand, immediately press R1. He will land the trick and there should be flames/sparks coming from his board. Note: This may require a few attempts. Also, you cannot do grinds, grabs, or anything to do with airing out of a half pipe.
andrew hawk.

Hint: Developer appearance:
During the sequence when you rescue Boone from the Black Widows, the person riding the cow is Joel Jewett from Neversoft.

Hint: Created park options:
When testing a created park, while in park editor mode pause game play and open "Sound Options". Select "Demolition Radio" and press Triangle(2). The game options menu will open as if you were in any other game play mode. You can select "Sound Options", "Control Setup", "Screen Mode", "Display Options" and "Cheats".
daniel higgins.

Hint: Das Oath-Awesome R***:
To hear a very small portion of Awesome R***, play Dead Kennedys-Uber Alles. Wait a few seconds after the track is finished. You should hear about a half a second of the introduction.
andrew hawk.

Hint: Look like Hyde from That 70's Show:
Go to the barber and get a brown afro and the gottee/mustache combo. Then, get tight pants and the Hawk Thunder shirt. After that, get your black boots and your dark (but not too dark) aviator glasses.
M&L Dinardo.

Hint: Fat Albert The Movie reference:
The Roller Coaster and Ferris Wheel are from Fat Albert; even knowing they say that they are from Philadelphia.
Ryan Smith.

Hint: The Karate Kid reference:
When you meet Master Zen for the second time, your character will make a comment saying "Is this a wax on, wax on thing?"

Hint: Collector's Edition: Marseilles: Secret location:
When you enter the level, around the borders will be a wooden fence. By the fence there is a lamp. Go in front of the lamp, (or get to a point where you are facing the fence), and to the left is a scrawny little tree. Near the tree is a little wooden stick holding it up. Walk over to the tree and knock over the little stick. The tree will fall into the fence, causing it to break. Go into the place where the fence broke to find a hole. Go in it to reach the secret location in Marseilles.

Hint: Joe Black (Viewtiful Joe) created skater:
Give your character a light yellow backwards hat with dark red medium length hat hair. Give him that T-shirt with the white collar and sleeve-ends and make it blue. Put on some light yellow cargo shorts and light yellow shoes without socks. His skateoard should have bright, pink wheels and the "thrashed" griptape. Note: You should make a custom graphic that is just "HMD" with the bold cracked font. Put that logo on the front of his shirt and skateboard. He should have a silver watch on his right wrist.
Kody Kreutzer.

Hint: Kat Vondi (Miami Ink) created skater:
Go to created skaters and select Trisha. Make her shirt black. Next make her skirt black and make her combat boots gray. For information, put Kat Vondi or Kat as the name, hometown as Los Angeles, and age 20s to 30s.

Glitch: Invisible bike:
In story mode when your player is on a bike, go into a nose manual (hold Up on ground). As you are in the manual, remove controller one. Doing this will allow your player to never fall. While in the manual, re-insert the controller and wipe out. Your player will then pick up an invisible bike. You can do anything on the invisible bike just as you could on a normal bike. Once you wipe out, the player will pick up a visible bike.
Manny Berry.

Glitch: Invisible board:
Go into caveman mode (L1 + R1), throw your board down (Square), and climb a ladder. You will notice you do not have your board, but you are climbing as if you have one.
Sergio Najera.

Glitch: Wall sticker:
Stand up to any wall. Make sure you are facing it and walk into it until you do not move anymore. Drop your board (Square). It will get stuck into the wall.
Sergio Najera.

Glitch: Skate on wall:
When you are going up a quarterpipe or halfpipe that is directly on a wall, press Revert and you will skate on the wall. Note: This will not work in editor mode or multi-player mode.

Glitch: Ladder:
While on a ladder, go near the top but do not get off. Hold Circle + Up for about five seconds. Then, move the Analog-stick Up or Down. If you go too high you will slowly go up past the top, then teleport back down a bit below the top repeatedly until you jump. If you go too low you will jump off.
Daniel Higgins.

Glitch: Skate while stopped:
Hold Left Analog-stick Down while repeatedly pressing R2 to have your skater skate while stopped.
tommy wright.

Glitch: See through head:
While in story mode, stand directly in front of the movie theater across the street from the Mann's Chinese Theater. Tilt the camera so that it is showing your skater's face. Tilt it slightly more and your skater will have no hair, and when he moves you can see the inside of his head.
Tanner Brown.

Glitch: Floating graffiti:
Go to the part where you must skitch the dog and smash the signs. Graffiti the sign first, then smash it. The graffiti should float in the air.

Glitch: Beverly Hills: Invisible Natas Spin:
Find the Santa Monica Parking Garage entrance. Go behind it and look for a ladder on the greenish hotel. Climb it, then go up to where it is a circular roof. Natas Spin on the tip. You will spin on an invisible tip.

Glitch: Beverly Hills: Fall through level:
Go by where you learn the back/front tuck from the French man. There is a silver plate sticking out off the ground. Use it to jump at the metal door to the left of it. If you hit the door correctly, you will fall into "blue hell". This may require a few attempts.

Glitch: Beverly Hills: Fall into shop:
Start at the strip mall by Rodeo Drive. Enable the "Moon Gravity" cheat. Ride forward to the bra display. Go up and on to the top of the building. Go to the big red bush object and jump over the roof to the open side. Walk forward following the roof You will soon fall into the skate and clothes shop.

Glitch: Beverly Hills: Mega jump:
Enter Free Skate mode and select Beverly Hills. Climb to the very top of the Bank Of America building. Note: This may require a few attempts. When at the top of the building, get off your board, but keep it in your hand. Walk into the corner at the top of the building until you cannot move anymore. Keep walking into the corner until your character moves in that same direction no matter where you go. Stay at the top of the building and either throw your board or do a trick using Square. You will eventually be hurled into the air. While in the air, your character should be performing the walking action. When you land back in the same location, you should be able to walk normally again. Note: This glitch has not been attempted in any other modes.
sam goode.

Glitch: Beverly Hills: Unlimited air on bike:
Go to Beverly Hills on your bike. At the gas station, go under the triangular platform. There will be a small rectangular-shaped building. Go the upper left corner (upper as in the side facing away from the main gas station building) and stall it using L1. You will become stuck in mid-air. You can now do any trick desired as many times as needed. Note: This is a good way to get a high combo score.
Conner Bartel.

Glitch: Casino: Fly through wall:
Go to the top level where the air conditioning ramps blow you very high. Go to the air conditioning ramp that has the big waterfall on the left side. Then, enable the "Moon gravity" cheat. Ramp the air conditioning ramp toward the waterfall. Hit the wall to the left of the water fall and you should fly through it.

Glitch: Downtown: Enter wall
Go next to the building that you can break down the columns with your board or paint. Go in the middle and you will see a door. Do not go through it or you will end up in a skate bowl. Instead, go near the corner closest to the rows of dumpsters. Then, wall run near the corner. Just before you go to the top let, release the wall run and jump twice. This may require a few attempts. You will pass through the corner and can go out anywhere except for the opposite side. Try coming out the doorway, but if you go back in you will not resume the glitch.
liam gallup.

Glitch: Downtown: Fall into building:
Start in Hollywood, then go to Downtown. Once there, make a immediate right and go towards the building with the five horizontal bars and a fire at the top. Enable the "Moon Gravity" cheat. Wall run and wire grab on the smaller part of the building. Once at the top, jump to the next building. It is not out of the level boundary. Face the brick formation facing the entrance to East L.A. Go to the right side of the formation and slowly walk in the narrow side. You will drop down into the building. You will be able to hide there as long as desired.

Glitch: Downtown: Very slow motion skating:
Start the goal where you attempt to impress Mike Vallely. While you jump down the small stairset in front of the fountain, the game will go into slow-motion for dramatic effect. However, instead of simply landing your move, land in a manual in order to continue your combo. As long as you continue your combo, the game will remain in an extremely slow-motion state. Focus mode will be disabled. Unfortunately, you cannot carry your combo into other levels, because the game is designed to abort any mission wherein the skater exits the level.
Drew Chase.

Glitch: East L.A.: Floating spray paint:
At the metro station on the sidewalk, you will see a "The End Is Near" sign. Spray-paint it and go through the tunnel to downtown. Walk up and you will see floating spray paint where you sprayed it in East L.A.
Michael Britt.

Glitch: Hollywood: Ghost board:
Go near a wall in Hollywood, but not directly up to it. Hold Square then release. Your character will throw his or her board. Look closely and the board will phase through the wall like a ghost. Note: They throw you another board; it does not come back to you.

Glitch: Hollywood: Corner Natus:
Go to where the bus is found. Go near the back of the bus where the corner drops down to an angle from the sidewalk and Natus Spin. You will start to Natus Spin while on the ground.
matt Sheeley.

Glitch: Hollywood: Misspelled sign:
When you destroy the Hollywood sign it is rearranged at the skate ranch as a wasteland sign. In the movie at the end of the game where your player kisses Mindy, the sign now reads "Westland".
Christian D.

Glitch: Hollywood: Enter stores in Freeskate mode:
Go to Hollywood in Freeskate mode with the "Moon Gravity" cheat enabled. Go to the arched entrance to that garden place with the fountain in the middle. There should be a little ledge next to it on the left. Get on that ledge, then do a front tuck, wall run up, and front tuck in that order to get on the gray ledge above. Then, repeat that move to get on the roof of that building. Run over to the side of the roof that has two flat pillars and a brownish film over it. Walk through this brownish layer until you fall through. You should end up in the stores. You can exit through any of the front walls with windows.
Grant Parish.

Glitch: Hollywood: Skateshop of no return:
Note: Save the game before attempting this glitch. Go to the Romperwood hotel. Get on the very top of the building (enable the "Moon Gravity" cheat). Turn right, then walk through the wall of the object with the pyramid-shaped roof. Once inside, jump off the back of the building. You will land inside the "skateshop of no return". The only way out is to reset the game. Note: Talking to the cashier causes the game to crash.

Glitch: Kyoto: Invisible skateboard:
Go to the junkyard and jump on the first level of the rail. Walk towards the right until you are standing on a concrete block. Move around while still on the concrete and you will go through it. Then, touch the blue line. If done correctly, you will be in a moonwalk position. Exit the concrete and press Square. You will launch in the air and come down with an invisible board.

Glitch: Marseilles: Invisible fence:
Grind or rail stall the fence surrounding the level and turn the camera so that you are looking into the park. You will notice that the fence can only be seen from the inside of the park.
Daniel Higgins.

Glitch: Oil Rig: Bounce:
When on the boat to the oil rig, go to the front and try to go up where the two sides meet in the middle. You will be bounced backward.

Glitch: Skate Ranch: Ride down rail without grinding:
At the Skate Ranch where you have the naked lady statue, you can ride down the rail without grinding.

Glitch: Skate Ranch: Two Sanchezes:
After you beat the game at the Skateranch there are two Sanchezs. One is next to Iggy's trailer. The other is standing next to Iggy Boone Murphy and Mindy by the snake run.

Glitch: Skate Ranch: Sky high skater:
Eventually when you are in the Skate Ranch you will have unlocked the elevator. In front of the elevator are two long pieces of wood. Using any character, 50-50 grind the wood piece on the right with great speed. At the very end of the piece of wood, fall off your board backwards into the elevator. If done correctly, the screen will go off to the left and your skater will re-appear up in the sky as if you were skydiving. However, your skater does not actually fall, but the screen will shake and you can do unlimited combos. To exit, press Start and begin a high-score run. Press Start again and end your run. You will re-appear back at the ranch.
Ryan Cook.

Glitch: Vans Skate Park: Transparent pick up:
When going up stairs, go in at an angle. You will go into a zone under the tall vert. Bump into the clear wall. You will only be able to walk in one direction. Crash and a transparent will be picked up.
Evan Pritchard.

Glitch: Vans Skate Park: Pass through wall:
In story mode, after you have the skate park taken away and before you have gone to the casino, go to Beverly Hills, back by the skate park. You will see a driveway. Go along the wall to the right of the gate. You will find where a corner meets with the wall and a building. Nosegrab in the corner until you fall in the wall and appear on the other side. Go to the left and you will see a giant dirt mound. Walk up it and jump off the tip. You will appear at the skate park entrance.
Austin Kargl.

Glitch: Created park: Go through wall:
When creating a park you can go into an SC2 building by putting a short ladder on it and climbing up the ladder. Notice that the ladder does not go all the way up, and you will fall through the wall. To exit, run through the indoor walls or get on your skateboard.
kyle phelps.

Glitch: Created park: Big air:
Go to create a park. Select the rails that are crossed. Wall run up it. When you come back down you will be walking without pressing anything. Get on your board and you will fly up far away from the park and can sometimes get stuck. Pull back on the Left Analog-stick and you will slowly do a backflip.

Glitch: Created park: Go through hut:
When creating a park, put a hut right next to a pool and up against the edge of your park. Get on your skateboard and go through the little crack between the pool and hut. Try to go behind the hut and you will end up inside the hut. To exit, go through a door or a window. The walls will be solid inside and outside.
kyle phelps.

Glitch: Created park: Ground turns into water:
Put a house in the corner of the park so that the back of the house is against one of the walls. On the side that is not touching a wall, build a pool next to it. Crawl through the gap between the house and the pool. Get behind the house, between it and the fence. Then, get on your skateboard and ride around until you are in the house. When you get inside, the ground will turn into water. You will fall in and go back to the restart position.

Glitch: Misspelling:
Complete the game on sick classic mode. When you get the new character screen, look closely. It will read "Careless Dave" instead of "Useless Dave".

Watch the Wasteland video. When it gets to Mike Vallely, it refers to him by the correct name. However earlier in the game it calls him "Mike Valley".
Nick G.

Glitch: Wrong stance:
Andrew Reynolds, Tony Trujillo, and Ryan Sheckler all have their stances as goofy, when they are actually all regular.

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