First person view:
Press Square + Triangle + Start. Game play will be paused. Press Start to
resume game play with the new camera angle. Substitute Select in the code
instead of Start for the Japanese version of the game.
Fixed camera view:
Press Circle + X + Start. Game play will be paused. Press Start to resume
game play with the camera fixed at the present location. Substitute Select
in the code instead of Start for the Japanese version of the game.
Alternate emblem backgrounds:
Highlight an emblem and enter the edit screen. Then, hold L1 + L2 + R1 +
R2 and press Select.
Change pilot name:
Enter the garage and highlight the "Change AC Name" option. Hold L2 + R2
+ Right, then hold X and quickly hold Square.
Return to default view:
To return to the default view, press Start to pause game play, then press
Start to resume. Substitute Select instead of Start for the Japanese
version of the game.
No limit bonus:
Complete over 100 sorties with a greater than 90% win record and an over
all rating of 98% or more. Unlimited leg weight points, core weight
points, and generator output points will be allowed. Note: Ignore the
Intentionally die with less than -50,000 credits. The game will restart
from the first level with all items gained in the previous game. Your
pilot name will change to "Rebel" followed by three random numbers to
confirm correct code entry. The first time this is done, the radar will
become a grid system and will detect incoming missiles. The fourth time
this is done, the rear weapon may be fired while in motion. The sixth
time that this is done, available energy will be doubled. Additionally,
a ball may be fired from the laserblade by firing the blade, then
Draw your sword and press X (jump) just before the downslash. If done
correctly, you will fire the fabled "wave" that all of the higher
ranked ACs use. To fire the "blue wave of mass destruction", simply do
this trick with the Moonlight blade. It can do over 1000 AP worth of
When you build your AC, you will notice that there is a weight limit on
the selected legs. To override this, just finish the game so the overall
% under system reads 100%. To do this, you must complete every mission,
get every secret part, and defeat every ranking Raven you encounter.
Keep in mind that while you can load any leg type with whatever you want
after you get 100%, your speed will decrease about 2 1/2 for every
hundred pounds that you are overweight.
On one of the first missions when you are on a bridge to destroy some
MCs, look behind you. Right around the out of area part is a green
On the mission "Kill Struggle Leader", go to the part when the floor
bursts open and you fall. Fall all the way in and move around the narrow
path to find the last and final laserblade called the "Moonlight". This
sword is particularly strong and can reach attacks up to 1500.
On the mission "Guard Freight Train", blow open the boxes in the lot to
find a head piece. Its the same one that Hustler One uses.
On the mission where you destroy a lock for Marukomo, go to all four
corners of the area. A missile launcher can be found in one of the
On the mission "Destroy Plus Escapee" go down three levels from the
building that you start in to find a generator. Its the best one in
the entire game.
Guard Wharf Warehouse mission:
On the mission "Guard Wharf Warehouse" do a breech of contract by
destroying the warehouse door and stealing the radar.
Laser Gun Karusma:
On the mission "Destroy Fuel Depot", go to the end of the second room
where the fuel boxes are located. Look around on the top right corner
for the Laser Gun Karusuma.
Back weapon missile launcher:
On the mission "Retake Air Cleaner", go to a gate in the ceiling for
a back weapon missile launcher.
Small FC's part:
On the mission "Exterminate Organisms", look behind the queen
organism to find a small FC's part.
On the mission "Destroy Intruders", there is a flame thrower in a
niche under the third or fourth bridge going down.