Ape Escape 3 Hints & Cheats
Hidden monkeys (U.K. version)On the title screen, hold R1 + R2 + L1 + L2 then (without letting go) press start. this will bring up the password screen.
Cheat Effect RATCH Unlocks the RATCH monkey blueman Unlocks the BLUE PIPOTRON monkey 2nd man Unlocks the RED PIPOTRON monkey
Passwords (jp version)Press L1+L2+R1+R2+START to enter password screen. All passwords musst be enter in hiragana
Password Effect yumenokyouen Mesaru Gear Solid futarinosune-ku Movie 28 and 2 Cinema Files with Mesaru Gear Cast sabaibaru Survival Mode kuroihoumonsha Kuro Sennin Ape rusagu-boisa SAL-1000 Ape futarimenootoko Pigaru Ape rusarukeka Gageru Ape pipotoronagein mystery movie 29 (pipotron hidden movie) kurankushinsaku mystery movie 30 (ratchet and clank 4 PV) aoiku-rugai unlock pipotron blue nazonoakaiaitsu unlock pipotron red himitsunokiiroiyatsu unlock pipotron yellow ginganoraihousha unlocks Ratchet monkey
Secret Passwords (US Version)Press L1+R1+L2+R2 at the title screen menu to enter the Secret Password screen.
Password Effect blackout Dark Master is on the loose! 2nd man Shimmy is on the loose! krops Unlocks monkey that's impersinating spike from AE1 SAL3000 Unlocks SAL-3000 monkey yellowy Unlocks yellow pipotron coolblue Unlocks blue pipotron grobyc Unlocks SAL-1000 monkey redmon Unlocks red pipotron 2 snakes (must beat the game first to use) Movie 28 and 2 Cinema Files with Mesaru Gear Cast
Secret Passwords (Chinese Version)Press L1+R1+L2+R2 at the title screen menu to enter the Secret Password screen.
Password Effect 00798001 Unlocks SAL-1000 Ape 33483264 Unlocks Dark Master 64686697 Unlocks Survival Mode 99876650 Unlocks Movie No. 30 04077472 Unlocks Mesaru Gear Solid 87797030 Unlocks a hidden Mesaru Gear Solid Movie 56014704 Unlocks Sarutimate Fighting 72396504 Unlocks Ape Olympic
How to Unlock Unlockable Buy after catching Specter for 573 credits Mesaru Gear Capture all apes and catch Specter a second time Survival Mode
All unlockable mini-games (JP version)There are 3 mini-games in this game. Here is how to unlock them:-
How to Unlock Unlockable Buy this in Hobby Shop for 1500 credits Ape Olympic Buy this in Hobby Shop for 1500 credits Sarutimate Fighting Beat the game once and buy this in Hobby Shop for 573 credits Mesal Gear Solid
New title screen (JP version)A "tatsujin" (expert) hiragana will appear below the "Sarugecchu 3" main title.
How to Unlock Unlockable Finish survival mode. Sarugecchu 3 Tatsujin Title
Mesal Gear Solid and Sarutimate Fighting unlockables (JP version)Everytime you finish any of this two minigames, you'll be rewarded with 1,000 gaccha chips (money). Here's the Mesal Gear Solid unlockables:
* To get the a monkey tag, shoot a monkey with the banana pistol then do a combo attack on him.
* All hostages are hidden. Use a Suika bomb (Watermelon bomb) near the cracked part of a wall.
How to Unlock Unlockable Finish Mesal Gear Solid once. Hard Mode Collect all 30 monkey tags. Secret password "futarinosune-ku" Rescue all 20 hostages. Croc cap and infinite items
Saru Cinema Studio (JP version)Watch 8 or more saru movies that you got in the Saru Cinema.
Saru Cinema Studio will replace the "X" slot on the Saru Cinema main menu.
This mode lets you edit the existing saru movies or create your own.
How to Unlock Monkey Studio(US version)To do this, you will need movie files, to get them, make sure you have the monkeys on yellow light or lower, and don't catch any of the monkeys in the area of the camera.Then, step on the footpad behind the camera and press X, after 5 seconds, press X again to recieve the movie file
How to Unlock Unlockable Get all 20 video files Monkey Movie Studio
Unlockable Mini-games(US version)Here are the avaliable Mini-games for the US evrsion of Ape Escape 3 and how to unlock them.Note, that the 1st 2 mini-games cost 1500 gotcha coins, while Mesal Gear Solid costs 573 Gotcha coins.
How to Unlock Unlockable Achieve 25% or 50% completion Monkey Throw Stadium Achieve 75% completion Ultim-ape fighter Defeat Specter once Mesal Gear Solid
How to unlock Bonus Morph...
How to Unlock Unlockable Beat Specter(finish the game) Super Monkey Morph
Changing the title screen animation (JP version)Whenever you lose a life, game over or captured by a monkey whom stole your net, return to the title screen, and you will find the animation which is normally Satoru and Sayaka chasing the monkey with the net and Stun Club, change role to the opposite side, the Monkeys will chase Satoru and Sayaka using their equipments and their default items. Whether this will work in the US version is curently unknown.
Mesal Gear Solid Change BackgroundAt the Mesal Gear Solid title screen press L1 or L2 to change backround.
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