Armored Core 3 Cheats For PlayStation 2

  1. First Person View

    Load Armored Core 3 data from a memory card that also has an Armored Core 2 or Armored Core 2: Another Age saved game on it. Pause the game during a mission, arena battle or VS battle, and simultaneously press the L1, R2, X, Square and down. The point of view switches to first person. Unpause to go back to default view.

  2. The OP-INTENSIFY optional part

    After buying and EQUIPPING the OP-INTENSIFY optional part, complete the following challenges to gain the abilities listed. Once you successfully complete a challenge you will receive mail that tells you what benefit you have gained

    OP-INTENSIFY MUST BE EQUIPPED TO GAIN ABILITIES. The OP-INTENSIFY optional part becomes available after you finish the story part of the game, you will get a mail telling you it's available.

    Location: Arena
    Challenge: Defeat D-1 Thunder House
    Ability: Radar Function

    Location: Arena
    Challenge: Defeat A-2 Ace
    Ability: Enhanced Booster Performance

    Location: Arena
    Challenge: Defeat E-32 Exile
    Ability: Increased Blade Range


    Location: 1st Layer: Nature Area
    Mission: Destroy Massive MT
    Challenge: Destroy both parts of MT and successfully complete mission.
    Ability: Enhanced Cannon Operation Performance (Fire back weapons without kneeling)


    Location: 1st Layer: Nature Area
    Mission: Destroy Massive MT
    Challenge: Successfully complete mission.
    Ability: Enhanced Cooling Performance

    Location: 1st Layer: Nature Area
    Mission: Defend Water Processors
    Challenge: Defeat enemy AC and successfully complete level.
    Ability: Enhanced Missile Interception


    Location: 1st Layer: Nature Area
    Mission: Destroy Massive Weapon
    Challenge: Successfully complete mission.
    Ability: Blade Wave Capability (Fires a blade beam by pressing O then X before your AC swings with sword.)

    Location: 1st Layer: Special Research
    Mission: Defend Ruglen Laboratory
    Challenge: Defeat enemy AC and successfully complete level.
    Ability: Improved Targeting Accuracy

    Defeat enemy AC and successfully complete level.
    Ability: Improved Targeting Accuracete level.
    Ability: Enhanced Turning Performance

    Location: 3rd Layer: District 1
    Mission: Eliminate Intruders
    Challenge: Defeat enemy AC and successfully complete level.
    Ability: Various Sensor Functions (Bio Sensor, Missile tracking, etc.)

  3. Unlock AC's

    Successfully complete the mission ''Escort Personnel Convoy'' without ANY member of the convoy being destroyed.

    Code Effect
    This item is a left-arm equipped, spread-shot Howitzer. <BR> <BR>Destroy two or more monorails on the Destroy Naire Bridge mission. Unlock KWG-HZL30
    This item increases ammo storage capacity by 50%. <BR> <BR>Complete the mission (MT Training Exercise) without getting hit once. Unlock Part KWM-AD-50.
    This item is a heavy humanoid leg. <BR> <BR>Earn a rank of A or higher in the AC Test 1 (the target practice exercise). Unlock Part MLH-MX/VOLAR
    Successfully complete the mission ''Destroy Massive MT'' without the aid of a consort. Unlock the MLB-MOONLIGHT
    Though you're supposed to get it once you destroy the AC in the ''Defend Ruglen Laboratory'' mission, most of the time you won't. It appears as you do more and more Crest missions and get Crest Corporate Points. So, after doing enough missions, you'll get Unlock the MWG-XCB/75
    Successfully complete the mission ''Escort Personnel Convoy'' without ANY member of the convoy being destroyed. Unlock the RMR-ICICLE
  4. Unlock Extra Arena

    To unlock the extra arena, beat Ace to reach rank A-1. The extra arena appears next to the regular arena. It is basically the same as the regular arena, but instead you fight with a chosen partner against two other ACs.

  5. More secret parts

    These secret parts are unlocked by completing certain tasks on missions. Some of them are hard to get, but all count towards 100% completion.

    Code Effect
    Finish mission Destroy Gun Emplacements fast enough to unlock bonus mission Distract Union Forces. Beat bonus mission to unlock part. MWG-KARASAWA Laser Rifle
    Beat mission MT Training Excercise without getting hit by a single missile. KWM-AD-50 Back Magazine
    Get 100% accuracy for all weapons on AC Test 1. MLH-MX/VOLAR Heavy Humanoid Legs
    Located behind risen area of dam towards right of start. MWR-M/45 Medium Rockets
    Destroy all lifeforms without the use of the acid containers. CEEC-01-XSP2 Radiator Extension
    The alloy transport must survive the entire mission. CEBT-HEX Hoover Booster Extension
    Located behind pipeline near start. Near out-of-bounds line. MWI-DD/20 Inside Part Decoys
  6. Acquire Emblems from Defeated Arena Opponents

    Choose a defeated Arena opponent. Press Start and Select buttons simultaneously while viewing the defeated opponent's AC. You'll hear a noise if done correctly.

    Code Effect
    Acquire Emblems from Defeated Arena Opponents Choose a defeated Arena opponent. Press Start and Select buttons simultaneously while viewing the defeated opponent's AC. You'll hear a noise if done correctly.
  7. Drop parts

    Hold L1+L2+R1+R2+TRIANGLE to drop your right arm weapons,back unit and inside parts.Hold L1+L2+R1+R2+L3 to drop extension parts.Hold L1+L2+R1+R2+CIRCLE to drop left arm weapons.

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
Other Core Design FAQ by Typhoon Omi 49K
FAQ/Walkthrough FAQ/Walkthrough by Vesperas 355K
Other Arena/Extra Arena FAQ by BBailey3 51K
Other Generator Speeds FAQ by zues 10K
Other Blading Designs FAQ by Dave Unknown 10K
FAQ/Walkthrough FAQ/Walkthrough by Necropenguin 207K
FAQ/Walkthrough FAQ/Walkthrough by Dash-X 47K
Other Hidden Parts List by Ciera 10K