Cheats & Guides

Tales of the Abyss Cheats For PlayStation 2

  1. Game Unlockables

    Unlockable Unlockable
    Beat the game once "Unknown" Difficulty
    Beat the game once "Very Hard" Difficulty
    Available at title screen after beating the game Game Record
    Save a clear file after beating the game, and you will be able to start a new game with the Grade Shop by loading it. Grade Shop
    Available at title screen after beating the game Sound Test

    Contributed by: Shinryu 

  2. Abyss Replica Facility

    The Abyss Replica Facility is a secret dungeon which can only be unlocked on your second playthrough. To gain access to it, you need to have saved Shiba and completed the Ortion Cavern (East) side quest. Go to Sheridan and talk to the two men in the northwest part of town, then Shiba, and you will be taken to the dungeon.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    Complete the game once. Abyss Replica Facility

    Contributed by: NyuuTheKitsune 

  3. Original Dragon Buster costume in Tales Of Dragon Buster

    When you start a game of Tales Of Dragon Buster at Namco Isle, you can use the original Dragon Buster man character's costume. Doing so will give the minigame retro music and sound effects, too!

    Effect Effect
    Press L1+R1+Triangle at the DB Title Screen Original Dragon Buster costume for minigame

    Contributed by: MirorB 

  4. Unlocking the secret shop (Brillante)

    In order to unlock the secret shop you must completely fill the collector's book in the game (this requires at least two playthroughs). Upon completion, speak to the man dressed in purple at the library in the Daath church to receive Jade's "Item Collector" title. Speak to the man again with the title equipped and the shop will appear near the Inn in Grand Chokmah.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    Complete the collector's book Secret Shop (Brillante)

    Contributed by: kirkinout 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
Foreign Language FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by hidora 914K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by vinheim 602K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by Gray Fox 438K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by Gbness 557K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by Kouli 279K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by EChang 379K
In-Depth FAQs AD Skills/Capacity Core FAQ by EChang 21K
In-Depth FAQs Asch Guide by Majutsuko 70K
In-Depth FAQs Battle Quotes FAQ by Kalorii 78K
In-Depth FAQs Boss FAQ by vinheim 44K
In-Depth FAQs Character FAQ by Aileron 73K
In-Depth FAQs Chronological Sidequest Guide by BundleB 159K
In-Depth FAQs Din's Shop Guide by Hikari62 75K
In-Depth FAQs Enemy Database by vinheim 102K
In-Depth FAQs Extras Guide by Aileron 135K
In-Depth FAQs Glitch Guide by Hikari62 20K
In-Depth FAQs Guy Cecil Guide by Dagoldenclip2 11K
In-Depth FAQs Item Guide by MoonstalkerZ 123K
In-Depth FAQs Natalia L.K Lanvaldear Guide by Estellus 79K
In-Depth FAQs Skit Scripts by Kestal 532K
In-Depth FAQs Spells/Artes FAQ by Chuc 51K
In-Depth FAQs Story Translation Guide by Spekio 690K
In-Depth FAQs Synopsis Script by Kalorii 243K
In-Depth FAQs Tales Series Translation FAQ by KusanagiLord02 182K
In-Depth FAQs Tear Grants Guide by BlueCrystalTear 88K
In-Depth FAQs Unknown Guide by Yandy Kusanagi 35K
Maps and Charts Daath Cathedral Map by syphonwarrior 110K
Maps and Charts Dragon Buster Maps by Patrick321 36K
Maps and Charts Meggiora Highlands Map by moonshadow_nal 160K
Maps and Charts Replica Facility Map by HUmarMatt 25K
Maps and Charts World Map by Cyllya 63K

Tales of the Abyss Cheats For 3DS

  1. Grade Shop

    After completing the game and saving after the credits, load the cleared Save File. It will have a star on it. You will be able to access the Grade Shop where you can buy extra stuff that affects your next game with the Grade Points you received from battles. Any leftover grade will be kept for your next playthrough.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    10 Grade 1/2 Experience
    3000 Grade 10x Experience
    1000 Grade 2x Experience
    600 Grade 2x Gald
    10 Grade Decrease Starting HP by 150
    10 Grade Display Synopsis from beginning
    100 Grade Double Grade increase and Decrease
    400 Grade Increase Max Item Limit to 20
    450 Grade Increase Over Limit fill speed
    250 Grade Increase Starting HP by 500
    900 Grade Inherit AD Skills
    1000 Grade Inherit Artes Learned
    100 Grade Inherit Artes Usage
    10 Grade Inherit Battle Info
    500 Grade Inherit Capacity Cores
    10 Grade Inherit Character Disc Info
    10 Grade Inherit Collector's Book Data
    50 Grade Inherit Cooking Ability
    150 Grade Inherit FS Chambers
    1000 Grade Inherit Gald
    500 Grade Inherit Items
    10 Grade Inherit mini-game data
    50 Grade Inherit Recipes
    10 Grade Inherit Special Items
    500 Grade Inherit Titles (including cotumes)
    10 Grade Inherit World Map info
    50 Grade Inrease Combo Bonus
    10 Grade Play Time carried over

    Contributed by: Ragnawind 

  2. Game Unlockables

    Unlockable Unlockable
    Available at the title screen after beating the game Game Record
    Save a clear file after beating the game, and you will be able to start your new game+ file with the grade shop with your cleared file. Grade Shop
    Available at the title screen after beating the game Sound Test
    Beat the game once Unknown Mode
    Beat the game once Very Hard Mode

    Contributed by: Fortecross 

  3. The Secret Shop, Brillante

    In order to unlock this secret shop, you must have completely filled out the collector's book in the game(which requires two playthroughs) Once completed, speak to the man dressed in purple at the library in the Daath church to receive Jade's "Item Collector" Title. Speak to the man again with the title equipped and the shop will appear near the inn in Grand Chokmah.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    Complete the Collector's Book Secret Shop(Brillante)

    Contributed by: Fortecross 

  4. The Abyss Replica Facility

    The Abyss Replica Facility is a secret dungeon that can only be unlocked when you are playing on your second playthrough. To gain access, you need to have saved Shiba and completed the Ortion Cavern(East) side quest. Go to Sheridan and talk to the two men in the northwest part of town, then Shiba, and you will at last be taken to the dungeon.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    Beat the game once The Abyss Replica Facility

    Contributed by: Fortecross 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
Foreign Language FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by hidora 914K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by EChang 379K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by vinheim 602K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by Gray Fox 438K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by Gbness 557K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by Kouli 279K
In-Depth FAQs AD Skills Chart by quikrick 5K
In-Depth FAQs AD Skills/Capacity Core FAQ by EChang 21K
In-Depth FAQs Asch Guide by Majutsuko 70K
In-Depth FAQs Battle Quotes FAQ by Kalorii 78K
In-Depth FAQs Boss FAQ by vinheim 44K
In-Depth FAQs Character FAQ by Aileron 73K
In-Depth FAQs Chronological Sidequest Guide by BundleB 159K
In-Depth FAQs Din's Shop Guide by Hikari62 75K
In-Depth FAQs Enemy Database by vinheim 102K
In-Depth FAQs Extras Guide by Aileron 135K
In-Depth FAQs Glitch Guide by Hikari62 20K
In-Depth FAQs Guy Cecil Guide by Dagoldenclip2 11K
In-Depth FAQs Item Guide by MoonstalkerZ 123K
In-Depth FAQs Natalia L.K Lanvaldear Guide by Estellus 79K
In-Depth FAQs Skit Scripts by Kestal 532K
In-Depth FAQs Spells/Artes FAQ by Chuc 51K
In-Depth FAQs Story Translation Guide by Spekio 690K
In-Depth FAQs Synopsis Script by Kalorii 243K
In-Depth FAQs Tales Series Translation FAQ by KusanagiLord02 182K
In-Depth FAQs Tear Grants Guide by BlueCrystalTear 88K
In-Depth FAQs Unknown Guide by Yandy Kusanagi 35K
Maps and Charts Daath Cathedral Map by syphonwarrior 110K
Maps and Charts Dragon Buster Maps by Patrick321 36K
Maps and Charts Meggiora Highlands Map by moonshadow_nal 160K
Maps and Charts Replica Facility Map by HUmarMatt 25K
Maps and Charts World Map by Cyllya 63K