Ys: The Ark of Napishtim Cheats For PlayStation 2

  1. Nightmare Mode

    Simply beat the game on any mode in order to unlock Nightmare difficulty.

    Contributed by: DarkCypher 

  2. Unlocking Time Attack Mode

    To unlock Time Attack mode, in which you can fight any of the bosses in the game, beat the game on any difficulty. Time Attack mode can be attempted on any of the three difficulties, no matter which difficulty you beat it on.

    Contributed by: BobTheBlob 

  3. Passwords (US/JP)

    To enable the passwords you have to go to the main menu and select Cheats. There are colored crystals and you have to hit them in order from left to right (R = Red, B = Blue, Y = Yellow) and then do a downward thrust strike on the center pedestal piece to use the cheat code. These codes do NOT work with the PAL version, as they're different/reversed.

    Effect Effect
    Y, Y, R, R, B, B, Y, R 20 Item Tool Max Increase
    Blue, Yellow, Red, Blue, Blue, Blue, Red, Red, Red, Yellow, Yellow, Yellow, Blue, Yellow, Red All 3 Swords Maxed Out. This code begins the game with a fully powered up Ericcil, Livart and Blirante Sword.
    Yellow, Yellow, Blue, Blue, Red, Red, Red, Yellow, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Blue, Blue All Items 1/2 Price
    Blue(5)Yellow(3)Red(2)Blue Yellow(2)Red(3) Alt. Olha in bikini in English
    Blue, Blue, Blue, Red, Yellow Beach CG Movie - English VA with Japanese Sub
    Blue, Red, Red, Yellow Beach CG Movie - Japanese V/O with English Sub
    Blue, Red, Yellow Beach CG Movie - Japanese VA with Japanese Sub
    R-1,B-1,Y-1,R-1,B-1,Y-1 Cheat mode on (Do this one first)
    R4 B4 Y4 B2 Y2 R2 Clearflag: Turns on all special features normally available only after you've completed the game once
    Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Red Increases Maximum Item Tool Capacity to 50.
    R, B, B, R, R, B, B Level 20 Cheat
    Red, Red, Blue, Red, Red, Blue, Blue, Yellow Level 40 Cheat
    Red, Red, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Yellow Lv 60 at start
    Yellow (3 times), Blue (3 times), Red (2 times), Yellow (2 times), Red (3 times), Blue (3 times). Makes all Items in Shops cost 1G.
    B, B, Y, Y, Y, R, B, R, R, R, Y, Y Maxed Out Blirante Sword
    Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Red, Red, Red, Blue, Blue, Blue, Red, Red, Yellow Maxed Out Ericcil Sword
    B, B, B, Y, Y, R, B, R, R, Y, Y, Y Maxed Out Livart Sword
    Blue, Red, Yellow, Red, Red, Blue, Yellow, Yellow Napishtim Destroyed CG Movie
    Blue, Red, Yellow, Red, Red, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Yellow Napishtim Destroyed CG Movie - English VA with Japanese Sub
    Blue, Red, Yellow, Red, Red, Blue, Yellow, Yellow, Yellow, Yellow Napishtim Destroyed CG Movie - Japanese VA with English Sub
    Blue, Red, Yellow, Red, Red, Blue, Yellow Napishtim Destroyed CG Movie - Japanese VA with Japanese Sub
    B, B, B, B, B, Y, Y, Y, R, B, Y, Y, R, R, R Ohla bikini in english
    R5 B3 Y1 R1 B2 Y3 Olha demo after Clearing Time Attack on Hard (Japanese)
    Y-2,R-2,B-1 PC Mode with English voices and anime cutscenes
    Y-2,R-4,B-1 PC Mode with Japanese voices and anime cut scenes
    Blue, Blue, Blue, Yellow, Red Prologue CG Movie - English VA with Japanese Sub
    Blue, Yellow, Red Prologue CG Movie - Japanese VA with Japanese Sub
    Y-1,R-4,B-1 PS2 mode with Japanese voices with english text
    Blue, Red, Yellow, Red, Red, Yellow, Red, Red, Red Romun Fleet Destroyed Animation Movie
    Blue, Red, Yellow, Red, Red, Yellow, Red Romun Fleet Destroyed CG Movie
    Blue, Red, Yellow, Red, Red, Yellow, Blue, Blue, Blue Romun Fleet Entrance Animation Movie
    Blue, Red, Yellow, Red, Red, Yellow, Blue Romun Fleet Entrance CG Movie
    Blue, Blue, Red, Yellow Second CG movie of Olha playing the flute on the beach
    Yellow (3 times), Blue (2 times), Yellow (3 times), Red (3 times), Blue (2 times), Yellow See the Ending of Ys: The Ark of Napishtim in English.
    Yellow (3 times), Blue (2 times), Yellow (3 times), Red (3 times) Blue (4 times), Yellow See the Ending of Ys: The Ark of Napishtim in Japanese.
    Red (2 times), Blue, Red (2 times), Blue (2 times), Yellow (2 times) Start a new game with Adol at Level 50.
    R, R, B, B, Y, Y, R, R, B, B, Y, Y Start a new game with increased levels
    Red, Blue, Blue, Red, Red, Blue Start at level 10
    Yellow, Yellow, Red, Blue Start new game completely in Japanese at maximum level. PC mode. At maximum level.
    R, R, B, B, R, R, B, B This code allows Adol to start the game at Level 30
    Red, Blue, Red Watch opening animation from PC mode
    Blue, Blue, Yellow, Red Watch opening CG movie in English
    B, B, B, B, Y, R Watch the Opening CG in Japanese with English Subtitles.

    Contributed by: Rezon, Dead_to_Rights, Adol_the_Red, Animedude35, Faendryl, Mister_Money, DarkCypher, Kahrain, Sherminator1985 

  4. Passwords (PAL)

    To enable the passwords you have to go to the main menu and select Cheats. There are colored crystals and you have to hit them in order from left to right (R = Red, B = Blue, Y = Yellow) and then do a downward thrust strike on the center pedestal piece to use the cheat code. These codes do NOT work with the US/JP version, as they're different/reversed.

    The first password that must be inserted is the "Master Code" (Red, Blue, Yellow, Red, Blue, Yellow) to enable all the others.

    Effect Effect
    B B B R R R Y Y R R B B B Y Y Y All items in shops cost 1G
    B R Y Beach sequence CG (hit B from 1 to 5 times to switch between different subtitles languages)
    B R Y R R Y B B B Enter Romun Fleet Anime
    B R Y R R Y B Enter Romun Fleet CG
    B B R R Y Y Y R R R B B Y Y Halved prices in shops.
    R B R Intro Anime
    B Y R Intro CG (hit B from 1 to 5 times to switch between different subtitles languages)
    Y B R Y B R Master Code (enables all others)
    Y Y R R R B R Y Y Y B B Maxed Blirante Sword
    Y R R B B B R R R Y Y B Maxed Ericcil Sword
    Y Y Y R R B R Y Y B B B Maxed Livart Sword
    R Y B B R R Y Y Maximum Tool hold 20
    R Y Y B B R R Y Y Maximum Tool hold 50
    B R Y R R Y R R R Romun Fleet Destroyed Anime
    B R Y R R Y R Romun Fleet Destroyed CG
    B R R B B R Start at level 10
    B B R R B B R Start at level 20
    B B R R B B R R Start at level 30
    Y B B R R B R R Start at level 40
    Y Y B B R R B R R Start at level 50
    Y Y B B R R Y Y B B R R Start at level 60
    B Y R Y The Black Ark Falls CG (hit the second Y from 1 to 5 times to switch between different subtitles languages)
    B R Y Y Unknown cheat
    R R Y Y B B Y Y Y Y B B B B R R R R Unlocks clear bonuses that you get after fnishing the game once

    Contributed by: Rezon, Kahrain, mjmmx, RamzaRuglia 

  5. Bonus Secrets

    Beat Majunun in Boss Rush(Time Attack Mode) and a ripple will appear in the top-left or top-right corner of the screen. Step into the ripple and you'll be transported to Moonset Shore with Olha in a bikini. (She says different things, depending on the difficulty level.)

    Unlockable Unlockable
    Beat Nightmare Mode and you'll get a screenshot of Crevia surviving the fall of Napishtim. Nightmare Bonus

    Contributed by: Faendryl 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
FAQ/Walkthrough FAQ/Walkthrough by GaIcian 16K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by A Backdated Future 90K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by ABolner 130K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by A I e x 124K

Ys: The Ark of Napishtim Cheats For PC

  1. Steam Achievements

    Achievement Achievement
    Defeat Zonplas. "Nonplased"
    Complete the game in Catastrophe Mode. Bag of No Tricks
    Defeat Majuunun. Because It’s There
    Complete Boss Rush mode on any difficulty. Boss Rush'n Attack
    Defeat the Wandering Calamity. Calamity Slain
    Win the duel with Geis. Duels are Cool
    Acquire all equipment. For the Hoard
    Defeat Ud-Meiyu. Forgetting Sera’s Marshal
    Defeat Orjugan. It’s Never Just a Statue
    Win a boss fight with 1 HP remaining. Legendary Red-Haired Stepchild
    Win a boss fight without taking a single hit. Legendary Red-Haired Swordsman
    Acquire every Tabulas. Tabula Amassa
    Destroy the Ark’s Central Shaft. The Ark Lost
    Defeat Ernst. The Successor Fails
    Obtain every other achievement. The Wind of Zemeth
    Complete the game on Nightmare difficulty. Wake Me Up

    Contributed by: Guard Master 

  2. GOG Achievements

    This title has a total of 16 Achievements on GOG. Meet the specified conditions, where applicable, to receive the Achievement.

    Achievement
    Defeat Zonplas. "Nonplased"
    Complete the game in Catastrophe Mode. Bag of No Tricks
    Defeat Majuunun. Because It痴 There
    Complete Boss Rush mode on any difficulty. Boss Rush'n Attack
    Defeat the Wandering Calamity. Calamity Slain
    Win the duel with Geis. Duels are Cool
    Acquire all equipment. For the Hoard
    Defeat Ud-Meiyu. Forgetting Sera痴 Marshal
    Defeat Orjugan. It痴 Never Just a Statue
    Win a boss fight with 1 HP remaining. Legendary Red-Haired Stepchild
    Win a boss fight without taking a single hit. Legendary Red-Haired Swordsman
    Acquire every Tabulas. Tabula Amassa
    Destroy the Ark痴 Central Shaft. The Ark Lost
    Defeat Ernst. The Successor Fails
    Obtain every other achievement. The Wind of Zemeth
    Complete the game on Nightmare difficulty. Wake Me Up

    Contributed by: Eevee-Trainer 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by A Backdated Future 90K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by A I e x 124K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by CrossSlasher 138K

Ys: The Ark of Napishtim Cheats For PSP

  1. Nightmare Difficulty Mode

    Simply beat the game on any difficulty and Nightmare Mode will be unlocked.

    Contributed by: CronoDyne 

  2. Secret Menu

    At the main menu of the title screen, highlight "Option". Hold "Circle" and "R", and then press "Right" on the D-Pad. A secret menu with garbage (untranslated) text will appear. This is a list of all of the in-game movies; press "X" to view a movie. Select the last option, or press "Circle" to close the menu.

    Contributed by: Unsavory Maggot 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by A Backdated Future 90K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by snkupo 98K

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by A Backdated Future 90K