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                                  DISNEY'S DINOSAUR
                              FOR THE PLAYSTATION CONSOLE
                                     VERSION FINAL
    ~  T A B L E   O F   C O N T E N T S  ~
    I. Introduction
    II. Hints and Tips
    III. Characters
      (A) The Three Heroes
      (B) Dinosaurs
    IV. Walkthrough
      (A) Island Paradise
      (B) A Strange New World
      (C) Footprints in the Sand
      (D) Keeping up with the Hero
      (E) The Lake
      (F) Baby Sitting
      (G) Finding Neera
      (H) Confronting Krom
      (I) Unwelcome Guest
      (J) Mountain Lane
      (K) Unpleasant Company
      (L) The Final Showdown
    IV. Closing
    V. Version History
    VI. Credits and Copyright Notice
    ~   I N T R O D U C T I O N  ~
    Hello and welcome to my guide on the PSone game, Disney's Dinosaur. This game
    is based on the Disney film Dinosaur, one of its lesser famed and known titles.
    The game is intended for children, but I found it to be a fun, diverting,
    different experience and a refreshing change to the blood, guts and gore games
    that are springing up all over the place.
    This is my third guide, but my first start - to - finish Walkthrough. I hope
    you find it useful.
    ~   G E N E R A L   H I N T S   A N D   T I P S   ~
    HEALTH - Pick up any fruit you find to replenish your energy. Orange fruit is
    not as strong as red fruit, they replace about a fifth and a half respectively.
    A Health Plant fully restores all Health of the Dinosaur who eats it. If one
    of the Dinosaurs find it while teamed up, the Health Plant is shared. The Life
    Crystals revive a dying hero. They can be kept until needed.
    CHECKPOINTS AND SAVING - Throughout the levels, Monoliths can record your 
    progress so you can start from their if you die. This doesn't save to memory
    card however, you need to do that yourself by pressing "START" to pause the 
    game and going to the "SAVE GAME" option. This saves to the Memory Card in 
    Slot 1.
    LIGHTNING STRIKES - One point that is important to remember is that you need
    energy balls to use your characters special attack. They can be found after
    you dispatch some enemies, or sometimes when lightning strikes trees, energy 
    balls land on the ground. Pick up energy at any opportunity, as your special
    attacks areone of the most useful things in the game. 
    SPECIAL ATTACKS - Special Attacks are your most vital offensive move, and as
    such they need to be readily available. On levels with bosses at the end, you
    should save all your energy until the boss. Fighting bosses without specials is
    no mean feat and will take some doing, so try to avoid that kind of scenario.
    TEAMING UP - Teaming Up is also invaluable against bosses and harder enemies.
    You should try to be teamed up at all times, even against common dinosaurs, as
    it is incredibly useful. Also, when one of the Three Heroes eats up a Health 
    Plant while teamed up, all three heroes will get a slice of the health.
    ~  C H A R A C T E R S  ~
    " (A) The Three Heroes "
    The Three Heroes which you can play as in the game are called Aladar, Zini and
    Flia. They have their own advantages and disadvantages and are both useful in
    different situations. The Three Heroes must join together to defeat the leader
    of the Carnotaurs, Kron, to bring peace to the dinosaurs once again.
    Aladar is the game's main character, and he is an Iguanodon. He was seperated
    from his own kind when he was young. He was found by a pack of Lemurs and 
    they raised him as their own. His Special Attack is one of the most useful.
    It is called Thunder Stomp. During it, he rears onto his hind and smashes down,
    causing damage to nearby enemies.
    Zini is Aladar's best friend. He was a member of the pack of Lemurs who raised
    Aladar and as such they became best friends. Zini has a special ability as well
    as a special attack. Unlike the others, he can hold any fruit he finds until he
    needs it. He can also hold rocks and throw them at enemies too. His Special 
    Attack, Rising Spin Attack, is a swift but damaging move, where Zini will jump
    into the air and spin, kicking out with each leg. It is very handy when you are
    Flia is a motherly, kind female Pteranodon. She likes to joke with Zini and
    Aladar, and treats them like children. Flia is not as powerful as the others,
    but her Special Ability and Attack make up for this. Her special ability is her
    long, branched beak which, when attacking, does extra damage and also has the
    ability to block opponents attacks. Her special attack, Protection Dance, is
    also very good. She creates a circles and all enemies inside the circle become
    frozen. They do thaw over time however, so use this chance to mount an assault
    on them. Watch out however, as after one of two hits the dinosaur automatically
    "  (B) Dinosaurs   "
    The Albertosaur was a close relative to the Tyrannosaurus Rex. They both came
    from the same family, Tynnosauridae, which mean, "meat eater with big head".
    The Carnotaurus looks very similar to a modern day crocodile, but standing 
    upright. It has a long snout, sharp teeth and powerful jaws. It ate fish and
    mollusks, and it was roughly five feet long.
    The Pteranodon had absolutely huge wings that measured twenty-three feet each.
    However, the whole dinosaur only weighed fifty pounds. It most likely glided,
    as flapping would have been too hard with the length of the wings. It's long
    head stabilized it during flight.
    Oviraptors were quite small, measuring just six feet (in length). The oviraptor
    has a large beak that would be handy for breaking hard surfaces. This lead
    scientists to believe the oviraptors stealed, smashed and ate eggs they found.
    The Raptor was one of the most common and most vicious dinosaurs. The raptors
    had very sharp teeth that could penetrate flesh and kill other dinosaurs easily
    and quickly. They were very fast and very manoeuvrable too.
    The Spinosaur had a hail of skin held up by bony spikes, quite like the 
    Stegosaurus. It ate fish and the appearance of a crocodile. The back spikes
    were used for cooling and for keeping its skeleton in shape.
    The Styrachosaur had a huge amount of horns protuding from its head and a had
    a large horn on its nose. This means the dinosaur was very well protected 
    against Raptors and other carnivorous dinosaurs.
    ~  W A L K T H R O U G H  ~
    "  (A) Island Paradise  "
    |           MISSION OBJECTIVES            |
    |     1) Find the egg and help Aladar.    |
    |2) Kill all of the enemies on the island.|
    You start as Flia. Look around for the egg, and when you find it kill the 
    Oviraptor trying to steal it. Take the egg back to the start point (Flia's
    nest). You then change to Zini. Collect all the fruit from the tree next to 
    Zini's start point and hold onto it. Find Aladar and give the fruit to him. Now
    go to the fruit tree to the East of Aladar's nest and take all the fruit from
    it. Watch out around this area as there are two dinosaurs to kill. Weaken them
    and run back to Aladar to give him the fruit.
    Now change back to Flia and fly to the South of your start point. Find the 
    fruit trees and go back to Zini and Aladar's location to tell them about the 
    Now, as Aladar, break the boulders and saplings. Press L1 or R1 to change to
    each of the characters to get both of them to pick up an object they each can
    use. Now change back to Aladar and cross the river to the East. Kill both 
    enemies here and use Zini to collect the fruit. Head North over the river and
    collect the lightning shards from the tree to the East. Continue West down this
    path, killing the enemies on the beach. Then walk back towards the beginning to
    get rid of the last of the enemies.
    "  (B) A Strange New World  "
    |                    MISSION OBJECTIVES                |
    |               1) Collect five health fruits          |
    | 2) Feed the fruits to Flia so she regains her health |
    After the disaster, everyone has to flee Lemur Island. Aladar and Zini have
    lost Flia. She may be hurt and they go to investigate...
    Get Zini on Aladar's back. Now walk to the North of your location to the first
    tree to collect some fruit for Flia (as Zini). Continue on this path and turn
    Northeast, just above the Health Flower. Now trek into the valley, in an 
    Easterly direction. Go past the Crystal and Health Flower and collect the fruit
    from the tree here. Now follow the path South to get the final fruit. Now go
    a little North from your current location to find Flia resting. Give here all 
    five fruit to complete this short level.
    "  (C) Footprints in the Sand  "
    |                MISSION OBJECTIVES                   |
    | 1) Find any stragglers in the family that need help |
    The Lemurs are very curious animals and when they find footprints they follow 
    them. The Three Heroes must now find the Lemurs that may be in grave danger.
    From the start turn right at the first fork, and then right again at the 
    second. Here, alone, is Baylene, the first of the stragglers. Head south, then
    right, and use Aladar's tail whip to destroy the rocks blocking the road. Head 
    straight on and go North at the cliff area. Here you will find Eema, the second
    straggler. Continue North and two Raptors will greet you. Kill them with Aladar
    and collect the energy from the tree. West of Eema's location is more Raptors,
    this time five of them. Again use Aladar to kill them. If necessary, use Flia
    in the section to freeze the enemies before Aladar needs to attack them. At the
    very top right you should find Url, the last straggler. Finding Url completes
    the mission.
    If any of the stragglers don't follow you then use Flia to scout around and 
    kill any last Raptors. All the Raptors must be dead to complete the mission.
    "  (D) Keeping up with the Hero  "
    |                 MISSION OBJECTIVES                   |
    | 1) Lead Baylene, Url and Eema back to the Lemur herd |
    Now that the stragglers have been found, its time to lead them back to the
    family of Lemurs...
    Follow the path quickly, stopping only to kill any Raptors. A good way to
    complete this level is to stop them at the beginning of the level, use Flia to 
    scout ahead and locate all the Raptors, then switch to Aladar and kill them
    all. That way no harm can come to the Lemurs. The area is absolutely 
    choc-a-bloc with Raptors, so give them a good beating. To the North is a tree
    with lightning shards dotted around it, and all over the level there are fruit
    trees. Keep your health topped up at all times, and try not to take any more
    than three Raptors at the same time.
    "  (E) The Lake  "
    |               MISSION OBJECTIVES               |
    |  1) Release the water from the cracked ground  |
    Finally, Aladar has reached the lake. However, the lake is now as dry as dust 
    and the three Heroes must derive some water fom underground to satisfy the 
    older Lemurs thirst.
    Firstly, as Aladar, kill all the dinosaurs on the prowl in the lake bed. If you
    need them there are lightning shards and fruit tree on the banks all the way
    around the level. 
    Now switch to Zini and jump on the spot in front of Baylene (the biggest 
    dinosaur). Now get her to stand on the five cracks dotted all over the lake bed
    to get some water from underground. Level Complete.
    "  (F) Baby Sitting  "
    |            MISSION OBJECTIVES           |
    |      1) Rescue the baby Iguanodons      |
    Some of the herd has fallen behind. Zini has been appointed to find the four
    lost little Iguanodons.
    Head East from the beginning, killing the Raptors. Go up the stone steps. Now
    follow this path to find the first Iguanodon baby. Lead the baby back to the 
    herd by pressing square. Now make your way to the the bottom right corner of 
    the map. Climb onto the rocks here and you will find the second baby. Lead it
    back to the herd the same way as last time. Now head South from the Start
    point to the lava pool. Lead him back to the herd. The final baby can be found
    to the left of the herd. 
    There is a lot of fruit in this level, so stock up, also look for the 
    lightning shards.
    "  (G) Finding Neera  "
    |            MISSION OBJECTIVES           |
    | 1) Rescue Neera and kill the Spinosaur  |
    As night descends, the Three Heroes hear word that one of the herd, Neera, has
    been kidnapped by one of the most vicious of dinosaurs, a Spinosaur.
    Neera's health appears at the bottom of the screen and it depletes as soon as
    the level begins, so you must be quick if you want to save her. It is very dark
    and as such it can be very hard to see. Head southwest from the Start point and
    then follow the passage quickly. Neera's health should be about 60% depleted
    when you reach her. When you do, switch to Aladar (if you aren't him already)
    and take on the Spinosaur. The best way to do so is to stand in front of Neera
    and attack him when he gets close.
    "  (H) Confronting Krom  "
    |          MISSION OBJECTIVES            |
    |        1) Take Url for a walk          |
    |  2) Locate the herd and confront Krom  |
    After finding Neera, you need to get back to the herd. In this mission, you
    need to try to convince Krom to listen to reasoning. 
    As Zini wou will have to follow Url as you take him for a walk. Url walks
    around the inside perimeter of most of the level then walks back on the outside
    perimeter. You need to grab the enemies' attention to stop them attacking Url.
    Kill all the Raptors that attack and soon enough you will make it back to the
    Start point.
    Once you have returned with Url, change to Flia and make a Northwesterly
    route to the top corner of the map to find the herd, then return to Aladar.
    When you have become Aladar you need to follow Url's path until you reach the
    point where he turns, instead keep on going. Stay vigilant in case any Raptors
    attack. Head to the bottom corner, then head all the way North. You will now
    confront Krom. Make sure you have collected some Health Plants for the battle,
    but it shouldn't be to hard. Whittle his health down to 20% and he'll flee,
    completing the mission.
    "  (I) Unwelcome Guest  "
    |  1) Beat the Carnotaur  |
    The Three Heroes have found a cave to rest in. What they don't know is that
    they're not alone. You must kill the invading Carnotaur before anyone can get
    some rest...
    The first rule in this battle: Don't use normal attacks. He is invulnerable to
    them, so it will be a waste of time and most probably health. Instead, run 
    through the cave until you reach a white circle on the ground. Stand here,
    and when he attacks, use your special move (the L2 button) to bring some of the
    roof down on him. Hit him once in each white circle to kill him.
    "  (J) Mountain Lane  "
    |                     MISSION OBJECTIVES                     |
    |  1) Eliminate all enemies along the path to reach the end  |
    The herd must now navigate the dangerous Mountain Lane, a road which is full
    of enemies and treacherous traps...
    This level has a simple premise but it is quite difficult. The road is swarming
    with all kinds of harmful dinosaurs intent or killing the whole herd. A little
    bit in, there is a pool of lava. You need to change to Aladar to negotiate this
    trap. Kill all the dinosaurs on the ground with Aladar, use Zini to store the
    fruits and Health Plants and use Flia to kill all the Pteranodon in the sky.
    Kill all the dinosaurs and make to the end to complete the level.
    "  (K) Unpleasant Company  "
    |                      MISSION OBJECTIVES                     |
    |  1) Get to the herd before Carnotaurus to warn them of him  |
    The Carnotaurus is after Aladar and Zini. They need to get back to the herd
    quickly and warn them of the incoming dinosaur!
    Run as fast as you to the herd, located in the opposite corner from where you
    start. Use the gaps between rocks as shortcuts to get there in good time. 
    Don't bother to kill the other dinosaurs, as you need every second you get if
    you want to reach the herd first. Watch out for attacks by the Carnotaurus
    from behind as well.
    Luckily there are stockpiles of fruit around to heal yourself. 
    "  (L) The Final Showdown  "
    |      MISSION OBJECTIVES     |
    |  1) Defeat the Carnotaurus  |
    There is only one thing seperating the heroes and the path to the nesting 
    ground - a Carnotaurus...
    This level is surprisingly easy compared to average final boss battles. Run
    to the Carnotaurus and make him chase you. Lead him to a cliff. When you get 
    to a cliff, draw him as close to an edge as possible. Then quickly switch to
    Flia and use her Special Attack which will freeze the Carnotaurus. Then switch
    back to Aladar and use a couple of tail whips to knock him off the cliff.
    Congratulations! You've just completed Disney's Dinosaur!
    ~  C L O S I N G  ~
    I hope you have enjoyed reading this Disney's Dinosaur FAQ / Walkthrough. 
    I hope it has helped you with this game in one way or another.
    If you have any questions, contributions, or queries that you would like 
    answered please e-mail me, at:
    stubbs306 (at) hotmail (dot) com.
    Please also make sure you have put "Disney's Dinosaur Walkthrough" as the 
    subject. Any e-mails from people I don't know without this subject will be 
    Thanks for reading.
    ~ V E R S I O N   H I S T O R Y ~
    Version 1.00 - Guide Completed and posted on GameFAQ's. 
    Version 1.12 - Version History section added. A couple of minor grammatical
    errors rectified.
    Version 1.15 - Some grammatical errors and spelling errors rectified. Posted
    on IGN. Deleted some websites from Copyright Notice.
    Version Final - Final version of guide. Spelling mistakes rectified. Thank you,
    please do not e-mail me with updates.
    ~  C R E D I T S   A N D   C O P Y R I G H T   N O T I C E  ~
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