Area 51 Rescue Glitch
As everyone who has ever failed in this level knows, if the crate you're lugging around gets blown up by stray gunfire, you fail the level due to not being able to access the research section.
Thankfully there's a nice glitch that allows you to bypass having to lug around that annoying crate altogether. The enemies in this area wield Dragons as their weapons, which is the key to the entire thing. Blast your way through the level until you're at the section of the wall that you need to blow up, then access the secondary function of the Dragon -- Proximity Mine -- and place it at the base of the wall. All you need to do from there is stand back and shoot the Dragon so blow both it and the wall up.
You've just accessed the research section without using the crate of explosives, and this glitch works even if you blow the crate up first despite the game telling you that it's a mission failure.
Beat the Challenges, without actually playing them!
All that is needed are 2 controllers, (3 or 4 if you want the remaining stars), and a simple scenario.
First, plug the 2 controllers in and head to Combat Simulator with a simple scenario saved (such as 1 MeatSim, Kill Limit 1). Take the 2nd controller, head down to ''load game'' and highlight what you will (in the future) use for your Challenge. Take your 1st Controller, and pick a difficult Challenge, such as Challenge 30, and select it until it says ''START CHALLENGE'' (the background will be red at this time). Pick up your 2nd controller, load your simple game, and start your Challenge.
What you just did was fool the game into thinking you're playing the Challenge, but you're actually playing a homemade scenario! Kill the MeatSim, and it's a game won. You will gain the star for the Challenge, and it's rewards gained from beating it.
Contributed By: Jimbo007.
Easily Kill Dark Sims in Multiplayer
Simply set up a multiplayer game against all Dark Sims with nothing but Remote Mines for weapons. It will only take a few seconds for the melee to begin, and you'll soon notice that Sims in Perfect Dark cannot detonate their own Remote Mines after they plant them!
Have a, um, er... blast. The only way you can possibly lose is if you blow yourself up on purpose, and this works wonders in inflating the stats on your bio.
In the Carrington Institute, go downstairs into the main warehouse and you will see a hover crate. Take this hover crate up the ramps to the office floor and into the targetting range. Take it into the range itself and put it between the doors to prevent them from closing. You can shoot the man outside with any weapon you select in the range, and he will never die. Inspect his body afterwards to find him covered in red spots, knives sticking out of him, and crossbow bolts embedded in him.
Contributed By: Dark Fusion Inc.
Mission Complete - President Incapacitated???
A little fun for the Air Force One level;
When you meet the President and talk to him, pull out your gun. Then when the Cutscene starts immediatly skip it and kill the President. You'll get a "Objective: 1 Complete" message.
Contributed By: Kayuri_Kitsune.
Pelagic 2 X-Ray Glitch
At the end of the Pelagic 2 level after completing most of your objectives and finding Elvis, you're supposed to go through a massive corridor filled with guards hiding behind crates and such. Doing so is a massive struggle, especially on harder difficulty settings.
Thankfully, you have the X-Ray Scanner and can use it to bypass the entire process. Remember the large room on the top floor where you have to activate the Moon Pool Lift? Rather than going through the entire level and opening the door in the manner you're supposed to, slap on the X-Ray Scanner and activate the computer from through the wall.
If you've met up with Elvis at this point, the mission is over. If not, you need to run downstairs and fight your way through the guards until you reach Elvis. From there, return to your shortcut and to the Moon Pool Lift to end the level.
Regardless, you get to bypass the hallways of death at the end of the level, which is what this glitch is used for in the first place.
Co-op Simulant Cheats
These will change the ally (and its weapon) on Co-Op IF it is a simulant.
Unlockable How to Unlock Unlock Alien (RC-P120) Beat Attack Ship: Nullify Threat in under 5:17 Unlock Hit and Run (K7 Avenger) Beat Carrington Villa: Hostage One in under 2:30 Unlock Hotshot (DY357 Magnum & DY357-LX) Beat Area 51: Infiltration in under 5:00 Unlock Pugilist (Unarmed) Beat dataDyne Research: Investigation in under 6:30
Contributed By: Alchav.
Transfer Pak Unlocks
Get an N64 Perfect Dark game, a Transfer Pak, and a Game Boy Color Perfect Dark game. Plug the Transfer Pak into the back of your controller, put the GBC game in the Transfer Pak's slot, and turn the N64's power ON. You will now have the following cheats:
Unlockable How to Unlock All Guns Transfer Pak Cloaking Device Transfer Pak Hurricane Fists Transfer Pak R-Tracker/Weapon Cache Locations Transfer Pak
Contributed By: Icy Guy.
Unlock Hidden Missions
Unlockable How to Unlock Maian SOS mission Successfully complete all solo missions on the Special Agent or Perfect Agent difficulty settings. Mr. Blonde's Revenge mission Successfully complete all solo missions on the Agent, Special Agent, or Perfect Agent difficulty settings. War! mission Successfully complete all solo missions on the Perfect Agent difficulty setting.
Contributed By: darkmetrod.
Unlockable Arenas for Combat Simulator
Upon going to Combat Simulator from the main menu, select Challenges. Perfect Dark has a total of 30 challenges, and upon beating them you will unlock certain items/areas for the Combat Simulator (multiplayer mode). In order to unlock all the arenas in the Combat Simulator, you must beat a certain number of challenges (which challenges you beat doesn't really matter).
Unlockable How to Unlock Base Complete 18 Challenges Car Park Complete 17 Challenges Complex Complete 1 Challenge Felicity Complete 12 Challenges Fortress Complete 20 Challenges G5 Building Complete 9 Challenges Grid Complete 11 Challenges Ravine Complete 5 Challenges Ruins Complete 22 Challenges Sewers Complete 16 Challenges Temple Complete 6 Challenges Villa Complete 14 Challenges Warehouse Complete 3 Challenges
Unlockable Game Presets (Combat Simulator)
The Combat Simulator has several Game Presets (modes that have already been created by Rare) that are available from the beginning, but some of the best you must unlock by beating a certain amount of Challenges. Which challenges you beat doesn't really matter, as long as you have the set total needed to unlock the Preset. Of course, you can alter these Presets just to how you like them :)
Unlockable How to Unlock Capture the Case Complete 4 Challenges Cloaking Complete 16 Challenges Hold the Briefcase Complete 2 Challenges Pistol One-Hit Kills Complete 3 Challenges Slayer Complete 13 Challenges Slow Motion Complete 8 Challenges Temple Explosives Complete 11 Challenges Tranquilizer Complete 7 Challenges
Unlockable How to Unlock Cloaking Device Beat Mission 3.2 - G5 Building on Agent in under 1:30. Donkey Kong Mode Complete Chicago: Stealth on any skill level. Play as Elvis Beat Area 51: Rescue Mission in under 8 Minutes on Perfect Agent Play as Small Joanna Beat G5: Building Reconnaissance on any skill level. Unlock All Guns (Alternative) Beat Skedar Ruins: Battle Shrine on Perfect Agent in under 5:31 Unlock CC13 Cheat Obtain Golds in Firing Range Unlock Classic Goldeneye Aiming Reticle Beat DataDyne:Defection on any difficulty level. Unlock DMC Cheat Obtain Golds in Firing Range Unlock Duel Mission Beat the game on Training. Unlock Enemy Rockets Cheat Beat Mission 6.1 Pelagic II - Exploration on any difficulty level. Unlock FarSight Cheat Beat Mission 6.2 Deep Sea - Nullify Threat on Perfect Agent in under 7:27. Unlock GoldenEye Weapons Get Gold Stars on all the weapons in the Carrington Institute Weapons Testing Area Unlock Hurricane Firsts (Alternative) Beat Mission 1.3 dataDyne on Agent in under 2:03. Unlock Invincibility Beat Area 51: Escape on Agent skill. Unlock IR Scanner Beat Skedar Ruins on any difficulty level. Unlock Jo Shield Cheat Beat Deep Sea - Nullify Threat on any difficulty level. Unlock Kf7 Special Obtain Golds in Firing Range. Unlock KLO1313 Obtain Golds in Firing Range Unlock Laptop Gun Cheat Beat Mission 5.2 - Air Force One on any difficulty level. Unlock Marquis of Queensbary Rules Cheat (Guards use fists only) Beat Mission 1.1 - dataDyne Central - Defection on Special Agent in under 1:30. Unlock Perfect Darkness Cheat Beat Mission 5.3 - Crash Site on any difficulty level. Unlock Perfect Darkness Difficulty Beat the game on Perfect Agent. Unlock Phoenix Cheat Beat Mission 8 - Attack Ship. Unlock PP9i Obtain Golds in Firing Range Unlock Psychosis Gun Beat Mission 3.1 Chicago - Stealth on Perfect Agent in under 2:00. Unlock Rare Team Heads Mode Beat Air Base: Espionage on any skill level. Unlock Revenge Mission Beat the game on Agent. Unlock Slo-Mo Single Player Unlock dataDyne Research: Investigation on any skill level. Unlock Small Enemies Mode Beat Area 51: Infiltration on any skill level. Unlock Sniper Rifle Beat Mission 2 - Carrington Villa on any difficulty level. Unlock SOS Mission Beat the game on Special Agent. Unlock Super Dragon Cheat Beat Mission 4.3 - Area 51: Escape on any difficulty level. Unlock Super Shield Cheat Beat Mission 7 - Carringon Institute Defense on Agent in under 1:45. Unlock Trent's Magnum Beat Mission 5.3 - Crash Site: Confrontation on Agent in under 2:50. Unlock Unlimited Ammo Beat Air Base in under 3:11 on Special Agent. Unlock Unlimited Ammo - Laptop Sentry Gun Beat Air Force One: Antiterrorism on Perfect Agent in under 3:55 Unlock Unlimited Ammo, No Reloads Beat Pelagic II on Special Agent in under 7:07. Unlock War Mission Beat the game on Perfect Agent. Unlock ZZT 9 mm Obtain Golds in Firing Range
Go to Carrington village:Hostage one and make your way down to the wine cellar. Shoot every single bottle and Carrington will say "Act your age, Joanna."
Contributed By: CHOCLAIR5.
Bypass Hoverbike Sequence
In the area 51 level while you are in the hangar, if you activate both the inner and outer doors before elvis explains the UFO can only hold 2 people, then you can skip the hoverbike area and end the level.
Contributed By: vegetarian_onos.
Knife trick in multiplayer
Can't find a use for combat knives because they're too slow or innacurate? After you kill someone in multiplayer throw a poison knife at their dead body (shouldnt have problems hitting a dead target) when they come back to life, they will start getting poisoned and dizzy once almost to the point of death.
Contributed By: poocho.
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