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                           MIGHTY FINAL FIGHT FAQ/Walkthrough
                                version 1.00
                                for NES
                                by Wilson Lau <darktoshi@yahoo.com>
    
    Copyright  2002 Wilson Lau
    
    This FAQ is best viewed in Courier, 10 point font.  This FAQ may be 
    distributed FREELY so long as it remains unaltered AND is the latest version 
    (see above for where to obtain the latest version).  It is intended for 
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    may not be used as part of any archive, compilation, or anything similar 
    without prior consent by me.  Email any changes, typos, etc. to me at 
    darktoshi@yahoo.com.  Make sure that you are reading the latest version 
    BEFORE you email me.
    
    Mighty Final Fight is copyright  1993 Capcom USA. Inc.
    
    
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       Game manual
    
    Nintendo Power vol. 56
       Early strength boost for Cody and Guy trick
    
    
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       CONTENTS
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    I.         FAQ History
    II.        Story
    III.       Controls / Movelists
    IV.        Gameplay
    V.         Characters and Enemies
    VI.        Items
    VII.       Walkthrough
                    Round 1:  Slum
                    Round 2:  Riverside
                    Round 3:  Old Town
                    Round 4:  Factory
                    Round 5:  Bay Area
    VIII.      Secrets and Codes
    IX.        Credits
    X.         Disclaimer
    
    
    =============================================================================
     I.  FAQ HISTORY
    =============================================================================
    Version 1.00 (10/01/02) [48k]
         Initial release
    
    
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     II.  STORY
    =============================================================================
    Metro City, the crime capital of the world, has been overwhelmed by crime and 
    violence.  At the center of the problem lies the Mad Gear Gang, a merciless
    band of punks and thugs that controls the city.  But the leader of the gang 
    wants more than just the city.  He has fallen in love with the mayor's 
    daughter, and he's going to do whatever it takes to have her.
    
    Haggar's daughter Jessica is missing and the leader of the Mad Gear Gang has 
    got her.  He plans to marry Jessica and take control of the whole city.  But 
    one man stands in their way.  Haggar is in a fightin' mood and he is ready to 
    crack some skulls.  Joining him in the rescue are Guy and Jessica's 
    boyfriend, Cody.  Together, nothing's going to stop them from getting her 
    back and restoring peace to Metro City!
    
    (from game)
    This is Metro City.  Within the walls of the city lives the daughter of the 
    mayor, Jessica.  Her beauty radiates throughout the city and gives the 
    citizens the power to survive.  But now a villain attempts to have this 
    beacon of light all to himself.
    
    "I can't believe that I've actually fallen in love with the girl.  She will 
    be mine....."
    
    A couple days later...
    
    "What?!  Jessica...kidnapped...!?!  What have you done to her, Cody?"
    
    "Me?!!  This is the work of the Mad Gear Gang."
    
    "What do you think, Guy?"
    
    "Yes.  There's not a moment to spare.  Let's go!"
    
    
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     III.  CONTROLS / MOVELISTS
    =============================================================================
    Basic Controls
    --------------
    Up       :  move player up
    Down     :  move player down
    Left     :  move player left / grab enemy (push against an enemy)
    Right    :  move player right / grab enemy (push against an enemy)
    B        :  punch / jump kick (while jumping) / pick up item or weapon
    A        :  jump
    Select   :  not used
    Start    :  start game / pause & resume game
    A + B    :  use special attack
    DOWN + B :  flying knee attack (only Cody and Guy can use this move.  May 
                only be used while jumping)
    B + LEFT :  use super technique (press B first and then LEFT or RIGHT almost
    B + RIGHT   immediately afterwards.  Can only use when experience level is 4 
                or higher)
    
    
    Cody's Movelist
    ---------------
    Jump Kick:   jump and press B while in mid-air
    Knee Drop:   jump and then while in mid-air, press DOWN and then B
    Throw:       grab an enemy and press B while pressing the D-Pad LEFT or RIGHT
    Knee Bash:   grab an enemy and press B
    Super Kick:  press both A and B at the same time
    Super Tech:  press B and immediately press LEFT or RIGHT afterwards (must be 
                 level 4 or higher to use)
    
    
    Guy's Movelist
    --------------
    Jump Kick:   jump and press B while in mid-air
    Knee Drop:   jump and then while in mid-air, press DOWN and then B
    Throw:       grab an enemy and press B while pressing the D-Pad LEFT or RIGHT
    Knee Bash:   grab an enemy and press B
    Super Kick:  press both A and B at the same time
    Super Tech:  press B and immediately press LEFT or RIGHT afterwards (must be 
                 level 4 or higher to use)
    
    
    Haggar's Movelist
    -----------------
    Body Squat:   jump and press B while in mid-air
    Suplex:       grab an enemy and press B while pressing the D-Pad LEFT or 
                  RIGHT
    Head Butt:    grab an enemy and press B
    Piledriver:   grab an enemy and press A jump into the air.  Press B while in 
                  the air
    Clothesline:  press both A and B at the same time
    Super Tech:   press B and immediately press LEFT or RIGHT afterwards (must be 
                  level 4 or higher to use)
    
    
    =============================================================================
     IV.  GAMEPLAY
    =============================================================================
    Game Screen
    -----------
    On the game screen will be displayed several items.  It is divided into 3 
    parts:  top screen, middle screen, and bottom screen.  The top screen has 4 
    items.  The first two are long meters.  The top meter is your remaining life.  
    It will reduce each time you get hit by an enemy.  When the meter disappears, 
    you will lose one life.  Below your meter will be the enemy's life meter.  It 
    will reduce each time you hit an enemy.  When it disappears, the enemy is 
    defeated.  The life meter of the last enemy that you hit is the one that is 
    displayed.  Keep in mind that each enemy has his/her own life meter.
    
    At the top right of the screen are two numbers listed next to letters.  The 
    first is the round indicator (RD).  It tells you which round of a possible 5 
    that you are currently in.  The second is the player indicator (PL).  It 
    shows you how many extra lives you have remaining.  Lose all your lives and 
    you'll be brought to the game over screen where you can choose to continue if 
    you still have extra continues left.
    
    The middle of the screen is where the action takes place.  Your character is 
    onscreen along with your enemies.  Up to two enemies may be on the screen at 
    any time.
    
    The bottom of the screen deals with experience.  The left part has a level 
    indicator that has six slots.  The slots will be filled to the amount equal 
    to your current level.  So if you are level 4, four slots will be filled.  To 
    the right are two numbers separated by a backslash (/).  The left number is 
    your current experience point total.  The right number is the amount of 
    experience needed to reach the next level.  Your current total will reset to 
    zero for each level that you gain.  After you reach level six, both 
    experience numbers will be replaced with hyphens (-).
    
    
    The Scoring System
    ==================
    The game does not use a regular point based scoring system.  Instead, you get 
    "experience points" for defeating enemies or grabbing special items.  The 
    amount you get depends on what move you used to kill the enemy.  Below is a 
    table of all the possible moves you can use to kill an enemy along with the 
    corresponding amount of experience points awarded.
    
    Experience point values awarded
    -------------------------------
    Here is the list of the possible experience points awarded for each attack.
    *note special attack is the attack used when pressing both A and B at the 
    same time.
    
    Cody's Points
    -------------
    Punch (regular)               2 pts
    Punch (uppercut)              4 pts
    Jump Kick                     1 pt
    Knee Drop                     3 pts
    Special Attack                2 pts
    Super Technique               6 pts
    Over the Shoulder Throw       4 pts
    Knee Bash (1st or 2nd bashes) 4 pts
    Knee Bash (3rd bash)          6 pts
    Knife Stab                    1 pt
    Knife Throw                   4 pts
    Knock into pit                1 pt
    
    Guy's Points
    ------------
    Punch (regular)               2 pts
    Punch (somersault)            4 pts
    Jump Kick                     1 pt
    Elbow Drop                    3 pts
    Special Attack                2 pts
    Super Technique (1 kick hits) 4 pts
    Super Technique (2 kicks hit) 5 pts
    Back Roll Toss                4 pts
    Knee Bash (1st or 2nd bashes) 4 pts
    Knee Bash (3rd bash)          6 pts
    Shuriken Toss                 4 pts
    Knock into pit                1 pt
    
    Haggar's Points
    ---------------
    Punch (regular)               2 pts
    Punch (standing jump kick)    4 pts
    Body Squat                    1 pt
    Special Attack                2 pts
    Super Technique               2 pts
    Suplex                        4 pts
    Piledriver                    8 pts
    Head Butt (1st or 2nd butts)  4 pts
    Head Butt (3rd butt)          6 pts
    Mallet Hit                    1 pt  
    Knock into pit                1 pt
    
    Experience Levels Table
    -----------------------
    Here is a table of the experience needed for each fighter to advance to the 
    corresponding level.  So according to the table, Guy would need 74 experience 
    points to raise his level from 3 to 4.
    
    Level     Cody     Guy     Haggar
    =================================
    1         -        -       -
    2         33       27      -
    3         54       45      -
    4         90       74      125
    5         147      122     193
    6         250      210     370
    
    
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     V.  CHARACTERS AND ENEMIES
    =============================================================================
    Good Guys
    =========
    Cody  --  A tough street fighter who is skilled with knives.
    Cody has been training in the martial arts since he was 9 years old.  Now at 
    the age of 22, Cody has mastered the art of karate.  With so much experience, 
    he has uniquely created his own fighting style.  He has combined the art of 
    karate with boxing.  He is currently dating Haggar's daughter Jessica.
    
    Cody's techniques
    -----------------
    Jump Kick:  jump and press B while in mid-air to perform a jump kick.  It is 
    effective for attacking enemies that run away or block.
    
    Knee Drop:  jump and then while in mid-air, press DOWN and then B to perform 
    a knee drop.  This move is a useful way to set up your opponent for a grab.  
    Jump and knee drop them.  You'll more often than not grab your opponent 
    afterward and be able to inflict additional damage.
    
    Over the Shoulder Throw:  grab an enemy and press B while pressing the D-Pad 
    LEFT or RIGHT to throw him/her.  Throwing an enemy onto another will knock 
    down the other one too.
    
    Knee Bash:  grab an enemy and press B to smash the enemy's head against your 
    knee.  Do not press the D-Pad or you'll throw the enemy.  Up to 3 knee bashes 
    may be performed before you release the enemy.
    
    Super Kick:  press both A and B to perform a quick spinning kick.  This move 
    is useful for getting away when cornered.  You will be invulnerable while 
    doing this move.  However, your life meter will go down every time you use 
    this technique.  You may not perform this move if you do not have any life 
    remaining on the meter.
    
    Super Technique:  When Cody is strong enough, he can channel energy through 
    his hands to create a Tornado Sweep.  Using this technique, he can hit his 
    enemies at a distance.  Effective against enemies and some bosses.  Must be 
    level 4 or higher to use.
    
    
    Guy's techniques
    ----------------
    Jump Kick:  jump and press B while in mid-air to perform a jump kick.  It is 
    effective for attacking enemies that run away or block.
    
    Elbow Drop:  jump and then while in mid-air, press DOWN and then B to perform 
    an elbow drop.  This move is a useful way to set up your opponent for a grab.  
    Jump and elbow drop them.  You'll more often than not grab your opponent 
    afterward and be able to inflict additional damage.
    
    Back Roll Toss:  grab an enemy and press B while pressing the D-Pad LEFT or 
    RIGHT to throw him/her.  Throwing an enemy onto another will knock down the 
    other one too.
    
    Knee Bash:  grab an enemy and press B to smash the enemy's head against your 
    knee.  Do not press the D-Pad or you'll throw the enemy.  Up to 3 knee bashes 
    may be performed before you release the enemy.
    
    Super Kick:  press both A and B to perform a quick spinning kick.  This move 
    is useful for getting away when cornered.  You will be invulnerable while 
    doing this move.  However, your life meter will go down every time you use 
    this technique.  You may not perform this move if you do not have any life 
    remaining on the meter.
    
    Super Technique:  Guy is the quickest of the three.  He can apply deadly 
    combinations on unsuspecting enemies.  By using his tornado kick, he can 
    knock out his opponent with two swift kicks to the head.  Must be level 4 or 
    higher to use.
    
    
    Haggar  --  The hot-tempered wrestler and mayor of Metro City.
    Mike Haggar is currently the mayor of Metro City.  He is a former wrestler 
    and champion street fighter.  He's determined to rescue Jessica and restore 
    peace in Metro City.
    
    Haggar's techniques
    -------------------
    Body Squat:  jump and press B while in mid-air to perform a body squat.  It 
    is effective for attacking enemies that run away or block.
    
    Suplex:  grab an enemy and press B while pressing the D-Pad Left or Right to 
    suplex him/her.  Suplexing an enemy into another will knock down the other 
    one too.
    
    Head Butt:  grab an enemy and press B to smash your head against the enemy's.  
    Do not press the D-Pad or you'll suplex the enemy.  Up to 3 head butts may be 
    performed before you release the enemy.
    
    Piledriver:  grab an enemy and press A jump into the air.  While in the air, 
    press B to perform a deadly piledriver.  Any other enemy caught in the way of 
    your piledriver will also get knocked down.
    
    Spinning Clothesline:  press both A and B to perform a spinning clothesline.  
    This move is useful for getting away when cornered.  You will be invulnerable 
    while doing this move.  However, your life meter will go down every time you 
    use this technique.  You may not perform this move if you do not have any 
    life remaining on the meter.
    
    Super Technique:  With the speed of light, Haggar can quickly charge toward 
    his enemy and apply a fatal wrestling move.  By executing the running 
    clothesline, he can catch most of his enemies off guard and combo them 
    afterwards.  Must be level 4 or higher to use.
    
    
    Enemies
    -------
    Bred
    Bred is a flat hair guy.  He's a pushover and his only attack is a punch 
    attack that can hit you if you're not ready but he's otherwise easy to beat.
    
    Two P
    Sporting a cape and spiky hair,  Two P is a very fast opponent.  He likes to 
    run around and hit you in your back.  His punches are very fast and can catch 
    you in a rapid punch combo that can result in heavy damage.  Use a special 
    attack to break out of this attack.
    
    Axl
    Slick-haired Axl likes a good defense as well as a good offense.  He likes to 
    block your attacks.  His kicks inflict heavy damage.  The best way to defeat 
    him is with throws.  He also doesn't block knee/elbow drops that often.
    
    El Gado
    El Gado wears a beehive-shaped hat and has a beard.  He is another quick 
    opponent.  He has knives that he can throw at you.  Punch them down or avoid 
    them altogether.  He will use the knives to stab you as well.  He also uses a 
    quick jumping knife attack that can inflict heavy damage.  He will pause 
    momentarily before using this attack so use that opportunity to get out of 
    the way.  El Gado's last attack is to slide and trip you up.
    
    Poison
    Don't let this cute girl's looks fool you.  She is fast and has two attacks.  
    The first is a slap attack that can catch you in a combo similar to Two P's 
    rapid punches.  The other attack is a somersault kick that can inflict medium 
    damage.
    
    Andore
    The big and powerful muscleman of the gang, Andore is slow but strong.  He 
    has a shoulder charge attack that will inflict heavy damage if you get hit.  
    He'll use it when he is at a distance from you.  His punches also inflict 
    medium damage so dodge those too.
    
    
    Bosses
    ------
    Thrasher
    Haggar and his friends must start their journey in the slums of Metro City.  
    There Thrasher, a cool blonde with shades, will be waiting to put a stop to 
    their mission.  Being at the bottom of the totem pole, Thrasher must do 
    whatever it takes to prove his worthiness to the Mad Gear Gang.
    
    Katana
    Riverside is ruled by Katana.  If you want to go through, you'll have to 
    destroy the sword-swinging samurai.  He's quick with his sword, so be very 
    careful.  He has a twin brother who rules the factory.  But it has been 
    rumored that a third may exist.
    
    Abigail
    Abigail is not your typical muscle-head.  He's got brains and brawn.  He's 
    been exercising his mind by reading trivia.  So if you want to get past Old 
    Town, you'll have to answer his questions or he'll plant a big wet kiss on 
    your cheek.
    
    Katana II
    This is another Katana brother that you'll encounter.  He heads the factory 
    where weapons are produced for the Mad Gear Gang.  He thinks like his 
    brother, so use the same tactics to defeat him.
    
    Abigail II
    He guards the first part of the Bay Area.  He fights exactly like Abigail.
    
    Katana III
    The third and rumored Katana brother guards the second part of the Bay Area.  
    He fights like Katana II so be ready.
    
    Belger
    Leader of Mad Gear and the one who kidnapped Jessica.  Half man and half 
    machine, Belger is 100% mean.  He'll do anything to keep Jessica for himself 
    and that includes defeating the likes of you.
    
    
    Other
    -----
    Jessica
    The beautiful daughter of Metro City's mayor, Mike Haggar.  She has been 
    kidnapped and is waiting for Cody, Guy, and Haggar to rescue her.
    
    
    =============================================================================
     VI.  ITEMS
    =============================================================================
    As you fight your way through the streets of Metro City, you will find steel 
    drums.  Break these open by punching or kicking them and you may find some
    power-up items.
    
    Food:  Pick these up to increase your strength.  Consuming various types of 
    food will give you different amounts of energy.  If you pick up food when 
    your strength is full it will give you experience points.
         Cake:  Give you 16 exp
         Soda:  Gives you 8 exp
         Apple: Gives you 24 exp
         Chicken:  Gives you 32 exp
    
    Heart:      Every time you pick one of theses up, it will give you an extra 
                life.
    Mobi:       Pick these up and it will give you two extra lives.
    Money Bag:  Collecting these will give you an extra continue.
    
    
    Also inside steel drums are weapons you can use.  If you're lucky enough to 
    find these, simply stand over them and pick 'em up with the B button.  Now 
    start swinging away at your enemies!!  Certain weapons will only be available 
    to certain characters.
    
    Knife:  Being a skilled knife fighter, Cody is not afraid to challenge anyone 
    with a knife or a sword.
    
    Shuriken:  With the skills of a ninja, Guy can throw this weapon with great 
    speed and accuracy.  You get 8 shurikens to throw.
    
    Oversized Mallet:  With the experience of a wrestler, Haggar is the only one 
    with enough strength to swing the oversized mallet.
    
    
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     VII.  WALKTHROUGH
    =============================================================================
    This walkthrough will guide you through the entire game.  I assume that you 
    know to attack all your enemies.  There are places in the game where the 
    screen stops scrolling.  Then enemies come out.  The game randomizes which 
    enemies come out so don't be alarmed if you encounter different enemies than 
    in my walkthrough during these parts.  As always, feel free to deviate from 
    my strategies.  Use as much/little as you need.
    
    
    Round 1:  Slum
    ==============
    Area 1
    ------
    Enemies:  13 (Axl, Bred, Two P)
    
    It's the first round so practice all your moves.  Then go right when you're 
    ready.  Keep going and you'll see Bred drinking a soda.  Don't get near him.  
    There is a door in the background.  Move just to the right of it and Two P 
    will comes fight you.  Now go back left and beat up Two P first.  Try to use 
    the technique that gives your character the most experience points possible 
    (Cody/Guy use knee bashes, Haggar use piledriver).  After beating Two P up, 
    go right and beat Bred who happened to just sit there while his buddy was 
    getting pummeled by you.
    
    Now go right and the screen will stop scrolling after a while.  Bred and Two 
    P come out.  Beat them both up.  Try to kill Two P off first because he's 
    more dangerous than Bred.  Go right and you'll see Axl (green guy).  He'll 
    start walking towards you.  Let him come to you and start attacking.  He'll 
    block most of your attacks.  Punch him and run up and grab him while he's 
    still blocking.  Then throw him away.  Repeat this process until he's dead.
    
    Now go right and Bred will come out.  Kill him.  Go right and the screen will 
    stop scrolling.  Bred and Two P will come out.  You should be able to kill 
    off Bred before Two P comes out.  Then finish off Two P.  Go right and you'll 
    see Bred leaning against the building.  Go right until he starts attacking 
    you.  Kill him like usual.  Go right and you'll see Two P sitting down.  Do 
    not approach him yet.  Look at the background.  You should see a sign that 
    says "2 Room 555-6262."  Look below that and the red wall has two blue 
    splotches on it.  Walk to the right until you're below the left blue splotch.  
    The screen should stop scrolling by now.  Axl will come out.  Two P will 
    remain sitting though.  Go left and beat up Axl.  Then wait.  Another Axl 
    will come out soon.  Beat him up too.  Wait again and a third Axl will come 
    out.  Kill him.  Now go after Two P.  You'll move to the second area after 
    you defeat Two P.
    
    Area 2
    ------
    Enemies:  4 (Andore, Bred, Two P)
    
    Go right and the screen will stop scrolling.  Five steel drums will roll at 
    you.  Move up and down to line yourself up with each one and punch it to 
    break it open.  A random item may be found.  The first drum is always a 
    chicken.  The other drums contain random items.  You may get something or you 
    may get nothing at all.  Be sure to collect the items before the drums are 
    all smashed or roll away or the items will disappear.
    
    Go right and you'll see Andore.  There's a sign to the far right.  It reads 
    "Movies."  You should see just "MO."  Andore will attack you when you see 
    just those letters.  Beat him up carefully as his attacks all cause serious 
    damage.  Then go right and Two P will attack.  Kill him.  Then go right and 
    the screen stops scrolling.  Bred and Two P come out.  You should be able to 
    kill off Bred before Two P comes out.  Then kill Two P.  You'll now 
    automatically move to the right and face Thrasher.
    
    Boss:  Thrasher
    Thrasher will start talking to you.  He'll ask you to bow down to him.  Say 
    "NO" to cause a little damage to him.  Then he'll say that he rules the 
    streets.  Say "NO" again to cause some more damage to him.  You'll then begin 
    fighting.  Thrasher hits hard so avoid his attacks.  He has a jumping body 
    squat that he can use to travel across the screen.  He also has a double chop 
    punch attack that he'll use when you get close.
    
    Attack Thrasher with a barrage of jump kicks.  It is mildly difficult to grab 
    Thrasher.  It's easier if you use a set up move like the elbow/knee drop.  
    Get away from Thrasher when you knock him down or he'll get up and rapid 
    punch you.  Just use a hit and run tactic by moving up and down to avoid 
    Thrasher.  Then get in and use jump kicks to hurt him.  Continue this process 
    until you defeat him.
    
    
    Round 2:  Riverside
    ===================
    Area 1
    ------
    Enemies:  13 (Axl, Bred, El Gado, Two P)
    
    Go right and Bred will come out.  Kill him.  Go right and you'll see El Gado 
    standing there.  He'll come at you.  Don't let him get too far from you or 
    he'll use knives.  Always move up and down so he can't hit you.  Kill him 
    quickly.  Go right until the screen stops scrolling.  You'll face the 
    familiar duo of Bred and Two P.  Kill them like usual.  Then go right and 
    you'll see Two P sitting on a bench.  Move right until he starts to attack.  
    Then kill him off.  Go right and you'll see Axl.  Kill him.  Then go right 
    and the screen will stop scrolling.  Yep, it's Bred and Two P again.  Kill 
    them both.
    
    Go right and you'll see Axl.  Kill him.  Go right and you'll see Bred having 
    a drink.  Move up slowly until he starts attacking.  Kill him.  Go right and 
    the screen stops scrolling.  Bred and Two P come out.  Kill them and Axl 
    comes out.  Kill him too.  You'll move on to area 2.
    
    Area 2
    ------
    Enemies:  19 (Andore, Bred, El Gado, Poison, Two P)
    
    Go right and you'll soon see Bred sitting on a bench.  Slowly move up and 
    Poison will come out to attack.  Watch out for her attacks and kill her like 
    everyone else.  Then go up and kill Bred.  Go right and the screen stops 
    again.  Bred and Two P come out first.  Kill them.  Now Two P and Poison come 
    out.  Lastly, Bred comes out.  Kill them off and then go right.  You'll see 
    Andore.  Kill him.  Go right and Poison is waiting.  Kill her.  Go right and 
    the screen stops.  Bred and Two P come out.  Kill them both.  Poison will 
    come out afterwards.  Kill her.  Go right and the screen stops.  Five steel 
    drums will roll out.  The first is chicken.  The rest are random.  Break them 
    all then go right.  You'll see El Gado.  Kill him.  Go right and you'll face 
    Poison.  Kill her.  Go right and the screen stops.  You'll face Bred and El 
    Gado.  Poison and Bred come out next.  Then Poison comes out once more.  Kill 
    them all and you'll move on to face Katana.
    
    Boss:  Katana
    Katana is wearing full body armor so your punches will do little damage to 
    him.  Grabbing him is too risky so jump kicks will be the key to victory.  
    First avoid Katana's charging slash attack.  Then you can go up and grab him 
    before he recovers.  Always stay far away from Katana so he can't hit you 
    with his charge attack.  He can also slash you if you get too close.  Run up 
    and jump kick him only when it's safe to do so.  Jump kick somewhat early or 
    his attack will hit you before you land your kick.  Punches are too risky to 
    use so just use jump kicks and throws to win.  Repeat until he's dead.
    
    
    Round 2 Bonus Round
    This bonus round will have 20 steel drums roll out.  The prize you get is 
    based on how many drums you successfully break.  Here are the prizes.
    
    Drums Broken     Prize
    ---------------------------
    0-7              No bonus
    8-9              8 exp
    10-11            16 exp
    12-13            24 exp
    14-15            32 exp
    16-17            1-up
    18-19            1 continue
    20               2-up
    
    
    Round 3:  Old Town
    ==================
    Area 1
    ------
    Enemies:  13 (Andore, Axl, Bred, El Gado, Two P)
    
    This round has many pits that can kill you if you fall in.  You can also 
    knock your enemies in the pits to kill them but you'll only get one point for 
    doing this.  Go right and you'll see a pit.  Axl comes out.  Kill him.  Go 
    right and Two P charges out.  Kill him.  Go right and the screen stops.  Bred 
    and El Gado come out.  Kill them.  Go right and Andore comes out.  Kill him 
    while avoiding the pits.  Go right and you'll see El Gado.  Let him come to 
    you and kill him.  Go right and the screen stops.  Stay at the top.  Andore 
    and El Gado will come out.  You'll need to be extra careful when fighting 
    them.  Don't fall in the pits.  Go right until El Gado comes out.  Kill him.  
    Go right and Axl is there.  Kill him.  Go right and the screen stops.  Bred 
    and El Gado come out.  Kill both.  Then Axl comes out.  Kill him to move on 
    to area 2.
    
    Area 2
    ------
    Enemies:  11 (Bred, El Gado, Poison, Two P)
    
    Go right and you'll see Bred come out.  Keep an eye on the window closest to 
    Bred's side of the screen.  Kill Bred.  Now stay in the middle.  Walk to the 
    right and the moment you pass the window, Poison will drop down from the top 
    of the screen.  Keep moving or just move down to avoid getting hit.  Kill 
    her.  Go right and the screen stops.  Bred and Two P come out.  Kill both.  
    Then Poison and Bred come out.  Kill them.  Go right and the screen stops 
    again.  Five steel drums will roll out.  Break them and then go to the right.  
    You should see windows in the background.  Look at the column to the left of 
    the second window.  Poison will drop down from the top of the screen when you 
    pass that column.  Quickly move back to the left to avoid getting hit.  Then 
    kill Poison.  Go right.  El Gado will drop down.  Keep going right to avoid 
    getting hit.  Poison will also come out.  Kill both.  Then Bred and El Gado 
    come out.  Kill them and you'll go on to face Abigail.
    
    Boss:  Abigail
    This big muscle-head has a few attacks.  The first attack will cause his face 
    to turn red and then he'll run at you and punch.  Do not get hit by this 
    attack or you'll take major damage.  Another attack is to grab you and start 
    kissing you.  He can do up to three kisses.  This attack also will inflict 
    heavy damage.  He also has an uppercut punch that can knock you out of the 
    air.
    
    The key to victory will be either jump kicks or to use your super technique.  
    You should be up to level 4 experience by now so you can try to use the super 
    technique from a distance.  Abigail will usually walk right into it.  If he 
    avoids, you can quickly do a jump kick or try to get away.  You can also 
    throw him after he misses a punch but do so sparingly as he's more likely to 
    grab you instead.  Get away from him when you knock him down or he'll get up 
    and uppercut you.  Repeat this strategy and Abigail will be defeated in no 
    time at all.  Cody can use his super technique here for an easy victory.
    
    
    Round 4:  Factory
    ==================
    Area 1
    ------
    Enemies:  10 (Axl, Bred, Two P)
    
    Go right and you'll see Bred leaning against warehouse #2.  Slowly walk up 
    until Axl appears.  Kill him first.  Then go and kill Bred.  Go right and the 
    screen stops.  Bred and Two P come out.  Axl and Bred are next.  Kill them 
    and then go right.  You'll see Two P sitting on the ground.  Slowly go right 
    until Axl appears.  Kill him first.  Then go up and kill Two P.  Go right and 
    the screen stops scrolling.  Bred and Two P come out.  Kill them both.  Go 
    right and you'll move on to the next area.
    
    Area 2
    ------
    Enemies:  12 (Axl, El Gado, Poison)
    
    You're in an elevator shaft.  You start off on B1.  You'll need to fight your 
    way down to B4.  You'll fight Axl and El Gado first.  Do not fall off either 
    edge of the elevator or you'll die.  It may be wise to throw/knock off the 
    enemies off the elevator.  Picking up the weapon on the elevator is up to 
    you.  Constantly jump kicking along with some throws will be the best 
    strategy to use.  Kill them and more enemies come down.  You'll get either 
    Axl, El Gado, or Poison to drop down.  Kill a grand total of 12 enemies to 
    move on to area 3.
    
    Area 3
    ------
    Enemies:  6 (Axl, Bred, El Gado, Two P)
    
    Get the chicken.  Go right and El Gado will drop down after you pass the 
    second picture on the wall.  Keep moving to avoid his attack.  You'll see 
    Bred leaning against the wall.  Don't get near him yet.  Kill El Gado first.  
    Then move to the right slowly.  Bred should still be leaning against the 
    wall.  Move up enough and Two P will come out.  Kill him and a second Two P 
    comes out.  Kill him and another Two P will come out.  Kill him and a fourth 
    Two P will come out.  Kill him.  Bred should have been leaning against the 
    wall the entire time.  Go up and kill him now.  Then go right and face Katana 
    II.
    
    Boss: Katana II
    This is Katana's brother, also called Katana.  However, I'll call him Katana 
    II from now on.  If you're at full life, Katana will say some words and start 
    fighting.  However, if you're hurt, Katana will offer you some water.  Say 
    "YES" to get your life recovered.  Then he'll start fighting.
    
    Katana II fights like his brother.  He'll use the same charging slash attack 
    and regular slash attack.  He's also wearing the same armor so punches won't 
    be that effective.  He's also vulnerable to a throw after missing his 
    charging slash attack.  He's also weak against jump kicks so use plenty of 
    those.  Employ your usual hit and run tactic against Katana II.
    
    Katana II's swords will break once you've taken off 2/3 of his life meter.  
    He'll stop using the slash attack and use a new attack.  This new attack 
    involves him blinking and then doing a quick charge across the length of the 
    screen.  Dodge it or you'll take heavy damage.  Katana II is very open to 
    your attacks after he misses the charge.  Take this opportunity to run up and 
    throw him.  Then get away before he gets up.  He'll just repeat the charge 
    attack so dodge and counter with your own attacks.  Watch out as he can 
    charge diagonally so keep your distance at all times.  Repeat this strategy 
    until he's dead.
    
    
    Round 4 Bonus Round
    This bonus round will have 20 steel drums roll out like before.  However, 
    some drums will drop down from the top of the screen this time.  The prize 
    you get is based on how many drums you successfully break.  The prizes 
    awarded are the same as round 2's bonus round.  Refer to the chart listed 
    under "Round 2 Bonus Round" for the prize chart.
    
    
    Round 5:  Bay Area
    ==================
    Area 1
    ------
    Enemies:  14 (Andore, Axl, Bred, El Gado, Poison, Two P)
    
    Go right and Two P appears.  Kill him.  Go right a little more and Poison 
    will drop down.  Kill her.  Then go right and the screen stops.  Andore and 
    Two P come out.  Kill both and then Poison and Andore come out next.  Kill 
    them.  Then another Poison and Two P come out.  Kill them.  Go right and 
    Andore is waiting.  Kill him.  Go right and El Gado comes out.  Kill him.  Go 
    right and the screen stops.  Bred and El Gado come out.  Kill them both.  Axl 
    and El Gado are next.  Kill them too.  Then go right to face Abigail.
    
    Sub-boss:  Abigail II
    Abigail II is out for revenge for what you did to Abigail.  He uses the same 
    attacks as before so you know what to do.  You should be at level 6 now so 
    all your attacks will do decent damage to Abigail II.  Just use the same 
    strategy that you used against the old Abigail to beat this new one.  You'll 
    then move on to area 2.
    
    Area 2
    ------
    Enemies:  14 (Andore, Bred, El Gado, Poison, Two P)
    
    Pick up the apple.  Go right and fight Andore.  Kill him.  Go right and Two P 
    comes out.  Kill him.  Now go right and the screen stops.  Bred and Two P 
    come out.  Kill them.  Now Poison and Bred come out.  Kill them too.  Bred 
    and Two P come out afterwards.  Kill them and then look at the background.  
    You should see a picture of a chicken under a knife and fork.  Go up next to 
    the sign and punch the chicken.  You'll get healed.  Go right and you'll see 
    Bred drinking a soda.  Go up slowly to get him to attack you.  Then kill him.  
    Go right some more and El Gado appears.  Kill him too.  Then go right and the 
    screen stops.  Bred and El Gado come out.  Kill them both.  Then Poison and 
    Bred appear.  Kill them as well.  Then go right to face Katana III.
    
    Sub-boss:  Katana III
    The final Katana brother is here.  I'll call him Katana III.  He fights 
    exactly like Katana II so you know that he'll first use the charging slash 
    attack and slash attack for phase one.  Then he'll use the blinking charge 
    attack when his swords break.  Use the same hit and run strategy that you 
    used against Katana II in this fight too.  Katana III will be dead soon 
    enough.  You'll go on to area 3.
    
    Area 3
    ------
    Enemies:  none
    
    This is the final area.  Get the chicken.  Then go right to fight Belger.
    
    Boss:  Belger
    The leader of Mad Gear is finally here.  He is faster than anyone else in the 
    game and uses and several attacks in two different phases.  In phase one, he 
    run circles around you.  He'll use a rapid fist attack that can catch you and 
    potentially take all your life away if you don't break out of it.  Move up 
    and down or use your special attack to break out.  Don't bother trying to 
    grab him.  Just jump kick him to death.  He'll talk some more after you hurt 
    him a little.
    
    Belger is now in phase two.  He will run to one side of the screen and start 
    firing 5 rocket fists at you.  He'll fire each one at a different height so 
    you'll most likely get hit unless you do something.  That something is to 
    jump kick or punch the rocket fist down.  Belger will also do a short range 
    hop and punch attack.  He uses this to move across the screen when you get 
    too close.  The last "attack" that Belger uses isn't really an attack.  He'll 
    stop moving and start laughing.  He'll do this when you get hit by a rocket 
    fist or when he finishes firing all 5.  This is your opportunity to run up 
    and throw or punch him.  Whatever you do, just inflict massive damage.
    
    Charging at Belger will do you no good because he'll just retreat to the 
    other side of the screen.  Using your special attack does practically no 
    damage to him.  Therefore, the key to beat him is to dodge his rocket fists 
    and to let him start laughing.  Then run up and hit him while he's still 
    laughing.  Then get away.  Belger will use his rocket fists again.  Just 
    constantly jump kick them or dodge them.  Wait for all five to be fired.  
    Belger will laugh again after he fires them all.  Run up to him and hurt him 
    before he recovers.  Repeat this process and Belger should go down shortly.
    
    
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     VIII.  SECRETS AND CODES
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    How to do maximum damage combos
    -------------------------------
    Here's how to do the most damage with each player.
    
    Cody:  Use a knee drop.  Then punch twice.  Grab and do two knee bashes.  
    Then do an over the shoulder throw.
    
    Guy:  Use an elbow drop.  Then punch twice.  Grab and do two knee bashes.  
    Then do a back roll toss.
    
    Haggar:  Punch twice.  Then grab and do two head butts.  Finish with a 
    piledriver.
    
    
    Early strength boost for Cody and Guy
    -------------------------------------
    While Cody and Guy begin the game at level one, Haggar starts off at level 
    three.  You can however give Cody and Guy an early advantage with this trick.  
    First, pick Haggar and let the enemy kill you.  Then continue as Cody or Guy.  
    You'll resume play with a level three Cody or Guy now.
    
    (note this trick isn't too useful because you're basically just throwing 
    lives away.  Five lives is enough for Haggar to fight his way up to the part 
    where Cody and Guy normally would become level three at anyways.)
    
    
    Game Genie Codes
    ----------------
    Start with 2 lives                                         PEVKTYIA 
    Start with 4 lives                                         LEVKTYIA 
    Start with 8 lives                                         YEVKTYIA 
    Start with 10 lives                                        PEVKTYIE 
    Unlimited lives                                            SZKSNIVG 
    Start with 1 credit                                        PENGZYLA 
    Start with 5 credits                                       IENGZYLA 
    Start with 7 credits                                       YENGZYLA 
    Start with 9 credits                                       PENGZYLE 
    Unlimited credits                                          SZOOLGVG 
    
    (the next two codes will cause minor side effects to the experience shown on 
    the screen.  You may need to get more than the right number to gain a level)
    Gain experience 10 points at a time                        OXKAXZSX
                                                               AOKAUZIA
    Gain experience 20 points at a time                        OXKAXZSX
                                                               AXKAUZIA
    
    Protection from most hazards                               SZXNUPSA 
    Cody starts with 75% energy                                ALKGOAAG
    For first life only Cody starts with 50% energy            AZKGOAAG
    For first life only Cody starts with 25% energy            APKGOAAG
    For first life only Cody starts with 3/4 energy            APKGOAAG
                                                               ALKSKTAG
    After first life Cody starts with 50% energy               AZKSKTAG
    After first life Cody starts with 25% energy               APKSKTAG
    After first life Guy starts with 75% energy                GZKGXAAL
    For first life only Guy starts with 50% energy             APKGXAAU
    For first life only Guy starts with 25% energy             GAKGXAAU
    For first life only Guy starts with 75% energy             GZSIXTAL
    After first life Guy starts with 50% energy                APSIXTAU
    After first life Guy starts with 25% energy                GASIXTAU
    After first life Haggar starts with 75% energy             GLKGUAAS
    For first life only Haggar starts with 50% energy          AZKGUAAS
    For first life only Haggar starts with 25% energy          GPKGUAAI
    For first life only Haggar starts with 75% energy          GLSSETAS
    After first life Haggar starts with 50% energy             AZSSETAS
    After first life Haggar starts with 25% energy             GPSSETAI
    After first life Cody is stronger                          EXSEYIKZ
                                                               IEVAASLT
    Guy is stronger                                            EZEAYTKZ
                                                               IAEEAVLT 
    Haggar is stronger                                         EZXAYTKZ
                                                               LAXEAVLT 
    Cody is stronger and has a super normal punch              EXSEYIKZ
                                                               IEVAASLT
                                                               AKEASELA 
    Guy is stronger and has a super normal punch               EZEAYTKZ
                                                               IAEEAVLT
                                                               AGUAKPZA
    Haggar is stronger and has a super normal punch            EZXAYTKZ
                                                               LAXEAVLT
                                                               AKKEUOIA 
    Cody is much stronger                                      OZUEAVOU
                                                               AGUEPTVI
                                                               XTUEZTNE 
    Guy is much stronger                                       OZSATVOU
                                                               AGSAYVEZ
                                                               XTSEAVEE 
    Haggar is much stronger                                    OZNAGVOU
                                                               AGNAITYI
                                                               XTNATVOE 
    Cody is weaker                                             SZUEAVOU 
    Guy is weaker                                              SZSATVOU 
    Haggar is weaker                                           SZNAGVOU
    
    
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     IX.  CREDITS
    =============================================================================
    Game Winners <http://www.gamewinners.com/>
       Game Genie codes
    
    Manuals <http://www.for-shame.com/manual/>
       Game manual
    
    Nintendo Power vol. 56
       Early strength boost for Cody and Guy trick
    
    
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