Sonic Adventure DX:
Directorís Cut
Emblem Strategy Guide Version 1.0
Contact: hyperg_is@hotmail.com
04/09/10 - Hyper G.
**THIS MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS**


C O N T E N T S
1. Introduction 
2. Adventure Fields
   2.1 Station Square
   2.2 Mystic Ruins
   2.3 Egg Carrier
3. Sub Games
   3.1 Sky Chase Acts 1 & 2
   3.2 Sand Hill
   3.3 Twinkle Circuit
   3.4 Hedgehog Hammer
4. Conclusion
5. Disclaimer

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1. Introduction
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Not too long ago, I started playing Sonic Adventure 
DX once again.  This time, I had a new goal -- Metal 
Sonic.  I was intent on collecting all 130 emblems, and 
not too keen on getting them myself.  So I turned to 
GameFAQs.  To my disappointment, the site contained 
very few guides to the game, and several of them were 
on the same subject.  I made it my NEW new goal to 
make this guide so no others like me will be 
disappointed when they visit this site!  I must note 
however, that I wonít be covering the Action Stages.  
The game tells you what to do.  Why would you 
need any help?

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2. Adventure Fields
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Where better to start than the beginning of the game?  
Nowhere. 


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2.1 Station Square
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The emblems in Station Square are extremely easy to 
find.  
--The first emblem is located in the train station and 
can be obtained with Sonic.  From the second floor, 
walk along the edge of the wall until you reach a 
platform above the entrance.  There you will find the 
emblem.
--The second emblem is located in the casino area and 
can be obtained with Tails.  From where you find the 
Ice Stone, fly straight up and you should run into the 
emblem.
--The third emblem is located in the town hall area and 
can be obtained with Sonic.  Enter the burger shop and 
walk down the hall to find the emblem.  
--The final emblem is located in the town hall area as 
well and can be obtained with Tails.  Enter the town 
hall gate and turn right, opposite the egg-shaped rock.  
Use your tail attack (Idle+B) to cut down the grass.  
The emblem is hidden in one of the grass patches.


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2.2 Mystic Ruins
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The emblems here are a little trickier than the previous 
4, but are still very easy to find.
--The first emblem is located in the train area and can 
be obtained with Sonic.  From Tailsí workshop, look 
left to see a cliff with the emblem sitting atop it. 
Sonicís jump can only reach it with the momentum of 
a Spindash.
--The second emblem is located in the shrine area and 
can be obtained with Knuckles.  Cross the bridge to 
the shrine and turn left.  Head straight to the corner of 
the land and face the tunnel leading into the area.  
Glide in that general direction and you should see the 
emblem floating in mid-air.
--The third emblem is located in the jungle area and 
can be obtained with Sonic.  Jump down the ladder 
and follow the path to your immediate right.  You 
should find the emblem resting against a fallen tree.
--The final emblem is located in the jungle area as well 
and can be obtain with Tails.  Fly to the top of the 
hollow tree at Bigís house and land inside.  The 
emblem should be resting at the bottom.  Tails must 
rest at each stump on the side of the tree to reach the 
top. 


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2.3 Egg Carrier
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These emblems are by far the hardest to find, but are 
still pretty easy.
--The first emblem is located on the deck and can be 
obtained as Sonic.  The Egg Carrier must be in battle 
mode.  Head to the platform where you fought Chaos 
6.  Enter the cannon farthest from the deck.  The 
emblem should be in the crate you hit.
--The second emblem is located on the deck as well 
and can be obtained as Tails.  The Egg Carrier must be 
in battle mode.  Climb atop the bridge and fly up to the 
large circular platform.  NOT the one where you 
fought Chaos 6.  The emblem should be resting in the 
centre.  The platform can be reached in normal mode, 
but the emblem will not appear.
--The third emblem is located in the pool room and 
can be obtained as Tails.  Fly up to the platform above 
the far end of the room, opposite the Hot Shelter 
entrance.  The emblem should be resting on it.
--The final emblem is located in the captains quarters 
and can be obtained as Sonic.  Enter Eggmanís 
bedroom and press the switch to reveal his bed.  The 
emblem should be on the wall behind it.  

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3. Sub Games
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These games have 2 emblems available, but the first is 
usually obtained in the Adventure mode, so weíre 
halfway done.


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3.1 Sky Chase
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This is a very difficult game and takes a lot of practice.  
To get act 1ís emblem you must beat 8000 points, and 
to get act 2ís you must beat (roughly) 22250 points.  
There arenít many good strategies for this but there are 
a few.  Normally you would just point and shoot, but 
by holding the fire button (B) you can lock on to 
enemies and fire homing lasers.  This is extremely 
helpful when taking out clusters of enemies.  Target 
and hit as much as you possibly can, and with practice 
you should be able to get the high scores.  Note that in 
act 2 there is a swarm of idle, spiked enemies beneath 
the Egg Carrier.  These enemies can be targeted from 
very early in the level, but do not, repeat NOT focus 
on them until the end.  You will have plenty of 
opportunities to attack them, so the jets are your main 
priority.


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3.2 Sand Hill
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This game is relatively easy, but you can get screwed 
up pretty badly if you arenít careful.  In this game, you 
pass through gates to score points.  The more 
consecutive gates you enter, the higher your score 
multiplier is.  As you go down the hill, obstacles will 
emerge from the sand.  Hitting them will throw you off 
course, so try to avoid that.  Also try to avoid hitting 
the speed boosters, because they can sometimes throw 
you off course as well.  Try to find a straight path 
through the gates and you should be able to easily win 
it.  If youíre playing in Trial Mode, I suggest doing it 
as Tails.  Sonicís course is harder.


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3.3 Twinkle Circuit
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If you need a guide for this, then youíre doomed.  The 
set record is 10 minutes and all you have to do is beat 
it twice.  So on the first run you just have to do a bad 
as possible, but still beat 10 minutes.  Then on the 
second run just play like you normally would and 
youíre done.


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3.4 Hedgehog Hammer
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This game isnít too hard, but try not to set the record 
too high in Adventure mode, since thatís what youíll 
have to beat in Trial mode.  The game isnít that 
complicated, just hit the Sonics, not the Robotniks.  
Iíve also done some tests, and it seems that Super 
Sonics appear more frequently in Trial mode.  Itís a 
piece of cake, so you shouldnít have too much trouble.

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4. Conclusion
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Well, I hope this helped.  If you have any suggestions 
on how to make this guide better, know something I 
donít, or even have a request for a new guide then 
contact me at hyperg_is@hotmail.com.  Now get back 
to work!

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