Codes

  • Acquire Emblems from Defeated Arena Opponents

    Choose a defeated Arena opponent. Press Start and Select buttons simultaneously while viewing the defeated opponent's AC. You'll hear a noise if done correctly.

    EffectCode
    Choose a defeated Arena opponent. Press Start and Select buttons simultaneously while viewing the defeated opponent's AC. You'll hear a noise if done correctly.Acquire Emblems from Defeated Arena Opponents

    Contributed By: ruhztee.

  • Drop parts

    Hold L1+L2+R1+R2+TRIANGLE to drop your right arm weapons,back unit and inside parts.Hold L1+L2+R1+R2+L3 to drop extension parts.Hold L1+L2+R1+R2+CIRCLE to drop left arm weapons.

    Contributed By: Ecstacy2003.

Unlockables

  • More secret parts

    These secret parts are unlocked by completing certain tasks on missions. Some of them are hard to get, but all count towards 100% completion.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    CEBT-HEX Hoover Booster ExtensionThe alloy transport must survive the entire mission.
    CEEC-01-XSP2 Radiator ExtensionDestroy all lifeforms without the use of the acid containers.
    KWM-AD-50 Back MagazineBeat mission MT Training Excercise without getting hit by a single missile.
    MLH-MX/VOLAR Heavy Humanoid LegsGet 100% accuracy for all weapons on AC Test 1.
    MWG-KARASAWA Laser RifleFinish mission Destroy Gun Emplacements fast enough to unlock bonus mission Distract Union Forces. Beat bonus mission to unlock part.
    MWI-DD/20 Inside Part DecoysLocated behind pipeline near start. Near out-of-bounds line.
    MWR-M/45 Medium RocketsLocated behind risen area of dam towards right of start.

    Contributed By: MercilessOne.

  • The OP-INTENSIFY optional part

    After buying and EQUIPPING the OP-INTENSIFY optional part, complete the following challenges to gain the abilities listed. Once you successfully complete a challenge you will receive mail that tells you what benefit you have gained

    OP-INTENSIFY MUST BE EQUIPPED TO GAIN ABILITIES. The OP-INTENSIFY optional part becomes available after you finish the story part of the game, you will get a mail telling you it's available.

    Location: Arena
    Challenge: Defeat D-1 Thunder House
    Ability: Radar Function

    Location: Arena
    Challenge: Defeat A-2 Ace
    Ability: Enhanced Booster Performance

    Location: Arena
    Challenge: Defeat E-32 Exile
    Ability: Increased Blade Range


    Location: 1st Layer: Nature Area
    Mission: Destroy Massive MT
    Challenge: Destroy both parts of MT and successfully complete mission.
    Ability: Enhanced Cannon Operation Performance (Fire back weapons without kneeling)


    Location: 1st Layer: Nature Area
    Mission: Destroy Massive MT
    Challenge: Successfully complete mission.
    Ability: Enhanced Cooling Performance

    Location: 1st Layer: Nature Area
    Mission: Defend Water Processors
    Challenge: Defeat enemy AC and successfully complete level.
    Ability: Enhanced Missile Interception


    Location: 1st Layer: Nature Area
    Mission: Destroy Massive Weapon
    Challenge: Successfully complete mission.
    Ability: Blade Wave Capability (Fires a blade beam by pressing O then X before your AC swings with sword.)

    Location: 1st Layer: Special Research
    Mission: Defend Ruglen Laboratory
    Challenge: Defeat enemy AC and successfully complete level.
    Ability: Improved Targeting Accuracy

    Defeat enemy AC and successfully complete level.
    Ability: Improved Targeting Accuracete level.
    Ability: Enhanced Turning Performance

    Location: 3rd Layer: District 1
    Mission: Eliminate Intruders
    Challenge: Defeat enemy AC and successfully complete level.
    Ability: Various Sensor Functions (Bio Sensor, Missile tracking, etc.)

    Contributed By: ZiOStYLeZ.

  • Unlock AC's

    Successfully complete the mission ''Escort Personnel Convoy'' without ANY member of the convoy being destroyed.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Unlock KWG-HZL30This item is a left-arm equipped, spread-shot Howitzer. <BR> <BR>Destroy two or more monorails on the Destroy Naire Bridge mission.
    Unlock Part KWM-AD-50.This item increases ammo storage capacity by 50%. <BR> <BR>Complete the mission (MT Training Exercise) without getting hit once.
    Unlock Part MLH-MX/VOLARThis item is a heavy humanoid leg. <BR> <BR>Earn a rank of A or higher in the AC Test 1 (the target practice exercise).
    Unlock the MLB-MOONLIGHTSuccessfully complete the mission ''Destroy Massive MT'' without the aid of a consort.
    Unlock the MWG-XCB/75Though you're supposed to get it once you destroy the AC in the ''Defend Ruglen Laboratory'' mission, most of the time you won't. It appears as you do more and more Crest missions and get Crest Corporate Points. So, after doing enough missions, you'll get
    Unlock the RMR-ICICLESuccessfully complete the mission ''Escort Personnel Convoy'' without ANY member of the convoy being destroyed.

    Contributed By: War Pig and Sixth Ghost.

  • Unlock Extra Arena

    To unlock the extra arena, beat Ace to reach rank A-1. The extra arena appears next to the regular arena. It is basically the same as the regular arena, but instead you fight with a chosen partner against two other ACs.

    Contributed By: MercilessOne.

Secrets

  • First Person View

    Load Armored Core 3 data from a memory card that also has an Armored Core 2 or Armored Core 2: Another Age saved game on it. Pause the game during a mission, arena battle or VS battle, and simultaneously press the L1, R2, X, Square and down. The point of view switches to first person. Unpause to go back to default view.

    Contributed By: ruhztee.

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