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    Team Chaotix Guide by SHADOW JACKY

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    Sonic Heroes
    Chaotix FAQ/Walkthrough
    Copyright 2004 Christopher "SHADOW JACKY" Chism
    e-mail:  choozie@msn.com
    Table Of Contents
    I.     Version History
    II.    Introduction
    III.   Chaotix Storyline
    IVa.   Basic Controls
    IVb.   Team Chaotix Controls
    IVc.   Power Levels  
    V.     Location Guide
       VA.     Seaside Hill
       VB.     Grand Metropolis
       VC.     Power Plant
       VD.     BINGO Highway
       VE.     Bullet Station
       VF.     Lost Jungle
       VG.     Hang Castle
       VH.     Mystic Mansion A
       VJ.     Mystic Mansion B
       VK.     Final Fortress
    VI.    "A" Rank Guide
    VII.   Bosses
    VIII.  My Thanks
    IX.    Legal Crap!
    X.     Other...
    I.  Version History
    Version Number:  1.75
    (1/24/04) The start of a new...MY FIRST FAQ!  Will be adding locations to 
    levels and missions where its needed.
    (1/25/04) Did some more of the locations and hope to finish this up soon.
    (1/26/04) because of school today I couldn't get as much done with the FAQ as 
    I wanted to. But I hear of a snow storm approaching which will be a perfect 
    opportunity to get a lot more done.  As of today, I just did more of the 
    locations guide.
    (1/27/04) Well, I got my wish...today was a snow day and I was able to finish 
    most of my FAQ.
    (2/07/04) Sorry but its been awhile since my last update.  I just added some
    of my own times and scores to the A rank section.  More will come soon when
    school stops sucking so much...
    (2/22/04) Its been a while since my last update but school and other crap
    gets in the way.  Today I only added a Tip for Egg Emperor given to me by
    ShadowJedi.  Thanks!
    (2/23/04) Made some corrections and added Extra mission scores and tips for
    A ranks for 1st and Extra missions.  Extra mission scores are thanks to
    Link4000.  Thanks!
    (3/3/04) Got a great tip from a user of GF for Egg Hawk which will net you an
    A rank for sure!  Thanks cdadams!
    (8/14/04) Been awhile since I updated this FAQ.  Added level differences to
    the controls section, some more tips, and re-read and fixed some errors.  I 
    also will be adding some c00l stuff to the OTHER section located at the bottom 
    so watch for that.
    (8/16/04) Just fixing some "trailing lines" that are apparent in my FAQ now.
    Kinda sucks because I feel this needs to be updated.
    II.  Introduction
    This FAQ is my first and will only cover Team Chaotix.  I started this FAQ 
    because of all of the topics(including mine)about needing help with the Chaotix
    and I figured since I finally was able to do the stages and get A ranks on the 
    missions as well...to just start a FAQ.  I hope this helps a lot as I want it 
    to be.  I have been playing Sonic games since 1991 and have been a fan ever 
    since.  I have not played every Sonic game in existence but I would like to 
    one day and Sonic Heroes has been my most anticipated game since 2003.  
    III.  Chaotix Storyline
    Team Chaotix starts out like this...Vector is sitting in a chair relaxing in 
    the office while listening to some music on his headphones, bobbing his head 
    (the Team Chaotix Theme). The camera pans to Espio resting against the lockers 
    when he hears a faint humming approaching.  The camera now pans to the double 
    doors that lead to the main office and in comes Charmy barging in with 
    excitement, a package, and great news!  But, with all of the hurry and rush, 
    Charmy makes a frantic attempt to slow down and instead slams into Vector 
    causing the package to fly into the air.  Espio reacts by throwing a kunai at 
    the wall while catching the package by its string.  The package opens and 
    drops a radio O_o.  Vector fumbles to catch the radio and its turned on.  
    Listening to the mysterious voice, we find out that it requires their services 
    and will pay handsomely.  Seeing as their big break in finally getting
    a job after so long(an assumption), Vector and Charmy eagerly take up on the 
    offer.  Espio has doubts but is persuaded by Vector and Charmy and all 3 
    dispatch.  And so starts their mission.
    *all is quiet in the office with Vector chilling in his chair at the 
    desk when...*
    Espio:   Hmm?
    *humming can be heard as it gets louder*
    Charmy:  It's here, Yeah!
    *sees Charmy can't stop*
    Vector:  Whooooaaa!!
    *Charmy slams into Vector*
    *package flies into the air*
    *Espio uses his ninja skills and throws a kunai at the package*
    Vector:  What's wrong with you!
    Charmy:  It's here, It's here....We got work!
    Vector:  WHAT?
    *package opens and out drops a radio O_o*
    *Vector fumbles to catch radio*
    Vector:  Whooooaaa!
    *radio turns on*
    Mysterious Voice:  I've heard good things about you and require your 
                       detective services.
                       And I can pay handsomely!
    Espio:   I've got a bad feeling about this...
    Vector:  Espio, don't be silly!
    Vector:  Besides, you know our policy.  We never turn down work that pays!
    Charmy:  Yeah, you know our policy!
    Vector:  C'mon boys, let's go!
    Charmy:  Yes sir!
    Espio:   Roger.
    IVa.  Basic Controls
    lol...j/k ;)
    Here's the controls for the game as well as Team Chaotix
    (I got these from the Sonic Heroes manual)
    START/PAUSE:  Game Start/Pause Menu(also START selects from the Pause Menu)
    Control Stick:  Move Characters
    "A" Button:  Jump/Special Action
    "B" Button:  Action Button
    "L" and "R" Shoulder Buttons:  Rotate Camera Left/Right
    "X" Button:  Clockwise Formation Change
    "Y" Button:  Counter-Clockwise Formation Change
    "Z" Button:  Team Blast
    "C Stick":  View surroundings from leaders' viewpoint
    IVb.  Team Chaotix controls:
    -Speed Formation:  Espio
    Spin:  Hold B either while standing still or running.  To increase speed and 
    attack enemies
    Rocket Accel:  Hold B and wait for team mates to follow behind and release for
    a steady pace, or press again for second team mate to hit you further and 
    Shuriken Throw:  Tap B.  Espio throws a shuriken.  Its not homing so aim 
    Homing Attack:  Jump and Press A while in the air.  Targets nearby enemies or 
    objects.(strength increases depending on level)  
    Leaf Swirl:  Jump and Press B while in the air.  This is 2 things...(1)can be 
    used like the other tornado attack to lift enemies off of the ground and to use
    on the poles.  (2)Espio can turn nearly invisible and can sneak past sleeping 
    enemies and pass through lasers.
    Triangle Jump:  Do a homing attack towards any wall to stick on it, then press 
    A to next wall.  Also using the control stick, you can go forwards or 
    backwards.  While stationary on a wall, you can jump back and forth in one 
    spot.(useful in some circumstances) Also Espio wont fall off.
    -Fly Formation:  Charmy
    Ascending Flight:  Jump and hold A while in the air.
    Quick Ascent:  While Flying, press A to get a quick boost of height.
    Thunder Shoot:  Press B.  Used to Stun and kill enemies(depending on your 
    Stinger:  While Charmy is alone, press B to use his stinger to attack enemies.
    -Power Formation:  Vector
    Auto Homing:  Team mates automatically attack near by enemies.
    Fighting Pose:  Press B.  gathering the others in your mouth to get ready to 
    attack. To get out of fighting pose, just jump.
    Fire Dunk:  During fighting pose, jump in the air and press B
    Hammer Down:  Jump in the air and press B.
    Combo Power Attacks:  While in Fighting pose, press B to fire first team mate,
    press B again to fire second team mate, then press B again to do a circular 
    attack. (results depend on your level)
    Bubblegum Descent:  While in the air, press and hold A to descend slowly to the
    ground or to ascend by using an updraft(ex. a fan)
    Team Blast: Chaotic Recital
    Press "Z" when your Team Blast guage is filled.  Will kill all enemies on
    screen excpet for bosses and gives ring bonuses.  Not very effective against 
    After Team Blast has been used, there is a red bar that appears and will slowly
    lower.  During this time ANY enemy you kill WILL give you ring bonuses.  A
    quick way to gain a lot of lives fast.  
    Also a trick with their blast...since rings can also accumulate to the energy
    going towards Team Blast...while in the red zone of it, killing a lot of
    enemies will already go towards your next Team Blast.  Handy for ROBOT CARNIVAL
    and ROBOT STORM!
    IVc.  Power Levels
    This spot will give you a description of the differences in each characters
    abilities when they collect a power core.  Power cores are spread out through
    the stages and can be found in capsules, balloons, or randomly inside enemies.
    Depending on the color of the core, that character will recieve 1 level higher
    power.  Each character starts out at lvl 0 and maxes out at lvl 3.
    Blue Power Core=Speed
    Yellow Power Core=Flight
    Red Power Core=Power
    Speed:  lvl 0:  Has basic controls with little power and can take a while to
                    kill certain enemies.  Homing attack is short and has to rely
                    on Leaf Swirl to travel on poles.  Has to rely on all skills
                    if needed.
            lvl 1:  Same as lvl 0, but Homing Attack has gained some power and can
                    take out enemies faster this time.  Also Homing Attack range
                    has increased.  
            lvl 2:  Homing Attack power and range has increased.
            lvl 3:  Homing Attack power and range are at max.  You do not need 
                    Leaf Swirl to lift enemies into the air or to use poles.  
                    Homing Attack and Rocket Accel can now replace Leaf Swirl for 
                    those functions besides turning invisible.
    Flight:  lvl 0:  Basic controls are still needed.  Thunder Shoot can only stun
             lvl 1:  Same as lvl 0, but Thunder Shoot can not only stun but take
                     off minimal damage off of enemies.
             lvl 2:  Thnuder Shoot is more powerful and will most likely kill 
                     weaker enemies and bosses than stun.
             lvl 3:  Thunder Shoot can kill all weaker enemies and do damage to 
                     tougher enemies and bosses.  Except for the giant hammer
    Power:  lvl 0:  Basic controls are still needed.  Stronger than Power and
                    Flight in order to take out tough enemies early in a stage.
                    While doing Combo Power Attacks, the 3rd attack cannot be used.
            lvl 1:  Stronger and Combo Power Attacks can be used fully but still
                    weak.  Vector will shoot out musical notes on the 3rd attack.
            lvl 2:  Stronger and Comber Power Attacks has changed.  On 3rd attack,
                    Vector will shoot a long stream of fire.
            lvl 3.  Power is at max and CPA has changed once more.  On 3rd attack,
                    Vector will shoot huge bubblegum bubbles that can ricochet off
                    of walls and explode momentarily or when in contact with an
                    enemy.  Provides long range and large explosive range.   
    V.  Location Guide
    This is the section where the most people on the boards get stuck.  This 
    section tell you where to find those damn near impossible to find items in 
    certain stages and missions.  And its just a quick listing of the locales.  
    So without further a'do...
    1st mission:  Find 10 Hermit Crabs.
    1.  After the first loop you come to, go up the hill and stop at the top.  Go
    to the right and stop at the edge.  Now look over and you can see a platform 
    down there.  The crab is on that platform.
    2.  Getting back on the main path, there's a small stand with a hermit crab
    in plain sight.
    3.  Staying on the main path, we now come to a wall and a robot.  In the middle
    you can smash the huge stone wall to get through.  Also the crab is right there
    where you smashed the stone.
    4.  You now have 2 choices. (1)go down the hill. (2)break the boxes to reveal 
    a jump pad.  Choice (2) is what you want so go on the jump pad to go flying to 
    the next crab which is sitting on a small stand like the 2nd crab.
    5.  Still on the main path you come to your first checkpoint and another wall.
    The crab is on the left column.
    6.  Going through a little speed run and through the loop AND crossing the sea,
    you now are on a beach setting.  There are 6 columns(3 on left and 3 on right).
    A crab sits on the shortest column on the left.
    7.  The crab is inside of the smashable block in the same area as the 6th crab
    but on the right side on the highest column.
    8.  As you approach the nearby cannon, switch to power formation and hop in.
    There's a wooden box sitting on a platform that contains a crab but the cannon 
    wont take you to it.
    9.  Go back to the cannon and hop in as Charmy this time to be launched to a
    crab on top of the tall stone pillar.
    10.  Still on the main path you come a another portion of beach that has a
    raised level in the middle.  Get up there and there's a stone block.  You 
    can't smash it BUT you can move it.  Just use Vector and hit it and it'll move
    to reveal a crab.
    OK, That's the 1st mission...now for the 2nd Mission
    Extra mission:  Find all 20 Hermit Crabs!
    Continue from the 10th crab for the rest of the crabs.
    11.  Still on the main path you come to a hill with dash pads to get up 
    there.  A crab is in front of the pads.
    12.  Going up the hill, you come to your second checkpoint.  Now before you go 
    down that hill ahead, there's a platform in the distance to the left in the 
    chasm.  Head over there and smash the wooden box to get a crab.
    13.  Now going along the main path, you come to another cannon.  Hop in the 
    cannon as Vector to take you to the platform in the sea.  there's a crab on 
    the platform you land on inside one of the smashable blocks.
    14.  On the main path you come to your 3rd checkpoint and a flower to your 
    right.  Use Charmy to sting it by pressing B close to it and jump inside to be
    transported to another flower.  The crab is also there.
    15.  Getting back on the normal path,  you come to a drop point.  You could
    either go down or take the speed rings to a different location.  Go down 
    instead and you'll come to another movable block.  Move it to reveal a crab.
    16.  Still going on that path, you come to 2 movable blocks.  The crab is 
    under the right block.
    17.  Ok, there is a cannon on the high stand but hop in as Charmy this time.
    You'll be launched to a higher position and with 2 choices.  (1)take the low 
    road or (2)take the high road.  Take the high road and there's(gasp)a movable 
    block.  You know what to do.
    18.  Go back to the cannon that got you up there and continue on the lower 
    beach path.  Along the beach search for a crab...Should be near the water by
    a path of rings.
    19.  After finding that crab, head further along the beach and to the cannon.
    You don't have to hop in but their are smashable blocks to be smashed and one 
    of them contains a crab.
    20.  Just head along the main path until you come to a dead end with a 
    flower.  The flower will take you back to the beginning of the level but you 
    wont need it because...THE LAST CRAB IS RIGHT THERE!
    1st mission:  Clear out the ememies of the city!
    Well this level is pretty easy so instead of listing where they are, I'll just
    walk you through it.  There are a total of 85 robots to be killed and there is
    no time limit.
    You start out by going down a slope then going through a loop.  You come upon
    a set of springs and there are [4] flying robots to destroy.  Also grab the 
    blue power up.  Moving along you come to a set of boxes and [1] robot in front
    of the path.  Going up the path you can spot [2] robots on top of some boxes
    and as you get close they will charge at you with their spears(also there's a
    shield in one of the boxes).  Hit the springs as Espio in front of the wall to
    go in the air and home attack the [2] flying robots and land on the platform
    that sits on a blimp.  There are [2] robots on the blimp as well.  Go for the
    balloon that is in the air for a power up for Vector and destroy the [1] turtle
    to progress.  Going along the path, there are [3] flying robots to be killed.
    head around the corner to spot [3] flying robots.  The door to you right 
    doesn't open so don't worry about it.  Use Charmy to cross the gap and hit the 
    You should have 18 robots by now.
    Going on the jump pad will take you to a balloon with 10 rings in it.  Going
    along that path you come to a hole with [2] flying robots, 3 boost rings, and
    an invincibility box.  Getting out of the hole you come to [6] robots and [1]
    turtle.  You can go in the door to your right by pushing in the lever as either
    Espio or Vector if you want but there are no robots in there.  Going up the 
    path there are [4] robots, and 3 boxes.  The boxes have nothing in them and 
    the springs don't lead to anything.  Moving along you can take the jump pad 
    but go as Vector to fly through the rainbow rings in the air for points.  Your 
    now moving fast down the slope and coming to a loop, then a corkscrew and to a
    jump pad and through the air to a window into a building.  2nd Checkpoint is 
    in sight so get it.
    You should have 31 robots by now.
    Killing the [1] turtle will lower the bridge to get across but checkout the 
    doors to your left and right first.  The door to your left contains [3] robots 
    and the right door contains [1] robot and a box.  Going across the bridge,
    there are [2] robots behind the set of boxes to the right and left that try to 
    surprise you and moving further [1] robot falls from the sky.  Destroy the 
    boxes to find some rings.  Moving along, [2] robots run at you and [1] with a 
    laser gun.  Kill them and also the [1] turtle.  Hop in the cannon as Vector 
    and aim for the [3] flying robots in front of you.  After those, move along 
    and take out the [2] robots with laser guns and head for the flower.  You have 
    2 choices from here.  (1) take the flower to the next location.  (2)look to 
    your left for a platform.  (WARNING)If your not good at flying then take the 
    flower and read the next paragraph.  If so, then read the rest of this.  So 
    you decided to be bold and go for the platform. Use Charmy and fly over there.
    Now continue up the path and grab the 1up.  Go through the already open door 
    O_o and carefully line yourself up to jump between the 2 pillars to get the 
    1up(this is harder than it looks).  If you drop down and go, you'll see a 
    flower.  That flower is the one you would have came out of if you didn't go 
    this way.
    You should have 48 robots by now.
    Moving along you can see [1] robot and [2] will drop from the sky(many people 
    miss these 2).  Going up the path, you hit some springs to give you a combo 
    opportunity.  Home attack the [5] flying robots and move on, but before you 
    drop off the path there is [1] flying robot in the distance in front of you.
    Moving along you come to [1] turtle that is guarding a cage with a switch 
    inside.  You wont be able to open the cage until you kill the turtle.  Hit the 
    switch to open the door and there is [1] blue flying robot.  Use Charmy to 
    reach the boost ring to send you in the air to land on the path ahead.
    Destroy the [2] flying robots and move on.  Around the corner is [1] robot 
    with a stone shield.  Kill him to open the cage and hit the switch to open the
    door.  You now come to [1] sleeping robot and a boost ring to go through to 
    reach the area ahead.  3rd Checkpoint in sight.
    You should have 63 robots by now.
    Another cannon to hop in as Vector so you can aim for and kill the [3] flying 
    robots high in the air.  Its safe if you fall as there is a boost ring to 
    catch you.  If you go for the robot in the center last, the boost ring will 
    take you to a rainbow ring.  Moving forward there is [1] flying robot and a 
    balloon.  Dropping to the floor below, there are [2] robots and a pole to go 
    up.  Use Leaf Swirl to create wind so Espio can spin up the pole and move on.
    There is a "fly" gate ahead and [1] flying robot to kill.  Fly over the wall 
    and you'll be greeted by [2] robots that fall from the sky.  Hit the springs 
    and kill the [1] turtle that is sitting on the switch to open the door.
    Another pole...you know what to do.  Hit the speed pad to help you up the path 
    and to a Checkpoint.  But make sure you don't run off the edge...
    You should have 73 robots by now.
    Go across the gap by using Espio to home attack the [2] flying robots in the 
    air.  Kill the [1] turtle and destroy the boxes for some goodies.  Hit the 
    springs and its GRIND TIME!  Land on the rail and your team mates should give 
    you a run down on how to grind.  Along the rails, kill the [1] flying robot 
    and move on.  You should come to [2] flying robots and move along.  [3] more 
    flying robots are up ahead so kill them and move on.  You now should be on a 
    rail that will have a spring on the end to take you high into the building.  
    You land on a platform with [2] flying robots to kill so the cage will open.  
    Hit the switch and use the pole to go up and will launch you to a spring, then 
    to another, and through a hole and you drop in front of [2] robots with stone 
    shields.  The flower will take you to the beginning of the stage but of course 
    you don't need it because...YOU KILLED 85 ROBOTS!!
    1st mission:  Defeat the 3 "gold" turtle robots!
    This place is simple to find the gold turtles but the 1st one might give you 
    trouble.  Just a quick listing as Seaside Hill.  The gold turtles are the 
    strongest of turtle and can only be killed by flipping them upside down with 
    Leaf Swirl.
    1.  Once you start the stage, turn around and use the flower to get to the end 
    of the level.  [1] gold turtle is there and also a bunch of other baddies.  
    Use the flower again to get back to the start.
    2.  Going on the main path you will come to a gold turtle inside of a cage.  
    You have to find a switch to open the cage.  The switch is under the metal 
    boxes on the right side as you come in.  Kill him.
    3.  After killing the 2nd turtle, you come to your 1st Checkpoint.  Use Charmy 
    and jump on the giant weight and use that to get you to the pulley.  In front 
    of you is another gold turtle.  To open the cage you have to hit the red 
    panels in the sky by using Charmy and using Thunder Shoot to hit them.  You 
    have to hit them from a distance or they will spin if you get to close and wont
    be able to hit.
    Extra mission:  Defeat the 5 "gold" turtle robots!
    Keep going from the 3rd turtle.
    4.  After getting the 3rd turtle, you should come to a great hallway with 2
    ways to go.  Take the bottom way and you should come to a gold turtle in a 
    cage. But to open it, you need a switch.  The switch is inside the same type 
    of cage the special stage keys are in but its hovering.  It's located further 
    ahead where you'll see 2 flying robots and a green turtle.  But if you have 
    Team Blast ready, you don't need to do all of that crap. :p
    5.  At the 3rd Checkpoint and using the flower ahead, you teleport to the next 
    location.  Go to the other side of the shaft you are in to spot the last gold 
    turtle.  But the switch is way down where the elevator is.  Go down the hole 
    and kill the 2 flying robots and the cages will open.  Know make your way back 
    up the shaft and kill the last robot.
    VD.  BINGO Highway
    1st mission:  Collect 10 casino chips!
    Here's just a listing of the first 10 casino chips to find.
    1.  At the start, IT'S RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU!!!(if you miss this chip, you 
    might as well quit playing right now).
    2.  In a cage after the wind tube you came out of.  Kill the robots to open it.
    3.  After going down the slide, you hit some springs.  Land on the table and 
    drop down below to land on a pinball table.  The chip is in front of the EXIT 
    hole.  Don't worry, its on some square panels so you wont fall in.  But,
    depending on the color, they will disappear.  If anyone has played Sonic 2 on
    the Genesis/Megadrive and remembers Casino Night Zone...you should know the 
    colors.  If not, then its green, yellow, red, then gone!
    4.  Coming to your first BINGO slide, the chip is in the air where the [7] is.
    Use the ramp to reach it.
    5.  Head for the [9] as its in front of the slot.
    6.  Coming off the pinball table, there are a set of green balls to bounce on.
    Use those to get the chip in the air.
    7.  Along the way you come to a hall with 2 dice blocks.  A chip is sitting on 
    one of them.  
    8.  Below the Dice blocks is another pinball table.  The chip is on the left 
    side of the table.
    9.  Going on the main path, you come to another plain slide.  You go down it 
    but then drop to another slide with 2 flippers on each side.  Use those to get
    the chip that is behind the square panels.
    10.  Coming off the slide, you hit some springs.  This chip is being stricken 
    by electricity from the green flying robot.  Kill him and collect.
    Well that's the first mission.
    2nd mission:  Collect all 20 casino chips!
    Just leave off from the first 10.  And I don't know if you noticed but...there 
    are big green signs with an arrow pointing down.  Chances are it's pointing at
    a chip.
    11.  You enter a glass hall with a fan at the end.  Use Vector to float up to 
    the top and you'll see some square panels again.  Use those as a path to reach 
    to chip at the end.
    12.  As you break the glass and drop, there is a chip floating in the air.  
    It's safe to use Charmy to get it.
    13.  Going down the slide, you will have to spot the [3] and [4] early.  They 
    will be on 2 separate paths.  The chip is in the middle before the paths split.
    14.  Go for the [5] as its on a bridge that is hard to get on and stay on.  The
    chip is after the [5].
    15.  After the [6], you head around the corner and the chip is in front of some
    square panels in the middle.
    16.  After the slide, you come to another pinball table.  The chip is in the 
    middle at the top.
    17.  Get off of the table by going to the bottom and through the tube.  The 
    chip is in the air but you can use the springs to get it.
    18.  Moving along, you come to a wall with green balls to bounce up and a door 
    with an X.  Ignore the door for now and go up.  The chip is in plain sight in 
    the middle surrounded by rings.
    19.  Stay where you are and locate 2 switches behind 2 pillars.  Those will 
    open the door with the X on it.  Go to the door and use Espio to go past the 
    lasers(use leaf swirl).  Grab the chip and the rings if you want.
    20.  Go back to chip number 18 and use the flower.  The flower will transport 
    you to a pinball table.  This is one you couldn't get to before.  The chip on 
    the table so locate the green arrow sign on the right side and it'll be there.
    1st mission:  Destroy 30 capsules!
    This place is kinda hard and the capsules are the tall red and white tanks.
    Once again, I'll walk you through it just like Grand Metropolis.  
    You start off on rails and come to a huge tower.  Head to the and destroy the
    [4] capsules surrounding the cannon.  Now use the cannon as Vector and launch 
    yourself to the location.  There are [2] capsules behind the grating.  Get 
    back to the cannon and either be Espio or Charmy to reach the top of the 
    tower.  Kill the robot with the shield and also the [1] capsule.  Hit the 
    right switch and head for the rails.  Hit the 1st Checkpoint and continue.  
    You should have 7 capsules.
    Continuing on, there is a capture robot and [1] capsule.  After that, drop down 
    and to your left is [1] capsule.  Proceed to make your way out of the pit and 
    stop at the top of the hill.  Of course kill the robot and jump towards the 
    platform in the air ahead to get [1] capsule.  Up ahead you should see [2] 
    more capsules.  Under them are switches to activate the pole.  Use the pole 
    and you be sent to another pole and to a set of rails.  Watch out for the 
    trains along the left and right rails.  You'll see 3 switches and [2] capsules.
    Change to Vector so you can hit all 3 switches at once.  Going through the 
    door, there is a robot charging at you.  Kill him and move on to the grating on
    the ground.  Use Vector and do Hammer Down to break the grating and head down 
    while getting the balloons.  Kill the capture robot and the 2 robots with 
    lasers at the top of the stairs.  Now at this cannon if you enter as Vector 
    you will get to destroy the super metal box for some rings, or go in as Charmy 
    and get launched into the air to a boost ring which will take you to a balloon
    with rings in it.  Either way is fine.  Snag the 2nd Checkpoint.
    You should have 14 capsules.
    Moving along, you come to a capture robot and narrow bridge to cross.  I 
    suggest flying across to risk not dying.  Kill the robots around the corner 
    and you can see [1] capsule behind the fence.  You could fly to the other side 
    and deal with it or just use Hammer down near the capsule and it'll be 
    destroyed.  Hit the switch and head through the door.  There are 4 robots in 
    here along with [2] capsules.  Before jumping in the giant cannon, locate a 
    second hall besides the one you came from but it'll be blocked with metal 
    boxes.  There are [2] capsules behind the boxes.  Now hop into the center of 
    the room and get ready for a long ride.  Be sure to get as many of the 
    balloons in the air by pressing left or right.  You now are done flying through
    the air and land on some rails.  After riding the rails, you are automatically 
    changed to Vector to use the fans to float upwards on ahead.  Be sure to get 
    the [1] capsule where the 2 fans are.  Hit the 3rd Checkpoint and continue.
    You should have 20 capsules.
    There is a set of fans ahead so use Vector to float across.  Stop at the fan 
    with a switch in the middle.(position yourself over the switch and drop to it 
    and use the bubble again) Now stay afloat in that spot and turn the camera 
    around so you can see what's to your left.  head over to the platforms where 
    [2] capsules are.  Go back to the fans and finish going across being careful 
    not to die.  That switch was used to open the door ahead which has [1] capsule 
    inside.  Now fly to the top and smash the grating and fall through.  You are 
    now on a high-speed transport train.  Destroy the boxes if you want and go on 
    the rail to reach the other platform.  Kill the capture robot and take care of 
    the [1] capsule.  Fly over to the next platform to your left and there is a 
    robot with a shield and [3] capsules.  Continue and kill the robot and head to 
    the pole.  Use the pole to reach the other platform ahead and kill the robots 
    there.  Use Triangle Jump to get across the gap(be careful not to hit the 
    flipping panel).  Kill the capture robot and use Vector and hit the blue 
    button on the train car and your off on some more rails.  Grinding along you 
    come to some springs and a bobsled all ready for you to ride.  This part is 
    kinda tricky and I suggest going slow but speed up as you come to the lasers 
    on the track to jump over.  Along the track there are [9] capsules.
    Well that's it for 30 capsules.
    Extra mission:  Destroy all the capsules!
    just leave off from the 30 you picked up and getting the rest on the bobsled 
    After that little escapade, you come to some more rails.  Grind along those 
    and change the light rails to red and grind to the next area.  There is a 
    Checkpoint so hit that.
    You should have 36 capsules.
    Before going on, go back on the rails but this time make the light rails blue 
    and ride them to a new spot.  There are [4] capsules located here(oh and just 
    in case you missed some capsules on the bobsled run...there's a flower to take 
    you back around that area).  Now continue on where the Checkpoint was and Use 
    Espio to go through the lasers and hit the switch to deactivate the lasers.  
    Now you can see a platform in the air with a robot on it.  There's a switch 
    to be hit so get that.  It opens a door up ahead where [1] capsule is.  And 
    get the [2] other capsules that are on the left and right of the door.  Now 
    head up and through the grating and to another transport train.  Going along 
    the train, you go on the rail to get across, kill the capture robot, and fly 
    over the near invisible fence.  Collect the rings if you want and fly over the 
    next fence.  Destroy the [1] capsule and use the flower to transport to the 
    next flower.  Go across the gap by using Triangle Jump as Espio and being 
    extremely careful.  Make it across and destroy the [2] capsules and hit the 
    switches and use the pole to head up and over to the next pole and to the next
    area.  You probably noticed a capsule on top of a platform on the train car.  
    So get that [1] capsule and head back and fly to the platform up ahead and 
    destroying the [1] capsule.  Now keep going you can spot the last [2] capsules
    while killing the robot with a shield.  And your done and it only gets better!
    1st mission:  Rescue 10 Chao!
    The chao are small and can be easily overseen if your not careful.  I will 
    just list their locations.
    1.  Found in a cage at the start of the stage but you have to kill the giant 
    robot to get it.
    2.  Along the normal path, your going up and around some giant roots in the 
    center.  You can get the chao that is just fluttering around on the pad that's 
    on the main path.
    3.  After that one immediately turn around and fly into the air to spot a pad 
    with a chao on it.
    4.  Still on the main path, you spot some boxes.  The chao is inside of those 
    5.  After the 1st Checkpoint you come to, there are some vines ahead to swing 
    on.  Swing on those to get across.  Kill the giant robot that comes your way 
    and to the right behind the leafs there is a pad with a chao on it.
    6.  Killing the giant robot opened the cage with a chao in it.
    7.  After running through the loop, you land in the next area.  Look to your 
    left to spot a mushroom with a chao on it.
    8.  Using the gong to get across the gap, you spot a black frog.  The fruit 
    will kill the flying robots and as you come to the 2nd set, to your right in 
    a pad with a chao on it.
    9.  After using the flower to go across the gap, you come to a green frog.  
    Go near him so the good rain can come and make some things grow.  Wait for all 
    of the pads in the air to come out.  Going back a little, fly into the air to 
    spot a pad with chao on it.
    10.  Same area, different pad.
    That's the 10 for this mission.  Having fun yet?
    Extra mission:  Rescue all 20 Chao!
    As usual, leave off from the last chao.
    11.  After getting out of the crevice, kill the silver flying robot to open 
    the cage and get the chao.
    12.  Moving forward you come to a "groovy" alcove(and the 2nd Checkpoint.  
    Instead of going in, fly on top of the awning and to the center.  Kill the 2 
    silver flying robots to open the cage where the chao is.
    13.  Coming to 2 giant robots, you have to kill them to open another cage 
    with a chao.
    14.  Using the flower to transport to the next area, go to the pulley for a 
    safe way of getting down.  Go to the 2nd pad then switch to Charmy and fly in 
    the air.  Up ahead a bit is another pad in the air with a chao on it. 
    15.  After getting that one, you come to another giant robot.  Kill him to 
    open the cage to get at the chao.
    16.  Before going through the lasers as Espio, head to the left and jump over 
    the huge vine and at the dead end is a chao.
    17.  After taking the flower to the top and landing, kill the 2 silver robots 
    to open the cage for the frog.  Go near the frog so he'll make it rain.  Don't 
    take the spring yet, instead go to the right side of the tree your on and Use 
    Charmy to get the chao in the air.
    18.  Go to the left side of the tree your on and use Charmy to get the chao 
    that is in the air.
    19.  Use the spring to the big root and using the vine to get to the next 
    area, there is another cage with a chao in it.  Kill the 2 robots to open it.
    20.  To the left of the boxes is a chao that is flying in a circle.
    1st mission:  Get the keys inside the haunted castle!
    Another quick list to the locations of the keys.
    1.  After the loop and you hit the springs, its in the center of the area.
    2.  After turning the whole level upside down for the first time, after 
    grinding through the loop, and using the platforms to get to the top of the 
    tower, and flying to the next tower ahead,  the key is under the small 
    platform with the 4 torches surrounding it.
    3.  After opening the door to get in the castle, the key sits on a stand after 
    the robots.
    4.  After that key, you come to a platform that takes you upwards.  You get to 
    a rail but ride it UPwards and follow the path to the dead end where the key 
    5.  After grinding down the spiral, you come to a Checkpoint and another 
    sphere to make everything upside down.  The key is under another platform with 
    4 torches surrounding it.
    6.  Get on top of that platform where you just got the 5th key and use the 
    flower to transport to another area.  Use Espio to sneak past the sleeping 
    robots and get the key.  Use the flower to get back.
    7.  After that last key, be careful of flying across the huge gap to the tower 
    ahead.  Make sure you hit the switch and move on.  Taking care of the robots 
    and then touching the sphere, you are now right-side up.  Instead of going 
    forward, go back to a cage with a key.
    8.  Go forward now and be extra careful of this "walk of faith".  remember to 
    walk slowly look at the torches carefully to see where to go.  The key is near 
    the end of this path.
    9.  Heading into the castle again, at the end of the open area is a wall with 
    a crack in it.  Break that part of the wall to reveal a key.
    10.  Just go along the main path until you come to the last key.  Its not hard 
    to miss.
    1st mission:  Blow out all the "red" torches.
    This mission can be hard if you try to go through it fast.  Go slow to find 
    all of the torches and you'll find that its rather easy.  I'll walk you 
    through this one.  To blow out the torches, Use Espio's Leaf Swirl.
    As you come in through the door at the beginning, there are [4] torches to be 
    put out.  Kill the robot and hit the switch to open the door and through the 
    hall and into the next room.  Go to the other side and in the air is a red 
    panel to be hit.  Hit that to open the cage with the sphere inside.  Touch 
    that so the room will change and kill the robots that appear to proceed. In 
    the hall there are [4] torches and in the next room, there are [2].  Continue 
    upward, you fly up onto the big weight and fly up more from there and hit the 
    1st Checkpoint.  
    You should have 10 torches put out.
    Hit the switch to proceed and into a huge room.  There are [4] torches here 
    as well as robots with shields and a magician robot.  Kill them to deactivate 
    the lasers ahead.  Touch the sphere and kill the robots that have come alive 
    from their portraits.  Continue on and blow out the [2] torches.  Use the 
    flower next to transport to the new area.  Watch out for the robot with the 
    spiked shield as you come out.  Get the Checkpoint
    You should have 16 torches put out.
    Moving on there are [2] torches near the doorway to the small hall.  Kill the 
    magician robot to open the door and proceed.  There are 3 spheres but 2 are 
    lit.  Touch the far right sphere and the skeleton will change movement.  Use 
    the platforms to reach the back of the room and to the flower.  Use the flower 
    to be transported to the new area.  In this area there are [12] torches to be 
    put out.  After those, look in the air around in that room and find another 
    red panel to be hit.  This will open one of the doors.  Find the door and 
    touch the sphere to continue.  Snag the Checkpoint.
    You should have 30 torches put out.
    Continue and put out the [4] torches in this hallway and move on.  Use 
    triangle jump to cross the gap.  Go down the stairs and down into the hole.  
    Look for a crack in the wall and use Vector to break it.  Hit the switch to 
    open the door that you saw while dropping in.  Float up there and exit.  There
    are [2] torches in the hallway.  Go up the stairs and don't worry about the 
    hole as there are springs to get you out of the hole.  Now you come to a door
    but the switch is high in the air.  Use Charmy to get it.  Moving on, you come
    to another big room.  Touch the sphere and the statues will come alive.  Kill 
    them to open the door on the other end of the room.  There are [2] torches in 
    this hallway.  In the next room is a giant armored robot.  To kill him is the 
    same as the others but you have to get his helmet off and you can only attack 
    its head.  Kill him open the door on the second floor of the room and blowing 
    out the [2] torches by the door.  In the next room there are [2] torches and a
    flower.  Use the flower to head for the next area.  There are [4] torches in 
    this room only.  Now look for all of the cracks in the wall and smash them 
    with Vector to find a way out.  After you find your way out, there are [2] 
    torches in the small hallway.  Stand where the shadow is and move out of its 
    way so the weight can come down.  Jump on that and ride it to the top and get 
    in Power formation to get all 3 switches.  Get the Checkpoint
    You should have 48 torches put out.
    In this huge room, you can grind on the web to reach the left and right side 
    of the room.  There are [4] torches in this room.  Also get the switch on the 
    right side to open the door at the other end from where you came in.  Moving 
    on, you come to a room full of lasers.  Use Espio and kill the magician robot 
    and touch the sphere.  Jump off the platform you land on and kill the robots 
    if you want and head down the well.  You are now in the "nexus" O_o.  There 
    are [4] torches to be blown out and a flower.  Use the flower to transport to 
    the next location and are now in the "anti-nexus" O_o.(ok I came up with the 
    names of these weird places) Blow out the [2] torches here and head to the 
    other side for the last [2] torches.  And watch out for the giant armored 
    2nd mission:  Blow out all the "blue" torches! 
    This mission has less torches to be blown out but they are in some weird 
    locations.  So this is one you don't want to rush.  Also the stage is set up 
    the same so you can follow the above on how to get from room to room.
    Same as before, you come through the door into a room.  There is [1] torch to 
    be blown.  Continue on till you come to the big weight,  there are [2] torches 
    on the left and right and [1] on the shadow of the weight so be careful 
    getting that one.  Fly upward and to the Checkpoint.
    You should have 4 torches put out.
    Continue on till you get to your first Flower.  Behind the flower is [1]
    torch.  Don't worry about dying as there is wind to float you.  Coming to 
    the next area after using the flower, there is a Checkpoint.
    You should have 5 torches put out.
    Moving on, there is [1] torch high above the door way.  So use the boxes to 
    jump high enough to blow it out.  By the magician robot to open the door, 
    there is [1] torch above him.  In the next room where the giant skeleton is, 
    the huge platforms have a blue flame on each one.  So blow out the [2] there 
    and return to the 3 spheres.  Choose the far right switch and blow out the [2] 
    new flames.  Now head for the flower but don't use the flower.  There is a 
    sphere behind the flower so touch that.  [2] new flames appear on the 
    platforms so put those out. Now head for the 3 spheres and touch the far right
    one and head for the flower.  In the circular hallway, there are [4] torches 
    high in the air.  Just get below them and stir up some wind and they should 
    blow out.  Look for the same red panel to open the door to a sphere and to the
    next area. Get the Checkpoint.
    You should have 17 torches put out.
    Moving on, there is [1] torch in the air.  Down the hall you can probably see
    [1] torch that is rather low.  To get that one, just be super careful and jump 
    high directly above the flame and blow it out.  By the time you blow it out, 
    the flame is gone and you can stand on the platform.  Continue down the stairs 
    and in the fan pit.  Find the switch to open the door and float to the door 
    and out of there.  Continue on till you get to the room with the first giant 
    armored robot.  Kill him and go to the hand on the floor your on.  A flame will
    appear to be blown out(that would be [1]).  Continue till you come to the room 
    with the flower.  As you approach the statues, blue flames will appear on the 
    spears(that would be [4]).  Use the flower to get to the next area.  In this 
    area there are [2] torches that are behind 2 of the crack in the walls.  Now 
    get out of there and there are [2] on the right and left side of the giant 
    weight's shadow.  Head up and into the next room.  Get the Checkpoint
    You should have 28 torches put out.
    In the giant spider web room, there are [4] big flames to be put out.  Be 
    careful.  Exit this room and Use Espio to touch the sphere.  There are [3] 
    torches in the air.  Put those out and head for the well.  Into the "nexus" 
    there are [4] torches here.  But your probably wondering "where the hell are 
    they?"  Well my friend if you look at where the red flames are and look on the
    floor, that's where they are.  But to get them, just stand above them and blow
    them out.  Use the flower to enter the "anti-nexus".  This is where the last 
    [6] flames are.  There are 3 on the right and left side.  Be careful flying 
    about this place as getting to the high platforms can be a hassle.  And you 
    should be done.
    I know what your thinking, these keys got to be the hardest to find.  But in 
    reality they are not.  Which is really surprising.  Although the keys are easy 
    to find, surviving the stage isn't.  So here's a list to where they are.
    1st mission:  Find the keys to the cell where the client is locked up!
    1.  At the beginning and after the first rail, you come to 2 robots with 
    shields.  Kill them to open the cage with a key inside.
    2.  When you come to the first giant armored robot, the key is in a cage 
    behind him.  Kill him to get it.
    3.  After the 2nd key, hop on the spring and land on the fan and use that to 
    land on the rail.  Grind to the next platform ahead and kill the 2 robots 
    with stone shields.  Killing them opens the cage to a cannon.  Hop in the 
    cannon as Vector and shoot yourselves at the super metal boxes.  There's a 
    switch to be activated and that turns on the fan.  Float to the highest 
    possible height to a platform with the key.
    4.  Coming to your first E-2000 robot(yellow with a shield on its arm)you have 
    to kill him to open the door ahead.  The key is in front of the lasers.  
    5.  After the long rail ride with huge lasers, you land to yet another E-2000 
    robot.  Kill him to open the cage with a key inside.
    Well done with that mission.
    2nd mission:  Find all 10 cell keys!
    Again just leave off from the 5th key
    6.  Coming to an open area that looks like a huge cage with a fan in the 
    center, with 2 robots with spiked shields, and another E-2000 robot...there is 
    a key inside the cage.  Kill them to get at it.
    7.  After dealing with 2 giant armored robots, you come to 2 more!  Kill them
    to open the cage with a key inside.
    8.  After using the flower to go to the next area, there is a key above a hole.
    You wouldn't see it at first so clear out the area of all of the robots and
    9.  After some tricky platforming, you come to a corridor where you can use 
    triangle jump to get across.  At the other end is a cage with a key inside.  
    Kill that robot to get it.
    10.  Use the flower to get out of there and to another corridor.  Kill the 
    E-2000 robot and get across.  It's really hard so I advise to jump at your 
    highest near a wall and go for it.  After that, you can see a cage with a key 
    in it.  But you have to kill 3 giant armored robots to get it.  There is one 
    on the left huge platform, one on the right and one way ahead that's shaped 
    like a U.  Kill them and return to the cage to get the last key!
    VI.  A Rank Guide
    Let's see, so you want to start getting A ranks for the UBER SUPER HARD MODE!!!
    Well there are a lot of A's and emblems you have to get.  This section will 
    give you some tips on Team Chaotix's A ranks for each Level, Boss, and Mission.
    IMO, Team Chaotix's A ranks are the 2nd easiest of the teams to get IF you 
    learn the locations of most levels requirements.  Most of these can be done 
    just by completed the level in a incredibly fast time and others you need some 
    skill.  Their A ranks are based on Score only but time is very helpful for the
    plentiful time bonuses they give you.  One really important thing to remember
    when going for scores for A ranks...DON'T DIE!  If you die your score will be 
    reset to ZERO and you'll have to restart the level!
    SEASIDE HILL  1st mission:  Collect 10 Hermit crabs!
    A Rank:  45,000
    -First things first, learn where the first 10 crabs are and this will be a 
    -Go for as many combos as possible as there aren't as many enemies in this 
    stage to kill.
    Extra mission:  Collect all 20 Hermit crabs!
    A Rank:  35,000
    -Same as mission 1 but with more crabs to get
    -Learn the locations and get them as fast as possible
    -Sometimes going through the stage as fast as possible will get you an A
    OCEAN PALACE  1st mission:  Rescue the chao trapped in the Palace!
    A Rank:  50,000
    -This one is fairly easy to get an A.
    -Go through the stage while killing as many robots as possible
    -Go for combos as well
    Extra mission:  Rescue the chao trapped in the Palace, without being
    A Rank:  43,000
    -This one isn't so easy but can be done
    -I suggest playing as Espio over most of the stage
    -Remember to use Leaf Swirl to turn invisible so the robots can't hear or 
    see you
    -Slow down if you have to
    -If you dont get an A the first time, try for more combos and level up
    Espio first
    A Rank:  Under 1:00:00
    -refer to the bosses section
    GRAND METROPOLIS  1st mission:  Clear out the enemies of the city!
    A Rank:  65,000
    -This one is quite easy and also one of my favorite stages
    -There are so many robots in this stage that you will most likely get the
    "A" without even trying
    -Go for combos as well, they dont hurt not to try but just in case you feel
    you need the extra points
    Extra mission:   Clear out the enemies of the city within 8 minutes!
    A Rank:  60,000
    -O.K. same as mission 1 but just go about this faster if you need to
    -Just look at what time you got in mission 1 and if its under 8
    minutes then you have no problem
    -Nothing has changed in this mission except that you are timed
    POWER PLANT  1st mission:  Defeat the 3 "gold" turtle robots!
    A Rank:  45,000
    -This is easy as well as long as you dont die
    -Know where the 3 you want to go for and get them fast
    -This is one if you can get through this fast enough, your time bonus should
    be enough for an "A"
    Extra mission:  Defeat the 5 "gold" turtle robots!
    A Rank:  40,000
    -Same as mission 1 but just 2 more to get and they are further ahead
    -But this time you have less points to aim for
    A Rank:  Under 00:30:00
    -refer to the bosses section
    CASINO PARK  1st mission:  Win 200 rings!
    A Rank:  32,000
    -This is pretty straight forward and very easy to do
    -Just dont get hit by an enemy or die and you should be fine
    -Go for the slot machines gather rings there
    Extra mission:  Win 500 rings!
    A Rank:  14,000
    -Same with mission 1, aim for slot machines and try to get a jackpot with
    all 3 characters int he machine
    -At the 3rd Checkpoint, there is a Table in front to get on.  Get on the Die
    block as Charmy and then fly to the slot machine and all 3 should fall in.
    The jackpot is 600 rings total and you can knock this mission out fast.
    If you dont get it, then fall out of the table and follow the path until you
    get to a cannon.  Go in as Charmy and it should take you back to the
    Checkpoint so you can try again and again and again!
    BINGO Highway  1st mission:  Collect 10 casino chips!
    A Rank:  32,000
    -Learn the locations and keep at it
    -Time isn't a factor as by the time you get 10, you should have finished it
    fast enough for an adequate time bonus
    Extra mission:  Collect all 20 casino chips!
    A Rank:  20,000
    -Try and get all 20 as fast as possible
    -You have less points to aim for so take your time also
    -Learn those locations and hopefully you can do it!
    A Rank:  Under 3:00:00
    -refer to bosses section
    RAIL CANYON  1st mission:  Infiltrate the Terminal Station!
    A Rank:  32,000
    -What can I say, if you have played as Team Sonic, Rose, or Dark on this
    stage then this should be a breeze
    -When you get to the oval trap of rails, there are 2 switches to activate.
    One is in the center but be careful getting it.  Kill the robot to open the
    cage to get it.  after that ride the rails around until you come to a platform
    with 2 robots on it.  Kill them and the Rhino that's on his rail to open the
    cage with the switch.  Now with both activated, ride the rails out of there.
    Extra mission:  Infiltrate the Terminal Station within 6 minutes!
    A Rank:  34,000
    -I'll agree, this one is a toughie at first but you'll get it
    -Practice this course and the oval rail trap
    -Get through as fast as possible while killing along the way, but not too
    BULLET STATION  1st mission:  Destroy 30 capsules!
    A Rank:  32,000
    -Learn the locations and kill as many robots as possible for combos
    -This can be easy or hard for anyone as its sometimes easy to die
    -Practice doesn't hurt either
    Extra mission:  Destroy all the capsules!
    A Rank:  26,000
    -This one will take some time as the capsules are pretty spread out
    -Go at this at a good pace and please dont die
    -Frustration will occur!
    -Go through the bobsled run slow but not too slow
    -Practice also and learn the locations
    A Rank:  Under 2:00:00
    -refer to bosses section
    FROG FOREST  1st mission:  Get through the forest without being detected by 
    the frogs!
    A Rank:  40,000
    -Same as Ocean Palace's Extra mission but its easier as your only looking
    out for frogs
    -Listen to your pals as they will say when a frog is near by
    Extra mission:  Hurry and get through the forest without being detected
    by the frogs!
    A Rank:  42,000
    -oh boy, you only have 4 minutes to cut through here
    -do not waste time killing everyone
    -move through most of this stage as Espio as possible
    LOST JUNGLE  1st mission:  Rescue 10 chao!
    A Rank:  40,000
    -Learn the locales
    -Go for combos
    -Also finish as fast as possible
    Extra mission:  Rescue all 20 chao!
    A Rank:  32,000
    -you have less points to aim for
    -learn the locales
    -this one is easy as long as you dont die
    A Rank:  Under 00:30:00
    -refer to bosses section
    HANG CASTLE  1st mission:  Get the keys inside the Haunted Castle!
    A Rank:  35,000
    -This is of medium difficulty
    -Dont die like always
    -go for combos
    -basically like the other hunting missions
    Extra mission:  Find the keys inside the keys inside the Haunted Castle
    without being detected by the enemies!
    A Rank:  23,000
    -Another stealth mission
    -Same as always, use Espio to turn invisible when needed
    -This is too broad to just stick with Espio most of the time
    -Take your time
    MYSTIC MANSION  1st mission:  Blow out all of the "red" torches!
    A Rank:  25,000
    -Take your time, the last thing you want to do is rush and go right past a
    torch without noticing until you have reached the end
    -You have a small goal to aim for
    -Killing and getting combos will help you tremendously if you go past
    12 minutes which is the point where no wont get a time bonus
    Extra mission:  Blow out all of the "blue" torches!
    A Rank:  20,000
    -Less points to aim for (phew!)
    -Take your time on this as well, its too easy to pass a blue torch if not
    -Kill and get combos because you will probably exceed the time bonus limit
    A Rank:  Under 4:00:00
    -refer to bosses section
    EGG FLEET  1st mission:  Infiltrate the flagship without being detected by 
    the enemies!
    A Rank:  33,000
    -This can be difficulty sometimes if your not careful
    -Learn the points to where you can zoom by as Espio and always on these
    missions to level up Espio first.
    -Its a big place so detection is somewhat hard
    -Use Team Blast if needed
    Extra mission:  Hurry and get to the flagship without being detected by
    the enemies!
    A Rank:  30,000
    -What can I say but to do this stage only FASTER!
    FINAL FORTRESS  1st mission:  Find the keys to the cell where the client is 
    locked up!
    A Rank:  65,000
    -The first 5 keys are easy to get to
    -the problem is either dying or not enough points
    -kill and go for combos as they are essential
    Extra mission:  Find all 10 cell keys!
    A Rank:  55,000
    -Less points to aim for which is good
    -If your not good at the last section where the last 5 keys are, then
    practice is all
    -This can be difficult and also take your time 
    A Rank:  Under 3:30:00
    -refer to bosses section
    At this part I added in MY OWN boss times and level scores.
    BINGO Highway
    This section will be for to help you get through these pesky bosses.  IMO, 
    they aren't that bad.  Might be annoying but not that tough to handle.
    Difficulty: *
    Here's my method.  I see he can be very easy to kill but collecting the power 
    ups for at least Charmy.  The Thunder Shoot can do some MAJOR damage to these 
    bosses if everything goes as normal.  You start out on a straight path with 
    the Hawk in front.  Watch out for the cannons and just run past him.  You 
    should come up to a sand area with some flying robots to kill.  Kill them and 
    hope they give you some powerups.  Now, if you ran past him and arrive at the 
    sand area before him, he'll keep going and wont stop.  But if you let him get 
    there before you he'll rest and try to fire at you.  Try and hurt him as much 
    as possible.  Keep doing this  and he'll be dead in no time.  Also the boxes 
    hold powerups as well.
    MY strat for an A.
    Run right past him and get to the flying robots and pray they give you a 
    flightpowerup.  If not then don't fret.  Go to the next straight path and kill 
    the robots that you approach and hope they have flight powerups.  All you need 
    is at least 2 to do some good damage.  If you do manage to get 2, let him get 
    in front of you so he can rest at the sand area.  Now's the time to punish him 
    with Thunder Shoot.  Hit him until dead.  Hopefully you have done this in the 
    required time.  If you didn't manage to get 2, then you might have to worry.  
    At the 2nd sand area, in the left box is 2 flight powerup boxes.  But the 
    problem is that each and every time I go for them, he takes off.  so if you 
    can manage to have him stay there while you get the boxes, then by all means 
    do it that way.  And if you have, please contact me via e-mail.
    cdadams's strat!(definite A rank)
    Get the Egg Hawk to the first rest spot and use Vector(works for any team)and
    get into the fighting pose and shoot your mates at the head of the Hawk.  It
    does great damage.  Repeat until he is dead.
    Team Dark
    Difficulty: *
    The team fights aren't that hard, just annoying at times.  And for that A they 
    expect you to finish the team off with the quickness.
    You start off on a hexagonal tower with boxes a plenty and powerups.  The 
    object here is to knock the other team off completely.  There's nothing really 
    much to it, just beat the crap out of them before they do you.  Oh and they 
    wont hold anything back either.
    MY strat for an A.
    Its so simple.  Just do Leaf Swirls all over the place until they are all gone.
    Hopefully you have killed them in rather quick time.
    Difficulty: **
    Your first Robot invasion.  These can be fun if you can fight!  Eggman will 
    keep sending wave after wave of robots to kill you.
    You start out on a big circular platform with some springs that will take you 
    to a balloon with team blast in it.  This is quite simple as well.  To 
    progress, just kill all of the enemies in the area until its all over.  You 
    get powerups from the enemies as well so things can go rather fast.
    MY strat for an A.
    Another simple one.  Just kill..Kill...KILL AS FAST AS YOU CAN!  It cant get 
    any simpler than that...can it?
    Difficulty:  ***
    I say this one is more annoying than Egg Hawk.  Oh, isn't that the Hawk 
    strapped to a blimp?  Man, I think the Doc has ran out of ideas.
    So This is like Egg Hawk but with more stuff going on.  For one, he has more 
    guns, 4 sound cannons, and more enemies running around the place.  Which is a 
    great opportunity to get powerups super fast.  This guy comes in 3 states.
    The one you see at the start.  He is slow this way but just watch out for the 
    crap that he throws at you.  After you take out his wings, he'll be just a 
    blimp and the hawk.  The blimp will shoot out spiked balls from its side.  The 
    blimp shouldn't be a problem unless you try to get in its face.  Then once 
    that's taken care of, the Hawk is left.  I think you know what to do.  but 
    this time he wont stop.  Just keep an eye out for everything that comes your 
    way and you'll do fine.
    My start for an A
    Remember Egg Hawk...(not the rest spots, but getting Charmy to lvl 3...fast!)
    Do the same stuff here.  But you have more time and can get the powerups a lot 
    faster.  YAY!  
    Difficulty: *
    This is the same as the Team Dark fight but with less powerups.  Same thing 
    applies here.
    MY strat for an A.
    Same as before, go nutz with the Leaf Swirl and you'll do fine.
    Difficulty:  ****
    The diff. went up as this has become annoying to me and probably you when you 
    do it.  So...This is the same as ROBOT CARNIVAL, but with more ROBOTS!  And 
    you'll have to do some traveling.  If you see a cage, you wont be able to get 
    at it until the area your at is completely done.  If its a Sphere, then by all 
    means touch it when your ready.  If its a Cannon, look around to see if there 
    is anything to get in the air.  If so, hop in as Vector and aim for the 
    balloons.  If not, then hop in as either Espio or Charmy to move on.
    MY strat for an A.
    Same as ROBOT CARNIVAL...kill as fast as possible.  And when you get to a 
    cannon, hop in as Espio or Charmy and don't worry about the balloons in the 
    air.  You have to get through this place as fast as possible.  Remember to 
    use Team Blast as time wont pass when its being used.  And only use it when 
    you are surrounded(especially by the giant armored robots).
    Difficulty:  *****
    Ok, I take that back...THIS IS THE UBER ANNOYANCE OF BOSSES!  I swear I wanted 
    to rip the armor off myself just to kill him with my bare hands.  So here we 
    go...You start out on a stretch of one of his airships and he is right in 
    front of you.  You have to stay as close to him as possible without getting 
    hit by his horizontal and vertical slashes.  If you stay too far away from him,
    he'll charge right at you and there is nothing you can do to dodge it.  When 
    you reach the end of the airship you are on, there will be 1 of 3 things.
    (1)A jump pad to get a balloon with a Flight powerup. (2)a pole to use to get 
    the Balloon with a Speed powerup.  (3)A gong to take you to a balloon with a 
    Power powerup.  Now when you reach a big circular arena where he is in the 
    center,  Use Thunder Shoot to null his shield and attack his core.(the colored 
    ball in his chest).  Just watch out for the missiles and cannons that fire at 
    you.  Use team blast are in trouble.Keep doing this and he should die.
    ShadowJedi's strat!
    When you get to the Arena area, use Charmy (of course get him to at least 
    lvl 2) and stay high in the air above Eggman and keep using Thunder Shoot.
    Not only does it hinder his shield but also inflicts damage onto him and you
    are safe out of the way of the rockets and missiles that will be fired at you.
    Thanks Shadowjedi.
    MY strat for an A.
    Do what was said but faster.  You have a lot of time to deal with him and you 
    can take him out by the second arena area.  
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    to all of my friends over the internet.  This game for coming out in the new
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    they become so I can get 100% in this game.  I also wish for more Sonic games 
    in the future.  SEGA/Sonic Team PWNS!
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