Codes

  • view your in game score status (works for both japanese and american verisons)

    to view your status plug in your second player controller and pause the game with your first player controller, and enter square, square, down, down, up, up on the second player controller

    EffectCode
    view score status screenwhile game paused, enter on the second controller square, square, down, down, up, up

    Contributed By: Bakanutz.

Unlockables

  • Alternate Costumes

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Ayame's Tenchu 1 and Tenchu 2 costumesDefeat Juzo in Pit Fight mode with more than 23 minutes remaining and defeat the two Ayames. Alternatively, collect a total of 1600 scrolls.
    Pit Fight modeBeat the game on Normal difficulty.
    Pit Fight mode Boss FightsDefeat all 6 enemy groups in Pit Fight mode.
    Rin's hidden costume, Ayame's Tenchu 3 costumeBeat the game on any difficulty.

    Contributed By: Another Denshuu.

  • Misc. Unlockables

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Ninja Rebirth ItemComplete Training Stage
    Red Blade ModeGet a Grandmaster or Assassin Ranking in all 18 levels
    Sound Check ModeBeat every layout on every skill level with each character
    Third Enemy Layout in Level Select ModeComplete all playable missions in Story mode (18 total)

    Contributed By: Swiftshark and lyam.

  • Missions

    You must play story mode to unlock the missions

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    10.1 Flames of PassionDon't Eliminate the samurai at the beginning of kilmission 9
    10.2 Flames of SorrowEliminate all 3 enemies at the beginning of mission 9
    12.1 Tenchu KurenaiEliminate Ranzo
    12.2 Tenchu KurenaiLet Ranzo escape
    2.1 DeparturesDo not Eliminate all enemies in mission 1
    2.2 DeterminationkillEliminate all enemies in mission 1
    6.1 The Blind MasseuseAt least one enemy spot you in mission 5
    6.2 What Lurks in the shadowYou may not be spotted in mission 5
    7.1 A Sister's PromiseDon't pick up the map in mission 6
    7.2 For Whom the Bell TollsPick up the map in mission 6
    Chapter 3-1 Secret EncountersComplete Chapter 2-1 Departures
    Chapter 3-2 The Geisha and the Hired BladeComplete Chapter 2-2 Determination

    Contributed By: Pandaz1989 and Swiftshark.

  • Unlockable Special Abilities

    The following Special Abilities are unlocked by acquiring the corresponding number of scrolls in Story mode.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Arrow BlockAyame: 250 Scrolls / Rin:30 Scrolls
    Cheetah SprintAyame: 150 Scrolls
    Crescent MoonAyame: 30 Scrolls
    CrimsonRin: 200 Scrolls
    Crimson FinalRin: 550 Scrolls
    Death DropRin: 60 Scrolls
    False WallAyame: 500 Scrolls
    Fang GuardRin: 10 Scrolls
    Hawk EyeAyame: 60 Scrolls / Rin:150 Scrolls
    Inner EarAyame: 200 Scrolls
    Long ClawAyame: 300 Scrolls / Rin: 350 Scrolls
    MimicryRin: 500 Scrolls
    Mind ControlAyame: 400 Scrolls
    Numbing StrikeRin: 250 Scrolls
    ShadowRin: 300 Scrolls
    SniperAyame: 350 Scrolls / Rin: 450 Scrolls
    Spider's NestAyame: 450 Scrolls / Rin: 400 Scrolls
    Swift GuardAyame: 100 Scrolls
    Wall RunAyame: 10 Scrolls / Rin: 100 Scrolls
    WrathAyame: 550 Scrolls

    Contributed By: Swiftshark.

  • Unlockable Special Items

    You can unlock the following character specific items for the other character by Grandmastering or getting an Assassin ranking on the following chapters in Level Select mode only.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Decoy Whistle for RinAssassin Ranking on Chapter 11 in Level Select mode
    Fake Rat for AyameGrandmaster Chapter 10-1 or 10-2 in Level Select mode
    Fire Spell for RinAssassin Ranking on Chapter 9 in Level Select mode
    Sleeping Gas for AyameGrandmaster Chapter 12-1 or 12-2 in Level Select mode

    Contributed By: Swiftshark.

  • Unlockable Special Weapons

    The following Two weapons can be unlocked by first finding them while in Story Mode. There is one unlockable weapon for each character. Once you have the weapons and complete the missions they will always be available in your Item Selection Screen.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Demon Claws (Rin - Chapter 8)After crossing the bridge head left along the wall and double jump over to the little outcropping ledge.
    Dokuto Blades (Ayame - Chapter 7.2)In the room across from the Boss Battle room provided you did not take the shortcut. (The shortcut causes the room to collapse)

    Contributed By: Swiftshark.

Secrets

  • Access the Tutorial with Ayame

    In order to gain access to the full tutorial with Ayame you must hold "L1" while selecting the Tutorial. No onscreen confirmation will be given but once the tutorial starts you will be using Ayame instead of Rin.

    Contributed By: Swiftshark.

  • Instant Kill for Chapter 3 Boss Tatsukichi

    Run up to this boss, push towards them, and hit circle to perform a throw. Both Ayame and Rin will administer not their normal throw, but a neck-chop that instant kills this boss.

    Contributed By: stuntwill.

  • View Cutscenes with Armor on

    When viewing already unlocked cutscenes in the "Encyclopedia" section, press and hold "L2" while selecting a cutscene and when it loads you'll get to see Ayame or Rin wearing their Armor during it.

    Contributed By: Swiftshark.

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