Codes

  • Cheat Codes

    Enter any the following codes at the title screen while the words "Press Start" are flashing:

    EffectCode
    Unlocks Alia Buster in the Chip Dev. MenuDown,R1,Up,L1,Square,X,Triangle,O
    Unlocks Layer Rapier in the Chip Dev. menuSquare,Square,Right,X,R1
    Unlocks Pallet Bullets in the Chip Dev. menuR1,X,Left,Square,Square

    Contributed By: shadowcore76.

  • Obtain Sigma blade, fight Cutman, play as Alia and Layer

    At the title screen where it says "press start", enter the codes then, start a new game on normal or hard and the blade and the 2 characters will be available at the development shop for purchase.

    To fight Cutman, go to the end of Optic Sunflowers stage.

    EffectCode
    Fight CutmanLeft, Circle, Up, Triangle, Down, X, Right, Square, L1, R1, L2, R2
    Play as AliaDown, R1, Up, L1, Square, X, Triangle, Circle
    Play as LayerSquare, Square, Right, X, R1
    Sigma BladeL3, L3, R3, L3, L3, R3, L3, L3, R3, L3, L3, R3

    Contributed By: Super Serion Vee 2.

  • Play as Pallete, Ultimate Armor X, Black Zero, and White Axl

    At the Title Screen where it says "press start", type the following codes in:

    EffectCode
    Unlock Black ZeroL1, L1, R1, R1, L1, L1, L1, L1
    Unlock White AxlL2, L2, L2, R2, R2, R2, L2, L2, L2, R2
    Unlocks PalleteR1, X, Left, Square, Square

    Contributed By: Super Serion Vee 2.

  • Ultimate X Armor

    Enter Code at the title screen.

    EffectCode
    Unlock Ultimate X ArmorLeft(3), Right(3), Left(4), Right(4)

    Contributed By: AlbinoHamster.

Glitches

  • Maximum Metals

    This glitch is intended to give you the max number of metals in the game in just one pause during gameplay. First you need to have a life tank and make sure its not completely full, recommended half full. Second you need to have less than 50 metals. Go to the the R&D development room and get a life charge for the life tank which costs 50 metals to obtain, the game will glitch out and your metal counter will disappear from screen. go to any level and go find a single metal anywhere on the level, the metal counter will increase insanely. Now press start to pause and bring up the player menu screen, your counter will read 9999999, the maximum number of metals possible in the game!

    Contributed By: ScytherZero.

  • Rasetsusen Glitch

    This glitch requires the use of a controller which allows the pressing of the D-Pad Up and Down simultaneously. When Zero or Layer use it, press and hold Up, then also hold Down. In doing so, you'll move straight up rather than down as intended, making it easy to get to high area and beyond even the stage's bounds.

    Contributed By: KeyBlade999.

Unlockables

  • Play as the Navigators.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    AliaBeat the game using Alia as your navigator more ofter than the other two.
    LayerBeat the game using Layer as your navigator more ofter than the other two.
    PaletteBeat the game using Palette as your navigator more ofter than the other two.

    Contributed By: Irregular Hunter X.

  • Unlock Armor

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Axl's White ArmorBeat the game and have 100% of Axl's metals puchased and defeat the final boss using Axl with a double attack.
    X's Ultimate ArmorBeat the game and have 100% of X's metals puchased, as well as all 8 armor pieces.
    Zero's Black ArmorBeat the game and have 100% of Zero's metals puchased.

    Contributed By: Irregular Hunter X.

  • Unlock Zero's Sigma-Blade

    Simply complete the game and then load your clear file. The Sigma-Blade will now be available for purchase in the R&D Lab.

    Contributed By: Steven Chase.

Easter Eggs

  • Ryu's Hurricane Kick

    Equip the K Knuckle on Zero and jump up and press Triangle.

    Contributed By: Sixth Ghost.

  • Shoryuken with X

    You can do a shoryuken with X (in his ultimate armor).

    Hold Up and press triangle.

    This move appeared in Megaman X2 as an ultimate move (like the Hadoken in Megaman X1). It's not powerful at all, but a fun easter egg.

    Contributed By: ArgonX2.

Secrets

  • Battle Cutman.

    If you have a Megaman X: Command Mission save on the same memory card that you are saving on in X8, you can battle Cutman at the end of Optic Sunflower's stage.

    Contributed By: Irregular Hunter X.

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