• Hidden monkeys (U.K. version)

    On the title screen, hold R1 + R2 + L1 + L2 then (without letting go) press start. this will bring up the password screen.

    Unlocks the BLUE PIPOTRON monkeyblueman
    Unlocks the RATCH monkeyRATCH
    Unlocks the RED PIPOTRON monkey2nd man

    Contributed By: Nintymaster123.


  • Passwords (jp version)

    Press L1+L2+R1+R2+START to enter password screen. All passwords musst be enter in hiragana

    Gageru Aperusarukeka
    Kuro Sennin Apekuroihoumonsha
    Mesaru Gear Solidyumenokyouen
    Movie 28 and 2 Cinema Files with Mesaru Gear Castfutarinosune-ku
    mystery movie 29 (pipotron hidden movie)pipotoronagein
    mystery movie 30 (ratchet and clank 4 PV)kurankushinsaku
    Pigaru Apefutarimenootoko
    SAL-1000 Aperusagu-boisa
    Survival Modesabaibaru
    unlock pipotron blueaoiku-rugai
    unlock pipotron rednazonoakaiaitsu
    unlock pipotron yellowhimitsunokiiroiyatsu
    unlocks Ratchet monkeyginganoraihousha

    Contributed By: ParaParaKing, lugia46, and StarchChasm.

  • Secret Passwords (Chinese Version)

    Press L1+R1+L2+R2 at the title screen menu to enter the Secret Password screen.

    Unlocks a hidden Mesaru Gear Solid Movie87797030
    Unlocks Ape Olympic72396504
    Unlocks Dark Master33483264
    Unlocks Mesaru Gear Solid04077472
    Unlocks Movie No. 3099876650
    Unlocks SAL-1000 Ape00798001
    Unlocks Sarutimate Fighting56014704
    Unlocks Survival Mode64686697

    Contributed By: leowong1.

  • Secret Passwords (US Version)

    Press L1+R1+L2+R2 at the title screen menu to enter the Secret Password screen.

    Dark Master is on the loose!blackout
    Movie 28 and 2 Cinema Files with Mesaru Gear Cast2 snakes (must beat the game first to use)
    Shimmy is on the loose!2nd man
    Unlocks blue pipotroncoolblue
    Unlocks monkey that's impersinating spike from AE1krops
    Unlocks red pipotronredmon
    Unlocks SAL-1000 monkeygrobyc
    Unlocks SAL-3000 monkeySAL3000
    Unlocks yellow pipotronyellowy

    Contributed By: Ryusui, SenakuJin, and UserShadow7989.


  • All unlockable mini-games (JP version)

    There are 3 mini-games in this game. Here is how to unlock them:-

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Ape OlympicBuy this in Hobby Shop for 1500 credits
    Mesal Gear SolidBeat the game once and buy this in Hobby Shop for 573 credits
    Sarutimate FightingBuy this in Hobby Shop for 1500 credits

    Contributed By: shin8.

  • How to unlock Bonus Morph...

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Super Monkey MorphBeat Specter(finish the game)

    Contributed By: Kalo.

  • How to Unlock Monkey Studio(US version)

    To do this, you will need movie files, to get them, make sure you have the monkeys on yellow light or lower, and don't catch any of the monkeys in the area of the camera.

    Then, step on the footpad behind the camera and press X, after 5 seconds, press X again to recieve the movie file

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Monkey Movie StudioGet all 20 video files

    Contributed By: ChaoticTH.

  • Mesal Gear Solid and Sarutimate Fighting unlockables (JP version)

    Everytime you finish any of this two minigames, you'll be rewarded with 1,000 gaccha chips (money). Here's the Mesal Gear Solid unlockables:
    * To get the a monkey tag, shoot a monkey with the banana pistol then do a combo attack on him.
    * All hostages are hidden. Use a Suika bomb (Watermelon bomb) near the cracked part of a wall.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Croc cap and infinite itemsRescue all 20 hostages.
    Hard ModeFinish Mesal Gear Solid once.
    Secret password "futarinosune-ku"Collect all 30 monkey tags.

    Contributed By: kishinmask.

  • New title screen (JP version)

    A "tatsujin" (expert) hiragana will appear below the "Sarugecchu 3" main title.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Sarugecchu 3 Tatsujin TitleFinish survival mode.

    Contributed By: kishinmask.

  • Saru Cinema Studio (JP version)

    Watch 8 or more saru movies that you got in the Saru Cinema.
    Saru Cinema Studio will replace the "X" slot on the Saru Cinema main menu.
    This mode lets you edit the existing saru movies or create your own.

    Contributed By: kishinmask.

  • Unlockable Mini-games(US version)

    Here are the avaliable Mini-games for the US evrsion of Ape Escape 3 and how to unlock them.

    Note, that the 1st 2 mini-games cost 1500 gotcha coins, while Mesal Gear Solid costs 573 Gotcha coins.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Mesal Gear SolidDefeat Specter once
    Monkey Throw StadiumAchieve 25% or 50% completion
    Ultim-ape fighterAchieve 75% completion

    Contributed By: ChaoticTH.

  • Unlockables

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Mesaru GearBuy after catching Specter for 573 credits
    Survival ModeCapture all apes and catch Specter a second time

    Contributed By: ParaParaKing.

Easter Eggs

  • Changing the title screen animation (JP version)

    Whenever you lose a life, game over or captured by a monkey whom stole your net, return to the title screen, and you will find the animation which is normally Satoru and Sayaka chasing the monkey with the net and Stun Club, change role to the opposite side, the Monkeys will chase Satoru and Sayaka using their equipments and their default items. Whether this will work in the US version is curently unknown.

    Contributed By: CielShadow.

  • Mesal Gear Solid Change Background

    At the Mesal Gear Solid title screen press L1 or L2 to change backround.

    Contributed By: Vinmast0.

  • Survival Mode Completion Bonus

    Upon completing "Survival Mode," the word "Master" will appear below 'Ape Escape 3' on the title screen.

    Contributed By: Morpheus98.

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