• Alternate Victory Poses

    Each character has two or three victory posses. To view them, press and hold "Punch", "Kick" or "Hold" immediately after winning a fight but before the victory pose begins. For a character with three poses each button corresponds to a different pose, for a character with two poses "Kick" and "Hold" will be the same.

    Contributed By: coreekymon.

  • Change character hair style, accessory and panty

    Hair style: At the costume selection screen, Press and hold L1/R1 with any Hold/Punch/Kick button for different hair style Accessory(Hat/eyewears etc.): At the costume selection screen, Press and hold Left/Right with any Hold/Punch/Kick button Panty: At the costume selection screen, The Hold/Punch/Kick each correspond to different panty.

    Contributed By: Leifang2000.


  • Alternative method for unlocking the special swimsuits

    Aside from completing challenge courses on the highest difficulty, you can unlock the special swimsuits for Tina, Christie and Lisa by playing the designated amount of ranked matches:

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Christie's special swimsuitPlay 100 Online Ranked Matches
    Lisa's special swimsuitPlay 200 Online Ranked Matches
    Tina's special swimsuitPlay 50 Online Ranked Matches

    Contributed By: DreamorDie.

  • Rare swimsuit costumes

    These can be unlocked using ANY character.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Christie's SwimsuitBeat Solo Time Attack mode on Legend difficulty without continuing
    Lisa's SwimsuitBeat Survival mode on Legend difficulty.
    Tina's SwimsuitBeat Solo Arcade mode on Legend difficulty without continuing

    Contributed By: krammaii.

  • System Voices and Courses unlockables.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Character System VoiceComplete a character command training in training mode
    Legend CoursesClear the Master course in Arcade mode, survival mode, or time attack modes.
    Master CoursesClear the True Fighter course in Arcade mode, survival mode, or time attack mode.
    System voicesClear command training in training mode with each character.
    True Fighter CoursesClear the champ course in Arcade mode, survival, or time attack mode.

    Contributed By: 420Gamer4Life and Leifang2000.

  • Unlockable Characters

    There are 5 unlockable characters in Dead or Alive 5.

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Akira YukiDefeat Akira in Story Mode
    Alpha-152Obtain 300 titles
    Gen FuClear Eliot's Story Mode Chapter
    Pai ChanObtain 100 titles
    Sarah BryantDefeat Sarah in Story Mode

    Contributed By: AndrewHD.

  • Unlockable Costume Exceptions

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    Kasumi Black SuitClear the True Kasumi chapter in Story Mode.
    Kasumi KimonoClear the Kasumi vs. Christie battle in the True Kasumi chapter of story mode.

    Contributed By: 420Gamer4Life.

  • Unlockable Stage

    UnlockableHow to Unlock
    LabCleared Dead or Alive 5 "Story Mode" to unlock this stage.

    Contributed By: Asuka Kazama.


  • Trophies

    There are 36 Bronze Trophies, 8 Silver Trophies, 3 Gold Trophies, and 1 Platinum Trophy.

    ...And Then THIS Happened!Clear all chapters in Story mode.Silver
    A Fight to RememberSave a replay.Bronze
    Ahhh, MemoriesView your photos in the Album.Bronze
    Akira YukiUnlock Akira.Bronze
    Anybody, Anytime, AnywhereFight 50 people through invitations.Silver
    Arcade ClearedClear 1 course in Arcade mode.Bronze
    Arcade MasterClear all courses in Arcade mode.Silver
    Blow 'Em AwaySuccessfully land a Power Blow.Bronze
    Cliffhanger ComebackSuccessfully block an opponent's attack during a Cliffhanger.Bronze
    DOA5 Is My LifeFight online 1000 times.Gold
    DOA5 MasterUnlock all trophies.Platinum
    Down You GoSuccessfully attack during a Cliffhanger.Bronze
    Exercise NewbiePerform all moves for all characters in Command Training.Bronze
    Failure Teaches SuccessSee all characters' losing poses.Bronze
    Fighter, Know ThyselfView your results in Fight Record.Bronze
    Fighting EntertainmentHave your first fight outside of Training or Versus modes.Bronze
    Fighting For RealPlay a Ranked match.Bronze
    Fighting in StyleUnlock all costumes.Gold
    First Tag TeamPlay Tag Battle.Bronze
    First ThrowdownSend a Throwdown Challenge to someone in your Fighter List.Bronze
    Fledgling FighterFight 10 Versus matches.Bronze
    Gesundheit!Trigger the Special Danger Zone in The Show.Bronze
    Get out there and Fight!Play a Lobby match.Bronze
    How Do I Fight Like a Pro?Display the Move Details.Bronze
    How Do I Fight?Display the Move List.Bronze
    I Read Every MoveWin without taking any damage.Bronze
    InsomniacWatch all movies in Story mode without skipping any of them.Bronze
    Jump InPlay a Simple match.Bronze
    My Fight, My RulesCreate your own online lobby.Bronze
    Ninja BattleClear "Kasumi: Part 2" in Story mode.Bronze
    On the Edge of Your SeatPlay Spectator mode.Bronze
    Rival RampageFight online 100 times.Silver
    Rival RumbleFight online 10 times.Bronze
    RivalsRegister 5 fighters in your Fight List.Bronze
    Safety FirstTurn Danger Zones off on the Stage Select screen.Bronze
    Sarah BryantUnlock Sarah.Bronze
    Say Cheese!Take a photo in Spectator mode.Bronze
    Survival ClearedClear 1 course in Survival mode.Bronze
    Survival MasterClear all courses in Survival mode.Silver
    Tango Kilo NovemberTrigger the Special Danger Zone in Hot Zone.Bronze
    The Curtain RisesClear the Prologue in Story mode.Bronze
    The Fight Never EndsFight 100 Versus matches.Silver
    The Power of TwoPerform 50 kinds of character-specific tag throws.Silver
    The Ultimate Hyper CloneUnlock Alpha-152.Gold
    Time Attack ClearedClear 1 course in Time Attack mode.Bronze
    Time Attack MasterClear all courses in Time Attack mode.Silver
    Training HardPlay Training mode for 1 hour.Bronze
    You Asked for It!Fight 10 people through invitations.Bronze

    Contributed By: Guard Master.

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