Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty HD Edition
Unlock All Outfits and Missions
Enter the "Missions" subscreen from the menu and you will be prompted to enter a name if this is your first time entering. Enter the following code as your name to unlock every mission and several outfits. Be wary though, you can't use any new character in story mode, only in "Missions" mode.
Effect Password Unlock All Outfits and Missions UUDDLRLRBA
Contributed By: HellishMetal.
Alternate title screen.
Beat the game once and the title screen will change.
Contributed By: Pyro Vesten.
Beat the game and load the same game. you should have the camera in your inventory
Contributed By: blastedhooligan.
Extreme Difficulty Mode
Beat the game once and the Extreme difficulty level will be unlocked.
Contributed By: NeoGamer.
Unlockable How to Unlock Bandana (gives you infinite ammo) Beat the game. Select Tanker. Get over 30 dog tags. Blue Wig (gives you infinite 02) Collect all the dog tags. Brown Wig (unlimited ammo for Raiden) Beat normal mode with more than 100 dog tags Orange Wig (infinite grip) Beat the game with 150 dog tags. Shaver Grip yourself over behind the caged fence when you start with Raiden. Stealth Camo Beat the game. Select "Tanker". Get more than 60 dog tags. Stealth Camo #2 Beat the game with 120 dog tags.
Unlockable Ending Rankings
Every difficulty setting has unique unlockable rankings that may be unlocked depending on your performance throughout the game. Below are the possible unlockable rankings and the requirements to unlock them.
Unlockable How to Unlock Bat - Normal Difficulty Tanker: 1 alert, Plant: 2 alerts, Tanker-Plant: 3 alerts Big Boss - Extreme Difficulty (Tanker-Plant) Radar off, under 3hr clear, Damage: under 10.5, Shots Fired: under 700, under 3 alerts, 0 kills, 0 continues, 0 rations, 0-8 saves, no special items Capybara - Normal Difficulty Tanker: 5+ hours, Plant: 25+ Hours, Tanker-Plant: 30+ Hours Cat - Very Easy/Easy Difficulty Tanker: 25+ saves, Plant: 75+ saves, Tanker-Plant: 100 + saves Chicken - Very Easy/Easy Difficulty Radar: off, 250+ alerts, 250+ kills, 60+ continues, 31+ rations used, 100+ saves Cow - All Difficulty Levels Tanker: 50+ Alerts, Plant: 200+ alerts, Tanker-Plant: 250+ alerts Deer - Normal Difficulty Tanker: 25+ saves, Plant: 75+ saves, Tanker-Plant: 100 + saves Doberman - Hard Difficulty (Tanker-Plant) Under 3hr clear, under 3 alerts, 0 kills, 0 escapes, 0 continues, 0-3 rations, no special items Doberman - Normal Difficulty (Tanker-Plant) Radar off, under 3hr clear, Damage: under 10.5, Shots Fired: under 700, under 3 alerts, 0 kills, 0 continues, 0 rations, 0-8 saves, no special items Eagle - Extreme Difficulty Tanker: 18 minutes or less, Plant: 2hrs 45 min or less, Tanker-Plant: 3hrs or less Elephant - Normal Difficulty 31 Rations used Falcon - Normal Difficulty Tanker: 18 minutes or less, Plant: 2hrs 45 min or less, Tanker-Plant: 3hrs or less Flying Fox - Hard Difficulty Tanker: 1 alert, Plant: 2 alerts, Tanker-Plant: 3 alerts Flying Squirrel - Very Easy/Easy Difficulty Tanker: 1 alert, Plant: 2 alerts, Tanker-Plant: 3 alerts Fox - Extreme Difficulty (Tanker-Plant) Under 3hr clear, under 3 alerts, 0 kills, 0 escapes, 0 continues, 0-3 rations, no special items Fox - Hard Difficulty (Tanker-Plant) Radar off, under 3hr clear, Damage: under 10.5, Shots Fired: under 700, under 3 alerts, 0 kills, 0 continues, 0 rations, 0-8 saves, no special items Gazelle - All Difficulty Levels Tanker: 50+ Clearing Escapes, Plant: 100+ clearing escapes, Tanker-Plant: 150+ Clearing Escapes Giant Panda - Extreme Difficulty Tanker: 5+ hours, Plant: 25+ Hours, Tanker-Plant: 30+ Hours Hawk - Hard Difficulty Tanker: 18 minutes or less, Plant: 2hrs 45 min or less, Tanker-Plant: 3hrs or less Hippopotamus - Extreme Difficulty Tanker: 25+ saves, Plant: 75+ saves, Tanker-Plant: 100 + saves Hound - Easy Difficulty (Tanker-Plant) Hound - Normal Difficulty (Tanker-Plant) Under 3hr clear, under 3 alerts, 0 kills, 0 escapes, 0 continues, 0-3 rations, no special items Jaws - Hard Difficulty Tanker: 50+ Enemies killed, Plant: 200+ Enemies killed, Tanker-Plant: 250+ Enemies killed Koala - Very Easy/Easy Difficulty Tanker: 5+ hours, Plant: 25+ Hours, Tanker-Plant: 30+ Hours Mammoth - Hard Difficulty 31 Rations used Mouse - Normal Difficulty Radar: off, 250+ alerts, 250+ kills, 60+ continues, 31+ rations used, 100+ saves Night Owl - Extreme Difficulty Tanker: 1 alert, Plant: 2 alerts, Tanker-Plant: 3 alerts Orca - Extreme Difficulty Tanker: 50+ Enemies killed, Plant: 200+ Enemies killed, Tanker-Plant: 250+ Enemies killed Ostrich - Extreme Difficulty Radar: off, 250+ alerts, 250+ kills, 60+ continues, 31+ rations used, 100+ saves Pig - Very Easy/Easy Difficulty 31 Rations used Pigeon - All Difficulty Levels No Enemies Killed Piranha - Very Easy/Easy Difficulty Tanker: 50+ Enemies killed, Plant: 200+ Enemies killed, Tanker-Plant: 250+ Enemies killed Rabbit - Hard Difficulty Radar: off, 250+ alerts, 250+ kills, 60+ continues, 31+ rations used, 100+ saves Sea Louce - All Difficulty Levels Beat the game with a Sea Louce in your inventory Shark - Normal Difficulty Tanker: 50+ Enemies killed, Plant: 200+ Enemies killed, Tanker-Plant: 250+ Enemies killed Sloth - Hard Difficulty Tanker: 5+ hours, Plant: 25+ Hours, Tanker-Plant: 30+ Hours Swallow - Very Easy/Easy Difficulty Tanker: 18 minutes or less, Plant: 2hrs 45 min or less, 3hrs or less Whale - Extreme Difficulty 31 Rations used Zebra - Hard Difficulty Tanker: 25+ saves, Plant: 75+ saves, Tanker-Plant: 100 + saves
Contributed By: Xtreme1.
Unlocking grip levels
When you are hanging from a ledge, a Grip Gauge appears on screen. By doing a ton of pull-ups (press L2 and R2 simultanously), you can increase the Grip Gauge and increase the alotted time that you are able to hang from a rail.
Unlockable How to Unlock Grip Gauge Level 2 Do 100 Pull-ups Grip Gauge Level 3 Do 100 Pull-ups after unlocking Grip Gauge Level 2
Contributed By: UltimaterializerX.
Camera Control in Cut-Scenes
During a cut-scene, you can press R1 to zoom in, and use the right analog stick to move the camera around.
Contributed By: NeoGamer.
While watching any Codec conversation, move the left & right analog sticks and the character's faces will move. Press on one of the sticks, and the faces will zoom in close. Press the R1 or R2 button while Snake or Raiden is listening to someone, and you can hear their thoughts! Some of the guys' secret attitudes toward the other characters are quite funny!
Contributed By: DBZSSJoCOM.
Computer Room Cameo
While in the Computer Room, look at the walls in First Person mode. You'll see the photo of Charlie's Angels that happened to appear on the cover of FHM magazine.
Contributed By: UltimaterializerX.
In Tanker Hold #2, press the button by the projector in the back to change the screen that the image is on. Do it enough and a picture of a woman will appear.
Contributed By: risktaker.
Control the title screen background.
All you have to do is move the right analog stick and the background will move in the direction that the analog stick was moved. It also will change the color of the background. It is useless but it is fun.
Contributed By: funny_mage_jw.
You can do pull-ups a lot faster by doing a drop catch. A drop catch is when you are hanging from a ledge, and then drop down, catching the ledge below. A drop catch is a total of 10 pull-ups!
Contributed By: No_1_LP_Fan.
Hideo Kojima Dog Tag Information
When first playing as Raiden, enter the name ''Hideo Kojima'' into the first node. It will automatically put in Hideo Kojima's blood type, birthday, sex, and nationality.
Contributed By: Wario64.
Metal Gear Posters
In the shell 1 core, go to B2. In the main computer area, there are posters of previous Metal Gear games and other games by Hideo Kojima.
Contributed By: MetalGearSolid167.
Enter Hold 1 or 2 on the ship (right after the first boss fight...the Hold rooms are where the Marines are listening to the Commander give his speech). Once inside of either one of the first 2 Hold rooms, creep past the Marines, and look back at them from the north end of the room, so you can see their faces. In each Hold room (or at least one of them), you should spot a few Marines without any pants on (don't worry, they still have some white boxer shorts, though).
Not really a trick, but a cool Easter Egg nonetheless. =)
Contributed By: Nemesis.
If you get the shaver at the beginning of the plant chapter (by jumping over the rail and going into the enclosed area with the space suit within) you will give it to pliskin when you first meet him. Doing this will have Snake clean shaven at the end of the game. This is vice versa as well if you want a "rugged" Snake do not pick up the shaver!
Contributed By: Snake19.
Toy of Raven
You remember Raven from MGS. well in tanker when you first enter you see a shadow of Raven but you find its just a toy. shoot the toy and it will fire balls at you.
Contributed By: raiden4208.
Yoji Shinkawa Dog Tag Info
When first playing as Raiden in the plant chapter, enter the name Yoji Shinkawa into the first node. It will automatically put in all of his statistics.
Contributed By: Mike Loubet.
List of Trophies
Trophy Description Type A Cut Above Beat the Tanker and Plant chapters on any difficulty Gold Animal Control Collect a dog tag Bronze Another Snake Bites the Dust Defeat Solidus Snake Bronze Beagle Get the brown wig Bronze Bohemian Candidate Meet President James Johnson Bronze Bomb Squad Learn how to defuse C4 bombs from Peter Stillman Bronze Bronze Photo Finish Acquire the digital camera Bronze Bye Bye Big Brother Destroy 15 cameras Bronze Complete Stealth Clear the game without entering alert mode (not including events where alert mode is mandatory) Gold Don't Taze Me, Bro Tranquilize 100 enemies Bronze Down in Smoke Disorient an enemy with a cloud of smoke from a fire extinguisher Bronze Extremely Solid Collect all trophies Platinum Great Dane Collect all dog tags Gold Hurt Locker Put an enemy in a locker Bronze I Think You Need a Hug, E Find Emma Emmerich Bronze In It to Win It Place first in 50 different VR/Alternative missions Silver Johnny on the Spot Hear Johnny's bowel noises in two locations Bronze Kissing Booth Kiss a poster in a locker Bronze Lights Out Defeat Olga Gurlukovich Bronze Love Hurts Watch Rose kill Raiden on a rooftop Bronze Moving Day Collect all boxes Silver No Boss of Mine Complete Boss Survival Silver No Ray, Josť Defeat Metal Gear RAY Bronze No-Fly Zone Destroy the AV-88 Harrier II Bronze Nothing Personal Break the neck of 30 enemies Bronze Party's Over Defeat Fatman Bronze Piece of Cake Complete a VR or Alternative mission Bronze Poodle Get the Tanker stealth suit Bronze Rent Money Beat 30 enemies unconscious Bronze Sexting Send Otacon a picture of the marine with no pants Bronze Sharing Is Caring Befriend Olga Gurlukovich Bronze Shiba Inu Get the Plant stealth suit Bronze Silence is Golden Shoot 10 enemy radios Bronze Snake Beater Get caught by Otacon stimulating yourself Bronze Spaghetti Cinema Meet Revolver Bronze St. Bernard Get the orange wig Bronze Steamed Kill 5 enemies with pipe steam Bronze Steel Grip Attain grip level 3 Bronze Tell Me a Tale Complete all Snake Tales Silver Thanks, Ames Learn the location of the president Bronze To Catch a Predator Lure a guard with a girlie magazine Bronze Vamp Eyer Catch a glimpse of Vamp standing in the streets of New York during the end cinematic Bronze Vampire Slayer Defeat Vamp Bronze Virtually Impossible Complete all VR and Alternative missions Gold Who Ya Gonna Call? Take a clear photograph of the ghost image in Hold No. 2 Silver Yorkie Get the bandana Bronze
Contributed By: Ukiya_Shun.
Dazing a guard
When a guard spots you, either an '!' or '?' will appear above his head, depending on the distance between you and him. If you shoot this before it dissappears (It's really tricky), the the guard will become dazed for a while and some white bubbles float around his head, giving you a chance to run.
Contributed By: Majestic_Arts.
dog tag information
use the BINOCULARS to identify the names of the person on the dog tag.the name will appear above the enemy.
Contributed By: Ecstacy2003.
Easily cross minefields.
If you don't have the mine dector, but would like to cross a minefield with receiving damage, just go over to the area where you believe mines are and crawl over the area. Not only will you be unharmed, but you'll also obtain any claymore mines that you crawl over!
Contributed By: Felix Arabia.
Halt timer in tanker mission
During the tanker mission, while the timer is running, you can temporarily stop it by knocking out one of the two guards running the cameras on the platforms in Hold No. 3.
Contributed By: Atsumoristar.
At the first node you log into in the Plant Episode, you're given a chance to input your name, birthday, bloodtype and nationality. If your birthday matches with the same date thats set in your PS2 (most likely you set it to the correct day) you'll be greeted by a Happy Birthday logo with a matching Birthday cake.
Contributed By: Gab Gab.
Hostages in Shell 1 Core B1 Hold
During the Ames search mission, the hostages change depending on the time Raiden meets Ninja after the Fatman battle and the internal clock of the PS2 console.
0:00AM ~ 0:59AM -> all Jennifer
1:00PM ~ 1:59PM -> all old man
10:00PM ~ 10:59PM -> all old lady
Contributed By: Muni Shinobu.
Radar Girl on the Big Shell
As you wait for snake in the Arsenal Gear corridor, a video will start playing on your radar- DO NOT answer your codec to see the whole video.
Contributed By: Nanoframe.
Revenge of the Seagulls
If you shot enough seagulls with any gun, they'll come and either crap on you or come right up and peck you! Similer to the chickens in Zelda.
Contributed By: PsYLoCKe.
After Snake Gives you the High Frequency Blade and Equipment, knock him out and shake him to get his dogtag.
Contributed By: xsion77xToribio.
Do 100 pull-ups while hanging from a ledge (press the R2 and L2 buttons to do a pull-up) and your grip strength meter will increase.
Contributed By: NeoGamer.
Taking Vamp's best attack away from him
When Vamp's health gets low, he begins to periodically unleash a shadow attack that will prevent you from being able to move; however, if you shoot out the four lights in the room, Vamp will be unable to use the attack.
Contributed By: UltimaterializerX.
Transportation With Boxes
Take a cardboard box to Strut E: Parcel Room. Get in the box, and jump onto the conveyor belt, in the top right-hand corner of the room. You will be transported to a different area, based on the box you used. Try them all, and see where you go!
Contributed By: solid snake.
Useless Secret: L2 Start Menu
On the title menu hit L2 and the screen flashes now.
Contributed By: WBirkin.
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