By completeing these tasks, you can then unlock a different difficulty level for Ninja Gaiden Black.
Unlockable How to Unlock Hard Complete the game on Ninja Dog or Normal difficulty, or have a save file on your hard drive where you completed the original Ninja Gaiden on Xbox. Master Ninja Complete the game on Very Hard. Ninja Dog Die three times consecutively in Chapter 1., then accept the choices given to you. Very Hard Complete the game on Hard difficulty, or have a save file with the clear data of the Hurricane Pack 1
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Golden Scarab Rewards In Very Hard Mode
Select the "TALK" option at Muramasa's shop to give him Golden Scarabs. He will keep track of how many you have turned in so far and reward you with items based upon your cumulative total.
Unlockable How to Unlock Armlet of Fortune 30 Scarabs Dark Dragon Blade 50 Scarabs Jewel of the Demon Seal 35 Scarabs Jewel of the Demon Seal 15 Scarabs Jewel of the Demon Seal 25 Scarabs Plasma Saber Mk.II 49 Scarabs Spirit of the Devils 20 Scarabs Spirit of the Devils 5 Scarabs Spirit of the Devils 45 Scarabs The Art of the Ice Storm 10 Scarabs The Art of the Inazuma 40 Scarabs The Art of the Inferno 1 Scarab
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Golden Scarab Rewards on Master Ninja Mode
Golden Scarabs can be traded into Muramasa for these items.
Unlockable How to Unlock Ayane's Ration Bundle 40 scarabs Ayane's Rations 30 scarabs Dark Dragon Blade 50 scarabs Elixer of Spiritual Life 5 scarabs Elixer of the Devil Way 15 scarabs Fragrance of Dayflower 35 scarabs Fragrance of Hydrangea 45 scarabs Great Devil Elixer 20 scarabs Great Spirit Elixer 10 scarabs Plasma Saber Mk. II 49 scarabs Smoke Bomb 1 scarab, 25 scarabs
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Mission Mode Unlockables
Unlockable How to Unlock Mission Mode Beat the game on any difficulty More Missions in Mission Mode Beat five missions to unlock five more Play Missions on Multiple Difficulties Beat a mission, and you unlock Hard for that mission. Beat Hard to unlock Very Hard, and Very Hard to unlock Master Ninja. Ninja Dog is not available.
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Scarab Rewards In Hard Mode
Trade in Golden Scarabs for these items.
Unlockable How to Unlock Armlet of Benediction 40 Scarabs Armlet of Celerity 30 Scarabs Armlet of Fortune 45 Scarabs Dabilahro 25 Scarabs Dark Dragon Blade 50 Scarabs Plasma Saber Mk. II 49 Scarabs Spear Gun 35 Scarabs Technique Scroll - Counter Attacks 1 Scarab Technique Scroll - Guillotine Throw 10 Scarabs Technique Scroll - Izuna Drop 5 Scarabs Windmill Shuriken 15 Scarabs Wooden Sword 20 Scarabs
Scarab Rewards In Ninja Dog (Easy) and Normal Mode
Scarabs are traded to muramasa. NOTE: As you can see, when you get 50 golden scarabs for the first time in the game, you will get the Arcade Ninja Gaiden. Also notice that 50 scarabs in Hard Mode will get you the Dark Dragon Blade. However, if you have already gotten the Arcade Ninja Gaiden, you do not need to go through Hard Mode or higher to get the Dark Dragon Blade. It can be obtained through a replay of Normal or lower.
Unlockable How to Unlock Arcade Ninja Gaiden 50 Scarabs Armlet Of Benediction 30 Scarabs Armlet Of Celerity 25 Scarabs Armlet Of Fortune 40 Scarabs Armlet Of Potency 5 Scarabs Dabilahro 20 Scarabs Great Sprit Elixer 35 Scarabs Jewel of The Demon Seal 45 Scarabs Life Of A Thousand Gods 10 Scarabs Life Of The Gods 1 Scarab Spirit Of The Devils 15 Scarabs
Unlockable Armlets on Hard mode
Unlockable How to Unlock Armlet of Benediction Give Muramasa 30 scarabs Armlet of Celerity Give Muramasa 25 scarabs Armlet of Fortune Give Muramasa 40 scarabs Armlet of Potency Beat clone Ryu in the archives room Armlet of the Moon Buy it for 5,000 essence Armlet of the Sun Buy it for 5,000 essence
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Unlockable How to Unlock Arcade Ninja Gaiden Complete the game on Ninja Dog or Normal difficulty with the "Ninja Gaiden Arcade" item, or complete the game on Hard. Ayane-themed Start Screen Load a Ninja Dog save file, and reset the game(start+back) Coming Attractions Play the game for over 1 hour. Movie Theater Complete the game with any difficulty level. Unlock all music in "Sound Test" Complete the game on any difficulty, and you will be able to listen to the game's music from the options menu.
Unlockables - Costumes
Defeat the game in the following difficulties to unlock costumes
Unlockable How to Unlock DOA Throwback costume Defeat Eternal Legends Mission The Ashtar Ryu outfit (from the hurricane pack) Defeat Ninja dog/ Normal The Hotsuma Costume Defeat Hard The Ryuken (classic) Costume Defeat Very Hard
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Hidden Windmill Shuriken
This secret can be found just outside of Han's bar. If you are lucky enough, a hint in the form of a pink Kunai scroll will tell you to look for a special weapon left behind in an alley that "only a Ninja can get to". You can find this "alley" right outside of Han's bar to the left. After defeating the ninjas outside, turn to the alleyway and look up. You will see a series of blue strips throughout the alleyway in which you can use to run back and forth about the alley. Do this, starting with the first strip just outside of the alley, and then jump to the second and finally the third strip, all the while running along the wall. Once you hit the last strip, jump to the ledge right across from it. Here you will find the Windmill Shuriken embedded in the wall, and an "X-box" symbol that revives your KI energy and your life. Once you've taken the shuriken you can continue on with the mission with a new deadly weapon at your side. Good luck. Doesn't work in hard mode.
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Play Japanese version of Arcade Ninja Gaiden
After unlocking the arcade Ninja Gaiden at the main menu, change both text and speech to Japanese, and you will be able to play the arcade Ninja Gaiden in Japanese.
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