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    Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 (Xbox 360, PS3)
    Town Missions Guide/Walkthrough
    Version 1.1: 2/2/07 (Happy Groundhog Day!)
    By Angnix (Angela Petersen)
    angnix@gmail.com
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    FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
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    I'm putting this right in the front of the guide because there are 
    just certain questions that keep coming up again and again and again 
    about this game I want to make clear at the beginning.
    
    Remember, there is more guide after this section!!!
    
    Q. Do I have to complete all of the Town Missions in Episode Mode?
    A. No, but some of them have to be, talk to people in town to get a 
    clue on where to go next.
    
    Q. How do I find Town Missions or the other Town Areas after I 
    complete each Episode?
    A. Go back to Episode Select and you will be in one of the Town Areas. 
    Each of the three Town Area has two Gates that lead to the other Town 
    Areas, but when you go back two of the gates are closed. 
    For Sonic and Shadow, you can go to Forest and New City from Castle 
    Town, but the gate between Forest and New City is closed.
    For Silver, you can go to Castle Town and New City from Forest, but 
    the gate between Castle Town and New City is closed.
    
    Q. I don't see a Town Mission where you say it is!
    A. This is info I haven't added to the guide yet... some of them only 
    appear at certain points in the episode, or look more carefully. 
    Basically, not all Town Missions are available from the start.
    
    Q. Can I replay a Town Mission after I beat it?
    A. Of course, once you beat it, go to Trail Select and you will find 
    it listed. You can then play it again and get a higher rank.
    
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    Special Thanks:
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    Eddie: Cool Apple Festival Glitch
    
    Shadow: Pointing out a small error in Silver's Town Mission #9.
    
    
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    Legal Notes:
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    This guide cannot be placed on any site without my permission. Sonic
    and all related characters copyright Sonic Team/Sega.
    
    Sites with permission to post any of my FAQS:
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    www.wogaming.com
    1up.com
    www.gamerstemple.com 
    http://www.gameplayworld.com
    http://www.cheatcc.com
    www.spong.com
    GamerHelp.com
    GameSlander.com
    
    
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    VERSION 1.1 IS HERE!!!
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    A guide to the Missions is sorely needed, plus I've personally S-
    ranked them all, so I can tell you how to S-rank them too! I have 
    played the game quite a bit more since version 0.5 and found things, 
    for example those horribly points-loaded little red and white barriers 
    (for some reason I was seeing them as orange earlier) are found in 
    more missions than I thought, and I found out more specific point info, 
    I left out some points sources for many missions, plus described more 
    of the missions and added a lot more S-rank tips.
    All in all, it's a pretty good update.
    I might Walkthrough a couple more in the future, but actually this is 
    pretty complete the way it is.
    New to Version 1.1: Most importantly added Question section at the 
    very beginning and other little updated, updated for PS3 a little bit, 
    reformatted to break up large blocks of text, and skimmed over again.
    
    Please tell me if I refer to an Xbox 360 button, I tried to remove 
    these all to make the guide more general.
    
    Enjoy!
    
    
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    Version History:
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    0.5: 12/10/06
    
    1.0: 12/27/06
    
    Added lots of S-rank info
    Extensive Info updates
    
    1.01: 12/30/06
    
    Fixed Ring Bonuses
    
    1.02: 1/10/07
    
    Addition of Silver Mission #1 Glitch
    
    1.03: 1/13/07
    
    Error if Silver Town Mission #9 Fixed.
    
    1.1: 2/2/07
    Ring Bonus info fixed yet again...
    Updated for PS3
    Reformatted for easier reading
    
    
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    Table of Contents:
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    1. Introduction, Points, Ranking and Tips
    
    2. List of Town Missions
    
    3. Sonic's Town Missions
    
    4. Silver's Town Missions
    
    5. Shadow's Town Missions
    
    6. Questions?
    
    
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    1. Introduction, Points, Ranking and Tips:
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    Town Missions are mostly found by talking to people in Town Areas with 
    Blue Exclamation Points. Not all of them are required to make it 
    through the Episodes, but if you don't find them all you can go back 
    to Episode Mode and find them later. Some of the gates are closed when 
    you go back to Episode Select Mode, but you can still get to all areas 
    with all three characters:
    For Sonic and Shadow, you can go to Forest and New City from Castle 
    Town, but the gate between Forest and New City is closed.
    For Silver, you can go to Castle Town and New City from Forest, but 
    the gate between Castle Town and New City is closed.
    
    After finding and completing the missions in Episode Mode, the person 
    you talked to will disappear, but you can replay the mission by going 
    to Trail Select Mode. 
    
    
    Points
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    Points in Missions are earned for killing enemies in enemy missions, 
    finding or doing things in the Mission (i.e. putting Apples in the 
    barrels for Silver's first mission and grabbing Orange Rings), Rings 
    and destroying certain objects, but many missions are entirely time 
    based, especially for Puzzle Missions.
    
    Enemies:
    1 hit to defeat- 100 Points
    2 hits to defeat- 120 Points
    3 hits to defeat- 300 Points
    4 or 5 hits to defeat- 1000 Points
    Multiple enemy at one time Bonus- 
    600 for 3, 500 more for each enemy over 3
    
    Rings: 10 Points for picking one up, 100 Points for each Ring at the 
    end.
    
    1up, Gauge up, Speed Shoes and Invincibility Item Boxes: 200 Points
    
    Rainbow Hoops: 1000 Points, 
    Increasing bonus for more hoops: 2600, 4600, 8000, 12000 etc...
    
    Other Things: Varies, here are some of the more common ones:
    Orange Rings: 100 Points
    Bronze Medals and Disks: 1000 Points
    Red and White Barricade Destroyed: 500 Points
    Destroyed Box/Barrel, damaged Oil Drum: 20 Points
    Other things that are more mission specific give you points too, those 
    are listed under the Source of Points section of each Mission.
    
    Time Bonus (completing entire mission): 
    I have seen inconsistencies between Missions in this area, usually a 
    time under 1 minute is a guaranteed S-rank but this does vary.
    
    
    Ranking
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    You are awarded a Rank for completing a Town Mission based upon Points, 
    and if you complete the Town Mission in Episode Select Mode you are 
    also awarded Rings, but as I said above you can only complete a 
    mission once in Episode Select Mode. 
    
    Note: I still keep finding exceptions in this game to the standard 
    Ranking/Ring Bonus info... but the vast majority of Town Missions are 
    ranked on the scale below, I know that for sure.
    
    Most Town Missions:
    S rank- 30,000 points, 1,000 Ring Bonus
    A rank- 27,500 points, 500 Ring Bonus
    B rank- 25,000 points, 300 Ring Bonus
    C rank- 22,500 points, 200 Ring Bonus
    D rank- 0 points, 100 Ring Bonus
    
    Some Town Missions:
    S rank- 30,000 points, 2,000 Ring Bonus
    A rank- 27,500 points, 1,000 Ring Bonus
    B rank- 25,000 points, 800 Ring Bonus
    C rank- 22,500 points, 500 Ring Bonus
    D rank- 0 points, 300 Ring Bonus
    
    Sonic Town Mission #16:
    S rank- 40,000 points, 3,000 Ring Bonus
    A rank- 37,500 points, 2,000 Ring Bonus
    B rank- 35,000 points, 1,000 Ring Bonus
    C rank- 32,500 points, 800 Ring Bonus
    D rank- 0 points, 500 Ring Bonus
    
    Shadow Town Mission #6:
    S rank- 40,000 points, 1,000 Ring Bonus
    A rank- 37,500 points, 500 Ring Bonus
    B rank- 35,000 points, 300 Ring Bonus
    C rank- 32,500 points, 200 Ring Bonus
    D rank- 0 points, 100 Ring Bonus
    
    Shadow Town Mission #8:
    S rank- 50,000 points, 1,000 Ring Bonus
    A rank- 45,000 points, 500 Ring Bonus
    B rank- 25,000 points, 300 Ring Bonus
    C rank- 5,000 points, 200 Ring Bonus
    D rank- 0 points, 100 Ring Bonus
    
    
    Tips:
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    Town Missions come in a few basic types. Killing enemies, finding 
    things, puzzles, and going through Orange Rings. Some missions combine 
    more than one of these elements.
    
    Killing enemies is straight-forward sometimes, but often you find 
    yourself racing against the clock, or protecting someone else so they 
    are not hurt. 
    For enemies Missions, you need to use the most efficient way to kill 
    lots of enemies at one time.
    
    Many groups of enemies have a "leader", kill the enemy that is 
    different and the enemies around it also die and you get a lot of 
    bonus points. Some S-ranks depend on you killing a leader first.
    
    You can also get bonus points if you kill several enemies at once with 
    a Fire Box.
    If there are several multi-hit enemies near a Fire Box, cut down their 
    life to one hit left, then bust the box to kill them all to earn a 
    multi-enemy bonus.
    
    Finding things is basically finding a certain number of objects in a 
    certain period of time and vary from finding Bronze Medals to finding 
    a lost dog. These missions are easy to S-rank if you know where to 
    find everything.
    
    Puzzles are things you have to think about and range from solving a 
    number problem to remembering the correct order of going through 
    things, these missions are the easiest to S-rank when you know the 
    answers.
    Pause the game instead of just standing there when you think so you 
    don't lose Time Bonus Points.
    
    Some Missions it can be unclear where to go next, keep an eye on your 
    radar map to see where more things have appeared.
    
    Sonic's Custom Moves can help a lot. Use the Red Gem(slows down time) 
    or even the Blue or Purple Gems(run faster) for time-based missions. 
    The Yellow Gem, Thunderguard, helps in the enemy missions but is 
    disabled in Ring grabbing missions. But by and large the Red gem is 
    the most help, it is recommended for use in pretty much all Sonic S-
    rank attempts to make things a little easier.
    
    Silver can go faster by using Teleport Dash a lot.
    
    
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    2. List of Town Missions:
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    Sonic:
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    Mission 1: The winder of a shoemaker
    Mission 2: Shadows of Eggman's Mechs
    Mission 3: Find Pele, The Beloved Dog
    Mission 4: The Soleanna Boys' Challenge
    Mission 5: Who is the Captain?
    Mission 6: The Hotel's Festival of Rings
    Mission 7: Destroy all Enemies in the New City!
    Mission 8: The Legend of the Three Musketeers (Sonic, Tails and 
    Knuckles)
    Mission 9: Chase the Fleeing Car!
    Mission 10: Acrobatic Circus Scout
    Mission 11: Battle at the Warehouse!
    Mission 12: Open the Cave Gate!
    Mission 13: Mels, the Soleanna Running Legend
    Mission 14: VS Sonic Man
    Mission 15: Aristo's Challenge
    Mission 16: Take the Lady-in-Waiting to Town!
    Mission 17: The 100 Forgotten Rings
    Mission 18: The Test of Intelligence
    Mission 19: The Test of Courage
    Mission 20: The Test of Love 
    
    Silver:
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    Mission 1: Soleanna's Apple Festival
    Mission 2: The Training Grounds
    Mission 3: The Stolen Bronze Medals
    Mission 4: The Airplane Tournament
    Mission 5: Protect the Coastline!
    Mission 6: The Soleanna Water Target Tournament!
    Mission 7: Catch the Soleanna Boys!
    Mission 8: Protect the Gate to the Castle Town
    Mission 9: Protect the Barrels in the Warehouse District!
    Mission 10: Raid Evil Monster
    Mission 11: Get into the station!
    Mission 12: Defeat the Pursuers and Escort Elise! (Amy)
    Mission 13: Lost Company Property 
    Mission 14: Protect Anna, She Knows the Secret!
    Mission 15: Sonic Man Returns!
    Mission 16: The Test of Friendship
    Mission 17: The Test of Memory
    Mission 18: The Test of Heart
    
    Shadow:
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    Mission 1: Defeat the Enemies on the Shopping Street
    Mission 2: The Mathematician's Training
    Mission 3: Emergency Order: Capture the Thieves' Cars!
    Mission 4: Request from the Rimlight Employee
    Mission 5: Buggy Ring Race
    Mission 6: The Mystery of the Ghost
    Mission 7: Motorcycle License Test
    Mission 8: Protect the Professor's Car
    Mission 9: Car Festival
    Mission 10: Agent Test Intelligence
    Mission 11: Agent Test Strength
    Mission 12: Lord Regis' Daughter, Sabrina
    Mission 13: Stolen Rimlight Information
    Mission 14: Save the Archaeologist!
    Mission 15: Destroy the Enemies Invading from the Desert!
    
    
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    3. Sonic's Town Missions:
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    (All missions are easier if you use the Red Gem to slow down the clock 
    for more of a Time Bonus, if you want to that is)
    
    Mission 1: The winder of a shoemaker
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    Location: Required Mission in Episode Mode, in Castle Town by the shop.
    Difficulty: Easy
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Orange Rings
    
    What to do: Run, jump and use springs to get through all of the Orange 
    Rings within 2 minutes. The Orange Rings are easy to find.
    
    S-rank: You get a total of 2600 points from the Orange Rings for an S-
    rank, under 30 seconds is 30000 points, so to S-rank this you need 
    under 45 seconds generally.
    
    
    Mission 2: Shadows of Eggman's Mechs
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    Location: Castle Town, Lady near the Gate to New City and the Alter of 
    Flame.
    Difficulty: Easy
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Enemies, Rings, Boxes/barrels
    
    What to do: Kill all the robots. At one point, you need to hit a 
    spring to the next section, but first you need to make sure you kill 
    everything around before going forward or more robots won't appear, 
    but it's easy if you look and see if there are any dots left on the 
    map.
    
    S-rank: You need to be pretty fast, but more importantly you need to 
    pick off all the leaders of the groups of white robots to kill them 
    all at once and to receive Bonus Points, at the end there are two 
    leaders off to the side. Grabbing and keeping Rings is pretty 
    important to.
    
    
    Mission 3: Find Pele, The Beloved Dog
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    Location: Castle Town, Boy near the bridge between the Alter of Flame 
    and the entrance to Aquatic Base.
    Difficulty: Easy.
    Points Sources: Time Bonus
    
    What to do: Head forward and across the bridge, then turn left, go 
    straight and across the other bridge. When you see the dog, touch the 
    dog, then he will start to follow you and just head back where you 
    came from. Keep an eye on the dog on the radar and keep moving forward 
    but not too fast because if you go too fast and the dog can't keep up 
    it will turn around again. Try running forward and stopping every once 
    in a while. The dog when close enough to the boy will sit next to him, 
    then talk to the boy one more time.
    
    S-rank: Less than one minute
    
    
    Mission 4: The Soleanna Boys' Challenge
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    Location: Castle Town, Child standing in the large plaza near the 
    Alter of Flame. (location of Sonic vs. Silver Boss fight)
    Difficulty: Medium-hard at first, easy when you know where the kids 
    are
    Points Sources: Time Bonus
    
    Tip: Red Gem helps A LOT.
    
    What to do: There are 6 kids hidden in the city of Soleanna, catch 
    them within 5 minutes! It can be hard at first because you have no 
    clue where they are at, but here is one route you can take to catch 
    them all in time:
    
    Kid 1: Turn to your right and head through the small alleyway and 
    across the bridge. Then turn to the left and look for a kid running 
    between the buildings. After grabbing him go back the direction you 
    came.
    Kid 2: In the large plaza, there are two bridges to the left, take the 
    farther one away. After crossing that bridge cross the larger bridge 
    immediately after that one slightly to the left, look for a kid 
    running around as soon as you cross this bridge.
    Kid 3: From Kid 2, turn left, cross the bridge, turn right and you 
    will be in front of the Gate to New City and a fountain, look for a 
    kid running near the fountain.
    Kid 4: From Kid 3, head toward the Wave Ocean area, then turn to the 
    right and head toward the Shop Area, but instead of going to the Shop 
    keep going straight and you will find the kid just before you get to 
    the Bell Tower.
    Kid 5: Turn a round and then turn left at the Shop and head across 
    that bridge. Now go mostly straight and a little to the left to the 
    very large bridge that has the Round Building next to it (where the 
    entrance to Aquatic Base is in Sonic's Episode), look for a kid 
    running somewhere on this bridge.
    Kid 6: Across this bridge, head straight until you find the fountain 
    (the Priest Fountain you have to find in Shadow's Episode), turn right 
    and you will find the last kid in front of the Bell Tower. (silly note, 
    look closely, a Tom Boy.)
    
    S-rank: Less than one minute.
    
    
    Mission 5: Who is the Captain?
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    Location: Required Mission in Story Mode, talk to the Lieutenant in 
    front of the gate to New City.
    Difficulty: Easy
    Points Sources: Time Bonus
    
    What to do: There are five lieutenants, but one is really a Captain! 
    Two are lying and you have to figure out which two are to find the 
    Captain! 
    
    Here is the puzzle dialogue:
    Pietro: The guy that you first talk to, he says he's not the Captain
    Alessio: (standing in front of the gate) "I told you the captain is in 
    front of the fountain."
    Fabio: (standing in the road talking to a guy) "The captain? That's 
    Guido"
    Guido: (standing in front of bridge near Wave Ocean: "The captain is 
    one of the men you've already spoken to"
    Giorgio: (standing in front of the bridge near the Alter): "What 
    Alessio said is true"
    It's a logic puzzle, you figure it out by first noting all of the guys 
    except Pietro are talking about only one other guy:
    Alessio: The guy in front of the fountain is Pietro
    Fabio: Clearly says it's Guido
    Guido: He ALWAYS says this, even if you haven't talked to anyone but 
    him or Pietro, so he's talking about Pietro
    Giorgio: Alessio is talking about Pietro.
    
    As you can see, three of the men are talking about Pietro, so it's 
    easy to see that the only way there can be two liars is if Pietro and 
    Guido are lying, and indeed Pietro is the Captain and the correct 
    answer.
    
    S-rank: Go into the mission and just talk to the same guy two more 
    times.
    
    
    Mission 6: The Hotel's Festival of Rings
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    Location: City, Man standing next to building, near White Acropolis, 
    find him by heading toward the Train Station from the entrance to 
    White Acropolis.
    Difficulty: Easy-Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Broken Boxes
    
    What to do: 
    You need to collect most of the Rings in 5 minutes and make it the end 
    where you light dash rings in front of the bell tower, jump off a 
    series of walls and grab three Ring item boxes. Basically you need to 
    collect all the Rings and break a lot of boxes in the area for more 
    Rings to appear or to make springs available. The boxes with the 
    starts on top of the numbered boxes must be broken to reveal more 
    Rings ahead, but the Rings inside those boxes disappear eventually and 
    it's not necessary to pick up all of them, for a faster time just 
    break boxes. But you do need to get all Ring Item Boxes and all Rings 
    in lines on the ground, including one single ring all by itself on the 
    ground. I might walkthrough this later on.
    
    Tip: 
    The rings are immune to the Yellow Gem's Thunderguard, but you can 
    still use the Red Gem to slow time, and even the Purple Gem in certain 
    places to skip sections... but if you do this you won't have enough of a 
    Ring Bonus for an S-rank.
    S-rank: Go through the course fast for good time and Ring Bonus.
    
    
    Mission 7: Destroy all Enemies in the New City!
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    Location: New City, Frantic Man standing next to building, look in the 
    area between the Shop and the Train Station.
    Difficulty: Easy-medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies, Disks
    
    What to do: Destroy robots so three disks appear, then collect the 
    disks.
    
    S-rank: You need to be quick about destroying enemies, bust the fire 
    boxes first. The small white robots don't have a leader, but if you 
    get them to swarm you, then break the fire box. Later on there will be 
    three camo crabmeats, destroy one of them for a multi-enemy bonus, 
    plus you need to pick up and keep Rings.
    
    
    Mission 8: The Legend of the Three Musketeers (Sonic, Tails and 
    Knuckles)
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: New City, Man in red shirt standing near the Shop.
    Difficulty: Easy-medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Orange Rings, Broken Rocks, Rings, Red and 
    White Barricades.
    
    What to do: All Orange Rings with Tails in less than 1 minute 30 
    seconds, break all rocks with Knuckles in less than 1 minute 30 
    seconds, Run to the goal (Near the gate to the Forest) in 1 minute 30 
    seconds.
    
    S-rank: 
    Don't worry about getting a very good time with Tails and Knuckles, it 
    depends a little more on Sonic.
    -
    It's hard to fly with Tails and grab the Rings, but be persistent and 
    don't give up, just fly up and grab them as fast as you can. 
    -
    With Knuckles you just need to crack the rocks, not completely destroy 
    them. He glides faster than he runs. Also don't forget the little 
    barricades that surround the rock piles, they are worth 500 points 
    each, take time to get them all.
    -
    With Sonic there are multiple paths and Rings and things you can grab, 
    but you need to head for the Forest Gate where the goal is. Of course, 
    you can use Gems in the Sonic part too.
    
    
    Mission 9: Chase the Fleeing Car!
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: New City, Frantic Lady standing next to building, look in 
    the area between the Shop and the Train Station.
    Difficulty: Easy
    Points Sources: Time Bonus
    
    What to do: Use Kicks to destroy the car in less than 2 minutes.
    
    S-rank: Less than 30 seconds. Very easy to run up to the car and 
    destroy it with kicks, the trick is to run up to the side of the car 
    or in front of the car before attacking. Seriously, you shouldn't even 
    need a Gem here to destroy it in time, just remember that Homing 
    Attack doesn't work.
    
    
    Mission 10: Acrobatic Circus Scout
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: New City, Lady in Blue Outfit, standing next to a building, 
    look in between the Warehouse district and the Train Station.
    Difficulty: Easy-medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Orange Rings
    
    What to do: Go through all the Orange Rings in less than 2 minutes.
    
    S-rank: Less than a minute.
    Tight to make the S-rank time, the power of the Red Gem is your friend.
    Make sure to turn around after grabbing one group of Orange Rings, 
    once more appear behind you you need to get before moving on.
    Those little barricades are in this mission, but cruelly the game 
    won't let you destroy them, so ignore them.
    
    
    Mission 11: Battle at the Warehouse!
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Required Mission in Episode Mode, go into the Warehouse 
    District.
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies, Boxes/Oil Drums
    
    What to do: Destroy all the enemies in the area within 4 minutes. They 
    can be sneaky, so look to see where red dots are on the map to find 
    the next group of enemies. 
    
    S-rank: Try destroying everything in less than 1 minute 30 seconds. 
    Can be kind of tight, the most important point source other than 
    enemies is keeping Rings. Remember to smash the fire boxes when you 
    can. None of the enemy groups have a leader, so just attack away. When 
    you get one group of enemies the other will not always appear in front 
    of you, but you can see them on your radar. Red and Yellow Gem help a 
    lot. 
    
    
    Mission 12: Open the Cave Gate!
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Required Mission in Episode Mode, go near the entrance to 
    White Acropolis.
    Support Characters: Tails and Knuckles follow
    Difficulty: Easy
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies, Boxes/Oil Drums
    
    What to do: Kill all the enemies so the lasers go down in front of the 
    cave.
    
    S-rank: Pure enemy smashing in about less than 30 seconds, the Rings 
    help too.
    
    
    Mission 13: Mels, the Soleanna Running Legend
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Castle Town, Soleanna Guard close to the gate to New City.
    Difficulty: Easy-medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Orange Rings
    
    What to do: Go through all the Orange Rings in 5 minutes.
    
    S-rank: Less than 1 minute 20 seconds. Pretty straight-forward, but 
    you probably won't S-rank it if you mess up the first part where you 
    are falling straight down through rings onto a bridge unless you are 
    using Red Gem or if you fall off any building.
    
    
    Mission 14: VS Sonic Man
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Castle Town, Blue-haired man standing in front of the 
    Fountain of the Priest
    Difficulty: Easy-medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus
    
    What to do: Beat Sonic Man to the goal at the Trail Station.
    
    S-rank: It's pretty easy to get an S-rank by just running, but for a 
    large score use the Gems to your advantage. There are barricades in 
    this one, but you can't destroy them, so ignore them.
    
    
    Mission 15: Aristo's Challenge
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Castle Town, Blue-shirted man standing in the large plaze 
    near the Alter of Flame and the gate to the Forest.
    Difficulty: Easy if you know the answers, Medium to guess
    Points Sources: Time Bonus
    
    What to do: Guess how many boxes there are each time. 
    
    Hint: Pause the game when thinking instead of just leaving the timer 
    running.
    
    Explanation: Basically you can't just count the boxes you see, but 
    also the boxes that other boxes are sitting on. It can be hard to 
    judge based upon the angle of the boxes and how easy it is for you to 
    see this, especially later on. 
    
    Answers: 4,7,9,9,9
    
    Answer Explanations:
    Puzzle 1: The box on top is sitting on top of another hidden box, 4 
    boxes.
    Puzzle 2: The two boxes on top are sitting on top of two hidden boxes, 
    7 boxes.
    Puzzle 3: The highest box is not sitting on top of the other visible 
    boxes, but is instead on top of two invisible boxes in back of them, 
    plus the two more invisible boxes, 9 boxes.
    Puzzle 4: 2 hidden boxes, 9 boxes.
    Puzzle 5: The boxes in back are farther left then they first appear to 
    be, there is another hidden box that is barely implied just to the 
    right of the tall stack of boxes, 9 boxes. (The main reason why I 
    modeled the boxes in 3D was to figure out where the 9th box was in this 
    puzzle for sure)
    
    S-rank: Smash the correct answers without looking at the boxes for 
    very long.
    
    
    Mission 16: Take the Lady-in-Waiting to Town!
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Forest, lady standing next to the Shop.
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Enemies, Rings
    
    What to do: Defeat the enemies while making sure the lady isn't killed.
    
    S-rank: 40,000 Points required to S-rank. 
    I used the Red Gem to S-rank this, I went ahead and defeated all the 
    enemies I could, but at one point I had to go back because more 
    enemies appeared near the lady.
    
    
    Mission 17: The 100 Forgotten Rings
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Castle Town, Middle-aged man standing next to the water, to 
    find him when facing the gate to the Forest turn left and go over the 
    small bridge toward a Bell Tower then look to the right next to the 
    water.
    Difficulty: Easy-medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Rainbow Hoops
    
    What to do: Grab 100 Rings. To get Ring 100, break open the Blue Box 
    next to the man to shock him and make him drop a Ring. 
    
    The course can be a bit confusing sometimes cause it's not clear where 
    the next group of Rings are, here are a couple tricky spots:
    The first time you can't see any more Rings ahead is on an orangish 
    roof. Jump to your left to land on a brown-roofed building, then to 
    your right to land on a dark grey building, the next group of rings 
    are on top of the building in front of you that has balconies.
    -
    At one point you land on an orange roof with Wave Ocean's cave in 
    sight. Instead of walking around on this roof, hit the spring you see 
    directly in front of you to continue on.
    -
    After the Rainbow Hoops, make sure to slow down to grab a small circle 
    of Rings! Then head straight ahead to another rooftop.
    -
    These Rings are immune to Light Dash and Yellow Gem
    
    S-rank: Under 2 minutes 50 seconds. Yellow Gem might be useless, but 
    Red Gem isn't.
    
    
    Mission 18: The Test of Intelligence
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Required Mission in Episode Mode, in front of the three 
    pillars in the Forest Area.
    Difficulty: Easy if you know what portals to go through
    Points Sources: Time Bonus
    
    What to do: Remember the correct order of portals.
    
    Answers:
    1: Take the middle portal.
    2: Middle portal again.
    3: Highest portal.
    4: Portal closest to you.
    Then make sure you hit the spring and jump off the walls to the goal.
    
    S-rank: Very quickly choose correct portals. The part that gets me the 
    most is not hitting that stupid spring at the end.
    
    
    Mission 19: The Test of Courage
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Required Mission in Episode Mode, in front of the three 
    pillars in the Forest Area.
    Difficulty: Medium-hard
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Enemies, Boxes
    
    What to do: Kill all of the enemies without Rings. 
    The faster you move around, the less the enemies can aim correctly.
    Make sure to keep an eye on your radar screen for new enemies and 
    their exact locations to help keep you safe.
    There is one group of enemies that appear on top of a tree, get there 
    by hitting the spring that appears on the roots of the tree with the 
    camo crabs. On the top of that tree, hit the spring you see on the 
    branch to get to the next area after you kill all the enemies.
    -
    Kill the last red laser walker very quickly before it gets you good.
    
    S-rank: Less than a minute.
    The problem here is getting hit more than a problem of time. Yellow 
    Gem can help protect you some and Red Gem will not only give you a 
    better Time Bonus but will slow down the enemy's movements and ammo, 
    making it more likely you will get through. There are a few camo crabs, 
    kill them to safely kill more enemies around, in fact for the very 
    first group of white enemies, there are a couple camos in the 
    background, kill one of those first for an easy 1100.
    
    
    Mission 20: The Test of Love 
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Required Mission in Episode Mode, in front of the three 
    pillars in the Forest Area.
    Difficulty: Very Easy
    Points Sources: Time Bonus
    
    What to do: Go through the portal next to Elise or Amy, it doesn't 
    matter which one you pick. Probably a lot harder for Sonic than you, 
    heh!
    
    S-rank: Head straight for a portal.
    
    
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    4. Silver's Town Missions:
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    
    Mission 1: Soleanna's Apple Festival
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Forest, Man in Blue Shirt standing next to a tree near the 
    bridge to New City.
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Apples-100 Points for each one in a barrel, 
    Red and White Barricades
    
    What to do: Get about 50 or more apples into the barrels. 
    
    Hint: Levitate them, then position them near the barrels, then jump to 
    get them high enough, then press Right Trigger to drop the apples in. 
    Don't destroy the apples with Psychoshock. Then you can use 
    Telekenesis near the barrels to pick up the apples that didn't fall in, 
    don't worry, you won't pick up apples that have made it into the 
    barrels already.
    
    Note: Even though the ranking appears the same as the other Missions 
    on the Results Screen, there is a minimum amount of Apples you need to 
    get into the barrels which seems to be around 50.
    
    S-rank: 
    Normal Way: For 5 minutes of effort, you will get a Time Bonus of 
    12500, so to get the required 30000 points, you will need to have at 
    least 17500 other points, which is 175 Apples. You can S-rank this on 
    Apples alone since there are 234 of them, but there is another point 
    source I just found, there are a few of those little Red and White 
    barricades at the edges of the area, destroy those for a lot of points 
    to make the mission a lot easier.
    Glitched Way:
    Get at least 50 Apples in the barrels to complete the mission 
    objective, then kill yourself by jumping off the side of the bridge. 
    Only apples count, you can get this many points from barricades, but 
    only the points from Apples seem to count. You die loosing all your 
    Apple Points, but since the objective is met the mission still ranks 
    you. The game glitches and says you did the mission in under a second 
    and rewards you more than enough Time Bonus points for an S-rank. 
    
    
    Mission 2: The Training Grounds
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Forest, Soleanna Guard standing in field next to the caves.
    Difficulty: Easy
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Item Boxes, Orange Rings
    
    What to do: Go through all the Orange Rings and break all the Gauge up 
    Item Boxes in 1 minute 30 seconds.
    Breaking the Item Boxes is just as important as getting Orange Rings 
    to get more to appear.
    
    S-rank: Pretty close to the time limit actually...
    This one tests your basic levitating skills, make sure to levitate 
    soon after bouncing off the spring, and to carefully turn on and off 
    your levitation to sink only slightly lower to grab the series of 
    Rings.
    
    
    Mission 3: The Stolen Bronze Medals
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Town, boy standing in the area between the Alter of Flame 
    and the entrance to Aquatic Base.
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Item Box, Bronze Medals- 1000 
    points each.
    
    What to do: Find all 10 Bronze Medals.
    There are some tricky spots, I decided to partially walkthrough this:
    After getting the first medal, if you turn to your right you will see 
    a gray rooftop, and a distant and very high orange rooftop with a line 
    of Rings leading to it. You need to jump off near the peak of the 
    rooftop instead of the edge to jump high enough to levitate to the 
    orange rooftop, this one is kind of evil because it's over water.
    -
    After getting the second medal, you need to jump off the top of the 
    peaked rooftop the medal is on to make it to another orange higher 
    roof with a spring on it.
    -
    After the sixth bronze medal in the second bell tower, look down and 
    to the left for a line of descending Rings, fall in their general path 
    to land in the correct spot then turn to your right to continue the 
    route.
    -
    After the seventh bronze medal and you hit the spring, make sure to 
    levitate at the correct moment to follow a floating line of Rings to 
    the next rooftop.
    -
    After the ninth medal on the roof of the building with the bell on it, 
    you need to levitate quickly after hitting the spring, to reach a 
    Gauge Up Item Box and a descending trail of Ring Item Boxes to land on 
    the last medal.
    
    S-rank: Less than 2 minutes 45 seconds with most Rings. You need to 
    know the course well.
    
    
    Mission 4: The Airplane Tournament
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Castle Town, Man standing on the roof of a building near the 
    entrance to Wave Ocean.
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Item Boxes, Orange Rings
    
    What to do: Go through all the Orange Rings and break all the Gauge Up 
    Item Boxes in 2 minutes 30 seconds.
    
    S-rank: Less than 1 minute 20 seconds.
    You need to get all the Orange Rings and Item Boxes without falling 
    off the buildings to make it, this takes pure levitation skill. 
    
    (Silly Note: On the results screen, there is a guy, possibly the ghost 
    that appears in Sonic's Three Musketeers Mission, on the rooftop with 
    the other ghost making a very funny, ghostly motion in the 
    background.)
    
    
    Mission 5: Protect the Coastline!
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Castle Town, Frantic Soleanna Guard standing next to the 
    Bell Tower near the Shop.
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies, Boxes/Oil Drums
    
    What to do: Defeat all the enemies in 4 minutes.
    
    S-rank: Less than 1 minute 20 seconds. 
    Harder because all of the enemies are offshore out of reach of 
    paralysis, so you have to throw objects at all of them. 
    Keeping the three Rings can be a little hard. There are a lot of 
    objects around and you need them for the first group of enemies, but 
    for the later groups it's easiest to use the missiles they shoot at 
    you, and even catch a lot of missiles, only fire enough back to kill 
    that group of robots, then use the remaining missiles to quickly kill 
    some of the robots in the next group that appears.
    
    
    Mission 6: The Soleanna Water Target Tournament!
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Castle Town, Gondolier standing next to the water, near the 
    bridge that has the entrance to Aquatic Base.
    Difficulty: Easy-medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Targets- 300 points, Broken Barrels/oil 
    drums
    
    What to do: Throw items at all the targets in 1 minute 30 seconds. 
    Some of the targets are in small alleyways and stuff, look around well. 
    Doesn't matter what you throw at the targets, but you can carry more 
    little things such as apples and soccer balls at one time.
    
    S-rank: Brake all the targets in less than 50 seconds.
    
    
    Mission 7: Catch the Soleanna Boys!
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Castle Town, Boy standing next to the Bell Tower that is 
    close to the Gate to the Forest and the Fountain of the Priest.
    Difficulty: Medium-hard if you don't know where the boys are.
    Points Sources: Time Bonus
    
    What to do: Find and catch 6 children in 5 minutes.
    This one is sometimes harder than Sonic's if you go the wrong 
    direction, the boys run over a much wider area and sometimes even duck 
    under bridges. Here is a route I tested out several times, take it and 
    you should see the boys pop up where I say they will and if you go 
    straight to each one you should get an S-rank:
    -
    Kid 1: Turn to your left and head across the bridge, then turn to your 
    right. You should see the boy up ahead in front of another bridge. Now 
    turn around and head back across the bridge to where you started.
    Kid 2: Turn right and head toward the Gate to the Forest, you should 
    see a kid running around on the bridge or nearby before you reach the 
    gate or occasionally in the plaza area to the right of the bridge.
    Kid 3: Near the gate turn right and cross the bridge into the large 
    plaza area (where the Sonic vs. Silver Boss Fight was). In this plaza 
    turn left into the small alleyway and bridge that leads to a small 
    cluster of buildings. The building in front of you is a big yellow one, 
    go to the other side of the building and look for a kid running around 
    back there or nearby, then head out back into the plaza.
    Kid 4: Turn left and head across the bridge, then another bridge so 
    you are heading for the Gate to New City. Look for a kid running 
    around a little beyond the gate or in this general area, near the 
    bridge that is near Wave Ocean.
    Kid 5: Near the entrance to Wave Ocean turn right and head in the 
    direction of the Shop. You will see a kid run out of a small area to 
    the left, he will run toward the fountain and the Shop usually.
    Kid 6: At the Shop turn right and head across the bridge, then look 
    toward the bridge that has the large round building off of it 
    (entrance to Aquatic Base in Sonic's story) A boy should be running 
    either in front of this bridge or on it.
    
    
    Mission 8: Protect the Gate to the Castle Town
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Required Mission in Episode Mode. Talk to Lord Regis near 
    the gate to the Forest in Castle Town.
    Difficulty: Easy-medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies
    
    What to do: Defeat all the enemies in 5 minutes.
    
    S-rank: About less than a minute without Rings or an enemy bonus. Use 
    Paralyze Shock a lot of you have that powerup, then throw the 
    paralyzed enemies and surrounding objects into the remaining enemies. 
    Save the fire boxes to throw at the third large group of enemies that 
    appear to maybe get a enemy bonus.
    
    
    Mission 9: Protect the Barrels in the Warehouse District!
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: New City, Frantic Lady in the Warehouse District.
    Difficulty: Hard
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies
    
    What to do: Make sure the enemies don't destroy the red barrels by 
    catching their bullets. 
    Basically, you can't move the barrels out of the way, and the enemies 
    start firing immediately, so it's best to stand in front of the 
    barrels so that if a bullet makes it through Silver body will stop it..., 
    catch a lot of bullets, then when the enemies take a quick break throw 
    them all back at them. You need to hurry up and run in front of the 
    second set of red barrels after defeating the first group of enemies. 
    During the second round, you need to wait a couple seconds after 
    catching the first bullet for the other robots to fire. If you are 
    holding bullets and you let go of the R Trigger, you need to press the 
    R Trigger again to just drop the ones you have so you have a chance to 
    catch the new ones.
    
    S-rank: Less than a minute.
    
    
    Mission 10: Raid: Evil Monster
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: New City, Frantic Lady where you turn to go into the Train 
    Station.
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies, Item Boxes, Red and White 
    Barricades
    
    What to do: Kill all the enemies while protecting the lady.
    
    S-rank: I saw this on the GameFAQs.com messageboards and it's true, 
    breaking the little red and white barricades earns you extra points, 
    but I did S-rank this myself on enemy points, rings and time alone. 
    There are semi-hidden Item Boxes sitting around. Also some of the 
    worms are leaders of groups, so especially attack them for extra 
    points.
    
    
    Mission 11: Get into the station!
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Required Mission in Episode Mode. Buy Heart of Wind at the 
    Shop then head toward the Train Station in New City.
    Difficulty: Easy
    Points Sources: Time Bonus
    
    What to do: Hide from the guards behind the barrels and make it into 
    the Train Station.
    
    S-rank: I like to run off to the right side, I find hiding is not very 
    necessary. Run in back of the guard in the corner leaning against oil 
    drums. Walk behind the last guy pacing back and fourth in front of the 
    station, even though I swear sometimes he looks straight at me and 
    doesn't do a thing...
    
    
    Mission 12: Defeat the Pursuers and Escort Elise! (Amy)
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Required Mission in Episode Mode. You will go to this 
    mission after completing Egg Genesis Boss.
    Difficulty: Easy
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies, Item Boxes, Red and White 
    Barricades.
    
    What to do: This mission is done by Amy. Defeat all the enemies.
    
    S-rank: Taking a spring to the roof to drop spiky balls on the enemies 
    takes up a little time, so does getting a 1up that you will see when 
    you get on the roof behind you. Instead just use the stun boxes first. 
    Also destroy some of the barricades for extra points, and grab and 
    keep all the Rings you find.
    
    
    Mission 13: Lost Company Property 
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: New City, Man standing next the Warehouses and the Ocean.
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies, Red and White Barricades, 
    Boxes/Barrels
    
    What to do: Kill all the monsters.
    The trick here is actually finding all the monsters, they appear in 
    certain places in the Warehouse District, but not in a particular 
    order. The most hidden ones are between the warehouses, there are two 
    alleyways that are blocked off by little barricades, go in these 
    alleys till you reach about the middle of them and monsters will 
    appear in front of an behind you, don't forget to pick up and smash 
    the barricades! It's best to smash them into a wall. There are so many 
    things in the level that I find throwing things at rock giant is a 
    quicker way to take care of them than paralyzing and throwing them.
    
    S-rank: About 3 minutes or less depending on number of Rings you pick 
    up.
    
    
    Mission 14: Protect Anna, She Knows the Secret!
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Required Mission in Episode Mode. Talk to the guy in front 
    of you after completing Aquatic Base.
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies 
    
    What to do: Defeat all the enemies making sure they don't kill the 
    lady-in-waiting.
    Enemies will directly attack the lady-in-waiting, so you might want to 
    stay beside her to protect her or keep an eye on her. The enemies 
    hovering above the water are toughest and need objects thrown at them.
    
    S-rank: Somewhere around 2 minutes 45 seconds.
    
    
    Mission 15: Sonic Man Returns!
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Castle Town, Blue-haired man standing in front of the 
    Fountain of the Priest
    Difficulty: Easy-medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus
    
    What to do: Beat Sonic Man to the goal at the gate to New City.
    
    S-rank: There is more than one route, but it doesn't really matter, 
    Silver can't normally run fast enough for an S-rank. So you must you 
    his Teleport Dash ability as much as you can by quickly double tapping 
    the Jump button while you run. It makes enough difference that you 
    will get an S-rank.
    
    
    Mission 16: The Test of Friendship
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Required Mission in Episode Mode, in front of the three 
    pillars in the Forest Area.
    Difficulty: Easy-Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies, Boxes
    
    What to do: Kill all the enemies within 5 minutes to free Blaze.
    
    S-rank: About less than 1 minute 20 seconds. This one is pretty tight, 
    I suggest paralysis for the larger enemies and thrown objects for all 
    the flying ones.
    
    
    Mission 17: The Test of Memory
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Required Mission in Episode Mode, in front of the three 
    pillars in the Forest Area.
    Difficulty: Easy if you know the correct answers
    Points Sources: Time Bonus
    
    What to do: Go through the correct warp holes based upon the questions. 
    
    Answers:
    Mission, go to the right.
    Princess Elise, go right.
    Teamwork, go left.
    
    For reference, here is the puzzle dialogue:
    "First Question: What comes to mind with the words "future," 
    "inferno," and "ruined city?"
    If you think "Mission" go right
    If you think "Escape" go left"
    "Next Question: What comes to mind with the words "Flames of 
    Disaster," "seal," and "ten years ago?"
    For "Princess Elise" go right
    For "Blaze" go left"
    "Last Question: What comes in mind with the words "blue hedgehog?"
    For "Hatred" go right
    For "Teamwork" go left"
    
    S-rank: Don't talk to the guy at all and go through the proper portals.
    
    
    Mission 18: The Test of Heart
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Required Mission in Episode Mode, in front of the three 
    pillars in the Forest Area.
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies
    
    What to do: Defeat all the enemies without objects nearby. 
    You can catch bullets and also paralyze with psychoshock and toss the 
    enemies around.
    
    S-rank: The most important thing is to destroy the leader gold rhino 
    and the leader white hornets for a lot of bonus points, and to keep a 
    lot of Rings.
    
    
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    5. Shadow's Town Missions:
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    
    Mission 1: Defeat the Enemies on the Shopping Street
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: New City, Frantic Lady standing next to building near the 
    entrance of the Train Station.
    Difficulty: Easy
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies, Item Box, Boxes
    
    What to do: Defeat all of the monsters.
    
    S-rank: Well under a minute. Very short mission, but this is a tight 
    S-rank. You need to attack enemies quickly, pick up all Rings and keep 
    them and get the Invincibility item box. Don't go nuts with smashing 
    boxes, the very few points they get you aren't worth it. 
    -
    Sadly, the little barricades are immune to attack in this mission.
    
    
    Mission 2: The Mathematician's Training
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: New City, Man standing near the entrance of the Warehouse 
    District.
    Difficulty: Medium-hard if you don't pay attention, Easy if you know 
    the answers.
    Points Sources: Time Bonus
    
    What to do: At first you need to just memorize numbers, but later on 
    the guy will have you do other things, read everything he says!
    
    Answers:
    3842683,6894923,3,1,5,5  
    
    I just wrote down the jist of what the guy says for each one.
    
    Puzzle 1:
    Memorize these numbers, 3842683. You only have these numbers to choose 
    from, smash them in the correct order.
    Puzzle 2:
    Memorize these numbers, 6894923. The man tries to confuse you by 
    giving a different set of numbers.
    Puzzle 3:
    Memorize these numbers, 5896455. But then the man says to smash the 
    number NOT in the sequence. A lot of people stop reading what the man 
    says after he tried to confuse you with the second puzzle, but that's 
    the wrong thing to do. Out of the choices you have, 3 is the only one 
    not in the sequence.
    Puzzle 4: 
    This time the man gives you more numbers, 58994652564. He again asks 
    you to smash the number not in the sequence, which out of the choices 
    is 1.
    Puzzle 5: 
    He slowly lists out numbers this time, 53626, then asks you to add the 
    2nd and 4th numbers, 3+2=5.
    Puzzle 6: 
    He gives out numbers slowly again, 8246139, and asks you to subtract 
    the fifth number from the fourth number, 6-1=5.
    
    
    Mission 3: Emergency Order: Capture the Thieves' Cars!
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: New City, GUN agent standing near the gate to Castle Town.
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Red and White Barricades
    
    What to do: Shoot 5 cars in less than 5 minutes
    Use Boost a lot by tapping the Jump button to catch up with the 
    fastest car. You have to tap the button very quickly to make it work.
    
    S-rank: About less than 1 minute 20 seconds 
    Be careful, the barricades are worth points, but if you smash into 
    them it slows you down and hurts your buggy, so it's not very worth it.
    
    
    Mission 4: Request from the Rimlight Employee
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Forest, Man in Suit standing next to the bridge to New City 
    (the one that was broken earlier next to the shop)
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies
    
    What to do: Destroy all of the monsters in 1 minute 30 seconds.
    
    S-rank: Small group of enemies, you will at the end be able to use 
    Chaos Boost, but it's not worth the time lost to go all the way to 
    using Chaos Blast on the last monsters. Keeping all Rings is a very 
    important source of points.
    
    
    Mission 5: Buggy Ring Race
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Forest, Man standing in field next to the caves.
    Difficulty: Easy
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Orange Rings, Boxes
    
    What to do: Drive the Buggy through all the Orange Rings in 1 minute 
    30 seconds.
    
    S-rank: Under 30 seconds. More Orange Rings appear after getting the 
    first ones, make sure you get all the Orange Rings in the field before 
    going behind the rock, you might have to slow down a little in the 
    field in order to turn and get them all. Use Boost to get the Rings at 
    the end that are more spread out to save time. 
    
    
    Mission 6: The Mystery of the Ghost
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Forest, Man in Orange Shirt standing next to a tree near the 
    bridge to New City (the one that was broken earlier next to the shop)
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies, Boxes/Barrels
    
    What to do: Defeat all of the robots.
    
    S-rank: 40,000 points required to S-rank. 
    This one is tough enough to require a Walkthrough:
    First group of enemies is a bunch of camouflaged crabs, you just need 
    to kill one to kill them all. Next is 5 one-hit robots on top of 
    barrels, it's quickest to use Tornado. 
    -
    Next is 5 red Crabs on the side of a tree. It's kind of hard to get 
    them for some reason without loosing your Rings, which are important, 
    but you just jump on the tree root then use Homing Attack to kill all 
    5. 
    -
    Now go around to the other side of the tree and use the spring, there 
    is a large walker-type robot enemy up there, and three flying robots 
    in the air shooting Vulcan Cannon at you. I would suggest getting rid 
    of the big one first, then using Homing Attack on the aerial ones, but 
    make sure you don't fall down from the tree before you kill them all, 
    you will lose precious time having to spring back up there. Also make 
    sure to Homing Attack the Ring Item Box. 
    -
    When you fall down off the tree, you will come to a small group of 
    enemies, there is a camouflaged crab in front of them, take it out to 
    take everything else out and get a 600 point bonus. (Note: this is 
    awful, but sometimes they kill themselves somehow and you lose all 
    those points)
    -
    Next is just a large group of various enemies, at this point you can 
    activate Chaos Boost to use Chaos Snap to take them out quicker.
    -
    Final group of enemies, instead of attacking the main group, there is 
    one camouflaged crab off to the right side, kill it to kill everything 
    left and get a 2600 point bonus.
    
    
    Mission 7: Motorcycle License Test
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: New City, Man standing next the Warehouses and the Ocean.
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Red and White Barricades, Bronze Medals, 
    Boxes,
    
    What to do: 3 minutes for each section, use the Motorcycle to get to 
    the Goal Ring, Shoot 5 Boxes, Drive between Traffic Cones, Find 5 
    Bronze Medals and head to the Goal Ring again. The Goal Ring is in 
    front of the Train Station both times. 
    
    Bronze Medal Walkthrough:
    The first two are straight ahead, make sure to turn before you drive 
    into the water! Now turn to your left. There are two huge light blue 
    thingies with wheels (what are they?), in between the two if you turn 
    to the left you will see the next two Bronze Medals. For the last one, 
    go around the dark blue container to the right and you will see it 
    straight ahead.
    
    S-rank: Head to the goal, running into fire boxes will get you points, 
    but will hurt your motorcycle, so don't hit too many of them.
    -
    During the destroying boxes part, shoot out the red and white 
    barricades also, there are a lot of them worth a lot of points, but 
    don't take too much extra time destroying them, time is very important 
    here.
    -
    Don't worry about hitting traffic cones, go through this part as fast 
    as you can, you just need to drive roughly between them. The 
    barricades beyond the last pair of cones are breakable.
    -
    During the second Head to the Goal, some of the barricades are 
    breakable.
    
    
    Mission 8: Protect the Professor's Car
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: New City, Frantic Man where you turn to go into the Train 
    Station.
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies, Item Box, Rainbow Hoops, 
    Barricades, Boxes
    
    What to do: Defeat all of the monsters in 5 minutes. You need to kill 
    groups of enemies to take down Laser Gates very quickly, or the car 
    will drive into one and your mission will be over.
    
    S-rank: 50,000 Points required to S-rank. Many of the later groups of 
    enemies have a leader, you need to kill the leader to get lots of 
    bonus points, this one really isn't hard at all if you always kill the 
    leader first, using Chaos Boost later if you want to, you should S-
    rank it if the car makes it.
    -
    Don't take the time to bust a lot of barricades even though they are 
    worth a lot of points, or the car might mot make it, bust them very 
    quickly with kicks, then move on.
    
    
    Mission 9: Car Festival
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: New City, Man standing in middle of street between the 
    Warehouse District and the Train Station.
    Difficulty: Hard
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Red and White Barricades
    
    What to do: Come in first place against the cars with the Buggy in 5 
    minutes. You need to use Boost A LOT.
    
    S-rank: About less than 1 minute 50 seconds 
    Don't bother the barricades, they will slow you down too much if you 
    hit them, but if you hit them and recover, good for you.
    
    
    Mission 10: Agent Test Intelligence
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: New City, Lady standing in a corner of a building near the 
    Ocean and the Warehouse District, look near the two steel boxes.
    Difficulty: Medium, Easy if you know the answers.
    Points Sources: Time Bonus
    
    What to do: There is a grid of numbered boxes and one blank box, 
    figure out what number belongs there and smash the corresponding box! 
    
    Hints: Pause the game when thinking instead of just leaving the timer 
    running.
    The first puzzle is simply a pattern, but the other two involve Math.
    
    Answers: 5,7,0
    
    S-rank: Smash the correct answers immediately
    
    Puzzle 1:
    
     ----------------- 
    |  8  |  3  |  4  |
    |     |     |     |
    |-----------------|
    |  1  |  *  |  9  |
    |     |     |     |
    |-----------------|
    |  6  |  7  |  2  |
    |     |     |     |
     ----------------- 
    
    Answer Choices- 2,8,5,1
    Explanation: There are different numbers on each box, 5 is the only 
    number not present, so it is the correct answer.
    
    Puzzle 2:
    
     -----------------------------  
    |  1  |  3  |  0  |  4  |  2  | 
    |     |     |     |     |     | 
    |-----------------------------|
    |  3  |  *  |  2  |  5  |  7  | 
    |     |     |     |     |     | 
    |-----------------------------| 
    |  2  |  4  |  2  |  1  |  5  | 
    |     |     |     |     |     | 
     -----------------------------         
    Answer Choices- 8,6,1,7
    Explanation: The numbers in the middle row are the sum of the number 
    above and below it. The blank in question is in-between 3 and 4, so 
    the answer is 7.
    
    Puzzle 3:
    
     ----------------------- 
    |  3  |  4  |  7  |  1  |  
    |     |     |     |     |
    |-----------------------|
    |  6  |  2  |  1  |  6  |  
    |     |     |     |     |
    |-----------------------|
    |  *  |  6  |  1  |  9  |  
    |     |     |     |     |
    |-----------------------|
    |  7  |  2  |  2  |  3  |  
    |     |     |     |     |
     -----------------------
    Answer Choices- 2,8,0,4
    Explanation: I will admit, took me longer to figure this one out than 
    the other ones... Anyway, it's a summation again, but more complex, 
    there are 4 squares of 4 numbers that equal 15. The top left square is 
    3+4+6+2=15, the top right square is 7+1+1+6=15, the bottom right 
    square is 1+9+2+3=15. So for the bottom left square we have *+6+7+2=15 
    which comes to the obvious even without Algebra conclusion that *=0.
    
    
    Mission 11: Agent Test Strength
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Castle Town, GUN Agent standing in the large plaza near the 
    Alter of Flame. (location of Sonic vs. Silver Boss fight)
    Difficulty: Easy-medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Orange Rings
    
    What to do: Go through all the Orange Rings in 1 minute 30 seconds.
    The Orange Rings that appear over the Alter of Flame you get to with a 
    semi-hidden spring in front of the alter.
    
    S-rank: Less than one minute
    
    
    Mission 12: Lord Regis' Daughter, Sabrina
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Castle Town, GUN Agent standing next to the water, near the 
    bridge that has the entrance to Aquatic Base.
    Difficulty: Medium-hard, easier when you know where the key and 
    presents are.
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Presents, Rings, Enemies
    
    What to do: 5 minutes for each section. Find the key under a bell 
    tower and bring it back to the girl, Find 5 presents and bring them 
    back to the girl, kill the robots while making sure they don't kill 
    the girl.
    
    Items Walkthrough:
    Key: The Key is under the bell tower near the Shop. Turn to the right, 
    go across the large bridge, go mostly straight (slightly left), then 
    at the Shop turn right to the Bell Tower, then go back to the girl.
    
    Presents:
    Present #1: Turn to the right, go across the large bridge, then take 
    the first left after the bridge to cross a small bridge. Now after 
    crossing this bridge turn to the right and head through that narrow 
    alley which has a present in it.
    Present #2: After that present, take the next right, then go across 
    the bridge to the right and you will see the present in front of the 
    Shop.
    Present #3: From the Shop head left and go toward Wave Ocean. After 
    crossing the bridge in front of Wave Ocean you will see the present.
    Present #4: Go straight, then cross the next two bridges you come to 
    so you end up at the large plaza in front of the Alter of Flame. After 
    getting to the plaza turn slightly right and you will see the present.
    Present #5: Head straight, then take a left at the Gate to the Forest 
    and keep going, the last present is in front of the bell tower near 
    the Fountain of the Priest. 
    You need to go back to the girl now, take a left at the fountain, then 
    cross the bridge and take a small right before you get to the large 
    bridge where Aquatic Base is.
    
    
    Mission 13: Stolen Rimlight Information
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Castle Town, GUN Agent standing in the area between the 
    Alter of Flame and the entrance to Aquatic Base.
    Difficulty: Easy-medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies, Disks, Boxes
    
    What to do: Defeat all the enemies to make 3 disks appear and grab the 
    disks.
    
    S-rank: Under one minute 30 seconds with Rings.
    This is a straight-forward kill the enemies, grab the disk, grab some 
    Rings and move on mission.
    
    
    Mission 14: Save the Archaeologist!
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Required Mission in Episode Mode. After Aquatic Base.
    Difficulty: Easy-medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies
    
    What to do: Make sure the enemies don't kill the archeologist while 
    destroying them.
    
    S-rank: Less than 50 seconds with Rings.
    
    
    Mission 15: Destroy the Enemies Invading from the Desert!
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    Location: Required Mission in Story Mode. After Wave Ocean.
    Support Characters: Rouge and Omega follow
    Difficulty: Medium
    Points Sources: Time Bonus, Rings, Enemies, Boxes/Barrels
    
    What to do: Destroy the monsters before they kill a person.
    
    S-rank: Focus on Worms at first, since they are leaders of a couple of 
    groups that are worth a lot of points. Use Chaos Boost toward the end 
    to go faster.
    
    
    ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
    6. Questions?:
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    Got Questions? E-mail me, angnix@gmail.com I will answer them if they 
    are not stupid. I will only answer questions relating to the FAQS, do 
    not e-mail me and try to start a personal relationship or something, 
    I will not respond to such e-mails.
    I don't have an Xbox Live account yet.
    
    
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